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PUBLISHED - Books and book chapters

  1. Glasson M, Stapleton F, Keay L, Ball M, Willcox M. Effect of contact lens wear on the pre-corneal tear film. In: Immunology of the eye. Ed Zierhut, Stern and Sullivan. Taylor and Francis, UK. Pp 239-254
  2. Zhao Z, Russell PJ. Active protease mapping in 2DE gels. In: Methods in Molecular Biology, Two-Dimensional Electrophoresis Protocol (eds Sheehan D and Tyther R), Humana Press, Totowa, NJ, USA. P431-438

PUBLISHED - Refereed papers

  1. Bakaraju R, Ehrmann K, Papas EB, Ho A. Do peripheral refraction and aberration profiles vary with the type of myopia? – an illustration using a ray-tracing approach. Journal of Optometry 2: 29-38, 2009, doi:10.3921/joptom.2009.29
  2. Bakaraju RC, Ehrmann K, Falk D, Papas EB, Ho A. Working sketch of an anatomically and optically equivalent physical model eye. Proceedings of SPIE 2009, 7163, 716316, doi:10.1117/12.808646
  3. Bakaraju RC, Ehrmann K, Ho A, Papas EB. Pantoscopic tilt in spectacle-corrected myopia and its effect on peripheral refraction. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 28(6):538-49, 2008
  4. Bakaraju RC, Ehrmann K, Papas E, Ho A. Finite schematic eye models and their accuracy to in-vivo data. Vision Res 48(16):1681-94, 2008
  5. Bakaraju RC, Ehrmann K, Papas EB, Ho A. A theoretical design of gradient index multifocal contact lens for correcting presbyopia and an attempt to elicit its performance using ray tracing. Proceedings of SPIE 2009, 7163, 716319, doi:10.1117/12.808653.
  6. Chen R, Cole N, Willcox MD, Park J, Rasul R, Carter E, Kumar N. Synthesis, characterization and in vitro activity of a surface-attached antimicrobial cationic peptide. Biofouling 25(6):517-24, 2009
  7. Chong CC, Stump RJ, Lovicu FJ, McAvoy JW. TGFß promotes Wnt expression during cataract development. Exp Eye Res 88(2):307-13, 2009
  8. Choo JD, Holden BA, Papas EB, Willcox MDP. Adhesion of Pseudomonas aeruginosa to orthokeratology and alignment lenses. Optom Vis Sci 86(2):93-7, 2009
  9. Choy M, Stapleton F, Willcox MDP, Zhu H. Comparison of virulence factors in Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains isolated from contact lens and non-contact lens-related keratitis. Journal of Medical Microbiology 57 (12): 1539-1546, 2008
  10. Cronjé S, Chullunkhuu C, Schlenther G. Addressing refractive error blindness and visual impairment. Mongolian Journal of Ophthalmology 1 (5): 3–5, 2009
  11. de la Jara PL, Erickson D, Erickson P, Stapleton F. Pre-operative quality of life and psychological factors that influence patient decision making in LASIK. Eye. 2009 May 15. [Epub ahead of print]
  12. Dirani M, Couper TA, Baird PN. The role for genetic factors in lower and higher order aberrations? The Genes in Myopia (GEM) twin study. Ophthalmic Res 41(3):142-7, 2009. Epub 2009 Mar 26
  13. Dirani M, Islam FMA, Baird PN. The role of birth weight in myopia? The Genes in Myopia (GEM) twin study. Ophthalmic Res 41(3):154-9, 2009. Epub 2009 Mar 26
  14. 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 23: 153-160, 2009
  15. Ehrmann K, Fedtke C, Radic A. Assessment of computer generated vision charts. Cont Lens Anterior Eye 32(3):133-40, 2009
  16. Ehrmann K, Falk D. Optical power mapping using paraxial laser scanning. Proceedings of SPIE 2009, Ophthalmic Technologies 7163, 716350, doi:10.1117/12.806765
  17. Fedtke C, Ehrmann K, Holden BA. A review of peripheral refraction techniques. Optom Vis Sci 2009 April 1
  18. Figuiera EC, Sharma NS, Ooi JL, Masselos K, Lee KJY, Rosenberg ML, Francis IC, Ferch NI, Stapleton F. The Lanindar test: a method of evaluating patient suitability for cataract surgery using assisted topical anaesthesia. Eye 23: 284-289, 2009
  19. Flanagan JL, Willcox MDP. Role of lactoferrin in the tear film. Biochimie 91(1):35-43, 2009
  20. 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 49(11):4844-9, 2008. Epub 2008 Jul 18.
