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Evening of Continuing Education Topics:
• Glaucoma 2017: News and Views
• Low Vision Patients: Referral & Follow Up Care
6:00 -7:00 p.m.: Dr. Iwach and Dr. Radhakrishnan
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.: Dr. Marlena Chu
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About the speakers:
Andrew G. Iwach, MD is an associate clinical professor of ophthalmology at the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF) and a faculty instructor at the California Pacific Medical Center Department of Ophthalmology. Dr. Iwach is an examiner for the American Board of Ophthalmology, the Executive Director for the Glaucoma Research and Education Group, Executive Director of the Glaucoma Center of San Francisco, Co-Founder of the Eye Surgery Center of San Francisco, and Co-Founder of Glaucoma 360 New Horizons Forum. Dr. Iwach specializes in glaucoma treatment.
Dr. Sunita Radhakrishnan is an Associate at the Glaucoma Center of San Francisco and Research Director of the Glaucoma Research and Education Group, San Francisco, CA. She completed her residency at the Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland OH, and her glaucoma fellowship at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore MD. Her research interests include imaging of the anterior chamber angle and optic nerve, angle-closure glaucoma, and OCT technology. In addition to her clinical and research activities, she is also involved in patient education through her work as Editor-in-Chief of Gleams, a newsletter published by the Glaucoma Research Foundation, San Francisco, CA.
Dr. Marlena A. Chu received her optometry degree from the University of California School of Optometry, and then completed her Low Vision Residency under the mentorship of Drs. Robert B. Greer and Ian L. Bailey. She is one of 71 Low Vision Diplomates worldwide in the American Academy of Optometry. Dr. Chu is the Chief of Low Vision Services for the UC Berkeley School of Optometry, overseeing clinics at Minor Hall, the California School for the Blind and the San Francisco LightHouse for the Blind. She is also the Chief Mentor for the Ian L. Bailey Low Vision Residency.