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CREDENTIALS

CURRICULUM VITAE - RONA Z. SILKISS, M.D., FACS

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-present

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- present

SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD

Raven Biotherapeutics, South San Francisco, 2006- 2008

Myoscience, South San Francisco, 2008- 2009

CLINICAL TRIALS- PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

The Use of Rituximab for Thyroid Eye Disease- completed 2014

Epidiolex for the Treatment of Benign Essential Blepharospasm- completed 2020

REVIEWER

The Journal of Ophthalmic Plastic Reconstructive and Orbital

Surgery

The Journal of the American Medical Association- Ophthalmology, 

Survey of Ophthalmology 

American Journal of Ophthalmology Case Reports

Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology

Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery

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

Aspen Surgery Center, 2019-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, Best Paper, 2010

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

Barkan Society Research Award, Mentoring Drs. Truong and Koppinger, 2021

California Pacific Medical Center Resident Teaching Award, 2017

Northwestern University 33rd Annual Resident Research Day Lecturer, 2017

Merrill Reeh Pathology Award, ASOPRS, 2019

William B. Spencer Lecture, CPMC, 2021

Best Doctors in America- 2002-2021

America’s Top Ophthalmologists- 2005-2021

People’s Choice Doctor- 2009-2021

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 RZ, 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 RZ 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 RZ, Orbital B- Lymphocyte Depletion in a Treatment Failure of Rituximab for Thyroid Eye Disease,    

Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013 Mar 25.

Gill H, Silkiss RZ, 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

Lowinger A, Gill HS, Phan I, Garcia-Kennedy R, Silkiss RZ.

Histology of Müller’s muscle observed in quiescent Graves’ Orbitopathy.

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

Gill HS, Moscato EE, Silkiss RZ.

Indications and limitations of Vismodegib for basal cell carcinoma–reply.

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, Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 Aug; 144(2):315-320. doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000005806.

Silkiss RZ, Paap M, Milman T, Ugradar S, Response to Analysis: Assessing Retrobulbar Hyaluronidase as a Treatment for Filler-Induced Blindness in a Cadaver, PRS.

Paap, M, Milman, T, Ugradar, S, Goldberg, R, Silkiss, RZ, Examining the Role of Retrobulbar Hyaluronidase in Reversing Filler-Induced Blindness: A Systematic Review. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 Dec 24. doi: 10.1097/IOP.0000000000001568.

Carruthers JDA, Carruthers JA, Fagien S. Commentary On: “Examining the Role of Retrobulbar Hyaluronidase in Reversing Filler Induced Blindness: A Systematic Review,” by Paap MK, Milman T, Ugradar S, Goldberg R, Silkiss RZ. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 May/Jun; 36(3):239-240. doi: 10.1097/IOP.0000000000001628. PMID: 32379204.

Silkiss RZ, Paap M, Reply re: “Commentary on: ‘Examining the Role of Retrobulbar Hyaluronidase in Reversing Filler Induced Blindness: A Systemic Review,’ by Paap MK, Milman T, Ugradar S, Goldberg R, Silkiss RZ”. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 Sep/Oct; 36(5):522-523. doi: 10.1097/IOP.0000000000001793. PMID: 32925678.

Paap, M and Silkiss, RZ,  Improvements in Muller’s Muscle Resection Through the Use of Tenotomy Scissors and Dissolvable Suture, Amer Journal of Cosmetic Surgery, 2019, https://doi.org/10.1177/0748806819885252

Eiger-Moscovich, M, Eagle, R, Shields, C, Racher, H, Lally, S,

Silkiss, RZ, Shields J, Milman, T

Muir-Torre Syndrome Associated Periocular Sebaceous Neoplasms: Screening Patterns in the Literature and in Clinical Practice

Ocul Oncol Pathol https://doi.org/10.1159/000504984

Carrera W, Silkiss RZ, Kimura’s disease of the lacrimal gland with concomitant chronic sinusitis, Orbit, DOI: 10.1080/01676830.2020.1753784

Carrera, W, Lewis, WB, Silkiss, RZ, Frontal sinus abscess with cutaneous fistula secondary to Streptococcus constellatus, Orbit, DOI: 10.1080/01676830.2020.1760314

Silkiss RZ, Paap MK, Ugradar S, Milman T, Discussion: Assessing Retrobulbar Hyaluronidase as a Treatment for Filler-Induced Blindness in a Cadaver Model and Video Discussion: Treatment for Filler-Induced Blindness. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020; 145(5):999e-1001e. doi:10.1097/PRS.0000000000006919

Safi M, Ang M, Patel P, Silkiss RZ,  Rhino-orbital-cerebral mucormycosis (ROCM) and associated cerebritis treated with adjuvant retrobulbar amphotericin B, American Journal of Ophthalmology Case Reports,Volume 19, September 2020, 100771

Lauer S, Silkiss RZ, “Stripe sign”- MRI characteristic of extraocular muscles in tendon sparing thyroid eye disease [published online ahead of print, 2020 Jun 22]. Orbit. 2020; doi:10.1080/01676830.2020.1782440

Paap MK, Silkiss RZ, The interaction between hyaluronidase and hyaluronic acid gel fillers – a review of the literature and comparative analysis Plast Aesthet Res 2020;7:36. 12 Jul 2020

doi: 10.20517/2347-9264.2020.121

Silkiss RZ, Paap MK, Roelofs KA, Agi J, Weis E. Treatment of corticosteroid-resistant thyroid eye disease with subcutaneous tocilizumab. Can J Ophthalmol. 2020 Sep 10:S0008-4182(20)30706-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjo.2020.07.020. 

