RONA Z. SILKISS, M.D., FACS

Go To Kasra Eliasieh, M.D.

LICENSURE State of California, 1981, #G45822
State of New York, 1982, #149831

EDUCATION

1971-1974 Bronx High School of Science

1974-1976 Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.
B.S.

1976-1980 Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL.
M.D.

1980-1981 Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.
Pediatric Intern

1981-1982 Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.
Pediatric, PL-2

1982-1983 The New York Hospital, New York, New York
Pediatric, PL-3

1983-1984 The Jules Stein Eye Institute-UCLA, Los Angeles, CA.
Ophthalmology, PL-2

1984-1985 The Jules Stein Eye Institute-UCLA, Los Angeles, CA.
Ophthalmology, PL-3

1985-1986 The Jules Stein Eye Institute-UCLA, Los Angeles, CA.
Ophthalmology, PL-4

1986-1987 The Jules Stein Eye Institute/Henry I. Baylis, M.D. Fellowship in Ophthalmic Plastic, Reconstructive and Orbital Surgery

WORK EXPERIENCE

Private Practice Rona Z. Silkiss MD, FACS limited to Oculofacial Plastic and Orbit Surgery, 1987-present.

CERTIFICATIONS

Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners, 1981
Board Certified, American Board of Pediatrics, 1985
Board Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology, 1987

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL AND SCHOLARLY SOCIETIES

Alpha Omega Alpha, 1980- present
Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics, 1983-present
Fellow, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic &
Reconstructive Surgery, 1988- present
Fellow, American College of Surgeons, 1990-present
Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 1988-present
Fellow, American Academy of Cosmetic Surgeons, 1999-2016
Fellow, American Ophthalmological Society, 2016

American Medical Association
California Academy of Ophthalmology
Women in Ophthalmology
Association of Women Surgeons
American Medical Women’s Association
California Medical Association
Alameda-Contra Costa Medical Association
San Francisco Medical Association
Santa Clara Medical Association

TEACHING APPOINTMENTS

Chief, Division of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, California Pacific Medical Center 2000-present
Core Teaching Faculty, Oculofacial Plastic and Orbit Surgery, California Pacific Medical Center, 1988-present
Lecturer, Jules Stein Eye Institute, 1988-present
Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California, Berkeley
Assistant Clinical Professor, University of California, San Francisco 1997- 2005
Associate Clinical Professor, University of California, San Francisco 2006-present

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

Board of Directors, California Academy of Ophthalmology,
1997-2018
Assistant Vice President of Public Information, California
Academy of Ophthalmology, 1997-1998
Assistant Vice President of Insurance Affairs, California Academy of Ophthalmology, 2001-2007
President, East Bay Ophthalmology Society, 1993-1995
Education Committee, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and
Reconstructive Surgeons, 1995-present
Councilor, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic Reconstructive and Orbital Surgery, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011
Alternate Councilor, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and
Reconstructive Surgeons, 1999-2004
Nominating Committee Subspecialty Section, American Academy of Ophthalmology Council, 2008, 2009
Advocacy Committee, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, 2006, 2007
Awards Committee, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2005, 2006, 2007
Co-chair, CAR Section, Midyear Forum, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2007
Co-chair, Pacific Northwest Section, Midyear Forum, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2007
Co-chair. Pacific Northwest Section, Fall Council Meeting, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2007
Media Consultant, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2006-present
Specialty Physician Advisor, California Advantage
Admissions Committee, Northwestern University Medical School, 1988-2000
Advisory Board, California Society of Cosmetic Surgeons
Ask the Expert, Oculofacial Plastics and Orbit, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2012- present
Chair, Eye Wiki Section, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2013- 2018

SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD

Raven Biotherapeutics, South San Francisco, 2006- 2008
Myoscience, South San Francisco, 2008- 2009

REVIEWER

The Journal of Ophthalmic Plastic Reconstructive and Orbital
Surgery, 2008-present

The Journal of the American Medical Association- Ophthalmology, 2013

Survey of Ophthalmology, 2014

Abstracts Reviewer, Aesthetic Section, Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2005-2010

Abstracts Reviewer, Reconstructive Section, Annual Meeting of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2008-2010

Editorial Board, EyeWiki, AAO, 2012-present
Ask the Expert, AAO, 2012-present

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Pacific Vision Foundation, 2015-present

HONORS

Arista Honor Society
Salutatorian – Bronx High School of Science
Governor’s Citation for Excellence
Alpha Lambda Delta, Honor Society
Dean’s List – Northwestern University
Alpha Omega Alpha
American Medical Women’s Association Award
Lange Award
Parkinson’s Disease Foundation Fellowship
Merle Carson Prize for Pediatric Research
Jules Stein Institute Research Award
Robert Axelrod Memorial Lecturer, 1999
American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award, 2003
California Pacific Medical Center, Resident Recognition Award, 2010
American Academy of Ophthalmology, Distinguished Service Award, 2011
American Academy of Ophthalmology Senior Achievement Award, 2012
American Ophthalmological Society, 2016

Barkan Society Research Award, Mentoring Dr. Ako Takakura, 2013
Barkan Society Research Award, Mentoring Dr. Ako Takakura, 2014
Barkan Society Research Award, Mentoring Dr. M. Govorkova, 2016
Barkan Society Research Award, Mentoring Dr. M. Govorkova, 2017

California Pacific Medical Center Resident Teaching Award, 2017

Northwestern University 33rd Annual Resident Research Day Lecturer, 2017

Best Doctors in America- 2002-2019
America’s Top Ophthalmologists- 2005-2019
People’s Choice Doctor- 2009-2019

MISSION SURGERY

KENYA 1987
PAKISTAN 1989
CAMBODIA 1992
UZBEKISTAN 1993-PROJECT ORBIS
LITHUANIA 1999-PROJECT ORBIS
TIBET 2009- TIBET VISION PROJECT

PUBLICATIONS

PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES

Silkiss, RZ, Baylis, HI, Autogenous Fat Grafting by Injection. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1987; 3(2):71-75

Baylis, HI, Silkiss, RZ, A Structurally Oriented Approach to the Repair of Cicatricial Entropion. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1987; 3(1):17-20

Baylis, HI, Silkiss RZ, Jaeger Eyelid Plate from Pyrex Glass. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1987; 3(1): 49

Silkiss RZ, Glasgow BJ, Baylis, HI, Revascularization Studies of an Opposing Eyelid Pedicle Flap. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1989; 5(1):110-117

Silkiss RZ, Carroll RP, Transconjunctival Surgery, Ophthalmic Surgery. 1992; 23(4):288-91

Silkiss, RZ, Axelrod, RN, Iwach AG, Vassiliadis A, Hennings DR,
Transcanalicular THC: YAG Dacryocystorhinostomy. Ophthalmic Surgery, 1992; 23(5):351-53

Silkiss, RZ, THC: YAG nasolacrimal duct recanalization Ophthalmic Surgery. 1993 Nov: 24(11):772-4.

