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Matthew Benz MD

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionUMass Chan Medical School
DepartmentPediatrics
AddressSouthboro Medical Group
24 Newton Street
Southborough MA 01772
Phone508-460-3100
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    InstitutionT.H. Chan School of Medicine
    DepartmentPediatrics
    DivisionCommunity Pediatrics


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    Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, United StatesBABiology
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, United StatesMSApplied Biological Science
    Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, United StatesMD

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    1. Stenz EC, Yu HJ, Shah AR, Wong TP, Major JC, Benz MS, Wykoff CC, Patel SB. Outcomes of Eyes Undergoing Multiple Surgical Interventions after Failure of Primary Rhegmatogenous Retinal Detachment Repair. Ophthalmol Retina. 2022 05; 6(5):339-346. PMID: 35074559.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    2. Mein C, Dugel PU, Feiner L, Drenser K, Miller D, Benz M, Meunier E, Moro L, Fineman MS. PATIENT-REPORTED VISUAL FUNCTION FROM THE OCRIPLASMIN FOR TREATMENT FOR SYMPTOMATIC VITREOMACULAR ADHESION, INCLUDING MACULAR HOLE (OASIS) STUDY. Retina. 2020 Jul; 40(7):1331-1338. PMID: 31259807.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    3. Birch DG, Benz MS, Miller DM, Antoszyk AN, Markoff J, Kozma P, Meunier E, Sergott RC. EVALUATION OF FULL-FIELD ELECTRORETINOGRAM REDUCTIONS AFTER OCRIPLASMIN TREATMENT: Results of the OASIS Trial ERG Substudy. Retina. 2018 Feb; 38(2):364-378. PMID: 28198785.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    4. Li AL, Wykoff CC, Wang R, Chen E, Benz MS, Fish RH, Wong TP, Major JC, Brown DM, Schefler AC, Kim RY, O?Malley RE. ENDOPHTHALMITIS AFTER INTRAVITREAL INJECTION: Role of Prophylactic Topical Ophthalmic Antibiotics. Retina. 2016 Jul; 36(7):1349-56. PMID: 26655622.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    5. Gandorfer A, Benz MS, Haller JA, Stalmans P, Pakola SJ, Girach A, Kampik A, Toth CA, Jaffe GJ. Association between anatomical resolution and functional outcomes in the mivi-trust studies using ocriplasmin to treat symptomatic vitreomacular adhesion/vitreomacular traction, including when associated with macular hole. Retina. 2015 Jun; 35(6):1151-7. PMID: 25741816.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    6. Gonzalez VH, Boyer DS, Schmidt-Erfurth U, Heier JS, Gordon C, Benz MS, Marcus DM, Sabates NR, Vitti R, Kazmi H, Berliner AJ, Soo Y, Zhu X, Moini H, Zeitz O, Sandbrink R, Do DV. Microperimetric assessment of retinal sensitivity in eyes with diabetic macular edema from a phase 2 study of intravitreal aflibercept. Retina. 2015 Apr; 35(4):687-94. PMID: 25621943.
      Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    7. Haller JA, Stalmans P, Benz MS, Gandorfer A, Pakola SJ, Girach A, Kampik A, Jaffe GJ, Toth CA. Efficacy of intravitreal ocriplasmin for treatment of vitreomacular adhesion: subgroup analyses from two randomized trials. Ophthalmology. 2015 Jan; 122(1):117-22. PMID: 25240630.
      Citations: 41     Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
    8. Mariani AF, Major JC, Brown DM, Wykoff CC, Benz MS, Kegley EN. Purtscher-like retinopathy associated with pemphigus vulgaris. Retin Cases Brief Rep. 2013; 7(4):304-6. PMID: 25383823.
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    9. Stalmans P, Benz MS, Gandorfer A, Kampik A, Girach A, Pakola S, Haller JA. Enzymatic vitreolysis with ocriplasmin for vitreomacular traction and macular holes. N Engl J Med. 2012 Aug 16; 367(7):606-15. PMID: 22894573.
      Citations: 158     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    10. Brown DM, Heier JS, Ciulla T, Benz M, Abraham P, Yancopoulos G, Stahl N, Ingerman A, Vitti R, Berliner AJ, Yang K, Nguyen QD. Primary endpoint results of a phase II study of vascular endothelial growth factor trap-eye in wet age-related macular degeneration. Ophthalmology. 2011 Jun; 118(6):1089-97. PMID: 21640257.
