H R Taylor

Summary

Affiliation: University of Melbourne
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dip-stick test for trachoma control programmes
    Hugh R Taylor
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, WHO Collaborating Centre for the Prevention of Blindness, East Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
    Lancet 367:1553-4. 2006
  2. pmc Correlation of clinical trachoma and infection in Aboriginal communities
    Claude Edouard C Michel
    Diagnostics Development Unit, Department of Haematology, University of Cambridge, National Health Service Blood and Transplant Site, Cambridge, UK
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e986. 2011
  3. pmc Access to eye health services among indigenous Australians: an area level analysis
    Margaret Kelaher
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics School of Population Health, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences University of Melbourne, 207 Bouverie st Parkville, Melbourne, 3010, Australia
    BMC Ophthalmol 12:51. 2012
  4. pmc Local co-ordination and case management can enhance Indigenous eye care--a qualitative study
    Mitchell D Anjou
    Indigenous Eye Health Unit, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Level 5, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:255. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Trachoma in Australia: an update
    Hugh R Taylor
    Indigenous Eye Health Unit, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 41:508-12. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence of trachoma in a single community, 1975-2007
    Hugh R Taylor
    Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 40:121-6. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Costs of interventions for visual impairment
    Hugh R Taylor
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for the Prevention of Blindness, East Melbourne Victoria, Australia
    Am J Ophthalmol 143:561-5. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Fred Hollows lecture. Eye care for the community
    Hugh R Taylor
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 30:151-4. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of trachoma in Australia: the National Indigenous Eye Health Survey
    Hugh R Taylor
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:248-53. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and causes of vision loss in Indigenous Australians: the National Indigenous Eye Health Survey
    Hugh R Taylor
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
    Med J Aust 192:312-8. 2010

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Publications136 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Dip-stick test for trachoma control programmes
    Hugh R Taylor
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, WHO Collaborating Centre for the Prevention of Blindness, East Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
    Lancet 367:1553-4. 2006
  2. pmc Correlation of clinical trachoma and infection in Aboriginal communities
    Claude Edouard C Michel
    Diagnostics Development Unit, Department of Haematology, University of Cambridge, National Health Service Blood and Transplant Site, Cambridge, UK
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e986. 2011
    ..This population-based study in five Aboriginal communities endemic for trachoma in northern Australia compared a fine grading of clinical trachoma with diagnostic positivity and organism load...
  3. pmc Access to eye health services among indigenous Australians: an area level analysis
    Margaret Kelaher
    Centre for Health Policy, Programs and Economics School of Population Health, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences University of Melbourne, 207 Bouverie st Parkville, Melbourne, 3010, Australia
    BMC Ophthalmol 12:51. 2012
    ..This project is a community-level study of equity of access to eye health services for Indigenous Australians...
  4. pmc Local co-ordination and case management can enhance Indigenous eye care--a qualitative study
    Mitchell D Anjou
    Indigenous Eye Health Unit, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Level 5, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:255. 2013
    ..This paper aims to identify the local co-ordination and case management requirements necessary to improve eye care for Indigenous Australians...
  5. doi request reprint Trachoma in Australia: an update
    Hugh R Taylor
    Indigenous Eye Health Unit, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, 207 Bouverie Street, Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 41:508-12. 2013
    ..However, this progress has been somewhat glacial, especially compared with the rapid changes being made in other 'undeveloped' parts of the world. ..
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence of trachoma in a single community, 1975-2007
    Hugh R Taylor
    Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 40:121-6. 2012
    ..To determine the change in the prevalence in active trachoma in children in a remote Aboriginal community over a 32-year period. Design:  Data used from two cross-sectional studies repeated in the same community 32 years apart...
  7. ncbi request reprint Costs of interventions for visual impairment
    Hugh R Taylor
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for the Prevention of Blindness, East Melbourne Victoria, Australia
    Am J Ophthalmol 143:561-5. 2007
    ..To quantify the economic costs of vision loss in Australia and assess the impact of a costed intervention package to prevent avoidable vision loss...
  8. ncbi request reprint Fred Hollows lecture. Eye care for the community
    Hugh R Taylor
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 30:151-4. 2002
    ..Vision 2020 Australia aims to be the peak body for all those involved in vision care in its broadest sense in Australia, and to put vision on the national agenda...
  9. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of trachoma in Australia: the National Indigenous Eye Health Survey
    Hugh R Taylor
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:248-53. 2010
    ..To determine the prevalence of trachoma among Indigenous Australians...
