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

March 8, 2019

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

(or until conclusion of business)

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
2nd Floor Cafe
1600 St Andrews Dr.
Moraga, CA 94556

Stevenson Ranch Library
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. January 11, 2019

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

A. 1. Advance Cataract Surgery

2. Medical and Surgical Glaucoma Management

B. Surgical Myopic Treatment Webinar

C. SCRC Annual Educational Update – 2019

D. Macular Degeneration

E. Diabetic Retinopathy

F. 1. Best of Last Year

2. Diabetic Retinopathy

3. Intraoperative Aberrometry

4. New Implant Technologies

G. 1. Intraocular Implants the Future is Bright

2. Pressure Control Glaucoma Therapy

3. Guidelines to Acute Retinal Ischemia & Eye Stroke

4. Keratoconus

H. 1. Ocuplastics

2. Diabetic Retinopathy

I. 1. Glaucoma Cases

2. Surgery Post-Op Care

J. Keratoconus

K. 1. Anterior Segment

2. Functional Vision

3. Pharmacology

4. Practice Management

L. 1. Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Devices

2. Toric IOLs

3. Multifocial IOLs

4. Correction of Ptosis & Upper Lid Malalignments

M. Multimodal Imaging

N. 1. Glaucoma Update - KAISER

2. Controversies in Glaucoma - KAISER

3. Advances in Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration - KAISER

4. Diabetic Retinopathy and Macular Edema - KAISER

5. Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration - KAISER

6. Retinal Issues Following Cataract Surgery - KAISER


5. Update and Discussion and Possible Action on Staff Research Regarding the Following:

a) Posting to Optometry Website of Approved Continuing Education Course List with New Individual Course Identifiers

b) Continuing Education Approval Criteria and Length of Approval For Approved Courses for other Department of Consumer Affairs’ Boards and Bureaus, the Council on Optometric Practitioner Education (COPE), the American Optometric Association, and Other Relevant Entities to Identify Current Industry Practices

c) Inclusion of Course Numbers on Continuing Education Course Applications

d) Designation of the Type of Optometry Licensees that Can Teach Certain Courses

e) Possible Changes to Regulatory Language Related to Continuing Education for Optometrist

6. Update and Discussion Regarding Strategic Plan Enforcement Objectives and Deliverables

7. Future Agenda Items

8. 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 Evan Gage at (916) 575-7185 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.