Guillermo Amescua

Associate Professor of Clinical

  • 519 Citations
20082020

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Research Output

2020

Reply to Comment on: Rose Bengal Photodynamic Antimicrobial Therapy for Patients With Progressive Infectious Keratitis: A Pilot Clinical Study

Naranjo, A., Arboleda, A., Martinez, J. D., Durkee, H., Aguilar, M. C., Relhan, N., Nikpoor, N., Galor, A., Dubovy, S. R., Flynn, H. W., Miller, D., Parel, J. M., Amescua, G. & Leblanc, R., Jun 2020, In : American journal of ophthalmology. 214, p. 198-200 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access

Rose bengal photodynamic antimicrobial therapy to inhibit Pseudomonas aeruginosa keratitis isolates

Durkee, H., Arboleda, A., Aguilar, M. C., Martinez, J. D., Alawa, K. A., Relhan, N., Maestre-Mesa, J., Amescua, G., Miller, D. & Parel, J. M., Jun 1 2020, In : Lasers in medical science. 35, 4, p. 861-866 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Systemic Miltefosine as an Adjunct Treatment of Progressive Acanthamoeba Keratitis

Naranjo, A., Martinez, J. D., Miller, D., Tonk, R. & Amescua, G., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Ocular Immunology and Inflammation.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Cellular and molecular assessment of rose bengal photodynamic antimicrobial therapy on keratocytes, corneal endothelium and limbal stem cell niche

Naranjo, A., Pelaez, D., Arrieta, E., Salero-Coca, E., Martinez, J. D., Sabater, A. L., Amescua, G. & Parel, J. M., Nov 2019, In : Experimental Eye Research. 188, 107808.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Long-term outcomes of riboflavin photodynamic antimicrobial therapy as a treatment for infectious keratitis

Martinez, J. D., Arboleda, A., Naranjo, A., Aguilar, M. C., Durkee, H., Monsalve, P., Dubovy, S. R., Donaldson, K. E., Miller, D., Amescua, G. & Parel, J. M., Sep 1 2019, In : American Journal of Ophthalmology Case Reports. 15, 100481.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Molecular epidemiology and resistance profiles among healthcare- and community-associated Staphylococcus aureus keratitis isolates

Peterson, J. C., Durkee, H., Miller, D., Maestre-Mesa, J., Arboleda, A., Aguilar, M. C., Relhan, N., Flynn, H. W., Amescua, G., Parel, J. M. & Alfonso, E., 2019, In : Infection and Drug Resistance. 12, p. 831-843 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Scopus citations

Rose Bengal Photodynamic Antimicrobial Therapy for Patients With Progressive Infectious Keratitis: A Pilot Clinical Study

Naranjo, A., Arboleda, A., Martinez, J. D., Durkee, H., Aguilar, M. C., Relhan, N., Nikpoor, N., Galor, A., Dubovy, S. R., Leblanc, R., Flynn, H. W., Miller, D., Parel, J. M. & Amescua, G., Dec 2019, In : American journal of ophthalmology. 208, p. 387-396 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Toxic anterior segment syndrome: A review

Hernandez-Bogantes, E., Navas, A., Naranjo, A., Amescua, G., Graue-Hernandez, E. O., Flynn, H. W. & Ahmed, I., Jan 1 2019, In : Survey of Ophthalmology.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Transcultural validation of the 5-Item Dry Eye Questionnaire for the Mexican population

Martinez, J. D., Galor, A., Amescua, G., Ramos-Betancourt, N., Beltrán, F., Babayán Sosa, A., Santacruz Valdés, C., Ramírez-Assad, C., Mora Juárez, E. & Hernández-Quintela, E., Oct 1 2019, In : International Ophthalmology. 39, 10, p. 2313-2324 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Bacterial Keratitis Preferred Practice Pattern®

American Academy of Ophthalmology Preferred Practice Pattern Cornea and External Disease Panel, Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Ophthalmology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Blepharitis Preferred Practice Pattern®

American Academy of Ophthalmology Preferred Practice Pattern Cornea and External Disease Panel, Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Ophthalmology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Candida Endophthalmitis After Descemet Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty With Grafts From Both Eyes of a Donor With Possible Systemic Candidiasis

