Dr. Tom Sheidow

Dr. Tom Sheidow

Dr. Tom Sheidow, MD, MMath, BEd, BMath, FRCS(C)

Ivey Eye Institute
St. Joseph's Hospital
268 Grosvenor Street
London, Ontario N6A 4V2
Phone: 519.646.6100 ext. 58133
Fax: 519.646.6355

Specialty: Vitreo Retinal Surgery
Clinical Focus: Macular Degeneration, Adult and Pediatric Surgical Retinal Disorders, Macular Diseases
Residency: Western University

Fellowship (Institution):
Vitreo Retinal Surgery,
Barnes Retina Institute, St. Louis, Missouri

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Ivey Eye Institute
Western University


  1. Moosbrugger KA, Sheidow TG. Evaluation of the side effects and image quality during digital fluorescein angiography comparing 2ml versus 5ml sodium fluorescein.Can J Ophthalmol 2008 43(5): 571-575.
  2. Pirbhai A, Sheidow TG. Submacular Surgery. Effect of Age on Visual Outcome in Non-ARMD Patient. Submitted CJO.
  3. Wan, M, Sheidow T. Macular hole secondary to a subretinal hemorrhage. Retinal Cases and Brief Reports 3(1):86-88, Winter 2009.
  4. Wan, M, Sheidow T Heathcote JG.Vitritis as the initial manifestation of recurrent mycosis fungoides. Accepted Retinal Cases and Brief Reports.
  5. Kaiser PK; Registry of Visudyne AMD Therapy Writing Committee, Boyer DS, Garcia R, Hao Y, Hughes MS, Jabbour NM, Kaiser PK, Mieler W, Slakter JS, Samuel M, Tolentino MJ, Roth D, Sheidow T, Strong HA. Verteporfin photodynamic therapy combined with intravitreal bevacizumab for neovascular age-related macular degeneration. Ophthalmology. 2009 Apr;116(4):747-55, 755.e1. Epub 2009 Feb 25.
  6. Chaudhary V, Sheidow TG, Mao A, Hooper PL. The effect of triamcinolone acetonide as an adjunctive treatment to verteporfin therapy in neovascular age-related macular degeneration: a prospective, randomized, placebo controlled pilot clinical trial. Ophthalmolgy 2006: 114(6).
  7. Sheidow TG. Review of Comparison of the Modified Early Treatment Diabetic Retinopathy Study and Mild Macular Grid Laser Photocoagulation Strategies for Diabetic Macular Edema. Evidence Based Ophthalmology 2007; 8(4): 205-207.
  8. Proulx AA, Sheidow TG. Development of macular hole in the immediate postoperative period following pneumatic retinopexy. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging 2006;37:481-483.
  9. Pirbhai A, Sheidow TG, Hooper PL. Prospective Evaluation of Digital Non-Stereo Colour Fundus Photography as a Screening Tool in Age-Related Macular Degeneration. AJO 2005; 139(3): 455-461.
  10. Sheidow TG, Sexton B, Hooper PL, Heathcote JG. Vitritis as the primary manifestation of graft-versus-host disease: a case report with vitreous cytopatholgy. Can J Ophthalmol 2004; 39: 667-71.
  11. Cooper B, Shah GK, Sheidow TG, Blinder KJ, Grand MG. Outcome of macular hole surgery in diabetic patients with nonproliferative retinopathy. Retina. 2004 Jun;24(3):360-2.
  12. Adatia F, Sheidow TG. Central retinal artery occlusion as the initial ophthalmic presentation of Susac's syndrome Can J Ophthalmol 2004; 39(3): 288-291.
  13. Kassam F, Gale JS, Sheidow TG. Intraocular Leukemia as the Primary Manifestation of Relapsing Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Can J Ophthalmol 2003; 38: 613-6.
  14. Sheidow TG, Blinder KJ, Holekamp NM, Joseph D, Shah GK, Grand MG, Thomas MA, Sharma S. Outcome Results in Macular Hole Surgery: An Evaluation of Internal Limiting Membrane Peeling with and without ICG. Ophthalmolgy 2003; 110(9):1697-1701.
  15. Gale J, Sheidow TG. Central Serous Chorioretinopathy in a patient taking sildenafil citrate. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 2004 35(2):165-7.
  16. Macular hole following YAG capsulotomy. Chaudhary, R., Sheidow, T., Gonder, J. R., and Merchea, M. M. Br.J.Ophthalmol. 1999: 83; 755.
  17. Cystoid macular edema following combined phacoemulsification and vitrectomy for macular hole. Sheidow, T. G. and Gonder, J. R. Retina 1998: 18; 510-514.
  18. Macular hole secondary to retrobulbar needle perforation. Sheidow, T. G. and Gonder, J. R. Retina 1998: 18; 178-180.
  19. Digital subtraction fluorescein angiography: a new technique for evaluating choroidal neovascular membranes. Sheidow, T. G., Hooper, P. L., and Bariciak, M. D. Can.J.Ophthalmol. 1998: 33; 180-187.
  20. Erdheim-Chester disease: two cases of orbital involvement. Sheidow, T. G., Nicolle, D. A., and Heathcote, J. G. Eye 2000: 14 ( Pt 4); 606-612.
  21. Expression of vascular endothelial growth factor in uveal melanoma and its correlation with metastasis. Sheidow, T. G., Hooper, P. L., Crukley, C., Young, J., and Heathcote, J. G. Br.J.Ophthalmol. 2000: 84; 750-756.
  22. Sub-Tenon's injection for posterior segment surgery. Sheidow, T. G., Gonder, J. R., and Hooper, P. L. Ophthalmology 2001: 108; 1006-1008.
  23. Photodynamic therapy for circumscribed choroidal hemangioma. Sheidow, T. G. and Harbour, J. W. Can.J.Ophthalmol. 2002: 37; 314-317.