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PUBLISHED - Books and book chapters

  1. Baird PN. Mutations of the myocilin gene in glaucoma in: The Mechanisms and Therapeutic aspects of Glaucoma. Eds. Bruce M Shields, Joyce Tombran- Tink and Colin J Barnstable, Humana Press, 2008
  2. Couzos S, Taylor HR, Wright H. Trachoma. In: Aboriginal Primary Health Care, An Evidence-based Approach, 3rd Edition. Couzos and Murray, Oxford University Press, 708-731, 2008
  3. Taylor H. Trachoma: A Blinding Scourge from the Bronze Age to the Twenty-first Century. Melbourne, Australia: Centre for Eye Research Australia, Melbourne 2008
  4. Taylor HR, Crowston J, Keeffe J, Pezzullo L, Taylor P, Moore P. Tunnel Vision: The Economic Impact of Primary Open Angle Glaucoma - A Dynamic Economic Model, Centre for Eye Research Australia, Melbourne 2008

PUBLISHED - Refereed papers

  1. Augusteyn RC. Growth of the lens: in vitro observations. Clin Exp Optom May;91(3):226-39, 2008
  2. Augusteyn RC. On the relationship between rabbit age and lens dry weight: Improved determination of the age of rabbits in the wild. Molecular Vision 13: 2030-2034, 2007
  3. Augusteyn RC, Jones CE, Pope JM. Age-related development of a refractive index plateau in the human lens: evidence for a distinct nucleus. Clin Exp Optom May;91(3):296-301, 2008
  4. Augusteyn RC, Parel J-M. Contribution of the refractive index gradient to the optical power of the isolated human crystalline lens. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci Jun;49(6):2541-8, 2008
  5. Augusteyn RC, Vrensen G, Willekens B. The effect of paraformaldehyde fixation and PBS storage on the water content of the human lens. Mol Vis Jan 17;14:90-4, 2008
  6. Baird PN, Richardson AJ, Islam FMA, Lim L, Guymer RH. Analysis of the RDS/Peripherin gene in age related macular degeneration (AMD). Clin Exp Ophthalmol 35(2):194-195, 2007
  7. Baird PN, Robman LD, Richardson AJ, Dimitrov PN, Tikellis G, McCarty CA, Guymer RH. Geneenvironment interaction in progression of AMD - the CFH gene, smoking and exposure to chronic infection. Hum Mol Genet. 17(9):1299-1305. Epub 2008 Jan 18, 2008
  8. Baldo BA, Zhao Z, Pham NH. Antibiotic allergy: Immunochemical and clinical considerations. Curr Allergy & Asthma Rep 8: 49-55, 2008
  9. Bakaraju RC, Ehrmann K, Papas EB, Ho A. Finite schematic eye models and their accuracy to in-vivo data. Vision Res. Jul;48(16):1681-94, 2008
  10. Borja D, Manns F, Ho A, Ziebarth N, Rosen A, Jain R, Amelinckx A, Arrieta E, Augusteyn RC, Parel J-M. Contribution of the refractive index gradient to the optical power of the isolated human crystalline lens. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci Jun;49(6):2541-8, 2008
  11. Chen CY, Keeffe JE, Garoufalis P, Islam FM Amirul, Dirani M, Couper TA, Taylor HR, Baird PN. Visionrelated quality of life comparison for emmetropes, myopes after refractive surgery, and myopes wearing spectacles or contact lenses. J Refract Surg 23:752-759, 2007
  12. Chen CY, Stankovich J, Scurrah KJ, Garoufalis P, Dirani M, Pertile KK, Richardson AJ, Baird PN. Linkage replication of the MYP12 locus in common myopia. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48(10):4433-4439, 2007
  13. Cheung LM, Francis IC, Stapleton F, Wilcsek G. Symptom assessment in patients with functional and primary acquired nasolacrimal duct obstruction before and after successful dacryocystorhinostomy surgery - A prospective study. British Journal of Ophthalmology 91(12):1671-4, 2007
  14. Chiang P, O’Connor PM, Keeffe JE. Low vision service provision: A global perspective. Expert Review of Ophthalmology 2(5): 861-874, 2007
  15. Choo JD, Caroline PJ, Harlin DD, Papas EB, Holden BA. Morphological changes in cat epithelium following continuous wear of orthokeratology lenses: A pilot study. Cont Lens Ant Eye 31:29-37, 2008
  16. Choo JD, Holden B. The prevention of myopia with contact lenses. Eye Cont Lens 33(6 Prf 2): 371-381, 2007
