AFB Webinar: Age-related Eye Diseases, Advances in Treatment

Date Posted: 12/14/2016

The AFB eLearning Center is pleased to announce the release of the newest addition to our Aging and Visual Impairment Series.

close-up picture of an older person's eye

Age-related Eye Diseases: Advances in Treatment is a 45-minute webinar discussing major eye conditions that are related to aging and the symptoms of each condition. Conditions discussed include:

  • Cataracts
  • Glaucoma
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD)
  • Macular edema following retinal vein occlusion

The presenter, Zachary Robertson, M.D., discusses the most up-to-date treatment protocols for each condition. He also includes information about the side effects of the treatments and what patients may experience when undergoing them.

Dr. Robertson is a board certified ophthalmologist and current faculty member at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, where he specializes in the clinical and surgical management of diseases of the retina and vitreous.

The webinar has been approved for continuing education credit by ACVREP. (CRCC credit is pending.) It can be purchased for $49 from the AFB store. The webinar is pre-recorded and will be available to you for a full year to access as often as you like when it is most convenient for you. There is no specific date and time you need to be available. You may also want to check out the 7 additional Age-related Eye Condition Lectures included in the Aging and Visual Impairment Series.

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