Secretary: Ms Sonia Bettles
MD, MSc, FRCS(Ophth), FRCOphth, PhD


Mr. Otri’s has more than 27 publications in peer reviewed journals (5 of them as a first author) Clinical evaluation and characterization of corneal vascularization. Faraj LA, Said DG, Otri AM, Dua HS. BJO. Jan 2015. In vitro studies on the antimicrobial peptide human Beta-Defensin 9: Signalling pathways and pathogen related response. Harminder S. Dua, Ahmad Muneer Otri, Andrew Hopkinson , and Imran Mohammed. Trans Am Ophthalmol Soc. 2014. Intra-lesional 5 fluorouracil for the management of recurrent pterygium. Said DG, Faraj LA, Elalfy MS, Yeung A, Miri A, Fares U, Otri AM, Rahman I, Maharajan S, Dua HS. Eye (Lond). Oct 2013.

Management of postkeratoplasty astigmatism by paired arcuate incisions with compression sutures. Fares U, Mokashi AA, Al-Aqaba MA, Otri AM, Miri A, Dua HS. Br J Ophthalmol. April 2013. Wavefront-optimized excimer laser in situ keratomileusis for myopia and myopic astigmatism: refractive outcomes and corneal densitometry. Fares U, Otri AM, Al-Aqaba MA, Faraj L, Dua HS. J Cataract Refract Surg. Dec 2012. The ‘up-down’ sign of acute ocular surface drug toxicity. Faraj L, Otri AM and Dua H. BJO. Nov 2012. The profile of sight threatening infectious keratitis; a prospective study. Otri AM, Fares U, Al-aqaba M, Miri A, Said. ACTA Ophthalmologica. June 2012.

The effect of gravitational force on limbal stem cell growth. Miri A, Hashmani K, Al-Aqaba M, Faraj LA, Fares U, Otri AM, Said DG, Dua HS. Br J Ophthalmol. Jul 2012 In vivo confocal microscopic features of normal limbus. Miri A, Al-Aqaba M, Otri AM, Fares U, Said DG, Faraj LA, Dua HS. Br J Ophthalmol. Feb 2012.
Variable expression of human beta defensins 3 and 9 at the human ocular surface in Infectious Keratitis. Ahmad M. Otri , Imran Mohammed , Mouhamed A. Al-Aqaba , Usama Fares , Chen Peng , Andrew Hopkinson. IOVS. November 2011.
Corneal densitometry as an indicator of corneal health. Ahmad Muneer Otri; Usama Fares; Mouhamed A. Al-Aqaba; Harminder S Dua. Ophthalmology. Sep 2011.
The Effect of Standard and Transepithelial Ultraviolet Collagen Cross-Linking on Human Corneal Nerves: An Ex Vivo Study. Al-Aqaba M, Calienno R, Fares U, Otri AM, Mastropasqua L, Nubile M, Dua HS. Am J Ophthalmol. Sep 2011. Organization of the Regenerated Nerves in Human Corneal Grafts. Al-Aqaba MA, Otri AM, Fares U, Miri A, Dua HS. Am J Ophthalmol. Sep 2011.
Correlation of central and peripheral corneal thickness in healthy corneas. Usama Fares and Muneer Otri . Mouhamed Ali Al-Aqaba, Harminder S. Dua. Contact Lens & Anterior Eye. Jul 2011.
A Review of Refractive Surgery, Usama Fares, Mouhamed Al i Al -Aqaba, Ahmad Muneer Otri and Harminder S Dua. European Ophthalmic Review. May 2011. The Morphologic Characteristics of Corneal Nerves in Advanced Keratoconus as Evaluated by Acetylcholinesterase Technique. Mouhamed Ali Al-Aqaba, Lana Faraj, Usama Fares, Ahmad Muneer Otri, and Harminder S. Dua. American Journal of Ophthalmology. June 2011. The efficacy, predictability and safety of wavefront guided refractive laser treatment: A Meta-Analysis. Fares ,U., Suleman H., Al-Aqaba,A.A., Otri, AM., Said D.G,Dua, H.S., Journal of Cataract and refractive surgery. Feb 2011. 

Increased Expression of the Hepcidin and Toll-like Receptors 8 and 10 in Viral Keratitis. Imran Mouhammed, Asiya Abedin, Ahmad Muneer Otri, Andrew Hopkinson and Harminder Dua. Cornea. Aug 2011.
Antimicrobial peptides expression by ocular surface cells in response to Acanthamoeba castellanii: an in vitro study. AM Otri, I Mohammed, A Abedin, Z Cao, A Hopkinson, N Panjwani, HS DUA. Br J Ophthalmol. Aug 2010.
Localisation and gene expression of Human {beta}-defensin 9 at the human ocular surface epithelium in response to pathogen-associated molecular patterns (PAMPs) and Interleukin-1 beta. , Mohammed I, Suleman H, Otri AM, Kulkarni BB, Chen P, Hopkinson A, Dua HS. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. April 2010 Ex vivo confocal microscopy of human corneal nerves. Al-Aqaba MA, Alomar T, Miri A, Fares U, Otri AM, Dua HS. Br J Ophthalmol. Sep 2010, Rapid suture management of post-keratoplasty astigmatism. Sarhan AR, Fares U, Al-Aqaba MA, Miri A, Otri AM, Said DG, Dua HS. Eye. April 2009 Correlation between the Pattern of Myopic Fundal Changes and the Axis of Astigmatism of the Eye. Ahmad R, Al-Aqaba M, Fares U, Otri AM, Miri A, Said DG, Dua HS. Br J Ophthalmol. Aug 2009.
Are we doing too many cataract operations?. Harminder S Dua, Dalia G Said, Ahmad Muneer Otri. Br J Ophthalmol. Jan 2009, Profile of antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) at the ocular surface. A Abedin, AM OTRI, I Mohammed, A Hopkinson, HS Dua. Acta Ophthalmologica. Sep 2008, Abu Bakr Razi, Cover illustration. Ahmad Muneer Otri, Arun D Singh, Harminder S Dua. Br J Ophthalmol. Sep 2008.

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