A New Angle on Glaucoma Management
A LIVE Online Series with Special Host
Constance O. Okeke, M.D., M.S.C.E.
Dr. Constance Okeke is an Ivy League-trained, Board Certified ophthalmologist who specializes in glaucoma and cataract surgery.
She has two decades of glaucoma experience ranging from cutting edge research, mastering micro-invasive surgical techniques, to training other doctors, speaking, and writing about her techniques and innovative ideas.
Learn more about Dr. Okeke and her Norfolk, VA practice: www.drconstanceokeke.com
Take a deep dive into Irrigating Goniectomy™ and learn more about the role of Trabectome® and TrabEx+™ in MIGS.
MAY 21, 2020 | 5:30-6:30pm (PST)
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Watch Episode 1 with Dr. Okeke:
“Surgeons should have several weapons in their pocket in order to treat glaucoma effectively and Trabectome® is one that I have relied on to achieve great outcomes for my patients for over a decade.” – Dr. Constance Okeke
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN...
The basics of angle-based surgery
The role of gonioprism and Irrigating Goniectomy™ in MIGS
How Trabectome® and TrabEx™ differ from other MIGS options
Key information for bringing into clinical practice:
MORE ABOUT YOUR HOST
Dr. Okeke went to both undergraduate and medical school at the prestigious Yale University in New Haven, CT, where she won several awards for her academic achievements and research efforts. She then moved on to Baltimore, MD where she performed her residency in ophthalmology at the Wilmer Eye Institute of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Dr. Okeke pursued subspecialty fellowship training in glaucoma at the University of Miami Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.
Among her many pioneering accomplishments in treating glaucoma and cataracts, she was the first in the Hampton Roads area to offer Trabectome, and the first in the country to combine Trabectome with femtosecond laser in cataract surgery. Dr. Okeke’s research and writing has been featured in many ophthalmology publications, and she serves as an editorial advisory board member for the Glaucoma Today, Glaucoma Physician, CollaborativeEye and Hampton Roads Physicians publications.
Dr. Okeke joined Virginia Eye Consultants in July, 2009 and serves as the lead glaucoma specialist. She is also an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, VA. Dr. Okeke is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, and a member of the American Glaucoma Society and the Association for Research Vision and Ophthalmology.
As a true educator Dr. Okeke shares her decade of experience with Trabectome in her book, “The Building Blocks of Trabectome Surgery: A Step-by-Step Approach for Patient Selection.”
To learn more about it and how to access it click here: https://www.drconstanceokeke.com/book-authorship
Dr. Okeke also has a glaucoma educational channel featuring latest surgical glaucoma techniques called iGlaucoma YouTube Channel. As a pioneer in the area of MIGS, Dr. Okeke’s library of helpful videos include a recently launched video series called MIGS University which recently featured Trabectome.
Click here to view series: www.youtube.com/c/iGlaucoma