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Guy J. Ben Simon, MD, MHA

Guy J. Ben Simon, MD, MHA

Professor of Ophthalmology


Professor of Ophthalmology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University

Head, Orbital, Ophthalmic Plastic & Lacrimal Surgery Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel

Chair of the oculoplastic fellowship program at the Goldschleger Eye Institute

President of the Israeli Oculoplastic Society

 

International member of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)

 

Wrote over 90 peer-reviewed original papers, reviews, invited chapter in books in Ophthalmology and Oculoplastic Surgery

Invited speaker at many International Meetings.

National and International awards for excellence in Basic and clinical science research

Participated in several voluntary missions to various destinations (South Africa, Micronesia, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Congo, Madagascar, Maldives, rural regions in India) and the pacific to perform Ocular and Oculoplastic Surgeries

Chairman of the 1st international oculoplastic meeting in Israel (Oculoplastic Today) with prestigious faculty of over 20 invited speakers from around the globe

Main fields of interest – Lacrimal surgery – endoscopic DCR / LJT under local anesthesia, Thyroid Eye Disease and Orbital decompression, trauma with main emphasis on Traumatic Optic Neuropathy

Publications, conferences and public speakings:

B.1. ORIGINAL ARTICLES

B.1. Articles Published

 

1.    Shanit D, Striebel W, Michelson G, Ayed S, Al Assi S, Belfair N, Ben Simon G, Hamida F, Kanawati C, Lifshitz T, Madia G, Rafi M, Tahat A, Treister G, Tucktuck K, Zagholoul K.
Telemedicine in the service of peace.
J of Telemedicine and Telecare 8:s2:76-77, 2002. IF 1.274 

 

2.    Rosner M, Ben Simon G, Sachs D.
Feasibility and safety of laser treatments in eyes with an intraocular implantable miniature telescope.
J Cataract Refract Surg 29:1005-10, 2003. IF 2.94

 

3.    Ben Simon GJ, Glovinsky A.
Needle revision of failed filtering blebs augmented with subconjunctival injection of mitomycin C.
Ophthalmic Surg Lasers & Imaging 34:94-99, 2003. IF 0.715

 

4.    Carmichael TR, Ben Simon GJ, Chopamba-Kamba A.
Keratoconus associated with limbal vernal keratoconjunctivitis in African patients.
S Afr Optom 62:47-54, 2003. No IF

 

5.    Melamed S, Ben Simon GJ, Levkovitch-Verbin H.
Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty as primary treatment for open angle glaucoma. A prospective, nonrandomized pilot study.
Archives of Ophthalmology 121:957-960, 2003. IF 3.5

 

6.    Ben Simon GJ, Moroz I, Goldenfeld M, Melamed S.
Scanning laser Doppler flowmetry of nonperfused regions of the optic nerve head in patients with glaucoma.
Ophthalmic Surg Lasers & Imaging 34:245- 250, 2003. IF 0.715

 

7.    Dahan E, Ravinet E, Ben Simon GJ, Mermoud A.
Comparison of the efficacy and longevity of nonpenetrating glaucoma surgery with and without a new, nonabsorbable hydrophilic implant.
Ophthalmic Surg Lasers & Imaging 34:457-63, 2003. IF 0.715

 

8.    Cahane M*, Ben Simon GJ*, Barequet IS, Grinbaum A, Diamanstein-Weiss L, Goller O,  Rubinstein E, Avni I. (* Equal contribution)
Human Corneal Stromal Tissue Concentration After Consecutive Doses of  Topically Applied 3.3% Vancomycin.
Br J Ophthalmol 88:22-24, 2004. IF 2.93

 

9.    Ben Simon GJ, Spierer A.
Effect of Disinsertion of Rectus Eye Muscles on Aqueous Humor Composition in Rabbits.
Ophthalmic Surg Lasers & Imaging 35:31-36, 2004. IF 0.715

 

10.    Ben Simon GJ, Syed HM, Douglas R, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.
Extraocular muscle enlargement with tendon involvement in Thyroid-Associated Orbitopathy (TAO).
Am J Ophthalmol 137:1145-1147, 2004. IF 4.3

 

11.    Ben Simon GJ, Desatnik H, Alhalel A, Treister G, Moisseiev J.
Retrospective analysis of vitrectomy with and without internal limiting membrane peeling for stage 3 and 4 macular hole.
Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 35:109-15, 2004. IF 0.715

 

12.    Ben Simon GJ, Abraham FA, Melamed S.
Pingelapese Achromatopsia – correlation between paradoxical pupillary response and clinical features.
Br J Ophthalmol 88:223-225, 2004. IF 2.93

 

13.    Barequet IS, Ben Simon GJ, Safrin M, Ohman DE, Kessler E.
Pseudomonas aeruginosa LasA Protease in Treatment of Experimental Staphylococcal Keratitis.
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2004;48:1681-7, 2004. IF 4.7

 

14.    Ben Simon GJ, Wang L, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.
Primary-gaze diplopia in Thyroid Related Orbitopathy (TRO) patients undergoing deep lateral orbital decompression with intra-conal fat debulking. A retrospective analysis of treatment outcome.
Thyroid 14:379-83, 2004. IF 4.3

 

15.    Ben Simon GJ, Peiss M, Anis M, Nakra T, Luski A, Spierer A.
Spectacle use and reduced unaided vision in 3rd grade students, a comparative study in different educational settings.
Clin Exp Optom 87:175-9, 2004. IF 1.2

