Saturday – February 9, 2013 9:00 A.M. - 11:30 A.M.
Parkinson Place, Sarasota, Florida
Registration starts at 9:00 am with Exhibitions and Continental breakfast. The lectures will begin promptly at 9:30 am. At the end of each of the presentations there will be 10 minutes for questions and answers.
Seating is limited: Registration is FREE but required.
Register by phone toll free at 1-800-253-0985 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
On Saturday, February 9, 2013 the Macular Degeneration Association (MDA) will host an educational symposium in Sarasota, Florida at Parkinson Place. This event is designed to give an overview of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), including the progression of the disease and the dangers of vision loss as a result. The symposium will also cover precautionary methods that may delay the onset of AMD and reduce retinal damage.
Special guest speakers: Allison Menezes, M.D. Manatee-Sarasota Eye Clinic and Lissa Rivero, O.D.
Exhibitors and featured event speakers will offer participants many opportunities to learn about the latest advances in macular degeneration research, precautionary methods, medications, treatments, and low vision therapies.
For more information on this symposium and for information on upcoming MDA educational events contact us at: email@example.com or call toll free 1-800-253-0985
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Macular Degeneration Association
The Macular Degeneration Association is a nonprofit health organization providing macular research, information and advocacy. MDA is an IRS recognized 501(c)3 organization and contributions are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.
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, the MDA will fund research, publish scientific findings, provide funding for education, information and other services to people with macular degeneration, their families, healthcare professionals and the public. The foundation advocates for the increase in funding for scientific research and for the rights of people with macular degeneration.
The money raised by the foundation funds research,education, information programs and advocacy and awareness efforts that will support the over 9.1 million people with macular degeneration in communities across America.