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Book Chapters

  • Gemensky-Metzler AJ.  Blindness.  In: Cote E., ed. Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs and Cats, 2nd Edition. Submitted May 2009.  Contribution: 100%
  • Gemensky-Metzler AJ.  Corneal Ulceration.  In: Cote E., ed. Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Dogs and Cats, 2nd Edition. Submitted May 2009. Contribution: 100%
  • Gemensky-Metzler AJ.  Eosinophilic Keratitis-Cats. In: Tilley L and Smith F, ed.  Blackwell’s Five Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline, Fifth Edition.  Submitted October 2009.  Contribution: 100%
  • Gemensky-Metzler AJ.  Corneal Sequestrum-Cats. In: Tilley L and Smith F, ed.  Blackwell’s Five Minute Veterinary Consult: Canine and Feline, Fifth Edition.  Submitted October 2009.  Contribution: 100%
  • Gemensky AJ, Beard W.  Ocular squamous cell carcinoma and sarcoid.  In: Robinson KN, ed. Current Therapy in Equine Medicine 5. Philadelphia:  Saunders, 2003: 480-485.

Peer Reviewed Articles

(partial listing)

  • Chandler HL, Gemensky-Metzler AJ, Bras ID, Robbin-Webb, Saville WJA, Colitz CMH. In vivo effects of adjunctive tetracycline treatment on canine refractory ulcers.  J Am Vet Med Assoc 2010; 237(4):378-386.
  • Annear MJ, Wilkie DA, Gemensky-Metzler AJ. Semi-conductor diode laser transscleral cyclophotocoagulation for the treatment of glaucoma in horses: a retrospective study of 42 eyes.  Vet Ophthalmol 2010;13(3):204-209.
  • Miesner T, Wilkie D, Gemensky-Metzler A, Weisbrode S, Colitz C. Extra-adrenal paraganglioma of the equine orbit: six cases. Vet Ophthalmol 2009;12(4):263-268. Received and managed cases. Contributed clinical photographs. Advised figure selection for manuscript. Provided portion of literature review and references. Extensively edited multiple drafts of the manuscript. Contribution: 33%.
  • Annear MJ, Gemensky-Metzler AJ, Elce YA, Stone SG. Exophthalmus secondary to a sinonasal cyst in a horse. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2008; 233(2):285-288. Received and managed case, developed concept and outline for manuscript, conducted telephone follow-up, took photomicrographs, reviewed and selected CT images for figures, reviewed and extensively edited manuscript. Coordinated manuscript submission and revisions. Contribution: 60%.
  • MD Rose, JS Mattoon, AJ Gemensky-Metzler, DA Wilkie, PJ Rajala-Schultz. Ultrasound biomicroscopy of the iridocorneal angle of the canine eye before and after phacoemulsification and intraocular lens implantation. American Journal of Veterinary Research 2008; 69(2): 279-288. Developed idea with Dr. Rose for research project, edited grant proposal, contributed cases and assisted with collection of data, poster for ACVO, extensively edited manuscripts for Master’s thesis and for publication. Contribution: 15%
  • DA Wilkie, AJ Gemensky-Metzler, SG Stone, CR Basham, KN Norris. A modified ab externo approach for suture fixation of an intraocular lens implant in the dog. Vet Ophthalmol 2008; 11(1):43-48. Participated in case management, reviewed and edited manuscript. Contribution: 15%.
  • Morreale, RJ, Wilkie DA, Gemensky-Metzler AJ, Weisbrode SE, Willis AM. Histological effect of semiconductor diode laser transscleral cyclophotocoagulation  on the normal equine eye. Vet Ophthalmol 2007;10(2):84-92
  • DA Wilkie, AJ Gemensky-Metzler, CMH Colitz, ID Bras, VJ Kuonen, KN Norris, CR Basham. Canine cataract, diabetes mellitus and spontaneous lens capsule rupture: a retrospective study of 18 dogs. Vet Ophthalmol 2006;9(5):328-334.
  • TM Fife, AJ Gemensky-Metzler, DA Wilkie, CMH Colitz, ID Bras, DC Klages. Clinical features and outcomes of phacoemulsification in 39 horses: a retrospective study (1993-2003). Vet Ophthalmol 2006;9(5):361-368.
  • AJ Gemensky-Metzler, DA Wilkie, JJ Kowalski, LM Schmall, AM Willis, M Yamagata. Changes in equine ocular bacterial and fungal flora following experimental application of topical antibiotic and antibiotic-corticosteroid ophthalmic preparations. Am J Vet Res. 2005;66(5):800-811.
  • Bras ID, Gemensky-Metzler AJ, Kusewitt DF, Colitz CMH, Wilkie DA. Malignant intraocular teratoid medulloepithelioma in a Cockatiel. Vet Ophthalmol 2005; 8(1):59-66.
  • Gemensky-Metzler AJ, Wikie DA, Cook CS. The use of semiconductor diode laser for deflation and coagulation of anterior uveal cysts in dogs, cats and horses: a report of 20 cases. Vet Ophthalmol 2004; 7(5):360-368.
  • Gemensky-Metzler AJ, Wilkie DA. Surgical management and histologic and immunohistochemical features of a cataract and retrolental plaque secondary to persistent hyperplastic tunica vasculosa lentis/ persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous (PHTVL/PHPV) in a Bloodhound puppy. Vet Ophthalmol 2004;7(5):369-375.
  • Wilkie DA, Gemensky-Metzler AJ. Pharmacologic agents for intraocular surgery. Vet Clin North Amer Small Anim Pract 2004; 34:801-824.
  • Gandolf AR, Atkinson MW, Gemensky AJ, et. al. Intraocular nematodiasis caused by Parelaphostrongylus tenuis in an eland antelope (Taurotragus oryx). J Zoo Wildlife Med 2003; 34(2):194-199.
  • Gemensky AJ and Wilkie DA. Mineralized corneal sequestrum in a cat. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2001; 201(11):1568-1572.
  • Willis AM, Anderson D, Gemensky AJ, Wilkie DA, Silvera F. Evaluation of intraocular pressure in eyes of clinically normal llamas and alpacas. Am J Vet Res, Vol. 61, No. 12, December 2000, 1542.