Thomas R Friberg

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Pegaptanib sodium as maintenance therapy in neovascular age-related macular degeneration: the LEVEL study
    Thomas R Friberg
    Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Eye Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 94:1611-7. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Risk factors for conversion to neovascular age-related macular degeneration based on longitudinal morphologic and visual acuity data
    Thomas R Friberg
    UPMC Eye Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Ophthalmology 119:1432-7. 2012
  3. pmc Is drusen area really so important? An assessment of risk of conversion to neovascular AMD based on computerized measurements of drusen
    Thomas R Friberg
    Department of Ophthalmology and Bioengineering, UPMC Eye Center, University of Pittsburgh, 203 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 53:1742-51. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Ranibizumab-pegaptanib therapy for idiopathic choroidal neovascularization: report of a case
    Thomas R Friberg
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, UPMC Eye Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Semin Ophthalmol 22:137-9. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Analysis of the relationship between drusen size and drusen area in eyes with age-related macular degeneration
    Thomas R Friberg
    UPMC Eye Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 42:369-75. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Diminished perception of light as a symptom of depression: further studies
    Thomas R Friberg
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    J Affect Disord 108:235-40. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical assessment of radial optic neurotomy
    Thomas R Friberg
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, UPMC Eye Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Ophthalmology 115:174-80. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Interactions of perfluorocarbon liquids and silicone oil as characterized by mass spectrometry
    Thomas R Friberg
    Room 824, 203 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 241:809-15. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Frequency of epithelial debridement during diabetic vitrectomy
    Thomas R Friberg
    Eye and Ear Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 135:553-4. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Chronic subdural hematoma: an unusual sequela of laser photocoagulation of the retina at the slitlamp
    Thomas R Friberg
    Department of Ophthalmology, 203 Lothrop St, Suite 824, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 120:1590-1. 2002

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Publications31

  1. pmc Pegaptanib sodium as maintenance therapy in neovascular age-related macular degeneration: the LEVEL study
    Thomas R Friberg
    Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Eye Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 94:1611-7. 2010
    ..To assess the efficacy of pegaptanib as maintenance therapy in neovascular age-related macular degeneration (NV-AMD) patients after induction therapy...
  2. doi request reprint Risk factors for conversion to neovascular age-related macular degeneration based on longitudinal morphologic and visual acuity data
    Thomas R Friberg
    UPMC Eye Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Ophthalmology 119:1432-7. 2012
    ..To use longitudinal quantitative morphologic and visual acuity (VA) data to investigate the risk of choroidal neovascularization (CNV) event occurrence in eyes with dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
  3. pmc Is drusen area really so important? An assessment of risk of conversion to neovascular AMD based on computerized measurements of drusen
    Thomas R Friberg
    Department of Ophthalmology and Bioengineering, UPMC Eye Center, University of Pittsburgh, 203 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 53:1742-51. 2012
    ..To assess the relative risk of an eye's conversion to wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) based primarily on drusen measurements obtained from analysis of digitized images...
  4. ncbi request reprint Ranibizumab-pegaptanib therapy for idiopathic choroidal neovascularization: report of a case
    Thomas R Friberg
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine, UPMC Eye Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Semin Ophthalmol 22:137-9. 2007
    ..Vision recovered to 20/20-1. A follow-up injection with Pegaptanib sodium (Macugen) was administered to promote further involution of the membrane. Vision remained stable over the next four months with no recurrence of the membrane...
  5. doi request reprint Analysis of the relationship between drusen size and drusen area in eyes with age-related macular degeneration
    Thomas R Friberg
    UPMC Eye Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 42:369-75. 2011
    ..To examine the relationship between drusen counts and drusen area in eyes with age-related macular degeneration, and to correlate drusen areas between fellow eyes...
  6. ncbi request reprint Diminished perception of light as a symptom of depression: further studies
    Thomas R Friberg
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    J Affect Disord 108:235-40. 2008
    ..In a previous preliminary report, the perception of a decrease in ambient light intensity appeared to be correlated with depression. We prospectively studied this potential link in a controlled study...
