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Upcoming Events

Program For Thursday May 23rd, 2024

Grand Rounds

“Topography-guided laser vision correction for the treatment of irregular astigmatism. - By Tom Tooma, MD

Corneal transplant surgeon currently specializing in refractive and cataract surgery, Founder and Medical Director for NVISION Eye Centers, a pioneer of LASIK surgery, a principal investigator in the field of laser vision correction in 1993 & 1994

Educational Objectives:

  • Learn how some patients with reduced vision secondary to irregular astigmatism can benefit from topography-guided laser vision correction procedures.
  • Who are the candidates for this treatment modality?

“Antibody Drug Conjugate (ADC) Toxicity in the Cornea”- by Elizabeth Shen, MD

Cataract, Cornea & External Disease Specialist, practices at Irvine Eye Physicians and Surgeons Inc.

Educational Objectives:

  • Understand which areas of medicine use Antibody Drug Conjugates (ADCs) and the mechanism of this class of drugs.
  • Understand how ADCs affect the ocular surface.
  • Learn effective strategies for treating ADC toxicity on the ocular surface.

“Is That a Freckle?” - by Zack Oakey, MD

VR surgery + ocular oncology, one of a handful of ophthalmologists in California who has undergone fellowship training in ocular oncology, founder of Blue Coast Retina

Educational Objectives:

  • Understand the pathophysiology of malignant transformation of choroidal melanoma.
  • Develop insights into the onset of choroidal nevi.
  • Establish what is an epidemiologic framework which correctly interprets the onset of de novo choroidal melanoma.

“Taco Maculopathy” - by Sean Adrean, MD

Specialist of age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, experienced in Ophthalmic surgery, the principal investigator for multiple trials on new and emerging therapies for macular degeneration, Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, frequently lectures at meetings for retina specialists, and is a member of organizations such as AAO, ASRS, ARVO and EURetina

Educational Objectives:

  • Describe a new maculopathy
  • Review of the pertinent case
  • Review of management of the entity


Turnip Rose - The Promenade
1570 Scenic Avenue
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Schedule of Events

The Executive Committee is to convene at 6:00 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 17th to or (714) 642-3679
Non OCSO Member Ophthalmologists - guest fee $100
Fellows – guest fee $30

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Recent Publications

Gui W, Au A, Rabina G, Kapelushnik N, Cohen S, Masarwa D, Hosseini H, Schwartz S, Loewenstein A, Schwartz SD.

  • Pigment Epithelial Detachment in Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Long Term Visual Acuity Outcomes May Improve with Higher Injection Index. Retina. doi: 10.1097/IAE.0000000000003224. May 26, 2021.

Gui W, Pan B, Sadun AA, Sebag J.

  • Importance of the inner limiting membrane in adults. Exp Eye Res. 2021 Jun;207:108582. doi: 10.1016/j.exer.2021.108582. Epub 2021 Apr 18. PMID: 33864782.

Gui W, Sebag J.

  • Re: Ishida et al: Risk Factors, Onset, and Progression of Epiretinal Membrane after 25-Gauge Pars Plana Vitrectomy for Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment. Ophthalmol Retina. 2020 Nov;4(11):e10-e11. doi: 10.1016/j.oret.2020.07.001. PMID: 33131676.

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