Iara Debert, MD, PhD
Iara Debert, PhD
Research Fellow at Eidactics.
Clinical Fellow at Strabismus Research Foundation.


Medical Arts Building • Suite 210
2000 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94109-3021


Education & Training
PhD, Department of Ophthalmology, University of São Paolo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil (August 2008 - April 2012)
    Doctoral Thesis: Refractive components of hyperopia in children with esotropic amblyopia (Link)
Fellowship, Strabismus, Department of Ophthalmology, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil (February 2006 - January 2009)
Medical Residency, Ophthalmology, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil (February 2003 - January 2006)
Medical School, Faculdade de Medicina do ABC. Santo Andre, SP, Brazil (February 1997 - November 2002)

Professional Experience
Attending Ophthalmologist at Hospital das Clinicas, Department of Ophthalmology, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, SP, Brazil (April 2012 - Present)

Professional Memberships
Brazilian Council of Ophthalmology

Brazilian Council of Strabismus


Publications in Scientific Journals

Prevalence of refractive errors in Möbius sequence. Cronemberger MF, Polati M, Debert I et al. Prevalence of refractive errors in Möbius sequence. Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia 2013;76:237-239.
Biometirc relationships of ocular components in esotropic amblyopia. Debert I, Polati M, Jesus DL, Souza ECS, Alves MR. Biometirc relationships of ocular components in esotropic amblyopia. Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia 2012;75:38-42.
Oculometric parameters of hyperopia in children with esotropic amblyopia. Debert I, de Alencar LM, Polati M, Souza MB, Alves MR. Oculometric parameters of hyperopia in children with esotropic amblyopia. Ophthalmic & Physiological Optics 2011;31:389-397.
Intraoperative adjustable strabismus surgery under drop anesthesia in patients with Graves' orbitopathy. Costa PG, Saraiva FP, Shibata ST, Debert I, Tomikawa VO, Polati M. Intraoperative adjustable strabismus surgery under drop anesthesia in patients with Graves' orbitopathy. Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia 2008;71:370-374.
Simplified intraoperative adjustable suture technique for horizontal strabismus surgery: a study of 153 cases. Debert I, Passos LB, Saraiva PG, Tomikawa VO, Polati M. Simplified intraoperative adjustable suture technique for horizontal strabismus surgery: a study of 153 cases. Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia 2007;70:13-18.
No Download Costa PG, Debert I, Passos LB, Polati M. Persistent diplopia and strabismus after cataract surgery under local anesthesia. Binocular Vision & Strabismus Quarterly 2006;21:155-158.


Published Books

No Download Graziano RM, Zin A, Nakanami CR, Debert I, Verçosa IMC, Sá LCS, Moraes NSB. "Oftalmologia para o Pediatra” (Ophthalmology for the Pediatrician) 2009. Publisher: Atheneu, Brazil. ISBN: 8538800701.


Book Chapters

No Download Polati M, Debert I. "Cefaleia" (Headache). In: Graziano RM, Polati M, Crestana ABSU. "Oftalmologia: coleção pediatria do Instituto da Criança, Universidade de São Paulo" (Ophthalmology: pediatrics collection of Children’s Hospital, University of Sao Paulo) 2013 p58-64. Publisher: Manole, Brazil. ISBN: 9788520435779.
No Download Tomikawa VO, Debert I. “Doenças sistêmicas com comprometimento ocular” (Systemic diseases with ocular involvement). In: Graziano RM, Polati M, Crestana ABSU. “Oftalmologia: coleção pediatria do Instituto da Criança, Universidade de São Paulo” (Ophthalmology: pediatrics collection of Children’s Hospital, University of Sao Paulo) 2013 p449-479. Publisher: Manole, Brazil. ISBN: 9788520435779.
No Download Debert I. “Sequência de Möbius” (Möbius Syndrome). In: Alves MR, Nakashima Y, Tanaka T. “Condutas práticas em oftalmologia: Clínica Oftalmológica da Universidade de São Paulo” (Diagnosis and management in ophthalmology: University of Sao Paulo Eye Clinic) 2013 p731-732. Publisher: Cultura Medica, Brazil. ISBN: 9788570065803.
No Download Debert I. “Síndrome de Duane” (Duane Syndrome). In: Alves MR, Nakashima Y, Tanaka T. “Condutas práticas em oftalmologia: Clínica Oftalmológica da Universidade de São Paulo” (Diagnosis and management in ophthalmology: University of Sao Paulo Eye Clinic) 2013 p733-735. Publisher: Cultura Medica, Brazil. ISBN: 9788570065803.
No Download Alves MR, Polati M, Debert I. “Hipermetropia” (Hyperopia). In: Alves MR. “Refratometria ocular e a arte da prescrição médica” (Ocular refractometry and the art of medical prescription) 2009 p41-57. Publisher: Cultura Medica, Brazil. ISBN: 9788570064516.
No Download Alves MR, Polati M, Debert I. “Miopia” (Myopia). In: Alves MR. “Refratometria ocular e a arte da prescrição médica” (Ocular refractometry and the art of medical prescription) 2009 p59-77. Publisher: Cultura Medica, Brazil. ISBN: 9788570064516.


