Professional Outreach

Continuing Medical Education (CME, COPE) Webinar: A Review and Comparison of Different Forms of Age-Related and Inherited Macular Degenerations

Tuesday, October 26th, 2021, 7:00 pm – 8:00 PM (EDT)

During the one-hour webinar, Marco Zarbin, MD, PhD, Rutgers-New Jersey Medical School, will review, compare, and contrast different forms of macular degeneration such as age-related macular degeneration (wet, dry and GA), Stargardt disease, Best disease, and cone-rod dystrophies.
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The continuing education course will enable eye care professionals to:

  • Describe and contrast the clinical presentations of the different forms of macular degeneration.
  • Discuss the genetic and environmental/lifestyle factors that affect macular degeneration risk and progression.
  • Discuss the diagnoses and prognoses for different forms of macular degeneration.
  • Inform patients about potential therapeutic approaches for preserving and potentially restoring vision

Dr. Zarbin serves as chair of the Institute of Ophthalmology and Visual Science at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and is a vice chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Foundation Fighting Blindness. He earned his undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and MD, PhD from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

The webinar is being supported by an educational grant from Apellis Pharmaceuticals.