Publications

Guillermo Rocha, MD, FRCSC

Sample of Publications by Dr. G. Rocha

 

Books

Slomovic A, Ahmed II, Rocha G, eds. Advanced Technology IOLs in Cataract Surgery: Pearls for Success. International Ophthalmology Clinics 52(2), 2012. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia.

Advanced technology intraocular lenses (IOLs) in cataract surgery. Preface. Slomovic AR, Rocha G, Ahmed II. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2012 Spring;52(2):xv-xvi.

Rocha GEditor. Bringing you the future in ophthalmology, Vol. 2. The Proceedings from BYTF Meetings in Mt. Tremblant, QC and Banff, AB. 2007, Mediconcept, Montreal.

Sanchez-Thorin JC, Rocha G, eds. Surgical Correction of Astigmatism. International Ophthalmology Clinics 43(3), 2003. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia.

Duplessie M, Rocha G, Sanchez-Thorin JC, eds. Advances in Refractive and Corneal Surgery. International Ophthalmology Clinics 36(4), 1996. Little Brown & Co., Boston.

 

Book Chapters

Rocha G, Mednick ZD. Use of Light Adjustable Lenses in Cataract Surgery following Corneal Refractive Surgery. In: Copeland and Afshari Principles and Practice of Cornea, Jaypee Brothers Medical Publisher, New Delhi, India (in Press).

Mednick ZD, Rocha GTop 5 Pearls to Consider When Implanting Advanced Technology IOLs in Patients With Unusual CircumstancesInt Ophthalmol Clin. 2012 Spring;52(2):81-94, 2012.

Rocha G: Cataract Surgery: Anesthetic coverage. In: Rocha G, Editor. Bringing you the future in ophthalmology, Vol. 2. The Proceedings from BYTF Meetings in Mt. Tremblant, QC and Banff, AB. pp. 47-48, 2007, Mediconcept, Montreal.

Rocha G: Alternative strategies for penetrating keratoplasty. In: Rocha G, Editor. Bringing you the future in ophthalmology, Vol. 2. The Proceedings from BYTF Meetings in Mt. Tremblant, QC and Banff, AB. pp. 51-52, 2007, Mediconcept, Montreal.

Rehsia S, Rocha G: A step-wise approach to the management of irregular corneal astigmatism. In: Sanchez-Thorin JC, Rocha G, eds. Surgical correction of astigmatism. International Ophthalmology Clinics 43(3):93-101, 2003. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia.

Rocha G: Five pearls in Holmium-YAG laser thermokeratoplasty (LTK). In: Melki SA, Azar DT, eds: 101 Pearls in Refractive, Cataract and Corneal Surgery. Chapter 7, 55-61, 2001. Slack Incorporated, Thorofare, NJ.

Rocha G, Garza G, Font RL: Orbital pathology associated with diabetes mellitus. In: Sanchez-Thorin JC, ed., Ophthalmic complications of diabetes mellitus. International Ophthalmology Clinics 38(2):169-179, 1998. Little Brown & Co., Boston.

Rowsey JJ, Sanchez-Thorin JC, Maglione A, Rocha G, Fouraker B, Stevens SX: Tampa Trephine penetrating keratoplasty: the first 35 patients. In: Lass JH, ed., Advances in Corneal Research. Chapter 18: 181-194, 1997. Plenum Press, New York.

Deschenes J, Roy M, Rocha G: The immunology of uveitis. In: Tasman W, Jaeger EA, eds: Duane€s Foundations of Clinical Ophtalmology. Chapter 28A, 1-13, 1997.

Rocha G, Schultz GS: Corneal wound healing in laser assisted in situ keratomileusis. In: Duplessie MD, Rocha G, Sanchez-Thorin JC, eds., Advances in refractive and corneal surgery. International Ophthalmology Clinics 36(4):9-20, 1996. Little Brown & Co., Boston.

Rocha G, Rowsey JJ: Designer surgery in the correction of astigmatism and hyperopia. In: Duplessie MD, Rocha G, Sanchez-Thorin JC, eds., Advances in refractive and corneal surgery. International Ophthalmology Clinics 36(4):79-88, 1996. Little Brown & Co., Boston.

Zaldivar R, Rocha G: The current status of phakic intraocular lenses. In: Duplessie MD, Rocha G, Sanchez-Thorin JC, eds., Advances in refractive and corneal sugery. International Ophthalmology Clinics 36(4):107-111, 1996. Little Brown & Co., Boston.

