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Published works by John A. Seedor, M.D.

  • Seedor, J.A., Lamberts, D.W., Bergmann, R., Perry, H.D.: Filamentary Keratitis Associated with Diphenhydra mine Hydrochloride (Benadryl). Am. J. Ophthalmol. 101(3):376-377, 1986.
  • Perry, H.D., Kenyon, K.R., Lamberts, D.W., Foulks, G.N., Seedor, J.A., Golub, L.M.: Systemic Tetracycline Hydrochloride as Adjunctive Therapy in the Treatment of Persistent Epithelial Defects. Ophthalmol. 93:1320-1322, 1986.
  • Seedor, J.A., Greenidge, K.C., Dunn, M.W.: Nd:YAG Iridectomy and Acute Cataract Formation in the Rabbit. Ophthalmic Surg. 17(8):478-482, 1986.
  • Seedor, J.A., Droste, P.J., Perry, H.D.: Chlamydial Infection Producing Keratoconjunctivitis of the Corneoscleral Limbus. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 102(6):798-800, 1986.
  • Seedor, J.A., Perry, H.D., McNamara, T.F., Golub, L.M., Buxton, D.F., Guthrie, D.: Systemic Tetracycline Treatment of Alkali-Induced Corneal Ulceration in Rabbits. Arch. Ophthalmol. 105:268-271, 1987.
  • Seedor, J.A., Stulting, R.D., Epstein, R.J., Nay, R.E., Dreizen, N.G., Waring, G.O., Wilson, L.A., Cavanagh, H.D.: Survival of Corneal Grafts from Donors Supported by Mechanical Ventilation. Ophthalmol. 94:101-108, 1987.
  • Seedor, J.A., Waring, G.O.: Dendriform Lesions of the Cornea Induced by Soft Contact Lenses. Arch. Ophthalmol. 105:1021, 1987.
  • Epstein, R.J., Seedor, J.A., Dreizen, N.G., Stulting, R.D., Waring, G.O., Wilson, L.A., Cavanagh, H.D.: Penetrating Keratoplasty for Herpes simplex Keratitis and Keratoconus: Allograft Rejection and Survival. Ophthalmol. 94:935-944, 1987.
  • Buxton, J.N., Seedor, J.A., Perry, H.D., Eagle, R.C., Pecego, J.A.: Donor Failure After Corneal Transplantation Surgery. Cornea 7(2):89-95, 1988.
  • Seedor, J.A., Koplin, R.S.: Ocular Emergencies: A Guide for Non-Ophthalmological Physicians. Part I. IM Spec. 10(2):73-96, 1989.
  • Seedor, J.A., Koplin, R.S.: Ocular Emergencies: A Guide for Non-Ophthalmological Physicians, Part II. IM. Spec. 10(3):175-186, 1989.
  • Seedor, J.A., Koplin, R.S., Shah, M., Almeda, E.E., Perry, H.D.: Chronic Postoperative Endophthalmitis Due to Staphylococcus Aureus. J. Cataract Refract. Surg. 16(7):512-513, 1990.
  • Perry, H.D., Hodes, L.W., Seedor, J.A., Donnenfeld, E.D., McNamara, T.F., Golub, L.M.: Effect of Doxycy cline Hyclate on Corneal Epithelial Wound Healing in the Rabbit Alkali-Burn Model. Cornea 12(5):379-382, 1993.
