Ophthalmology And Visual Sciences

A. Tim Johnson, MD, PhD

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Director, Comprehensive Ophthalmology Clinic
Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Contact Information

Primary Office: 11190D  PFP
Iowa City, IA 52242
Primary Office Phone: 319-356-8118

Email: a-tim-johnson@uiowa.edu

Education

BA, Chemistry/Mathematics, Hastings College
MD, MD/PhD program, Baylor College of Medicine
PhD, Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine

Internship, Transitional, Baylor College of Medicine
Residency, Ophthalmology, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics
Fellowship, Glaucoma, University of Iowa
Fellowship, Glaucoma, University of Michigan

Licensure and Certifications

Michigan Medical License, Michigan Board of Medicine
Texas Medical License, Texas Board of Medical Examiners
ABO Certification, American Board of Ophthalmology

All Publications

Johnson C.  Detecting functional changes in the patient's vision: visual field analysis.  Springer.  2014. 

Longmuir S, Titler S, Johnson A, Kitzmann A.  Nd:YAG laser capsulotomy under general anesthesia in the sitting position.  J AAPOS.  2013. 17(4):417-419.
[PubMed]

Strauss R, Johnson A.  Cataracts and corticosteroids in granulocyte donors.  Transfusion.  2011. 51(5):904-907.
[PubMed]

Rogers G, Oetting T, Lee A, Grignon C, Greenlee E, Johnson A, Beaver H, Carter K.  Impact of a structured surgical curriculum on ophthalmic resident cataract surgery complication rates.  J Cataract Refract Surg.  2009 November. 35(11):1956-60.
[Link]

Lee A, Golnik K, Oetting T, Beaver H, Boldt H, Olson R, Greenlee E, Abramoff M, Johnson A, Carter K.  Re-engineering the resident applicant selection process in ophthalmology: a literature review and recommendations for improvement.  Surv Ophthalmol.  2008. 53(2):164-76.
[Link]

Abramoff M, Folk J, Lee A, Boldt H, Beaver H, Greenlee E, Johnson A, Olson R, Carter K, Oetting T.  Teaching and assessing competency in retinal lasers in ophthalmology residency.  Ophthalmic Lasers, Surgery and Imaging.  2008. 39:270-280.
[PubMed]

Lee A, Greenlee E, Oetting T, Beaver H, Johnson A, Boldt H, Abramoff M, Olson R, Carter K.  The Iowa Ophthalmology Wet Laboratory Curriculum for Teaching and Assessing Cataract Surgical Competency.  Ophthalmology.  2007 May 1. 114(7):e21-6.
[PubMed]

Oetting T, Beaver H, Johnson A.  IOL Design, Material, and Delivery.  Thorofare: SLACK Publishers.  2007. 

Ayala-Lugo R, Pawar H, Reed E, Lichter P, Moroi S, Page M, Eadie J, Azocar V, Maul E, Ntim-Amponasah C, Bromley W, Obeng-Nyarkoh E, Johnson A, Kijek T, Downs C, Johnson J, Perez-Grossmann R, Guevara-Fujita M, Fujita R, Wallace M, Richards J.  Variation in optineurin (OPTN) allele frequencies between and within populations.  Molecular Vision.  2007. 2(3):151-163.
[PubMed]

Oetting T, Lee A, Beaver H, Johnson A, Boldt H, Olson R, Carter K.  Teaching and assessing surgical competency in ophthalmology training programs.  Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging.  2006. 37(5):384-93.
[Link]

Price F, Mackool R, Miller K, Koch P, Oetting T, Johnson A.  Interim results of the United States investigational device study of the Ophtec capsular tension ring.  Ophthalmology.  2005 March. 112(3):460-5.
[Link]

Alward W, Johnson A, Sheffield V, Stone E.  Evaluation of two families with autosomal dominant normal tension glaucoma for mutations in the optineurin gene.  Presented at the American Glaucoma Society 13th Annual Meeting.  2003 March 6. 

Alward W, Kwon Y, Kawase K, Craig J, Hayreh S, Johnson A, Khanna C, Yamamoto T, Mackey D, Roos B, Affatigato L, Sheffield V, Stone E.  Evaluation of optineurin sequence variation in 1048 individuals with open angle glaucoma.  American Journal of Ophthalmology.  2003. 136:904-910.
[PubMed]

Kass M, Heuer D, Higginbotham E, Johnson C, Keltner J, Miller J, Parrish R, Wilson M, Gordon M, Johnson A.  The Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study. A randomized trial determines that topical ocular hypotensive medicatin delays or prevents the onset of primary open-angle glaucoma.  Archives of Ophthalmology.  2002. 120:701-713.
[PubMed]

