Dr. Kokame Visits Peru for the 2017 Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology

Dr. Gregg Kokame, medical director of the Hawai’i  Macula and Retina Institute, was invited to present 4 different lectures at the 33rd Congress of the Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology (PAAO). His presentations included: Macular Hole Surgery – History from Gass Theory to Modern Day Surgery, An Updated Treatment Paradigm for the Treatment of Polypoidal Choroidal […]

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Dr. James Lai Invited to Speak at Medical Meetings

Dr. James Lai was the invited keynote speaker at the Taiwanese-American Medical Association meeting held at the Oahu Country Club.  The Taiwanese-American Medical Association Meeting is comprised of members from all specialties of medicine.   Dr. Lai gave an update on Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of blindness in patients over the age of […]

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Aspen Retinal Detachment Society 2017

  At the Aspen Retina Detachment Society meeting in March of 2017, Dr. Gregg Kokame was invited to teach the audience of prominent retinal specialists, many of whom are leaders and chairman of ophthalmology departments in the US, about the newest diagnostic tests for PCV, as well as the most recently released treatment trials specific […]

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RCH Presents at the Retina Society’s 49th Annual Meeting

On September 14-17, 2016, Dr. Kokame and Dr. Lai attended the Retina Society’s 49th annual meeting. The Retina Society is an organization comprised of well-established doctors who are dedicated to the study of the retina and its diseases. It is one of the oldest and most prestigious retina organizations in the country. Members of this society are selected by invitation […]

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Dr. Raymond Wee Presents at a National Retina Conference

Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy is a variant of macular degeneration. It is thought to be more common in Asians but is likely underdiagnosed on the Mainland. Polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy is a research interest at Retina Consultants of Hawaii. Because of our experience with this disease, Dr. Raymond Wee was invited to present about this disease to […]

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Dr. Kokame Presents Research at The Macula Society

Retina Consultants of Hawaii (RCH) has a commitment to research and contributing to the scientific community in vitreoretinal disease. Research plays an important role in developing new technology and treatments to better care for our patients. Dr. Kokame has a particular interest in polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV), a disease that causes decreased central vision. It […]

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Dr. Kokame on Local News for Bionic Eye Update

At the end of 2015, Dr. Kokame was featured on local Hawaii news to update the Hawaii community on his first Argus II Bionic Eye patient.  He was thrilled to share that she can now see light after years of blindness.  “She was previously in total darkness. Now, she can actually see the light. She […]

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