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Parag A. Majmudar, M.D., Bibliography


  1. Goins KM, Khadem J, Dana MR, Majmudar PA, Ernest JT: Photodynamic Biologic Tissue Glue to Enhance Corneal Wound Healing After Radial Keratotomy, J Cataract Refract Surg, November 1997, 23:1331-1338.
  2. Majmudar PA, Brenart R, Epstein RJ, Topical Mitomycin-C For Massive Subepithelial Fibrosis Following Radial Keratotomy. Cornea 1998, 17(2): 242-243.
  3. Majmudar PA, Epstein RJ, Antimetabolites in Ocular Surface Neoplasia. Current Opinion in Ophthalmology, August 1998, 9(4), 35-39.
  4. Goins KM, Khadem J, Majmudar PA: Relative Strength of Photodynamic Biologic Tissue Glue in Penetrating Keratoplasty in Cadaver Eyes, J Cataract Refract Surg, December 1998, 24:1566-1570.
  5. Majmudar PA, Forstot SL, Nirankari VS, Dennis RF, Brenart R, Epstein RJ: Topical Mitomycin-C for Subepithelial Fibrosis after Refractive Corneal Surgery. Ophthalmol 2000; 107:89-94.
  6. Rao SN, Majmudar, PA.  LASIK after PRK, Discussion, Ophthalmol 2001; 108,1479.
  7. Rao SN, Raviv T, Majmudar PA, Epstein RJ.  Role of Orbscan II in Screening Keratoconus Patients before Refractive Surgery, Ophthalmol 2002; 109:1642-1646.
  8. Lane HA, Swale J, Majmudar PA. Prophylactic Use of Mitomycin-C in the Management of Buttonholed LASIK Flaps. J Cataract Refract Surg 2003 February, 29:390-392.
  9. Muller LT, Candal EM, Epstein RJ, Dennis RF, Majmudar PA. Transepithelial phototherapeutic keratectomy/photorefractive keratectomy (PTK/PRK) with Adjunctive Mitomycin-C for Complicated LASIK Flaps, Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, February 2005; 31(2), 209-216.
  10. Majmudar PA, “The Role of Mitomycin-C in Corneal Refractive Surgery”,  Techniques in Ophthalmology.  Vol. 2, No. 2, June 2004, 43-9.
  11. Klein SR, Epstein RJ, Majmudar PA, Muller LT. Management of Complicated or Buttonhole LASIK Flaps With Transepithelial Phototherapeutic Keratectomy/Photorefractive Keratectomy With Adjunctive Mitomycin C. Techniques in Ophthalmology, September 2004, Volume 2, Issue 3, p. 110-113.
  12. Spanggord HM, Epstein RJ, Lane HA, Candal EM, Klein SR, Majmudar PA, Dennis RF, “Flap suturing with proparacaine for recurrent epithelial ingrowth following laser in situ keratomileusis surgery,” Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 2005; 31(5); May 2005, p. 916-921.
  13. Lacayo GO, Majmudar PA.  How and when to use Mitomycin-C in refractive surgery, Curr Opin Ophthalmol, 2005, 16(4):256-259.
  14. Majmudar PA, Epstein RJ, Parent A, et al. Non-Invasive Diagnosis Of Epithelial Downgrowth Following Penetrating Keratoplasty Using Immunohistochemical Analysis Of Resected Corneal Buttons, Cornea, 2006 Jul;25(6):727-33.
  15. Goldsberry DH, Epstein RJ, Majmudar PA, et al. Effect of Mitomycin C on the Corneal Endothelium When Used for Corneal Subepithelial Haze Prophylaxis Following Photorefractive Keratectomy, J Refract Surg 2007 September 23(7):724-7.
  16. Schallhorn SC, Farjo AA, Huang D, Boxer-Wachler BS, Trattler WB, Tanzer DJ, Majmudar PA, Sugar A. Wavefront-Guided LASIK for the Correction of Primary Myopia and Astigmatism: Ophthalmic Technology Assessment, Ophthalmology 2008; 115:1249-1261.
  17. Virasch VV, Majmudar PA, Epstein RJ et al. Reduced Application Time for Prophylactic Mitomycin-C in Photorefractive Keratectomy. Ophthalmology 2010; 117:885-9.
