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Allan Steigleman - University of Florida. Gainesville, FL, US

Allan Steigleman

Associate Professor/M.D. | University of Florida

Gainesville, FL, UNITED STATES

Dr. Allan Steigleman spent 25+ years in the Navy as an ophthalmologist. Now, he expands his academic pursuits in ophthalmic conditions.


Dr. Allan Steigleman spent more than 25 years in the Navy as an ophthalmologist, where he developed a keen interest in a variety of eye-related topics. Since joining UF, he has expanded his academic pursuits in ophthalmic conditions. His areas of interest include LASIK eye surgery, ocular trauma, refractive surgery, cataract surgery and more.

Areas of Expertise (9)



Corneal Transplant

Corneal Infections

Refractive surgery

Ocular Trauma

Cataract Surgery

Corneal Surgery

Intraocular Collamer Lens

Articles (4)

Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery: A Report by the American Academy of Ophthalmology.


Charles C. Lin, et. al


To evaluate refractive outcomes, safety and cost-effectiveness of femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery (FLACS) compared with phacoemulsification cataract surgery (PCS). A PubMed search of FLACS was conducted in August 2020. A total of 727 abstracts were reviewed and 33 were selected for full-text review. 12 articles met inclusion criteria and were included in this assessment.

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Multifocal and Accommodating Intraocular Lenses for the Treatment of Presbyopia: A Report by the American Academy of Ophthalmology.


Julie M. Schallhorn, et. al


To review the published literature assessing the efficacy and safety of presbyopia-correcting intraocular lenses (IOLs) for the treatment of presbyopia after cataract removal. Literature searches were undertaken in January 2018 and September 2020 in the PubMed, Medline and Cochrane Library databases. This yielded 761 articles, of which 34 met the criteria for inclusion in this assessment and were assigned a level of evidence rating by the panel methodologist.

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Intraocular Lens Power Calculation in Eyes with Previous Excimer Laser Surgery for Myopia


Seth M. Pantanelli, et. al


To review the literature to evaluate the outcomes of intraocular lens (IOL) power calculation in eyes with a history of myopic LASIK or photorefractive keratectomy (PRK). Literature searches were conducted in the PubMed database in January 2020. Separate searches relevant to cataract surgery outcomes and corneal refractive surgery returned 1169 and 162 relevant citations, respectively, and the full text of 24 was reviewed.

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Assessment of Factors Associated With Postoperative Pain After Photorefractive Keratectomy.

The Journal of Cornea and External Disease

Cherilyn Mae Palochak, et. al


To define the factors that affect patient's self-assessed postoperative pain after photorefractive keratectomy (PRK).Patients who underwent PRK in 2016 were evaluated. Anonymized data collected included patient gender, age and season at the time of surgery, ablation depth, surgeon status (attending vs. resident), topical tetracaine use and subjective pain scores at postoperative days (PODs) one and seven.

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