Publications

Allon Barsam has written over 40 scientific papers, 2 textbooks and 8 book chapters. His work has been published internationally.
Allon Barsam: Publications

Publications


1. Ong HS, Barsam A, Morris O,  Siriwardena D, Verma S

A Survey of Ocular Sports Trauma and the Role of Eye Protection

Contact Lens Anterior Eye. 2012 August 13. Epub ahead of print

2. Alevi D, Barsam A, Kruh J, Prince J, Donnenfeld ED

Photorefractive Keratectomy with Mitomycin C for the Combined treatment of Myopia and Subepithelial Infiltates following Epidemic Keratoconjunctivitis

J Cataract Refract Surg. 2012 Jun; 38(6):1028-33

3. Barsam A, Voldman A, Donnenfeld ED

Advanced Technology IOLs in Cataract Surgery; Management of the Unhappy Patient

Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2012 Spring;52(2):95-102.

 

4. Barsam A, Donnenfeld ED, Perry HD

Primary Herpes Simplex Blepharoconjunctivitis and Limbal Keratitis.

Archives of Ophthalmology. 2012;130(2):179.

5. Solomon R, Barsam A, Voldman A, Holladay J, Bhogal M, Donnenfeld ED

Argon Laser Iridoplasty to Improve Visual Function in Multifocal IOL Patients.

Refract Surg. 2012 Apr;28(4):281-3

6. Barsam A, Allan BD. Excimer laser refractive surgery versus phakic intraocular

Lenses for the correction of moderate to high myopia. Cochrane Database Syst Rev.

2012 Jan 18;1.Review

7. Barsam A, Allan BD
Meta-analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials Comparing Excimer Laser and Phakic Intraocular Lenses for Moderate to High Myopia

Cornea. 2012 Apr;31(4):454-61

8. Petrushkin H, Barsam A, Mavrakakis M, Parfitt A, Jaye P. Optic disc assessment

in the emergency department: a comparative study between the PanOptic and direct

ophthalmoscopes. Emerg Med J. 2011 Oct 13. [Epub ahead of print] 

9.  Barsam A, Patel N, Laganowski H, Perry H. Recurrent corneal ulceration in

presence of synthetic microfibrils. Clin Ophthalmol2011;5:837-9. Epub 2011 Jun 21.

10. Su MY, Perry HD, Barsam A, Perry AR, Donnenfeld ED, Wittpenn JR, D’Aversa G.

The Effect of Decreasing The Dosage of Cyclosporine A 0.05% on Dry Eye Disease after One Year of Twice Daily Therapy.

Cornea. 2011Oct;30(10):1098-104. 

 

11.  Ford R, Barsam A, Vasani S, Velusami P, Ellis H.

Drainage of the Maxillary Sinus. A Comparative Anatomy Study.

J Otolaryngol, Head Neck Surg. 2011 Feb; 40(1): 70-4.

 

12. Sundaram V, Barsam A, Virgili G. Intravitreal low molecular weight heparin and

5-Fluorouracil for the prevention of proliferative vitreoretinopathy following

retinal reattachment surgery. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2010 Jul 7; 7.

13. Barsam A, Bhogal M, Morris S, Little B. Anterior segment slit lamp photography

using the iPhone. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2010 Jul;36(7):1240-1. 

14. Barsam A, Allan BD. Excimer laser refractive surgery versus phakic intraocular

lenses for the correction of moderate to high myopia. Cochrane Database Syst Rev.

2010 May 12;5.

15. Barsam A, Pattmore A, Trembly S, Muller D, Marshall J

Microwave keratoplasty: an experimental study on ex vivo human  corneas to determine the keratorefractive effect

J Cataract Refract Surg2010 Mar;36(3):472-6.

 

16. Barsam A, Chauhan D, Strong S, Plant GT

Prandial presbyopia: a case series.

J Neuro-ophthalmology2010 Mar;30(1):42-4.

17.  Chandra A, Barsam A, Hugkulstone C.

Spontaneous suprachoroidal haemorrhage

Cases J. 2009 Nov 6;2:185.

18. Barsam A, Chandra A, Bunce C, Whitefield LA

Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial to Compare the Effect of AquaLase Liquefaction Verus Ultrasound Phacoemulsification Cataract Surgery on the Macula.

J Cataract Refract Surg. 2008 Jun;34(6):991-5

19. Chandra A, Barsam A, Hammond CJ

Tonometer prism sterilisation: A local and UK national survey.

Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2008 Feb;31(1):13-16

20. Barsam A, Heatley CJ, Sundaram V, Toma NMG

A retrospective analysis to determine the effect of independent treatment centres on the case mix for microsurgical training.

Eye2008 May;22(5):687-90.

21. Barsam A, Heatley CJ, Herbert L

Panophthalmitis secondary to infection with Citrobacter Koseri.

Eye.  2006  Dec; 20(12) 1468-70 

22. Barsam A, Heatley CJ, Herbert L

Spontaneous suprachoroidal haemorrhage secondary to thrombolysis for the treatment of myocardial infarction.

Clin Experiment Ophthalmol.  2006 March: 34(2); 177-179.

23. Barsam A,Laidlaw A.

Visual fields in patients who have undergone vitrectomy for complications of diabetic retinopathy. A prospective study.

BMC Ophthalmol. 2006 Jan 26;6:5.

24. Lim C B B , Chen V, Barsam A, Berger J, Harrisson R A.

Plain Abdominal Radiographs: Can We Interpret Them?

Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2006 Jan;88(1):23-6.

25. Barsam A, Kerins M,  Jaye P

Tetanus and intravenous drug use.

Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis.  2005 Jul;24(7):497-8.

26. Ismail M, Riaz AA, Barsam A, Bunce CJ.

Mesh erosion into the bladder : A late complication of incisional hernia repair

Hernia. 2004 May; 8(2); 158-9.  

 

Publications (in press)


1. Gupta T, Barsam A, Mearza AA, Perry HD

Fungal Keratitis Following LASIK. A rare complication with diagnostic challenges

Submitted to Cornea. September 2012.

 

            

Publications (submitted)


1.  Nissirios N, Barsam A, Nadji E, Donnenfeld ED, Perry HD

A Comparative Case Series to Characterize the Association of Superior Salzmann’s Nodular Degeneration with an Inverse Bell’s Phenomenon.

Cornea. Accepted pending Revision. September 2012.

 

 

Books 


1.  Sundaram V, Barsam A, Alwitry A, Khaw PT

Dr. Barsam co-authored Training in Ophthalmology

Training in Ophthalmology: the essential clinical curriculum – Second Edition

Oxford University Press: October 2016

 

 

 

 

Book Chapters 


1. Donnenfeld ED, Javid AGK, Barsam A

Femtosecond Laser Astigmatic Incisions

Laser Refractive Cataract Surgery

Bryn Mawr Communications 2012

2. Barsam A, Donnenfeld ED

Presbyopic IOLs

Premium Cataract Surgery; A step-by-step guide

Slack Inc Publishing 2012

3. Barsam A, Sullivan PM

Open Globe Injury

Ophthalmopaedia: April 2010

4. Goyal S, Barsam A, Tuft S

External Eye Disease.

Training in Ophthalmology: the essential clinical curriculum

Oxford University Press: February 2009

5. Barsam A, Uddin J

Oculoplastics.

Training in Ophthalmology: the essential clinical curriculum

Oxford University Press: February 2009

 

 

Published Abstracts, Protocols and Guidelines


1.  Barsam A

Surgical Treatment of High Myopia

Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today – June 2012

2. Barsam A

Technology for Keratoconus Screening

Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today – March 2012

3. Donnenfeld ED, Barsam A

Treating Astigmatism With the Femtosecond Laser

Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today –March 2012

4. Davis EA, Donnenfeld ED, Barsam A, Starr CE

How to get the most out of Premium IOLs

Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today –January 2012

5. Barsam A, Perry HD, Donnenfeld ED

Real Time Intraoperative Wavefront Aberrometry To Refine Outcomes In Patients With Long Or Short Axial Lengths Undergoing Cataract Surgery

Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci.2011 52: E-Abstract 5699.

6.  Nissirios N,  Solomon R, Barsam A, Fiore J, Davis Z, Perry A, Morcos M, Donnenfeld ED, Perry ED

An Investigation of the Safety and Efficacy Of Subconjunctival Bevacizumab in the Treatment of Corneal Neovascularization

Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2011 52: E-Abstract 6384.

7. Barsam A, Ong HS

Sports Eye Protection

Moorfields Eye Hospital – May 2011

8. Donnenfeld ED, Barsam A

Diagnosing and Managing Ocular Surface Disease in the Glaucoma Population

Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today –June 2011

9. Barsam A, Donnenfeld ED

Indications and Strategies for Multifocal IOL Explantation.

Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today – Europe . April 2011

10. Barsam A, Davis ZA, Donnenfeld ED.

Multifocal Intraocular Lens Exchange. An In-the-bag technique in the presence of a previously made YAG posterior capsulotomy.

Cataract and Refractive Surgery TodayOctober 2010

 

11. Barsam A, Allan BDS. Excimer laser refractive surgery versus phakic intraocular lenses for the correction of moderate to high myopia (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2009, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD007679. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD007679.

 

12.  A. Barsam, A. Patmore, and J. Marshall

Microwave Keratoplasty: An Experimental Study on Porcine and Human Corneas to Determine the Keratorefractive Effect

Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2009 50: E-Abstract 2221.

 

13.  Sundaram V , Barsam A. Intravitreal low molecular weight heparin and 5-Fluorouracil for the prevention of proliferative vitreoretinopathy following retinal reattachment surgery. (Protocol) Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2007, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD006421. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD006421.

 

14. Barsam A, Heatley CJ,. Herbert L
Spontaneous Suprachoroidal Haemorrhage After Administration of Recombinant Tissue Plasminogen Activator
Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci.
 2005 46: E-Abstract 289.

15. Barsam A, Velusami P, Ellis H.

Drainage of the Maxillary Sinus. A Comparative Anatomy Study.

Clinical Anatomy Nov 2004 : 17(8); 682-687 (abstract).

16.  Barsam A,Velusami P, Parfitt A

Guidelines for the treatment of acute ophthalmic emergencies

St Thomas’ Manual of Clinical Operating Procedures (internal publication) July 2004.

 

Video Publications


1. Barsam A, Mearza AA

Make It Stop; Techniques to Prevent and Treat Recurrence of Epithelial Ingrowth Post-LASIK

Eyetube http://eyetube.net/video/make-it-stop-techniques-to-treat-and-prevent-the-recurrence-of-epithelial-ingrowth-post-lasik/

 

2. Barsam A, Gupta T, Mearza AA

Penetrating Keratoplasty Treatment of a Large Spontaneous  Corneal Perforation

Eyetube http://eyetube.net/video/penetrating-keratoplasty-management-of-a-large-spontaneous-corneal-perforation-with-extrusion-of-lens-and-vitreous/            

3. Donnenfeld ED, Barsam A

Treating Astigmatism With Femtosecond Lasers

Eyetube http://eyetube.net/video/treating-astigmatism-with-femtosecond-lasers/

4. Barsam A, Donnenfeld ED.

Argon Laser Iridoplasty to Improve Visual Function in Multifocal IOL patients

Eyetube: http://www.eyetube.net/video/argon-laser-iridoplasty-to-improve-visual-function-following-multifocal-iol-implantation/

5. Barsam A, Donnenfeld ED.

Evaluation of Corneal Sensation and Signs and Symptoms of Dry Eye Disease in Eyes Receiving Reverse Side Cut Femtosecond Flap Formation LASIK

Eyetube: http://www.eyetube.net/video/effects-of-femtosecond-flap-design-on-dry-eye-and-corneal-sensation/

6. Barsam A, Donnenfeld ED.

Total Anterior Segment Reconstruction

Eyetube: http://www.eyetube.net/video/total-anterior-segment-reconstruction/

7. Barsam A, Donnenfeld ED.

Multifocal Intraocular Lens Exchange. An In-the-bag technique in the presence of a previously made YAG posterior capsulotomy.

Eyetube: http://www.eyetube.net/video/multifocal-iol-exchange

 

Patented Instruments


 

1. Barsam A, Perry HD

Kera-brush; rotating brush for ocular surface procedures; Accutome, US.

2. Barsam A, Donnenfeld ED

Capsular Support System; for cataract surgery in the presence of absent or weak zonules; Accutome, US.

 

Ophthalmic Press Articles


1. Eurotimes

Volume 17; Issue 7, 2012

Article on LASIK flaps: Quest for Perfection

2. Eurotimes

Volume 7; Issue 2 , 2011

Article on LASIK flaps and Research

3. Ocular Surgery News

US Edition, March 27th, 2011

Article describing research on reverse side-cut femtosecond flap LASIK

4. Ocular Surgery News

US Edition, March 1, 2007.

Article highlighting AquaLase versus Phacoemulsifcation trial

5. Retina Today

July/August 2007 Edition

Article highlighting AquaLase versus Phacoemulsifcation trial