Audrey C. Ko, MD

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Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Contact Information

Primary Office
11196F Pomerantz Family Pavilion
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-356-2590

Clinic
105 East 9th Street
Coralville, IA 52241
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200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242
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Education

BS, Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Arizona
MD, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
MD, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Internship, Broadlawns Medical Center
Resident, Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
Fellow, Oculofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS Accredited), Shiley Eye Institute, University of California San Diego

Licensure and Certifications

ABO Certification - American Board of Ophthalmology
State of Iowa Medical License - Iowa Board of Medicine

Publications

Morrow, N. C., Chung, A. T. & Ko, A. C. (2019). Orbital Lymphoma: Two presentations of chronic symptoms. Eye Rounds.

Mahoney, A., Chung, A. T. & Ko, A. C. (2019). Subconjunctival Hemorrhage. Eye Rounds.

Fox, A. R., Ko, A. C. (2019). Xanthelasma. Eye Rounds.

Ong, J. E., Benage, M., Chung, A. T. & Ko, A. C. (2019). Dacryocystitis associated with lacrimal sac dacryolith.

Ko, A. C., Yom, K. H. & Kikkawa, D. O. (2019). Resolution of self-injurious behavior in a nonverbal and developmentally delayed patient after surgical treatment of a blind painful eye. American journal of ophthalmology case reports, 14, 110-111. PMID: 31016271.

Erickson, B. P., Feng, P. W., Liao, S. D., Modi, Y. S., Ko, A. C. & Lee, W. W. (2019). Dog bite injuries of the eye and ocular adnexa. Orbit (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 38(1), 43-50. PMID: 29874471.

Lee, B. W., Ko, A. C. (2019). Como Lidar com Cicatrizes apos Procedimentos Esteticos Faciais (Scar Management After Facial Aesthetic Procedures). In Rejuvenescimento Palpebral e Periorbital (Eyelid and Periorbital Aesthetics and Rejuvenation). (First Edition), pp. Chapter 28. Elsevier Editora.

Yom, K. H., Ko, A. C. (In Press). History of Ocular Implants. In T. E. Johnson (Eds.) Anophthalmia: The Expert's Guide to Medical and Surgical Management..

Canady, F. J., Ricca, A. M., Stiff, H. A., Shriver, E. M. & Ko, A. C. (2018). Self-resolving ischemic third nerve palsy. EyeRounds.

Yom, K. H., Ricca, A. M., Shriver, E. M. & Ko, A. C. (2018). Enucleation and Evisceration: What to Expect. EyeRounds.

Alameddine, R. M., Tsao, J. Z., Ko, A. C., Lee, B. W., Kikkawa, D. O. & Korn, B. S. (2018). Incidence of diplopia after division and reattachment of the inferior oblique muscle during orbital fracture repair. Journal of cranio-maxillo-facial surgery : official publication of the European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery, 46(8), 1247-1251. PMID: 29884317.

Alameddine, R. M., Ko, A. C., Mimura, M., Parker, B. A., Lin, J. H., Korn, B. S. & Kikkawa, D. O. (2018). Orbital fat regeneration following hormonal treatment of metastatic breast carcinoma. Orbit (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 37(3), 187-190. PMID: 29072521.

Lee, B. W., Kumar, V. B., Biswas, P., Ko, A. C., Alameddine, R. M., Granet, D. B., Ayyagari, R., Kikkawa, D. O. & Korn, B. S. (2018). Transcriptome Analysis of Orbital Adipose Tissue in Active Thyroid Eye Disease Using Next Generation RNA Sequencing Technology. The open ophthalmology journal, 12, 41-52. PMID: 29760827.

Hoshide, R., Steinberg, J., Wali, A., Ko, A., Pannell, J. S. & Chen, C. C. (2018). Management of Through-and-Through Penetrating Skull Injury: A Railroad Spike That Transgressed the Anterior Skull Base. World Neurosurgery, 110, 65-70. PMID: 29038084.

Lee, B. W., Levitt, A. E., Erickson, B. P., Ko, A. C., Nikpoor, N., Ezuddin, N. & Lee, W. W. (2018). Ablative Fractional Laser Resurfacing With Laser-Assisted Delivery of 5-Fluorouracil for the Treatment of Cicatricial Ectropion and Periocular Scarring. Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery, 34(3), 274-279. PMID: 28658179.

Ko, A. C., Satterfield, K. R., Korn, B. S. & Kikkawa, D. O. (2017). Eyelid and Periorbital Soft Tissue Trauma. Facial plastic surgery clinics of North America, 25(4), 605-616. PMID: 28941512.

Verma, R., Lee, B. W., Alameddine, R. M., Ko, A. C., Khanna, P. C., Kikkawa, D. O. & Korn, B. S. (2017). Orbital Perivenous Abscess Complicating the Diagnosis and Management of Orbital Cellulitis. Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery, 33(6), e152-e154. PMID: 28481768.

Evans, J. A., Ko, A. & Larson, S. A. (2017). Optical Coherence Tomography-Assisted Limbal Dermoid Removal. [with additional Audio-video media]. (Vols. 54). pp. e58-e59. Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus. PMID: 28991352.

Cho, W. K., Ko, A. C., Korn, B. S. & Kikkawa, D. O. (2017). Orbitocutaneous Fistula Secondary to Buried Polyethylene Mesh Implant 12 Years After Injury. Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery, 33(5), e107-e108. PMID: 27861401.

Lee, B. W., Ko, A. C., Alameddine, R. M., Korn, B. S. & Kikkawa, D. O. (2017). Re: "Lateral Rectus and Medial Rectus Expansion Following Orbital Decompression". Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery, 33(5), 393-394. PMID: 28891923.

