Age- Related Macular Degeneration Educational Symposium: " Today's Cataract Options"

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  • Sarasota-Bradenton, FL (1888PressRelease) March 29, 2014 - The Macular Degeneration Association will be hosting an educational symposium seminar on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at Parkinson Place Auditorium, Sarasota, Florida from 12:00pm until 1:00pm. This symposium is designed to provide macular patients and caregivers in Southern Florida an opportunity to learn about the latest information surrounding cataracts, macular degeneration, options and treatments. There will also be a forum where patients and caregivers can exchange their questions and concerns with a cataract expert, as well as other patients.

    This one hour program will feature guest lecturer, Dr. Cathleen McCabe well known cataract specialist from Eye Associates Sarasota, Florida. "We are fortunate to have such a distinguished doctor to speak to patients about Today's Cataract Options." said Chairman, Lawrence Hoffheimer.

    Topics to be discussed at the seminar include:
    Early diagnosis
    Visual function
    New advances in the field of cataract surgery
    Cataracts or macular degeneration

    This educational seminar is free of charge, space is limited, please call and reserve your place today. For more information please contact Donna Auger at donna ( @ ) macularhope dot org or by phone at (941)893-4387 dot

    About the Macular Degeneration Association (MDA)
    The Macular Degeneration Association is a nonprofit health organization providing Age-related macular degeneration research, information, and advocacy. The mission of the organization is to cure macular degeneration and to improve the lives of all people affected by the disease. To fulfill this mission, MDA will fund research, publish scientific findings, provide funding for information and other services to people with macular degeneration, their families, health care professionals, and the public.

    The foundation also expects to be actively involved in advocating for scientific research and for the rights of people with macular degeneration. The money raised by the Macular Degeneration Association funds research, information programs, education, advocacy, and awareness efforts that will support the over 11 million people with macular degeneration in communities across America. For more information about the foundation please log onto Thank you for your support.

    Contact: Donna Auger
    Phone: (941)893-4387
    March 28, 2014

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