  21. Garrett Q, Xu S, Simmons PA, Vehige J, Xie RZ, Kumar A, Flanagan JL, Zhao Z, Willcox MDP. Carboxymethyl cellulose stimulates rabbit corneal epithelial wound healing. Curr Eye Res 33(7):567-73, 2008
  22. Golebiowski B, Papas EB, Stapleton F. Factors affecting ocular surface sensitivity measured with the CRCERT-Belmonte aesthesiometer. Optom Vis Sci 85(4):241-6, 2008
  23. Guymer RH, Dimitrov P, Varsamidis M, Lim L, Baird PN, Vingrys A, Robman L. Can HMG Co-A reductase inhibitors (‘statins’) slow the progression of age-related macular degeneration? The Age-Related Maculopathy Statin Study (ARMSS). Clinical Interventions in Aging 3(3):581-93, 2008
  24. Ho A, Zimmermann F, Whatham A, Martinez A, Delgado S, Lazon de la Jara P, Sankaridurg P. Change in peripheral refraction and curvature of field of the human eye with accommodation. Proceedings of SPIE 2009, 7163, 716318, doi:10.1117/12.812110
  25. Holden BA, Fricke TR, Ho SM, Wong R, Schlenther G, Cronjé S, Burnett A, Papas E, Naidoo KS, Frick KD. Global vision impairment due to uncorrected presbyopia. Arch Ophthalmol 126(12):1731-9, 2008
  26. Hume EB, Flanagan J, Masoudi S, Zhu H, Cole N, Willcox MDP. Soft contact lens disinfection solution efficacy: clinical fusarium isolates vs ATCC 36031. Optom Vis Sci 2009 April 20
  27. Huynh SC, Wang XY, Burlutsky G, Stapleton F, Mitchell P. Retinal and optic disc findings in adolescence: A population-based OCT study. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49(10):4328-35, 2008
  28. Jalbert I, Sweeney DF, Stapleton F. The effect of long term wear of soft lenses of low and high oxygen transmissibility on the corneal epithelium. Eye 23: 1282-1237, 2009
  29. Joseph RM, Ehrmann K, McNally R, Keehn B. Affective response to eye contact and face recognition ability in children with ASD. J Int Neuropsychol Soc 14(6):947-55, 2008
  30. Keay L, Edwards K, Dart J, Stapleton F. Grading contact lens-related microbial keratitis: relevance to disease burden. Optom Vis Sci 85(7):531-537, 2008
  31. Kim E, Ehrmann K, Uhlhorn S, Borja D, Parel J-M. Automated analysis of OCT images of the crystalline lens. Proceedings of SPIE 2009, 7163, 716313; DOI:10.1117/12.809986
  32. Lamoureux EL, Tee HW, Pesudovs K, Pallant JF, Keeffe JE, Rees G. Can clinicians use the PHQ-9 to assess depression in people with vision loss? Optom Vis Sci 86(2):139-45, 2009
  33. Lamoureux EL, Pesudovs K, Pallant JF, Rees G, Hassell JB, Caudle LE, Keeffe JE. An evaluation of the 10-item vision core measure 1 (VCM1) scale (the core module of the vision-related quality of life scale) using Rasch analysis. Ophthalmic Epidemiol 15(4):224-33, 2008
  34. Martinez AA, Sankaridurg PR, Naduvilath TJ, Mitchell P. Monochromatic aberrations in hyperopic and emmetropic children. J Vis 20;9(1):23.1-14, 2009
  35. Nankivil D, Manns F, Arrieta-Quintero E, Ziebarth NM, Borja D, Amelinckx AA, Bernal A, Ho A, Parel J-M. Effect of anterior zonule transection on the change in lens diameter and power in cynomolgus monkeys during simulated accommodation. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2009 March 25
  36. Nguyen-Khuong T, Fitzgerald A, Zhao Z, Willcox M, Walsh BJ. Improvements for the visualization of low-molecular weight protein and peptides of human tears using MALDI. Proteomics 8(17):3424-32, 2008
  37. O'Connor PM, Chou SL, Lamoureux EL, Keeffe JE. Costs of vision impairment in childhood and youth: diary case studies. Optom Vis Sci 85(11):1106-9, 2008