  17. Cochrane G, Lamoureux E, Keeffe JE. Defining the content for a new quality of life questionnaire for students with low vision (The impact of vision impairment on children: IVI_C). Ophthal Epidem 15(2), 114 – 120, 2008
  18. Cui Y, Stapleton F, Suttle C. Developing an instrumentto assess vision-related and subjective quality of life in children with intellectual disability: data collection and preliminary analysis in a Chinese population. Ophthalmic Physiol Optics 28:238-246, 2008
  19. Dirani M, Chamberlain M, Garoufalis P, Chen C, Guymer RH, Baird PN. Testing protocol and recruitment in the Genes in Myopia (GEM) Twin Study: Methodology in the Genes in Myopia (GEM) twin study. Ophthalmic Epidem 15(3):140-147, 2008
  20. Dirani M, Islam A, Baird PN. Body stature and myopia – The Genes in Myopia (GEM) twin study. Ophthalmic Epidem 15(3):135-139, 2008
  21. Dirani M, Islam A, Shekar SN, Baird PN. Dominant genetic effects on corneal astigmatism – The Genes in Myopia (GEM) twin study. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 49(4):1339-1344, 2008
  22. Dirani M, Shekar SN, Baird PN. Adult-onset myopia - The Genes in Myopia (GEM) twin study. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2008 Apr 11. [Epub ahead of print]
  23. Dirani M, Shekar SN, Baird PN. Evidence of shared genes in refraction and axial length - The Genes in Myopia (GEM) twin study. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2008 Jun 14. [Epub ahead of print]
  24. Dirani M, Shekar SN, Baird PN. The role of educational attainment in refraction: The Genes in Myopia (GEM) twin study. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49(2):534-538, 2008
  25. Edwards K, Keay L, Naduvilath T, Snibson G, Taylor H, Stapleton F. Characteristics of and risk factors for contact lens-related microbial keratitis in a tertiary referral hospital. Eye Aug 17, 2007 [Epub ahead ofprint]
  26. Ehrmann K, Ho A, Parel J-M. Biomechanical analysis of the accommodation apparatus in primates. Clin Exp Optom May;91(3):302-12, 2008
  27. Ehrmann K, Kim E, Parel J-M. Mechanical properties of intra-ocular lenses. Proc of SPIE Vol 6844, 684400-1-11, 2008
  28. Garrett Q, Xu S, Simmons PA, Vehige J, Flanagan JL, Willcox MDP. Expression and localization of carnitine/ organic cation transporter OCTN1 and OCTN2 in ocular epithelium. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci July 18, 2008 as doi:10.1167/iovs.07-1528
  29. Garrett Q, Xu S, Simmons PA, Vehige J, Xie RZ, Kumar A, Flanagan JL, Zhao Z, Willcox MD. Carboxymethyl cellulose stimulates rabbit corneal epithelial wound healing. Curr Eye Res Jul;33(7):567-73, 2008
  30. Golebiowski B, Papas EB, Stapleton F. Ocular surface sensitivity. Optom Vis Sci 85:241-6, 2008
  31. Green MD, Apel AJG, Stapleton F. A longitudinal study of trends in keratitis in Australia. Cornea 27(1): 33-39, 2008
  32. Green MD, Apel AJG, Naduvilath TJ, Stapleton F. Clinical outcomes of keratitis. Clin Exp Optom 35: 421-426, 2007
  33. Hewitt AW, Sharma S, Burdon KP, Wang JJ, Baird PN, Dimasi DP, Mackey DA, Mitchell P, Craig JE. Ancestral LOXL1 variants are associated with pseudoexfoliation in Caucasian Australians but with markedly lower penetrance than in Nordic people. Hum Mol Genet, 17(5):710-6. Epub 2007 Nov 23, 2008
  34. Holden BA, Lazon de la Jara P. Contact lenses: Optimal vision - sub-optimal carrier? Optom Vis Sci 84(4): 365-267, 2007
  35. Ip JM, Huynh SC, Kifley A, Rose KA, Morgan IG, Varma R, Mitchell P. Variation of the contribution fromaxial length and other oculometric parameters to refraction by age and ethnicity. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci Oct;48(10):4846-53, 2007
  36. Ip JM, Kifley A, Rose KA, Mitchell P. Refractive findings in children with astigmatic parents: the Sydney Myopia Study. Am J Ophthalmol Aug;144(2):304-6 2007
