Alejandro Lichtinger

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Corneal endothelial safety following subconjunctival and intrastromal injection of bevacizumab for corneal neovascularization
    Alejandro Lichtinger
    Department of Ophthalmology, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, 399 Bathurst Street, East Wing 6E 401, Toronto, ON, M5T 2S8, Canada
    Int Ophthalmol 34:597-601. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Secondary intraocular lens interventions: predisposing factors, indications and coincident procedures
    Alejandro Lichtinger
    Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, East Wing, 6 401, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON, M5T 2S8, Canada
    Int Ophthalmol 33:111-5. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Stromal lamellar dissection of the donor disc: a technique to reduce complications secondary to eccentric trephination during descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty
    Alejandro Lichtinger
    Department of Ophthalmology, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cornea 31:1348-51. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Shifting trends in bacterial keratitis in Toronto: an 11-year review
    Alejandro Lichtinger
    Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ophthalmology 119:1785-90. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint The era of lamellar keratoplasty, evolving surgical techniques in corneal transplantation: the University of Toronto experience
    Alejandro Lichtinger
    Department of Ophthalmology, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    Can J Ophthalmol 47:287-90. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Correction of astigmatism after cataract surgery using the light adjustable lens: a 1-year follow-up pilot study
    Alejandro Lichtinger
    Codet Vision Institute, Tijuana, Mexico
    J Refract Surg 27:639-42. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Gabapentin for postoperative pain after photorefractive keratectomy: a prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Alejandro Lichtinger
    Codet Vision Institute, Tijuana, Mexico
    J Refract Surg 27:613-7. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Transepithelial phototherapeutic keratectomy combined with implantation of a single inferior intrastromal corneal ring segment and collagen crosslinking in keratoconus
    Sonia N Yeung
    Yonge Eglinton Laser Eye Centre and the Department of Ophthalmology, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cataract Refract Surg 39:1152-6. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Efficacy of single or paired intrastromal corneal ring segment implantation combined with collagen crosslinking in keratoconus
    Sonia N Yeung
    Yonge Eglinton Laser Eye Centre and the Department of Ophthalmology, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cataract Refract Surg 39:1146-51. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Intacs with or without same-day corneal collagen cross-linking to treat corneal ectasia
    Marie Eve Légaré
    Yonge Eglinton Laser Center, Department of Ophthalmology, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, ON
    Can J Ophthalmol 48:173-8. 2013

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  1. ncbi request reprint Corneal endothelial safety following subconjunctival and intrastromal injection of bevacizumab for corneal neovascularization
    Alejandro Lichtinger
    Department of Ophthalmology, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, 399 Bathurst Street, East Wing 6E 401, Toronto, ON, M5T 2S8, Canada
    Int Ophthalmol 34:597-601. 2014
    ..Further studies are required to confirm long-term safety in a larger sample population with longer follow-up, as well as the ideal dose, route of administration and frequency of bevacizumab administration...
  2. doi request reprint Secondary intraocular lens interventions: predisposing factors, indications and coincident procedures
    Alejandro Lichtinger
    Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, East Wing, 6 401, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON, M5T 2S8, Canada
    Int Ophthalmol 33:111-5. 2013
    ..Patients implanted with anterior chamber IOLs seemed to have a more complicated course requiring more complex secondary surgeries and associated procedures...
  3. doi request reprint Stromal lamellar dissection of the donor disc: a technique to reduce complications secondary to eccentric trephination during descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty
    Alejandro Lichtinger
    Department of Ophthalmology, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cornea 31:1348-51. 2012
    ..To describe a surgical technique to decrease the incidence and potential complications of an eccentric trephination and improve graft adherence during Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty...
  4. ncbi request reprint Shifting trends in bacterial keratitis in Toronto: an 11-year review
    Alejandro Lichtinger
    Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ophthalmology 119:1785-90. 2012
    ..To review the distribution, current trends, and resistance patterns of bacterial keratitis isolates in Toronto over the last 11 years...
  5. ncbi request reprint The era of lamellar keratoplasty, evolving surgical techniques in corneal transplantation: the University of Toronto experience
    Alejandro Lichtinger
    Department of Ophthalmology, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    Can J Ophthalmol 47:287-90. 2012
    ..To analyze the changing trends in corneal transplantation techniques and the way selective lamellar transplantation has influenced our practice...