 

16.    Zur D, Ben Simon GJ, Loewenstein A,  Alster Y, Moisseiev J, Ullman S.
Novel high-resolution kinetic method for visual field mapping of AMD scotomas.
Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 35:395-405, 2004. IF 0.715

 

17.    Ben Simon GJ, Schwarcz R, Douglas R, Fiaschetti D, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.
Orbital exenteration: one size does not fit all.
Am J Ophthalmol 139: 11-17, 2005. IF 4.3

 

18.    Goldberg RA, McCann JD, Fiaschetti D, Ben Simon GJ.
What causes eyelid bags: analysis of 114 consecutive patients.
Plast Reconstr Surg 115:1395-402; discussion 1403-4, 2005. IF 2.65

 

19.    Ben Simon GJ, Desatnik H. Correction of pre-existing astigmatism during cataract surgery: Comparison between the effects of Opposite Clear Corneal Incisions (OCCIs) with a single Clear Corneal Incision (CCI).
Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 243:321-6, 2005. IF 2.2

 

20.    Ben Simon GJ, Molina M, Schwarcz RM, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.
External (subciliary) vs. internal (trans-conjunctival) involutional entropion repair.
Am J Ophthalmol 139:482-7, 2005. IF 4.3

 

21.    Ben Simon GJ, Huang L, Nakra T, Schwarcz R, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.
Intralesional Triamcinolone Acetonide injection for primary and recurrent chalazia. Is it really effective?
Ophthalmology 112:913-17, 2005. IF 5.0

 

22.    Spierer A, Ben Simon GJ.
Unilateral and bilateral lateral rectus recession in exotropia.
Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 36:114-7, 2005. IF 0.715

 

23.    Ben Simon GJ, Blaydon SM, Schwarcz RM, Nakra T, Goldberg RA, McCann JD.
Paradoxical use of frontalis muscle and the possible role of botulinum A toxin in permanent motor relearning.
Ophthalmology 112:918-22, 2005. IF 5.0

 

24.    Ben Simon GJ, Mansury AM, Schwarcz RM, Seongmu L, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.
Simultaneous orbital decompression and correction of upper eyelid retraction vs. staged procedures in thyroid related orbitopathy.
Ophthalmology 112:923-32, 2005. IF 5.0

 

25.    Ben Simon GJ, Schwarcz RM, Mansury AM, Wang L, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.
Minimally invasive orbital decompression: local anesthesia and hand carved bone.
Arch Ophthalmol 123:1671-5, 2005. IF 3.5

 

26.    Ben Simon GJ, Mansury A, Schwarcz RM, Modjtahedi S, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.
Trans-conjunctival Müller muscle recession with levator disinsertion for correction of thyroid related orbitopathy associated eyelid retraction.
Am J Ophthalmol 2005;140:94-9, 2005. IF 4.3

 

27.    Ben Simon GJ, Joseph J, Seongmu L, Schwarcz RM, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.
External vs. endoscopic dacryocystorhinostomy for acquired nasolacrimal duct obstruction in a tertiary referral center.
Ophthalmology 112:1463-68, 2005. IF 5.0

 

28.    Ben Simon GJ, McNab AA.
Idiopathic orbital hemorrhage related to the inferior rectus muscle - a rare cause for acute onset diplopia and unilateral proptosis.
Ophthalmology 112:1838-43, 2005. IF 5.0

 

29.    Ben Simon GJ, Seongmu L, Schwarcz RM, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.
External levator advancement vs. Müller's muscle-conjunctival resection for correction of upper eyelid involutional ptosis.
American J Ophthalmol 140:426-432, 2005. IF 4.3

 

30.    Ben Simon GJ, Macedo AA, Schwarcz RM, Wang DY, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.
Frontalis suspension for upper eyelid ptosis: Evaluating different surgical designs and suture materials.
Am J Ophthalmol 140:877-85, 2005. IF 4.3

 

31.    Ben Simon GJ, Bush S, Selva D, McNab AA.
Orbital cellulitis: a rare complication following orbital blowout fracture.
Ophthalmology 112:2030-4, 2005. IF 5.0

 

32.    Ben Simon GJ, Annunziata C, Fink J, Villablanka P, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.
Rethinking orbital imaging - establishing guidelines for interpretation orbital imaging studies and evaluating their predictive value in patients with orbital tumors.
Ophthalmology 112:2196-207, 2005. IF 5.0

 

33.    Ben Simon GJ, Yoon MK, Jane A, Nakra T, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.
Clinical manifestations of orbital mass lesions at the Jules Stein Eye Institute, 1999-2003.
Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 37:25-32, 2006. IF 0.715

 

34.    Schwarcz RM, Ben Simon GJ, Cook T, Goldberg RA.
Sclerosing therapy as first line treatment for low flow vascular lesions of the orbit.
Am J Ophthalmol 141:333-9, 2006. IF 4.3

 

35.    Ben Simon GJ, Abulafia A, Pe’er J.
Apoptosis inhibitor, survivin, in posterior uveal melanoma: comparison among primary tumors, tumors resistant to brachytherapy, tumors with liver metastases and liver metastases.
Curr Eye Res 31:251-7, 2006. IF 1.4

 

36.    Ben Simon GJ, Ahmad SM, Lee S, Wang DW, Schwarcz RM,  McCann JD, Goldberg RA.
Strabismus after deep lateral wall orbital decompression in thyroid-related orbitopathy patients using automated Hess screen.
Ophthalmology 113:1050-5, 2006. IF 5.0

