Dr. Di Pascuale

EDUCATION AND POST-GRADUATE TRAINING

2012-2022 American Board of Ophthalmology Certified
2008- 2011 Ophthalmology residency, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas TX.
2007-2008 Transitional Residency, John Peter Smith Health Network, Fort Worth.
2005- 2007 Cornea and Refractive Surgery Fellowship, UT Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, TX.
2002-2005 Ocular Surface Fellowship, Ocular Surface Center, Ocular Surface Research & Education Foundation, Miami FL.
1998 -2001 Ophthalmology residency in Hospital Miguel Peréz Carreño- Central University of Venezuela. Caracas-Venezuela.
1989- 1996 Central University of Venezuela. Dr. Luis Razetti Medicine School.

AWARDS AND HONORS

2008 Outstanding Intern Rotating on Emergency Service, JPS, Fort Worth, TX
2008 Outstanding Transitional Recruiting Award, JPS, Fort Worth TX
2004 Best of Show awarded winner for video title “Fornix Reconstruction by MMC and AMT in chronic cicatricial ocular surface diseases.
1992 “Josè Izquierdo” Awards conferred by the Anatomy Department as the excellent student. Caracas, Venezuela.
1989-1996 Human Anatomy, Neuroanatomy, Surgery II(ophthalmology), Internal Medicine III, Public Health and Preventive Medicine V,
Occupational Medicine, Internal Medicine IV, Surgery IV, Pediatrics IV, Obstetric and Gynecology IV.

FACULTY POSITIONS HELD

2005- 2007 Assistant Instructor, Dept of Ophthalmology, UT Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, TX.
1997 Instructor of Occupational Medicine, Dr. “Luis Razetti” medicine school Central University of Venezuela
1993- 1994 Instructor in Parasitology Dr. “Luis Razetti” medicine school the Central University of Venezuela.
1992 Instructor of introductory three-dimensional morphology course. Dr. “Luis Razetti” medicine school the Central University of Venezuela.

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

2014-Present Cornea and Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Cornea & Cataract Specialty Center, El Paso, TX.
2011-2014 Cornea and comprehensive ophthalmology, West Texas Eye Associates, El Paso, TX.
2008-2011 Ophthalmology resident, UT Southwestern Medical Ctr, Dallas TX.
2007-2008 Transitional resident, John Peter Smith Health Network, Fort Worth TX.
2005- 2007 Cornea Fellow, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX.
2002-2005 Ocular Surface Fellow. Ocular Surface Center, P.A., Miami, FL
1998-2001 Ophthalmology Resident, Hospital, Dr. Miguel Peréz Carreño, Caracas Venezuela.
1996-1997 Rural Medicine, Clinic Dr. Jacinto Convit, Caracas, Venezuela.
1998 Intern. Metropolitan Clinic, Caracas-Venezuela.
1998 Observer. Internal Medicine. Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts.

PUBLICATIONS

Di Pascuale MA, Prasher P, Schelecte C, Arey M, Bowman RW, Cavanagh HD, McCulley JP, Mootha VV.

Corneal deturgescence after Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty evaluated by Visante anterior

segment optical coherence tomography Am J Ophthamol 2009;148:32-7.

Pachigolla G, Prasher P, Di Pascuale MA, McCulley JP,McHenrry JG, Mootha VV. Evaluation of the role
of Prokera. Eye and contact lens. 2009; 35:172-5.

Uchiyama E, Di Pascuale MA, Butovich IA, McCulley JP. Impact on ocular surface evaporation of an
artificial tear solution containing hydroxypropyl guar. 2008; 34:331-4.

Prasher P, Di Pascuale MA, Cavanagh HD. Bilateral chronic peripheral ulcerative keratitis secondary
to cat-scratch disease. 2008; 34:191-3.

Di Pascuale MA, Whitson JT, Mootha VV. Corneal Melting after use of nepafenac in a patient with
chronic cystoid macular edema after cataract surgery. Eye Contact Lens. 2008; 34:129-30.

Awwad ST, Di Pascuale MA, Hogan RN, Forstot SL, McCulley JP, Cavanagh HD. Avellino corneal dystrophy
worsening after laser in situ keratomileusis: further clinicopathologic observations and
proposed pathogenesis. Am J. Ophthalmol. 2008; 145:656-61.

