Ecosse L Lamoureux

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Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. pmc Factors associated with knowledge of diabetes in patients with type 2 diabetes using the Diabetes Knowledge Test validated with Rasch analysis
    Eva K Fenwick
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, East Melbourne Victoria, Austrailia
    PLoS ONE 8:e80593. 2013
  2. pmc The importance of rating scales in measuring patient-reported outcomes
    Jyoti Khadka
    NH and MRC Centre for Clinical Eye Research, Discipline of Optometry and Vision Science, Flinders Medical Centre and Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, 5042, Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:80. 2012
  3. pmc The relative impact of vision impairment and cardiovascular disease on quality of life: the example of pseudoxanthoma elasticum
    Robert P Finger
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Bonn, Ernst Abbe Strasse 2, D 53127, Bonn, Germany
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:113. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Methodology and early findings of the Diabetes Management Project: a cohort study investigating the barriers to optimal diabetes care in diabetic patients with and without diabetic retinopathy
    Ecosse Luc Lamoureux
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 40:73-82. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Republished article: The impact of diabetic retinopathy: understanding the patient's perspective
    E K Fenwick
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourn, Australia
    Postgrad Med J 88:167-75. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Can clinicians use the PHQ-9 to assess depression in people with vision loss?
    Ecosse L Lamoureux
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore
    Optom Vis Sci 86:139-45. 2009
  7. doi request reprint The impact of corrected and uncorrected refractive error on visual functioning: the Singapore Malay Eye Study
    Ecosse L Lamoureux
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 50:2614-20. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of diabetic retinopathy on participation in daily living
    Ecosse L Lamoureux
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Arch Ophthalmol 122:84-8. 2004
  9. doi request reprint The longitudinal impact of macular telangiectasia (MacTel) type 2 on vision-related quality of life
    Ecosse L Lamoureux
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, The University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:2520-4. 2011
  10. doi request reprint The impact of cataract surgery on quality of life
    Ecosse L Lamoureux
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore, Singapore
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 22:19-27. 2011

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Publications91

  1. pmc Factors associated with knowledge of diabetes in patients with type 2 diabetes using the Diabetes Knowledge Test validated with Rasch analysis
    Eva K Fenwick
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, East Melbourne Victoria, Austrailia
    PLoS ONE 8:e80593. 2013
    ..In patients with Type 2 diabetes, to determine the factors associated with diabetes knowledge, derived from Rasch analysis, and compare results with a traditional raw scoring method...
  2. pmc The importance of rating scales in measuring patient-reported outcomes
    Jyoti Khadka
    NH and MRC Centre for Clinical Eye Research, Discipline of Optometry and Vision Science, Flinders Medical Centre and Flinders University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, 5042, Australia
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 10:80. 2012
    ..This study aims to explore the characteristics of rating scales that function well and those that do not, and thereby develop guidelines for formulating rating scales...
  3. pmc The relative impact of vision impairment and cardiovascular disease on quality of life: the example of pseudoxanthoma elasticum
    Robert P Finger
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Bonn, Ernst Abbe Strasse 2, D 53127, Bonn, Germany
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:113. 2011
    ..To investigate the impact of pseudoxanthoma elasticum (PXE), a rare hereditary disease of concurrent vision impairment (VI) and cardiovascular complications (CVCs), on vision-related (VRQoL) and health-related quality of life (HRQoL)...
  4. doi request reprint Methodology and early findings of the Diabetes Management Project: a cohort study investigating the barriers to optimal diabetes care in diabetic patients with and without diabetic retinopathy
    Ecosse Luc Lamoureux
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 40:73-82. 2012
    ..The Diabetes Management Project is investigating the clinical, behavioural and psychosocial barriers to optimal diabetes care in individuals with and without diabetic retinopathy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Republished article: The impact of diabetic retinopathy: understanding the patient's perspective
    E K Fenwick
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourn, Australia
    Postgrad Med J 88:167-75. 2012
    ..We conclude by discussing potential directions for future research in this area, such as item banking and computer adaptive testing...
  6. ncbi request reprint Can clinicians use the PHQ-9 to assess depression in people with vision loss?
