News & Updates from NOAO

2014 Speaker Spotlight: David B. Granet, MD

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David Granet, M.D., FACS, FAAP, FAAO serves as the Director of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Eye Alignment Disorders at the University of California, San Diego.  He will be speaking at the NOAO Symposium on the topics of strabismus and refractive surgeries.  His clinical interests also include state-of-the-art adjustable suture strabismus surgery, childhood eye misalignments and disorders, nystagmus,…
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Hindsight, 1973: Alston Callahan, MD

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The topic of our 1973 symposium was Surgery of the Orbit and Adnexa.  Amongst our speakers was Dr. Alston Callahan, a leader in the study of ophthalmic plastic surgery.  Born in 1911 in Vicksburg, MS, Dr. Callahan graduated from high school at the age of 15 and went on to earn his BA at Mississippi College….
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Hindsight, 1972: Perry Rosenthal, MD

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In 1972 NOAO’s symposium topic was Contacts, and what better faculty member to educate our members than the father of the gas-permeable contact lens, Dr. Perry Rosenthal. Born and raised in Montreal, Canada, Dr. Rosenthal earned both his BS and MD at McGill University before entering into his residency at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary,…
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Hindsight, 1971: Ramon Castroviejo, MD

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1971 was actually the second time that Dr. Ramon Castroviejo spoke at an NOAO Symposium – the first was in 1960.  The topic in ’71 was Cornea, of which Dr. Castroviejo, considered to be the father of modern corneal transplant surgery, is unmistakably an expert. Born in Logrono, Spain, Ramon received his college education there and…
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Hindsight, 1970: Edward A. Dunlap, MD

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Doctor Edward Dunlap was one of our faculty members in 1970, when our topic of interest was Strabismus.  Despite his humble upbringing as one of three children raised by a single mother in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, Dr. Dunlap became a pioneer in the study of strabismus and a beloved chief of the Ophthalmology Division of Cornell Medical…
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