Silkiss, RZ, Eight-fold Path to Happiness for the Cosmetic Surgery Patient, Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2006; 22(3):157-160

Pham, RT, Biesman, BS, Silkiss, RZ, Treatment of Trichiasis with the 810 nm Diode Laser: An Efficacy Study, Ophthalmic Plastic, Reconstructive and Orbital Surgery, 2006 Nov; 22(6):445-447

Management of complications after insertion of the SmartPlugTM punctal plug: a study of 28 patient, Smart Plug Study Group Ophthalmology 2006 Oct; 113(10):1859-1862

McCracken, M, Khan, J, Silkiss, RZ. et al, Hyaluronic Acid Gel (Restylane) Filler for Facial Rhytids: Lessons Learned from American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Member Treatment of 286 Patients. Ophthalmic Plastic Reconstructive and Orbital Surgery, 2006; 22(3):188-191

Silkiss, RZ, Mudvari, SS, Shetlar, D Ophthalmic Presentation of Nasal Chondromesenchymal Hamartoma in an Infant, Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2007 May-Jun;23(3):243-4

Ho VH, Chevez-Barrios P, Jorgensen JL, Silkiss RZ, Esmaeli B Receptor Expression in Orbital Inflammatory Syndromes and Implications for Targeted Therapy; Tissue Antigen 2007 Aug; 70(2):105-9.

El-Fassi D, Clemmensen O, Nielsen CH, Silkiss RZ, Hegedus L, Evidence of Intrathyroidal B-lymphocyte Depletion after Rituximab Therapy in a Patient with Graves’ Disease, J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2007 Oct: 92(10)3762-3.

Lauer, SA, Silkiss, RZ, McCormick, SA, The Use of Oral Montelukast and Cetirizine for Thyroid Eye Disease, Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Jul-Aug; 24(4):257-61.

Silkiss, RZ, Pomerleau, D, et al, Corneal Cupremia in Multiple Myeloma: A Clinicopathologic Correlation
Archives Ophthalmol. 2008 Jul; 126(7):1005-6

Silkiss, RZ, Green JE, Shetlar DJ, Small Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma of the Eyelid Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Jul-Aug: 24(4):319-21

Silkiss, RZ, Lee HS, Ray, VG, Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy-Associated Ptosis in Patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Archives of Ophthalmology, 2009 Mar: 127(3):345-6.

Nielsen, J, Fassi, D, Nielsen C, Hegedus, L, Lauer, S, Silkiss, RZ, Prause, J. Evidence of Orbital B and T cell Depletion after Rituximab Therapy in Graves’ Ophthalmopathy, Acta Ophthalmol, 2009 Nov; 87(8):927-9

Silkiss, RZ, Reier, A, Coleman, M, Lauer, S, Rituximab for Thyroid Eye Disease, Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 Sep-Oct: 6(5):310-4.

Chappell, M, Spencer, WB, Day, S, Silkiss, RZ, Congenital Ectopic Cilia of the Upper Eyelid, Ophthal Plastic Reconstr Surg. 2010 Aug 23.

Doshi, R and Silkiss, RZ, Campath Induced Graves’ Disease in a Patient with Multiple Sclerosis, withdrawn at drug company request.

Paul, S, Vo, D and Silkiss, RZ Malignant and Benign Lesions in San Francisco: Study of a Diverse Urban Population.
Am J of Clin Med. Winter 2011; 8(1) 40-46?

Gess, A and Silkiss, RZ, Merkel Cell Carcinoma Presenting in the Lacrimal Gland, Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg, July, 2011.

Doshi RR, Silkiss RZ, Imes RK Orbital involvement in Bing-Neel Syndrome, J Neuroophthalmol 2011 Mar;31(1):94-5.

De Niro, JE and Silkiss, RZ Severe enophthalmos and lagophthalmos secondary to HIV-associated lipoatrophy
BMJ Case Reports 2011; doi:10.1136/bcr.06.2011.4376

Moscato, E, Dolmetsch, A, Silkiss, R, Seiff, S.
Silicone Intubation for the Treatment of Epiphora in Adults with Presumed Functional Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg, 2012 ;( 28)1:35-39.

Silkiss RZ, Re: Human immunodeficiency virus-associated blepharoptosis. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg.2012 Nov: 28(6):468-9

Aasi, S, Silkiss, R et al. New Onset of Keratoacanthomas After
Vismodegib Treatment for Locally Advanced Basal Cell Carcinomas: A Report of 2 Cases, JAMA Dermatol/Vol 149 (No. 2), Feb. 2013

Gess, A, Silkiss, R, Orbital B- Lymphocyte Depletion in a Treatment Failure of Rituximab for Thyroid Eye Disease,
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Mar 25.

Gill, H, Silkiss, R, et al, The Use of Erivedge in the Treatment of Periocular and Orbital Basal Cell Carcinoma, JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013; 131(12):1591-1594. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.5018

Histology of Müller’s muscle observed in quiescent Graves’ Orbitopathy.
Lowinger A, Gill HS, Phan I, Garcia-Kennedy R, Silkiss RZ.
Can J Ophthalmol. 2013 Dec; 48(6):468-70. Epub 2013 Oct 29.

De Niro, JE, Cham, EM, Silkiss, RZ, Undifferentiated Sarcoma of the Orbit With Angiomyxoid Features, J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 2014;51:e4-e7

Indications and limitations of Vismodegib for basal cell carcinoma–reply.
Gill HS, Moscato EE, Silkiss RZ.
JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 Jul; 132(7):906.

Takakura, A and Silkiss, RZ, The Use TSI as a Predictor of Ophthalmopathy in Graves’ Disease, OPRS, Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Sept-Oct;31(5):369-72. .

Sy A, Eliasieh K, Silkiss RZ, Clinical Response to Tocilizumab in Severe Thyroid Eye Disease, Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Jun 8.

Russell, D and Silkiss, RZ, Efficiency of Muller’s Muscle Resection Through the Use of Locking Forceps In Lieu of Traction Sutures The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery 1–4 , 2016.

Sy, A and Silkiss, RZ, Serum Total Ig G and IgG4 Levels in Thyroid Eye Disease, Int Med Case Rep J. 2016 Oct 20; 9:325-328

Silkiss, RZ and Wade, AR, Neuroanatomic Variations in Graves’ Dysthyroid Ophthalmopathy as Studied with MRI, American Ophthalmological Society, Trans Am Ophthalmol Soc. 2016 Aug;114:T9. Epub 2017 May 24.

Govorkova M, Milman, T, Ying, G-S, Pan, W, Silkiss RZ,
Inflammatory Mediators in Xanthelasma Palpebrarum: Histopathologic and Immunohistochemical Study, 
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 May 5.