Cho, W. K., Ko, A. C., Eatamadi, H., Al-Ali, A., Abboud, J. P., Kikkawa, D. O. & Korn, B. S. (2017). Orbital and Orbitocranial Trauma From Pencil Fragments: Role of Timely Diagnosis and Management. American journal of ophthalmology, 180, 46-54. PMID: 28554552.

Ko, A. C., Korn, B. S. & Kikkawa, D. O. (2017). The Aging Face. Survey of ophthalmology, 62(2), 190-202. PMID: 27693312.

Ko, A. C., Satterfield, K. R., Lee, B. W., Alameddine, R. M., Korn, B. S. & Kikkawa, D. O. (2017). Unilateral Alacrima as a Presenting Symptom of Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma. Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery, 33(2), e41-e42. PMID: 27163940.

Yang, P., Ko, A. C., Kikkawa, D. O. & Korn, B. S. (2017). Upper Eyelid Blepharoplasty: Evaluation, Treatment, and Complication Minimization. Seminars in plastic surgery, 31(1), 51-57. PMID: 28255290.

Ko, A. C., Korn, B. S. (2017). Epiblepharon repair. In B. S. Korn , D. O. Kikkawa (Eds.) Video atlas of oculofacial plastic and reconstructive surgery. (2nd ed.) [n.p.]: Elsevier.

Ko, A. C., Banta, J. T. (2017). Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction and Dacryocystitis, Chapter 76. In T. M. Buttaro (Eds.) Primary Care: A Collaboratice Practice. (5th ed.) St. Louis: Elsevier.

Kinori, M., Ko, A. C., Alameddine, R. M., Snyder, V., Lin, J. H., Korn, B. S. & Granet, D. B. (2016). Extraocular Muscle Fibrosis in Idiopathic Orbital Inflammation. Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus, 53(4), 256. PMID: 27428626.

Erickson, B. P., Ko, A. C. & Lee, W. W. (2016). Novel Pigtail Cannula for a Canalicular-Involving Eyelid Laceration. Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery, 32(2), e45-7. PMID: 25126768.

Ko, A. C., Tzu, J. H. (2016). Chorioretinitis Sclopetaria. In Manual of Retinal Diseases. pp. 25-28. Basel: Springer International. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-20460-4_6.

Ko, A. C., Ko, M. J. & Lee, W. W. (2016). What lasers are available and which do you prefer for facial resurfacing?. In R. C. Kersten , T. J. McCulley (Eds.) Curbside Consultation in Oculoplastics: 49 clinical questions. (2nd ed.), pp. 33-37. Thorofare, NJ: Slack, Inc..

Salsamendi, J., Ghosh, S., Ko, A. C., Pereira, K., Yang, E. Y. & Alabiad, C. (2015). Percutaneous Ethanolamine Sclerotherapy of a Retrobulbar Cyst in a Child with Microphthalmos and Proptosis. Journal of vascular and interventional radiology : JVIR, 26(11), 1658-9. PMID: 26505936.

Yannuzzi, N. A., Tzu, J. H., Ko, A. C., Hess, D. J., Cristian, I. & Berrocal, A. M. (2014). Ocular findings and treatment of a young boy with Coats’ plus. Ophthalmic surgery, lasers & imaging retina, 45(5), 462-5. PMID: 25197929.

Epstein, A. E., Ko, A. C., Nikpoor, N. & Cavuoto, K. M. (2014). Grand Rounds: Patient with recent hospitalization and decreased vision for 1 month. Ophthalmology Times.

Ko, A. C. (2014). Ablative laser assisted topical delivery of antifibrotics in the management of cicatricial ectropion. World Journal of Ophthalmology, 4(2), 7. DOI: 10.5318/wjo.v4.i2.7.

Ko, A. C., Williams, B. K., Shields, R. A., Dubovy, S. R. & Lee, W. W. (2013). Patient has recurrent redness, pain of left eye. Ophthalmology Times.

Ko, A. C., Brinton, J. P., Mahajan, V. B., Zimmerman, B., Brinton, G. S., Stone, E. M., Folk, J. C. & Mullins, R. F. (2011). Seroreactivity against aqueous-soluble and detergent-soluble retinal proteins in posterior uveitis. Archives of ophthalmology (Chicago, Ill. : 1960), 129(4), 415-20. PMID: 21482867.

Ko, A. C., Hernández, J., Brinton, J. P., Faidley, E. A., Mugge, S. A., Mets, M. B., Kardon, R. H., Folk, J. C., Mullins, R. F. & Stone, E. M. (2010). Anti-gamma-enolase autoimmune retinopathy presenting in early childhood. Archives of ophthalmology (Chicago, Ill. : 1960), 128(12), 1590-5. PMID: 21149784.

Schindler, E. I., Nylen, E. L., Ko, A. C., Affatigato, L. M., Heggen, A. C., Wang, K., Sheffield, V. C. & Stone, E. M. (2010). Deducing the pathogenic contribution of recessive ABCA4 alleles in an outbred population. Human molecular genetics, 19(19), 3693-701. PMID: 20647261.

Mahajan, V. B., Vallone, J. G., Lin, J. H., Mullins, R. F., Ko, A. C., Folk, J. C. & Stone, E. M. (2010). T-cell infiltration in autosomal dominant neovascular inflammatory vitreoretinopathy. Molecular vision, 16, 1034-40. PMID: 20596252.

Sundaresan, P., Vijayalakshmi, P., Thompson, S., Ko, A. C., Fingert, J. H. & Stone, E. M. (2009). Mutations that are a common cause of Leber congenital amaurosis in northern America are rare in southern India. Molecular vision, 15, 1781-7. PMID: 19753312.