  7. ncbi request reprint Biomechanical assessment of radial optic neurotomy
    Thomas R Friberg
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, UPMC Eye Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Ophthalmology 115:174-80. 2008
    ..A biomechanical model was constructed to simulate the potential therapeutic effect that the surgical procedure radial optic neurotomy (RON) would have on an eye with a central retinal vein occlusion...
  8. ncbi request reprint Interactions of perfluorocarbon liquids and silicone oil as characterized by mass spectrometry
    Thomas R Friberg
    Room 824, 203 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 241:809-15. 2003
    ..The nature of some of these interactions was explored using a mass spectrometric approach in in-vitro and in-vivo samples...
  9. ncbi request reprint Frequency of epithelial debridement during diabetic vitrectomy
    Thomas R Friberg
    Eye and Ear Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 135:553-4. 2003
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  10. ncbi request reprint Chronic subdural hematoma: an unusual sequela of laser photocoagulation of the retina at the slitlamp
    Thomas R Friberg
    Department of Ophthalmology, 203 Lothrop St, Suite 824, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 120:1590-1. 2002
  11. doi request reprint Prophylactic treatment of age-related macular degeneration report number 2: 810-nanometer laser to eyes with drusen: bilaterally eligible patients
    Thomas R Friberg
    UPMC Eye Center, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 40:530-8. 2009
    ..To determine the prophylactic and therapeutic value of a single subthreshold 810-nanometer laser treatment in patients with high risk drusen as a manifestation of dry age-related macular degeneration in both eyes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Indirect laser treatment and anti-VEGF therapy of a retinal angioma, with resolution of a large serous retinal detachment, macular exudates, and macular edema
    Kristin Rarey
    UPMC Eye Center, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Semin Ophthalmol 25:21-6. 2010
    ..To report on a novel treatment strategy in an eye with a retinal angioma and macular edema..
  13. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic treatment of age-related macular degeneration report number 1: 810-nanometer laser to eyes with drusen. Unilaterally eligible patients
    Thomas R Friberg
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Ophthalmology 113:622.e1. 2006
    ....
  14. pmc Comparison of StratusOCT and Cirrus HD-OCT imaging in macular diseases
    Peter M Brennen
    UPMC Eye Center, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 40:25-31. 2009
    ..The authors compared images from both units to determine the clinical usefulness of spectral-domain optical coherence tomography technology in patients with macular diseases...
  15. pmc Biocompatible reverse thermal gel sustains the release of intravitreal bevacizumab in vivo
    Britta M Rauck
    Department of Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 55:469-76. 2014
    ..We assessed the in vivo release profile of bevacizumab from and biocompatibility of poly(ethylene glycol)-poly-(serinol hexamethylene urethane), or ESHU, a thermoresponsive hydrogel administered intravitreally for drug delivery...
  16. doi request reprint Cystoid macular edema in retinitis pigmentosa patients without associated macular thickening
    Ian R Gorovoy
    University of California, San Francisco, Department of Ophthalmology, San Francisco, California, USA
    Semin Ophthalmol 28:79-83. 2013
    ..To describe the occurrence of cystoid macular edema (CME) in the setting of central foveal thickness (CFT) under 250 μm as measured by optical coherence tomography (OCT) in patients with retinitis pigmentosa (RP)...
  17. pmc Three-dimensional optical coherence tomography (3D-OCT) image enhancement with segmentation-free contour modeling C-mode
    Hiroshi Ishikawa
    Department of Ophthalmology, UPMC Eye Center, Eye and Ear Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 50:1344-9. 2009
    ..To develop a semiautomated method to visualize structures of interest (SoIs) along their contour within three-dimensional, spectral domain optical coherence tomography (3D SD-OCT) data, without the need for segmentation...
  18. ncbi request reprint Ultrawide angle fluorescein angiographic imaging: a comparison to conventional digital acquisition systems
    Thomas R Friberg
    University of Pittsburgh School ofMedicine, UPMC Eye Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 39:304-11. 2008
    ..A prototype ultrawide field angiographic system and conventional technology were compared...
  19. ncbi request reprint Migration of intravitreal silicone oil through a Baerveldt tube into the subconjunctival space
    Thomas R Friberg
    UPMC Eye Center, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Semin Ophthalmol 19:107-8. 2004
    ..Prevention of this complication includes placement of a short tube well anterior to the iris in the inferior portion of the anterior chamber...