    Ecosse L Lamoureux
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore
    Optom Vis Sci 86:139-45. 2009
    ..To investigate whether the Patient Health Questionnaire-9 (PHQ-9) possesses the essential psychometric characteristics to measure depressive symptoms in people with visual impairment...
  7. doi request reprint The impact of corrected and uncorrected refractive error on visual functioning: the Singapore Malay Eye Study
    Ecosse L Lamoureux
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 50:2614-20. 2009
    ..To determine the impact of corrected and uncorrected myopia and hyperopia on visual functioning in an urban Malay population...
  8. ncbi request reprint The impact of diabetic retinopathy on participation in daily living
    Ecosse L Lamoureux
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Arch Ophthalmol 122:84-8. 2004
    ..To determine the restriction of participation in daily activities of people with diabetic retinopathy using the Impact of Vision Impairment questionnaire...
  9. doi request reprint The longitudinal impact of macular telangiectasia (MacTel) type 2 on vision-related quality of life
    Ecosse L Lamoureux
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, The University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:2520-4. 2011
    ..To determine the longitudinal impact of idiopathic macular telangiectasia (MacTel) type 2 on vision-specific quality of life (QoL)...
  10. doi request reprint The impact of cataract surgery on quality of life
    Ecosse L Lamoureux
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore, Singapore
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 22:19-27. 2011
    ..This review summarizes the recent literature of the impact of cataract surgery from the patient's perspective, with a focus on second-generation patient reported outcome (PRO) measures that used Rasch analysis to explore their data...
  11. doi request reprint Impact of early and late age-related macular degeneration on vision-specific functioning
    Ecosse L Lamoureux
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Br J Ophthalmol 95:666-70. 2011
    ..To assess the impact of early and late age-related macular degeneration (AMD) on vision-specific functioning in Singapore Malays...
  12. doi request reprint Impact of diabetic retinopathy on vision-specific function
    Ecosse L Lamoureux
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Ophthalmology 117:757-65. 2010
    ..To assess the influence of the spectrum of diabetic retinopathy (DR) on vision-specific function in an Asian population...
  13. doi request reprint 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
    Ecosse L Lamoureux
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 15:224-33. 2008
    ..To assess and re-engineer the Vision Core Measure 1 (VCM1) questionnaire in low vision (LV) and cataract participants using Rasch analysis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Is the pediatric quality of life inventory valid for use in preschool children with refractive errors?
    Ecosse L Lamoureux
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Optom Vis Sci 87:813-22. 2010
    ..To determine the psychometric validity of the pediatric quality of life inventory (PedsQL 4.0) in assessing the impact of refractive errors on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in preschool children in Singapore...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of low-vision rehabilitation on participation in daily living and quality of life
    Ecosse L Lamoureux
    Department of Ophthalmology, Centre for Eye Research Australia, The University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Victoria 8002, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48:1476-82. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a multidisciplinary low-vision rehabilitation program on quality of life evaluated by the Impact of Vision Impairment (IVI) instrument...
  16. ncbi request reprint Impact of cataract surgery on quality of life in patients with early age-related macular degeneration
    Ecosse L Lamoureux
    Department of Ophthalmology, Centre for Eye Research Australia, The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Optom Vis Sci 84:683-8. 2007
    ..To investigate if cataract surgery improves overall and specific areas of quality of life (QoL) in patients with early age-related macular degeneration (AMD) using the impact of vision impairment (IVI) questionnaire...
  17. ncbi request reprint The Impact of Vision Impairment Questionnaire: an evaluation of its measurement properties using Rasch analysis
    Ecosse L Lamoureux
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, The University of Melbourne, 32 Gisborne Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:4732-41. 2006
    ..To explore the psychometric properties of the Impact of Vision Impairment scale (IVI) by using Rasch analysis...
  18. ncbi request reprint The reliability of data collection periods of personal costs associated with vision impairment
    E L Lamoureux
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Melbourne, and Vision, CRC Sydney, Australia
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 13:121-6. 2006
    ..To determine the reliability of vision-related personal costs collected over 1, 3 and 6 months (extrapolated to 12 months) compared to one-year data...
