Join Your Peers At The 2024

Ophthalmology Tech Forum

June 20 – June 21

VEA Newport Beach

What Can I Expect?


Of Your Peers






Dr. Euan S. Thomson, Ph.D.

A trailblazer in medical device innovation with over 30 years of experience reshaping the healthcare landscape. As Chairman and CEO of Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc., Dr. Thomson spearheads a visionary team dedicated to pushing the boundaries of ophthalmology and pioneering disruptive digital strategies.

Connect at the Heart of Ophthalmology

At Ophthalmology Tech Forum, industry leaders, key opinion leaders, and top ophthalmologists discuss the future of the industry.

The event is held annually in Orange County, the center for Ophthalmology in the US.


Who Should Attend?

Ophthalmologists & KOLs

Leading Industry, Strategics & Service Providers

Ophthalmology Focused Entrepreneurs & Investors

Favorites From This Year’s Forum

Keynote Interview with Mark Leahy, President & CEO, MDMA

Industry Panel: Disruptive Innovations

Fireside Chat with Brent Saunders, Chairman and CEO, Bausch & Lomb

And Much, Much, More!

2024 Agenda And Speakers To Be Announced

Book your stay at the VEA Newport Beach, A Marriott Resort & Spa with our group rate for the Ophthalmology Tech Forum.

Secure your room for the Forum June 20-21, 2024.

Ophthalmic Innovation

Increase your company’s visibility among top doctors, entrepreneurs and investors in Southern California. Gain access to this exclusive conference that will give your company increased exposure to the top luminaries in Ophthalmology.


A Selection of KOLs at OTF 2023

Robert L. Avery, MD
Bobby Azamian, MD, PhD
Caroline Baumal, MD
Max Colbert, MD, MBA
Lisa Collea, MD, MBA
Randy Craven, MD
Dan Durrie, MD
Houman Hemmati, MD, FACS
Edward Holland, MD
John Hovanesian, MD, FACS
Yehia Hashad, MD
Tes Ignacio, MD
Andrew Iwach, MD
Leilei Ji, MD, MBA
Rebecca Kammer, OD, PhD
Gregory Katz, MD
Mark Kontos, MD
Baruch Kuppermann, MD, PhD
David Lazar, MD
Richard Lindstrom, MD
Paul Mann, II, MD
Selina  McGee, OD, FAAO
Mitul Mehta, MD
Marc Odrich, MD
Jai G. Parekh, MD, MBA
John Pollack, MD
Mario Ramirez, MD
Alena Reznik, MD
Jacob Reznik, MD
Sheri Rowen, MD, FACS
Ehsan Sadri, MD, FACS
George Salib, MD, FACS
Scott  Schachter, OD
Lanita Scott, MD
Omar Shakir, MD, MBA
Mitchell Shultz, MD
Kuldev Singh, MD, MPH
Stephen Smith, MD
Luis Vargas, MD
Vanessa Vera, MD
Kevin Waltz, OD, MD
Mingwu  Wang, MD, PhD
Scott Whitcup, MD
Dagny Zhu, MD
Michael Breen, OD
Milton Hom, OD, FAAO
and more! 

Ophthalmology Technology Forum Committee

Robert L. Avery, MD

California Retina Consultants

John Hovanesian, MD, FACS

Private Practice, Harvard Eye Associates, Laguna Hills, CA Clinical Faculty, UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute, Los Angeles, CA

Jim Mazzo

Executive Chairman, Neurotech
Co-Founder, Octane

Ehsan Sadri, MD, FACS

Visionary Eye Institute

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