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Sean Donahue, M.D., Ph.D.

Professor
Chief, Pediatric Ophthalmology
Pediatric Ophthalmologist

Education
  • M.D. - Emory University, 1989
  • Ph.D. - Emory University, 1988
  • Fellowship - University of Iowa Healthcare, 1995
  • Fellowship - University of Iowa Healthcare, 1994
  • Residency - Eye and Ear Institute, University of Pittsburgh, 1993
  • Internship - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 1990
 
Publications
  • Donahue SP. How often are spectacles prescribed to "normal" preschool children?. J AAPOS. 2004 Jun; 8(3): 224-9. PMID: 15226721, PII: S1091853104000965, DOI: 10.1016/S1091853104000965, ISSN: 1091-8531.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15226721.
  • Chen E, Morrison DG, Donahue SP. Acute myeloid leukemia presenting as bilateral proptosis from diffuse extraocular muscle infiltration. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 2004 May; 137(5): 948-50. PMID: 15126169, PII: S0002939403014132, DOI: 10.1016/j.ajo.2003.10.050, ISSN: 0002-9394.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15126169.
  • Donahue SP, Arnold RW, Ruben JB, . Preschool vision screening: what should we be detecting and how should we report it? Uniform guidelines for reporting results of preschool vision screening studies. J AAPOS. 2003 Oct; 7(5): 314-6. PMID: 14566312, PII: S1091853103001824, DOI: 10.1016/S1091853103001824.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14566312.
  • Donahue SP, Hein E, Sinatra RB. Ocular involvement in children with candidemia. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 2003 Jun; 135(6): 886-7. PMID: 12788131, PII: S0002939402017051, ISSN: 0002-9394.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12788131.
  • Kuo A, Sinatra RB, Donahue SP. Distribution of refractive error in healthy infants. J AAPOS. 2003 Jun; 7(3): 174-7. PMID: 12825056, PII: S109185310300017X, DOI: 10.1016/mpa.2003.S109185310300017X, ISSN: 1091-8531.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12825056.
  • Donahue SP, Johnson TM, Ottar W, Scott WE. Sensitivity of photoscreening to detect high-magnitude amblyogenic factors. J AAPOS. 2002 Apr; 6(2): 86-91. PMID: 11997804, PII: S1091853102117903, ISSN: 1091-8531.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11997804.
  • Donahue SP, Johnson TM. Age-based refinement of referral criteria for photoscreening. Ophthalmology. 2001 Dec; 108(12): 2309-14; discussion 2314. PMID: 11733276, ISSN: 0161-6420.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11733276.
  • Donahue SP, Lavin PJ, Mohney B, Hamed L. Skew deviation and inferior oblique palsy. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 2001 Nov; 132(5): 751-6. PMID: 11704037, PII: S000293940101234X, ISSN: 0002-9394.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11704037.
  • Donahue SP, Porter A. SITA visual field testing in children. J AAPOS. 2001 Apr; 5(2): 114-7. PMID: 11304820, PII: S1091-8531(01)92828-9, DOI: 10.1067/mpa.2001.113840, ISSN: 1091-8531.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11304820.
  • Donahue SP. Recurrence of idiopathic intracranial hypertension after weight loss: the carrot craver. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 2000 Dec; 130(6): 850-1. PMID: 11124317, PII: S0002939400006073, ISSN: 0002-9394.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11124317.
  • Donahue SP, Johnson TM, Leonard-Martin TC. Screening for amblyogenic factors using a volunteer lay network and the MTI photoscreener. Initial results from 15,000 preschool children in a statewide effort. Ophthalmology. 2000 Sep; 107(9): 1637-44; discussion 1645. PMID: 10964820, PII: S0161-6420(00)00298-0, ISSN: 0161-6420.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10964820.
  • McCabe CF, Donahue SP. Prognostic indicators for vision and mortality in shaken baby syndrome. Arch. Ophthalmol. 2000 Mar; 118(3): 373-7. PMID: 10721960, ISSN: 0003-9950.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10721960.
  • Donahue SP. Perimetry techniques in neuro-ophthalmology. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 1999 Dec; 10(6): 420-8. PMID: 10662247, ISSN: 1040-8738.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10662247.
