Kara LaMattina, MD
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Ophthalmology

MD, New York Medical College

Dr. Kara Lamattina is Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Lamattina holds an MD degree from New York Medical College. She completed her internship at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, and her residency in Ophthalmology at John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County, in Chicago. Dr. Lamattina conducted fellowship training in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. She also completed fellowship training in Uveitis at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. Dr. Lamattina is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. She is also a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, the American Uveitis Society, the New England Ophthalmologic Society, and the American Medical Association.

Dr. Lamattina’s major areas of interest and expertise include adult and pediatric uveitis, adult and pediatric strabismus, adult and pediatric cataracts, amblyopia, retinopathy of prematurity, and sarcoidosis.

2016 Rick Bay Foundation: Excellence in Eyecare Award
2014 Philip B. Dray Outstanding Resident Award
2013 Philip B. Dray Outstanding Resident Award
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  1. LaMattina KC, Feder RS, Koreishi AF, Goldstein DA. Partial Scleral Rupture Presenting 4 Years After Laser in Situ Keratomileusis. Cornea. 2018 Dec 28. PMID: 30601290.
  2. LaMattina KC, Koreishi AF. What is new in paediatric uveitis? Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2018 Sep; 29(5):412-418. PMID: 29965849.
  3. LaMattina KC, Escott SM, Malalis JF, Mai D, Harada Y, Goldstein DA. The Influence of Race and Sex on the Side Effect Profile of Methotrexate in the Treatment of Uveitis. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2018 Aug 13; 1-5. PMID: 30102096.
  4. LaMattina, KC. Merck Manual Online. Uveitis and Related Disorders. Merck Publishing Group. Kenilworth. 2018. View Publication
  5. LaMattina KC, Goldstein DA. Adalimumab for the treatment of uveitis. Expert Rev Clin Immunol. 2017 Mar; 13(3):181-188. PMID: 28140700.
  6. LaMattina KC, DeBenedictis CN. Refractive changes after strabismus surgery. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2016 Sep; 27(5):393-7. PMID: 27228419.
  7. Couto C, Frick MM, LaMattina K, Schlaen A, Khoury M, Lopez MM, Hurtado E, Espada G. Chronic Anterior Uveitis in Children. Ocul Immunol Inflamm. 2016 Aug; 24(4):392-6. PMID: 27191963.
  8. Levin AV, LaMattina KC. Pediatric Radiology. Review of MR detection of retinal hemorrhages: correlation with graded ophthalmologic exam. Springer Publisher. New York. 2015; 45:1363-1371.
  9. LaMattina KC, Levin AV. JAMA Ophthalmology. . Review of Freedman SF, Lynn MJ, Beck AD, Bothun ED, Örge FH, Lambert SR, Infant Aphakia Treatment Study Group. Glaucoma-related adverse events in the first 5 years after unilateral cataract removal in the Infant Aphakia Treatment Study. American Medical Association. Chicago. 2015; 133(8):907-914.
  10. LaMattina K, Thompson L. Pediatric conjunctivitis. Dis Mon. 2014 Jun; 60(6):231-8. PMID: 24906667.
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