More Than Meets the Eye: Vision Symptoms of PD

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
01:00 PM to 02:00 PM

Did you know that there are changes in vision associated with Parkinson's disease? Learn more about this important topic by joining a one-hour online seminar led by Daniel Gold, D.O., Assistant Professor of Neurology and Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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Learning Objectives: 
  • Understand common eye movement disorders in Parkinson’s disease.
  • Learn about common visual issues in Parkinson’s disease and treatments.
  • Find practical advice for coping with vision issues in Parkinson's disease at home and with your health care team.
Dan Gold , D.O. , Assistant Professor, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, and Neurosurgery at The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD


Dr. Gold is a neurologist with fellowship training in Neuro-Ophthalmology, which is the study of visual disorders or vision loss that are not primarily ocular in origin (i.e., disorders of the anterior or posterior pathways from the optic nerves to the occipital lobes); eye movement disorders including nystagmus; disorders of the pupils and eyelids; and double vision among other conditions. Dr. Gold sees patients with visual issues primarily at the Wilmer Eye Institute.

Dr. Gold has additional training in Vestibular Neurology, and also sees patients with dizziness and imbalance.  He is the Director of urgent neurology, and has a particular interest in the rapid diagnosis and treatment of acute neuro-ophthalmologic and vestibular disorders.

Dr. Gold completed his D.O. at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-School of Osteopathic Medicine. He went on to complete his residency in neurology at the University of Maryland and his fellowship in Neuro-Ophthalmology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.

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If you have questions about how to join this PD ExpertBriefing, by phone or online, please see our PD ExpertBriefing FAQ.

Are you a health care professional seeking continuing education units? CEUs are provided via PDF’s sponsorship of the American Society on Aging. When registering for this PD ExpertBriefing, please be sure to indicate interest in CEUs. Health professionals have 30 days in which to view the live or recorded seminar and apply for CEUs. It may take an additional 30 days to process CEUs.

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This series has been made possible by educational grants from AbbVie, Inc., Sunovion and Lundbeck LLC.

It is designed in collaboration with Dallas Area Parkinsonism Society (DAPS); Houston Area Parkinson Society (HAPS); Michigan Parkinson Foundation (MPF); the Neuro Challenge Foundation (NCF); Parkinson Association of the Carolinas (PAC); Parkinson Association of the Rockies (PAR); Parkinson's Association (PA) and Parkinson Support Center of Kentuckiana (PSCKY).