William R. Nunery, MD, FACS - oneGRAVESvoice

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William R. Nunery, MD, FACS

Healthcare Professional
Department of Ophthalmology
and Visual Sciences
KY Lions Eye Center
University of Louisville
301 E. Muhammad Ali Blvd.
Louisville, Kentucky, United States

Born in Lexington, Kentucky, Dr. Nunery attended Case Western Reserve School of Medicine. He completed a general surgery internship at UC-San Diego, ophthalmology residency at Indiana University, and his oculofacial plastic & orbital surgery fellowship training at Emory University.

Dr. Nunery served as the Director of Oculofacial Plastic & Orbital Surgery at Indiana University and Methodist Hospital of Indianapolis from 1980 to 2015. Dr. Nunery has also lectured internationally in Canada, South Africa, Israel, Saudi Arabia and served as visiting professor at numerous universities, including Harvard, Yale, and UCLA. He is past President of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS).

Dr. Nunery has published numerous articles and textbook chapters on topics such as Graves’ Disease, reconstruction of the anophthalmic socket, repair of orbital and periorbital trauma, numerous orbital and lacrimal topics. He has taught an ASOPRS fellowship in oculofacial plastic and orbital surgery for the past 30 years. His areas of interest are oculofacial plastic & orbital surgery, ophthalmic Graves disease, orbitofacial trauma, eyelid deformity and malposition, orbital tumors, etc.


Representative Publications: 

Posterior Conjunctival Plication to Correct Secondary Ptosis After Eyelid Retraction Repair in Graves Disease

The Association of Cigarette Smoking With Clinical Subtypes of Ophthalmic Graves’ Disease

Ocular Surface Effects of Thyroid Disease

Radiographic Evidence of Prominent Retro and Suborbicularis Oculi Fat in Thyroid-Associated Orbitopathy

Intracapsular Hemorrhage Rates in Non-Fixated Nylon Sheet Orbital Implants for Orbital Fracture Management

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