Deborah F Sweeney

Summary

Affiliation: University of New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Interaction between the contact lens and the ocular surface in the etiology of superior epithelial arcuate lesions
    Nicole O'Hare
    The Cornea and Contact Lens Research Unit, School of Optometry and the Cooperative Research, Centre for Eye Research and Technology, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Adv Exp Med Biol 506:973-80. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Two-year preclinical testing of perfluoropolyether polymer as a corneal inlay
    Ruo Zhong Xie
    Vision Cooperative Research Centre, University of NSW, Sydney, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:574-81. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint A comparison of biological coatings for the promotion of corneal epithelialization of synthetic surface in vivo
    Deborah F Sweeney
    Cooperative Research Centre for Eye Research and Technology, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:3301-9. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical characterization of corneal infiltrative events observed with soft contact lens wear
    Deborah F Sweeney
    Cornea and Contact Lens Research Unit, School of Optometry and Vision Science, and The Cooperative Research Center for Eye Research and Technology, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Cornea 22:435-42. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical signs of hypoxia with high-Dk soft lens extended wear: is the cornea convinced?
    Deborah F Sweeney
    Cornea and Contact Lens Research Unit, School of Optometry and Vision Science, and the Cooperative Research Centre for Eye Research and Technology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Eye Contact Lens 29:S22-5; discussion S26-9, S192-4. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Microbial keratitis in prospective studies of extended wear with disposable hydrogel contact lenses
    Brien A Holden
    Cornea and Contact Lens Research Unit, School of Optometry and Vision Science, The University of New South Wales and the Vision Cooperative Research Centre, Sydney, Australia
    Cornea 24:156-61. 2005
  7. doi request reprint A perfluoropolyether corneal inlay for the correction of refractive error
    Margaret D M Evans
    Vision Cooperative Research Centre, Rupert Myers Building, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Biomaterials 32:3158-65. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Synthetic corneal inlays
    Deborah F Sweeney
    Vision Cooperative Research Centre, Sydney, Australia
    Clin Exp Optom 91:56-66. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the performance of 6- or 30-night extended wear schedules with silicone hydrogel lenses over 3 years
    Judith Stern
    The Cooperative Research Centre for Eye Research and Technology, and the Cornea and Contact Lens Research Unit at the School of Optometry, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Optom Vis Sci 81:398-406. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Silicone hydrogel contact lenses and the ocular surface
    Fiona Stapleton
    Vision Cooperative Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, Australia
    Ocul Surf 4:24-43. 2006

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Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Interaction between the contact lens and the ocular surface in the etiology of superior epithelial arcuate lesions
    Nicole O'Hare
    The Cornea and Contact Lens Research Unit, School of Optometry and the Cooperative Research, Centre for Eye Research and Technology, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Adv Exp Med Biol 506:973-80. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Two-year preclinical testing of perfluoropolyether polymer as a corneal inlay
    Ruo Zhong Xie
    Vision Cooperative Research Centre, University of NSW, Sydney, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:574-81. 2006
    ..To assess the long-term biocompatibility and optical clarity of a perfluoropolyether (PFPE) polymer as a corneal inlay...
  3. ncbi request reprint A comparison of biological coatings for the promotion of corneal epithelialization of synthetic surface in vivo
    Deborah F Sweeney
    Cooperative Research Centre for Eye Research and Technology, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:3301-9. 2003
    ..To investigate the effect of a range of biological coatings on corneal epithelialization of a synthetic polymer surface in vivo...
  4. ncbi request reprint Clinical characterization of corneal infiltrative events observed with soft contact lens wear
    Deborah F Sweeney
    Cornea and Contact Lens Research Unit, School of Optometry and Vision Science, and The Cooperative Research Center for Eye Research and Technology, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Cornea 22:435-42. 2003
    ..The aim of this paper is to categorize corneal infiltrates associated with soft lens wear and present the typical clinical characteristics associated with each type of event...
  5. ncbi request reprint Clinical signs of hypoxia with high-Dk soft lens extended wear: is the cornea convinced?
    Deborah F Sweeney
    Cornea and Contact Lens Research Unit, School of Optometry and Vision Science, and the Cooperative Research Centre for Eye Research and Technology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Eye Contact Lens 29:S22-5; discussion S26-9, S192-4. 2003
    ..To assess the effectiveness of high-Dk soft contact lenses with oxygen transmissibility (Dk/L) beyond the critical level required to avoid corneal edema during overnight wear...
