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2014 Speaker Spotlight: Audina Berrocal, MD

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Dr. Berrocal is currently Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology and Medical Director of the Retinopathy of Prematurity Service at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.  Many of Dr. Berrocal’s pediatric patients are premature babies born with various retinal conditions whom she sees in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at University of Miami Miller School of Medicine/Jackson Memorial Hospital.  She also works…
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Hindsight, 1974: Dr. Douglas R. Anderson

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In 1974 the New Orleans Academy of Ophthalmology held our symposium with a focus on glaucoma, and one of our well-regarded speakers was Dr. Douglas Anderson.  Dr. Anderson’s passion in the field of ophthalmology has been his efforts to understand the mechanism of glaucomatous damage to the optic nerve. After completing his undergraduate degree at…
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2014 Speaker Spotlight: Edward Buckley, MD

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Dr. Buckley is the Banks Anderson, Sr. Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology and Pediatrics and the director of the pediatric ophthalmology fellowship program at Duke. He is a renowned expert in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus and has trained over 45 clinical and 10 research fellows.  He currently serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of American Association for…
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2014 Speaker Spotlight: Edward Wilson, MD

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Edward Wilson, Jr., M.D. is the director of Albert Florens Storm Eye Institute and the chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). Additionally, he holds the Pierre Gautier Jenkins Endowed Chair. His medical specialty is pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus. He has been awarded the academic rank of…
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2014 Speaker Spotlight: Sonia Yoo, MD

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Dr. Sonia Yoo is currently Professor of Ophthalmology with a joint appointment in Biomedical Engineering and Associate Medical Director at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. At our upcoming symposium, Dr. Yoo will be speaking about topics such as Surgical Time in Femtosecond vs. Conventional Cataract Surgery, Practical Uses for Anterior Segment…
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