  19. ncbi request reprint Are standard instruments valid for the assessment of quality of life and symptoms in glaucoma?
    Ecosse L Lamoureux
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Optom Vis Sci 84:789-96. 2007
    ..To determine if the impact of Visual Impairment Instrument (IVI) and Glaucoma Symptom Scale (GSS) are valid instruments to assess participation in daily living and ophthalmic complaints, respectively, in a glaucoma population...
  20. doi request reprint Visual impairment, causes of vision loss, and falls: the singapore malay eye study
    Ecosse L Lamoureux
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49:528-33. 2008
    ..To report associations of visual impairment and the main causes of vision loss with falls in an older Asian population...
  21. ncbi request reprint The agreement between the Heidelberg Retina Tomograph and a digital nonmydriatic retinal camera in assessing area cup-to-disc ratio
    Ecosse L Lamoureux
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:93-8. 2006
    ..A secondary purpose was to determine the monoscopic and stereoscopic thresholds that maximize specificity and sensitivity when compared with the HRT...
  22. doi request reprint Assessing participation in daily living and the effectiveness of rehabiliation in age related macular degeneration patients using the impact of vision impairment scale
    Ecosse L Lamoureux
    Centre for Eye Research Australia The University of Melbourne, Victoria, 3002, Australia
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 15:105-13. 2008
    ..To assess if the Impact of Vision Impairment (IVI) is a valid instrument to measure participation in daily activities and rehabilitation in patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and varying levels of visual impairment...
  23. ncbi request reprint The determinants of participation in activities of daily living in people with impaired vision
    Ecosse L Lamoureux
    The Centre for Eye Research Australia, Department of Ophthalmology, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Ophthalmol 137:265-70. 2004
    ..To investigate the determinants of participation in daily activities in people with impaired vision using the Impact of Vision Impairment (IVI) instrument...
  24. ncbi request reprint The impact of vision impairment questionnaire: an assessment of its domain structure using confirmatory factor analysis and rasch analysis
    Ecosse L Lamoureux
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48:1001-6. 2007
    ..To assess and validate the subscale structure of the 28-item Impact of Visual Impairment (IVI) Scale by using confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) and Rasch analysis for use as an outcome measure...
  25. pmc Language barrier and its relationship to diabetes and diabetic retinopathy
    Yingfeng Zheng
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore National Eye Centre, 11 Third Hospital Ave, 05 00, Singapore, 168751, Singapore
    BMC Public Health 12:781. 2012
    ..We examined the associations of English proficiency with type-2 diabetes (T2DM) and diabetic retinopathy (DR) in Asian Indians living in Singapore, an urban city where English is the predominant language of communication...
  26. ncbi request reprint Visual impairment, age-related eye diseases, and cognitive function: the Singapore Malay Eye study
    Shin Yeu Ong
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore
    Arch Ophthalmol 130:895-900. 2012
    ..To describe the associations of visual impairment and major age-related eye diseases with cognitive function in an older Asian population...
  27. doi request reprint An evaluation of the reliability and validity of the visual functioning questionnaire (VF-11) using Rasch analysis in an Asian population
    Ecosse L Lamoureux
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 50:2607-13. 2009
    ..To determine whether the VF-11 is a valid scale to measure visual functioning in an Asian population with vision impairment...
  28. doi request reprint Impact of bilateral open and closed-angle glaucoma on glaucoma-specific functioning in Asians
    Bingsong Wang
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore National Eye Centre, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    J Glaucoma 22:330-5. 2013
    ..To evaluate the impact of bilateral primary glaucoma on glaucoma-specific functioning in Asians...
  29. doi request reprint The psychometric validity of the NEI VFQ-25 for use in a low-vision population
    Manjula Marella
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 51:2878-84. 2010
    ..To determine the psychometric validity of the National Eye Institute-Visual Function Questionnaire (NEI VFQ-25) and its subscale structure for use in people with low vision...
