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2016 AMD community information forum

“CERA provides fantastic information sessions to help us stay abreast of developments in eye research” (event attendee).

Over 100 guests attended CERA’s annual Macular Degeneration Information Forum on Wednesday 25 May to learn about the latest break-throughs in macular research.

Coinciding with Macular Degeneration Awareness Week (22-28 May), the event held at the Royal Australian College of Surgeons was hosted by CERA’s Head of Macular Research, Prof Robyn Guymer. Dr Katarina Creese and Ms Pyrawy Sivarajah also gave updates on their research into new treatments for dry and early Age-related Macular Degeneration.

Topics covered:

  • “Hope in sight: new treatments for dry AMD”
    Dr Katarina Creese, Research Fellow, CERA
  • “Update on the nanosecond laser”
    Pyrawy Sivarajah, Clinical Trials Orthoptist, CERA
  • “Looking forward: the future of AMD treatment”
    Professor Robyn Guymer, Head of Macular Research Unit, CERA

The combined presentation is here: 2016 CERA AMD community information forum presentations

To listen to an audio recording of the event, click the orange button.