Anita Agarwal, MD

Curriculum Vitae

 

Work Address

West Coast Retina Medical Group

1445 Bush Street

San Francisco, CA 94109

 

Education

1986 MBBS Kasturba Medical College (Eqvt. MD) Mangalore University, India

 

Training

Fellow, Surgical Retina Department of Ophthalmology West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia Director: Lionel D. J. Chisholm, M.D

Clinical Fellow, Medical Retina, Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee

Residency, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Internship, Department of Pediatrics,  University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Research Fellow (Retina), Department of Ophthalmology University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Senior Resident Department of Ophthalmology Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGI), Chandigarh, India

Resident, Department of Ophthalmology Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGI)  Chandigarh, India

House Surgeon, Department of Ophthalmology, General Hospital, Sector 16, Chandigarh, India 9/85-8/86

Internship, Wenlock & Lady Goschen Hospitals Mangalore, India

 

Certification

1999 Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology

2009 (Recertified) Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology

 

Honors and Awards

2015 OPTIC (UK) Medal awarded at the annual congress of the Royal College of Ophthalmology, Liverpool, UK

2014 J. Donald M. Gass Medal from the Macula Society for excellence in Macular Diseases.

2013 Present Castle Connely’s Top Doctors

2010 Achievement Award – American Academy of Ophthalmology

2010 Present Top Ophthalmologists

2009 Honor Award – American Society of Retina Surgeons

2009 Present Best Doctors of America

2008 Present Marquis Who’s Who

2008 Outstanding Teacher Award VEI given by Ophthalmology residents

2006 Elected to Retina Society

2005 Elected to Macula Society

2005 Elected to Sigma Xi Vanderbilt Chapter

2005 Determined by Essential Science Indicators SM to be one of the most cited recent papers in the field of MULTIDISCIPLINARY: Jonathan L. Haines, Michael Hauser, Silke Schmidt, William K. Scott, Lana M. Olson, Paul Gallins, Kylee L. Spencer, Shu Ying Kwan, Maher Noureddine, John R. Gilbert, Nathalie Schnetz-Boutaud, Anita Agarwal, Eric A. Postel, Margaret A. Pericak-Vance. "Complement factor H. variant increases the risk of age-related macular degeneration" Science. 2005 Apr 15;308(5720):419-21. Epub 2005

2000 Case of the month #19: Award from Vitreous Retina Macula Consultants of New York

1999 Case of the month # 6: Award from Vitreous Retina Macula Consultants of New York

1985 Best Outgoing Medical Graduate of the year in Medical School

 

Professional Organizations

 

1992 - present: American Academy of Ophthalmology

1992 - present: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

2005 - present: Macula Society (Elected membership)

2006 - present: Retina Society (Elected membership)

1999 - present: American Society of Retina Specialists

2005 - present: Sigma Xi Vanderbilt Chapter (Elected membership)

1987 - present: All India Ophthalmological Society

1999 - present: Nashville Academy of Ophthalmology

2003 - present: Tennessee Academy of Ophthalmology

2002 - present: Uveitis Society of India

2000 - present American Association of Physicians of Indian origin (AAPI of Tennessee): (Secretary- 2004-2006)

 

Named Lecture

 

March, 2008

  • 2nd Founder’s Day Lecture - Legacy of J. Donald M. Gass. Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh, India.

February, 2013

  • Isaac Beckor Lecture - Doheny Eye Institute, Univ. of S. California, Los Angeles, CA

December, 2013

  • Krill Memorial Lecture - Branch Retinal Artery Occlusion in the Young, Chicago Ophthalmological Society, Chicago, IL

March 2014

  • Irvine lecture - Wonderful World of Worms, Pacific Retina Club, San Francisco, CA

May 2015

  • OPTIC (UK) lecture – Structure - Function Relationships of Macular Dystrophies, Royal College of Ophthalmology annual congress, Liverpool, UK

September 2015

  • The Deegan M. Lew Lectureship in Ophthalmic Disease. Macular Dystrophies that mimic AMD. September 2015, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado

April 2016

  • The LuEsther T Mertz lecture, Ocular Parasitosis:  Universe of Worms. New York City, NY

April 2016

  • Gary S. Abrams Lecture. Imaging Retinal Dystrophies. Kresge Eye Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

June 2016

  • Mark Daly Lecture. Imaging Macular Dystrophies  & Masquerades. Loyola University, Chicago, IL

Book

Gass’ Atlas of Macular Diseases. Anita Agarwal, Author & Editor, Elsevier, Philadelphia,  USA. 2011

 

 