  30. ncbi request reprint Vision impairment, ocular conditions, and vision-specific function: the Singapore Malay Eye Study
    Ecosse L Lamoureux
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Ophthalmology 115:1973-81. 2008
    ..To validate the VF-11, a vision-specific function scale and determine the relationship among vision impairment, ocular conditions, and vision-specific functioning in an Asian Malay population...
  31. doi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors of diabetic retinopathy in migrant Indians in an urbanized society in Asia: the Singapore Indian eye study
    Yingfeng Zheng
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore
    Ophthalmology 119:2119-24. 2012
    ..To describe the prevalence of and risk factors for diabetic retinopathy (DR) in Indian persons living in a newly urbanized society in Asia...
  32. doi request reprint Literacy is an independent risk factor for vision impairment and poor visual functioning
    Yingfeng Zheng
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:7634-9. 2011
    ..The authors therefore investigated the independent contribution of limited literacy on visual impairment and visual function in a large eye survey in Singapore...
  33. doi request reprint Are obesity and anthropometry risk factors for diabetic retinopathy? The diabetes management project
    Mohamed Dirani
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:4416-21. 2011
    ..To investigate the relationship between anthropometric parameters and diabetic retinopathy (DR) in adults with diabetes...
  34. doi request reprint Patients' causal beliefs about diabetic retinopathy
    Eva K Fenwick
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Optom Vis Sci 90:874-82. 2013
    ....
  35. doi request reprint A randomized, single-center study of equivalence of 2 intraocular lenses used in cataract surgery
    Marios Constantinou
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Ophthalmology 120:482-8. 2013
    ..To compare the outcomes of 2 intraocular lenses (IOLs) for the treatment of age-related cataracts...
  36. doi request reprint Rasch analysis reveals problems with multiplicative scoring in the macular disease quality of life questionnaire
    Robert P Finger
    Center for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Ophthalmology 119:2351-7. 2012
    ....
  37. doi request reprint The impact of cataract, cataract types, and cataract grades on vision-specific functioning using Rasch analysis
    Merwyn Chew
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Am J Ophthalmol 154:29-38.e2. 2012
    ..To determine the impact of cataracts and their types and grades on vision-specific functioning...
  38. pmc Prevalence of cataract surgery and visual outcomes in Indian immigrants in Singapore: the Singapore Indian eye study
    Preeti Gupta
    Singapore Eye Research Institute and Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore, Singapore
    PLoS ONE 8:e75584. 2013
    ..To determine the prevalence of cataract surgery and factors associated with post-surgical visual outcomes in migrant Indians living in Singapore...
  39. doi request reprint Axial length, retinal function, and oxygen consumption: a potential mechanism for a lower risk of diabetic retinopathy in longer eyes
    Ryan Eyn Kidd Man
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 54:7691-8. 2013
    ..To determine the relationship between axial length (AL), retinal function, and relative oxygen (O₂) consumption to better understand the protective effect of axial elongation on diabetic retinopathy development...
  40. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of diabetic retinopathy screening by trained non-physician graders using non-mydriatic fundus camera
    Mayuri Bhargava
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore
    Singapore Med J 53:715-9. 2012
    ..We compared the agreement of diabetic retinopathy (DR) assessment between trained non-physician graders (NPGs) and family physicians (FPs) in a primary healthcare setting...
  41. doi request reprint Vision impairment and major causes of vision loss impacts on vision-specific functioning independent of socioeconomic factors
    Peggy P C Chiang
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Ophthalmology 120:415-22. 2013
    ..To quantify the eye disease-specific impact of unilateral and bilateral vision impairment (VI) on vision-specific functioning (VF)...
  42. doi request reprint Assessing disutility associated with diabetic retinopathy, diabetic macular oedema and associated visual impairment using the Vision and Quality of Life Index
    Eva K Fenwick
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, The University of Melbourne, The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Australia
    Clin Exp Optom 95:362-70. 2012
    ..Therefore, we assessed the impact of DR, diabetic macular oedema (DME) and associated visual impairment on vision-related QoL (VRQoL) using a vision-specific MAUI...
