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 firstname.lastname@example.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
Contact: Tom Furlong
Research to Prevent Blindness