      Citations: 35     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    11. Chen E, Benz MS, Fish RH, Brown DM, Wong TP, Kim RY, Major JC. Use of nepafenac (Nevanac) in combination with intravitreal anti-VEGF agents in the treatment of recalcitrant exudative macular degeneration requiring monthly injections. Clin Ophthalmol. 2010 Oct 28; 4:1249-52. PMID: 21151329.
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    12. Chen E, Brown DM, Benz MS, Fish RH, Wong TP, Kim RY, Major JC. Spectral domain optical coherence tomography as an effective screening test for hydroxychloroquine retinopathy (the "flying saucer" sign). Clin Ophthalmol. 2010 Oct 21; 4:1151-8. PMID: 21060664.
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    13. Chen E, Brown DM, Wong TP, Benz MS, Kegley E, Cox J, Fish RH, Kim RY. Lucentis using Visudyne study: determining the threshold-dose fluence of verteporfin photodynamic therapy combined with intravitreal ranibizumab for exudative macular degeneration. Clin Ophthalmol. 2010 Oct 05; 4:1073-9. PMID: 20957143.
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    14. Benz MS, Packo KH, Gonzalez V, Pakola S, Bezner D, Haller JA, Schwartz SD. A placebo-controlled trial of microplasmin intravitreous injection to facilitate posterior vitreous detachment before vitrectomy. Ophthalmology. 2010 Apr; 117(4):791-7. PMID: 20138368.
      Citations: 26     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    15. Luviano DM, Benz MS, Kim RY, Fish RH, Wong TP, Kegley EN, Brown DM. Selected clinical comparisons of spectral domain and time domain optical coherence tomography. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 2009 May-Jun; 40(3):325-8. PMID: 19485303.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    16. Smith SV, Benz MS, Brown DM. Cystoid macular edema secondary to albumin-bound paclitaxel therapy. Arch Ophthalmol. 2008 Nov; 126(11):1605-6. PMID: 19001234.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    17. Yeh S, Bourgeois KA, Benz MS. Full-thickness eccentric macular hole following vitrectomy with internal limiting membrane peeling. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 2007 Jan-Feb; 38(1):59-60. PMID: 17278538.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    18. Carvounis PE, Kopel AC, Benz MS. Retinal pigment epithelium tears following ranibizumab for exudative age-related macular degeneration. Am J Ophthalmol. 2007 Mar; 143(3):504-5. PMID: 17317395.
      Citations: 16     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    19. Benz MS, Albini TA, Holz ER, Lakhanpal RR, Westfall AC, Iyer MN, Carvounis PE. Short-term course of intraocular pressure after intravitreal injection of triamcinolone acetonide. Ophthalmology. 2006 Jul; 113(7):1174-8. PMID: 16647122.
      Citations: 36     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    20. Albini TA, Benz MS, Coffee RE, Westfall AC, Lakhanpal RR, McPherson AR, Holz ER. Optical coherence tomography of idiopathic juxtafoveolar telangiectasia. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 2006 Mar-Apr; 37(2):120-8. PMID: 16583633.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    21. Hartley KL, Benz MS. Retinal pigment epithelial tear associated with a serous retinal detachment in a patient with thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura and hypertension. Retina. 2004 Oct; 24(5):806-8. PMID: 15492642.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    22. Benz MS, Smiddy WE. Increased diode laser uptake in inner retinal layers after indocyanine green staining of the internal limiting membrane. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 2003 Jan-Feb; 34(1):64-7. PMID: 12570009.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    23. Benz MS, Scott IU, Flynn HW, Gedde SJ. Retinal detachment in patients with a preexisting glaucoma drainage device: anatomic, visual acuity, and intraocular pressure outcomes. Retina. 2002 Jun; 22(3):283-7. PMID: 12055460.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
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