Emily W Gower

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Publications

  1. pmc Characteristics of Endophthalmitis after Cataract Surgery in the United States Medicare Population
    Emily W Gower
    Departments of Epidemiology and Ophthalmology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland Electronic address
    Ophthalmology 122:1625-32. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Anti-VEGF therapies for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration
    Emily W Gower
    Wake Forest School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Comp Eff Res 1:485-8. 2012
  3. pmc Perioperative antibiotics for prevention of acute endophthalmitis after cataract surgery
    Emily W Gower
    Wake Forest Public Health Sciences and Ophthalmology, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 7:CD006364. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Trachomatous trichiasis clamp vs standard bilamellar tarsal rotation instrumentation for trichiasis surgery: results of a randomized clinical trial
    Emily W Gower
    Departments of Epidemiology and Prevention and Ophthalmology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    JAMA Ophthalmol 131:294-301. 2013
  5. pmc Definitions and standardization of a new grading scheme for eyelid contour abnormalities after trichiasis surgery
    Emily W Gower
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1713. 2012
  6. pmc Visual and cognitive deficits predict stopping or restricting driving: the Salisbury Eye Evaluation Driving Study (SEEDS)
    Lisa Keay
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 50:107-13. 2009
  7. pmc Predictors of lane-change errors in older drivers
    Cynthia A Munro
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe St, Meyer 218, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:457-64. 2010
  8. pmc Rates and risk factors for unfavorable outcomes 6 weeks after trichiasis surgery
    Emily W Gower
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:2704-11. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Prospective one-year study of ranibizumab for predominantly hemorrhagic choroidal neovascular lesions in age-related macular degeneration
    Margaret A Chang
    Retina Division and Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Retina 30:1171-6. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Outcomes of a vision screening program for underserved populations in the United States
    David S Friedman
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 20:201-11. 2013