  • Ritterband, DC, Shah, M, Seedor, JA: Colletotrichumgramnicola: A New Corneal Pathogen. Cornea 16 (3):362-364, 1997
  • Waheed, S., Liebmann, J.M., Greenfield, D.S., Ritterband, D.C., Seedor, J.A.: Recurrent Bleb Infections. Br J Ophthalmol 1998 Aug;82(8):926-9
  • Marigo, F.A., Finger, P.T., McCormick, S.A., Iezzi, R., Esaki, K., Ishikawa, H., Seedor, J,A., Liebmann, J.M., Ritch, R.: Anterior Segment Implantation Cysts. Ultrasound Biomicroscopy With Histopathologic Correlation. Arch Ophthalmol 1998 Dex:116(12):1569-75
  • Ritterband, DC, Shah, M., Seedor, JA, et al.: A Unique Case of Cryptococcus laurentii Keratitis Spread from a RGP Contact Lens in a Patient with Onychomycosis. Cornea 17(1):115-118, 1998
  • Waheed, S, Ritterband DC, Greenfield D, Seedor, JA et al: New Patterns of Infecting Organisms in Late Bleb Related Endophthalmitis: A Ten Year Review. Eye 1998; 12: 904-906
  • Donnenfeld, ED, Kornstein, HS, Amin, A, Seedor, JA etal: Laser In Situ Keratomileusis for Correction of Myopia and Astigmatism After Penetrating Keratoplasty. Ophthalmol. 1999; 106: 1966-1975

  • Published Abstracts:

  • Seedor, J.A., Greenidge, K.C., Dunn, M.W., Labay, G.: Nd:YAG Iridectomy and Cataract Formation in the Rabbit. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 25(3):95 (Suppl.), 1984.
  • Seedor, J.A., Perry, H.D., Buxton, D.F., Guthrie, D.S., Spector, S.M., Golub, L.M.: Systemic Tetracycline in the Treatment of Alkali Induced Corneal Ulceration in the Rabbit. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 26(3):319 (Suppl.), 1985.
  • Buxton, D.F., Perry, H.D., Seedor, J.A., Golub, L.M., Guthrie, D.S., Spector, S.M., Dunn, M.W.: Tear Collagenase Assay of Alkali-Burned Rabbit Corneas. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 26(3):230 (Suppl.), 1985.
  • Seedor, J.A., Schinazi, R.F., Scott, R.T., Stulting, R.D., Yao, X., Nahmias, A.J.: Potent Activity of Topical 1- (2-Deoxy-2-Fluoro-ß-D-Arabinofuranosyl)-Thymine (FMAU) Against Stromal Keratitis in Mice. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 27(3):208 (Suppl.), 1986.
  • Szmyd, L., Spector, S.M., Perry, H.D., Seedor, J.A., McNamara, T.F., Golub, L.M.: Topical Tetracycline in the Treatment of Alkali Induced Corneal Ulceration in the Rabbit. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 27(3):208 (Suppl.), 1986.
  • Angioletti, L.V., Jr., Szmyd, L., Seedor, J.A., Yang, S.Y., Dupont, B., Khan, R., Milch, F.A.: HLA Antigens in Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 27(3):120 (Suppl.), 1986.
  • Seedor, J.A., Stulting, R.D., Epstein, R.J., Nay, R.E., Dreizen, N.G., Cavanagh, H.D., Waring, G.O., Wilson, L.A.: Survival of Corneal Grafts from Donors Supported by Mechanical Ventilation. Ophthalmol. 93(8): (Suppl.), 1986.
  • Epstein, R.J., Dreizen, N.G., Stulting, R.D., Seedor, J.A., Wilson, L.A., Cavanagh, H.D.: Penetrating Keratoplasty for Herpes simplex Keratitis and Keratoconus: Allograft Rejection and Survival. Ophthalmol. 93(8): (Suppl.), 1986.
  • Seedor, J.A., Schinazi, R.J., Stulting, R.D.: Effectiveness of Oral Acyclovir and FMAU against HSV Stromal Keratitis in BALB/c Mice. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 29:443 (Suppl.), 1988.
  • Koplin, R.S., Seedor, J.A.: Epikeratoplasty for Visual Rehabilitation Following Penetrating Ocular Injury. Ophthalmol. 95:182 (Suppl.), 1988.
  • Caronia, R.M., Seedor, J.A., Koplin, R.S., Shah, M.K.: Trends in Endophthalmitis: A Review of 134 Cases. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 30:450 (Suppl.), 1989.
  • Stein, D.A., Seedor, J.A., Shah, M.K., Koplin, R.S.: A Review of Microbial Keratitis at One Institution. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 30:502 (Suppl.), 1989.
