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Martha M. Wright, M.D.

Director, Eye Clinic Glaucoma Service
Martha M. Wright, M.D.

Contact Information

Clinic Appt: (612) 625-4400
Office: (612) 626-0706
Fax: (612) 626-3119


University of Minnesota
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Neurosciences
420 Delaware St. SE, MMC 493
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0501

For Clinic, Appointment, and Referral information visit University of Minnesota Physicians

Patient Care

Dr. Wright treats patients of all ages with glaucoma.


  • Glaucoma 

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Michigan
Internship: Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program
Residency: Hershey Medical Center of the Pennsylvania State University; University of Michigan
Fellowship: Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

Honors and Awards

American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award, 1999

Published Works


1. Wright MM, Parrish RK: 5-FU in Filtering Surgery - Theory, Indications, and Practice.
In: Podos SM, Yanoff M, eds. Textbook of Ophthalmology Volume 7: Glaucoma. New York: Gower Medical Publishing, 1994. c, f, g, h

2. Wright MM, Neely KA: Key Diagnostic Signs: Glaucoma Associated with Disorders of the Vitreous and Retina. In: Gross RL, ed. Clinical Glaucoma Management: Critical Signs in Diagnosis and Therapy, W.B. Saunders, 2000. c,f,g,h

3. Wright MM: What can I do after trabeculectomy to improve its success rate? In: Heuer DK, ed. Curbside Consultations in Glaucoma, Slack Incorporated, in press.


1. Wright MM, Book Review: Glaucoma Surgery. Edited by John V. Thomas. St. Louis, Mosby Year Book, 1992. American Journal of Ophthalmology 1992; 115:111.

2. Wright MM, Book Review: Pharmacology of Glaucoma. Edited by Stephen M. Drance, E. Michael Van Buskirk, & Arthur H. Neufeld. Baltimore, Williams & Wilkins, 1992. American Journal of Ophthalmology 1993; 115:549-550.

3. Wright MM: Following Glaucoma: Pearls for Residents. Ophthalmology World News 1996; 2:17-18.


1. Musch DC, Gillespie BW, Niziol LM, Janz NK, Wren PA, Rockwood EJ, Lichter PR, for the Collaborative Glaucoma Treatment Study (CIGTS) Group. Cataract extraction in the Collaborative Initial Glaucoma Treatment Study. Arch Ophthalmol 2006; 124:1694-1700. d,e,g

2. Arthur SN, Wright MM, Kramarevsky N, Kaufman SC, Grajewski AL. Uveitis-glaucoma-hyphema syndrome and corneal decompensation in association with cosmetic iris implants. Am J Ophthalmol. 2009 Nov;148(5):790-3. Epub 2009 Aug 5. c,e,g

3. Bothun ED, Guo Y, Christiansen SP, Gail Summers C, Anderson JS, Wright MM, Kramarevsky NY, Lawrence MG. Outcome of angle surgery in children with aphakic glaucoma. J AAPOS. 2010 Mar 10. [Epub ahead of print] d,e,g

4. Arthur SN, Berbos ZJ, Wright MM, Grajewski AL. Spectralis optical coherence tomography imaging of optic nerve head in tilted disc syndrome. Submitted to Am J Ophthalmol. c,e,g

5. Hennen SN, Smith SD, Wright MM, Grajewski AL, Wang Q, Terry JM, Lee MS. Reproducibility and agreement in evaluating retinal nerve fiber layer between Stratus OCT and Spectralis OCT. In preparation for Ophthalmology c,e,g