  43. ncbi request reprint The cost of care for people with impaired vision in Australia
    Jill E Keeffe
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Arch Ophthalmol 127:1377-81. 2009
    ..To prospectively collect data on the providers, types, and costs of care for people with impaired vision in Australia...
  44. doi request reprint Racial differences in the prevalence of diabetes but not diabetic retinopathy in a multi-ethnic Asian population
    Peggy P C Chiang
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:7586-92. 2011
    ..To compare the prevalence and risk factors of diabetes (DM) and diabetic retinopathy (DR) in a multi-ethnic Asian population of Chinese, Malays, and Indians in Singapore...
  45. doi request reprint Visual Activities Questionnaire: assessment of subscale validity for cataract surgery outcomes
    Vijaya K Gothwal
    NH and MRC Centre for Clinical Eye Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Flinders Medical Centre and Flinders University of South Australia, Bedford Park, South Australia, Australia
    J Cataract Refract Surg 35:1961-9. 2009
    ....
  46. doi request reprint Sociodemographic, lifestyle, and medical risk factors for visual impairment in an urban asian population: the singapore malay eye study
    Elaine W Chong
    FRCSE, Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, 32 Gisborne St, East Melbourne 3002, Australia
    Arch Ophthalmol 127:1640-7. 2009
    ..To describe the associations between sociodemographic, lifestyle, and medical risk factors and visual impairment in a Southeast Asian population...
  47. doi request reprint Association of retinal vessel calibre with diabetic retinopathy in an urban Australian indigenous population
    Mohamed Dirani
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, NSW, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 38:577-82. 2010
    ..To assess the relationship of retinal vessel diameter and diabetic retinopathy (DR) in a subgroup of participants recruited through the Darwin Region Urban Indigenous Diabetes study...
  48. ncbi request reprint Reliability and reproducibility of retinal oxygen saturation measurements using a predefined peri-papillary annulus
    Ryan E K Man
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Vic, AustraliaCentre for Vision Research, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, AustraliaSingapore Eye Research Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    Acta Ophthalmol 91:e590-4. 2013
    ..To determine the reliability and reproducibility of the Vesselmap Oximetry Module for arteriolar and venular oxygen saturation (SO2 ) of the same retinal area, specified by a peripapillary annulus, in healthy subjects...
  49. doi request reprint Lack of awareness of common eye conditions in the community
    Olivia S Huang
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 20:52-60. 2013
    ..Awareness of eye conditions aids health promotion activities and leads to better outcomes. We examined factors influencing the lack of awareness of common eye conditions in a population...
  50. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of screening for diabetic retinopathy at an Australian pathology collection service: a pilot study
    Melanie F Larizza
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 198:97-9. 2013
    ..To evaluate the feasibility of a novel diabetic retinopathy (DR) screening model using a pathology collection centre (PCC) as a screening site...
  51. pmc Impact of migration and acculturation on prevalence of type 2 diabetes and related eye complications in Indians living in a newly urbanised society
    Yingfeng Zheng
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore, Singapore
    PLoS ONE 7:e34829. 2012
    ..Asian Indians are among the fastest growing migration groups across Asia and the world, but the impact of migration and acculturation on diabetes and diabetes-related eye complications among Indians living in urban Asia remains unclear...
  52. doi request reprint Validity of a visual impairment questionnaire in measuring cataract surgery outcomes
    Konrad Pesudovs
    NH and MRC Centre for Clinical Eye Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Flinders University and Flinders Medical Centre Australia, Bedford Park, South Australia, Australia
    J Cataract Refract Surg 34:925-33. 2008
    ..To test the validity of the Impact of Visual Impairment (IVI) questionnaire in a cataract population...
  53. doi request reprint Costs of vision impairment in childhood and youth: diary case studies
    Patricia M O'Connor
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Optom Vis Sci 85:1106-9. 2008
    ..Children and youth with vision impairment face a lifetime of vision-related costs. This paper examines the little-known personal costs incurred in these early years...
  54. doi request reprint Cataract prevalence varies substantially with assessment systems: comparison of clinical and photographic grading in a population-based study
    Anna C S Tan
    Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 18:164-70. 2011
    ....
