Dr. Sarah Wood

Sarah Dougherty Wood, OD, MS, FAAO, Diplomate ABO

Clinical Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

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Arris Todd: 734-615-2479

Areas of Interest

Research Summary

Glaucoma and Dry Eye

  1. Eversight, Role: Principal Investigator, 8/2016-8/2018
    “Intense Pulsed Light (IPL) for the Treatment of Dry Eye Disease”
    The goal of this clinical trial is to evaluate IPL for the treatment of meibomian gland (MG) dysfunction/dry eye disease to determine if IPL plus MG expression is better than MG expression alone.
  2. Allergan, Role: Co-Investigator, 01/01/15-12/01/18
    “The Efficacy and Safety of Bimatoprost SR in Patients With Open-angle Glaucoma or Ocular Hypertension”
    The goal of this clinical trial is to evaluate the intraocular pressure (IOP)-lowering efficacy and safety of 2 dose strengths of Bimatoprost SR in patients with open-angle glaucoma (OAG) or ocular hypertension (OHT) after initial and repeated administrations.
  3. UG1 EY025181 (Gordon), Washington University/NIH, Role: Co-Investigator, 04/01/15-03/31/18
    “Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study 20-Year Follow-up: Clinical Center Grant”
    The purpose of this study is to determine changes in the original subjects with ocular hypertension over the course of 20 years.

Clinical Interests

Cornea and glaucoma co-management, clinical research, comprehensive eye examinations

Specialty: Optometry

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  • Optometry School - Indiana School of Optometry, 2002
  • Residency - Ocular Disease/Vision Rehabilitation, Kansas City Veterans Medical Center, 2003
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, 2006
  • Advanced Competence in Medical Optometry (ACMO) certification, 2007
  • Masters in Vision Science - New England College of Optometry, 2010
  • Research Fellowship - Glaucoma and Diabetes, Boston Veterans Medical Center, 2009
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry, 2011

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