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Dr. Whitaker Presents at Bethel Inn

Martin Whitaker, M.D., of Riverside Eye Center and Stephens Memorial Hospital was at The Bethel Inn Resort on Friday, July 25th to present on the topic of "The Aging Eye."

Dr. Whitaker presented on how the eye and muscles change as people get older and how vision is affected by this.  He also discussed several diseases of the aging eye, including glaucoma, cataracts, the two types of macular degeneration, and retinal detachment.   The various solutions to diseases of the aging eye were covered, including medications, drops, laser repairs, and other surgeries.  He took the time to address individual questions as well.

Dr. Whitaker is an Ophthalmologist who has been affiliated with Stephens Memorial Hospital for 7 years.  He attended Medical School at the University of Pittsburgh and did his internship and residency in Pittsburgh and Milwaukee respectively.

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