Meeting Materials


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

Madhu Chawla, OD
Donna Burke
Lillian Wang, OD

March 17, 2017
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
(or until conclusion of business)

2420 Del Paso Road
Sequoia Room
Sacramento, CA 95834

and Teleconference at these locations:

Moraga Country Club
1600 St. Andrews Drive
Moraga, CA 94556

4700 Natick Avenue, Lobby
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403


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 to Amend Title 16, California Code of Regulations § 1536 to Add Continuing Education (CE) Credits for Child and Elderly Abuse Detection Courses; Recommendation to the Full Board

4. Discussion and Possible Action Related to Concerns Raised by CE Providers Regarding Revised Approval Process, Continuing Education Course Approval Request Form; Recommendation to Full Board

5. Discussion and Possible Action on Continuing Education Course Approval Requests Pursuant to California Code of Regulations § 1536

A. Common Subclinical Retinal Diseases - Diagnosing & Management Utilizing OCT

B. 1. Diabetic Macular Edema Pearls, Updates from Protocol T and DRCRnet

2. OCT Angiography

3. Pearls for Scleral Fixated Intraocular Lenses

4. Rock Inhibitors and Cornea

5. Rock Inhibitors and Glaucoma

6. Select Innovations in Pediatric Retina

7. Update on Diagnosis and Management of Challenging Cornea Cases

C. Ocular Surface Disease

D. Plaquenil Toxicity Screening

E. 1. Micro-Invasive Glaucoma Surgery

2. Extended Depth of Focus IOL's vs. Sperical Abberation Optimized Multifocal IOLs

3. Understanding Vitreoretinal Interface: Diagnosis & Management and the Relationship to Anterior Segment Procedures

4. YAG Laser vitreolysis

F. 2nd Annual Optometric Glaucoma Symposium

G. Advances in Cataract Surgery

H. Intensive 4-Hour 1-on-1 Observational Training in Pre-op, Intra-op, & Post-op Care of Refractive Surgery Patients

I. Intensive 6-Hour 1-on-1 Observational Training in Pre-op, Intra-op, & Post-op Care of the Surgical Cataract Patient

J. Ophthalmic Forum 2016

K. Presbyopic IOL Options

L. All Things Refractive

M. State of the Art LASIK Techniques – Live Lasik Demonstration

N. Introduction to Topography Guided LASIK

O. Cataract Surgery and Treatment of Dry Eye – Resubmittal

P. Practical Solutions for Common Retinal Problems

Q. Updates from the American Academy of Ophthalmology; Dry Eye – What We Didn't Know - Resubmittal

R. Cataract Grand Rounds: Update on the New Multifocal IOLs, Patient History and Outcomes; Current Trends in Retinal Imaging

S. 10 Diagnoses That Are Not Dry Eye But Could Save Your Patient's Eye & Vision

T. 1. Star Wars Go Rogue– Symfony and Symfony Toric: The Best of Both Galaxies

2. Star Wars Go Rogue – Corneal Cross-Linking "The Lightsaber for Corneal Ectasia"

3. Star Wars Go Rogue – Retina One: A Story of Systemic Discovery

4. Star Wars Go Rogue – Laser Refractive Surgery & Intraocular Lens Technology "The Force is Strong"

5. Star Wars Go Rogue – Retina Jeopardy…From a Galaxy Far, Far Away

6. Star Wars Go Rogue – MIGS Episode III: Cypass Micro-Stent, A New Hope

7. Star Wars Go Rogue – Eye Rebel: Waging War on Orbital Eye Disease

8. Star Wars Go Rogue – Rogue Diagnosis: Case Presentations

U. Emerging Optometry Roles in a Multidisciplinary Setting – Resubmittal

V. Optometry Law Lecture

W. 1. UCSF Benign vs. Neoplastic Anterior Segment Diseases

2. UCSF Anterior Segment Problems in the Pediatric Practice

3. UCSF PROSE/Specialty Contact Lenses

4. UCSF Well That Was Unexpected! Grand Rounds Cases

5. UCSF Amblyopia: From Front of Eye to Back of Brain

6. UCSF Is This Glaucoma?

7. UCSF What's New in Glaucoma

X. Raindrop, Near Vision Inlay, TECNIS Symfony

Y. What Motivates, Challenges, and Infuriates Your Patients – How Do You Measure Up & How Can You Improve

Z. Kaiser Permanente Ocular Symposium

AA.Retina Update

BB. SECO 2017

CC 1. Enlarged Optic Nerve Cupping

2. Lessons Learned as a Malpractice Consultant

3. Potpourri of Corneal Cases: When to Consider

4. Systemic and Medical Jeopardy

5. The Other Glaucoma

6. Viral Infections of the Anterior Segment

7. Corneal Dystrophies & Pathology

6. 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.

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