Macula Day – Join us for a free seminar and morning tea!
23 May, 2019
Queensland Eye Institute Foundation invites you to join us for a free macular degeneration seminar and morning tea at 9:30 on Thursday, 23 May 2019. The event will focus on macular disease, including age-related macula degeneration and diabetic eye disease. The event will support Macular Disease Foundation’s Macula Month, an annual campaign which runs for the month of May. Discussions will focus on learning about the symptoms, risk factors and treatment options of macular disease, including prevention measures, low vision aids and technologies.
The event will be held at the Queensland Eye Institute on Level 2, 140 Melbourne Street, South Brisbane 4101.
There are major public car parks located at the South Bank precinct and are within walking distance.
From 9:30am on 23 May 2019
9:00–9:30am – Arrival
Welcome by QEIF’s CEO, Professor Mark Radford
Presentation by QEI Clinic’s Retina, Macula Specialist and Vitreoretinal Surgeon, Associate Professor Anthony Kwan
Presentation by QEI’s Research Officer, Dr Audra Shadforth
At 10:30am – Morning tea
Patient case study
Presentation by Macula Disease Foundation’s Partnership Manager, Colette Kinsella
Presentation by Quantum’s State Manager, Peter Cracknell
Presentation by QEI’s Community Relations Manager, Jane Dodds
If you are concerned about your vision and require an urgent appointment please contact the QEI Clinic during office hours Monday to Friday 8.00am – 4.30pm on (07) 3239 5000 or contact your nearest Emergency Department.