Meeting Materials


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

June 29, 2018
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
(or until conclusion of business)

Moraga Country Club
Conference Room
1600 St Andrews Dr.
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

Department of Consumer Affairs
HQ2 - Hearing Room
1747 North Market Boulevard,
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. May 22, 2018
  4. Discussion and Possible Action on Continuing Education Course Approval Requests Pursuant to Title 16, California Code of Regulations § 1536
    • A. Improving Diagnostic Confidence in Era of OC
    • B. Evaluating New Refractive Technologies
    • C. A Rational Approach to Dry Eye Diagnostics
    • D. 1. Full Service Vision Correction
      2. Glaucoma
      3. Glaucoma Updates!
      4. Cornea Humility
      5. Retinal Surgical Techniques
      6. Ocular Issues in Diving – Eyecare in Extreme Environment Series
    • E. What’s New in Glaucoma Surgery
    • F. In Depth Consultation and Informed Consent
    • G. LLU Eye Institutes Optometric Affiliates – RESUBMITTAL
    • H. Complications of Glaucoma Filtering Surgery
    • I. OCT Interpretation
    • J. Punctal Plugs and ProKera Workshop
  5. Discussion Regarding Accepting More Online Continuing Education Courses; Possible Recommendations to the Full Board
  6. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Allowing Continuing Education Credit for Optometrists Presenting to Dispensing Optician Programs; Possible Recommendation to the Full Board
  7. Adjournment

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

Meetings of the California State Board of Optometry and its committees are open to the public except when specifically noticed otherwise in accordance with the Open Meeting Act. Public comments will be taken on agenda items at the time the specific item is raised. Time limitations will be determined by the Chairperson. The Committee may take action on any item listed on the agenda, unless listed as informational only. Agenda items may be taken out of order to accommodate speakers and to maintain a quorum.

NOTICE: The meeting is accessible to the physically disabled. A person who needs a disability-related accommodation or modification in order to participate in the meeting may make a request by contacting Rob Stephanopoulos at (916) 575-7184 or sending a written request to that person at the California State Board of Optometry, 2450 Del Paso Road, Suite 105, Sacramento, CA 95834. Providing your request at least five (5) business days before the meeting will help ensure availability of the requested accommodation.