Slean GR, Silkiss RZ, Lenalidomide-Associated Thyroid-Related Eyelid Retraction, Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Oct 19

Wagner LH, Rotruck J, Silkiss RZ, Acute Bilateral Eyelid Edema in a 3-Year-Old Girl with Pyuria.
JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017 Oct 19

Rosenbaum JT, Choi D, Harrington CA, Wilson DJ, Grossniklaus HE, Sibley CH, Salek SS, Ng JD, Dailey RA, Steele EA, Hayek B, Craven CM, Edward DP, Maktabi AMY, Al Hussain H, White VA, Dolman PJ, Czyz CN, Foster JA, Harris GJ, Bee YS, Tse DT, Alabiad CR, Dubovy SR, Kazim M, Selva D, Yeatts RP, Korn BS, Kikkawa DO, Silkiss RZ, Sivak-Callcott JA, Stauffer P, Planck SR.

Gene Expression Profiling and Heterogeneity of Nonspecific Orbital Inflammation Affecting the Lacrimal Gland.
JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017 Nov 1; 135(11):1156-1162

Patel P, Hemond M, Silkiss RZ, Atypical Presentation of Squamous Papilloma
Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery: September/October 2018 – Volume 34 – Issue 5 – p e179
Doi: 10.1097/IOP.0000000000001058

Ang, M and Silkiss, RZ, Use of Long-Acting Liposomal Bupivacaine (Exparel) for Postoperative Pain Control following Enucleation or Evisceration, Letter to the Editor, Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg, Vol 36(6), 2018.

Paap, M, Milman, T, Ugradar, S, Silkiss, RZ,
Assessing Retrobulbar Hyaluronidase as a Treatment for Filler-Induced Blindness in a Cadaver Model, PRS-D-18-02199R2, August, 2019.

Paap, M and Silkiss, RZ, Intravenous and Subcutaneous Tocilizumab for Treatment of Thyroid Eye Disease, submitted.

CHAPTERS

Silkiss, RZ, The Management of Traumatic Ptosis. Advances in Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 1987; 7:149-55

Delayed Reconstruction of Injuries in the Orbital Region: Diagnostic and Surgical Consideration. In Bell, Modern Practice in Orthognathic and Reconstructive Surgery. Ed. Bell, Proffit & White. Pub., W.B. Saunders Co., 1991

Craniofacial Anomalies. Focal Points. American Academy of Ophthalmology, 1992

Cosmetic Lower Blepharoplasty, Clinics of Maxillofacial Surgery, J.R. Lippincott, 2000

Pearls and Pitfall in Cosmetic Oculoplastic Surgery, ed. Hartstein M, Massry G, Holds J, Springer VBM, New York, 2009, revised 2015 (2nd edition)
Evaluation of the Cosmetic Patient
“Digital Diffusion” Technique for the Administration of Local Anesthetic in Eyelid Surgery
Tissue Removal Considerations in Blepharoplasty Surgery
Botulinum Toxin Injection Pearls
Modified Levator Advancement Ptosis Technique

Botulinum Toxin, Highlights of Ophthalmology, Slack, 2009, revised 2015

Injectable Fillers, Highlights of Ophthalmology, Slack, 2009, revised 2015

Ptosis- Congenital and Acquired, Highlights of Ophthalmology, Slack, 2009, revised 2015

Cosmetic Blepharoplasty, Highlights of Ophthalmology, Slack,
Revised 2015

Fillers, Curbside Consults in Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Slack, 2010 revised 2015, revised 2015

Khan JA, Archer K, Chaitanya VA, et al. “Oculoplastics,” in Ophthalmology Clinical and Surgical Principles. Ends Proust LE, Tsai JH. Thoroughfare, New Jersey: SLACK Inc. 2012.  Ch.5, pp   135-97.  Print

Silkiss, RZ, Pediatric Nasal Lacrimal Duct Obstruction in Manual of Oculoplastic Surgery 5th Edition, Springer Publishing Company
Co-Editors: Mark Levine, M.D. and Richard Allen, M.D., 2016.

Invited Case Reports

Kinast, RM, Hammershlag, S, Silkiss, RZ, The Weight Lifting Enthusiast with the Droopy Eyelid, EyeNet, October, 2008.

Gordon, A, Silkiss, RZ, Graves’ disease, EyeNet, May, 2009.

Hester, C, Silkiss, RZ, Spencer, WB, Paraffinoma, EyeNet, 2009.

Moscato, E, Silkiss, RZ, Maxillary Sinus Mucocele with Intraorbital Extension, EyeNet, June, 2010.

Gill, H and Silkiss, RZ The Silent Sinus Syndrome EyeNet July, 2011

Lowinger, A, Silkiss R, Morning Rounds, A Rapidly Growing Problem, EyeNet, May, 2012.

Gill, H, Imes, R, Silkiss, R. Morning Rounds, A Tale of Snoring, Sluggishness and Swollen Discs, EyeNet, June, 2012.

Ling, M and Silkiss, R, Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma, EyeNet, August, 2013

DeNiro, E and Silkiss R, Orbital Sarcoidosis, EyeNet, 2014

Savar, L, Coady, P, Silkiss R, Pain and Blurry Vision after Catching a Red Eye Flight, EyeNet, September, 2014

Huang, D and Silkiss, R, Diagnosis and Management of Merkel Cell Carcinoma, Ophthalmic Pearls, EyeNet, January 2015

Sy, A and Silkiss, R, Slow Growth- Evaluation of Optic Nerve Meningioma, EyeNet, September, 2015.

Hemond, M and Silkiss, RZ, Lacrimal Gland Cyst, EyeNet and EyeWiki, 2016

Reiter, S and Silkiss, R, Sphenoid Wing Meningioma, EyeNet, 2016.

Haile, M and Silkiss, RZ, Blepharochalasis Syndrome, EyeNet and EyeWiki, 2016.

Russell, D and Silkiss, RZ, Solitary Fibrous Tumor, EyeNet and EyeWiki, 2016

Patel, P and Silkiss, RZ, Necrotizing Fasciitis, EyeWiki, 2016

Hernandez, J and Silkiss, RZ, Necrotizing Xanthogranuloma, EyeNet and EyeWiki, 2016.

Denny, M and Silkiss, RZ, Oculopharyngeal Dystrophy, EyeNet and EyeWiki, 2017.

Leu, AT and Silkiss, RZ, Mucocele, EyeWiki, 2018.

Paap, M and Silkiss, RZ, Lacrimal Sac Papilloma, EyeWiki, 2018.

Ang, M and Silkiss, RZ, Hughes Reconstruction, EyeWiki, 2018.

Ang, M and Silkiss, RZ, Orbital/Sinonasal Lymphoma, EyeNet, 2018.

Patel, P, Ang, M and Silkiss, RZ, A Case of Pixelated Vision, EyeNet, 2018.

Paap, M and Silkiss, RZ, A Mysterious Eyelid Mass, EyeNet, 2019.