 

37.    Ben Simon GJ, Cheung N, McKelvie P, Fox R, McNab AA.
Oral chlorambucil for extranodal, marginal zone, B-cell lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue of the orbit.
Ophthalmology 113:1209-13, 2006. IF 5.0

 

38.    Ben Simon GJ, Bakalash S, Aloni E, Rosner M. A rat model for acute rise in IOP: Immune modulation as a therapeutic strategy. Am J Ophthalmol 141:1105-11, 2006. IF 4.3

 

39.    Ben Simon GJ, Syed H, Douglas R, Schwartz R, Goldberg RA, McCann JD. Clinical manifestations and treatment outcome of optic neuropathy in thyroid-related orbitopathy.
Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 37:284-90, 2006. IF 0.715 

 

40.    Ben Simon GJ, Hovda DA, Harris NG, Gomez-Pinilla F, Goldberg RA.
Traumatic brain injury induced neuroprotection of retinal ganglion cells to optic nerve crush.
J Neurotrauma 23:1072-82, 2006. IF 3.4

 

41.    Ben Simon GJ, Lee S, Schwarcz RM, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.
Subperiosteal Midface Lift with or without a Hard Palate Mucosal Graft for Correction of Lower Eyelid Retraction.
Ophthalmology 113:1869-1873, 2006. IF 5.0

 

42.    Nakra T, Ben Simon GJ, Douglas RS, Schwarcz RM, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.
Comparing Outcomes of Enucleation and Evisceration.
Ophthalmology 113:2270–2275, 2006. IF 5.0

43.    Ben Simon GJ, Glovinsky Y.
Trabeculectomy with brief exposure to mitomycin C.
Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 34:765-70, 2006. IF 1.8

 

44.    Ugurbas SH, Goldberg RA, McCann JD, Shorr N, Murthy R, Ben Simon GJ.
Suture midface suspension.

    Head & Face Medicine ;2:35, 2006. No IF

 

45.    Valenzuela AA, Selva D, McNab AA, Simon GB, Sullivan TJ.
En bloc excision in malignant tumors of the lacrimal drainage apparatus.
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 22:356-60, 2006. IF 0.64

 

46.    Yu XB, Sun XH, Dahan E, Guo WY, Qian SH, Meng FR, Song YL, Ben Simon GJ.     
Increased levels of transforming growth factor-betal and -beta2 in the aqueous humor of patients with neovascular glaucoma.
Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 2007;38:6-14. IF 0.715

 

47.    Schwarcz R, Lee S, Goldberg RA, Ben Simon GJ.
Modified conjunctivodacryocystorhinostomy for upper lacrimal system obstruction.
Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery. 2007;9:96-100. IF 1.63

 

48.    Ben Simon GJ, Lee S, Schwarcz RM, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.
Müller’s muscle conjunctival resection for correction of upper eyelid ptosis, relationship between phenylephrine test, amount of tissue resected with final eyelid position.
Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery 2007;9:413-7.
(Surgery 74/198, IF 1.64, Q2)

    Times Cited: 9 (from Web of Science)

 

 

49.    Melamed S, Ben Simon GJ, Goldenfeld M, Simon G.
The efficacy and safety of gold micro shunt implantation to the supraciliary space in glaucoma patients A pilot study.
Archives of Ophthalmology. 2009; 127: 264-9.
(Ophthalmology 5/56, IF 3.7, Q1)

 

 

50.    Ben Simon GJ, Syed HM, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.
Early versus late repair of orbital blowout fractures.
Ophthalmic Surgery Lasers and Imaging 2009;40:141-148.
(Ophthalmology 45/56, IF 0.715, Q4)

 

51.    Goldenfeld M, Melamed S, Simon G, Ben Simon GJ.
Titanium:sapphire laser trabeculoplasty versus argon laser trabeculoplasty in patients with open-angle glaucoma.
Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 2009;40:264-269.
(Ophthalmology 45/56, IF 0.715, Q4)

    Times Cited: 3 (from Web of Science) 

 

52.    Yahalom C, McNab A, Ben Simon G, Kowal L.
Lateral orbitotomy in the management of challenging exotropia.
J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2009;46:223-225.
(Ophthalmology 47/56, IF 0.46, Q4)

 

53. Rosen N, Priel A, Ben Simon GJ, Rosner M.
Cryo-assisted anterior approach for surgery of retroocular orbital tumours avoids the need for lateral or transcranial orbitotomy in most cases.
Acta Ophthalmol 2010; 88:675-80.
(Ophthalmology 13/56, IF 2.63, Q1)

    Times Cited: 1 (from Web of Science) 

 

54. Goldman RD, Spierer A, Zhurkovsky A, Kwint J, Schwarcz M, Ben Simon GJ.
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP) in Very Low Birth Weight (VLBW) infants and the potential protective role of Indomethacin.
Ophthalmic Surgery Lasers and Imaging (OSLI) 2010;41:41-47. (Ophthalmology 45/56, IF 0.715,  Q4)

        Times Cited: 1 (from Web of Science) 

 

55. Ben Simon GJ, Cheung N, McNab A.
Delayed epistaxis in external dacryocystorhinostomy: rate and risk factors.
Archives of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery 2010;136:183-186. (Otorhinolaryngology 11/41, IF 1.63, Q2)

 

