Caregiver Profile

Caregiver Profile

Meet Dr. Linda Dagi


Undergraduate Degree

  • Harvard College , 1978 , Cambridge , MA

Medical School

  • Harvard Medical School , 1983 , Boston , MA


  • Georgetown University Hospital , 1984 , Washington , DC


  • Georgetown University Hospital , 1988 , Washington , DC


  • Boston Children's Hospital , 1989 , Boston , MA

Philosophy of Care

To investigate the cause of concern and, whenever possible, to offer remedy that reduces the medical condition to a small matter---thereby restoring quality of life.


  • American Board of Ophthalmology


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  1. Worldwide outcomes of nasal transposition of the split lateral rectus muscle for strabismus associated with 3rd-nerve palsy. Br J Ophthalmol. 2021 Dec 08. View abstract
  2. Impact of Adding Augmented Superior Rectus Transpositions to Medial Rectus Muscle Recessions When Treating Esotropic Moebius Syndrome. Am J Ophthalmol. 2021 Nov 12. View abstract
  3. Complication and Management of Optic Nerve Edema Resulting From Nasal Transposition of the Split Lateral Rectus Muscle. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2021 May-Jun; 58(3):e12-e15. View abstract
  4. Long-term ophthalmic outcomes in 120 children with unilateral coronal synostosis: a 20-year retrospective analysis. J AAPOS. 2021 04; 25(2):76.e1-76.e5. View abstract
  5. Definition of successful outcomes after surgery for each type of strabismus: a Delphi study. J AAPOS. 2021 02; 25(1):3.e1-3.e5. View abstract
  6. Incidence of symptomatic vertical and torsional diplopia after superior rectus transposition for esotropic Duane syndrome and abducens nerve palsy. J AAPOS. 2020 10; 24(5):270.e1-270.e5. View abstract
  7. Adjustable graded augmentation of superior rectus transposition for treatment of abducens nerve palsy and Duane syndrome. J AAPOS. 2020 10; 24(5):268.e1-268.e7. View abstract
  8. Self-grading effect of inferior oblique myectomy and recession. J AAPOS. 2020 08; 24(4):218.e1-218.e6. View abstract
  9. Age at Craniosynostosis Surgery and Its Impact on Ophthalmologic Diagnoses: A Single-Center Retrospective Review. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2020 09; 146(3):375e-376e. View abstract
  10. Acute, severe dystonia after strabismus surgery in a patient on propofol, ondansetron, and bupropion. J AAPOS. 2020 10; 24(5):312-314. View abstract
  11. Evaluation and Management of V pattern Strabismus in Craniosynostosis. J Binocul Vis Ocul Motil. 2020 Jan-Mar; 70(1):40-45. View abstract
  12. Use of the Delphi process for defining successful outcomes for strabismus surgery. J AAPOS. 2019 12; 23(6):309-312. View abstract
  13. Adult Strabismus Preferred Practice Pattern®. Ophthalmology. 2020 01; 127(1):P182-P298. View abstract
  14. Unicoronal Synostosis. J Pediatr. 2019 10; 213:243-243.e1. View abstract
  15. Impact of Obstructive Sleep Apnea on Optic Nerve Function in Patients With Craniosynostosis and Recurrent Intracranial Hypertension. Am J Ophthalmol. 2019 11; 207:356-362. View abstract
  16. Nonsyndromic Unilateral Coronal Synostosis: A Comparison of Fronto-Orbital Advancement and Endoscopic Suturectomy. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2019 03; 143(3):838-848. View abstract
  17. "Plugged In". Orbit. 2020 Feb; 39(1):73-74. View abstract
  18. Commentary: Ernest Codman and the Impact of Quality Improvement in Neurosurgery: A Century Since the Idea of the "End Result". Neurosurgery. 2019 02 01; 84(2):E120-E121. View abstract
  19. Acquired reversible Brown syndrome caused by focal abscess of the superior oblique muscle. J AAPOS. 2019 06; 23(3):172-174. View abstract
  20. Consecutive superior oblique palsy after adjustable suture spacer surgery for Brown syndrome: incidence and predicting risk. J AAPOS. 2018 10; 22(5):335-339.e2. View abstract
  21. Management of graves myopathy: Understanding and managing vertical strabismus from thyroid eye disease. J AAPOS. 2018 08; 22(4):252-255. View abstract
  22. A case of Graves' ophthalmopathy associated with pembrolizumab (Keytruda) therapy. J AAPOS. 2018 08; 22(4):310-312. View abstract
  23. A Retrospective Review of Orbital Decompression for Thyroid Orbitopathy with Endoscopic Preservation of the Inferomedial Orbital Bone Strut. Ophthalmic Plast Reconstr Surg. 2017 Sep/Oct; 33(5):334-339. View abstract
  24. Cerebral Vein Malformations Result from Loss of Twist1 Expression and BMP Signaling from Skull Progenitor Cells and Dura. Dev Cell. 2017 09 11; 42(5):445-461.e5. View abstract
