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Tanuj Nakra, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Tanuj Nakra

Publications

Vrcek I, Ozgur O, Nakra T.J Cutan  Infraorbital Dark Circles: A Review of the Pathogenesis, Evaluation and Treatment. Aesthet Surg. 2016 Apr-Jun;9(2):65-72.

Burroughs J, Hwang CJ, Nakra T, Rootman DB, Wulc A, Woodward J. Aesthetic Abstracts Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2021 Jan-Feb 01;37(1):99-101.

Homer N, Nakra T, Wong Uncovered Undulations RW.JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019 Oct 1;137(10):1207-1208.

Stanciu NA, Nakra T.Clin Revision blepharoplasty Plast Surg. 2013 Jan;40(1):179-89.

Yin VT, Chou E, Nakra T. Clin The transeyelid midface lift Plast Surg. 2015 Jan;42(1):95-101.       

Homer N, Huggins A, Nakra T. The Sutureless Mullerectomy Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 Nov/Dec;35(6):631  Burroughs J, Hwang CJ, Nakra T, Wulc A, Woodward J. Aesthetic Abstracts. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2021 Sep-Oct 01;37(5):506-508.   

Burroughs J, Hwang CJ, Nakra T, Rootman DB, Wulc A, Woodward J. Aesthetic Abstracts. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2021 Mar-Apr 01;37(2):194-196.

Burroughs J, Hwang CJ, Nakra T, Rootman DB, Wulc A, Woodward J. Aesthetic Abstracts. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2021 Nov-Dec 01;37(6):604-606.

Burroughs J, Hwang CJ, Rootman DB, Nakra T, Woodward J, Wulc A.

Aesthetic Abstracts. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2021 May-Jun 01;37(3):300-302.

Watson AH, Somogyi M, Nakra T. Transposition Upper Blepharoplasty With Orbital Retaining Ligament Release Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 Sep/Oct;36(5):517.

Vrcek I, Blumer R, Blandford A, Somogyi M, Durairaj V, Blaydon S, Shore J, Amato M, Nakra T. Histologic Evaluation of Nonvisual Afferent Sensory Upper Eyelid Proprioception Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 Jan/Feb;36(1):7-12.

Watson AH, Homer N, Somogyi M, Shore J, Nakra T. Pedicled Buccal Fat Flap: An Underutilized Source of Vascularized Periorbital Volume Facial Plast Surg Aesthet Med. 2020 Jan/Feb;22(1):61-63.

Homer NA, Zhou S, Watson AH, Durairaj VD, Nakra T. Wound Dehiscence Following Upper Blepharoplasty: A Review of 2,376 Cases. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2021 May-Jun 01;37(3S):S66-S69.

Huggins A, Somogyi M, Nakra T. Transposition Upper Blepharoplasty With Orbital Retaining Ligament Release. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 Sep/Oct;35(5):509-512.

Homer NA, Elwood K, Watson AH, Somogyi M, Nakra T, Blaydon S.
Consideration of Nasal Contour in Endoscopic Forehead Rejuvenation. Facial Plast Surg Aesthet Med. 2021 Mar-Apr;23(2):98-102.

Huggins A, Somogyi M, Nakra T. Pedicled Fat Transposition vs Free-Fat Grafting for Lower Blepharoplasty With Volume Preservation. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2019 Sep 1;21(5):463-464.

Bealka PJ, Somogyi M, Nakra T. Conjunctiva-Sparing Posterior Ptosis Surgery: A Novel Approach. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Sep/Oct;33(5):392.

Vrcek I, Somogyi M, Nakra T. Optimizing Injection Technique to Minimize Ecchymosis in Upper Blepharoplasty. JAMA Facial Plast Surg. 2017 Jul 1;19(4):339.

Shinder R, Wu A, Mehendale RA, Tang SX, Nasser QJ, Chou E, Sniegowski MC, Janda A, Shepler TR, Blaydon SM, Nakra T. Lacrimal intubation during dacryocystorhinostomy utilizing the STENTube. Orbit. 2017 Feb;36(1):6-12.

Vrcek I, El-Sawy T, Chou E, Allen T, Nakra T. Neuropathic Pain Following Poly-L-Lactic Acid (Sculptra) Injection. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 May/Jun;33(3S Suppl 1):S11-S12.  

Kotlus BS, Schwarcz RM, Nakra T. Upper Eyelid Fractional CO2 Laser Resurfacing With Incisional Blepharoplasty. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Jul-Aug;32(4):267-9.

Lyons LJ, Vrcek I, Somogyi M, Taheri K, Admirand JH, Chexal S, Loukas DF, Nakra T. Natural killer/T-cell lymphoma invading the orbit and globe. Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent). 2017 Oct;30(4):447-449.

Homer NA, Patel AS, Epstein A, Durairaj VD, Nakra T. Autologous Fat Transfer Harvest-site Complications: Incidence, Risk Factors, and Management. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2021 Apr 28.

Vrcek I, El-Sawy T, Chou E, Allen T, Nakra T. Neuropathic Pain Following Poly-L-Lactic Acid (Sculptra) Injection. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Jun 23.

Yin VT, Chou E, Nakra T. The transeyelid midface lift. Clin Plast Surg. 2015 Jan;42(1):95-101. doi: 10.1016/j.cps.2014.09.004.

Stanciu NA, Nakra T. Revision Blepharoplasty. Clin Plast Surg. 2013 Jan;40(1):179-89.

Elmann S, Pointdujour R, Blaydon S, Nakra T, Connor M, Mukhopadhyay C, Levin F, Schwarcz R, Shepler T, Shore JW, Wladis EJ, Shinder R. Periocular abscesses following brow epilation. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2012 Nov-Dec;28(6):434-7.

Dastgir G, Gutman J, Nakra T, Shinder R. Indications for orbital imaging by the oculoplastic surgeon. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Nov;27(6):469; author reply 469-70.

Shinder R, Gutman J, Gunasekera CD, Connor M, Nakra T. Occult orbital organic foreign body. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Nov;27(6):463-4.

Nakra T, Blaydon S, Shepler T, Nasser QJ, Mukhopadhyay C, Shinder R. Intubation of the ostium and nasolacrimal duct with a single self-linking silicone stent in external dacryocystorhinostomy. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Sep-Oct;27(5):394; author reply 395.

Nasser QJ, Blaydon SM, Connor MA, Nakra T, Shepler TR, Neuhaus RW, Shore JW. Comparison of the exposure rate of wrapped hydroxyapatite (Bio-Eye) versus unwrapped porous polyethylene (Medpor) orbital implants in enucleated patients. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2011 Sep-Oct;27(5):391; author reply 391-2.

Nakra T, Blaydon SM, Durairaj VD, Shinder R. Congenital upper eyelid ectopic cilia. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2011 Feb 15;48:e16-8

Taban M, Nakra T, Hwang C, Hoenig JA, Douglas RS, Shorr N, Goldberg RA. Aesthetic lateral canthoplasty. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 May-Jun;26(3):190-4.

Burt B, Nakra T, Isaacs DK, Goldberg RA. Alar necrosis after facial injection of hyaluronic Acid. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010 May;125(5):199e-200e

Savar A, Nakra T. Freely mobile subconjunctival cyst. Ophthalmology. 2010 Mar;117(3):637.e3-4

Chang H, Taban M, Nakra T. Periorbital Surgical Rehabilitation after Facial Nerve Palsy. Book chapter in Ophthalmic Oncology: M.D. Anderson Solid Tumor Oncology Series. Springer 2010.

Khadavi NM, Mancini R, Nakra T, Tsirbas AC, Douglas RS, Goldberg RA, Duckwiler GR. Rare dural arteriovenous fistula of the lesser sphenoid wing sinus. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 Sep-Oct;25(5):404-6.