56. Spierer O, Spierer A, Glovinsky J, Ben-Simon GJ.
Moderate-angle exotropia: a comparison of unilateral and bilateral rectus muscle recession.
Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 2010;41:355-359.
(Ophthalmology 45/56, IF 0.715, Q4)

 

Ben Simon GJ, Rosen N, Rosner M, Spierer A.
Intralesional Triamcinolone Acetonide Injection Vs. Incision and Curettage for Primary Chalazia A prospective randomized study.
American J Ophthalmol. 2011;151:714-718.
(Ophthalmology 3/56, IF 4.2, Q1)

Times Cited: 2 (from Web of Science)

 

Dahan E, Ben Simon GJ
An augmented trabeculectomy for neovascular glaucoma
Ophthalmic Surgery Lasers & Imaging. 2011;42:196-201.
(Ophthalmology 45/56, IF 0.715, Q4)

 

Avni-Zauberman N, Devjyoti T, Rosen N, Ben Simon GJ
Relapsing Migratory Idiopathic Orbital Inflammation - Six New Cases and Review of the Literature
Br J Ophthalmol. 2012;96:276-80. (Ophthalmology 10/56, IF 2.9, Q1)

 

Ben Simon GJ, Moisseiev J, Rosen N, Alhalel A.
Gunshot Wound to the Eye and Orbit. A Descriptive Case Series and Literature Review.
Journal of Trauma, Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 2011;71:771-8. (Emergency Medicine 4/24, IF 2.47, Q1)

Times Cited: 1 (from Web of Science) 

 

Ben Simon GJ, Brown C, McNab AA.
Larger Osteotomies Result in Larger Ostia in External Dacryocystorhinostomies
Archives of Facial Plastic Surgery. 2012 ;14:127-31.
(Surgery 74/198, IF 1.64, Q2)

 

Ben Simon GJ, Kenet G, Spierer A.
Firbinoid reaction after lens extraction in rabbit eye
Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. 2012;38:890-3.
(Ophthalmology 16/56, IF 2.26, Q2)

 Dahan E, Ben Simon GJ, Lafuma A.
Comparison of trabeculectomy and Ex-PRESS™  implantation in fellow eyes of the same patient: A prospective randomized study.
Eye. 2012;26:703-10 (Ophthalmology 20/56, IF 1.86, Q2)


 

 

Ben Simon GJ, Semion L, Lavinsky F, Rosen N, Rosner M.
Histological and Clinical Features of Primary and Recurrent Peri-ocular Basal Cell Carcinoma.
ISRN Ophthalmology. No IF.

Fabian ID, Rosen N, Ben Simon GJ.
Strabismus after inferior-medial wall orbital decompression in Thyroid Related Orbitopathy.
Curr Eye Res. 2013;38:204-209. (Ophthalmology 23/50, IF 1.28, Q2)

Abulafia A, Segev F, Platner E, Ben Simon GJ.
Party Foam-Induced Eye Injuries and the Power of Media Intervention.
Cornea. (Ophthalmology 25/56, IF 1.73, Q2)

since last promotion – 10/2012

Skaat A, Fabian ID, Spierer A, Rosen N, Rosner M, Ben Simon GJ.
Congenital Ptosis Repair - Surgical, Cosmetic and Functional Outcome.
A Report of 162 Cases.

Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology 2013;48:93-8.  IF 1.471

 

Avni-Zauberman N, Koval T, Kinori M, Matani A, Rosner M, Ben Simon GJ.
Müller Muscle-Conjunctival Resection for Upper Eyelid Ptosis: Correlation Between Amount of Resected Tissue and Outcome.

British Journal of Ophthalmology 2013; 97:408-411. (Ophthalmology 10/56, IF 2.9, Q1)

 

Fabian ID, Kinori M, Ancri O, Spierer A, Tsinman A, Ben Simon GJ.
The possible association of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder with undiagnosed refractive errors.
J AAPOS. 2013 ;17:507-11

 

Insull EA, Hart RH, Sloan BH, Ben-Simon GJ, McNab AA.
Use of X-ray Film Implant for the Repair of Orbital Fractures.
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2013;29:393-395.


B.1. ORIGINAL ARTICLES

B.1. Articles Accepted

Zloto O, Fabian ID, MD, Vishnevskia Dai V, Ben Simon GJ, Rosner M.
Periocular Pilomatrixoma: a retrospective analysis of 16 cases.
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015; 31:19-22.

 

Skaat A, Kinori M, Sagiv O, Ben Simon GJ, Goldenfeld M, Melamed S.
Gold Micro-Shunt Implants versus Ahmed Glaucoma Valve: Long Term Results of a Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial.
Journal of Glaucoma.