  37. Ip JM, Robaei D, Kifley A, Wang JJ, Rose K, Mitchell P. The prevalence of hyperopia and associations with eye findings in children aged 6 and 12 years. Ophthalmology Apr;115(4):678-685, 2008, Epub Jul 30 2007
  38. Keay L, Edwards K, Brian G, Stapleton F. Surveillance of contact lens related microbial keratitis in Australia and New Zealand: Multi-source case-capture and cost-effectiveness. Ophthal Epidem 14(6):343-50, 2007
  39. Keay L, Edwards K, Dart J, Stapleton F. Grading contact lens-related microbial keratitis: Relevance to disease burden. Optom Vis Sci Jul;85(7):531-537, 2008
  40. Keay L, Edwards K, Stapleton F. An early assessment of silicone hydrogel safety pearls and pitfalls, and current status. Eye & Contact Lens 33(6 Pt 2): 358- 61, 2007
  41. Keay L, Stapleton F. Development and evaluation of evidence-based guidelines on contact lens-related microbial keratitis (Dallos Award 2006). Cont Lens Ant Eye 31(1):3-12, 2008
  42. Keay L, Stapleton F, Schein O. Epidemiology of contact lens-related inflammation and microbial keratitis: A 20-year perspective. Eye Contact Lens 2007 Nov;33(6 Pt 2):346-53, discussion 362-3. Review.
  43. Keeffe JE. Costs of vision impairment: present and future issues. Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research7:523-527, 2007
  44. Khanna R, Raman U, Rao GN. Blindness and poverty in India: The way forward. Clin Exp Optom 90 (6): 406-414, 2007
  45. Lim HY, O’Connor PM, Keeffe JE. Low vision services provided by optometrists in Victoria. Clin Exp Optom 91(2): 177-182, 2008
  46. Menabuoni L, Pini R, Rossi F, Lenzetti I, Yoo SH, Parel J-M. Laser-assisted corneal welding in cataract surgery: A retrospective study. J Cat Ref Surgery 33(9): 1608-1612, 2007
  47. Naidoo K. Poverty and blindness in Africa. Clin Exp Optom 90 (6): 415-421, 2007
  48. Nutheti R, Keeffe JE, Shamanna BR, Nirmalan PK, Krishnaiah S, Thomas R. Relationship between visual impairment and eye diseases and visual function in Andhra Pradesh. Ophthalmology 114:1552-1557, 2007
  49. O’Connor PM, Lamoureux EL, Keeffe JE. Predicting the need for low vision rehabilitation services. Br J Ophthalmol 92:252-255, 2008
  50. Papas EB, Carnt N, Willcox MDP, Holden BA. Complications associated with care product use during silicone hydrogel contact lens daily wear. Eye and Contact Lens Nov;33(6 Pt 2):392-3; discussion 399-400, 2007
  51. Pertile KK, Schäche M, Islam FM Amirul, Chen CY, Dirani M, Mitchell P, Baird PN. Assessment of TGIF as a candidate gene for myopia. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49(1):49-54, 2008
  52. Pini R, Rossi F, Menabuoni L, Lenzetti I, Yoo S, Parel J-M. A new technique for the closure of the lens capsule by laser welding. Ophthalmic Surgery Lasers & Imaging May-Jun;39(3):260-1 2008
  53. Raizada K, Shome D, Honavar SG. New measurement device and technique for assessing implant and prosthetic motility. Ophthal Plastic Reconstruct Surg Jan-Feb;23(1):59-60, 2007
  54. Raizada K, Deepa Rani D. Review on ocular prosthesis. Cont Lens Anterior Eye Jul;30(3):152-62, 2007
  55. Ramke J, Brian G, du Toit R. Eye disease and care at hospital clinics in Cook Islands, Fiji, Samoa and Tonga. Br J Ophthalmol 91(9): 1117-1121, 2007
  56. Ramke J, Palagyi A, Naduvilath TJ, du Toit R, Brian G. Prevalence and causes of blindness and low vision in Timor-Leste. Br J Ophthalmol Sep;91(9):1117-21, 2007
  57. Richardson AJ, Islam FM Amirul, Guymer RH, Cain M, Baird PN. A TAG-SNP approach to the VEGF-A gene in age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Mol Vision 13:2148-2152, 2007
  58. Rose KA, Morgan IG, Smith W, Burlutsky G, Mitchell P, Saw S-M. Myopia, lifestyle and schooling in students of Chinese ethnicity in Singapore and Sydney – an ecological approach. Arch Ophthalmol Apr;126(4):527-30, 2008
  59. Samarawickrama C, Wang XY, Huynh SC, Burlutsky G, Stapleton F, Mitchell P. Effects of refraction and axial length on childhood optic disk parameters measured by optical coherence tomography. Am J Ophthalmol 144(3): 459-461, 2007