  10. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and causes of vision loss in Indigenous Australians: the National Indigenous Eye Health Survey
    Hugh R Taylor
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
    Med J Aust 192:312-8. 2010
    ..To determine the prevalence and causes of vision loss in Indigenous Australians...
  11. doi request reprint Cataract in indigenous Australians: the National Indigenous Eye Health Survey
    Hugh R Taylor
    University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 38:790-5. 2010
    ..To determine the prevalence of vision loss due to cataract in indigenous Australians...
  12. doi request reprint Glaucoma prevalence in Indigenous Australians
    Brian E Chua
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Br J Ophthalmol 95:926-30. 2011
    ..Define the prevalence of glaucoma within the Indigenous Australian population...
  13. pmc Vitamin E supplementation and macular degeneration: randomised controlled trial
    Hugh R Taylor
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Locked Bag 8, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 8002
    BMJ 325:11. 2002
    ..To determine whether vitamin E supplementation influences the incidence or rate of progression of age related maculopathy (AMD)...
  14. ncbi request reprint LXIII Edward Jackson Memorial Lecture: Eye care: dollars and sense
    Hugh R Taylor
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, 32 Gisborne Street, East Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
    Am J Ophthalmol 143:1-8. 2007
    ..The development of health economic data for vision loss and eye disease is described...
  15. ncbi request reprint The need for routine eye examinations
    Hugh R Taylor
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 45:2539-42. 2004
    ..To determine the incidence and causes of vision loss to assist in the objective determination of the preferred frequency of routine screening for those with normal vision...
  16. ncbi request reprint Vision loss in Australia
    Hugh R Taylor
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Locked Bag 8, East Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 182:565-8. 2005
    ..To assess the prevalence and causes of vision loss in Australia and to project these data into the future...
  17. ncbi request reprint Stemming the tide of river blindness: the early years of ivermectin
    Hugh R Taylor
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 179:617-9. 2003
  18. ncbi request reprint New precision in measuring trachoma infection
    Hugh R Taylor
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, East 3002, Melbourne, Australia
    Lancet 362:181-2. 2003
  19. pmc The economic impact and cost of visual impairment in Australia
    H R Taylor
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, 32 Gisborne Street, East Melbourne, Vic, Australia 3002
    Br J Ophthalmol 90:272-5. 2006
    ..To quantify the total economic costs of vision loss in Australia...
  20. ncbi request reprint Eye care for the future: the Weisenfeld lecture
    Hugh R Taylor
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:1413-8. 2003
  21. ncbi request reprint Visual acuity thresholds for cataract surgery and the changing Australian population
    Hugh R Taylor
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for the Prevention of Blindness, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Arch Ophthalmol 124:1750-3. 2006
    ..To examine the relation between visual acuity thresholds for cataract surgery for the changing Australian population...
  22. doi request reprint Doyne Lecture: trachoma, is it history?
    H R Taylor
    Harold Mitchell Chair of Indigenous Eye Health, Melbourne School of Population Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Eye (Lond) 23:2007-22. 2009
    ..This paper reviews our current understanding of trachoma and the key strategies for the elimination of trachoma as a major blinding disease...
  23. ncbi request reprint Baseline ophthalmic findings in the vitamin E, cataract and age-related maculopathy (VECAT) study
    L D Robman
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Ophthalmol 27:410-6. 1999
    ..To describe the methodology of eye examination and the baseline eye characteristics of the Vitamin E, Cataract and Age-Related Maculopathy (VECAT) study participants...
  24. ncbi request reprint Screening for diabetic retinopathy using a non-mydriatic retinal camera in rural Victoria
    C A Harper
    University of Melbourne Department of Ophthalmology, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Ophthalmol 26:117-21. 1998
    ..To develop a screening programme for the early detection of diabetic retinopathy using non-mydriatic retinal photography...
  25. ncbi request reprint Recruitment methods for community-based screening for diabetic retinopathy
    S J Lee
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 7:209-18. 2000
    ..This pilot study identified strategies to encourage people with diabetes to have their eyes examined at the recommended intervals...
  26. ncbi request reprint Age-specific causes of bilateral visual impairment
    L M Weih
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Arch Ophthalmol 118:264-9. 2000
    ..To describe the age-specific prevalence of common eye diseases causing bilateral visual impairment and estimate the total number of Australians with cause-specific visual impairment...