Peer-reviewed articles

  1. Prathiba D. Singhi, Amod Gupta, Anita Agarwal. Aicardi syndrome. Indian Pediatrics 1991, 28(12):1513-1516.
  2. R.K. Bansal, Amod Gupta, Anita Agarwal. Primary orbital amyloidosis presenting as secondary glaucoma.  Orbit 1991, 10:105-108.
  3. Amod Gupta, Anita Agarwal, Mangat R. Dogra. Retinal involvement in Wuchereria bancrofti filariasis.  Acta Ophthalmologica 1992, 70(6):832-835.
  4. Amod Gupta, Anita Agarwal, R.K. Bansal, Anupam Agarwal, Kirpal S. Chugh. Ischemic central retinal vein occlusion in the young eye.  Eye 1993, 7(1):138-142.
  5. Silke Schmidt, Ann M. Saunders, Monica A. De La Paz, Eric A. Postel, Ruth M. Heinis, Anita Agarwal, William K. Scott, John R. Gilbert, Julie G. McDowell, Amy Bazyk, J. Donald. M. Gass, Jonathan L. Haines, Margaret A. Pericak-Vance. Association of Apolipoprotein E gene with age related macular degeneration: Possible effect modification by family history, age, and gender. Mol Vis 2000;6:287-293
  6. Karen M. Joos, Adrian Lavina, Khaled A. Tawansy, Anita Agarwal. Posterior repositioning of glaucoma implants for anterior segment complications. Ophthalmology 2001,108:279-284.
  7. Vishali Gupta, Anita Agarwal, Amod Gupta, Pradeep Bambery, Subina Narang. Clinical characteristics of Serpiginous choroidopathy in the North India. American Journal of Ophthalmology 2002;134:47-56. 12095807
  8. Adrian M. Lavina, Anita Agarwal, Alex P. Hunyor, J. Donald M. Gass. Lupus choroidopathy and choroidal effusions. Retina 2002; 22:5:643-7 12441734
  9. J. Donald M. Gass, Anita Agarwal, Ingrid Scott. AZOOR: a long-term follow-up study. American Journal of Ophthalmology 2002;134:329-239. 12208243
  10. Silke Schmidt , Klaver C, Saunders A, Eric Postel , Monica De La Paz, Anita Agarwal, Kent Small, Nitin Udar, Ong J, Chalukya M, Nesburn A, Kenney C, Ruth Domurath , Molly Hogan, Mah T, Conley Y, Ferrell R, Weeks D, de Jong PT, van Duijn C, Jonathan Haines , Margaret
  11. Pericak-Vance, Michael Gorin . A pooled case-control study of the apolipoprotein E (APOE) gene in age-related maculopathy. Ophthalmic Genet. 2002; 23:209-23. 12567264
  12. Jose O. Rodriguez, Adrian M.Lavina, Anita Agarwal. Prevention and treatment of common eye injuries in sports. Am Fam Physician. 2003;67:1481-8. Review 12722848
  13. Silke Schmidt, Eric A. Postel, Anita Agarwal, Coy Allen Jr, Shaune N. Walters SN, Monica
  14. De la Paz, William K. Scott , Jonathan L. Haines , Margaret Pericak-Vance, Gilbert JR. Detailed analysis of allelic variation in the ABCA4 gene in age-related maculopathy. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2003; 44:2868-75. 12824224
  15. Vishali Gupta, Amod Gupta, S. Arora, Pradeep Bambery, Mangat R. Dogra, Anita Agarwal. Presumed tubercular Serpiginous like choroiditis: Clinical presentations and management. Ophthalmology. 2003;110:1744-1749. 13129872
  16. J. Donald M. Gass, Anita Agarwal, Adrian M. Lavina, Khaled A. Tawansy. Focal inner retinal hemorrhages in patients with Drusen; An early sign of occult choroidal neovascularization and chorioretinal anastomosis. Retina 2003; 23: 741-751. 14707822
  17. Shannon J. Kenealy, Silke Schmidt, Anita Agarwal, Eric A. Postel, Monica A. De La Paz, Margaret A. Pericak-Vance, Jonathan L. Haines. Linkage Analysis for Age-Related Macular Degeneration Supports a Gene on Chromosome 10q26. Molecular Vision 2004;10:57-61. 14758336
  18. Daniel E. Weeks, Yvette P. Conley, Hui-Ju Tsai, Tammy S. Mah, Silke Schmidt, Eric A.Postel, Anita Agarwal, Jonathan L. Haines, Margaret A. Pericak-Vance, Philip J. Rosenfeld,T. Otis Paul, Andrew W. Eller, Lawrence S. Morse, J.P. Dailey, Robert E. Ferrel, Michael B. Gorin. Age-related maculopathy: A genome-wide scan with continued evidence of susceptibility loci within the 1q31, 10q26, and 17q25 regions. American Journal of Human Genetics. 2004;75:174-89. 15168325
  19. Silke Schmidt , William K. Scott , Eric A. Postel, Anita Agarwal, Hauser ER, Monica De La Paz, John R. Gilbert, Daniel E Weeks, Michael B. Gorin, Jonathan L Haines, Margaret A. Pericak-Vance. Ordered subset linkage analysis supports a susceptibility locus for age-related macular degeneration on chromosome 16p12. BMC Genet. 2004 Jul 06;5(1):18. 15238159
  20. Jonathan L. Haines, Michael Hauser, Silke Schmidt, William K. Scott, Lana M. Olson, Paul Gallins, Kylee L. Spencer, Shu Ying Kwan, Maher Noureddine, John R. Gilbert, Nathalie Schnetz-Boutaud, Anita Agarwal, Eric A. Postel, Margaret A. Pericak-Vance. Complement Factor H Variant Increases the Risk of Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Science. 2005 Apr 15;308(5720):419-21. Epub 2005 Mar 10. 15761120
