Department of Ophthalmology
School of Medicine Queen's University

Dr. V. Kratky

Eye Physician and Surgeon
Ophthalmic Plastic and Orbital Surgery

Associate Professor
Department of Ophthalmology
Queen's University
Hotel Dieu Hospital

Member of the Examination Board in Ophthalmology
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (Canada) 


Shelly McKenna-Dorey
Tel: (613) 544-3400 x 2169
Fax: (613) 544-5721
Office and Telephone Hours:
Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm

Practice Profile Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Cosmetic Eye Surgery
Education Medical School: 
University of Ottawa (1982) 
Ophthalmology Residency:
University of Toronto (1986) 
Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, University of Toronto & McMaster University (1990); Fellow of the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) (1997)
Research Interests Lacrimal Drainage
Orbital Measurements
Selected Publications:

Eneh AA, Farmer J, Kratky V. Primary localized orbital amyloid: case report and literature review; 2004-2015. Can J Ophthalmol. 2016 Aug;51(4):e131-6.

Johnson D, Winterborn A, Kratky V. Efficacy of Intravenous Mannitol in the Management of Orbital Compartment Syndrome: A Nonhuman Primate Model. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 May-Jun;32(3):187-90.

Leung C, Johnson D, Pang R, Kratky V. Identifying predictive morphologic features of malignancy in eyelid lesions. Can Fam Physician. 2015 Jan;61(1):e43-9.

Brissette A, Strube YN, Farmer J, Kratky V. Glucose transporter isoform-1 receptor-positive infantile capillary hemangiomas: case report and literature review. Can J Ophthalmol. 2014 Dec;49(6):e156-8.

Brissette A, Davidson J, Le Saux N, McGraw R, Kratky V, Jinapriya DPeriorbital necrotizing fasciitis in a previously healthy male. Can J Ophthalmol. 2014 Dec;49(6):e138-9.

Warder D, Kratky V. Fixation of Extraocular Muscles to Porous Orbital Implants Using 2-Ocetyl-Cyanoacrylate Glue. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2014 Oct 10. [Epub ahead of print].

Eneh A, Farmer J, Kratky V. Delayed lymph node metastasis of excised caruncular sebaceous carcinoma in an atypical demographic. Can J Ophthalmol. 2014 Oct;49(5):e118-9.

Williams B, Johnson D, Hurst J, Kratky V. Patterns and causes of epiphora referrals to a tertiary oculoplastic practice. Can J Ophthalmol. 2014 Apr;49(2):180-2.

Hurst J, Johnson D, Campbell R, Baxter S, Kratky V. Orbital compartment syndrome in a burn patient without aggressive fluid resuscitation. Orbit. 2014 Oct;33(5):375-7.

Almeida DR, Johnson D, Hollands H, Smallman D, Baxter S, Eng KT, Kratky V, ten Hove MW, Sharma S, El-Defrawy SR. Effect of prophylactic nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs on cystoid macular edema assessed using optical coherence tomography quantification of total macular volume after cataract surgery. J Cataract Refract Surg (2008); 34(1): 64-9.

Kratky V, Hurwitz JJ. Hertel Exophthalmometry without Orbital Rim Contact. Ophthalmology (1994): 101(5): 931-7. 

Kratky V, Hurwitz JJ, Avram DR. Orbital Compartment Syndrome: Direct Measurement of Orbital Tissue Pressure: 1. Technique. Can J Ophthalmol (1990):  25(6):293-7.