  38. O'Connor PM, Mu LC, Keeffe JE. Access and utilization of a new low-vision rehabilitation service. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 36(6):547-52, 2008
  39. Ozkan J, Papas E. Lubricant effects on low Dk and silicone hydrogel lens comfort. Optom Vis Sci 85(8):773-7, 2008
  40. Papas EB, Dahms A, Carnt N, Tahhan N, Ehrmann K. Power profiles and short-term visual performance of soft contact lenses. Optom Vis Sci 86:318–323, 2009
  41. Papas EB, Decenzo-Verbeten T, Fonn D, Holden BA, Kollbaum PS, Situ P, Tan J, Woods C. Utility of short-term evaluation of presbyopic contact lens performance. Eye Contact Lens 35(3):144-8, 2009
  42. Pattamatta U, Willcox MDP, Stapleton F, Cole N, Garrett Q. Bovine lactoferrin stimulates human corneal epithelial alkali wound healing in vitro. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 50(4):1636-43, 2009
  43. Peacock S, Misajon R, Iezzi A, Richardson J, Hawthorne G, Keeffe J. Vision and quality of life: development of methods for the VisQoL vision-related utility instrument. Ophthal Epidem 15(4):218-23, 2008
  44. Radford CF, Minassian D, Dart JK, Stapleton F, Verma S. Risk factors for nonulcerative contact lens complications in an ophthalmic accident and emergency department: a case-control study. Ophthalmology 116(3):385-92, 2009
  45. Safvati A, Cole N, Hume E, Willcox MDP. Mediators of neovascularization and the hypoxic cornea. Current Eye Research 34:6,501-514, 2009
  46. Samarawickrama C, Wang JJ, Huynh SC, Wang XY, Burlutsky G, Stapleton F, Mitchell P. Macular thickness, retinal thickness, and optic disk parameters in dominant compared with nondominant eyes. J AAPOS 13(2):142-7, 2009
  47. Sankaridurg PR, Markoulli M, de la Jara PL, Harmis N, Varghese T, Willcox MDP, Holden BA. Lid and conjunctival micro biota during contact lens wear in children. Optom Vis Sci 86(4):312-7, 2009
  48. Stahl U, Willcox MDP, Naduvilath T, Stapleton F. Influence of tear film and contact lens osmolality on ocular comfort in contact lens wear. Optom Vis Sci 2009 Jun 11.
  49. Stapleton F, Keay L, Edwards K, Naduvilath T, Dart JK, Brian G, Holden BA. The incidence of contact lens-related microbial keratitis in Australia. Ophthalmology 115(10):1655-62, 2008
  50. Sweeney DF, Holden B, Evans K, Ng V, Cho P. Best practice contact lens care: a review of the Asia Pacific Contact Lens Care Summit. Clin Exp Optom 92(2):78-89, 2009
  51. Smith TST, Frick KD, Holden BA, Fricke TR, Naidoo KS. Potential lost productivity resulting from the global burden of uncorrected refractive error. Bull World Health Organ 87:431–437, 2009
  52. Tahhan N, Fricke TR, Naduvilath T, Kierath J, Ho SM, Schlenther G, Layland B, Holden BA. Uncorrected refractive error in the northern and eastern provinces of Sri Lanka. Clin Exp Optom 92(2):119–125, 2009
  53. Uhlhorn SR, Borja D, Manns F, Parel J-M. Refractive index measurement of the isolated crystalline lens using optical coherence tomography. Vision Res 2008 Oct 21
  54. Urs R, Manns F, Ho A, Borja D, Amelinckx A, Smith J, Jain R, Augusteyn R, Parel J-M. Shape of the isolated ex-vivo human crystalline lens. Vision Res 2008 Nov 7
  55. Wang W, Xue M, Willcox MDP, Thakur A. Role of nitric oxide in P. aeruginosa keratitis caused by distinct bacterial phenotypes. Eye Contact Lens 34(4):195-7, 2008
  56. Whatham A, Zimmermann E, Martinez A, Delgado S, Lazon de la Jara P, Sankaridurg P, Ho A. Influence of accommodation on off-axis refractive errors in myopic eyes. J Vision 9(3):14, 1-13 xx, http://journalofvision.org/9/3/14/, doi:10.1167/9.3.14.