  60. Schäche M, Richardson AJ, Pertile KP, Dirani M, Scurrah K, Baird PN. Genetic mapping of myopia susceptibility loci. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 48(11):4924-4929, 2007
  61. Schubert TL, Hume EBH, Willcox MDP. Staphylococcus aureus ocular isolates from symptomatic adverse events: antibiotic resistance and similarity of bacteria causing adverse events. Clin Exp Optom 91(2): 148-155, 2008
  62. Smith III EL, Ramamirtham R, Qiao-Grider Y, Hung L-F, Huang J, Kee C-s, Coats D, Paysee E. Effects of foveal ablation on emmetropization and formdeprivation myopia. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48: 3914-3922, 2007
  63. Stapleton F, Keay L, Edwards K, Naduvilath TJ, Brian G, Jacobs R. Studies of contact lens-related microbial keratitis in Australia and New Zealand: new learnings. Eye Contact Lens Nov;33(6 Pt 2):354-7; discussion 362-3, 2007
  64. Stapleton F, Keay L, Edwards K, Naduvilath TJ, Dart JK, Franzco GB, Holden BA. The incidence of contact lens-related microbial keratitis in Australia. Ophthalmology 2008 Jun 4
  65. Stapleton F, Keay LJ, Sanfilippo PG, Katiyar S, Edwards KP, Naduvilath TJ. Relationship between climate, disease severity, and causative organism for contact lens-associated microbial keratitis in Australia. Am J Ophthalmol Nov;144(5):690-698, 2007; Epub Aug 29, 2007
  66. Sweeney DF, Naduvilath TJ. Are inflammatory events a marker for an increased risk of microbial keratitis? Eye & Contact Lens 33(6 Prt 2): 383-391, 2007
  67. van de Berg R, Dirani M, Chen CY, Haslam N, Baird PN. Myopia and personality: The Genes in Myopia (GEM) personality study. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 49(3):882-886, 2008
  68. Wei E, Aliwarga Y, Zhao Z, Carnt NA, Willcox MDP. Analysis and identification of protein components in deposits on worn contact lenses by liquid chromatography mass spectrometry (lc-ms). J Proteomics & Bioinformatics 2, 2:318-318, 2008
  69. Willcox MDP. Infection and inflammation during contact lens wear. Optom Vis Sci 84(4): 273-278, 2007
  70. Willcox MDP. New strategies to prevent Pseudomonas keratitis. Eye & Contact Lens 33(6 Pt 2): 401-403, 2007
  71. Willcox MDP, Zhu H, Conibear T, Hume EB, Givskov M, Kjelleberg S, Rice SA. Role of quorum sensing by Pseudomonas aeruginosa in microbial keratitis and cystic fibrosis (Review). Microbiology 154: 2184 – 2194, 2008
  72. Williamson JF, McLure CA, Baird PN, Male D, Millman J, Lawley B, Ashdown ML, Keating PJ, Dawkins RL. Novel sequence elements define ancestral haplotypes of the region encompassing complement factor H. Hum Immunol 69(3):207-219. Epub Mar 7, 2008
  73. Wright HR, Turner A, Taylor HR. Trachoma and poverty: unnecessary blindness further disadvantages the poorest people in the poorest countries. Clin Exp Optom 90 (6): 422–428, 2007
  74. Xue ML, Thakur A, Cole N, Lloyd AR, Stapleton F, Wakefield D, Willcox MDP. A critical role for CCL2 and CCL3 chemokines in the regulation of PMN recruitment during corneal infection in mice. Immunol Cell Biol Oct;85(7):525-31, Epub Jun 19, 2007
  75. Zhao Z, Aliwarga Y, Willcox MDP. Intrinsic protein fluorescence interferes with detection of tear glycoproteins in SDS-polyacrylamide gels using extrinsic fluorescent dyes. J Biomol Techniques 18(5): 331-335, 2007
  76. Zhao Z, Carnt NA, Aliwarga Y, Wei X, Willcox MDP. Identity of proteins extracted from worn silicone hydrogel contact lenses. J Proteomics & Bioinformatics 2, 2:325-326, 2008
  77. Zhao Z, Fu H, Skotnitsky CC, Sankaridurg PR, Willcox MDP. IgE antibody on worn high oxygen permeable silicone hydrogel contact lenses from patients with Contact Lens induced Papillary Conjunctivitis (CLPC). Eye & Contact Lens 34: 117-121, 2007
  78. Zhu H, Conibear TCR, Thuruthyil SJ, Willcox MDP. Pseudomonas aeruginosa quorum-sensing signal molecules induce IL-8 production by human corneal epithelial cells. Eye Cont Lens 2008; 34(3):179-181