Alward W, Kwon Y, Khanna C, Johnson A.  Variations in the myocilin gene in patients with open-angle glaucoma.  Archives of Ophthalmology.  2002. 120:1189-1205.
[PubMed]

Shimizu S, Lichter P, Johnson A, Zhou Z, Higashi M, Gottfredsdottir M, Othman M, Moroi S, Schertzer R, Clarke M, Schwartz A, Downs C, Vollrath D, Richards J.  Age-dependent prevalence of mutations at the GLC1A locus in primary open-angle glaucoma.  American Journal of Ophthalmology.  2000. 130(2):165-177.
[PubMed]

Shimizu S, Lichter P, Johnson A, Zhou Z, Higashi M, Gottfredsdottir M, Othman M, Moroi S, Schertzer R, Clarke M, Schwartz A, Downs C, Vollrath D, Richards J.  Age-dependent prevalence of mutations at the GLC1A locus in primary open-angle glaucoma.  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.  2000. 41(4):S823.

Alward W, Fingert J, Kwon Y, Johnson A, Hayreh S, Sheffield V, Stone E.  Characterization of a large family with adult-onset primary open-angle glaucoma caused by a mutation in the GLC1A gene.  Berlin: Springer-Verlag.  2000. 

Johnson A.  Consultation section: Cataract Surgery Problem.  Journal of Cataract Surgery.  2000. 26(7):951-2.

Alward W, Kwon Y, Khanna C, Hayreh S, Johnson A, Sheffield V, Stone E.  Prevalence of myocillin (GLC1A) mutations in a large consectuvie unselected series of open angle glaucoma patients and glaucoma suspects.  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.  2000. 41(4):S526.

Charukamnoetkanok P, Johnson A, Boldt H.  Purtscher's-like retinopathy associated with acute pancreatitis..  Middle East Journal of Ophthalmology.  2000. 8(1):52-54.

Alward W, Fingert J, Coote M, Johnson A, Lerner S, Junqua D, Durcan F, McCartney P, Mackey D, Sheffield V, Stone E.  Clinical features associated with mutations in the chromosome 1 open-angle glaucoma gene (GLC1A).  New England Journal of Medicine.  1998. 15:1022-1027.
[PubMed]

Rozsa F, Ritch R, Othman M, Lichter P, Johnson A, Shimizu S, Downs C, Nguyen T, Caronia R, Johnson D, Abundo G, Musarella M,  N, Polansky J, Richards J.  GLC1A Glaucoma family lacks mutations in coding sequences or splices sites of the TIGR glaucoma gene.  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.  1998. 39(4):S32.

Rozsa F, Othman M, Shimizu S, Lichter P, Johnson A, Scott K, Nguyen T, Polansky J, Richards J.  GLC1A mutations point to regions of potential functional importance on the TIGR/MYOC protein.  Molecular Vision.  1998. 4:20.
[PubMed]

Yen K, Schertzer R, Moroi S, Johnson A.  Management of glaucoma associated with Sturge-Weber and Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndromes.  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.  1998. 39(4):S939.

Alward W, Fingert J, Johnson A, Kwon Y, Hayreh S, Love T,  K, Sheffield V, Stone E.  The phenotype of primary open angle glaucoma patients with mutations in the GLC1A gene.  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.  1997. 38(4):S930.

Johnson A, Richards J, Boehnke M, Stringham H, Herman S, Wong D, Lichter P.  Clinical phenotype of juvenile-onset primary open-angle glaucoma linked to chromosome 1q.  Ophthalmology.  1996. 103:808-814.
[PubMed]

Lee P, Hilborne L, McDonald L, Tobacman J, Kolder H, Johnson A, Brook R.  Documentation patterns before cataract surgery at ten academic centers.  Ophthalmology.  1996. 103:1179-1183.
[PubMed]

Johnson A, Alward W, Sheffield V, Stone E, Ritch R, Shields M, Krupin T.  Genetics and glaucoma.  St. Louis: Mosby Year Book.  1996. 

Johnson A, Lichter P, Tasman W, Jaeger E.  Gonioscopy.  Philadelphia: Lippincott.  1996. 

Camras C, Alm A, Watson P, Stjernschantz J, Johnson A.  Latanoprost, a prostaglandin analog, for glaucoma therapy.  Ophthalmology.  1996. 103:1916-1924.
[PubMed]

Alward W, Johnson A, Nishimura D, Sheffield V, Stone E.  Molecular genetics of glaucoma.  Journal of Glaucoma.  1996. 5:276-284.

