Prevent Blindness The Prevention and Treatment of Macular Degeneration
According to a survey conducted by the National Eye Institute, over 70% of Americans would rate the impact of vision loss as a “10” on a severity scale of 1-10. But surprisingly, only 10% were familiar with the risks and warning signs of diseases that can lead to blindness! Join retina eye specialist Dr. Shalesh Kaushal for his “vision” for the prevention and treatment of common eye diseases such as macular degeneration and diabetic neuropathy. As a practitioner and clinical researcher, Dr. Kaushal is at the forefront of new treatments -- particularly nutritional interventions – that can preserve your vision for a lifetime. Dr. Shalesh Kaushal earned his B.S. degree at Yale University, his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and his Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with the Nobel Laureate Dr. Har Gobind Khorana. Dr. Kaushal completed his residency at the University of Southern California Doheny Eye Institute, and also completed surgical retina training at the Barnes Retina Institute/Washington University St. Louis as well as a medical retina fellowship at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London. He is board certified in ophthalmology and is a nationally and internationally recognized researcher specializing in inherited degenerative retinal and macular diseases. He is a widely published, peer-reviewed author and currently serves on the review boards of several leading medical journals. He is currently a practitioner and researcher with the Retina Specialty Institute in The Villages, Florida.