Ula V. Jurkunas, MD
|Specialties:||Cornea and External Diseases
243 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114
|Office Hours:||Mon. and Fri. 1 - 4:30 p.m.|
|Medical School||University of Louisville|
|Residency||Boston University (Ophthalmology)|
|Fellowship||Mass Eye and Ear (Cornea, External Diseases and Refractive Surgery)|
|Teaching Affiliation||Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School|
Dr. Jurkunas' primary interests are Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy, DSEK, corneal transplantation, corneal reconstruction with stem cells, and refractive surgery (LASIK, PRK). She is one of the highest volume refractive surgeons at Mass. Eye and Ear. She has co-authored numerous papers and lectured nationally and internationally on corneal disorders and surgical techniques. Dr. Jurkunas has been the recipient of multiple awards, including a prestigious ARVO/Alcon Early Career Clinician-Scientist Research Award.
Refractive surgery, cornea and external disease, including limbal stem cell deficiency, endothelial dysfunction, corneal infection, corneal transplantation, cataract surgery
Fuchs’ Endothelial Dystrophy, oxidative stress and aging of endothelium, ocular surface reconstruction with cultivated epithelium.
Jurkunas UV, Rawe I, Bitar MS, Zhu C, Harris DL, Colby K, Joyce NC. Decreased expression of peroxiredoxins in Fuchs' endothelial dystrophy. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2008 Jul; 49(7): 2956-63.
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