K.V. Chalam, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A., F.A.C.S.

Dr. K.V. Chalam is one of the rare ophthalmologists in America with triple fellowship training. With comprehensive surgical expertise in vitreoretinal and cataract surgery, extensive investigatory experience of 33 clinical trials, and authorship of more than 550 research publications, his credentials are unparalleled. An accomplished clinician with 35 years of experience, Dr. Chalam serves as Director of Vitreoretinal Services and Clinical Research at Moore Eye Institute.

Locations: Dr. Chalam sees patients in Moore Eye Institute’s Springfield, Exton, Phoenixville, and Abington offices.

Languages Spoken: English

Joined Moore Eye Institute: 2017

Clinical Expertise

  • Non-Surgical Retina
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
    • AIDS-Related Eye Disorders
    • Eye Exam For Diabetic Patients
      • Diabetic Retinopathy – Laser/Injection
    • Intraocular Inflammatory Disease
    • Macular Degeneration
    • Macular Disorders
    • Macular Edema
    • Retinal Edema
    • Retinal Infection (Retinitis)
    • Retinal Tears/Holes
      • Laser Treatment/Cryopexy
    • Uveitis
  • Surgical Retina
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery
    • Retinal Detachment
    • Macular Hole
    • Epiretinal Membrane
    • Eye Trauma
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology
  • Ocular Oncology
  • Laser Cataract Surgery

Credentials

Education

  • Vitreoretinal Surgical Fellowship, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
  • Neuro-Ophthalmology Fellowship, University of Texas Medical School
  • Ocular Oncology Fellowship, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston
  • Ophthalmology Residency, Catholic Medical Center, Cornell University Medical School
  • Internship, Catholic Medical Center, Cornell University Medical School
  • Instructor, Department of Ophthalmology, Ipswich Hospital, Ipswich, England
  • Senior Resident, Prince Charles Eye Unit, King Edward VII Hospital, Windsor, England
  • Teaching Fellow, Post Graduate Medical Institute, Chandigarh, India
  • Internship, Guntur General Hospital, Guntur, India
  • Medical Degree, University of the State of New York
  • Medical Degree, Guntur Medical School, Guntur, India
  • Doctoral Degree, University of South Carolina

Appointments

  • Director of Vitreoretinal Services and Clinical Research, Moore Eye Institute
  • Tenured Professor and Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Florida College of Medicine
  • Basic Science Research Professor, Department of Microbiology and Pathology, USC School of Medicine
  • Visiting Lecturer, Harvard Medical School

Memberships

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow, American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Fellow, Association for Research and Vision in Ophthalmology
  • Fellow, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons
  • Member, American Society of Retinal Specialists
  • Member, Uveitis Society
  • Member, North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society
  • Member, International Society for Ocular Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Member, American Association for Advancement of Science
  • Member, Association of Biomedical Engineers
  • Member, International Society for Stem Cell Research
  • Member, American Medical Association, Southern Medical Association
  • Member, Association of University Professors in Ophthalmology
  • Member, American Association of University Professors
  • Member, American Medical Writers Association
  • Member, Ophthalmic Echographers Association
  • Member, Sigma XI Science Society
  • Member, Medical Group Management Association

Research

  • Principal investigator of NIH Grant: “Phase III Trial-AREDS II- A Multi-Center, Randomized Trial of Lutein, Zeaxanthin, and Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Age-Related Macular Degeneration.” Sponsor National Eye Institute N01-EY-5-0007
  • Co- principal investigator ofNIH Grant: “Vascular Reparative Mechanism by ACE2/Ang-(1-7) in Diabetes.” Sponsor National Eye Institute 1R01HL110170 – 01
  • Principal investigator of NIH Grant “Evaluation of Vitrectomy for Diabetic Macular Edema.” Sponsor Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network (DRCRnet); National Eye Institute UIO EY14231
  • Principle Investigator of NIH Grant “Intravitreal Ranibizumab or Triamcinolone Acetonide in Combination with Laser Photocoagulation for Diabetic Macular Edema”. Sponsor. Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network (DRCRnet); National Eye Institute UIO EY14242
  • Principle Investigator of NIH Grant “A pilot study in individuals with center involved diabetic macular edema undergoing cataract surgery” Sponsor. Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network (DRCRnet); National Eye Institute UIO EY14242
  • Principle Investigator of NIH Grant “Observational study in individuals with diabetic retinopathy without center involved diabetic macular edema undergoing cataract surgery”. Sponsor. Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network (DRCRnet); National Eye Institute UIO EY14242
  • Principle Investigator of NIH Grant “An evaluation of intravitreal Ranizumab for Vitreous hemorrhage due to Proliferative Diabetic retinopathy”. Sponsor. Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network (DRCRnet); National Eye Institute UIO EY14242
  • Principle Investigatorof NIH Grant “Intravitreal Ranibizumab or Triamcinolone Acetonide as Adjunctive Treatment to Panretinal Photocoagulation for Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy”. Sponsor. Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network (DRCRnet); National Eye Institute UIO EY14242
  • Principle Investigator of NIH Grant “Comparison of Time Domain OCT and Spectral Domain OCT Retinal ThicknessMeasurement in Diabetic Macular Edema”. Sponsor. Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network (DRCRnet); National Eye Institute UIO EY14242
  • Principle Investigator of NIH Grant “Effects of Diabetes education during Retinal ophthalmology visits on diabetic control”. Sponsor. Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network (DRCRnet); National Eye Institute UIO EY14242
  • Principal investigator of NIH grant: “Ischemic Optic Neuropathy Decompression Trial, Follow up study” 1997-2002. UIO EY09566-04
  • Principal investigator of NIH grant: “Ischemic optic Neuropathy Decompression Trial” 1991-1996. UIO EY09566-03
  • Consultant for NIH grant: “Collaborative Image Annotation in Ophthalmology UIO EY09566-03. 2003-04
  • Principle Investigator of “A Double-Masked, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group, Multi-center, Dose-Ranging Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of LX211 as Therapy in Subjects with Active Sight Threatening, Non-Infectious Anterior Uveitis”. Sponsor. Lux Biosciences, Inc.
  • Principal investigator of “A Prospective Continuation Multicenter Clinical Trial of the Implantable Miniature Telescope (IMT) In patients with Central Vision Impairment Associated with Age-Related Macular Degeneration.” Sponsor VISIONCARE Ophthalmic Technologies
  • Co-Investigator of “A Phase II/III Study of Encapsulated Human NTC-201 Cell ImplantsReleasing Ciliary Neurotrophic Factor (CNTF) for Participants with Retinitis Pigmentosa Using Visual Acuity as the Primary Outcome”. Sponsor. Neurotech USA, Inc.
  • Principal investigator of “A Phase 3 Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Masked, Controlled Study of Squalamine Lactate (MSI-1256F) for Injection for the Treatment of Subfoveal Choroidal Neovascularization Associated with Age-Related Macular Degeneration” Sponsor: Gaenera Corporation project no MSI-1256F-301
  • Principal investigator of ” A multi center randomized controlled study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of oral gancyclovir in comparison to intravitreal Gancyclovir implant in patients with newly diagnosed cytomegalovirus retinitis. Sponsor Syntex Project GANS. 2304
  • Principal investigator of ” A 12 Week, Multi-center, randomized, double-masked, three treatment parallel group comparison of fixed combination of latanoprost and timolol vs. latanoprost vs.timolol in glaucoma patients with optic nerve head abnormalities and visual field defects ” Sponsor Pharmacia Project Xalcom. 912-OPT-0076-022
  • Principal investigator of ” A multi center randomized, double masked, controlled study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of an intravitreal Flucinolone Acetonide (0.5 or 2 mg) Implant in Patients with Diabetic Macular Edema. Sponsor: Bausch & Lomb Incorporated Project BL 415-007
  • Principal investigator of ” A multi center randomized, double masked, controlled study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of an intravitreal Flucinolone Acetonide (0.5 or 2 mg) Implant in Patients with Noninfectious Uveitis Affecting the Posterior Segment of the Eye. Sponsor: Bausch & Lomb Incorporated Project BL 415-001
  • Principal investigator of “A Safety and Efficacy Assessment of Chimeric Ribozyme to PCNA to Prevent Recurrence of Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy. Sponsor: Immusol Corp. Project IM-VIT 100
  • Principal investigator of “Retinopathy of Prematurity screening in pre-term babies”. Sponsor. Childrens Miracle Network. 2000-2001
  • Principal investigator of “Electrophysiology Diagnostic Service for children with Retinopathy of Prematurity in North East Florida”. Sponsor. Children’s Miracle Network. 2001-2002
  • Co-investigator of “Glaucoma and Diabetic Retinopathy Screening and Awareness in South Carolina – A Blindness Prevention Project. Sponsor: South Carolina Commission for the Blind
  • Co-investigator of “Oxidation in micro vascular disease”. Sponsor South Carolina Consortium for Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke, 1997 – 98
  • Co-Investigator of “Use of perfluorocarbon liquids in management of complex retinal detachments ” a pilot study conducted at UT Southwestern Medical School. 1992- 94
  • Co-investigator of “Effects of vitreous on metalloproteinase activity in retinal pigment cells” Sponsor South Carolina Consortium for Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke, 1997 – 98
  • Co-investigator of “Anti PDGF antibodies effectively inhibit RPE induced collagen contraction in Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy.” Sponsor. Palmetto Richland Health alliance, 1997-98
  • Co-investigator of “Apoptosis of the retinal pigment epithelial and photoreceptor cells in Age Related Retinal Degeneration” Sponsor. Palmetto Richland Health alliance, 1998-99
  • Co-investigator of “Acquisition of instrumentation for the development of novel environmentally conscious manufacturing processes employing water jet technologies” Sponsor. National Science Foundation. 1998-99
  • Co-investigator of “A Randomized double blind, Phase III comparative trial of 2 doses of ZD1839 (TRESSA) in combination with paclitaxel and carboplatin versus placebo in combination with paclitaxel and carboplatin in chemotherapy-naïve patients with advanced (stage III or IV non-small cell lung cancer”. Sponsor. AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals inc. 2000-2002
  • Co-investigator of “A Study to evaluate the safety and Efficacy of TAK-37 versus Placebo in Subjects with Irritable Bowel Syndrome”. Sponsor. MDS Pharma Services. 2000-2002

Contributions to Books and Monographs

  • Chalam KV: Ocular Pharmacology. In: BASIC AND CLINICAL SCIENCE COURSE, 1997 98, Section 2: Fundamentals and Principles of Ophthalmology. ed. R.C. Tripathi. American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco. 1997, p381-450
  • Tripathi BJ, Tripathi RC, and Chalam KV: Eye Anatomy. In ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HUMAN BIOLOGY, ed. R. Dulbecco. 2nd edition. Academic Press, San Diego. 1997, p883-901
  • Tripathi BJ, Tripathi RC, Li J, Qian Y, Kosnosky W, and Chalam KV: Barotoxic effects on morphology and viability of trabecular cells: A preliminary report. In ADVANCES IN OCULAR TOXICOLOGY, ed. K. Green, H.F. Edelhauser, R.B. Hackett, D.S. Hull, D.E. Potter, and R.C. Tripathi. Plenum Press, New York. 1997, p55-61
  • Bryan C, Li J, Tripathi BJ, Chalam KV, Pakalnis VA, Tripathi RC: Topical fluorescein application can induce iritis and glaucoma: an unusual case report. In ADVANCES IN OCULAR TOXICOLOGY, ed. K. Green, H.F. Edelhauser, R B. Hackett, D.S. Hull, D.E. Potter, and R.C. Tripathi. Plenum Press, New York. 1997, p87-91
  • Weiss R, Chalam KV, Ellsworth R: Introduction to Imaging Techniques in Orbital and Ocular Tumors: Radiology of Orbit. Editors: B Haik and M Mafee, Permagon Press 1991, p207-263
  • Tang R, Chalam KV, Musgrove K: Exercise induced oscillopsia in Arnold-Chairi Malformation: NEURO-OPHTHALMOLOGY ENTERS NINETIES: ed: L. Smith. Dutton Press 1990, p199-207
  • Paton D, Craig J, and Chalam KV: Clinical Symposia: Management of cataracts: Vol 42 Number 4 1990 CIBA – GEIGY, p1-32
  • Tang R, Chalam KV: Ophthalmic manifestations in systemic disease: A Slide Script Manual. American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco. 1990, p1-32
  • Chalam KV: HLA – Typing in recurrent herps simplex keratitis, Thesis accepted in partial fulfillment of Masters degree in Ophthalmology. Post Graduate Medical Institute, Chandigarh, PGI Press, India 1983, p1-132.
  • Chalam, KV., Lawler, J. Management of Diabetic Retinopathy in the New Millennium. Jacksonville Medicine 51: 8, 2000
  • Chalam KV: Ocular Pharmacology. In: BASIC AND CLINICAL SCIENCE COURSE, 1998 99, Section 2: Fundamentals and Principles of Ophthalmology. ed. R.C. Tripathi. American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco. 1998, p381-450
  • Chalam KV: Ocular Pharmacology. In: BASIC AND CLINICAL SCIENCE COURSE, 1999 00, Section 2: Fundamentals and Principles of Ophthalmology. ed. R.C. Tripathi. American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco. 1999, p381-450
  • Chalam KV: Ocular Pharmacology. In: BASIC AND CLINICAL SCIENCE COURSE, 2000-01, Section 2: Fundamentals and Principles of Ophthalmology. ed. R.C. Tripathi. American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco. 2000, p381-450
  • Chalam KV: Ocular Pharmacology. In: BASIC AND CLINICAL SCIENCE COURSE, 2001-02, Section 2: Fundamentals and Principles of Ophthalmology. ed. R.C. Tripathi. American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco. 2001, p381-450
  • Chalam KV: Ocular Pharmacology. In: BASIC AND CLINICAL SCIENCE COURSE, 2002-03, Section 2: Fundamentals and Principles of Ophthalmology. ed. R.C. Tripathi. American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco. 2002, p381-450
  • Chalam KV: Ocular Pharmacology. In: BASIC AND CLINICAL SCIENCE COURSE, 2003-04, Section 2: Fundamentals and Principles of Ophthalmology. ed. R.C. Tripathi. American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco. 2003, p381-450
  • Chalam KV: An in vitro model to study the effect of hydrostatic pressure on retinal ganglion cells and its relevance to Glaucomatous eye disease. Thesis accepted in partial fulfillment of Doctor of Philosophy degree. University of South Carolina, Columbia. 2004, p1-212.
  • Chalam KV, Lin S. Management of Diabetic Retinopathy in 21st Century. Jacksonville Medicine 2009

