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

January 11, 2019

10:15 AM – 12:15 PM

(or until conclusion of business)

Oakland Marriott City Center
Second Floor Lobby
1001 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94607

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

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

Moraga Country Club
Main Lobby
1600 St Andrews Dr.
Moraga, CA 94556

Starbucks – Outside Courtyard
25900 The Old Road
Stevensons Ranch, CA 91381

Department of Consumer Affairs
HQ2 – Pearl Room
1747 North Market Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95834

(Additional Public Participation Site)


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. August 30, 2018

4. Discussion and Possible Action on Continuing Education Course Approval Requests Pursuant to Title 16, California Code of Regulations § 1536

A. 1. 16th Annual San Francisco Cornea, Cataract, and Refractive Surgery Symposium

B. 1. How Global Pachymetry with Epithelial Thickness Segmentation Helps in the Earlier Diagnosis of Keratoconus, Dry Eye Disease, and Post Refractive Surgery Management

2. OTC in the Glaucoma Practice: Why I Cannot Live Without It!

3. An OTC Primer on Retinal Disease

4. Widefield OCT and OCTA in the Optometric Practice

C. 4th Annual Optometric Glaucoma Symposium

D. EyeCenter Optometric CE for Free

E. Myopia 360

F. Ophthalmic Forum 2017

G. Update in Cataract, Refractive, and Corneal Surgeries

H. 1. Update on Presbyopic IOLs

2. Sudden Painless Loss of Vision

I. 1. Ptosis Management in the Aging Adult

2. Visual Manifestations of Stroke – Ocular Myasthenia Gravis

3. Age Related Macular Degeneration: Updates and Current Treatment – Role of OCT and Advances in Management of Macular Holes, Epiretinal Membranes

4. Correlate Clinically: Fusing Form and Function – Glaucoma-When to Treat and When to Refer

5. Gali Gali Disease – Update on Corneal Transplantation

6. How to Reach Them All – Preschool

7. Sclerals: When Bigger is Better; Update on Research Activities at Loma Linda; What Am I Doing Now That I Wasn’t Doing Last Year

J. Cataract Surgery: Patient Selection Pre/Post Operative Care as Related to Surgical Technique Selection (3D Vision Technology)

K. Corneal Cross-linking Update for O.D.

L. Annual Education Meeting – Pacific Eye Specialists

M. East Bay Eye Center Fall Continuing Education

N. LLU Eye Institute: Grand Rounds

O. Optometry Law Lecture

P. Kaiser Permanente Ocular Symposium

Q. Diabetic Retinopathy

R. 1. Normal Tension Glaucoma

2. Treatment Options for Dry Eye: Underestimated Role of Meibomian Gland Dysfunction in Dry Eyes

3. The Battle of Cornea Biomechanics: Who’s Stronger?

4. Let the Fantastic Beast Out: The Journey to Fighting Astigmatism at the Time of Cataract Surgery

5. Retina Look Alikes

6. Cataract & Refractive Surgery Candidacy Using Advanced Diagnostic Technology

7. Fantastic Beasts or Fabulous Cases? Another Day in the Agarwal Clinic!

S. 1. All Things Cataract

2. All Things Refractive

3. The Surgical Day: Live Cataract and Implant Surgery

4. The Surgical Day: Current LASIK Techniques and Live LASIK Demonstration

T. Lasik & Refractive Surgery

U. Vitreous Hemorrhage: When to Intervene

V. Macular Degeneration

W. Beyond the Retina - Intralase Lasik Correction - Evaluation and Management of Ocular Adnexal and Orbital Trauma

X. Surgical Myopic Treatments

5. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Expiration of Board Approved Continued Education Courses; Possible Recommendations to the Full Board

6. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Continuing Education Courses Being Provided Prior to Board Approval; Possible Recommendation to the Full Board

7. Discussion and Possible Action Regarding Continuing Education Course Providers Issuing Certificates Without Necessary or Clear Information; Possible Recommendation to the Full Board

8. Future Agenda Items

9. Adjournment

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