- Medical School - University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine (1994-2000)
- Internship - University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine (2000-2001), Transitional Year
- Residency - Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (2001-2004), Ophthalmology
- Fellowship - Cole Eye Institute (2004-2006), Vitreoretinal
Rafael L. Ufret-Vincenty, M.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in retina and vitreous diseases, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy.
Dr. Ufret-Vincenty earned his medical degree at the University of Puerto Rico. He completed a residency in ophthalmology through the Harvard Ophthalmology Program at Massachusetts Eye and Ear and then received advanced training in treating vitreoretinal diseases through a fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Cole Eye Institute.
Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Ufret-Vincenty joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2006.
Dr. Ufret-Vincenty conducts research in age-related macular degeneration. He is the author of numerous papers and also serves as a reviewer for PLOS One, Eye, Molecular Vision, and Experimental Eye Research. He has given presentations in multiple international ophthalmology meetings and has been named a Texas Monthly Super Doctor multiple times, including in 2018.
- D Magazine 2013, Best Doctors in Dallas
Next generation therapeutic solutions for age-related macular degeneration.
Cunnsamy K, Ufret-Vincenty R, Wang S Pharmaceutical patent analyst 2012 May 1 2 193-206
Transgenic mice expressing variants of complement factor H develop AMD-like retinal findings.
Ufret-Vincenty RL, Aredo B, Liu X, McMahon A, Chen PW, Sun H, Niederkorn JY, Kedzierski W Investigative ophthalmology & visual science 2010 Nov 51 11 5878-87
Cytomegalovirus retinitis after fluocinolone acetonide (Retisert) implant.
Ufret-Vincenty RL, Singh RP, Lowder CY, Kaiser PK American journal of ophthalmology 2007 Feb 143 2 334-5
Corneal flap displacement and drift in LASIK: comparison of Hansatome and Automated Corneal Shaper microkeratomes.
Ufret-Vincenty RL, Jiunn-Liang Chen R, Azar DT American journal of ophthalmology 2002 Nov 134 5 701-6
- Next generation therapeutic solutions for age-related macular degeneration.
- Age - related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
- Retina & Vitreous
- Macular Degeneration
- Diabetic Retinopathy
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