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Lawrence M Kaufman MD PhD PUBLICATIONS:


Doctoral Dissertation - Neuronal Growth Factors, 1983.


Kaufman LM, Barrett JN: Serum factor supporting the long-term survival of rat spinal cord neurons in culture. Science 1983, 220:1394-1396.


Kaufman LM, Barry SN, Barrett JN: Characterization of tissue-derived macromolecules affecting transmitter synthesis in rat spinal cord neurons. J. Neuroscience 1985, 5:160-166.


Kaufman LM. Folk ER, Miller MT: Monozygotic twins discordant for Duane's retraction syndrome. Arch Ophthalmol 1989, 107:324-325.


Kaufman LM: Modification of an ophthalmic laser for use in sedated, reclining children. Arch Ophthalmol 1989, 107:928-929.


Kaufman LM, Folk ER, Miller MT, Tessler HH: Necrotizing scleritis following strabismus surgery for thyroid ophthalmopathy. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 1989, 26:236-238.


Kaufman LM, Miller MT, Mafee MF: Magnetic resonance imaging of pituitary stalk hypoplasia: a discrete midline anomaly associated with endocrine abnormalities in septo-optic dysplasia. Arch Ophthalmol 1989, 107:1485-1489.


Kaufman LM, Folk ER, Chow JM: Invasive sinonasal polyps causing ophthalmoplegia, exophthalmos and visual field loss. Ophthalmology 1989, 96:1667-1672.


Young TL, Buchi ER, Kaufman LM, Sugar J, Tso MOM: Respiratory epithelium in a cystic choristoma of the limbus. Arch Ophthalmol 1990, 108:1736-1739.


Kaufman LM: Book review: The Eye in Infancy. Retina 1992, 12:180.


Kaufman LM: Your baby's eyes. Article in "Eye Facts," a community service publication of the University of Illinois at Chicago Eye Center. May/June 1992.


Ticho BH, Kaufman LM, Mafee MF: The "pseudo-lost" muscle: Limitations of clinical, surgical, and diagnostic imaging techniques in the identification of extraocular muscles after trauma. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 1993, 30:392-395.


Urban RC, Kaufman LM: Mitomycin in the treatment of hypertrophic conjunctival scars after strabismus surgery. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 1994, 31:96-98.


El-Naggar S, Kaufman LM, Chapman LI, Miller MT, Mafee MF: Tetralateral retinoblastoma. Annals Ophthalmol 1995, 27:360-362.


Quinn GE, Dobson V, Kivlin J, Kaufman LM, Repka MX, Reynolds JD, Gordon RA, Hardy RJ, Tung B, Stone RA. Prevalence of myopia between 3 months and 5 1/2 years in preterm infants with and without retinopathy of prematurity. Cryotherapy for Retinopathy of Prematurity Cooperative Group. Ophthalmology. 1998 Jul;105(7):1292-300


Kaufman LM, Guay—Bhatia LA: Monocanalicular intubation with Monoka tubes for the treatment of congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction. Ophthalmol 1998, 105:336—341.


Villablanca J P, Mafee MF, Kaufman LM, Li S: Diffuse infiltrating retinoblastoma and simulating lesions: value of MRI in diagnosis and clinicopathologic correlations. Int J Neuroradiol 1998, 4:41 49.


Kaufman LM: A syndrome of retinitis pigmentosa, congenital ichthyosis, hypergonadotropic hypogonadism, small stature, mental retardation, cranial dysmorphism, and abnormal electroencephalogram. Ophthalmic Genetics 1998, 19(2): 69 79.


Quinn GE, Dobson V, Kivlinl J, Kaufman LM, et al: Prevalence of myopia between three months and 5 1/2 years in preterm infants with and without retinopathy of prematurity. Ophthalmology 1998, 107(7) 1292 1300.


Kaufman LM, Villablanca JP, Mafee MF: Diagnostic imaging of cystic lesions in the child’s orbit. Radiologic Clinics of North America 1998, 36(6), 1149 1163.