Butovich IA, Uchiyama E, Di Pascuale MA, McCulley JP. Liquid chromatography-mass spectrometric
analysis of lipids presents in human meibomian gland secretion. Lipids. 2007; 42:765-76.

Di Pascuale MA, Elizondo A, Gao YY, Raju VK, Tseng SC.Gigantic waves in the tear film generated by
bubbles Burs from a large glaucoma bleb. Arch Ophthalmol 2007; 125:573-4.

Gao YY, Di Pascuale MA, Elizondo A, Tseng SC. Clinical treatment of ocular demodicosis by lid scrub
with tea tree oil. Cornea. 2007; 26:136-43.

Di Pascuale MA, Espana EM, Tseng, SCG. Limbal stem cells transplantation. Revista Oftalmologica
Venezolana. (In Press).

Di Pascuale MA, Elizondo A, Espana EM, Raju VK, Tseng SC. Management of acute chemical burn. Chapter
11. Vol 3. Highlight of Ophthalmology. Ed. S Boyd 2005.

Espana EM, Kawakita T, Di Pascuale MA, Li W, Yeh LK, Parel JM, Liu C-Y, Tseng SCG. The heterogeneous
murine corneal stromal cell populations in vitro.Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2005; 46:4528-35.

Di Pascuale MA, Liu DT, Trattler W, Tseng SCG. Lipid tear deficiency in persistent dry eye after
LASIK and treatment results of a new eye warming device. J Cataract Refractive Surg 2005;31:1741-49.

Gao YY, Di Pascuale MA, Li W, Baradaran-Rafii A, Elizondo A, Kuo CL, Raju VK, Tseng SC. In vitro and
in vivo killing of ocular Demodex by tea tree oil. Br J Ophthalmol 2005; 89:1468-73.

Gao YY, Di Pascuale MA, Li W, Liu DT, Baradaran-Rafii A, Elizondo A, Kawakita T, Raju VK, Tseng SC.
High prevalence of Demodex in eyelashes with cylindrical dandruff. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2005;46:3089-94.

Di Pascuale MA, Espana EM, Liu DTS, Kawakita T, Wei Li, Gao YY, Baradaran RA, Elizondo A, Raju VK,
Tseng SCG. Correlation of corneal complications with eyelid cicatricial pathologies in patients
with Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Syndrome. Ophthalmology. 2005;
112:904-12.

Tseng, SCG, Di Pascuale MA, Liu DTS, Gao YY, Baradaran, RA. Intraoperative mitomycin C and amniotic
membrane transplantation for Fornix Reconstruction. Ophthalmology. 2005; 112:896-903.

Liu DT, Di Pascuale MA, Sawai J, Gao YY, Tseng SCG. Tear film dynamics in floppy eyelid syndrome.
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2005; 46:1188-1194.

Kobayashi A, Ijiri S, Siguiyama K, Di Pascuale MA, Tseng, SCG. Detection of the corneal epithelial defect
through amniotic membrane patch by fluorescein. Cornea 2005; 359-360.

Touhami A, Di Pascuale MA, Kawakita T, Del Valle M, Rosa RH, Dubovy S, Tseng SCG. Characterization of
myofibroblast in fibrovascular tissues in primary and recurrent pterygium. Br J Ophthalmol
2005;89:269-74.

Tseng SCG, Espana EM, Di Pascuale MA. Stem Cells Transplantation for ocular surface diseases. Chapter
34. Duane’s clinical ophthalmology. Ed Tasman W, Jaeger EA Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 2005.

Espana EM, Di Pascuale MA, He H, Kawakita T, Liu C-Y, Tseng SCG. Characterization of corneal pannus
removed from patients with total limbal stem cell deficiency. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2004;
45:2961-2966.

Tseng SCG, Espana EM, Kawakita T, Di Pascuale MA, Li Wei, He H, Liu TS, Cho TH, Gao YY, Yeh LK, Liu
CY. How does amniotic membrane work? The Ocular Surface. 2004; 2:177-187.

Di Pascuale MA, Goto E, Tseng SCG. Sequential changes of lipid tear film following the instillation
of a single drop of new emulsion eye drop in dry eyes patients. Ophthalmology 2004;111:783-791.

Espana EM, Di Pascuale M, Gruterich M, Salomon A, Tseng SCG. Keratolimbal allograft transplantation
in corneal reconstruction. Eye. 2004; 18:406-417.