Peer Reviewed Journals

  • Grover S, Chalam K. Reply to: Normative data for macular volume with high-definition spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (Spectralis). European Journal of Ophthalmology. 2016;15 (26): e000
  • Abu-Amero K, Kondkar A A., Chalam KV. Resveratrol and ophthalmic diseases. Nutrients. 2016; 8(4): E200
  • Grover S, Sambhav K, Chalam KV. Capillary nonperfusion by novel technology of OCT angiography in a patient with sickle cell disease with normal fluorescein angiogram. European Journal of Ophthalmology. 2016; Feb 26:0. doi: 10.5301/ejo.5000765
  • Sambhav K, Grover S, Chalam KV. Evaluation of portable digital fundus video camera for fluorescein angiography. Retina. 2016;36(3):651-5
  • Chalam KV, Sambhav K. Optical coherence tomography angiography in retinal diseases. Journal of ophthalmic and vision research. 2016;11:84-92
  • Khaja W A, Grover S, Kelmenson AT, Ferguson LR, Kumar Sambhav, Chalam KV. Comparison of central corneal thickness: ultrasound pachymetry versus slit-lamp optical coherence tomography, specular microscopy, and Orbscan. Clinical Ophthalmology. 2015:9 1065–1070
  • Abu-Amero K, Kondkar A A., Chalam KV. An Updated Review on the Genetics of Primary Open Angle Glaucoma. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2015;16(12):28886-911
  • Chalam KV, Murthy RK, Priluck JC, Khetpal V, Gupta SK. Concurrent removal of intravitreal lens fragments after phacoemulsification with pars plana vitrectomy prevents development of retinal detachment. International Journal of Ophthalmology. 2015 Feb 18;8(1):89-93
  • Sambhav K, Shakir O, Chalam KV. Bilateral isolated concurrent superior ophthalmic vein thrombosis in systemic lupus erythematosus. International Medical Case Reports Journal. 2015;8:181-3
  • Chalam KV, Li W, Koushan K, Grover S, Balaiya S. Effect of distance and duration of illumination on retinal ganglion cells exposed to varying concentrations of brilliant blue green. Journal of Clinical Medical Research. 2015 ;7(7):517-24
  • Li W, Chalam KV, Grover S. Bilateral Choroidal Detachment in Waldenström Macroglobulinemia. JAMA Ophthalmolology. 2015 Jun;133(6):715-6
  • Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network. Assessing the Effect of Personalized Diabetes Risk Assessments during Ophthalmologic Visits on Glycemic Control: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Ophthalmology. 2015; 133(8):888-96
  • Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network. Repeated intravitreous ranibizumab injections for diabetic macular edema and the risk of sustained elevation of intraocular pressure or the need for ocular hypotensive treatment. JAMA Ophthalmology. 2015; 133 (5):589-97
  • Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network. Aflibercept, bevacizumab, or ranibizumab for diabetic macular edema. New England Journal of Medicine. 2015; 372(13):1193-203
  • Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network. Topical nepafenec in eyes with noncentral diabetic macular edema. Retina. 2015;35(5):944-56
  • Murthy RK, Diaz M, Chalam KV, Grover S. Normative data for macular volume with high-definition spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (Spectralis). European Journal of Ophthalmology. 2015;25(6):546-51
  • Ferguson LR, Balaiya S Mynampati BK, Sambhav K, Chalam KV. Deprivation of bFGF promotes spontaneous differentiation of human embryonic stem cells into retinal pigment epithelial cells. Journal of Stem Cells. 10(3):159-70, 2015
  • Haji S, Sambhav K, Grover S, Chalam KV. Evaluation of the iPad as a low vision aid for improving reading ability. Clinical Ophthalmology. 9:17-20, 2014
  • Ferguson LR, Grover S, Dominguez JM, Balaiya S, Chalam KV. Retinal thickness measurement obtained with spectral domain optical coherence tomography assisted optical biopsy accurately correlates with ex vivo histology. PLoS One. 9:10-18, 2014
  • Balaiya S, Grant MB, Priluck J, Chalam KV. Growth factors/chemokines in diabetic vitreous and aqueous alter the function of bone marrow-derived progenitor (CD34⁺) cells in humans. American Journal of Endocrinology and Metabolism. 307 (8): 695-702, 2014
  • Chalam KV, Sambhav K, Grover S, Balaiya S, Murthy RK. Aqueous interleukin-6 levels are superior to vascular endothelial growth factor in predicting therapeutic response to bevacizumab in age-related macular degeneration. Journal of Ophthalmology. 502174, 2014
  • Chalam KV, Brar VS, Murthy RK. Human ciliary epithelium as a source of synthesis and secretion of vascular endothelial growth factor in neovascular glaucoma. JAMA Ophthalmology. 132 (11): 1350-54, 2014
  • Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network Writing Committee, Bressler SB, Edwards AR, Chalam KV, Bressler NM, Glassman AR, Jaffe GJ, Melia M, Saggau DD, Plous OZ . Reproducibility of spectral domain optical coherence tomography retinal thickness measurements and conversion to equivalent time domain metrics in diabetic macular edema. JAMA Ophthalmology. 132(9):1113-22, 2014
  • Balaiya S, Koushan K, McLauchlan T, Chalam KV. Assessment of the effect of distance and duration of illumination on retinal pigment epithelial cells exposed to varying doses of Brilliant Blue Green. Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 30 (8): 625-33, 2014
  • Koushan K, Chalam KV. Miniaturized high-resolution wide-field contact lens for panretinal photocoagulation. Clinical Ophthalmology. 8:703-06, 2014
  • Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network. Pilot study of individuals with diabetic macular edema undergoing cataract surgery. JAMA Ophthalmology. 131(7):870-9, 2014
  • Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network. Evaluation of results 1 year following short-term use of ranibizumab for vitreous hemorrhage due to proliferative diabetic retinopathy. JAMA Ophthalmology. 132 (7):889-90, 2014
  • AREDS2 Research Group. Effect of long chain w-3 fatty acids and lutein+zeaxanthin supplements on cardiovascular outcoms; results of the age-retlated eye disease study 2 (AREDS2) randomized clinical trial. JAMA Ophthalmology. 132 (7):889-99, 2014
  • Murthy RK, Ravi K, Balaiya S, Brar VS, Chalam KV. Lutein protects retinal pigment epithelium from cytotoxic oxidative stress. Cutaneous Ocular Toxicology. 33 (2): 132-7, 2014
  • Balaiya S, Chalam KV. An in vitro assay to quantify nitrosative component of oxidative stress. Journal of Molecular Genetics and Medicine. 8 (3): 625-33, 2014
  • DIABETIC RETINOPATHY CLINICAL RESEARCH NETWORK, Elman MJ, Bressler NM, Qin H, Beck RW, Ferris FL, Friedman SM, Glassman AR, Scott IU, Stockdale CR, Sun JK. Randomized clinical trial evaluating intravitreal ranibizumab or saline for vitreous hemorrhage from proliferative diabetic retinopathy.JAMA Ophthalmology. 1 (3):283-93, 2013
  • Rusovici R, Patel CJ, Chalam KV. Bevacizumab inhibits proliferation of choroidal endothelia cells by regulation of cell cycle. Clinical ophthalmology 7:321-7, 2013
  • Koushan K, Ferguson LR, Rusovici R, Chalam KV. The role of lutein in eye-related disease. Nutrients 5(9):1823-39, 2013
  • Luo L, Uehara H, Zhang X, Das SK, Olsen T, Holt D, Simonis JM, Jackman K, Singh N, Miya TR, Huang W, Ahmed F, Bastos-Carvalho A, Le YZ, Mamalis C, Chiodo VA, Hauswirth WW, Baffi J, Lacal j PM, Orecchia A, Ferrara N, Gao G, Young-Hee K, Fu Y, Owen L, Albuquerque R, Baehr W, Thomas K, Li DY, Chalam KV, Shibuya M, Grisanti S, Wilson DJ, Ambati J, Ambati BK. Photoreceptor avascular privilege is shielded by soluble VEGF receptor-1. ELife 18(2) e00324-35, 2013
  • Balaiya S, Murthy RK, Chalam KV. Resveratrol inhibits proliferation of hypoxic choroidal vascular endothelial cells. Molecular Vision 19.2385-92, 2013
  • Birch DG, Weleber RG, Duncan JL, Jaffe GJ, Tao W, Ciliary neurotrophic factor retinitis pigmentosa study groups. Randomized trial of ciliary neurotrophic factor delivered by encapsulated cell intraocular implants for retinitis pigmentosa. American Journal of Ophthalmology 156(2): 283-292, 2013
  • Murthy RK, Balaiya S, Brar V, Chalam KV. Lutein protects retinal pigment epithelium from cytotoxic oxidative stress. Cutaneous and Ocular Toxicology 31(1): 4-9, 2013
  • Ferguson LR, Balaiya S, Grover S, Chalam KV. Retinal Thickness Normative Data in Wild-Type Mice Using Customized Miniature SD-OCT. PLos One 8(6) e67265-34, 2013
  • Balaiya S, Murthy RK, Mylyapa RS, Grover S, Chalam KV. Differential sensitivity of choroidal endothelial, retinal ganglion, and retinal pigment epithelial cells in vitro to proton radiation. American Journal of Ophthalmology 156(3): 444-453, 2013
  • Murthy RK, Perez L, Priluck JC, Grover S, Chalam KV. Acute bilateral concurrent central retinal artery occlusion in sickle cell disease after use of tadalafil (Cialis) JAMA Ophthalmology 131(11): 1471-13, 2013
  • Bressler SB, Qin H, Melia M, Bressler NM, Beck RW, Chan CK, Grover S, Miller DG, Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network. Exploratory analysis of the effect of intravitreal ranibizumab or triamcinolone on worsening of diabetic retinopathy in a randomized clinical trial. JAMA Ophthalmology 131(8): 1033-40, 2013
  • Bressler SB, Almukhtar T, Aiello LP, Bressler NM, Ferris FL, Greven CM. Green or yellow laser treatment for diabetic macular edema exploratory assessment within the diabetic retinopathy clinical research network. Retina. 33(10):870-9, 2013
  • Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network. Macular edema after cataract surgery in eyes without pre-operative central-involved diabetic macular edema. JAMA Ophthalmology. 131(7):870-9, 2013
  • Danis RP, Domalpally A, Chew EY, Clemons TE, Armstrong J, SanGiovanni JP, Ferris FL 3rd; AREDS2 Study Group.Methods and reproducibility of grading optimized digital color fundus photographs in the Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2 Report Number 2). Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 54(7):4548-54, 2013
  • The age related eye disese study 2 (AREDS2) research Group Chew EY, Clemons TE, SanGiovanni JP, Danis RP, Ferris FL 3rd; Elman MJ, Antoszyk AN, Ruby AJ, Orth D, Bressler SB, Fish GE, Hubbard GB, Klein ML, Chandra SR, Blodi BA, Domalapally A, Friberg, T, Wong WT, Rosenfeld PJ, Agron E, Toth CA, Bernstein PS, Sperduto RD. Secondary analysis of the effects of lutein/zetaxanthin on Age related macular degeneration progression: AREDS2 report no.3. JAMA Ophthalmology. 54(9):5989-94, 2013
  • Domalpally A, Danis RP, , Chew EY, Clemons TE, Reed S, SanGiovanni JP, Ferris FL 3rd; AREDS2 Study Group. Evaluation of optimized digital fundus reflex photographs for lens opacities in the age related eye disease study 2. AREDS2 report 7. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 54(9):5989-94, 2013
  • Age related Eye Disease Study2 Research Group. Lutein + zeataxanthin and omega-3 fatty acids for age related macular degeneration: the age related eye disease study 2 (AREDS2) randomized clinical trial. Journal of American Medical Association. 309(19):2005-15, 2013
  • Balaiya S, Ferguson LR, Chalam KV. Evaluation of sirtuin role in neuroprotection of retinal ganglion cells in hypoxia. Investigative ophthalmology and Visual Science. 53(7):4315-22. 2012
  • Chalam KV, Khetpal VJ, McLauchlan T, Murthy RK. New miniaturized contact lens for wide-angle fundus fluorescein angiography: wide angle fluorescein angiography lens. Retina 32(3):640-2,2012
  • Chalam KV, Murthy RK, Brar V,Radhakrishnan R, Khetpal VJ, Grover S. Evaluation of a novel noncontact, automated Focal Laser with Integrated (NAVILAS) Fluorescein angiography for Diabetic Macular Edema. Middle East African Journal of Ophthalmology 19(1):158-62, 2012
  • Glassman AR, Stockdale CR, Beck RW, Baker C, Bressler NM for Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network. Evaluation of masking study participants to intravitreal injections in a randomized clinical trial.Archives of Ophthalmology. 130(2):190-194. 2012
  • Chalam KV, Khetpal VJ, Patel CJ. Spectral domain optical coherence tomography documented rapid resolution of psuedophakic cystoids macular edema with topical difluprednate.Clinical Ophthalmology 6: 155-8, 2012
  • Balaiya S, Khetpal VJ, Chalam KV. Hypoxia initiates sirtuin1 mediated vascular endothelial growth factor activation in choroidal endothelial cells through hypoxia inducible factor 2α. Molecular Vision 18:114-20, 2012
  • Grover S, Kelmenson AT, Chalam KV, Edward DP. Webcasts for resident education. Ophthalmology 118(1):199-200, 2012
  • Sun JK, Qin H, Aiello LP, Melia M, Beck RW, Chalam KV. (Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network). Evaluation of visual acuity measurements after autorefraction vs manual refraction in eyes with and without diabetic macular edema. Archives of Ophthalmology. 130(4):470-9. 2012
  • Chalam KV, Peck CC, Grover S, Radhakrishnan R. Lenticular meridional astigmatism secondary to iris mesectodermal leiomyoma. Cataract and Refractive Surgery 38(1):170-73, 2012
  • Balaiya S, Mylyapa RS, Hsi W, Murthy RK, Chalam KV. Evaluation of proton beam radiation sensitivity of proliferating choroidal endothelial and retinal ganglion cell proliferation with clonogenic assay. Cutaneous and Ocular Toxicology 31(1): 4-9, 2012
  • ARED2 Research group, Chew EY, Clemons TE, Armstrong J, SanGiovanni JP, Danis R. Age related eye disease study 2 ( AREDS2) : Study Design and baseline characteristics ( AREDS2 Report Number 1). Ophthalmology. 119(11):2282-9, 2012
  • Chalam KV, Bressler SB, Edwards AR, Berger BB, Grover S, Gupta SK, Neilsen JS. Retinal thickness in people with diabetes and minimal or no diabetic retinopathy: Heidelberg Spectralis optical coherence tomography. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science.13;53(13):8154-61, 2012
  • Chalam KV, Murthy RK,Gupta SK, Khetpal VJ. Prophylactic circumferential intraoperative laser retinopexy decreases the risk of retinal detachment after macular hole surgery. European Journal of Ophthalmology 18(2):255-62, 2012
  • Bressler NM, Miller KM, Beck RW, Bressler SB, Glasman AR, Kitchens JW,Melia M, Schlossmann DK. Observational study of subclinical diabetic macular edema. Eye. 26(6):833-40, 2012
  • Chalam KV, Patel CJ, Edwards J, Murthy RK. T-cell leukemia. Ophthalmology. 119(8):1713-1714.2012
  • Bressler SB, Qin H, Beck RW, Chalam KV, Kim JE, Melia M, Wells JA. Factors associated with changes in visual acuity and central subfield thickness at 1 year after treatment for diabetic macular edema with ranibizumab. Archives of Ophthalmology. 1:130(9):1153-61. 2012
  • Priluck JC, Chalam KV, Grover S. Spectral-domain optical coherence tomography of Roth spots in multiple myeloma. Eye 26(12):1588-9. 2012
  • Ferguson LR, Balaiya S, Grover S, Chalam KV. Modified protocol for in vivo imaging of wild-type mouse retina with customized miniature spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) device. Biological Procedures Online. 14(1):9. 2012
  • Priluck JC, Grover S, Chalam K. Meridional lenticular astigmatism associated with bilateral concurrent uveal metastases in renal cell carcinoma. Clinical Ophthalmology. 6:1839-41.2012
  • Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network, Elmana MJ, Qin H, Aiello LP, Beck RW, Bressler NM, Ferris FL III, Glassman AR, Maturi RK, Melia M. Intravitreal ranibizumab for diabetic macular edema and prompt vs deferred laser treatment: 3-year randomized trial results.Ophthalmology. 119(7):2312-18, 2012
  • Bhavsar AR, Stockdate CR, Ferris FL III, Brucker AJ, Bressler NM, Glassman AR for Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network. Update on risk of endophthalmitis after Intravitreal drug injections and potential impact of elimination of topical antibiotics.Archives of Ophthalmology. 1:130(6):809-10. 2012
  • Rusovici R, Sakhalkar M, Chalam KV. Evaluation of cytotoxicity of bevacizumab on VEGF-enriched corneal endothelial cells. Molecular Vision 17:3339-46, 2011
  • Chalam KV, Balaiya S, Mylyappa RS, Hsi W, Brar VS,Murthy RK. Evaluation of choroidal endothelial cell proliferation after exposure to varying doses of proton beam radiation. Retina 31(1): 169-76, 2011
  • Chalam KV, Gupta SK, Brar VS, Murthy RK. Spectral domain OCT features of multiple subfoveal retinal pigment epithelial tears after intravitreal bevacizumab. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology. 59(1): 47-8
  • Balaiya S, Grover S, Chalam KV. Freezing adversely effects measurement of vascular endothelial growth factor levels in human aqueous samples. Clinical Ophthalmology 5: 1-5, 2011
  • Murthy RK, Grover S, Chalam KV. Temporal macular thinning on Spectral-domain Optical Coherence Tomography in proliferative sickle cell retinopathy. Archives of Ophthalmology 129(2): 247-9, 2011
  • Chalam KV, Balaiya S, Mylyappa RS, His W, Brar VS,Murthy RK: Comparative in vitro safety analysis of dyes for chemovitrectomy- Indocyanin Green, Brilliant Blue Green, Bromophenol Blue, and infracyanine Green. Retina 31(6):1128-36, 2011
  • DIABETIC RETINOPATHY CLINICAL RESEARCH NETWORK, Gangaputra S, Almukhthar T, Glassman AR, Aiello LP, Bressler NM, Bressler SB, Danis RP, Davis MD . Comparision of film and digitalfundus photographs in eyes of individuals with diabetes mellitus. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. 52(9):6168-6173, 2011
  • Balaiya S, Edwards J, Tillis T,Khetpal V, Chalam KV. Tumor necrosis factor –alpha (TNF-α) levels in aqueous humor of primary open angle glaucoma.Clinical Ophthalmology. 5: 553-6, 2011
  • Chalam KV, Khetpal V, Rusovici R, Balaiya S. A review: Role of ultraviolet radiation in age related macular degeneration. Eye and Contact Lens. 37:225-232, 2011
  • Chalam KV, Lin S, Gupta SK, Brar VS, Murthy RK, Radhakrishnan R. Evaluation of modified retinopathy of prematurity screening guidelines using birth weight as the sole inclusion criterion. Middle East African Journal of Ophthalmology 18(3):214-19, 2011
  • Grover S, Brar VS, Murthy RK, Chalam KV. Infrared imaging and spectral-domain optical coherence tomography findings correlate with microperimetry in acute macular neuroretinopathy: a case report. Journal of Medical Case Reports 5:536-39, 2011
  • Aiello LP, Beck RW, Bressler NM, Browning DJ, Chalam KV, Davis MD, Ferris F, Glassmann AR, Maturi RK, Stockdale CR, Topping FOR THE DIABETIC RETINOPATHY CLINICAL RESEARCH NETWORK., Rationale for diabetic retinopathy clinical research network treatment protocol for center involved diabetic macular edema. Ophthalmology. 118:e5-14, 2011
  • DIABETIC RETINOPATHY CLINICAL RESEARCH NETWORK, Elman MJ, Bressler NM, Qin H, Beck RW, Ferris FL, Friedman SM, Glassman AR, Scott IU, Stockdale CR, Sun JK. Expanded 2-year follow-up of ranibizumab plus prompt or deferred laser or triamcinolone plus prompt laser for diabetic macular edema.Ophthalmology. 118 (6):609-14, 2011
  • DIABETIC RETINOPATHY CLINICAL RESEARCH NETWORK, Elman MJ, Aiello LP, Beck RW, Bressler NM, Bressler SB, Edwards AR, Ferris FL, Friedman SM, Glassman AR, Miller KM, Scott IU, Stockdale CR, Sun JK. Randomized trial evaluating short term effects of intravitreal ranibizumab or triamcinolone acetonide on macular edema after focal/grid laser for diabetic macular edema in eyes also receiving panretinal photocoagulation. Retina. 31:1009-27, 2011
  • Chalam KV, Brar VS. Proteomics in practice: Potential consequences of long term anti-VEGF therapy. Retinal Physician 6:26-9, 2011
  • Sharma RK, Rogojina AT, Chalam KV. Bevacizumab therapy normalizes the pathological intraocular environment beyond neutralizing VEGF. Molecular Vision 16: 2175-84,2010
  • Sharma RK, Balaiya S, Chalam KV. Bevacizumab suppression of establishment of micrometastasis in experimental ocular melanoma Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. 51(12):6, 2010
  • Brar VS, Sharma RK, Murthy RK, Chalam KV. Bevacizumab neutralizes the protective effect of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor on Retinal ganglion cells. Molecular Vision 16: 2175-84,2010
  • Murthy RK, Brar VS, Chalam KV. Evaluation of ultra wide angle ‘ora-ora’ high refractive index self-stabilizing contact lens for vitreous surgery. Retina 30(9):1551-3, 2010
  • Ambatipudi, S, Goyal J, Shah GY, Pathangey A, Das T,Chalam KV. Novel dyes in intraocular surgery. American Journal of Ophthalmology 150(3):442-3, 2010
  • Murthy RK, Storm L, Grover S, Chalam KV. In-vivo high resolution imaging of Optic Nerve Head Drusen using Spectral- domain Optical Coherence Tomography. BMC Medical Imaging 10:11, 2010
  • Murthy RK, Grover S, Chalam KV. Sequential spectral domain OCT documentation of retinal changes after branch retinal artery occlusion. Clinical Ophthalmology 2010; 4:327-9
  • DIABETIC RETINOPATHY CLINICAL RESEARCH NETWORK, Elman MJ, Aiello LP, Beck RW, Bressler NM, Bressler SB, Edwards AR, Ferris FL, Friedman SM, Glassman AR, Miller KM, Scott IU, Stockdale CR, Sun JK. Randomized trial evaluating ranibizumab plus prompt or deferred laser or triamcinolone plus prompt laser for diabetic macular edema.Ophthalmology. 117 (6):1064-77, 2010
  • Murthy RK, Chalam KV. Assistant Independent OptiFlex system for contact as well as non contact wide angle viewing in vitreo-retinal surgery. Archives of Ophthalmology 128(4):490-2, 2010
  • DIABETIC RETINOPATHY CLINICAL RESEARCH NETWORK,Writing committee, Haller JA, Qin H, Apte RS, Beck RW, Bressler NM, Browning DJ, Danis RP, Glassman AR, Googe JM, Kollman C, Lauer AK, Peters MA, Stockman ME. Vitrectomy outcomes in eyes with diabetic macular edema and vitreomacular traction.Ophthalmology. 117 (6):1087-93, 2010
