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PUBLISHED – Books and book chapters

  1. Evans MDM, Sweeney DF (2010): Synthetic corneal implants, in Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine in Ophthalmology, editor Traian Chirila; Woodhead Publishing, Cambridge UK. 2010

PUBLISHED – Refereed papers

  1. Ale J, Manns F, Ho A (2010): Evaluation of the performance of accommodating IOLs using a paraxial optics analysis. Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, 30:132–142.
  2. Allen PM, Charman WN, Radhakrishnan H (2010): Changes in dynamics of accommodation after accommodative facility training in myopes and emmetropes. Vision Research, 50:947–955.
  3. Allen PM, Radhakrishnan H, Rae S, Calver RI, Theagarayan BP, Nelson P, Osuobeni E, Sailoganathan A, Price H, O'Leary DJ (2009): Aberration control and vision training as an effective means of improving accommodation in individuals with myopia. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 50:5120–5129.
  4. Amelinckx A, Castello M, Arrieta–Quintero E, Lee T, Salas N, Hernandez E, Lee RK, Bhattacharya SK, Parel J–M (2009): Laser trabeculoplasty induces changes in the trabecular meshwork glycoproteome: A pilot study. Journal of Proteome Research, 8:3727–3736.
  5. Ang EK, Couper T, Dirani M, Vajpayee RB, Baird PN (2009): Outcomes of laser refractive surgery for myopia. Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 35:921–933.
  6. Augusteyn RC (2010): On the growth and internal structure of the human lens. Experimental Eye Research, 90:643–654.
  7. Bakaraju RC, Ehrmann K, Falk D, Ho A, Papas EB (2010): Physical human model eye and methods of its use to analyse optical performance of soft contact lenses. Optics Express, 18:16868–16882.
  8. Balasubramanian SA, Pye DC, Willcox MDP (2010): Are proteinases the reason for keratoconus? Current Eye Research, 35:185–191.
  9. Bandamwar K, Garrett Q, Cheung D, Huang J, Lee L, Ng C, Papas EB (2010): Time course of solution induced staining. Contact Lens Anterior Eye, 33(4):199–201.
  10. Borja D, Manns F, Ho A, Ziebarth NM, Acosta AC, Arrieta–Quintera E, Augusteyn RC, Parel J–M (2010): Refractive power and biometric properties of the nonhuman primate isolated crystalline lens. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 51:2118–2125.
  11. Cama AT, Sikivou BT, Keeffe JE (2010): Childhood visual impairment in Fiji. Archives of Ophthalmology, 128:608–612.
  12. Carney FP, Morris CA, Milthorpe B, Flanagan JL, Willcox MDP (2009): In vitro adsorption of tear proteins to hydroxyethyl methacrylate–based contact lens materials. Eye & Contact Lens–Science and Clinical Practice, 35:320–328.
  13. Carnt N, Willcox MDP, Keay L, Flanagan JL, Stapleton F (2010): Pathogenesis of contact lens–associated microbial keratitis. Optometry and Vision Science, 87:612–613.
  14. Carnt NA, Evans VE, Naduvilath TJ, Willcox MDP, Papas E, Frick KD, Holden BA (2009): Contact lens–related adverse events and the silicone hydrogel lenses and daily wear care system used. Archives of Ophthalmology, 127:1616–1623.
  15. Chacko JG, Lam BL, Adusumilli J, Dubovy SR (2010): Multicentric malignant glioma of adulthood masquerading as optic neuritis. British Journal of Ophthalmology, 94:782–783.
  16. Chen X, Sankaridurg P, Donovan L, Lin Z, Li L, Martinez A, Holden BA, Ge J (2010): Characteristics of peripheral refractive errors of myopic and non–myopic Chinese eyes. Vision Research, 50:31–35.
  17. Chen R, Cole N, Willcox MDP, Park J, Carter E, Rasul R, Kumar N (2009): Synthesis, characterization and in vitro activity of a surface–attached antimicrobial cationic peptide. Biofouling: The Journal of Bioadhesion and Biofilm Research, 25: 517–524
  18. Chong CCW, Stump RW, Lovicu FJ, McAvoy JW (2009): TGF beta promotes Wnt expression during cataract development. Experimental Eye Research, 88:307–313.
  19. Choo JD, Holden BA, Papas E, Willcox MDP (2009): Adhesion of Pseudomonas aeruginosa to orthokeratology and alignment lenses. Optometry and Vision Science, 86:93–97.
  20. Christy B, Keeffe JE, Nirmalan PK, Rao GN (2010): A randomized controlled trial assessing the effectiveness of strategies delivering low vision rehabilitation: Design and baseline characteristics of study participants. Ophthalmic Epidemiology, 17:203–210.
