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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: or call 504-258-7667.

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