  • Perry, H.D., Seedor, J.A., Donnenfeld, E.D., Golub, L.M., Rubin, S.R., Silverman, P., McNamara, T.F.: Effect of Doxycycline Hyclate on Corneal Epithelial Wound Healing in the Rabbit Alkali Burn Model. Invest. Oph thalmol. Vis. Sci. 30:423 (Suppl.), 1989.
  • Silverman, P.J., Seedor, J.A., Koplin, R.S., Shah, M.K., Sellers, G., Bottone, E.J.: Enzyme Activity of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from Different Anatomic Sites. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 31:267 (Suppl.), 1990.
  • Lavery, K.T., Seedor, J.A., Silverman, P.J., Shah, M.K., Koplin, R.S.: The Effect of Preoperative Warming on Donor Corneoscleral Rim Cultures. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 31:571 (Suppl.), 1990.
  • Schrier, A., Perry, H.D., Seedor, J.A., Donnenfeld, E.D.: Penetrating Keratoplasty Following Angle Closure Glaucoma. Ophthalmol. 99:127 (Suppl.), 1992.
  • Seedor, J.A., Scharf, B., Chi, T., Koplin, R.S., Liebmann, J.M., Tello, C., Grayson, D., Ritch, R.: Biometric Measurement of Anterior Chamber Depth in Pseudophakes Using High Resolution Ultrasound Biomicroscopy. Invest. Ophthalmol Vis. Sci. 34(4):885, 1993.
  • Scharf, B., Chi, T., Seedor, J.A., Liebmann, M, Tello, C., Grayson, D., Koplin, R., Ritch, R.: High Frequency Ultrasound Biomicroscopy of the Anterior Segment Following Intraocular Lens Implantation. Invest. Ophthalmol Vis. Sci. 34(4):885, 1993.
  • Abundo, G., Chi, T., Seedor, J.A., Potash, S., Tello, C., Koplin, R., Liebmann, J.M., Ritch, R.: High Frequency Ultrasound Biomicroscopic Imaging of Complications After Cataract Surgery. Invest. Ophthalmol Vis. Sci. 34 (4):1384, 1993.
  • Seedor, J.A., Donnenfeld, E.D., Koplin, R.S., et al.: Traumatic Cataract Extraction with IOL Implantation in the Presence of Zonular Dehiscence. Ophthalmol 100:125(suppl.), 1993.
  • Yuan, R., Seedor, J.A., Koplin, R.S., Shah, M.S., McCormick, S.: Efficacy of Optisol GS in Reducing the Rate of Positive Corneoscleral Rim Cultures. Ophthalmol 101:102(suppl.), 1994.
  • Harris, D.J., Seedor, J.A., Burk, L.L.: Alternatives to the Full-Thickness Corneal Autograft. Ophthalmology 102:(suppl.), 1995.
  • Ritterband, DC, Shah, MK, Seedor, JA: Colletotrichum gramnicolum, a new corneal pathogen. Cornea. (submitted for publication)
  • Ritterband, DC, Joshi, P, Shah, MK, Seedor, JA, Koplin, RS: Fungal keratitis at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary 1988-1995. Archives of Ophthalmology. (submitted for publication)
  • Joshi, P, Ritterband, DC, Seedor, JA, Dhar, S, Koplin, RS: Urban eye trauma at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary 1988-1993. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Abstract, 1996.
  • Seedor, JA, Ritterband, DC, Shah, MK, Joshi, MS, Koplin, RS: Fungal endophthalmitis at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Abstract, 1996.
  • Shah, MK, Milite, MD, Ritterband, DC, Seedor, JA, McCormick, SA: Monoclonal antibody serotyping of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in human keratitis. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Abstract, 1996.
  • Oppenheim, RA, Lichtenstein, E, Waheed, S, Ritterband, DC, Seedor, JA: Prospective Epidemiologic Study of Urban Eye Trauma at The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Abstract, 1997.
  • Abramson, JL, Waheed, S, Speaker, MG, Seedor, JA: Multizone, Multipass Laser in-Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) Using the Summit Apex Excimer Laser for the Correction of Myopia. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Abstract, 1997.
  • Speaker, MG, Waheed, S, Shah, MK, Intal, M, Seedor, JA, Ritterband, DC: In Vitro Susceptibility of Ocular Isolates to Citrexâ. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Abstract, 1997.
  • Goldberg, MA, Waheed, S, Ritterband, DC, Intal, M, Shah, MK, Seedor, JA: Comparison of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Serotypes in Human Keratitis Isolates from India and the United States. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Abstract, 1997.
  • Seedor, JA, Waheed, S, Ritterband, DC, Shah, MK, McCormick, SA: Comparative Monoclonal Antibody Serotyping of Pseudomonas aeruginosa from Different Organ Systems. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Abstract, 1997.
  • Ritterband, DC, Seedor, JA: Systemic Immunosuppression in High-Risk Keratoplasty Surgery. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Abstract, 1997.
  • Ritterband, DC, Waheed, S, Seedor, JA, Snyder, WN: The Changing Microbiologic Spectrum of Corneal Ulcers in the Fluoroquinolone Erra. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Abstract, 1997.
  • Seedor, JA, Mosny, AY, Ritterband, DC, Shah, MK, Intal, M, Sharma, S: Virulence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa Serotypes in Infectious Keratitis. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Abstract, 1998.
  • Yang, S, Samson, CM, Ritterband, DC, Seedor, JA: Ocular Tenderness in Patients with Anterior Uveitis. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Abstract, 1998.
  • Mosny, AY, Sidoti, PA, Ritterband, DC, Seedor, JA: Pars Plana Tube Insertion and Penetrating Keratoplasty in Eyes with Coexisting Glaucoma and Corneal Disease. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Abstract, 1998.
  • Amin, AR, Speaker, MG, Seedor, JA, Koplin, RS, Donnenfeld, ED: LASIK Correction of Myopia and Astigmatism Following Penetrating Keratoplasty. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Abstract, 1998.
  • Donnenfeld, ED, Sforza, PD, Amin, AR, Seedor, JA, etal.: LASIK for Evaluation of Myopic Astigmatism Following Penetrating Keratoplasty. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Abstract, 1998.
  • Shah, MK, Ritterband, DC, Seedor, JA, Intal, M.: Microbial Contamination in Multiuse Ophthalmic Medicine Bottles. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Abstract, 1998.
  • Rhee, MK, Shah, MK, Ritterband, DC, Seedor, JA, etal: Preoperative Sterilization of the Ocular Surgace by Short Term Use of Topical Antibiotics. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Abstract 1999.

  • Presentations

  • "An Unusual Form of Donor Failure Following Corneal Transplantation." Scheie Eye Institute Annual Alumni Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 12, 1984.
  • "Acute Cataract Formation Following Nd:YAG Laser Iridectomy in Rabbits." Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Sarasota, Florida, April 30 - May 4, 1984.
  • "Donor Failure Following Corneal Transplantation." New York Eye and Ear Infirmary Clinical Conference, New York, New York, May 17-18, 1984.
  • "Syphilitic Optic Neuropathy." New York Society for Retinovascular Diseases, New York, New York, November 15, 1984.
  • "Systemic Tetracycline in Treatment of Corneal Ulceration." New York Eye and Ear Infirmary Clinical Conference, New York, New York, March 28-29, 1985.
  • "Systemic Tetracycline in Treatment of Alkali Induced Corneal Ulceration in the Rabbit." Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Sarasota, Florida, May 6-10, 1985.
  • "Donor Failure after Transplantation Surgery." American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, September 28 - October 3, 1985.
  • "Potent Activity of Topical 1- (2-Deoxy-2-Fluoro-B-ß-Arabinofuranosyl) -Thymine (FMAU) Against Stromal Keratitis in Mice." Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Sarasota, Florida, April 28 - May 2, 1986.
