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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.


  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. 2010.
  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.


  1. Book Review: Majmudar PA, Epstein RJ. Excimer Lasers in Ophthalmology. Principles and Practice. Miller N, McGhee C, Taylor H, Gartry D, Trokel S., Am J Ophthalmol 1997.
  2. Topical MMC Halts Return of Haze Following RK, PRK, Ophthalmology Times, June 1, 1999, p. 24.
  3. Update on Laser Thermal Keratoplasty for Hyperopia, Journal of the Illinois Optometric Association, 57(3), 1999, 7.
  4. Raviv T, Epstein RJ, Majmudar PA. Mitomycin-C debridement can treat post-PRK haze, Ophthalmology Times, February 1, 2000, p. 6.
  5. Mitomycin-C prevents return of post-PRK haze, Ocular Surgery News, April 15, 2000, p. 31.
  6. Raviv T, Majmudar PA, Dennis RF, Epstein RJ.  Oxygen assures flap adherence after LASIK, Ophthalmology Times, June 1, 2000, p. 6.
  7. “Mitomycin-C Treatment Can Prevent Post-PRK Haze,” Journal of the Illinois Optometric Association, 58(5), 2000, 57-58.
  8. Majmudar, PA.  “The Ideal Keratome?” Journal of the Illinois Optometric Association, 59(2), Spring 2001, 32.
  9. Rao SN, Majmudar PA.  LTK may have role in correcting hyperopia after LASIK, Ophthalmology Times, June 1, 2001, p. 8-9.
  10. Rao SN, Majmudar PA, Epstein RJ.  Topography system can image posterior surface of cornea, Ophthalmology Times, July 1, 2001, p.14-15.
  11. Majmudar PA.  “LASEK: Looking Ahead or Revisiting the Past” Journal of the Illinois Optometric Association, 59(3), Summer 2001, 30.
  12. Majmudar PA . “Experience with Durable Keratomes.” Refractive Eyecare for Ophthalmologists, August 2001, p. 5-7.
  13. Majmudar PA.  “Using the Orbscan Corneal Topography System,” Journal of the Illinois Optometric Association, 59(4), Fall 2001, p. 30.
  14. Majmudar, PA.  “Mitomycin C and PRK Haze,” Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today.  Oct. 2001
  15. Majmudar, PA. Lasek in High Myopia, Eye World Dec 2001
  16. Majmudar PA.  “Treatment of Late Flap Striae Following LASIK,” Journal of the Illinois Optometric Association, 59(5), Winter 2001, 55.
  17. Majmudar PA. “Prophylactic MMC in high-risk PRK,” Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today April 2002.
  18. Majmudar, PA.  “Surgeons Have Many Choices in Microkeratomes,” Ophthalmology Times.  May 1, 2002, 35-40.
  19. Majmudar PA. “Point-Counterpoint: Prophylactic MMC in high-risk PRK,” Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today, July 2002.
  20. Majmudar PA.  “A New Masquerade Syndrome in LASIK,” Journal of the Illinois Optometric Association, 60(3), Summer 2002, 8-9.
  21. “New techniques, awareness help limit PRK complications,” Ophthalmology Times.  October 1, 2002, p. 1.
  22. “Amadeus is simple to use, consistent, surgeon says”.  Ocular Surgery News, October 1, 2002, p. 39.
  23. Majmudar PA.  “Wavefront Technology Gets Closer to Reality in the USA,” Journal of the Illinois Optometric Association, 60(5), Winter 2002, 40.
  24. Majmudar, PA.  “A New Masquerade Syndrome in Post-LASIK,” Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today, February 2003, 28-9.
  25. Muller LT, Majmudar PA, Epstein RJ. “Mitomycin-C for post-PRK Haze and Complicated LASIK Flaps,” Review of Refractive Surgery, February 2003, 15-17.
  26. Treatment and Prevention of Corneal Haze, Eye World, March 2003.
  27. Samalonis L, Majmudar PA, Blade Oscillation Velocity Debated, Eye World, April 2003, p. 57.
  28. Majmudar PA. “Lasik Complications,” AAO Focal Points, September 2004.
  29. Majmudar, PA. “Post-LASIK Irregular Astigmatism,” Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today. Vol. 4, No.9, Sept. 2004, 33-7.
  30. Majmudar, PA. “Personal Experience with Amniotic Membrane Transplantation,” Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today. Jan. 2005, 3.
  31. Majmudar PA, “Making an Educated IOL Decision,” New Ophthalmologist, June 2006.
  32. Majmudar PA, “What is Your Diagnosis,” Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today. August 2006.
  33. Goldsberry, DH, Majmudar, PA, “The Ocular MD Online Calculator,” Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today. October 2007.
  34. Majmudar, PA.  “Update on the use of Mitomycin-C in Refractive Surgery,” Advanced Ocular Care September 2011.
  35. Chu F, Majmudar PA, Irregular Astigmatism and Toric IOL, in press
  36. Majmudar PA, The LASIK Handbook:  A Case-Based Approach, 2nd edition, edited by R. Feder, MD.
  37. Majmudar PA. “New Options for Meibomian Gland Dysfunction,” Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today. January 2012, p. 27-9.
  38. Majmudar PA. “Point-Counterpoint: DMEK vs. DSAEK,” Ocular Surgery News, April 25, 2014.
  39. Majmudar PA. “Point-Counterpoint: Post-LASIK IOL Calculations,” Ocular Surgery News, In Press.


  1. Majmudar PA: Review of Ophthalmology, 1998
  2. Majmudar PA, Dennis RF, Epstein RJ: Treatment of post-PRK Haze. Ocular Surgery News, August 15, 2000, p. 6.
  3. Raviv T, Majmudar PA, Epstein RJ: Mitomycin-C for Post-PRK Corneal Haze. J Cataract Refract Surg, 26: August 2000, 1105-6.
  4.  Majmudar PA , Raviv T, Dennis RF, Epstein RJ: Subepithelial Fibrosis After RK. J Cataract Refract Surg, 26: October 2000, 1433-4.
  5. Majmudar PA, Dennis RF, Epstein RJ: Authors’ reply to “Topical MMC for Subepithelial Fibrosis after Refractive Corneal Surgery,” Ophthalmology 108(2), February 2001, 239-40.
  6. Rao SN, Majmudar PA, Epstein RJ: Transepithelial PTK.PRK over Complicated LASIK Flaps. J Refract Surg, 17: Jul/Aug 2001, 470.
  7. Epstein RJ, Majmudar PA, Pepper Spray in the Eye. Ophthalmology 2001, 108(10), 1712-3.
  8. Epstein RJ, Majmudar PA, Alternative Approach to the Treatment of Subepithelial Fibrosis Following Radial Keratotomy. Arch Ophthalmol, Vol. 124, February 2006, p. 288.
  9. Rubinfeld RS, Trattler WB, Talamo J, Majmudar PA, Lindstrom RL.  Screening of Refractive Surgery Candidates for LASIK and PRK. Cornea 2015 May;34(5):e13-4.
  10. Rubinfeld RS, Epstein RH, Majmudar PA, Kim D, Choi M, Epstein RJ. Transepithelial crosslinking retreatment of progressive corneal ectasia unresponsive to classic crosslinking.  J Cataract Refract Surg 2017 Jan;43(1):131-135. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrs.2016.11.038.

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