  21. Eric Postel, Anita Agarwal, Silke Schmidt, Yu-Ti R. Fan, William K. Scott, John R. Gilbert, Jonathan Haines, Margaret A. Pericak-Vance. Comparing age-related macular degeneration phenotype in probands from singleton and multiplex families. American Journal of Ophthalmology May 2005; 139: 820-825. 15860286
  22. Anita Agarwal, Purnima Patel, Tony Adkins, J. Donald M Gass. Spectrum of Pattern Dystrophy in Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum (PXE). Archives of Ophthalmology, 2005;123: 923- 928. 16009832
  23. Vishali Gupta, Amod Gupta, Mangat R. Dogra, Anita Agarwal. Optical Coherence tomography in group 2A idiopathic juxtafoveal telangiectasis. Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging, 2005;36:482-486. 16355952
  24. Silke Schmidt, Jonathan L. Haines, Eric A. Postel, Anita Agarwal, Shu Ying Kwan, John R. Gilbert, Margaret A. Pericak-Vance, William K. Scott. Joint effects of smoking history and APOE genotypes in age-related macular degeneration. Molecular Vision 2005; 11:941-949. 16288198
  25. Jonathan L. Haines, N. Schnetz-Boutaud, Silke Schmidt, William K. Scott, Anita Agarwal, Eric A. Postel, Lana M. Olson, Shannon J. Kenealy, Michael Hauser, John R. Gilbert, Margaret Pericak-Vance. Functional Candidate Genes in Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Significant Association with VEGF, VLDLR, and LRP6. Investigative Ophthalmol & Visual Sciences, 2006;47:329-335. 16384981
  26. Silke Schmidt, Michael A. Hauser, William K. Scott, Eric A. Postel, Anita Agarwal, Paul Gallins, Frank Wong, Yu Sarah Chen, Kylee Spencer, Nathalie Schnetz-Boutaud, Jonathan L. Haines, Margaret A. Pericak-Vance. Cigarette Smoking Strongly Modifies the Association of LOC387715 and Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Am. J. Hum. Genet 2006; 78:852-864. 16642439
  27. Changxian Yi, Xiaoyan Pan, Stephen Russell, Anita Agarwal, Paul Sternberg Jr. Discussant: Clinical Challenges. Case of multiple RPE detachments in a young woman. Retina. 2006;26(6):688-92. 16829814
  28. Eric A, Postel, Anita Agarwal, Jennifer Caldwell, Paul Gallins, Cynthia Toth, Silke Schmidt, William K, Scott, Michael Hauser, Jonathan L, Haines, Margaret A, Pericak-Vance. Complement factor H increases the risk for atrophic age-related macular degeneration. Ophthalmology 2006; Sep;113(9):1504-7. Epub 2006 Jul 7. 16828512
  29. Chris Welty, Anita Agarwal, Lawrence Merin, Amy Chomsky. Monoscopic Photography in Screening for Clinically Significant Macular Edema. Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging. 2006 Nov-Dec;37(6):524-6. 17152553
  30. Robert K. Shuler Jr, Michael A. Hauser, Jennifer Caldwell, Paul Gallins, Silke Schmidt , William K. Scott, Anita Agarwal, Jonathan L. Haines, Margaret A. Pericak-Vance, Eric A. Postel. Neovascular age-related macular degeneration is more strongly associated with LOC387715 than Complement Factor H polymorphism. Arch Ophthalmol. 2007;125:63-67. 17210853
  31. Anita Agarwal, Usha Rao. Outer Retinal Corrugations in X- Linked Juvenile Retinoschisis. Archives of Ophthalmol. 2007 Feb;125(2):278-9. 17296908
  32. William K Scott, Silke A. Schmidt, Michael A. Hauser, Paul Gallins , Natalie Schnetz- Boutaud, Kylee Spencer, John R. Gilbert, Anita Agarwal, Eric A. Postel, Jonathan L. Haines, Margaret A. Pericak-Vance. Independent effects of complement factor H Y402H polymorphism and cigarette smoking on risk of age-related macular degeneration. Ophthalmology. 2007 Jan 19; [Epub ahead of print]. 17241667
  33. Spencer KL, Hauser MA, Olson LM, Schmidt S, Scott WK, Gallins P, Agarwal Anita, Postel EA, Pericak-Vance MA, Haines JL. Protective Effect of Complement Factor B and Complement Component 2 Variants in Age-related Macular Degeneration. Hum Mol Genet. 2007 16(16):1986-1992, Jun 18; [Epub ahead of print] 17576744
  34. R. Keith Shuler, Jr., Silke Schmidt, Paul Gallins, Michael A. Hauser, William K. Scott, Jennifer Caldwell, Anita Agarwal, Jonathan L. Haines, Margaret A. Pericak-Vance, Eric A. Postel. Peripheral reticular pigmentary change is associated with complement factor H polymorphism (Y402H) in age-related macular degeneration. 2008 Mar;115(3):520-4. Epub 2007 Dec 11. 18067970
  35. Kylee L. Spencer, Michael A. Hauser, Lana M. Olson, Nathalie Schnetz-Boutaud, William K. Scott, Silke Schmidt, Paul Gallins, Anita Agarwal, Eric A. Postel, Margaret A. Pericak-Vance, Jonathan L. Haines. Haplotypes Spanning the Complement Factor H Gene Are Protective against Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 2007;48:4277-4283. 17724217