  27. ncbi request reprint Cause-specific prevalence of bilateral visual impairment in Victoria, Australia: the Visual Impairment Project
    M R VanNewkirk
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Ophthalmology 108:960-7. 2001
    ..Although easily preventable, uncorrected refractive error remains a major cause of vision impairment...
  28. ncbi request reprint Visual impairment in Australia: distance visual acuity, near vision, and visual field findings of the Melbourne Visual Impairment Project
    H R Taylor
    University of Melbourne, Department of Ophthalmology, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Ophthalmol 123:328-37. 1997
    ..To describe the age-specific and gender-specific rates of blindness and visual impairment in urban adults aged 40 years and older...
  29. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of cataract in Australia
    C A McCarty
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, East Melbourne, Victoria
    Am J Ophthalmol 128:446-65. 1999
    ..To describe the prevalence and risk factors for cataract in an Australian population aged 40 years and older...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of open-angle glaucoma: results from the visual impairment project
    L M Weih
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Ophthalmology 108:1966-72. 2001
    ..To determine the prevalence and investigate predictors of open-angle glaucoma in Victoria, Australia...
  31. doi request reprint Microbiological and clinical profiles of patients with microbial keratitis residing in nursing homes
    V Jhanji
    Centre for Eye Research, Australia, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Br J Ophthalmol 93:1639-42. 2009
    ..To study the microbiological and clinical profile of patients with microbial keratitis living in nursing homes...
  32. ncbi request reprint Examination compliance and screening for diabetic retinopathy: a 2-year follow-up study
    S J Lee
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, East Melbourne
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 28:149-52. 2000
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  33. ncbi request reprint Intraocular pressure before and after cataract surgery in participants of the Melbourne Visual Impairment Project
    P N Dimitrov
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Victoria
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 29:128-32. 2001
    ..However IOP decreased significantly after cataract surgery in eyes with glaucoma but did not change significantly in non-glaucoma participants...
  34. ncbi request reprint Detection of undiagnosed glaucoma by eye health professionals
    Elaine Y H Wong
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Ophthalmology 111:1508-14. 2004
    ..To examine the clinical features of undiagnosed open-angle glaucoma (OAG) in people who have attended an eye care provider within the previous 12 months and to suggest strategies to assist in the early detection of glaucoma...
  35. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for age-related maculopathy: the Visual Impairment Project
    C A McCarty
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Arch Ophthalmol 119:1455-62. 2001
    ..67; 95% CL, 1.12, 2.47; P =.001). CONCLUSION: Smoking is the only modifiable risk factor for ARM and AMD, among the many environmental and systemic factors that were assessed...
  36. ncbi request reprint Variability in digital assessment of cortical and posterior subcapsular cataract
    L D Robman
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Ophthalmic Res 31:110-8. 1999
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  37. ncbi request reprint Attributable risk estimates for cataract to prioritize medical and public health action
    C A McCarty
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 41:3720-5. 2000
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  38. ncbi request reprint Association of demographic, familial, medical, and ocular factors with intraocular pressure
    L M Weih
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Arch Ophthalmol 119:875-80. 2001
    ..To describe the distribution and associations of demographic, familial, medical, and ocular factors with intraocular pressure (IOP)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of automatic standard digital analysis of lens opacities
    S K Garrett
    Monash University, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Ophthalmol 26:S29-31. 1998
    ..This study was designed to assess the repeatability of the standard analysis of images taken with the Nidek EAS-1000 anterior segment analysis system (Nidek Co. Ltd, Japan)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Comparison of clinical and digital assessment of nuclear optical density
    L D Robman
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Ophthalmic Res 31:119-26. 1999
    ..662, p < 0.001). Variance components that interfere with the assessment are defined...
  41. ncbi request reprint Patterns of glaucoma medication use in urban and rural Victoria
    L M Weih
    Department of Ophthalmology, The University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, East Melbourne, Australia
    Aust N Z J Ophthalmol 26:S12-5. 1998
    ..The purpose of the present study was to describe patterns of glaucoma medication use among people who self-report a history of glaucoma in a population-based study of age-related eye disease...
  42. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of ocular trauma in Australia
    C A McCarty
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Melbourne
    Ophthalmology 106:1847-52. 1999
    ..To describe the prevalence and risk factors of ocular trauma in a representative sample of Australians aged 40 and over who reside in the state of Victoria...
