Recent Publications

Fellows are encouraged to participate, research and write papers for publication. The Retina Institute has staff available to assist with this process. The fellows are also urged to submit posters for scientific presentation at the annual meetings.

Listed below is a representation of some of the recent publications by the physicians and fellows of The Retina Institute. Current and former fellows are highlighted in bold print.

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Acute Angle Closure Precipitated by Hemorrhage and Necrosis of a Large Uveal Melanoma in the Setting of Systemic Immunomodulatory Therapy. Pham CM, Kalyam K, Smith BT, Floyd J, Holds JB. Ocul Oncol Pathol. 2017 Nov;3(4):254-8. 

Applications of Fundus Autofluorescence and Widefield Angiography in Clinical Practice. Banda HK, Shah GK, Blinder KJ. Can J Ophthalmol. 2019 Feb;54(1):11-19. 

A Rare Cause of Branch Retinal Artery Occlusion. Banda HK, Dang S, Grand MG. J Vitreoretinal Dis. 2019;Vol 3(3):194-197.

Bevacizumab versus Ranibizumab in the Treatment of Macular Edema Due to Retina Vein Occlusion: 6-Month Results of the CRAVE Study. Rajagopal R, Shah GK, Blinder KJ, Altaweel M, Eliott D, Wee R, Cooper B, Walia H, Smith BT, Joseph DP. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2015 Sep;46(8):844-50. 

Bilateral Ischemic Optic Neuropathy Following Intravenous Immunoglobulin. Ansari WH, Patrick BK, Smith BT. J Vitreoretinal Dis. 2019;3(2):111-113.

Bilateral Solar Retinopathy After Gazing at the Great American Eclipse. Banda HK, Dang S, Shah AG, Shah GK. J Vitreoretinal Dis. 2019;Vol. 2(5):316-320.

Bull’s Eye Maculopathy in an HIV-Positive Patient Receiving Ritonavir. Non L, Jeroudi A, Smith BT, Parsaei S. Antivir Ther. 2016;21(4):365-7.  

Characteristics and Outcomes of Sequential Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachments. Walia HS, Shah GK, Blinder KJ. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2015 Apr;46(4):445-9. 

Coats’ Disease-Related Macular Edema Treated with Combined Aflibercept and Laser Photocoagulation. Shieh WS, Shah GK, Blinder, KJ. Case Rep Ophthalmol Med. 2017;2017:2824847. 

Early Evolution of the Vitreomacular Interface and Clinical Efficacy after Ocriplasmin Injection for Symptomatic Vitreomacular Adhesion. Meyer JC, Shah GK, Blinder KJ, Waheed NK, Reichel E, Stalmans P, Singer M, Tewari A. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2015 Feb;46(2):209-16.

Exogenous Testosterone Use and Central Serous Chorioretinopathy. Chen Y, Smith BT. J. Vitreoretinal Dis. 2017;1:12-15. 

GoPro HERO 4 Black Recording of Scleral Buckle Placement during Retinal Detachment Repair. Ho VY, Shah VG, Yates DM, Shah GK. Can J Ophthalmol. 2017 Aug;52(4):416-8. 

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Hemorrhagic Risk of Vitreoretinal Surgery in Patients Maintained on Novel Oral Anticoagulant Therapy. Grand MG, Walia HS. Retina 2016 Feb;36(2):299-304.

ILM Peeling a Vital Intervention for Many Vitreoretinal Disorders. Walia HS, Shah GK, Hariprasad SM. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2014 Mar-Apr;45(2):92-6. 

Internal Limiting Membrane Peeling in Macula-Off Retinal Detachment Complicated by Grade B Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy. Rao RC, Shah GK. Am J Ophthalmol. 2018 Dec;196:212-3.  

Internal Limiting Membrane Peeling for Primary Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment Repair. Rao RC, Blinder KJ, Smith BT, Shah GK. Ophthalmology. 2013 May;120(5):1102-3.  

Introduction to Hypersonic Vitrectomy. Blinder KJ, Awh CC, Tewari A, Garg SJ, Srivastava SK, Kolesnitchenko V. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2019 May:30(3):133-137. 

