Jie-Jin Wang

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sydney
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Variables determining perceived global health ranks: findings from a population-based study
    Jie Jin Wang
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and the Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Westmead, NSW, Australia
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 35:190-7. 2006
  2. pmc Serum apolipoprotein AI and B are stronger biomarkers of diabetic retinopathy than traditional lipids
    Muhammad Bayu Sasongko
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Diabetes Care 34:474-9. 2011
  3. pmc Retinal vascular fractal dimension and risk of early diabetic retinopathy: A prospective study of children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes
    Shueh Wen Lim
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Diabetes Care 32:2081-3. 2009
  4. 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
  5. pmc Comparison of age-specific cataract prevalence in two population-based surveys 6 years apart
    Ava Grace Tan
    Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Millennium Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, Australia
    BMC Ophthalmol 6:17. 2006
  6. pmc The LOC387715 polymorphism, inflammatory markers, smoking, and age-related macular degeneration. A population-based case-control study
    Jie Jin Wang
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ophthalmology 115:693-9. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Retinopathy predicts coronary heart disease mortality
    G Liew
    Department of Ophthalmology, Centre for Vision Research, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, Australia
    Heart 95:391-4. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Retinal vessel diameters and obesity: a population-based study in older persons
    Jie J Wang
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:206-14. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Retinal vessel diameter and cardiovascular mortality: pooled data analysis from two older populations
    Jie Jin Wang
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Westmead Hospital, and the Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Australia
    Eur Heart J 28:1984-92. 2007
  10. pmc Retinal vessel wall signs and the 5 year incidence of age related maculopathy: the Blue Mountains Eye Study
    J J Wang
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Hawkesbury Road, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Br J Ophthalmol 88:104-9. 2004

Detail Information

Publications88

  1. ncbi request reprint Variables determining perceived global health ranks: findings from a population-based study
    Jie Jin Wang
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and the Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Westmead, NSW, Australia
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 35:190-7. 2006
    ..To assess variables associated with different perceived global health ranks in an older population...
  2. pmc Serum apolipoprotein AI and B are stronger biomarkers of diabetic retinopathy than traditional lipids
    Muhammad Bayu Sasongko
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Diabetes Care 34:474-9. 2011
    ..To describe and compare the associations of serum lipoproteins and apolipoproteins with diabetic retinopathy...
  3. pmc Retinal vascular fractal dimension and risk of early diabetic retinopathy: A prospective study of children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes
    Shueh Wen Lim
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Diabetes Care 32:2081-3. 2009
    ..To examine the prospective association of retinal vascular fractal dimension with diabetic retinopathy risk in young people with type 1 diabetes...
  4. 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...
  5. pmc Comparison of age-specific cataract prevalence in two population-based surveys 6 years apart
    Ava Grace Tan
    Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Millennium Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, Australia
    BMC Ophthalmol 6:17. 2006
    ..In this study, we aimed to compare age-specific cortical, nuclear and posterior subcapsular (PSC) cataract prevalence in two surveys 6 years apart...
  6. pmc The LOC387715 polymorphism, inflammatory markers, smoking, and age-related macular degeneration. A population-based case-control study
    Jie Jin Wang
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ophthalmology 115:693-9. 2008
    ..To assess combined effects on the risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) by the LOC387715 polymorphism, smoking, and inflammatory or hemostatic factors...
  7. doi request reprint Retinopathy predicts coronary heart disease mortality
    G Liew
    Department of Ophthalmology, Centre for Vision Research, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, Australia
    Heart 95:391-4. 2009
    ..Retinopathy lesions are fairly common findings in clinic settings and may predict risk of coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Retinal vessel diameters and obesity: a population-based study in older persons
    Jie J Wang
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:206-14. 2006
    ..Obesity is linked with large vessel atherosclerosis and diabetes. Its association with microvascular changes is less clear. We investigated the associations among retinal vessel diameters, vessel wall signs, and BMI in an older population...
  9. ncbi request reprint Retinal vessel diameter and cardiovascular mortality: pooled data analysis from two older populations
    Jie Jin Wang
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Westmead Hospital, and the Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Australia
    Eur Heart J 28:1984-92. 2007
    ..The retinal microvasculature may reflect pre-clinical changes in the cerebral and coronary microcirculations. We assessed whether smaller retinal arterioles and larger venules predicted coronary heart disease (CHD)- and stroke-mortality...
