Learn about common eye problems, treatment

Adam Ahlquist, MD, Ophthalmologist

As you age, the risk for eye diseases increases. Learn about some common eye problems, how to recognize symptoms and pursue treatment at a June 7 lunch and learn seminar in McGregor.

A seminar called “The Aging Eye and What You Need to Know” will be presented by Dr. Adam Ahlquist, ophthalmologist from Great River Eye Clinic, and Dr. Dave Hakes, an optometrist from the Aitkin and McGregor EyeCare Centers. Together, they will address symptoms and treatment of common eye problems associated with aging, including cataracts, macular degeneration, glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, dry eye and floaters.

The program will run from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. on Thurs., June 7, at the Fireside Inn. There is no cost, and a light meal will be served.

Registration is required. Call Riverwood’s events line at (218) 927-5188 or email healthyliving@riverwoodhealthcare.org

The program sponsors are Great River Eye Clinic, Aitkin and McGregor Eyecare Centers and Riverwood Healthcare Center.