  21. Cochrane GM, du Toit R, Le Mesurier RT (2010): Management of refractive errors. British Medical Journal, 340.
  22. Cole N, Hume EB, Vijay AK, Sankaridurg P, Kumar N, Willcox MDP (2010): In Vivo performance of melimine as an antimicrobial coating for contact lenses in models of CLARE and CLPU. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 51:390–395.
  23. Cui Y, Stapleton F, Suttle C, Bundy A (2010): Health– and vision–related quality of life in intellectually disabled children. Optometry and Vision Science, 87:37–44.
  24. Diec J, Carnt N, Tilia D, Evans V, Rao V, Ozkan J, Holden BA (2009): Prompt diagnosis and treatment of microbial keratitis in a daily wear lens. Optometry and Vision Science, 86:904–907.
  25. Dirani M, Islam FMA, Baird PN (2009): The role of birth weight in myopia – The genes in myopia twin study. Ophthalmic Research, 41:154–159.
  26. Dirani M, Schache M, Baird PN (2009): Mirror image congenital esotropia and concordant hypermetropia in identical twins. European Journal of Ophthalmology, 19:1073–1075.
  27. Dirani M, Schache M, Baird PN (2009): Mislabelling of twin zygosities – the Genes in Myopia (GEM): twin study. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 37:629–630.
  28. Edwards K, Keay L, Naduvilath TJ, Snibson G, Taylor HR, Stapleton F (2009): Characteristics of and risk factors for contact lens–related microbial keratitis in a tertiary referral hospital. Eye, 23:153–160.
  29. Edwards K, Keay L, Naduvilath TJ, Stapleton F (2009): A population survey of the penetrance of contact lens wear in Australia: Rationale, methodology and results. Ophthalmic Epidemiology, 16:275–280.
  30. Fedtke C, Ehrmann K, Alden B (2009): A review of peripheral refraction techniques. optometry and Vision Science, 86:429–446.
  31. Flanagan JL, Simmons PA, Vehige J, Willcox MDP, Garrett Q (2010): Role of carnitine in disease. Nutrition & Metabolism, 7:30–43.
  32. Flanagan JL, Willcox MDP (2009): Role of lactoferrin in the tear film. Biochimie, 91: 35–43.
  33. Galor A, Davis JL, Flynn HW, Feuer WJ, Dubovy SR, Setlur V, Kesen MR, Goldstein DA, Tessler HH, Ganelis IB, Jabs DA, Thorne JE (2009): Sympathetic ophthalmia: Incidence of ocular complications and vision loss in the sympathizing eye. American Journal of Ophthalmology, 148:704–710.
  34. Galor A, Karp CL, Forster RK, Dubovy SR, Gaunt ML, Miller D (2009): Subconjunctival mycetoma after sub–tenon's corticosteroid injection. Cornea, 28:933–935.
  35. Garcia–Fernandez L, Aguilar MR, Fernandez MM, Lozano RM, Gimenez G, Valverde S, Roman JS (2010): Structure, morphology, and bioactivity of biocompatible systems derived from functionalized acrylic polymers based on 5–amino–2–naphthalene sulfonic acid. Biomacromolecules, 11:1763–1772.
  36. Gopinathan U, Sharma S, Garg P, Rao GN (2009): Review of epidemiological features, microbiological diagnosis and treatment outcome of microbial keratitis: Experience of over a decade. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, 57:273–279.
  37. Gothwal VK., Wright T, Lamoureux EL, Pesudovs K (2009): Psychometric properties of visual functioning index using Rasch analysis. Acta Ophthalmologica, Jun 26:1–7.
  38. Gregori NZ, Rattan GH, Rosenfeld PJ, Puliafito CA, Feuer W, Flynn HW, Berrocal AM, Al–Attar L, Dubovy S, Smiddy WE, Schwartz SG, Lee WH, Murray TG (2009): Safety and efficacy of intravitreal bevacizumab (Avastin): for the management of branch and hemiretinal vein occlusion. Journal of Retinal and Vitreous Diseases, 29:913–925.
  39. Hao X, Jeffery JL, Wilkie JS, Meijs GF, Clayton AB, Watling JD, Ho A, Fernandez V, Acosta C, Yamamoto H, Aly MGM, Parel J–M, Hughes T (2010): Functionalised polysiloxanes as injectable, in situ curable accommodating intraocular lenses. Biomaterials 31:8153–8163.
  40. Hogg RE, Dimitrov PN, Dirani M, Varsamidis M, Chamberlain MD, Baird PN, Guymer RH, Vingrys AJ (2009): Gene–environment interactions and aging visual function a classical twin study. Ophthalmology, 116:263–269.
