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Angela N. Buffenn, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology
Pediatrics
CHLA Mail Stop 88 Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 361 5603

Overview

Angela N. Buffenn, MD, MPH, is director of the Orbit and Eye Movement Institute in the Vision Center at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles. In addition, Dr. Buffenn is director of the Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Fellowship Program at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, where she is an assistant professor of clinical ophthalmology.

Dr. Buffenn earned her Medical Degree and Masters of Public Health Degree from the University of Michigan. She completed her residency at the University of Maryland and her fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus at the Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Buffenn’s research priorities include exam techniques for detecting ocular disease in infants and children, amblyopia, and various forms of strabismus. One type of strabismus Dr. Buffenn has been investigating currently is the management of intermittent exotropia, a form of strabismus in which the eyes deviate out. Dr. Buffenn has also been the principal investigator for a study addressing the detection of ocular disease in infants and children, a collaborative effort with pediatricians at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles funded by Knights Templar Eye Foundation, Inc. and the Pearle Vision Foundation.

On a national level, Dr. Buffenn serves as an editorial board member of the Journal of AAPOS, a publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. She also serves as chair of the Ophthalmic Technology Assessment Committee (OTAC) Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Panel, which is a division of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO).

Awards

The Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute: Fellow, 1999-2000

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The Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute: full name, 1999-2000

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The Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute: Assistant Professor, 1999-2000

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The Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute: Buffenn, Angela, 1999-2000

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The Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute: Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology, 1999-2000

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The Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute: Keck School of Medicine of USC, 1999-2000

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Publications

Fibrin glue for closure of conjunctival incision in strabismus surgery: a report by the american academy of ophthalmology. Ophthalmology. 2013 Sep; 120(9):1935-41. View in: PubMed

Rebound tonometry in children: a report by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Ophthalmology. 2013 Apr; 120(4):e21-7. View in: PubMed

Detection of Clinically Significant Retinopathy of Prematurity Using Wide-angle Digital Retinal Photography: A Report by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Ophthalmology. 2012 Jun; 119(6):1272-80. View in: PubMed

Current role of cryotherapy in retinopathy of prematurity: a report by the american academy of ophthalmology. Ophthalmology. 2012 Apr; 119(4):873-7. View in: PubMed

Isolated abducens nerve palsy secondary to Lemierre syndrome. J AAPOS. 2011 Dec; 15(6):587-9. View in: PubMed

Adjustable suture use in strabismus surgery. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2005 Oct; 16(5):294-7. View in: PubMed

Diplopia after limited macular translocation surgery. J AAPOS. 2001 Dec; 5(6):388-94. View in: PubMed

Long-term outcome of uncomplicated infantile exotropia. J AAPOS. 2001 Dec; 5(6):352-6. View in: PubMed

Transconjunctival mitomycin C as an adjunct to conventional glaucoma filtration surgery in rabbits. J Glaucoma. 1997 Oct; 6(5):314-8. View in: PubMed

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