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Free Presentation March 24: Seniors & Eye Health

For more information, please call 304.526.2695

Cabell Huntington Hospital Senior Services invites seniors to attend a free event on the hospital campus Monday, March 24 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The presentation will focus on the importance of being proactive with eye health.

Jose S. Pulido, MD, MS, MBA, MPHA

Jose S. Pulido, MD, MS, MBA, MPHA, a national eye expert from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, will be the featured speaker, discussing blinding eye disease in the past, present and future. Dr. Pulido will then join a panel of local eye health professionals that includes Dr. Joe LoCascio, III; Dr. Charles Francis and Dr. Mark Hatfield to answer questions and provide information about eye diseases, including:

  • Cataracts
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular degeneration
  • Diabetic retinopathy

The discussion will also feature important information about screenings for vision problems and eye disease. The event will take place in the Harless Auditorium, located just inside the entrance to the Marshall University Medical Center on the Cabell Huntington Hospital campus. Information and screening booths will be offered by:

  • Cabell Huntington Hospital Senior Services
  • Cabell Huntington Hospital Surgery Center
  • Cook Eye Center Cabell Huntington Hospital, Dr. David Cook
  • Marshall Health

Registration at the entrance to the event begins at 5:15 p.m. For more information, please call Cabell Huntington Hospital Senior Services at 304.526.2695.

This community eye health event is paired with the annual Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine Research Day, which takes place the following day, and includes activities related to senior eye health as well as a broad range of clinical and biomedical topics.

 

  • Last updated: 03/22/2014
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