  10. pmc Retinal vessel wall signs and the 5 year incidence of age related maculopathy: the Blue Mountains Eye Study
    J J Wang
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Hawkesbury Road, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Br J Ophthalmol 88:104-9. 2004
    ..To assess whether retinal arteriolar wall changes (focal narrowing and arteriovenous nicking) are associated with an increased 5 year risk of age related maculopathy (ARM)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Ten-year incidence and progression of age-related maculopathy: the blue Mountains Eye Study
    Jie Jin Wang
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ophthalmology 114:92-8. 2007
    ..To assess the 10-year incidence of age-related maculopathy (ARM) in an older Australian cohort...
  12. ncbi request reprint The long-term relation among retinal arteriolar narrowing, blood pressure, and incident severe hypertension
    Jie Jin Wang
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and the Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 168:80-8. 2008
    ..1, 1.2; narrowest vs. widest quintile, odds ratio = 1.6, 95% confidence interval: 1.2, 2.1). These findings support structural narrowing in small arteries and arterioles antecedent to clinical onset of severe hypertension...
  13. ncbi request reprint Retinal arteriolar emboli and long-term mortality: pooled data analysis from two older populations
    Jie Jin Wang
    University of Sydney Department of Ophthalmology, Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Hospital, The Westmead Millennium Institute, NSW, Australia
    Stroke 37:1833-6. 2006
    ..To assess the relationship between retinal arteriolar emboli and mortality in older people...
  14. pmc Combined effects of complement factor H genotypes, fish consumption, and inflammatory markers on long-term risk for age-related macular degeneration in a cohort
    Jie Jin Wang
    Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and the Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 169:633-41. 2009
    ..15, 95% CI: 0.03, 0.8) but not the CT (RR = 0.7, 95% CI: 0.3, 2.0) or TT (RR = 1.3, 95% CI: 0.2, 7.2) genotypes. This study documents joint contributions from genetic and systemic factors in determining the progression of AMD...
  15. doi request reprint Use of inhaled and oral corticosteroids and the long-term risk of cataract
    Jie Jin Wang
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ophthalmology 116:652-7. 2009
    ..Longitudinal associations between inhaled and oral corticosteroid use and 10-year incident cataract were examined...
  16. doi request reprint Transient ischemic attack and acute ischemic stroke: associations with retinal microvascular signs
    Jie Jin Wang
    MMed, Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney C24, NSW 2145, Australia
    Stroke 42:404-8. 2011
    ..We aimed to investigate the prevalence and patterns of retinal microvascular signs (surrogates for cerebral small vessel disease) among patients with transient ischemic attack (TIA) or acute stroke and population control subjects...
  17. doi request reprint Sustainability of visual acuity in the first 2 years after cataract surgery
    Calvin Sze un Fong
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Br J Ophthalmol 95:1652-5. 2011
    ..To assess whether improved visual acuity (VA) is sustained 2 years after the cataract surgery...
  18. doi request reprint Retinopathy and lobar intracerebral hemorrhage: insights into pathogenesis
    Michelle L Baker
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, NSW 2145 Australia
    Arch Neurol 67:1224-30. 2010
    ..The vascular pathogenesis underlying lobar intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is unclear...
  19. doi request reprint Retinal vascular imaging: a new tool in microvascular disease research
    Gerald Liew
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Hawkesbury Road, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 1:156-61. 2008
    ..Key areas where retinal vascular imaging has contributed to increased understanding of microvascular pathology and major areas of current and new research are discussed in this review...
  20. ncbi request reprint Hypertensive retinal vessel wall signs in a general older population: the Blue Mountains Eye Study
    Jie Jin Wang
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and the Westmead Millennium and Save Sight Institutes, The University of Sydney, Westmead, NSW, Australia, 2145
    Hypertension 42:534-41. 2003
    ..3 (0.9 to 1.8), 2.3 (1.6 to 3.2), and 1.9 (1.3 to 2.7), respectively. Our findings demonstrate a strong relation between presence and severity of hypertension and retinal microvascular structural changes...
  21. ncbi request reprint Refractive status and the 5-year incidence of age-related maculopathy: the Blue Mountains Eye Study
    Jie Jin Wang
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and the Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 32:255-8. 2004
    ..0%, respectively) right eyes. After multivariable adjustment, this study found no significant association between hyperopia and the 5-year incidence of late or early ARM. Left eyes or the combined data from both eyes had similar findings...
