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CEDARS/ASPENS is an active network with clear mission in the anterior segment sphere: building knowledge, providing education, and fostering innovation
Jennifer Loh | | Interview
The idea of CEDARS/ASPENS was born from the concept that collaboration among colleagues to improve patient care should be not only rewarding, but also fun. CEDARS (which is an acronym for Corneal External Disease and Refractive Surgery) was the first branch of the group, and was first developed by a group of male ophthalmologists who enjoyed working together professionally, but also shared a strong bond of friendship.
As their collaborations in the field grew, they realized there would be many benefits in forming an official society. I entered the ophthalmology meeting scene in 2013, and after learning about this great group of ophthalmologists I was really impressed by the support and guidance they gave each other and how much they learned from one another.
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