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Randy J. Epstein, MD

  • Ophthalmology
Board Certification:
  • Ophthalmology
Faculty Rank: Professor
Medical or Graduate Education: Rush Medical College
Residency: Rush University Medical Center - Ophthalmology
Fellowship: Emory University Hospital - Cornea and Refractive Surgery
Clinical Expertise:
  • Cataracts
  • Corneal diseases and injuries
  • Corneal surgery
  • Laser eye surgery
  • Refractive errors
  • Refractive surgery
Research Interests:
  • Refractive surgery
Languages Spoken:
  • Spanish
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  • Chicago Cornea Consultants
  • Professional Building
  • 1725 W. Harrison St.
  • Suite 928
  • Chicago, IL  60612
  • Phone: (312) 942-5300
  • Fax: (312) 942-4045
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  • Chicago Cornea Consultants
  • 1585 N. Barrington Rd.
  • Suite 502
  • Hoffman Estates, IL  60194
  • Phone: (847) 882-5900
  • Fax: (847) 882-6028
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  • Eye Center Physicians, Ltd
  • Professional Building
  • 1725 W. Harrison St.
  • Suite 906
  • Chicago, IL  60612
  • Phone: (312) 942-5315
  • Fax: (312) 942-2140
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Below is a list of scientific publications for which this practitioner was either the primary author or a contributor. Citations come from PubMed, a database of biomedical literature, life science journals and online books. PubMed is a service of the US Library of Medicine at the National Institutes of Health. Click on the title of the cited work for more information (this will take you directly to Listings go back five years.

  1. October consultation #4.
    Epstein RJ
    J Cataract Refract Surg
    2014 Oct
    40(10):1749-50; discussion 1751.
  2. Clostridium perfringens Endophthalmitis After Penetrating Keratoplasty With Contaminated Corneal Allografts: A Case Series.
    Hou JH, Tannan A, Rubenstein JB, Lopez OI, McCoy K, Epstein RJ, Grostern RJ, Sugar J
    2014 Nov 12
  3. April consultation #2.
    Epstein RJ, Grostern R
    J Cataract Refract Surg
    2014 Apr
    40(4):684-5; discussion 687.
  4. October consultation #5.
    Epstein RJ, Epstein RH, Dennis RF, Majmudar PA
    J Cataract Refract Surg
    2013 Oct
  5. A new system, the LipiFlow, for the treatment of meibomian gland dysfunction.
    Lane SS, DuBiner HB, Epstein RJ, Ernest PH, Greiner JV, Hardten DR, Holland EJ, Lemp MA, McDonald JE 2nd, Silbert DI, Blackie CA, Stevens CA, Bedi R.
    Cornea. 2012
    2012 Apr
    31(4):396-404. doi: 10.1097/ICO.0b013e318239aaea.
  6. UVA-light and riboflavin-mediated corneal collagen cross-linking.
    Letko E, Majmudar PA, Forstot SL, Epstein RJ, Rubinfeld RS.
    Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2011
    2011 Spring
    51(2):63-76. doi: 10.1097/IIO.0b013e31820f21e7. No abstract available.
  7. Successful treatment of recurrent epithelial ingrowth associated with interface fluid syndrome, flap necrosis, and epithelial defects following LASIK.
    Elderkin SJ, Epstein RJ, Seldomridge DL.
    J Refract Surg. 2011
    2011 Jan
    27(1):70-3. doi: 10.3928/1081597X-20100525-01. Epub 2010 Jun 1.
  8. Reduced application time for prophylactic mitomycin C in photorefractive keratectomy.
    Virasch VV, Majmudar PA, Epstein RJ, Vaidya NS, Dennis RF.
    Ophthalmology. 2010
    2010 May
    117(5):885-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2009.10.024. Epub 2010 Feb 16.
  9. Acanthamoeba endophthalmitis following penetrating keratoplasty for Acanthamoeba keratitis.
    Davis MJ, Packo KH, Epstein RJ, Grostern RJ, Cohen JA.
    Arch Ophthalmol. 2010
    2010 Apr
    128(4):505-6. doi: 10.1001/archophthalmol.2010.33. No abstract available.
  10. Corneal ectasia after laser in situ keratomileusis after laser thermal keratoplasty.
    Tailor UA, Epstein RJ.
    Cornea. 2010
    2010 Apr
    29(4):480-1; author reply 481-4. doi: 10.1097/ICO.0b013e3181bdef90. No abstract available.
  11. Culture-positive endophthalmitis after implantation of intraocular Collamer lens.
    Davis MJ, Epstein RJ, Dennis RF, Cohen JA.
    J Cataract Refract Surg. 2009
    2009 Oct
    35(10):1826-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrs.2009.05.020.
  12. Early onset ectasia following LASIK: long-term follow-up and correction.
    Epstein RJ, Rao SN.
    J Refract Surg. 2009
    2009 Mar
    25(3):250. No abstract available.
  13. Diagnosis of post-LASIK occult Chandler syndrome.
    Larsen B, Epstein RJ, Brown SV.
    J Cataract Refract Surg. 2009
    2009 Jan
    35(1):3-4. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrs.2008.09.021. No abstract available.
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