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The eye is a sensory organ that perceives light, transforms it into an electrical signal, and sends it to the brain to produce an image.
Please join us on Monday, November 4th for a free seminar on living with macular degeneration. You’ll learn about new treatments and management techniques from Harvard-trained ophthalmologist Dr. Richard Hamilton. The presentation will be held at the Waterfront Inn in The Villages. Refreshments begin at 8:00 am, followed by the lecture and question and answer session at 8:30 am. Please call 352-751-9999 to register.
Monday, November 4th
The Waterfront Inn • 1105 Lake Shore Drive,
The Villages, FL 32162
Dr. Misch has contributed an article discussing the benefits of a Specialty-specific EHR system in the November issue of Ophthalmology Times. How Utilizing quality electronic health record and practice management software need not be a daunting task. Incorporating innovative technology goes a long way toward helping a practice function quickly and efficiently. The full article can be viewed here.
Learn about the latest advances in research, medications, treatments and nutrition which have the potential to improve quality of life for those with macular degeneration. Meet the doctors and get answers to your questions from nationally recognized retina specialists.
CRMD was honored yesterday at the Polk Works annual ceremony in Lakeland. The non-profit administrator of workforce funds recognizes companies committed to maintaining employee-friendly workplaces, improving the quality of life for workers and their families, as well as training and motivating them. The winners had programs such as generous employee benefits, childcare provisions and holiday bonuses. A panel of judges reviewed the applications. See the full article at the Ledger
Center for Retina and Macular Disease is sponsoring the Low Vision Support Group from September through December. The group will meet the first Wednesday of each month from 3:30-4:30PM in the Winter Haven office. Each month a new topic will be presented by leading experts in the field of low vision care. Patients, family members and care givers are invited to attend.
The meeting schedule is listed below with the topics.
|September 5||3:30-4:30PM||Helping Others Understand – Ways to increase understanding of visual impairment by family members, friends and care givers.
Presented by International MD Support Director Dan Roberts via Distance Learning with moderator Yolanda Cate, MS, OTR/L, CDE.
|3:30-4:30PM||Self-monitoring Your Vision – Discussion of the importance of self-monitoring between exams, including descriptions of available home tests. Guest presenter: Mark Roser of KeepSight Testing and Monitoring Solutions. This is an International MD Support Group Distance Learning Presentation with moderator Yolanda Cate, MS, OTR/L, CDE.|
|November 7||3:30-4:30PM||Can Low Vision Rehabilitation Help? Low vision therapist Leslie Burkhardt discusses how Low Vision Rehabilitation provides education about vision loss, and hot it helps to assess, regain and re-prioritize function limited by vision loss. An International MD Support Group Distance Learning Presentation with moderator Yolanda Cate, MS, OTR/L, CDE.|
|December 5||3:30-4:30PM||Looking Past Limits – Motivational speech by low vision activist Caroline Casey (Founding CEO, Aisling Foundation). An International MD Support Group Distance Learning Presentation with moderator Yolanda Cate, MS, OTR/L, CDE.|
To reserve your seat, please leave a message at 863.297.5400, ext. 2020.