University of Pennsylvania Health System

Department of Ophthalmology

Ophthalmology Faculty

Eydie G. Miller, M.D.

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Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology
Active Staff, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Active Staff, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Active Staff, Philadelphia VA Medical Center, Philadelphia VA Medical Center
Director, Glaucoma Service, Philadelphia VA Medical Center, Philadelphia VA Medical Center
Director, Glaucoma Fellowship Program, Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania
Director, Glaucoma Service, University of Pennsylvania, Department of Ophthalmology, Scheie Eye Institute, University of Pennsylvania
Department: Ophthalmology

Contact information
Hospitals of the University of Pennsylvania,
Scheie Eye Institute,
51 North 39th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Education:
B.A. (Chemistry)
Duke University , 1981.
M.D.
University of Pittsburgh, 1985.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine, Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA, 1985-1986.
Resident in Ophthalmology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 1986-1989.
Fellowship Glaucoma, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 1989-1990.
Certifications
American Board of Ophthalmology, 1991.
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Description of Research Expertise

Dr. Miller's research interests include medical and surgical interventions for glaucoma, and diagnostic techniques for the evaluation of glaucoma.

Description of Clinical Expertise

Dr. Miller is the Director of the Glaucoma Service. She specializes in the diagnosis and medical/surgical management of complex glaucoma. She also treats patients with glaucoma secondary to other diseases of the eye or systemic disease, as well as patients with both cataracts and glaucoma. She cares for patients at the following locations: Scheie Eye Institute, Penn Medicine at Radnor, and the Philadelphia Veterans Administration Medical Center.

Selected Publications

The AGIS Investigators. : The Advanced Glaucoma Intervention Study: 12. Baseline risk factors for sustained loss of visual field and visual acuity in patients with advanced glaucoma. Am J Ophthalmol 134: 499-512, 2002.

The AGIS Investigators. : The Advanced Glaucoma Intervention Study: 11. Risk factors for failure of trabeculectomy and argon laser trabeculoplasty. Am J Ophthalmol 134: 481-498, 2002.

Gaasterland DE, Blackwell B, Dally LG, et al. : The Advanced Glaucoma Intervention Study: 10. Variability among academic glaucoma subspecialists in assessing optic disc notching. Tr Am Ophth Soc 99: 177-185, 2001.

Callendar O, Higginbotham E, Miller E.: New tools to address costly non-adherence. Review of Ophthalmol 8(3): 94-98, 2006.

Miller E: Race and risk of glaucoma (editorial). Arch Ophthalmol 122(6): 909-910, 2004.

Miller E.: Evaluation of the glaucoma suspect. Glaucoma Today 2: 26-29, 3 2004.

Higginbotham E, Miller E.: Would you treat these patients? Glaucoma Today 1(3), 2003.

Fisher JB, Miller EG, Ahmed HN, Piltz-Seymour JR, Schutte-Rodin S, Maguire MG, Sankar PS: Prevalence of primary open-angle glaucoma in African American patients with sleep apnea syndrome. Annual Meeting, American Academy of Ophthalmology Nov 2005.

Kim J, Dally LG, Ederer F. Gaasterland DE, VanVeldhuisen PC, Blackwell B, Shafronov G, Beck A, Spaeth GL, AGIS Investigators.: The Advanced Glaucoma Intervention Study: 14. Distinguishing progression of glaucoma from visual field fluctuations. Ophthalmology 111: 2109-2116, 2004.

Nouri-Mahdavi K, Hoffman D, Coleman AL, Gli G, Li G, Gaasterland DE, Caprioli J, AGIS Study Group: Predictive factors for glaucomatous visual field progression. Ophthalmology 111: 1627-1635, 2004.

Ederer F, Gaasterland DA Dally LG, Kim J, VanVeldhuissen PC, Blackwell B, Prum B, Shafranov G, Allen RC, Beck A, AGIS Investigators.: The Advanced Glaucoma Intervention Study: 13. Comparison of treatment outcomes within race: 10 year results. Ophthalmology 111: 651-654, 2004.

Pineles SL, Volpe NJ, Miller-Ellis E, Galetta SL, Sankar PS, Shindler KS, Maguire MG.: Automated combined kinetic and static perimetry: An alternative to standard perimetry in patients wth neuro-ophthalmic disease and glaucoma. Arch Ophthalmol 124: 363-369, 2006.

Miller-Ellis E, Pineles S: Octopus 101 PKP Static/Kinetic Perimeter. Techniques in Ophthalmology 1(3): 173-185, 2003.

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