Research

Peer Reviewed Publications in International Journals
  1. Zafar S, Siddiqui MAR, Swept source optical coherence tomography findings of tuberous sclerosis associated retinal astrocytoma. Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2018 Feb 21. doi: 10.1111/ceo.13177.
  2. Shahzad R, Siddiqui MAR, Zafar S, Kauser F, Shahzad MH. Measurement of Choroidal Thickness Changes Following Phacoemulsification Cataract Surgery using Swept Source Optical Coherence Tomography. Can J Ophthalmol. 2018;53:60-64.
  3. Zafar S, Siddiqui MAR, Shahzad R, Shahzad MH. Swept-source optical coherence tomography to screen for macular pathology in eyes having routine cataract surgery. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2017;43:324-327.
  4. Shahzad R, Siddiqui MAR. Choroidal neovascularization secondary to Best vitelliform macular dystrophy detected by optical coherence tomography angiography. J AAPOS. 2017;21:68-70.
  5. Zafar S, Siddiqui MAR, Shahzad R. Comparison of choroidal thickness measurements between spectral-domain OCT and swept-source OCT in normal and diseased eyes. Clin Ophthalmol. 2016 14;10:2271-2276.
  6. Siddiqui MAR, Awan MAR. New perspectives in the management of diabetic retinopathy. [Editorial] J Pak Med Assoc. 2016; 66:635-6
  7. Siddiqui MAR. New perspectives in the management of diabetic macular edema. [Editorial] Pak J Ophthal. 2014; 30: 122-24
  8. Baloch M, Siddiqui MAR. Topiramate induced sudden loss of vision. J Pak Med Assoc. 2012 Oct;62(10):1092-3
  9. Mitry D, Awan MA, Borooah S, Siddiqui MAR, Brogan K, Fleck BW, Wright A, Campbell H, Singh J, Charteris DG, Yorston D. Surgical outcome and risk stratification for primary retinal detachment repair: results from the Scottish Retinal Detachment study. Br J Ophthalmol. 2012 Jan 18. [Epub ahead of print]
  10. D Yorston, MAR Siddiqui, A Awan, S Walker, C Lange, C Bunce, J Bainbridge. Pilot randomised controlled trial of face down posturing following phacovitrectomy for macular hole. Eye. 2012;26:267-71
  11. D Mitry, J Singh, D Yorston, MAR Siddiqui, AL Murphy, BW Fleck, A Wright, H Campbell, DG Charteris. The fellow eye in retinal detachment- Findings from the Scottish Retinal Detachment Study. Br J Ophthalmol. 2012;96:110-3
  12. D Mitry, J Singh, D Yorston, MAR Siddiqui, H Campbell, AL Murphy, BW Fleck, A Wright, DG Charteris. The predisposing pathology and clinical characteristics in the Scottish Retinal Detachment Study. Ophthalmology. 2011 Jul;118(7):1429-34.
  13. Abdelkader E, Siddiqui R, Ramalingam S, Murrary A, Lois N. Heavier-than-water silicone oil mixture as a long-term tamponade agent: a pilot study. Ophthalmologica. 2011;226 Suppl 1:60-5
  14. E Abdelkader, V McBain, M Anand, N Scott, MAR Siddiqui, N Lois. In vivo safety of trypan blue use in vitreoretinal surgery. Retina. 2011 Jun;31(6):1122-7.
  15. Siddiqui MAR, Awan A, Fairhead A, Atta H. Ultrasound velocity in heavier silicone oils: Implications for biometry. British Journal of Ophthalmology. 2011;95:142-4.
  16. Fawad MU, Siddiqui MAR, Ali A. Photodynamic Therapy for Choroidal Neovascularisation Associated with Best’s Macular Dystrophy. Asian J Ophthalmol. 2010;12:63-5.
  17. Mitry D, Charteris D, Yorston D, Siddiqui MAR, Campbell H, Murphy AL, Fleck B, Wright AF, Singh J and Scottish RD Study Group. The clinical epidemiology and socio-economic associations of primary retinal detachment in Scotland: a two-year prospective population based study. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2010;51:4963-8
  18. Siddiqui MAR, Abdelkader E, Hammam T, Murdoch JR, Lois N. Socioeconomic status and delayed presentation in rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. Acta Ophthalmol. 2010 Dec;88:352-3
  19. Mohamed-Noor J, Bochmann F, Siddiqui MAR, Atta HR, Leslie T, Maharajan P, Wong YM, Azuara-Blanco A.  Correlation between corneal and scleral thickness in glaucoma. J Glaucoma. 2009;18:32-6.
  20. Zafar A, Khan GI, Siddiqui MAR.  The quality of reporting of diagnostic accuracy studies in diabetic retinopathy screening: a systematic review. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2008;36:537-42.
  21. Hernández R, Rabindranath K, Fraser C, Vale L, Blanco AA, Burr JM; OAG Screening Project Group. Screening for open angle glaucoma: systematic review of cost-effectiveness studies. J Glaucoma. 2008;17:159-68.
