Sandra Montezuma, MD

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2010 Fellow of the year teaching award. Presented by residents of the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. Massachusetts Eye and Ear/ Harvard Medical School.

2010 The New England ophthalmological Society. Poster Winner. The role of Bovine Lactoferrin in LPS induced Uveitis

2010 Gilligham Fellowship Award at The Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology.

2009 The 13th Fellowship Research Award at the Retina Society, Retina Congress. A Novel Non-radioactive Method to Evaluate Vascular Barrier Breakdown and Leakage.

2009 The New England ophthalmological Society. Poster Winner. The Role of Bovine Lactoferrin and Bovine Lactoferricin in The Ocular Angiogenesis.

2007 The New England ophthalmological Society. Poster Winner. Modeling the Number Needed to Screen for Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma.

A novel non-radioactive method to evaluate vascular barrier breakdown and leakage. Trichonas G, Gragoudas E, Miller JW, Vavvas D. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. Oct 29, 2009.

Montezuma SR, Vavvas D, Miller JW. Review of the Ocular Angiogenesis Animal Models. Seminars of Ophthalmology. Volume 24, Issue 2 March 2009, pages 52 – 61.

Montezuma SR, Gopal H, Savar A, Turalba A, Cestari D, Torun N. Silent Sinus Syndrome Presenting as Enophthalmos Long After Orbital Trauma. Journal of Neuro-ophthalmology. 28(2); 107-110, June, 2008.

Papaliodis G, Montezuma SR, Hypopyon as the presenting feature of recurrent B-cell lymphoma. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2008 May-Jun;16(3):121-2.

Montezuma SR, Pineda R, Lessell, S. Optic Neuropathy after Epi-LASIK. Journal of refractive surgery. February 2008; 24 (2), pages 204-8.

Montezuma SR, Sobrin, L, Dr Seddon JM. Review of Genetics in Age Related Macular Degeneration. 2007. Seminars in Ophthalmology. Volume 22, Issue 4 October 2007, pages 229-240.

Montezuma SR, Loewenstein J, Scholz C, Rizzo JF. Biocompatibility of Materials Implanted into the Sub-Retinal Space of Yucatan Pigs. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. August 2006, Vol. 47, No. 8. 3514-3522.

Sweitzer R., Scholz C, Montezuma S, Rizzo JF. Evaluation of subretinal implants coated with Amorphous Aluminum Oxide and Diamond-like Carbon. Journal of Bioactive and Compatible polymers 2006; 21:5-22.

Shah HG, Montezuma SR, Rizzo JF. In vivo electrical stimulation of rabbit retina: Effect of stimulus duration and electrical field orientation. Exp Eye Res. 2006. 83 (2):247-54

Loewenstein J, Montezuma SR, Rizzo JF. Outer Retinal Degeneration: An Electronic Retinal Prosthesis as a Treatment Strategy. Archives of Ophthalmology 2004 Apr; 122:4 587-596.

Montezuma SR, Rizzo JF, Ziv OR. Differential Recovery of the ERG, VECP and EECP Following Vitrectomy: Implications for Acute Testing of an Implanted Retinal Prosthesis. VA Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development. 2004 Mar/April; 41:2 113-120.

Montezuma SR, Rizzo JF, Ziv OR. Combined Vitrectomy Lens and Electrode for ERG Recording During Surgery. Retina 2002 Dec; 22:6 828-9.


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