Angela V. Turalba, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology
Site Director, Mass. Eye and Ear Bridgewater
Associate Director, Mass. Eye and Ear Glaucoma Service
Dr. Turalba cares for patients with complex cataracts and glaucoma and focuses her clinical research on the epidemiology of glaucoma, specifically looking at the roles of trauma, environmental factors, and systemic disease. In particular, she is studying the clinical outcomes of traumatic glaucoma and traumatic hyphema. She also has investigated outcomes of various surgical techniques in glaucoma. Currently, she is studying patient attitudes and beliefs regarding glaucoma and its treatment.
Characteristics and outcomes of work-related open globe injuries. Kanoff JM,Turalba AV, Andreoli MT, Andreoli CM. Am J Ophthalmol. 2010 Aug;150(2):265-269.
Effects of caffeinated coffee consumption on intraocular pressure, ocular perfusion pressure, and ocular pulse amplitude: a randomized control trial. Jiwani AZ, Rhee DJ, Brauner SC, Gardiner MF, Chen TC, Shen LQ, Chen SH, Grosskreutz CL, Chang KK, Kloek CE, Greenstein SH, Borboli-Gerogiannis S, Pasquale DL, Chaudhry S, Loonis S, Wiggs JL, Pasquale LR, Turalba AV. Eye (Lond). 2012 Aug;26(8):1122-30.
Predictors and outcomes of ocular hypertension after open-globe injury.Turalba AV, Shah AS, Andreoli MT, Andreoli CM, Rhee DJ. J Glaucoma. 2014 Jan;23(1):5-10.
Traumatic macular hole from intentional basketball overinflation. Yonekawa Y, Miller JB, Turalba AV, Eliott D. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2013 May-Jun;44(3):303-5.
A cross-sectional survey of the association between bilateral topical prostaglandin analogue use and ocular adnexal features. Shah M, Lee G, Lefebvre DR, Kronberg B, Loomis S, Brauner SC, Turalba A, Rhee DJ, Freitag SK, Pasquale LR. PLoS One. 2013 May 1;8(5).
AB Art History, ScB Neuroscience, Brown University
MD/MMS Neuropharmacology, Brown University
2004 - 2005
Internship, Mt. Auburn Hospital
2005 - 2008
Residency (Ophthalmology), Harvard Medical School
2009 - 2010
Fellowship (Glaucoma), Massachusetts Eye and Ear
2008 - 2015
Instructor in Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School
2015 - present
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School
2005 - present
American Academy of Ophthalmology (Fellow, 2008-present_
2009 - present
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
2010 - present
American Glaucoma Society
2012 - 2013
Vanguard Ophthalmology Society
2012 - present
Massachusetts Medical Society
2013 - present
New England Ophthalmological Society
Teacher of the Year, Department of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School