  36. R. Keith Shuler Jr, Silke Schmidt, Paul Gallins, Michael A. Hauser, William K. Scott, Jennifer Caldwell, Anita Agarwal, Jonathan L. Haines, Margaret A. Pericak-Vance and Eric A. Postel Phenotype Analysis of Patients With the Risk Variant LOC387715 (A69S) in Age-related Macular Degeneration. Am J Ophthalmol. 2008 Feb;145(2):303-307. Epub 2007 Dec 3.. 18061132
  37. Kylee L. Spencer, Michael A. Hauser, Lana M. Olson, Silke Schmidt,  William K. Scott, Paul Gallins, Anita Agarwal, Eric A. Postel, Margaret A. Pericak-Vance, Jonathan L. Haines. Deletion of CFHR3 and CFHR1 Genes in Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Human Molecular Genetics. 2008 Apr 1;17(7):971-7. Epub 2007 Dec 15. 18084039
  38. Kylee L. Spencer, Lana M. Olson, Brent M. Anderson, Nathalie Schnetz-Boutaud, William K. Scott, Paul Gallins, Anita Agarwal, Eric A. Postel, Margaret A. Pericak-
  39. Vance, Jonathan L. Haines. C3 R102G Polymorphism Increases Risk of Age-related Macular Degeneration. Human Molecular Genetics. 2008 Jun 15;17(12):1821-4. Epub 2008 Mar 6.18325906.
  40. Jeffrey A. Canter, Lana M. Olson, Kylee Spencer, Nathalie Schnetz-Boutaud, Brent Anderson, Michael A. Hauser, Silke Schmidt, Eric A. Postel, Anita Agarwal, Margaret A. Pericak-Vance, Paul Sternberg, Jr., and Jonathan L. Haines. Mitochondrial DNA Polymorphism A4917G Is Independently Associated with Age-Related Macular Degeneration. PLoS ONE. 2008 May 7;3(5):e2091. 18461138
  41. Siddharama Pawate, Anita Agarwal, Harold Moses, Subramaniam Sriram. The spectrum of Susac’s syndrome. Neurol Sci. 2009 (1):59-64. Epub 2009 Jan 15. 19145401
  42. Ryan M. Tarantola, Janice C. Law, Franco M. Recchia, Paul Sternberg Jr., Anita Agarwal. Photodynamic therapy as treatment of chronic idiopathic central serous chorioretinopathy. Laser Surg Medicine. 2008;40(10):671-5. 19065564
  43. H. Richard McDonald, Yin Ji S X, R. Yuan, Liu S, Y J, R.H Roe, Anita Agarwal. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges. Retina. 2009 Apr 15. [Epub ahead of print] 19373127
  44. Ryan M. Tarantola, David Reichstein, David Morrison, Anita Agarwal. Talc Retinopathy Presenting as Multiple Retinal Arteriolar Occlusions. Retinal Cases & Brief Reports. 2010; 4:120-122.
  45. Anita Agarwal, Ryan M. Tarantola, Janice C. Law. Late Onset Retinal Macular Degeneration: an entity not to be overlooked. Retinal Cases & Brief Reports. 2010; 4:257–261.
  46. Robert B. Pearlman, Pamela R. Golchet, Marni G. Feldmann, Lawrence A. Yannuzzi, Michael J. Cooney, Jennifer E.Thorne, James C. Folk MD, Edwin H. Ryan, Anita Agarwal, Kathleen C. Barnes, Kevin G. Becker, Lee M. Jampol . Increased prevalence of autoimmunity in patients with white spot syndromes and their family members. Archives of Ophthalmology, 2009;127(7):869-874. 19597107
  47. Ryan M. Tarantola, Victoria Nguyen, Anita Agarwal. Characterization of Kjellin's Syndrome using Spectral-Domain Optical Coherence Tomography and Fundus Autofluorescence. Retinal Cases and Brief Reports.2011; 5: 49-55.
  48. Montgomery MP, Kamel F, Pericak-Vance Margaret, Jonathan Haines, Eric A. Postel, Anita Agarwal, Richards M, William K. Scott, Silke S. Schmidt. Overall diet quality and age-related macular degeneration. Ophthalmic Epidemiology.2010,17(1) 58-65. 20100101
  49. Scott IU, Oden NL, VanVeldhuisen PC, Ip MS, Blodi BA, Antoszyk AN; SCORE Study Investigator Group. SCORE Study Report 7: incidence of intravitreal silicone oil droplets associated with staked-on vs luer cone syringe design. Am J Ophthalmol. 2009 Nov;148(5):725-732.e7. Epub 2009 Aug 11: 19674727
  50. Digna R. Velez, Paul Gallins, Monica Polk, Juan Ayala-Haedo, Stephen G. Schwartz, Jaclyn L. Kovach, Kylee Spencer, Gaofeng Wang, Anita Agarwal, Eric A. Postel, Jonathan L. Haines, Margaret Pericak-Vance, William K. Scott. Inverse association of female hormone replacement therapy and oral contraceptive use with age related macular degeneration and interactions with ARMS2 polymorphisms. IOVS 2010 Apr;51(4):1873-9. Epub 2009 Nov 20. 19933179
  51. Gaofeng Wang, Kylee L. Spencer, William K. Scott, Patrice Whitehead, Brenda L. Court, Juan Ayala-Haedo, Ping Mayo, Stephen G. Schwartz, Jaclyn L. Kovach3, Paul Gallins, Monica Polk, Anita Agarwal, Eric A. Postel, Jonathan L. Haines and Margaret A. Pericak- Vance. Analysis of the indel at the ARMS2 3′UTR in age-related macular degeneration. Hum Genet. 2010 Mar;127(5):595-602.20182747
  52. Juan A. Ayala-Haed , Paul J. Gallins, Patrice L. Whitehead, Stephen G. Schwartz, Jaclyn L. Kovach, Eric A. Postel, Anita Agarwal, Gaofeng Wang, Jonathan L. Haines, Margaret A. Pericak-Vance and William K. Scott. Analysis of Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in the NOS2A Gene and Interaction with Smoking in Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Ann Hum Genet. 2010 Mar 31. [Epub ahead of print] 20374233