  57. Willcox MDP, Hume EB, Aliwarga Y, Kumar N, Cole N. A novel cationic-peptide coating for the prevention of microbial colonization on contact lenses. J Appl Microbiol 105(6):1817-25., 2008
  58. Willcox MDP, Zhu H, Conibear TC, Hume EB, Givskov M, Kjelleberg S, Rice SA. Role of quorum sensing by Pseudomonas aeruginosa in microbial keratitis and cystic fibrosis. Microbiology 154(Pt 8):2184-94, 2008
  59. Wong E, Chou SL, Lamoureux EL, Keeffe JE. Personal costs of visual impairment by different eye diseases and severity of visual loss. Ophthalmic Epidemiology 15(5):339-44, 2008
  60. Zhao Z, Carnt NA, Aliwarga Y, Wei X, Naduvilath T, Garrett Q, Korth J, Willcox MDP. Care regimen and lens material influence on silicone hydrogel contact lens deposition. Optom Vis Sci 86(3):251-9, 2009
  61. Zhao Z, Wei X, Aliwarga Y, Carnt NA, Garrett Q, Willcox MDP. Proteomic analysis of protein deposits on worn daily wear silicone hydrogel contact lenses. Molecular Vision 14: 2016-2024, 2008
  62. Ziebarth NM, Borja D, Arrieta E, Aly M, Manns F, Dortonne I, Nankivil D, Jain R, Parel J-M. Role of the lens capsule on the mechanical accommodative response in a lens stretcher. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49(10):4490-6, 2008

PUBLISHED - Refereed abstracts

  1. Ale J, Manns F, Ho A. Chromatic aberration and achromatization of accommodating IOL: paraxial and finite ray-tracing analyses. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale USA, May 2009
  2. Ale J, Manns F, Ho A. Chromatic aberration and achromatization of accommodating IOL: paraxial and finite ray-tracing analyses. British Contact Lens Association, Manchester UK, May 2009
  3. Augusteyn B. Dogfish alpha-crystallin. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale USA, May 2009
  4. Bakaraju RC. Evaluating the effect of add design of multizone bifocal contact lenses on its optical performance. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale USA, May 2009
  5. Bakaraju RC. A theoretical design of gradient index multifocal contact lens for correcting presbyopia and an attempt to elicit its performance using ray tracing. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale USA, May 2009
  6. Bakaraju RC. Multizone bifocals vs. aspheric multifocal contact lenses – A comparison of optical performance, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale USA, May 2009
  7. Bakaraju RC. Working sketch of an anatomically and optically equivalent physical model eye. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale USA, May 2009
  8. Bakaraju RC. Working sketch of an anatomically and optically equivalent physical model eye. SPIE 2009, Florida USA, February 2009
  9. Bakaraju RC. A theoretical design of gradient index multifocal contact lens for correcting presbyopia and an attempt to elicit its performance using ray tracing. SPIE 2009, Florida USA, February 2009
  10. Bandara M. Disinfection efficacy of protamine against ocular pathogens. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale USA, May 2009
  11. Bandara M. Disinfection efficacy of protamine against ocular pathogens. XVIII International Congress of Eye Research, Beijing China, September 2008
  12. Bernal A. Compact shadowphotogrammetry system for measurement of isolated lens shape, International Antimyopia Conference, Cairns QLD, July 2008
  13. Bernal A. Compact shadowphotogrammetry system for measurement of isolated lens shape. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale USA, May 2009
  14. Burnett A. National indigenous eye health survey: A pilot study to validate methodology. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale USA, May 2009
  15. Burnett A. National indigenous eye health survey: A pilot study to validate methodology. International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, 8th General Assembly, Buenos Aires Argentina, August 2008
  16. Carnt N. IER Matrix Study: Solution related corneal staining. American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim USA, October 2008
  17. Carnt N. IER Matrix Study: Solution related corneal staining. Optometrists Association of Australia, NSW Congress, Star City, September 2008
  18. Carnt N. Risk taking propensity in contact lens wearers. British Contact Lens Association, Manchester UK, May 2009
  19. Choo J. Orthokeratology epithelial changes with increasing lens wear: a histological study. American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim USA, October 2008
  20. Choo J. Orthokeratology epithelial changes with increasing lens wear: a histological study. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale USA, May 2009
  21. Choo J. Recovery of orthokeratology epithelial changes after cessation of one month of lens wear: a histological study. American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim USA, October 2008
  22. Choo J. Orthokeratology epithelial changes after cessation of one month of lens wear:  a histological study. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale USA, May 2009