  55. doi request reprint Vision-specific distress and depressive symptoms in people with vision impairment
    Gwyneth Rees
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 51:2891-6. 2010
    ..To determine the unique contribution of vision-specific distress in predicting depressive symptoms in people with vision impairment attending a tertiary eye care clinic...
  56. doi request reprint Smoking, socioeconomic factors, and age-related cataract: The Singapore Malay Eye study
    Renyi Wu
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore
    Arch Ophthalmol 128:1029-35. 2010
    ..To describe the relationship of smoking, sex, and socioeconomic factors with age-related cataract in Malay adults in Singapore...
  57. doi request reprint The impact of diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema on health-related quality of life in type 1 and type 2 diabetes
    Eva K Fenwick
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 53:677-84. 2012
    ..To assess the impact of diabetic retinopathy (DR) and diabetic macular edema (DME) on health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in type 1 and type 2 diabetes using the EuroQoL EQ-5D generic multi-attribute utility instrument (MAUI)...
  58. doi request reprint Evaluation of item candidates for a diabetic retinopathy quality of life item bank
    Eva K Fenwick
    Department of Ophthalmology, Centre for Eye Research Australia, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, University of Melbourne, 32 Gisborne St, East Melbourne, Vic, 3002, Australia
    Qual Life Res 22:1851-8. 2013
    ..We describe here the first two qualitative phases: content development and item evaluation...
  59. doi request reprint How much eye care services do Asian populations need? Projection from the Singapore Epidemiology of Eye Disease (SEED) study
    Yingfeng Zheng
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 54:2171-7. 2013
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint The impact of diabetic retinopathy on quality of life: qualitative findings from an item bank development project
    Eva K Fenwick
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, University of Melbourne, 32 Gisborne St, East Melbourne, VIC 3002, Australia
    Qual Life Res 21:1771-82. 2012
    ..We are developing a DR-specific quality of life (QoL) item bank, and we report here on the qualitative results from the first phase of this project...
  61. doi request reprint Managing depression in patients with vision impairment: a descriptive study of practitioners' beliefs and confidence
    Gwyneth Rees
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Australas J Ageing 30:130-5. 2011
    ..This study identified EHPs' and RWs' beliefs about depression and confidence in working with patients with vision impairment and depression...
  62. doi request reprint Depression training program for eye health and rehabilitation professionals
    Gwyneth Rees
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Optom Vis Sci 87:494-500. 2010
    ..This study aimed to determine the effectiveness of a depression training program on practitioners' confidence, perceived barriers, and their likelihood of responding to depression in patients with vision impairment...
  63. doi request reprint Detection of depression in patients with low vision
    Gwyneth Rees
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, University of Melbourne, Department of Opthalmology, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Optom Vis Sci 86:1328-36. 2009
    ..This study aimed to identify current practice and investigate factors associated with depression management strategies...
  64. doi request reprint Impact of the severity of distance and near-vision impairment on depression and vision-specific quality of life in older people living in residential care
    Ecosse L Lamoureux
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 50:4103-9. 2009
    ..To determine the relationship between the severity of distance and near-vision impairment on vision-specific quality of life (QoL) and depression in residential care residents...
  65. doi request reprint Catquest questionnaire: re-validation in an Australian cataract population
    Vijaya K Gothwal
    NH and MRC Centre for Clinical Eye Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Flinders Medical Centre and Flinders University of South Australia, Bedford Park, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 37:785-94. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the performance of the Catquest and the Catquest-9SF questionnaires using Rasch analysis in Australian cataract patients...
  66. doi request reprint The relationship of retinal vessel caliber with erectile dysfunction in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Sky K H Chew
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 54:7234-9. 2013
    ..To investigate the relationship of retinal vessel caliber with erectile dysfunction (ED) in males with type 2 diabetes...
  67. doi request reprint Cataract conversion assessment using lens opacity classification system III and Wisconsin cataract grading system
    Wan Ling Wong
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 54:280-7. 2013
    ..To propose a general conversion approximation algorithm and illustrate its application to two cataract classification systems, the Lens Opacity Classification System III (LOCS III) and Wisconsin Cataract Grading System (Wisconsin system)...
