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Event: BSCK Eye Opening Symposium, Fayette Co Extension

October 6, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Blind Services Coalition of Kentucky (BSCK) will host the 3rd Annual Eye Opening Symposium at the Fayette County Extension for Agriculture and Natural Resources on October 6 from 9 am to 3 pm.

“Topics will include glaucoma, accessibility in action, coping with vision loss at a young age, retinal treatments, macular degeneration, and coping with vision loss later in life. Speakers include Dr. Sheila Sanders, VA Medical Center; and Dr. Romulo Albuquerque, Retina Associates of Kentucky, University of Kentucky.”

Schedule:
9 am – Registration and Exhibits

9:30 am – Let’s Talk About Glaucoma
Dr. Sheila Sanders, VA Medical Center

10:30 am – Accessibility in Action
Bluegrass Council of the Blind

11:15 am – Panel: Coping with Vision Loss at a Young Age
Sarah Borders & Kathy Mullen, Tess Flynn, Sam Seavey

Noon – Lunch and Exhibits

12:30 pm – Retinal Treatments
Dr. Romulo Albuquerque, Retina Associates of Kentucky, University of Kentucky

1:15 pm – Panel: Coping with Vision Loss Later in Life
Avery Baggett, Eugene Warner

2:15 pm – NON-24 Circadian Rhythm Sleep Wake Disorder– Speaker TBA

3 pm – Visit Exhibits and Network

Details

Date:
October 6, 2016
Time:
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Venue

Fayette County Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources
1140 Red Mile Place
Lexington,KY40504United States
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