Meeting Agenda


Cyd Brandvein, President
David Turetsky, OD, Vice President
Rachel Michelin, Secretary
Madhu Chawla, OD
Martha Garcia, CLD, SLD
Glenn Kawaguchi, OD
Debra McIntyre, OD
Mark Morodomi, JD
Maria Salazar Sperber, JD
Lillian Wang, OD

Madhu Chawla, OD, Chair
Martha Garcia, CLD, SLD
Debra McIntyre, OD
Mark Morodomi, JD
Lillian Wang, OD

May 22, 2018
12:00 PM 1:00 PM
(or until conclusion of business)

Moraga Library
1500 St. Mary's Road
Moraga, CA 94556

Kaiser Permanente
Department of Optometry
5601 De Soto Avenue, Rm 1761
Woodland Hills, CA 91367

California Eye Professionals
41637 Margarita Rd., Suite 100
Temecula, CA. 92591

California State Board of Optometry
2450 Del Paso Road, Suite 105
Sacramento, CA 95834
(Additional Public Participation Site)

Charter College - Oxnard Campus
2000 Outlet Center Drive, #150
Oxnard, CA 93036


  1. Call to Order/Roll Call
  2. Public Comment for Items Not on the Agenda
    • Note: The committee may not discuss or take action on any matter raised during this public comment section, except to decide whether to place the matter on the agenda of a future meeting [Government Code §11125, §11125.7(a)].
  3. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Meeting Minutes:
    • A. March 1, 2018
    • B. March 23, 2018
  4. Discussion and Possible Action on Continuing Education Course Approval Requests Pursuant to Title 16, California Code of Regulations § 1536

    A.   1. SMILE-Small Incision Lenticule Extraction
    2. Topography-Guided Laser Correction for Corneas with High Aberrations
    3. Choosing Premium Lenses in Highly Aberrated Corneas
    4. Dry Eye and MGD – Our Collaborative Approach
    5. Updates in Glaucoma Management
    B.  1.  The Four Pillars of Compliance
          2.  Glaucoma Grand Rounds
    C.  Kaiser Permanente Ocular Symposium
    D.  Advances in Retina Care 2018
    E.  Gonioscopy
    F.  1.   Modern Scleral Lenses
         2. Refractive Surgery & Crosslinking: Synergistic Options
         3. Lifestyle Intraocular Lenses in Previous LASIK Patients
         4.  AMD 101
         5.  Case Studies in Retinal Caratopathies
         6.  Fundamentals of Evaluation and Following Glaucoma with an OCT
         7.  Integrating MIGS Into Your Cataract Patients
         8.  A Crazy Day in the Orbit with Dr. Agarwal
         9.  Predicting Treatment Response in Wet AMD Based on Quantitative Analysis of OCT
         10. Advances in Medical Management of Glaucoma
         11. Lens Surgery is the New LASIK
         12. Dislocated Intraocular Lens Rescue and Replacement
         13. Lifestyle Intraocular Lens in Glaucoma Patients
    G.  1.  Conjunctivitis
         2.  Overcoming Mental Barriers in Visual Rehab
         3.  Ptosis Crutch: Success Treating
         4. Neuro-Optometry
         5.  Pharmacological Management of Glaucoma
         6.  Episcleritis, Scleritis, and Iritis
         7.  Diabetic Retinopathy
         8.  Macular Degeneration
         9.  Ethical Concerns with Short-Term Mission Trips
         10. Systemic Urgencies and Emergencies
         11. Visual Fields
         12.Vitreo-Retinal Disorders
    H.  Controversies in Modern Eye Care     
    I.   1.  Red Eye Curiosities
         2.  Concussion – An Evidence Based Approach to Optometric Management
         3.  A Rote Approach to Diabetic Photo Reading
         4.  Detection of Early Glaucoma: OCT Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer (RNFL) and OCT Posterior Pole Asymmetry Analysis (PPAA)
         5.  Keratoplasty Techniques
         6.  Putting the You in Uveitis  
    J.  1.  Toric IOLs – RESUBMITTAL
         2.  Corneal Crosslinking
         3.  Treatments for Macular Degeneration     
         4.  Glaucoma Decisions and Choices
         5.  Review of Eyedrops: Prostaglandins
         6.  Aspheric vs Spherical
         7.  Tecnis, Symfony & Crystalens
         8.  Ocular Hypertension
         9.  OCT of Macula and Optic Nerve
         10. Wavefront Technology: Topography Guided Laser
    K.  1.  Management of Today’s Cataract Surgery         
         2.  Saving Generations of Future Myopic Eye Disease
         3.  Graves’ Orbitopathy
         4.  Dietary Supplements and the Eyes
  5. Adjournment

The mission of the California State Board of Optometry s to protect the health and safety of California consumers through licensing, education, and regulation of the practice of Optometry.

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