  22. Mowatt G, Burr JM, Cook JA, Siddiqui MAR, Ramsay CR, Fraser C, Azuara-Blanco A, Deeks JJ. Screening tests for detecting open angle glaucoma: systematic review and meta-analysis. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2008;49:5373-85.
  23. Burr JM, Mowatt G, Hernández R, Siddiqui MAR, Cook J, Lourenco T, Ramsay C, Vale L, Fraser C, Azuara-Blanco A, Deeks J, Cairns J, Wormald R, McPherson S, Rabindranath K, Grant A. The clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of screening for open angle glaucoma: a systematic review and economic evaluation. Health Technol Assess. 2007;11:1-190.
  24. Siddiqui MAR. Chance, P value and Sample size. [Letter] J Pak Med Assoc. 2007;57:622
  25. Johnson JK, Siddiqui MAR, Azuara-Blanco A. The Quality of Reporting of Diagnostic Accuracy Studies of Optical Coherence Tomography in Glaucoma.  Ophthalmology  2007;114:1607-12
  26. Siddiqui MAR, Khairy HA, Azuara-Blanco A. Effect of Cataract Extraction on SITA Perimetry in Patients with Glaucoma. J Glaucoma. 16:205-208.
  27. Siddiqui MAR. Corneal complications with phacoemulsification cataract surgery. [Letter] Pak J Med Sci. 2007;23:658.
  28. Siddiqui MAR. Verification bias. [Letter] Pak J Med Sci. 2006;22:509-10.
  29. Siddiqui MAR, Azuara-Blanco A, Burr J. The quality of reporting of diagnostic accuracy studies published in ophthalmic journals. Br J Ophthalmol 2005;89:261-5.
  30. Leslie T, Siddiqui MAR, Aitken DA, Kirkness CM, Lee WR, Fern AI. Morquio syndrome: electron microscopic findings. Br J Ophthalmol. 2005;89:925-6.
  31. Siddiqui MAR, Leslie T, Scott C, MacKenzie J. Eyelid Schwannoma in an adult male: a clinicopathological case report. Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2005;33:412-13
  32. Siddiqui MAR, Azuara-Blanco A, Neville S. Effect of Cataract Extraction on Frequency Doubling Technology Perimetry in Patients with Glaucoma. Br J Ophthalmol 2005;89:1569-1571.
Scientific Presentations at International Meetings
  1. MAR Siddiqui, A Awan, D Yorston. Hypotony: Does size matter? BEAVRS, Amsterdam. Nov 2009.
  2. D Mitry, D Charteris, MAR Siddiqui, D Yorston, H Campbell, AL Murphy, J Singh and Scottish RD study Group.  Retinal Detahcment in Scotland: 2 years of prospective recruitment. BEAVRS , Amsterdam. Nov 2009.
  3. MA Awan, MAR Siddiqui, D Charteris, D Yorston. Severe PVR following vitrectomy for Terson’s syndrome. BEAVRS, Amsterdam. Nov 2009.
  4. MAR Siddiqui, A Fairhead, HR Atta. Ultrasound velocity in heavier silicone oils: Implications for biometry. BEAVRS Nov 2007
  5. MAR Siddiqui, A Fairhead, HR Atta. Ultrasound velocity in heavier ocular tamponade media: Implications for biometry. Scottish Ophthalmological Club, Sept 2007.
  6. MAR Siddiqui, VS Maharajan, A Azuara–Blanco, K Kelly, J Dean. Testing for myotonic dystrophy type 1 gene in pre-senile cataracts: ten years experience. UKISCRS annual meeting, Chester. September 2005.
  7. VS Maharajan, MAR Siddiqui, K Kelly, J Dean, A Azuara–Blanco. Cataract and  myotonic dystrophy: a case control study. Annual Congress of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists, Birmingham. May 2005.
Published Abstracts
  1. MAR Siddiqui, A Fairhead, HR Atta. Ultrasound Velocity in Heavier Ocular Tamponade Media: Implications for Biometry. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2007 48: E-Abstract 2236
  2. Fraser C, Mowatt G, Siddiqui MAR, Burr J. Searching and Screening for Diagnostic Test Accuracy Studies. Abstract Book. XIV Cochrane Colloquium, October 2006, Dublin.
  3. MAR Siddiqui, G Mowatt, J Burr, J Cook, C Ramsay, A Azuara-Blanco. Systematic Review of the Diagnostic Accuracy of Frequency Doubling Technology as a Screening Test for Open Angle Glaucoma. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2006 47: E-Abstract 3977.
  4. MAR Siddiqui, S. Maharajan, A. Azuara–Blanco, K. Kelly, and J. Dean. Testing for Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1 Gene in Pre–Senile Cataracts: Ten Years Experience. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2005 46: E-Abstract 3206.