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Fight For Sight

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Events

 Monday, October 24th, 2016

WE HONOR
Joel S. Schuman, M.D., FACS, Professor and Chairman of 
Ophthalmology, NYU Langone Medical Center

Vincent Favale,
Vice President, 
CBS East Coast Late Night Programming

WE THANK
Vinit B. Mahajan,
M.D., PhD and Sandra Blackwood for speaking about their Fight for Sight experiences.

And Norman B. Medow, M.D. for his wonderful work as the auctioneer.

And Gus Rosendale, NBC4, for doing a great job as Emcee

 


The 2015 Symposium on Macular Degeneration and Retinal Disease

Held March 21st at the New York Academy of Medicine

1216 5th Avenue at 103rd Street, New York City

Click to view photos of the event.

 

Held on Saturday, March 21, the symposium featured leaders in macular degeneration and retinal disease who shared the latest in diagnosis, care and treatment. This critical symposium helped all participants stay at the top of their field, learn about cutting edge research and network with leaders in retinal research and practice. 

 

 

The 2014 Lights-On Gala was Spectacular... Thank you all who attended!

We honored Barrett Katz, MD, MBA Frances DeJur Chair of Ophthalmology, Montefiore Medical Center and John LaSpina, President, Maple Family Centers, a Fight for Sight Board member who began  volunteering in high school and who celebrates his 50th anniversary with the organization and Thomas Meehan, three-time Tony Award-winning playwright.

 

When: October 27th (Monday)   

Where: The 360 Room 10 Desbrosses Street, New York, NY  

Emcee: Rex Reed – with outstanding entertainment by Mark Nadler, Steve Ross,
KT Sullivan and
 Lee Roy Reams.

 
 

Fight for Sight and nearly two dozen of its colleagues from organizations committed to the advancement of eye research, convened on September 17, 2014, in Washington, DC, to discuss vision research funding and a role for funder collaboration in preventing, treating, and curing vision disorders. The meeting was hosted by Research to Prevent Blindness and was an important first step toward collaborations. Read More...

 

 
Thank you for helping!

We had over 50 bowlers at four different venues to help raise money for Fight for Sight. And we honored John LaSpina’s long-time dedication to Fight for Sight, which today spans 50 years. 
(click to view event photos)

2013 Gala Event
Lights-On, Fight for Sight's Annual New York City Gala
Visit the Gallery page to view images from the evening

2013 Symposium on Glaucoma
The Fight for Sight Symposium on Glaucoma was a complete success!
Visit the Gallery page to view images from the Symposium
Held at the New York Academy of Medicine

 

Visit the Photo Gallery to view past events.

 

To contribute to the efforts of Fight for Sight follow this link

 

 

 


 Monday, October 24th, 2016

WE HONOR
Joel S. Schuman, M.D., FACS, Professor and Chairman of 
Ophthalmology, NYU Langone Medical Center

Vincent Favale,
Vice President, 
CBS East Coast Late Night Programming

WE THANK
Vinit B. Mahajan,
M.D., PhD and Sandra Blackwood for speaking about their Fight for Sight experiences.

And Norman B. Medow, M.D. for his wonderful work as the auctioneer.

And Gus Rosendale, NBC4, for doing a great job as Emcee

 


The 2015 Symposium on Macular Degeneration and Retinal Disease

Held March 21st at the New York Academy of Medicine

1216 5th Avenue at 103rd Street, New York City

Click to view photos of the event.

 

Held on Saturday, March 21, the symposium featured leaders in macular degeneration and retinal disease who shared the latest in diagnosis, care and treatment. This critical symposium helped all participants stay at the top of their field, learn about cutting edge research and network with leaders in retinal research and practice. 

 

 

The 2014 Lights-On Gala was Spectacular... Thank you all who attended!

We honored Barrett Katz, MD, MBA Frances DeJur Chair of Ophthalmology, Montefiore Medical Center and John LaSpina, President, Maple Family Centers, a Fight for Sight Board member who began  volunteering in high school and who celebrates his 50th anniversary with the organization and Thomas Meehan, three-time Tony Award-winning playwright.

 

When: October 27th (Monday)   

Where: The 360 Room 10 Desbrosses Street, New York, NY  

Emcee: Rex Reed – with outstanding entertainment by Mark Nadler, Steve Ross,
KT Sullivan and
 Lee Roy Reams.

 
 

Fight for Sight and nearly two dozen of its colleagues from organizations committed to the advancement of eye research, convened on September 17, 2014, in Washington, DC, to discuss vision research funding and a role for funder collaboration in preventing, treating, and curing vision disorders. The meeting was hosted by Research to Prevent Blindness and was an important first step toward collaborations. Read More...

 

 
Thank you for helping!

We had over 50 bowlers at four different venues to help raise money for Fight for Sight. And we honored John LaSpina’s long-time dedication to Fight for Sight, which today spans 50 years. 
(click to view event photos)

2013 Gala Event
Lights-On, Fight for Sight's Annual New York City Gala
Visit the Gallery page to view images from the evening

2013 Symposium on Glaucoma
The Fight for Sight Symposium on Glaucoma was a complete success!
Visit the Gallery page to view images from the Symposium
Held at the New York Academy of Medicine

 

Visit the Photo Gallery to view past events.

 

To contribute to the efforts of Fight for Sight follow this link