Inherited Retinal Diseases and Working Age Session 9.15am - 12.15pm

A tailored session for those with inherited retinal diseases and of working age.

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.


9.15Welcome - Cecilia Bufton, Chair and Cathy Yelf, Chief Executive, Macular Society.
9.25Changing the outlook for patients with PIC - Professor Alastair Denniston & the Birmingham PIC Team.
10.00Improving genetic diagnosis - Dr Jamie Ellingford, University of Manchester.
10.35 A word from our sponsor Vision Express.
10.45Right time, right place – Sorsby macular dystrophy - Dr Linda Troeberg, University of East Anglia.
11.20 The benefits of working with sight loss - Zsuzsanna Szabo, Employment Manager, Support4Sight.
11.55 Blind determination - Richard Slocock, Team GB Paraclimber.
12.10 - 12.15 Summary & session close

It's free to take part. Registrations are now open.

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