  43. ncbi request reprint Association of presbyopic correction with changes in visual fields
    P N Dimitrov
    Center for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Victoria
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 28:165-8. 2000
    ..These data suggest that the use of presbyopic correction is associated with changes in the visual field...
  44. ncbi request reprint Costs of mobile screening for diabetic retinopathy: a practical framework for rural populations
    S J Lee
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust J Rural Health 9:186-92. 2001
    ..The model addresses barriers of accessibility and availability, targets a portion of the rural population with diabetes that is not otherwise having eye examinations, and is cost-saving to the Government...
  45. ncbi request reprint Operated and unoperated cataract in Australia
    C A McCarty
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 28:77-82. 2000
    ..To quantify the prevalence of cataract, the outcomes of cataract surgery and the factors related to unoperated cataract in Australia...
  46. ncbi request reprint Compliance with recommendations from a screening programme for diabetic retinopathy
    S J Lee
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Ophthalmol 27:187-9. 1999
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Vitamin E supplementation and cataract: randomized controlled trial
    John J McNeil
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
    Ophthalmology 111:75-84. 2004
    ..To determine whether treatment with vitamin E (500 IU daily) reduces either the incidence or rate of progression of age-related cataracts...
  48. ncbi request reprint Utilization of eye care services by Victorians likely to benefit from eye care
    Guy W Bylsma
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 32:573-7. 2004
    ..To assess the utilization of eye care services by Australians most likely to benefit from eye assessment...
  49. ncbi request reprint Performance of community-based glaucoma screening using Frequency Doubling Technology and Heidelberg Retinal Tomography
    Todd A Robin
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, 32 Gisborne Street, East Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 12:167-78. 2005
    ..To assess the performance of a community-based glaucoma screening algorithm in the general population...
  50. ncbi request reprint Functional implications of vision impairment
    L Weih
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 28:153-5. 2000
    ..1, 95% CI; 5.6, 18.1). As demonstrated by the VF-14 and the functional tasks administered in this study, visual impairment affects the ability of people to conduct a variety of common daily tasks...
  51. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of digital cataract assessment
    J Dimock
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, The University of Melbourne, Victoria
    Aust N Z J Ophthalmol 27:208-10. 1999
    ..The aim of this study was to compare costs of digital photograph grading with that of film-based, human grading of the lens in epidemiological studies involving cataract assessment...
  52. ncbi request reprint Comparative study of the polaroid and digital non-mydriatic cameras in the detection of referrable diabetic retinopathy in Australia
    R Phiri
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Diabet Med 23:867-72. 2006
    ..To show that the non-mydriatic retinal camera (NMRC) using polaroid film is as effective as the NMRC using digital imaging in detecting referrable retinopathy...
  53. ncbi request reprint Pseudoexfoliation syndrome in Australian adults
    C A McCarty
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Ophthalmol 129:629-33. 2000
    ..To describe the prevalence and correlates of pseudoexfoliation syndrome in Australians aged 40 years and older...
  54. ncbi request reprint Changes in eye care utilization following an eye health promotion campaign
    Andreas Muller
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Victoria, New South Wales, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 35:305-9. 2007
    ..Target groups are people over 50 years, with diabetes, a family history of glaucoma or age-related macular degeneration and those who have noted a change in vision...
  55. doi request reprint Prevalence of diabetic retinopathy in Type 2 diabetes in developing and developed countries
    L M Ruta
    Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Diabet Med 30:387-98. 2013
    ..Our review aimed to provide a comprehensive picture of available studies of diabetic retinopathy and how prevalence varies around the developed and developing world...
  56. ncbi request reprint Methods for detecting age-related maculopathy: a comparison between photographic and clinical assessment
    G Tikellis
    Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 28:367-72. 2000
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Digital cataract photography
    J Dimock
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, East Melbourne, Australia
    J Audiov Media Med 23:7-11. 2000
    ..By a careful assessment of all the costs involved it is possible to estimate how many participants need to be recruited to a study in order to make the digital method cost effective...
  58. ncbi request reprint Assessment of trachoma prevalence in a mobile population in Central Australia
    V C Lansingh
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 8:97-108. 2001
    ..Multiple examinations should be conducted to adequately establish prevalence in the population. Antibiotic treatment and health promotion campaigns need to be developed in consideration of local community dynamics...
