Anat Galor, MD, MSPH
Dr. Galor is a cornea and uveitis trained specialist with a dual appointment at the Miami Veterans Affairs (VA) medical center and the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Galor completed an ophthalmology residency at the Cole Eye Cleveland Clinic, a uveitis fellowship at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, and a cornea and external diseases fellowship at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. Dr. Galor currently runs the ocular surface program at the Miami VA and has focused her research on understanding mechanisms of pain in dry eye, with an emphasis on studying new diagnostic and treatment modalities. She has lectured and published extensively on how nerve status may underlie the often noted disconnect between dry eye symptoms and signs. This includes individuals with decreased sensation and chronic epithelial abnormalities (neurotrophic phenotype) and individuals with hypersensitive nerves and chronic ocular pain with minimal ocular surface abnormalities (neuropathic phenotype). Over the years, she has participated in several dry eye-related committees including the Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society (TFOS) Dry Eye Workshop (DEWS) II Pain and Sensation Committee and the Dry Eye Awareness Month Congressional Briefing. In addition, she served as President of the Ocular Microbiology and Immunology Group and sits on several educational committees within the Academy of Ophthalmology.
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