Di Pascuale MA, Espana EM, Kawakita T, Tseng SCG. Clinical characteristics of conjunctivochalasis
with or without ATD. Br J Ophthalmol 2004; 88:388-392.

Di Pascuale MA, Espana EM, Tseng SCG. Conjunctivochalasis in dry eye management. EyeNet 2004; 8
(3):29-30.

Di Pascuale MA, Espana EM, Tseng SCG. An unusual case of conjunctival-cornea intraepithelial
neoplasia successfully treated with topical Mitomycin C and interferon a-2b in cycles. Cornea. 2004;
23:89-92.

Di Pascuale MA, Espana EM, Tseng SCG. Transplante de membrana amniotica. Chapter 42. Superficie
Ocular. Ed Benitez del Castillo Sanchez JM. LXXX Ponencia Oficial de la Sociedad Española de
Oftalmología 2004: 401-406.

Espana EM, Di Pascuale MA, Tseng SCG. Ex vivo Expansion of limbal stem cells. Chapter 48. Superficie
Ocular. Ed Benitez del Castillo Sanchez JM. LXXX Ponencia Oficial de la Sociedad Española de
Oftalmología 2004: 471-478.

Di Pascuale MA, Espana EM, Kawakita T, Tseng SCG. Surgical management of petrygium. Comprehensive
Ophthalmogy Update. 2003; 4:213-222. Editorial Comments: 223-224.

Espana EM., Romano A, Kawakita T, Di Pascuale M, Smiddy R, Tseng SCG. Novel enzymatic isolation of an
entire viable human limbal epithelial sheet. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2003; 44:4275-4281.

Espana EM, Kawakita T, Romano A, Di Pascuale MA, Smiddy R, Tseng SCG. Stromal niche controls the
plasticity of the limbal and corneal epithelial differentiation in a rabbit tissue recombinant model.
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2003; 44:5130-5135.

Espana EM, Hi Hue, Kawakita T, Di Pascuale MA, Raju VK, Liu CG, Tseng SCG. Human keratocytes cultured
on amnioticmembrane stroma preserve morphology and express keratocan even in high concentration
of serum. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2003; 44:5136-5141.

Espana, EM, Chodosh J, Mateo AJ, Di Pascuale MA, Tseng SC. Topical retinoids as noninvasive treatment
of conjunctival intraepithelial neoplasia. Microcirugia Ocular. 2003; 11:169-174.

Di Pascuale MA, Diaz Y, Domínguez M, Lucibello G. Are Intrauterine devices and Oral pregnancy pills
risk factors for Pelvic Inflammatory Diseases? Revista Facultad de Medicina, 1998; 21:50-54

Di Pascuale MA. D-Dimer: a sensitivity noninvasive test for diagnostic of pulmonary embolism. Review
of Metropolitan Clinics Meeting. 1998:1:38-42.

Di Pascuale MA. Anti-HCV positive with HCV-RNA negative in a patient with polycythemia. Acta
científica Venezolana 1997; 48: 145.

Di Pascuale MA. Perspectives view of Medicine student about A.I.D.S.- AVEUCOSIDA. Latin-American
Association of Microbiology. Venezuelan Society of Microbiology. Embassy of France. Memory of Louis
Pasteur year 1995; 1: 46-48.

Alarcón B, Di Pascuale M, Del Rio J. Criteria for determining treatment effectiveness in Murine
Schistosomiasis. Biohelmintic section. Tropical Medicine Institute (I.M.T.). Acta Científica
Venezolana 1.994, 45: 262.

PRESENTATIONS

Di Pascuale MA, Yuval P, Mootha, VV. Factors Affecting Visual Outcome in Deep Anterior Lamellar
Keratoplasty. ARVO 2010 annual meeting. Poster 4632/D754.

Di Pascuale MA. New methods to evaluate tear film. Research Symposium: Pan-American Ophthalmology of
the Future. AAO-PAAO 2009, San Francisco, CA.

Di Pascuale MA, Muftouglu O, Mootha, VV. Factors Affecting Visual Outcome in Deep Anterior Lamellar
Keratoplasty. ARVO 2009 annual meeting. Poster 620/A590.

Kurzon RJ, Di Pascuale MA, Petroll M. Comparison of outcomes using fibrin glue versus suture for
grafting in pterygium surgery. ARVO 2008 annual meeting. Poster Session. 5641/A542.