  59. ncbi request reprint High prevalence of diabetic retinopathy and nephropathy in Polynesians of Western Samoa
    V R Collins
    International Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Diabetes Care 18:1140-9. 1995
    ..These data underline the need for cost-effective programs for the detection and early treatment of diabetes in Western Samoa and other developing populations with high susceptibility to NIDDM...
  60. ncbi request reprint Trachoma in the Pacific Islands: evidence from Trachoma Rapid Assessment
    A A Mathew
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, 32 Gisborne Street, East Melbourne, VIC 3002, Australia
    Br J Ophthalmol 93:866-70. 2009
    ..To establish the presence or absence of trachoma in the Pacific Island region...
  61. pmc Elimination of trachoma: are we in danger of being blinded by the randomised controlled trial?
    H R Wright
    CERA, Locked Bag 8, East Melbourne, Victoria 8002, Australia
    Br J Ophthalmol 90:1339-42. 2006
  62. ncbi request reprint Progression of visual field loss in open angle glaucoma in the Melbourne Visual Impairment Project
    Mimiwati Zahari
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 34:20-6. 2006
    ..To quantify the progression of visual field loss in participants with open angle glaucoma...
  63. ncbi request reprint Risk of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality in individuals with diabetes mellitus, impaired fasting glucose, and impaired glucose tolerance: the Australian Diabetes, Obesity, and Lifestyle Study (AusDiab)
    Elizabeth L M Barr
    International Diabetes Institute, 250 Kooyong Rd, Caulfield, Victoria, 3162, Australia
    Circulation 116:151-7. 2007
    ..This study investigated whether impaired fasting glucose and impaired glucose tolerance, as well as diabetes mellitus, increase the risk of all-cause and CVD mortality...
  64. ncbi request reprint Five-year incidence of age-related maculopathy: the Visual Impairment Project
    Bickol N Mukesh
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Ophthalmology 111:1176-82. 2004
    ..To describe the 5-year incidence of age-related maculopathy (ARM) and the progression of the early stages of ARM lesions in Melbourne, Australia...
  65. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and causes of vision loss in Southeast Asia and Oceania: 1990-2010
    J Keeffe
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Br J Ophthalmol 98:586-91. 2014
    ..To assess prevalence and causes of vision impairment in Southeast Asia and Oceania in 1990 and 2010...
  66. pmc Vision impairment and older drivers: who's driving?
    J E Keeffe
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Br J Ophthalmol 86:1118-21. 2002
    ..To establish the association between impaired vision and drivers' decisions to stop driving, voluntarily restrict driving, and motor vehicle accidents...
  67. pmc Vision impairment in the Pacific region
    J E Keeffe
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, WHO Collaborating Centre for the Prevention of Blindness, Melbourne, Australia
    Br J Ophthalmol 86:605-10. 2002
    ....
  68. ncbi request reprint Comparison of laser in situ keratomileusis and photorefractive keratectomy for the correction of myopia of -6.00 diopters or less. Melbourne Excimer Laser Group
    D M Tole
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital
    J Refract Surg 17:46-54. 2001
    ..Although flap related complications occurred only after LASIK, the overall risk of loss of best spectacle-corrected visual acuity was not significantly greater than for PRK...
  69. pmc Correction of refractive error in the Victorian population: the feasibility of "off the shelf" spectacles
    R Maini
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, 32 Gisborne Street, East Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
    Br J Ophthalmol 85:1283-6. 2001
    ..This approach may also be useful in developing countries with poor access to optometric services...
  70. pmc Vision impairment predicts 5 year mortality
    C A McCarty
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Br J Ophthalmol 85:322-6. 2001
    ..To describe predictors of mortality in the 5 year follow up of the Melbourne Visual Impairment Project (VIP) cohort...
  71. ncbi request reprint Cataract extraction in a major ophthalmic hospital: day-case or overnight stay?
    M L Atalla
    The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital and Centre for Eye Research Australia, East Melbourne, Victoria
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 28:83-8. 2000
    ..This study examines the frequency and outcomes of cataract surgery for patients who were hospitalized overnight compared with those treated as day surgery cases...
  72. pmc Impact of unilateral and bilateral vision loss on quality of life
    H T V Vu
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Vicoria 3002, Australia
    Br J Ophthalmol 89:360-3. 2005
    ..To investigate whether unilateral vision loss reduced any aspects of quality of life in comparison with normal vision and to compare its impact with that of bilateral vision loss...
