Dr. Ahmad is available for appointments in Leominster.

Muna Ahmad, MD

Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Director, New England Eye Center – Leominster

 

Dr. Ahmad practices Comprehensive Eye Care, and has been the director in Leominster since 2013. Her clinical interests include medical and laser treatment of glaucoma and cataract surgery. She has a special interest in ocular inflammatory eye disease (uveitis), eye allergies and dry eye disease.

Research interests include ocular immunology.

 

Dr. Ahmad's Office: Leominster: 978-534-6100

Fax: Leominster: 978-534-3053

 

Residency

Boston Medical Center, Ophthalmology

Internship

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Internal Medicine

Research Fellowship

Ocular Immunology (Uveitis), Mass. Eye and Ear Infirmary
Ophthalmology, Mass. Eye and Ear Infirmary

Medical School

Aga Khan University Medical College

Academic Appointment

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Tufts University School of Medicine

Board Certification

American Board of Ophthalmology

Academic Affiliations/Memberships

American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Foreign languages spoken

Urdu; Hindi

Personal Interests

Hiking, painting, and community service

Selected Publications

Book Chapter:

Ahmed M, Foster CS. 2005. Ocular Cicatricial Pemphigoid. Essentials in Ophthalmology: Uveitis
And Immunological Disorders. (Eds.Pleyer, U, Mondino B).  Springer, New York,  pp. 25-34.

Publications:

Lara-Castillo N, Zandi S, Nakao S, Ito Y, Noda K, She H, Ahmed M, Frimmel S, Ablonczy Z,
HafezMoghadam A. Atrial Natriuretic Peptide Reduces Vascular Leakage and Choroidal
Neovascularization. Am J Pathol 2009 Dec;175(6):2343-2350. PMID: 19910509

Ahmed M, Gittinger JW. Optic Neuritis. Contemporary Ophthalmology. 2009 Sep;17(8)1-8.
Ahmed M, Niffenegger, JH, Jakobiec FA, Ben-Arie-Weintrob Y, Gion N, Androudi S, Folberg R, Raizman MB, Margo CE, Smith ME, McLean IW, Caya JG, Foster CS. Diagnosis of limited ophthalmic Wegener granulomatosis: distinctive pathologic features with ANCA test confirmation. Int Ophthalmol. 2008 Feb;28(1):35-46. PMID: 17589807
Durrani K, Ahmed M, Foster CS. Adamantiades-Behcet disease: diagnosis and current concepts in management of ocular manifestations. Compr Ophthalmol Update. 2007 Jul-Aug;8(4):225-33. PMID: 17999836
Ahmed M and Foster CS. Steroid therapy for ocular inflammatory disease. Focal Points, American Academy of Ophthalmology 2006 Sep; 24;7:1-13.
Kiss S, Ahmed M, Letko E, Foster CS. Long term follow-up of patients with birdshot retinochoroidopathy treated with corticosteroid-sparing systemic immunomodulatory therapy. Ophthalmology. 2005 Jun;112(6):1066-71. PMID: 15936442
Androudi S, Ahmed M, Fiore T, Brazitikos and Foster CS. Combined pars plana vitrectomy and phacoemulsification to restore visual acuity in patients with chronic uveitis. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2005 Mar;31(3):472-8. PMID: 15811733
Ahmed M, Zein G, Khawaja F, Foster CS. Ocular cicatricial pemphigoid: pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment. Prog Retin Eye Res. 2004 Nov;23(6):579-92. PMID: 15388075
Ahmed M, Androudi S, Brazitikos P, Paredes I, Foster S. 360 degrees iris-ciliary body B-cell lymphoma masquerading as post-cataract uveitis. Semin   Ophthalmol. 2004 Sep-Dec;19(3-4):127-9. PMID: 15590555

 

Muna Ahmad, MD