Alward W, Johnson A, Nishimura D, Sheffield V, Stone E.  Molecular genetics of glaucoma: Current status.  Journal of Glaucoma.  1996. 5:276-284.
[PubMed]

Richards J, Lichter P, Herman S, Hauser E, Hou Y, Johnson A, Boehnke M.  Probable exclusion of GLC1A as a candidate glaucoma gene in a family with middle-age-onset primary open-angle glaucoma.  Ophthalmology.  1996. 103:1035-1040.
[PubMed]

Haynes W, Thompson H, Johnson A, Alward W.  Comparison of the miotic effects of dapiprazole and dilute Pilocarpine in patients with the pigment dispersion syndrome.  Journal of Glaucoma.  1995. 4(6):379-385.
[PubMed]

Richards J, Wong D, Herman S, Torrez D, Johnson A, Lichter P.  Evaluation of ATP1B1 as a candidate glaucoma gene.  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.  1995. 36(4):S555.

Johnson A, Lichter P, Richards J.  Genetic screening of at risk individuals in families with chromosome 1q glaucoma.  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.  1995. 36(4):S1034.

Johnson A, Richards J, Lichter P, Krieglstein G.  Genetic Testing in Glaucoma.  Berlin: Springer-Verlag.  1995. 

Johnson A, Bainnson A.  Increased incidence of posterior capsule opacification in glaucoma patients following cataract extraction.  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.  1995. 36(4):S341.

Katz G, Higginbotham E, Lichter P, Skuta G, Musch D, Bergstrom T, Johnson A.  Mitomycin-C versus 5-fluorouracil in high-risk glaucoma filtering sugery.  Ophthalmology.  1995. 102(9):1263-1269.
[PubMed]

Richards J, Boehnke M, Lichter P, Johnson A.  Mapping with microsatellite repeat markers on proximal 1q. 1st Single Chromosome Workship on Human Chromosome 1.  1994 May 25. 

Lichter P, Richards J, Boehnke M, Hauser E, Herman S, Johnson A.  Genetic heterogeneity of open-angle glaucoma.  Ophthalmology.  1994. 101((9A)):63.

Johnson A, Racciato J, Torres D, Herman S, Boehnke M, Stringharn H, Richards J.  Linkage analysis of autosomal dominant juvenile-onset open-angle glaucoma in an Ohio family.  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science.  1994. 35(4):1471.

Richards J, Lichter P, Boehnke M, Uro J, Torrez D, Wong D, Johnson A.  Mapping of a gene for autosomal dominant juvenile-onset primary open-angle glaucoma to chromosome 1q.  American Journal of Human Genetics.  1994. 54:62-70.
[PubMed]

Katz G, Higginbotham E, Lichter P, Skuta G, Musch D, Bergstrom T, Johnson A.  Mitomycin-C versus 5-fluorouracil in high-risk glaucoma filtering surgery -- extended follow-up.  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.  1994. 35((4)):1428.

Johnson A, Lichter P, Richards J.  Phenotypic variability of juvenile open-angle glaucoma linked to chromosome IQ.  Ophthalmology.  1994. 101((9A)):80.

Johnson A.  The Advanced Glaucoma Intervention Study Investigators. Advanced glaucoma intervention study 2. Visual field test scoring and reliability.  Ophthalmology.  1994. 101:1445-1455.
[PubMed]

Sheffield V, Stone E, Alward W, Drack A, Johnson A, Streb L, Nichols B.  Genetic linkage of familial open angle glaucoma to chromosome 1q21-q31.  Nat Genet.  1993 May. 4(1):47-50.
[Link]

Carlson D, Johnson A, Alward W.  A placebo for mitomycin C.  Ophthalmology.  1993. 100:292.
[PubMed]

Johnson A, Lichter P, Alward W, Sheffield V, Stone E.  Clinical Comparison of Two Families with Autosomal-Dominant Juvenile-Onset Open Angle Glaucoma Linked to Chromosome 1q.  American Society of Human Genetics.  1993. 53((3S)):459.

Johnson A, Stone E, Kwitek A, Drack A, Cannon R, Alward W.  Clinical features of linkage analysis of a family with autosomal dominant juvenile glaucoma.  Ophthalmology.  1993. 100:524.
[PubMed]

 V, Nichols B, Alward W, Drack A, Johnson A, Streb L, Stone E.  Genetic Mapping of Familial Open Angle Glaucoma to Chromosome 1q21-31 and Analysis of Candidate Genes.  American Society of Human Genetics.  1993. 53((3S)):1075.

Johnson A, Lichter P.  Management of secondary open angle glaucoma associated with Sturge-Weber and Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndromes.  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.  1993. 34:735.

Richards J, Lichter P, Boehnke M, Uro J, Torrez D, Wong D, Herman S, Johnson A.  Mapping of a Gene for Autosomal Dominant Juvenile-Onset Primary Open-angle Glaucoma To Chromosome 1q.  American Society of Human Genetics.  1993. 53((3S)):1711.