  • Chalam KV, MurthyRK, Gupta SK, Brar VS. Spectral-domain OCT guided photodynamic therapy for choroidal hemangioma. Cases Journal. 2: 8778, 2010
  • Balaiya S, Murthy RK, Brar VS, Chalam KV. Evaluation of Ultraviolet light toxicity on cultured Retinal Pigment Epithelial and Retinal Ganglion cells. Clinical Ophthalmology 4:33-9, 2010
  • Chalam KV, Gupta SK, Brar VS, Murthy RK, Grover S. Foveal structure delineated by Spectral-domain Optical Coherence Tomography correlates with visual function after Macular Hole surgery. European Journal of Ophthalmology 2010; 20(3):572-7
  • Chalam KV Balaiya S, Murthy RK. Accurate estimation of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor levels in micro samples with a low cost bead based assay. Retina 2010; 30(5):815-9
  • Grover S, Murthy RK, Brar VS, Chalam KV. Comparison of retinal thickness in normal eyes using Stratus and Spectralis Optical Coherence Tomography. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science. 2010; 51(5):2644-7
  • Kelmenson, AT, Brar VS, Chalam KV. Fundus autoflourescene and microperimetry detect Plaquenil toxicity before changes in visual acuity.European Journal of Ophthalmology 20(3):572-7, 2010
  • Chalam KV, Murthy RK. Spectral domain OCT documented resolution of pseudophakic cystoid macular edema after intravitreal Triamcinolone. Ophthalmology and Eye diseases 2010;2:1-4
  • Chalam KV, Murthy RK. Spectral domain OCT features of hypotonous maculopathy after successful retinal detachment surgery. Retinal Cases and Brief Reports
  • Chalam KV, Shah VA. Modified portable digital camera for screening of diabetic retinopathy. Ophthalmic Research 28;42(1):60-62, 2009
  • Chalam KV, Agarwal S, Brar VS, Murthy RK, Sharma RK .Evaluation of cytotoxic effects of bevacizumab on human corneal cells. Cornea 28(3):328-33,2009
  • Browning DJ, Apte RS, Bressler SB, Chalam KV, Danis RP, Davis MD, Kollman C, Qin H, Sadda S, Scott IU; FOR THE DIABETIC RETINOPATHY CLINICAL RESEARCH NETWORK.,Association of the the extent of Diabetic macular edema as assessed by Optical Coherence Tomography with visual acuity and retinal outcome variables – Retina. 23 (6):815-820, 2009
  • Grover S, Sharma R, Chalam KV. Intracameral Bevacizumab Effectively Reduces Aqueous VEGF in Neovascular Glaucoma British Journal of Ophthalmology 93(2):273-4,2009
  • Gupta S, Syed F, Murthy RK, Brar VS, Chalam KV. Sinonasal lymphoma masquerading as persistent blepharoconjunctivitis. Orbit, 28(1):34-6,2009
  • Grover S, Murthy RK, Brar VS, Chalam KV. Normative Data for Macular Thickness by High-Definition Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (Spectralis). American Journal of Ophthalmology 148(2): 266-71,2009
  • Sharma RK, Chalam KV,. In vitro evaluation of bevacizumab toxicity on retinal ganglion cell line, Acta Ophthalmologica, 87(6):618-22,2009
  • Sharma RS, Chalam KV,. Multiplex immunoassay analysis of biomarkers in clinically accessible quantities of human aqueous humor, Molecular Vision, 15:60-9. 2009
  • Parappuam S, Chang B, Li L, Hartung R, Chalam, KV., Hunt DM., Hunt, RC.,Differential effects of TGF Beta and Vitreous on thetransformation of Human Pigment Epithelial Cells. Investigative Ophthalmolology and Visual Science 50(12)5965-74, 2009
  • Chalam KV, MurthyRK, AgarwalS, GuptaS, GroverS. Comparative Efficacy of Topical Tetravisc vs. Lidocaine Gel in Cataract Surgery. BMC Ophthalmology 9:7,2009
  • Brar VS, Sharma RK, Murthy RK, Chalam KV. Evaluation of differential toxicity of varying doses of Bevacizumab on retinal ganglion cells, retinal pigment epithelial cells and vascular endothelial growth factor enriched choroidal endothelial cells. Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics.25(6):507-11, 2009
  • Balaiya S, Murthy RK, Brar VS, Chalam KV. Effects of Indocyanine Green on Cultured Retinal Ganglion Cells In-Vitro. BMC research notes 2: 236, 2009
  • Brar VS, Murthy RK, Chalam KV. Functional microperimetry and SD-OCT confirm consecutive retinal atrophy from optic nerve pit.Clinical Ophthalmology.3:625-8, 2009
  • Shah VA, Chalam KV. Values for Macular Perimetry Using MP-1 microperimeter in Normal Subjects. Ophthalmic Research. 41(1):9-13, 2009
  • Chalam KV, Gupta SK, Brar V. Inverse Argyll Robertson Pupil in Burkitt’s lymphoma. Clinical Ophthalmology 2(1):1-4, 2008
  • Chalam KV, Brar VS, Agarwal S.Direct Image Creating Aspheric Lens for Indirect Ophthalmoscopy. Ophthalmic Research.2007. 40(2):94-7, 2008
  • Chalam KV, Gaurav Y Shah, Swati Agarwal, Shailesh Gupta. Illuminated Curved 25 Gauge Levels Vitrectomy Probe for removal of Subsclerotomy Vitreous in Vitreoretinal Surgery. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology. 56(4):331-4, 2008.
  • Gupta S, Brar VS, Murthy RK, Chalam KV., Aplastic anemia induced disc edema and visual loss in pregnancy: a case report. Cases Journal. 2008;1(1):322- 4
  • Chalam KV, Shailesh Gupta, Sandeep Grover, Swati Agarwal. Intracameral Avastin Dramatically Resolves Iris Neovascularization and Reverses Neovascular Glaucoma. European Journal of Ophthalmology 18(2):255-62, 2008
  • Chalam KV, Tina Tillis, Syed F, Agarwal S. Acute Bilateral Simultaneous Angle Closure Glaucoma after Topiramate Administration: a case report. J Med Case Reports 8;2:1, 2008
  • Chalam KV, Sharma Rk, Murthy RK. Limitations and difficulties in assessing nerve growth factor levels in aqueous humor samples from human eyes. BMC Research Reports 1:22,2008
  • Chalam KV, RK Murthy, Brar VS. Spectral domain Optical Coherence Tomography documented resolution of recalcitrant macular edema after intravitreal Bevacizumab in Branch Retinal Vein Occlusion. European Journal of Ophthalmology. 2008 18 (5): 831-3
  • Chalam KV, Murthy RK. Reusable sutureless silicone ring for housing contract lens during vitreoretinal surgery. Retina 28 (10):1550-1, 2008
  • Browning DJ, Glassman AR, Aiello LP, Bressler NM, Bressler SB, Danis RP, Davis MD, Ferris FL, Huang SS, Kaiser PK, Kollman C, Sadda S, Scott IU, Qin H; Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network: Diabetic retinopathy research Network team: Optical Coherence Tomography measurements and analysis methods in optical coherence tomography studies of diabetic macular edema. (University of Florida, Chalam, K.V, P.l.) Ophthalmology. 115 (8):1366-71, 2008
  • Callanan DG, Jaffe GJ,, Martin DF, Pearson PA, Comstock TL, and Fluocinolone Acetonide Uveitis Study Group: Treatment ofPosterior Uveitis with a Fluocinolone Acetonide Implant (Retisert) : Three year clinical results (University of Florida, Chalam, K.V, P.l.). Archives of Ophthalmology 126(9): 1191-201, 2008
  • Chalam KV, Gupta SK, Swati Agarwal. Rituximab Effectively Reverses Papilledema Associated with Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis in Anti Phospholipid Antibody Syndrome. European Journal of Ophthalmology. 5:867-70, 2007
  • Chalam KV, Amit Chokshi, Swati Agarwal, Deepak Edward. Complications of Alphacortm Keratoprosthesis- A Clinicopathologic Report. Cornea 26(10):1258-60,2007
  • Chalam KV, Swati Agarwal, Gupta SK. Light Weight Autoclavable Wide-Angle Contact Lens for Vitreous Surgery. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging.38(6):523-4,2007
  • Chalam KV, Swati Agarwal, Gupta SK Recovery of Retinal sensitivity after branch retinal artery occlusion.Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 38(4):328-9, 2007
  • Chalam KV, Vinay Shah. 20G Illuminated Curved Vitrectomy Probe for Vitreoretinal Surgery Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 38(4):525-6, 2007
  • Scherer RW, Feldon SE, Levin L, Langenberg P, Katz J, Keyl PM, Wilson D,. Kelman SE, Dickersin K, and Ischemic Optic Neuropathy Decompression Trial Research Group: Visual Fields at Follow-up in the Ischemic Optic Neuropathy Decompression Trial(South Carolina Eye Institute, Chalam, K.V, P.l.): Evaluation of Change in Pattern Defect and Severity Over Time Ophthalmology. 125:1161-1167, 2007
  • William M. Schiff, MD; John C. Hwang, MD; Michael D. Ober, MD; Jeffrey L. Olson, MD; Elona Dhrami-Gavazi, MD; Gaetano R. Barile, MD; Stanley Chang, MD; Naresh Mandava, MD: Safety and Efficacy Assessment of Chimeric Ribozyme to Proliferating Cell Nuclear Antigen to Prevent Recurrence of Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy (University of Florida, Chalam, K.V, P.l.) Archives of Ophthalmology. 125:1161-1167, 2007
  • Hartung R, Ganti R, Parappuam S, Chalam, KV., Hunt DM., Hunt, RC.,Vitreous induces heme oxygenase-1 expression mediated by transforming growth factor-β and reactive oxygen species generation in human retinal pigment epithelial cells. Molecular Vision. 13:66-78, 2007
  • Sharma RS, Chalam KV,. Letter. Scratch Technique and evaluation of cytotoxicity of Bevacizumab. British Journal of Ophthalmology. 2007
  • Sharma RS, Chalam KV,. Letter. Experimental conditions and RPE cytotoxicity. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 2007
  • Sharma RS, Chalam KV,. Letter. In appropriate choice of animal age for investigating retinal progenitor cells. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 2007
  • Chalam KV, Shah V. Resolution of macular scotoma after radial optic neurotomy in central retinal vein occlusion. Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging. 37(1):72-5,2006
  • Chalam KV, Gupta SK, Shah GY, Agarwal S. Successful management of melanocytoma associated CNV with Photodynamic Therapy. European Journal of Ophthalmology. 16(5): 776-8
  • Chalam KV, Shah GY, Rappaport k, Shah VA. Choroidal neovascularization associated with ocular melanocytoma of the optic disc. Retina 26(6):703-4,2006
  • Chalam KV, Shah GY, Shah VA. Evaluation of web based Annotation of ophthalmic Images for multi-center clinical trials. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology 54(2):126-9, 2006
  • Chalam, KV, IONDT Research Group: Development and validation of a computerized expert system for evaluation of automated visual fields from the Ischemic Optic Neuropathy Decompression (South Carolina Eye Institute, Chalam, K.V, P.l.). BMC Ophthalmology 6: 34-42, 2006
  • Glenn J. Jaffe MD, Daniel Martin MD, David Callanan MD, P. Andrew Pearson MD, Brian Levy OD, MS, Timothy Comstock OD, MS and Fluocinolone Acetonide Uveitis Study Group: Fluocinolone Acetonide Implant (Retisert) for Noninfectious Posterior Uveitis ,Thirty-Four–Week Results of a Multicenter Randomized Clinical Study (University of Florida, Chalam, K.V, P.l.). Ophthalmology 113: 1020-27, 2006
  • Shah VA, Shah GY, Chalam KV, Letter Endophthalmitis following 25-guage vitrectomy Eye. 20(6):735-36, 2006
  • Shah V. Chalam KV. Letter regarding correlation of retinal sensitivity measured with fundus related microperimetry to visual acuity and retinal thickness in eyes with diabetic macular oedema. Eye. 20 (11) 1307-08, 2006
  • Chalam KV, Shah GY. Letter. Vitrectomy with or without arteriovenous adventitial sheathotomy for macular edema associated with branch retinal vein occlusion. American Journal of Ophthalmology 139 (6):1146, 2005
  • Chalam KV, Shah VA. Two piece Dual Purpose Comprehensive Contact Lens system for Vitreous surgery. Ophthalmic Research 37(4):175-178, 2005
  • Chalam KV, Gupta SK, Agarwal S, Shah V. Sutureless Limited Vitrectomy for Positive Vitreous Pressure in Cataract Surgery. Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging 36:518- 522, 2005
  • Chalam KV, Shah VA. Severe Bilateral Posterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy as a Complication of Spinal Surgery. Eye 19(3):367-8, 2005
  • Shah VA, Chalam KV. Intraocular Central Retinal Vein. Ophthalmic surgery, lasers and Imaging 36(2):174-6, 2005
  • Chalam KV, Shah VA. Successful Management of Cataract Surgery Associated
    Vitreous Loss with Sutureless Small Gauge Pars Plana Vitrectomy. American Journal of Ophthalmology 138(1): 79-84, 2004
  • Chalam KV, Shah VA, Tripathi RC. A curved vitrectomy probe. Ophthalmic surgery, lasers and Imaging 35(3):259-260, 2004
  • Chalam KV, Shah VA. Macular Infarction a presentation of Sickle Cell Crisis. Eye 18(12): 1277-8, 2004
  • Chalam KV, Shah VA. Self-Illuminated Contact Lens for Peripheral Vitreous Surgery. Ophthalmic Surgery Laser and Imaging 35(1): 76-77, 2004
  • Chalam KV, Pakalnis VA, Shah VA, Tripathi RC, Tripathi BJ, Yee D. Cataract in Kniest Dysplasia: Clinicopathological Correlation. Archives of Ophthalmology 122(6): 913-915, 2004
  • Chalam KV, Shah VA. A newly designed guarded radial neurotomy knife. Retina 24(5) 817-8, 2004
  • Chalam KV, Shah VA. Suction Assisted Self-Retaining two piece non-cased wide-angle Contact Lens for Vitrectomy. Ophthalmic surgery, lasers and Imaging 35(4):345-6 2004
  • Chalam KV, Shah VA. Optics of wide-angle panoramic viewing system assisted vitreous surgery. Survey of Ophthalmology 49(4): 437-445, 2004
  • Chalam KV, Shah VA. Self-Retaining Contact Lens system for Vitreous Surgery. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology. 52(1): 67-71, 2004
  • Chalam KV, Shah VA. Small Contact surface minified wide angle contact lens for pediatric vitreous surgery. Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus 41(2): 109-111, 2004
  • Chalam KV, Vinjamaram S, Shah VA. Slitlamp Biomicroscopy adapter for simultaneous photodocumentation during clinical assessment. Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. 34(8):1808-9, 2004
  • Chalam, KV, Shah VA. Liquid crystal display microperimetry in eyes with macular pathology. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology 52(4): 293-6, 2004
  • Chalam KV, Shah VA. Author’s reply. Successful Management of Cataract Surgery Associated
    Vitreous Loss with Sutureless Small Gauge Pars Plana Vitrectomy. American Journal of Ophthalmology 138(6): 1091, 2004
  • Chalam KV. Author’s reply. Small Gauge Sutureless pars plana Vitrectomy to manage Vitreous Loss during Phakoemulsiification. Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery 30(11):2253, 2004
  • Shah VA, Gupta, SK, Shah VK, Vinjamaram S, Chalam KV: TTO utility scores measure quality of life in patients with visual morbidity due to diabetic retinopathy or ARMD Ophthalmic Epidemiology. 11(1):43-51, 2004
  • Shah VA, Chalam KV. Congenital Retinal Macrovessel Causes reduced Retinal sensitivity at the Macula. European Journal of Ophthalmology 14(4):341-44, 2004
  • Shah VA, Chalam KV.Autoclavable two-piece non cased wide-angle contact lens system for vitrectomy. Ophthalmic Research 36(2):94-97, 2004
  • Shah VA, Chalam KV. Liquid Crystal Display Microperimetry in Idiopathic Subretinal Fibrosis. Ophthalmic Surgery and Lasers 35(4): 321-4, 2004
  • Shah VA, Chalam KV. Autoclavable Wide-Angle Contact Lens for Vitreous Surgery. American Journal of Ophthalmology 137(2): 359-60, 2004
  • Chalam KV, Patel CC, Shah VA. Newly Designed Self-Retaining Contact Lens for Vitreous Surgery. American Journal of Ophthalmology 135(4): 544-546, 2003
  • Chalam, K.V, Gupta SK, Vinjamaram S, Shah VA. Congenital Anomalous Retinal Artery associated with a Leaking Macroaneurysm- A Case Report. Archives of Ophthalmology. 121: 409-410, 2003
  • Chalam KV, Roche Gancyclovir Study Group. Endophthalmitis after gancyclovir implant in patients with AIDS and cytomegalovirus treated retinitis. (South Carolina Eye Institute, Chalam, K.V, P.l.) American Journal of Ophthalmology 136(4): 649-654, 2003
  • Chalam KV, Shah VA, Gupta SK, Tripathi RC. Evaluation of Lens and Peripheral Retinal Relationships with the Use of Newly Designed Curved Endolaser and Vitrectomy Probes. Retina 23 (6):815-820, 2003
  • Chalam KV, Gupta SK, Vinjamaram S, Shah VA. Small Gauge Sutureless pars plana Vitrectomy to manage Vitreous Loss during Phakoemulsiification. Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery 29:1482-1486, 2003
  • Chalam KV, Malkani S, Shah VA. Intravitreal Dexamethasone Effectively Reduces Postoperative Inflammation After Vitreoretinal Surgery. Ophthalmic Surgery and Lasers. 34 (3): 188-192; 2003
  • Chalam, KV, IONDT Research Group: Comparison of Information Obtained by Operative Note Abstraction to That Recorded on a Standardized Data Collection Form. (South Carolina Eye Institute, Chalam, K.V, P.l.) Surgery. 133: 324-330.2003.
  • Chalam, KV, IONDT Research Group: Surgical Quality Assurance in the Ischemic Optic Neuropathy Decompression Trial. (South Carolina Eye Institute, Chalam, K.V, P.l.) Controlled Clinical Trials. 24(3):294-305.2003
  • Shah VA, Chalam KV. Self-Stabilizing Wide-Angle Contact Lens for Vitreous Surgery. Retina 23:667-669, 2003
  • Shah VA, Chalam KV. Newly Designed Self-Retaining Prism Contact Lens for Vitreous Surgery. Retina 23:721-722, 2003
  • Shah VA, Chalam KV. Suction Assisted one piece Self-Retaining Wide-angle Contact Lens for Vitrectomy. Ophthalmic Research 35(3):170-172, 2003
  • Shah VA, Gupta SK, Chalam KV. Management of vitreous loss during cataract surgery under topical anesthesis with transconjunctival vitrectomy system. European Journal of Ophthalmology 13 (8): 693-6, 2003
  • Chalam KV, Gupta SK, Tripathi, R.C., Gandham, S. Parsplana Modified Baerveldt Implant versus ND:Yag Cyclophotocoagulation in the Management of Neovascular Glaucoma. Ophthalmic Surgery and Lasers. 33: 383-393, 2002
  • Chalam, K.V, Panthagani, P., Tripathi, R.C.: Metastatic Aspergillus Terreus Endophthalmitis secondary to Bone Infection in Immunocompromised Host. Annals of Ophthalmology. 34(2): 153-156, 2002
  • Chalam, KV, IONDT Research Group: The Fellow Eye in NAION: Report from the Ischemic Optic Neuropathy Decompression Trial Follow-up Study. (South Carolina Eye Institute, Chalam, K.V, P.l.) American Journal of Ophthalmology. 134: 317-328, 2002
  • Das, T., Sharma, S., Singh, J., Rao, D.V., Chalam, KV.: Evaluation of Glutaraldehyde and Providone Iodine for sterilization of Wide Field Contact Vitrectomy Lenses. Ophthalmic Surgery and Lasers. 32(4): 300-304, 2001
  • Chalam, KV, Li, J., Tripathi, R.C.: Occurrence of Atypical Acute Bilateral Multifocal Choroidal Neovascularization in Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis Type II. Annals of Ophthalmology 32(4):320-24, 2000
  • Chalam, KV, IONDT Research Group: The ischemic optic neuropathy decompression trial (IONDT): Twenty Four month update. (South Carolina Eye Institute, Chalam, K.V, P.l.) Archives of Ophthalmology. 118: 793-798, 2000
  • Malkani, S, Chalam, K.V., Tripathi, R.C. Funduscopic Changes in Ophthalmomyasis Interna, Digital Journal of Ophthalmology. 6(1):2000 [http://www.djo.Harvard.edu/GR/Malkani/Malkani0600.htm]
  • Chalam, KV, Roche Gancyclovir Study Group. Oral gancyclovir in patients with cytomegalovirus treated with a gancyclovir implant: A randomized clinical trial. (South Carolina Eye Institute, Chalam, K.V, P.l.) New England Journal of Medicine. 340: 1063-1070, 1999
  • Tripathi, RC, Parapuram SK, Tripathi, BJ, Zhong Y, Chalam KV. Corticosteroids and Glaucoma Risk. Drugs and Aging 15(6):439-50,1999
  • Tsao K, Chalam, K.V., Pakalnis V.A, Tripathi, R.C. Occupational history is clue to unilateral Photic retinopathy, Journal of Cutaneous and Ocular toxicology. 18(1): 57-63, 1999
  • Chalam, KV, IONDT Research Group: The ischemic optic neuropathy decompression trial (IONDT): Design and Methods. (South Carolina Eye Institute, Chalam, K.V, P.l.) Controlled Clinical Trials. 19: 276-298.1998
  • Tripathi, RC., Li, J., Tripathi, BJ., and Chalam, KV., Adamis, AP. Increased level of vascular endothelial growth factor in aqueous humor of patients with neovascular glaucoma. Ophthalmology. 105:232-237,1998
  • Chalam, K.V. and Tripathi, R.C. Recurrent choroidal neovascular membrane from Toxoplasmic chorioretinal scar. Annals of Ophthalmology. 29: 306-308,1997
  • Chalam, KV, IONDT Research Group: Participation in the Ischemic Optic Neuropathy Decompression trial: Sex, race, and age. (South Carolina Eye Institute, Chalam, K.V, P.l.) Ophthalmic Epidemiology. 4:157-173.1997
  • Ambati J, Chalam KV, Chawla D, D’Angio CT, Guilet, EG, Rose SJ, Vanderlinde RE, Ambati BK. Elevated GABA, glutamate, and vascular endothelial factor levels in the vitreous of patients with proliferative diabetic retinopathy. Archives of Ophthalmology. 115: 1161-66. 1997
  • Chalam, KV, IONDT Research Group: Characteristics of patients with nonarteritic ischemic neuropathy eligible for the ischemic optic neuropathy decompression trial. (South Carolina Eye Institute, Chalam, K.V, P.l.) Archives of Ophthalmology. 114: 1366-1374.1996
  • Tripathi, RC, Li J, Chalam KV, and Tripathi BJ. Expression of growth factor mRNAs by human Tenon’s capsule fibroblasts. Experimental Eye Research. 63: 339 346, 1996
  • Li J, Tripathi BJ, Chalam KV, Tripathi RC. Transforming growth factor beta 1 and 2 positively regulate TGF 1 beta mRNA expression in trabecular cells. Investigative Ophthalmolology and Visual Science. 37: 2778 2782, 1996
  • Chalam, KV, IONDT Research Group: Optic nerve decompression surgery for Nonarteritic Anterior Ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION) is not effective and may be harmful. (South Carolina Eye Institute, Chalam, K.V, P.l.). Journal of American Medical Association 273: 625-632 .1995
  • Dhir S.P, Munjal VP, Chalam KV, Jain IS. : A retrospective study of lacrimal gland tumors, Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, 33(1): 47-49, 1985.

