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OCSO Grand Rounds

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

Please join us for an evening of exciting clinical and surgical cases from the following presenters:

Chantal J. Boisvert, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor — Department of Ophthalmology, UC Irvine School of Medicine
Topic: Pediatric Neuro-ophthalmology

Sanjay R. Kedhar, MD
Associate Professor — Department of Ophthalmology/Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, UC Irvine School of Medicine
Topic: Uveitis

Jeffrey Joseph, MD
Private practice in Newport Beach and Assistant Clinical Professor — Department of Ophthalmology/Gavin Herbert Eye Institute, UC Irvine School of Medicine
Topic: Non-surgical management of a large periocular basal cell carcinoma

John Park, MD
Volunteer Assistant Clinical Professor, UC Irvine, Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Associate ASOPRS Oculoplastic Surgery Fellowship Preceptor, UC Irvine, Department of Ophthalmology
Topic: Ocular and orbital injury from faulty Takata airbag deployment

Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
Department of Ophthalmology - UCI
850 Health Sciences Road
Irvine, CA 92697

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

Please RSVP by May 8th to donnamcpride@yahoo.com or (949) 398-8100 x 107
Non OCSO Members - guest fee $60

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Recent Publications

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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.

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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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