Oklahoma Ophthalmologists Advise that Blindness from Age-Related Macular Degeneration is not Inevitable. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) may be the leading cause of new cases of blindness in Americans age 65 and older, but seniors who develop AMD should not consider blindness in advanced age to be inevitable. During AMD Awareness Month, OAO President Donald Stone, MD, and ophthalmologists across Oklahoma are advising seniors that regular eye exams along with today’s treatments for AMD – if provided early enough – can help prevent unnecessary vision loss.
The OAO holds its annual meeting in conjunction with the Table Rock Regional RoundUp Conference.This four-state regional educational meeting for ophthalmologists is held annually each fall at the beautiful Big Cedar Lodge just outside Branson, Missouri, in a relaxed and family-friendly atmosphere.
The Oklahoma Academy of Ophthalmology is committed to preserving quality eye care in our great state. We invite practicing ophthalmologists and members-in-training in Oklahoma to join their state specialty society. OAO members receive: