Matthew Wade

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Associate Clinical Professor, Ophthalmology
School of Medicine

Director of Cornea Services, Veterans Affairs Hospital, Long Beach, CA


M.D., The George Washington University
B.S., Brigham Young University

Phone: Appointments: (949) 824-2020, Academic Office: (949) 824-4122
Fax: (949) 824-4015
Email: wadem@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
850 Health Sciences Road
Mail Code: 4375
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Laser assisted corneal transplantation. Astigmatism correction after corneal transplantation with corneal (LASIK/PRK) and lens (toric intraocular lens) based refractive surgery. Corneal crosslinking, implantable miniature telescope, cataract surgery.
Academic Distinctions
9/2017 - Pres Physicians of Excellence Award. Orange County Medical Association.
6/2015 2015 Instructor of the Year. UCI Department of Ophthalmology.
Selected “Best Instructor” by 2015 Ophthalmology Residents graduating class.
2013 Nominee, Stanley van den Noort and Elliot Forhman Mentoring Award.
University of California, Irvine School of Medicine.
6//2013 2013 Instructor of the Year. UCI Department of Ophthalmology.
Selected “Best Instructor” by 2013 Ophthalmology Residents graduating class.
4/2013 Best Paper of Session. 3-G Cornea: Femto-Assisted Keratoplasty, Penetrating Society for Cataract & Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), Boston, MA.
Publications
Journal Articles, Peer Reviewed

Jacobsen BH, Oakey Z, Wade, M. “Improved Appointment Reminders at a VA Ophthalmology Clinic.” JCOM, 2015 Nov; 22(11):504-506.

Behshad S, Jacobsen B, Pinney E, Wade M, and Garg S. “Endothelial Keratoplasty Safety-Basket Suture for Management of Difficult Cases.” Cornea. 2016 June: 35(6):908-910.

Wade M, Muniz Castro H, Garg S, Kedhar S, Aggarwal S, Shumway C, Farid M. “Long Term Results of Femtosecond Laser-Enabled Keratoplasty With Zig-Zag Trephination.” Cornea. 2018 Oct 10. (Epub ahead of print) PMID 30308582

Shumway CL, Aggarwal S, Farid M, Muniz-Castro H, Jarstad A, Garg S, Kedhar S, Wade M. “Penetrating Keratoplasty Using the Femtosecond Laser: A Comparison of Postoperative Visual Acuity and Astigmatism by Suture Pattern.” Cornea. 2018 Dec;37 (12): 14990-1496.

Aggarwal S, Knight DK, Shumway CL, Wade M, Crow RW. “Visual Acuity after Cataract Surgery in Patients with Optic Neuropathies.”,doi: 10.1111/aos.13959. Internal Article ID: 16033825. Journal: Acta Ophthalmologica, 2019 Jun;97(4) PMID: 30511418

Hannah Muniz Castro, Audrey X. Tai, Samuel J. Sampson, Matthew Wade, Marjan Farid, Sumit Garg “Accuracy of Intraocular Lens Power Calculation Using Anterior Chamber Depth from Two Devices with Barrett Universal II Formula”. Journal of Ophthalmology. Volume 2019, Article ID 8172615

Soroosh Behshad, Mathew Wade, Marjan Farid, Sumit Garg, MD. “Surgical Outcomes of Endothelial Keratoplasty Safety-Basket Suture for Management of Difficult Cases”. Can J Ophthalmol, Dec 2019, Vol. 54, No. 6

Daniel B Azzam, Nitish Nag, Julia Tran, Lauren Chen, Kaajal Visnagra, Kailey Marshall, Matthew Wade. "A Novel Epidemiological Approach to Geographically Mapping Population Dry Eye Disease in the United States through Google Trends”, Cornea, CORNEA-D-20-00299R1, 2021 Mar 1

