Fuchs' Friends

Fuchs' Dystrophy Symposium

Saturday, June 25

Atlanta, GA


The Fuchs Friends online support group (www.fuchs-dystrophy.org) is sponsoring an educational symposium in Atlanta, GA. This will be a highly informative seminar of interest to individuals suffering from Fuchs' Endothelial Dystrophy. It will also be of interest to their families and their doctors.

Marriott Perimeter Center

Atlanta, GA

Saturday, June 25, 2005, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Registration Fee: $25 (sorry, we have run out of free registrations)

Lunch is included.


9 – 9:30 – W. Barry Lee, M.D. - cataract surgery for Fuchs patients

9:30 – 10:30 – Henry Edelhauser, PhD - corneal endothelial research at Emory University

10:30 - 10:45 Break

10:45 – 11:45 – Alan Kozarsky, M.D. - Fuchs and corneal transplant techniques, including the new DLEK procedures

11:45 – 12:15 – Bruce Varnum, CEO GA Eye Bank - eye banking

12:15 – 1:00 – lunch

1:00 – 2:00 – “ask the experts panel”

Click here to register

Hotel Info:

The Marriott Perimeter Center has a block of rooms set aside with a rate of $99 per night including breakfast buffet.

The internet reservation code is: FUCFUCA

Go to:

Marriott Perimeter Center
246 Perimeter Center Parkway NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30346 USA
Phone: 1-770-394-6500
Fax: 1-770-394-4338

Marriott Central reservations number: 1-800-228-9290

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