  79. Zhu H, Ding A, Bandara M, Willcox MDP, Stapleton F. Broad spectrum of antibacterial activity of a new multi-purpose disinfecting solution. Eye Cont Lens 33:278-83, 2007
  80. Zhu H, Kumar A, Ozkan J, Bandara R, Ding A, Perera I, Steinberg P, Kumar N, Lao W, Griesser H, Britcher L, Willcox MDP. Fimbrolide-coated antimicrobial lenses: Their in vitro and in vivo effects. Optom Vis Sci 85(5):292-300, 2008

PUBLISHED - Refereed abstracts

  1. Ale J. A model of dual-optic accommodating intraocular lens. Australasian Ophthalmic and Visual
  2. Sciences Meeting, Canberra, December 2007
  3. Augusteyn R. Lens changes during kangaroo weaning. #2797/D813 ARVO, Fort Lauderdale, USA April 2008
  4. Borja D, Uhlhorn S, Ehrmann K, De Castro A, Arrieta- Quintero E, Amelinckx A, Nankivil D, Ho A, Manns F. Flattening of the non-human primate crystalline lens surfaces during simulated accommodation. # 4564/ A45, ARVO, Fort Lauderdale, USA April 2008
  5. Burnett A. Delivering primary eye health care to Aboriginal people in Australia: A training model. World Council of Optometry, The Second World Conference on Optometric Globalisation, London, April 2008
  6. Butler C. Evaluation of recently graduated Indian primary eye care practitioners’ competencies. World Council of Optometry, The Second World Conference on Optometric Globalisation, London, April 2008
  7. Carnt NA. Solution related chemical staining case control study in silicone hydrogel daily wear. 5th International Conference on the Tear Film & Ocular Surface, Sicily September 2007
  8. Choo J. OK progressive and regressive changes. International Society of Contact Lens Researchers, Canada, August 2007
  9. Choo J. Tales of an OK cornea. 12th International Contact Lens Congress, Queensland, September 2007
  10. Choo J. Bacterial adhesion on orthokeratology versus alignment RGP lenses. American Academy of Optometry, Tampa Florida, October 2007
  11. Choo J. Orthokeratology progressive and regressive corneal changes - A histological study. International Society of Contact Lens Researchers, Canada, August 2007
  12. Choy M, Stapleton F, Willcox M, Zhu H. Virulence factors and antibiotic resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa from Australian ocular infections. Australian Society for Antimicrobials 9th Annual Scientific Meeting, Sydney, February 2008
  13. Cole N, Chen R, Park J, Kumar N, Willcox MDP. Comparison of attachment strategies to surfaces for antimicrobial cationic peptides. #1983/D1054, ARVO, Fort Lauderdale, USA, April 2008
  14. de Castro A, Borja D, Uhlhorn S, Manns F, Barbero S, Parel J-M. Relative contribution of gradient index distribution and surface geometry to spherical aberration in isolated primate crystalline lenses. ARVO, Fort Lauderdale, USA, April 2008
  15. Delgado S, Manns F, Lee W, Nose I, Amelinck A, Arrieta-Quintero E, Nankivil E, Borja D, Jain R, Parel J-M. Compact Scheiner system for optical power assessment of ex vivo crystalline lenses. # 3790/A67 ARVO, Fort Lauderdale, USA, April 2008
  16. Dirani M, Shekar SN, Baird PN. Shared genes influence both refraction and axial length - The Genes in Myopia (GEM) twin study. Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48(4): ARVO E-abstract 5424, Fort Lauderdale, April 2008
  17. Donovan L, Sankaridurg P, Ho A, Hartwig A, Chen X, John T, Holden BA. Comparison of central and peripheral refraction determined by infrared autorefraction, Hartmann-Shack aberrometry and streak retinoscopy. American Academy of Optometry, Tampa Florida, October 2007
  18. Edwards K. Risk factors for contact lenses related microbial keratitis in Australia. International Society of Contact Lens Researchers, Canada, August 2007
  19. Edwards K, Keay L, Naduvilath T, Snibson G, Taylor H, Stapleton F. Characteristics of and risk factors for contact lens related microbial keratitis in a tertiary referral hospital. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 778-B553, 2007
