Sunday, April 30, 2017 from 7:00 AM to 4:30 PM PDT
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The Westin South Coast Plaza 
686 Anton Boulevard
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
In the Grand Ballroom

Conveniently located off the 405 freeway and Bristol, near South Coast Plaza

Hotel self-parking is included in registration fee.

Hotel Rates starting at $234 per night.


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Gina Valdemar 
Coastal Vision Medical Group 
(714) 746-9679 

4th Annual Taste of the Islands CE 2017

This 8-hour CE event will have educational speakers and a scrumptious lunch with some amazing dance skills on the side. So loosen up those hips and come join us April 30th.

Schedule of Events:

7:00 am-7:50 am Registration & Breakfast

7:50 am-8:00 am Dan B. Tran, MD 
Welcome & Opening Remarks

8:00 am-8:25 am Timothy You, MD
5 Retinal Diagnoses You Don't Want to Miss

8:25 am-8:50 am Jennifer Lee Wu, MD
Cataract Surgery in Patients with Corneal Pathology

8:50 am-9:15 am Gary Lovcik, OD
Buried Treasure: Connecting The Dots To Treating Binocular Misalignment

9:15 am-9:40 am Elizabeth Hofmeister, MD, MC, USN
Patient-reported Outcomes with LASIK: Interpreting the PROWL Study

9:40 am-10:05 am Dan B. Tran, MD
What We Know about Topography Guided Refractive Surgery: Case Studies in Clinical Practice

10:05 am-10:30 am Madhu Agarwal, MD
Do You See What I See?

10:30 am-11:00 am Break

11:00 am-11:50 am Jennifer Lee Wu, MD
Crosslinking for Corneal Ectasia

11:50 am-12:15 pm  Justin Kwan, OD, FAAO
The Evolution of Sclera Lenses

12:15 pm-12:40 pm Jeffrey Joseph, MD
Blink and You'll Miss It: Dry Eye in the Cosmetic Patient

12:40 pm-1:50 pm Lunch/Luau

1:50 pm-2:15 pm Dan B. Tran, MD
Is the Symfony Toric Lens the Answer for Every Eye Condition?

2:15 pm-2:40 pm Betsy Nguyen, MD
Should My Glaucoma Patient with a Cataract have a MIGS Surgery?

2:40 pm-3:05 pm Raj Rathod, MD, MBA
Vitreous: Friend or Foe

3:10 pm-3:35 pm Jeffrey Joseph, MD
Is it Cancer? The Optometrist's Role in the Diagnosis and Management of Periocular Skin Cancer

3:35pm-4:00 pm Lisa D. Garbutt, MD
Ocular Presentations of Systemic Disease: Case Presentations

4:00 pm-4:25 pm Betsy Nguyen, MD
Glaucoma Management: What Should I Do Next?

4:25 pm-4:30 pm  Closing Remarks/Raffle

*Pending CA Board of Optometry approval.  Topics and speakers are subject to change.