  73. pmc A simplified screening test for identifying people with low vision in developing countries
    J E Keeffe
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Australia
    Bull World Health Organ 74:525-32. 1996
    ..The content and format of the tests have been demonstrated to be appropriate for developing countries, and their effectiveness for screening for low vision has been confirmed...
  74. ncbi request reprint Pterygium surgery in Victoria: a survey of ophthalmologists
    G R Snibson
    University of Melbourne Department of Ophthalmology, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Aust N Z J Ophthalmol 26:271-6. 1998
    ..To determine the surgical approaches and adjunctive therapy es currently used by Victorian ophthalmologists for the treatment of primary and recurrent pterygia...
  75. ncbi request reprint Trachoma control in two Central Australian Aboriginal communities: a case study
    Van C Lansingh
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Int Ophthalmol 30:367-75. 2010
    ..The A/F components of the SAFE strategy significantly reduced the prevalence of trachoma; however, while the E intervention did not bring any apparent benefits, several factors might have masked them...
  76. ncbi request reprint Eye health in rural Australia
    Anna C Madden
    Department of Rural Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 30:316-21. 2002
    ..Further epidemiological data and evaluated interventions are urgently required to help identify and address the needs of rural Australian communities...
  77. ncbi request reprint Chlamydia trachomatis conjunctivitis. Prevalence and association with genital tract infection
    S M Garland
    Department of Microbiology, Royal Women s Hospital, Melbourne, Vic
    Med J Aust 162:363-6. 1995
    ..CONCLUSION: Most cases of ocular chlamydia infection have a genital source. Therefore, it is essential that all patients with chlamydial conjunctivitis and their sexual partners are examined and treated for concomitant genital infection...
  78. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of age-related cataract
    H R Taylor
    Centre for Eye Research, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Eye (Lond) 13:445-8. 1999
    ....
  79. pmc How to assess the prevalence of trachoma
    H R Wright
    Center for Eye Research Australia, Vision CRC, Victoria 8002, Australia
    Br J Ophthalmol 89:526-7. 2005
  80. ncbi request reprint Five-year incidence of open-angle glaucoma: the visual impairment project
    Bickol N Mukesh
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Ophthalmology 109:1047-51. 2002
    ..To determine the incidence of open-angle glaucoma (OAG) in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia...
  81. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of accuracy in proband-reported family history and its determinants: the Genes in Myopia family study
    Pam Garoufalis
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Optom Vis Sci 84:481-6. 2007
    ..This study aims to determine the accuracy of proband-reported family history of myopia and to assess whether demographic or clinical factors are predictive of an accurate history...
  82. ncbi request reprint Clinical efficacy of moxifloxacin in the treatment of bacterial keratitis: a randomized clinical trial
    Marios Constantinou
    Corneal Clinic, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Ophthalmology 114:1622-9. 2007
    ..To determine the clinical efficacy and safety of moxifloxacin (1.0%) in patients with bacterial keratitis compared with patients treated with ofloxacin (0.3%) or fortified tobramycin (1.33%)/cephazolin (5%)...
  83. ncbi request reprint Trachoma and poverty: unnecessary blindness further disadvantages the poorest people in the poorest countries
    Heathcote R Wright
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, The University of Melbourne, WHO Collaborating Centre for the Prevention of Blindness, East Melbourne Vic, Australia
    Clin Exp Optom 90:422-8. 2007
    ..These goals are in keeping with many of the strategies to reduce the burden of potentially blinding trachoma that afflicts some of the world's poorest citizens...
  84. ncbi request reprint Surveillance report for active trachoma, 2006: National Trachoma Surveillance and Reporting Unit
    Betty Tellis
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Melbourne
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 31:366-74. 2007
    ..5%-30%, South Australia = 0%-25%, and Western Australia = 18%-53%. Few data were reported on facial cleanliness or other aspects of the SAFE strategy, and no data were reported for trichiasis...
  85. ncbi request reprint Trachoma surveillance annual report, 2007. A report by the National Trachoma Surveillance and Reporting Unit
    Betty Tellis
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Melbourne, Victoria
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 32:388-99. 2008
    ..A method to monitor bacterial resistance to azithromycin has been implemented. Baseline data collected by pathology services found similar results to national data collected by the Advisory Group on Antibiotic Resistance...
  86. doi request reprint Strategies to control trachoma
    Anu A Mathew
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Drugs 69:953-70. 2009
    ..There are a number of countries already eligible for certification of trachoma elimination and if current momentum continues, blinding trachoma can be eliminated by the year 2020...