  25. Central serous chorioretinopathy following medial transposition of split lateral rectus muscle for complete oculomotor nerve palsy. J AAPOS. 2017 12; 21(6):517-518. View abstract
  26. ACCIDENTAL DUPLICATION: Pericardial patch Graft Repair of Severe Localized Scleral Thinning Encountered during Strabismus Surgery. J AAPOS. 2017 Jun 01. View abstract
  27. Patient Characteristics and Surgical Approach Impacting Simultaneous to Alternate Prism Cover Test Disparity After Exotropia Surgery: A Quantitative Look at the Difference in Motor Outcomes. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2017 Jul 01; 54(4):222-230. View abstract
  28. Management of Small Vertical Deviations. J Pediatr Ophthalmol Strabismus. 2017 May 01; 54(3):134-136. View abstract
  29. Pericardial patch graft repair of severe localized scleral thinning encountered during strabismus surgery. J AAPOS. 2017 Apr; 21(2):156-156.e1. View abstract
  30. Rectus muscle excyclorotation and V-pattern strabismus: a quantitative appraisal of clinical relevance in syndromic craniosynostosis. Br J Ophthalmol. 2017 11; 101(11):1560-1565. View abstract
  31. Visual Field Loss in a Case of Recurrent Cystic Craniopharyngioma During Concomitant Treatment With Pegylated Interferon a-2b. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 2016 Jan; 38(1):e26-8. View abstract
  32. Goal-determined metrics to assess outcomes of exotropia surgery. J AAPOS. 2015 Aug; 19(4):304-10. View abstract
  33. Using spectral-domain optical coherence tomography to detect optic neuropathy in patients with craniosynostosis. J AAPOS. 2014 Dec; 18(6):543-9. View abstract
  34. Iatrogenic inferior oblique palsy: intentional disinsertion during transcaruncular approach to orbital fracture repair. J AAPOS. 2014 Oct; 18(5):511-4. View abstract
  35. Adjustable nasal transposition of split lateral rectus muscle for third nerve palsy. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 Aug; 132(8):963-9. View abstract
  36. Goal-determined metrics to assess outcomes of esotropia surgery. J AAPOS. 2014 Jun; 18(3):211-6. View abstract
  37. Superior rectus transposition vs medial rectus recession for treatment of esotropic Duane syndrome. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 Jun; 132(6):669-75. View abstract
  38. A 50-year-old man with a long-standing, large-angle exotropia and limitation of adduction in the left eye. Digit J Ophthalmol. 2013; 19(4):64-7. View abstract
  39. Screw implantation in the globe: the risk of delayed hardware migration from craniofacial repair. J Craniofac Surg. 2013 Sep; 24(5):1650-2. View abstract
  40. Improving ophthalmic outcomes in children with unilateral coronal synostosis by treatment with endoscopic strip craniectomy and helmet therapy rather than fronto-orbital advancement. J AAPOS. 2013 Jun; 17(3):259-65. View abstract
  41. Morning glory disc anomaly in association with ipsilateral optic nerve glioma. Arch Ophthalmol. 2012 Aug; 130(8):1082-3. View abstract
  42. Associated signs, demographic characteristics, and management of dacryocystocele in 64 infants. J AAPOS. 2012 Jun; 16(3):255-60. View abstract
  43. Superior rectus transposition and medial rectus recession for Duane syndrome and sixth nerve palsy. Arch Ophthalmol. 2012 Feb; 130(2):195-201. View abstract
  44. Papilledema in the setting of x-linked hypophosphatemic rickets with craniosynostosis. Case Rep Ophthalmol. 2011 Sep; 2(3):376-81. View abstract
  45. Amniotic membrane implantation to reduce extraocular muscle adhesions to a titanium implant. J AAPOS. 2011 Aug; 15(4):404-6. View abstract
  46. Effect of age on response to amblyopia treatment in children. Arch Ophthalmol. 2011 Nov; 129(11):1451-7. View abstract
  47. Thyroid eye disease: honing your skills to improve outcomes. J AAPOS. 2010 Oct; 14(5):425-31. View abstract
  48. Amblyopia. PIER American College of Physicians . 2010. View abstract
  49. Thyroid eye disease: Honing your skills to improve outcomes. JAAPOS. 2010; In press. View abstract
  50. Treatment of unilateral coronal synostosis by endoscopic strip craniectomy or fronto-orbital advancement: Ophthalmologic findings. J AAPOS. 2009 Apr; 13(2):155-60. View abstract
  51. Outcomes of treatment of nasolacrimal duct obstruction in children with down syndrome. JAAPOS. 2009; 13(1):e21-22. View abstract
  52. Managing Graves Orbitopathy: Honing Your Skills to Improve Outcomes. JAAPOS. 2009; 13(1):e33. View abstract
  53. Interobserver reliability of the prism and alternate cover test in children with esotropia. Arch Ophthalmol. 2009; 127(1):59-65. View abstract
  54. Ocular misalignment in Graves disease may mimic that of superior oblique palsy. J Neuroophthalmol. 2008 Dec; 28(4):302-4. View abstract