Peer Reviewed Abstract Publications

  • Chalam KV, Sandeep Grover, Kumar Sambhav.Deep capillary macular perfusion index obtained with SSADA-assisted OCT-angiography strongly correlates with degree of non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Las Vegas, 2015. P0475
  • S. Grover, K. Sambhav, O. Shakir, Chalam KV.. Decrease in Choroidal Thickness in Patients with Retinitis Pigmentosa Out of Proportion to the Retinal Thickness by Swept Source OCT. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Las Vegas, 2015. P0475
  • K Sambhav, Sandeep Grover, Chalam KV. Choroid Thickness Measured With Swept Source OCT Strongly Correlates With Degree of Sickle Cell Disease. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Las Vegas, 2015. P0475
  • K.V. Chalam, MD, PhD, S. Gupta, MD. Intraviteral VEGF levels in proliferative vascular retinopathies strongly correlate with the extent of capillary nonperfusion noted on wide angle angiography. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Las Vegas, 2015. P0475
  • K Sambhav, S Grover, Chalam KV. Three Dimensional Swept Source OCT Accurately Measures Optic Disc Volume in Primary Open Angle Glaucoma and Correlates with Severity of Visual Field Loss Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Denver, Colorado. 2015: 1034/B0172
  • S. Grover, K. Sambhav, O. Shakir, Chalam KV.. Decrease in Choroidal Thickness in Patients with Retinitis Pigmentosa Out of Proportion to the Retinal Thickness by Swept Source OCT. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Denver, Colorado. 2015: 1034/B0172
  • Sankarathi Balaiya, Maria B. Grant, Chalam KV. Characterization of Vitreous proteome from Human Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy Subjects. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Denver, Colorado. 2015: 1034/B0172
  • Chalam KV, Sankarathi Balaiya, William B. Cook. Evaluation of the effect of varying concentration and osmolality characteristics of Brilliant Blue Green on Retinal Pigment Epithelial cells exposed to surgical endoilluminator used in vitreous surgery. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Denver, Colorado. 2015: 1034/B0172
  • Chalam KV, K Sambhav. Choroid Thickness Measured With Swept Source Optical Coherance Tomography in Posterior Staphyloma Strongly Correlates With Axial Length and visual acuity of Eye Proceedings of 33nd Annual Meeting of American Society of Retina Specialists, Vienna, 2015. p.328
  • Chalam KV, K Sambhav. SSADA assisted Angio- OCT confirms attenuation of deep capillary macular vascular flow index in non proliferative diabetic retinopathy Proceedings of 33nd Annual Meeting of American Society of Retina Specialists, Vienna, 2015. p.328
  • Wenhua Li, Sankarathi Balaiya, Maria B Grant, Chalam, KV. Aqueous Growth Factors in Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy Inhibit Migration of Endothelial Progenitor Cells (CD34+). Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Orlando, Florida. 2014: 1034/B0172
  • Chalam, KV, Sankarathi Balaiya, William Scott, Lee R. Ferguson. Spontaneously Differentiated Human Embryonic Stem Cell derived Retinal Pigment Epithelium Cells express RPE-65 and ZO-1 proteins. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Orlando, Florida. 2014: 1362/A0118
  • Lee R. Ferguson, Chalam, KV. Fluorescence Microscopy Identification of Retinal Pigment Epithelium-65 and Zonular Occludens-1 Expression in Spontaneously Differentiated Human Embryonic Stem Cell derived Retinal Pigment Epithelium Cells. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Orlando, Florida. 2014. 1849/A0405
  • Keyvan Koushan, Raluca Rusovici and Chalam, KV. Proliferating Retinal Vascular Endothelial Cells are More Sensitive to Bevacizumab than Choroidal Vascular Endothelial Cells. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Orlando, Florida. 2014. 1944/B0209
  • Sankarathi Balaiya, Maria Grant and Chalam KV. Growth Factors/Cytokines Present In Diabetic Vitreous Inhibit CD34+ Bone Marrow Derived Stem Cell Function. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Orlando, Florida. 2014. 1354/A0072
  • Sandeep Grover, Omar Shakir, Chad Hummel. Assessment of Macular Thickness and Volume by Spectraldomain Optical Coherence Tomography in Patients With Retinitis Pigmentosa. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Orlando, Florida. 2014. 1406/A0263
  • Chad Kaplan, Chalam KV, Sandeep Grover. Intraocular Pressure Reduction After Tarsal Strip Procedure. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Orlando, Florida. 2014. 151/A0211
  • Ashley Cowart, Lee R. Ferguson, Sankarathi Balaiya, Ghulam Hamdani, Sandeep Grover, Chalam KV. In Vivo Optical Biopsy Derived Retinal Thickness Accurately Correlate with In Vitro Histology Measurement in Wild-Type Mice. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Orlando, Florida. 2014. 2084/D0059
  • Omar Shakir, S. Grover. Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography in Lipemia Retinalis. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Orlando, Florida. 2014. 5880/C0066
  • Chad Hummel, Sandeep Grover. Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography and Fundus Autofluorescence in Patients with Rubella Retinopathy. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Orlando, Florida. 2014. 3385/C0078
  • Wassia Khaja, Chalam KV, Sandeep Grover. Normative data for intraocular pressure and central corneal thickness in preterm infants. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Orlando, Florida. 2014. 5913/C0099
  • Ravi Keshavamurthy, Sandeep Grover, Chalam KV. Correlation between foveal ischemia and spectral-domain optical coherence tomography findings in retinal vein occlusion. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Orlando, Florida. 2014. 3892/C0194
  • Shamim A. Haji, Sandeep Grover, Balaiya Sankarathi, Chalam KV. Aqueous VEGF levels in Retinal Vascular Occlusion (RVO) before and after Intravitreal injection of Bevacizumab Correlate with Visual Acuity and Macular Thickness. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Orlando, Florida. 2014. 3917/C0219
  • Kevin Cronin, Sandeep Grover. Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (Spectralis) and Fundus Autofluorescence Findings in Foveal Hypoplasia. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Orlando, Florida. 2014. 5935/C0121
  • Sankarathi Balaiya , William B. Cook, K.V. Chalam. Effect of Solvent and Xenon light on Retinal Pigment Epithelial toxicity. Proceedings of 32nd Annual Meeting of American Society of Retina Specialists, San Diego, 2014. p.328
  • K V Chalam, Wenhua Li, Sandeep Grover. Evaluation of second generation, portable, non-mydriatic, digital fundus camera (Pictor Plus) for teleretinal screening of retinal disorders. Proceedings of 32nd Annual Meeting of American Society of Retina Specialists, San Diego, 2014. p.329
  • K V Chalam, Wenhua Li, Kumar Sambhav, Sandeep Grover. Swept source optical coherance tomography is superior to SD-OCT in estimation of choroidal thickness in humans. Proceedings of 32nd Annual Meeting of American Society of Retina Specialists, San Diego, 2014.
  • Kumar Sambhav, Keyvan Koushan , Sandeep Grover, K. V. Chalam. Disposable inexpensive single use Light-Weight High Resolution Wide Field Contact Lens for Vitreo-retinal Surgery. Proceedings of 32nd Annual Meeting of American Society of Retina Specialists, San Diego, 2014. p.335
  • Sandeep Grover, Shamim A. Haji, Wassia Khaja, K.V. Chalam. Merrill Stass-Isern. Measurement of Corneal Thickness and IOP in Preterm Babies. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, 2014. P0475
  • K V Chalam, Shailesh K Gupta, Kumar Sambhav, Sandeep Grover. Three dimensional Swept Source OCT Accurately Measures Optic Disc Volume In Primary Open Angle Glaucoma. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, 2014. P0380
  • K V Chalam, Kumar Sambhav, Sandeep Grover. Modified Portable Digital Camera (Pictor Plus) is as Effective As Traditional Nonmydriatic Fundus Camera For Teleretinal Screening of Diabetic Retinopathy. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, 2014. P0370
  • Shailesh K Gupta, K V Chalam. Intravitreal VEGF Levels in Proliferative Sickle Cell Retinopathy Strongly Correlates With the Extent of Capillary Nonperfusion Noted on Wide Angle Angiography. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, 2014. P0558
  • K V Chalam, Kumar Sambhav, Sandeep Grover. Swept Source OCT is Superior to Spectralis in Accuracy as Well as Reproducibility of Choroid Thickness and Volume Measurements. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, 2014. P0571
  • A Cowart, S Balaiya, G Hamdani, S Grover, KV Chalam. In vitro optical biopsy derived retinal thickness accurately correlate with in vitro histology measurement in wild type mice. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Orlando, Florida. 2013:274/ D223
  • S Haji S, Balaiya, S Grover, KV Chalam. Aqueous VEGF levels in retinal vascular occlusion before and after intravitreal injection of bevacizumab correlate with visual acuity and macular thickness. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Orlando, Florida. 2013:274/ D223
  • K.Koushan, R Rusovici, K.V. Chalam. Proliferating retinal vascular endothelial cells are more sensitive to bevacizumab than choroidal vascular endothelial cells. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Orlando, Florida. 2013:274/ D223
  • KV Chalam, S Balaiya, Scott W,. Spontaneously differentiated human embryonic stem cell derived retinal pigment epithelium cells express RPE-65 and ZO-1 proteins. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Orlando, Florida. 2013:274/ D223
  • LR Ferguson, KV Chalam. Fluorescence microscopy identification of retinal pigment epithelium -65 and Zonualar occludence -1 expression in spontaneously differentiated human embryonic stem cell derived retinal pigment epithelium cells. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Orlando, Florida. 2013:274/ D223
  • R Keshavamurthy, S Grover, KV Chalam. Correlation between foveal ischemia and spectral domain optical coherence tomography findings in retinal vein occlusion. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Orlando, Florida. 2013:274/ D223
  • W Li, S Balaiya, Grant MB, KV Chalam. Aqueous growth factors in proliferative diabetic retinopathy inhibit migration of endothelial progenitor cells (CD 34+). Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Orlando, Florida. 2013:274/ D223
  • S Balaiya, Grant MB, KV Chalam. Growth factors/cytokines present in diabetic vitreous inhibit CD 34+ bone marrow derived Stem cell function. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Orlando, Florida. 2013:274/ D223
  • K.V. Chalam, MD, PhD, S. Gupta, MD. Intraviteral VEGF levels in proliferative vascular retinopathies strongly correlate with the extent of capillary nonperfusion noted on wide angle angiography. American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, p.232, 2013
  • S. Gupta, MD, K.V. Chalam, MD, PhD, S. Grover, MD , K.Koushan, MD,. Modified retinopathy of prematurity screeing guidelines using birth weight as the only criterion. American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, p.232, 2013
  • S. Gupta, MD, R Keshavamurthy, MD, J Priluck, MD, K.V. Chalam, MD, PhD, Change in macular volume (Spectral domain OCT) is superior to macular thickness in predicting functional recovery in diabetic macular edema after anti VEGF therapy. American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, p.232, 2013
  • K.V. Chalam, MD, PhD, S. Gupta, MD, S. Grover,. Spectalis obtained SD-OCT is superior to Cirrus in accuracy as well as reproducibility of retinal thickness and volume measurements. American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, p.232, 2013
  • K.V. Chalam, MD, PhD, S. Gupta, MD, S. Grover,. Electronic tablet (I-Pad) improves reading ability as well as quality of life of patients with poor vision secondary to macular degeneration. American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, p.232, 2013
  • K.Koushan, R Rusovici, K.V. Chalam. Proliferating retinal vascular endothelial cells are more sensitive to bevacizumab than choroidal endothelial cells. Proceedings of 31st Annual Meeting of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2013, Toronto
  • K.V. Chalam, K.Koushan, W Li, S Balaiya. Effect of distance and duration of illumination from a surgical endoilluminator on retinal cells exposed to varying doses of brilliant blue green. Proceedings of 31st Annual Meeting of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2013, Toronto
  • K.Koushan, K.V. Chalam. Miniaturized high resolution (HR) wide field contact lens for panretinal photocoagulation. Proceedings of 31st Annual Meeting of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2013, Toronto
  • S Balaiya, Grant MB, KV Chalam. Influence of diabetic retinopathy aqueous in causing defective CD34 cells. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Seattle, Washington. 2013:274/ D223
  • R Bouhenni, DP Edward, S Grover, KV Chalam, AL Sewell, K Abu-amero. The aqueous humor proteome in patients with diabetic retinopathy. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Seattle, Washington. 2013:1155/ D53
  • L Ferguson, S Grover, KV Chalam. Evaluation of spontaneous differentiation of hESCs into RPEs in the absence of BFGF.Influence of diabetic retinopathy aqueous in causing defective CD34 cells. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Seattle, Washington. 2013:2211/A80
  • R Keshavamurthy, J Koh, S Chen, KV Chalam. Quantitative proteomics of vitreous humor to identify potential markers in the induction of posterior vitreous detachment. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Seattle, Washington. 2013:3306/ B194
  • KV Chalam, W Li, S Balaiya. Evaluation of Brilliant blue green (BBG) toxicity on retinal ganglion cells exposed to varying levels of illumination with surgical metal halide endoilluminator. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Seattle, Washington. 2013:5773/ D23
  • K.V. Chalam. Safety and efficacy of anti=VGF drug therapy. International Society of Ocular Pharmacology and Theraupeutics, 2013, Paris, France, P.53
  • Chalam KV. Biology of VEGF and implications in clinical practice. Proceedings of Asia Pacific Ophthalmic Society, Hyderabad, India, 2013, p422
  • Chalam KV. Lenticular meridional astigmatism secondary to renal metastasis: a challenging case. Proceedings of Asia Pacific Ophthalmic Society, Hyderabad, India, 2013, p812
  • Chalam KV. Rationale of DRCR.net intravitreal Anti-VEGF treatment and follow up of center involved DME. Proceedings of Asia Pacific Ophthalmic Society, Hyderabad, India, 2013, p812
  • S. Grover, MD , M. Diaz, MD, L. Ferguson, MD, K.V. Chalam, MD, PhD . Retinal function by microperimetry correlates with macular volume by spectral domain OCT. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, p.232, 2012
  • S. Gupta, MD , S Balaiya, PhD, K.V. Chalam, MD, PhD . Aqueous interleukin-6 is superior to VEGF as biomarker in monitoring therapeutic response in wet macular degeneration. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, p.235, 2012
  • K.V. Chalam, MD, PhD, D. Davis, MD, S. Grover, MD. Modified portable digital camera (Pictor) is as effective as traditional nonmydriatic fundus camera for teleretinal screening of retinal disorders. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, p.235, 2012
  • S. Gupta, MD , S. Grover, MD, K.V. Chalam, MD, PhD . Photoreceptor outer segment length on ultra high resolution spectral domain OCT accurately predicts visual acuity recovery after macular surgery. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, p.235, 2012
  • K.V. Chalam, MD, PhD , R.K. Murthy, S. Gupta, MD ,. Change in macular volume (Spectral Domain OCT) is superior to macular thickness in predicting functional recovery in diabetic macular edema in diabetic macular edema after anti VEGP therapy. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, p.236, 2012
  • Raluca Rusovici, Chirag Patel, K.V. Chalam. Effect of Bevacizumab on Cell Cycle of VEGF- Enriched Proliferating Choroidal Endothelial Cells. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. 2012:788/A665
  • Joshua C. Priluck, K V. Chalam, Sandeep Grover. Macular Volume Change By Sectral-domain Optical Coherence Tomography After Treatment With Bevacizumab in Exudative Macular Degeneration. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. 2012:801/D739
  • Shailesh K. Gupta, Ivana Obradovic, Rena Cappelli, Natalie McKee, Joshua Priluck, K V. Chalam, Sandeep Grover.Evaluation of Fundus Images Using the New Hand-held ‘Pictor’ Camera. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. 2012:3107/D1236
  • Michelle Diaz, Ravi Kevashamurthy, K V. Chalam, Sandeep Grover. Normative Data for Macular Volume by Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (Spectralis). Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft.Lauderdale, Fl. 2012:4075/D1163
  • Kavitha Ravi, Ravi Keshavamurthy, S Balaiya, K V. Chalam. Dose Response Study Of Cytoprotective Effect By Lutein And Zeaxanthin On Retinal Pigment Epithelium From Oxidative Stress Induced Cytotoxicity. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. 20122:4755/A430
  • Lee R. Ferguson, KV. Chalam. Evaluation of Retinal Thickness with Customized Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (SD-OCT) in Normal Mice. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. 2012:5000/D1011
  • Chirag J. Patel, K.V. Chalam, Sandeep Grover, Ravi Keshavamurthy, Joshua C. Priluck. Aqueous Interleukin-6 (IL-6) Levels Are Superior To Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) Levels In Predicting Therapeutic Response To Bevacizumab In Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD). Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. 2012:5175/D1228
  • Carolee M. Cutler Peck, Raluca Rusovici, Sandeep Grover, K V. Chalam. Evaluation Of Cytotoxicity Of Bevacizumab On VEGF-enriched Corneal Endothelial Cells. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. 2012:6002/D823
  • Ivana V. OBRADOVIC, Rena Cappelli, Joshua C. Priluck, K V. Chalam, Sandeep Grover. Comparison of Color Vision Testing By Standard Ishihara Color Plates Versus iPad Version. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. 2012:6394/A84
  • Wassia A. Khaja, Amy Kelmenson, K V. Chalam, Sandeep GroverComparison of Central Corneal Thickness: Slit Lamp-OCT versus Ultrasound Pachymetry, Specular Microscopy, and Orbscan. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. 2012:108/A251
  • V. Khetpal, S. Balaiya, KV Chalam. Inhibitory role of Resveratrolin the proliferation of choroidal endothelial cells under hypoxic stress. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. 2012:442/D1119
  • KV Chalam,S. Balaiya, R Malyapa. Differential sensitivity of cultured mature retinal cells (staurosphorine differentiated retinal ganglion cells and retinal pigment epithelial cells) against proliferating choroidal endothelial cells to proton radiation.Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. 2012:5564/D1191
  • Don K Davis, S.Balaiya, KV Chalam, Sandeep Grover. Neuroprotective role of sirtuin (SIRT1) against hypoxia in Retinal ganglion cells. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. 2012:1958/A651
  • R.K. Murthy, S Balaiya, Tatiana McLauchlan, KV Chalam. In vitro cytotoxic effects of Brilliant Blue Green (BBG) on retinal pigment epithelial cells after metal halide illumination.Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. 2012:3791/A257
  • S. Balaiya, K.V. Chalam. Regulation of hypoxia mediated toxicity by a post-transcriptional regulator, SIRT1 in choroidal neovascularization. International Society of Ocular Toxicology, 2011; Portland, Oregon
  • S. Balaiya, K.V. Chalam. Protective role of sirtuin against hypoxia induced neurotoxicity. International Society of Ocular Toxicology, 2011; Portland, Oregon
  • KV Chalam, S. Balaiya, RS Malyapa. Proton beam radiation selectively destroys proliferating chorodial endothelial cells and preserves non-proliferating retinal pigment epithelial cells: a model for choroidal neovascular membrane. International Society of Ocular Toxicology. 2011; Portland, Oregon
  • Tatiana McLauchlan, S Balaiya, KV Chalam. In vitro cytotoxic effects of Brilliant Blue Green (BBG) on retinal pigment epithelial cells after metal halide illumination. International Society of Ocular Toxicology. 2011; Portland, Oregon
  • K.V. Chalam, MD, PhD, V.Khetpal, MD, S. Gupta, MD, S. Grover, MD, Navigated laser vs traditional argon green modified grid photocoagulation for diffuse diabetic macular edema American Academy of Ophthalmology, Orlando, p.222, 2011
  • K.V. Chalam, MD, PhD,S. Gupta, MD, S. Grover, MD, Evaluation of the impact of Ipad (as a low visual aid) on reading ability and quality of life of low vision patients. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Orlando, p.228, 2011
  • S. Balaiya, V.Khetpal, K.V. Chalam. Hypoxia induces a post-transcriptional regulator, SIRT1 (Histone deactylase; HDAC) mediated VEGF activation in choroidal retinal neovascularisation.Proceedings of 29th Annual Meeting of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2011, Boston, p.84
  • K.V. Chalam,V.Khetpal,S. Balaiya,. Resveretrol inhibits proliferation od choroidal endothelial cells in hypoxia: a model for neovascular AMD.Proceedings of 29th Annual Meeting of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2011, Boston, p.86
  • K.V. Chalam, V.Khetpal, R.Radhakrishnan. Newly designed miniaturized light weight wide angle contact lens for digital fluorescien angiographic evaluation of retinal ischemia.Proceedings of 29th Annual Meeting of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2011, Boston, p.139
  • V.Khetpal, R.Radhakrishnan, R.K. Murthy,K.V. Chalam. Evaluation of a novel contact automated focal laser with integrated (NAVILAS) fluorescien angiography for diabetic macular edema.Proceedings of 29th Annual Meeting of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2011, Boston, p.141
  • V.Khetpal, R.Radhakrishnan, K.V. Chalam. Ultra wide angle fluoroscien angiography revealed peripheral retinal ischemia correlates with retinal thinning in asymptomatic sickle cell patients. Proceedings of 29th Annual Meeting of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2011, Boston, p.156
  • R.Radhakrishnan, J.Edwards, V.Khetpal, K.V. Chalam. SD-OCT and infrared imaging of leukemic infiltration of the choroid. Proceedings of 29th Annual Meeting of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2011, Boston, p.175
  • R. Radhakrishnan, K.V. Chalam, V.S. Brar, S. Gupta, V. Khetpal, R. Keshavamurthy, S. Grover. Evaluation of the Use of Navigated Laser (NAVILAS) in the Treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2011,52: E-594
  • R Keshavamurthy, VS Brar, KV Chalam. Lutein And Zeaxanthin Protect Retinal Pigment Epithelium From Oxidative Stress Induced Cytotoxicity. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2011, 52: E-4433
  • Rena Cappelli, Ravi Radhakrishnan, KV Chalam, Sandeep Grover. Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Features of Retinal Astrocytoma. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2011, 52: E-3697
  • S.Balaiya, Vijay Khetpal, KV Chalam. Sirt-1 Induces Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor through the activation of HIF-2α in hypoxia. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2011,52: E-2322
  • V. Khetpal, S. Balaiya,KV Chalam. Resveratrol inhibits proliferation in hypoxia treated choroidal endothelial cells. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2011,52: E-4853
  • Jr. Don,S. Balaiya,KV Chalam. Protective action of a transcription regulator Sirt1 against oxidative stress in choroidal endothelial cells: a model for age related macular degeneration. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2011,52: E-2313
  • KV. Chalam, S.Balaiya, R. Malyapa. Proton Beam Radiation destroys VEGF induced Choroidal endothelial cell Proliferation in association with age related macular degeneration. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2011, 52: E-1780
  • Vikram S. Brar, Monali Sakhalkar, S. Balaiya, KV. Chalam. Intracameral Bevacizumab reduces deep stromal neovascularisation and improves corneal graft clarity. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2011,52: E-2006
  • R Keshavamurthy,MD, VS Brar, MD, K.V. Chalam, MD, PhD. Foveal Microstructure Delineated by Spectral-Domain OCT Correlates With Functional Outcome Mapped With Macular Microperimetry, after Macular Hole Surgery American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2010
  • V.S. Brar, MD, S. Gupta, MD, S. Grover, MD, K.V. Chalam, MD, PhD . Reduction of Human Aqueous VEGF Levels Accurately Predicts Resolution of Diabetic Macular Edema After Bevacizumab Administration American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2010
  • KV Chalam,MD,PhD, R Keshavamurthy,MD, R Radhakrishnan,MD, VS Brar,MD, S Grover,MD. Evaluation of modified retinopathy of prematurity screening guidelines using birth-weight as sole inclusion criterion American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2010
  • KV Chalam,MD,PhD R Keshavamurthy,MD, V Brar MD. Ultrastructural anatomical changes noted on high- resolution specitral domain oct accurately predicts visual acuity recovery after vitrectomy for epiretinal membranes American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2010
  • R Keshavamurthy,MD, KV Chalam,MD,PhD, S Gupta, MD. Circumfrencial intraoperative laser retinopexy eliminates the risk of retinal detachment after macuar hole surgery American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2010
  • R. Radhakrishnan, S. Balaiya, V.S. Brar, R.K. Murthy, K.V. Chalam. Aqueous VEGF Levels in Patients Treated With Bevacizumab for Central Serous Chorioretinopathy Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2010
  • R. Radhakrishnan, R. Keshavamurthy, S. Gupta, KV Chalam. Comparative (Contact Vs Noncontact) Evaluation of Utility of Optiflex in Wide-Angle Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2010
  • K.V.Chalam, MD, PhD, R.K. Murthy MD ,S. Balaiya Ph.D, R. Malyapa MD, PhD. Evaluation of Differential Sensitivity of Retinal Ganglion Cells and Choroidal Endothelial Cells to Proton Beam Radiation: A Model for the study of AMD Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2010
  • R Keshavamurthy MD, KV Chalam MD, S Grover MD . Asymptomatic temporal inner retinal thinning on Spectral-domain Optical Coherence Tomography: An indicator of peripheral ischemia in proliferative sickle cell retinopathy Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2010
