Publications


Desmoplastic Melanoma of the Periorbital Region.
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2017 Nov 27. Epub 2017 Nov 27.
Orbital Oncology and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Department of Plastic Surgery, Department of Pathology, Department of Translational and Molecular Pathology, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Department of Melanoma Medical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, U.S.A and St. John of Jerusalem Eye Hospital Group, East Jerusalem, Israel.

Rituximab Monotherapy Is Effective in Treating Orbital Necrobiotic Xanthogranuloma.
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2018 Jan/Feb;34(1):e24-e27
Orbital Oncology and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Department of Plastic Surgery, Department of Lymphoma and Myeloma, Department of Pathology, and Department of Translational and Molecular Pathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.


Evaluation and Management of Chemotherapy-Induced Epiphora, Punctal and Canalicular Stenosis, and Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction.
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2017 Jan/Feb;33(1):9-12
*Orbital Oncology and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.; †Department of Ophthalmology, Orbit, Lacrimal and Eyelid Surgery, Hospital de Clínicas Jose de San Martin, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina; and ‡Ruiz Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.

Rates of Positive Findings on Positron Emission Tomography and Bone Marrow Biopsy in Patients With Ocular Adnexal Lymphoma.
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2017 Sep/Oct;33(5):355-360
*Orbital Oncology and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Department of Plastic Surgery, †Department of Biostatistics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, ‡Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, U.S.A.; §Narayana Nethralaya, Narayana Health City, Bangalore, India; ‖Department of Lymphoma and Myeloma, ¶Department of Radiation Oncology, and #Department of Radiology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.

Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors for Treatment of Metastatic Melanoma of the Orbit and Ocular Adnexa.
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2017 Jul/Aug;33(4):e82-e85
*Orbital Oncology and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.; †Department of Ophthalmology, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana; ‡Department of Melanoma Medical Oncology, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, and §Ruiz Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.

Prognostic Value of the Staging System for Eyelid Tumors in the 7th Edition of the American Joint Committee on Cancer Staging Manual.
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2017 Sep/Oct;33(5):317-324
*Orbital Oncology and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, and †Department of Ophthalmology, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.


Clinical Presentation and Anatomical Location of Orbital Plasmacytomas.
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2017 Jun 2. Epub 2017 Jun 2.
*Orbital Oncology and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, †Department of Ophthalmology, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, ‡Department of Radiology, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, §Department of Ophthalmology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, ‖Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, and ¶Department of Lymphoma and Myeloma, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.

Lymphoma of the Eyelid - An International Multicenter Retrospective Study.
Am J Ophthalmol 2017 May 14;177:58-68. Epub 2017 Feb 14.
Department of Pathology, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark; Department of Ophthalmology, Rigshospitalet-Glostrup, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark. Electronic address:

Trends in hepatocyte growth factor, insulin-like growth factor 1, thyroid-stimulating hormone, and leptin expression levels in uveal melanoma patient serum and tumor tissues: correlation to disease progression.
Melanoma Res 2017 Apr;27(2):126-133
Departments of aMelanoma Medical Oncology bOrbital Oncology and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery cPlastic Surgery and Biostatistics dPathology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA eDepartment of Pathology, AC Camargo Cancer Center, São Paulo, Brazil.

Orbitofacial Metastatic Basal Cell Carcinoma: Report of 10 Cases.
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2017 May/Jun;33(3):213-217
*Department of Ophthalmology, Wake Forest University Eye Center, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and †Ophthalmic Plastic and Orbital Oncology, Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.

Current treatment of lacrimal gland carcinoma.
Curr Opin Ophthalmol 2016 Sep;27(5):449-56
aDepartment of Ophthalmology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine bDepartment of Ophthalmology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea cOrbital Oncology and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, USA.

Epidemiology and Prognosis of Primary Periocular Sweat Gland Carcinomas.
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2017 Mar/Apr;33(2):101-105
*Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa; †Orbital Oncology and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Department of Plastic Surgery, and ‡Department of Pathology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.

