Academic Presentations

Replicated Eye Care Centers in the Developing World. Invited speaker. Unite for Sight Global Health and Innovation Conference, Yale University, April 17-18, 2010.

Krueger RR and Weiss RA: LASIK and the Cosmetic Surgery Patient. Presented at the AAO Symposium: Cosmetic Oculoplastic Surgery for the General Ophthalmologist – Technique and Complications Avoidance [Combined meeting with the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASPRS)], American Academy of Ophthalmology, Anaheim, November 16, 2004

Weiss RA: Weiss Vertexometer to Measure Vertex Distance at the Phoropter before Refractive Surgery. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Philadelphia, June 4, 2002. Awarded Best Paper of LASIK Session.

Weiss RA: Plus and Minus cylinder notation of phoropter refractions are not equivalent. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Seattle, April 13th, 1999.

Weiss RA: Device for accurate measurement of phoropter vertex distances. Scientific poster presentation. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Seattle, April 10th, 1999.

Amoils SP, Weiss RA and Spears V: Mechanical and thermal factors in photorefractive keratectomy. 1998 Annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, November 8, 1998.

Weiss RA, Berke W, Gottlieb L, Horvath P: Achieving Emmetropia: Phoropter vertex measurements with a new device prior to refractive procedures. XVIth Congress of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, Nice, France, September 9, 1998.

Weiss RA: Hyperopic PRK: A new epithelial removal technique. 1998 International Society of Refractive Surgery World Refractive Surgery Symposium, Orlando, Florida, July 28, 1998.

Weiss RA, Berke W, Gottlieb L, Horvath P: Clinical Significance of accurate phoropter vertex measurements with a new device prior to refractive procedures. 1998 International Society of Refractive Surgery World Refractive Surgery Symposium, Orlando, Florida, July 27, 1998.

Weiss RA, Berke W, Gottlieb L, Horvath P: Clinical implications of accurate phoropter vertex measurements prior to PRK and LASIK. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery: 1998 Symposium on Cataract, IOL and Refractive Surgery, San Diego, April 20, 1998.

Weiss RA: New Device for Removing the Corneal Epithelium before Hyperopic PRK. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery: 1997 Symposium on Cataract, IOL and Refractive Surgery, Boston, April 26, 1997.

Weiss RA, Caudle G, Gradov I: Precise Binocular Centration and Focusing Techniques with the VISX Star Excimer Laser. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery: 1997 Symposium on Cataract, IOL and Refractive Surgery, Boston, April 26, 1997.

Weiss RA and Amoils SP: Clinical Pearls in Removing the Epithelium with a Rotary Brush. 1996 International Society of Refractive Surgery’s Pre-Academy Conference and Exhibition, Chicago, October 25, 1996

Amoils SP and Weiss RA: Mechanical and Thermal Factors in Photorefractive Keratectomy. 1996 International Society of Refractive Surgery’s Pre-Academy Conference and Exhibition, Chicago, October 24, 1996

Weiss RA, Caudle G, Gradov I: Possible Clinical Implications of Surgeon’s Eye Dominance on Proper Centering of Corneal Procedures with the VISX Laser. 1996 International Society of Refractive Surgery’s Pre- Academy Conference and Exhibition, Chicago, October 24, 1996

Weiss RA, Liaw L, Amoils SP: Evaluation and Comparison of Corneal Epithelial Removal Techniques used prior to Excimer Laser Photoablation. Presented at the First Congress of the Internet Ophthalmology Society. University of Pisa, Italy. August 17, 1996

Amoils SP and Weiss RA: Rotary epithelial scrubber and chilled B.S.S. for photo-refractive keratectomy. International Society of Refractive Surgery Symposium, Minneapolis, July 19, 1996

Weiss RA, Liaw L, Amoils SP: Scanning electron microscopy of corneal epithelial removal techniques prior to excimer laser photoablation. International Society of Refractive Surgery Symposium, Minneapolis, July 19, 1996

Amoils SP and Weiss RA: Rotary epithelial scrubber and chilled B.S.S. for laser photo-refractive keratectomy. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Seattle, June 2, 1996

Weiss RA, Liaw L, Amoils SP: Evaluation and comparison of corneal epithelial removal techniques used prior to excimer laser photoablation. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Seattle, June 2, 1996

Weiss RA: Global fund raising for the prevention of blindness. Volunteer Eye Surgeon’s Association, San Francisco, November 1994

Weiss RA: One World Sight Project: attacking curable blindness worldwide. Aravind Eye Hospital Madurai, India, December 1992

Weiss RA: One World Sight Project: a unique global fund raising effort. Volunteer Eye Surgeon’s Association, Dallas, November 1992

Weiss RA: One World Sight Project: attacking curable blindness worldwide. Presented at the Partnership Committee meeting, Helen Keller International, New York, December 1991

Weiss RA: One World Sight Project update. Volunteer Eye Surgeon’s Association, Anaheim, November 1991

Weiss RA: Management of Orbital and Periorbital Trauma. Soft tissue workshop sponsored by the American Academy of Facial and Reconstructive Surgery. University of California at Irvine School of Medicine. April 13, 1991

Weiss RA: Blindness prevention and treatment in the developing world. Volunteer Eye Surgeon’s Association, Atlanta, November 1990

Weiss RA and Hurwitz JJ: Retrobulbar Lymphoscintigraphy. A safe and useful orbital investigative technique. American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Seventeenth Annual Scientific Symposium, November 1986

Chavis RM and Weiss RA: Pediatric Orbital Pseudotumor. Accepted as a thesis for the American Society for Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, October 1985

Weiss RA and Hurwitz JJ: Human Orbital Lymphatic Pathways. Canadian Ophthalmologic Society Toronto, June 1985

Weiss RA: Intermittent Proptosis. Toronto Oculoplastic Society. Toronto, September 1984