  20. ncbi request reprint Computerized detection and measurement of drusen in age-related macular degeneration
    Thomas R Friberg
    UPMC Eye Center, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 38:126-34. 2007
    ..The authors used a drusen detection algorithm to quantitate drusen on digitized images and determined its precision and accuracy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Characterization of pneumatic retinopexy failures and the pneumatic pump: a new complication of pneumatic retinopexy
    Ian R Gorovoy
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California and Charles T Campbell Ocular Microbiology Laboratory, UPMC Eye Center, Retina Service, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and The Eye and Ear Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Retina 34:700-4. 2014
    ..We review a three-year series of cases with pneumatic retinopexy (PR), specifically evaluating failures and suggesting a new mechanism of failure...
  22. ncbi request reprint Vitreous substitute removal rates with the Accurus and Millennium vitrectomy systems
    Kenneth T Wals
    University ofPittsburgh School of Medicine, UPMC Eye Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 39:174-6. 2008
    ..At higher cut rates, where slow and delicate removal of vitreous is typically desired, the probes, as expected, removed egg white more slowly...
  23. ncbi request reprint Topical phenylephrine may result in worsening of visual loss when used to dilate pupils in patients with vaso-occlusive disease of the optic nerve
    Misha Pless
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Semin Ophthalmol 18:218-21. 2003
    ..The routine practice of using phenylephrine to prepare patients for funduscopic assessment should be re-examined, particularly in patients with ischemic optic neuropathy...
  24. ncbi request reprint Non-mydriatic panoramic fundus imaging using a non-contact scanning laser-based system
    Thomas R Friberg
    Department of Ophthalmology, The Eye and Ear Institute, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 34:488-97. 2003
    ..The authors investigated whether accurate diagnoses could be made from these images alone...
  25. doi request reprint Marathon runner's retinopathy
    Leanne T Labriola
    The Retina Service, Eye and Ear Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Semin Ophthalmol 24:247-50. 2009
    ..To report a case of an unusual retinopathy in an otherwise healthy 25-year-old marathon runner...
  26. ncbi request reprint Intravitreal ranibizumab and bevacizumab: a review of risk
    Rima M Dafer
    Department of Neurology, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Semin Ophthalmol 22:201-4. 2007
    ..The risks of intraocular use of bevacizumab remain largely unknown at this time...
  27. ncbi request reprint Panretinal photocoagulation and photodynamic therapy for anterior segment neovascularization secondary to ischemic central retinal vein occlusion
    Maurizio Battaglia Parodi
    Eye Clinic, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria di Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 38:94-9. 2007
    ..To compare the effects of panretinal photocoagulation (PRP) and photodynamic therapy (PDT) for anterior segment neovascularization secondary to ischemic central retinal vein occlusion (CRVO)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Retinal detachment associated with macular hole in high myopia: using the vitreous anatomy to optimize the surgical approach
    Guido Ripandelli
    Fondazione G B Bietti per lo Studio e la Ricerca in Oftalmologia, Via Pasubio 6, 00195 Rome, Italy
    Ophthalmology 111:726-31. 2004
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of different surgical strategies on the postoperative outcomes of retinal detachments (RDs) associated with macular holes (MHs) in high myopia...
  29. ncbi request reprint Subthreshold laser photocoagulation and criminal fraud
    Thomas R Friberg
    Arch Ophthalmol 121:1343. 2003
  30. ncbi request reprint Predictors of drusen reduction after subthreshold infrared (810 nm) diode laser macular grid photocoagulation for nonexudative age-related macular degeneration
    Nuttawut Rodanant
    Shiley Eye Center, University of California San Diego, La Jolla 92093, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 134:577-85. 2002
    ..Additionally, to determine the relationship of laser-induced drusen reduction and best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) 18 months after laser treatment...
  31. ncbi request reprint Choroidal neovascularization in primary hyperoxaluria
    Panagiotis G Theodossiadis
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Athens Medical School, Greece
    Am J Ophthalmol 134:134-7. 2002
    ..To report a case of primary hyperoxaluria in which choroidal neovascularization developed bilaterally...