Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

L. Jay Katz, M.D.

Academic Title: Professor

Ophthalmology - Glaucoma

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Office Locations

840 Walnut Street
Ste. 1110
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 928-3197
Fax: (215) 928-0166

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital


  • Yale University School of Medicine, Medical School


  • University of Virginia Medical Center


  • Yale-New Haven Hospital , New Haven, CT


Recent Publications

Comparing gonioscopy with visante and cirrus optical coherence tomography for anterior chamber angle assessment in glaucoma patients

Prospective unmasked randomized evaluation of the iStent inject® versus two ocular hypotensive agents in patients with primary open-angle glaucoma

How will transparency redefine the relationship between physicians, patients, and the medical industry?

An overview of home tonometry and telemetry for intraocular pressure monitoring in humans

Shedding the Cloak of Customary Practice?

Selective laser trabeculoplasty versus medical therapy as initial treatment of glaucoma: A prospective, randomized trial

Cataract surgery with trabecular micro-bypass stent implantation in patients with mild-to-moderate open-angle glaucoma and cataract: Two-year follow-up

The Integration of Technology with Glaucoma Surgery: A Complex Process

Fixed-combination brimonidinetimolol versus latanoprost in glaucoma and ocular hypertension: A 12-week, randomized, comparison study

A clinical method to assess the effect of visual loss on the ability to perform activities of daily living

Unaltered myocilin expression in the blood of primary open angle glaucoma patients

Comparison of human ocular distribution of bimatoprost and latanoprost

Glaucoma management during pregnancy

Response to Dr Wishart (Non-steroidal drug-induced glaucoma)

A comparison of active ingredients and preservatives between brand name and generic topical glaucoma medications using liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry

Steroid-induced iatrogenic glaucoma

Effects of acutely lowering intraocular pressure on the results of multifocal visual evoked potential testing

Non-steroidal drug-induced glaucoma

Pregnancy and Glaucoma

Agreement of visual field interpretation among glaucoma specialists and comprehensive ophthalmologists: Comparison of time and methods