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Upcoming patient information session on wet macular degeneration

24/02/2020

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Wet AMD – Important treatment tips

A joint Macular Disease Foundation Australia and Vision Eye Institute event

Patients with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and their carers, family members and friends are invited to a special information session about treatment tips and the support services offered by the Macular Disease Foundation Australia.

Event details

Date: Thursday, 12 March 2020

Time: 1–3 pm

Venue: Box Hill Town Hall (Matsudo Room), 1022 Whitehorse Rd, Box Hill VIC 3128

Presentations:

Wet AMD – Important treatment tips

Dr Devinder Chauhan, Vision Eye Institute

  • What is AMD, with a focus on wet AMD
  • What treatment options are available for wet AMD
  • The dropout rate for treatment
  • The importance of adhering to the treatment recommended by your ophthalmologist
Macular Disease Foundation Australia Support Services for Patients

Ms Sabine Ostrowski, Macular Disease Foundation Australia

RSVP: Call 1800 111 709

Tea and coffee will be provided. This is a free event but bookings are essential.

You can download the event flyer here

 

Dr Devinder Chauhan is a retinal specialist and vitreoretinal surgeon with over 20 years of experience. He specialises in the medical and surgical treatment of retinal, macular and vitreous conditions, including macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusion and retinal detachment. Dr Chauhan practises at Vision Eye Institute’s Box Hill and Boronia clinics. Read his full bio

Macular Disease Foundation of Australia is committed to reducing the incidence and impact of macular disease in Australia through education and awareness programs, research, providing support services and representing the best interests of people living with a macular disease, their family and friends. Visit their website

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