  41. Huang J, Hung LF, Ramamirtham, R Blasdel TL, Humbird TL, Bockhorst KH, Smith EL (2009): Effects of form deprivation on peripheral refractions and ocular shape in infant rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta). Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 50:4033–4044.
  42. Hume E, Flanagan FL, Masoudi S, Zhu H, Cole N, Willcox MDP (2009): Soft contact lens disinfection solution efficacy: clinical Fusarium isolates vs. ATCC 36031. Optometry and Vision Science, 86:415–419
  43. Huynh SC, Samarawickrama C, Wang XY, Rochtchina E, Wong TY, Gole GA, Rose KA, Mitchell P (2009): Macular and nerve fiber layer thickness in amblyopia: the Sydney childhood eye study. Ophthalmology, 116:1604–1609.
  44. Iyengar L, Patkunanathan B, McAvoy JW, Lovicu FJ (2009): Growth factors involved in aqueous humour–induced lens cell proliferation. Growth Factors, 27, 50–62.
  45. Jalbert I, Stapleton F (2009): Management of symptomatic Meesmann dystrophy. Optometry and Vision Science, 86:1202–1206.
  46. Jalbert I, Sweeney DF, Stapleton F (2009): The effect of long–term wear of soft lenses of low and high oxygen transmissibility on the corneal epithelium. Eye, 23, 1282–1287.
  47. Kannabiran C (2009): Genetics of corneal endothelial dystrophies. Journal of Genetics, 88:487–494.
  48. Katta S, Kaur S, Chakrabarti S (2009): The molecular genetic basis of age–related macular degeneration: an overview. Journal of Genetics, 88:425–449.
  49. Kaur I, Katta S, Reddy RK, Narayanan R, MathaiA, Majji AB, Chakrabarti S (2010): The Involvement of complement factor B and complement component C2 in an Indian cohort with age–related macular degeneration. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 51:59–63.
  50. Keay L, Edwards K, Stapleton F (2009): An evidence–based brochure to educate contact lens wearers about safe contact lens wear. Clinical and Experimental Optometry, 92:407–409.
  51. Keay L, Edwards K, Stapleton F (2009): Signs, symptoms, and comorbidities in contact lens–related microbial keratitis. Optometry and Vision Science, 86:803–809.
  52. Keeffe JE, Chou SL, Lamoureux EL (2009): The cost of care for people with impaired vision in Australia. Archives of Ophthalmology, 127:1377–1381.
  53. Kumar AV, Sankaridurg P, Willcox MDP (2009): Guinea pig models of acute keratitis responses. Cornea 28:1153–9
  54. Lazon de la Jara P, Erickson D, Erickson PE, Isquierdo L, Asmat L, Stapleton F (2010): Quality of life and satisfaction amongst patients seeking LASIK. Eye, 24:270–275.
  55. Lazon de la Jara P, Erickson D, Erickson P, Stapleton F (2010): Pre–operative quality of life and psychological factors that influence patient decision making in LASIK. Eye, 24:270–275.
  56. Li J, Coats DK, Fung D, Smith EO, Paysse E (2010): The detection of simulated retinoblastoma by using red–reflex testing. Pediatrics, 126:E202–E207.
  57. Lin Z, Martinez A, Chen X, Li L, Sankaridurg P, Holden BA, Ge J (2010): Peripheral defocus with single–vision spectacle lenses in myopic children. Optometry and Vision Science, 87:4–9.
  58. Mariappan I, Maddileti S, Savy S, Tiwari S, Gaddipati S, Fatima A, Sangwan VS, Balasubramanian D, Vemuganti GK (2010): In vitro culture and expansion of human limbal epithelial cells. Nature Protocols, 5:1470–1479.
  59. Marmamula S, Keeffe JE, Rao GN (2009): Uncorrected refractive errors, presbyopia and spectacle coverage: Results from a rapid assessment of refractive error survey. Ophthalmic Epidemiology, 16:269–274.
  60. Martinez A, Sankaridurg P, Naduvilath TJ, Mitchell P (2009): Monochromatic aberrations in hyperopic and emmetropic children. Journal of Vision, 9.
  61. Matheson A, Willcox MDP, Flanagan JL, Walsh BJ (2010): Urinary biomarkers involved in type 2 diabetes: a review. Diabetes–Metabolism Research and Reviews, 26:150–171.
  62. Moulik M, Breinholt JP, Dreyer WJ, Kearney DL, Price JF, Clunie SK, Moffett BS, Kim JJ, Rossano JW, Jefferies JL, Bowles KR, Smith E, Bowles NE, Denfield SW, Towbin JA (2010): Viral endomyocardial infection is an independent predictor and potentially treatable risk factor for graft loss and coronary vasculopathy in pediatric cardiac transplant recipients. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 56:582–592.
