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Macular Degeneration Seminar

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  • Sat 30 Sep ’17, 10:00am – 11:30am


Hamilton Airport Hotel & Conference Centre, 201 Airport Rd, Hamilton Show map


All Ages

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  • Free Admission

Macular Degeneration NZ is hosting a free Awareness & Treatment Seminar.

The aim of the seminar is to share the latest information on research and treatments and the management and impact of living with macular degeneration. The seminars will be led by local ophthalmologist, Dr David Worsley and we hope to have low vision aids and equipment available for the public to view.

Macular Degeneration (MD) is a progressive eye disease that is the major cause of blindness in New Zealand, with 1 in 7 New Zealanders over the age of 50 showing some evidence of the disease, while 1 person in 4 over 80 will have some vision loss, affecting the quality of life and independence.

Increasing awareness of this age-related eye disease is, therefore, a very important aim of these seminars.

We hope to promote the Hamilton event to as many local residents as possible to raise awareness and provide information on MD and would welcome all along to our free seminar.

It would be helpful if those wishing to attend could let us know by phoning 0800 622 852 or emailing info@mdnz.org.nz.

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