SURGICAL TEACHING VIDEOS

Silkiss, RZ, London, NJ Video Atlas of Basic Ophthalmic Surgeries, Agarwal A (Ed. Slack Inc., 2010

I: 01 Upper Eye Lid Cyst Excision
I: 02 Lipodermoid Excision
I: 14 Repair of Ptosis via Levator Resection
I: 22 Upper Blepharoplasty

Silkiss, RZ, London, NJ Video Atlas of Advanced Ophthalmic Surgeries, Agarwal A(Ed). Slack Inc., 2010

II: 05 Superior Rectus Muscle Biopsy
II: 19 Asian Blepharoplasty

RESEARCH and ABSTRACTS

Stress Corrosion Cracking of Surgical Aneurysm Clips. Lucius Pitkin, Inc., 1975

Immunocytochemical Analysis of B-Endorphin in Rat Brain. Columbia University, 1976

Human Fetal Adrenal Cell Responses to ACTH and Pituitary
Extracts. Pediatric Research 15; 1543, 1981 (Abstract)

Five-Year Retrospective Review of Meningitis in Children with H. Influenza. Presented at the Southwestern Society for Pediatric Research. Merle Carson Prize – Los Angeles, 1982

Congenital Ptosis – A Retrospective Review of the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles Experience. Presented at the USC Estelle Doheny Eye Institute Residents Day, 1982

Ocular Manifestation of Potter Syndrome (Abstract) American Society of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, 1985

Crystalline Analysis of Normal and Cataractous Human Fetal, Neonatal and Pediatric Lenses – The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (Abstract, 1986)

Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase and Aldolase Levels in Normal and Abnormal Human Lenses (Abstract ARVO, 1986)

The Ophthalmic Manifestations of Potters Syndrome. Presented at the AAPOS, 1985 and AAO, 1985

Crystalline Analysis of the Normal and Cataractous Human Fetal Lens. Presented at the ARVO, 1986

Analysis of Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase and Aldolase
Activity in the Human Fetal Lens. Presented at the ARVO, 1986

The Use of Hydrogel as an Orbital Implant Material. Jules Stein Eye Institute, 1987

Revascularization of a Cutler-Beard Eyelid Flap – Gross and Histologic Analysis. Presented at the ASOPRS, 1988

Hyaluronic Acid Gel (Restylane) Filler for Facial Rhytids: Lessons Learned from Treatment of 286 Patients. Khan, J., Silkiss, R., et al. Presented at the ASOPRS, 2004.

Fractionated Stereotactic Radiotherapy in the Treatment of Orbital Lymphoma. Silkiss, R., Green, J., Maccabee, H., Presented at the ASOPRS, 2004

Treatment of Trichiasis Using the 810 nm Diode Laser: An Efficacy Study. Pham R., Biesman, B., Silkiss, R. Presented at the ASOPRS,
2004

The Use of Restasis in the Treatment of Graves’Disease, UCSF Co-investigator, 2005

Development of Cell Lines for Monoclonal Antibody Development from Orbital and Periorbital Tumors, Raven Biotherapeutics

Identification of VEGF receptors in Vascular Neoplasms of the Orbit, Genentech, in progress.

Receptor Expression in Orbital Inflammatory Syndromes and Implications for Targeted Therapy, Ho, V., Esmaeli, B., Silkiss, R, and et al. Presented at ASOPRS, Las Vegas, 2006

The Microbial Spectrum of Dacryocystitis: A National Study of Acute vs. Chronic Infection, The ASOPRS Dacryocystitis Study Group, Presented at ASOPRS, Las Vegas, 2006.

Ray, VG, Lee HS, Silkiss, RZ, HAART Therapy Associated with Ptosis in the HIV Patient, Presented at ARVO, 2008

Lauer, SA, Kim, ET, Silkiss, RZ, T2 Fat Suppression vs. STIR for Quantitative MRI Evaluation of Edema in Thyroid Eye Disease, Presented at ASOPRS, 2008.

The Use of Rituximab for the Treatment of Graves’Disease, IST Genentech. Silkiss, RZ, Reier, A, Coleman, M, Lauer, S. Presented at the American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2009. Awarded “Best Paper”

RR Doshi, MD, JD Wender, AD Fu, RK Imes, RZ Silkiss,
Waldenström’s Macroglobulinemia with Bilateral Orbital and Optic Nerve Infiltration,
International Neurophthalmology Society, Lyon, France, 2010. Poster

Lauer, S, Silkiss, RZ, Psychosocial Stressors and Graves’ disease, Presented at ASOPRS, 2010.

Paul, S, Vo, P and Silkiss, RZ, The Distribution of Eyelid Lesion Pathology in a Diverse Urban Population, Poster Presentation, AAO, 2010.

Silkiss, RZ, Hough, M, Wade, A and Gazzaley, A, fMRI Evaluation of Thyroid Eye Disease, Pacific Vision Foundation funded 2011, in progress.

Lowinger, A and Silkiss, RZ, Analysis of Mueller’s Muscle in Thyroid Eye Disease, Pacific Vision Foundation funded, Presented at Barkan Society Meeting, 2011, 2012, ARVO 2012.

Gess, A and Silkiss, RZ, Comparison of Orbital B cells in Steroid and Rituximab Resistant Thyroid Eye Disease, Pacific Vision Foundation funded, Presented at Barkan Society Meeting, 2012.

Takakura, A and Silkiss, RZ, The Use TSI as a Predictor of Ophthalmopathy in Graves’ Disease, Pacific Vision Foundation funded, Presented at Barkan Society, 2013.- Awarded Best Resident Research Prize

Takakura, A and Silkiss, RZ, PreApp and PostApp: a digital tool to aid in the management of the surgical patient, Pacific Vision Foundation funded, Presented at Barkan Society, 2014.- Awarded Best Resident Research Prize

Sy, A and Silkiss, RZ, Serum Total IgG and IgG4 Levels in Thyroid Eye Disease, ARVO, 2015.

Govorkova, M and Silkiss, RZ, Histopathological Analysis of Inflammation and Expression of Inflammatory Markers in Xanthelasma Palpebrarum Specimens, Barkan Society, 2016. Awarded Best Resident Research Prize

Denny, M and Silkiss, RZ, Eye Drano, An Analysis of the Composition of Lacrimal Duct Stones and Potential Materials to Dissolve Them. Barkan Society, 2016.

Govorkova, M and Silkiss, RZ, Device to Improve Accuracy and Outcomes in Blepharoplasty Surgery Part 1, Barkan Society, 2017 Awarded Best Resident Research Prize

Govorkova, M and Silkiss, RZ, Device to Improve Accuracy and Outcomes in Blepharoplasty Surgery Part 2, Barkan Society, 2018 Awarded Best Resident Research Prize

MEDICAL CONSULTANT/ INVESTIGATOR FOR INDUSTRY

THC: YAG Dacryocystorhinostomy. 1990- 1992 Consultant, Sunrise Technologies, Inc.

Reversible Punctal Occlusion, 1993. Consultant, Landec Corporation

810 nm Diode Laser for Treatment of Trichiasis, Cynosure 2003- present

Tumor Cell Line Development for Monoclonal Antibody Production, Investigator, Raven Biotechnology, 2002-2008.