  • R Keshavamurthy MD, KV Chalam MD, S Grover MD . Foveal structural and functional changes in Patients with pattern dystrophy. Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2010
  • S. Balaiya, R. Malyapa, K.V. Chalam. Proton Beam Radiation Selectively Destroys Proliferating Chorodial Endothelial Cells and preserves Non-proliferating Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells: A Model for Choroidal Neovascular Membrane. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2010, 51: E-2775
  • K. V. Chalam, S. Balaiya, R. Keshavamurthy, Brar VS. Comparative in vitro Safety Analysis of Vital Dyes for Chromovitrectomy-Indocyanine Green, Infracyanine Green, Brilliant Blue Green and Bromophenol Blue. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2010, 51: E-3597
  • J.D. Edwards, S. Balaiya, K.V. Chalam. Estimation of TNF-α Concentration In Aqueous Humor Samples of Normal Human Subjects With Bead Based Immuno Assay. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2010, 51: E-711
  • S. Grover, S. Balaiya, V.S. Brar, K.V. Chalam. Measurement of Aqueous VEGF levels in Patients with Retinal Diseases is Superior and Accurate in Fresh Than Stored Samples. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2010, 51: E-3343
  • R. Radhakrishnan, S. Balaiya, V.S. Brar, R.K. Murthy, S. Grover, K.V. Chalam. Aqueous VEGF levels after Intravitreal Ranibizumab for Diabetic Macular Edema. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2010, 51: E-5042
  • D.W. Hwang, S. Balaiya, R. Malyapa, K.V. Chalam. Effect of Proton Beam Radiation on The Survival of Two Different Ocular Cell-colonies: Fine Tuning Treatment of Choroidal Neovascularization with Radiation. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2010, 51: E-3120
  • V.S. Brar, R. Keshavamurthy, S. Balaiya, K.V. Chalam. Aqueous Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Levels in Exudative Age Related Macular Degeneration after Combination Treatment with Bevacizumab and Photodynamic Therapy. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2010, 51: E-2787
  • C.M. Cutler Peck, S. Grover Functional Changes Correlate with Structural Changes in North Carolina Macular Dystrophy Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2010, 51: E-4066
  • R. Cappelli, K.V. Chalam, S. Grover. Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography and Fundus Autofluorescence Findings in Patients with Pattern Dystrophy Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2010, 51: E-4381
  • R. Keshavamurthy, V.S. Brar, S.K. Gupta, S. Grover, K.V. Chalam. Foveal Microstructure As Delineated By Spectral-domain OCT Accurately Predicts Functional Outcome On Microperimetry After Macular Hole Surgery Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2010, 51: E-1335
  • Rajesh K Sharma, Anna T Rogojina, K.V. Chalam. Anti-VEGF therapy normalizes pathological intraocular environment in neovascular conditions Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2010, 51: E-5905
  • A.T. Kelmenson, R.K. Murthy, S. Grover. Functional Changes Correlate With Structural Changes in Patients with Stargardt’s Disease Using SDOCT, Autofluorescence, and Micro-perimetry Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2010, 51: E-1389
  • B. Chang, K.V.Chalam, Hunt,R. C. Hunt. Role of TGFβ and IL1β in Vitreous Transformation of Human Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2010, 51:1668
  • Shailesh K Gupta, Ravi Keshavamurthy, Sandeep Grover, K V Chalam. Concurrent Pars Plana Vitrectomy Performed to Remove Intravitreal Lens Fragment After Phacoemulsification Eliminates the Risk of Retinal Detachment. American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2009.
  • Sandeep Grover, Deepak Paul Edward, Erica P Dixon, K V Chalam. Live webcast lectures: an innovative tool in ophthalmology resident education American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2009
  • VS Brar, S Balaiya, RK Murthy, KV Chalam “An in vitro effect of UV-induced phototoxicity on retinal cells” ASIA Association of Research in vision and ophthalmology, Hyderabad, India, 2009
  • S. Balaiya, R. Malyapa, N. Mendenhall, KV Chalam. “An effect of proton radiotherapy on cultured retinal cells” ASIA Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Hyderabad, India, 2009
  • R Keshavamurthy, S Grover, KV Chalam. “Difference In Macular Thickness As Measured By Time-domain OCT (Stratus) And Spectral-domain OCT (Spectralis)” ASIA Association of Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Hyderabad, India, 2009
  • Keshavamurthy R, Balaiya S, Chalam KV. Comparative Effect of Indocyanine and Infracyanine Green on Cultured Retinal Ganglion Cells. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology May 3-7, 2009, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.50: E-137
  • Sharma RK, Roberts ML, Chalam KV. Protective Effect of Preconditioning on Oxidative Stress Induced Cell Death in RGC Cells. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology May 3-7, 2009, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.50: E-140
  • Patel MC, Balaiya Mehanathan S, Chalam KV. Ultraviolet Induced Oxidative Stress on Retinal Ganglion and Pigment Epithelial Cells. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology May 3-7, 2009, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.50: E-142
  • Brar VS, Sharma RK, Keshavamurthy R, Chalam KV. Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Protects Against Oxidative Stress in Differentiated Retinal Ganglion Cells. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology May 3-7, 2009, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.50: E-379
  • Kelmenson AT, Keshavamurthy R, Brar VS, Hwang DW, Chalam KV, Grover S. Comparative Difference in Macular Thickness as Measured Between Spectral-Domain OCT (Spectralis) and Time-Domain OCT (Stratus). Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology May 3-7, 2009, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.50: E-1072
  • Hwang DW, Keshavamurthy R, Brar VS, Chalam KV, Grover S. Establishment of Macular Thickness in Normal Eyes With Spectral-Domain Spectralis Optical Coherence Tomography. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology May 3-7, 2009, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.50: E-1084
  • Roberts ML, Sharma RK, Gupta SK, Chalam KV. Proliferating Retinal Cells Produce Growth Factors that Create Pro-Proliferation Environment. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology May 3-7, 2009, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.50: E-1311
  • Cappelli R, Keshavamurthy R, Brar VS, Chalam KV, Grover S. Evaluation of Thickness of Individual Layers of the Retina With Spectral-domain OCT for Establishment of Normal Clinical Values. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology May 3-7, 2009, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. 50: E-3788
  • Storm L, Keshavamurthy R, Brar V, Chalam KV, Grover S. Evaluation of Optic Nerve Head Drusen Using Spectral-domain OCT (Spectralis). Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology May 3-7, 2009, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 50: E-4022
  • Chalam KV, Balaiya Mehanathan S, Keshavamurthy R. Evaluation of Differential Sensitivity of Retinal and Choroidal Cells to Proton Beam Radiation: A Model for Age Related Macular Degeneration. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology May 3-7, 2009, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. 50: E-4945
  • Balaiya Mehanathan S, Malyapa R, Mendenhall N, Chalam KV. Proton Radiation Predominantly Destroys Choroidal Endothelial Cells While Preserving Retinal Ganglion Cells. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology May 3-7, 2009, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. 50: E-6221
  • RK Murthy, S Balaiya, VS Brar, KV Chalam. “Effects of Indocyanine green on cultured retinal ganglion cells: An in vitro study” International society of ocular toxicology, Philadelphia, PA, 2008
  • ML Roberts, RK Sharma,VS Brar, KV Chalam. “Effect of bevacizumab on viability of human corneal cell lines” International society of ocular toxicology, Philadelphia, PA, 2008
  • S.Balaiya, R Malyapa, KV Chalam. “In vitro study of proton beam radiation toxicity on retinal cells” International society of ocular toxicology, Philadelphia, PA, 2008
  • VS Brar, S Balaiya, RK Murthy, KV Chalam, “An in vitro effect of UV-induced phototoxicity on retinal cells” International society of ocular toxicology, Philadelphia, PA, 2008
  • Chalam KV, Gupta SK, Brar VS, Murthy RK. Evaluation of Ultra wide angle ‘ora-ora’ high refractive index self-stabilizing Wide-angle Contact lens for Vitreous Surgery. American Society of Retina Specialists October 11–15, 2008 Maui, Hawaii
  • Grover S, Keshavamurthy R, Brar VS, Chalam KV. Normative data for macular thickness by spectral-domain OCT (Spectralis). American Society of Retina Specialists October 11–15, 2008 Maui, Hawaii
  • Brar VS, Sharma RK, Chalam KV. In vitro toxicity of bevacizumab (Avastin®) in retinal ganglion
    and choroidal endothelial cell. American Society of Retina Specialists October 11–15, 2008 Maui, Hawaii
  • Gupta SK, Brar VS, Keshavamurthy R, Sharma RK, Chalam KV. Evaluation of aqueous VEGF levels after intravitreal bevacizumab for retinal vein occlusion. American Society of Retina Specialists October 11–15, 2008 Maui, Hawaii
  • Murthy RK, Chalam KV. “Quality of Life Measured by the 25-Item NEI Visual Function Questionnaire Correlates Accurately With Severity of Diabetic Macular Edema” American Academy of Ophthalmology, Atlanta, 2008
  • Chalam KV, Murthy RK, Gupta SK. “ Inner Segment/Outer Segment Changes on Ultrahigh-Resolution Spectral OCT Accurately Predict Visual Acuity Recovery After macular hole repair” American Academy of Ophthalmology, Atlanta, 2008
  • Grover S, Murthy RK, Brar S, Chalam KV. Macular thickness in normal subjects by spectral-domain OCT (Spectralis)”. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Atlanta, 2008
  • Chalam KV, Gupta SK. Aqueous Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Levels Accurately Correlate With Regression of Neovascularization After Avastin Administration in Exudative Macular Degeneration. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Atlanta, 2008
  • V.S. Brar, R.K. Sharma, K.V. Chalam, “Assessment of Cytotoxicity of Bevacizumab on Choroidal Endothelial, Retinal Ganglion, and Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2008
  • R.K. Sharma, A. Rogojina, K.V. Chalam, “Use of Multiplex Technology for Analyzing Human Aqueous Samples for a Battery of Analytes” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2008
  • M.C. Patel, V. Brar, S. Gupta, K.V. Chalam, Evaluation of Second Generation Modified Portable Digital Camera for Documentation of Retinal Pathology” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2008
  • M.G. Roberts, R.K. Sharma, C.N. Nagineni, A. Grover, K.V. Chalam, “Evaluation of Bevacizumab Cytotoxicity on Human Corneal Cell Lines” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2008
  • S. Grover, W. Phillips, J. Sifrit, A. Dominik, A. Shtjefni, K. Chalam “Perifoveal Retinal Function in Patients With Macular Drusen” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2008
  • C.N. Nagineni, V.K. Kommineni, K.V. Chalam, B. Detrick, J.J. Hooks, “Interleukin-11 Expression by Human Retinal and Corneal Cells: Regulation by IL-1, TNF-α, IFN-γ and TGF-β”Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2008
  • K.V. Chalam, S. Grover, S. Gupta, V.S. Brar, R.K. Sharma,“Evaluation of Vascular Endotheilal Growth Factor Levels After Intravitreal Bevacizumab in Retinal Disorders” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2008
  • S.N. Syed, S. Gupta, V.S. Brar, S. Grover, K.V. Chalam”Improvement of Visual Acuity and Resolution of Macular Edema Associated With Chronic Disciform Scars After Intravitreal Bevacizumab”Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2008
  • S.K. Gupta, V.S. Brar, K. Chalam, “Comparative (Contact vs. Noncontact) Evaluation of Utility of Optiflex Assistant System in Wide Angle Panoramic Vitreoretinal Surgery”Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2008
  • K.V. Chalam, Shailesh K Gupta, Sandeep Grover. “Portable Digital Camera is as effective as traditional nonmydriatic fundus camera in screening for AMD”, American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, 2008.
  • K.V. Chalam, Shailesh K Gupta, Sandeep Grover, Sadiq N Syed, “Birth weight alone is the most predictable and reliable criteria in screening for ROP” American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, 2008.
  • K.V. Chalam, Shailesh K Gupta, Swati Agarwal, Sandeep Grover, “Human Aqueous Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor levels accurately predict regression of Iris neovascularization after Avastin administration in neovascular glaucoma” American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans,2008.
  • K.V.Chalam, Shailesh K Gupta, “Comparative analysis of optical coherence tomography and retinal angiography in eyes treated with intravitreal bevacizumab for neovascular AMD” Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists,2008
  • Shailesh K Gupta, K.V. Chalam, “Microperimetry findings in patients treated with intraviteal avastin for exudative age-related macular degeneration” Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2008
  • K.V. Chalam,Shailesh K Gupta,“Evaluation of touch sensitive optiflex system as surgical assistant in vitreoretinal surgery” Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists,2008
  • Shailesh K Gupta, K. V. Chalam, “Evaluation of simultaneous placement of a foldable IOL (FIOL) in vitreoretinal surgery combined with phakoemulsification surgery” Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2008
  • K. V. Chalam, Farhana Syed, Jason Sifrit, Sadiq Syed, Sandeep Grover, Shailesh Gupta “Evaluation of Modified Portable Digital Camera as a Screening Tool in Retinal Disorders” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2007. Page 129
  • Swati Agarwal, Rajesh Sharma, K V Chalam, Tina Tillis, “Evaluation of Nerve growth factor levels (NGF) in Aqueous of Primary Open Angle Glaucoma” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2007. Page 212
  • Sandeep Grover, Swati Agarwal, Shailesh Gupta, K.V. Chalam, “Role of Intracameral Avastin in Neovascularization of Iris Secondary to Retinal Diseases” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2007. Page 246
  • C.N. Nagineni, V.K. Kommineni, K.V. Chalam, R.Raju, B.Detrick, J.J. Hooks “TGF-β Upregulates Extracellular Matrix Protein Anosmin (KAL-1) Expression in Human Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2007. Page 126
  • Manish Patel, Swati Agarwal, Shailesh Gupta, K.V. Chalam “Evaluation of OptiFlex as Surgical Assistant in Wide-angle contact lens assisted Vitreoretinal Surgery” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2007. Page 110
  • William Phillips, Farhana Syed, Shailesh Gupta, Sandeep Grover, K.V. Chalam “Evaluation of Modified Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) Using Birth-Weight (BW) as Sole Inclusion Criterion” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2007. Page 198
  • Lorene F. Ward, Rajesh K. Sharma and K.V. Chalam “Induction of Stem Cell Markers in Non-Stem Cell Lines With Growth Factor Stimulation” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2007 Page 199
  • Farhana Syed, K.V. Chalam, R.C. Tripathi, Brenda J. Tripathi “Ciliary Epithelium is an Extraretinal Source of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) in Neovascular Glaucoma” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2007 Page 284
  • S. Gupta, S.Grover, W. Phillips, K.V. Chalam “Microperimetry vs. Humphrey Visual Field in the Evaluation of Toxic Maculopathy” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2007 Page 201
  • S.N. Syed, K.V. Chalam, S.K. Gupta, S. Grover, F. Syed, W. Phillips “Intravitreal Bevacizumab for the Treatment of Central Retinal Vein Occlusion” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2007. Page 16
  • Chalam KV, Grover S, Beaver H, Tsai J. Emerging Biological and Pharmacological Therapies for Ocular Diseases: Highlights of BCSC 2. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Las Vegas, 2006
  • Chalam KV, Gupta S, Grover S, Agarwal S. Intracameral Avastin dramatically resolves Iris Neovascularization and Reverses Neovascular glaucoma. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Las Vegas, 2006
  • Chalam KV, Gupta S, Grover S, Agarwal S. Modified Portable Digital Camera as effective as Traditional Nonmydriatic Fundus Camera in screening of Diabetic Retinopathy. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Las Vegas, 2006
  • Chalam KV, Gupta S, Grover S, Agarwal S. Evaluation of comparative Efficacy of Topical Tetravisc vs.Lidocaine Jelly in cataract surgery. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Las Vegas, 2006
  • Chalam KV, Agarwal S, Gupta SK . Evaluation of portable digital camera for screening of Diabetic retinopathy in primary care and satellite clinics. Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2006. p140
  • Chalam KV, Gupta S, Grover S, Agarwal S. Evaluation of Relationship between VEGF levels and Age Related Macular Degeneration. Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2006. p140
  • Agarwal S,Grover S, Chalam KV, Gupta S. Effect of Intracameral Bevacizumab on Neovascularization of the Iris. Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2006. p140
  • Agarwal S,Gupta S, Grover S,Chalam KV. Correlation of Optical Coherance Tomography and Retinal angiography in Patients treated with Bevacizumab for Choroidal Neovascular Membrane. Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2006. p140
  • K. V. Chalam, William.W.Phillips, Swati Agarwal, Sandeep Grover, Shailesh Gupta “Evaluation of toxic effects of Ultra-violetB induced Apoptosis in Retinal Ganglion Cells.” International Society of Ocular Toxicology, Germany, 2006
  • William.W.Phillips, Kakarla. V. Chalam, Swati Agarwal, Sandeep Grover, Shailesh Gupta “Effects of Indocyanine Green on Cultured Rat Retinal Ganglion Cells in Vitro.” International Society of Ocular Toxicology, Germany, 2006
  • Patel M, Sifrit JA, Agarwal S, Gupta SK, Chalam KV. “Autoclavable Wide-Angle Multi-lens Contact Lens for Vitreoretinal evaluation”. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2006. 2006;46:ARVO E-Abstract 3641
  • Sifrit JA, Patel M, Agarwal S, Gupta SK, Chalam KV. “ Evaluation of Fixation Patterns in Macular Diseases with Liquid Crystal Display Fundus Microperimetry”. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2006. 2006;46:ARVO E-Abstract 3625
  • Chalam KV, Ward L, Agarwal S, Tripathi B, Tripathi R. “Evaluation and Comparison of Vitreal Nerve Growth Levels in various Retinal diseases”. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2006. 2006;46:ARVO E-Abstract 2775
  • Ward L, Chalam KV “Evaluation of Growth Factors in Human Neural Stem and Retinal Progenitor Cell Conditioned media”. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2006. 2006;46:ARVO E-Abstract 3687
  • Agarwal S, Agarwal N, Tripathi B, Tripathi R, Chalam KV. “Influence of Ciliary Neurotrophic factor (CNTF) on Apoptotic Retinal Ganglion Cell Death Induced by Glutamate Excitoxicity”. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2006. 2006;46:ARVO E-Abstract 3266
  • Chalam KV. Anti VEGF therapy for AMD. Proceedings of All India Ophthalmic Society, Bhopal, India, 2006, p62
  • Chalam KV.MP-1 microperimetry in Retinal disorders. Proceedings of All India Ophthalmic Society, Bhopal, India, 2006, p67
  • Chalam KV.“Screening with birth weight < 1250 (g) identifies all high risk retinopathy of prematurity for early treatment and avoids unnecessary examinations” Proceedings of All India Ophthalmic Society, Bhopal, India, 2006, p352
  • Shah GY, Chalam KV. Inmnovative surgical approach to anterior vitreoretinal pathology – instrumentation and its uses. Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2005. p140
  • Chalam KV, Shah GY. A novel reuseable instrument system for creating 25-gauge sclerotomies in suturelss pars plana vitrectomies. Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2005.p139
  • Gupta SK, Chalam KV. Quality of life in diabetic retinopathy as measured by the 23-item NEI and TTO utility values. Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2005.p141
  • Lin SJ, Chalam KV. Comparative evaluation of toxic effects of indocyanine green and tryphan blue on survival or retinal ganglion cells. Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2005. p145
  • Chalam KV. Determination of patterns of foveal fixation in age related macular degeneration with fundus microperimetry (LCDMP-1). Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2005.p149
  • Shah GY, Chalam KV. Evaluation of web based annotation of ophthalmic images for multi-center clinical trials. Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2005.p158
  • Lin SJ, Chalam KV. Birthweight  1250 grams(g) identifies all high risk Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) for early treatment. Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2005. p160
  • Gupta SK, Chalam KV. Evaluation of simultaneous placement of foldable IOLs in vitreoretinal surgery combined with bimanual microincisional phacoemulsification surgery. Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2005.p163
  • Shah GY, Chalam KV. Successful management of optic disc melanocytoma associated choroidal neovascularization with photodynamic therapy (PDT). Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2005.p169
  • Lin DT, Pakalnis VA, Tripathi RC, Yee SB, Chalam KV. Spontaneous medial wall fracture caused by nose blowing and persisting as proptosis. Evaluation of Screening Criteria for Retinopathy of Prematurity. American Journal of Ophthalmology 139(3): S24, 2005
  • Gupta SK, Chalam KV.“Screening with birth weight < 1250 (g) identifies all high risk retinopathy of prematurity for early treatment and avoids unnecessary examinations” American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, 2005
  • Chalam KV, Shah GY, Agarwal S, Gupta SK. “25 g vs. 20 g: Ultrasound Biomicroscopic Evaluation of Vitreous Incarceration in Sclerotomies after Pars Plana Vitrectomy ” American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, 2005
  • Gupta SK, Agarwal S,Chalam KV. “Evaluation of Concurrent Sutureless 25g Vitreoretinal Surgery & Bimanual Microincisional Phakoemulsification with Placement of Foldable IOLs” American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, 2005
  • Shah GY, Gupat SK, Agarwal S, Chalam KV “Evaluation of Web-based Annotation of Ophthalmic Images for Multi-center Clinical Trials”. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, 2005
  • Chalam KV, Gupta P, Shah V. “Quality of Life measured by the 25-Item NEI Correlates accurately with severity of macular scotoma in age related macular generation.” American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, 2005
  • Lin SJ, Shah VA, Gupta SK, Chalam KV. Evaluation of Screening Criteria for Retinopathy of Prematurity. Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2004. Page 86
  • Gupta SK, Shah VA, Chalam KV. Evaluation of Concurrent Placement of Foldable IOLs in Vitreoretinal Surgery Combined with Phacoemulsification. Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2004. Page 104
  • Chalam KV, Lin SJ, Phillips W, Shah VA. Evaluation of various retinal pathologies with Liquid Crystal Display Microperimeter. Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2004. Page 142
  • Shah VA, Lin SJ, Phillips W, Chalam KV. Normal Values for Fundus Perimetry Using Liquid Crystal Display Microperimeter. Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2004. Page 146
  • Chalam KV, Shah VA. Direct Image Creating Aspheric Lens for Indirect Ophthalmoscopy. Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2004. Page 180
  • S.K. Gupta, G.Y. Shah, V.A. Shah, K.V. Chalam. Evaluation of Light Weight Autoclavable Self-Stabilizing Wide-Angle Contact Lens for Vitreous Surgery. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2005;45:ARVO E-Abstract 690
  • L.F. Ward, D.Edward, K.V. Chalam.Localization of Retinal Stem cells in Normal Human Eye. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2005; 45:ARVO E-Abstract 3146
  • K.V.Chalam, G.Shah, L.F. Ward. Immunolocalization of Retinal Stem Cells With Multiple Markers in Human Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2005;45:ARVO E-Abstract 3230
  • V.A. Shah, S.J. Lin, G.Y. Shah, K.V. Chalam. Normal Values for Fundus Perimetry Using Liquid Crystal Display Microperimeter. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2005; 45:ARVO E-Abstract 4316
  • S.J. Lin, V.A. Shah, G.Y. Shah, P.Wludyka, K.V. Chalam. Evaluation of Modified Retinopathy of Prematurity(ROP) Screening Guidelines Using Birth-Weight(BW) as Sole Inclusion Criteria. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2005;45:ARVO E-Abstract 4100
  • R.C. Tripathi, S.Lin, W.Philips, B.J. Tripathi, K.V. Chalam. Effects of Trypan Blue on Cell Viability and Gene Expression of Retinal Ganglion Cells. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2005;45:ARVO E-Abstract 5419
  • G.Y. Shah, V.A. Shah, S.K. Gupta, K.V. Chalam. Management of Vitreous Incarcerated in Sclerotomies in Phakic Eyes With a 25 Gauge Illuminated Curved Vitrector. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2005;45:ARVO E-Abstract 5456
  • B.J. Tripathi, W.Philips, R.C. Tripathi, K.V. Chalam. Sub-Solar Ultraviolet Radiation Decreases Cell Viability and Alters Gene Expression of Retinal Ganglion Cells. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2005;45:ARVO E-Abstract 5252
  • K.V. Chalam, B.J. Tripathi and R.C. Tripathi. The effect of pH on survival of retinal ganglion cells in vitro. Proceedings of International Society of Ocular Toxicology, 8th Congress. 2004
  • R.C. Tripathi, B.J. Tripathi and K.V. Chalam. Ciliary Epithelium is an extraretinal source of Vascular Endothelial growth factor (VEGF) Proceedings of International Society of Ocular Toxicology, 8th Congress. 2004
  • K.V. Chalam, B.J. Tripathi and R.C. Tripathi. High hydrostatic pressure decreases survival of retinal ganglion cells in vitro. Proceedings of International Society of Ocular Toxicology, 8th Congress. 2004
  • B.J. Tripathi, K.V. Chalam, and R.C. Tripathi. Indocyanine Green induces apoptosis in retinal ganglion cells. Proceedings of International Society of Ocular Toxicology, 8th Congress. 2004
