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Christine C. Nelson, MD, FACS

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Kellogg Eye Center for International Ophthalmology
University of Michigan
1000 Wall Street
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

Christine C. Nelson is a Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Professor in the Department of Surgery and Co-director at Kellogg Eye Center for International Ophthalmology. She received her medical degree from the University of Cincinnati followed by a residency in ophthalmology from Duke University Eye Center. She also received a fellowship in oculoplastic and reconstructive surgery from the University of California-San Francisco and another fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology from the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.

Her clinical interests include evaluation and treatment of pediatric and adult patients with tumors or cancer, disorders of the eyelid such as ptosis, trauma, tumors, malposition, blepharospasm, botulinum toxin treatment, cosmetic problems; orbital disease such as tumors, fractures, and thyroid disease; lacrimal disorders; intubations with silicone tubing, dacryocystorhinostomy, placement of pyrex Jones tubes


Representative Publications:

Teprotumumab: A Novel Therapeutic Monoclonal Antibody for Thyroid-Associated Ophthalmopathy

Thyroid-Associated Orbitopathy: Current Insights Into the Pathophysiology, Immunology and Management

The Effect of Orbital Decompression Surgery on Lid Retraction in Thyroid Eye Disease

Tissue Specificity and Serologic Reactivity of an Autoantigen Associated With Autoimmune Thyroid Disease

Compressive Optic Neuropathy and Repeat Orbital Decompression: A Case Series