- Ocular External Diseases
- Ocular Pharmacology & Toxicology
- Corneal Disease
- Eye Trauma
- Expert on drug-induced ocular side effects
Frederick W. Fraunfelder, M.D., M.B.A., Distinguished Professor of Ophthalmology, recognized internationally as a leading expert on drug-induced ocular side effects. A professor/director/chief of ophthalmology, cornea / external disease, ocular oncology, and refractive surgery.
A frequent lecturer on various topics, including cryotherapy for surface eye disease and drug-related ocular side effects.
Dr. Fraunfelder is the director of the National Registry of Drug-Induced Ocular Side Effects and serves as a consultant to the World Health Organization.
He has been chairing the ocular toxicology session of the International Symposium on Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics.
His focus on ocular toxicology includes laser vision correction, corneal and external diseases, cryopreservation of corneal transplant tissue, and ocular oncology.
Dr. Fraunfelder was awarded a Coulter grant for his research on cryopreservation of corneal transplant tissue.
Association between bortezomib therapy and eyelid chalazia. JAMA Ophthalmology.
MU ophthalmology charts a future of growth.
Conjunctival and corneal ulceration associated with nicorandil. Cutaneous and Ocular Toxicology.
Dry eye in LASIK patients.
Human papillomavirus vaccine-associated uveitis.
Review and update on the epidemiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of fungal keratitis.
Current Fungal Infection Reports.
Liquid nitrogen cryotherapy of pterygia. Ophthalmology.
Cryotherapy in ophthalmology. Open Journal of Ophthalmology.
They are restricting topical ocular chloramphenicol eye drops used in the United States.
Did we overreact?
American Journal of Ophthalmology.
Toxicity of topical ophthalmic anesthetics.
Drug Metabolism and Toxicology.
Common ocular adverse drug reactions from systemic medications: Ophthalmology International.
Initiation of anti-TNF therapy and the risk of optic neuritis: from the safety assessment of biologic ThERapy (SABER). American Journal of Ophthalmology.
New research findings and updated recommendations:
Revised recommendations guide screening for chloroquine, hydroxychloroquine retinopathy. EyeWorld,
Review of Ophthalmology
Systemic drugs that can affect the retina: a standard treatment for rheumatological disease leads the way. Ophthalmology Management.
Clinical Update: Medication-Related Visual Hallucinations:
What You Need to Know. Eye Net Magazine.
Ocular adverse drug reactions from systemic medications: Ophthalmology International.
Clinical Update: Watch for Ocular Effects of Breast Cancer Drugs.
Eye Net Magazine.
Some Supplements Can Damage the Eyes International News Network.