  63. Naidoo KS, Wallace DB, Alden BA, Minto H, Faal HB, Dube P (2010): The challenge of uncorrected refractive error: driving the agenda of the Durban Declaration on refractive error and service development. Clinical and Experimental Optometry, 93:131–136.
  64. Nankivil D, Manns F, Arrieta–Quintero E, Ziebarth N, Borja D, Amelinckx A, Bernal A, Ho A, Parel J–M (2009): Effect of anterior zonule transection on the change in lens diameter and power in cynomolgus monkeys during simulated accommodation. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 50:4017–4021.
  65. O'Leary DJ, Lam CSY (2010): Professor Michel Millodot A gentle giant of optometry profile. Clinical and Experimental Optometry, 93:45–49.
  66. Oo TZ, Cole N, Garthwaite L, Willcox MDP, Zhu H (2010): Evaluation of synergistic activity of bovine lactoferricin with antibiotics in corneal infection. Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 65:1243–1251.
  67. Pattamatta U, Willcox MDP, Stapleton F, Cole N, Garrett Q (2009): Bovine lactoferrin stimulates human corneal epithelial alkali wound healing in vitro. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 50:1636–1643.
  68. Pina Y, Cebulla CM, Murray TG, Alegret A, Dubovy SR, Boutrid H, Feuer W, Mutapcic L, Jockovich ME (2009): Blood vessel maturation in human uveal melanoma: spatial distribution of neovessels and mature vasculature. Ophthalmic Research, 41:160–169.
  69. Qureshi YA, Karp CL, Dubovy SR (2009): Intralesional interferon Alpha–2b therapy for Adnexal Kaposi sarcoma. Cornea, 28:941–943.
  70. Rae SM, Allen PM, Radhakrishnan H, Theagarayan B, Price HC, Sailaganathan A, Calver RA, O'Leary DJ (2009): Increasing negative spherical aberration with soft contact lenses improves high and low contrast visual acuity in young adults. Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, 29:593–601.
  71. Rasul R, Cole N, Balasubramanian D, Chen R, Kumar N, Willcox MDP (2010): Interaction of the antimicrobial peptide melimine with bacterial membranes. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 35:566–572.
  72. Rebane A, Drobizhev M, Makarov NS, Beuerman E, Tillo S, Hughes T (2010): New all–optical method for measuring molecular permanent dipole moment difference using two–photon absorption spectroscopy. Journal of Luminescence, 130:1619–1623.
  73. Reddy AK, Balne PK, Reddy RK, Mathai A, Kaur I (2010): Development and evaluation of loop–mediated isothermal amplification assay for rapid and inexpensive detection of cytomegalovirus DNA in vitreous specimens from suspected cases of viral retinitis. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 48:2050–2052.
  74. Reddy AK, Garg P, Babu H, Gopinathan U, Sharma S (2010): In vitro antibiotic susceptibility of rapidly growing nontuberculous mycobacteria isolated from patients with microbial keratitis. Current Eye Research, 35:225–229.
  75. Reddy AK, Garg P, Shah V, Gopinathan U (2009): Clinical, microbiological profile and treatment outcome of ocular infections caused by Achromobacter xylosoxidans. Cornea, 28:1100–1103.
  76. Reddy AK, Murthy SI, Jalali S, Gopinathan U (2009): Post–operative endophthalmitis due to an unusual pathogen, Comamonas testosteroni. Journal of Medical Microbiology, 58:374–375.
  77. Safvati A, Cole N, Hume E, Willcox MDP (2009): Mediators of neovascularization and the hypoxic cornea. Current Eye Research, 34:501–514.
  78. Sangwan VS (2010): Treatment of uveitis: Beyond steroids. Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, 58:1–2.
  79. Sankaridurg P, Markoulli M, Lazon de la Jara P, Willcox MDP, Harmis N, Thomas V, Holden BA (2009): Lid and conjunctival microbiota during contact lens wear in children. Optometry and Vision Science. 86:312–317
  80. Saville JT, Zhao ZJ, Willcox MDP, Blanksby SJ, Mitchell TW (2010): Detection and quantification of tear phospholipids and cholesterol in contact lens deposits: the effect of contact lens material and lens care solution. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 51:2843–2851.
  81. Schache M, Chen CY, Pertile KK, Richardson AJ, Dirani M, Mitchell P, Baird PN (2009): Fine mapping linkage analysis identifies a novel susceptibility locus for myopia on chromosome 2q37 adjacent to but not overlapping MYP12. Molecular Vision, 15:722–730.