The Tampa Trephine Study Group: The Tampa Trephine penetrating keratoplasty. In: Duplessie MD, Rocha G, Sanchez-Thorin JC, eds., Advances in refractive and corneal sugery. International Ophthalmology Clinics 36(4):141-151, 1996. Little Brown & Co., Boston.

Deschenes J, Rocha G, Baines MG: Immunology of uveitis. In: Nozik RA, Michelson JB, eds., Uveitis. Ophthalmology Clinics of North America 6(1):1-11, 1993. W.B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia.

Professional Thesis

Subject: “Whole-gut irrigation with saline solution as preparation for colon surgery”.  Director: Lorenzo Soler, MD. Date: Jan 1989.

Review Articles

Kapasi M, Rocha G. Comparison of visual and refractive outcomes following INTACS implantation in keratoconus eyes with central and eccentric cones. Can J Ophthalmol 47:354-359, 2012.

Rocha G, Mednick ZD. Light-adjustable intraocular lens in post-LASIK and post-traumatic cataract patient. J Cataract Refract Surg 38:1101-1104, 2012.

Rocha G. March Consultation#3. J Cataract Refract Surg. Mar;38(3):556-7, 2012.

Chou JY, Yeung SN, Rocha G. Modern Corneal and Refractive Procedures. Expert Rev Ophthalmol 6(2):247-266, 2011.

Rocha G, Muzychuk M. Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus: More than meets the eye. Clinical & Surgical Ophthalmology 28(3/4):11-16, 2010.

Khan S, Rocha G: Cataract surgery and optimal spherical aberration: As simple as you think? Can J Ophthalmol 43(6):693-701, 2008.

Rocha G, Rehsia S: Surgical Management of Irregular Corneal Astigmatism. Clinical & Surgical Journal of Ophthalmology 24(12):494-498, 2006.

Rocha G, Rehsia S: Surgical Management of Irregular Corneal Astigmatism. Clinical & Surgical Ophthalmology 23(2):48-52, 2005.

Rocha G, Deschenes J, Rowsey JJ: The immunology of corneal graft rejection. Crit Rev Immunol 18:305-325, 1998.

Rocha G, Deschenes J: Current Concepts. Pathophysiology and treatment of cystoid macular edema. Can J Ophthalmol 31(6):282-288, 1996.

Rocha G, Deschenes J: Practice reporter: Seasonal allergic conjunctivitis. Ophthalmic Practice 13(4):156-157, 1995.

Rocha G, Deschenes J: Advances in the treatment of uveitis. Ophthalmic Practice 12(6):278-287, 1994.

Rocha G, Deschenes J, Baines MG: The immunologic responses of the anterior chamber of the eye. Allergol et Immunopathol 22(1):23-27,1994.

Rocha G, Baines MG, Deschenes J: The immunology of the eye and its systemic interactions. Crit Rev Immunol 12(3,4):81-100, 1992.

 

Journal Articles

Muzychuk A, Penner V, Rocha G. High-order aberration outcomes of corneal collagen cross-linking in eyes with keratoconus and post-LASIK ectasia. International Journal of Keratoconus and Ectatic Corneal Diseases Sep-Dec 3(3):107-112, 2015.

Penner V, Muzychuk A, Al-Ghoul A, Rocha G. The effects of epithelium-off corneal collagen cross-linking on peripheral corneal keratometry, pachymetry as well as Scheimpflug imaging calculated corneal indices in keratoconus. International Journal of Keratoconus and Ectatic Corneal Diseases Sep-Dec 3(3):113-117, 2015.

Bower TN, Rocha G. Antimicrobial Effect of Cryopreservation on Donor Ocular Tissue. Cornea 33:355-358, 2014.

Rocha G, Mednick ZD. Progressive cicatrizing endotheliitis associated with leukocytoclastic vasculitis and Crohn disease. Ocular Immunology & Inflammation 21(3):241-243, 2013.

Kapasi M, Rocha G. Comparison of visual and refractive outcomes following INTACS implantation in keratoconus eyes with central and eccentric cones. Can J Ophthalmol 47:354-359, 2012.

Rocha G, Mednick ZD. Light-adjustable intraocular lens in post-LASIK and post-traumatic cataract patient. J Cataract Refract Surg 38:1101-1104, 2012.

Rocha G. March Consultation#3. J Cataract Refract Surg. Mar;38(3):556-7, 2012.

Rocha G, Butler M, Butler A, Hackett J. Femotosecond-UVA-Riboflavin (FUR) Cross-linking approach to penetrating keratoplasty and anterior lamellar keratoplasty. Saudi J Ophthalmol April 2011.

Belliveau MJ, Rocha G, Manchur A, Brownstein S. Bilateral Descemet’s stripping with endothelial keratoplasy for posterior polymorphous corneal dystrophy in a young phakic patient. Can J Ophthalmol. 2010 Apr;45(2):180-1.

Ahmed IIRocha GSlomovic ARClimenhaga HGohill JGrégoire AMa JCanadian Toric Study Group. Visual function and patient experience after bilateral implantation of toric intraocular lenses. J Cataract Refract Surg Apr;36(4):609-16, 2010.

Rocha G, Muzychuk M. Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus: More than meets the eye. Clin & Surg Ophthalmology 28(3/4):11-16, 2010.

Woodmass J, Rocha G. A comparison of Scheimpflug imaging simulated and Holladay equivalent keratometry values with partial coherence interferometry keratometry measurements in phakic eyes. Can J Ophthalmol 44:700-704, 2009.

Rocha G. Consultation Section: Refractive Surgical Problem. In Yoo SH. J Cataract Refract Surg 35:1647-1649, 2009.

Sluser S, Rocha G. Using the lensometer: A reference guide for ophthalmology office staff. Techniques in Ophthalmology 6(4):134-136, 2008.

Gooi P, Robinson JW, Brownstein S, Rocha G. Histologic and ultrastructural findings in a case of traumatic graft failure in deep lamellar endothelial keratoplasty: A clinicopathologic case report. Cornea 26(7):853-857, 2007.

Penner V, Rocha G. Use of the Visante for Anterior Segment Ocular Coherence Tomography. Techniques in Ophthalmology 5(2):67-77, 2007.

Rocha G, Turner C. Safety of cataract surgery under topical anesthesia with oral sedation without anesthetic monitoring. Can J Ophthalmol 42(2):288-94,2007.

Bower T, Rocha G. Use of a disposable artificial anterior chamber for trans-epithelial trephination and endothelial keratoplasty. Techniques in Ophthalmology 5(1):21-26, 2007.

Rocha G, Castillo JM, Sanchez-Thorin JC, Johnston J, Cartagena RG. Two-year follow-up of noncontact holmium laser thermokeratoplasty for the correction of low hyperopia. Can J Ophthalmol 38:385-392,2003.

Rocha G. Surgical management of pterygium. Techniques in Ophthalmology 1(1):22-28, 2003.

Stevens SX, Bowyer BL, Sanchez-Thorin JC, Rocha G, Young DA, Rowsey JJ: The BioMask for treatment of corneal surface irregularities with excimer laser phototherapeutic keratectomy. Cornea 18(2):155-6, 1999.

Sanchez-Thorin JC, Rocha G, Yelin JB, Rowsey JJ: Meta-analysis on the recurrence rates after bare sclera resection with and without mitomycin C use and conjunctival autograft placement in surgery for primary pterygium. Br J Ophthalmol 82:661-665, 1998.

Rocha G, Deschenes J, Cantarovich M: Cyclosporine monitoring with levels 6 hours after the morning dose in patients with noninfectious uveitis. Ophthalmology 104:245-251,1997.

Rocha G, Baines MG, Deschenes J, Duclos A, Antecka E, Di Silvio M: Nitric oxide and transforming growth factor-ß levels during experimental uveitis in the rabbit. Can J Ophthalmol 32(1):17-24, 1997.

Sanchez-Thorin JC, Rocha G, Bowyer BL, Balisky L, Duplessie MD, Stevens SX, Rowsey JJ: The Tampa Trephine technique with cat corneal endothelium. Cornea 16(1):79-87, 1997.

Rocha G, Duclos A, Chalifour LE, Baines MG, Antecka E, Deschênes J: Analysis of gene expression during experimental uveitis in the rabbit. Can J Ophthalmol 31(5): 228-233, 1996.

Rocha G, Brunette I, Le Francois M: Severe toxic keratopathy secondary to topical anesthetic abuse. Can J Ophthalmol 30 (4):198-202, 1995.

