Paul Mitchell

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Use of visual acuity to screen for significant refractive errors in adolescents: is it reliable?
    Jody Fay Leone
    Discipline of Orthoptics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney Cumberland Campus, Lidcombe NSW 1825, Australia
    Arch Ophthalmol 128:894-9. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Use of community support services and activity limitations among older adults with chronic kidney disease
    Bamini Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:741-7. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic reliability and normative values of stereoacuity tests in preschool-aged children
    Sonia Afsari
    Department of Ophthalmology, Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Br J Ophthalmol 97:308-13. 2013
  4. pmc Cost-effectiveness of ranibizumab in treatment of diabetic macular oedema (DME) causing visual impairment: evidence from the RESTORE trial
    Paul Mitchell
    Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Millennium Institute, Westmead Hospital, Hawkesbury Rd, Westmead, 2145 Australia
    Br J Ophthalmol 96:688-93. 2012
  5. pmc Clinical risk factors for age-related macular degeneration: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Usha Chakravarthy
    Centre for Vision Science, Queen s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    BMC Ophthalmol 10:31. 2010
  6. doi request reprint A systematic review of the efficacy and safety outcomes of anti-VEGF agents used for treating neovascular age-related macular degeneration: comparison of ranibizumab and bevacizumab
    Paul Mitchell
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Curr Med Res Opin 27:1465-75. 2011
  7. doi request reprint The RESTORE study: ranibizumab monotherapy or combined with laser versus laser monotherapy for diabetic macular edema
    Paul Mitchell
    Centre for Vision Research Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ophthalmology 118:615-25. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Cost effectiveness of treatments for wet age-related macular degeneration
    Paul Mitchell
    Discipline of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Hawkesbury Road, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    Pharmacoeconomics 29:107-31. 2011
  9. doi request reprint The association between olfactory impairment and total mortality in older adults
    Bamini Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:204-9. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Severity of age-related hearing loss is associated with impaired activities of daily living
    Bamini Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Hawkesbury Rd, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Age Ageing 41:195-200. 2012

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Publications134 found, 100 shown here

  1. doi request reprint Use of visual acuity to screen for significant refractive errors in adolescents: is it reliable?
    Jody Fay Leone
    Discipline of Orthoptics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney Cumberland Campus, Lidcombe NSW 1825, Australia
    Arch Ophthalmol 128:894-9. 2010
    ..To detect significant refractive error in a population-based random cluster sample of 12-year-old schoolchildren by using sensitivity and specificity of uncorrected visual acuity (VA)...
  2. doi request reprint Use of community support services and activity limitations among older adults with chronic kidney disease
    Bamini Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 68:741-7. 2013
    ..We assessed prospective associations between CKD and (a) use of community support services and/or reliance on nonspouse family/friend support and (b) activities of daily living measures among older adults...
  3. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic reliability and normative values of stereoacuity tests in preschool-aged children
    Sonia Afsari
    Department of Ophthalmology, Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Br J Ophthalmol 97:308-13. 2013
    ..To establish the range of normal stereoacuity thresholds and evaluate the diagnostic reliability of stereoacuity tests in preschool-aged children...
  4. pmc Cost-effectiveness of ranibizumab in treatment of diabetic macular oedema (DME) causing visual impairment: evidence from the RESTORE trial
    Paul Mitchell
    Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Millennium Institute, Westmead Hospital, Hawkesbury Rd, Westmead, 2145 Australia
    Br J Ophthalmol 96:688-93. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Clinical risk factors for age-related macular degeneration: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Usha Chakravarthy
    Centre for Vision Science, Queen s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK
    BMC Ophthalmol 10:31. 2010
    ..We aimed to identify those risk factors with strong levels of evidence which could be easily assessed by physicians or ophthalmologists to implement preventive interventions or address current behaviours...