  18. Letko E, Majmudar PA, Forstot SL, Epstein RJ, Rubinfeld RS. UVA-light and riboflavin-mediated corneal collagen cross-linking.  Int Ophthalmol Clin 2011; 51(2):63-76.
  19. Nielsen SA, McDonald MB, Majmudar PA. Safety of besifloxacin ophthalmic suspension 0.6% in refractive surgery: a retrospective chart review of post-LASIK patients. Clin Ophthalmol 2013:7, 149-56.
  20. Raciti M, Majmudar PA. Phakic IOLs: Sulcus Versus Iris-Claw Versus Angle-Supported: Complications and Outcomes, Curr Ophthalmol Rep, 2013, in press.
  21. Farjo AA, Sugar AS, Schalhorn SC, Majmudar PA, et al. Femtosecond Lasers for LASIK Flap Creation: Ophthalmic Technology Assessment, Ophthalmology 2013; 120:e5-e20.
  22. Majmudar PA, Clinch T, Comstock, T et al. Prospective evaluation of the safety of besifloxacin ophthalmic suspension 0.6% in cataract and refractive surgery, Cornea May 2014, 33(5), 457-62.
  23. Masket S, Hovanesian JA, Levenson J, Tyson F, Flynn W, Endl, M, Majmudar PA et al. Randomized comparison of a hydrogel sealant versus sutures for prevention of fluid egress following cataract surgery, J Cataract Refract Surg (Dec.) 2014; 40:2057-2066.
  24. Walters T, Endl M, Elmer TR, Levenson J, Majmudar PA, Masket S. Dexamethasone Punctum Plug for the Treatment of Ocular Inflammation and Pain after Cataract Surgery, J Cataract Refract Surg 2015 Oct;41(10):2049-59. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrs.2015.11.005.
  25. Majmudar PA, et al. Mitomycin C in Surface Ablation: Ophthalmic Technology Assessment, Ophthalmology June 2015 122(6):1085-95.
  26. Donnenfeld ED, Karpecki PM, Majmudar PA et al. Safety of Lifitegrast Ophthalmic Solution 5.0% in Patients 1 With Dry Eye Disease: A 1 Year, Multicenter, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study, Cornea, 2016 Jun; 35(6): 741–748.
  27. Majmudar PA, Johnson L. Enhancing DMEK Success by Identifying Optimal Levels of Trypan Blue Dye Application to Donor Corneal Tissue, Cornea, Feb 2017 36(2). 217-21.
  28. Milner MS, Beckman K, Luchs J, Majmudar PA et al, Dysfunctional tear syndrome: dry eye disease and associated tear film disorders – new strategies for diagnosis and treatment. Current Opinion in Ophthalmology, vol 27, 2017.
  29. Trattler WB, Majmudar PA, Donnenfeld ED, et al. The Prospective Health Assessment of Cataract Patients’ Ocular Surface (PHACO) Study: the effect of dry eye, Clinical Ophthalmology, 2017:11, 1-8.
  30. Torkildsen G, Brujic M, Cooper MS, Karpecki P, Majmudar PA et al. Evaluation of a new artificial tear formulation for the management of tear film stability and visual function in patients with dry eye, Clinical Ophthalmology 2017:11 1883–1889.
  31. Rubinfeld RS, Epstein RH,  Majmudar PA, et al. Transepithelial crosslinking retreatment of progressive corneal ectasia unresponsive to classic crosslinking. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2017;43(1):131-135.
  32. Nichols KK, Holland E, Toyos M, Peace JH, Majmudar PA et al. Ocular comfort assessment of lifitegrast ophthalmic solution 5.0% in OPUS-3, a Phase III randomized controlled trial, Clin Ophthalmol. 2018 Jan 31;12:263-270. doi: 10.2147/OPTH.S152841. eCollection 2018. Erratum in: Clin Ophthalmol. 2018 May 17;12:913.
  33. Tu EY, Majmudar PA. Adjuvant Stromal Amphotericin B Injection for Late-Onset DMEK Infection. Cornea 2017;36(12):1556-8.
