The Eye/Heart Connection: NIH Update

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Date/Time
Date(s) - February 15, 2012
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Location
Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center at Forest Glen

Contact Info:
240- 777-8085 www.youreyes.org

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On February 15 from 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., the Prevention of Blindness Society of
Metropolitan Washington (POB) will host an event featuring NIH
ophthalmologist Rachel Bishop at the Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center at
Forest Glen to discuss how changes in the eye may be connected to coronary
artery disease, stroke, diabetic retinopathy and other cardiac conditions. Free glaucoma
screenings will also be available by appointment from 10 a.m.-12: 30 p.m. This event is
co-sponsored by the Beacon Newspapers.