  22. ncbi request reprint Retinal vessel signs and 10-year incident age-related maculopathy: the Blue Mountains Eye Study
    Gerald Liew
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Westmead, NSW, Australia
    Ophthalmology 113:1481-7. 2006
    ..To examine whether retinal vessel signs are independent predictors of the long-term development of age-related maculopathy (ARM)...
  23. doi request reprint Retinal vessel caliber and the long-term incidence of age-related cataract: the Blue Mountains Eye Study
    Ava Grace Tan
    Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, Centre for Vision Research, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Ophthalmology 115:1693-8, 1698.e1. 2008
    ....
  24. doi request reprint The associations between blood levels of homocysteine, folate, vitamin B12, and retinal vascular caliber
    Bamini Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Ophthalmol 148:902-9. 2009
    ..To assess the association of total serum levels of homocysteine (tHcy), folate, and vitamin B12 with retinal vascular caliber in older adults...
  25. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and associations of enhanced retinal arteriolar light reflex: a new look at an old sign
    Shweta Kaushik
    Department of Ophthalmology, Center for Vision Research, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ophthalmology 114:113-20. 2007
    ..To assess the prevalence, associated risk factors and prognosis (mortality) of the enhanced retinal arteriolar light reflex sign in an older Australian population...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and progression of myopic retinopathy in an older population
    Jerry Vongphanit
    Department of Ophthalmology and Save Sight Institute, the University of Sydney and Millenium Institute, Westmead Hospital, Hawkesbury Road, Westmead, NSW, Australia 2145
    Ophthalmology 109:704-11. 2002
    ..To determine the prevalence and progression of myopic retinopathy in an older community-based population sample...
  27. ncbi request reprint Smoking and the long-term incidence of age-related macular degeneration: the Blue Mountains Eye Study
    Jennifer S L Tan
    Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, and Department of Ophthalmology, Westmead Hospital, Hawkesbury Road, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    Arch Ophthalmol 125:1089-95. 2007
    ..To assess the association between smoking and long-term incident age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
  28. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors and retinal microvascular signs in an adult Japanese population: the Funagata Study
    Ryo Kawasaki
    Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ophthalmology 113:1378-84. 2006
    ..To describe the prevalence of retinal vascular signs and their association with cardiovascular risk factors in a Japanese population...
  29. ncbi request reprint Five-year incidence of age-related maculopathy lesions: the Blue Mountains Eye Study
    Paul Mitchell
    Department of Ophthalmology and the Save Sight and Westmead Millennium Institutes, The University of Sydney, Westmead, NSW, Australia
    Ophthalmology 109:1092-7. 2002
    ..To describe the 5-year incidence and progression of early and late age-related maculopathy (ARM) lesions...
  30. ncbi request reprint Regular aspirin use and retinal microvascular signs: the Blue Mountains Eye Study
    Gerald Liew
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology Westmead Hospital, The Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Australia
    J Hypertens 24:1329-35. 2006
    ..The effect of aspirin on the microvasculature has not been well studied. We examined the cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between regular aspirin use and retinal microvascular signs...
  31. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hyperopia and associations with eye findings in 6- and 12-year-olds
    Jenny M Ip
    Department of Ophthalmology Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Hospital, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ophthalmology 115:678-685.e1. 2008
    ..To describe the prevalence of hyperopia and associated factors in a representative sample of Australian schoolchildren 6 and 12 years old...
  32. ncbi request reprint Smoking and the long-term incidence of cataract: the Blue Mountains Eye Study
    Jennifer S L Tan
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 15:155-61. 2008
    ..To assess the association between smoking and the long-term incidence of cataract and cataract surgery...
  33. pmc Retinal vessel diameters and risk of hypertension: the Multiethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Ryo Kawasaki
    Department of Ophthalmology, Centre for Eye Research Australia, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    J Hypertens 27:2386-93. 2009
    ..To describe the prospective relationship of retinal vessel diameters with risk of hypertension in a multiethnic population-based cohort...