  23. Cole N. In vivo efficacy of melimine contact lenses in models of CLARE and CLPU. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale USA, May 2009
  24. Cole N. In vivo efficacy of melimine contact lenses in models of CLARE and CLPU. British Contact Lens Association, Manchester UK, May 2009
  25. Cole N. The role of CXC chemoking receptor 2 in corneal infection. American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim USA, October 2008
  26. Cole N. The role of CXC chemoking receptor 2 in corneal infection. XVIII International Congress of Eye Research, Beijing China, September 2008
  27. Conrad F. Corneal reshaping using custom designed soft contact lenses. British Contact Lens Association, Manchester UK, May 2009
  28. Cronjé S, Wilson D, Schlenther G, Holden BA, Davis A, Naidoo K. Establishing sustainable refractive error services in the developing world. International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, 8th General Assembly, Buenos Aires Argentina, August 2008
  29. Cronjé S. Recruitment and selection of trainees to provide refractive error services: a pilot study in rural Sri Lanka. International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, 8th General Assembly, Buenos Aires Argentina, August 2008
  30. Delgado S. Comparison of letter versus laser targets on measuring central and peripheral autorefraction, International Antimyopia Conference, Cairns QLD, July 2008
  31. Delgado S. Comparison of letter versus laser targets on measuring central and peripheral autorefraction. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale USA, May 2009.
  32. Diec J, Carnt N, Naduvilath T, Thomas V, Evans V, Holden BA. Solution induced corneal staining: a comparison of peroxide and multipurpose solutions with silicone hydrogel lenses. American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim, USA, October 2008
  33. Diec J, Evans V, Carnt N, Naduvilath T, Thomas V. Comparison of corneal inflammatory events between two silicone hydrogel contact lenses. British Contact Lens Association, Manchester UK, May 2009
  34. Diec J. Comparison of corneal inflammatory events between two silicone hydrogel contact lenses. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale USA, May 2009 Diec J. Corneal inflammatory event rates in two silicone hydrogel contact lenses. SPIE 2009, Florida USA, February 2009
  35. Diec J. Corneal inflammatory event rates in two silicone hydrogel contact lenses, British Contact Lens Association, Manchester UK, May 2009
  36. Diec J. The IER Matrix: solution induced corneal staining in peroxide and multipurpose lens care solutions with silicone hydrogel lenses. Asia Cornea and Contact Lens Conference, Hong Kong, April 2009
  37. Donovan L. Visual activities, outdoor sports and the level of myopia in a group of Chinese children. American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim USA, October 2008
  38. Donovan L. Visual activities, outdoor sports and the level of myopia in a group of Chinese children. International Antimyopia Conference, Cairns QLD, July 2008
  39. Ehrmann K, Falk D. Optical power mapping using paraxial laser scanning. SPIE 2009, Florida USA, February 2009
  40. Evans V. Multivariate analysis of factors associated with discontinuation from silicone hydrogel contact lens wear. American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim, USA, October 2008
  41. Evans V. Multivariate analysis of factors associated with discontinuation from silicone hydrogel contact lens wear. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale USA, May 2009
  42. Fedtke C, Ehrmann K, Ho A, Holden BA. The impact of pupil alignment on peripheral refraction measurements using the Shin-Nippon NVision K5001. American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim USA, October 2008
  43. Fricke T, Schlenther G, Naidoo K, Holden B. Correction of refractive error — sustainability of available models. Asia ARVO International Meeting on Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Hyderabad India, January 2009
  44. Ghosh A. Monochromatic ocular aberrations in an older population: Blue Mountain Eye Study. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale USA, May 2009
  45. Hao X. High refractive index polysiloxanes as injectable, in-situ curable accommodating intraocular lens (IOL). 30th Australasian Polymer Symposium, Melbourne VIC, December 2008
  46. Hao X. High refractive index polysiloxanes as injectable, in-situ curable accommodating intraocular lens (IOL). Asia ARVO International Meeting on Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Hyderabad India, January 2009
  47. Ho A. Peripheral refraction and accommodation: relative contribution of retinal and pre-retinal factors. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale USA, May 2009
