Our residents encounter many interesting cases during their year of specialized study. The Resident Forum is a chance for you to attend a grand rounds presentation by residents from UC Berkeley, San Francisco VA, Palo Alto VA, Reno VA and Fresno VA. Earn up to 7 hours of continuing education. This year’s topics included:

Postoperative complications
Ocular Pain
Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma
Optic Neuropathy


Sunday, June 7, 2020


UC Berkeley Campus

Registration Fees

Regular Registration Rates through Friday, May 24th

General  $175
Resident Alumni  $90
Full Time Faculty  $90
Part Time Faculty  $130

Registration Fees

Late Registration fees are in effect until Sunday, June 2nd

General, Faculty, Resident Alumni  $195

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Registration will open late March 2020.

Registration is now closed. To join the waitlist, please email us at:

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Program 10:00-1:00pm, 2:00-5:30pm
7 CE Hours (4 Hours TPA, 3 Hours Misc – including 1 GLAUC-CE hour)*
*Subject to change

[accordion header1="Lectures and Speakers" tab1="Progressive retinal artery fibrin-platelet plaque
Michael Lim, OD, Palo Alto VA

Acquired Macular Vitelliform Lesions
Kristi Lew, OD, Palo Alto VA

Mechanisms and Management of Photophobia
Heather Van Law, OD, Palo Alto VA

Treatment and Management of Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Complicated by Pregnancy
Stacey Lu, OD, Palo Alto VA

Amaurosis Fugax: When It's Time to Quit the Bacon
Jennifer Padolina, OD, Reno VA

There is Sawdust In My Eye
Mariah Mitman, OD, Reno VA

Enhancing Quality of Life: Soft Prosthetic Contact Lenses
Karen Molina, OD, UC Berkeley School of Optometry

A Red Painful Eye
Lucia Zhu, OD, Reno VA

The Blind, Painful Eye
Christabelle Trinh, OD, Reno VA

How to Manage a Persistent Red Eye
Winnie Au-Yeung, OD, Reno VA

Misconceptions of Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty
Benjamin Szu, OD, San Francisco VA

It's Never Too Late: Capsular Block Syndrome as a Delayed Complication of Cataract Surgery
Sarah Sandhaus, OD, San Francisco VA

Retinal Vein Occlusions: Beyond the Usual Suspects
Melissa Tawa, OD, San Francisco VA

Small Corneas, Big Problems... Scleral Edition
Vakishan Nadarajah, OD, UC Berkeley School of Optometry

New Developments in the Management of Keratoconus
Alexa Westerbeck, OD, UC Berkeley School of Optometry

The Optic Nerve Post-Trauma
Sarah Maasarani, OD, UC Berkeley School of Optometry

A Drop a Day Keeps the Myopia Away
Christine Yoo, OD, UC Berkeley School of Optometry

Big E, Big E, Big E, Can't You See?
Kenneth Tran, OD, UC Berkeley School of Optometry

Ms. Optic Neuropathy
Denise Tirado, OD, UC Berkeley School of Optometry"] [margin space="50"]

Presentation Downloads

Registrants will receive an email on Monday, June 3rd with a link to download presentation handouts. Please contact our office if you did not receive this link.


Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us if you have any questions!

optoCE@berkeley.edu 800-827-2163