The Rituximab Graves’Disease Study, Principal Investigator, Genentech, 2006-2009.

The Evaluation of VEGF Receptors on Vascular Tumors of the Orbit, Genentech, 2006-2008.

Evaluation of Monoclonal Antibody Therapy for Thyroid Eye Disease, Genentech, 2014

DESIGNER

IMORI (Inferior Medial Orbital Rim Implant) Manufactured by Porex

Fiber optic device for Jones Tube localization designed with and manufactured by Günter Weiss, Portland, Oregon.

Transcaruncular retractor, Manufactured by Bausch and Lomb

Mucosatome, Concept accepted by Bausch and Lomb

Illuminated Nasal Speculum, Concept accepted by Bausch and Lomb

BOARD APPOINTMENT

Pacific Vision Foundation, 2015
California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, 2016-2018

INVITED SPEAKER

Jules Stein Eye Institute: Blepharoplasty Symposium, 1987, 1988,
1989, 1990, 1991, 1992

UC Berkeley: Ocular Symposium, 1988, 1990

International Symposium on Orbital Inflammation. Alicante, Spain, 1990.

California Society of Plastic Surgery: Transconjunctival Blepharoplasty, 1991

Grand Rounds: St. Francis Hospital. Transconjunctival Blepharoplasty, 1991

Residents Meeting: Eyelid Malposition. Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center, 1991

Orbital Anatomy/Dissection. Pacific Presbyterian Medical Center, 1990

Barkan Society: Transconjunctival Blepharoplasty, 1990
Ptosis after Cataract Surgery, 1989
Surgical Repair of Nasolacrimal Duct Injuries, 1996
Laser Blepharoplasty and Laser Resurfacing, 1998

Surgical Rounds: Children’s Hospital of Oakland, 1990
John Muir Medical Center, 1989, 1992
Washington Hospital, 1992

Jules Stein Annual Meeting: Ptosis Surgery in Children. Los Angeles, 1992

Journal Club: Ptosis and Amblyopia. California Pacific Medical Center, 1992

Cosmetic Blepharoplasty. Mary Kay Cosmetics, 1992

Feldstein Meeting: Transconjunctival Blepharoplasty and Eyelid Malposition. Mt. Sinai, 1992

Mosaic – Council, 1992: Controversies in Cosmetic Surgery

University of California, Berkeley, Optometry Review: Eyelid Lesions, 1992

Jules Stein Eye Institute: Advanced Lacrimal Surgery Seminar 1993.

American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting: Oculoplastic Trauma Chicago, 1993

American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting: Ptosis San
Francisco, 1994

California Optometric Association Annual Meeting: Ptosis Update. San Francisco, 1995

American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting: Finesse in Oculoplastic Surgery. Atlanta, 1995.

American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting: Endoscopic
Forehead Lift. Atlanta, 1995.

Lidski: Transconjunctival Blepharoplasty Stabilization of the Lax Lower Lid, 1996.

Northern California Optometric Society: Ptosis, 1996.

Ocular Symposium: Oculoplastic Update, 1996.

Jules Stein Eye Institute: Finesse in Upper Eyelid Surgery, 1996.

University of California, Berkeley: Periocular Neoplasia and Eyelid Reconstruction, 1996.

Jules Stein Blepharoplasty Seminar: Finesse in Upper Blepharoplasty, 1997.

Jules Stein Blepharoplasty Seminar: Finesse in Upper Blepharoplasty, 1998.

Ocular Symposium: Eyelid Malposition, 1999

Jules Stein Blepharoplasty Seminar: Laser Blepharoplasty, 2000

Ocular Symposium: Ptosis Evaluation and Management, 2000

Santa Clara Optometric Association: Eyelid Malposition, 2000

International Ophthalmology Congress, Santiago, Chile: Laser Resurfacing, Ptosis, Laser Blepharoplasty, 2000

University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry: Eyelid
Malposition, 2000-2005

California Pacific Medical Center Grand Rounds: Eyelid Malposition, 2000

UCSF/CPMC Plastics Seminar: Eyelid Neoplasia and Reconstruction, 2001

Barkan Society: Cosmetic Enhancement Procedures, 2001

Grand Rounds UCSF: Medial Canthal Masses of the Orbit, 2001

Ocular Symposium: Cosmetic Enhancement Procedures, 2001

Jules Stein Blepharoplasty Seminar: Combined Posterior Ptosis and Blepharoplasty Procedures, 2001

Grand Rounds- Kaiser Permanente, Oakland: Periocular Neoplasia
and Reconstruction, 2001

University of Otago, Dunedin: Eyelid Neoplasia and
Reconstruction, 2002
Jules Stein Eye Institute, Minimally Invasive Surgery Symposium: Are Cosmetic Injectables Safe, Perceptions of Beauty, 2002

Jules Stein Eye Institute, Blepharoplasty Course: Style and Blepharoplasty- How to Make an Aesthetic Eyelid, 2002

Ocular Symposium: Eyelid Neoplasia and Reconstruction, 2002

UCSF/CPMC Plastic Lecture Series: The Anophthalmic Socket, 2003

UCSF/CPMC Plastic Lecture Series: Eyelid Neoplasia and Reconstruction, 2003

The San Francisco Optometric Society: Eyelid Neoplasia and Reconstruction, 2003

Ocular Symposium: Cosmetic Enhancement Procedures, 2003

University of Otago, Christchurch: Eyelid Neoplasia and Reconstruction, 2003

UCSF/CPMC Plastic Lecture Series: Blepharoplasty, 2004

Jules Stein Eye Institute, Aesthetic Eyelid and Facial Rejuvenation Course: Creating Happy Blepharoplasty Patients,
San Diego, 2004

University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry, Eyelid Neoplasia and Reconstruction, 2004

University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry, Orbital Disease, 2004

Endoscopic Forehead Lift, Skills Transfer Course Instructor, American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2004

California Pacific Medical Center, Grand Rounds, Orbital Disease, 2004

University of California, San Francisco, The Eight Fold Path to Patient Happiness, Ophthalmology 2005.