  • Phillips WW, Shah VA, Tripath B, .Tripath R, Chalam KV. An In Vitro Study of the effect of varying pH on survival of Retinal Ganglion Cells. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2004;45:ARVO E-Abstract 875
  • Chalam KV, Phillips WW, Shah V, Tripath R, Tripathi B. The Effect of Increased Pressure on In Vitro Survival of Transfected Rat Retinal Ganglion Cells. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2004;45:ARVO E-Abstract 887
  • Gupta SK, Shah VA, Phillips WW, Chalam KV. Evaluation of Newly Designed Aspheric Panoramic Wide-Field Lens for Gonioscopy. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2004;45:ARVO E-Abstract 2406
  • Shah VA, Chalam KV. Evaluation of a Direct Image Fundus Lens for Indirect Ophthalmoloscopy. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2004;45:ARVO E-Abstract 2806
  • Tripathi BJ, Chalam KV, Phillips WW, Shah VA, Tripathi RC. Indocyanine Green induces apoptosis in Retinal Ganglion Cells. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2004;45:ARVO E-Abstract 3269
  • Lin SJ, Shah VA, Phillips WW, Chalam KV. Correlation of Retinal Sensitivity to Visual Acuity Using Liquid Crystal Display Microperimetry. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2004;45:ARVO E-Abstract 5452
  • Li J, Tripathi BJ, Tripathi RC, Chalam KV,. Trabecular cell Expression of Fibronectin and MMP-3 is modulated by Aqueous Humor Growth Factors. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2004;45:ARVO E-Abstract 4421
  • Tripathi RC, Tripathi BJ, Chalam KV, Li J, Edward DP. Evidence for ciliary epithelium as a source of Vascular Endothelial Growth factor. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2004;45:ARVO E-Abstract 4414
  • Chalam KV, Gupta SK, Shah VA. Macular infarction in a young male with sickle cell disease. Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2003. Page 186
  • Chalam KV, Shah VA. The Use of Liquid Crystal Display Microperimetry to Detect Visual Impairment Following Photocoagulation in patients with Diabetic Macular Edema. Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2003. Page 172
  • Shah VA, Chalam KV. Autoclavable wide-angle two-piece lens for vitreous surgery. Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2003. Page 164
  • Shah VA, Vinjamaram S, Chalam KV. Slitlamp Biomicroscopy Adapter for Simultaneous Photodocumentation during Clinical Assessment of the Fundus. Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2003. Page 164
  • Chalam KV, Gupta SK, Patel CC, Vinjamaram S, Shah VA. Quality of Life in Diabetic Retinopathy as measured by the 25-Item NEI and TTO Utility Values. American Academy of Ophthalmology 2003. Page 262
  • Shah VA, Gupta SK, Chalam KV. Successful Management of Cataract Surgery Associated Vitreous Loss with Sutureless Small Gauge Pars Plana Vitrectomy. American Academy of Ophthalmology 2003. Page 129
  • Phillips WW, Shah VA, Lin S, Chalam KV. The Effect of Elevated Atmospheric Pressure on the In Vitro Survival of Retinal Ganglion Cells. Molecular Biology of the Cell Supplement 2003; Nov 14
  • Shah VA, Phillips WW, Lin S, Chalam KV. Effect of Elevated Pressure on Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cell Viability: An In Vitro Study. Molecular Biology of the Cell Supplement 2003; Nov 14
  • Chalam KV, Gupta SK, Vinjamaram S,Shah VA. The Evaluation of a Self-Retaining Modified Levicky Infusion Cannula in Pars Plana Vitrectomy. Proceeding of Vitreous Society meeting, San Francisco, 2002
  • Shah VA, Vinjamaram S, Chalam KV, Gupta S. The Effect Of Pressure On The Survival Of Retinal Ganglion Cells: Using a Unique Pressure Chamber System. Presented at the 61st ‘All India Ophthalmological Society’ New Delhi, India. 2003; 184.
  • Shah VA, Chalam KV, Vinjamaram S, Gupta S. Levels of a5ß3 and a5ß5 Integrin on Proliferating Endothelial Cells of CNV. Presented at the 61st ‘All India Ophthalmological Society’, India. 2003;180.
  • Shah VA, Chalam KV, Vinjamaram S, Gupta SK, Jain P. Introduction & Evaluation of SVG Based Ophthalmic Image Annotation in Internet Based Multi-Center Clinical Trials. Presented at the 61st ‘All India Ophthalmological Society’ New Delhi, India. 2003;150.
  • K.V. Chalam, S.Vinjamaram, V.A. Shah, B.Tripathi, R.Tripathi. An In Vitro System for Studying the Effect of Ambient Hydrostatic Pressure on Growth, Morphology, and Biochemical Aspects of Ganglion Cells. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 41(4): S400, ARVO 2003.
  • R.Sharma, S.Vinjamaram, V.A. Shah, S.K. Gupta, K.V. Chalam. The Effect of Elevated Atmospheric Pressure on the Survival of Retinal Ganglion Cells Using Flexcell Biopress System. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 41(4): S400, ARVO 2003.
  • B.J. Tripathi, J.Chen, J.Li, K.V. Chalam, S.Gotsis, V.A. Pakalnis. Growth Factors in Secondary Aqueous Humor Modulate Trabecular Cell Expression of MMP-3. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 41(4): S400, ARVO 2003.
  • V.A. Shah, S.Vinjamaram, R.Sharma, S.K. Gupta, K.V. Shah, K.V. Chalam. Alpha-V beta-3 and Alpha V Beta-5 Integrin identification on Endothelial Cells of Human Eyes with Choroidal Neovascular Membranes. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 41(4): S400, ARVO 2003.
  • S.Vinjamaram, K.V. Chalam, V.A. Shah. The Effect of Increased Hydrostatic Pressure on the Survival of Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 41(4): S400, ARVO 2003.
  • V.A. Pakalnis, R.C. Tripathi, J.Bullajian, K.V. Chalam. Ocular Toxicity of Fireworks. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 41(4): S400, ARVO 2003.
  • M.C. Patel, S.K. Gupta, S.Vinjamaram, K.V. Chalam, V.A. Shah. Newly Designed Dual Purpose Autoclavable Lens for Vitreous Surgery. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 41(4): S400, ARVO 2003.
  • S.K. Gupta, B.Raisler, V.A. Shah, S.Vinjamaram, K.V. Shah, K.V. Chalam. Intravitreal Concentration of Pigment-Epithelium Derived Growth Factor (PEDF) in Eyes with Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 41(4): S400, ARVO 2003.
  • B.J. Tripathi, R.C. Tripathi, Y.Y. Xing, K.V. Chalam, J.Li. Optic Nerve Astrocytes Under Pressure Decrease Synthesis and Secretion of Transforming Growth Factor-ß1. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 41(4): S400, ARVO 2003.
  • Chalam KV, Gupta SK, Shah VA, Vinjamaram S. No Patch Clear Shield Dressing vs. Conventional Eye Patch and Shield in Uncomplicated Vitreous Surgery. Proceeding of Vitreous Society meeting, San Francisco, 2002
  • Vinjamaram S, Chalam KV, Gupta SK,Shah V. Apoptotic Cell Death of Retinal Ganglion Cells in Glaucoma. Molecular Biology of the Cell S2002; Nov 13 308a.
  • Chalam KV, Gupta SK,Shah VA, Vinjamaram S. The Role of Integrin V3 in Ocular Neovascular Disease. Molecular Biology of the Cell S2002; Nov 13:288a.
  • Shah VA, Gupta SK, Vinjamaram S, Chalam KV. Vitreous Nerve Growth Factor Levels in Vitreoretinal Pathologies. Molecular Biology of the Cell S2002; Nov 13:483a
  • V.A.Pakalnis, R.C.Tripathi, D.Yee, K.V. Chalam. Histopathologic and Ultrastructural Characterization of Anterior and Posterior Capsule in Kneist Dysplasia. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 41(4): S400, ARVO abstract, 2002.
  • K.V. Chalam, N.Agarwal, R.Agarwal, R.Wordinger, S.Vinjamaram,. Evaluation and Comparison of Vireal NGF levels in Human Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy and Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 41(4): S400, ARVO abstract, 2002.
  • S.Gupta, K.V. Chalam, S.Vinjamaram, V.A.Pakalnis. Levels of Alpha-V beta-3 Integrin on Proliferating Endothelial Cells of CNV. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 41(4): S400, ARVO abstract, 2002.
  • P.Jain, K.V. Chalam, S.Gupta,. SVG Based Ophthalmic Image Annotation in Internet Based Multi-center Clinical Trials. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 41(4): S400, ARVO abstract, 2002.
  • S.Vinjamaram, K.V. Chalam, S.Gupta, R.C.Tripathi. Anti PDGF Antibody Effectively Prevents Mesenchymal Transformation of RPE in Human PVR. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 41(4): S400, ARVO abstract, 2002.
  • B.J.Tripathi., Y.Y.Xing., Tripathi. R.C., V.A.Pakalnis, Chalam, K.V. Expression of Gamma Interferon mRNA by Astrocytes. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 41(4): S400, ARVO abstract, 2002.
  • S K Gupta . S Vinjamaram, K V Chalam. Quality of Life in Age-Related Macular Degeneration as Measured by the 25-Item NEI VFQ and the TTO Method Ophthalmology 2001 Vol.107:11A . p283
  • K V Chalam, S M Malkani, VA Pakalnis,S K Gupta Evaluation of Concurrent Placement of Foldable IOLs in Vitreoretinal Surgery Combined with Phacoemulsification Ophthalmology 2001 Vol.107:11A . p283
  • S.M. Malkani, P. Panthagani , K.V. Chalam. A Comparative Analysis of Corneal Thickness by Optical Coherence Tomography and Pachymetry. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 41(4): S400, ARVO abstract, 2001.
  • P.B. Panthagani , R. Korrapati , K.V. Chalam.Evaluation of Suction Assisted Self-retaining Contact Wide-angle Lens for Vitreoretinal Microsurgery. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 41(4): S400, ARVO abstract, 2001
  • S.K. Gupta , P. Panthagani , K.V. Chalam. Intravitreal Triamcinolone use in the control of Inflammation After Vitreoretinal Surgery. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 41(4): S400, ARVO abstract, 2001
  • B.J. Tripathi, D. Ehrich, R.C. Tripathi, K.V. Chalam, G.I.W. Duncker Influence of Increased Hydrostatic Pressure on Expression of Matrix Metalloproteases by Trabecular Cells. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 41(4): S400, ARVO abstract, 2001
  • K.V. Chalam, S.M. Malkani, P. Panthagani, R.C. Tripathi.Amplification of Platelet-derived Growth Factor genes occurs in Retinal Pigment Epithelium in Human Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 41(4): S400, ARVO abstract, 2001.
  • Chalam, K.V., Malkani, S., Tripathi, R.C., Ambati, J.: Neovascular Glaucoma:Parsplana Baerveldt Implant vs. ND:Yag Cyclophotocoagulation vs. Yag Endocyclophotocoagulation. Ophthalmology 2001 Vol.107: 11A. P168
  • Chalam, K.V., Malkani, S., Gulani, A . Intravitreal Dexamethasone as well as Intravitreal Triamcinolone Reduces Postoperative Inflammation in Vireoretinal Surgery. Ophthalmology 2001 Vol.107: 11A. P182
  • Malkani, S., Panthagani, P., Gulani, A., Chalam, K.V. Optical Coherance Tomography Versus Pachymetry Measurements of Corneal Thickness in LASIK Candidates. Ophthalmology 2001 Vol.107: 11A. P256
  • Malkani, S., Panthagani, P., Chalam, K.V. Evaluation of Risk Factors Associated with Cataract Formation After Vitreoretinal Surgery. Ophthalmology 2001 Vol.107: 11A. P291
  • Shane, T., Martin, D., Endophthalmitis Gancyclovir Implant TeamEndophthalmitis Following Gancyclovir Implant. (Chalam, K.V. P.I University of South Carolina). Ophthalmology 2001 Vol.107: 11A. P283
  • Chalam, K.V., Gupta, S., Malkani, S.: Evaluation of Suction Assisted Self Retaining Low Weight One Piece Wide Angle Contact Lens for Vitreoretinal Surgery. Proceedings of Vitreous Society Meeting, p 174, Puerto Rico, 2001
  • Chalam, K.V., Gupta, S., Malkani, S.: HRQL in Patients with Diabetic Retinopathy as Measured by the 25-Item NEI VFQ and Time Trade off Method. Proceedings of Vitreous Society Meeting, p 190, Peurto Rico, 2001
  • K.V.Chalam, S.Malkani, A.C.Gulani, R.C.Tripathi. Evaluation of Intravitreal Dexamethasone Treatment for Intraocular inflammation After Vitreoretinal Surgery. Proceedings of International Society of Ocular Toxicology, 7th Congress. P 53.
  • K.V.Chalam, R.C.Tripathi. Evaluation of Glutaraldehyde and Providine Iodine for Sterilization of Wide Field Contact lenses. Proceedings of International Society of Ocular Toxicology, 7th Congress. P 52.
  • A.C.Gulani, K.V.Chalam, A.Neumann, W.Kopelowitz,. Comparative Study of Ten Different Refractive Strategies for Hyperopia. Proceedings of International Society of Ocular Toxicology, 7th Congress. P 54
  • A.C.Gulani, K.V.Chalam, W.Kopelowitz.Epithelial Ingrowth Following LASIK: Avoidance and Management Proceedings of International Society of Ocular Toxicology, 7th Congress. P 52.
  • A.C.Gulani, K.V.Chalam, W.Kopelowitz, M.Edelstein. Corneal Arcus and Blood Lipid Levels: Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease. Proceedings of International Society of Ocular Toxicology, 7th Congress. P 55
  • K.V.Chalam, R.C.Tripathi. Intraocular Delivery of Therapeutic Agents with Sustained Release Surgical Implants in the New Millennium. Proceedings of International Society of Ocular Toxicology, 7th Congress. P 36.
  • S.M.Malkani, K.V.Chalam, V.A.Pakalinis, R.C.Tripathi. Retinal Toxicity in Internal Ophthalmomyasis. Proceedings of International Society of Ocular Toxicology, 7th Congress. P 48.
  • A.C.Gulani, K.V.Chalam. Anterior and Posterior Chamber Phakic Implants for High Myopia. Proceedings of International Society of Ocular Toxicology, 7th Congress. P 36.
  • Chalam, K.V., N.Lin., Tripathi, R.C. Apoptosis of Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells in Age Related macular Degeneration. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 41(4): S400, ARVO abstract, 2000.
  • Malkani, S, Chalam, K.V., Tripathi, R.C. Intravitreal corticosteroid use in the control of inflammation after Vitreoretinal surgery Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 41(4): S361, ARVO abstract, 2000
  • N.Lin., Chalam, K.V., Tripathi, R.C. Insulin like growth factor-1 and its receptors are present in pterygia. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 41(4): S451, ARVO abstract, 2000
  • N.Lin., Chalam, K.V., Tripathi, R.C., Chen.B., Sheedlo, H.J., Turner, J.E. Apoptosis of Photoreceptor cells in Fischer 344. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 40(4): S228, ARVO abstract, 1999.
  • Tripathi, R.C., S.K.Parapuram.,Tripathi, B.J., Chalam, K.V. Growth factors present in Secondary Aqueous Humor increase expression of fibronectin in the trabecular meshwork system. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 40(4): S667, ARVO abstract, 1999.
  • Li.J., Tripathi, B.J., Chalam, K.V., Pakalnis, V.A., Tripathi, R.C. TGF-Beta-2 modulates the mRNA expression protein production and secretion of fibronectin by trabecular cells. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 40(4): S668, ARVO abstract, 1999.
  • S.K.Parapuram.,Tripathi, R.C., Tripathi, B.J., Chalam, K.V. Stromelysin expression in the trabecular meshwork of anterior segments perfused with growth factors present in secondary aqueous humor. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 40(4): S670, ARVO abstract, 1999.
  • Chalam, K.V.,Tsao, K., Pakalnis, V.A., Tripathi, R.C., Basic fibroblast growth factor and antiplatelet growth factor derived antibody synergistically inhibit retinal pigment epithelial cell induced collagen contraction Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 40(4): S784, ARVO abstract, 1999.
  • Whiteside, B., Malkani, S., Chalam, K.V., Tripathi, R.C. A comparision of snellen acuity estimates by visual evoked potentials by LKC Technology .Vs. Actual Snellen Acuity measurements. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 40(4): S820, ARVO abstract, 1999.
  • Sadat,T., Chalam, K.V., Hackett, S., Tripathi, R.C. Enhanced visualization and access of peripheral retina in trans pars plana vitrectomy surgery with usage of a dual function curved light and laser probe. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 40(4): S946, ARVO abstract, 1999.
  • Das, T.P., Singh, J., Liu, F., Sharma, S., Chalam, K.V. Rapid sterilization of wide field contact lens used in vitreoretinal surgery. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 40(4): S946, ARVO abstract, 1999.
  • Tsao, K., Chalam, K.V., Hunt, R.C., Pakalnis, V.A., Tripathi, R.C. Anti insulin like growth factor antibody I and II have no inhibitory effect on retinal pigment epithelial cell induced collagen contraction. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 40(4): S461, ARVO abstract, 1999.
  • Chalam, K.V., Lin, N., Tripathi, R.C., Gandham, S. ND:Yag Cyclophotocoagulation versus Parsplana Modified Baerveldt Implant in the Management of Neovascular Glaucoma. Ophthalmology 1999 Vol.105: 11A. P189
  • Chalam, K.V, Malkani, S, Tripathi, R.C.: Intravitreal Dexamethasone effectively reduces postoperative inflammation after vitreoretinal surgery. Ophthalmology 1999 Vol.105: 11A. P189
  • Tsao, K., Chalam, K.V., Hunt, R.C., Pakalnis, V.A., Tripathi, R.C., Comparision of retinal pigment epithelial cell contraction when incubated in vitreous aspirates from patients with proliferative vs. nonproliferative forms of retinopathies. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 39(3): S732, ARVO abstract, 1998.
  • Malkani, S., Chalam, K.V., Tripathi, R.C. Evaluation of self retaining wide angle true field contact lens for vitreoretinal microsurgery. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 39(3): S375, ARVO abstract, 1998.
  • Lin, N., Chen, B., Sheedlo., Chalam, K.V., Tripathi, R.C., Turner, J.E. Effect of basic fibroblast growth factor on age related retinal degeneration in Fisher 344 rats: An ultrastructural study. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 39(3): S572, ARVO abstract, 1998.
  • Zhong, Y., Tripathi, R.C., Tripathi, B.J., Frankel,.R.A., Chalam, K.V., Tripathi, P.C., Li, J. Fibronectin mRNA and protein expression by trabecular cells in anterior segments perfused with transforming growth factor -*2. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 39(3): S437, ARVO abstract, 1998.
  • Chalam, K.V., Tsao, K., Hunt, R.C., Ambati, J., Tripathi, R.C. Anti-platelet derived growth factor antibody inhibits retinal pigment epithelial cell induced collagen contraction. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 39(3): S864, ARVO abstract, 1998.
  • Tripathi, R.C., Li, J., Tripathi, B.J., Edward, D.P., Chalam, K.V., Li, T., Lin, N., Adamis, A. Detection of vascular endothelial growth factor mRNA and protein in the ciliary epithelium. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 39(3): S372, ARVO abstract, 1998.
  • Chalam, K.V., Tsao, K., Tripathi, R.C., Ambati, J.: Anti-PDGF antibody inhibits RPE cell induced collagen contraction in Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy. Ophthalmology 1998 Vol.105: 11A. P189
  • Ambati, J.,Thomas, M., Ambati, B.K., Chalam, K.V., Watkins, R., Maniscalo, W.M.: VEGF mRNA Expression in Surgical Choroidal Neovascular Membranes Not Secondary to Age Related Macular Degeneration. Ophthalmology 1998 Vol.105: 11A. P165
  • Tsao, K., Chalam, K.V., Tripathi, R.C. Phototoxic retinal lesion caused by occupational exposure to an old style movie projector. Proc. 6th Cong. ISOT 1998. In press.
  • Chalam, K.V., Malkani, S., Tripathi, R.C. Cisplatin causes neuroretinal toxicity. Proc. 6th Cong. ISOT 1998. In press.Tripathi, R.C., Li, J., Edward, D.P., Tripathi, B.J., and Chalam, K.V. Aqueous humor in neovascular glaucoma patients contains a significantly increased level of vascular endothelial growth factor. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 38(4): S473, ARVO abstract, 1997.
  • Chalam, K.V., Pakalnis, Tsao, K., Li, J., and Tripathi, R.C. Correlation between levels of intravitreal vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and various types of retinopathy. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 38(4): S358, ARVO abstract, 1997.
  • Li, J., Tripathi, R.C., Kemeny, G., Chalam, K.V., and Tripathi, B.J. Expression of TGF beta 3 mRNA and detection of the cytokine in human Tenon’s capsule fibroblasts. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 38(4): S266, ARVO abstract, 1997.
  • Qian, Y., Tripathi, R.C. Li, J., Chalam, K.V., and Tripathi, B.J. Barotoxic effects on morphology and viability of trabecular cells. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 38(4): S562, ARVO abstract, 1997.
  • Oakman, J.H., Chalam, K.V., and Tripathi, R.C. A comparative analysis of glutaraldehyde disinfection for sterilization of wide angle lens systems for microvitreoretinal surgery. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 38(4): S661, ARVO abstract, 1997.
  • Wisdom, J., Oakman, J., Tripathi, R.C., and Chalam, K.V. Enhanced visualization of anterior retina in bans pars plane vitrectomy surgery using a curved light probe. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 38(4): S87, ARVO abstract, 1997.
  • Herrell, P.K., Tripathi, R.C., Whiteside, B.C., Smith, D.L., Pakalnis, V.A., Chalam, K.V., and Pophal, M.D., The use of contact transscleral Nd:Yag cyclophotocoagulation in neovascular glaucoma. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 38(4): S171, ARVO abstract, 1997.
  • Lopasic, N.W., Chalam, K.V., Tsao, K., Tripathi, R.C., Pakalnis, V.A., and Pophal, M.D. Interobserver variations in optic nerve cupping quantitation using cup to disc ratios vs. measurement with a gridded lens system. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 38(4): S831, ARVO abstract, 1997.
  • Ambati, J., Chalam, K.V., Chawla, D.K., Guillet, E.G., Rose, S.J., Vanderline, R.E.: Evidence for excitotoxicity in patients with Proliferative Retinopathy. Ophthalmology 1997 Vol.104: 10A. P184
  • Tripathi, B.J., Li, T., Li, J., Henderson, A., Chalam, K.V., and Tripathi. R.C. Expression of mRNAs for gamma interferon and transforming groath factor beta 1 in the retina and optic nerve of glaucomatous eyes. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 38(4): S162, ARVO abstract, 1997.
  • Chalam, K.V., Pakalnis, V.A., Tsao.K., Tripathi, R.C: Correlation between levels of intravitreal vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in proliferative and non proliferative types of retinopathies. Proceedings of Vitreous Society meeting, p 52, New Orleans, August, 1997
  • Roche Gancyclovir Study group:Combined oral gancyclovir(GCV) and intravitreal GCV implant for treatment of patients with Cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis : A randomized controlled (South Carolina Eye Institute, K.V. Chalam, P.l.) Proceedings ofInterscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 1997; 4:15
  • Bryan, C.,Chalam, K.V., Pakalnis, Al., Dutta, B.K., Whiteside, B., Tripathi, R.C.: The efficacy of contact ND. Yag laser cyclophoto coagulation in the treatment of neovascular glaucoma. Invest.Ophthalmol.Vis.Sci. Vol.37/(3.): S261, ARVO abstract, 1996.
  • Pakalnis, V.A, Kosnosky, W., Tripathi, R.C.,Chalam, K.V.,: A single prismatic reinverting lens system for vitreoretinal microsurgery. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Vol.37/(4.): S.401, ARVO abstract, 1996.
  • Chalam, K.V., Lopasic, N., Tripathi, R.C.: Evaluation of lens and peripheral retinal relationships during vitreous surgery with the use of a newly designed curved vitrectomy probe. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Vol.37/(4.): S.401, ARVO abstract, 1996.
  • Oakman, J.,Chalam, K.V., Wisdom, J., Tripathi, R. C.: Improved access to ora serrata using a curved endolaser probe. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Vol.37/(4.): S.403, ARVO abstract, 1996.
  • Lopasic, N.,Chalam, K.V., Tripathi, R. C.: An indirect lens system providing true field erect images for retinal laser procedures. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Vol.37/(4.): S.404, ARVO abstract, 1996.
  • Tripathi, B. J., Li, J., Chalam, K.V., Tripathi, R.C. Upregulated expression of gama interferon and transforming growth factor in the optic nerve of glaucomatous eyes. Invest Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Vol.37/(4.): S.411, ARVO abstract, 1996.
  • Kosnosky, W., Tripathi, B.J., Chalam, K.V., Pakalnis, V.A., Tripathi, R.C. Pressure dependent changes in trabecular meshwork cell morphology. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Vol.37/(4.): S.823, ARVO abstract, 1996.
  • Li, J., Tripathi, R.C., Chalam, K.V., Tripathi, B.J. Expression of PDGF A and PDGF B mRNAS by trabecular cells and lack of detectable level of PDGF BB in aqueous humor. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Vol.37/(4.): S.823, ARVO abstract, 1996.
  • Tripathi, R.C., Li, J.,Chalam, K.V., Tripathi, B.J. Differential expression of TGF isoforms by trabecular cells and tenon’s fibroblasts: Implications in glaucoma filtration surgery. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Vol.37/(4.): S.1118, ARVO abstract, 1996.
  • Tripathi, R.C., Li, J., Chalam, K.V. and Tripathi, B.J. Effects of bFGF and TGF-ß1 on c-fos expression and TGF-ß1 induction in trabecular cells. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Vol.36/(4.): S.727, ARVO abstract, 1995.
  • Pakalnis, V.A., Kosnosky, W., Chalam, K.V. and Tripathi, R.C. A comparative study of IL-1 beta induced membranes in rabbit and human PVR membranes. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Vol.36/(4.): S.102, ARVO abstract, 1995.
  • Chalam, K.V., Volk, D., Kosnosky, W. and Tripathi, R.C. Wide-angle true field lens system for vitreoretinal microsurgery. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Vol.36/(4.): S.742, ARVO abstract, 1995
  • Li, J., Tripathi, B.J., Li, T., Chalam, K.V. and Tripathi, R.C. Effects of TGF-ß2 on mRNA Alternative splicing and protein synthesis of fibronectin in trabecular cells of the eye. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Vol.36/(4.): S.727, ARVO abstract, 1995.
  • Wisdom, J., Chalam, K.V., Pakalnis, V.A., Tripathi, B.J. and Tripathi R.C. Increased tissue plasminogen activity in activated retinal pigmented epithelium and rationale for use in management of submacular hemorrhage. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Vol.36/(4.): S.1002, ARVO abstract, 1995
  • Choudhury, A., Chalam, K.V., Pakalnis, V.A. and Bowers, W.E. Processing and presentation of S-antigen by rat choroidal dendritic cells. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Vol.36/(4.): S.543, ARVO abstract, 1995
  • Chalam , K.V., Wilson C.A, Bruce Berkowitz,: Assessment of blood retinal barrier integrity in alloxan diabetic rats using contrast enhanced MRI. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Vol.35 (4.): S.1588, ARVO abstract, 1994
  • Chalam K.V., Anand, R. : Unusual clinical manifestations in Epstein-Barr Viral Retinitis: Proc. International Society of Ophthalmology, p31-32, Toronto, January, 1994
  • Metrikin, D.C., Srebro, R., Chalam, K.V., Anand, R.: Screening for Hydroxychloroquine Toxicity. Ophthalmology 1994 Vol.9A. P140
  • Chalam K. V., Wilson C.A, Bruce Berkowitz : Effect of blood retinal Barrier on contrast enhanced MRI Measurement in rabbit eyes. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Vol.34 (4.): S.674, ARVO abstract, 1993.