  6. doi request reprint Correction of astigmatism after cataract surgery using the light adjustable lens: a 1-year follow-up pilot study
    Alejandro Lichtinger
    Codet Vision Institute, Tijuana, Mexico
    J Refract Surg 27:639-42. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether residual astigmatism could be precisely corrected postoperatively using the Light Adjustable Lens (LAL, Calhoun Vision Inc) and to determine the stability of the adjusted refraction...
  7. ncbi request reprint Gabapentin for postoperative pain after photorefractive keratectomy: a prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Alejandro Lichtinger
    Codet Vision Institute, Tijuana, Mexico
    J Refract Surg 27:613-7. 2011
    ..To determine whether treatment with oral gabapentin reduces postoperative pain after photorefractive keratectomy (PRK)...
  8. doi request reprint Transepithelial phototherapeutic keratectomy combined with implantation of a single inferior intrastromal corneal ring segment and collagen crosslinking in keratoconus
    Sonia N Yeung
    Yonge Eglinton Laser Eye Centre and the Department of Ophthalmology, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cataract Refract Surg 39:1152-6. 2013
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  9. doi request reprint Efficacy of single or paired intrastromal corneal ring segment implantation combined with collagen crosslinking in keratoconus
    Sonia N Yeung
    Yonge Eglinton Laser Eye Centre and the Department of Ophthalmology, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cataract Refract Surg 39:1146-51. 2013
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of single or paired intrastromal corneal ring segments (ICRS) combined with ultraviolet-A and riboflavin collagen crosslinking (CXL) in patients with keratoconus...
  10. doi request reprint Intacs with or without same-day corneal collagen cross-linking to treat corneal ectasia
    Marie Eve Légaré
    Yonge Eglinton Laser Center, Department of Ophthalmology, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, ON
    Can J Ophthalmol 48:173-8. 2013
    ..To compare combined intrastromal corneal ring segment implantation with same-day ultraviolet-A/riboflavin corneal collagen cross-linking (ICRS-CXL) versus ICRS implantation alone in patients with corneal ectasia...
  11. doi request reprint Cataract surgery with toric intraocular lens for correction of high corneal astigmatism
    Alfonso Iovieno
    Department of Ophthalmology, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ont, Canada
    Can J Ophthalmol 48:246-50. 2013
    ..To analyze the outcomes of cataract surgery with high-power toric intraocular lens (IOL) implantation in patients with high corneal astigmatism...
  12. ncbi request reprint Intracorneal ring segment explantation after intracorneal ring segment implantation combined with same-day corneal collagen crosslinking in keratoconus
    Sonia N Yeung
    Yonge Eglinton Laser Eye Center, Toronto, Ontario, Canada and Department of Ophthalmology, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cornea 32:1617-20. 2013
    ..To report the outcome and the reversibility of refractive outcomes after intrastromal corneal ring segment (ICRS) explantation in patients with keratoconus treated with ICRS implantation and same-day collagen crosslinking (CXL)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Corneal collagen cross-linking using riboflavin and ultraviolet A for the treatment of mild to moderate keratoconus: 2-year follow-up
    Marie Eve Légaré
    Yonge Eglinton Laser Center Department of Ophthalmology, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Ophthalmol 48:63-8. 2013
    ..To evaluate the safety and efficacy of corneal ultraviolet A/riboflavin collagen cross-linking (CXL) in patients with mild-to-moderate keratoconus...
  14. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of repeat endothelial keratoplasty in patients with failed Descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty
    Peter Kim
    Department of Ophthalmology, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cornea 31:1154-7. 2012
    ..To report the outcomes of repeat endothelial keratoplasty (EK) in patients with failed Descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty (DSEK)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Superior versus inferior conjunctival autografts combined with fibrin glue in the management of primary pterygia
    Sonia N Yeung
    Department of Ophthalmology, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto, ON and Department of Ophthalmology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    Cornea 32:1582-6. 2013
    ..To compare the outcomes of superior versus inferior conjunctival autograft (CAU) in the prevention of recurrence after performing a pterygium surgery in patients with primary pterygia...
