Treating Diabetic Retinopathy


You are invited to the 

2016 VMR Lecture Series

Diabetic Retinopathy Lecture

with Dr. Lawrence P. Chong

Diabetic Retinopathy

 Dr. Chong will be presenting his lecture on Diabetic Retinopathy.
The key topics are as follows:

I.               Epidemiology of Diabetic Retinopathy

a.     Incidence

b.     Prevalence

II.             Clinical Presentation

a.     Non-Proliferative

b.     Proliferative

III.           Pathophysiology

IV.           Treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema

a.     Focal Laser

b.     Intravitreal Avastin

c.     Intravitreal Kenalog

V.             Treatment of Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy

a.     Laser pan retinal photocoagulation

b.     Pars Plana Vitrectomy

VI.           Treatment of Neovascular glaucoma

a.     Intravitreal Avastin

b.     Laser

c.     Glaucoma Drainage Implants




Lawrence Chong MD retina specialist huntington beach ca 92647 board certified ophthalmologist

Vitreous – Macula – Retina


  • Dr. Lawrence Chong was on the full-time faculty of the Doheny Eye Institute from 1989 to 2009
  • As director of the Retina Service and former director of the fellowship program, he has trained more than 30 retinal fellows
  • He continues his affiliation with the Doheny Eye Institute as Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology
  • He is a member of the Retina Society, the Club Jules Gonin, and the American Society of Retina Specialists
  • Dr. Chong is now in private practice at the VMR Institute for Vitreous Macula Retina
  • He is affiliated with Hoag Hospital, Los Alamitos Medical Center, and the Newport Bay Surgery Center
  • For several years, Dr. Chong has been voted by his peers to Super Doctors of Southern California by Los Angeles Magazine, and has been named a Castle Connolly Top Doctor since 2012


Event Details
Suite 400
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Dinner is served at 6:30 PM
Lectures are from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM


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Santa Ana


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