Recent Lectures and Presentations

  • Tiffany D. Tucker, Sandeep Grover.Optic Nerve and Macular Dimensions in Normals Using Spectral-Domain OCT (Spectralis). Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft.Lauderdale, Florida, 2012
  • Sandeep Grover, Jayson Edwards. Macular Findings in Retinitis PigmentosaBy Spectral-Domain OCT (Spectralis). Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 2012
  • Raluca Rusovici, Chirag Patel, Kakarla V. Chalam. Effect of Bevacizumab on Cell Cycle of VEGF- Enriched Proliferating Choroidal Endothelial Cells. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 2012
  • Joshua C. Priluck, K V. Chalam, Sandeep Grover. Macular Volume Change By Spectral-domain Optical Coherence Tomography After Treatment WithBevacizumab in Exudative Macular Degeneration. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft.Lauderdale, Florida, 2012
  • Shailesh K. Gupta, IvanaObradovic, Rena Cappelli, Natalie McKee, Joshua Priluck, K V. Chalam, Sandeep Grover.Evaluation of Fundus Images Using the New Hand-held ‘Pictor’ Camera. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 2012
  • Michelle Diaz, Ravi Kevashamurthy, K V. Chalam, Sandeep Grover.Normative Data for Macular Volume by Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (Spectralis). Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 2012
  • Kavitha Ravi, Ravi Keshavamurthy, S Balaiya, K V. Chalam.Dose Response Study Of Cytoprotective Effect By Lutein And Zeaxanthin On Retinal Pigment Epithelium From Oxidative Stress Induced Cytotoxicity. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft.Lauderdale, Florida, 2012
  • Lee R. Ferguson, Kakarla V. Chalam.Evaluation of Retinal Thickness with Customized Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography (SD-OCT) in Normal Mice. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 2012
  • Chirag J. Patel, K.V. Chalam, Sandeep Grover, Ravi Keshavamurthy, Joshua C. Priluck.Aqueous Interleukin-6 (IL-6) Levels Are Superior To Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) Levels In Predicting Therapeutic Response To Bevacizumab In Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD). Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 2012
  • Carolee M. Cutler Peck, Raluca Rusovici, Sandeep Grover, K V. Chalam. Evaluation Of Cytotoxicity Of Bevacizumab On VEGF-enriched Corneal Endothelial Cells. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 2012
  • Ivana V. OBRADOVIC, Rena Cappelli, Joshua C. Priluck, K V. Chalam, Sandeep Grover.Comparison of Color Vision Testing By Standard Ishihara Color Plates Versus iPad Version. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 2012
  • Wassia A. Khaja, Amy Kelmenson, K V. Chalam, Sandeep GroverComparison of Central Corneal Thickness: Slit Lamp-OCT versus Ultrasound Pachymetry, Specular Microscopy, and Orbscan. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 2012
  • V. Khetpal, S. Balaiya,KV Chalam. Inhibitory role of Resveratrolin the proliferation of choroidal endothelial cells under hypoxic stress. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 2012
  • KV Chalam,S. Balaiya, R Malyapa. Differential sensitivity of cultured mature retinal cells (staurosphorine differentiated retinal ganglion cells and retinal pigment epithelial cells) against proliferating choroidal endothelial cells to proton radiation. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 2012
  • Don K Davis, S.Balaiya, KV Chalam, Sandeep Grover. Neuroprotective role of sirtuin (SIRT1) against hypoxia in Retinal ganglion cells. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 2012
  • R.K. Murthy, S Balaiya,Tatiana McLauchlan, KV Chalam. In vitro cytotoxic effects of Brilliant Blue Green (BBG) on retinal pigment epithelial cells after metal halide illumination. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 2012
  • S. Balaiya, K.V. Chalam. Regulation of hypoxia mediated toxicity by a post-transcriptional regulator, SIRT1 in choroidal neovascularization. 12th Congress of the International Society of Ocular Toxicology, 2011; Portland, Oregon
  • S. Balaiya, K.V. Chalam. Protective role of sirtuin against hypoxia induced neurotoxicity. 12th Congress of the International Society of Ocular Toxicology, 2011; Portland, Oregon
  • KV Chalam, S. Balaiya, RS Malyapa. Proton beam radiation selectively destroys proliferating chorodial endothelial cells and preserves non-proliferating retinal pigment epithelial cells: a model for choroidal neovascular membrane. 12th Congress of the International Society of Ocular Toxicology, 2011; Portland, Oregon
  • Tatiana McLauchlan, S Balaiya, KV Chalam. In vitro cytotoxic effects of Brilliant Blue Green (BBG) on retinal pigment epithelial cells after metal halide illumination. 12th Congress of the International Society of Ocular Toxicology, 2011; Portland, Oregon
  • K.V. Chalam, MD, PhD, V.Khetpal, MD, S. Gupta, MD, S. Grover, MD. Navigated laser vs traditional argon green modified grid photocoagulation for diffuse diabetic macular edema American Academy of Ophthalmology, Orlando, 2011
  • K.V. Chalam, MD, PhD,S. Gupta, MD, S. Grover, MD, Evaluation of the impact of Ipad (as a low visual aid) on reading ability and quality of life of low vision patients. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Orlando, 2011
  • S. Balaiya, V.Khetpal, K.V. Chalam. Hypoxia induces a post-transcriptional regulator, SIRT1 (Histone deactylase; HDAC) mediated VEGF activation in choroidal retinal neovascularisation. Proceedings of 29th Annual Meeting of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2011, Boston
  • K.V. Chalam, V.Khetpal, S. Balaiya,. Resveretrol inhibits proliferation od choroidal endothelial cells in hypoxia: a model for neovascular AMD. Proceedings of 29th Annual Meeting of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2011, Boston
  • K.V. Chalam, V.Khetpal, R.Radhakrishnan. Newly designed miniaturized light weight wide angle contact lens for digital fluorescien angiographic evaluation of retinal ischemia. Proceedings of 29th Annual Meeting of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2011, Boston
  • V.Khetpal, R.Radhakrishnan, R.K. Murthy, K.V. Chalam. Evaluation of a novel contact automated focal laser with integrated (NAVILAS) fluorescien angiography for diabetic macular edema. Proceedings of 29th Annual Meeting of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2011, Boston
  • V.Khetpal, R.Radhakrishnan, K.V. Chalam. Ultra wide angle fluoroscien angiography revealed peripheral retinal ischemia correlates with retinal thinning in asymptomatic sickle cell patients. Proceedings of 29th Annual Meeting of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2011, Boston
  • R.Radhakrishnan, J.Edwards, V.Khetpal, K.V. Chalam. SD-OCT and infrared imaging of leukemic infiltration of the choroid. Proceedings of 29th Annual Meeting of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2011, Boston
  • R. Radhakrishnan, K.V. Chalam, V.S. Brar, S. Gupta, V. Khetpal, R. Keshavamurthy, S. Grover. Evaluation of the Use of Navigated Laser (NAVILAS) in the Treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2011.
  • R Keshavamurthy, VS Brar, KV Chalam. Lutein And Zeaxanthin Protect Retinal Pigment Epithelium From Oxidative Stress Induced Cytotoxicity. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2011
  • Rena Cappelli, Ravi Radhakrishnan, KV Chalam, Sandeep Grover. Spectral Domain Optical Coherence Tomography Features of Retinal Astrocytoma. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2011
  • S.Balaiya, Vijay Khetpal, KV Chalam. Sirt-1 Induces Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor through the activation of HIF-2α in hypoxia. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2011
  • V. Khetpal, S. Balaiya,KV Chalam. Resveratrol inhibits proliferation in hypoxia treated choroidal endothelial cells. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2011
  • Jr. Don,S. Balaiya,KV Chalam. Protective action of a transcription regulator Sirt1against oxidative stress in choroidal endothelial cells: a model for age related macular degeneration. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2011.
  • KV. Chalam, S.Balaiya, R. Malyapa. Proton Beam Radiation destroys VEGF induced Choroidal endothelial cell Proliferation in association with age related macular degeneration. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2011
  • Vikram S. Brar, Monali Sakhalkar, S. Balaiya, KV. Chalam. Intracameral Bevacizumab reduces deep stromal neovascularisation and improves corneal graft clarity. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2011
  • R Keshavamurthy,MD, VS Brar, MD, K.V. Chalam, MD, PhD. Foveal Microstructure Delineated by Spectral-Domain OCT Correlates With Functional Outcome Mapped With Macular Microperimetry, after Macular Hole Surgery American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco, 2010
  • V.S. Brar, MD, S. Gupta, MD, S. Grover, MD, K.V. Chalam, MD, PhD . Reduction of Human Aqueous VEGF Levels Accurately Predicts Resolution of Diabetic Macular Edema After Bevacizumab Administration American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco, 2010
  • KV Chalam, MD, PhD, R Keshavamurthy, MD, R Radhakrishnan, MD, VS Brar, MD, S Grover, MD. Evaluation of modified retinopathy of prematurity screening guidelines using birth-weight as sole inclusion criterion American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco, 2010
  • KV Chalam,MD,PhD R Keshavamurthy,MD, V Brar MD. Ultrastructural anatomical changes noted on high- resolution specitral domain oct accurately predicts visual acuity recovery after vitrectomy for epiretinal membranes American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco, 2010
  • R Keshavamurthy,MD, KV Chalam,MD,PhD, S Gupta, MD. Circumfrencial intraoperative laser retinopexy eliminates the risk of retinal detachment after macuar hole surgery American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco, 2010
  • R. Radhakrishnan, S. Balaiya, V.S. Brar, R.K. Murthy, K.V. Chalam. Aqueous VEGF Levels in Patients Treated With Bevacizumab for Central Serous Chorioretinopathy Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, Vancouver, BC, 2010
  • R. Radhakrishnan, R. Keshavamurthy, S. Gupta, KV Chalam. Comparative (Contact Vs Noncontact) Evaluation of Utility of Optiflex in Wide-Angle Vitreoretinal Surgery Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, Vancouver, BC, 2010
  • K.V.Chalam, MD, PhD, R.K. Murthy MD ,S. Balaiya Ph.D, R. Malyapa MD, PhD. Evaluation of Differential Sensitivity of Retinal Ganglion Cells and Choroidal Endothelial Cells to Proton Beam Radiation: A Model for the study of AMD Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, Vancouver, BC, 2010
  • R Keshavamurthy MD, KV Chalam MD, S Grover MD . Asymptomatic temporal inner retinal thinning on Spectral-domain Optical Coherence Tomography: An indicator of peripheral ischemia in proliferative sickle cell retinopathy Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, Vancouver, BC, 2010
  • R Keshavamurthy MD, KV Chalam MD, S Grover MD . Foveal structural and functional changes in Patients with pattern dystrophy. Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, Vancouver, BC, 2010
  • S. Balaiya, R. Malyapa, K.V. Chalam. Proton Beam Radiation Selectively Destroys Proliferating Chorodial Endothelial Cells and preserves Non-proliferating Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells: A Model for Choroidal Neovascular Membrane. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2010, 51: E-2775
  • K. V. Chalam, S. Balaiya, R. Keshavamurthy, Brar VS. Comparative in vitro Safety Analysis of Vital Dyes for Chromovitrectomy-Indocyanine Green, Infracyanine Green, Brilliant Blue Green and Bromophenol Blue. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2010, 51: E-3597
  • J.D. Edwards, S. Balaiya, K.V. Chalam. Estimation of TNF-α Concentration In Aqueous Humor Samples of Normal Human Subjects With Bead Based Immuno Assay. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2010, 51: E-711
  • S. Grover, S. Balaiya, V.S. Brar, K.V. Chalam. Measurement of Aqueous VEGF levels in Patients with Retinal Diseases is Superior and Accurate in Fresh Than Stored Samples. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2010, 51: E-3343
  • R. Radhakrishnan, S. Balaiya, V.S. Brar, R.K. Murthy, S. Grover, K.V. Chalam. Aqueous VEGF levels after Intravitreal Ranibizumab for Diabetic Macular Edema. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2010, 51: E-5042
  • D.W. Hwang, S. Balaiya, R. Malyapa, K.V. Chalam. Effect of Proton Beam Radiation on The Survival of Two Different Ocular Cell-colonies: Fine Tuning Treatment of Choroidal Neovascularization with Radiation. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2010, 51: E-3120
  • V.S. Brar, R. Keshavamurthy, S. Balaiya, K.V. Chalam. Aqueous Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Levels in Exudative Age Related Macular Degeneration after Combination Treatment with Bevacizumab and Photodynamic Therapy. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2010, 51: E-2787
  • C.M. Cutler Peck, S. Grover Functional Changes Correlate with Structural Changes in North Carolina Macular Dystrophy Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2010, 51: E-4066
  • R. Cappelli, K.V. Chalam, S. Grover. Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography and Fundus Autofluorescence Findings in Patients with Pattern Dystrophy Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2010, 51: E-4381
  • R. Keshavamurthy, V.S. Brar, S.K. Gupta, S. Grover, K.V. Chalam. Foveal Microstructure As Delineated By Spectral-domain OCT Accurately Predicts Functional Outcome On Microperimetry After Macular Hole Surgery Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2010, 51: E-1335
  • Rajesh K Sharma, Anna T Rogojina, K.V. Chalam. Anti-VEGF therapy normalizes pathological intraocular environment in neovascular conditions Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2010, 51: E-5905
  • A.T. Kelmenson, R.K. Murthy, S. Grover. Functional Changes Correlate With Structural Changes in Patients with Stargardt’s Disease Using SDOCT, Autofluorescence, and Micro-perimetry Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2010, 51: E-1389
  • B. Chang, K.V.Chalam, Hunt,R. C. Hunt. Role of TGFβ and IL1β in Vitreous Transformation of Human Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2010, 51:1668
  • “An in vitro effect of UV-induced phototoxicity on retinal cells” ASIA Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Hyderabad, India, 2009
  • “An effect of proton radiotherapy on cultured retinal cells” ASIA Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Hyderabad, India, 2009
  • “Difference In Macular Thickness As Measured By Time-domain OCT (Stratus) And Spectral-domain OCT (Spectralis)” ASIA Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Hyderabad, India, 2009
  • “Comparative Effect of Indocyanine and Infracyanine Green on Cultured Retinal Ganglion Cells.” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology May 3-7, 2009, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
  • :”Protective Effect of Preconditioning on Oxidative Stress Induced Cell Death in RGC Cells”. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology May 3-7, 2009, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
  • “Ultraviolet Induced Oxidative Stress on Retinal Ganglion and Pigment Epithelial Cells”. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology May 3-7, 2009, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
  • “Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Protects Against Oxidative Stress in Differentiated Retinal Ganglion Cells”. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology May 3-7, 2009, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
  • “Comparative Difference in Macular Thickness as Measured Between Spectral-Domain OCT (Spectralis) and Time-Domain OCT (Stratus)”. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology May 3-7, 2009, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
  • “Establishment of Macular Thickness in Normal Eyes With Spectral-Domain Spectralis Optical Coherence Tomography”. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology May 3-7, 2009, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
  • “Proliferating Retinal Cells Produce Growth Factors that Create Pro-Proliferation Environment”. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology May 3-7, 2009, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
  • “Evaluation of Thickness of Individual Layers of the Retina With Spectral-domain OCT for Establishment of Normal Clinical Values”. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology May 3-7, 2009, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
  • “Evaluation of Optic Nerve Head Drusen Using Spectral-domain OCT (Spectralis)”. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology May 3-7, 2009, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
  • “Evaluation of Differential Sensitivity of Retinal and Choroidal Cells to Proton Beam Radiation: A Model for Age Related Macular Degeneration. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology May 3-7, 2009, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
  • “Proton Radiation Predominantly Destroys Choroidal Endothelial Cells While Preserving Retinal Ganglion Cells”. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology May 3-7, 2009, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
  • “Effects of Indocyanine green on cultured retinal ganglion cells: An in vitro study” International Society of Ocular Toxicology, Philadelphia, PA, 2008
  • “Effect of bevacizumab on viability of human corneal cell lines” International Society of Ocular Toxicology, Philadelphia, PA, 2008
  • “In vitro study of proton beam radiation toxicity on retinal cells” International Society of Ocular Toxicology, Philadelphia, PA, 2008
  • “An in vitro effect of UV-induced phototoxicity on retinal cells” International Society of Ocular Toxicology, Philadelphia, PA, 2008
  • “Evaluation of Ultra wide angle ‘ora-ora’ high refractive index self-stabilizing Wide-angle Contact lens for Vitreous Surgery.” American Society of Retina Specialists October 11–15, 2008 Maui, Hawaii.
  • “Normative data for macular thickness by spectral-domain OCT (Spectralis).” American Society of Retina Specialists October 11–15, 2008 Maui, Hawaii.
  • “In vitro toxicity of bevacizumab (Avastin®) in retinal ganglion
    and choroidal endothelial cell”. American Society of Retina Specialists October 11–15, 2008 Maui, Hawaii.
  • “Evaluation of aqueous VEGF levels after intravitreal bevacizumab for retinal vein occlusion”. American Society of Retina Specialists October 11–15, 2008 Maui, Hawaii.
  • “Quality of Life Measured by the 25-Item NEI Visual Function Questionnaire Correlates Accurately With Severity of Diabetic Macular Edema” American Academy of Ophthalmology, Atlanta, 2008.
  • “ Inner Segment/Outer Segment Changes on Ultrahigh-Resolution Spectral OCT Accurately Predict Visual Acuity Recovery After macular hole repair” American Academy of Ophthalmology, Atlanta, 2008.
  • Macular thickness in normal subjects by spectral-domain OCT (Spectralis)”. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Atlanta, 2008.
  • Aqueous Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Levels Accurately Correlate With Regression of Neovascularization After Avastin Administration in Exudative Macular Degeneration. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Atlanta, 2008.
  • “Assessment of Cytotoxicity of Bevacizumab on Choroidal Endothelial, Retinal Ganglion, and Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2008. Poster Presentation
  • “Use of Multiplex Technology for Analyzing Human Aqueous Samples for a Battery of Analytes” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2008. Poster Presentation
  • “Evaluation of Second Generation Modified Portable Digital Camera for Documentation of Retinal Pathology” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2008. Poster Presentation
  • “Evaluation of Bevacizumab Cytotoxicity on Human Corneal Cell Lines” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2008. Poster Presentation
  • “Perifoveal Retinal Function in Patients With Macular Drusen” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2008. Poster Presentation
  • “Interleukin-11 Expression by Human Retinal and Corneal Cells: Regulation by IL-1, TNF-α, IFN-γ and TGF-β” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2008 Poster Presentation
  • “Evaluation of Vascular Endotheilal Growth Factor Levels After Intravitreal Bevacizumab in Retinal Disorders” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2008 Poster Presentation
  • ”Improvement of Visual Acuity and Resolution of Macular Edema Associated With Chronic Disciform Scars After Intravitreal Bevacizumab” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2008. Poster Presentation
  • “Comparative (Contact vs. Noncontact) Evaluation of Utility of Optiflex Assistant System in Wide Angle Panoramic Vitreoretinal Surgery” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2008. Poster Presentation
  • “Portable Digital Camera is as effective as traditional nonmydriatic fundus camera in screening for AMD”, American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, 2008. Poster Presentation
  • “Birth weight alone is the most predictable and reliable criteria in screening for ROP” American Academy of Ophthalmology, NewOrleans, 2008. Poster Presentation
  • “Human Aqueous Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor levels accurately predict regression of Iris neovascularization after Avastin administration in neovascular glaucoma” American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, 2008. Poster Presentation
  • “Comparative analysis of optical coherence tomography and retinal angiography in eyes treated with intravitreal bevacizumab for neovascular AMD” Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, San Diego, 2008. Poster Presentation
  • “Microperimetry findings in patients treated with intraviteal avastin for exudative age-related macular degeneration” Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, 2008 Poster Presentation
  • “Evaluation of touch sensitive optiflex system as surgical assistant in vitreoretinal surgery” Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, San Diego, 2008.Poster Presentation
  • “Evaluation of simultaneous placement of a foldable IOL (FIOL) in vitreoretinal surgery combined with phakoemulsification surgery” Proceedings of American Society of Retina Specialists, San Diego, 2008. Poster Presentation
  • “Evaluation of Modified Portable Digital Camera as a Screening Tool in Retinal Disorders” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2007. Poster Presentation
  • “Evaluation of Nerve growth factor levels (NGF) in Aqueous of Primary Open Angle Glaucoma” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2007. Poster Presentation
  • “Role of Intracameral Avastin in Neovascularization of Iris Secondary to Retinal Diseases” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2007. Poster Presentation
  • “TGF-β Upregulates Extracellular Matrix Protein Anosmin (KAL-1) Expression in Human Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2007. Poster Presentation
  • “Evaluation of OptiFlex as Surgical Assistant in Wide-angle contact lens assisted Vitreoretinal Surgery” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2007. Poster Presentation
  • “Evaluation of Modified Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) Using Birth-Weight (BW) as Sole Inclusion Criterion” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2007. Poster Presentation
  • “Induction of Stem Cell Markers in Non-Stem Cell Lines With Growth Factor Stimulation” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2007 Poster Presentation
  • “Ciliary Epithelium is an Extraretinal Source of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) in Neovascular Glaucoma” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2007 Poster Presentation
  • “Microperimetry vs. Humphrey Visual Field in the Evaluation of Toxic Maculopathy” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2007 Poster Presentation
  • “Intravitreal Bevacizumab for the Treatment of Central Retinal Vein Occlusion” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2007. Poster Presentation
  • Emerging Biological and Pharmacological Therapies for Ocular Diseases: Highlights of BCSC 2- Instruction Course, AAO, Las Vegas 2006.
  • “Intracameral Avastin dramatically resolves iris neovascularization and reverses neovascular glaucoma.”Paper AAO, Las Vegas 2006.
  • “Modified Portable Digital Camera as Effective as Traditional Nonmydriatic Fundus Camera in Screening of Diabetic Retinopathy” American Academy of Ophthalmology, Las Vegas, 2006. Poster Presentation
  • “Evaluation of Comparative Efficacy of Topical Tetravisc vs. Lidocaine Gel in Cataract Surgery” American Academy of Ophthalmology, Las Vegas, 2006. Poster Presentation
  • “Evaluation of portable digital camera for screening of diabetic retinopathy in Primary care and Satellite Clinics” American Society of Retina Specialists, Annual Meeting, Cannes, France 2006. Poster Presentation
  • “Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) Screening Guidelines Using Birth-weight (BW) of Less Than or Equal to 1250 grams as Sole Inclusion Criteria” American Society of Retina Specialists, Annual Meeting, Cannes, France 2006. Poster Presentation
  • “Correlation of Optical Coherence Tomography and Heidelberg Retinal Angiography in Patients Treated With Intravitreal Bevacizumab for Choroidal Neovascular Membranes” American Society of Retina Specialists, Annual Meeting, Cannes, France 2006. Poster Presentation
  • “Effect of intracameral bevacizumab on neovascularization of the iris” American Society of Retina Specialists, Annual Meeting, Cannes, France 2006. Poster Presentation
  • “Evaluation of toxic effects of Ultra-violetB induced Apoptosis in Retinal Ganglion Cells.” International Society of Ocular Toxicology, Germany, 2006. Poster Presentation
  • “Effects of Indocyanine Green on Cultured Rat Retinal Ganglion Cells in Vitro.” International Society of Ocular Toxicology, Germany, 2006. Poster Presentation
  • “Autoclavable Wide-Angle Multi-lens Contact Lens for Vitreoretinal evaluation”. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2006. Poster Presentation
  • “ Evaluation of Fixation Patterns in Macular Diseases with Liquid Crystal Display Fundus Microperimetry”. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2006 Poster Presentation
  • “Evaluation and Comparison of Vitreal Nerve Growth Levels in various Retinal diseases”. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2006 Poster Presentation