B2. Case Reports

Ben Simon G, Felberg I, Sadeh M, Farfel Z.
Oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy with dysphagia in a Jewess from Uzbekistan. [Hebrew]
Harefuah. 128: 220-1, 1995. No IF

Ben Simon GJ, Grinbaum A, Barequet IS.
More than tears in your eyes (Exophiala jeanselmei keratitis).
Cornea 21:230-1, 2002. IF 1.76

Ben Simon GJ, Barequet IS,
Anterior uveitis as presenting sign of myeloproliferative disease.
Ann Ophthalmol 35:62-64, 2003. IF 0.157

Ben Simon GJ, Nemet A, Moisseiev Y.
Vitrectomy with ICG guided ILM peeling for Q-switched Nd:YAG laser induced macular hole.
Retina  23:714-716, 2003. IF 2.77

Ben Simon GJ, McCann JD, Barth N, Goldberg RA, Glasgow BJ, Straatsma BR.
Partial resolution of acute ascending motor polyneuropathy after enucleation of an eye with metastatic melanoma.
 Br J Ophthalmol 88:847, 2004. IF 2.93

Ben Simon GJ, Goldberg RA, McCann JD.
Reverse ptosis-induced corneal steepening and decreased vision after LASIK surgery.
Cornea. 23(8):831-2, 2004. IF 1.76

Ben Simon GJ, Desatnik H, Rosen N.
Orbital cavernous hemangioma associated with juxtapapillary exophytic retinal capillary hemangioma.
Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 35:332-4, 2004. IF 0.2

Ben Simon GJ, Grinbaum A.
Anhidrotic ectodermal dysplasia with spontaneous corneal perforation and keratoconus.
Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 35:495-498, 2004. IF 0.62

 

Ben Simon GJ, Goldberg RA, McCann JD.
Bilateral decompression retinopathy after orbital decompression surgery.
Br J Ophthalmol 88:1605-6, 2004. IF 2.93

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Zauberman-avni N, Rosen N, Ben Simon GJ.
Induced corneal astigmatism by palpebral spring for treatment of lagophthalmos.
Cornea 27:840-2, 2008. (Ophthalmology 25/56, IF 1.73, Q2)

 

Skaat A, Rosen N, Ben Simon GJ.
Triamcinolone acetonide injection for persistent atypical idiopathic orbital inflammation.
Orbit 2009;28:401-3. No IF.

Piven I, Ben Simon GJ.
Foreign body from an eyeglass screw.
Ophthalmology 2010;117:641-641.e2. (Ophthalmology 2/56, IF 5.45, Q1)

 

Kuint J, Globus O, Ben Simon GJ, Greenberg S.
Macrocephaly-Capillary Malformation presenting with fetal arrhythmia.
Accepted for publication in the Journal of Pediatric Dermatology. (Dermatology 40/58, IF  1.07, Q3)

 

B.3. Review Articles

Ben Simon G, Barequet I, Treister G. 
Dr. what should I do with the tissue covering my eye? Pterygium - review of the literature. [Hebrew]
Harefuah. 139:452-454, 2000. No IF

Ben Simon GJ, Barequet I.
Herpetic eye disease caused by herpes simplex virus. [Hebrew]
Harefuah, 140:959-966, 2001. No IF

Ben Simon GJ, Huna-Baron R, Goldan O.
Ptosis – etiology, diagnosis and management. [Hebrew]
Harefuah. 142:42-47, 2003. No IF

Yassur I, Ben Simon GJ, Rosen N.
Thyroid orbitopathy. [Hebrew]
Harefuah. 142:377-380, 2003. No IF

Ben Simon GJ, McCann JD.
Benign Essential Blepharospasm.
Int Ophthalmol Clin 45:49-75, 2005. IF 0.25

 

Since last promotion………………………………………………………….

 

Lee S, Goldberg RA, Ben Simon GJ.
Post-operative complications in ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery.
Expert Rev. Ophthalmol 2:1006-18, 2007. NO IF

Ben Simon GJ, McCann JD.
Cosmetic Eyelid and Facial Surgery.
Survey of Ophthalmology. 53:426-442, 2008.
(Ophthalmology 9/56, IF 3.17, Q1)

Times Cited: 1 (from Web of Science)

Rosen N, Ben Simon GJ.
Orbital decompression in thyroid related orbitopathy.
Pediatr Endocrinol Rev. 2010 Mar;7 Suppl 2:217-21. No IF.

C. CHAPTERS IN BOOKS

Ben Simon GJ, Volpe NJ, Albert DM.
Metastatic and Secondary Orbital Tumors. |
Albert and Miller – Albert & Jakobiec’s Principles and Practice of Ophthalmology, 3rd edition. Volume 3, Section 12, Chapter 239; 3073-3110.

Ben Simon GJ, McCann JDM.

Lower lid canthopexy through upper lid incision. 104

The skin in lower lid blepharoplasty: general principles. 140

Fat Repositioning in lower lid blepharoplasty: general principles. 158

Morris E. Hartstein, John B. Holds, Guy G. Massry – Editors

    Pearls and Pitfalls in Cosmetic Oculoplastic Surgery. Springer 2008.

Skaat A, Ben Simon GJ.

    Ptosis surgery - comparing different surgical techniques.

    Cohen AJ, Weinberg DA. [eds] Evaluation and Management of
     Blepharoptosis. 2011; Chapter 28: pages: 263-268.


D.2. PAPERS PRESENTED AT SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS PUBLISHED AS PROCEEDINGS

 

Ben Simon GJ., Kaplan Messas A., Glovinsky Y. Preoperative use of latanoprost, dorzolamide or apraclonidine and the outcome of filtration surgery. ARVO annual meeting, 2000. Poster.

Giora Treister, Guy Ben-Simon, Joseph Moisseiev. Accidental Q-Switched Laser Macular Injury. The Vitreous Society's 19th Annual Meeting, 2001. Abstract no. 127. Paper.

Rosner M, Ben Simon G, Krupsky S, Sachs D. The feasibility and safety of laser treatment in eyes with implanted intraocular miniature telescope. European Association for Vision and Eye Research. 2001; #1147. Paper.