  48. Ho A. Peripheral refraction and accommodation: relative contribution of retinal and pre-retinal factors. XVIII International Congress of Eye Research, Beijing China, September 2008
  49. Ho A. The peripheral entrance pupil. American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim USA, October 2008
  50. Ho S, Cronjé S, Schlenther G, Holden BA. Building refraction training capacity in Cambodia to address refractive error blindness and vision impairment. International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, 8th General Assembly, Buenos Aires Argentina, August 2008
  51. Holden BA. Academia to the rescue. British Contact Lens Association, Manchester UK, May 2009
  52. Holden BA. Continuous wear…where are we today? British Contact Lens Association, Manchester UK, May 2009Holden BA. Continuous wear how many nights are safe? British Contact Lens Association, Manchester UK, May 2009
  53. Holden BA. Refractive error: from obscurity to imperative. International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, 8th General Assembly, Buenos Aires Argentina, August 2008
  54. Hughes T. Effect of radical concentration porous on perfluoropolyethers during polymerisation. Asia ARVO International Meeting on Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Hyderabad India, January 2009
  55. Hughes T. Effect of radical concentration porous on perfluoropolyethers during polymerisation. 30th Australasian Polymer Symposium, Melbourne, December 2008
  56. Hume E. Examining specific virulence factors involved in Staphylococcus aureus keratitis. 13th International Symposium on Staphylococci and Staphylococcal Infections, Cairns QLD, September 2008
  57. Hume E. Examining specific virulence factors involved in Staphylococcus aureus keratitis. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale USA, May 2009
  58. Hume T. Treatment of S. aureus keratitis with furanones. Asia ARVO International Meeting on Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Hyderabad India, January 2009
  59. Inderjeet Y, Naidoo K, Davis A, Holden BA. The KZN Child Care Program: developing a sustainable solution through a public, private NGDO partnership. International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, 8th General Assembly, Buenos Aires Argentina, August 2008
  60. Keirath J, Cronjé S, De Souza N, Holden BA, Naidoo K. A comprehensive refractive error training package for mid - or lower cadres. International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, 8th General Assembly, Buenos Aires Argentina, August 2008
  61. Keys T. A training program for Aboriginal eye health workers in the Northern Territory of Australia. International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, 8th General Assembly, Buenos Aires Argentina, August 2008
  62. Kim E. Automated analysis of OCT Images of the crystalline lens. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale USA, May 2009
  63. Kim E, Ehrmann K, Uhlhorn S, Borja D, Parel J-M. Automated analysis of OCT images of the crystalline lens. SPIE 2009, Florida USA, February 2009
  64. Kumar A. Amoebicidal activity of protamine alone and in combination with other antimicrobials. FEMS 2009: 3rd Congress of European Microbiologists, Gothenberg, Sweden, June 2009
  65. Lazon P. Parental history of myopia in Chinese myopic children. American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim USA, October 2008
  66. Lazon P. Parental history of myopia in Chinese myopic children. International Antimyopia Conference, Cairns QLD, July 2008
  67. Manns F. Lens refilling for the restoration of accommodation in human and non-human primate lenses. British Contact Lens Association, Manchester UK, May 2009
  68. Markoulli M. Lid and conjunctival microbiota in children with contact lens wear. American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim USA, October 2008
  69. Martinez A. Higher order aberrations in eyes of children from different ethnic backgrounds. Asia ARVO International Meeting on Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Hyderabad India, January 2009
  70. Martinez A. Influence of gender on off-axis refractive error and higher order aberrations. American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim USA, October 2008
  71. Martinez A. Influence of gender on off-axis refractive error and higher order aberrations. International Antimyopia Conference, Cairns QLD, July 2008
  72. Martinez A. Peripheral astigmatism in children eyes. American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim USA, October 2008
  73. Naidoo K, Martin C, Davis A, Holden BA. Developing research capacity in Africa: a collaborative effort. International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, 8th General Assembly, Buenos Aires Argentina, August 2008
  74. Naidoo K., Ramson P, Naidoo K, Holden BA, Davis A. From outreach to sustainability, the patient explored. International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness, 8th General Assembly, Buenos Aires Argentina, August 2008
