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Amniotic Membrane Transplantation: Uses for Restoring the Ocular Surface

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Nicole Fram, MD
Clinical Instructor of Ophthalmology, David Geffen School of Medicine, Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA

OCMA Conference Center
17322 Murphy Avenue
Irvine, CA 92614

Schedule of Events:
The Executive Committee is to convene at 6 p.m.
No Host Bar & Hors d’Oeuvres
Social Time and Exhibits 6:30 p.m.
Dinner 7:15 p.m.
Lecture 7:45 p.m

Upcoming Events

Volunteers Needed: The Lighthouse Vision Clinic

December 3, 2016
The Lighthouse Church
1885 Anaheim Ave, Costa Mesa CA (map)
For professional volunteers, please contact Sam Hahn
For general volunteers, please contact Sapphira Ha
Please see our flyer for more details.

Hawaiian Eye 2017

Jan 14 – 20, 2017
Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa
1571 Poipu Rd, Koloa, HI 96756 (map) for information & registration: http://www.healiocom/meeting/hawaiianeyemeeting/home

ASCRS / ASOA Symposium & Congress

May 5 – 9, 2017
Los Angeles Convention Center
1201 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA 90015 (map)
for information & registration: http://annualmeeting.ascrs.org/registration

Recent Publications

Hope in Sight Cover

Hope in Sight - One Doctor’s Quest to Restore Eyesight and Dignity to the World’s Poor

by Aisha Simjee, MD

See the world through the eyes of author and ophthalmologist Aisha Simjee, MD. Through her unique riches-to-rags-to-riches-to-outreach story, she embodies one of the great American success stories of our time. Sharing her experiences at home and abroad, Dr. Simjee turns tragedies to triumphs, undeterred by seemingly insurmountable barriers. Based on her diaries, memories, friends, and photographs from the past seven decades, Hope in Sight follows her remarkable odyssey and quest to restore hope and dignity to sight-deprived and disadvantaged people, wherever they are found.

Read more here


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John Hwang, MD


Dr. Hwang has authored numerous papers in the peer-reviewed ophthalmic literature with expertise in the treatment of age-related macular degeneration and surgical management of proliferative diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment, and macular hole. Dr. Hwang sees patients at the Newport Beach, Laguna Hills, and Santa Ana offices.

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