  82. Smith EL, Huang J, Hung LF, Blasdel T, Humbird TL, Bockhorst KH (2009): Hemiretinal form deprivation: Evidence for local control of eye growth and refractive development in infant monkeys. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 50:5057–5069.
  83. Smith EL, Hung LF, Huang J (2009): Relative peripheral hyperopic defocus alters central refractive development in infant monkeys. Vision Research, 49:2386–2392.
  84. Stahl U, Willcox MDP, Naduvilath TJ, Stapleton F (2009): Influence of tear film and contact lens osmolality on ocular comfort in contact lens wear. Optometry and Vision Science, 86:857–867.
  85. Stahl U, Willcox MDP, Stapleton F (2010): Role of hypo–osmotic saline drops in ocular comfort during contact lens wear. Contact Lens & Anterior Eye. 33: 68–75
  86. Stapleton F, Ozkan J, Jalbert I, Alden BA, Petsoglou C, McClellan K (2009): Contact lens–related acanthamoeba keratitis. Optometry and Vision Science, 86:1196–1201.
  87. Stepien KE, Rosenfeld PJ, Puliafito CA, Feuer W, Shi W, Al–Attar L, Dubovy SR, Murray TG, Davis JL, Lee WH, Schwartz SG, Smiddy WE, Berrocal AM, Flynn HW (2009): Comparison of intravitreal bevacizumab followed by ranibizumab for the treatment of neovascular age–related macular degeneration. Journal of Retinal and Vitreous Diseases, 29:1067–1073.
  88. Studdert DM, Vu TM, Fox SS, Anderson IP, Keeffe JE, Taylor HR (2010): Ethics review of multisite studies: the difficult case of community–based Indigenous health research. Medical Journal of Australia, 192:275–280.
  89. Sugiyama Y, Stump RJW, Nguyen A, Wen L, Chen YJ, Wang YS, Murdoch JN, Lovicu FJ, McAvoy JW (2010): Secreted frizzled–related protein disrupts PCP in eye lens fiber cells that have polarised primary cilia. Developmental Biology, 338:193–201.
  90. Tan G, Chen XL, Xie RZ, He H, Liu Q, Guo YZ, Liao AP, Zhong XW (2010): Reverse geometry rigid gas permeable contact lens wear reduces high–order aberrations and the associated symptoms in post–LASIK patients. Current Eye Research, 35:9–16.
  91. Taylor HR, Fox SS, Xie J, Dunn RA, Arnold A, Keeffe JE (2010): The prevalence of trachoma in Australia: the National Indigenous Eye Health Survey. Medical Journal of Australia, 192:248–253.
  92. Taylor HR, Xie J, Arnold AM, Goujon N, Dunn RA, Fox SS, Keeffe JE. Cataract in indigenous Australians: the National Indigenous Eye Health Survey. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 2010 May 24 [Epub ahead of print].
  93. Taylor HR, Xie J, Fox S, Dunn RA, Arnold AL, Keeffe JE (2010): The prevalence and causes of vision loss in Indigenous Australians: the National Indigenous Eye Health Survey. Medical Journal of Australia, 192:312–318.
  94. Urs R, Ho A, Manns F, Parel J–M (2010): Age–dependent Fourier model of the shape of the isolated ex vivo human crystalline lens. Vision Research, 50:1041–1047.
  95. Urs R, Manns F, Ho A, Borja D, Amelinckx A, Smith J, Jain R, Augusteyn RC, Parel J–M (2009): Shape of the isolated ex–vivo human crystalline lens. Vision Research, 49:74–83.
  96. You J, Cozzi P, Walsh B, Willcox MDP, Kearsley J, Russell P, Li Y (2010): Innovative biomarkers for prostate cancer early diagnosis and progression. Critical Reviews in Oncology/Hematology, 73:10–22
  97. You J, Fitzgerald A, Cozzi PJ, Zhao Z, Graham P, Russell PJ, Walsh BJ, Willcox MDP, Wasinger V, Li Y (2010): Post–translation modification of proteins in the tears. Electrophoresis, 31:1853–61
  98. Veerappan S, Pertile KK, Islam AFM, Schache M, Chen CY, Mitchell P, Dirani M, Baird PN (2010): Role of the hepatocyte growth factor gene in refractive error. Ophthalmology, 117:239–U71.
  99. Veerappan S, Pertile KK, Islam AFM, Schache M, Chen CY, Mitchell P, Dirani M, Baird PN (2009): The retinoic acid receptor alpha (RARA): gene is not associated with myopia, hypermetropia, and ocular biometric measures. Molecular Vision, 15:1390–1397.
  100. Vemuganti GK, Sangwan VS (2010): Affordability at the cutting edge: stem cell therapy for ocular surface reconstruction. Regenerative Medicine, 5:337–340.
