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11th Annual
Fort Wayne VisionWalk

Join Us: Fort Wayne Chapter Speaker Series Presentation and VisionWalk Preview

"Macular Degeneration and Dystrophies"
Presented by Dr. Gohar Salam, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Saturday, February 25, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Retina Institute of Indiana
11188 Diebold Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46845

Dr. Gohar Salam, M.D., F.A.C.S. is a Retina Specialist at the Retina Institute of Indiana, where he diagnoses, treats and performs surgery on various diseases of the vitreous and retina. Dr. Salam will be discussing the condition of macular degeneration and dystrophies, which is the most common cause of vision loss in individuals over 55. An estimated 10 million people in the U.S. either have macular degeneration or are at substantial risk of developing it.

We will also preview the 11th Annual Fort Wayne VisionWalk which will be held on Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Headwaters Park -- Germanfest Grounds. You won't want to miss it!

Attendance is FREE!

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Please RSVP by clicking the button above, or contact Lynda at or 866-782-7330

This Chapter Speaker Series is presented without charge and brought to you by The Chatlos Foundation Public Health Education Program of the Foundation Fighting Blindness.

VisionWalk Information:
Date: June 10, 2017
Registration Opens:
Stage Presentation:
Walk Starts:
8:30 AM
9:00 AM
10:00 AM
Location: Headwaters Park - Germanfest Grounds
333 S Clinton St.
Fort Wayne, IN 46802

Walk Co-Chairs: Brenda Niccum and Kristin Snyder
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Attn: Fort Wayne VisionWalk
977 Lakeview Pkwy, Suite 140
Vernon Hills, IL 60061

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Are you looking for another way to get involved with the Fort Wayne VisionsWalk? We are always in need of great volunteers. Contact us today - we need your help!

For more information, contact:
Rachel Martin, Events Manager
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Lynda Shellist, Events Assistant
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