  53. Wei Chen, Dwight Stambolian, Albert O. Edwards, Kari E. Branham, Mohamma Othman, Johanna Jakobsdottir, Nirubol Tosakulwong, Margaret A. Pericak-Vance, Peter A. Campochiaro, Michael L. Klein,Perciliz L. Tan, Yvette P. Conley, Atsuhiro Kanda, Laura Kopplin, Yanming Li, Katherine J. Augustaitis,Athanasios J. Karoukis, William K. Scott, Anita Agarwal, Jaclyn L. Kovach, Stephen G. Schwartz, Eric A. Postel, Matthew Brooks, Keith H. Baratz, William L. Brown, Complications of Age-Related Macular Degeneration Prevention Trial (CAPT) Research Group, Alexander J. Brucker, Anton Orlin, Gary Brown, Allen Ho, Carl Regillo, Larry Donoso, Lifeng Tian, Brian Kaderli, Dexter Hadley, Stephanie Hagstrom, Neal S. Peachey, Ronald Klein, Barbara E. K. Klein, Norimoto Gotoh, Kenji Yamashiro, Frederick Ferris III, Jesen A. Fagerness, Robyn Reynolds, Lindsay A. Farrer, Ivana K. Kim, Joan W. Miller, Marta Cortónaa, Angel Carracedo, Manuel Sanchez-Salorio, Elizabeth W. Pugh, Kimberly F. Doheny, Maria Brion, Margaret M. DeAngelis, Daniel E. Weekse Donald J. Zack, Emily Y. Chew, John R. Heckenlively, Nagahisa Yoshimura, Sudha K. Iyengar, Peter J. Francis, Nicholas Katsanis, Johanna M. Seddon, Jonathan L. Haines, Michael B. Gorin, Gonçalo R. Abecasisa, and Anand Swaroop. Genetic variants near TIMP3 and high- density lipoprotein–associated loci influence susceptibility to age-related macular degeneration. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Apr 14. [Epub ahead of print] 20385819
  54. Ip MS, Scott IU, VanVeldhuisen PC, Oden NL, Blodi BA, Fisher M, Singerman LJ, Tolentino M, Chan CK, Gonzalez VH; SCORE Study Research Group. A randomized trial comparing the efficacy and safety of intravitreal triamcinolone with standard care to treat vision loss associated with macular Edema secondary to branch retinal vein occlusion: the Standard Care vs Corticosteroid for Retinal Vein Occlusion (SCORE) study report 5. Arch Ophthalmol. 2009 Sep;127(9):1101-14. Erratum in: Arch Ophthalmol. 2009 Dec;127(12):1648. 19752419
  55. Scott IU, Ip MS, VanVeldhuisen PC, Oden NL, Blodi BA, Fisher M, Chan CK, Gonzalez VH, Singerman LJ, Tolentino M; SCORE Study Research Group. A randomized trial comparing the efficacy and safety of intravitreal triamcinolone with standard care to treat vision loss associated with macular Edema secondary to branch retinal vein occlusion: the Standard Care vs Corticosteroid for Retinal Vein Occlusion (SCORE) study report 6. Arch Ophthalmol. 2009 Sep;127(9):1115-28. Erratum in: Arch Ophthalmol. 2009 Dec;127(12):1655: 19752420
  56. Scott IU, Oden NL, VanVeldhuisen PC, Ip MS, Blodi BA, Antoszyk AN; SCORE Study Investigator Group. . SCORE Study Report 7: incidence of intravitreal silicone oil droplets associated with staked-on vs luer cone syringe design. Am J Ophthalmol. 2009 Nov;148(5):725-732.e7. doi: 10.1016/j.ajo.2009.06.004. Epub 2009 Aug 11
  57. Ryan M. Tarantola, Anita Agarwal, Pengcheng Lu, Karen Joos. Long-Term Results of Glaucoma Tube Shunt Placement with Endoscopic-Assisted Pars Plana Vitrectomy. Retina 2011, 31(2): 275-283.
  58. Spencer, K. L., L. M. Olson, Schnetz-Boutaud, N. Gallins, P. Wang, G. Scott, W. K.  Agarwal,
  59. A. Jakobsdottir, J. Conley, Y. Weeks, D. E. Gorin, M. B. Pericak-Vance, M. A. Haines, J. L. Dissection of Chromosome 16p12 Linkage Peak Suggests a Possible Role for CACNG3 Variants in Age-Related Macular Degeneration Susceptibility. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. Epub ahead of print Dec 2010. 21169531
  60. Lalezary M, Kim S. J, Jiramongkolchai, K, Recchia, F. M. Agarwal, A. Sternberg, P., Jr. , Long-Term Trends in Intraocular Pressure after Pars Plana Vitrectomy. Retina. April 2011 (31) 679-85.  21178658
  61. Sachin Mehta, Anita Agarwal. Metastatic liposarcoma masquerading as an inflammatory granuloma. Retinal Cases and Brief Reports, 2011; 5: 18-21.
  62. Spencer, K. L, Olson LM, Schnetz-Boutaud, N. Gallins, P. Agarwal A, Iannaccone A, Kritchevsky S.B, Garcia M, Nalls MA, Newman AB, Scott W.K, Pericak-Vance MA, Haines JL. Using genetic variation and environmental risk factor data to identify individuals at high risk for age-related macular degeneration. PLoS One, 2011 3(6) e17784
  63. Agarwal A. Salutation to a "legend". Retina. 2012 Feb;32 Suppl 1:S26. PubMed. PMID: 22270780.
  64. Schwartz SG, Agarwal A, Kovach JL, Gallins PJ, Cade W, Postel EA, Wang G, Ayala-Haedo J, Spencer KM, Haines JL, Pericak-Vance MA, Scott WK. The Arms2 A69S variant and bilateral advanced age-related macular degeneration. Retina. 2012 Sep;32(8):1486-91.. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 22481475.
