Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group                                                                Coordinating Cente...
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NEI Amblyopia Webinar Announcement

  1. 1. Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group Coordinating Center 15310 Amberly Drive, Suite 350 Tampa, FL 33647 Tel: (888) 797-3344 Fax: (888) 697-3344 Email: pedig@jaeb.orgTo: Pediatric Eye Care ProviderSubject: Announcement of Webinar to Discuss Results of NEI Funded Research StudyOn April 8th, at 9pm EST (8pm CST, 7pm MST, 6pm PST), we will be hosting a webinar to presenttheresults of the recently completed randomized clinical trial, Amblyopia Treatment Study-15, whichwas conducted by the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (PEDIG) and funded by the NationalEye Institute of the National Institutes of Health. We are inviting you to attend the webinar.The purpose of the ATS-15 study was to determine if increasing prescribed patching dosageimproves amblyopic eye visual acuity in 3 to <8-year-old children with apparently stable residualamblyopia following prescribed initial treatment with optimum refractive correction and 2 hours ofdaily patching.As a member of the eye care community, you are invited to join your colleagues for this live 30-minute web presentation. Dr. David Wallace (Duke University, Department of Ophthalmology), theATS-15 Study Chair will be presenting the results of the study prior to publication.This webinar will consist of a 20-minute presentation followed by a 10-minute Q&A session.We hope that you will be able to join us for this webinar.When:Monday April 8, 2013 at 9pm EST (8pm CST, 7pm MST, 6pm PST)Webinar Instructions: You will need to use the URL below to register. will be sent to the email used in your registration with your personal link.A reminder email will be sent 1 day and 1 hour before the start of the webinar with your personal link included.You will be prompted to download and install software when attempting to enter the webinar. 30minutes prior to the start, the session will be open allowing those who need to download and installthe software to do so (Please note that GoTo Meeting and GoTo Webinar are different programs).If you need to inform your IT department of this installation, please do so prior to the webinar.Questions can be asked by typing in the chat box and will be answered during the Q&A session.Please write questions out completely even if it is a follow up to another question.Microphones of the attendees will be muted during the webinar.If you have any questions feel free to contact Curtis Koh at 1-888-797-3344 or