  20. Ehrmann K, Ho A, Arrieta-Quintero E, Amelickx A, Nankivil D, Borja D, Ziebarth N, Parel J-M. EVAS II: Advanced lens stretcher to determine accommodation forces vs. power and geometry. #3792/A69 ARVO, Fort Lauderdale, USA, April 2008
  21. Ehrmann K. Mechanical properties of intra-ocular lenses. SPIE, Ophthalmic Technologies XVIII, San Jose USA, January 2008
  22. Evans M. Development of an implantable contact lens. Gordon Research Conference on Biomaterials, New Hampshire, USA, July 2007
  23. Evans VE. The IER Matrix study. Specsavers PAC Conference 2007, London, October 2007
  24. Evans VE, Carnt NA, Naduvilath TJ, Holden BA. Factors associated with drop out from silicone hydrogel contact lens daily wear. #4839/D761 ARVO, Fort Lauderdale, USA, April 2008
  25. Garrett Q. Expression of carnitine transporter OCTN1 or OCTN2 in ocular epithelium. 5th International Conference on the Tear Film & Ocular Surface, Sicily, September 2007
  26. Golebiowski B, Papas EB, Stapleton F. Clinical comparison of the CRCERT-Belmonte and Cochet- Bonnet aesthesiometers. # 2560/A274 ARVO, Fort Lauderdale, USA, April 2008, Invest Ophthalmol Vis
  27. Sc 2560-A274, 2008
  28. Hao X, Ho A, Hughes TC, Jeffery J, Le T, Manns F, Nguyen XTT, Parel J-M. Polysiloxane soft gels as in-situ curable accommodating implant. 8th World Biomaterials Congress, May 2008
  29. Hao X, Bates J, Beattie D, Hughes T, Jeffery J, Le T, Nguyen X. Characterization of perfluoropolyether cross-linked materials. Materials Today Asia, Beijing, China, September 2007
  30. Ho A. Peripheral vision and refractive error. SPIE, Ophthalmic Technologies XVIII, San Jose USA, January 2008
  31. Ho A. Lens refilling results in the live rhesus monkey model. Accommodation Club, Miami, May 2008 30. Ho A, Manns J, Ale J, Lee Y, Parel J-M. Depth of focus of accommodating intra-ocular lenses: A paraxial analysis. #1797/D662 ARVO, Fort Lauderdale, USA, April 2008
  32. Ho SM. Impact of training eye-care personnel in Timor Leste. World Council of Optometry, The Second World Conference on Optometric Globalisation, London, April 2008
  33. Holden BA. Fitting children with CLs - what are the issues?, International Society of Contact Lens Researchers, Canada, August 2007
  34. Holden BA. The IER Matrix study. American Academy of Optometry, Tampa Florida, October 2007
  35. Holden BA. Defining who should be trained to assess and correct refractive errors. World Congress of Ophthalmology, Hong Kong, June 2008
  36. Holden BA. Is oxygen permeability relevant?, British Contact Lens Association, Birmingham, May 2008
  37. Huang J, Hung L-F, Ramamirtham R, Blasdel TL, Humbird TL, Bockhorst KH, Smith III EL. Effects of form deprivation on peripheral refractive errors and ocular shape in infant rhesus monkeys. # 3588 ARVO Fort Lauderdale, USA, April, 2008
  38. Hughes T, Bates J, Beattie D, Hao X, Jarrett R, Jeffery J, Johnson G, Le T, McFarland G, Nguyen X. High refractive index polysiloxanes as in-situ curable accommodating implant. 8th World Biomaterials Congress. May 2008
  39. Hughes T, Bates J, Beattie D, Hao X, Jarrett R, Jeffery J, Johnson G, Le T, McFarland G, Nguyen X. Control of topography of porous perfluoropolyethers using radical concentration during polymerization. 8th World Biomaterials Congress, May 2008
  40. Hughes TC, Denham D, Donovan L, Fernandez V, Hao X, Jeffery JL, Manns F, Manor B, Nguyen XT, Parel J-M, Watling J, Wilkie JS, Ho A. In situ curable accommodating implant. Materials Today Asia, Beijing, China, September 2007
  41. Hughes T. Property optimisation of a fluoropolymer corneal inlay by factorial design. 8th World Biomaterials Congress, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, May 2008
