Additional Training and Continuing Medical Education

Facial Cosmetic Surgery 2011: An international multi-specialty symposium. Day-long courses and lectures on facelifts, oculoplastic surgery, cosmetic laser skin rejuvenation. Bellagio, Las Vegas, Nevada. June 22-25, 2011

2011 Symposium on Cataract, IOL and Refractive Surgery. Sponsored by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. San Diego, March 25-29, 2011.

Facial Cosmetic Surgery 2009: An international multi-specialty symposium. Day-long courses and lectures on facelifts, oculoplastic surgery, cosmetic laser skin rejuvenation (including a special symposium on comparison of fractional CO2 lasers). Bellagio, Las Vegas, Nevada. July 14-18, 2009

Fraxel Laser Advanced Users Workshop. High-level interactive program is designed for experienced Fraxel laser users. University of Miami: Miller School of Medicine Cosmetic Center. Invited faculty. Miami, Florida. April 21, 2007

Botox National Educational Faculty Training Meeting. Special Juvederm Orientation and Training. Monarch Beach, California. September 29 – October 1, 2006.

CME Accredited study in Pain Management and Treatment of Terminally ill and Dying Patients. Held in conjunction with The 20th Annual Symposium on the Latest Advances in Facial Plastic surgery. Newport Beach, California. August 3-5, 2006.

The 20th Annual Symposium on the latest Advances in Facial Plastic Surgery. Invited faculty. Newport Beach, California. August 3-5, 2006.

Advanced in-house Fraxel laser Resurfacing training with clinicians and scientists at Reliant Technologies headquarters. San Jose, California. May 19, 2006.

Third Annual Botox National Educational Faculty Training Meeting. Santa Monica, California, February 24-26, 2006

Certification and advanced training with the Fraxel Laser. Certified by Reliant, Palo Alto, CA, December 5, 2005
Facial Cosmetic Surgery symposium. Las Vegas, Nevada, June 17-19, 2005

Second Annual Botox National Educational Faculty Training Meeting. Las Vegas, Nevada, January 21-23, 2005.

Certification and training with the Intralase Laser for LASIK flap creation. Certified by Intralase (Irvine). Newport Beach, CA, June 2, 2004.

First Annual Botox National Educational Faculty Training Meeting. Miami, Florida, February 27-29, 2004.

Conductive Keratoplasty (CK) Users Meeting. Florida, April 16-18, 2004 Restylane Seminar. Sponsored by Medicis Aesthetics. Newport Beach, CA, February 10, 2004.

Certification and training with the Viewpoint CK System for Conductive Keratoplasty (CK). Certified by Refractec (Irvine). Newport Beach, CA, December 8, 2003.

Conductive Keratoplasty for the Correction of Hyperopia. Instruction Course of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Anaheim, California, November 16, 2003.

Perspectives on Conductive Keratoplasty.[ CME-approved educational activity ] Course Director: Daniel Durrie. Anaheim, California, November 15, 2003.

Cosmetic Laser Workshop: Smoothbeam, Gentlelase, V-Beam. Workshop for advanced laser treatment of acne, periorbital wrinkles, vascular lesions, hair removal, and pigmented lesions. Sponsored by Candela Corporation and Beckman Laser Institute, Irvine, March 8, 2003.

International Congress of Wavefront Sensing & Aberration-Free Refractive Correction. [Advanced research in Customized Laser Vision Correction.] San Francisco, February 14-16, 2003.

LASIK Interface Reactions. Lecture sponsored by Alcon. Newport Beach, January 22, 2003.

Botox Cosmetic National Training Center Summit. Sponsored by Allergan Pharmaceuticals. Dallas, Texas, January 17-19, 2003.

Botox Cosmetic: Tips, Tricks and Techniques for Success. Sponsored by Allergan Pharmaceuticals. Laguna Beach, CA, November 14, 2002.

Endoscopic Forehead and Eyebrow Elevation course. Sponsored by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. New Orleans, November 12, 2001.

Phacoemulsification lab. Sponsored by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. New Orleans, November 12, 2001.

A video symposium of challenging cases and the management of intraoperative complications during cataract surgery. Sponsored by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. New Orleans, November 11, 2001.

Advanced Phacoemulsification course. Sponsored by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. New Orleans, November 11, 2001.

Refractive Surgery 2001: New Options and New Horizons. American Academay of Ophthalmology 2001 Subspecialty day. Sponsored by the Refractive Surgery Interest Group. New Orleans, November 9-10, 2001.

Phaco Crack or Quick Chop Cataract Extraction Technique. 1999 Annual Symposium on Cataract, IOL and Refractive Surgery. Sponsored by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Seattle, April 10, 1999.

LASIK Refractive Surgery Update. 1999 Annual Symposium on Cataract, IOL and Refractive Surgery. Sponsored by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Seattle, April 10, 1999.

Phacodynamics in Advanced Technology. 1999 Annual Symposium on Cataract, IOL and Refractive Surgery. Sponsored by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Seattle, April 10, 1999.

1999 Annual Symposium on Cataract, IOL and Refractive Surgery. Sponsored by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Seattle, April 10-13, 1999.

