Inherited Retinal Diseases and Working Age Session

A tailored session for those with inherited retinal diseases and of working age to be held on Saturday 11 September.

What to expect:

  • The latest on treatments and research.
  • Practical advice for living with macular disease.
  • A chance to put your questions to leading experts in a live Q&A.

Wherever you are, join us for expert talks on the latest in treatments and research.

Time


9.15

Welcome to session

Cecilia Bufton, Chair, Macular Society and Cathy Yelf, Chief Executive, Macular Society

9.35

Patients at the heart of macular disease research – a word from our sponsor, ORA Clinical

9.40

Diabetes and your eyes: current and future treatments

Samantha Mann, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

10.15

The race to cure Stargardt disease

Professor Robert MacLaren, University of Oxford

10.50

Break

10.55

Genetic testing and your family

Jo Lowndes and Sian Jenkins, Oxford Eye Hospital

11.30

Game on: sport, sight loss and mental health

Alex Pitts, British Blind Sport and Zac Shaw, Patron of Macular Society and Para athlete

12.05

What’s next?

Cecilia Bufton, Chair and Colin Daniels, Working Age and Young People Manager, Macular Society

12.15

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It’s free to take part. 

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