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A "Conversations with GIA" webinar

Chris Girkin, MD, MSPH, Professor and Chair of the Dept. of Ophthalmology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), provided an overview of the basic changes to the eyes with aging. Cynthia Owsley, PhD., MSPH, Professor in the UAB Dept. Of Ophthalmology, discussed the impact of aging-related vision changes on everyday activities such as reading the mail, walking and driving. Torrey DeKeyser, Executive Director of the Eyesight Foundation of Alabama, offered a perspective of how one local foundation worked to address vision issues of older adults in the community. Thanks to our sponsors: The John A. Hartford Foundation, Research to Prevent Blindness, and the Eyesight Foundation of Alabama. Webinar date: September 5, 2014. View it at https://youtu.be/yAkaNJfQwzA.

 

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