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Publications: Dr Ehud Zamir


(Partial list)


  • Zamir, E., Anteby, I., and Merin, S.:  Choroidal effusion causing transient myopia after panretinal photocoagulation.  Archives of Ophthalmology 114:1284-5, 1996.

  • Zamir, E.:  Central serous retinopathy associated with adrenocortical hormone, a case report and hypothesis.  von Graefe's Archives for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology 235:339-344, 1997.

  • Blumenthal, E.Z. and Zamir, E.:  Abstract length and the dissemination of knowledge.  Academic Medicine 72:660, 1997.

  • Anteby, I., Blumenthal, E.Z., Zamir, E. and Waindim, P.:  The role of pre-operative ultrasonography in patients with dense cataract:  a retrospective study of 509 cases.  Ophthalmic Surgery and Lasers 29:114-118, 1998.

  • Haviv, Y.S., Rubinger, D., Zamir, E., Safadi, R. Pseudo-normal osmolal and anion gaps following simultaneous ethanol and methanol ingestion. Am J Nephrol 1998;18(5):436-8

  • Zamir, E., Chowers, I., and Margalit, E.:  Iris crystals in Fuchs’ heterochromic iridocyclitis.  Archives of Ophthalmology 116:1394, 1998.

  • Blumenthal, E.Z. and Zamir, E.:  Roth’s spots.  Circulation  99:1271, 1999.

  • Zamir, E., Hemo, I., and Zauberman, H.:  Traumatic Streptococcus viridans endophthalmitis after penetrating ocular injury from orthodontic headgear.  Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus 36:224-225, 1999.

  • Zamir, E., Kaiserman, I., and Chowers, I.:  Laser-pointer maculopathy.  American Journal of Ophthalmology 127:728-729, 1999.

  • Zamir, E., Zhang, R.L., Samuni, A., Kogan, M. and Pe’er, J.:  Nitroxide stable radical suppresses autoimmune uveitis in rats.  Free Radical Biology and Medicine 27:7-15, 1999.

  • Zamir, E. and Pe’er, J.: Necrotizing conjunctival ulceration following  subconjunctival depot methylprednisolone injection.  Ophthalmic Surgery and Lasers 30:565-566, 1999.

  • Haviv, Y.S., Safadi, R., and Zamir, E.:  A rapidly progressive cataract in a patient with autoimmune hypoparathyroidism and acute liver and renal failure.  American Journal of Nephrology  19:523-526, 1999.

  • Zamir, E. and Chowers, I.:  Central  serous chorioretinopathy in a patient with cryoglobulinaemia.  Eye 13:265-266, 1999.

  • Zamir, E., Chowers, I., Banin, E., and Frucht-Pery, J.:  Neurotrophic corneal endothelial failure complicating acute Horner syndrome.  Ophthalmology 106:1692-1696, 1999.

  • Zamir, E., Arnon, N., Banin, E., Chowers, I., and Pe’er, J.:  Ectopic caruncle.  Archives of Ophthalmology 117:1446-1447, 1999.

  • Zamir, E. and Zauberman, H.: Macular form of candida chorioretinitis.  Annals of Ophthalmology 32;20-23, 2000.

  • Chowers, I., Zamir, E., Banin, E., and Merin, S.:  Retinitis pigmentosa associated with Fuchs’ heterochromatic uveitis.  Archives of Ophthalmology 118:800-802, 2000.

  • Chowers I, Zamir E, BaninE, Abdulrazik M, Hemo Y. Blunt Trauma in Best’s Vitelliform Macular Dystrophy. Brithish Journal of Ophthalmology 84: 1318, 2000

  • Zamir E, Read RW, Rao, NA. Self-induced anterior scleritis. Ophthalmology 108;192-195, 2001.

  • Read RW, Burnstine M, Zamir E, Rao NA. Rhabdomyomatous hamartoma of the eyelid in a child. Ophthalmology 2001;108:798-804.

  • Chowers, I., Pe'er, J., Zamir, E., Ilsar, M., Livni, N., Frucht-Pery,
    J.: Proliferative activity and p53 immunoreactivity in primary and
    recurrent pterygia. Ophthalmology 2001;108:985-8.


  • Zamir, E., Read, R.W., Affeldt, J.C., Ramaswami, D., Rao, N.A. Gold-induced interstitial keratitis. Br J Ophthalmol. 2001;85:1386-7.

  • Zamir, E., Chowers, I. Concerns About Laser Pointers and Macular Damage.

    Arch Ophthalmol. 2001;119:1731-2.