Botox, Filler and Lasers: The Latest Advances in Facial Rejuvenation, California Pacific Medical Center, March, 2005 Course Director

UCSF/CPMC Plastic Lecture Series: Blepharoplasty, 2005

UCSF/CPMC Plastic Lecture Series: The Anophthalmic Socket, 2005

CPMC Rejuvenation Course, The Eight Fold Path to Patient Happiness, March, 2005

Morgan/Sarver Lecture, Cosmetic Oculoplastic Update, April, 2005

Kaiser Permanente National Teleconference, Guest Speaker, Eyelid Neoplasia and Reconstruction, April, 2005

UCSF/CPMC Plastic Lecture Series: Eyelid Neoplasia and Reconstruction, Including the Canthus, May, 2005

Ocular Symposium, Orbital Disease, San Francisco, June, 2005

Grand Rounds, CPMC, Orbital Disease and Therapeutics, 2005

Facial Cosmetic Surgery, Las Vegas, NV, The Eight Fold Path to Patient Happiness, June, 2005

Facial Cosmetic Surgery, Las Vegas, NV, Upper Eyelid Ptosis Repair as a Part of Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery, June, 2005

Facial Cosmetic Surgery, Las Vegas, NV, Concepts of Aesthetic Beauty and Relevance to our Practices, June, 2005

The Expert’s Secrets on Creating Happy Blepharoplasty Patients, Jules Stein Eye Institute Aesthetic Facial Surgery and Rejuvenation Course, Temecula, CA, 2005

UC Berkeley School of Optometry, Eyelid Malposition, September, 2005

Grand Rounds, CPMC, Eyelid Malposition, October, 2005

American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic, Reconstructive and Orbital Surgery, Midface Implants and Fillers, October, 2005

American Academy of Ophthalmology, Breakfast with the Expert, Botox and Fillers: Selecting and Administering, October, 2005

American Academy of Ophthalmology, Endoscopic Brow Skills Transfer Course, October, 2005- 2013

American Academy of Ophthalmology, Botox and Fillers Skills Transfer Course, October, 2005- 2013

UC Berkeley School of Optometry, Orbital Disease, November, 2005

UCSF/ CPMC Plastic Lecture Series: Blepharoplasty, November, 2005

UCSF/CPMC Anatomy Lab, 2000-present

UCSF/CPMC Plastic Surgical Skills Transfer Lab, 2000-present

CPMC/UCSF Journal Club 2000- present

Grand Rounds California Pacific Medical Center, Upper Eyelid Anatomy with Surgical Correlation, March, 2006

Grand Rounds California Pacific Medical Center, Lower Eyelid Anatomy with Surgical Correlation, March, 2006

The Expert’s Secrets on Creating Happy Blepharoplasty Patients, Jules Stein Eye Institute Aesthetic Facial Surgery and Rejuvenation Course, Los Angeles, CA, 2006

Stanford Bay Area Ophthalmology Course, Upper Eyelid Anatomy with Surgical Correlation, 2006

Stanford Bay Area Ophthalmology Course, Lower Eyelid Anatomy with Surgical Correlation, 2006

UC Berkeley School of Optometry, Eyelid Malposition, September, 2006

UC Berkeley School of Optometry, Orbital Disease, October, 2006

Orbital Neoplasms- Clinical Correlation, Raven Biotechnologies, September, 2006

Orbital Neoplasia, Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO), Las Vegas, 2006

Eyelid Malposition, Evaluation and Therapy, Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO), New Orleans, 2007

CPMC-UCSF Oculoplastics Journal Club, 2007

Grand Rounds, California Pacific Medical Center, October 2006

Grand Rounds, California Pacific Medical Center, March 2007

Grand Rounds, California Pacific Medical Center, May 2007

UCSF Minimally Invasive Surgery Course, San Francisco, May 2007
Functional and Aesthetic Evaluation of the Periorbital Complex, Lower Blepharoplasty- Transconjunctival Approach, Midface Implants

Barkan Meeting, June 2007 Rituximab for the Treatment of Graves’ disease

Ocular Symposium, June 2007, Orbital Evaluation and Therapeutics

Stanford Bay Area Ophthalmology Course, Lacrimal Anatomy, Disease and Therapeutics, 2007
American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, November, 2007
Breakfast with the Expert- Botox and Fillers
Endoscopic Forehead Lifting- Skills Transfer Course
Botox and Fillers- Skills Transfer Course

JCHAPO, New Orleans, November, 2007 Eyelid Malposition- Evaluation and Therapeutics

Grand Rounds, California Pacific Medical Center, February 2008

Grand Rounds, Christchurch, New Zealand, March 2008

Grand Rounds, California Pacific Medical Center, May 2008

Prime Time, California Pacific Medical Center, Eyelid Malposition: Evaluation and Therapy May 2008

Anophthalmic Socket, CPMC-UCSF, Plastics Lecture Series, 2008

Ocular Symposium, San Francisco, Graves’Disease Update, 2008

Jules Stein Eye Institute Blepharoplasty Seminar, 2008

Stanford Bay Area Ophthalmology Course, Lacrimal Anatomy, Disease and Therapeutics, 2008

New Zealand General Practitioner Course 2008: Surgical Skills Workshop, Basic and Advanced

UC Berkeley School of Optometry, Eyelid Malposition, 2008

UC Berkeley School of Optometry, Orbital Disease, 2008

UCSF, Surgical Skills Course, 2008

Innovations in Cataract Surgery and More, Blepharoplasty and Botox for the General Ophthalmologist, Oakland, 2008

Eyelid Malposition: Evaluation and Therapy, Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology (JCAHPO), Atlanta, 2008

American Academy of Ophthalmology, Atlanta, November, 2008
Breakfast with the Expert- Botox and Fillers
Endoscopic Forehead Lifting- Skills Transfer Course
Botox and Fillers- Skills Transfer Course

Oculoplastic Grand Rounds, California Pacific Medical Center, November, 2008.

CPMC Prime Time, Orbital Disease: Evaluation and Therapeutics, November, 2008.

UCSF Annual December Course, Moderator Plastics Section, 2008.

Eyelid Malposition: Evaluation and Therapy, San Mateo County Optometric Association, 2009

CPMC-UCSF Oculoplastics Journal Club, 2009

Oculoplastic Grand Rounds, California Pacific Medical Center, March, 2009.

Oculoplastic Grand Rounds, California Pacific Medical Center, June 2009.

Prime Time Resident Teaching Lecture, California Pacific Medical Center, Eyelid Neoplasia and Reconstruction, 2009

Ocular Symposium, 2009

Enucleation, Evisceration, Exenteration, Socket Reconstruction CPMC-UCSF Plastic Lecture Series, 2009

Eyelid Reconstruction Including Canthi
CPMC-UCSF Plastic Lecture Series, 2009

California Academy of Eye Physician and Surgeons Annual Meeting, Moderator, March 2009.

California Academy of Eye Physician and Surgeons Annual Meeting, An Overview of Oculofacial Plastic Surgery, March 2009.

Barkan Meeting, Internet Physician Rating Services, June 2009.

Stanford Bay Area Ophthalmology Course, Lacrimal Anatomy, Physiology and Management, June 2009.

Jules Stein Eye Institute Aesthetic Course, Blepharoplasty, Beauty and Style: How to Create an Aesthetically Pleasing Eyelid, July 2009.