Muftouglu O, Prasher P, Di Pascuale MA, Mootha VV, Verity S, Bowman WL, Cavanagh HD, McCulley JP.
ARVO 2008 annual meeting. Poster Session. 6025/D631.

Woctovicz JC, Butovich I, Di Pascuale MA, McCulley J.P.Tear volume: presbiopicoptical coherence tomography vs
fluorophotometry. ARVO 2008 annual meeting. Poster Session. 5311/D753.

Di Pascuale MA, McCulley JP. Comparative Outcomes with Three Different Laser Platforms for Myopic
LASIK Keratorefractive Correction. Paper Session. ASCRS 2008.

Di Pascuale MA, Arey M, Prasher P, Bowman RW, Cavanagh HD, McCulley JP, Mootha VV. Early Corneal
Deturgence After Descemet’s Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK) Evaluated by
Visante™ Anterior Segment OCT. ARVO 2007 annual meeting. Paper Presentation.

Di Pascuale MA, Whitson JT, Mootha VV. Corneal Melting after use of nepafenac in a patient with
chronic cystoid macular edema after cataract surgery. ASCRS. 2007. Poster Session.

Di Pascuale MA, Butovich I, Aranowicz J., Uchiyama E.,. Awwad S, Cavanagh H.D., Bowman R.W., and
McCulley J.P. Digital Sequential Lipid Tear Film Interferometry Characterization and Corneal
Topography Regularity Surface Indices Assessment in Normal Subjects. ARVO 2006 annual meeting. Poster
Session. 1939/B389.

Butovich IA, Di Pascuale MA., Uchiyama E,. Aronowicz JD, and J.P. McCulley Mass Spectrometric
Analysis of Polar and Nonpolar Lipid Species Found in Meibomian Gland Secretions. ARVO 2006 annual
meeting. Poster Session. 5605/B375.

McCulley JP, Di Pascuale MA, Awwad S. S/P LASIpresbyopiccorrection. WOC, 2006,
Brazil, Sao-Paulo.

Di Pascuale MA, Elizondo A, Espana EM, Gao YY, Baradaran-Rafii AR, Raju VK, Tseng SCG.Use of
intraoperative mitomycin C for limbal stem cells transplantation. WCC 2005. Washington DC.

Di Pascuale MA, Elizondo A, Gao YY, Baradaran-Rafii AR, Kawakita T, Raju VK, Tseng SCG. The tear film
breaks up from the lipid tear film by condensation: Evidence provided by kinetic tear
interference analysis. ARVO 2005 annual metting. Poster Session. 456. Dry eye Diseases. 4439/B797.
Study partially published by Review of Ophthalmology as “Noteworthy ARVO 2005 Abstracts”

Elizondo A, Di Pascuale MA, Gao YY, Baradaran-Rafii AR, Kuo L, Tseng SCG. Detection of blink related
microtrauma by kinetic analysis of tear interference images in patients with Stevens Johnson
Syndrome and Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Syndrome. ARVO 2005 annual meeting. Poster Session. 344.
Ocular Surface Disease. 2654/B207.

Gao YY, Di Pascuale MA, Li W, Liu DT, Baradaran-Rafii AR, Elizondo A, Kuo CL, Tseng SCG. High
prevalence of ocular demodex in lashes with cylindrical dandruffs and in vitro and in vivo
killing study. ARVO 2005 annual meeting. Poster Session. 344. Ocular Surface Disease. 2655/B208.

Baradaran-Rafii AR, Di Pascuale MA, Gao YY, Elizondo A, Kuo CL, Tseng SCG. Effect of simultaneous
intraoperative application of MMC on corneal epithelial healing by KLAL in patients with total limbal
stem cells deficiency. ARVO 2005 annual metting. Poster Session. 533. Corneal Reconstruction.
4965/B168.

Tseng SCG, Di Pascuale MA, Daniel Liu, Trattler W. Does Post-LASIK Dry Eye Syndrome Really Exist?
Refractive subspecialty day, AAO 2004. New Orleans, Louisiana.

Espana EM, Di Pascuale MA, Kawakita T, Tseng SCG. Corneal Epithelial Phenotype Restoration by
Keratolimbal Allograft in Total Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency. The Cornea Society. New Orleans. 2004.

Di Pascuale MA. Espana EM, He H, Kawakita T, Liu C-Y, Tseng SCG. Characterization of Corneal Pannus
Removed from Patients with Total Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency. ARVO 2004 annual meeting. Poster
Session. Cornea epithelium II. 243 Corneal epithelium. 1436-B247.

