The Dong H. Shin, M.D., Ph.D. Lecture
September 15, 2021
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Featuring: Constance Okeke, MD, MSCE
“The MIGS Myriad- which MIGS to choose”
This activity has been certified for AMA PRA Category – 1 Credit
Dr. Okeke earned her college and medical degree at Yale University, completed her Ophthalmology residency at the Wilmer Eye Institute of Johns Hopkins University, and then went on to complete a Fellowship in Glaucoma at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. She also completed a Masters of Science in Clinical Epidemiology (MSCE) at the university of Pennsylvania.
She serves as the lead glaucoma specialist at Virginia Eye Consultants, and is also an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, VA.
Dr. Okeke has two decades of glaucoma experience ranging from cutting edge research, mastering micro-invasive surgical techniques, to training other doctors, writing, and speaking on various podiums nationally and internationally about the latest in glaucoma medical and surgical treatment. Dr. Okeke also has an educational YouTube channels that feature glaucoma surgical techniques called iGlaucoma.
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, and CollaborativeEye publications. “The Building Blocks of Trabectome Surgery: A Step-by-Step Approach for Patient Selection” is her first book.
Among her many awards, she recently was voted to The Ophthalmologist’s Top 100 Power List of Most Influential Female Figures in Ophthalmology globally for 2021.
Dr. Okeke has also passionately prevented blindness through medical missions, glaucoma awareness campaigns, and public speaking. As part of her effort to educate patients, she recently wrote The Glaucoma Guidebook: Learn the Risks and Save Your Sight – An Expert’s 12 Tips to Prevent Blindness, coming out soon as a publication of Johns Hopkins University Press.