Urmi Mehta, Anna Diep, Kevin Nguyen, Bryan Le, Clara Yuh, Caroline Frambach , John Doan, Ang Wei MD, Anton M. Palma, Marjan Farid, Sumit Garg, Sanjay Kedhar, Matthew Wade, Kailey A. Marshall, Kimberly Jameson, M. Christina Kenney, Andrew W. Browne, “Quantifying Color Vision Changes Associated With Cataracts Using Cone Contrast Thresholds.” Translational Vision Science & Technology November 2020

Vu, Priscilla Q; Aggarwal, Sahil; Lu, Yvonne; Xie, Kate; Wade, Matthew; Bhatt, Anand, “Comparison of Intraocular Pressure, Usage of Topical Steroids, Need for Intraocular Pressure Lowering Drops, and Incidence of Glaucoma Surgery Up to 2 Years After Penetrating Keratoplasty and Endothelial Keratoplasty”, Journal of Glaucoma: Journal of Glaucoma, December 2020

Lu, Yvonne; Farid, Marjan; Garg, Sumit; Wade, Matthew, “Exploring the 10-year Incidence of Endophthalmitis at a Tertiary Care Academic Referral Practice”, Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery: Apr 2020

Shumway CL, Motlagh M, Wade M., “Anatomy, Head and Neck, Eye Conjunctiva”, StatPearls Publishing; 2021 Jan. 2020 Aug 23

Presentations at Professional Meetings

Garg, S., Steinert, R.F., Farid, M., Wade, M., Ng, J.K., Pinney, E. Comparison of Ophthalmic Viscosurgical Device and Balanced Salt Solution to Achieve Pressurization for Intraoperative Aberrometry. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS). April 19, 2015.

Steen, M.E., Gray, B., Heering, H., Hunter, T., Wade, M., Oakey, Z. Comparison of Human Factors With 2 Generations of Phacoemulsification Systems. Poster presentation American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS). April 19, 2015.

Wade, M., Steinert, R.F., Garg, S., Farid, M., Castro, H.M. Penetrating Keratoplasty Performed With Femtosecond Laser Zig-Zag Incision: Updated Suture-Out Results. Paper presentation American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS). April 20, 2015.

Pinney, E., Garg, S., Steinert, R.F., Farid, M., Wade, M., Ng, J.K. “Once-Daily Dosing of Topical Nepafenac 0.3% and Difluprednate 0.05% to Control Inflammation and Macular Edema After Cataract Extraction.” Paper presentation. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS). San Diego, CA, April 20, 2015.

Garg, S., Behshad, S., Wade, M. Surgical Outcomes with Use of Safety-Basket Suture Technique for Difficult DSAEK Cases. Paper presentation. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS). May 7, 2016.

Behshad, S., Farid, M., Wade, M., Garg, S., Steinert, R.F. Visual Outcomes of Femtosecond Laser Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty Versus Full-Thickness Femtosecond Laser-Enabled Keratoplasty in Keratoconus. Paper presentation. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS). May 8, 2016.

Wade, M., Garg, S., Farid, S., Zaffos, M., Behshad, S., Steinert, R.F. Preoperative Lens Equator Measurement to Help Predict Postoperative IOL Position and Residual Refractive Error. Paper presentation. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS). May 9, 2016.

Castro, H.M., Wade, M., Farid, M., Garg, S., Steinert, R.F. Updated Femtosecond Laser Keratoplasty Results. Paper presentation. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS) Annual Meeting. May 9, 2016.

Shumway, C., Garg, S., Farid, M., Steinert, R.F., Wade, M., Kedhar, S. Lateral Tarsoconjunctival Only Flap for the Surgical Treatment of Dry Eye Disease. Poster presentation. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS). May 6, 2017.

Abstract First Author #2926483, A Large Retrospective Study of Premium Lens Implantation Patterns in Refractive Lens Exchange Patients, accepted for presentation during the 2018 (ARVO) Annual Meeting, April 29 – May 3, 2018 in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Professional Societies
American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
Orange County Society of Ophthalmology
Orange County Medical Association
Orange County Cornea Society
The Cornea Society
Research Center
Gavin Herbert Eye Institute
Last updated
09/16/2021