skip to main content




2018 Office Closure Dates

Sign up for Newsletter

Donate Now Button

Fundraising Events

Amazon Smile button



Low Vision Expo 2018, Santa Cruz

LOW VISION EXPO Main presenter, Dr. Steven Sanislo describes retinal prosthesis

FREE Event!
Living with Vision Loss

Saturday, September 8, 2018
9:30 am to 4:00 pm

Louden Nelson Community Center
301 Center Street
Santa Cruz, CA  95060

Diabetic Retinopathy
Presented by Dr. Carolyn K. Pan, Byers Eye Institute at Stanford

Making Technology Work for You 
Presented by Professor Roberto Manduchi, Computer Engineering Department at UC Santa Cruz 

Adventures in Low Vision – Living Each Day to the Fullest 
Presented by Ana Bedingfeld, Bevie Crook, David Emanuel, Stacie Grijalva, Patrice Maginnis
Panelists will discuss the many programs & services available to you from Vista Center and the tools available to increase your independence and confidence while living with Vision Loss.


Sterling Adaptives

Event Schedule
9:30 Registration Begins
Registration/Visit Exhibitor Hall
(Exhibitor Hall is open 9:30 am-4pm) 

10:30 – 10:45 am
Welcome & Introductions 

10:45 - 12:00pm 
Diabetic Retinopathy
Dr. Carolyn K. Pan, M.D. Byers Eye Institute, Stanford

11:30 - 1:00pm 
Lunch - Free if you register by September 1, 2018

1:00 – 1:45 pm 
Making Technology Work for You 
Roberto Manduchi, Ph.D., UCSC

2:00 – 2:45 pm
Adventures in Low Vision – Living Each Day to the Fullest
Vista Center Speakers PanelVisitors at Exhibitor Hall

4:00pm LV Expo Concludes

2018 Low Vision Flyer

Past Low Vision Expos