  101. Vijay AK, Sankaridurg P, Zhu H, Willcox MDP (2009): Guinea pig models of acute keratitis responses. Cornea, 28:1153–1159.
  102. Wang Q, Stump R, McAvoy JW, Lovicu FJ (2009): MAPK/ERK1/2 and PI3–kinase signalling pathways are required for vitreous–induced lens fibre cell differentiation. Experimental Eye Research, 88:293–306.
  103. Wang QA, McAvoy JW, Lovicu FJ (2010): Growth factor signaling in vitreous humor–induced lens fiber differentiation. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, 51:3599–3610.
  104. Whatham A, Zimmermann F, Martinez A, Delgado S, Lazon de la Jara P, Sankaridurg P, Ho A (2009): Influence of accommodation on off–axis refractive errors in myopic eyes. Journal of Vision, 9.
  105. Willcox MDP (2010): Multipurpose disinfecting solution and Acanthamoeba keratitis. Cornea, 29:120–120.
  106. Willcox MDP, Carnt N, Diec J, Naduvilath TJ, Evans V, Stapleton F, Iskandar S, Harmis N, Lazon de la Jara P, Alden B (2010): Contact lens case contamination during daily wear of silicone hydrogels. Optometry and Vision Science, 87:456–464.
  107. Wright HR, Keeffe JE, Taylor HR (2009): Trachoma, cataracts and uncorrected refractive error are still important contributors to visual morbidity in two remote indigenous communities of the Northern Territory, Australia. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, Aug;37(6):550–7.
  108. Wu R, Stapleton F, Swarbrick HA (2009): Residual corneal flattening after discontinuation of long–term orthokeratology lens wear in Asian children. Eye & Contact Lens–Science and Clinical Practice, 35: 333–337.
  109. Wu YT, Carnt N, Willcox MDP, Stapleton F (2010): Contact lens and lens storage case cleaning instructions: Whose advice should we follow? Eye & Contact Lens–Science and Clinical Practice, 36: 68–72.
  110. Wu YT, Zhu H, Harmis NY, Iskandar SY, Willcox MDP, Stapleton F (2010): Profile and frequency of microbial contamination of contact lens cases. Optometry and Vision Science, 87:E152–E158.
  111. Wu YT, Zhu H, Willcox M, Stapleton F (2010): Impact of air–drying lens cases in various locations and positions. Optometry and Vision Science, 87:465–468.
  112. Zhao ZJ, Camt NA, Aliwarga YL, Wei XJ, Naduvilath TJ, Garrett Q, Korth J, Willcox MDP (2009): Care regimen and lens material influence on silicone hydrogel contact lens deposition. Optometry and Vision Science, 86:251–259.
  113. Zhao ZJ, Liu JF, Wasinger VC, Malouf T, Nguyen–Khuong T, Walsh B, Willcox MDP (2010): Tear lipocalin is the predominant phosphoprotein in human tear fluid. Experimental Eye Research, 90:344–349.
  114. Zhong XW, Chen XL, Xie RZ, Yang J, Li SQ, Yang X, Gong XM (2009): Differences between overnight and long–term wear of orthokeratology contact lenses in corneal contour, thickness, and cell density. Cornea, 28:271–279.

PUBLISHED – Refereed abstracts

  1. Ale JB, Manns F, Ho A: Performance and design of the two–element accommodating iol in presence of tilt & decentration. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, US, May 2010
  2. Ashby B: Structural modifications of bovine lactoferrin and their effects on promotion of corneal epithelial wound healing in vitro. International Lactoferrin Conference, Beijing, October 2009
  3. Augusteyn RC: Human lens internal structure: On the relationship between in vivo and in vitro observations. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, US, May 2010
  4. Augusteyn RC: Are animals good models for human cataract formation? 8th Asian Cataract Research Conference, Hangzhou, China, June 2010
  5. Babaei N, Zhu H, Zhao Z, Ozkan J, Xu B, Willcox MDP, Borazjani R: Effect of cholesterol deposition on bacterial adhesion to contact lenses. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, US, May 2010
  6. Bakaraju RC, Ehrmann K, Falk D, Papas E, Ho A: Prediction of the optical performance of multifocal contact lenses using a physical model eye. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, US, May 2010
  7. Bakaraju RC, Ehrmann K, Falk D, Papas EB, Ho A: Optical performance of multifocal contact lenses using a physical model eye. International Society of Contact Lens Research (ISCLR), Crete, Greece, August 2009
  8. Bandamwar KL, Garrett Q, Papas EB: Time course of solution induced corneal staining (SICS): and kinetics of preservative uptake/release by silicon hydrogel lenses. International Society of Contact Lens Research (ISCLR), Crete, Greece, August 2009
  9. Carnt N: Pilot study of contact lens wearer risk –taking propensity and practitioner perception of compliance. British Contact Lens Association (BCLA), Birmingham, UK, May 2010
  10. Carnt N, Keay L, Wu Y, Stapleton F: Pilot study of contact lens wearer risk –taking propensity and practitioner perception of compliance. British Contact Lens Association (BCLA), Birmingham, UK, May 2010