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Publications30

  1. pmc Characteristics of Endophthalmitis after Cataract Surgery in the United States Medicare Population
    Emily W Gower
    Departments of Epidemiology and Ophthalmology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland Electronic address
    Ophthalmology 122:1625-32. 2015
    ..Roughly one third of eyes remain blind after treatment. We report United States population-based data on microbiological investigations and treatment patterns plus risk factors for poor outcomes...
  2. doi request reprint Anti-VEGF therapies for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration
    Emily W Gower
    Wake Forest School of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    J Comp Eff Res 1:485-8. 2012
    ..The role of long-term differences in retinal thickening, geographic atrophy and potential differences in serious adverse events between the two drugs need further research. ..
  3. pmc Perioperative antibiotics for prevention of acute endophthalmitis after cataract surgery
    Emily W Gower
    Wake Forest Public Health Sciences and Ophthalmology, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 7:CD006364. 2013
    ..It is a potentially vision-threatening complication of cataract surgery. Prophylactic measures for endophthalmitis are targeted against various sources of infection...
  4. doi request reprint Trachomatous trichiasis clamp vs standard bilamellar tarsal rotation instrumentation for trichiasis surgery: results of a randomized clinical trial
    Emily W Gower
    Departments of Epidemiology and Prevention and Ophthalmology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    JAMA Ophthalmol 131:294-301. 2013
    ..To determine whether a new surgical clamp reduces unfavorable postoperative outcomes...
  5. pmc Definitions and standardization of a new grading scheme for eyelid contour abnormalities after trichiasis surgery
    Emily W Gower
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1713. 2012
    ..Eyelid contour abnormality is an important adverse outcome of surgery; however, no standard method has been described to categorize eyelid contour abnormalities...
  6. pmc Visual and cognitive deficits predict stopping or restricting driving: the Salisbury Eye Evaluation Driving Study (SEEDS)
    Lisa Keay
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 50:107-13. 2009
    ..To determine the visual and other factors that predict stopping or restricting driving in older drivers...
  7. pmc Predictors of lane-change errors in older drivers
    Cynthia A Munro
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe St, Meyer 218, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:457-64. 2010
    ..To determine the factors that predict errors in executing proper lane changes among older drivers...
  8. pmc Rates and risk factors for unfavorable outcomes 6 weeks after trichiasis surgery
    Emily W Gower
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:2704-11. 2011
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate risk factors for early trichiasis recurrence and other unfavorable short-term outcomes...
  9. doi request reprint Prospective one-year study of ranibizumab for predominantly hemorrhagic choroidal neovascular lesions in age-related macular degeneration
    Margaret A Chang
    Retina Division and Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Retina 30:1171-6. 2010
    ..To determine the safety and effect of ranibizumab on predominantly hemorrhagic choroidal neovascular lesions due to age-related macular degeneration...
  10. doi request reprint Outcomes of a vision screening program for underserved populations in the United States
    David S Friedman
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 20:201-11. 2013
    ..To evaluate which components of a vision screening process are most effective in identifying individuals who need eye care services...
  11. pmc Sex differences in cognition in healthy elderly individuals
    Cynthia A Munro
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Neuropsychol Dev Cogn B Aging Neuropsychol Cogn 19:759-68. 2012
    ..Our finding that the pattern of sex differences in cognition observed in young adults is observed in old age has implications for future studies of both healthy elderly individuals and of those with cognitive disorders...
  12. doi request reprint Trends over time and regional variations in the rate of laser trabeculoplasty in the Medicare population
    Henry D Jampel
    Glaucoma Center of Excellence, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland
    JAMA Ophthalmol 132:685-90. 2014
    ..Laser trabeculoplasty (LTP) is routinely used to treat open-angle glaucoma; hence, understanding variations in its use over time and region is important...
  13. doi request reprint Detection of new-onset choroidal neovascularization using optical coherence tomography: the AMD DOC Study
    Diana V Do
    Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ophthalmology 119:771-8. 2012
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  14. doi request reprint Effect of trichiasis surgery on visual acuity outcomes in Ethiopia
    Tinsay A Woreta
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 127:1505-10. 2009
    ..To determine the effect of trichiasis surgery on visual acuity...
  15. doi request reprint The cost of glaucoma care provided to Medicare beneficiaries from 2002 to 2009
    Harry A Quigley
    Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Baltimore, Maryland
    Ophthalmology 120:2249-57. 2013
    ..To estimate payments for glaucoma care among Medicare beneficiaries from 2002 to 2009...
  16. pmc Postcataract surgery endophthalmitis in the United States: analysis of the complete 2003 to 2004 Medicare database of cataract surgeries
    Lisa Keay
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ophthalmology 119:914-22. 2012
    ..To estimate endophthalmitis incidence after cataract surgery nationally and at the state level in 2003 and 2004 and to explore risk factors...
  17. pmc Impact of Trichiasis surgery on physical functioning in Ethiopian patients: STAR trial
    Meraf A Wolle
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 151:850-7. 2011
    ..To evaluate the physical functioning of Ethiopian trichiasis surgery patients before and 6 months after surgery...
  18. pmc Relationship between immediate post-operative appearance and 6-week operative outcome in trichiasis surgery
    Shannath L Merbs
    Department of Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 6:e1718. 2012
    ..However, the immediate post-operative appearance that minimizes the chance of recurrence and other adverse outcomes has not been investigated...
  19. pmc Cataract surgery among Medicare beneficiaries
    Oliver D Schein
    Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 19:257-64. 2012
    ..To present descriptive epidemiology of cataract surgery among Medicare recipients in the United States...
  20. pmc Functional improvement after one- and two-eye cataract surgery in the Salisbury Eye Evaluation
    Bryan S Lee
    Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ophthalmology 120:949-55. 2013
    ..To determine the impact that cataract and cataract surgery have on clinical measurements of vision, reading speed, objective mobility performance, and subjective visual functioning...
  21. doi request reprint Ranibizumab for macular telangiectasia type 2 in the absence of subretinal neovascularization
    Diana V Do
    Truhlsen Eye Institute, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska Division of Retina, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina and Retina Vitreous Associates Medical Group, Los Angeles, California
    Retina 34:2063-71. 2014
    ..To evaluate the effects of 0.3 mg or 0.5 mg of ranibizumab in eyes with macular telangiectasia type 2 without subretinal neovascularization...
  22. doi request reprint The trachomatous trichiasis clamp: a surgical instrument designed to improve bilamellar tarsal rotation procedure outcomes
    Shannath L Merbs
    Department of Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 130:220-3. 2012
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  23. doi request reprint A cost-effectiveness analysis of three treatments for age-related macular degeneration
    Emily W Gower
    Department of Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Retina 30:212-21. 2010
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  24. ncbi request reprint Disparities in access to medical care for individuals with vision impairment
    Christine Spencer
    School of Public Affairs, University of Baltimore, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 16:281-8. 2009
    ..We investigated the relationship between blindness and vision impairment and access to medical care...
  25. doi request reprint Intraoperative phacoemulsification complication rates of second- and third-year ophthalmology residents a 5-year comparison
    Alonzo S Woodfield
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ophthalmology 118:954-8. 2011
    ..To determine whether year of residency is associated with intraoperative phacoemulsification complication rates...
  26. doi request reprint Regional variations and trends in the prevalence of diagnosed glaucoma in the Medicare population
    Sandra D Cassard
    Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Ophthalmology 119:1342-51. 2012
    ..To determine the prevalence of diagnosed glaucoma in the Medicare population and to assess regional variations and trends...
  27. doi request reprint Trends in fungal keratitis in the United States, 2001 to 2007
    Emily W Gower
    Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Ophthalmology 117:2263-7. 2010
    ..The recent Fusarium keratitis outbreak raised questions regarding the background rate of Fusarium-related keratitis and other fungal keratitis in this population...
  28. doi request reprint Recent trends in the management of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment
    Akrit Sodhi
    Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Surv Ophthalmol 53:50-67. 2008
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  29. pmc Poor sense of direction is associated with constricted driving space in older drivers
    Kathleen A Turano
    Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Wilmer Room 129, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64:348-55. 2009
    ..The SBSOD score also showed a significant association with women's self-reported driving restriction. The findings emphasize the need to explore the role of psychological factors, and include gender, in driving studies and models...
  30. ncbi request reprint Trichiasis: making progress toward elimination
    Emily W Gower
    Wilmer Eye Institute, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Int Ophthalmol Clin 47:77-86. 2007