  34. ncbi request reprint Ten-year incidence of age-related cataract and cataract surgery in an older Australian population. The Blue Mountains Eye Study
    Gowri L Kanthan
    University of Sydney Department of Ophthalmology, Center for Vision Research, Westmead Millennium Institute, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Ophthalmology 115:808-814.e1. 2008
    ..To estimate the 10-year incidence of cataract and cataract surgery in an older Australian population...
  35. ncbi request reprint Long-term effects of smoking on retinal microvascular caliber
    Annette Kifley
    Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Millennium Institute, Department of Clinical Ophthalmology and Eye Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1288-97. 2007
    ..These results suggest long-term effects of smoking on venular caliber that may contribute to associations between smoking and cardiovascular disease...
  36. doi request reprint Ethnic variability in retinal vessel caliber: a potential source of measurement error from ocular pigmentation?--the Sydney Childhood Eye Study
    Elena Rochtchina
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49:1362-6. 2008
    ..To describe the effects of ethnicity and iris color on measurement of retinal vascular caliber...
  37. pmc Meta-analysis: retinal vessel caliber and risk for coronary heart disease
    Kevin McGeechan
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Ann Intern Med 151:404-13. 2009
    ..Retinal vessel caliber may be a novel marker of coronary heart disease (CHD) risk. However, the sex-specific effect, magnitude of association, and effect independent of traditional CHD disease risk factors remain unclear...
  38. doi request reprint Influence of diabetes and cardiovascular disease on the long-term incidence of cataract: the Blue Mountains eye study
    Jennifer S L Tan
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 15:317-27. 2008
    ..To assess associations between diabetes and selected cardiovascular risk factors and long-term incident cataract and cataract surgery...
  39. ncbi request reprint Retinal microvascular abnormalities and age-related hearing loss: the Blue Mountains hearing study
    Gerald Liew
    Department of Ophthalmology, Centre for Vision Research, University of Sydney, Australia
    Ear Hear 28:394-401. 2007
    ..Microvascular disease may contribute to hearing loss. We tested this hypothesis by examining the relation of retinal microvascular abnormalities and hearing loss...
  40. ncbi request reprint Open-angle glaucoma and cardiovascular mortality: the Blue Mountains Eye Study
    Anne J Lee
    Department of Ophthalmology, Centre for Vision Research, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, Australia
    Ophthalmology 113:1069-76. 2006
    ..To evaluate the association between open-angle glaucoma (termed glaucoma) and 9-year mortality in an older population-based cohort...
  41. ncbi request reprint Correlation between generalized and focal retinal arteriolar narrowing in an older population
    Ava G Tan
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 31:322-5. 2003
    ..These data suggest a moderate correlation between generalized (CRAE) and focal arteriolar narrowing. However, no significant association was found between arteriole-to-venule ratio and focal arteriolar narrowing...
  42. ncbi request reprint Age, blood pressure, and retinal vessel diameter: separate effects and interaction of blood pressure and age
    Shweta Kaushik
    Department of Ophthalmology, The University of Sydney, Center for Vision Research, Westmead Millennium Institute, Westmead, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48:557-61. 2007
    ..No previous studies have dissected the separate effects of age and BP on the diameter of retinal vessels...
  43. ncbi request reprint Cataract surgery and the 5-year incidence of late-stage age-related maculopathy: pooled findings from the Beaver Dam and Blue Mountains eye studies
    Jie Jin Wang
    Department of Ophthalmology, Westmead Millennium and Save Sight Institutes, University of Sydney, Hawkesbury Road, Westmead, NSW 2145, Sydney, Australia
    Ophthalmology 110:1960-7. 2003
    ..To assess whether cataract surgery in older persons increases risk for the development of late-stage age-related maculopathy (ARM)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Causes of visual impairment in two older population cross-sections: the Blue Mountains Eye Study
    Suriya Foran
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Hospital and the Westmead Millennium and Save Sight Institutes, Sydney, Australia
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 10:215-25. 2003
    ..To describe the causes of bilateral and unilateral blindness and visual impairment in two cross-sections of an older Australian population 6 years apart...
  45. ncbi request reprint Impact of bilateral visual impairment on health-related quality of life: the Blue Mountains Eye Study
    Ee Munn Chia
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 45:71-6. 2004
    ..To assess the impact of visual impairment on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in an older population and compare it with the impact of major medical conditions...