  6. doi request reprint A systematic review of the efficacy and safety outcomes of anti-VEGF agents used for treating neovascular age-related macular degeneration: comparison of ranibizumab and bevacizumab
    Paul Mitchell
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Curr Med Res Opin 27:1465-75. 2011
    ....
  7. doi request reprint The RESTORE study: ranibizumab monotherapy or combined with laser versus laser monotherapy for diabetic macular edema
    Paul Mitchell
    Centre for Vision Research Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ophthalmology 118:615-25. 2011
    ..To demonstrate superiority of ranibizumab 0.5 mg monotherapy or combined with laser over laser alone based on mean average change in best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA) over 12 months in diabetic macular edema (DME)...
  8. doi request reprint Cost effectiveness of treatments for wet age-related macular degeneration
    Paul Mitchell
    Discipline of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Hawkesbury Road, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    Pharmacoeconomics 29:107-31. 2011
    ..We identified no robust studies that properly evaluated the cost effectiveness of bevacizumab in wet AMD...
  9. doi request reprint The association between olfactory impairment and total mortality in older adults
    Bamini Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:204-9. 2012
    ..We used a representative cohort of adults aged 60 years or older to assess whether olfactory loss is a predictor of mortality, independent of potential confounders...
  10. doi request reprint Severity of age-related hearing loss is associated with impaired activities of daily living
    Bamini Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Hawkesbury Rd, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Age Ageing 41:195-200. 2012
    ..We assessed the association between hearing impairment with activity limitations as assessed by the activities of daily living (ADL) scale...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. doi request reprint Distribution of axial length and ocular biometry measured using partial coherence laser interferometry (IOL Master) in an older white population
    Reena Fotedar
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ophthalmology 117:417-23. 2010
    ..We also aimed to assess age and gender relationships with these parameters and their correlations with spherical equivalent refraction (SER)...
  14. doi request reprint Effect of obesity on retinal vascular structure in pre-adolescent children
    Bamini Gopinath
    Department of Ophthalmology, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:e353-9. 2011
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Risk of age-related macular degeneration 3 years after cataract surgery: paired eye comparisons
    Jie Jin Wang
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ophthalmology 119:2298-303. 2012
    ..To clarify possible associations between cataract surgery and progression of age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
  16. doi request reprint Carbohydrate nutrition is associated with changes in the retinal vascular structure and branching pattern in children
    Bamini Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:1215-22. 2012
    ..Higher intake of carbohydrates and high-glycemic index (high-GI) diets could lead to small vessel dysfunction...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Genetic susceptibility, dietary antioxidants, and long-term incidence of age-related macular degeneration in two populations
    Jie Jin Wang
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and the Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, Australia Electronic address
    Ophthalmology 121:667-75. 2014
    ..To examine effect modification between genetic susceptibility to age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and dietary antioxidant or fish consumption on AMD risk...
  20. doi request reprint Influence of obesogenic behaviors on health-related quality of life in adolescents
    Bamini Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Hawkesbury Rd, Westmead, NSW, 2145, Australia
    Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 23:121-7. 2014
    ..These findings underscore the importance of targeting lifestyle behaviors to promote general well-being and physical functioning in adolescents. ..
  21. doi request reprint Role of near work in myopia: findings in a sample of Australian school children
    Jenny M Ip
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and the Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49:2903-10. 2008
    ..To examine the association of time spent in near work and reading with spherical equivalent refraction (SER) in a population-based sample of 12-year-old Australian schoolchildren...
  22. doi request reprint The association between reduced GFR and hearing loss: a cross-sectional population-based study
    Eswari Vilayur
    Centre for Transplantation and Renal Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Kidney Dis 56:661-9. 2010
    ..Reported evidence to date has come from only small observational studies. We present the first community-based study to show an association between nonsyndromal CKD and hearing loss...
  23. 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...