  55. Instability of ocular alignment in childhood esotropia. Ophthalmology. 2008 Dec; 115(12):2266-2274.e4. View abstract
  56. Pediatric graves' orbitopathy: The pre- and post-pubertal experience. JAAPOS. 2008; 12(4):357-60. View abstract
  57. Visual Outcomes in Pediatric Pseudotumor Cerebri. American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus April 2008. 2008. View abstract
  58. Endoscopic Strip Craniectomy for Unilateral Coronal Synostosis: Impact on the Evolution of Strabismus. American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus April 2008. 2008. View abstract
  59. Pediatric Graves' ophthalmopathy: the pre- and postpubertal experience. J AAPOS. 2008 Aug; 12(4):357-60. View abstract
  60. Transient monocular vision loss from acute rheumatic fever. Pediatr Cardiol. 2008 Sep; 29(5):966-8. View abstract
  61. The etiology of V pattern strabismus in patients with craniosynostosis. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2008; 48(2):215-23. View abstract
  62. Complex Strabismus (Chapter 318). Principals and Practice of Ophthalmology, eds Albert and Miller. 2008; 4(3rd edition):4345-4356. View abstract
  63. Astigmatism in unilateral coronal synostosis: incidence and laterality. J AAPOS. 2007 Aug; 11(4):367-72. View abstract
  64. Stability of visual acuity improvement following discontinuation of amblyopia treatment in children 7 to 12 years old. Arch Ophthalmol. 2007; 125:655-659. View abstract
  65. Visual Outcomes in Pediatric Pseudotumor Cerebri. . American Academy of Ophthalmology November 2006 . 2006. View abstract
  66. Anterior axial lens subluxation, progressive myopia, and angle-closure glaucoma: recognition and treatment of atypical presentation of ectopia lentis. J AAPOS. 2006 Aug; 10(4):345-50. View abstract
  67. Preferred Practice Guidelines; Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension/ Pseudotumor Cerebri. 2006. View abstract
  68. Incidence and Laterality of Astigmatism in Unilateral Coronal Synostosis . American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus March 2005. 2005. View abstract
  69. Randomized trial of treatment of amblyopia in children ages 7 to 17 years. . Arch Ophthalmol. 2005; 123:437-47. View abstract
  70. Axial Ectopia Lentis with Synechial Angle Closure in a New Connective Tissue Disorder. American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus March 2002. 2002. View abstract
  71. Ophthalmic Manifestations of Bear-Stevenson Syndrome. American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus April 1993. 1993. View abstract
  72. Perinatal and Early Infantile Presentation of Familial Exudative Vitreo-Retinopathy. American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus February 1992. 1992. View abstract
  73. The evaluation and treatment of secondary optic atrophy associated with craniofacial abnormalities. Act, Second International Congress of the Society of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery. 1991; 449-453. View abstract
  74. The Evaluation and Treatment of Secondary Optic Atrophy Associated with Craniofacial Abnormalities. Acta, Second International Congress of the Society of Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery. 1991; 449-453. View abstract
  75. Arrangement of ocular dominance columns in human visual cortex. Arch Ophthalmol. 1990 Jul; 108(7):1025-31. View abstract
  76. Hyperopia in complicated Leber's congenital amaurosis. Arch Ophthalmol. 1990 May; 108(5):709-12. View abstract
  77. Hyperopia as a Feature of Complicated and Uncomplicated Leber's Congenital Amaurosis. American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus April 1989. 1989. View abstract
  78. Observations on the Tradition of Autoexperimentation in Medicine. The Use of Human Beings in Research with Special Reference to Clinical Trials; eds Spicker,S, Alon, A, DeVries, HT, Englehardt,JR. 1988; 249-260. View abstract
  79. Ocular Dominance Columns in Human Visual Cortex. NANOS February 1988. 1988. View abstract
  80. Spasm of the near reflex associated with organic disease. Am J Ophthalmol. 1987 Apr 15; 103(4):582-5. View abstract
  81. Spasm of the Near Reflex Associated with Organic Disease. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology June 1987. 1987. View abstract
  82. Branch retinal artery occlusion in the Churg-Strauss syndrome. J Clin Neuroophthalmol. 1985 Dec; 5(4):229-37. View abstract
  83. Over The Counter Pills that Don't Work. 1983. View abstract
  84. An Applicant's Guide to the New York City Certificate of Need Process. 1981. View abstract