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Angela Turalba, M.D.

Photo of Angela Turalba, M.D.
Site Director, Mass. Eye and Ear, East Bridgewater Ophthalmology
Specialty: Glaucoma
Phone Number: 617-573-3670
Location: Massachusetts Eye and Ear
243 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114
Office Hours: Please call to inquire.
Phone Number: 508-378-2058
Location: Mass. Eye and Ear, East Bridgewater
400 North Bedford Street
East Bridgewater, MA 02333
Office Hours: Please call to inquire.
Board Certification: Ophthalmology
Medical School Brown Medical School
Residency Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School
Fellowship Glaucoma, Mass. Eye and Ear
Teaching Affiliation Instructor in Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School
Biographical Profile:

Dr. Turalba completed her undergradute studies (Neuroscience and History of Art and Architecture), graduate studies (Medical Sciences) and medical training at Brown University before matriculating into the Harvard Medical School Department of Ophthalmology Residency Training Program. She then served as Chief Resident and Director of the Ocular Trauma Service at Mass. Eye and Ear before continuing her training through a glaucoma fellowship. Subsequently, she was appointed to the full-time medical staff of the Department of Ophthalmology and now practices at 243 Charles Street, Boston; Mass. Eye and Ear, East Bridgewater; and the Veterans Administration Boston Healthcare System.

Clinical Interests

Glaucoma, cataracts

Research Interests

Genetics of juvenile open angle glaucoma, the histopathology and risk factors for corneal wound burns during phacoemulsification, the incidence of glaucoma following open globe repair, the effects of caffeine on intraocular pressure


For a full publication list, please see her CV. A representative list is available through

Feke GT, Bex PJ, Taylor CP, Rhee DJ, Turalba AV, Chen TC, Wand M, Pasquale LR. Effect of brimonidine on retinal vascular autoregulation and short-term visual function in normal tension glaucoma. Am J Ophthalmol. 2014 Jul;158(1):105-112.e1.

Trief D, Adebona OT, Turalba AV, Shah AS. The pediatric traumatic hyphema. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2013 Fall;53(4):43-57.

Shah AS, Turalba AV. Intraocular lens implantation in penetrating ocular trauma. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2010 Winter; 50(1): 43-59.

Turalba AV, Chen TC. Clinical and genetic characteristics of primary juvenile-onset open-angle glaucoma (JOAG). Semin Ophthalmol. 2008 Jan-Feb; 23(1): 19-25.

Geltzer A, Turalba A, Vedula SS. Surgical implantation of steroids with antiangiogenic characteristics for treating neovascular age-related macular degeneration. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2007 Oct 17;(4):CD005022.

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