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1 Curriculum Vitae Name: Irwin Y. Cua, M.D. Present Positions: Affiliate Consultant, Vision Laser Center, St. Luke s Medical Center Affiliate Consultant, Section of Cornea and External Disease, St. Luke s Medical Center Ocular Stem Cell Research Group, St. Luke s Medical Center Visiting Ophthalmologist, Section of Corneal And External Disease, East Ave Medical Center Visiting Ophthalmologist, Cardinal Medical Center address: Educational Attainment Elementary: Xavier School San Juan, Philippines High School: Xavier School San Juan, Philippines nd Highest Award College: University of the Philippines Quezon City, Philippines B.S. Biology College Scholar

2 Medical School: University of the Philippines, College of Medicine Manila, Philippines Outstanding Student Research Award Postdoctoral Training Internship: Philippine General Hospital Manila, Philippines Residency Training: Institute of Ophthalmology St. Luke s Medical Center Quezon City, Philippines Jan Dec Fellowship Training: Pepose Vision Institute-Barnes Jewish Hospital Cornea, External Disease and Laser Refractive Surgery St. Louis, Missouri July June 2002 Medical Licenses held/ Examinations taken Philippine Medical License Sept present ECFMG certification issued August Passed USMLE step1 and step2 Physician and Surgeon Temporary License for Training State of Missouri July 2000-June 2002 Diplomate, Philippine Board of Ophthalmology Presentations/Publications Cua I, Tuano P. Malignant Exophthalmos: A case report Presented at St. Luke s Medical Center Grand Rounds for Ophthalmology 1997 Cua I, Aquino M, Domingo E. Metastatic Carcinoma of the Uvea: A Case report Presented at St. Luke s Medical Center Grand Rounds for Ophthalmology 1998

3 Cua I, Aquino M, Batac E. A Comparison of Tendency Oriented Perimetry Method with Normal Threshold Perimetry. Presented at Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology 1999 Cua I, Domingo E, Tuano P. Management of Advanced Stage Retinoblastoma with Combined Radiotherapy and Chemotherapy. Presented at Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology 1999 Cua I, Limbonsiong R, Uy H. Amniotic Membrane grafting in the treatment of acutely injured rabbit eyes. Presented at Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology 1999 Cua I. Diffuse lamellar keratitis after LASIK associated with recurrent corneal erosion Lecture presentation Grand Rounds for Optometrists January 2002 Pepose Vision Institute Chesterfield, Missouri Qazi M, Cua I, Choudri S, Mirza M, and Pepose JS. Corneal Haze Following Laser Ablative Surgery: Natural Progression, Environmental Factors and Mitomycin C Presented at First International LASEK Congress March, 2002 Houston, Texas Chapter publication Cua I and Pepose JS. Proper positioning of plume evacuator in the VISX Star3 excimer laser minimizes central island formation in patients undergoing LASIK Presented at Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology annual meeting May 2002 Presented at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery annual meeting June 2002 Published: J Refract Surg (United States), May-Jun 2003, 19(3) p Qazi M, Mirza M, Cua I, and Pepose JS. Determining Corneal Power for Intraocular Lens Calculation Using Slit Scanning Videokeratography. Accepted for Poster Presentation International Society of Refractive Surgery Fall Refractive and Cataract Symposium October 2002 Cua I and Pepose JS. Late Corneal Scarring Post-Photorefractive Keratectomy Concurrent with Development of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Published: J Refract Surg (United States), Nov-Dec 2002, 18(6) p750-2 Cua I, Qazi M, Lee S. and Pepose JS. Intraocular lens Calculations in Patients with Corneal Scarring and Irregular Astigmatism. Published: Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery 2003: Chapter Publication: IOL Calculation After Laser Refractive Surgery Cua I, and Pepose JS. Retained Contact Lens for More Than Ten Years in a Patient who Underwent LASIK Surgery:

4 Published: J Cataract Refract Surg (United States), Nov 2003, 29(11) p Roces JE, Cua I, Sarmiento J, Villar W, Lim Bon Siong R. Comparison of Higher-Order Aberrations Following Wave-Front Guided Versus Standard Laser-in-Situ Keratomileusis. First Place- Residents Paper Contest Presentation, Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology November 2003 Bunagan G, Cua I, Oro M, Lim Bon Sion R. A Cross Over Study Comparing the Effectiveness of Monovision using Soft Contact Lenses Versus Reading Glasses Among Early Emmetropic Presbyopic Filipino Patients. Third Place- Residents paper Contest Presentation, Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology, October 2006 Qazi M, Cua I, Pepose, J. Determining Corneal Power for Intraocular Lens Calculation After Myopic Excimer Laser Surgery. For Publication Memberships and Affiliations Member, Philippine Medical Association Member, University of the Philippines College of Medicine Alumni Association Member, University of the Philippines Alumni Association Member, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Member, American Academy of Ophthalmology Member, Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists Member, Philippine Association of Ophthalmology- Member, Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society, Associate member- Cornea Club of the Philippines Examiner- Philippine Board of Ophthalmology Post-Graduate Course Attended Basic Course in Ophthalmology, Philippine General Hospital, 1997 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Annual Meeting, Boston th Post-Graduate Course Advances in Ophthalmology St. Luke s Medical Center, Manila 1997 Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology, Annual meeting, Manila 1997

5 Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology, Mid-Year convention, Manila, th Post-Graduate Course Refractive Surgery: Reshaping the Future St. Luke s Medical Center, Manila, 1998 American Academy of Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, New Orleans, 1998 Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology, Manila, th Post-Graduate Course Retina 2000 Advances in Diagnosis and Management of Retinal Disease St. Luke s Medical Center, Manila, 1999 American Academy of Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Orlando,1999 Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Manila, 1999 International Society for Refractive Surgery, Annual Meeting, New Orleans, 2001 American Academy of Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, New Orleans, 2001 Completed Bausch and Lomb Technolas Excimer laser training, St. Louis 2000 Completed C-LASIK Course: Lamellar Refractive Course, New York City, 2001 Completed VISX excimer laser system: PRK with astigmatism, Myopia, Hyperopia and LASIK training course, 2001 Attended Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Manila, 2002 Lecturer: LASIK Course Vision Laser Center St. Luke s Medical Center, February 2003, March 2004, March 2005 Attended: World Cornea Congress, Washington DC, April 12-15, 2005 Hospital Affiliations St. Luke s Medical Center East Avenue Medical Center Cardinal Santos Medical Center Areas of Interest Cornea and external diseases Refractive Surgery Limbal stem cell research Dry eyes and ocular surface disorders

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