  42. Hughes T. Control of topography of porous perfluoropolyethers using radical concentration during polymerization. 8th World Biomaterials Congress, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, May 2008
  43. Hume E. Infection: prevention and cure - What’s possible?, 12th International Contact Lens Congress, Queensland, September 2007
  44. Hume E. Is the current ISO for contact lens disinfection sufficient?, International Society of Contact Lens Researchers, Canada, August 2007
  45. Keay LJ, Edwards K, Brian G, Stapleton F. Surveillance of contact lens related microbial keratitis in Australia and New Zealand: Multi-source case-capture and cost-effectiveness. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 4290-B726, 2007
  46. Kiran D. Child to child and child to family communication as a strategy to improve awareness and uptake of eye care services in urban area of South India. 67th Annual Conference of All India Ophthalmological Society, Bangalore, India, January 2008
  47. Kiran D. Child to child and child to family communication as a strategy to improve awareness and uptake of eye care services in urban area of South India. World Congress of Ophthalmology, Hong Kong, June 2008
  48. Kumar A. Guinea pig model of contact lens acute red eye and/or infiltrative keratitis response. International Society of Contact Lens Researchers, Canada, August 2007
  49. Lazon de la Jara P. Validity and repeatability of a new infrared video pupillometer. American Academy of Optometry, Tampa Florida, October 2007
  50. Manns F, Ho A, Borja D, Parel J-M. Paraxial optical model of the crystalline lens with refractive index gradient. #3774/A51 ARVO, Fort Lauderdale, USA, April 2008
  51. Marmamula S. Epidemiology of refractive errors in India. 33rd All India Optometry conference, Goa, India, October 2007
  52. Martinez A. Monochromatic higher order aberrations in children. American Academy of Optometry, Tampa Florida, October 2007
  53. Martinez A, Sankaridurg P, Mitchell P. Off-axis higher order aberrations in myopic and non-myopic eyes of children. #390 ARVO, Fort Lauderdale, USA, April 2008
  54. Minney M. The impact of VISION 2020 monitoring: Does it do optometry justice?, World Council of Optometry, The Second World Conference on Optometric Globalisation, London, April 2008
  55. Nankivil D, Ehrmann K, Borja D, Arrieta-Quintero E, Manns F, Parel J-M. Change in lens profile during simulated accommodation: The effect of anterior zonule transection. #3784/A61, ARVO, Fort Lauderdale, USA, April 2008
  56. Nankivil D, Ziebarth N, Borja D, Arrieta-Quintero E, Ho A, Manns F, Parel J-M. The role of the anterior zonules in non-human primates during simulated accommodation. SPIE, Photonics, San Jose USA,January 2008
  57. Papas EB. Inflammatory and immune mediated contact lens problems. Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists, Nevada USA, October 2007
  58. Papas EB. LCP induced corneal staining assessment, significance and aetiology. International Society of Contact Lens Researchers, Canada, August 2007
  59. Parel J-M, Yoo S, Takesue Y, Duchesne B, Fernandez V, Augusteyn R, Holden BA. Experimental in vivo anti- PCO treatments. CCRG – NFER, December 2007 www.nfer.org/meetings
  60. Parel J-M, Ziebarth NM, Borja D, Arrieta E, Nankivil D, Dortonne I, Manns F. Effect of lens capsule mechanical properties on the dioptric response of lenses as assessed in an ex vivo accommodation simulator. #4023 ARVO, Fort Lauderdale, USA, April 2008
  61. Pattamatta U. Bovine lactoferrin stimulates human corneal epithelial wound healing in vitro. Lactoferrin Conference, Nice, October 2007
  62. Pattamatta U, Willcox MDP, Stapleton F, Garrett Q. Bovine lactoferrin promotes alkali-induced wound healing in corneal epithelial cells by up-regulating IL-6 and PDGF. #3394/A248, ARVO, Fort Lauderdale, USA, April 2008
  63. Petznick A. Does corneal wound healing result in an increase of matrix metalloproteinase in the lacrimal gland? Australasian Ophthalmic and Visual Sciences Meeting, Canberra, December 2007
