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

Browse the list of publications below …

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.
J 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 Ophthalmol. 2011;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 Surg. 2010 Mar;36(3):472-6.

16. Barsam A, Chauhan D, Strong S, Plant GT
Prandial presbyopia: a case series.
J Neuro-ophthalmology. 2010 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.
Eye. 2008 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 (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
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 Today. October 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.

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.

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