  65. Wang G, Scott WK, Whitehead P, Court BL, Kovach JL, Schwartz SG, Agarwal A, Dubovy S, Haines JL, Pericak-Vance MA. A novel ARMS2 splice variant is identified in human retina. Exp Eye Res. 2012 Jan;94(1):187-91. Epub 2011 Nov 22. PubMed PMID: 22138417; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3259277.
  66. Jaru-Ampornpan P, Agarwal A, Midha NK, Kim SJ. Traumatic Endophthalmitis due to Cellulosimicrobium cellulans. Case Rep Ophthalmol Med. 2011;2011:469607. Epub 2012 Jan 30. PubMed PMID: 22606461; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3350247.
  67. Scott Schoenberger, Anita Agarwal. A Novel Mutation in Sorsby’s Fundus Dystrophy, Retina, 2012 Sep 27. [Epub ahead of print]
  68. Anita Agarwal, Jeffrey Colburn, Harish Raja, Arun D. Singh. Infiltrative Optic Neuritis and Perivascular Retinitis "Diagnostic & Therapeutic Challenges” Retina 2012 Sep;32(8):1678-81. 22869025
  69. Sumeer Thinda, Anita Agarwal. Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma with Ocular involvement. JAMA Ophthalmol, 2013 Apr (4) 494.
  70. Gaofeng Wang, William Scott, Anita Agarwal, Jonathan Haines, Margaret Pericak-Vance. Coding variants in the ARMS2 gene and the risk of age-related macular degeneration. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013 Jun;131(6):804-5.
  71. Maziar Lalezary, Scott D. Schoenberger, Edward F. Cherney, Anita Agarwal. Acute Macular neuroretinopathy: An atypical case. Retina cases and brief reports, 7(1):5-8, Winter 2013.
  72. Scott Schoenberger, Anita Agarwal. Talc Retinopathy. Images in clinical medicine. New England Journal of Medicine, Feb 28, 2013.
  73. Sri Krishna Mukkamala, Lawrence A. Yannuzzi, Anita Agarwal. Diagnostic & Therapeutic Challenges, Retina. 2012 Sep 28. [Epub ahead of print]
  74. The AMD Gene Consortium, Fritsche LG, Chen W, Schu M, Yaspan BL, Yu Y, Thorleifsson G, Zack DJ, Arakawa S, Cipriani V, Ripke S, Igo RP Jr, Buitendijk GH, Sim X, Weeks DE, Guymer RH, Merriam JE, Francis PJ, Hannum G, Agarwal A, Armbrecht AM, Audo I, Aung T, Barile GR, Benchaboune M, Bird AC, Bishop PN, Branham KE, Brooks M, Brucker AJ, Cade WH, Cain MS, Campochiaro PA, Chan CC, Cheng CY, Chew EY, Chin KA, Chowers I, Clayton DG, Cojocaru R, Conley YP, Cornes BK, Daly MJ, Dhillon B, Edwards AO, Evangelou E, Fagerness J, Ferreyra HA, Friedman JS, Geirsdottir A, George RJ, Gieger C, Gupta N, Hagstrom SA, Harding SP, Haritoglou C, Heckenlively JR, Holz FG, Hughes G, Ioannidis JP, Ishibashi T, Joseph P, Jun G, Kamatani Y, Katsanis N, N Keilhauer C, Khan JC, Kim IK, Kiyohara Y, Klein BE, Klein R, Kovach JL, Kozak I, Lee CJ, Lee KE, Lichtner P, Lotery AJ, Meitinger T, Mitchell P, Mohand-Saïd S, Moore AT, Morgan DJ, Morrison MA, Myers CE, Naj AC, Nakamura Y, Okada Y, Orlin A, Ortube MC, Othman MI, Pappas C, Park KH, Pauer GJ, Peachey NS, Poch O, Priya RR, Reynolds R, Richardson AJ, Ripp R, Rudolph G, Ryu E, Sahel JA, Schaumberg DA, Scholl HP, Schwartz SG, Scott WK, Shahid H, Sigurdsson H, Silvestri G, Sivakumaran TA, Smith RT, Sobrin L, Souied EH, Stambolian DE, Stefansson H, Sturgill-Short GM, Takahashi A, Tosakulwong N, Truitt BJ, Tsironi EE, Uitterlinden AG, van Duijn CM, Vijaya L, Vingerling JR, Vithana EN, Webster AR, Wichmann HE, Winkler TW, Wong TY, Wright AF, Zelenika D, Zhang M, Zhao L, Zhang K, Klein ML, Hageman GS, Lathrop GM, Stefansson K, Allikmets R, Baird PN, Gorin MB, Wang JJ, Klaver CC, Seddon JM, Pericak-Vance MA, Iyengar SK, Yates JR, Swaroop A, Weber BH, Kubo M, Deangelis MM, Léveillard T, Thorsteinsdottir U, Haines JL, Farrer LA, Heid IM, Abecasis GR. Seven new loci associated with age-related macular degeneration. Nat Genet. 2013 Mar 3. doi: 10.1038/ng.2578. [Epub ahead of print]
  75. Scott Schoenberger, Anita Agarwal. Intra Choroidal Cavitations in North Carolina Macular Dystrophy. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013 May 1: 1-4.
  76. William M. Watkins, Scott D. Schoenberger, Patrick Lavin, Anita Agarwal. Circumscribed Outer Foveal Defects in Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 7, Retina Cases and Brief Reports, 7(3):294-296, Summer 2013.
  77. Gaofeng Wang, Sander R. Dubovy, Jaclyn L. Kovach, Stephen G. Schwartz, Anita Agarwal, William K. Scott. Variants at chromosome 10q26 locus and the expression of HTRA1 in the retina. Exp Eye Research, 112: July 2013, 103-105.
  78. Naj AC, Scott WK, Courtenay MD, Cade WH, Schwartz SG, Kovach JL, Agarwal A, Wang G, Haines JL, Pericak-Vance MA. Genetic factors in nonsmokers with age-related macular degeneration revealed through genome-wide gene-environment interaction analysis. Ann Hum Genet. 2013 May;77(3):215-31.
  79. Scott Schoenberger, Anita Agarwal. Geographic chorioretinal atrophy in Pseudoxanthoma elasticum. Am J of Ophthalmol. 2013 Oct;156(4):715-23
