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FINAL ALERT: RPB Science Writers Seminar in Eye Research to be held in Washington, DC Sept. 22-25

To: SCIENCE AND MEDICAL WRITERS, EDITORS AND BROADCASTERS
RPB'S SIXTEENTH NATIONAL SCIENCE WRITERS SEMINAR IN EYE RESEARCH AND VISION
THE ST. GREGORY HOTEL, WASHINGTON, DC
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2002

THE PROGRAM IS NOW SETand it's a beauty...a heady brew, a veritable Septemberfest, of scintillating science and first-rate storiescourtesy of the 30 and more top-rank, front-line investigators who'll be on hand to brief you on a remarkable string of recent gains against a host of vision-savaging ills. Needless to say, there'll be tons to file.

The Seminar will be held at the St. Gregory, a splendid, much-in-demand hostelry where space is always at a premium, has set a strict deadline for honoring reservations at our special rate ($169 + 14% room tax per night, single or double). So please do email tfurlong@rpbusa.org ASAP indicating that you would like to reserve a single or a double room and provide arrival and departure dates. If you plan to attend but do not need a hotel room, please also notify us at the same address so that your press kit, badge and other materials can be prepared.

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FOLLOWING OUR TRADITIONAL WELCOME RECEPTION on Saturday evening, starting at 6:00 p.m., September 21, the sessions begin in earnest on Sunday afternoon, at 1:00 p.m., with a special mini-symposium: THE PEDIATRIC EYE. It will feature reports on: the latest wisdom regarding the development of near- and far-sightedness in children, what signs parents should look for and what measures to take; LASIK surgery to treat and ultimately prevent amblyopia ("lazy eye") in the pediatric population; latest findings from a trial designed to assess the benefits of intraocular lens implantation vs. contact lens therapy to correct vision in infants after surgery for congenital cataract; the latest word on the newly developed abilities to predict an
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Contact: Tom Furlong
tfurlong@rpbusa.org
800-621-0026
Research to Prevent Blindness
22-Aug-2002


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