Usher Syndrome In Louisiana: 2nd Symposium
Saturday, August 6, 10 AM to 2 PM
Cecil J. Picard Center for Child Development & Lifelong Learning, University of Louisiana, Lafayette
Learn more about what it means to have Usher Syndrome, what is being done in Louisiana, and how patients, families and doctors can work together to help those losing their sight.
What is Usher Syndrome—causes, types, symptoms? Jennifer Lentz, PhD, LSU Health Sciences Center
What can genetic testing offer? Emily Place, MS LCGC, Massachusetts Eye & Ear
What are the options for Hearing and Balance? Anita Jeyakumar, MD, MS, FACS, Carilion Clinic
What about Vision Loss and Usher Syndrome? Katrina Mears, MD, LSU Eye Center
How to Cope with Usher Syndrome? Parents and patients share their experiences, hopes and dreams
Plus : A Special Breakout Session for Teens
To register or for additional information, contact Jennifer: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 504-258-7667.