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More Than Meets the Eye: The Vision Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Start : 10:00 AM Pacific
End : 11:00 AM Pacific

Presented by Parkinson’s Disease (PD) Foundation, as part of their PD ExpertBriefings Series

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Includes Complimentary CEUs

Did you know that there are changes in vision associated with Parkinson's disease? Learn more about this important fact, and other ocular impacts of Parkinson’s in a one-hour online seminar led by Daniel Gold, D.O., Assistant Professor of Neurology and Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland.


Participants in this web seminar will be able to:

  • List common eye-movement disorders in Parkinson’s disease;
  • Describe common visual issues occurring in Parkinson’s disease and treatments; and
  • Obtain practical advice for coping with the vision issues of Parkinson's disease. both at home and with the support of a healthcare team.

Presenter:

Daniel Gold, D.O., is a neurologist and assistant professor of Neurology, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, and Neurosurgery at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He also is the director of Urgent Neurology, at the School of Medicine. Dr. Gold has had fellowship training in neuro-ophthalmology, which is the study of visual disorders or vision loss that are not primarily ocular in origin; eye-movement disorders, including nystagmus; disorders of the pupils and eyelids; and double vision, among other conditions. He has additional training in vestibular neurology. Dr. Gold completed his D.O. at Rowan University, New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine, and completed his residency in neurology at the University of Maryland and his fellowship in Neuro-Ophthalmology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.


PLEASE NOTE: This web seminar is being hosted by the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF), and registration will be handled through their website, www.pdf.org.

Questions about registration? Call the PDF at 800-457-6676.

Questions about CEUs? Call ASA at 415-974-9628.

Have technical issues? Call NetBriefings at 866-225-1532.

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