Watch/listen back: Research Webinar on Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Watch/listen back to our free Research Webinar on Age-related Macular Degeneration that took place online on September 20, focusing on:

  • The current clinical care for AMD
  • Sports and physical activities for people living with AMD
  • The counseling and support groups Fighting Blindness offers for people living with AMD

 

Video description: A Zoom webinar recording featuring Finbarr Roche, Mr. Tomás Burke, Sean Poland, Marta O’Connor, Kathryn Sinnott and Dr. Rachel Bermingham. They discuss the current clinical care for AMD, Sports and physical activities for people living with AMD, The counseling and support groups Fighting Blindness offers for people living with AMD, and the results of our AMD survey, followed by a Q&A session

Agenda

Welcome

Finbarr Roche, CEO, Fighting Blindness

The current clinical care for AMD

Mr. Tomás Burke, Consultant Ophthalmologist specialising in Medical Retina, Uveitis and Cataract, Mater Misericordiae University and Mater Private Hospitals, Dublin

Sports and physical activities for people living with AMD

Sean Poland, Education, Training and Participation Coordinator, Vision Sports Ireland

The counseling and support groups Fighting Blindness offers for people living with AMD

Marta O’Connor, Head of Support Services & Kathryn Sinnott Insight Groups Coordinator, Insight Department, Fighting Blindness

Results of our AMD survey and Q&A session

Rachel Bermingham, Research Manager, Fighting Blindness

Closing Remarks 

  • For more information about our Counseling Services and New Support Group for people living with AMD, we have produced an informative leaflet in Word Format here and in PDF format here.
  • To learn more about the speakers please click here.
  • If you have any questions related to the above webinar please email us at research@fightingblindness.ie