  34. Thompson JM, Truong AH, Stern HD, Djalilian A, Cortina MS, Tu EY, Johnson P, Verdier DD, Rafol L, Lubeck D, Spektor T, Jorgensen C, Rubenstein JB, Majmudar PA, Talati R, Basti S, Feder R, Sugar A, Mian SI, Balasubramanian N, Sandhu J, Gaynes BI, Bouchard CS. A Multicenter Study Evaluating the Risk Factors and Outcomes of Repeat Descemet Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty.  Cornea. 2019 Feb;38(2):177-182.
  35. Tauber J, Wirta DL, Sall K, Majmudar PA, Willen D, Krösser S.  A Clinical Phase 2 Study (SEECASE-1) to Assess Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of NOV03 for Treatment of Signs and Symptoms of Dry Eye Disease, submitted for publication, 2020.
  36. Beckman K, Katz J, Majmudar PA, et al. Loteprednol Etabonate for the Treatment of Dry Eye Disease: A Systematic Review, Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Accepted for publication April 6, 2020.
  37. Majmudar PA, Epstein RH.  Unilateral progressive epitheliopathy after LASIK; Consultation Section: Cornea, J Cataract Refract Surg 2020; 46:646651


  1. Book Chapter: Majmudar PA. “Allergic Conjunctivitis,” Ophthalmology Online Textbook,, 1999.
  2. Book Chapter: Majmudar PA. “Interstitial Keratitis,” Ophthalmology Online Textbook,, 1999.
  3. Book Chapter: Majmudar PA. “Laser Thermal Keratoplasty for Hyperopia,” Ophthalmology Online Textbook,, 1999.
  4. Muller LT, Majmudar PA. “Surgical Treatment of Post-RK Hyperopia”, in: Sher N, ed. Surgery for Hyperopia. Thorofare, NJ: Slack, Inc,; 2004: p.
  5. Candal EM, Majmudar PA. “Surface Ablation with Prophylactic MMC for High Myopia and High-Risk Patients”, in: Probst L, ed. LASIK: Advances, Controversies and Custom. Thorofare, NJ: Slack Inc.; 2004: p.
  6. Majmudar PA, Book Chapter, in: Feder RS, Cirino AC, Rapuano CJ, ed. Refractive Surgery Handbook – Surgical Guides and Practice Cases, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2006.
  7. Lacayo G, Majmudar PA, “The Role of MMC in Refractive Surgery,” Current Opinion in Ophthalmology, August 2005.
  8. Lacayo G, Majmudar PA, Book Chapter, In: Macsai M, ed. Ophthalmic Microsurgical Suturing Techniques.
  9. Co-Editor: “Cornea Handbook,” Edited by Trattler W, Majmudar P, Luchs J, Swartz T. Slack, Inc.
  10.  McGannon P, Majmudar P. “When Should Mitomycin be used in PRK?” Curbside Consultation in Refractive Surgery: 49 Clinical Questions. Slack, Inc. In Press.
  11. Foreword for “Textbook of Corneal Topography, 2nd Edition,” Agarwal, Agarwal and Jacob, Jaypee-Highlights Medical Publishers, Inc., October 2009.


  1. Majmudar, PA: LASIK: Advanced Techniques and Complex Cases. “The Role of Mitomycin-C in Complicated LASIK”, Boston: Ophthalmology Interactive; 2000. (CD-ROM)
  2. Majmudar, PA: VisionQuest 2000: Systematic LASIK. “LASIK Pearls”, Boston: Physician Ed; 2001. (CD-ROM)
  3. Majmudar, PA: VisionQuest 2000: Systematic LASIK. “Avoiding LASIK Complications”, Boston: Physician Ed; 2001. (CD-ROM)
  4. Majmudar, PA: VisionQuest 2001: Systematic LASIK. “Avoiding and Recognizing Complications”, Boston: Physician Education, Inc.; 2001. (CD-ROM)
  5. Majmudar, PA: VisionQuest 2000: Systematic LASIK. “Patient Selection: Good and Bad Candidates”, Boston: Physician Ed; 2001. (CD-ROM)
  6. Majmudar PA, Epstein RJ. “Mitomycin-C Treatment for Post-PRK Corneal Haze”, Video Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 2001.







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