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San Francisco
Sir Francis Drake Hotel
450 Powell Street
San Francisco, CA  94102
United States

Innovations in eye care and surgery are helping us preserve our vision from leading causes of blindness like cataracts, macular degeneration and glaucoma. Dr. Andrew Iwach, a glaucoma specialist, Chair of the Board of Glaucoma Research Foundation, and Executive Director of the Glaucoma Center of San Francisco, will present some of the latest breakthroughs and innovative treatments available to keep us seeing well for a lifetime. Learn how new medications, drug delivery systems, and surgical implants are helping doctors prevent blindness from glaucoma and other eye diseases.

Dr. Iwach is Chair of the Board of Glaucoma Research Foundation, Executive Director of the Glaucoma Center of San Francisco, Associate Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of California at San Francisco, and a faculty instructor at the California Pacific Medical Center Department of Ophthalmology.

He has served on the Glaucoma Research Foundation Board since 2000 and is a member of the Executive Committee, Leadership Committee, Development Committee, and Strategic Planning Committee. He has served as Board Chair since 2011, and he co-founded GRF's signature annual event, Glaucoma 360, in 2012.

Dr. Iwach received his medical degree from UCLA in 1984. He completed his ophthalmology residency at Stanford University Medical Center in 1988. Dr. Iwach trained in glaucoma under world-renowned ophthalmologist Dr. Robert N. Shaffer through the University of California San Francisco (UCSF).

Meeting Schedule:

12:00 Noon Registration & Networking
12:15 PM (sharp!) Meeting begins (club business first, followed by keynote speaker)
1:30 PM Meeting adjourns

This is a weekly membership meeting for The Rotary Club of San Francisco, open to all Rotarians, visiting Rotarians, prospective members, and guests.

Each luncheon ticket includes a three-course lunch. Tickets for Club members are $35 each; $30 if you register online in advance. Non-member tickets are $40 each. Payment by credit card or check is preferred. Tickets available for purchase only at the door.