Palioura, S., Sivaraman, K., Joag, M., Sise, A., Batlle, J. F., Miller, D., Espana, E. M., Amescua, G., Yoo, S. H., Galor, A. & Karp, C., Apr 1 2018, In : Cornea. 37, 4, p. 515-518 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
3 Scopus citations

Conjunctivitis Preferred Practice Pattern®

American Academy of Ophthalmology Preferred Practice Pattern Cornea and External Disease Panel, Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Ophthalmology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Corneal Ectasia Preferred Practice Pattern®

American Academy of Ophthalmology Preferred Practice Pattern Cornea and External Disease Panel, Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Ophthalmology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Corneal Edema & Opacification Preferred Practice Pattern®

American Academy of Ophthalmology Preferred Practice Pattern Cornea and External Disease Panel, Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Ophthalmology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Dry Eye Syndrome Preferred Practice Pattern®

American Academy of Ophthalmology Preferred Practice Pattern Cornea and External Disease Panel, Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Ophthalmology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Human Corneal Changes After Rose Bengal Photodynamic Antimicrobial Therapy for Treatment of Fungal Keratitis

Martinez, J. D., Naranjo, A., Amescua, G., Dubovy, S., Arboleda, A., Durkee, H., Aguilar, M. C., Flynn, H. W., Miller, D. & Parel, J-M. A., Oct 1 2018, In : Cornea. 37, 10, p. e46-e48

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

4 Scopus citations

Long-term outcomes of the aphakic snap-on Boston type I keratoprosthesis at the bascom palmer eye institute

Gibbons, A., Leung, E. H., Haddock, L. J., Medina, C. A., Fernandez, V., Parel, J. M. A., Durkee, H. A., Amescua, G., Alfonso, E. C. & Perez, V. L., Feb 15 2018, In : Clinical Ophthalmology. 12, p. 331-337 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Update on the Surgical Reconstruction of Ocular Surface in Eyes with Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency

Cabral-Macias, J., Martinez, J. D., Naranjo, A. & Amescua, G., Dec 1 2018, In : Current Ophthalmology Reports. 6, 4, p. 256-265 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2017

Cataract extraction, extracapsular (ECCE)

Atallah, M. & Amescua, G., Apr 24 2017, Operative Dictations in Ophthalmology. Springer International Publishing, p. 89-92 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Interventions and Outcomes in Patients with Infectious Pseudomonas scleritis: A 10-Year Perspective

Ahmad, S., Lopez, M., Attala, M., Galor, A., Stanciu, N. A., Miller, D., Suh, L., Albini, T. A., Perez Quinones, V. L., Karp, C., Davis, J. L., Alfonso, E. C., Forster, R. & Amescua, G., Oct 19 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Ocular Immunology and Inflammation. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rose Bengal Photodynamic Antimicrobial Therapy: A Novel Treatment for Resistant Fusarium Keratitis

Amescua, G., Arboleda, A., Nikpoor, N., Durkee, H., Relhan, N., Aguilar, M. C., Flynn, H. W., Miller, D. & Parel, J-M. A., Sep 1 2017, In : Cornea. 36, 9, p. 1141-1144 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Simple limbal conjunctival autograft

Atallah, M. & Amescua, G., Apr 24 2017, Operative Dictations in Ophthalmology. Springer International Publishing, p. 65-69 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2016

Acute and Chronic Ophthalmic Involvement in Stevens-Johnson Syndrome/Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis - A Comprehensive Review and Guide to Therapy. II. Ophthalmic Disease Part i (Systemic Disease) was published in the January 2016 issue of this journal.

