Presentations by Doctors of Retina Consultants of Hawaii! Presentations are very important in research. The doctors will report their findings at major meetings with researchers and doctors with a common goal of improving the efficacy and safety of therapy. Doctors may also share interesting and unique cases to educate other doctors and health care professionals.
Retinal detachment is an eye condition wherein the eye’s vitreous gel separates from the retina. This condition also usually causes retinal tears, allowing fluid to accumulate under the retina and thereby causing it to detach from the eye. When the retina is detached, the eyes no longer function as well as they did. If you […]
Dr. Gregg T. Kokame, MD, MMM graduated from Iolani School, received his bachelor’s from Pomona College, and medical training at UCLA Medical School. He received his retinal training from the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, the top ophthalmology training institution in the nation. Read about Dr. Kokame’s journey in his path in ophthalmology and his memorable invited lectures.
RCH’s Dr. Lai on the Air! Diabetic Retinopathy is a leading cause of blindness in patients under 65 years old in America. Listen as Dr. James C. Lai discusses diabetic retinopathy with Dr. Kathleen Kozak on Hawaii Public Radio’s The Body Show on 9/15/2014 at 5PM HST on HPR2 89.3! UPDATE (9/19/2014): Big thanks to Dr. Kathleen […]
Retina 2014 will take place January 19-24, 2014 at the Grand Hyatt Kauai Retina 2014 is a subset of Hawaiian Eye 2014, a program designed for the comprehensive ophthalmologist. The goal of this exciting and fast-paced meeting is to present the most recent advances in the field, while exploring methods of their rational integration into everyday clinical […]
The 4th meeting of the year was held Thursday, November 7, 2013, presentations for the evening: Dr. Gregg T. Kokame, Dr. John Drouilhet and Dr. Timothy Lee reflected upon and honored the life and accomplisments of friend and colleague Dr. Jorge Camara. Dr. Gregg T. Kokame presented an interesting case of macular edema in a young healthy […]
The greatest minds in retina met to discuss and tackle the toughest and most difficult cases in clinical decision making in the 25th anniversary meeting of the Midwest Ocular Angiography Conference (MOAC) meeting, which has become the best clinical care meeting in Retina, providing expert opinions and discussions from the most respected physicians in retinal […]
On July 31, 2013, Dr. Lai was featured in MidWeek’s Doctor in the House. Click the link below to read Dr. Lai’s discussion of Age-related Macular Degeneration in the featured article, “Top Cause of Blindness in Seniors.” Read the original article here Click here If you would like to print or view the PDF version of this article. Dr. […]
The September 2013 issue of Retina Today features Dr. Gregg Kokame and Dr. David Sarraf in the cover story, “Laser Video ICG Angiography and OCT for the Diagnosis of PCV and AMD”. In this article, Dr. Kokame discusses the importance ICG Angiography for PCV evaluation and treatment with anti-VEGF therapy and PDT. Read the original article here. […]
The Retina Society held its 46th Annual Meeting in Beverly Hills, California from September 26 – 29, 2013, highlighting new advances in treatment for macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and inflammatory retinal diseases, while providing advances in diagnostic techniques for retinal diseases. Dr. James Lai presented a case of intraocular lymphoma with classic subretinal deposits of […]