Sean P. Donahue, Ph.D., M.D.


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Faculty Appointments
Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences Associate Professor of NeurologySam and Darthea Coleman Chair in Pediatric OphthalmologyProfessor of Pediatrics
M.D., Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GeorgiaPh.D., Anatomy, Emory University, Atlanta, GeorgiaB.S., University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio
Office Address
8015 MCE
Nashville, TN 8808
Research Keywords
Pediatric Ophthalmology, Neuro-ophthalmology
Donahue SP. How often are spectacles prescribed to "normal" preschool children?. J AAPOS. 2004 Jun; 8(3): 224-9. PMID: 15226721, PII: S1091853104000965, DOI: 10.1016/S1091853104000965, ISSN: 1091-8531.

Chen E, Morrison DG, Donahue SP. Acute myeloid leukemia presenting as bilateral proptosis from diffuse extraocular muscle infiltration. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 2004 May; 137(5): 948-50. PMID: 15126169, PII: S0002939403014132, DOI: 10.1016/j.ajo.2003.10.050, ISSN: 0002-9394.

Donahue SP, Arnold RW, Ruben JB, . Preschool vision screening: what should we be detecting and how should we report it? Uniform guidelines for reporting results of preschool vision screening studies. J AAPOS. 2003 Oct; 7(5): 314-6. PMID: 14566312, PII: S1091853103001824, DOI: 10.1016/S1091853103001824.

Kuo A, Sinatra RB, Donahue SP. Distribution of refractive error in healthy infants. J AAPOS. 2003 Jun; 7(3): 174-7. PMID: 12825056, PII: S109185310300017X, DOI: 10.1016/mpa.2003.S109185310300017X, ISSN: 1091-8531.

Donahue SP, Hein E, Sinatra RB. Ocular involvement in children with candidemia. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 2003 Jun; 135(6): 886-7. PMID: 12788131, PII: S0002939402017051, ISSN: 0002-9394.

Donahue SP, Johnson TM, Ottar W, Scott WE. Sensitivity of photoscreening to detect high-magnitude amblyogenic factors. J AAPOS. 2002 Apr; 6(2): 86-91. PMID: 11997804, PII: S1091853102117903, ISSN: 1091-8531.

Donahue SP, Johnson TM. Age-based refinement of referral criteria for photoscreening. Ophthalmology. 2001 Dec; 108(12): 2309-14; discussion 2314. PMID: 11733276, ISSN: 0161-6420.

Donahue SP, Lavin PJ, Mohney B, Hamed L. Skew deviation and inferior oblique palsy. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 2001 Nov; 132(5): 751-6. PMID: 11704037, PII: S000293940101234X, ISSN: 0002-9394.

Donahue SP, Porter A. SITA visual field testing in children. J AAPOS. 2001 Apr; 5(2): 114-7. PMID: 11304820, PII: S1091-8531(01)92828-9, DOI: 10.1067/mpa.2001.113840, ISSN: 1091-8531.

Donahue SP. Recurrence of idiopathic intracranial hypertension after weight loss: the carrot craver. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 2000 Dec; 130(6): 850-1. PMID: 11124317, PII: S0002939400006073, ISSN: 0002-9394.

Donahue SP, Johnson TM, Leonard-Martin TC. Screening for amblyogenic factors using a volunteer lay network and the MTI photoscreener. Initial results from 15,000 preschool children in a statewide effort. Ophthalmology. 2000 Sep; 107(9): 1637-44; discussion 1645. PMID: 10964820, PII: S0161-6420(00)00298-0, ISSN: 0161-6420.

McCabe CF, Donahue SP. Prognostic indicators for vision and mortality in shaken baby syndrome. Arch. Ophthalmol. 2000 Mar; 118(3): 373-7. PMID: 10721960, ISSN: 0003-9950.

Donahue SP. Perimetry techniques in neuro-ophthalmology. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 1999 Dec; 10(6): 420-8. PMID: 10662247, ISSN: 1040-8738.