  24. doi request reprint Evidence of arteriolar narrowing in low-birth-weight children
    Paul Mitchell
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Hawkesbury Rd, Westmead, New South Wales, Australia
    Circulation 118:518-24. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that poor in utero growth is associated with narrower arteriolar caliber, which may help explain the established association of low birth weight with hypertension and cardiovascular disease in adulthood...
  25. ncbi request reprint Safety of an intravitreal injection of triamcinolone: results from a randomized clinical trial
    Mark C Gillies
    Department of Clinical Ophthalmology, School of Public Health, and Sydney Eye Hospital, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Arch Ophthalmol 122:336-40. 2004
    ..To determine the safety of a single intravitreal injection of triamcinolone acetonide (4 mg) in patients with subfoveal choroidal neovascularization caused by age-related macular degeneration...
  26. 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
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Influence of physical activity and screen time on the retinal microvasculature in young children
    Bamini Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Hawkesbury Rd, Westmead, New South Wales 2145, Australia
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 31:1233-9. 2011
    ....
  28. 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint Variation of the contribution from axial length and other oculometric parameters to refraction by age and ethnicity
    Jenny M Ip
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and the Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48:4846-53. 2007
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Prevalence and neurodegenerative or other associations with olfactory impairment in an older community
    Michael J Karpa
    University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J Aging Health 22:154-68. 2010
    ..To determine the prevalence of olfactory impairment and its associations with neurodegenerative and other conditions in older adults...
  31. doi request reprint Macular and nerve fiber layer thickness in amblyopia: the Sydney Childhood Eye Study
    Son C Huynh
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ophthalmology 116:1604-9. 2009
    ..To examine macular and peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness in amblyopia...
  32. ncbi request reprint Association between vision and hearing impairments and their combined effects on quality of life
    Ee Munn Chia
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney, Australia
    Arch Ophthalmol 124:1465-70. 2006
    ..To assess associations between age-related vision and hearing impairments and whether combined sensory losses magnify effects on health-related quality of life...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. doi request reprint Serum homocysteine and folate but not vitamin B12 are predictors of CHD mortality in older adults
    Bamini Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Hawkesbury Rd, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 19:1420-9. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether serum folate, vitamin B(12), and tHcy independently predict risk of CHD-related and all-cause mortality in older adults...
  36. doi request reprint Influence of high glycemic index and glycemic load diets on blood pressure during adolescence
    Bamini Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Hypertension 59:1272-7. 2012
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Can information on the purpose of spectacle use and age at first use predict refractive error type?
    Jenny Ip
    Department of Ophthalmology Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Hospital and the Westmead Millennium Institute, Westmead, Australia
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 14:88-92. 2007
    ..To assess the sensitivity and specificity of predicting refractive error type using information from a four-item questionnaire on the purpose of spectacle use and age at first use...
  38. ncbi request reprint Dietary antioxidants and the long-term incidence of age-related macular degeneration: the Blue Mountains Eye Study
    Jennifer S L Tan
    Department of Ophthalmology, Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Millennium Institute, Westmead Hospital, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ophthalmology 115:334-41. 2008
    ..To assess the relationship between baseline dietary and supplement intakes of antioxidants and the long-term risk of incident age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
  39. doi request reprint Carbohydrate nutrition and inflammatory disease mortality in older adults
    Anette E Buyken
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:634-43. 2010
    ..Several studies suggest that carbohydrate nutrition is related to oxidative stress and inflammatory markers...
  40. 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...
  41. ncbi request reprint Dietary glycemic index and the risk of age-related macular degeneration
    Shweta Kaushik
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1104-10. 2008
    ..High-glycemic-index diets have been hypothesized as a risk factor for AMD, but prospective data are unavailable...