  68. doi request reprint Acceptance, attitudes, and beliefs of Singaporean Chinese toward an ocular implant for glaucoma drug delivery
    Reuben Chao Ming Foo
    Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 53:8240-5. 2012
    ..We investigated patients' attitudes and perceptions toward a subconjunctival implant as a novel ocular drug delivery method for glaucoma...
  69. ncbi request reprint Longer axial length is protective of diabetic retinopathy and macular edema
    Ryan Eyn Kidd Man
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Ophthalmology 119:1754-9. 2012
    ..To assess the association of ocular biometric parameters and refractive error with diabetic retinopathy (DR) and diabetic macular edema (DME) in persons with diabetes...
  70. doi request reprint The impact of cataract surgery questionnaire: re-evaluation using Rasch analysis
    Vijaya K Gothwal
    National Health and Medical Research Council, Centre for Clinical Eye Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Flinders Medical Centre and Flinders University of South Australia, Bedford Park, South Australia, Australia
    Acta Ophthalmol 89:423-8. 2011
    ..The Impact of Cataract Surgery (ICS) questionnaire was designed to assess cataract surgery outcomes. The aim of this study was to describe the psychometric properties of the ICS questionnaire using the Rasch model in a cataract population...
  71. doi request reprint Using Rasch analysis to revisit the validity of the Cataract TyPE Spec instrument for measuring cataract surgery outcomes
    Vijaya K Gothwal
    NH and MRC Centre for Clinical Eye Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Flinders Medical Centre and Flinders University of South Australia, Bedford Park, South Australia, Australia
    J Cataract Refract Surg 35:1509-17. 2009
    ..To assess the psychometric properties of the Cataract TyPE Specification (Spec) questionnaire using the Rasch model...
  72. doi request reprint Validation of a quality of life questionnaire in the Pacific Island
    Patricia M O'Connor
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Australia
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 17:378-86. 2010
    ..To adapt an existing validated quality of life instrument, the Impact of Vision Impairment (IVI) questionnaire for Pacific Island countries...
  73. doi request reprint Differential association of serum lipids with diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema
    Rehab Benarous
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:7464-9. 2011
    ..To assess the association of serum lipids with diabetic retinopathy (DR), diabetic macular edema (DME), and macular thickness in adults with diabetes...
  74. doi request reprint Screening for depression: integrating training into the professional development programme for low vision rehabilitation staff
    Gwyneth Rees
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 40:840-8. 2012
    ..To describe the integration of depression screening training into the professional development programme for low vision rehabilitation staff and report on staff evaluation of this training...
  75. ncbi request reprint Detecting cataract causing visual impairment using a nonmydriatic fundus camera
    John G Ferraro
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne and Vision Cooperative Research Centre, Melbourne, Australia
    Am J Ophthalmol 139:725-6. 2005
    ..To assess the validity of a digital nonmydriatic fundus camera in detecting cataract as a cause of visual impairment...
  76. ncbi request reprint Assessment of optic disc cupping with digital fundus photographs
    Marios Constantinou
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, 32 Gisborne Street, East Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
    Am J Ophthalmol 140:529-31. 2005
    ..To determine the agreement between the assessment of retinal digital images by using an overlay transparency sheet and the Heidelberg retinal tomograph (HRT) in determining cup-disk ratios greater than 0.6...
  77. doi request reprint Fractal analysis of the retinal vasculature and chronic kidney disease
    Chelvin C A Sng
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University Health System, Singapore
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:2252-8. 2010
    ..CONCLUSIONS. Our study found that an abnormal retinal vascular network is associated with an increased risk of CKD, supporting the hypothesis that deviations from optimal microvascular architecture may be related to kidney damage...
  78. doi request reprint The Impact of Vision Impairment for Children (IVI_C): validation of a vision-specific pediatric quality-of-life questionnaire using Rasch analysis
    Gillian M Cochrane
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:1632-40. 2011
    ..To validate the Impact of Vision Impairment for Children (the IVI_C), a new vision-specific pediatric instrument designed to assess the affect of impaired vision on quality of life (QoL) in children...
