Alan G. Kabat, OD, FAAO

ADJUNCT, Pennsylvania College of Optometry 

Alan Kabat, Optometry ProfessorEducation:

  • BA, Biological Science, Rutgers University 
  • BS, OD, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  • Residency, John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital, Philadelphia

Role At Salus University:

  • Adjunct Professor, Optometry 

Clinical Specialty:

  • Ocular Disease
  • Anterior Segment Disorders  

Selected Representative Publications:

  • Berger WE, Granet DB, Kabat AG. Diagnosis and management of allergic conjunctivitis in pediatric patients. Allergy & Asthma Proceedings 2017;38(1):16-27.
  • Kabat AG, Granet DB, Amin D, Tort MJ, Blaiss MS. Evaluation of olopatadine 0.2% in the complete prevention of ocular itching in the conjunctival allergen challenge model. Clinical Optometry 2011:3 57-62.
  • Kabat AG. Lenticular neovascularization subsequent to traumatic cataract formation. Optometry & Vision Science 2011 Sep;88(9):1127-32.
  • Scoper SV, Kabat AG, Owen GR, et al. Ocular distribution, bactericidal activity and settling characteristics of TobraDex ST ophthalmic suspension compared with TobraDex ophthalmic suspension. Advances in Therapy 2008; 25(2):77-88.
  • Ohnsman C, Ritterband D, O Brien T, Girgis D, Kabat A. Comparison of azithromycin and moxifloxacin against bacterial isolates causing conjunctivitis. Curr Med Res Opin 2007; 23(9):2241-9. Reynolds SA, Kabat AG. Therapeutic options for the management of early neurotrophic keratopathy: A case report and review. Optometry 2006; 77(10):503-7.
  • Shechtman D, Kabat AG. Retinal capillary angioma managed with transpupillary thermotherapy. Clinical and Experimental Optometry 2003; 86(4):253-9.
  • Kabat AG. Lacrimal occlusion therapy for the treatment of superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis. Optometry and Vision Science 1998; 75(10):714-718.
  • Kabat AG. Intracranial hypertension. Optometry Clinics, 1996; 5(3-4):153-179.

Professional Honors and Activities:

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry
  • Member, American Optometric Association
  • Member, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO)
  • Member, Tear Film and Ocular Surface Society (TFOS)
  • Charter Member, Ocular Surface Society of Optometry

Professional Certifications: 

  • Certified to perform ocular injections and minor lid procedures (Tennessee)
  • Certified in laser therapy of the anterior segment (Oklahoma)

Teaching Awards: 

  • BSK Teacher of the Year, Southern College of Optometry, 2014