MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – WVU Medicine University Healthcare and the WVU Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center Eastern Division will sponsor a community mini-medical school program on cataracts.

The seminar titled "All About Cataracts" will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 15 in the auditorium of the WVU Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center on the Berkeley Medical Center campus.  

The guest speaker is Tamim Qaum, M.D., board-certified ophthalmologist with Martinsburg Eye Associates. Cataract removal is one of the safest and most effective types of surgery. Dr. Qaum will take a closer look at cataracts and the available treatment options.

Registration for the mini-medical school program begins at 6:30 p.m. with the program to follow from 7–8 p.m. Light refreshments will be offered at the conclusion of the seminar.  

This community mini-medical school program is being offered free to the public as a community service of WVU Medicine University Healthcare and the WVU Health Sciences Center Eastern Division. For more information, call 304-264-1223.

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For more information: Teresa E. McCabe, University Healthcare Vice President for Marketing and Development, 304-264-1223