  79. doi request reprint The prevalence and risk factors of ocular trauma: the Singapore Indian eye study
    Daniel Chua
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 18:281-7. 2011
    ..To describe the prevalence and risk factors of ocular trauma in an urban Southeast Asian population...
  80. doi request reprint Rasch analysis of visual function and quality of life questionnaires
    Vijaya K Gothwal
    Centre for Clinical Eye Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Flinders Medical Centre and Flinders University of South Australia, Bedford Park, SA, Australia
    Optom Vis Sci 86:1160-8. 2009
    ..To investigate the psychometric properties of the Visual Function (VF) and Quality of Life (QOL) questionnaires, using the Rasch measurement model...
  81. doi request reprint Cataract surgery in high-risk age-related macular degeneration: a randomized controlled trial
    Claire Y Hooper
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 37:570-6. 2009
    ..To investigate if cataract surgery causes progression, from high-risk early age-related macular degeneration (AMD) to choroidal neovascularization (CNV), in the postoperative period...
  82. pmc Early retinal arteriolar changes and peripheral neuropathy in diabetes
    Jie Ding
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore
    Diabetes Care 35:1098-104. 2012
    ..To examine the association between early retinal arteriolar abnormalities and diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN)...
  83. doi request reprint Personal costs of visual impairment by different eye diseases and severity of visual loss
    Elaine Y H Wong
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 15:339-44. 2008
    ..To determine the personal out-of-pocket costs of visual impairment and to examine the expenditure pattern related to eye diseases and the severity of visual impairment...
  84. ncbi request reprint Cataract symptom score questionnaire: Rasch revalidation
    Vijaya K Gothwal
    NH and MRC Centre for Clinical Eye Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Flinders Medical Centre and Flinders University of South Australia, Bedford Park, SA 5042, Australia
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 16:296-303. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the psychometric properties of the 5-item CSS using Rasch analysis...
  85. doi request reprint Guttman scale analysis of the distance vision scale
    Vijaya K Gothwal
    Department of Ophthalmology, National Health and Medical Research Council, Centre for Clinical Eye Research, Flinders University of South Australia, Bedford Park, South Australia, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 50:4496-501. 2009
    ..The aims were to determine whether the DVS fulfills Guttman scaling criteria and to test the relationship between DVS score and VA in a cataract population...
  86. doi request reprint Determinants of informed consent in a cataract surgery clinical trial: why patients participate
    Marios Constantinou
    University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Can J Ophthalmol 47:118-23. 2012
    ..To identify the determinants of patients' decision-making for participation in a cataract surgery clinical trial in a tertiary care hospital...
  87. doi request reprint Impact of diabetic retinopathy on patients' beliefs about diabetes
    Gwyn Rees
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Clin Exp Optom 95:371-6. 2012
    ..The aim was to compare beliefs about diabetes and determine their associations with psychological well-being, self-management behaviour and glycaemic control in those with and without diabetic retinopathy (DR)...
  88. doi request reprint Intentional and unintentional nonadherence to ocular hypotensive treatment in patients with glaucoma
    Gwyneth Rees
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Ophthalmology 117:903-8. 2010
    ..To determine the rate of intentional and unintentional nonadherence in glaucoma patients and to identify associations between adherence behavior and patients' beliefs...
  89. ncbi request reprint Detection and management of depression in patients with vision impairment
    Eva K Fenwick
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Optom Vis Sci 86:948-54. 2009
    ..This study aimed to explore eye healthcare professionals' views of depression in patients with vision impairment and identify current management practices and barriers to effective care...
  90. pmc Global prevalence and major risk factors of diabetic retinopathy
    Joanne W Y Yau
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Diabetes Care 35:556-64. 2012
    ..To examine the global prevalence and major risk factors for diabetic retinopathy (DR) and vision-threatening diabetic retinopathy (VTDR) among people with diabetes...
  91. doi request reprint The impact of diabetic retinopathy: understanding the patient's perspective
    E K Fenwick
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Br J Ophthalmol 95:774-82. 2011
    ..We conclude by discussing potential directions for future research in this area, such as item banking and computer adaptive testing...