Aesthetic Facial Surgery: The Evolution of Oculoplastics. Sponsored by Jules Stein Eye Institute. New Orleans, LA. November 6, 1998.

1998 World Refractive Surgery Symposium. Sponsored by the International Society of Refractive Surgery, Orlando, Florida, July 27, 1998.

Advances in Aesthetic Laser Surgery. Certification and training with the Coherent Ultrafine Erbium Laser. Beckman Laser Institute, Irvine, CA, May 9, 1998

1998 Annual Symposium on Cataract, IOS and Refractive Surgery. Sponsored by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery:, San Diego, April 20, 1998.

Advanced Laser Skin Resurfacing course. Sponsored by the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, San Diego, CA, April 3, 1998

Certification and training with the Sharplan Erbium laser for facial skin resurfacing. Sponsored by Sharplan lasers Marina del Rey, CA, January 17, 1998

Certification and training with the Coherent Versapulse laser for pigmented and vascular lesions. Sponsored by Coherent and Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, June 28, 1997.

1997 Symposium on Cataract, IOL and Refractive Surgery. Sponsored by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Boston, April 26-30, 1997.

LASIK: Lamellar Refractive Surgery. Technique, Technology and Complications. (Official Chiron Educational and Certification Course) Chicago, October 26, 1996.

Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy: Certification course for the VISX Laser. Beckman Laser Institute, Irvine, CA, August 10-11, 1996.

Symposium on Cataract, IOL and Refractive Surgery. Sponsored by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Seattle, June 1-5, 1996.

Orientation and training with the Nidek Excimer Laser with Dr. Arturo Chayet, Tijuana, Mexico, February 1996

Excimer Laser Photorefractive Keratectomy: Certification course for the Summit Laser. Jules Stein Eye Institute. Los Angeles, CA, November 11, 1995.

Lasers in Dermatology. Beckman Laser Institute and Medical Clinic, Irvine, CA, September 30, 1995.

Phacorefractive: An essential curriculum for the Comprehensive Ophthalmologist. Advanced phacoemulsification and incisional and laser refractive surgery course. Dana Point, CA, September 23, 1995.

Practical Use of the CO2 Laser for Facial Resurfacing and Periorbital Incisional Surgery. Credentialing course for the Coherent Ultrapulse CO2 laser and the Sharplan Silktouch CO2 laser. Sponsored by the International Society of Cosmetic Laser Surgeons. Marina del Rey, CA, August 4-5, 1995.

Laser Refractive Surgery: Interactive Video Teleconference. Irvine, CA, June 2, 1995. CO2 Laser Skin Resurfacing workshop. Credentialing course for the Sharplan Silktouch CO2 laser. Santa Barbara, CA, May 13, 1995.

Symposium on Cataract, IOL and Refractive Surgery. Sponsored by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. San Diego, CA, April 1-5, 1995.

Orientation and training with the Chiron Technolas Excimer Laser with Dr. Percy Amoils. Johannesberg, South Africa, March 1-20, 1995.

Cosmetic Eyelid Rejuvenation Symposium. Beverly Hills, California, December 9-10, 1994.

A Systematized Approach to Automated Lamellar Keratoplasty. Jules Stein Eye Institute, Los Angeles. November 20, 1994

First Interactive Symposium on Refractive Surgery: American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. San Francisco, October 28-29, 1994

Refractive Surgery Update. Sponsored by the International Society of Refractive Keratoplasty. Symposium. Maui, January 21, 1994

Radial Keratotomy Workshop with wetlab (Salz). Course. Maui, January 20, 1994

Corneal Topography. Symposium. Maui, January 19, 1994

Cataract and Intraocular Lens Implant Symposium. Sponsored by the Society for Excellence in Eye Care. Maui, January 17, 1994

The “Comprehensive” Refractive Surgeon: The KeratoRefractive System Update (Casebeer update course). San Francisco, September 18-19, 1993

Summer Symposium on Refractive Surgery: American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Los Angeles, August 26-29, 1993

A Systemized Approach to Keratorefractive Surgery (Casebeer course). San Diego, January 15-16, 1993

Radial and Astigmatic Keratotomy. Course. Newport Beach, April 10 1992

Plastic Surgery Symposium on the Aging Face. Symposium. San Francisco, March 26, 1992

Ophthalmology in Developing Countries. Conference. San Francisco. March 12-13, 1992

Clinical Decisions in the Management of Complications of Cataracts and IOL surgery occurring operatively and postoperatively. Course at the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Anaheim, October 1991

Phacoemulsification – Clinical and Laboratory Course (with wetlab). Course at the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Anaheim, October 1991

International Symposium on Blindness in the Developing World. International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness Nairobi, Kenya. December 1990

Management skills and issues for (U.S. trained) ophthalmologists working in developing countries. Course at the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Atlanta, October 1990

International Volunteer Eye Surgeons Association Meeting. Yearly since 1990

Face Lift Surgery Surgical Skills transfer course. Sponsored by the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. New York, June 17-18, 1988.

Management of Eye Emergencies. Conference. Long Beach, May 28, 1987

American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting. Yearly since 1984

Modified 09/11/2011