  • ”Evaluation of Growth Factors in Human Neural Stem and Retinal Progenitor Cell Conditioned Media”.Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2006 Poster Presentation
  • “Influence of Ciliary Neurotrophic factor (CNTF) on Apoptotic Retinal Ganglion Cell Death Induced by Glutamate Excitoxicity”. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2006 Poster Presentation
  • “Anti VEGF therapy for AMD” All India Ophthalmic Society, Bhopal, India, 2006. Podium Presentation
  • “MP-1 microperimetry in Retinal disorders” All India Ophthalmic Society, Bhopal, India, 2006. Podium Presentation
  • “Screening with birth weight < 1250 (g) identifies all high risk retinopathy of prematurity for early treatment and avoids unnecessary examinations” All India Ophthalmic Society, Bhopal, India, 2006. Podium Presentation.
  • “Spontaneous medial wall fracture caused by nose blowing and persisting as proptosis”. SERI-ARVO combined meeting, Singapore, 2005. Poster Presentation
  • “Evaluation of Light Weight Autoclavable Self-Stabilizing Wide-Angle Contact Lens for Vitreous Surgery”. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2005. Poster Presentation.
  • “Localization of Retinal Stem cells in Normal Human Eye”. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2005. Poster Presentation
  • “Immunolocalization of Retinal Stem Cells With Multiple Markers in Human Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy”. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2005. Poster Presentation
  • “Normal Values for Fundus Perimetry Using Liquid Crystal Display Microperimeter”. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2005. Poster Presentation
  • “Evaluation of Modified Retinopathy of Prematurity(ROP) Screening Guidelines Using Birth-Weight(BW) as Sole Inclusion Criteria”.Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2005. Poster Presentation
  • “Effects of Trypan Blue on Cell Viability and Gene Expression of Retinal Ganglion Cells”. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2005 Poster Presentation
  • “Management of Vitreous Incarcerated in Sclerotomies in Phakic Eyes With a 25 Gauge Illuminated Curved Vitrector”. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2005. Poster Presentation
  • “Sub-Solar Ultraviolet Radiation Decreases Cell Viability and Alters Gene Expression of Retinal Ganglion Cells”. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2005. Poster Presentation
  • “Screening with birth weight < 1250 (g) identifies all high risk retinopathy of prematurity for early treatment and avoids unnecessary examinations” American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, 2005. Podium Presentation
  • “25 g vs. 20 g: Ultrasound Biomicroscopic Evaluation of Vitreous Incarceration in Sclerotomies after Pars Plana Vitrectomy” American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, 2005. Poster Presentation
  • “Evaluation of Concurrent Sutureless 25g Vitreoretinal Surgery & Bimanual Microincisional Phakoemulsification with Placement of Foldable IOLs” American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, 2005. Poster Presentation
  • “Evaluation of Web-based Annotation of Ophthalmic Images for Multi-center Clinical Trials”. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, 2005. Poster Presentation
  • “Quality of Life measured by the 25-Item NEI Correlates accurately with severity of macular scotoma in age related macular generation.” American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, 2005. Poster Presentation
  • “Anti VEGF therapy for AMD” Vitreoretinal Society of India, India 2005. Podium Presentation
  • “Anti VEGF therapy for AMD” FOCUS Mumbai, India, 2005. Podium Presentation
  • “Anti VEGF therapy for Recalcitrant Macular Edema” FOCUS Mumbai, India, 2005. Podium Presentation
  • “25 gauge vitrectomy for anterior segment surgeon!” FOCUS Mumbai, India, 2005. Podium Presentation
  • Bombay Ophthalmic Association, Mumbai, India, 2005. “Anti VEGF Therapy for Macular Edema in CRVO”. Podium Presentation
  • “Autoclavable Wide Angle Lens for Vitrectomy” The Renaissance Symposium, 2005 – Retina and Vitreous; 7th IAVRSC, Ahmedabad, India, 2005. Podium Presentation
  • “Ultrasound B Scan” Bombay Ophthalmic Association, – Vitreo Retina Diagnostics Mumbai, India, 2005. Podium Presentation
  • “Curved Illuminated 25 Gauge Vitrector in Uvea Practice!” Uveitis Society of India. Jalna, India. 2005. Podium Presentation
  • “A novel reusable instrument system for creating 25 gauge sclerotomies in sutureless pars plana Vitrectomy” American Society of Retina Specialists, Montreal, Canada, 2005. Poster Presentation
  • “Comparative Evaluation of toxic effects of ICG and Trypan Blue on survival of Retinal Ganglion Cells” American Society of Retina Specialists, Montreal, Canada, 2005. Poster Presentation
  • “Innovative surgical approach to anterior vitreoretinal pathology- instrumentation and its uses” American Society of Retina Specialists, Montreal, Canada, 2005. Poster Presentation
  • “Successful Management of Optic Disc Melanocytoma Associated Choroidal Neovascularization with Photodynamic Therapy (PDT)” American Society of Retina Specialists, Montreal, Canada, 2005. Poster Presentation
  • “ Birth weight of 1250 grams Identifies Infants with High Risk Retinopathy of Prematurity for Early Treatment ” American Society of Retina Specialists, Montreal, Canada, 2005. Poster Presentation
  • “Evaluation of Web-based Annotation of Ophthalmic Images for Multi-center Clinical Trials” American Society of Retina Specialists, Montreal, Canada, 2005. Poster Presentation
  • “Quality of Life in Diabetic Retinopathy as measured by the 25-Item NEI and TTO Utility Values” American Society of Retina Specialists, Montreal, Canada, 2005. Poster Presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2004. An In Vitro Study of the effect of varying pH on survival of Retinal Ganglion Cells. Accepted for Poster Presentation.
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2004. The Effect of Increased Pressure on In Vitro Survival of Transfected Rat Retinal Ganglion Cells. Accepted for Poster Presentation.
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2004. Evaluation of Newly Designed Aspheric Panoramic Wide-Field Lens for Gonioscopy. Accepted for Poster Presentation.
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2004. Evaluation of a Direct Image Fundus Lens for Indirect Ophthalmoloscopy. Accepted for Poster Presentation.
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2004. Indocyanine Green induces apoptosis in Retinal Ganglion Cells.Accepted for Poster Presentation.
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 2004. Correlation of Retinal Sensitivity to Visual Acuity Using Liquid Crystal Display Microperimetry. Accepted for Poster Presentation.
  • American society of retina specialists Annual Meeting, San Diego, 2004. “Evaluation of Screening Criteria for Retinopathy of Prematurity”. Podium Presentation
  • American society of retina specialists Annual Meeting, San Diego, 2004. “Evaluation of Concurrent Placement of Foldable IOLs in Vitreoretinal Surgery Combined with Phacoemulsification”. Poster Presentation
  • American society of retina specialists Annual Meeting, San Diego, 2004. “Evaluation of various retinal pathologies with Liquid Crystal Display Microperimeter”. Poster Presentation
  • American society of retina specialists Annual Meeting, San Diego, 2004. “Normal Values for Fundus Perimetry Using Liquid Crystal Display Microperimeter”. Poster Presentation
  • American society of retina specialists Annual Meeting, San Diego, 2004. “Direct Image Creating Aspheric Lens for Indirect Ophthalmoscopy”. Poster Presentation
  • International society of ocular pharmacology and toxicology Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, 2004. “Indocyanine Green induces apoptosis in retinal ganglion cells”. Poster Presentation
  • International society of ocular pharmacology and toxicology Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, 2004. “High hydrostatic pressure decreases survival of retinal ganglion cells in vitro”. Poster Presentation
  • International society of ocular pharmacology and toxicology Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, 2004. “Ciliary Epithelium is an extraretinal source of Vascular Endothelial growth factor (VEGF)”. Poster Presentation
  • International society of ocular pharmacology and toxicology Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, 2004. “The effect of pH on survival of retinal ganglion cells in vitro”. Poster Presentation
  • All India Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting, New Delhi, India, 2003. “Introduction & Evaluation of SVG Based Ophthalmic Image Annotation in Internet Based Multi-Center Clinical Trials”. Podium Presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, 2003. “Intravitreal Concentration of Pigment-Epithelium Derived Growth Factor (PEDF) in Eyes with Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy”. Poster Presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, 2003. “Alpha-V beta-3 and Alpha V Beta-5 Integrin Identification on Endothelial Cells of Human Eyes with Choroidal Neovascular Membranes”. Poster Presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, 2003. An In Vitro System for Studying the Effect of Ambient Hydrostatic Pressure on Growth, Morphology, and Biochemical Aspects of Ganglion Cells. Poster Presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, 2003. “The Effect of Elevated Atmospheric Pressure on the Survival of Retinal Ganglion Cells using Flexcell Biopress System”. Poster Presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, 2003. “Newly Designed Dual Purpose Autoclavable Wide-angle Lens for Vitreous Surgery”. Poster Presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, 2003. “The Effect of Increased Hydrostatic Pressure on the Survival of Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells”. Poster Presentation
  • Vitreous Society Annual Meeting, NewYork, NY, 2003. “Macular infarction in a young male with sickle cell disease”. Poster Presentation
  • Vitreous Society Annual Meeting, NewYork, NY, 2003. “The Use of Liquid Crystal Display Microperimetry to Detect Visual Impairment Following Photocoagulation in patients with Diabetic Macular Edema”. Poster Presentation
  • Vitreous Society Annual Meeting, NewYork, NY, 2003. “Autoclavable wide-angle two-piece lens for vitreous surgery”. Poster Presentation
  • Vitreous Society Annual Meeting, NewYork, NY, 2003. “Slitlamp Biomicroscopy Adapter for Simultaneous Photodocumentation during Clinical Assessment of the Fundus”. Poster Presentation
  • American Society of Cell Biology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2003. The Effect of Elevated Atmospheric Pressure on the In Vitro Survival of Retinal Ganglion Cells. Poster Presentation
  • American Society of Cell Biology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2003. Effect of Elevated Pressure on Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cell Viability: An In Vitro Study. Poster Presentation
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA 2003. Quality of Life in Diabetic Retinopathy as measured by the 25-Item NEI and TTO Utility Values. Poster Presentation
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA 2003. Successful Management of Cataract Surgery Associated Vitreous Loss with Sutureless Small Gauge Pars Plana Vitrectomy. Podium Presentation
  • American Society of Cell Biology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2002. “Apoptotic Cell Death of Retinal Ganglion Cells in Glaucoma”. Poster Presentation
  • American Society of Cell Biology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2002. “The Role of Integrin V3 in Ocular Neovascular Disease”. Poster Presentation
  • American Society of Cell Biology Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2002. “Vitreous Nerve Growth Factor Levels in Vitreoretinal Pathologies”. Poster Presentation
  • Vitreous Soceity Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2002. “The Evaluation of a Self-Retaining Modified Levicky Infusion Cannula in Pars Plana Vitrectomy”. Poster Presentation
  • Vitreous Soceity Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2002. “No Patch Clear Shield Dressing vs. Conventional Eye Patch and Shield in Uncomplicated Vitreous Surgery”. Poster Presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, 2002. “Histopathologic and Ultrastructural Characterization of Anterior and Posterior Capsule in Kneist Dysplasia”. Poster Presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, 2001. “Evaluation and Comparison of Vireal NGF levels in Human Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy and Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy”. Poster Presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, 2002. “Levels of Alpha-V beta-3 Integrin on Proliferating Endothelial Cells of CNV”. Poster Presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, 2002. “SVG Based Ophthalmic Image Annotation in Internet Based Multi-center Clinical Trials”. Poster Presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, 2002. “Anti PDGF Antibody Effectively Prevents Mesenchymal Transformation of RPE in Human PVR”. Poster Presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, 2002. “Expression of Gamma Interferon mRNA by Astrocytes”. Poster Presentation
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, 2002.Quality of Life in Age-Related Macular Degeneration as Measured by the 25-Item NEI VFQ and the TTO Method. Poster Presentation
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, 2002.Evaluation of Concurrent Placement of Foldable IOLs in Vitreoretinal Surgery Combined with Phacoemulsification Poster Presentation
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, 2001. “Neovascular Glaucoma:Parsplana Baerveldt Implant vs. ND:Yag Cyclophotocoagulation vs. Yag Endocyclophotocoagulation”. Poster presentation.
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, 2001. Intravitreal Dexamethasone as well as Intravitreal Triamcinolone Reduces Postoperative Inflammation in Vireoretinal Surgery. Poster presentation.
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, 2001. Optical Coherance Tomography Versus Pachymetry Measurements of Corneal Thickness in LASIK Candidates. Poster Presentation
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, 2001 Evaluation of Risk Factors Associated with Cataract Formation After Vitreoretinal Surgery. Poster presentation.
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, 2001. Endophthalmitis Following Gancyclovir Implant. Poster presentation.
  • Vitreous Society, Peurto Rico, 2001. Evaluation of Suction Assisted Self Retaining Low Weight One Piece Wide Angle Contact Lens for Vitreoretinal Surgery. Poster Presentation.
  • Vitreous Society, Peurto Rico, 2001.HRQL in Patients with Diabetic Retinopathy as Measured by the 25-Item NEI VFQ and Time Trade off Method. Poster presentation.
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, 2001. A Comparative Analysis of Corneal Thickness by Optical Coherence Tomography and Pachymetry. Poster Presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, 2001.Evaluation of Suction Assisted Self-retaining Contact Wide-angle Lens for Vitreoretinal Microsurgery. Poster Presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, 2001. Intravitreal Triamcinolone use in the control of Inflammation After Vitreoretinal Surgery . Poster Presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, 2001. Duncker Influence of Increased Hydrostatic Pressure on Expression of Matrix Metalloproteases by Trabecular Cells. Poster Presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, 2001.Amplification of Platelet-derived Growth Factor genes occurs in Retinal Pigment Epithelium in Human Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy. Poster Presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, April 30-May 5, 2000: “Insulin like growth factor-1 and its receptors are present in pterygia.” Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, April 30-May 5, 2000: “Intravitreal corticosteroid use in the control of inflammation after Vitreoretinal surgery.” Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, April 30-May 5, 2000: “Apoptosis of retinal pigment epithelial cells in human age related macular degeneration.” Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, May 9-15, 1999: “. Apoptosis of Photoreceptor cells in Fischer 344.” Poster presentation
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, October 29 November 2, 1999: ” Intravitreal Dexamethasone effectively reduces postoperative inflammation after vitreoretinal surgery.” Poster presentation
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, October 29 November 2, 1999: ” ND:Yag Cyclophotocoagulation versus Parsplana Modified Baerveldt Implant in the Management of Neovascular Glaucoma.” Platform presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, May 9-15, 1999: “Growth factors present in Secondary Aqueous Humor increase expression of fibronectin in the trabecular meshwork system.” Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, May 9-15, 1999: “TGF-Beta-2 modulates the mRNA expression protein production and secretion of fibronectin by trabecular cells.” Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, May 9-15, 1999: “.Stromelysin expression in the trabecular meshwork of anterior segments perfused with growth factors present in secondary aqueous humor ”. Poster presentation.
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, May 9-15, 1999: “Basic fibroblast growth factor and antiplatelet growth factor derived antibody synergistically inhibit retinal pigment epithelial cell induced collagen contraction.” Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, May 9-15, 1999: “A comparision of snellen acuity estimates by visual evoked potentials by LKC Technology. Vs. Actual Snellen Acuity measurements.” Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, May 9-15, 1999: “Enhanced visualization and access of peripheral retina in trans pars plana vitrectomy surgery with usage of a dual function curved light and laser probe.” Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, May 9-15, 1999: “Rapid sterilization of wide field contact lens used in vitreoretinal surgery.” Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, May 9-15, 1999: “Anti insulin like growth factor antibody I and II have no inhibitory effect on retinal pigment epithelial cell induced collagen contraction.” Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, May 9-15, 1998: “Comparison of retinal pigment epithelial cell contraction when incubated in vitreous aspirates from patients with proliferative vs. nonproliferative forms of retinopathies.” Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, May 9-15, 1998: “Evaluation of self retaining wide angle true field contact lens for vitreoretinal microsurgery.” Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, May 9-15, 1998: “ Effect of basic fibroblast growth factor on age related retinal degeneration in Fisher 344 rats: An ultrastructural study.” Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, May 9-15, 1998: “Fibronectin mRNA and protein expression by trabecular cells in anterior segments perfused with transforming growth factor -*2.” Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, May 9-15, 1998: “Anti-platelet derived growth factor antibody inhibits retinal pigment epithelial cell induced collagen contraction.” Platform presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, May 9-15, 1998: “ Detection of vascular endothelial growth factor mRNA and protein in the ciliary epithelium.” Poster presentation
  • Second Annual Meeting of Collaborating for the Community, Richland Memorial Hospital and USC School of Medicine, Columbia, SC, May 14, 1997: “Aqueous humor in neovascular glaucoma patients contains a significantly increased level of vascular endothelial growth factor.” Scientific Poster
  • Second Annual Meeting of Collaborating for the Community, Richland Memorial Hospital and USC School of Medicine, Columbia, SC, May 14, 1997: “Expression of TGF beta 3 mRNA and detection of the cytokine in human Tenon’s capsule fibroblasts.” Scientific Poster
  • Second Annual Meeting of Collaborating for the Community, Richland Memorial Hospital and USC School of Medicine, Columbia, SC, May 14, 1997: “Expression of mRNA’s for gamma-interferon and transforming growth factor beta 1 in the retina and optic nerve of glaucomatous eyes.” Scientific Poster.
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, May 11-16, 1997: “Aqueous humor in neovascular glaucoma patients contains a significantly increased level of vascular endothelial growth factor”. Platform presentation (Jointly)
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, May 11-16, 1997 “Correlation between levels of intravitreal vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and various types of retinopathy” Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, May 11-16, 1997 “TGF beta 3 mRNA and detection of the cytokine in human Tenon’s capsule fibroblasts” Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, May 11-16, 1997. “Barotoxic effects on morphology and viability of trabecular cells”. Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, May 11-16, 1997 “A comparative analysis of glutaraldehyde disinfection for sterilization of wide angle lens systems for microvitreoretinal surgery” Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, May 11-16, 1997 “Enhanced visualization of anterior retina in bans pars plana vitrectomy surgery using a curved light probe” Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, May 11-16, 1997 “The use of contact transscleral Nd:Yag cyclophotocoagulation in neovascular glaucoma” Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, May 11-16, 1997 “Interobserver variations in optic nerve cupping quantitation using cup to disc ratios vs. measurement with a gridded lens system” Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, May 11-16, 1997 “Expression of mRNAs for gamma interferon and transforming growth factor beta 1 in the retina and optic nerve of glaucomatous eyes” Poster presentation
  • Fourth Annual International Symposium on Retina and Vitreous Surgery, Hyderabad, India, August 30-31, 1997 “Tips and Tricks in Vitreoretinal Surgery” Platform presentation
  • Fourth Annual International Symposium on Retina and Vitreous Surgery, Hyderabad, India, August 30-31, 1997 “Recent advances in ocular anesthesia” Platform presentation
  • Fourth Annual International Symposium on Retina and Vitreous Surgery, Hyderabad, India, August 30-31, 1997 “Optics of wide angle viewing systems and their use in viteroretinal surgery” Platform presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, April 22 26, 1996: “Improved access to ora serrata using curved endolaser probe.” Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, April 22 26, 1996: “An indirect lens system providing true field erect images for retinal laser procedures.” Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, April 22 26, 1996: “Upregulated expression of gamma interferon and transforming growth factor – beta1 in the optic nerve of glaucomatous eyes.” Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl, April 22 26, 1996: “Pressure dependent changes in trabecular meshwork cell morphology.” Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl,. April 22 26, 1996: “Expression of PDGP A and PDGF B m RNAs by trabecular cells and lack of detectable level of PDGF B in aqueous humor.” Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Ft. Lauderdale, Fl,. April 22 26, 1996: “Differential expression of TGF-beta isoforms by trabecular cells and Tenon’s fibroblasts: implications in glaucoma filtration surgery.” Poster presentation
  • First Annual Meeting of Collaborating for the Community, Richland Memorial Hospital and USC School of Medicine, Columbia, SC, May 10, 1996: “Differential expression of TGF beta isoforms by trabecular cells and Tenon’s fibroblasts: implications in glaucoma filtration surgery” Scientific Poster.
  • First Annual Meeting of Collaborating for the Community, Richland Memorial Hospital and USC School of Medicine, Columbia, SC, May 10, 1996: “Upregulated expression of gamma interferon and transforming growth factor beta 1 in the optic nerve of glaucomatous eyes.” Scientific Poster.
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL, May 14 19, 1995: “Effects of bFGF and TGF beta 1 on c fos expression and TGF beta 1 induction in trabecular cells. Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL, May 14 19, 1995: “Age related changes in trabecular cells: A model in vitro.” Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL, May 14 19, 1995: “Effects of TGF-Beta on mRNA alternative splicing and protein synthesis of fibronectin in trabecular cells of the eye.” Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL, May 14 19, 1995: ” Contraction of collagen gels by trabecular cells” Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL, May 14 19, 1995: “An in vitro system for studying pressure effects on growth, morphology, and biochemical aspects of trabecular meshwork cells” Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL, May 14 19, 1995: “Increased tissue plasminogen activity in activated retinal pigmented epithelium and rationale for its use in management of submacular hemorrhage” Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL, May 14 19, 1995: “A comparative study of IL-1 beta induced membranes in rabbit and human PVR membranes” Poster presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL, May 14 19, 1995: “Wide-angle true feild lens system for vitreoretinal microsurgery” Poster presentation
  • Department of Ophthalmology, Catholic Medical Center, New York, NY, June 21, 1995: “Retinal peripheral degenerations: normal abnormal ” Platform presentation
  • Department of Ophthalmology, Roosevelt Medical center, New York, NY, September 30, 1995: “Optics of wide angle panoramic viewing systems” Platform presentation
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, October 29 November 2, 1995: “Laser applications in diabetic retinopathy” Platform presentation
  • Department of Ophthalmology, Catholic Medical Center, New York, NY, June 19, 1994: “Recent advances in the management of Cytomegalovirus Retinitis” Platform presentation
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, Sarasota, FL, May 1 6, 1994: “ Assessment of blood retinal barrier integrity in alloxan diabetic rats using contrast enhanced MRI” Poster presentation
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, October 29 November 2, 1994: “Electrophysiological changes in Plaquenil Retinopathy.” Poster presentation

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