  • "Survival of Corneal Grafts from Donors Supported by Mechanical Ventilation." American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, November 9-13, 1986.
  • "Corneal Tissue from Ventilator Supported Donors: Endothelial Morphology and Results of a Survey." Eye Bank Association of America Annual Scientific Session. Dallas, Texas, November 7, 1987.
  • "Computer Generated Corneal Topographic Analysis." New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, New York, Advanced Contact Lens Seminar. December 11-12, 1987.
  • "Corneal Modeling System: Computer Generated Corneal Topographic and Pachymetric Analysis." American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Los Angeles, California, March 29, 1988.
  • "Effectiveness of Oral Acyclovir and 1- (2-Deoxy-2-Fluoro-ß-D-Arabinofuranosyl) -Thymine (FMAU) Against HSV Stromal Keratitis in BALB/c Mice." Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Sarasota, Florida. May 1-6, 1988.
  • "Epikeratoplasty for Visual Rehabilitation Following Penetrating Ocular Injury." American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 8-12, 1988.
  • "Computer Generated Topography and Pachymetry: Sensitivity Re-Producibility." American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, American-International Congress on Cataract, IOL and Refractive Surgery, Washington, D.C., April 25, 1989.
  • "Therapeutic Uses of the Collagen Corneal Shield." American College of Surgeons, Clinical Congress. Atlanta, Georgia, October 17, 1989.
  • "Therapeutic Uses of the Collagen Corneal Shield." American College of Surgeons, Clinical Congress. Atlanta, Georgia, October 17, 1989.
  • "Computer Generated Corneal Topographic Analysis." New York Eye and Ear Infirmary Annual Contact Lens Conference, New York, New York, April 27, 1990.
  • "Computer Generated Corneal Topographic Analysis." New York Eye and Ear Infirmary Annual Contact Lens Conference, New York, New York, April 27, 1990.
  • "Computer Generated Corneal Topographic Analysis." New York Eye and Ear Infirmary Annual Contact Lens Conference, New York, New York, April 12, 1991.
  • "Computer Generated Corneal Topographic Analysis." New York Eye and Ear Infirmary Annual Contact Lens Conference, New York, New York, April 12, 1991.
  • "Eye Trauma and Emergencies." New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, Current Concepts in Cornea and External Disease, New York, New York, December 7-8, 1991.
  • "Eye Trauma and Emergencies." New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, Current Concepts in Cornea and External Disease, New York, New York, December 7-8, 1991.
  • "Corneal Modeling." New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. Current Concepts in Cornea and External Diseases. New York, December 5, 1992.
  • "Patient Selection for Refractive Surgery." New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. Current Concepts in Cornea and External Diseases. New York, December 3, 1993.
  • "Radial Keratotomy." Medical Society of the State of New York, Winter Conference. New York, December, 1994.
  • "Refractive Corneal Surgery" - Moderator. Medical Society of the State of New York. November, 1995.
  • "New Concepts in Radial Keratotomy." New York Society for Clinical Ophthalmology. December, 1995.
  • "Phototherapeutic Keratectomy." Current Concepts in Ophthalmology, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. New York, December, 1995.
  • "Corneal Surgery." American Society of Operating Room Nurses - Regional Update. New York, April 19, 1996.
  • "Systemic Immunosuppression in High-Risk Keratoplasty Surgery." Poster Presentation, American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco, California, October, 1997.
  • "Alternatives to the Full-Thickness Corneal Allograft." Instruction Course, American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco, California, October, 1977.
  • Harris, DJ, Seedor, JA, Burk, LL: Alternative to the Full-Thickness Corneal Allograft. Instruction Course, Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, October 28, 1998.

  • Published Texts:

  • "Ocular Trauma and Emergency Care." In: Collings, J.F., ed.; Ophthalmic Desk Reference. New York, Raven Press, 1991.
  • "Pseudophakic Bullous Keratopathy." In: Brightbill, ed.; Surgical Therapy of the Cornea. St. Louis, Mosby 1998.
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