Publications in scientific peer-reviewed journals.

Spiteri Cornish K, Ho J, Scott NW, Downes S, Bainbridge J, Lois N. The epidemiology of Stargardt Disease in the United Kingdom. Ophthalmology Retina 2017. IN PRESS.

Abdelkader E, Yip KP, Cornish KS. Pneumatic displacement of submacular haemorrhage. Saudi J Ophthalmol 2016 Oct-Dec;30(4):221-226.

Chua PY, Khan K, Spiteri Cornish K, Aaberg TM. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges. Retina 2016, Jul 14.

Spiteri Cornish K, Kuffova L, Forrester JV. Treatment of subretinal fibrosis syndrome with Rituximab. Br J Ophthalmol. 2014 May 30. pii: bjophthalmol-2013-304686. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2013-304686. [Epub ahead of print]

Spiteri Cornish K, Lim-Fat C, Greiner K. A rare complication of Cataract surgery. JCRS Online Case Reports.

Spiteri Cornish K, Reddy AR, McBain V. Concentric Macular Rings Sign in Patients with Foveal Hypoplasia. JAMA Ophthalmol 2014 Sep 1; 132(9): 1084-8.

Cornish KS, Reddy AR, McBain VA, Stepien K. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges.  Retina. Jan 29 [Epub ahead of print].

Spiteri Cornish K, Lois N, Scott N, et al. Vitrectomy with internal limiting membrane peeling versus no peeling for idiopathic full-thickness macular hole. Ophthalmology. 2014 Mar;121(3):649-55..

Chua PY, Cornish KS, Stenhouse G, Barras CW. A Rare Case of Eccrine Porocarcinoma of the Eyelid. Semin Ophthalmol. 2014 Feb 27.

Grech R, Spiteri Cornish K, Grech S, et al. Imaging of Adult Ocular and Orbital Pathology – a pictorial review. JRCR 2014 Feb; 8(2):1-29.

Spiteri Cornish K, Lois N, Scott N, et al. Vitrectomy with internal limiting membrane (ILM) peeling versus vitrectomy with no peeling for idiopathic full-thickness macular hole (FTMH). Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2013 Jun 5; 6: CD009306.

McVeigh K, Spiteri Cornish K, Reddy AR, Vakros G. Retained Descemet’s Membrane following Penetrating Keratoplasty for Fuchs Endothelial Dystrophy. Clinic Ophthal. 2013: 7: 1511-4.

Spiteri Cornish K, Hrabovsky M, Scott NW, Myerscough E, Reddy AR. The Short and long-term effects on the visual system of children following exposure to maternal substance misuse in pregnancy. Am J Ophthal 2013 Jul; 156(1): 190-4.

Spiteri Cornish K, Birse S, Pyott AE. Are patients attending the Smoking Cessation Clinic aware of the association between Eye disease and Smoking? Semin Ophthal 2013 Jan; 28(1):11-2.

Spiteri Cornish K, Lois N, Scott N, Burr J, Cook J, Boachie C, Tadayoni R, la Cour M, Christensen U, Kwok A. Vitrectomy with internal limiting membrane (ILM) peeling versus vitrectomy with no peeling for idiopathic full-thickness macular hole (FTMH). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2011, Issue 9. Art. No.: CD009306.

Agarwal PK, Lim LT, Park S, Spiteri Cornish K, Cox A. Alternating Horner’s Syndrome in Multiple Sclerosis. Semin Ophthalmol 2012 Jan; 27(1-2): 40-1.

Spiteri Cornish K, Lim LT, Imrie F. Management of Inflammatory Choroidal Neovascularization (CNV) Secondary to Punctate Inner Choroidopathy in a Young Female of Childbearing Age with Intra-vitreal Ranibizumab and Half-fluence Photodynamic Therapy (PDT) – A Holistic Approach. Semin Ophthalmol. 2012 Jan;27(1-2):29-32.

Spiteri Cornish K, Aravind R. Reddy. The use of propranolol in the management of periocular capillary haemangioma – a systematic review. Eye (Lond). 2011 Oct;25(10):1277-83. doi: 10.1038/eye.2011.164. Epub 2011 Jul 8. Featured Article.

Spiteri Cornish K, Harvey R. Retinal pigment epithelial tear immediately following intravitreal injection of ranibizumab for pigment epithelial detachment. Digital Journal of Ophthalmology 2011, Aug 17(3)

Gregory ME, Spiteri Cornish K, Hegarty B, Mantry S, Ramaesh K. Combined amniotic membrane transplant and anterior stromal puncture in painful bullous keratopathy: clinical outcome and confocal microscopy. Can J Ophthalmol. 2011 Apr;46(2):169-74.

Spiteri Cornish K, Cornish DS, Vella M. An unusual case of pediatric painless ophthalmoplegia. Semin Ophthalmol. 2011 Mar;26(2):47-9. PMID: 21469963

Spiteri Cornish K, Barras C. Leber’s hereditary optic neuropathy precipitated by tadalafil use for erectile dysfunction. Semin Ophthalmol. 2011 Jan;26(1):7-10. PMID: 21275598

Spiteri Cornish K, Williams GJ, Gavin MP, Imrie FR. Visual and optical coherence tomography outcomes of intravitreal bevacizumab and ranibizumab in inflammatory choroidal neovascularization secondary to punctate inner choroidopathy. Eur J Ophthalmol. 2010 Dec 9. pii: 1BB4D539-BE60-4EAA-BD66-F7C7E8D86382. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 21188681

Spiteri Cornish K, Gregory ME, Ramaesh K. Systemic cyclosporin A in severe atopic keratoconjunctivitis. Eur J Ophthalmol. 2010 Sep-Oct;20(5):844-51. PMID: 20491051

Ramamurthi S, Spiteri Cornish K, Steeples L, Ramaesh K. Deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty on a previously failed full-thickness graft. Cornea. 2009 May;28(4):456-7. PMID: 19411967

Spiteri Cornish K, Ramamurthi S, Butcher I, Ramaesh K. Is microbiological analysis of donor cornea transport culture media necessary? Eur J Ophthalmol. 2009 Jan-Feb;19(1):137-8. PMID: 19123162

Ramamurthi S, Spiteri Cornish K, Steeples L, Ramaesh K. Penetrating keratoplasty for the exciting eye in sympathetic ophthalmia. Cornea. 2008 Oct;27(9):1080-1. PMID: 18812778

Spiteri Cornish K, Ramamurthi S, Saidkasimova S, Ramaesh K. Intravitreal bevacizumab and augmented trabeculectomy for neovascular glaucoma in young diabetic patients. Eye (Lond). 2009 Apr;23(4):979-81. Epub 2008 May 2. PMID: 18451875


Book Chapters


K Spiteri Cornish, V McBain, N Lois (2015). Basal Laminar Drusen. Fundus Autofluorescence, 2nd Edition. ISBN 1451194595, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

K Spiteri Cornish (2011). Neovascular Glaucoma. Glaucoma – Current Clinical and Research Aspects, Pinakin Gunvant (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-307-263-0, InTech.


Publications in non-peer reviewed journals.

Internal Limiting Membrane Peeling in Macular Hole Surgery:  what clinical and economic evidence exists to support ILM peeling?   Noemi Lois, Kurt Spiteri Cornish, Laura Ternent.  Retinal Physician, Volume: 9, Issue: September 2012, page(s): 36 – 39.  Link

Understanding Myopic Tractional Maculopathy.  Andrew Chang, Kurt Spiteri Cornish.  Miophthalmology  Link