Ben Simon GJ, Glovinsky Y. Needle revision of failed filtering blebs augmented with sunbconjunctival injection of MMC.  3rd International Glaucoma Symposium (IGS), March 2001 Prague (Paper). ARVO 2001 annual meeting. Poster.

 

Zur D, Belkin M, Moisseiev Y, Ben Simon G, Ulman S. Improving the AMD perception by image enhancement technique that make use of the filling-in effect. ARVO annual meeting, 2002; 43: 3911.

Ben Simon GJ, Cahane M, Barequet I, Grinbaum A, Diamantstein-Weiss L, Goller O, Rubinstein E, Avni I. Corneal tissue levels of topically applied vancomycin. ARVO annual meeting, 2002; 43: 47.  European Association of Tissue Banking 2001.

Ben Simon GJ, Abraham FA, Melamed S. Pingelapese achromatopsia: Correlation between paradoxical pupillary response and clinical features. ISVER Annual Meeting 23. March 2003. Neve Ilan, Israel.

Melamed S, Ben Simon GJ, Levkovitch-Verbin H. Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT) as primary treatment for open angle glaucoma. A prospective, non-randomized pilot study. 4th international glaucoma symposium (IGS), 2003. ARVO annual meeting, May 2003; 44: 1183. IGS 5, Cape Town March-April 2005.

Dahan E, Ravinet E, Ben Simon GJ, Mermoud A. Non-penetrating glaucoma surgery: comparison of its efficacy and longevity with and without a non-absorbable hydrophilic implant. 4th international glaucoma symposium (IGS), 2003.

Bakalash S, Ben Simon G, Melamed S, Schwartz M. Non-conventional vaccination minimizes retinal ganglion cell death in acute and chronic glaucoma. 4th international glaucoma symposium (IGS), 2003.

Ben Simon GJ, Moroz I, Goldenfel M, Melamed S. Scanning Laser Doppler Flowmetry of non-perfused regions of the optic nerve head in glaucomatous patients. 4th international glaucoma symposium (IGS), 2003. 1st International Society for Imaging in the Eye (ISIE), 2003.

Ben Simon GJ, Glovinsky Y. Primary trabeculectomy with brief exposure to Mitomycin. 4th international glaucoma symposium (IGS), 2003.

Bakalash S, Ben Simon G, Schwartz M. A new route for therapeutic intervention: topical vaccination for acute and chronic glaucoma. ARVO annual meeting, May 2003; 44: 2151.

Ben Simon GJ, Bakalash S, Aloni E, and Schwartz M. Establishment of an animal model for acute glaucoma: the need for immune modulation as a therapeutic strategy. ARVO annual meeting, May 2003; 44: 112. IGS 5, Cape Town, March-April 2005.

Ben Simon GJ, Syed HM, Douglas R, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.
Extraocular muscle enlargement with tendon involvement in Thyroid-Associated Orbitopathy (TAO). 2nd International Society for Imaging in the Eye (ISIE), April, 2004.

Barequet IS, Safrin M, Bourla N, Ben Simon GJ, Ohman DE, Rosner M, Kessler W. Pseudomonas aeroginosa LasA protease as a therapeutic agent in staphylococcal keratitis. ARVO annual meeting, April 2004; 4947.

Ben Simon GJ, Syed H, Douglas R, Schwartz R, Goldberg RA, McCann JD. Clinical manifestations and treatment outcome of optic neuropathy in thyroid related orbitopathy. ARVO annual meeting, April 2004; 1620.

Desatnik H, Ben Simon GJ. Correction of Preexisting Astigmatism During Phacoemulsification with Opposite Clear Corneal Incisions. ASCRS Meeting, Paper, May 2004.

Goldberg RA, Douglas R, McCann JD, Ben Simon GJ. Minimally invasive orbital decompression: local anesthesia and hand carved bone. ASOPRS 35th annual meeting, New Orleans, October 2004. Poster & Video presentations.

Nakra T, Ben Simon G, Douglas R, Schwarcz R, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.Comparing outcomes of enucleation and evisceration. ASOPRS 35th annual meeting, New Orleans, October 2004. Poster.

Ben Simon GJ, Wang L, McCann JD, Goldberg RA. Primary-gaze diplopia in Thyroid Related Orbitopathy (TRO) patients undergoing deep lateral orbital decompression with intra-conal fat debulking. ASOPRS 35th annual meeting, New Orleans, October 2004. Paper.

Ben Simon GJ, Syed HM, McCann JD, Goldberg RA. Early vs. Late Repair of Orbital Blowout Fractures. AAO & SOE joint meeting, Paper, New Orleans, October 2004. ASOPRS 35th annual meeting, New Orleans, October 2004. International Meeting on Aesthetic and Reconstructive Facial Surgery, Mykonos, Greece, May 2009.

Ben Simon GJ, Dahan E. Modified penetrating glaucoma surgery with hydrogel implant (T Flux) for neovascular glaucoma. A prospective non-randomized pilot study. IGS 5, Cape Town March-April 2005.

Nakra T, Ben Simon GJ, McCann JD, Goldberg RA. Neuro-ophthalmologic implications of ipsilateral frontalis muscle recruitment in anophthalmic eyes. ARVO annual meeting, 2005; 4217.

Annunziata CC, Fink J, Villablanca JP, McCann JD, Goldberg RA, Ben Simon GJ. Rethinking orbital imaging- imaging features of orbital tumors at the Jules Stein Eye Institute. ARVO annual meeting, 2005; 4209 3rd International Society for Imaging in the Eye (ISIE) 2005.