  16. doi request reprint Retrospective contralateral study comparing deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty with penetrating keratoplasty: a patient's perspective
    Sonia N Yeung
    Department of Ophthalmology, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    Can J Ophthalmol 47:360-4. 2012
    ..To compare the visual outcomes and the perspective of patients after deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK) and penetrating keratoplasty (PKP) in the contralateral eyes of a cohort of patients...
  17. pmc Post-LASIK ectasia treated with intrastromal corneal ring segments and corneal crosslinking
    Kay Lam
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Digit J Ophthalmol 19:1-5. 2013
    ..Vision improved and the ectasia stabilized following treatment. Combined ICRS implantation and collagen cross-linking should be considered early in the management of post-LASIK ectasia. ..
  18. doi request reprint Outcomes of repeat endothelial keratoplasty in patients with failed deep lamellar endothelial keratoplasty
    Peter Kim
    Department of Ophthalmology, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Cornea 30:1183-6. 2011
    ..To report the outcomes of repeat endothelial keratoplasty (EK) in patients with previous failed deep lamellar endothelial keratoplasty (DLEK)...
  19. doi request reprint Combined topical and intracameral anesthesia for Descemet's stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty
    Sonia N Yeung
    Department of Ophthalmology, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, 399 Bathurst Street, East Wing 6E 401, Toronto, ON, M5T 2S8, Canada
    Int Ophthalmol 32:273-6. 2012
    ..It may thereby be an alternative anesthetic modality for patients in whom retrobulbar or peribulbar anesthesia may be risky or contraindicated...
  20. ncbi request reprint EndoGlide Versus EndoSerter for the Insertion of Donor Graft in Descemet Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty
    Uri Elbaz
    Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Electronic address
    Am J Ophthalmol 158:257-262.e1. 2014
    ..To compare 2 lenticule insertion methods currently in use for Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK)...
  21. doi request reprint Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty using infant donor tissue
    Peter Kim
    Department of Ophthalmology, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cornea 31:52-4. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to report the outcomes of Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) surgery using infant (2 years and younger) donor tissue...
  22. doi request reprint Combined use of subconjunctival and intracorneal bevacizumab injection for corneal neovascularization
    Sonia N Yeung
    Department of Ophthalmology, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cornea 30:1110-4. 2011
    ..To report on the safety and clinical use of combined subconjunctival and intracorneal bevacizumab for corneal neovascularization...
  23. doi request reprint Outcomes of Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty in patients with previous glaucoma drainage device insertion
    Peter Kim
    Department of Ophthalmology, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Cornea 31:172-5. 2012
    ..To report the outcomes of Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) in patients with a previously inserted glaucoma drainage device (GDD)...
  24. doi request reprint Corneal endothelial safety after ultraviolet light treatment of the light-adjustable intraocular lens
    Alejandro Lichtinger
    Codet Vision Institute, Tijuana, Mexico
    J Cataract Refract Surg 37:324-7. 2011
    ..To assess the safety to the corneal endothelium of ultraviolet (UV) light treatment to a light-adjustable intraocular lens (IOL)...
  25. doi request reprint Late-onset Klebsiella oxytoca flap-margin-related corneal ulcer following laser in situ keratomileusis
    Sonia N Yeung
    Department of Ophthalmology, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Cataract Refract Surg 37:1551-4. 2011
    ..Eighteen days after presentation, the infiltrate had resolved and the cornea had fully epithelialized. To our knowledge, this is the first report of post-LASIK infectious keratitis caused by K oxytoca...
  26. ncbi request reprint Accelerated (9-mW/cm2) Corneal Collagen Crosslinking for Keratoconus-A 1-Year Follow-up
    Uri Elbaz
    Department of Ophthalmology, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Yonge Eglinton Laser Eye Center, Toronto, Canada
    Cornea 33:769-73. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of accelerated crosslinking (irradiance of 9 mW/cm; 10 minutes) in keratoconus-affected eyes through topographical, visual, and refractive end points...
  27. doi request reprint Intraocular lenses for presbyopia correction: past, present, and future
    Alejandro Lichtinger
    Department of Ophthalmology, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 23:40-6. 2012
    ..To discuss the development of presbyopia-correcting intraocular lenses (IOLs), what we have learned since their introduction a few decades ago, what are the options currently on the market, and where the technology is heading in the future...