Kawakita T, Espana EM, He H, Di Pascuale MA, Liu C-Y, Tseng SCG In Vitro Growth and Differentiation
of MouseCorneal Epitheliumon Plastic Depends on Extracellular Calcium Concentration. ARVO 2004
annual meeting. Poster Session. Cornea epithelium II. 243 Cornea. 1450-B261.

Andrade G, Di Pascuale MA, Leizaola C, Gimenez L, Pezonaga M, Barientos A, Estribi M.Safety and
Efficacy of Intraoperative Mitomycin C During Conjunctival Autograft to Prevent Recurrence in
Patients with Primary Pterygium and High Risk of Recurrence. ARVO 2004 annual meeting. Poster
Session. Clinical studies: Pterygium 317. Cornea. 2945-B580.

Espana EM, Kawakita T, He H, Di Pascuale MA, Raju VK, Smiddy R, Liu C-Y, Tseng SCG. Human and Mouse
Keratocyte Morphology and Expression Keratocan and CD-34 are Maintain During Expansion by Serum
Containing Media on Amniotic Membrane Stroma. ARVO 2004 annual meeting. Poster Session. Cornea
stoma and keratocyte 447. Cornea. 3837-B298.

Liu T, Swai J, Di Pascuale MA, Tseng SCG. Water Evaporation Is Increased in Lid Skin and Ocular
Surface of Patients with Floppy Eyelid Syndrome. ARVO 2004 annual meeting. Poster Session. Lacrimal
gland and tear film 448. Cornea. 3879-B340.

Tseng, SCG, Di Pascuale MA, Espana EM, Kawakita T, Liu T, Cho HT, Yeh L. Intraoperative Mitomycin C
and Amniotic Membrane Transplantation for Fornix Reconstruction. Amniotic membrane cornea and
conjunctival reconstruction 450. Cornea/Retina. 3919-B380.

Di Pascuale MA, Liu D, Gao Y, Espana EM, Tseng SCG. Surgical Techniques for Fornix Reconstruction.
ARVO 2004. Presentation. Special Interest Group (SIG) Meetings. CEDAS: Cornea and External
Diseases Academic Society.

Liu D, Di Pascuale MA, Gao Y, Espana EM, Tseng SCG. Lacrimal Gland’Cyst Surgery in Patients with
SJS/TENS. ARVO 2004. Presentation. Special Interest Group (SIG) Meetings. CEDAS: Cornea and External
Diseases Academic Society.

Gao Y, Di Pascuale MA, Liu D, Tseng SCG. Bilateral CCIN: Cases Report. ARVO 2004. Presentation.
Special Interest Group (SIG) Meetings. CEDAS: Cornea and External Diseases Academic Society.

Kawakita T, Espana EM, Romano AC, Di Pascuale M, Tseng SCG. Isolation anddifferentiation of
intact human and rabbit limbal epithelial sheets. ARVO 2003 annual meeting. Poster Session. Cornea.
241 Corneal epithelium. 1346-B243.

Di Pascuale, MA, Goto E, Tseng SCG. Changes of the lipid tear film in dry eye patients and normal
subjects following one drop of a new emulsion eye drop using kinetic analysis of interference images.
ARVO 2003 annual meeting. Poster Session. Cornea. 346 Lacrimal gland and tear film: Clinical.
2457-B296.

Di Pascuale M, Espana EM, Kawakita T, Tseng SCG. Kinetic analysis of tear interference images to
detect blink-induced friction and to guide punctal occlusion and replacement of synthetic meibum in
different types of dry eyes. 2003 5th KPRO- 8th IOSS Joint Meeting. Retter Auditorium, Bascom
Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, School of Medicine, Miami, Florida.
Espana EM, Di Pascuale M, Kawakita T, Tseng SCG. Eye Lid Pathologies in Stevens Johnson Syndrome.
2003 5th KPRO- 8th IOSS Joint Meeting. Retter Auditorium, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of
Miami, School of Medicine, Miami, Florida.

Kawakita T, Di Pascuale M, Espana EM,, Tseng SCG. Mucous Membrane Graft and Scleral Lens To Treat
Eyelid And Tarsal Pathologies For Patients with Stevens Johnson Syndrome. 2003 5th KPRO- 8th IOSS
Joint Meeting. Retter Auditorium, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, School of
Medicine, Miami, Florida.

