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Dr. Karen Gehrs, a retina specialist with the Center for Retina and Macular Disease, has co-authored a study published in the April issue of the Archives of Ophthalmology. The study findings explain that certain levels of Vitamin D may be associated with a reduced likelihood of developing early age-related macular degeneration in women younger than 75 years of age. Dr.…


Low Vision Technology Day

Center for Retina and Macular Disease will host a Low Vision Technoglogy Day on Wednesday, April 13, 3-5PM, at our Winter Haven office. Dr. Sonya Braudway and the CRMD staff will introduce technology which will help patients with low vision to read books, enjoy hobbies and remain independent.  Products from Enhanced Vision will be on display. This is a free event…


On March 26, 2011, the Macular Degeneration Association (MDA) hosted its first educational conference in Tampa, Florida. The conference educated age-related macular degeneration (AMD) patients about the scientific advances in treatments currently evolving in the field of macular degeneration. Nearly 200 AMD patients, caregivers, and family members were in attendance. The conference offered participants many opportunities to learn about the latest…


Dr. Tolentino Joins Board

Dr. Michael Tolentino has joined the board of Macular Degeneration Association as Scientific Director.The Macular Degeneration Association is a non-profit 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. Dr. Michael Tolentino is a well-known Retina Specialist, from…


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