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Robert A. Sisk , MD, FACS

Robert A. Sisk

Robert Sisk, MD is Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Cincinnati. He is a Vitreoretinal Surgeon and partner at Cincinnati Eye Institute and serves as Director of Pediatric Retinal Surgery and Director of Ophthalmic Genetics at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. He completed a Vitreoretinal fellowship at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute after his Ophthalmology residency at University of Cincinnati. He is a principal investigator for numerous clinical trials with interests in gene and cell therapy, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy. 

Fundus photo depicting epiretinal membrane with lamellar macular hole. Image courtesy of Robert A. Sisk, MD, FACS, Cincinnati Eye Institute.

Improve Macular Hole Surgery with Optical Coherence Tomography

A case study on the use of intraoperative OCT during macular hole surgery for pediatric lamellar macular hole repair and how it provides valuable real-time information.
Diffuse retinal degeneration with relative macular sparing.

Ophthalmic Gene Therapy Subretinal Injection

Case study on the use of intraoperative OCT for Leber congenital amaurosis macular repair and ophthalmic gene therapy subretinal injection.

Intraoperative OCT-Assisted Surgical Management of Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy

Proliferative vitreoretinopathy (PVR) is a plague to patients and their surgeons after recent rhegmatogenous retinal detachment (RD). Despite excellent initial surgical outcomes, it is the most common…

Intraoperative OCT-Assisted Gene Therapy

Gene augmentation therapy is a method of ocular gene transfer for autosomal recessive or X-linked retinal dystrophies when there is insufficient functional protein manifesting as genetic disease.…
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