Douglas Lazzaro MD, FACS, FAAO
SUNY Downstate, Ophthalmology
Current Position: Professor and Chairman
Keywords Research Areas: corneal disease; matrix regulation of corneal development
Current Or Representative Publications:

Mohammedyusuf E. Hajee, MD; Wayne F. March, MD; Douglas R. Lazzaro, MD; Arthur H. Wolintz, MD; Eric M. Shrier, DO; Sofya Glazman, MD; Ivan G. Bodis-Wollner, MD, DSc, Inner Retinal Layer Thinning in Parkinson Disease, Arch Ophthalmol. 2009;127(6):737-741.

Girardin Jean-Louis, Ferdinand Zizi, Monica Dweck, Dexter McKenzie, and Douglass R. Lazzaro, Ophthalmic dysfunction in a community-based sample: influence of race/ethnicity, J Natl Med Assoc. 2007 February; 99(2): 141-4, 147-8.

Girardin Jean-Louis, Ferdinand Zizi, Douglas R Lazzaro, and Arthur H Wolintz, Circadian rhythm dysfunction in glaucoma: A hypothesis, J Circadian Rhythms. 2008; 6: 1.

Lazzaro, Douglas R. M.D.; Abulawi, Khaled Ph.D.; Hajee, Mohammedyusuf E. M.D., In Vitro Cytotoxic Effects of Benzalkonium Chloride on Adenovirus, Eye & Contact Lens: Science & Clinical Practice, Volume 35(6), November 2009, pp 329-332.


Professor Lazzaro's clinical research interests are broadly-based ranging from changes in retinal blood flow that accompany sleep apnea that may presage glaucomatous changes, to medical and surgical treatments of corneal disease. His newly emerging laboratory work is focused on the matrix regulation of corneal development.

State University of New York Medical Centers & College of Optometry Consortium

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