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Nisha Acharya, M.D.

Ophthalmologist

Conditions & Treatments

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Education

UCSF School of Medicine 2000

Residencies

Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Ophthalmology 2004

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Acharya NR, Tham VM, Esterberg E, Borkar DS, Parker JV, Vinoya AC, Uchida A. Incidence and prevalence of uveitis: results from the pacific ocular inflammation study. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013 Nov 1; 131(11):1405-12.
  2. Prajna NV, O'Brien KS, Acharya NR, Lietman TM. Voriconazole for fungal keratitis. Ophthalmology. 2013 Sep; 120(9):e62-3.
  3. Prajna NV, Srinivasan M, Lalitha P, Krishnan T, Rajaraman R, Ravindran M, Mascarenhas J, Oldenburg CE, Ray KJ, McLeod SD, Acharya NR, Lietman TM. Differences in clinical outcomes in keratitis due to fungus and bacteria. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013 Aug; 131(8):1088-9.
  4. Homayounfar G, Nardone N, Borkar DS, Tham VM, Porco TC, Enanoria WT, Parker JV, Vinoya AC, Uchida A, Acharya NR. Incidence of scleritis and episcleritis: results from the Pacific Ocular Inflammation Study. Am J Ophthalmol. 2013 Oct; 156(4):752-8.
  5. Sun CQ, Prajna NV, Krishnan T, Mascarenhas J, Rajaraman R, Srinivasan M, Raghavan A, O'Brien KS, Ray KJ, McLeod SD, Porco TC, Acharya NR, Lietman TM. Expert prior elicitation and Bayesian analysis of the Mycotic Ulcer Treatment Trial I. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2013 Jun; 54(6):4167-73.
  6. Kempen JH, Sugar EA, Jaffe GJ, Acharya NR, Dunn JP, Elner SG, Lightman SL, Thorne JE, Vitale AT, Altaweel MM. Fluorescein angiography versus optical coherence tomography for diagnosis of uveitic macular edema. Ophthalmology. 2013 Sep; 120(9):1852-9.
  7. Oldenburg CE, Lalitha P, Srinivasan M, Rajaraman R, Ravindran M, Mascarenhas J, Borkar DS, Ray KJ, Zegans ME, McLeod SD, Porco TC, Lietman TM, Acharya NR. Emerging moxifloxacin resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa keratitis isolates in South India. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2013 Jun; 20(3):155-8.
  8. Prajna NV, Krishnan T, Mascarenhas J, Rajaraman R, Prajna L, Srinivasan M, Raghavan A, Oldenburg CE, Ray KJ, Zegans ME, McLeod SD, Porco TC, Acharya NR, Lietman TM. The mycotic ulcer treatment trial: a randomized trial comparing natamycin vs voriconazole. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013 Apr; 131(4):422-9.
  9. Ray KJ, Prajna L, Srinivasan M, Geetha M, Karpagam R, Glidden D, Oldenburg CE, Sun CQ, McLeod SD, Acharya NR, Lietman TM. Fluoroquinolone treatment and susceptibility of isolates from bacterial keratitis. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013 Mar; 131(3):310-3.
  10. Oldenburg CE, Lalitha P, Srinivasan M, Manikandan P, Bharathi MJ, Rajaraman R, Ravindran M, Mascarenhas J, Nardone N, Ray KJ, Glidden DV, Acharya NR, Lietman TM. Moxifloxacin susceptibility mediates the relationship between causative organism and clinical outcome in bacterial keratitis. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2013 Feb; 54(2):1522-6.
  11. Borkar DS, Fleiszig SM, Leong C, Lalitha P, Srinivasan M, Ghanekar AA, Tam C, Li WY, Zegans ME, McLeod SD, Lietman TM, Acharya NR. Association between cytotoxic and invasive Pseudomonas aeruginosa and clinical outcomes in bacterial keratitis. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013 Feb; 131(2):147-53.
  12. McClintic SM, Srinivasan M, Mascarenhas J, Greninger DA, Acharya NR, Lietman TM, Keenan JD. Improvement in corneal scarring following bacterial keratitis. Eye (Lond). 2013 Mar; 27(3):443-6.
  13. Borkar DS, Tham VM, Esterberg E, Ray KJ, Vinoya AC, Parker JV, Uchida A, Acharya NR. Incidence of herpes zoster ophthalmicus: results from the Pacific Ocular Inflammation Study. Ophthalmology. 2013 Mar; 120(3):451-6.
  14. See CW, Srinivasan M, Saravanan S, Oldenburg CE, Esterberg EJ, Ray KJ, Glaser TS, Tu EY, Zegans ME, McLeod SD, Acharya NR, Lietman TM. Prior elicitation and Bayesian analysis of the Steroids for Corneal Ulcers Trial. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2012 Dec; 19(6):407-13.
  15. Gonzales JA, Levison AL, Stewart JM, Acharya NR, Margolis TP. Retinal necrosis following varicella-zoster vaccination. Arch Ophthalmol. 2012 Oct; 130(10):1355-6.
  16. Lin CC, Lalitha P, Srinivasan M, Prajna NV, McLeod SD, Acharya NR, Lietman TM, Porco TC. Seasonal trends of microbial keratitis in South India. Cornea. 2012 Oct; 31(10):1123-7.
  17. Lalitha P, Srinivasan M, Rajaraman R, Ravindran M, Mascarenhas J, Priya JL, Sy A, Oldenburg CE, Ray KJ, Zegans ME, McLeod SD, Lietman TM, Acharya NR. Nocardia keratitis: clinical course and effect of corticosteroids. Am J Ophthalmol. 2012 Dec; 154(6):934-939.e1.
  18. Prajna VN, Lalitha PS, Mascarenhas J, Krishnan T, Srinivasan M, Vaitilingam CM, Oldenburg CE, Sy A, Keenan JD, Porco TC, Acharya NR, Lietman TM. Natamycin and voriconazole in Fusarium and Aspergillus keratitis: subgroup analysis of a randomised controlled trial. Br J Ophthalmol. 2012 Nov; 96(11):1440-1.
  19. Yoder JS, Verani J, Heidman N, Hoppe-Bauer J, Alfonso EC, Miller D, Jones DB, Bruckner D, Langston R, Jeng BH, Joslin CE, Tu E, Colby K, Vetter E, Ritterband D, Mathers W, Kowalski RP, Acharya NR, Limaye AP, Leiter C, Roy S, Lorick S, Roberts J, Beach MJ. Acanthamoeba keratitis: the persistence of cases following a multistate outbreak. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2012 Aug; 19(4):221-5.
  20. Sy A, McLeod SD, Cohen EJ, Margolis TP, Mannis MJ, Lietman TM, Acharya NR. Practice patterns and opinions in the management of recurrent or chronic herpes zoster ophthalmicus. Cornea. 2012 Jul; 31(7):786-90.

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