Rosco, M and Silkiss, RZ, Conjunctival Cyst, EyeNet, December, 2020.

Moradi, R and Silkiss, RZ, CPEO, EyeNet, February, 2021.

Carrera, W, Damento, G and Silkiss, RZ, Orbital Arachnoid Cyst, EyeNet, in press 2021.

Safo MB, Silkiss RZ. A case of ulcerative colitis associated with teprotumumab treatment for thyroid eye disease. Am J Ophthalmol Case Rep. 2021 Mar 10; 22:101069. Doi: 10.1016/j.ajoc.2021.101069. 

Silkiss, RZ, Paap, MK, Ugradar, S, The Association between Mask Wear and Chalazion Formation during the Covid-19 Pandemic, AJO Case Reports, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajoc.2021.101032

Govorkova M, Silkiss RZ. Optical Device to Improve Eyelid Surgery. Surg Innov. 2021 Feb 18:1553350621996633. doi: 10.1177/1553350621996633. 

Safi,M, Fethat, K, Silkiss, RZ A ‘never miss’ diagnosis: Ptosis secondary to metastatic breast cancer diagnosed as involutional ptosis and a review of the literature SAGE Open Medical Case Reports Volume 9: 1– DOI: 10.1177/2050313X211040680 journals.sagepub.com/

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.

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. 

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 RZ, Morning Rounds, A Rapidly Growing Problem, EyeNet, May, 2012.

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

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

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

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

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

Sy A and Silkiss RZ, 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, RZ, 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.

Damento G and Silkiss RZ, https://eyewiki.org/Congenital_third_nerve_palsy, 2019

Moradi R and Silkiss RZ

https://eyewiki.org/Frontalis Suspension, 2019

Carrera, W and Silkiss RZ, Kimura’s disease, EyeWiki, 2020

Rosco M and Silkiss RZ, Saturday Night Retinopathy, EyeWiki, 2020

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

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

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

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

Ho V, Esmaeli B, Silkiss RZ, and et al, Receptor Expression in Orbital Inflammatory Syndromes and Implications for Targeted Therapy, 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.

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

Doshi RR, Wender JD, Fu A, Imes R, Silkiss RZ,

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 – Awarded Best Resident Research Prize, 2013

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- Awarded Best Resident Research Prize, 2014

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, 2016

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,   Awarded Best Resident Research Prize, 2017

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

Koppinger J, Truong, T and Silkiss RZ, CBD and its Use in Benign Essential Blepharospasm, Barkan Society, 2019, 2020, 2021

Awarded Best Resident Research Prize, 2021

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

Provisional Patent-63/258,389- Device to Promote Bilateral Symmetry in Surgical Markings

BOARD APPOINTMENT

Pacific Vision Foundation, 2015-present

California Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, 2016-2018

Aspen Surgery Center, 2019-present

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.

     Biologics for the Treatment of Thyroid Eye Disease

     Congenital Nasal Lacrimal Duct Obstruction- Best Practices

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

CPMC Oculoplastics Grand Rounds- November, 2019

2020

CPMC Oculoplastics Lecture Series

Eyelid Reconstruction, February, 2020

CPMC Grand Rounds- May, 2020, November, 2020

UCLA Orbital Masters Symposium- Medical Management of TED-Biologics, March, 2020

Toronto Ophthalmology Review Meeting-April, 2020 video

Ocular Symposium- June, 2020 cancelled secondary to Covid

Covid Collection- Oculoplastics Series- five lectures

Pacific Vision Foundation- Eyelid Reconstruction- March, 2020

Stanford Bay Area Ophthalmology Course- Lacrimal Anatomy and Physiology, 2020

William B. Spencer Lecture- The Medical Management of Thyroid Eye Disease- Update on Biologics, October, 2020

American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Annual Meeting, Moderator, Thyroid and Orbital Inflammation Session, 2020.

iFocus, Medical Management of Thyroid Eye Disease- Teprotumumab, 2020.

2021

American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Spring Meeting, Moderator, Thyroid and Orbital Inflammation Session, 2021.

Surgical Skills Transfer Course, Director, CPMC, 2021

Stanford Bay Area Ophthalmology Course- Lacrimal Anatomy and Physiology, 2021

CPMC Oculoplastics Lecture Series-2021

Thyroid Eye Disease 

Anophthalmic Socket

Eyelid Malposition 

CPMC Oculoplastics Grand Rounds- November, 2021

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