Botulinum Toxin- A Twenty Year Review, Botulinum Toxin Beyond Aesthetics, California Pacific Medical Center, 2009

American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic Reconstructive and Orbital Surgery, 2009- Moderator Lacrimal Section

American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2009

Breakfast with the Expert- Botox and Fillers
Endoscopic Forehead Lifting- Skills Transfer Course
Botox and Fillers- Skills Transfer Course
Facelift Skills Transfer Course

Rituximab to Treat Graves’Disease, Lauer S and Silkiss RZ- Awarded “Best Paper”

JCHAPO Annual Meeting, Eyelid Malposition: Diagnosis and Management, 2009

CPMC Oculoplastic Grand Rounds, 2009

CPMC Prime Time, 2009

UCSF Annual Meeting- Topical Chemotherapy for the Treatment of Periocular Malignancy, 2009

CPMC Oculoplastic Grand Rounds, 2010

CPMC, Prime Time, 2010

Stanford University Bay Area Ophthalmology Course, 2010

Lacrimal Surgery
Upper Eyelid Anatomy and Surgery
Lower Eyelid Anatomy and Surgery

Jules Stein Blepharoplasty Seminar, How to Satisfy Patients and Create a Successful Blepharoplasty Practice, 2010.

JCHAPO Annual Meeting, Eyelid Malposition: Diagnosis and Management, 2010

JCHAPO Annual Meeting, Orbital Disease, 2010

JCHAPO Subspecialty Day, Blepharoplasty, 2010

Psychosocial Stressors and Graves’Disease, ASOPRS, 2010

American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2010

Endoscopic Forehead Lifting- Skills Transfer Course
Botox and Fillers- Skills Transfer Course
Facelift Skills Transfer Course

Subspecialty Day- Point-Counter Point- Radiotherapy v. Biologics for Thyroid Eye Disease

University of Otago, 2010 OSCE, Thyroid Eye Disease
University of Otago, 2010 OSCE, Botox and Fillers
University of California, Berkeley, Eyelid Malposition, 2010
University of California, Berkeley, Orbital Disease, 2010

University of California, San Francisco, Rituximab for Thyroid Eye Disease, 2010

University of California, San Francisco, Systemic Treatment of Thyroid Eye Disease, 2010.

CPMC Grand Rounds, 2011.
CPMC, Prime Time, Eyelid Malposition, 2011.

San Francisco Optometric Society, Eyelid Malposition, 2011.

San Francisco Optometric Society, Eyelid Neoplasia and Reconstruction, 2011.

Alameda Contra- Costa Optometric Society, Eyelid Malposition, April 2011.

CPMC Plastic Grand Rounds January, 2011

Asia Pacific Association of Ophthalmology, Sydney, Australia, Blepharoplasty in an Outpatient Setting, March 2011

UCSF-CPMC Evisceration lecture May, 2011

Bay Area Ophthalmology Course, Stanford University July, 2011
Upper Eyelid Anatomy with Clinical Correlation
Lower Eyelid Anatomy with Clinical Correlation
Lacrimal Anatomy, Diagnostics and Therapeutics

Jules Stein Eye Institute Facial Rejuvenation Course, Lower Blepharoplasty: Patient Selection and Technique, July, 2011

Women in Ophthalmology, August, 2011
The Thirty Minute Blepharoplasty
Facial Rejuvenation: Fillers and Toxins
Injection Laboratory: Hands on Teaching Session

UC Berkeley Eyelid Malposition September, 2011
UC Berkeley Orbit October, 2011

American Academy of Ophthalmology Orlando, 2011
Breakfast with the Expert: Entropion and Ectropion: Which Procedure Do I Use?
Botox and Fillers Skill Transfer Course
Endoscopic Forehead Lift Skills Transfer Course

JCAHPO Orlando, 2011

Eyelid Malposition
Eyelid Neoplasia: Diagnosis and Treatment
Orbit: Evaluation and Therapeutics

American Academy of Ophthalmology Subspecialty Council, ASOPRS Update on Accreditation and Certification, November, 2011

Queenstown Medical Centre, New Zealand Eyelid Neoplasia: Evaluation and Therapeutics, November, 2011.

CPMC Plastics Grand Rounds December, 2011

UCSF December Course December, 2011 Update on Periocular Rejuvenation: Filers and Toxins

CPMC/UCSF 2012 Plastic Didactic Series:
Eyelid Neoplasia and Reconstruction
Facial Rejuvenation: Fillers, Botox, Resurfacing

Rossmoor Education Series
Oculofacial Plastic Surgery for Seniors, January, 2012

World Congress Abu Dhabi February, 2012
Chair Minimally Invasive Surgery
Thirty Minute Blepharoplasty
Novel Biologics for the Treatment of Thyroid Eye Disease
Eyelid Reconstruction
Fascia for Frontalis Suspension- the Gold Standard

CPMC Grand Rounds, February, 2012

Ocular Symposium, Update of Facial Rejuvenation, June, 2012

CPMC/UCSF Oculofacial Plastics Journal Club, June, 2012

Jules Stein Eye Institute Aesthetic Course, How to Create an Aesthetically Pleasing Eyelid, June, 2012

Bay Area Ophthalmology Course, Stanford University July, 2012
Upper Eyelid Anatomy with Clinical Correlation
Lower Eyelid Anatomy with Clinical Correlation
Lacrimal Anatomy, Diagnostics and Therapeutics

UC Berkeley School of Optometry, Eyelid Malposition, September, 2012

UC Berkeley School of Optometry, Orbital Neoplasia, October, 2012

JCAHPO Orlando, November, 2012

Eyelid Malposition
Eyelid Neoplasia: Diagnosis and Treatment
Orbit: Evaluation and Therapeutics

American Academy of Ophthalmology Chicago, November, 2012
Subspecialty Day: Use of Rituximab in Thyroid Eye Disease
Breakfast with the Expert: Eyelid Neoplasia and Reconstruction
Botox and Fillers Skill Transfer Course
Endoscopic Forehead Lift Skills Transfer Course
Chair, AAO Oculoplastic Surgery Session
From Metal to Molecules: Advances in Oculofacial Plastic Surgery

UCSF: How to Create an Aesthetically Pleasing Eyelid, December, 2012

CPMC Grand Rounds, December 2012

CPMC Prime Time, Eyelid Neoplasia and Reconstruction, 2012

CPMC Grand Rounds, March 2013

CPMC Prime Time, Orbital Neoplasia: Evaluation and Diagnosis
UC Berkeley School of Optometry Morgan Sarver Lecture, 2013

Barkan Society, The Treatment of Thyroid Eye Disease at a Crossroads, June, 2013.

Ocular Symposium, Advances in the Treatment of Orbital Neoplasia, June, 2013.

Bay Area Ophthalmology Course, Stanford University July, 2013
Upper Eyelid Anatomy with Clinical Correlation
Lower Eyelid Anatomy with Clinical Correlation
Lacrimal Anatomy, Diagnostics and Therapeutics

Jules Stein Eye Institute Aesthetics Course, How to Create an Aesthetically Pleasing Eyelid, July, 2013.

Genentech, Thyroid Eye Disease: Treatment at a Crossroads, August, 2013.

CPMC Grand Rounds, September, 2013.

CPMC Prime Time, Orbital Neoplasia, 2013

UC Berkeley School of Optometry, Eyelid Malposition, 2013.

UC Berkeley School of Optometry, Orbital Disease, 2013.