Management of Lacrimal Gland Carcinoma: Lessons From the Literature in the Past 40 Years.
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2016 Jan-Feb;32(1):1-10
*Orbital Oncology and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.; †Department of Ophthalmology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea; ‡Rice University, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.

A Multidisciplinary Orbit-Sparing Treatment Approach That Includes Proton Therapy for Epithelial Tumors of the Orbit and Ocular Adnexa.
Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2016 May 7;95(1):344-52. Epub 2015 Aug 7.
Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

Orbital carcinomas treated with adjuvant intensity-modulated radiation therapy.
Head Neck 2016 Apr 6;38 Suppl 1:E580-7. Epub 2015 Jul 6.
Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.

Conjunctival Lymphoma--An International Multicenter Retrospective Study.
JAMA Ophthalmol 2016 Apr;134(4):406-14
Department of Pathology, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark11Department of Ophthalmology, Rigshospitalet-Glostrup, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Cutaneous Eyelid Neoplasms as a Toxicity of Vemurafenib Therapy.
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2015 Jul-Aug;31(4):e112-5
*Orbital Oncology and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Program, Department of Plastic Surgery, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston; †Department of Ophthalmology, The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston; and ‡Department of Pathology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.

Correlation of American Joint Committee on Cancer T category for eyelid carcinoma with outcomes in patients with periocular Merkel cell carcinoma.
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2014 Nov-Dec;30(6):480-5
*Orbital Oncology/Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Program, Department of Plastic Surgery, †Department of Biostatistics, and ‡Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.

Imaging findings of recurrent tumors after orbital exenteration and free flap reconstruction.
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2014 Jul-Aug;30(4):315-21
*Section of Neuroradiology, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Texas at Houston, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.; and †Section of Neuroradiology, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, ‡Department of Plastic Surgery, and §Orbital Oncology and Oculoplastic Surgery Program, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.

Distinct pathways in the pathogenesis of sebaceous carcinomas implicated by differentially expressed microRNAs.
JAMA Ophthalmol 2015 Oct;133(10):1109-16
Orbital Oncology and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery, Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston.

Hedgehog Pathway Inhibition for Locally Advanced Periocular Basal Cell Carcinoma and Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome.
Am J Ophthalmol 2015 Aug 30;160(2):220-227.e2. Epub 2015 Apr 30.
Department of Plastic Surgery, Orbital Oncology and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Program, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

Ocular adnexal diffuse large B-cell lymphoma: a multicenter international study.
JAMA Ophthalmol 2015 Feb;133(2):165-73
Eye Pathology Institute, Department of Neuroscience and Pharmacology, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark12Department of Ophthalmology, Glostrup University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark.

MRI findings of myocutaneous and fasciocutaneous flaps used for reconstruction of orbital exenteration defects.
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2014 Jul-Aug;30(4):328-36
*Section of Neuroradiology, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Texas at Houston; and †Section of Neuroradiology, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, ‡Department of Plastic Surgery, and §Orbital Oncology and Oculoplastic Surgery Program, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.

Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Caruncle.
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2015 Jul-Aug;31(4):e80-2
*Corneo Plastic Unit, Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, West Sussex, United Kingdom; †Section of Ophthalmology, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.; and ‡North Shore Medical Centre; and §Ophthalmology Department, St Vincent's General Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Multidisciplinary management of lacrimal sac/nasolacrimal duct carcinomas.
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2013 Nov-Dec;29(6):454-7
*Orbital Oncology and Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Program, Department of Plastic Surgery, †Department of Radiation Oncology, and ‡Department of Head and Neck Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.

Multidisciplinary management of primary adenoid cystic carcinoma of the eyelid with perineural invasion.
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2013 Nov-Dec;29(6):e143-6
*Section of Ophthalmology, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, §Department of Pathology, ‡Department of Radiation Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas; and †Department of Ophthalmology, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.





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