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AMD community information forum

2017-AMD-Community Information Forum

*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

RSVP (acceptances only)
Please book your place by Monday 22 May 2017
Email: cera-rsvp@unimelb.edu.au
Phone: 03 9929 8360


Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
Hughes Room
250-290 Spring Street, East Melbourne



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