Ben Simon GJ, Harris NG, Gomez-Pinilla F, Hovda D, Goldberg RA. Traumatic optic neuropathy in a rat model - the effect of traumatic brain injury (TBI) on retinal ganglion cells (RGCs) survival after optic nerve crush, and the role of brain derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) in immune mediated neuroprotection. ARVO annual meeting, 2005; 666.

Ben Simon GJ, Mansury A, Schwarcz RM, Seongmu L, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.
Correction of eyelid retraction in thyroid orbitopathy patients, can it be performed with orbital decompression surgery? ASOPRS 36th annual meeting, Chicago 2005; paper.

Ben Simon GJ, Cheung N, McKelvie P, Fox R, McNab AA.
Oral chlorambucil for extranodal, marginal zone, B-Cell lymphoma of mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) of the orbit and ocular adnexa. ASOPRS 36th annual meeting, Chicago 2005; paper. AAO annual meeting, Chicago 2005; poster.2nd International Orbital Society Symposium, New York, New York, USA 2008, paper. 35 Ophthalmic Oncology Group Meeting, Jerusalem, Israel, 2009

McNabb AA, Ben Simon GJ. Idiopathic orbital hemorrhage related to the inferior rectus muscle. AAO annual meeting, Chicago 2005; poster.

Ben Simon GJ, Annunziata C, Fink J, Villablanka P, McCann JD, Goldberg RA. Rethinking orbital imaging - establishing guidelines for interpretation orbital imaging studies and evaluating their predictive value in patients with orbital tumors. AAO annual meeting, Chicago 2005; paper.Cutting Edge Joined meeting of the Asia Pacific and the India Oculoplastic Society, 12/2007, Hyderabad, India, paper.2nd International Orbital Society Symposium, New York, New York, USA 2008, poster.

Ben Simon GJ, Lee S, Schwarcz RM, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.  Relationship between Phenylephrine Test, Amount of Tissue Resected, and Surgical Outcome in Upper Eyelid Ptosis Surgery. Poster #225 AAO Annual Meeting 2006, Las Vegas, USA

Ben Simon GJ, Ahmad SM, Lee S, Wang DY, Schwarcz RM, McCann JD, Goldberg RA. Strabismus After Deep Lateral Wall Orbital Decompression in Thyroid-Related Orbitopathy Patients Using Automated Hess Screen. Poster #230 AAO Annual Meeting 2006, Las Vegas, USA.

Ben Simon GJ, Lee S, Schwarcz RM, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.  Relationship between Phenylephrine Test, Amount of Tissue Resected, and Surgical Outcome in Upper Eyelid Ptosis Surgery. Poster #225 (AAO 2006, Las Vegas, USA)

 

Ben Simon GJ, Ahmad SM, Lee S, Wang DY, Schwarcz RM, McCann JD, Goldberg RA. Strabismus After Deep Lateral Wall Orbital Decompression in Thyroid-Related Orbitopathy Patients Using Automated Hess Screen. Poster #230 (AAO 2006, Las Vegas, USA).

 

Ben Simon GJ, Syed HM, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.
Early vs. late repair of orbital blowout fractures. Facial Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Jan-Feb 2007, Snowboard symposium, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

 

Ben Simon GJ, Mansury AM, Schwarcz RM, Seongmu L, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.
Simultaneous orbital decompression and correction of upper eyelid retraction vs. staged procedures in thyroid related orbitopathy. Facial Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Jan-Feb 2007, Snowboard symposium, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

 

Dahan E, Ben Simon GJ. Augmented trabeculectomy for Neovascular Glaucoma. International Glaucoma Symposium VI, 3/2007, Athens, Greece.

 

Ben Simon GJ, Hovda DA, Harris NG, Gomez-Pinilla F, Goldberg RA.Traumatic brain injury induced neuroprotection of retinal ganglion cells to optic nerve crush. International Glaucoma Symposium VI, 3/2007, Athens, Greece.

 

Goldenfeld M, Melamed S, Simon G, Levokovitch-Verbin H, Ben Simon GJ. Titanium-Sapphire Laser Trabeculoplasty in Glaucoma: A Randomized Study Comparing Titanium-Sapphire with Argon Laser Trabeculoplasty in Open-angle Glaucoma Patients. International Glaucoma Symposium VI, 3/2007, Athens, Greece.

 

Ben Simon GJ, Hovda DA, Harris NG, Gomez-Pinilla F, Goldberg RA.Traumatic brain injury induced neuroprotection of retinal ganglion cells to optic nerve crush.American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS), 2007. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA 11/2007. Poster presentation.

 

Ben Simon GJ, Brown C, McNab A.Size matters: bigger osteotomies results in bigger ostiums in external DCR. American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) meeting, 2007. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA 11/2007. Paper Presentation. Cutting Edge Joined meeting of the Asia Pacific and the India Oculoplastic Society, 12/2007, Hyderabad, India.

Ben Simon GJ, Cheung N, McNab A.Reducing the rate of 2nd hemorrhage after DCR surgery. American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) meeting, 2007. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA 11/2007. Poser Presentation* (*Best Poster award).

Rosen N, Priel A, Ben Simon GJ, Rosner M.Cryo-extraction, minimally invasive technique for removal of intra-conal and retro-ocular orbital tumors. 2nd International Orbital Society Symposium, New York, New York, USA 2008, poster.

