Research and Clinical Interests

I am in the practice of general clinical ophthalmology, including glaucoma, external disease, contact lenses and eyelid neoplasms. Laboratory studies include clincopathologic correlation of eyelid and epibulbar disorders.

Selected Publications

Charles NC, Lisman RD, Lelli GJ Jr. Subperiosteal Orbital Fibroma. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 2008 Nov;39:517-518. Cited in Pubmed; PMID 19065988.

Nam JN, Reddy S, Charles NC. Surgical Management of Conjunctival Loaisis. Ophth Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Jul;24:316-317. Cited in Pubmed; PMID 18645443.

Charles NC, Ostriker GE. Epibulbar conjunctival fibroma. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2007;23(3):249-50. Cited in Pubmed; PMID 17519675.

Barker-Griffith AE, Streeten BW, Charles NC. Moll gland neoplasms of the eyelid: A clinical and pathological spectrum in 5 cases. Arch Ophthalmol. 2006 Nov;124:1645-1649. Cited in Pubmed; PMID 17102015.

Charles NC, Lisman RD, Mittal KR. Carcinoma of the lacrimal canaliculus masquerading as canaliculitis. Arch Ophthalmol. 2006 Mar;124(3):414–6. Cited in Pubmed; PMID 16534063.

Charles NC, Turbin RE. Photo essay: bilateral sclerosing orbital pseudotumor with intracranial spread. Arch Ophthalmol. 2003 Mar;121(3):412–3. Cited in Pubmed; PMID 12617717.

Charles, NC, Freisberg, L. Endophthalmitis associated with extrusion of a ganciclovir implant. Am J Ophthalmol. 2002 Feb;133:273-5.

Charles NC, Akhtar S. Herpes simplex type 2 membraneous conjunctivitis in acquired immune deficiency syndrome. Ophthalmic practice. 2002;20:342-4.

Charles NC, Lisman RD. Intraosseous hemangioma of the orbit. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers. 2002;33(4):326–8. Cited in Pubmed; PMID 12134996.

Shah CS, Jacobson L, Stein J, Charles N, Pappen B. A comparative study of pterygium excision with intraoperative Mitomycin C with and without a rotational conjunctival graft [abstract]. Invest Ophth Vis Sci. 2001;42:S28.

Charles NC, Young JA, Kumar A, Grossniklaus HE, Palay DA, Bowers J, Green WR. Band-shaped and whorled microcystic dystrophy of the corneal epithelium. Ophthalmology. 2000 Sep;107(9):1761–4. Cited in Pubmed; PMID 10964841.

Charles NC, Palu RN. Intramuscular lipoma of the eyelid. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers. 2000;31(4):340–1. Cited in Pubmed; PMID 10928675.

Charles NC, Palu RN, Jagirdar JS. Hemangiopericytoma of the lacrimal sac. Arch Ophthalmol. 1998 Dec;116(12):1677–80. Cited in Pubmed; PMID 9869805.

Charles NC, Fox DM, Glasberg SS, Sawicki J. Epibulbar granular cell tumor. Report of a case and review of the literature. Ophthalmology. 1997 Sep;104(9):1454-6. Cited in Pubmed; PMID 9307640.

Charles NC, Fox DM, Avendano JA, Marroquin LS, Appleman W. Conjunctival neurilemoma. Report of 3 cases. Arch Ophthalmol. 1997 Apr;115(4):547–9. Cited in Pubmed; PMID 9109769.

Organizational Associations

American Academy of Ophthalmology; American Association of Ophthalmic Pathologists; New York Ophthalmological Society

Selected Awards

NYU Department of Ophthalmology "Best Teacher" Award for Excellence in Didactic Lectures, 2007-2008
NYU Department of Ophthalmology, Teacher of the Year (Lecturer), 2009-2010

Hospital Affiliations

Tisch Hospital
Bellevue Hospital