Kaufman LM, Mafee MF, Song CD: Retinoblastoma and simulating lesions: Role of CT, MRI and use of Gd DTPA. Radiologic Clinics of North America 1998, 36(6), 1101 1117.


Joslin CE, McMahon TT. Kaufman LM: The effectiveness of occluder contact lenses in improving occlusion compliance in patients that have failed traditional occlusion therapy. Optom Vis Sci 2002; 79(6), 376 380.


Edward DR, Kaufman LM: Anatomy, development, and physiology of the visual system. In LM Kaufman (ed), The Pediatric Clinics of North America, Vol. 50, pp 1 23. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co., 2003.


Curnyn KM, Kaufman LM: The eye examination in the pediatrician’s office. In LM Kaufman (ed), The Pediatric Clinics of North America, Vol. 50, pp 25 40. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co., 2003.


Friedman LS, Kaufman LM: Guidelines for pediatrician referrals to the ophthalmologist. In


LM Kaufman (ed), The Pediatric Clinics of North America, Vol. 50, pp 41 53. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co., 2003.


Thompson L, Kaufman LM: The visually impaired child. In LM Kaufman (ed), The Pediatric Clinics of North America, Vol. 50, pp 225 239. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co., 2003.


Tran T, Kaufman LM: The child’s eye in systemic diseases. In LM Kaufman (ed), The Pediatric Clinics of North America, Vol. 50, pp 241 258. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co., 2003.


Castillo BV Jr., Kaufman L: Pediatric tumors of the eye and orbit. In LM Kaufman (ed), The Pediatric Clinics of North America, Vol. 50, pp 149 172. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co., 2003.


Chavez M, Mafee MF, Castillo B, Kaufman LM, Johnstone H, Edward DP. Medulloepithelioma of the Optic Nerve. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus 2004;41:48-52.


LaRocca V, Gorelick G, Kaufman LM. Medical imaging in pediatric neuro-ophthalmology. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2005 Feb;15(1):85-105.


Garcia-Valenzuela E, Kaufman LM. High myopia associated with retinopathy of prematurity is primarily lenticular. J AAPOS. 2005 Apr;9(2):121-8.


Kaufman LM, Doroftei O. Optic glioma warranting treatment in children. Eye. 2006 Oct;20(10):1149-64.


Ticho BH, Ticho KE, Kaufman LM. Combined strabismus and lens surgery. JAAPOS. 2006 Oct;10(5):430-4.


Sulkowski GM, Kaufman LM. Oculomotor abnormalities in a patient with fragile X associated tremor/ataxia syndrome. JAAPOS. 2008 Apr;12(2):195-6.


Asseidat I, Kaufman LM. Ocular Abnormalities in Floating-Harbor Syndrome. JAAPOS 2009 Apr:13(2)218-20.

Wood MG, Kaufman LM. Apnea and bradycardia in two premature infants during routine outpatient ROP screening. JAAPOS 2009 Oct;13(5):501-3.


Shapiro MJ, Chow CC, Blair MP, Kiernan DF, Kaufman LM. Peripheral Non-perfusion and Tractional Retinal Detachment Associated With Congenital Optic Nerve Anomalies. Ophthalmology, 2013 Mar 120(2):607-615


Abbasian J, Blair N, Shahidi M, Ying GS, Huang J, Kaufman L, Blair M. Macular optical coherence tomography in patients with unilateral optic nerve hypoplasia. J AAPOS. 2015 Feb;19(1):57-61. doi: 10.1016


Hajrasouliha AR, Moss HE, Maralani PJ, Kaufman L, Grassi MA. Macular detachment associated with anomalous optic nerves and dural ectasia in 49, XXXXY SYNDROME. Retin Cases Brief Rep. 2018 Winter;12(1):39


Valikodath NG, Jain S, Miller M, Kaufman LM. Ocular features of Townes-Brocks syndrome. J AAPOS. 2020 Jan 23.


Hyde RA, Mocan MC, Sheth U, Kaufman LM. Evaluation of the underlying causes of papilledema in children.  Can J Ophthalmol. 2019 Dec;54(6):653-658.

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