Ron Afshari Adelman MD, MPH, MBA, FACS

Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science; Interim Chairman, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science; Interim Chief of Ophthalmology, Yale New Haven Hospital; Director, Retina and Macula Center

Research Interests

Retinal disease and surgery; Macular degeneration; Diabetic retinopathy; Macular holes; Epiretinal membrane; Retinal detachment


Research Summary

Retinal disease and surgery; macular degeneration; diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachment


Selected Publications

  • Clinical variables associated with failure of retinal detachment repair: the European Vitreo-Retinal Society Retinal Detachment Study Report Number 4. Adelman RA, Parnes AJ, Michalewska Z, Ducournau D. PMID: 24766870 Ophthalmology. 2014.
  • Aflibercept in the treatment of neovascular age-related macular degeneration in previously treated patients. Hall LB, Huang JJ, Adelman RA. PMID: 24552305 J Ocul Pharmacol Ther, 30(4):346-52, 2014.
  • Choroidal thickness measured with Swept Source OCT before and after vitrectomy with ILM peeling for idiopathic epiretinal membranes. Michalewska Z, Michalewski Y, Adelman RA, Nawrocki J. Retina, Accepted 2014.
  • Angiophagy prevents early embolus wash out but recanalizes microvessels through embolus extravasation. Grutzendler J, Murikinati S, hiner B, Ji L, Lam CK, Yoo T, Gupta S, Hafler B, Adelman RA, Yuan P, Rodriguez G. PMID: 24598589 Science Transl Med, 5;6(226):ra31, 2014.
  • How do vitrectomy parameters influence the results of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment repair? EVRS Retinal Detachment Study Report Number 3. Michalewska Z, Ducournau D, Adelman RA. PMID: 24314312 Acta Ophthalmol, 2014.
  • Strategy for the management of uncomplicated retinal detachments: The European Vitreo-Retinal Society Retinal Detachment Study Report 1, Adelman RA, Parnes AJ, Ducournau D. for the European Vitreo-Retinal Society (EVRS) Retinal Detachment Study Group. PMID: 23601799 Ophthalmology, 120(9):1804-8, 2013.
  • Strategy for the management of complex retinal detachments: The European Vitreo-Retinal Society Retinal Detachment Study Report 2, Adelman RA, Parnes AJ, Sipperley J, Ducournau D. for the European Vitreo-Retinal Society (EVRS) Retinal Detachment Study Group. PMID: 23601805 Ophthalmology, 120(9):1809-13, 2013.
  • Engineering a blood-retinal barrier with human embryonic stem cell-derived retinal pigment epithelium: Transcriptome and functional analysis. Peng S, Gan G, Qiu C, Zhong M, An H, Adelman RA, Rizzolo LJ. PMID: 23734062 Stem Cells Transl Med, 2(7):534-44, 2013
  • Retinal vascular tortuosity in obstructive sleep apnea. Mohsenin A, Mohsenin V, Adelman RA. PMID: 23641149 Clin Ophthalmol, 7:787-92, 2013.
  • Incidence and management of elevated intraocular pressure with antivascular endothelial growth factor agents. Abedi G, Adelman RA, Salim S. PMID: 23631423 Semin Ophthalmol, 28(3):126-30, 2013.

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