Richards J, Lichter P, Boehnke M, Uro J, Torrez D, Wong D, Herman S, Johnson A.  Mapping of a Gene for Autosomal Dominant Juvenile-Onset Primary Open-angle Glaucoma To Chromosome 1q.  American Society of Human Genetics.  1993. 53((3S)):1711.

Haynes W, Johnson A, Alward W.  Effects of jogging exercise on patients with the pigmentary dispersion syndrome and pigmentary glaucoma.  Ophthalmology.  1992. 99:1096.
[PubMed]

Haynes W, Thompson H, Johnson A, Alward W.  Papillary effects of dapiprazole and dilute Pilocarpine in patients with the pigmentary disperson syndrome.  Ophthalmology.  1992. 99((9A)):133.

Johnson A, Stone E, Cannon R, Alward W.  Autosomal dominant juvenile glaucoma in a six generation family.  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.  1991. 39((4S)):813.

Haynes W, Johnson A, Alward W.  Inhibition of exercise-induced pigment dispersion in a patient with the pigmentary dispersion syndrome.  American Journal of Ophthalmology.  1990. 109:601.
[PubMed]

Johnson A, Alward W, Haynes W.  Topical Pilocarpine inhibits exercise-induced pigment dispersion in the pigment dispersion syndrome.  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.  1990. 31((4S)):150.

Weismann B, Stone E, Weingeist A, Johnson A, Murray J.  A panel of fifty DNA probes selected to maximize teh power and minimize the cost of random chromosome linkage analysis of autosomal dominant disorders.  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.  1989. 30((3S)):33.

Nichols B, Stone E, Brody J, Johnson A, Raphtis M, Thompson H.  A single rack of the Farnsworth Munsell 100 hue test is as sensitive and specific as the entire test for three common optic nerve disorders.  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.  1989. 30((3S)):244.

Stone E, Perri G, Weingeist A, Johnson A, Wells K, Blodi C, Murray J, Ferrell R, Buetow K.  Chromosome linkage analysis of six pedigrees affected with autosomal dominant macular dystrophies.  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.  1989. 30((3S)):33.

Johnson A, Folberg R, Vrabec M, Florakis G, Stone E, Krachmer J.  The pathology of posterior amorphous corneal dystrophy.  Ophthalmology.  1989. 97:104-109.
[PubMed]

Johnson A, Folberg R, Vrabec M, Florakis G, Stone E, Krachmer J.  The pathology of posterior amorphous corneal dystrophy.  Ophthalmology.  1988. 95((9S)):161.

Johnson A, Kretzer F, Hittner H, Glazebrook P, Bridges C, Lam D.  Development of the subretinal space in the preterm human eye: ultrastructural and immunocytochemical studies.  Journal of Comparative Neurology.  1985. 233:497-505.
[PubMed]

Johnson A, Kretzer F, Bridges C, Adler A.  Interstitial retinol binding protein in the developing human retina: a proposed explanation for vitamin E suppression of retinopathy of prematurity.  New York: Alan R. Liss.  1985. 

Johnson A, Hittner H, Kretzer F.  Development of human photoreceptors: synaptic morphogenesis and outer segment maturation.  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.  1984. 25((3S)):124.

Kretzer F, Mehta R, Johnson A, Hunter D, Brown D, Hittner H.  Vitamin E protects against retinopathy of prematurity through action on spindle cells.  Nature.  1984. 309:793-795.
[PubMed]

Johnson A, Kretzer F.  Photoreceptor degeneration induced by Adriamycin.  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.  1983. 24((3S)):181.

Kretzer F, Hittner H, Hunter D, Mehta R, Brown E, Bliefeld C, Johnson A, Coates P, Markwald R, Kenny A.  Spindle cells as vasoformative elements in the developing human retina: vitamin E Modulation.  New York: Alan R. Liss.  1983. 

Kretzer F, Hittner H, Johnson A, Mehta R, Godio L.  Vitamin E and retrolental fibroplasia: ultrastructural support of clinical efficacy.  Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.  1982. 393:145-166.
[PubMed]

Kretzer F, Hittner H, Mehta R, Johnson A, Hunter D.  Vitamin E and retrolental fibroplasia: ultrastructural support of clinical efficacy.  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.  1982. 

Kretzer F, Hittner H, Godio L, Craig J, Johnson A, Hunter D.  Vitamin E and retrolental fibroplasia: ultrastructural support of clinical efficacy.  Ophthalmology.  1982. 89((9S)):189.

Li H, Johnson A, Walton D, Glaser T.  Missense mutations in the PAX6 paired domain cause a syndrome of foveal hypoplasia and presenile cataracts. 

Yen K, Schertzer R, Moroi S, Johnson A, Lichter P.  Surgical results in a case series of patients with glaucoma associated with Sturge-Weber and Klippel-Trenaunay-Weber syndromes. 

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