  6. ncbi request reprint Microbial keratitis in prospective studies of extended wear with disposable hydrogel contact lenses
    Brien A Holden
    Cornea and Contact Lens Research Unit, School of Optometry and Vision Science, The University of New South Wales and the Vision Cooperative Research Centre, Sydney, Australia
    Cornea 24:156-61. 2005
    ..To report the annualized incidence of microbial keratitis with extended wear of low oxygen transmissible (Dk/t) disposable soft contact lenses from prospective postmarket clinical trials...
  7. doi request reprint A perfluoropolyether corneal inlay for the correction of refractive error
    Margaret D M Evans
    Vision Cooperative Research Centre, Rupert Myers Building, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Biomaterials 32:3158-65. 2011
    ..Outcomes showed the potential of a perfluoropolyether inlay as a biologically acceptable corneal implant with which to provide stable correction of refractive error...
  8. ncbi request reprint Synthetic corneal inlays
    Deborah F Sweeney
    Vision Cooperative Research Centre, Sydney, Australia
    Clin Exp Optom 91:56-66. 2008
    ..Corneal inlays made from PFPE are biocompatible with corneal tissue in the long term and offer a safe and biologically-acceptable alternative to other forms of refractive surgery...
  9. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the performance of 6- or 30-night extended wear schedules with silicone hydrogel lenses over 3 years
    Judith Stern
    The Cooperative Research Centre for Eye Research and Technology, and the Cornea and Contact Lens Research Unit at the School of Optometry, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Optom Vis Sci 81:398-406. 2004
    ..To compare the clinical performance of silicone hydrogel lenses worn for 6- or 30-nights, with monthly replacement, for 3 years...
  10. ncbi request reprint Silicone hydrogel contact lenses and the ocular surface
    Fiona Stapleton
    Vision Cooperative Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, Australia
    Ocul Surf 4:24-43. 2006
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  11. ncbi request reprint Corneal hypoxia secondary to contact lenses: the effect of high-Dk lenses
    Serina Stretton
    Cooperative Research Centre for Eye Research and Technology, University of New South Wales, Cornea and Contact Lens Research Unit, School of Optometry, Sydney, Australia
    Ophthalmol Clin North Am 16:327-40, v. 2003
    ..Presently, the focus is on improving lens performance by developing lenses that are more biocompatible, provide greater comfort, and maintain a stable tear film without inflammatory or mechanically induced adverse events...
  12. ncbi request reprint Comparison of adverse events with daily disposable hydrogels and spectacle wear: results from a 12-month prospective clinical trial
    Padmaja R Sankaridurg
    Cornea and Contact Lens Research Unit, School of Optometry and Vision Science, The University of New South Sydney, Australia
    Ophthalmology 110:2327-34. 2003
    ..To evaluate the type and incidence of adverse events seen with daily disposable hydrogel contact lens wear compared with a control (spectacle) group over 12 months...
  13. doi request reprint A preliminary study of changes in tear film proteins in the feline eye following nictitating membrane removal
    Andrea Petznick
    Vision CRC, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Vet Ophthalmol 15:164-71. 2012
    ..To investigate the influence of nictitating membrane (third eyelid) removal on selected proteins in feline tears...
  14. ncbi request reprint Mucin balls with wear of conventional and silicone hydrogel contact lenses
    Jacqueline Tan
    The Cooperative Research Centre for Eye Research and Technology, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Optom Vis Sci 80:291-7. 2003
    ..To compare the frequency of mucin balls in subjects wearing conventional and high-Dk silicone hydrogel lenses during 12 months of extended-wear and to determine whether mucin balls are associated with any lens or subject characteristics...
  15. ncbi request reprint Progress in the development of a synthetic corneal onlay
    Margaret D M Evans
    Cooperative Research Centre for Eye Research and Technology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 43:3196-201. 2002
    ..This study evaluated an improved perfluoropolyether polymer formulation designed for use as a corneal onlay to correct refractive error...
  16. ncbi request reprint Two presentations of contact lens-induced papillary conjunctivitis (CLPC) in hydrogel lens wear: local and general
    Cheryl C Skotnitsky
    The Vision Cooperative Research Centre CRC and The Institute for Eye Research IER, Sydney, Australia
    Optom Vis Sci 83:27-36. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to confirm that two distinct clinical presentations of contact lens-induced papillary conjunctivitis (CLPC), local and general, occur in hydrogel lens wear...
