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Join us in welcoming John D. Shepherd, MD, Director of the Weigel Williamson Center in Omaha, Nebraska, as he presents:

“Recognizing and Addressing Depression in the Low Vision Patient”

 

Register for one of the two 20-minute presentations on Friday, May 31 by completing the form below by May 20th.

 

ABOUT THE CENTER:

The Weigel Williamson Center celebrated 10 years of service in 2018 and has served over 5,000 patients at the only low vision house situated on an academic medical center campus. It has grown from one doctor and one occupational therapist at a single location to multiple providers at multiple locations in the region.

LEARN MORE

In partnership with the Lighthouse Guild Vision Rehabilitation Network, the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is excited to host our biannual Low Vision Lunch and Learn series. The Lunch and Learn sessions will take place at the following clinics on the dates below.

Presented by Marshall Flax, CLVT, COMS.  Complimentary lunch will be provided.

Marshall FlaxImproving the Clinical Experiences of Patients with Visual Disability – Part 2

 


ALL DATES:

  • Friday 10/05/2018: Rockford: 11:00-12:00 (location TBD)
  • Tuesday 10/09/2018: University Station: 11:45-12:15 and 12:30-1:00 (location L53)
  • Wednesday 10/10/2018: Deming Way: 11:45-12:15 and 12:30 – 1:00 (location conference room. maximum room capacity 15 per session)
  • Thursday 10/11/2018: MEA: 11:40-12:00 and 12:05-12:25 and 12:30-12:55 (Break room. Limit 6 per session)
  • Friday 10/12/2018: University Station(L53): 11:45-12:15 and 12:30-1:00
  • Wednesday 10/17/2018: East Clinic(L004/ East Clinic Auditorium): 11:45-12:30

Lighthouse Guild

In partnership with the Lighthouse Guild Vision Rehabilitation Network, the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is excited to host our biannual Low Vision Lunch and Learn series. The Lunch and Learn sessions will take place at the following clinics on the dates below.

Presented by Marshall Flax, CLVT, COMS.  Complimentary lunch will be provided.

Marshall FlaxImproving the Clinical Experiences of Patients with Visual Disability – Part 2

 


ALL DATES:

  • Friday 10/05/2018: Rockford: 11:00-12:00 (location TBD)
  • Tuesday 10/09/2018: University Station: 11:45-12:15 and 12:30-1:00 (location L53)
  • Wednesday 10/10/2018: Deming Way: 11:45-12:15 and 12:30 – 1:00 (location conference room. maximum room capacity 15 per session)
  • Thursday 10/11/2018: MEA: 11:40-12:00 and 12:05-12:25 and 12:30-12:55 (Break room. Limit 6 per session)
  • Friday 10/12/2018: University Station(L53): 11:45-12:15 and 12:30-1:00
  • Wednesday 10/17/2018: East Clinic(L004/ East Clinic Auditorium): 11:45-12:30

Lighthouse Guild

In partnership with the Lighthouse Guild Vision Rehabilitation Network, the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is excited to host our biannual Low Vision Lunch and Learn series. The Lunch and Learn sessions will take place at the following clinics on the dates below.

Presented by Marshall Flax, CLVT, COMS.  Complimentary lunch will be provided.

Marshall FlaxImproving the Clinical Experiences of Patients with Visual Disability – Part 2

 


ALL DATES:

  • Friday 10/05/2018: Rockford: 11:00-12:00 (location TBD)
  • Tuesday 10/09/2018: University Station: 11:45-12:15 and 12:30-1:00 (location L53)
  • Wednesday 10/10/2018: Deming Way: 11:45-12:15 and 12:30 – 1:00 (location conference room. maximum room capacity 15 per session)
  • Thursday 10/11/2018: MEA: 11:40-12:00 and 12:05-12:25 and 12:30-12:55 (Break room. Limit 6 per session)
  • Friday 10/12/2018: University Station(L53): 11:45-12:15 and 12:30-1:00
  • Wednesday 10/17/2018: East Clinic(L004/ East Clinic Auditorium): 11:45-12:30

Lighthouse Guild

In partnership with the Lighthouse Guild Vision Rehabilitation Network, the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is excited to host our biannual Low Vision Lunch and Learn series. The Lunch and Learn sessions will take place at the following clinics on the dates below.

Presented by Marshall Flax, CLVT, COMS.  Complimentary lunch will be provided.

Marshall FlaxImproving the Clinical Experiences of Patients with Visual Disability – Part 2

 


 

ALL DATES:

  • Friday 10/05/2018: Rockford: 11:00-12:00 (location TBD)
  • Tuesday 10/09/2018: University Station: 11:45-12:15 and 12:30-1:00 (location L53)
  • Wednesday 10/10/2018: Deming Way: 11:45-12:15 and 12:30 – 1:00 (location conference room. maximum room capacity 15 per session)
  • Thursday 10/11/2018: MEA: 11:40-12:00 and 12:05-12:25 and 12:30-12:55 (Break room. Limit 6 per session)
  • Friday 10/12/2018: University Station(L53): 11:45-12:15 and 12:30-1:00
  • Wednesday 10/17/2018: East Clinic(L004/ East Clinic Auditorium): 11:45-12:30

Lighthouse Guild

In partnership with the Lighthouse Guild Vision Rehabilitation Network, the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences is excited to host a Low Vision Lunch and Learn series. The Lunch and Learn sessions will take place at the following clinics on the dates below.

Improving the Clinical Experiences of Patients with Visual Disability – Part 1 – Presented by Marshall Flax

Tuesday, March 6 – UW Health Deming Way Eye Clinic
Wednesday, March 7 – UW Health University Station Eye Clinic
Thursday, March 8 – Madison Eye Associates Clinic
Friday, March 9 – UW Health University Station Eye Clinic

REGISTER FOR A SPRING SESSION

Improving the Clinical Experiences of Patients with Visual Disability – Part 2 – Presented by Marshall Flax

Tuesday, October 9 – UW Health University Station Eye Clinic
Wednesday, October 10 – UW Health Deming Way Eye Clinic
Thursday, October 11 – Madison Eye Associates Clinic
Friday, October 12 – UW Health East Clinic Eye Care Services

ABOUT MARSHALL FLAX

Marshall worked for the Wisconsin Council of the Blind & Visually Impaired for 24 years as a Certified Low Vision Therapist and a Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist before retiring in 2014. His work included providing low vision services and orientation and mobility services to people who have lost or are losing their sight. He continues to provide O&M services and to make and sell low vision simulators through his company, Fork in the Road Vision Rehabilitation Services.
He has authored several articles and co-authored a book on the subject of low vision. Marshall’s professional affiliations include McPherson Eye Research Institute Advisory Board, Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness, and the Low VIsion Subject Matter Experts Committee of the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals.