Christine Ament, MD
Assistant Professor
Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine

MD, Harvard Medical School
AB, Harvard College

Along with comprehensive ophthalmology, Dr. Ament’s areas of interest include cataract surgery and medical/laser management of glaucoma. Dr. Ament graduated Magna cum laude from Harvard College. She graduated from Harvard Medical School and from the Harvard Ophthalmology Residency at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. She completed a cornea fellowship at Boston Medical Center and then joined the ophthalmology faculty at Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. She continues to serve as volunteer faculty at Boston University and Boston Medical Center. She also serves on the faculty of the American Academy of Ophthalmology Skills Course on Advanced Refractive Cataract Surgery and Anterior Segment Reconstruction. She has published over twenty-five original articles, presentations, and abstracts and edited a textbook on cataract surgery. She presently serves as a reviewer for the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

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  1. Ament CS, Henderson BA. Optimizing resident education in cataract surgery. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2011 Jan; 22(1):64-7. PMID: 21107259; DOI: 10.1097/ICU.0b013e3283415040;
  2. Ozsunar Y, Mullins ME, Kwong K, Hochberg FH, Ament C, Schaefer PW, Gonzalez RG, Lev MH. Glioma recurrence versus radiation necrosis? A pilot comparison of arterial spin-labeled, dynamic susceptibility contrast enhanced MRI, and FDG-PET imaging. Acad Radiol. 2010 Mar; 17(3):282-90. PMID: 20060750; DOI: 10.1016/j.acra.2009.10.024;
  3. Ribeiro JCML, Chiu CS, Ament C, Loewenstein JI. A 34-year-old man with visual complaints and a tapetal-like reflex. Digit J Ophthalmol. 2008; 14:35-38. PMID: 29440978; PMCID: PMC5798169; DOI: 10.5693/djo.03.2008.011;
  4. Henderson BA, Kim JY, Ament CS, Ferrufino-Ponce ZK, Grabowska A, Cremers SL. Clinical pseudophakic cystoid macular edema. Risk factors for development and duration after treatment. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2007 Sep; 33(9):1550-8. PMID: 17720069
  5. Mocan MC, Ament C, Azar NF. The characteristics and surgical outcomes of medial rectus recessions in Graves' ophthalmopathy. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2007 Mar-Apr; 44(2):93-100; quiz 118-9. PMID: 17410960
  6. Ament CS, Henderson BA. Instructions after routine phacoemulsification cataract surgery with clear corneal incision. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2007 Feb; 33(2):352-3. PMID: 17276289
  7. Henderson BA, Ali R, Kim JY, Ament CS. Using endoscopy to teach cataract surgery. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2006 Oct; 32(10):1606-10. PMID: 17010854
  8. Ament CS, Zacks DN, Lane AM, Krzystolik M, D'Amico DJ, Mukai S, Young LH, Loewenstein J, Arroyo J, Miller JW. Predictors of visual outcome and choroidal neovascular membrane formation after traumatic choroidal rupture. Arch Ophthalmol. 2006 Jul; 124(7):957-66. PMID: 16832018
  9. Ament CS, Young LH. Ocular manifestations of helminthic infections: onchocersiasis, cysticercosis, toxocariasis, and diffuse unilateral subacute neuroretinitis. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2006; 46(2):1-10. PMID: 16770150

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Bar chart showing 9 publications over 5 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2006 and 2007


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