Discovering Age-Related Macular Degeneration


MAY 21ST WEBINAR: Discovering Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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The Federation of Retinal Disease Associations of Spain (FARPE), with the support of Retina International, is pleased to announce the upcoming major event on its agenda: an unmissable webinar entitled “Exploring Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Diagnosis and Treatment. A dialogue with specialists”.


The event will take place on May 21st in an online format, through the Zoom platform, starting at 18:30 in Spain (11:30 in Bogotá, 12:30 in Santiago de Chile, and 13:30 in Buenos Aires and Sao Paulo). The estimated duration is an hour and a half, aimed at affected individuals, families, members of the associative movement, professionals, and any interested individuals in Spain and Latin America.


Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Geographic Atrophy are eye conditions that significantly impact quality of life, especially in older people. This webinar will delve deeply into these pathologies, their diagnoses, treatments, and future prospects.


Two renowned specialists, Dr. Isabel Pinilla and Dr. Jordi Monés, will lead this dialogue, moderated by David Sánchez, president of FARPE and a member of the board of Retina International.


The webinar program will be structured into three fundamental parts:


Part 1: Diagnosis of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (30 minutes)


Definition of AMD and its types.

Risk factors and symptoms.

Diagnostic methods.


Part 2: Treatment of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (35 minutes)


Current therapeutic approaches.

Recent developments in pharmacological treatments and surgical procedures.

Long-term management and monitoring strategies.

Ongoing research.


Part 3: Question and Answer Session (10 minutes)


Direct interaction with experts to address doubts and concerns.


The webinar aims to provide clear and precise information about AMD/GA, empower participants, and offer a safe space to share experiences and concerns.


To attend this unmissable event, it is necessary to complete a simple registration before May 20th at 3 p.m. in Spain. Once registered, you will receive an email with the link to join the meeting the day before the event.


Don’t miss the opportunity to join this enriching dialogue on Age-Related Macular Degeneration.


To attend, you must register using this Google form:


You will receive a confirmation email, and as the date approaches, your link to access the Zoom meeting.


We look forward to seeing you there!


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