Oral Presentations

No Download Debert I, Alves MR. Oculometric parameters of hyperopia in children with esotropic amblyopia (presented by Debert I). Brazilian Congress of Ophthalmology. Porto Alegre, Brazil, 2011.
No Download Debert I, Polati M, Gomi CF, Alves MR. Correlations among refractive and ocular measurements in children with esotropic amblyopia (presented by Debert I). Annual Meeting Pan-American Research Day, Pan-American Association of Ophthalmology. Fort Lauderdale, 2010.
No Download Cronemberger MF, Polati M, Debert I et al. Prevalence of amblyopia and refractive errors in Möbius sequence (presented by Cronemberger MF). Brazilian Congress of Ophthalmology. Salvador, Brazil, 2010.
No Download Gomi CF, Debert I; Medeiros FA, Polati M, Granet DB . Effect of horizontal strabismus surgery in refraction (presented by Gomi CF). The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting (ARVO). Fort Lauderdale, 2008.
No Download Debert I, Tokunaga FM, Angotti Neto H et al. Diagnosis and therapeutic management of post-traumatic epithelial inclusion cyst (presented by Debert I). Brazilian Congress of Ophthalmology. Fortaleza, Brazil, 2005.


Poster Presentations

No Download Jesus DL, Eiji FN, Vilela FF, Batista GVP, Debert I et al. Comparative analyses between clinical refraction and automatic refraction obtained through the Pediavision Spot VS 100 TM. Pan-American Congress of Ophthalmology. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2013.
No Download Debert I, Polati M, Alves MR. Biometric relationships of ocular components in esotropic amblyopia. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting (ARVO). Fort Lauderdale, 2012.
No Download Debert I, de Alencar LPM, Polati M, Alves MR. Oculometric parameters of hyperopia in children with esotropic amblyopia. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting (ARVO). Fort Lauderdale, 2011.
No Download Debert I, Polati M, Gomi CF, Alves MR. Correlations among refractive and ocular measurements in children with esotropic amblyopia. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting (ARVO). Fort Lauderdale, 2010.
No Download Cronemberger MF, Polati M, Debert I et al. Prevalence of amblyopia and refractive errors in Möbius sequence. Latin American Congress of Strabismus (CLADE). Cancun, Mexico, 2010.
No Download Debert I, Gomi CF, Medeiros FA, Polati M, Granet DB. Effect of horizontal strabismus surgery in refraction. Latin American Congress of Strabismus (CLADE). Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2008.
No Download Debert I, Jervásio AC, de Alencar LPM, Grechi P, Kara-José N. Ophthalmological investigation in a village of Alagoas. World Ophthalmology Congress. São Paulo, Brazil, 2006.
No Download Passos LB, Debert I, Saraiva PG, Polati M. Persistent diplopia after cataract surgery under local anesthesia. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting (ARVO). Fort Lauderdale, 2006.
No Download Grechi P, Debert I, Jervásio AC, de Alencar LPM, Arie RS, Miki G, Kara-José N. Bandeira Científica Project: experience of ophthalmology residents in Alagoas arid inland towns. World Ophthalmology Congress. São Paulo, Brazil, 2006.
No Download Jervásio AC, Tokunaga FM, Debert I, Morita C. Ophthalmic presentation of Kearns-Sayre syndrome: two case reports. Brazilian Congress of Ophthalmology. Fortaleza, Brazil, 2005.
No Download Moura FC, Debert I, Pereira IC, Monteiro MLR. Retinal nerve fiber layer assessment using optical coherence tomography in patients with high astigmatism. Brazilian Congress of Ophthalmology. Fortaleza, Brazil, 2005.
No Download Pereira A, Ramos CVF, Borges WIS, Debert I, Monteiro MLR. Bilateral optic neuritis secondary to Wegener’s granulomatosis. Brazilian Congress of Ophthalmology. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2004.


Meeting Presentations

No Download Complications of strabismus surgery: cellulitis and endophthalmitis. Pan-American Congress of Ophthalmology. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2013.
No Download Prismatic Effect and vertical imbalance at the reading level. Brazilian Congress of Ophthalmology. São Paulo, Brazil, 2012.
No Download Management of heterophorias. Brazilian Congress of Ophthalmology. São Paulo, Brazil 2012.
No Download Special considerations for prescription of glasses in strabismus. Brazilian Congress of Ophthalmology. Porto Alegre, Brazil, 2011.
No Download Sensory aspects of strabismus and the ocular motor examination. Brazilian Congress of Ophthalmology. Porto Alegre, Brazil, 2011.
No Download Special considerations for prescription of glasses in children. University of São Paulo Ophthalmology Congress. São Paulo, Brazil, 2010.
No Download Treatment of amblyopia in older children. University of São Paulo Ophthalmology Congress. São Paulo, Brazil, 2009.

Scientific Events Organization

No Download Strabismus Session - University of Sao Paulo Ophthalmology Congress. São Paulo, Brazil. Annual Meetings: 2008 - 2013.

Teaching

No Download Basic course in ophthalmology for residents. Lecture: Anatomy of the extraocular muscles. Department of Ophthalmology, University of São Paulo. São Paulo, Brazil. 2010-2014.
No Download Basic course in ophthalmology for residents. Lecture: Amblyopia. Department of Ophthalmology, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil. 2010 - 2014
No Download Ophthalmology for third-year medical students. Lecture: Strabismus and Amblyopia. Department of Ophthalmology, University of São Paulo. São Paulo, Brazil. 2010 - 2013.
No Download Ophthalmology for the pediatrician, training course offered by the São Paulo Pediatric Society. São Paulo, Brazil. 2005 - 2010.


Community & Volunteer Work

No Download Volunteer ophthalmologist during 12 Cataract-Free Zone Projects. São Paulo, Brazil. 2003 - 2006.
No Download Volunteer ophthalmologist during 10 Child Eye Health Projects. São Paulo, Brazil. 2003 - 2006.

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