Jonathan Lyons, MD
Dr. Lyons is in the private practice of Ophthalmology since 1972 specializing in Retinal Electrophysiology and Diagnosis. He is a Senior Surgeon in the department of Ophthalmology at The Georgetown University/Washington Hospital Center where he teaches Retinal Electrophysiology. He has helped to develop guidelines for the practice of Multifocal Electroretinography as a member of the International Society of Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision (ISCEV). He was also a member of the committee of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) which presented a revision of guidelines for screening for Chloroquine and Hydroxychlororquine retinal toxicity. He also serves on the Medical advisory Board of the Motor Vehicle Administration of Maryland where he has helped to shape policy relating to vision requirements for driving. He has been Chief of Ophthalmology at Holy Cross Hospital and a Consultant in Ophthalmology at The US Public Health Service. He has written numerous Journal articles and lectured internationally in his field. Dr. Lyons and his wife live in Chevy Chase, Maryland. He enjoys classical music, tennis, architecture and travel. Dr. Lyons has limited fluency in Spanish.
- Revised recommendations on screening for chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine retinopathy. Marmor MF, Kellner U, Lai TY, Lyons JS, Mieler WF; American Academy of Ophthalmology. Ophthalmology. 2011 Feb;118(2):415-22. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2010.11.017.
- Using multifocal ERG ring ratios to detect and follow Plaquenil retinal toxicity: a review : Review of mfERG ring ratios in Plaquenil toxicity. Doc Ophthalmol. 2009 Feb;118(1):29-36. doi: 10.1007/s10633-008-9130-0. Epub 2008 May 9. Lyons JS, Severns MS.
- Detection of early hydroxychloroquine retinal toxicity enhanced by ring ratio analysis of multifocal electroretinography. Am J Ophthalmol. 2007 May;143(5):801-809. Epub 2007 Mar 6. Lyons JS, Severns MS.
- ISCEV standard for clinical multifocal electroretinography (mfERG) (2011 edition). Doc Ophthalmol. 2012 Feb;124(1):1-13. doi: 10.1007/s10633-011-9296-8. Epub 2011 Oct 30. Hood DC, Bach M, Brigell M, Keating D, Kondo M, Lyons JS, Marmor MF, McCulloch DL, Palmowski-Wolfe AM; International Society For Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision.
- ISCEV guidelines for clinical multifocal electroretinography (2007 edition). Doc Ophthalmol. 2008 Jan;116(1):1-11. Epub 2007 Oct 31. Hood DC, Bach M, Brigell M, Keating D, Kondo M, Lyons JS, Palmowski-Wolfe AM.
- Non-familial occult macular dystrophy. Doc Ophthalmol. 2005 Jul;111(1):49-56. Epub 2006 Feb 25. Lyons JS.