  75. Nankivi D. Zonule distention and the ciliary body of the Cynomolgus monkey during lens stretching. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale USA, May 2009
  76. Nankivil D. Zonule distention and the ciliary body of the Cynomolgus monkey during lens stretching. 13th International Symposium on Staphylococci and Staphylococcal Infections, Cairns QLD, September 2008
  77. Oo T. Bovine lactoferricin increases the susceptibility of Pseudomonas aeruginosa to antibiotics. Optometrists Association of Australia, NSW Congress, Star City, September 2008
  78. Oo TZ. Bovine lactoferricin increases the susceptibility of Pseudomonas aeruginosa to antibiotics. 7th International Symposium on Antimicrobial Agents and Resistance, Bangkok, March 2009
  79. Ozkan J. Daily replacement of silicone hydrogel contact lenses during continuous wear as a means of reducing contact lens related ocular adverse events. American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim USA, October 2008
  80. Ozkan J. Retrospective analysis of risk factors associated with contact lesn induced inflammatory events during continuous wear. Asia ARVO International Meeting on Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Hyderabad India, January 2009
  81. Ozkan J. Short term overnight study with selenium antibacterial silicone hydrogel contact lenses. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale USA, May 2009
  82. Papas E. Predicting satisfaction with multifocal contact lenses. British Contact Lens Association, Manchester UK, May 2009
  83. Petznick A, Evans MDM, Madigan MC, Garrett Q, Sweeney DF. Production of MMP-1, -9 and TIMP-1 by corneal and conjunctival epithelium in a cat model of corneal wound healing. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale USA, May 2009
  84. Petznick A. Is there a role for conjunctival goblet cells in corneal epithelial would healing?, British Contact Lens Association, Manchester UK, May 2009
  85. Rasul R. Novel antimicrobial peptide melimine prevent adhesion of bacterial cells on contact lens surfaces. FEMS 2009: 3rd Congress of European Microbiologists, Gothenberg, Sweden, June 2009
  86. Sankaridurg P. Myopia control: Where are we? Asia ARVO International Meeting on Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Hyderabad India, January 2009
  87. Saville J. Phospolidpids in human tears and their deposition on contact lenses. American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim USA, October 2008
  88. Saville JT, Zhao Z, Willcox MDP, Mitchell TW, Blanksby SJ. Phospolipids in human tears and their deposition on contact lenses. XVIII International Congress of Eye Research, Beijing China, September 2008
  89. Schmidt G. Effect of retinal steepness on central refractive changes in children. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale USA, May 2009
  90. Stahl U. Tear osmolality measurements – effect of instrumentation and of freezing. 12th Biannual Scientific and Educators’ Meeting, University of Auckland, New Zealand, September 2008
  91. Stahl U. Tear osmolality measurements – effect of instrumentation and of freezing. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale USA, May 2009
  92. Stapleton F. Biofilm formation. British Contact Lens Association, Manchester UK, May 2009
  93. Stapleton F. Inflammatory events…have SiH's had any impact. British Contact Lens Association, Manchester UK, May 2009
  94. Stapleton F. Picking up the pieces, managing contact lens related microbial keratitis. British Contact Lens Association, Manchester UK, May 2009
  95. Stapleton F. Risk factors and population attributable risk in severe microbial keratitis in daily wear contact lens users. 12th Biannual Scientific and Educators’ Meeting, University of Auckland, New Zealand, September 2008
  96. Stapleton F. The epidemiology of contact lens related microbial keratitis and the impact of solution efficacy. American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim USA, October 2008
  97. Stapleton F. The risk of vision loss in contact lens wear and following LASIK. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale USA, May 2009
  98. Stapleton F. The risk of vision loss in contact lens wear and following LASIK. XVIII International Congress of Eye Research, Beijing China, September 2008
  99. Subbaraman L. Bacterial adhesion to lactoferrin-coated conventional and silicone hydrogel contact lens materials. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale USA, May 2009
  100. Subbaraman L. Bacterial adhesion to lactoferrin-coated conventional and silicone hydrogel contact lens materials. British Contact Lens Association, Manchester UK, May 2009
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IN PRESS - Refereed papers

  1. Gothwal VK, Wright T, Lamoureux EL, Pesudovs K. Psychometric properties of visual functioning index using Rasch analysis. Acta Ophthalmol. 2009 Jun 26. [Epub ahead of print]

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