Ira B. Fuller, M.D.

Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology 

Director, Retina Service
Eark K. Long Hospital and Clinic
Baton Rouge, LA
Contact: 225-578-5816

Director, Surgical Retinal Fellowship

Academic Office:

LSU Eye Center
2020 Gravier St. Suite B
New Orleans, LA 70112
Email: ifulle@lsuhsc.edu

Degrees

1962
University of Arkansas Little Rock
B.S. degree

1965
University of Arkansas Little Rock
M.D. (combined program)

 

Bio

1969-72
University of Tennessee Memphis
Residency in Ophthalmology
 

1972
Kurt Gitter, MD Retinal Research Laboratory
Touro Infirmary, New Orleans
Retina Fellowship
 

1972-73
Wills Eye Hospital
Philadelphia, PA
Retina Fellowship
 

2007-present
LSUHSC, New Orleans
Department of Ophthalmology
Associate Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology


 

Clinical Interests

Diseases and Surgery of the
retina and vitreous

Teaching Activities

Director, Retina Fellowship Program

Committees & Administrative Responsibilities
  • Site Director Resident Eye Clinic EKL 1991-2006.
  • Site Director Charity Eye Clinic 2003-2006.
  • Site Director Eye Clinic Lallie Kemp 2005-2006. 
  • Residency program director LSU Ophthalmology 2003-2006.
  • Vitreoretinal fellowship program director 2003-2011.
  • Resident Selection Committee 2003-2011.
  • Fellowship Selection Committee 2003-2011.
  • Chief of Ophthalmology Service EKL 1991-2006.
  • School of Medicine Program Directors Committee 2003-2006
Selected Publications

 

Hiatt RL, Fuller IB, Smith L, Swartz J, Risser C: Systemically administered anticholinergic drugs and intraocular pressure. Arch Ophthalmology 84:735-740, 1970.

Fuller B, Gitter KA: Traumatic choroidal rupture with late serous detachment of macula. Report of successful argon laser treatment. Arch Ophthalmol 89:354-355, 1973.

Fuller B: Melanocytic tumors of the eye. Cancer Quarterly 1, 1987.

Maguluri S, Bueno CL, Fuller IB, Eagle RC Jr, Spell DW: Delayed suprachoroidal hemorrhage and factor VIII deficiency. Am J Ophthalmol 139:195-197, 2005.

Additional Info

HONORS

1995  Selected as outstanding faculty
member by residents
 

2003-10  Invited speaker at
resident graduation

1967  Naval Commendation Medal

1967  Service in Vietnam Medal

PROFESSONAL MEMBERSHIP

1995-2008
American College of Surgeons Membership Committee

CERTIFICATION

1973  Diplomate, American Board of Ophthalmology