Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Chapter

Contact Info

Tim Smith, Chapter President


National Vision Webinar:
Nourishing Better Vision

Presented in part by the Foundation Fighting Blindness Arizona and Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Chapters.


  • Paul Bernstein, MD, PhD, Val A. and Edith D. Green Presidential Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Moran Eye Center, University of Utah

    Dr. Bernstein is an ophthalmologist specializing in inherited retinal diseases (IRDs) and age-related macular degeneration (AMD).  He is frequently asked by patients and family members if there are any lifestyle changes that they can make to decrease their chances of losing more vision.  Although options may be limited, improved nutrition can be a welcome and empowering suggestion.   He will review the evidence for and against nutritional interventions for IRDs and AMD, with particular emphasis on retinoids (vitamin A), carotenoids (lutein and zeaxanthin), omega-3 fatty acids (fish oil), and various herbal supplements.

  • Ben Shaberman, Senior Director, Scientific Outreach & Community Engagement, Foundation Fighting Blindness will provide the latest news from the retinal research front lines.

These webinars are presented without charge and brought to you by The Chatlos Foundation Public Health Education Program of the Foundation Fighting Blindness.


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Chapter Events

  • Jan 23, 2021 EST Event

    National Chapter Vision Webinar: Gene Therapy

    This webinar will feature a discussion of the many ways gene therapies can be used to address retinal degenerative diseases as well as the latest updates on gene therapy research and clinical trials.

  • Jan 29, 2021 EST Event

    Fighting Blindness Insights Forum – January 29, 2021

    The Foundation Fighting Blindness is pleased to invite you to the upcoming Insights Forum, our quarterly conference call providing updates to the inherited retinal disease community. The focus of this call is to report progress on the Foundation’s mission-related initiatives, highlight recent developments and provide scientific and research updates.

  • Feb 28, 2021 EST Event

    Hope from Home: A United Night to Save Sight

    Hope from Home: A United Night to Save Sight is an exciting and interactive virtual experience featuring incredible entertainment, amazing auction items, and the opportunity to connect with others from the comfort of your own home.

  • Jun 12, 2021 EST Event

    Spring '21 National Virtual VisionWalk

    Participants from across the nation will join together virtually on Saturday, June 12th to show our united, unwavering commitment to the Foundation Fighting Blindness’ mission to search for treatments and cures for blinding retinal diseases.

Foundation Contact

Kelly Kruse

Manager, Chapter Engagement

+1 (847) 549-1493