Hodge W, Duclos A, Rocha G, Antecka E, Baines M, Corriveau C, Brownstein S, Deschênes J: DNA index and S phase fraction in uveal malignant melanoma. Br J Ophthalmol 79:521-526, 1995.

Rocha G, Kavalec C: Sjogren’s Syndrome in a child. Can J Ophthalmol 29(5):234-237, 1994.

Duclos A, Rocha G, Baines MG, Antecka E, Deschenes J: Quantification of transforming growth factor-ß in aqueous humor. Ocular Immunology and Inflammation 2(1):37-43, 1994.

Rocha G, Baines MG, Deschenes J, Duclos A, Antecka E: Transforming growth factor-ß levels in aqueous humor during experimentally-induced uveitis. Ocular Immunology and Inflammation 1(4):343-354, 1993.

Padilla L, Di Silvio M, Rocha G, Viniegra F, Fajer J: Derivaciones espleno-renal distal selectiva y vena gástrica izquierda-vena cava en la rata. Cirujano General Vol XIV(2):45-48, 1992. (“Selective distal spleno-renal and left gastric venous-caval shunts in the rat”).

Valle A, Padilla L, Olguin H, Cabrera D, Ayala M, Heredia N, Viniegra F, Di Silvio M, Fajer J, Rocha G: La importancia del laboratorio de cirugia experimental en la formacion del cirujano. Cirujano General Vol XIV(2):70-76, 1992. (“The importance of the surgical research laboratory in the training of surgeons”).

Padilla L, Chousleb A, Vazquez J, Rocha G, Di Silvio M, Chavez V, Jarabo S: Microbastidor de silastic y clip metalico para realizar microanastomosis vasculares. Rev Mex Angiol 20(1):17-20, 1992.(“New microframes for microvascular surgery”).

Padilla L, Di Silvio M, Carrillo H, Valle A, Viniegra F, Shultze A, Acuna R, Gomez J, Rocha G, Galicia J, Sanchez R: Bioinjerto vascular de vena umbilical humana: Nueva técnica de preparacion. Rev Cirujano General Vol XIII(2):44-51, 1991.(“Human umbilical vein biograft- new preparation technique”).

Rocha G, Bandera J, Nieto L: Péptidos auriculares: un enfoque funcional. Rev Fac Med UNAM 33:2(mar-abr):107-112, 1990. (“Atrial peptides: a functional perspective”).

Padilla L, Chousleb A, Di Silvio M, Viniegra F, Shultze A, Sanchez R, Ornelas L, Rocha G, Galicia, J: Injertos vasculares biologicos para microcirugia. Rev Fac Med UNAM 33:1(ene-feb):11-18, 1990.(“Biological vascular grafts for microsurgery”).

Rocha G, Soler L: Irrigacion total del intestino en cirugía de colon. Cir y Ciruj 56:143-146, 1989. (“Whole-gut irrigation for colon surgery”).

Di Silvio M, Rocha G, Betti G: Cancer de colon. Actualizacion en Medicina (Revista Médica del ISSSTE) 2(11):9-14, 1988. (“Colon cancer”).

Rocha G: Discurso de Fin de Internado (Editorial). Anales Médicos, Hospital A.B.C. 33:V-VI, 1988. (“End of Internship Address”).

 

Interactive Publications

Deschenes J, Roy M, Rocha G: The immunology of uveitis. In: Tasman W, Jaeger EA, eds: Duane’s Clinical Ophthalmology on CD-ROM. 2002 Edition.

Beirne M. Microkeratomes: Evaluating Third-party Blades A look at assessing less-expensive generic blades available for LASIK. Review of Ophthalmology. Vol. No: 9:07 Issue: 7/15/02

Rocha G: Irregular astigmatism. Occojournal.com. Vol 1, No. 1, 2000.

Rocha G: Excimer laser in situ keratomileusis for the correction of hyperopia with the Coherent-Schwind Keratom. In: Highlights of the ASCRS 1997 Annual Meeting. Ophthalmology Interactive, 1997.

 

Other Publications

Rocha G. Comparing refractive outcomes in keratoconus patients. Ophthalmology Times Europe. Jan/Feb 2013.

The Expert’s Corner: Corneal Cross-Linking. Clinical & Surgical Ophthalmology 30(4):130-132, 2012.

Muzychuk A, Penner V, Rocha G. High-order aberration outcomes of corneal collagen cross-linking in eyes with keratoconus and post-LASIK ectasia. International Journal of Keratoconus and Ectatic Corneal Diseases Sep-Dec 3(3):107-112, 2015.