JCAHPO New Orleans, November, 2013

Eyelid Malposition
Eyelid Neoplasia: Diagnosis and Treatment
Orbit: Evaluation and Therapeutics

American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, November, 2013

Breakfast with the Expert: Blepharoplasty
Botox and Fillers Skill Transfer Course
Endoscopic Forehead Lift Skills Transfer Course

UCSF, Advances in the Treatment of Basal Cell Carcinoma, 2013

Santa Clara Optometric Society, Eyelid Neoplasia: Surgical and Nonsurgical Therapeutics, 2014

CPMC Grand Rounds, January, November, March 2014

CPMC Prime Time, Orbital Neoplasia: Evaluation and Diagnosis

Ocular Symposium, Identifying Disease Targets and Treating with Monoclonal Antibodies, June, 2014.

Bay Area Ophthalmology Course, Stanford University July, 2014
Upper Eyelid Anatomy with Clinical Correlation
Lower Eyelid Anatomy with Clinical Correlation
Lacrimal Anatomy, Diagnostics and Therapeutics

Jules Stein Eye Institute Aesthetics Course, How to Create an Aesthetically Pleasing Eyelid, July, 2014.

CPMC Prime Time, Orbital Neoplasia, 2014

UC Berkeley School of Optometry, Eyelid Malposition, 2014

UC Berkeley School of Optometry, Orbital Disease, 2014

JCAHPO Chicago, November, 2014

Eyelid Malposition
Orbit: Evaluation and Therapeutics

American Academy of Ophthalmology Subspecialty Day, Monoclonal Antibodies to Treat Thyroid Eye Disease, Chicago, November, 2014

American Academy of Ophthalmology Chicago, November, 2014

Botox and Fillers Skills Transfer Course
Endoscopic Forehead Lift Skills Transfer Course

CPMC Oculoplastics, Journal Club, 2014.

Cosmetic Bootcamp, San Francisco, Considerations Regarding Periorbital and Orbital Anatomy for Injectables, 2014

Cosmetic Bootcamp, San Francisco, Live Patient Injection Demonstration, 2014

UCSF, IgG4 Disease, New Diagnostics Define an Old Disease, 2014.

CPMC Oculoplastics Lecture Series-
Thyroid Eye Disease- January, 2015
Anophthalmic Socket-June, 2015
Eyelid Malposition- November, 2015

CPMC Grand Rounds, March, October, December, 2015.

CPMC Prime Time, Eyelid Malposition

CPMC Prime Time, Eyelid Neoplasia and Reconstruction

CPMC Prime Time, Orbital Disease, Evaluation and Reconstruction

Ocular Symposium, Eyelid Anatomy and Relevance to 
Cosmetic Rejuvenation Techniques, June, 2015.

Bay Area Ophthalmology Course, Stanford University July, 2015
Upper Eyelid Anatomy with Clinical Correlation
Lower Eyelid Anatomy with Clinical Correlation
Lacrimal Anatomy, Diagnostics and Therapeutics

Jules Stein Eye Institute Aesthetics Course, Filler Panel, 2015.

Jules Stein Eye Institute Aesthetics Course, Anatomy Lab, Instructor, 2015.

UC Berkeley School of Optometry, Eyelid Malposition, 2015

UC Berkeley School of Optometry, Orbital Disease, 2015

American Academy of Ophthalmology, Oculoplastic Update: What’s New for the Tearing Pediatric Patient, Las Vegas, 2015

American Academy of Ophthalmology Las Vegas, November, 2015

Botox and Fillers Skills Transfer Course
Endoscopic Forehead Lift Skills Transfer Course

JCAHPO Las Vegas, November, 2015

Eyelid Malposition
Orbit: Evaluation and Therapeutics

Orbital Masters Symposium, Jules Stein Eye Institute, Update: Novel Biologics for Thyroid Eye Disease, 2016

CPMC Oculoplastic Lecture Series: Eyelid Reconstruction
CPMC Oculoplastic Lecture Series: Lacrimal Anatomy, Physiology and Management

Ocular Symposium, Ophthalmic Plastic Update, What is New for the Tearing Child? June, 2016

American Academy of Ophthalmology Chicago, November, 2016

Botox and Fillers Skills Transfer Course
Endoscopic Forehead Lift Skills Transfer Course

JCAHPO Chicago, Eyelid Malposition, October, 2016

Alameda Optometric Society, Eyelid Malposition, 2017

Ocular Symposium, Innovations in Oculoplastic Surgery, June, 2017

Northwestern University Robert G. Miller Memorial Lecture, New Perspectives in the Treatment of Thyroid Eye Disease, June, 2017

Jules Stein Eye Institute Aesthetics Course, Cadaver Dissection Instructor, 2017

Jules Stein Eye Institute Aesthetics Course, The Secrets to Success in Upper Blepharoplasty-Patient Selection, Surgical Planning and Surgical Techniques, 2017

JCAHPO, Eyelid Malposition: Diagnosis and Treatment, San Francisco, 2017

CPMC Prime Time, Anatomic Considerations for Safe Injections and Periocular Pearls, 2017

JCAHPO, Eyelid Malposition: Diagnosis and Treatment, New Orleans, November, 2017

Cosmetic Bootcamp, San Francisco, Anatomic Considerations for Safe Injections and Periocular Pearls, November, 2017

Cosmetic Bootcamp, San Francisco, Live Injections, November, 2017

CPMC Plastic Lecture Series: Eyelid Malposition: Diagnosis and Treatment, November, 2017
University of California Berkeley Practicum, January, 2018

CPMC Plastic Lecture Series: Eyelid Reconstruction, February, 2018.

Jules Stein Eye Institute, Orbital Master’s Course, Rituximab, Tocilizumab, and Teprotumumab: What is the Evidence, February, 2018.

Ocular Symposium, June, 2018.

Cosmetic Bootcamp, Aspen, July, 2018.
Filler and Toxin Complications
Tear Trough Evaluation and Management

Bay Area Ophthalmology Course, Stanford University July, 2018
Lacrimal Anatomy, Diagnostics and Therapeutics

Jules Stein Eye Institute Aesthetics Course: Secrets to Success in Blepharoplasty, July 2018.

American Academy of Ophthalmology Chicago, October, 2018

Botox and Fillers Skills Transfer Course

CPMC Prime Time: Lacrimal Anatomy, Physiology and Treatment, December 2018

2019

Ocular Symposium: Ophthalmic Plastic Update, June, 2019

The Mayo Clinic Meeting, June, 2019.

Bay Area Ophthalmology Course, Stanford University July, 2019
Lacrimal Anatomy, Diagnostics and Therapeutics

Jules Stein Eye Institute Aesthetics Course: Secrets to Success in Blepharoplasty, July 2019.

American Academy of Ophthalmology San Francisco, October, 2019

Botox and Fillers Skills Transfer Course

CPMC Oculoplastics Lecture Series-
Thyroid Eye Disease- January, 2019
Anophthalmic Socket-June, 2019
Eyelid Malposition- November, 2019