  • Zamir E, Wang RC, Krishnakumar S, Aiello-Leverant A, Dugel P, Rao NA. Juvenile xanthogranuloma masquerading as pediatric chronic uveitis: a clinicopathological study. Survey of Ophthalmology 2001;46:164-76.

  • Anand SI, Waterbury LD, Pagliaro L, Zamir E, Rao NA. Effect of anti-inflammatory drugs on experimental uveitis. Proc West Pharmacol Soc 2001;44:147-9

  • Zamir E, Smith RE, Wang RC, Yiu S, Burnstine M, Marback E, Rao NA.

   Squamous cell carcinoma of the limbus extending into the anterior segment. Archives of Ophthalmology    2002;120:1106-7.

  • Levi-Schaffer F, Micera A, Zamir E, Mechoulam H, Puxeddu I, Piliponsky AM, Aloe L, Pe’er J. Nerve growth factor and eosinophils in Inflamed Juvenile Conjunctival Nevus. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 2002;43:1850-1856.

  • Zamir E, Read RW, Smith RE, Wang RC, Rao NA. A prospective evaluation of subconjunctival injections of triamcinilone acetonide for resistant anterior scleritis. Ophthalmology 2002;109:798-805.

  • Zamir, E, Hudson, H, Ober, RR, Krishnakumar, S, Wang, RC, Read, WR, Rao, NA. Massive mycobacterial choroiditis during HAART: Another “immune-recovery uveitis?”. Ophthalmology, 2002;109:2144-8.

  • Zamir E, Mechoulam H, Micera A, Levi-Schaffer F, Pe'er J. Inflamed juvenile conjunctival naevus: clinicopathological characterisation. British Journal of Ophthalmology 2002;86:28-30.

  • Wang RC, Zamir E., Thirkill C., Shabatian B., Rao N.A. Progressive Subretinal Fibrosis and Blindness Associated with Multifocal Granulomatous Chorioretinitis. Ophthalmology 2002;109:1527-31.

  • Read RW, Zamir E, Rao NA. Neoplastic masquerade syndromes. Survey of Ophthalmology 2002;47:81-124.

  • Rao NA, Kimoto T, Zamir E, Giri R, Wang R, Ito S, Pararajasegaram G, Read RW, Wu GS. Pathogenic role of retinal microglia in experimental uveoretinitis. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2003;44:22-31.

  • Zamir E, et al. Conjunctival ulcers in Behcet's disease. Ophthalmology 2003;110:1137-41.

  • Zamir E, Solomon A. Interface corneal epithelial cyst following epikeratoplasty. Arch Ophthalmol. 2003;121:1510

  • Zamir E, Solomon A, Peer J. Cogan's syndrome with disfiguring lipid keratopathy. Arch Ophthalmol. 2004; 122:1242-3

  • Solomon A, Zamir E, Levartovsky S, Peer J, Frucht-Pery J. Surgical management of shield ulcers in vernal keratoconjunctivitis: a clinicopathological study. Cornea 2004; 23(6):608-12

  • Zamir E, Pe'er J, Solomon A. Cogan syndrome with disfiguring lipid keratopathy.
    Arch Ophthalmol 2004;122:1242-3


  • Zamir E. Herpetic posterior uveitis. Int Ophthalmol Clin 2005;45:89-97.

  • Azuz-Lieberman N et al. The involvement of NK cells in ankylosing spondylitis. Int Immunol. 2005;17:837-45

  • Albini TA, Wang RC, Reiser B, Zamir E, Wu GS, Rao NA. Microglial stability and repopulation in the retina. Br J Ophthalmol 2005;89:901-3

  • Albini TA, Zamir E, Read RW, Smith RE, See RF, Rao NA. Evaluation of subconjunctival triamcinolone for nonnecrotizing anterior scleritis.
    Ophthalmology 2005;112:1814-20


  • Mohamed Q, Zamir E. Update on Fuchs' uveitis syndrome.
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 2005;16:356-63.


  • Traill A, Zamir E, Russell D. Intraocular Crystals in HIV-Related Hypergammaglobulinemia. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2006;14:63-5.

  • Lucas RS, Harper AC, McCombe MF,  Mainster MA, Sliney DH, Zamir E. Optical Coherence Tomography Findings in Welder's Maculopathy. Retinal Cases and Brief Reports. 1(3):169-171, Summer 2007

  • Traill A, Pathmaraj, R, Zamir E. Quinine iris toxicity. Arch Ophthalmol. 2007;125.

  • Traill A., Stawell R., Hall A and Zamir E. Macular changes in acute anterior uveitis, an OCT study. Ophthalmology. 2007;114.

  • Rose, L and Zamir E. Reversible anterior segment ischaemia after carotid endarterectomy. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2007;35:94-5.