Penner V, Muzychuk A, Al-Ghoul A, Rocha G. The effects of epithelium-off corneal collagen cross-linking on peripheral corneal keratometry, pachymetry as well as Scheimpflug imaging calculated corneal indices in keratoconus. International Journal of Keratoconus and Ectatic Corneal Diseases Sep-Dec 3(3):113-117, 2015.

Bower TN, Rocha G. Antimicrobial Effect of Cryopreservation on Donor Ocular Tissue. Cornea 33:355-358, 2014.

Rocha G, Mednick ZD. Progressive cicatrizing endotheliitis associated with leukocytoclastic vasculitis and Crohn disease. Ocular Immunology & Inflammation 21(3):241-243, 2013.

Rocha G, Pineda R, Freeman J. Cataract Surgery Complications Management: Combined surgery ina a uniocular, mentally retarded patient. Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today, September, 2007. pp 49-51.

Khng C, Carlson AN, Khan B, Braga-Mele R, Rocha G. Cataract Surgery Complications Management: Late dislocation of an IOL. Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today, August, 2006. pp 32-37.

Khng C, Fugo RJ, Rocha G. Cataract Surgery Complications Management: Leukocoria and posterior capsular tear. Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today, June, 2005. pp 29-31.

Rocha G, Ahmed IK, Torres LF, Chang D. Cataract Surgery Complications Management: Iris Prolapse in a small pupil. Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today, February, 2005. pp 24-26.

Rocha G, Arbisser L, et.al. Cataract Surgery Complications Management: White Cataract and Capsular Rent. Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today, August, 2004, pages51-55.

Rocha G. Phaco Technique & Tips. Advanced Wet Lab and Resident Education (AWARE). 2003.

Meeting Reporter. Rocha G: A primer on microkeratomes. Clinical & Surgical Ophthalmology 22:5,2004.

The Expert€s Corner. Viscoelastic Agents in Cataract Surgery. Ophthalmic Practice 21(2):68-69, 2003.

Clinical Consultation: Nodular Conjunctivitis. Ophthalmic Practice 21(1):18-20.

Ing EB. PROFILE: Guillermo Rocha, MD, FRCSC. Can J Ophthalmol 37(5):323-324, 2002.

Rocha G. LASIK, corneal ring segments offer similar results. Ophthalmology Times 27(9):26-27, 2002.

Rocha G. Diabetes and your vision. Manitoba Society of Seniors Journal. Vol. 23(3): 10, 2002.

Rocha G. It€s a new world without cataracts. Manitoba Society of Seniors Journal. Vol. 23(2): 8, 2002.

Rocha G et al: Postop phaco hypotony. Complicated Cases. EyeWorld 6(4):88-92, 2001.

Rocha G: Holmium laser. Innovation in Ophthalmology. Alcon Master Club Proceedings, March 2000.

Rocha G: Surgical Reporter: Using the Reform capsular tension ring. Ophthalmic Practice 17(5):283-284, 1999.

Interview: Preferences on Viscoelastics. Canadian Ophthalmic Case Consultations 3:1, 1999.

Crossing the line. Opinions & Commentary. EyeWorld 4(4):10, 1999.

WORKBOOK. The Second United States Lasik Course & Wet Lab. Nomograms thru topography. Mar 14-15, 1997.

Rocha G. Breaking News: Florida has 1st U.S. LASIK course. Ophthalmology Times 21(20):10, 1996.

Rocha G. Technique of the week: Corneal transplant device ensures good donor/recipient fit. Ophthalmology Times, January 22-28, 1996, pp. 14.

Rocha G, Duclos A, Baines MG, Antecka E, Burnier MN, Deschênes J: Analysis of cytokine gene expression during experimental uveitis.Ophthalmology McGill 6(4):2-7, 1994.

Rocha G, Baines MG, Deschenes J, Di Silvio M, Duclos A, Antecka E, Nussler AK, Billiar TR: Transforming growth factor-beta and nitric oxide levels during experimentally induced uveitis. Ophthalmology McGill 5(4):2-5, 1993.

Hodge W, Duclos A, Rocha G, Deschenes J, Baines M, Antecka E, Corriveau C, Brownstein S: DNA flow cytometry correlates with pathology and predicts mortality in uveal malignant melanoma. Ophthalmology McGill 4(4):8-10, 1992.