  64. Prakasam R. Biocompatibility of PFPE inlays in human corneas. International Society of Contact Lens Researchers, Canada, August 2007
  65. Prakasam R. Development of corneal iron ring deposits with corneal inlays. International Society of Contact Lens Researchers, Canada, August 2007
  66. Radford CF, Stapleton F, Verma S, Minassian D, Dart JKG. Case-control study of non-ulcerative contact lens complications in an ophthalmic accident and emergency. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sc 5373-B619, 2007
  67. Rasul R. Efficacy and mechanism of action of antimicrobial peptide melamine. Antimicrobials 2008, Sydney, February 2008
  68. Safvati A, Hume E, Willcox MDP, Cole N. Hypoxiamediated upregulation of VEGF, HIF-1α and angiogenin in human corneal epithelium: I in vitro. British Contact Lens Association, Birmingham, May 2008
  69. Sankaridurg P. Risk factors for myopia. 12th International Contact Lens Congress, Queensland, September 2007
  70. Smith III EL, Hung L-F, Ramamirtham R, Huang J, Qiao-Grider Y. Effects of peripheral hyperopic defocus on emmetropizatioin in infant monkeys. American Academy of Optometry, Tampa Florida, October, 2007
  71. Stahl U. The influence of temporary collagen inserts on ocular comfort and contact lens osmolality during contact lens wear. International Society of Contact Lens Researchers, Canada, August 2007
  72. Stapleton F. Epidemiology of contact lens related microbial keratitis. Royal College of Ophthalmology Annual Congress, UK, May 2008
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  77. Sweeney DF. Corneal staining - The IER study. British Contact Lens Association, Birmingham, May 2008
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  84. Taylor H. Advocacy programs of ICO - What can they offer your society? World Congress of Ophthalmology, Hong Kong, June 2008
  85. Taylor H. What are the main obstacles to meeting the Vision 2020 goals worldwide? Paulus de Jong farewell Symposium, The Netherlands, September 2007
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PUBLISHED – Reports

  1. World Health Organization. Vision 2020 The Right To Sight. Global Initiative for the elimination of avoidable blindness. Action plan 2006 - 2011. World Health Organization 2007. ISBN978 92 4 159588 9 (Hugh Taylor contribution)

PUBLISHED - Letters/Editorials

  1. Cavanagh DH, Holden BA. Safety, safety, safety. Eye & Contact Lens 33(6 Prt 2): 341, 2007 3. Holden BA. Blindness and poverty: a tragic combination, Contact Lens Spectrum 90 (6): 401-403, 2007
  2. Holden BA. Uncorrected refractive error the major and most easily avoidable cause of vision loss. Community Eye Health Journal 20(63): 37-39, 2007
  3. Holden BA, Sweeney DF. Corneal infection guidelines. Clinical and Experimental Optometry 90 (6): 404-405, 2007

PUBLISHED - Unrefereed articles

  1. Carnt N, Evans V, Holden BA, Naduvilath TJ, Tilia D, Papas EB, Willcox MDP. IER matrix update: Adding another silicone hydrogel. Contact Lens Spectrum March 2008
  2. Carnt NA, Willcox MDP, Evans VE, Naduvilath TJ, Tilia D, Papas EB, Sweeney DF, Holden BA. Corneal Staining: The IER Matrix Study. Contact Lens Spectrum Sept 2007
  3. Dabideen R, Minto H, Naidoo K. Sourcing acceptable spectacles. Community Eye Health Journal 20(63): 37-39, 2007
  4. Marmamula S, Keeffe JE, Khanna R, Rao GN: Rapid assessment methods in eye care and their use in assessing refractive errors. J Comm Eye Health 2007; 20(63): 95-97, Indian Supplement
  5. Naidoo K, Ravilla D. Delivering refractive error services primary eye care centres and outreach. Community Eye Health Journal 20(63): 42-44, 2007
  6. Raizada K, Deepa R, Bhaduri A, Honavar SG, Naik M. Indications and cosmetic outcome of dermis fat graft: A tertiary eye care study. Optometry Today July 56:(3) 21-23, 2007

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