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Lunch & Learn Maintaining Retinal Health As We Age Presented by Dr. Anne M Hanneken @ The La Jolla Community Center

April 29 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm


Join us for an insightful talk on Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) and the importance of maintaining retinal health as we age. In this engaging presentation, we’ll delve into the science behind AMD, a common eye condition that affects older adults, leading to vision loss in the center of the visual field. Our discussion will highlight the critical role of the retina in vision and how its health directly impacts our ability to see clearly. You’ll learn practical tips and strategies for maintaining retina health, including dietary recommendations, lifestyle modifications, and regular eye exams. Whether you’re already experiencing vision changes or simply want to stay proactive about your eye health as you age, this talk is designed to provide valuable information and actionable steps to help you preserve your vision and enjoy a vibrant, independent lifestyle for years to come.  

About Dr. Anne M Hanneken

Dr. Hanneken attended The Medical College of Wisconsin and was awarded a research internship to study at Harvard Medical School in the laboratory of Dr. Judah Folkman, whose research in angiogenesis revolutionized the treatment of macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Hanneken attended the world-renowned Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins Hospital for her ophthalmology residency and completed a two-year fellowship with the father of vitreoretinal surgery,

Dr. Robert Machemer, at the Duke Eye Center.   Dr. Hanneken brings both clinical and research expertise to her patient care at Retina Consultants San Diego in La Jolla. She maintains an active research laboratory at the Scripps Research Institute where she is an Associate Professor of Molecular Medicine. She is an accomplished surgeon, participates in clinical trials, and works with the San Diego County Medical Society to provide clinical care to those in need.


April 29
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
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La Jolla Community Center
6811 La Jolla Blvd
La Jolla, CA 92037 United States
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