Mon • May

Monday, May 21, 2018



The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029

Sponsored by:

The Academy Section on Ophthalmology


Free for Fellows & Members | $25 General Public | Free for Trainees/Residents with ID - to register please email [email protected]

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Please join us in supporting residents from ophthalmology residency programs in the greater New York area and New Jersey, as they present their interests and works as a means of instigating and engendering cross-institutional collaboration and interaction.



Dan Gong, MD
Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute/ Columbia University Medical Center
Gender Differences in Surgical Case Volume among Ophthalmology Residents

Grace Huang, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Evaluation of surface pigment adherence in cosmetic contact lenses

Richard Kaplan, MD
New York Eye & Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
Pain Control following lntravitreal Injection using topical Nepefanac 0.3% or Pressure Patching: A prospective, randomized, placebo controlled trial

Tian Xia, MD
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Scleral graft melt post tube shunt surgery: grading and identification of risk factors

Alexander Pinhas, MD
State University of New York at Downstate Medical Center
Assessment of perfused parafoveal capillary density in patients with preclinical diabetic retinopathy using optical coherence tomography angiography

Monica Ertl, MD
Weill Cornell Medicine
Retinitis pigmentosa and idiopathic Intracranial hypertension: Occam’s razor or Hickam’s dictum?

Jennifer Yong, MD
New York Medical College
Increasing Incidence of Corneal-Scleral Donor Rim Cultures

Gabriel Rand, MD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center
The association between diabetes mellitus in eye bank donors and endothelial suitability criteria in unprocessed tissues

Russell Levine, MD
Yale University School of Medicine
A comparison of Xen gel stent and the Express shunt in the treatment of glaucoma


Marlene Wang, MD
Harkness Eye Institute, Columbia University Medical Center
Swept-Source Optical Coherence Tomography to evaluate Posterior Vitreous Detachment

Cyrus Golshani, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Quantitative Calibration of Sensor Strip ERG Electrodes

Michelle Maeng, MD
Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute / Columbia University Medical Center
Retrospective study on periocular steroid ointment use and its effect on intraocular pressure

Greg Budoff, MD
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
The Etiology, Treatment, and Outcomes of Endogenous Endophthalmitis in Intravenous Drug Users

Joseph Raevis, MD
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center
Cotton Tipped Applicator, Unimanual and Speculum Intravitreal Injection Techniques: Retraction Eyelid Technique Randomized Comparison Trial (RETRACT)

Benjamin Young, MD
Yale University School of Medicine
An Observational Cost Analysis of Ophthalmology Medication Regimens Using Mobile Medical Applications

Matthew Karl, MD
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center
Ocular Involvement in Patients with Fungemia in an Urban Hospital

Reda Issa, MD
Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Silicone Oil Removal: post-operative complications

Konstantin Astafurov, MD
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center
Randomized Comparison Trial of Scleral Depressors for Discomfort: Depression Eye Pain Relief Evaluation Scale Study (DEPRESS)

Abdallah Mahrous, MD
Weill Cornell Medicine
Balloon-assisted endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy with, vs without, postoperative applications of XeroGel   



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