Tseng SCG, Di Pascuale M, Espana EM , Kawakita T. Intraoperative Application Of Mitomycin C Reduces
Conjunctival Inflammation During Amniotic Membrane Transplantation For Fornix Reconstruction.
2003 5th KPRO- 8th IOSS Joint Meeting. Retter Auditorium, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University
of Miami, School of Medicine, Miami, Florida.

Di Pascuale M. D-Dimer: a sensitivity non invasive test for diagnostic of pulmonary embolism. 1998
Metropolitan Clinic Laboratory meeting. Circulo Militar. Caracas, Venezuela.

Di Pascuale M. First Annual Result. 1995 First Annual meeting of Venezuelan Association of Medical
Student for The Fight Against – A.I.D.S. AVEUCOSIDA, Institute of Tropical Medicine. Caracas,
Venezuela.

Di Pascuale M. Perspectives view of Medicine student about A.I.D.S 1.995 Congress in Memory of “Louis
Pasteur” year. Latin-American Association of Microbiology. Venezuelan Society of Microbiology.
Embassy of France. Caracas, Venezuela.

Di Pascuale M. The Medicine Students talk about A.I.D.S. 1994 A.I.D.S. Conference. Venezuelan Society
of Microbiology. Faculty of Medicine- U.C.V. Caracas, Venezuela.
Alarcón B, Di Pascuale M, Del Rio J. Criteria for determining treatment effectiveness in Murine
Schistosomiasis 1994 XLIV Annual Convention of Venezuelan Scientific Association (AsoVAC). Lara,
Venezuela.

VIDEO EDITING AND PRESENTATION

Clinical and surgical pearls for use of the ReSTOR IOL. ASCRS 2006. Films Festival. San Francisco, CA.

Tsunami in the tear film AAO Video Presentation. 2005. Chicago, Illinois

Paradigm Shift: Use of MMC and amniotic membrane to control inflammation before limbal stem cells
transplantation. ASCRS 2005. Films Festival. Washington DC.

Application of amniotic membrane to reinforce tenon’s capsule in conjunctivochalasis surgery. ASCRS
2005. Films Festival. Washington DC.

Fornix reconstruction by Mitomycin C and amniotic membrane transplantation in chronic cicatricial
ocular surface diseases. AAO. Video Presentation. 2004. New Orleans, Louisiana.

Surgical reopening of lacrimal obstruction in Stevens Johnson Syndrome. AAO. Video Presentation.
2004. New Orleans, Louisiana.

Use of tenonplasty to treat severe ischemia in a patient with severe alkali burn. ASCRS. Film
Festival 2004. San Diego, CA.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
2012-Present Allergan Speaker.
2007-Present Reviewer of Cornea
2007-Present Reviewer of Eye Contact Lens
2005-Present Reviewer of American Journal of Ophthalmology
2005-Present Reviewer of Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science
2005-Present Reviewer of Archives of Ophthalmology
2004-Present Reviewer of Ophthalmology
2000-2001 Member of Technical and Ethic Commission of Dr. Miguel Peréz Carreño, Caracas, Venezuela.
1996 Principal Member of School of Medicine Assembly, Central University of Venezuela.
1994-1996 President of venezuelan association of medical students for the fight against A.I.D.S (AVEUCOSIDA), Central University of Venezuela.
1996-Present Honorary Member. AVEUCOSIDA, Central University of Venezuela.
1993- 1996 Researcher in Parasitology, Bio-helmintic Section of Tropical Medicine Institute, Central University of Venezuela.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
American Academy of Ophthalmology
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
Association Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Pan- American Association of Ophthalmology

REFERENCES

1. Edgar Espana, MD
Assistant Professor Cornea & External Disease
USF Eye Institute, Tampa, FL edgardespanamd@gmail.com

2. Danish Bahl, MD
Retina and Vitreo specialist
South West Retina, El Paso, TX dkshaadi@gmail.com

3. Anand Bhatt, MD
Assistant Professor
Glaucoma specialist
UC Irvine, CA Abhatt714@gmail.com

4. Vinod Moota, MD
Assistant Professor Cornea & External Disease
UTSW, Dallas, TX
5323 Harry Hines Blvd. Dallas, TX 75390-9057 vinod.mootha@utsouthwestern.edu