Dr. Kevin Tan speaks to 500 optometrists about eye diseases and treatments

San Francisco Ocular Symposium 2016

"It is so very important for optometrists and ophthalmologists to be educated so they can stay updated on treating and empowering their patients as front-line practitioners."

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On June 6, 2016, Dr. Tan was invited to speak in front of over 500 San Francisco-Bay Area Optometrists and eye doctors at the annual Ocular Symposium 2016.  He spoke on the diagnosis and treatment of corneal diseases, infections, and degenerations as part of a distinguished panel of Ophthalmology experts from around Northern California. Also presenting were Dr. Mark Mandel, Dr. David Chang, Dr. Marc Lieberman, and other leaders in the field.  Optometrists and other eye physicians from around the country came to hear about the latest in ophthalmic diagnosis and treatment.

Dr. Kevin Tan Educates Fellow Eye Doctors

The conference is held annually at the Holiday Inn in San Francisco, CA.  The presentation provided new knowledge and allowed for leaders in Ophthalmology and Optometry to share their pearls on the latest in management of eye disease.  "It is so very important for optometrists and ophthalmologists to be educated so they can stay updated on treating and empowering their patients as front-line practitioners,” said Dr. Tan.  “This was my first Ocular Symposium, and I have to say that it was truly stimulating and invigorating to be able to stand before my fellow peers and ophthalmic professionals and discuss real cases and share strategies in clinical practice.”

More About Our San Francisco Eye Doctor

Dr. Tan is a comprehensive ophthalmologist at our practice and specializes in cornea/anterior segment, cataract and refractive surgery, glaucoma, and oculoplastics.  He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, and the San Francisco Medical Society.   He serves as clinical and volunteer faculty at the California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco.

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