Norman Saffra

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Norman Saffra, M.D.

Adjunct Professor;
Department of Ophthalmology (Resident Train )

Clinical Addresses

902 49th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11219
Phone: 718-283-8000

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Medical Specialties


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Board Certification

2005 — Ab Ophthalmology - Ophthalmology


1988 — Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Medical Education
1988-1989 — Maimonides Medical Center (Internal Medicine), Internship
1989-1992 — Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Ophthalmology), Residency Training
1992-1993 — SUNY Health Science Center (Retina & Vitreous), Clinical Fellowships

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All data from NYU Health Sciences Library Faculty Bibliography — -


Ocular Toxoplasmosis: Controversies in Primary and Secondary Prevention
Saffra, Norman A; Seidman, Carly J; Weiss, Louis M
2013 ;4:?-?, Journal of neuroinfectious diseases
— id: 932982, year: 2013, vol: 4, page: ?, stat: Journal Article,

A case report of adalimumab-associated optic neuritis
Kim, Alice; Saffra, Norman
2012 Sep;2(3):145-147, Journal of ophthalmic inflammation & infection
— id: 210912, year: 2012, vol: 2, page: 145, stat: Journal Article,

Spectral-domain optical coherence tomographic characteristics of autosomal recessive isolated foveal hypoplasia
Saffra, Norman; Agarwal, Swati; Chiang, John Pei-Wen; Masini, Robert; Bertolucci, Alessandra
2012 Oct;130(10):1324-1327, Archives of ophthalmology (1960)
— id: 210892, year: 2012, vol: 130, page: 1324, stat: Journal Article,

In vitro analysis of Nd:YAG laser damage to hydrophilic intraocular lenses
Saffra, Norman; Agarwal, Swati; Enin, Josh; Werner, Liliana; Mamalis, Nick
2012 Jan-Feb;43(1):45-49, Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging
— id: 210922, year: 2012, vol: 43, page: 45, stat: Journal Article,

Acute Diplopia as the Presenting Sign of Silent Sinus Syndrome
Saffra, Norman; Rakhamimov, Aleksandr; Saint-Louis, Leslie A; Wolintz, Robyn J
2012 Dec;:e130-e131, Ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery
— id: 210882, year: 2012, vol: , page: e130, stat: Journal Article,

Topiramate-induced refractive change and angle closure glaucoma and its ultrasound bimicroscopy findings
Saffra, Norman; Smith, Sanjay N; Seidman, Carly Jane
2012 ;2012:?-?, BMJ case reports
— id: 210902, year: 2012, vol: 2012, page: ?, stat: Journal Article,

RE: Response to Maka and Knezy "On a retinochoroidal coloboma"
Saffra, Norman; Strauss, Danielle Savitsky; Rosenberg, Steven
2012 AUG;47(4):385-385, Canadian journal of ophthalmology
— id: 178304, year: 2012, vol: 47, page: 385, stat: Journal Article,

Medulloblastoma presenting as consecutive esotropia after successful lateral rectus muscle recession for infantile exotropia
Rosenberg, Steven E; Strauss, Danielle Savitsky; Mikolaenko, Irina; Saffra, Norman A
2011 Oct;15(5):499-501, Journal of AAPOS: American association for pediatric ophthalmology & strabismus
— id: 143668, year: 2011, vol: 15, page: 499, stat: Journal Article,

Preschool amblyopia screening
Saffra, Norman A; Desai, Rajen U; Har-Zvi, Nurit
2011 Jun;118(6):1222-1223, Ophthalmology
— id: 143655, year: 2011, vol: 118, page: 1222, stat: Journal Article,

Initial presentation of a retinochoroidal coloboma in a preterm neonate
Saffra, Norman A; Strauss, Danielle Savitsky; Rosenberg, Steven
2011 Oct;46(5):446-447, Canadian journal of ophthalmology
— id: 143665, year: 2011, vol: 46, page: 446, stat: Journal Article,

Orbital fibrosis syndrome associated with combined retinal hamartoma
Saffra, Norman A; Strauss, Danielle Savitsky; Saint-Louis, Leslie A; Rosenberg, Steven
2011 Aug;46(4):367-368, Canadian journal of ophthalmology
— id: 143659, year: 2011, vol: 46, page: 367, stat: Journal Article,

Glare Secondary to Damaged IOL
Saffra, Norman; Agarwal, Swati; Enin, Josh; Werner, Liliana; Mamalis, Nick
2011 Nov;118(11):2304.e1-2304.e2, Ophthalmology
— id: 143666, year: 2011, vol: 118, page: 2304.e1, stat: Journal Article,

Isolated sixth cranial nerve palsy as the presenting symptom of a rapidly expanding ACTH positive pituitary adenoma: a case report
Saffra, Norman; Kaplow, Elizabeth; Mikolaenko, Irina; Kim, Alice; Rubin, Benjamin; Jafar, Jafar
2011 ;11:4-4, BMC ophthalmology
— id: 143652, year: 2011, vol: 11, page: 4, stat: Journal Article,

Argon Laser Photocystotomy of a Vitreous Cyst
Desai RU; Saffra NA
2010 Mar 9;:1-4, Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging
— id: 143642, year: 2010, vol: , page: 1, stat: Journal Article,

