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Paul Finger

Clinical Professor, Department of Ophthalmology

Research Interests

Dr. Finger has a particular interest in ophthalmic radiation therapy. As Chair of the Guideline Task Force for Plaque Radiation Therapy for choroidal melanoma and retinoblastoma of the American Brachytherapy Society as well as the clinical director of the TG-129 for the American Brachytherapy Society, Dr. Finger has continued to work on making plaque irradiation safer and more effective. He has pioneered the use of palladium-103 plaque radiation and 3D ultrasound plaque localization as well as both laser photocoagulation and anti-VEGF therapy for radiation retinopathy (and optic neuropathy).

Research Keywords

radiation, ultrasound imaging, anti-VEGF therapy, small incision biopsy

Regression of macular drusenoid retinal pigment epithelial detachments after plaque radiation therapy
Finger, Paul T; Simhaee, Daniel; Semenova, Ekaterina
2015-01-11; 2325-8179,Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging retina - id: 1428812, year: 2015 Journal Article

Anti-VEGF Intravitreal Bevacizumab for Radiation-Associated Neovascular Glaucoma
Nagendran, Sonali T; Finger, Paul T
2015-03-01; 2325-8179,Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging retina - id: 1473562, year: 2015 Journal Article

Multimodality imaging of retinal astrocytoma
Semenova, Ekaterina; Veronese, Chiara; Ciardella, Antonio; Marcheggiani, Eleonora Benedetta; Shah, Sabah; De-Pablo-Gomez-de-Liano, Lucia; Finger, Paul T
2015-05-24; 1724-6016,European journal of ophthalmology - id: 1590552, year: 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

International Validation of the American Joint Committee on Cancer's 7th Edition Classification of Uveal Melanoma
Simpson, E Rand; Gallie, Brenda L; Saakyan, Svetlana; Amiryan, Anush; Finger, Paul T; Chin, Kimberly J; Seregard, Stefan; Fili, Maria; Wilson, Matthew; Haik, Barrett; Caminal, Jose M; Catala, Jaume; Pelayes, David E; Folgar, Martin A; Jager, Martine; Dogrusoz, Mehmet; Singh, Arun; Schachat, Andrew; Suzuki, Shigenobu; Aihara, Yukiko
2015-01-04; 2168-6165,JAMA Ophthalmology - id: 1420192, year: 2015 JOURNAL ARTICLE

Idiopathic giant retinal cyst
Chen, Carlos Y; Semenova, Ekaterina; Cohen, Ben Z; Finger, Paul T
2014-07-09; 2325-8179,Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging retina - id: 1065342, year: 2014 Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't