CMH to host diabetic eye disease, macular degeneration Lunch and Learn April 12

Dr. Chetan Soni to discuss diagnosis and treatment for vision impairment

Citizens Memorial Hospital (CMH) will host a free Lunch and Learn seminar on diabetic eye disease and macular degeneration Friday, April 12 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the CMH Community Rooms located at 1500 N. Oakland in Bolivar.  Information will be presented by Chetan Soni, M.D., M.S., MHA.  Dr. Soni will discuss symptoms that can indicate vision impairment, diagnosis and treatment.

Dr. Soni is a graduate of the Medical College of Baroda, India, where he was chief resident of the department of ophthalmology.  He completed two years of residency in neurology before completing a residency in ophthalmology at Mason Eye Institute with the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he was chief resident of the department of ophthalmology.

In 2010, he was one of 10 individuals worldwide who was awarded the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Ophthalmic Research Grant. He has invented an intra-vitreal injection device system, which helps with the management of macular degeneration patients, and is actively involved in design of surgical instruments. He has published in several peer-reviewed journals and given presentations at national and international meetings He is in practice at the CMH Eye Specialty Center, 1155 W. Parkview, Suite 1B, in Bolivar. 

A light lunch will be served and reservations are requested.  For more information or to register visit or call the CMH Information Center at 417-328-6010 or 888-328-6010.

March 19, 2013

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1500 N. Oakland, Bolivar, Missouri 65613