  11. Carnt N, Willcox MDP, Hume E, Garthwaite L, Evans V, Stapleton F: A simple method to assess genetic susceptibility to developing contact lens related microbial keratitis. International Society of Contact Lens Research (ISCLR), Crete, Greece, August 2009
  12. Choo J: Orthokeratology Epithelial Changes. Netherlands Contact Lens Congress, Veldhoven, Netherlands, March 2010
  13. Cole N, Hume EB, Khan S, Willcox MDP: The role of glyceraldehyde phosphate dehydrogenase in the pathogenesis of Staphylococcus aureus keratitis. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, US, May 2010
  14. Conrad F: The biomechanical principles of soft contact lens orthokeratology. British Contact Lens Association (BCLA), Birmingham, UK, May 2010
  15. Dantam J, Stapleton F, Zhu H, Ozkan J, Naduvilath TJ, Willcox MDP: Evaluation of silver impregnated contact lens storage cases in vivo. British Contact Lens Association (BCLA), Birmingham, UK, May 2010
  16. Dantam J, Zhu H, Stapleton F: Biocidal efficacy of silver impregnated contact lens storage cases in vitro. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, US, May 2010
  17. Dantam J, Zhu H, Stapleton F: Evaluation of biocidal efficacy of antimicrobial contact lens storage cases in–vitro. International Society of Contact Lens Research (ISCLR), Crete, Greece, August 2009
  18. Delgado S, Falk D, Ehrmann K, Ho A, Sankaridurg P: On and off–axis ocular length measurements using the IOLMaster. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, US, May 2010
  19. Delgado S, Falk D, Ehrmann K, Ho A, Sankaridurg P: Reduction in the rate of progress of myopia with a contact lens designed to reduce relative peripheral hyperopia. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, US, May 2010
  20. Diec J, Carnt N, Naduvilath TJ, Evans V, Holden BA: Solution induced corneal staining: A comparison of peroxide and multipurpose solutions with silicone hydrogel lenses. American Academy of Optometry, Orlando, US, November 2009
  21. Diec J, Evans V, Naduvilath TJ, Thomas V, Holden BA: Solution induced corneal staining and its effect on ocular comfort. British Contact Lens Association (BCLA), Birmingham, UK, May 2010
  22. Diec J, Evans V, Naduvilath TJ, Varghese T, Holden BA: The recurrence rate of corneal inflammatory events with silicone hydrogel lens and care products. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, US, May 2010
  23. Donovan L, Sankaridurg P, Martinez A, Ho A, Smith E, Holden BA: Rates of myopia progression in children. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, US, May 2010
  24. 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, Orlando, US, November 2009
  25. Flanagan JL, Xu S, Simmons PA, Vehige J, Willcox MDP, Garrett Q: OCTN2 mediates active transport of L-carnitine in human corneal and conjunctival epithelial cells. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, US, May 2010
  26. Garrett Q, Shih S, Simmons P, Vehige J, Willcox MDP: Carnitine and other potential osmoprotectants protect corneal epithelial cells from hyperosmolar solution induced damage. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, US, May 2010
  27. Golebiowski B: Comparison of the CRCERT–Belmonte and Cochet–Bonnet aesthesiometers. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, US, May 2010
  28. Ho A: A theoretical design of gradient index multifocal contact lens for correcting presbyopia and an attempt to elicit its performance using ray tracing. SPIE, San Francisco, US, January 2010
  29. Ho A: Age–related model of the human crystalline lens during simulated accommodation. SPIE, San Francisco, US, January 2010
  30. Ho A: Change in peripheral refraction and curvature of field of the human eye with accommodation. SPIE, San Francisco, US, January 2010
  31. Ho A: Change in peripheral refraction during accommodation: myopes vs. emmetropes. SPIE, San Francisco, US, January 2010
  32. Ho A: Effect of the refractive index gradient on the paraxial ray path in the crystalline lens. SPIE, San Francisco, US, January 2010
  33. Ho A: Monochromatic aberrations estimated from single–pass point spread functions of a physical model eye by computational phase retrieval. SPIE, San Francisco, US, January 2010
  34. Ho A: Scheimpflug camera system for cross–sectional imaging of the ex vivo crystalline lens during simulated accommodation. SPIE, San Francisco, US, January 2010
  35. Ho A: Working sketch of an anatomically and optically equivalent physical model eye. SPIE, San Francisco, US, January 2010
  36. Ho A, Fedtke C, Manns F: The peripheral entrance pupil. American Academy of Optometry, Orlando, US, November 2009