Intravitreal Aflibercept for Neovascular AMD: Short-Term Clinical Effects of Intravitreal Aflibercept Injection as a Predictor of Long-Term Results. Liu EM, Shah G, Blinder KJ, Smith BT, Thomas MA. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2015 Nov-Dec;46(10):1021-7. 

Laser Therapy versus Observation for Symptomatic Retinal Artery Macroaneurysms. Meyer JC, Ahmad BU, Blinder KJ, Shah GK. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2015 Apr;253(4):537-41. 

Management of Degenerative Retinoschisis-Associated Retinal Detachment. Jeroudi AM, Shah V, Blinder KJ, Shah GK. Ophthalmol Retina. 2017 Jul-Aug;1(4):266-271. 

Management of Large Submacular Hemorrhages Due to Exudative AMD Utilizing Pars Plana Vitrectomy, Subretinal Tissue, Plasminogen Activator, and Gas Insertion Compared with Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Alone. Liu EM, Rajagopal R, Smith BT, Grand MG. J Vitreoretinal Dis. 2017;1:34-40.

Management of Pre-existing Macular Edema With Intravitreal Dexamethasone Implant in Eyes Undergoing Cataract Surgery. Smith BT, Banda HK. J Vitreoretinal Dis. 2019;Vol. 3(4):223-338.

Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography: Practical Usefulness. Blackorby BL, Smith BT. J Vitreoretinal Dis. 2019;3(#):153-166.

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Optic Nerve Atrophy and Hair Loss in a Young Man.  Liu EM, Rajagopal R, Grand MG. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015 Dec;133(12):1469-70. 

Paraproteinemic Maculopathy. Mansour AM, Arevalo JF, Badal J, Moorthy RS, Shah GK, Zegarra H, Pulido JS, Charbaji A, Amselem L, Lavaque AJ, Casella A, Ahmad B, Paschall JG, Caimi A, Staurenghi G. Ophthalmology. 2014 Oct;121(10):1925-32.

Peripapillary Serous Detachment in Multiple Evanescent White Dot Syndrome. Chao DL, Marsiglia M, Ahmad B, Sridhar J, Shah GK, de Souza EC, Yannuzzi LA, Albini TA. Retina. 2015 Mar;35(3):521-4. 

Practical Update to Epiretinal Membranes. Chinskey ND, Fine HF, Shah GK. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2016 Jul 1;47(7):614-6. 

Presbyopia-Correcting Intraocular Lenses and Corneal Refractive Procedures: A Review for Retinal Surgeons. Ahmad BU, Shah GK, Hardten DR. Retina. 2014 Jun;34(6):1046-54.  

Ranibizumab versus Photodynamic Therapy for Presumed Ocular Histoplasmosis Syndrome. Ramaiya KJ, Blinder KJ, Ciulla T, Cooper B, Shah GK. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2014 Jan-Feb; 44(1):17-21. 

Rapid Loss of Vision with the Onset of a White Ring Surrounding the Optic Nerve. Chinskey ND, Blinder KJ. JAMA Ophthalmology. 2017 May1;135(5):493-494. 

ReSure Sealant for Pars Plana Vitrectomy Wound Closure. Ho VY, Shah GK, Liu EM. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2015. Nov-Dec;46(10):1042-4.  

Treatment of CNV Secondary to Presumed Ocular Histoplasmosis with Intravitreal Aflibercept 2.0 mg Injection. Walia HS, Shah GK, Blinder KJ. Can J. Ophthalmol. 2016 Apr;51(2):91-6. 

Valsalva Hemorrhagic Retinopathy Presenting as a Rare Cause of Impaired Vision after a General Anesthetic-A Case Report and Review of the Literature. Patane PS, Krummenacher TK, Rao RC. J Clin Anesth. 2015 Jun;27(4):341-6.  

Wide-Field Infrared Imaging: A Descriptive Review of Characteristics of Retinoschisis, Retinal Detachment, and Schisis Detachments. Ho VY, Wehmeier JM, Shah GK. Retina. 2016 Aug;36(8):1439-45.