August 20, 2014
Dinner 6:30 p.m.
Lecture 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

How to Detect Retinal Detachments and Tears

Lawrence P. Chong, MD



Lawrence P. Chong, MD

VMR Institute    –   Vitreous – Macula – Retina

Dr. Chong will be discussing the pathophysiology of retinal tears and detachments. Attendees will learn how to suspect a retinal tear or detachment from patients symptoms. They will also learn which retinal abnormalities predispose patients to retinal tears or detachments. Indications for prophylaxis of these retinal abnormalities will be discussed. The present management of retinal detachment will be explained.


About Dr. Chong

  • Dr. Lawrence Chong was on the full-time faculty of the Doheny Eye Institute from 1989 to 2009

  • As director of the Retina Service and former director of the fellowship program, he has trained more than 30 retinal fellows

  • He continues his affiliation with the Doheny Eye Institute as clinical professor of ophthalmology

  • He is a member of the Retina Society, the Club Jules Gonin, and the American Society of Retina Specialists

  • Dr. Chong is now in private practice at the VMR Institute

  • He is affiliated with Hoag Hospital, Anaheim Regional Medical Center, Los Alamitos Medical Center, and the Newport Bay Surgery Center

  • For several years, Dr. Chong has been voted by his peers to Super Doctors

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Enjoy a complimentary dinner provided by award-winning gourmet catering company, 24 Carrots. 

Dinner is available by 6:30 p.m.

CE Credit: 2 Hours (CA State Board of Optometry)

*$10 fee for CE

Complimentary dinner included


To RSVP, email Mimi.N@VMRinstitute.com or call 714.901.7777 Ext. 7.



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