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Human Microsurgery

We use evidence-based approaches to study and improve surgery for our patients.

Projects

A multi-institution precision health consortium for collecting ophthalmic surgical samples.

We conducted laboratory and clinical studies on macular hole repair.

We conduct studies to develop safer, more efficient surgery in patients.

Evidence-based approaches for new surgical treatments and research to discover the molecular causes.

News

Jul 12 2018 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog
Palo Alto, CA — Dr. Vinit Mahajan and Dr.
Jun 27 2018 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog
Palo Alto, CA — Robert MacLaren, Professor of Ophthalmology at University of Oxford and Fellow of Merton College, gave the inaugural lecture for the Molecular Surgery Program’s Special Grand Rounds. 
Dec 13 2017 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog
Using proteomics to identify new drug targets for PVR.
Nov 12 2017
The retina is the light-sensitive tissue which lines the back of the eye. Within the retina, different regions perform specialized functions and show different vulnerabilities to disease.
Jun 16 2012 | Posted In: 20/20 Blog
ADNIV is an inherited autoimmune disease of the eye. We performed a study to determine the benefit of Retisert, an implant that delivers steroids within the eye for several years. In a study published in the journal, Archives of Ophthalmology, we found that the implant inhibited specific features...

Publications

Rates of Bone Spicule Pigment Appearance in patients with Retinitis Pigmentosa Sine Pigmento, Takahashi, Vitor K. L., Takiuti Julia T., Jauregui Ruben, Mahajan Vinit B., and Tsang Stephen H. , American journal of ophthalmology, (2018)
Quantitative progression of retinitis pigmentosa by optical coherence tomography angiography, Jauregui, Ruben, Park Karen Sophia, Duong Jimmy K., Mahajan Vinit B., and Tsang Stephen H. , Scientific reports, Volume 8, p.13130, (2018)
Autologous stem cell therapy for inherited and acquired retinal disease, Apatoff, Mary Ben L., Sengillo Jesse D., White Eugenia C., Bakhoum Mathieu F., Bassuk Alexander G., Mahajan Vinit B., and Tsang Stephen H. , Regenerative medicine, (2018)
Dissection of Human Retina and RPE-Choroid for Proteomic Analysis., Cabral, Thiago, Toral Marcus A., Velez Gabriel, DiCarlo James E., Gore Anuradha M., Mahajan M, Tsang Stephen H., Bassuk Alexander G., and Mahajan Vinit B. , Journal of visualized experiments: JoVE, (2017)
Limbal Trocar-Cannulas for Complex Vitrectomy Surgery., Mears, Katrina A., and Mahajan Vinit B. , Retina, 2017 Jul 21, (2017)
Comparison of microbiology and visual outcomes of patients undergoing small-gauge and 20-gauge vitrectomy for endophthalmitis., Almeida, David R. P., Chin Eric K., Shah Shaival S., Bakall Benjamin, Gehrs Karen M., H Boldt Culver, Russell Stephen R., Folk James C., and Mahajan Vinit B. , Clin Ophthalmol, 2016, Volume 10, p.167-72, (2016)