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Adrian Rubinstein Publications.
Dr Adrian Rubinstein has a special interest in cataract surgery,
diseases of the retina and vitreoretinal surgery, particularly
the treatment of diabetic eye problems and age related macular
He studied medicine at the University of Costa Rica (UCR)
and was subsequently offered a place on the prestigious Ophthalmology
residency programme at the University of Oxford, England.
This seven and a half-year residency programme provides world
class training in all the subspecialities of ophthalmology,
including cataract and refractive surgery, medical retina,
vitreoretinal surgery, paediatric ophthalmology, glaucoma,
neuro-ophthalmology, anterior segment disease and oculoplastic
He completed his residency programme and is Board Certified
as an Ophthalmic Surgeon in the United Kingdom and Costa Rica.
He then completed a further two and a half years of subspecialty
training in Vitreo-retinal surgery and medical retina with
a special emphasis on the management and treatment of diabetic
retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration.
Dr Rubinstein has successfully performed over 2000 cataract
surgery procedures (phacoemulsification) and given over 1000
intravitreal injections for age related macular degeneration
and other retinal problems problems.
He has also published widely in peer reviewed Ophthalmology
journals and has been an invited speaker at national and international
1- Casson R, James B, Rubinstein A, Ali
comparison of Frequency Doubling Technology and Humphrey Perimetry.
Br J Ophthalmol. 2001 Mar;85(3):360-2
2- Kafil-Hussein N, Moore S, Rubinstein A,
Benjamin L, Bates R.
Syndrome. Bilateral simultaneous retinal detachments.
Eye. 2004 Jan;18(1):90-91
3- Akram I, Rubinstein A, Benjamin L
Optometry Today. May 2004
4- Rubinstein A, Riddell CE, Kafil-Hussain
N, Assaf A.
Intraorbital Foreign Bodies.
Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg.
5- Akram I, Rubinstein A.
retinal signs. An overview.
Optometry today. Jan 2005
6- Rubinstein A, Riddell CE, Akram I, Ahmado A, Benjamin
emphysema leading to blindness after functional endoscopic
Arch Ophthalmol. 2005 Oct;123(10):1452.
7- Rubinstein A, Benjamin L.
of orbital compartment syndrome -- Reply. Arch Ophthalmol
8- Rubinstein A, Riddell CE.
Scleritis mimicking Orbital Cellulitis.
Eye. 2005 Nov;19:1232-33.
9- Rubinstein A, Shaikh A, Benjamin L, Bates R.
Eccentric full thickness macular holes following vitrectomy
with ILM peeling for Idiopathic Macular Holes.
10- Rubinstein A, Chen SDM, Fletcher EC, Hundal K, Downes
artery stenosis associated with a prepapillary loop and a
branch retinal artery occlusion. Eye. 2006 Feb;20(2):257-8
11- Rubinstein A, Hanson R, Chen SDM, Porter N, Downes SM
ischaemia subsequent to posterior subtenon’s triamcinolone
Eye. 2006 Mar;20(3):388-89
12- Rubinstein A, Porter N, Chen SDM, Fletcher EC, Downes
Pan-Retinal Photocoagulation for the hemianopic patient.
Eye. 2006 Mar;20(3):396-97
13- Tan MH, Chen SDM, Rubinstein A, Bron AJ.
perforation due to peripheral ulcerative keratitis associated
with Crohn’s disease.
Cornea 2006 Jun;25(5):628-30.
14- Hanson R, Rubinstein A, Sarangapani S, Benjamin L, Patel
effect of lens epithelial cell aspiration on post-operative
capsulorrhexis contraction with the use of the AcrySof intraocular
lens: a randomised clinical trial.
Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery 2006 Oct;32(10):1621-6.
15- Rubinstein A, Salmon JF.
traumatic scleral flap dehiscence following trabeculectomy.
16- Rubinstein A, Bates R.
paracentral retinal holes following internal limiting membrane
Br J Ophthalmol. 2007;91:844-5
17- Desai A, Rubinstein A, Parulekar M, Reginald A, Tanner
of day-case vitreoretinal surgery.
Eye 2008 Feb;22(2):169-72
18- Ah-Chan JJ, Rubinstein A, Patel CK.
subtenons anaesthesia for the treatment of ROP.
Opthalmol Strabismus 2008 May-Jun;45(3):186-8
19- Rubinstein A, Ang A, Patel CK.
without postoperative posturing for idiopathic macular holes.
Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 2007;35(5):458-61
20- Pringle E, Chen SDM, Rubinstein A, Patel CK, Downes SM.
coherence tomography in retinal cavernous haemangioma may
explain the mechanism of vitreous haemorrhage.