BOSTON, Aug. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) and its Foundation willhost the Saving Vision Health Fair to promote vision health and provide valuable information on early detection and treatment of blinding retinal diseases, including age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.
WHAT: The Saving Vision Health Fair is open to the public and will offer information and giveaways to help educate the public about important vision health issues.
WHEN: Saturday, August 12, 2017Noon until 2:00 pm
WHERE: Copley Square – Dartmouth Street Mall
WHY: Millions grapple with undiagnosed or untreated vision impairments ranging from mild conditions to total blindness. In their groundbreaking report, Making Eye Health a Population Health Imperative: Vision for Tomorrow, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine call for broad-scale public awareness activities to "Promote policies and practices that encourage eye and vision health across the lifespan." Through initiatives like the Saving Vision Health Fair, the ASRS and its Foundation are working to promote vision health and improve the lives of those with retinal conditions.
ABOUT ASRS: The ASRS is the largest retinal organization in the world, representing over 3,000 retina specialist members who are board-certified ophthalmologists with advanced fellowship training in the medical and surgical treatment of complex retinal diseases.
CONTACT: Lydia Steck, 847-323-3893, [email protected]
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SOURCE American Society of Retina Specialists
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