Alex V Levin
Affiliation: Wills Eye Hospital
- Genetics for the ophthalmologistKarthikeyan A Sadagopan
Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Oman J Ophthalmol 5:144-9. 2012..Basic concepts of genetics and their application to clinical ophthalmological practice are important not only in making a precise diagnosis and appropriate referral, but also in management and genetic counseling...
- Retinal haemorrhage description toolAnamika Tandon
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Toronto, Canada
Br J Ophthalmol 95:1719-22. 2011..There are no standardised and validated protocols to describe them in a consistent manner. The aim of this web-based study was to establish the reliability and validity of a new retinal haemorrhage description tool...
- Retinal hemorrhages: advances in understandingAlex V Levin
Pediatric Ophthalmology and Ocular Genetics, Wills Eye Institute, 840 Walnut Street, 12th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107 5109, USA
Pediatr Clin North Am 56:333-44. 2009..Detailed description of the hemorrhages and documentation are critical to diagnosis. Vitreoretinal traction appears to be the major causative factor. Outcome is largely dependent on brain and optic nerve injury...
- Albinism for the busy clinicianAlex V Levin
Wills Eye Institute, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Ocular Genetics, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
J AAPOS 15:59-66. 2011..In addition to the ocular and systemic manifestations, ophthalmologists must be familiar with the specific visual needs and psychological challenges of these individuals as well as those of their families...
- Fee splitting in ophthalmologyAlex V Levin
Pediatric Ophthalmology and Ocular Genetics, Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Can J Ophthalmol 46:21-7. 2011..A comparative view between 3 countries, Canada, the United States, and Oman, was conducted; illustrating that even in disparate cultures, there may be some universality to the application of ethical principles...
- Retinal hemorrhage in abusive head traumaAlex V Levin
Pediatric Ophthalmology and Ocular Genetics, Wills Eye Institute, Suite 1210, 840 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
Pediatrics 126:961-70. 2010....
- Ocular manifestations of 22q11.2 microduplicationJose A Cordovez
Ocular Genetics, Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Ophthalmology 121:392-8. 2014..To report a new ocular manifestation of the dup22q11 syndrome and explore involved genes that may offer insight to mechanisms of pathogenesis...
- Patterns of retinal hemorrhage associated with increased intracranial pressure in childrenGil Binenbaum
Division of Ophthalmology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
Pediatrics 132:e430-4. 2013..We examined the incidence and patterns of RHs associated with increased ICP in children without trauma, measured by lumbar puncture (LP)...
- Evaluation and management of retinal hemorrhages in infants with and without abusive head traumaBrian J Forbes
Department of Ophthalmology, Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
J AAPOS 14:267-73. 2010..Ascertainment of abusive head trauma is critical to prevent a potentially fatal recurrence...
- Macular cysts in retinal dystrophyAnuradha Ganesh
Pediatric Ophthalmology and Ocular Genetics, Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107 5109, USA
Curr Opin Ophthalmol 22:332-9. 2011..To describe the entity of macular cysts in retinal dystrophy, differentiate it from cystoid macular edema (CME), and review the role of carbonic anhydrase inhibitors in management...
- Anterior lentiplane associated with posterior lenticonus and microcorneaMichelle D Lingao
Pediatric Ophthalmology and Ocular Genetics, Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
J AAPOS 18:191-2. 2014..We report a 12-year-old boy with a rare condition consisting of familial bilateral anterior lentiplane (a flat anterior lens capsule) posterior lenticonus, and microcornea. ..
- The challenges to ophthalmologic follow-up care in at-risk pediatric populationsSummer Williams
Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
J AAPOS 17:140-3. 2013..To identify barriers to ophthalmological follow-up in high-risk children who are identified by vision screening and eye examination...
- Pediatric glaucoma terminologyAnuradha Ganesh
Pediatric Ophthalmology and Ocular Genetics, Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Department of Ophthalmology, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Oman
Am J Med Genet A 161:3205-15. 2013..The objective of this report is to assist geneticists in understanding glaucoma and recognizing the importance of detailed terminology in clinical genetic diagnosis...
- Vertically oval corneas in a child with holoprosencephalyEsther S Lee
Thomas Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, USA
J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 49:e30-2. 2012..The etiology of vertically oval corneas is unclear. This report presents a case of bilateral vertical oval corneas in a male infant with semilobar holoprosencephaly...
- Ocular anomalies in an infant with Klinefelter SyndromeAlexander T Juhn
Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
Ophthalmic Genet 33:232-4. 2012..Here we present a 2-month-old infant with Klinefelter syndrome and a unique combination of ocular abnormalities including microphthalmia, cataracts, and malformed pupils...
- Hypertensive retinopathy in a child caused by pheochromocytoma: identification after a failed school vision screeningMichael D Tibbetts
Wills Eye Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107 5109, USA
J AAPOS 16:97-9. 2012..The identification of an abdominal malignancy through a school vision screening may have saved this child's life. The need for repeated blood pressure measurement is also highlighted...
- Juvenile cataract-associated mutation of solute carrier SLC16A12 impairs trafficking of the protein to the plasma membraneJohn J Castorino
Department of Pathology, Anatomy, and Cell Biology, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:6774-84. 2011..Q215X) causes juvenile cataract with a dominant inheritance pattern. In the present study, in vitro and in vivo experimental models were used to gain insight into how the SLC16A12 (c.643C>T) mutation leads to cataract formation...