Age-Related Eye Disease: current strategies in prevention and treatment

Venue: Institute of Physics

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Oct 15, 2009 End Date/Time: Oct 16, 2009
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Description

Age-Related Eye Disease brings together leading experts in the fields of ophthalmology and optometry to discuss the central issues and current challenges facing the management and treatment of elderly patients with eye disease.
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It is anticipated that participants will benefit from experts speaking on the following:

• Comprehensive overviews of the biology, genetics and environmental determinants of visual degeneration with ageing

• A focus on the diagnosis and management of primary open-angle glaucoma, including an exploration into medical and surgical interventions and reaction to the NICE guidelines

• An update on risk factors and optimal management of age-related macular degeneration

• Insights into the management of diabetic retinopathy

• An update on developments in laser surgery on the ageing retina

• Reviews of emerging technologies and therapeutics

• An opportunity to share and exchange ideas with leading practitioners in the field

Venue

76 Portland Place
London
United Kingdom
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