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American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) Unveils National PSA Campaign to Raise Awareness of Retinal Disease, Help Public See for a Lifetime

The American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) has released its first-ever national television and radio public service announcements (PSAs) to educate the public about protecting their vision from preventable blindness and vision loss due to...
15-Jul-2022 2:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Press Registration for the ASRS 2022 Annual Scientific Meeting Now Open

The American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) invites members of the press to cover the latest advances in retina science and practice during its 40th Annual Scientific Meeting, July 13-16.
8-Jun-2022 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Protect Healthy Vision with 7 Habits for Healthy Retinas

Healthy sight allows us to experience all of the world’s wonders. Our retinas make good vision possible. The American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) encourages the public to learn about the healthy habits that can help safeguard your retinas...
5-May-2022 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Know the ABCs of AMD Symptoms to See for a Lifetime

During February’s AMD Awareness Month, America’s retina specialists urge everyone to pay special attention to their vision, learn more about AMD, and understand the ABCs of AMD symptoms which warrant an immediate visit with a retina specialist...
1-Feb-2022 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Diabetic Eye Disease: Awareness of Risks, Symptoms Can Save Your Sight

Diabetic retinopathy affects nearly 8 million Americans, and that number is expected to double by 2050, but knowing the risks and symptoms and seeking an early diagnosis and treatment from a retina specialist can preserve sight and virtually...
1-Nov-2021 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) Launches See for a Lifetime See a Retina Specialist Education Initiative to Drive Awareness and Action Around Retinal Diseases that Put Millions at Risk for Blindness

America’s retina specialists are warning the public that millions in the US who don’t know the facts about common retinal conditions such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and diabetic retinopathy are at risk for preventable blindness or...
21-Sep-2021 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Issue of the Journal of VitreoRetinal Diseases Now Available

The July/August 2021 issue of the Journal of VitreoRetinal Diseases (JVRD), the official peer-reviewed, scientific journal of the American Society of Retina Specialists, has been published.
4-Aug-2021 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Early Diagnosis, Treatment Make Seeing Clearly with AMD a Reality

Less than twenty years ago, most people diagnosed with advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD) were destined to become legally blind. Today, advances in the diagnosis and treatment of AMD made possible by retina specialists allow many...
26-Jan-2021 11:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

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The American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS) is the largest retinal organization in the world, representing more than 3,000 members in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and 63 countries. Retina specialists are board-certified ophthalmologists who have completed fellowship training in the medical and surgical treatment of retinal diseases. The mission of the ASRS is to provide a collegial and open forum for education, to advance the understanding and treatment of vitreoretinal diseases, and to enhance the ability of its members to provide the highest quality of patient care.