AMD community information forumMay 25, 2017
*Tea and coffee available from 10.30am
Hosted by Professor Robyn Guymer
Deputy Director, Head of the Macular Research Unit, Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA).
Imagine losing the ability to read, drive or recognise faces.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness and major vision loss in Australia and there is no cure.
Come and learn about the recent advancements in AMD research and what you can do to prevent AMD. Featuring presentations by CERA’s top experts in the field.
All are welcome at our community events, aimed at a general audience. We appreciate your gold coin donation to help cover the cost of running our information forums.
Topics to covered:
- Exciting App that monitors high risk AMD at home
Pyrawy Sivarajah, Clinical Trials Coordinator, Orthoptist, CERA
- Laser intervention in early age-related macular degeneration (LEAD) study update: Where are we now?
Elizabeth Baglin, Clinical Trials Coordinator, Orthoptist, CERA
- Global studies in dry AMD monitoring and current trials for dry AMD
Emily Caruso, Clinical Trials Coordinator, Orthoptist, CERA
- Q&A panel discussion
With the speakers about their presentations or broader AMD research
Phone: 03 9929 8360
250-290 Spring Street, East Melbourne