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Astrid C. Werner, MD
Ophthalmologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department + Services
Clinical Focus Areas
Adult and adolescent glaucoma care, the medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma including minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, cataract care
Research Focus Areas
Minimally invasive surgical techniques, imaging of the optic nerve head, applications of OCT angiography in glaucoma
Seeing Patients In
Wellesley Hills, 781-237-6770
Tufts Medical Center
Biewend Building, 10th Floor
260 Tremont St.
Boston, MA 02111
Phone #: 617-636-4600
Fax #: 617-636-4866
New England Eye Center - Wellesley
1 Washington Street
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
Phone #: 781-237-6770
Fax #: 781-237-4727
Astrid C. Werner & Lucy Q. Shen (2019) A Review of OCT Angiography in Glaucoma, Semi-nars in Ophthalmology, DOI: 10.1080/08820538.2019.1620807
Werner, A., Laver, N., Landmann, D., Primary Cutaneous Follicle Center Lymphoma of the Eyelid: A Case Report and Review of the Literature in Light of Recent Changes to the WHO Classification of Lymphoid Neoplasms, Ocular Oncology and Pathology, DOI: 10.1159/000491381
Carroll, T., Werner, A., Nahikian, K., and Dezube, A., Rethinking the Laryngopharyngeal Re- flux Treatment Algorithm: Evaluating an Alternate Empiric Dosing Regimen and Considering Upfront, pH-Impedance and Manometry Testing in an Effort to Minimize Cost in Treating Suspect Layngopharyngeal Reflux Disease, The Laryngoscope, Oct 2017.
Werner, A., Baumal, C., Hedges, T., Vuong, L., Immune Reconstitution Inflammatory Syn- drome Causing Progressive Optic Nerve Edema in Cryptococcal Meningitis, Retinal Cases and Brief Reports, March 2017,1935-1089.
Quyyumi, AA., Waller, EK., Murrow, J., Esteves, F., Galt, J., Oshinski, J., Lerakis, S., Sher, S., Vaughan, D., Perin, E., Willerson, J., Kereiakes, D., Gersh, BJ., Gregory, D., Werner, A., Moss, T., Chan, WS., Preti, R., Pecora, AL., CD34(+) cell infusion after ST elevation myocardial infarction is associated with improved perfusion and is dose dependent. Am Heart J., 2011 Jan; 161(1):98-105.
Dr. Werner is originally from New Jersey. She earned her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine, where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Society as one of the top students in her class. She completed her residency at the Tufts New England Eye Center, followed by a clinical fellowship in Glaucoma at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.
Dr. Werner’s clinical interests include adult and adolescent glaucoma care, the medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma including minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, and cataract care. Her areas of research interest include minimally invasive surgical techniques, imaging of the optic nerve head and applications of OCT angiography in glaucoma. She also has a special interest in graduate ophthalmology education and surgical teaching.
American Glaucoma Society
American Academy of Ophthalmology