  17. ncbi request reprint Are inflammatory events a marker for an increased risk of microbial keratitis?
    Deborah F Sweeney
    Institute for Eye Research, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Eye Contact Lens 33:383-7; discussion 399-400. 2007
    ..To consider whether inflammatory events, such as contact lens-induced peripheral ulcers, contact lens-induced acute red eye, and infiltrative keratitis are a marker for an increased risk for the occurrence of microbial keratitis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Case reports of three atypical infiltrative keratitis events with high DK soft contact lens wear
    Cheryl Skotnitsky
    Cooperative Research Center for Eye Research and Technology and the Contact Lens Research Unit, School of Optometry, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Cornea 21:318-24. 2002
    ..These cases highlight the role of patient/practitioner education, patient compliance, examination, and appropriate referrals that are required to reduce the risk of complications during lens wear...
  19. ncbi request reprint Microbial keratitis and vision loss with contact lenses
    Brien A Holden
    Cornea and Contact Lens Research Unit, School of Optometry and Vision Science, and the Cooperative Research Centre for Eye Research and Technology, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Eye Contact Lens 29:S131-4; discussion S143-4, S192-4. 2003
    ..This article gives a preliminary estimation of the incidence of microbial keratitis and vision loss with continuous-wear contact lenses made from highly oxygen permeable (Dk) materials...
  20. ncbi request reprint Altered conjunctival response after contact lens-related corneal inflammation
    Fiona Stapleton
    Cornea and Contact Lens Research Unit, School for Optometry and Vision Science and Cooperative Research Center for Eye Research and Technology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Cornea 22:443-7. 2003
    ..We designed a masked study to examine the impact of overnight CL wear on clinical variables in subjects who had previously experienced corneal inflammatory disease...
  21. doi request reprint Have silicone hydrogel lenses eliminated hypoxia?
    Deborah F Sweeney
    University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Eye Contact Lens 39:53-60. 2013
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the literature to date to determine if silicone hydrogel lenses have eliminated corneal hypoxia...
  22. pmc Contributions of Ocular Surface Components to Matrix-Metalloproteinases (MMP)-2 and MMP-9 in Feline Tears following Corneal Epithelial Wounding
    Andrea Petznick
    Vision CRC, Sydney, Australia School of Optometry and Vision Science, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e71948. 2013
    ..This study investigated ocular surface components that contribute to matrix-metalloproteinase (MMP)-2 and MMP-9 found in tears following corneal epithelial wounding...
  23. ncbi request reprint The Max Schapero Memorial Award Lecture 2004: contact lenses on and in the cornea, what the eye needs
    Deborah F Sweeney
    Vision Cooperative Research Centre, Sydney, Australia
    Optom Vis Sci 83:133-42. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to review the advances made in understanding the needs of the cornea and the way in which it responds to contact lens wear and corneal implants...
  24. ncbi request reprint General and local contact lens induced papillary conjunctivitis (CLPC)
    Cheryl Skotnitsky
    The Cornea and Contact Lens Research Unit, School of Optometry and Vision Science, The Cooperative Research Centre for Eye Research and Technology, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    Clin Exp Optom 85:193-7. 2002
  25. ncbi request reprint Practitioner guidelines for continuous wear with high Dk silicone hydrogel contact lenses
    Deborah F Sweeney
    The Cooperative Research Centre for Eye Research and Technology, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, 2052, Australia
    Clin Exp Optom 85:161-7. 2002
  26. doi request reprint A comparison of basal and eye-flush tears for the analysis of cat tear proteins
    Andrea Petznick
    Vision CRC, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Acta Ophthalmol 89:e75-81. 2011
    ..To identify a rapid and effective tear collection method providing sufficient tear volume and total protein content (TPC) for analysis of individual proteins in cats...
  27. ncbi request reprint Accommodative facility in eyes with and without myopia
    Ashok Pandian
    Vision Co operative Research Centre, Level 4 Rupert Myers Building, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:4725-31. 2006
    ..To compare accommodative facility in eyes with myopia to that in eyes with emmetropia or hyperopia and to determine whether accommodative facility can be used to predict an association with myopia...
  28. ncbi request reprint Corneal epithelial thinning profile induced by long-term wear of hydrogel lenses
    Javier González Pérez
    Department of Applied Physics, University de Santiago Compostela, Spain
    Cornea 22:304-7. 2003
    ..To characterize the epithelial thickness profile and study the effects of long-term wear of hydrogel lenses on this profile...