Alejandra de Alba, MD, MPH

Pediatric ophthalmologist and strabismus specialist

Dr. Alejandra de Alba is a pediatric ophthalmologist who specializes in strabismus (abnormal eye alignment). Her expertise in patient care and interests in research include adult and pediatric strabismus, infantile esotropia (a type of strabismus), amblyopia (commonly called lazy eye), botulinum toxin to treat ophthalmic diseases, eye movement disorders, retinopathy of prematurity (an eye disease affecting some premature babies) and pre-school vision screening. In addition to her work at UCSF, she directs pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.

De Alba earned her medical degree at the National Autonomous University of Mexico. She completed a residency in ophthalmology at UCSF. She completed a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

De Alba is the Deborah Hoyt and Creig S. Hoyt, MD, Chair in Pediatric Ophthalmology at UCSF. She is a member of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group, Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology, and Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.

Clinics

Pediatric Ophthalmology
1825 Fourth St., Fifth Floor, Suite M5324
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-2800

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Additional Languages

Spanish

Education

National Autonomous University of Mexico 2002

Residencies

UCSF, Ophthalmology 2008

Fellowships

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pediatric Ophthalmology 2009

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Flores Pimentel MA, De la Huerta I, Duncan JL, Slavotinek AM, Moore AT, de Alba Campomanes AG. PHENOTYPIC HETEROGENEITY IN A FAMILY WITH X-LINKED FAMILIAL EXUDATIVE VITREORETINOPATHY WITH PREVENTION OF VISUAL LOSS IN AN AFFECTED MALE CHILD WITH LASER TREATMENT IN INFANCY. Retin Cases Brief Rep. 2018 Aug 01.
  2. Lee JH, Sanchez LR, Porco T, Han Y, de Alba Campomanes AG. Correlation of Corneal and Scleral Pneumatonometry in Pediatric Patients. Ophthalmology. 2018 Mar 12.
  3. Flores-Pimentel M, de Alba Campomanes AG. Ocular injury during fetal endoscopy surgery. J AAPOS. 2018 Jan 31.
  4. Hirabayashi KE, Kalin-Hajdu E, Bever GJ, Vagefi MR, de Alba Campomanes AG, Cooke DL, Dowd CF, Kersten RC. Normalization of Congenital Venous Stasis Retinopathy Following Sclerotherapy of a Macrocystic Lymphatic Malformation. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2018 Jan/Feb; 34(1):e19-e21.
  5. Lee JH, Shi Y, Amoozgar B, Aderman C, De Alba Campomanes A, Lin S, Han Y. Outcome of Micropulse Laser Transscleral Cyclophotocoagulation on Pediatric Versus Adult Glaucoma Patients. J Glaucoma. 2017 Oct; 26(10):936-939.
  6. Oatts JT, Robbins JA, de Alba Campomanes AG. The effect of enucleation on orbital growth in patients with retinoblastoma. J AAPOS. 2017 Aug; 21(4):309-312.
  7. DeParis SW, Bloomer M, Han Y, Vagefi MR, Shieh JTC, Solomon DA, Grenert J, de Alba Campomanes AG. Uveal Ganglioneuroma due to Germline PTEN Mutation (Cowden Syndrome) Presenting as Unilateral Infantile Glaucoma. Ocul Oncol Pathol. 2017 Jul; 3(2):122-128.
  8. Lowry EA, de Alba Campomanes AG. Cost-effectiveness of School-Based Eye Examinations in Preschoolers Referred for Follow-up From Visual Screening. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2016 06 01; 134(6):658-64.
  9. Tonic pupil after botulinum toxin-A injection for treatment of esotropia in children. J AAPOS. 2016 Feb; 20(1):78-81.
  10. Lowry EA, de Alba Campomanes AG. Efficient referral thresholds in autorefraction-based preschool screening. Am J Ophthalmol. 2015 Jun; 159(6):1180-1187.e3.
  11. Koo E, de Alba Campomanes AG. An adolescent with a swollen nerve. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015 Jan; 133(1):97-8.
  12. Pruzan NL, de Alba Campomanes A, Gorovoy IR, Hoyt C. Spontaneous Regression of a Massive Sporadic Chiasmal Optic Pathway Glioma. J Child Neurol. 2015 Aug; 30(9):1196-8.
  13. Lowry EA, de Alba Campomanes AG. Unilateral Morning Glory Disc Anomaly With Ipsilateral Limbal Dermoids. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2014 May 28; 51 Online:e37-9.
  14. Gorovoy IR, de Alba Campomanes A. A potential life-saving diagnosis--recognizing Turcot syndrome. J AAPOS. 2014 Apr; 18(2):186-8.
  15. Gorovoy IR, Layer N, de Alba Campomanes AG. Retinal dysplasia of holoprosencephaly. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2014 Mar 04; 51 Online:e16-8.
  16. Lowry EA, Lui R, Enanoria W, Keenan J, de Alba Campomanes AG. Repeat Retinomax screening changes positive predictive value. J AAPOS. 2014 Feb; 18(1):45-9.
  17. Glaser TS, Rauen KA, Jeng LJ, de Alba Campomanes AG. Lipodermoid in a patient with Emanuel syndrome. J AAPOS. 2013 Apr; 17(2):211-3.
  18. Catenacci M, Miyagi S, Wickremasinghe AC, Lucas SS, de Alba Campomanes AG, Good WV, Clyman RI. Dopamine-resistant hypotension and severe retinopathy of prematurity. J Pediatr. 2013 Aug; 163(2):400-5.
  19. de Alba Campomanes AG, Avery RA, Prasad S, Liu GT. Myopia associated with optic nerve gliomas in neurofibromatosis type 1. J AAPOS. 2012 Feb; 16(1):89-91.
  20. Martel JN, Rutar T, Lujan BJ, de Alba Campomanes A. Chorioretinal architecture in Aicardi syndrome: an optical coherence tomography and fluorescein angiography study. J AAPOS. 2011 Jun; 15(3):308-10.

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