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Understanding Glaucoma

16jan6:00 pm7:00 pmUnderstanding GlaucomaFeaturing Speaker Dr. Benjamin Xu

Understanding Glaucoma Eyes

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Learn how to keep your eyes healthy. Find out what the warning signs are and what medical specialties can treat glaucoma. Find out what the best questions are to ask your eye doctor and what the new cutting edge treatments are. You’ll also learn what the most common medications are, as well as their benefits and pitfalls.

Dr. Xu attended Yale University where he graduated cum laude with a bachelor of science in biomedical engineering. He received his MD and PhD degrees from Columbia University where he was part of the NIH-sponsored Medical Scientist Training Program. He completed a well-received thesis studying how the brain uses eye position signals to coordinate accurate eye movements. Dr. Xu completed his residency in ophthalmology at the LAC+USC Medical Center and USC Roski Eye Institute, where he served as Chief Resident and was recognized for his academic and teaching achievements. He completed his glaucoma fellowship with Dr. Robert Weinreb at the UCSD Shiley Eye Institute and Hamilton Glaucoma Center.

Speaker: Dr. Benjamin Xu
USC Roski Eye Institute


(Wednesday) 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


The Kensington Sierra Madre

245 West Sierra Madre Blvd.


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