LaunchPad: Also New Regeneron Complimentary Educational Dinner Program—Las Vegas, 9/23 By Staff Wednesday, September 22, 2021 12:11 AM Product: Regeneron is hosting a complimentary dinner presentation on the Effective Management of Patients with Diabetic Retinal DiseaseTop Line: The dinner will be held Thursday, Sept. 23. Registration: 6:30 – 7:00 p.m. Dinner/Presentation: 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. PT at Smith & Wollensky, Las Vegas.Close Up: Featured speakers include: Carolyn Majcher, OD, FAAO, FORS, associate professor, director of residency programs, Northeastern State University, Oklahoma Collect of Optometry and David RP. Almeida, MD, MBA, PhD, director of clinical research, Erie Retinal Surgery, Surgery, Erie, Penn. They will focus on early detection, monitoring and timely referral of patients with diabetic retinal disease. The program’s learning objectives are to examine the progressive nature and clinical consequences of diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema, to recognize the significant need for patient education about diabetic eye disease, to discuss how the optometrist’s role is critical in identifying patients with diabetic retinopathy, to provide information on appropriate and timely referral to retina specialists and to review the treatment landscape for patients with diabetic eye disease. Vital Stats: The dinner is hosted by Review of Optometry and is sponsored by Regeneron.Click here to register.