Coats' Disease, Turner Syndrome, and von Willebrand Disease in a Patient with Wildtype Norrie Disease Pseudoglioma
Desai RU; Saffra NA; Krishna RP; Rosenberg SE
2010 Mar 26;:1-3, Journal of pediatric ophthalmology & strabismus
— id: 143644, year: 2010, vol: , page: 1, stat: Journal Article,

Neural Larva Migrans in an Infant in New York City
Perlman, Jason E; Kazacos, Kevin R; Imperato, Gavin H; Desai, Rajen U; Schulman, Susan K; Edwards, Jon; Pontrelli, Lucy R; Machado, Fabiana S; Tanowitz, Herbert B; Saffra, Norman A
2010 ;1(1):13-23, Journal of neuroparasitology
— id: 1322622, year: 2010, vol: 1, page: 13, stat: Journal Article,

Endogenous fungal endophthalmitis after cardiac surgery
Saffra, Norman A; Desai, Rajen U; Seidman, Carly J; Chapnick, Edward K
2010 ;41 Online:e1-e3, Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging
— id: 143648, year: 2010, vol: 41 Online, page: e1, stat: Journal Article,

Baylisascaris Procyonis Induced Diffuse Unilateral Subacute Neuroretinitis in New York City
Saffra, Norman A; Perlman, Jason E; Desai, Rajen U; Kazacos, Kevin R; Coyle, Christina M; Machado, Fabiana S; Kedhar, Sanjay R; Engelbert, Michael; Tanowitz, Herbert B
2010 Jan;1:?-?, Journal of neuroparasitology
— id: 201662, year: 2010, vol: 1, page: ?, stat: Journal Article,

Vancomycin-resistant enterococcal endophthalmitis
Sharma, Shobha; Desai, Rajen U; Pass, Adam B; Saffra, Norman A
2010 Jun;128(6):794-795, Archives of ophthalmology (1960)
— id: 143645, year: 2010, vol: 128, page: 794, stat: Journal Article,

Acute retinal necrosis and cystic encephalomalacia in a premature neonate
Wong, Ryan K; Khanifar, Aziz A; Sun, Grace; Heier, Linda A; Saffra, Norman; Chan, R V Paul
2010 Spring;4(2):202-205, Retinal cases & brief reports
— id: 1349092, year: 2010, vol: 4, page: 202, stat: Journal Article,

Trichomegaly secondary to erlotinib
Desai, Rajen U; Rachakonda, Leelanand P; Saffra, Norman A
2009 Dec;44(6):e65-e65, Canadian journal of ophthalmology
— id: 143638, year: 2009, vol: 44, page: e65, stat: Journal Article,

Acellular dermal graft as a treatment of recurrent conjunctival wound dehiscence
Du, Ted T; Saffra, Norman
2009 Nov;127(11):1520-1521, Archives of ophthalmology (1960)
— id: 143637, year: 2009, vol: 127, page: 1520, stat: Journal Article,

Endocapsular cellulomonas as a cause of persistent postoperative endophthalmitis
Sharma, Shobha; Saffra, Norman A; Chinyadza, Tanyanyiwa; Ghitan, Monica; Chapnick, Edward K
2008 Jul-Aug;39(4):328-330, Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging
— id: 143620, year: 2008, vol: 39, page: 328, stat: Journal Article,

Peripheral ulcerative keratitis in sarcoidosis: a case report
Siracuse-Lee, Donna; Saffra, Norman
2006 Jun;25(5):618-620, Cornea
— id: 143604, year: 2006, vol: 25, page: 618, stat: Journal Article,

Retinal vein thrombosis as the presenting symptom of essential thrombocythemia
Tache, Jason Eli; Saffra, Norman; Marshak, Harry; Aithal, Sramila; Novetsky, Allan; Huang, Yi-Wu
2005 Mar;329(3):139-140, American journal of the medical sciences
— id: 143597, year: 2005, vol: 329, page: 139, stat: Journal Article,

Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans of the brow and eyelid
Brazzo, Brian G; Saffra, Norman
2004 Jul;20(4):332-334, Ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery
— id: 143593, year: 2004, vol: 20, page: 332, stat: Journal Article,

Laser in situ keratomileusis as treatment for anisometropia after scleral buckling surgery
Sforza, Paul D; Saffra, Norman A
2003 May;29(5):1042-1044, Journal of cateract & refractive surgery
— id: 143587, year: 2003, vol: 29, page: 1042, stat: Journal Article,

Post traumatic polymicrobial endophthalmitis, including Neisseria subflava
Sharma, Shobha; Saffra, Norman A; Chapnick, Edward K
2003 Sep;136(3):554-555, American journal of ophthalmology
— id: 143591, year: 2003, vol: 136, page: 554, stat: Journal Article,

Isolated sarcoidosis of the lacrimal sac without systemic manifestations
Kay, David J; Saffra, Norman; Har-El, Gady
2002 Jan-Feb;23(1):53-55, American journal of otolaryngology
— id: 142817, year: 2002, vol: 23, page: 53, stat: Journal Article,

Laser in situ keratomileusis-induced optic neuropathy
Cameron, BD; Saffra, NA; Strominger, MB
2001 APR ;108(4):660-665, Ophthalmology
— id: 55119, year: 2001, vol: 108, page: 660, stat: Journal Article,