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James                          Reidy

James J. Reidy MD

Department of Ophthalmology

Professor of Ophthalmology

Specialty/Research Focus

Cornea & External Disease; Ophthalmology

Professional Summary:

Clinical Director of Ophthalmology, ECMC
Director, Cornea Service, UB Department of Ophthalmology

Education and Training:
  • Fellowship, Cornea and External Disease, Louisiana State University Medical Center (1989)
  • Residency, Ophthalmology, University of Chicago Michael Reese Medical Center (1987)
  • Fellowship, Ophthalmic Pathology, University of Utah Medical Center (1987)
  • Internship, Internal Medicine, Loyola University Foster McGaw Medical Center (1984)
  • MD, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine (1983)
  • BS, Psychology, Georgetown University (1978)
  • Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology, University at Buffalo (2012-present)
  • Associate Professor, Ophthalmology, State University of New York at Buffalo (1997–2011)
  • Doctor, Ophthalmology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (1996–2006)
  • Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology, State University of New York at Buffalo (1990–1996)
  • Clinical Instructor, Ophthalmology, Louisiana State University Medical Center (1988–1989)
  • Clinical Instructor, Ophthalmology, Lions Research Lab, Louisiana State University School of Medicine (1988–1989)

Research Expertise:
  • cornea

Evaluative Studies and Case Reports:
Journal Articles:
  • Farooq O, Buccilli A, Varma C, Reidy JJ, Faden HS. Posterior scleritis: a rare pediatric disorder. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2009; 48(8).
  • Seigel GM, Sun W, Salvi R, Campbell LM, Sullivan S, Reidy JJ. Human corneal stem cells display functional neuronal properties.. Mol Vis. 2003; 9.
  • Reidy JJ. Penetrating keratoplasty in infancy and early childhood.. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2001; 12(4).
  • Engel LS, Callegan MC, Hobden JA, Reidy JJ, Hill JM, O'Callaghan RJ. Effectiveness of specific antibiotic/steroid combinations for therapy of experimental Pseudomonas aeruginosa keratitis.. Curr Eye Res. 1995; 14(3).
  • Reidy JJ, Zarzour J, Thompson HW, Beuerman RW. Effect of topical beta blockers on corneal epithelial wound healing in the rabbit.. Br J Ophthalmol. 1994; 78(5).
  • Hobden JA, O'Callaghan RJ, Hill JM, Hagenah M, Insler MS, Reidy JJ. Ciprofloxacin and prednisolone therapy for experimental Pseudomonas keratitis.. Curr Eye Res. 1992; 11(3).
  • Frantz JM, Gebhardt BM, Reidy JJ, McDonald MB. Immunogenicity of epikeratophakia tissue lenses containing living donor keratocytes. Refract Corneal Surg. 1991; 7(2).
  • Reidy JJ, Hobden JA, Hill JM, Forman K, O'Callaghan RJ. The efficacy of topical ciprofloxacin and norfloxacin in the treatment of experimental Pseudomonas keratitis.. Cornea. 1991; 10(1).
  • Hobden JA, Reidy JJ, O'Callaghan RJ, Insler MS, Hill JM. Quinolones in collagen shields to treat aminoglycoside-resistant pseudomonal keratitis.. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1990; 31(11).
  • Hobden JA, Reidy JJ, O'Callaghan RJ, Insler MS, Hill JM. Ciprofloxacin iontophoresis for aminoglycoside-resistant pseudomonal keratitis.. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1990; 31(10).
  • Wilson SE, Lin DT, Klyce SD, Reidy JJ, Insler MS. Topographic changes in contact lens-induced corneal warpage.. Ophthalmology. 1990; 97(6).
  • Beyer CF, Hill JM, Reidy JJ, Beuerman RW. Corneal nerve disruption reactivates virus in rabbits latently infected with HSV-1.. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1990; 31(5).
  • Chen YF, Gebhardt BM, Reidy JJ, Kaufman HE. Cyclosporine-containing collagen shields suppress corneal allograft rejection. Am J Ophthalmol. 1990; 109(2).
  • Lin DT, Wilson SE, Reidy JJ, Klyce SD, McDonald MB, Insler MS, Kaufman HE. Topographic changes that occur with 10-0 running suture removal following penetrating keratoplasty. Refract Corneal Surg. 1990; 6(1).
  • Hobden JA, O'Callaghan RJ, Hill JM, Reidy JJ, Rootman DS, Thompson HW. Tobramycin iontophoresis into corneas infected with drug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa.. Curr Eye Res. 1989; 8(11).
  • Hobden JA, Reidy JJ, O'Callaghan RJ, Hill JM, Insler MS, Rootman DS. Treatment of experimental Pseudomonas keratitis using collagen shields containing tobramycin.. Arch Ophthalmol. 1988; 106(11).
  • Richburg FA, Reidy JJ, Apple DJ, Olson RJ. Sterile hypopyon secondary to ultrasonic cleaning solution.. J Cataract Refract Surg. 1986; 12(3).
  • Isenberg RA, Apple DJ, Reidy JJ, Richards SC, Park S, Deacon J. Histopathologic and scanning electron microscopic study of one type of intraocular lens.. Arch Ophthalmol. 1986; 104(5).
  • Welch DB, Apple DJ, Mendelsohn AD, Reidy JJ, Chalkley TH, Wilensky JT. Lens injury following iridotomy with a Q-switched neodymium-YAG laser. Arch Ophthalmol. 1986; 104(1).
  • Reidy JJ, Apple DJ, Googe JM, Mackman G, Richey MA, Mamalis N, Olson RJ. An analysis of semiflexible, closed-loop anterior chamber intraocular lenses.. J Am Intraocul Implant Soc. 1985; 11(4).
  • Reidy JJ, Apple DJ, Steinmetz RL, Craythorn JM, Loftfield K, Gieser SC, Brady SE. Melanocytoma: nomenclature, pathogenesis, natural history and treatment. Surv Ophthalmol. 1985; 29(5).
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Ross Eye Institute
1176 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14209
Phone: (716) 881-7920
Fax: (716) 881-4349

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