  46. doi request reprint Low birthweight is associated with narrower arterioles in adults
    Gerald Liew
    Centre for Vision Research, University of Sydney, Department of Ophthalmology, Westmead Hospital, The Westmead Millennium Institute, Australia
    Hypertension 51:933-8. 2008
    ..These findings provide evidence that structural alterations in the arteriolar microcirculation may be a potential mechanism linking restricted fetal growth with subsequent risk of hypertension...
  47. ncbi request reprint Visual impairment, age-related macular degeneration, cataract, and long-term mortality: the Blue Mountains Eye Study
    Sudha Cugati
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    Arch Ophthalmol 125:917-24. 2007
    ..To assess the association of visual impairment, age-related macular degeneration (ARMD), and cataract with long-term mortality...
  48. ncbi request reprint Impact of current and past blood pressure on retinal arteriolar diameter in an older population
    Harry Leung
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and the Westmead Millennium, University of Sydney, Westmead, Australia
    J Hypertens 22:1543-9. 2004
    ..To examine the effects of current and past blood pressure on retinal arteriolar diameter in a general older population...
  49. ncbi request reprint Retinal vascular caliber and migraine: the Blue Mountains Eye Study
    Gerald Liew
    Department of Ophthalmology, Centre for Vision Research, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Headache 46:997-1004. 2006
    ..To assess whether migraine is associated with retinal microvascular caliber...
  50. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant nutrient intake and the long-term incidence of age-related cataract: the Blue Mountains Eye Study
    Ava Grace Tan
    Department of Ophthalmology, Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1899-905. 2008
    ..Oxidative stress has been implicated in cataractogenesis. Long-term intake of antioxidants may offer protection against cataract...
  51. doi request reprint Glycemic index, retinal vascular caliber, and stroke mortality
    Shweta Kaushik
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Hawkesbury Road, Westmead, NSW Australia
    Stroke 40:206-12. 2009
    ..We aimed to assess the relationship between dietary GI and CF content, retinal microvasculature changes, and stroke-related mortality...
  52. ncbi request reprint Frequency of fish consumption, retinal microvascular signs and vascular mortality
    Shweta Kaushik
    Department of Ophthalmology, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Austria
    Microcirculation 15:27-36. 2008
    ..We investigated this association, in relation to vascular mortality in an Australian cohort (1992-2004)...
  53. doi request reprint Associations between hearing impairment and mortality risk in older persons: the Blue Mountains Hearing Study
    Michael J Karpa
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ann Epidemiol 20:452-9. 2010
    ..To assess whether hearing loss predicts an increased risk of mortality...
  54. ncbi request reprint Circulating inflammatory markers and hemostatic factors in age-related maculopathy: a population-based case-control study
    Kathy H C Wu
    the Center for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48:1983-8. 2007
    ..To examine the relationship between circulating inflammatory markers, hemostatic factors, and age-related maculopathy (ARM)...
  55. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure and retinal arteriolar narrowing in children
    Paul Mitchell
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Hypertension 49:1156-62. 2007
    ..We conclude that higher childhood blood pressure is associated with retinal arteriolar narrowing. Our data provide evidence that the effects of elevated blood pressure may manifest early in life...
  56. ncbi request reprint Retinal vascular signs in diabetes and hypertension--review
    Gerald Liew
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Westmead Hospital, The Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Arq Bras Endocrinol Metabol 51:352-62. 2007
    ..This review will examine in detail the evidence linking retinal vascular signs with metabolic disorders and discuss their implications for research and clinical practice...
  57. ncbi request reprint Apolipoprotein E gene polymorphisms and retinal vascular signs: the atherosclerosis risk in communities (ARIC) study
    Gerald Liew
    Centre for Vision Research, Univerisity of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Arch Ophthalmol 125:813-8. 2007
    ..To examine the association between apolipoprotein E (APOE) gene polymorphisms and retinal microvascular signs...
  58. doi request reprint Development and progression of diabetic retinopathy 12 months after phacoemulsification cataract surgery
    Thomas Hong
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Ophthalmology 116:1510-4. 2009
    ..To assess whether phacoemulsification cataract surgery exacerbates the development and progression of diabetic retinopathy (DR) in a cataract surgical cohort...
