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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 ophthalmologist with over 20 years of experience. He treats all retinal, macular and vitreous conditions, including macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vein occlusion, retinal detachment, posterior vitreous detachment, epiretinal membrane and macular hole. Dr Chauhan specialises in the medical and surgical treatment of these conditions. Depending on your condition, he can offer eye (intravitreal) injections, surgery or laser treatment. He also routinely combines retinal operations with cataract surgery.

The information on this page is general in nature. All medical and surgical procedures have potential benefits and risks. Consult your ophthalmologist for specific medical advice.

IMPORTANT: If you are concerned about your eyes and require an urgent consultation, DO NOT use this form. Please call one of our clinics during office hours or contact your nearest emergency department.

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