  87. ncbi request reprint Projected prevalence of age-related cataract and cataract surgery in Australia for the years 2001 and 2021: pooled data from two population-based surveys
    Elena Rochtchina
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 31:233-6. 2003
    ..The number of Australians with cataract will grow by two-thirds during the next 20 years, reflecting continued population ageing. Health care delivery systems will need to develop methods to handle this increased workload...
  88. ncbi request reprint Ethics review of multisite studies: the difficult case of community-based indigenous health research
    David M Studdert
    Melbourne School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
    Med J Aust 192:275-80. 2010
    ....
  89. doi request reprint Self-reported vision and health of indigenous Australians
    Nicolas Goujon
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, The University of Melbourne, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 38:796-804. 2010
    ..To describe the self-reported vision, history of eye disease and general health of indigenous Australian participants in the National Indigenous Eye Health Survey...
  90. doi request reprint Barriers to the implementation of the SAFE strategy to combat hyperendemic trachoma in Australia
    Heathcote R Wright
    Center for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, WHO Collaborating Centre for the Prevention of Blindness, East Melbourne Vic, Australia
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 17:349-59. 2010
    ..We undertook semi-structured interviews to identify some of barriers to the implementation of the SAFE strategy within remote indigenous communities of Australia...
  91. ncbi request reprint Trachoma surveillance annual report, 2008. A report by the National Trachoma Surveillance and Reporting Unit
    Betty Tellis
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Vic
    Commun Dis Intell Q Rep 33:275-90. 2009
    ..No significant changes were noted in bacterial resistance reported by pathology services from 2007 to 2008; these rates are comparable to national data collected by the Advisory Group on Antibiotic Resistance in 2005...
  92. doi request reprint Trachoma, cataracts and uncorrected refractive error are still important contributors to visual morbidity in two remote indigenous communities of the Northern Territory, Australia
    Heathcote R Wright
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, WHO Collaborating Centre for the Prevention of Blindness, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 37:550-7. 2009
    ..To assess the contribution of trachoma, cataract and refractive error to visual morbidity among Indigenous adults living in two remote communities of the Northern Territory...
  93. ncbi request reprint Rapid and cost-effective method to assess vision disorders in a population
    Andreas Muller
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 34:521-5. 2006
    ..The aim was to develop a means of rapidly assessing eye health in a cost- and time-effective way to monitor changes over time...
  94. ncbi request reprint Clinical examination and laboratory tests for estimation of trachoma prevalence in a remote setting: what are they really telling us?
    Heathcote R Wright
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Lancet Infect Dis 5:313-20. 2005
    ....
  95. pmc Trachoma and the need for a coordinated community-wide response: a case-based study
    Heathcote R Wright
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, WHO Collaborating Centre for the Prevention of Blindness, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS Med 3:e41; quiz e155. 2006
  96. ncbi request reprint Five-year incidence of bilateral cause-specific visual impairment in the Melbourne Visual Impairment Project
    Peter N Dimitrov
    Center for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, 32 Gisborne Street, East Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:5075-81. 2003
    ..To describe the age-, gender-, and cause-specific 5-year incidence of bilateral visual impairment in participants in the Melbourne Visual Impairment Project, Victoria, Australia...
  97. ncbi request reprint Observed use of sunglasses in public outdoor settings around Melbourne, Australia: 1993 to 2002
    Magdalena Lagerlund
    Centre for Behavioural Research in Cancer, The Cancer Council Victoria, 1 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Victoria 3053, Australia
    Prev Med 42:291-6. 2006
    ..Wearing sunglasses may reduce the risk of cataract and of skin cancer in the periorbital area. Understanding predictors of sunglasses use may help identify groups with lower usage patterns...
  98. 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...
  99. ncbi request reprint Five-year incidence of diabetic retinopathy in the Melbourne Visual Impairment Project
    Daniel J McCarty
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 31:397-402. 2003
    ..The purpose of the present paper was to describe the 5-year incidence and progression of diabetic retinopathy in the Melbourne Visual Impairment Project (VIP) cohort...
  100. 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...
  101. ncbi request reprint Retinopathy in persons with impaired glucose metabolism: the Australian Diabetes Obesity and Lifestyle (AusDiab) study
    Tien Y Wong
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, 32 Gisborne Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
    Am J Ophthalmol 140:1157-9. 2005
    ..To describe risk factors and vascular disease associations of retinopathy in people with impaired glucose metabolism...