Light & Magnify Technologies, along with East Florida Eye Institute, hosted a free Seminar on Macular Diseases, low vision, and resources to help people that suffer from these conditions. Specialists discussed eye diseases, low vision, as well as products and services that can improve quality of life. The educational presentation aimed to help patients understand why they don’t see well and what to do about it. The event was completely free and open to the public.
The event took place at the Martin Memorial-Tradition Health Center on Thursday, September 27th, at 10:30 am. The event featured speakers Julia Nemiroff, MD, retina specialist at East Florida Eye Institute and Barbara Brown, COMT, low vision consultant with Light & Magnify Technologies. Dr. Nemiroff discussed macular degeneration and other eye diseases that lead to visual loss. She explained the diseases and discussed treatment methods with the public. Ms. Brown discussed problems of daily living that accompany visual loss as well as devices that can help patients read and function better. The discussion was followed by a hands-on demonstration.