Kohanim, S., Palioura, S., Saeed, H. N., Akpek, E. K., Amescua, G., Basu, S., Blomquist, P. H., Bouchard, C. S., Dart, J. K., Gai, X., Gomes, J. A. P., Gregory, D. G., Iyer, G., Jacobs, D. S., Johnson, A. J., Kinoshita, S., Mantagos, I. S., Mehta, J. S., Perez, V. L., Pflugfelder, S. C. & 9 others, Sangwan, V. S., Sippel, K. C., Sotozono, C., Srinivasan, B., Tan, D. T. H., Tandon, R., Tseng, S. C. G., Ueta, M. & Chodosh, J., Apr 1 2016, In : Ocular Surface. 14, 2, p. 168-188 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

60 Scopus citations

Autologous simple limbal epithelial transplantation for unilateral limbal stem cell deficiency: Multicentre results

Vazirani, J., Ali, M. H., Sharma, N., Gupta, N., Mittal, V., Atallah, M., Amescua, G., Chowdhury, T., Abdala-Figuerola, A., Ramirez-Miranda, A., Navas, A., Graue-Hernández, E. O. & Chodosh, J., Jan 27 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : British Journal of Ophthalmology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations

Cataract surgery after refractive surgery

Patel, R. H., Karp, C. L., Yoo, S. H., Amescua, G. & Galor, A., Mar 4 2016, In : International ophthalmology clinics. 56, 2, p. 169-180 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

High-risk corneal graft rejection in the setting of previous corneal herpes simplex virus (HSV)-1 infection

Kuffova, L., Knickelbein, J. E., Yu, T., Medina, C., Amescua, G., Rowe, A. M., Hendricks, R. L. & Forrester, J. V., Apr 1 2016, In : Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 57, 4, p. 1578-1587 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Impact of Total Pars Plana Vitrectomy on Postoperative Complications in Aphakic, Snap-On, Type 1 Boston Keratoprosthesis

Perez Quinones, V. L., Leung, E., Berrocal, A., Albini, T. A., Parel, J-M. A., Amescua, G., Alfonso, E. C., Ali, T. K. & Gibbons, A., Aug 2 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Ophthalmology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Limbal stem cell transplantation: Current perspectives

Atallah, M. R., Palioura, S., Perez, V. L. & Amescua, G., Apr 1 2016, In : Clinical Ophthalmology. 10, p. 593-602 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

34 Scopus citations

Role of high resolution optical coherence tomography in diagnosing ocular surface squamous neoplasia with coexisting ocular surface diseases

Atallah, M., Joag, M., Galor, A., Amescua, G., Nanji, A., Wang, J., Perez Quinones, V. L., Dubovy, S. & Karp, C., Oct 6 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Ocular Surface.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Role of steroids in the treatment of bacterial keratitis

Palioura, S., Henry, C. R., Amescua, G. & Alfonso, E. C., Jan 27 2016, In : Clinical Ophthalmology. 10, p. 179-186 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

11 Scopus citations

Rose Bengal- and Riboflavin-Mediated Photodynamic Therapy to Inhibit Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Keratitis Isolates

Halili, F., Arboleda, A., Durkee, H., Taneja, M., Miller, D., Alawa, K. A., Aguilar, M. C., Amescua, G., Flynn, H. W. & Parel, J-M. A., Jun 1 2016, In : American Journal of Ophthalmology. 166, p. 194-202 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Stevens-Johnson Syndrome/Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis - A Comprehensive Review and Guide to Therapy. I. Systemic Disease

Kohanim, S., Palioura, S., Saeed, H. N., Akpek, E. K., Amescua, G., Basu, S., Blomquist, P. H., Bouchard, C. S., Dart, J. K., Gai, X., Gomes, J. A. P., Gregory, D. G., Iyer, G., Jacobs, D. S., Johnson, A. J., Kinoshita, S., Mantagos, I. S., Mehta, J. S., Perez, V. L., Pflugfelder, S. C. & 9 others, Sangwan, V. S., Sippel, K. C., Sotozono, C., Srinivasan, B., Tan, D. T. H., Tandon, R., Tseng, S. C. G., Ueta, M. & Chodosh, J., Jan 1 2016, In : Ocular Surface. 14, 1, p. 2-19 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

47 Scopus citations
2015

A painful red eye

Liu, X., Kuriyan, A. E. & Amescua, G., Jan 1 2015, In : JAMA ophthalmology. 133, 1, p. 95-96 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Contact-Lens-Associated Purpureocillium Keratitis: Risk Factors, Microbiologic Characteristics, Clinical Course, and Outcomes

