Free health videoconference

We invite you to join us for this ZOOM CHEP session on Eye Health and Vision Care

Here is a TO DO list, if you do not already have Zoom installed on your computer, please sign up for a FREE account at can even do this on your phone or your tablet. 


You must register for this videoconference by June 15, 5 p.m. by sending Margaret Winn  an email. She will send you the link to register online. On the day of the videoconference, you simply click on the link that will automatically be sent to you and we’ll see you there! 



Health Video Conference via ZOOM 

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 

10:00–11:30 am (EST) VIA ZOOM 

Eye Health and Vision Care

“As people get older, it is normal for their vision to change. However, there are steps  you can take to preserve your eyesight and improve your vision—an important part of  staying safe and independent.” (Health Canada online). Join us for this health  education session to increase awareness and understanding about eye health and the  various diseases affecting seniors’ vision.  


Find Out 

This interactive session will explore: 

  • An introduction to the eye 
  • Common eye diseases (cataracts, glaucoma,  macular degeneration)
  • Current prevention and treatments 


Your Presenter 

Dr. Antonio Canuto, OD, Optometrist, a University of Montreal graduate, has been  practicing pediatric and geriatric low vision optometry at the Lethbridge-Layton Mackay Rehabilitation Centre since 1996. He also lectures on low vision rehabilitation  to McGill University residents in ophthalmology. He has worked as a clinical teacher in  primary care optometry clinical skills at the University of Montreal School of Optometry  Clinic. Dr. Canuto has a particular interest in macular degeneration. 


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This CHSSN initiative is funded through Health Canada’s 

Official Languages Health Contribution Program 2018-2023.