  59. ncbi request reprint Measurement of retinal vascular caliber: issues and alternatives to using the arteriole to venule ratio
    Gerald Liew
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Westmead Millennium Instiute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48:52-7. 2007
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Systemic use of anti-inflammatory medications and age-related maculopathy: the Blue Mountains Eye Study
    Jie Jin Wang
    Department of Ophthalmology and the Save Sight and Westmead Millennium Institutes, The University of Sydney, Westmead, NSW, Australia
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 10:37-48. 2003
    ..To assess whether an association exists between systemic use of anti-inflammatory medications at baseline and the prevalence or incidence of either late or early age-related maculopathy (ARM) in a population-based cohort...
  61. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and associations of dry eye syndrome in an older population: the Blue Mountains Eye Study
    Ee Munn Chia
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 31:229-32. 2003
    ..In this older population, dry eye syndrome was common and has associations with female gender and systemic diseases...
  62. ncbi request reprint Relationships between age, blood pressure, and retinal vessel diameters in an older population
    Harry Leung
    Department of Ophthalmology, Centre for Vision Research, and the Westmead Millennium and Save Sight Institutes, The University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:2900-4. 2003
    ..To describe the cross-sectional relationships between age, blood pressure (BP), and quantitative measures of retinal vessel diameters in an older Australian population...
  63. ncbi request reprint Ten-year incidence of retinal emboli in an older population
    Sudha Cugati
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney, Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Millennium Institute, Australia
    Stroke 37:908-10. 2006
    ..To assess 10-year incidence of retinal emboli and its predictors in an older population...
  64. ncbi request reprint Are sensory and cognitive declines associated in older persons seeking aged care services? Findings from a pilot study
    Tien Tay
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Australia
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 35:254-9. 2006
    ..To assess the association between sensory and cognitive function, and the potential influence of visual function on cognitive function assessment, in a sample of clients accessing aged care services...
  65. doi request reprint Relationship between retinal structures and retinal vessel caliber in normal adolescents
    Chameen Samarawickrama
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 50:5619-24. 2009
    ..To describe the normal physiological relationship between retinal arteriolar and venular caliber and retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL), macular, and optic nerve head parameters...
  66. ncbi request reprint Myopia and incident cataract and cataract surgery: the blue mountains eye study
    Christine Younan
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 43:3625-32. 2002
    ..To assess whether an association exists between myopia and incident cataract and cataract surgery in an older population-based cohort study...
  67. ncbi request reprint Retinal vessel diameter and open-angle glaucoma: the Blue Mountains Eye Study
    Paul Mitchell
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and the Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Ophthalmology 112:245-50. 2005
    ..To examine the relationship between open-angle glaucoma (OAG) and retinal vessel diameter among baseline participants in the Blue Mountains Eye Study...
  68. ncbi request reprint Dietary macronutrient intake and five-year incident cataract: the blue mountains eye study
    Bradley S Townend
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and the Westmead Millennium Institute, Westmead, Australia
    Am J Ophthalmol 143:932-939. 2007
    ..To investigate the relationships between dietary macronutrient intake at baseline and the five-year incidence of the three main types of cataract in older people...
  69. ncbi request reprint Pain and falls in older people
    Fiona M Blyth
    Centre for Education and Research on Ageing, Concord Hospital, University of Sydney, Concord, NSW 2139, Australia
    Eur J Pain 11:564-71. 2007
    ..Excluding subjects with recent fractures did not alter the findings. Given the high prevalence and public health importance of both conditions, further investigation of this association in prospective studies is recommended...
  70. ncbi request reprint Dietary fatty acids and the 5-year incidence of age-related maculopathy
    Brian Chua
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney Eye Clinic, Westmead Hospital, Hawkesbury Road, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Arch Ophthalmol 124:981-6. 2006
    ..To assess longitudinal associations between dietary fat and incident age-related maculopathy (ARM) in an older, population-based, historical cohort...
  71. doi request reprint Retinal microvasculature in acute lacunar stroke: a cross-sectional study
    Richard I Lindley
    Western Clinical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Lancet Neurol 8:628-34. 2009
    ..Our aim was to establish whether there is an association between changes in the retinal microvasculature and lacunar stroke that might provide clues to the pathology of cerebral small vessel disease...
  72. ncbi request reprint Relationship of retinal vascular caliber with optic disc diameter in children
    Ning Cheung
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48:4945-8. 2007
    ..To describe the relationships of retinal vascular caliber to optic disc diameter in children...