Paviglianiti JC, Donahue SP. Unilateral retinal hemorrhages and ipsilateral intracranial bleeds in nonaccidental trauma. J AAPOS. 1999 Dec; 3(6): 383-4. PMID: 10613587, PII: S1091853199000178, ISSN: 1091-8531.

Fang JP, Lin RH, Donahue SP. Recovery of visual field function in the optic neuritis treatment trial. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 1999 Nov; 128(5): 566-72. PMID: 10577523, PII: S0002939499002974, ISSN: 0002-9394.

Fang JP, Donahue SP, Lin RH. Global visual field involvement in acute unilateral optic neuritis. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 1999 Nov; 128(5): 554-65. PMID: 10577522, PII: S0002939499002986, ISSN: 0002-9394.

Hughes TS, Abou-Khalil B, Lavin PJ, Fakhoury T, Blumenkopf B, Donahue SP. Visual field defects after temporal lobe resection: a prospective quantitative analysis. Neurology. 1999 Jul 7/13/1999; 53(1): 167-72. PMID: 10408554, ISSN: 0028-3878.

Khoury JM, Donahue SP, Lavin PJ, Tsai JC. Comparison of 24-2 and 30-2 perimetry in glaucomatous and nonglaucomatous optic neuropathies. J Neuroophthalmol. 1999 Jun; 19(2): 100-8. PMID: 10380130, ISSN: 1070-8022.

Donahue SP, Lavin PJ, Hamed LM. Tonic ocular tilt reaction simulating a superior oblique palsy: diagnostic confusion with the 3-step test. Arch. Ophthalmol. 1999 Mar; 117(3): 347-52. PMID: 10088812, ISSN: 0003-9950.

Donahue SP, Wall M, Kutzko KE, Kardon RH. Automated perimetry in amblyopia: a generalized depression. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 1999 Mar; 127(3): 312-21. PMID: 10088742, PII: S0002939498903270, ISSN: 0002-9394.

Bullard SR, Donahue SP, Feman SS, Sinatra RB, Walsh WF. The decreasing incidence and severity of retinopathy of prematurity. J AAPOS. 1999 Feb; 3(1): 46-52. PMID: 10071901, PII: S1091853199000981, ISSN: 1091-8531.

Donahue SP. Human immunodeficiency virus-associated vision loss: electroretinogram attenuation. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 1998 Nov; 126(5): 729-31. PMID: 9822243, PII: S0002939498001317, ISSN: 0002-9394.

Donahue SP, Schwartz G. Preseptal and orbital cellulitis in childhood. A changing microbiologic spectrum. Ophthalmology. 1998 Oct; 105(10): 1902-5; discussion 1905. PMID: 9787362, PII: S0161-6420(98)91038-7, DOI: 10.1016/S0161-6420(98)91038-7, ISSN: 0161-6420.

Donahue SP, Taylor RJ. Pupil-sparing third nerve palsy associated with sildenafil citrate (Viagra). Am. J. Ophthalmol. 1998 Sep; 126(3): 476-7. PMID: 9744392, PII: S0002939498002438, ISSN: 0002-9394.

Donahue SP, Wall M, Stanek KE. Motion perimetry in anisometropic amblyopia: elevated size thresholds extend into the midperiphery. J AAPOS. 1998 Apr; 2(2): 94-101. PMID: 10530970, PII: S1091-8531(98)90071-4, ISSN: 1091-8531.

Donahue SP, Moore P, Kardon RH. Automated pupil perimetry in amblyopia: generalized depression in the involved eye. Ophthalmology. 1997 Dec; 104(12): 2161-7. PMID: 9400779, ISSN: 0161-6420.

Donahue SP, Lavin PJ, Digre K. False-negative hydroxyamphetamine (Paredrine) test in acute Horner's syndrome. Am. J. Ophthalmol. 1996 Dec; 122(6): 900-1. PMID: 8956653, ISSN: 0002-9394.

Donahue SP, Khoury JM, Kowalski RP. Common ocular infections. A prescriber's guide. Drugs. 1996 Oct; 52(4): 526-40. PMID: 8891465, ISSN: 0012-6667.