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  38. Holden BA: Daily disposable extended wear? Really? Netherlands Contact Lens Congress, Veldhoven, Netherlands, March 2010
  39. Holden BA: Human resources in refractive error programs. World Ophthalmology Congress, Berlin, June 2010
  40. Holden BA, Sankaridurg P, Sastry S, Lazon de la Jara P, Chen X, Kwan J, Martinez A, Ho A, Smith E, Ge J: Reduction in the rate of progress of myopia with a contact lens designed to reduce relative peripheral hyperopia. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, US, May 2010
  41. Hume E: Novel coatings for biofilm control on medical devices. Australian Society for Microbiology, Perth, September 2009
  42. Lazon de la Jara P: A silicone hydrogel lens produced less myopia progression than single vision spectacles in Chinese children over a 6 month period. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, US, May 2010
  43. Lazon de la Jara P, Papas EB, Diec J, Willcox MDP: Consistency of ocular comfort reporting in contact lens wearers, spectacle wearers and non wearers. British Contact Lens Association (BCLA), Birmingham, UK, May 2010
  44. Maceo B, Borja D, Nankivil D, Manns F, Uhlhorn S, Arrieta–Quinter Eo, Ho A, Parel J–M: Performance of two–element accommodating IOL in the presence of tilt and decentration. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, US, May 2010
  45. Maceo B, Borja D, Nankivil D, Manns F, Uhlhorn S, Arrieta–Quinter Eo, Ho A, Parel J–M: Prediction of the optical performance of multifocal contact lenses using a physical model eye. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, US, May 2010
  46. Maceo B, Borja D, Nankivil D, Manns F, Uhlhorn S, Arrieta–Quinter Eo, Ho A, Parel J–M: Surface and internal power change of the non–human primate crystalline lens during simulated accommodation. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, US, May 2010
  47. Manns F, Borja D, Ho A, Parel J–M: Age–dependent changes in non–human primate lens surface curvatures during simulated accommodation. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, US, May 2010
  48. Manns F, Borja D, Ho A, Parel J–M: Age–dependent optical model of the isolated human crystalline lens. association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, US, May 2010
  49. Manns F, Borja D, Ho A, Parel J–M: Chromatic aberration and achromatization of accommodating IOL: paraxial and finite ray–tracing analyses. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, US, May 2010
  50. Manns F, Borja D, Ho A, Parel J–M: Comparison of letter versus laser targets on measuring central and peripheral autorefraction. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, US, May 2010
  51. Manns F, Borja D, Ho A, Parel J–M: Comparison of the power, diameter and optomechanical response of lenses from Indian and American eye–banks. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, US, May 2010
  52. Manns F, Borja D, Ho A, Parel J–M: Comparison of uniform and gradient paraxial models of the crystalline lens. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, US, May 2010
  53. Manns F, Borja D, Ho A, Parel J–M: Fourier model of the whole profile of the isolated human crystalline lens. association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, US, May 2010
  54. Manns F, Borja D, Ho A, Parel J–M: Peripheral refraction and accommodation: what causes the change? Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, US, May 2010
  55. Manns F, Borja D, Ho A, Parel J–M: The risk of vision loss in contact lens wear and following LASIK. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, US, May 2010
  56. Markoulli M, Holden BA, Papas EB: Diurnal variation of MMP–9 in the tear film. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), Fort Lauderdale, US, May 2010
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  69. Sankaridurg P, Holden BA, Donovan L, Lazon de la Jara P, Ho A, Smith E, Chen X, Ge J and the Vision CRC Myopia Control Group: Myopia control: Is it feasible? British Contact Lens Association (BCLA), Birmingham, UK, May 2010
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IN PRESS – Refereed papers

  1. Wright HR, Keeffe JE, Taylor HR. Barriers to the implementation of the SAFE strategy to combat hyperendemic trachoma in Australia. Ophthalmic Epidemiology, accepted 25 August 2010.
  2. Fox SS, Arnold AM, Dunn RA, Keeffe JE, Taylor HR. Sampling and recruitment methodology for a national eye health survey of indigenous Australians. Australian New Zealand Journal of Public Health, accepted 15 July 2009.
  3. Goujon N, Brown C, Xie J, Arnold AM, Dunn RA, Keeffe JE, Taylor HR. Self–reported vision and health of Indigenous Australians. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, accepted 8 March 2010.

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