He is listed as Top Doctor in Washingtonian Magazine, Best Doctors in Washington Consumer's Checkbook Magazine, America's Top Ophthalmologists , US News and World Report and in the Super Doctors List, ...
Education and Training
Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll of Va Sch of Med, Richmond Va 1983
Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medic 1983
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine 1983
OphthalmologyAmerican Board of OphthalmologyABO
- Ectopic orbital meningioma: a case report and review.
- Iritis and Wells' syndrome.
- Orbital myositis associated with Borrelia burgdorferi (Lyme disease) infection.
- Sphenocavernous syndrome associated with Schizophyllum commune infection of the sphenoid sinus.
- Virtual reality simulation.
- Assessing residents in phacoemulsification.
- A study of Gulf War veterans with a possible deployment-related syndrome.
- A case report of bilateral autoenucleation and its prevention.
- Intraorbital organic foreign body in a tree surgeon.
- Hemoglobin switching in sheep. Cloning and characterization of the beta A and beta-like embryonic globin genes from genomic DNA.
- Hemoglobin switching in sheep. Quantitation of betaA- and betaC-mRNA sequences in nuclear and cytoplasmic RNA during the HbA to HbC switch.
- Hemoglobin switching in sheep and goats. Preparation and characterization of complementary DNAs specific for the alpha-, beta-, and gamma-globin messenger RNAs of sheep.
- **A 2014 Washingtonian Top Doc 2014
- *A US News & World Report Top Doc**
- Graves' Disease
- Fellow American Academy of Ophthalmology
- Geo Washington Univ Hosp, Ophthalmology; Med Coll Of Virginia Hosp, Internal Medicine
- George Washington University
- George Washington University Program A
- Oculoplastics/Orbit, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, Ma USA 1988
- Neuro-Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore, Maryland USA 1989
- Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard University, Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute, Johns Hopkins University
- Mass Eye & Ear Infirm/Harvard Med School, Plastics/Reconstructive 1987
- Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Neuro-Ophthalmology 1989
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- Eyelid Twitching and Stress
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- Everything You Need to Know About Cataract Surgery
What is a cataract?Sometimes there is a clouding of the lens in the eye; this clouding is called a cataract. Mostly, this clouding is related to old age. In fact, the majority of Americans aged 80 and above have experienced this clouding or have already undergone a cataract surgery at a particular...
- What is Traumatic Cataract?
Perhaps the most poorly recognized key health challenge today is trauma. In the developed world, trauma causes monocular blindness. Ocular injury otiology may vary from one urban area to another and therefore needs careful investigation. Any approach for preventing trauma requires familiarity with...
- What Causes Iritis?
What is iritis?The colored part of the eye is called the iris. When the iris gets inflamed, the condition is called iritis, which is also called anterior uveitis. The muscles present in the iris help in pupil contraction and relaxation. The anterior and posterior chambers of the eye are also...
- How Long Does It Take To Get A Cataract Removed?
How Cataract Surgery is Performed Prior to a cataracts surgery, you will have to attend an eye assessment with an ophthalmologist. The ophthalmologist will first examine your health condition and any previous eye treatments. They will also check for any other eye problems currently affecting...
- What Could a Swollen Eyelid Mean?
Your eyelid’s skin is stretchy and loose with a thickness of less than 1 mm. Your eyelids can swell if there is a buildup of fluid in the tissues that surround your eyes.In most cases, swollen eyelids are not a cause for concern and can return back to its normal shape and size after a few days....
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