News & Updates from NOAO

Hindsight, 1984: Harry A. Quigley, MD

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Laser in Ophthalmology and Glaucoma Updates were the topics of the NOAO’s 1984 symposium, and one of our distinguished guest speakers was Dr. Harry Quigley. Dr. Harry Quigley graduated in 1967 from Harvard College and received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha honors….
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Faculty Announcements and Lecture Topics!

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  January 30 – February 1, 2015 Sheraton New Orleans Hotel at 500 Canal Street Please save the above date for the New Orleans Academy of Ophthalmology’s 64th Annual Symposium.  Our 2015 Symposium will cover Retina, Oculoplastics, & Anterior Segment! Starting today you can book your room at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel for our special room…
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Hindsight, 1983: Dr. Richard P. Kratz

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In 1983 the New Orleans Academy of Ophthalmology was honored to have world renowned phaco and IOL pioneer Dr. Richard P. Kratz speak at our cataract surgery symposium. Born in 1920 in Los Angeles, Dr. Kratz knew from an early age that he wanted to be an ophthalmologist.  His mother was a physician – the only…
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Hindsight, 1982: Dr. Alan Bird

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In 1982 the New Orleans Academy of Ophthalmology celebrated our 30th Annual Symposium by covering the subjects of Medical and Surgical Diseases of the Retina & Vitreous.  Among our speakers was world-renowned retina specialist Dr. Alan Bird. Dr. Bird was born and raised in London on July 4th, 1938, and earned his medical degree from University…
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Hindsight, 1981: Dr. Frederick A. Jakobiec

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Diseases and Surgery of the Lids, Lacrimal Apparatus, and Orbit was our 1981 topic, and amongst our speakers was one of the world’s leading ophthalmic pathologists, Dr. Frederick A. Jakobiec. Dr. Jakobiec’s earliest connection to the world of ophthalmology came when he was a very young child, when his family would travel from their home…
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