Amy C. Schefler, MD, FACS

Associate Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology, Academic Institute
Associate Clinical Member, Research Institute
Houston Methodist
Weill Cornell Medical College


Areas Of Expertise

Ocular oncology Retinablastoma Choroidal melanoma
Education & Training

Clinical Fellowship, Bascom Palmer Eye Inst & Hosp
Residency, Bascom Palmer Eye Inst & Hosp
Internship, LAC-Olive View/UCLA Medical Center
MD, Weill Cornell Medical College
Publications

Morphological Biomarkers Related to Visual Acuity in Patients With Radiation Retinopathy Treated With Intravitreal Ranibizumab
RRR Study Group 2024, , Ophthalmic Surgery Lasers and Imaging Retina, vol. 55, no. 5, pp. 255-262. https://doi.org/10.3928/23258160-20240129-01

Retrospective Analysis of Radiation-Induced Complications of Uveal Melanoma Patients Treated With Brachytherapy in the Era of Anti-VEGF
Hasegawa, N, Teh, BS, Tran, K, Ivey, F, Olek, D, Pino, R, Chuang, AZ, Bretana, ME, Butler, EB & Schefler, AC 2024, , American Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 260, pp. 49-59. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajo.2023.12.005

Prostaglandin-Induced Macular Hole: A Brief Report
Alsoudi, AF, Anderson, JT, Wong, TP & Schefler, AC 2024, , Ophthalmic Surgery Lasers and Imaging Retina, vol. 55, no. 2, pp. 112-115. https://doi.org/10.3928/23258160-20231205-01

Reply
Naguib, MM & Schefler, AC 2024, , Retina, vol. 44, no. 1, pp. E5-E6. https://doi.org/10.1097/IAE.0000000000003900

PRIMARY CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM AND VITREORETINAL LYMPHOMA MIMICKING VIRAL RETINITIS IN A YOUNG PATIENT
Mehta, N, Scholle, T, Chevez-Barrios, P, Schefler, AC & Weng, CY 2023, , Retinal Cases and Brief Reports, vol. 17, no. 5, pp. 567-571. https://doi.org/10.1097/ICB.0000000000001255

Overview of late complications of radiation therapy in uveal melanoma
Wong, AJ, Schefler, AC & Teh, BS 2023, , Chinese Clinical Oncology, vol. 12, no. 3, 29, pp. 29. https://doi.org/10.21037/cco-22-88

Randomized Trial of Treat-and-Extend Intravitreal Aflibercept for Radiation Retinopathy: 1-Year Outcomes
ARRT Study Group 2023, , Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, vol. 64, no. 7, 35, pp. 35. https://doi.org/10.1167/iovs.64.7.35

Hydroxychloroquine toxicity unmasking an occult retinitis pigmentosa carrier
Ahuja, P, Sharifi, A, Pakravan, M, Schefler, AC & Lee, AG 2023, , Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 58, no. 4, pp. e179-e181. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcjo.2023.01.014

Novel Therapies for Choroidal Melanoma
Yu, HJ & Schefler, AC 2023, . in Global Perspectives in Ocular Oncology. Springer International Publishing, pp. 283-290. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-08250-4_29

Incidence and Risk Factors for Neutropenia after Intra-Arterial Chemotherapy for Retinoblastoma
Lee, DH, Donkor, R, Parvus, MN, Dannenbaum, MJ & Schefler, AC 2023, , JAMA Ophthalmology, vol. 141, no. 12, pp. 1133-1138. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2023.4825

Angiographic characteristics and treatment approach in patients undergoing intra-arterial chemotherapy for retinoblastoma
Rusakevich, AM, Nahhas, MI, Zhou, B, Dannenbaum, MJ, Bretana, ME & Schefler, AC 2024, , Graefes Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, vol. 262, no. 4, pp. 1321-1328. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00417-023-06279-8

Comparison of Tumor Size and Gene Expression at Presentation in Uveal Melanoma Patients before and during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Hasegawa, N, Rusakevich, A, Bernicker, E, Teh, BS & Schefler, A 2022, , Ocular Oncology and Pathology, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 156-160. https://doi.org/10.1159/000524918

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges
Pece, A, Fossataro, F, Rossiello, M, Schefler, AC & McDonald, HR 2022, , Retina, vol. 42, no. 7, pp. 1411-1415. https://doi.org/10.1097/IAE.0000000000003237

Association of Ultrasound Features in Uveal Melanoma With Metastatic Risk as Defined by Preferentially Expressed Antigen in Melanoma Status
Rusakevich, AM, Schefler, AC, Zhou, B, Brown, A, Robe, C & Bretana, ME 2022, , Ophthalmic Surgery Lasers and Imaging Retina, vol. 53, no. 7, pp. 374-378. https://doi.org/10.3928/23258160-20220616-01

Final Outcomes from the Randomized RECOVERY Trial of Aflibercept for Retinal Nonperfusion in Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy
RECOVERY Study Group 2022, , Ophthalmology Retina, vol. 6, no. 7, pp. 557-566. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oret.2022.02.013

Retinoblastoma: Recent Trends in Diagnosis and Management
Rusakevich, AM & Schefler, AC 2022, , Current Surgery Reports, vol. 10, no. 4, pp. 51-56. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40137-022-00312-1

Contemporary trends in management of uveal melanoma
Chevli, N, Zuhour, RJ, Messer, JA, Haque, W, Schefler, AC, Bernicker, EH, Chevez-Barrios, P, Farach, AM, Butler, EB & Teh, BS 2022, , Journal of Contemporary Brachytherapy, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 123-129. https://doi.org/10.5114/jcb.2022.115210

Three-year outcomes of uveal melanoma treated with intra-operative ultrasound-guided iodine-125 brachytherapy using custom-built eye plaques
Wong, AJ, Teh, BS, Nguyen, BT, Pino, R, Bretana, ME, Bernicker, EH, Chevez-Barrios, P, Butler, EB & Schefler, AC 2022, , Journal of Contemporary Brachytherapy, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 130-139. https://doi.org/10.5114/jcb.2022.115379

Multiple genetically distinct uveal melanomas arise in the same eye of two patients with melanosis oculi
Wagley, S, Belin, PJ, Dollar, JJ, Harbour, JW, Maltry, AC, Mruthyunjaya, P, Schefler, AC & Tang, PH 2022, , American Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 234, pp. 1-5. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ajo.2021.06.037

Visual outcome and ocular complications in patients with lacrimal gland carcinoma after eye-sparing surgery and adjuvant radiation therapy
Zhao, Z, Frank, SJ, Ning, J, Zhao, J, Jiang, X, Wang, XA, Schefler, AC, Hanna, E, Moreno, A, Gunn, B, Ferrarotto, R & Esmaeli, B 2022, , British Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 107, no. 12, pp. 1914-1919. https://doi.org/10.1136/bjo-2022-321889