  • Zhang L, Barker JM, Babu S, Su M, Stenerson M, Cheng M, Shum A, Zamir E, Badolato R, Law A, Eisenbarth GS, Anderson MS. A robust immunoassay for anti-interferon autoantibodies that is highly specific for patients with autoimmune polyglandular syndrome type 1. Clin Immunol. 2007 Nov;125:131-7.

  • Bae SR, Wu GS, Sevanian A, Schultz BE, Zamir E, Rao NA. Direct detection of reactive nitrogen species in experimental autoimmune uveitis. Korean J Ophthalmol. 2007;21:21-7.

  • Lasocki A, Vote B, Fassett R, Zamir E. Simvastatin-induced rhabdomyolysis following cyclosporine treatment for uveitis. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2007;15:345-6.

  • Sims JL, Zamir E. Acute retinal necrosis following steroid treatment for unrecognized Ramsay-Hunt syndrome. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2008;36:894-5.

  • Wickremasinghe SS, Stawell R, Lim L, Pakrou N, Zamir E. Non-necrotizing herpetic vasculitis. Ophthalmology 2009;116:361.

  • Wickremasinghe S, Ling C, Stawell R, Yeoh J, Hall A, Zamir E. Syphilitic punctate inner retinitis in immunocompetent gay men. Ophthalmology. 2009;116:1195-200.

  • Wickremasinghe SS, Ojaimi E, Lim L, Stawell R, McKelvie P, Zamir E. Intravitreal methotrexate as adjunctive, palliative therapy in intraocular T-cell lymphoma. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2010 Jun;18:184-6.

  • Sohn EH et al. Long-term, multi-center evaluation of subconjunctival injection of  triamcinolone acetonide for non-necrotizing, non-infectious anterior scleritis. Ophthalmology, 2011

  • Villalobos J, et al. Development of a surgical approach for a wide-view suprachoroidal retinal prosthesis: evaluation of implantation trauma. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2011 Aug 27. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Creese K, Ong D, Zamir E. Should macular optical coherence tomography be part of routine preoperative cataract assessment? Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2011 Jun 13

  • Zamir E, Stawell R, Jhanji V, Vajpayee RB. Corneal endotheliitis triggered by cataract surgery in a patient with cytomegalovirus anterior uveitis. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2011 Apr

  • Ojaimi E, Levy J, Stawell R, Van Heerden A, Godfrey T, Zamir E. Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Disease, Diabetes Mellitus, and Psoriasis in a Child. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2011 Dec

  • Levy J, Hawkins PN, Rowczenio D, Godfrey T, Stawell R, Zamir E. Familial amyloid polyneuropathy associated with the novel transthyretin variant Arg34Gly. Amyloid. 2012 Sep 13.

  • Zamir E, Beresova K, Miln L. Intraocular Lens Confusions: A Preventable 'Never Event'. The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital Protocol. Survey of  Ophthalmology, 2012 Sep;57(5):430-47.

  • Zamir E, Atkinson K. Assessment of Diagnostic Skills in Specialist Examinations Should Include Lessons Learnt From Misdiagnosis. PLOS ONE 2013.

  • Zamir E. The bias of the question posed: a diagnostic “invisible gorilla”. Diagnosis 2014; 1(3): 245–248.

  • Beltz J, Zamir E. Brimonidine Induced Anterior Uveitis. Ocular Immunology and Inflammation, 2016 Apr;24(2):128-33

  • Lee MH, Sarossy MG, Zamir E. Vitamin A Defficiency Presenting as "Itchy Eyes". Case Rep Ophthalmol. 2015 Dec 3;6(3):427-34

  • Zamir E, Kong G, Kowalski T, Coote M, Ang GS. A novel method of quantitative anterior chamber depth estimation using temporal perpendicular digital photography. Translational Vision Science and Technology, Transl Vis Sci Technol. 2016 Jul 29;5(4):10. 

  • Duncan C, Zamir E, Teh J, Joon DL, Liodakis P. A blind spot in urology: Prostate cancer associated retinopathy. Urol Case Rep. 2019 Mar 16;24:100872.


Book Chapters:


  • Read WR, Zamir E, Rao, NA. Non-granulomatous inflammation.
    In: Duane’s Ophthalmology, 2001, 2006 and 2009 editions.


  • Zamir E. Cytomegalovirus Uveitis. In: Yanoff and Duker: Ophthalmology, 2nd and 3rd and 4th Editions.

  • Zamir E, Rao NA. The histopathology of age-related macular degeneration. In: Lim J. (Editor). Age Related Macular Degeneration, 2002 Edition.

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