Taban M, Mancini R, Nakra T, Velez FG, Ela-Dalman N, Tsirbas A, Douglas RS, Goldberg RA. Nonsurgical management of congenital eyelid malpositions using hyaluronic Acid gel. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 Jul-Aug;25(4):259-63.

Taban M, Nakra T, Mancini R, Douglas RS, Goldberg RA. Orbital wall fracture repair using Seprafilm. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 May-Jun;25(3):211-4

Taban M, Mancini R, Nakra T, Velez FG, Ela-Dalman N, Tsirbas A, Douglas RS, Goldberg RA. Nonsurgical management of congenital eyelid malpositions using hyaluronic Acid gel. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 Jul-Aug;25(4):259-63.

aban M, Nakra T, Mancini R, Douglas RS, Goldberg RA. Orbital wall fracture repair using Seprafilm. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 May-Jun;25(3):211-4.

Mancini R, Taban M, Lowinger A, Nakra T, Tsirbas A, Douglas RA, Shorr N, Goldberg RA. The Use of Hyaluronic Acid Gel in the Management of Paralytic Lagophthalmos: The Hyaluronic Acid Gel “GoldWeight”, Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2009 Jan-Feb;25(1):23-6.

Chang H, Taban M, Nakra T. “Periorbital reconstruction in Facial Palsy Patients” book chapter in MD Anderson Ophthalmic Oncology Esmaili 2009.

Nakra T, Shorr N. “Medical- Legal Aspects of Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery” book chapter in Ophthalmology and the Law, Krausher 2008.

Nakra T, Ben-Simon GJ, Douglas RS, McCann JD, Goldberg RA. Clinical outcomes of enucleation and evisceration.” Ophthalmology. 2006 Dec; 113(12):2270-5.

Ben Simon GJ, Yoon MK, Atul J, Nakra T, McCann JD, Goldberg RA. Clinical manifestations of orbital mass lesions at the Jules Stein Eye Institute, 1999-2003. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 2006 Jan-Feb;37(1):25-32.

Ben Simon GJ, Huang L, Nakra T, Schwarcz RM, McCann JD, Goldberg RA. Intralesional triamcinolone acetonide injection for primary and recurrent chalazia: is it really effective? Ophthalmology. 2005 May;112(5):913-7.

Ben-Simon GJ, Blaydon SM, Schwarcz RM, Nakra T, McCann JD, Goldberg RA. Paradoxical use of frontalis muscle and the possible role of botulinum toxin A in permanent motor relearning. Ophthalmology. 2005 May;112(5):918-22.

Cook T, Nakra T, Shorr N, Douglas RS. Facial recontouring with autogenous fat. Facial Plast Surg. 2004 May;20(2):145-7.

Nakra T, Cook T, Douglas RS, Goldberg RA. Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans metastatic to the orbit. Arch Ophthalmol. 2004 Aug;122(8):1240-1.

Ben-Simon GJ, Peiss M, Anis E, Nakra T, Luski A, Spierer A. Spectacle use and reduced unaided vision in third grade students: a comparative study in different educational settings. Clin Exp Optom. 2004 May;87(3):175-9.

Kurz LC, Nakra T, Stein R, Plungkhen W, Riley M, Hsu F, Drysdale GR. Effects of changes in three catalytic residues on the relative stabilities of some of the intermediates and transition states in the citrate synthase reaction. Biochemistry. 1998 Jul 7;37(27):9724-37.

Kurz LC, Roble JH, Nakra T, Drysdale GR, Buzan JM, Schwartz B, Drueckhammer DG. Ability of single-site mutants of citrate synthase to catalyze proton transfer from the methyl group of dethiaacetyl-coenzyme A, a non-thioester substrate analog. Biochemistry. 1997 Apr 1;36(13):3981-90.

Kurz LC, Shah S, Frieden C, Nakra T, Stein RE, Drysdale GR, Evans CT, Srere PA. Catalytic strategy of citrate synthase: subunit interactions revealed as a consequence of a single amino acid change in the oxaloacetate binding site. Biochemistry. 1995 Oct 17;34(41):13278-88.