  80. Danis RP, Domalpally A, Chew EY, Clemons TE, Armstrong J, SanGiovanni JP, Ferris FL 3rd; AREDS2 Study Group. Methods and reproducibility of grading optimized digital color fundus photographs in the Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2 Report Number 2). Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2013 Jul 8;54(7):4548-54. doi: 10.1167/iovs.13-11804.
  81. Reddy RK, Lalezary M, Kim SJ, Kammer JA, Kuchtey RW, Cherney EF, Recchia FM, Joos KM, Agarwal A, Law JC. Prospective Retinal and Optic Nerve Vitrectomy Evaluation (PROVE) study: findings at 3 months. Clinical Ophthalmology. September 2013 Volume:7 1761 – 1769.
  82. Scott D. Schoenberger, Nancy Benegas, Anita Agarwal, and Elias I. Traboulsi. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges, Retina, 2014, Jul;34(7):1481-4.
  83. Anita Agarwal, Scott Schoenberger. Macular Caldera in North Carolina Macular Dystrophy – Reply. JAMA Ophthalmology, 2014, Jun;132(6):787
  84. Joshua Hoffman, Jessica N. Cooke Bailey, Laura D’Aoust, William Cade, Juan Ayala-Haedo, Denise Fuzzell1, Renee Laux, Larry D. Adams, Lori Reinhart-Mercer, Laura Caywood, Patrice Whitehead-Gay, Anita Agarwal, Gaofeng Wang, William K. Scott, Margaret, A. Pericak- Vance, Jonathan L. Haines. Rare Complement factor H variant associated with Age-related Macular Degeneration in the Amish. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 Jun 6;55(7):4455-60. doi: 10.1167/iovs.13-13684. PMID: 24906858
  85. Courtenay MD, Cade W, Schwartz SG, Kovach JL, Agarwal A, Wang G, Haines JL, Pericak- Vance MA, Scott WK. Set –based joint test of interaction between SNPs in the VEGF pathway and exogenous estrogen finds association with age-related macular degeneration. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 Jul 11. pii: IOVS-14-14494. doi: 10.1167/iovs.14-14494. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25015356
  86. Lou SM, Montgomery PA, Larkin KL, Winthrop K, Zierhut M, Rosenbaum JT; Uveitis Specialists Study Group. Diagnosis and treatment for ocular tuberculosis among uveitis specialists: the international perspective. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2015 Feb;23(1):32-9
  87. Lars G. Fritsche, Wilmar Igl, Jessica N. Cooke Bailey et. al. A large genome-wide association study of age-related macular degeneration highlights contributions of rare and common variants. Nat Genet. 2015 Dec 21. doi: 10.1038/ng.3448. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 26691988.
  88. Aref AA, Scott IU, Oden NL, Ip MS, Blodi BA, VanVeldhuisen PC; SCORE Study Investigator Group. Incidence, Risk Factors, and Timing of Elevated Intraocular Pressure After Intravitreal Triamcinolone Acetonide Injection for Macular Edema Secondary to Retinal Vein Occlusion: SCORE Study Report 15. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015 Sep;133(9):1022-9. doi: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2015.1823. PMID: 26086920
  89. Roybal CN, Sanfilippo CJ, Nazari H, Law JC, Bhaleeya S, Chui Ming GC, Rao NA, Kiss S, Agarwal A, Sadda S, Sarraf D. Multimodal imaging of the retina and choroid in systemic amyloidosis. Retin Cases Brief Rep. 2015 Fall;9(4):339-346.
  90. Hall JB, Cooke Bailey JN, Hoffman JD, Pericak-Vance MA, Scott WK, Kovach JL, Schwartz SG, Agarwal A, Brantley MA Jr, Haines JL, Bush WS. Estimating cumulative pathway effects on risk for age-related macular degeneration using mixed linear models. BMC Bioinformatics. 2015 Oct 14;16(1):329. doi: 10.1186/s12859-015-0760-4.
  91. Jaclyn L. Kovach, Stephen G. Schwartz, Anita Agarwal, Milam A. Brantley, Samuel S. Pan, Jonathan L. Haines, William K. Scott, Margaret A. Pericak-Vance: The Relationship Between Reticular Pseudodrusen and Severity of AMD. Ophthalmology 12/2015;DOI:10.1016/j.ophtha. 2015.10.036
  92. Joshua D. Hoffman, Mark J.J.P. van Grinsven, Chun Li, Milam Brantley, Jr., Josephine McGrath, Anita Agarwal, William K.Scott, Stephen Schwartz, Jaclyn Kovach, Margaret Pericak-Vance, Clara I. Sanchez, Jonathan L. Haines. Genetic Association Analysis of Drusen Progression. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2016 Apr 1;57(4):2225-31. doi: 10.1167/iovs.15- 18571.
  93. Rebecca J. Sardell , Patrice J. Persad , Samuel Pan , Patrice Whitehead , Larry D. Adams , Renee A. Laux , Jorge A. Fortun , Milam A. Brantley, Jr., Jaclyn L. Kovach , Stephen G. Schwartz , Anita Agarwal , Jonathan L. Haines , William K. Scott, Margaret Pericak-Vance. Progression rate from intermediate to advanced age-related macular degeneration is correlated with the number of risk alleles at the CFH locus. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 2016 (in revision)