Ali, T. K., Amescua, G., Miller, D., Suh, L. H., Delmonte, D. W., Gibbons, A., Alfonso, E. C. & Forster, R., Feb 24 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Seminars in Ophthalmology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Delayed-onset postoperative endophthalmitis secondary to Exophiala

Quintero-Estades, J. A., Walter, S., Valenzuela, F. & Amescua, G., Feb 17 2015, In : BMJ case reports. 2015

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Management of patients with confirmed and presumed mucous membrane pemphigoid undergoing entropion repair

Gibbons, A., Johnson, T., Wester, S., Gonzalez, A. E., Farias, C. C., Betancurt, C., Amescua, G. & Perez Quinones, V. L., May 1 2015, In : American Journal of Ophthalmology. 159, 5, p. 846-852 7 p., 9224.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Minor ipsilateral simple limbal epithelial transplantation (miniSLET) for pterygium treatment

Hernández-Bogantes, E., Amescua, G., Navas, A., Garfias, Y., Ramirez-Miranda, A., Lichtinger, A. & Graue-Hernández, E. O., Dec 2015, In : British Journal of Ophthalmology. 99, 12, p. 1598-1600 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
16 Scopus citations

Nocardia asteroides keratitis resistant to amikacin

Patel, R., Sise, A., Al-Mohtaseb, Z., Garcia, N., Aziz, H., Amescua, G. & Pantanelli, S. M., Jan 1 2015, In : Cornea. 34, 12, p. 1617-1619 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2014

Assessment of rose bengal versus riboflavin photodynamic therapy for inhibition of fungal keratitis isolates

Arboleda, A., Miller, D., Cabot, F., Taneja, M., Aguilar, M. C., Alawa, K., Amescua, G., Yoo, S. H. & Parel, J. M., Jul 2014, In : American journal of ophthalmology. 158, 1, p. 64-70.e2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Scopus citations

Modified simple limbal epithelial transplantation using cryopreserved amniotic membrane for unilateral limbal stem cell deficiency

Amescua, G., Atallah, M., Nikpoor, N., Galor, A. & Perez, V. L., Sep 2014, In : American journal of ophthalmology. 158, 3, p. 469-475.e2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 Scopus citations

Use of intraocular videoendoscopic examination in the preoperative evaluation of keratoprosthesis surgery to assess visual potential

Farias, C. C., Ozturk, H. E., Albini, T. A., Berrocal, A. M., Amescua, G., Betancurt, C., Parel, J. M., Oliveros, M. C., Gibbons, A., Vargas, J. M. & Perez, V. L., Jul 2014, In : American journal of ophthalmology. 158, 1, p. 80-86.e2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2013

Corneal surgical problem

Amescua, G., Oct 2013, In : Journal of cataract and refractive surgery. 39, 10, p. 1618-1623 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Modified Osteo-Odonto-Keratoprosthesis: MOOKP

Amescua, G. & Perez, V. L., May 2013, Ocular Surface Disease: Cornea, Conjunctiva and Tear Film. Elsevier Inc., p. 427-433 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

October consultation #2.

Amescua, G., Oct 2013, In : Journal of cataract and refractive surgery. 39, 10, p. 1619-1620 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

2012

What is causing the corneal ulcer Management strategies for unresponsive corneal ulceration

Amescua, G., Miller, D. & Alfonso, E. C., Feb 2012, In : Eye. 26, 2, p. 228-236 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations
2009

Clinical images: Sudden loss of vision: Purtscher retinopathy in multiple myeloma

Nautiyal, A., Amescua, G., Jameson, A., Gradowski, J. F., Hong, F. & Doft, B., Dec 8 2009, In : CMAJ. 181, 12, p. E277

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2008

Effect of CXCL-1/KC production in high risk vascularized corneal allografts on T cell recruitment and graft rejection

Amescua, G., Collings, F., Sidani, A., Bonfield, T. L., Rodriguez, J. P., Galor, A., Medina, C., Yang, X. & Perez, V. L., Dec 1 2008, In : Transplantation. 85, 4, p. 615-625 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations