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WesternYOU Webinar: Diabetes and Eye Health: A Guide for Primary Care
Presented by the WesternU Alumni Association

Speaker:
Jeffry Gerson, OD, FAAO
Dr. Gerson is a private practice optometrist specializing in ocular disease and low vision, having completed a residency at the Veterans Administration medical center in Kansas City and is a fellow of both the Academy of Optometry and Optometric Retina Society. He is a member of several professional associations, including the American Optometric Association (AOA) and the Kansas and Missouri optometric associations. Dr. Gerson is a frequent speaker and published author, and lectures internationally on diabetes and macular degeneration and serves as a consultant to several companies devoted to better optometric care of both diabetes and AMD.

Webinar Topic:
Diabetes and Eye Health: A Guide for Primary Care

Webinar Description:
This free one-hour webinar will highlight the importance of annual eye exams for patients living with and at risk for diabetes, as well as the need for fostering multidisciplinary collaborative care. In addition, it will discuss how a patient-centered approach to diabetes care includes not only medical care, but also patient education on how diabetes will affect patients’ health, including their eye health and vision. For more information about this event, please contact alumni@westernu.edu.

Opportunities:
First 100 registrants will receive a gift in the mail. Physical mailing address required. In addition, there will be giveaway opportunities during the webinar for live attendees.

This webinar will be recorded. Informational Webinar. No CE credit given

Feb 17, 2022 06:00 PM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Jeffry Gerson, OD, FAAO
Private Practice Optometrist
Dr. Gerson is a private practice optometrist specializing in ocular disease and low vision, having completed a residency at the Veterans Administration medical center in Kansas City and is a fellow of both the Academy of Optometry and Optometric Retina Society. He is a member of several professional associations, including the American Optometric Association (AOA) and the Kansas and Missouri optometric associations. Dr. Gerson is a frequent speaker and published author, and lectures internationally on diabetes and macular degeneration and serves as a consultant to several companies devoted to better optometric care of both diabetes and AMD.