 

Book Chapters

 

  1. Cavernous Retinal Hemangioma. Authors: Anita Agarwal, Thomas Aaberg Jr, Paul Sternberg Jr,. In RETINA. Editor-in-chief, Stephen Ryan MD. C.V. Mosby Company, 2005
  2. Acute Zonal Occult Outer Retinopathy. Author: Anita Agarwal. In ‘Imaging in Uveitis’ Editors; C.P. Herbort, Amod Gupta, Vishali Gupta. Jaypee Publishers, 2008
  3. Diffuse Unilateral Subacute Neuroretinitis. Author: Anita Agarwal. In ‘Imaging in Uveitis’ Editors; C.P. Herbort, Amod Gupta, Vishali Gupta. Jaypee Publishers, 2008
  4. Visual fields in Uveitis. Author: Anita Agarwal. In ‘Imaging in Uveitis’ Editors; C.P. Herbort, Amod Gupta, Vishali Gupta. Jaypee Publishers, 2008
  5. Hollenhorst Plaque. Author: Anita Agarwal In Curbside Consultation in Retina, Editors: Sharon Fekrat, Darius Moshfeghi, MD, Dean Eliott, MD, Julia Haller, MD. 2008.
  6. Cavernous Hemangioma. Anita Agarwal, Paul Sternberg Jr, in Retina, Ed-in-chief, Stephen Ryan, 2012.
  7. Sorsby’s Fundus Dystrophy. Scott Schoenberger, Anita Agarwal SD-OCT text book, ed: Anand Vinekar et. al. 2012
  8.  Acute Posterior Multifocal Placoid Pigment Epitheliopathy. Scott Schoenberger, Anita Agarwal SD-OCT text book, ed: Anand Vinekar et. al. 2012
  9. Acute Zonal Occult Outer Retinopathy. Sumeer Thinda, Anita Agarwal SD-OCT text book, ed: Anand Vinekar et. al 2012
  10. Malattia Leventinese. Maziar Lalezary, Anita Agarwal SD-OCT text book, ed: Anand Vinekar et. al 2012
  11. North Carolina Macular Dystrophy. Anita Agarwal SD-OCT text book, ed: Anand Vinekar et. al 2012
  12. Fundus Albipunctatus. Ajay Shalwala, Anita Agarwal SD-OCT text book, ed: Anand Vinekar et. al 2012
  13. Cat Scratch Disease. Anita Agarwal SD-OCT text book, ed: Anand Vinekar et. al 2012
  14. Epidemiology, Modifiable Risk Factors, and Genetics of AMD, Anita Agarwal in text book: Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Current Management, eds: Jay Duker, MD & Andre Witkin, MD. Slack Incorporated, 2014.
  15. Macular Dystrophies. Anita Agarwal. Vitreoretinal Disease: The Essentials, 2nd edition. Eds. Ingrid U. Scott, Carl D. Regillo, Harry W. Flynn, Jr., and Gary C. Brown. 2014