Ben Simon GJ. Optic neuropathy with vision loss complicating balanced orbital decompression. 2nd International Orbital Society Symposium, New York, New York, USA 2008, poster.

Ben Simon GJ, Lee S, Schwarcz RM, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.Subperiosteal midface lift with or without a hard palate mucosal graft for correction of lower eyelid retraction. Plastic surgery at the red seas international symposium. March, 2009, Eilat, Israel

Ben Simon GJ, McCann JD, Fiaschetti D, Goldberg RA. What causes eyelid bags: analysis of 114 consecutive patients. International Meeting on Aesthetic and Reconstructive Facial Surgery. May 2009, Mykonos, Greece.

Ben Simon GJ, Brown C, McNab AA. Size matters: bigger osteotomies results in bigger ostia in external DCR. October 2009, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS). April 2010, the 1st International Meeting on Orbital and Ophthalmic Plastic & Lacrimal Surgery – Oculoplastics Today, Tel Aviv, Israel. 

Ben Simon GJ. External levator advancement vs. Müller muscle conjunctival resection for correction of upper eyelid involutional ptosis. The faces of Jerusalem 2010. 31/10 – 4.11/2010, Jerusalem, Israel. 

Ben Simon GJ. Ptosis surgery during upper eyelid blepharoplasty. 1st World Congress on Controversies in Plastic Surgery & Dermatology (CoPLASDy) Catalonia Palace of Congresses, Barcelona, Spain, November 4-7, 2010

Ben Simon GJ. Update on DCR surgery. 2nd national oculoplastic conference Nepal. Kathmandu, Nepal, October 18-19, 2014. 

Ben Simon GJ. Rim removal vs. rim repositioning in lateral wall orbital decompression. 2nd national oculoplastic conference Nepal. Kathmandu, Nepal, October 18-19, 2014. 

 

 

G. OTHER PUBLICATIONS

EDITORIALS

McCann JD, Goldberg RA, Anderson RL, Burroughs JR, Ben Simon GJ. 
Medial wall decompression for optic neuropathy but lateral wall decompression with fat removal for non vision-threatening indications.
Am J Ophthalmol 141:916-7, 2006. IF 4.3

 

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

 

Ben Simon GJ, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.
External (subciliary) vs. internal (trans-conjunctival) involutional entropion repair – Author reply.
Am J Ophthalmol. 140:1166-7, 2005. IF 4.3

Ben Simon GJ, Mansury A, Schwarcz RM, Modjtahedi S, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.
Transconjunctival Müller muscle recession vs. graded anterior full thickness blepharotomy in eyelid retraction associated with thyroid related orbitopathy - author reply.
Am J Ophthalmol. 141: 233-4, 2006. IF 4.3

Ben Simon GJ, Hunag L, Nakra T, Schwarcz R, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.
Steroids vs. incision and curettage for chalazia - author reply.
Ophthalmology 113:354, 2006. IF 5. 0

Ben Simon GJ, Hunag L, Nakra T, Schwarcz R, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.
Intralesional Triamcinolone Acetonide for chalazia in children and steroids induced glaucoma - author reply.
Ophthalmology 113:355, 2006. IF 5.0

Ben Simon GJ, Hunag L, Nakra T, Schwarcz R, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.
Intralesional Triamcinolone Acetonide for primary and recurrent chalazia - author reply.
Ophthalmology 113:356-7, 2006. IF 5.0

Ben Simon GJ, Mansury AM, Schwarcz RM, Seongmu L, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.
Simultaneous orbital decompression and correction of eyelid retraction - author reply.
Ophthalmology 113:719-20, 2006. IF 5.0

Ben Simon GJ.
Impending recurrent pterygium.
Ophthalmology. 2007;114:823. IF 5.0

 

 

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR – ACCEPTED

Ben Simon GJ, Hunag L, Nakra T, Schwarcz R, McCann JD, Goldberg RA.
Intralesional Triamcinolone Acetonide for chalazia – call for a prospective study.
Ophthalmology. IF 5.0

Ben Simon GJ, Ahmad SM, Lee S, Wang DW, Schwarcz RM,  John D. McCann, Robert A. Goldberg.
Automated Hess Screen in Thyroid-related orbitopathy patients.
Ophthalmology. IF 5.0

Ben Simon GJ
Triamcinolone acetonide injection for primary chalazia.
American J Ophthalmology. (Ophthalmology 3/56, IF 4.2, Q1)

 

 

COMPUTER BOOKS (Users’ manuals)

 

Ben Simon G. Your personal computer at your service, Hod-Ami. 1st  Edition - 1995, 2nd Edition: 1996.

Ben Simon G. Microsoft Windows 95, user’s guide. Mishbetzet, 1996.

Ben Simon G. Microsoft Windows 95 for beginners. Mishbetzet, 1996.

Ben Simon G. Word 7.0 for beginners. Mishbetzet, 1996.

Ben Simon G. Excel 7.0 for Windows 95, user’s guide. Mishbetzet, 1996.

Ben Simon G. Office 7.0 for Windows 95, user’s guide. Mishbetezt, 1997.

Ben Simon G. Word 97, user’s guide. Mishbetzet, 1997.

Ben Simon G. Office 97, user's guide. Mishbetzet, 1998.

Ben Simon G. Windows 98 - straight on. Hod-Ami, 1999.

Ben Simon G. Office 2000. Hod-Ami, 1999.