  • Paviglianiti JC, Donahue SP. Unilateral retinal hemorrhages and ipsilateral intracranial bleeds in nonaccidental trauma. J AAPOS. 1999 Dec; 3(6): 383-4. PMID: 10613587, PII: S1091853199000178, ISSN: 1091-8531.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10613587.
  • Fang JP, Donahue SP, Lin RH. Global visual field involvement in acute unilateral optic neuritis. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 1999 Nov; 128(5): 554-65. PMID: 10577522, PII: S0002939499002986, ISSN: 0002-9394.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10577522.
  • Fang JP, Lin RH, Donahue SP. Recovery of visual field function in the optic neuritis treatment trial. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 1999 Nov; 128(5): 566-72. PMID: 10577523, PII: S0002939499002974, ISSN: 0002-9394.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10577523.
  • Hughes TS, Abou-Khalil B, Lavin PJ, Fakhoury T, Blumenkopf B, Donahue SP. Visual field defects after temporal lobe resection: a prospective quantitative analysis. Neurology. 1999 Jul 7/13/1999; 53(1): 167-72. PMID: 10408554, ISSN: 0028-3878.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10408554.
  • Khoury JM, Donahue SP, Lavin PJ, Tsai JC. Comparison of 24-2 and 30-2 perimetry in glaucomatous and nonglaucomatous optic neuropathies. J Neuroophthalmol. 1999 Jun; 19(2): 100-8. PMID: 10380130, ISSN: 1070-8022.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10380130.
  • Donahue SP, Lavin PJ, Hamed LM. Tonic ocular tilt reaction simulating a superior oblique palsy: diagnostic confusion with the 3-step test. Arch. Ophthalmol. 1999 Mar; 117(3): 347-52. PMID: 10088812, ISSN: 0003-9950.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10088812.
  • Donahue SP, Wall M, Kutzko KE, Kardon RH. Automated perimetry in amblyopia: a generalized depression. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 1999 Mar; 127(3): 312-21. PMID: 10088742, PII: S0002939498903270, ISSN: 0002-9394.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10088742.
  • Bullard SR, Donahue SP, Feman SS, Sinatra RB, Walsh WF. The decreasing incidence and severity of retinopathy of prematurity. J AAPOS. 1999 Feb; 3(1): 46-52. PMID: 10071901, PII: S1091853199000981, ISSN: 1091-8531.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10071901.
  • Donahue SP. Human immunodeficiency virus-associated vision loss: electroretinogram attenuation. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 1998 Nov; 126(5): 729-31. PMID: 9822243, PII: S0002939498001317, ISSN: 0002-9394.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9822243.
  • Donahue SP, Schwartz G. Preseptal and orbital cellulitis in childhood. A changing microbiologic spectrum. Ophthalmology. 1998 Oct; 105(10): 1902-5; discussion 1905. PMID: 9787362, PII: S0161-6420(98)91038-7, DOI: 10.1016/S0161-6420(98)91038-7, ISSN: 0161-6420.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9787362.
  • Donahue SP, Taylor RJ. Pupil-sparing third nerve palsy associated with sildenafil citrate (Viagra). Am. J. Ophthalmol. 1998 Sep; 126(3): 476-7. PMID: 9744392, PII: S0002939498002438, ISSN: 0002-9394.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9744392.
  • Donahue SP, Wall M, Stanek KE. Motion perimetry in anisometropic amblyopia: elevated size thresholds extend into the midperiphery. J AAPOS. 1998 Apr; 2(2): 94-101. PMID: 10530970, PII: S1091-8531(98)90071-4, ISSN: 1091-8531.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10530970.
  • Donahue SP, Moore P, Kardon RH. Automated pupil perimetry in amblyopia: generalized depression in the involved eye. Ophthalmology. 1997 Dec; 104(12): 2161-7. PMID: 9400779, ISSN: 0161-6420.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9400779.
  • Donahue SP, Lavin PJ, Digre K. False-negative hydroxyamphetamine (Paredrine) test in acute Horner's syndrome. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 1996 Dec; 122(6): 900-1. PMID: 8956653, ISSN: 0002-9394.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8956653.
  • Donahue SP, Khoury JM, Kowalski RP. Common ocular infections. A prescriber's guide. Drugs. 1996 Oct; 52(4): 526-40. PMID: 8891465, ISSN: 0012-6667.
    Available from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8891465.