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. Last year’s topics included:

Myopia control
Corneal Collagen Cross-linking
Multiple Sclerosis and the Optic Nerve
Ocular Side Effects of Prescribed Biological Agents


June 2019


UC Berkeley Campus

Registration Fees

Late Registration fees are in effect until Sunday, June 3rd

General, Faculty, Resident Alumni  $190
Students $15

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Registration will open March 2019.

Click below to register today. Registration closes Sunday, June 3rd.

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Program 10:00-1:00pm, 2:00-5:30pm
7 CE Hours (4 TPA, 3 Misc CE hours – includes 0.5 GLAUC-CE)

[accordion header1="Lectures and Speakers" tab1="Preventing Progression with Corneal Collagen Cross-linking
Celia Gong, OD, MS, UC Berkeley School of Optometry

Pigmented Conjunctival Lesions: When to Monitor and When to Refer
Jane Pouvaranukoah, OD, San Francisco VA

Peripheral Corneal Ulcers: A Rare Presentation of Herpes Simplex
Courtney Goode, OD, Fresno VA

Zoster Invasion
Joan Le, OD, Fresno VA

Expecting the Unexpected in the Management of Anterior Uveitis
Meng-Hua Wu, OD, UC Berkeley School of Optometry

ICE syndrome
Teresa Nguyen, OD, UC Berkeley School of Optometry

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

Myopia Control: Should It Become the Standard of Care?
Shelby Leach, OD, UC Berkeley School of Optometry

Late Onset Ocular Myasthenia Gravis
Michael Wallerich, OD, MBA, Palo Alto VA

Cerebrovascular Accidents With Visual Field Defects & Associated Neglect
Brooke Kibel, OD, Palo Alto VA

Central Fusion Disruption Secondary to Traumatic Brain Injury
Sarah El-Khazendar, OD, UC Berkeley School of Optometry

Low Vision and Driving
Emily Gorski, OD, UC Berkeley School of Optometry

A Case of Paracentral Acute Middle Maculopathy in Central Retinal Vein Occlusion
Sara Nabhan, OD, Palo Alto VA

Guidelines for the Referral and Management of Central Retinal Vein Occlusions
Alyssa Louie, OD, San Francisco VA

There's a Floater in My Eye! A Case of Sickle Cell Retinopathy
Ashley McCafferty, OD, Reno VA

Not Your Average Floater
Amanda Brewer, OD, Reno VA

Multiple Sclerosis and the Optic Nerve
May Sanguanlosit, OD, Palo Alto VA

Maxed out? Current Options for the Progressing Glaucoma Patient
Kathleen Au, OD, Fresno VA

Ocular Side Effects of Biological Medications and Other Targeted Therapies
Sandra Harpster, OD, San Francisco VA"] [margin space="50"]

Presentation Downloads

Registrants will receive an email on Monday, June 4th with a link to download presentation handouts. Please contact our office if you did not receive this link.

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

optoCE@berkeley.edu 800-827-2163