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The Future of Ophthalmology

July 8-10, 2021


2021 is a Hybrid Event, at Balboa Bay Resort & Livestream

Join industry, key opinion leaders, and top ophthalmologists who are determining the future of the field at Octane’s Ophthalmology Technology Summit. The event is held annually in Orange County, the center for Ophthalmology in the US.

Ophthalmology Tech Summit 2021 is July 8-10 in Newport Beach, CA.

Virtual Features in 2021

Livestream & On-Demand Access

Conference attendees from around the world will be able to access our leading content from Ophthalmology Technology Summit through our livestream or through our content library at any time. 

Virtual & Engaging Networking

We’re expanding the capability of our event app to allow you to connect and network with other attendees from across the country with designated networking spaces and community forums with live polling and Q&A. 

Who Should Be There

Ophthalmologists & KOLs

As a leader in the feild, discover innovation, see company’s pitch and learn from top  leaders in the industry.  

Leading Industry

Engage with ophthalmologists, KOLs, industry leaders and see entrepreneurs pitch their companies.

Ophthalmology Focused Entrepreneurs & Investors

Discover ophthalmology innovation as Launchpad Companies pitch their startups to the audience, doctors and investors. 

Sponsor Ophthalmic Innovation

Increase your companies 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.  

Ophthalmology Technology Summit Committee

John Hovanesian, MD, FACS

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

Jim Mazzo

Chairman of the Board Octane, Advisor ZEISS, Executive Chairman Avellino,  Advisor Bain Capital

Ehsan Sadri, MD, FACS

Visionary Eye Institute

Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Partner, Virginia Eye Consultants

Highlighted Attending KOLs

Muna Ahmad, MD

Ahmed Alkaliby MSc, MD, FICO, MRCS

Greg Berdy, MD, FACS

Rahul Bhola, MD

Clayton Blehm, MD

Judith Boston, MD

Renee Bovelle, MD

Carlos Buznego, MD

Matila Chan, MD, PhD

Jessica Chen, MD

Lawrence Cooper, MD

Uday Devgan, MD, FACS, FRCS

Rand Diab, MD

Eric Donnenfeld, MD

Marjan Farid, MD

David Goldman, MD


Himani Goyal, MD

Jyoti Gupta, MD, FAAO

Rayna Habash, MD

Houman Hemmati, MD, PhD

John Hovanesian, MD, FACS

Sean Ianchulev, MD

Mitchell Jackson, MD

Doug Katsev, MD

Gregory Katz, MD

James Katz, MD

James Khodabakhsh, MD

Baruch Kuppermann, MD,PhD

Katerina Kurteeva, MD

Phillips “Kirk” Labor, MD, FACS, FICS

Richard Lindstrom, MD

Jennifer Loh, MD

Parag Majmudar, MD

Lisa Marten, MD

Cynthia Matossian, MD, FACS

Cathleen McCabe, MD

Mitul Mehta, MD

Amir Moaferi, MD

Thomas Mundorf, MD

Alanna Nattis, FAAO

Lisa Nijm, MD

Jai Parekh, MD, FAAO

Shani Reich, MD

Audrey Rostov, MD

Sheri Rowen, MD

Ehsan  Sadri, MD, FACS

Joel Schulman, MD, FACS

Mitchell Schultz, MD


Neda Shamie, MD

Shameema  Sikder, MD

Jack Silvers, MD

Oluwatosin Smith, MD

Widad Souaiaia, MD

Donny Suh, MD

Reema Syed, MD

William  Trattler, MD

Raul Trillo, MD

Edmund Tsui, MD

Scott Whitcup, MD

Lawrence Woodward, MD

Helen Wu, MD

Elizabeth Yeu, MD

Refund Policy

If you purchased a ticket prior to Ophthalmology Technology Summit going virtual, you’re able to transfer your in-person ticket to a virtual ticket and we’ll refund you the difference. View our full refund and exchange policy here.

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