  73. doi request reprint Retinal arteriolar caliber predicts incident retinopathy: the Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle (AusDiab) study
    Sophie Louise Rogers
    Centre for Eye Research, University of Melbourne, 32 Gisborne St, Victoria 3002, Australia
    Diabetes Care 31:761-3. 2008
    ..Venular caliber did not predict incident retinopathy. Our findings suggest that retinal arteriolar dilatation is a specific sign of diabetic microvascular dysfunction and may be a preclinical marker of diabetic retinopathy...
  74. doi request reprint Determinants of the optic cup to disc ratio in an Asian population: the Singapore Malay Eye Study (SiMES)
    Nishani Amerasinghe
    Glaucoma Department, Singapore National Eye Centre, 11 Third Hospital Ave, Singapore 168751
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:1101-8. 2008
    ..To describe the distribution and determinants of the optic cup to disc ratio (CDR) in Malay adults in Singapore...
  75. ncbi request reprint Relationship of axial length and retinal vascular caliber in children
    Ning Cheung
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Am J Ophthalmol 144:658-662. 2007
    ..In this study, we re-examined this relationship in a cohort of children, while controlling for the effects of ocular magnification...
  76. ncbi request reprint Exposure to Chlamydia pneumoniae infection and age-related macular degeneration: the Blue Mountains Eye Study
    Luba Robman
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48:4007-11. 2007
    ..To assess cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between exposure to Chlamydia pneumoniae infection and age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in the nested case-control sample drawn from the Blue Mountains Eye Study (BMES) cohort...
  77. ncbi request reprint Positive association between plasma fibrinogen level and incident hypertension among men: population-based cohort study
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Hypertension 48:1043-9. 2006
    ....
  78. ncbi request reprint Diabetic retinopathy
    Ning Cheung
    Ophthalmology 114:2098-9; author reply 2099. 2007
  79. ncbi request reprint Retinal arteriolar narrowing predicts incidence of diabetes: the Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle (AusDiab) Study
    Thanh T Nguyen
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, 32 Gisborne St, East Melbourne 3002, Australia
    Diabetes 57:536-9. 2008
    ..To examine the relationship of retinal vascular caliber to incident diabetes in a population-based cohort...
  80. ncbi request reprint Does refractive error influence the association of blood pressure and retinal vessel diameters? The Blue Mountains Eye Study
    Tien Yin Wong
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne
    Am J Ophthalmol 137:1050-5. 2004
    ..To determine if refractive errors influence the association of blood pressure and retinal vessel diameters...
  81. ncbi request reprint Are narrower or wider retinal venules associated with incident hypertension?
    Gerald Liew
    Hypertension 48:e10; author reply e11. 2006
  82. doi request reprint Retinal vascular caliber, blood pressure, and cardiovascular risk factors in an Asian population: the Singapore Malay Eye Study
    Cong Sun
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, 32 Gisborne Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49:1784-90. 2008
    ..To describe the relationship of retinal vascular caliber with cardiovascular risk factors in an Asian population...
  83. doi request reprint Prevalence of age-related macular degeneration in a Malay population: the Singapore Malay Eye Study
    Ryo Kawasaki
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Ophthalmology 115:1735-41. 2008
    ..To describe the prevalence of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in an Asian Malay population...
  84. ncbi request reprint Retinal vessel diameter
    Shweta Kaushik
    Ophthalmology 113:886-7.e1; author reply 887. 2006
  85. pmc Relative importance of systemic determinants of retinal arteriolar and venular caliber: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Gerald Liew
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, East Melbourne 3002, Australia
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:1404-10. 2008
    ..To examine the relative contributions of systemic cardiovascular factors to retinal arteriolar and venular caliber in men and women and in whites and African Americans...
  86. 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...
  87. doi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors of retinal arteriolar emboli: the Singapore Malay Eye Study
    Ning Cheung
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
    Am J Ophthalmol 146:620-4. 2008
    ..To examine the prevalence and risk factors of retinal arteriolar emboli, a risk predictor of stroke, in an Asian population...
  88. pmc The LOC387715 polymorphism and age-related macular degeneration: replication in three case-control samples
    Robert J Ross
    Laboratory of Immunology, National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48:1128-32. 2007
    ..S. clinic-based case-control studies...