Recent Publications

Articles listed below are a representation of recent work by the physicians and fellows of The Retina Institute.  Current and former fellows are underlined.

Ahmad BU, Shah GK, Blinder KJ.  Trends and Approaches to Repairing Detachment.  Retinal Insider. Review of Ophthalmology 2013;April.

Almony A, Blinder KJ, Harocopos GJ, Shah GK, Rao PK, Smith ME, Dintzis SM, Van Gelder RN.  Histologic and Immunohistochemical Features of an Epiretinal Membrane Overlying a Combined Hamartoma of the Retina and Retinal Pigment Epithelium.  Retinal Cases & Brief Reports 2010;4:184-186.

Almony A, Dhalla MS, Shah GK.  Macular Ocular Coherence Tomography Findings May Guide Treatment in Retinal Arterial Macroaneurysms.  Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers & Imaging May 2010;41(3):1-2.

Almony A, Mansouri A, Shah GK, Blinder KJ.  Efficacy of Intravitreal Bevacizumab After Unresponsive Treatment with Intravitreal Ranibizumab. Can J Ophthalmol 2011 April 24, 2009;46(2):182-5.

Almony A, Nudleman E, Shah GK, Blinder KJ, Eliott D, Mittra RA, Tewari A.  Letter to the Editor.  Retina 2013;33(2)457-8.

Almony A, Nudleman E, Shah GK, Blinder KJ, Eliott DB, Mittra Ra, Tewari A.  Techniques, Rationale and Outcomes of Internal Limiting Membrane Peeling.  Retina 2012;32(5):877-91.

Aschbrenner M, Jonisch J, Lee A, Shah GK.  Surgical Numbers of Vitreoretinal Fellows in Training Programs in North America.  In Submission.

Bowen BE, Manning RA, Foster JB, Kurup SK, Ramaiya KJ, Shah GK.  Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges.  Retina 2011;31(9):1967-71.

Davies JB, Shah GK, Blinder KB, Ryan EH.  Permanent Severe Vision Loss After Combination Therapy for Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration.  In Submission.

Dayani PN, Blinder KJ, Shah GK, Holekamp NM, Joseph DP, Wilson B, Thomas MA, Grand MG.  Surgical Outcome of Scleral Buckle Compared with Scleral Buckle with Vitrectomy for Treatment of Macula-off Retinal Detachment.  Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging;40(6):539-47, 2009.

Fintak DR, Shah GK.  Incidence of Cystoid Macular Edema Following Surgery for Retained Lens Fragments Combined with Peeling of the Internal Limiting Membrane.   In Submission.
Grand MG:  Vitreoretinal Surgery in Anticoagulated Patients.  Retina Today; 2011; Oct 93-95.

Grand MG, Smith B: Eye Disease in The Uncomplicated Guide to Diabetes Complications. Levin and Pfeifer (eds) Chapter 12, 2009.

Jonisch J, Shah GK. Diagnosis of Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Chapter 3.  In: Regillo C/D, Ho AC.  Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Diagnosis and Treatment.  New York: Springer, August 2011.

Jonisch J, Shah GK, Blinder KJ, Walsh AC.  Anatomic Outcomes Using Spectral Domain OCT Following Treatment for Exudative Age-Related Macular Degeneration.  In Submission.

Mansouri A, Almony A, Shah GK, Blinder KB, Sharma S.  Recurrent Retinal Detachment: Does Initial Treatment Matter?  Br J Ophthalmology 2010;94(10):1344-7.

Mehta S, Blinder KJ, Shah GK, Kymes, SM, Schlief S, Grand MG.  Intravitreal Bevacizumab for the Treatment of Refractory Diabetic Macular edema.  Ophthalmic Surgery Lasers and Imaging 2010;41(3):323-9.

Mehta S, Blinder KJ, Rybak MC, Shah GK, Grand MG.  Pars Plana Vitrectomy Versus Combined Pars Plana Vitrectomy and Scleral Buckle for Primary Repair of Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment.  Can J Ophthalmol 2011June;46(3):237-41.

Rajagopal R, Davies J, Blinder KJ, Shah GK.  Subretinal Tissue Plasminogen Activator and Bevacizumab for Large Subretinal Hemorrhage form Neovascular AMD.  In process with editor / Graefes / 9/20/11.

Ramaiya KJ, Blinder KJ, Ciulla T, Cooper G, Shah GK.  Ranibizumab versus Photodynamic Therapy for Presumed Ocular Histoplasmosis Syndrome.  Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 2013;44(1):17-21.

Rao RC, Blinder KJ, Smith BT, Shah GK.  Internal Limiting Membrane Peeling for Primary Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment Repair.  Ophthalmology 2013;120(5):1102-1103.

Rao, Rajesh C
, Shah GK.  A Glimpse into Epigenetic Regulation of Age-Related Macular Degeneration.  Ophthalmology Management.  In Preparation
Schimel AM, Grand MG, Flynn HW Jr.  Surgery for Retinal Detachment: Does Experience Matter?  Retina;32:1-3, 2012

Shetty S, Shah GK, Wee R, Blinder KJ.  Visual Outcomes After Combination Therapy for Choroidal Neovascularization in Age-Related Macular Degeneration.  In Submission.

Shetty S, Shah GK, Wee R, Blinder, KJ.  Combination Therapy for Choroidal Neovascularization in Age-Related Macular Degeneration After Two Years.  In Submission.

Sheybani A, Almony A, Blinder KJ, Shah GK.  Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Anti-VEGF Non-responders.  Expert Review of Ophthalmology.  2010;5:35-41.

Sivaraman K, Jonisch J, Shah GK, Blinder KJ.  Postoperative Complications of Retinal Detachment Repair with Scleral Buckles.  Submitted to British Journal of Ophthalmology.

Smith BT, Grand MG.  Diabetes and the Eye.  In Levin ME, Pfeifer MA, eds.  The Uncomplicated Guide to Diabetes Complications, 3rd Ed.

Smith BT, Joseph DP.  Labor-induced Hemorrhage of a Retinal Cavernous Hemangioma.  Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 2009;40:419-420.

Smith BT, Joseph DP, Grand MG.  Pharmacological Monotherapy for Neovascular Age-related Macular Degeneration.  In Catlin RB, ed.  Retinal Degeneration: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment. 2009

Smith BT, Kraus CL, Apte RS.  Retinal Pigment Epithelial Tears in Ranibizumab-Treated Eyes.  Retina. 2009 January;29:335-339.

Sungkook P, Davies JB, Sheybani A, Moss D, Hou J, Blinder KB, Shah GK.  Low Rate of Surgical Complications Associated with Two-Step 23 Gauge Pars Plana Vitrectomy.  In Submission.

Wee R, Shah GK, Han DP.  Visual and Anatomic Outcomes Following Vitrectomy for Epiretinal Membranes Following Therapy for Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration.  In Submission.

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