Medical News / Coverage ASRS 2019: Lawrence Hoffheimer: Legal Hurdles for Retina Specialists

Despite not being a physician, Lawrence Hoffheimer, a former healthcare attorney who practice in Washington D.C. for more than 30 years, has a unique perspective on macular degeneration. 

 Chairman and founder of the Macular Degeneration Association, Hoffheimer saw his mother suffer from the wet age-related macular degeneration in the 1980s and would later develop the condition himself. Hoffheimer has used his experiences and his platform to lobby and increase awareness for the disease on a national level. 
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