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Barbara A. Blodi, MD


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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Barbara A. Blodi earned her medical degree from the University of Iowa in Iowa City and completed her residency at the Bascom Palmer Eye Hospital in Miami.

Specialties

Eye Care Services (Ophthalmology)

UW Health Clinics

University Station Clinic
(608) 263-7171 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

Regional Specialty Clinics

University Specialty Clinic (Mauston)
(608) 847-7355 |  Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics (primary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Ophthalmology
Fellowship Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL
University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center, Ann Arbor, MI
Residency Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL
Internship Good Samaritan Hospital, Phoenix, AZ
Medical School University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 1987

Awards/Honors

Best Doctors® in America 2014

Best Doctors® in America 2013

Best Doctors® in America 2011

Languages Spoken

English, German
Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

Procedures

Our doctors provide a wide range of services. The following list represents some, but not all, of the procedures offered by this physician.

PubMed Articles
Chew EY Clemons TE Sangiovanni JP Danis RP Ferris FL 3rd Elman MJ Antoszyk AN Ruby AJ Orth D Bressler SB Fish GE Hubbard GB Klein ML Chandra SR Blodi BA Domalpally A Friberg T Wong WT Rosenfeld PJ Agrón E Toth CA Bernstein PS Sperduto RD . Secondary analyses of the effects of lutein/zeaxanthin on age-related macular degeneration progression: AREDS2 report No. 3. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014 Feb;132(2):142-9
[PubMed ID: 24310343]
Meyers KJ Mares JA Igo RP Jr Truitt B Liu Z Millen AE Klein M Johnson EJ Engelman CD Karki CK Blodi B Gehrs K Tinker L Wallace R Robinson J LeBlanc ES Sarto G Bernstein PS SanGiovanni JP Iyengar SK . Genetic evidence for role of carotenoids in age-related macular degeneration in the Carotenoids in Age-Related Eye Disease Study (CAREDS). Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 Jan 29;55(1):587-99
[PubMed ID: 24346170]
Grunwald JE Daniel E Huang J Ying GS Maguire MG Toth CA Jaffe GJ Fine SL Blodi B Klein ML Martin AA Hagstrom SA Martin DF . Risk of geographic atrophy in the comparison of age-related macular degeneration treatments trials. Ophthalmology. 2014 Jan;121(1):150-61
[PubMed ID: 24084496]
Meyers KJ Johnson EJ Bernstein PS Iyengar SK Engelman CD Karki CK Liu Z Igo RP Jr Truitt B Klein ML Snodderly DM Blodi BA Gehrs KM Sarto GE Wallace RB Robinson J LeBlanc ES Hageman G Tinker L Mares JA . Genetic determinants of macular pigments in women of the Carotenoids in Age-Related Eye Disease Study. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2013 Mar 28;54(3):2333-45
[PubMed ID: 23404124]
Engelman CD Meyers KJ Iyengar SK Liu Z Karki CK Igo RP Jr Truitt B Robinson J Sarto GE Wallace R Blodi BA Klein ML Tinker L LeBlanc ES Jackson RD Song Y Manson JE Mares JA Millen AE . Vitamin D intake and season modify the effects of the GC and CYP2R1 genes on 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations. J Nutr. 2013 Jan;143(1):17-26
[PubMed ID: 23190755]
Mares JA Voland RP Sondel SA Millen AE Larowe T Moeller SM Klein ML Blodi BA Chappell RJ Tinker L Ritenbaugh C Gehrs KM Sarto GE Johnson E Snodderly DM Wallace RB . Healthy lifestyles related to subsequent prevalence of age-related macular degeneration. Arch Ophthalmol. 2011 Apr;129(4):470-80
[PubMed ID: 21149749]
Blodi BA Domalpally A Scott IU Ip MS Oden NL Elledge J Warren K Altaweel MM Kim JE Van Veldhuisen PC . Standard Care vs Corticosteroid for Retinal Vein Occlusion (SCORE) Study system for evaluation of stereoscopic color fundus photographs and fluorescein angiograms: SCORE Study Report 9. Arch Ophthalmol. 2010 Sep;128(9):1140-5
[PubMed ID: 20837797]
Klein R Blodi BA Meuer SM Myers CE Chew EY Klein BE . The prevalence of macular telangiectasia type 2 in the Beaver Dam eye study. Am J Ophthalmol. 2010 Jul;150(1):55-62.e2
[PubMed ID: 20609708]
Mares JA Voland R Adler R Tinker L Millen AE Moeller SM Blodi B Gehrs KM Wallace RB Chappell RJ Neuhouser ML Sarto GE . Healthy diets and the subsequent prevalence of nuclear cataract in women. Arch Ophthalmol. 2010 Jun;128(6):738-49
[PubMed ID: 20547952]
Domalpally A Blodi BA Scott IU Ip MS Oden NL Lauer AK VanVeldhuisen PC . The Standard Care vs Corticosteroid for Retinal Vein Occlusion (SCORE) study system for evaluation of optical coherence tomograms: SCORE study report 4. Arch Ophthalmol. 2009 Nov;127(11):1461-7
[PubMed ID: 19901211]
Ip MS Oden NL Scott IU VanVeldhuisen PC Blodi BA Figueroa M Antoszyk A Elman M . SCORE Study report 3: study design and baseline characteristics. Ophthalmology. 2009 Sep;116(9):1770-1777.e1
[PubMed ID: 19619896]
Moeller SM Voland R Tinker L Blodi BA Klein ML Gehrs KM Johnson EJ Snodderly DM Wallace RB Chappell RJ Parekh N Ritenbaugh C Mares JA . Associations between age-related nuclear cataract and lutein and zeaxanthin in the diet and serum in the Carotenoids in the Age-Related Eye Disease Study, an Ancillary Study of the Women's Health Initiative. Arch Ophthalmol. 2008 Mar;126(3):354-64
[PubMed ID: 18332316]
Ip MS Gottlieb JL Kahana A Scott IU Altaweel MM Blodi BA Gangnon RE Puliafito CA . Intravitreal triamcinolone for the treatment of macular edema associated with central retinal vein occlusion. Arch Ophthalmol. 2004 Aug;122(8):1131-6
[PubMed ID: 15302652]
Mares JA La Rowe TL Blodi BA . Doctor, what vitamins should I take for my eyes? Arch Ophthalmol. 2004 Apr;122(4):628-35
[PubMed ID: 15078682]
Blodi BA . Nutritional supplements in the prevention of age-related macular degeneration. Insight. 2004 Jan-Mar;29(1):15-6; quiz 17-8
[PubMed ID: 15077399]
Hartley KL Blodi BA VerHoeve JN . Use of the multifocal electroretinogram in the evaluation of a patient with central areolar choroidal dystrophy. Am J Ophthalmol. 2002 Jun;133(6):852-4
[PubMed ID: 12036692]