  42. doi request reprint Fluid and nutrient intake and risk of chronic kidney disease
    Giovanni F M Strippoli
    Centre for Kidney Research, NHMRC Centre for Clinical Research Excellence in Renal Medicine, Cochrane Renal Group, The Children s Hospital at Westmead, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Nephrology (Carlton) 16:326-34. 2011
    ..We evaluated the association between fluid and nutrient intake and chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  43. ncbi request reprint Glycemic index, glycemic load, and chronic disease risk--a meta-analysis of observational studies
    Alan W Barclay
    Human Nutrition Unit, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:627-37. 2008
    ..Inconsistent findings from observational studies have prolonged the controversy over the effects of dietary glycemic index (GI) and glycemic load (GL) on the risk of certain chronic diseases...
  44. 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)...
  45. ncbi request reprint Parental history of hypertension is associated with narrower retinal arteriolar caliber in young girls
    Bamini Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Hawkesbury Road, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Hypertension 58:425-30. 2011
    ..These findings may indicate the need for cardiovascular disease prevention measures starting early in life among offspring of hypertensive parents...
  46. 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...
  47. doi request reprint Carbohydrate nutrition and development of adiposity during adolescence
    Bamini Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:1884-90. 2013
    ..g., soft drinks) with changes in percent body fat, body mass index (BMI), and waist circumference among adolescents...
  48. doi request reprint Visual impairment corrected via cataract surgery and 5-year survival in a prospective cohort
    Calvin Sze un Fong
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Ophthalmol 157:163-170.e1. 2014
    ..To compare mortality risk between cataract surgical patients with corrected and persistent visual impairment...
  49. doi request reprint Testability of refraction, stereopsis, and other ocular measures in preschool children: the Sydney Paediatric Eye Disease Study
    Amy Shih I Pai
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J AAPOS 16:185-92. 2012
    ..To determine the testability and lower age limits for applying common eye tests to preschool children...
  50. 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...
  51. ncbi request reprint Birth weight and time spent in outdoor physical activity during adolescence
    Bamini Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 45:475-80. 2013
    ..We investigated the association between birth parameters (weight, length, and head circumference) and time spent in physical activity (outdoor and indoor) and screen time (TV viewing, computer, and videogame usage) among adolescents...
  52. pmc Dual sensory impairment in older adults increases the risk of mortality: a population-based study
    Bamini Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e55054. 2013
    ..19 (95% CI 1.20-4.03). Objectively measured DSI was an independent predictor of total mortality in older adults. DSI was associated with a risk of death greater than that of either vision loss only or hearing loss alone...
  53. doi request reprint Relationship between breast-feeding and adiposity in infants and pre-school children
    Bamini Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Hawkesbury Road, Westmead, New South Wales 2145, Australia
    Public Health Nutr 15:1639-44. 2012
    ..We aimed to establish associations of duration of breast-feeding with mean BMI and waist circumference, as well as the likelihood of being overweight/obese, during early childhood...
  54. doi request reprint Physical activity and sedentary behaviors and health-related quality of life in adolescents
    Bamini Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Pediatrics 130:e167-74. 2012
    ..Our goal was to assess cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between physical activity and sedentary behaviors (television viewing, computer and video-game usage, and reading) with health-related QoL...
  55. 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...
  56. doi request reprint Outdoor activity reduces the prevalence of myopia in children
    Kathryn A Rose
    School of Applied Vision Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ophthalmology 115:1279-85. 2008
    ..To assess the relationship of near, midworking distance, and outdoor activities with prevalence of myopia in school-aged children...
  57. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with childhood strabismus: findings from a population-based study
    Dana Robaei
    Department of Ophthalmology, Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Hospital, and Westmead Millennium Institute, Sydney, Australia
    Ophthalmology 113:1146-53. 2006
    ..To describe strabismus prevalence and associated factors in a representative sample of 6-year-old Australian children...
  58. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of the Heidelberg Retina Tomograph for glaucoma a population-based assessment
    Paul R Healey
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Ophthalmology 117:1667-73. 2010
    ..To evaluate the Heidelberg Retina Tomograph II (HRTII; Heidelberg Engineering, Heidelberg, Germany) as a screening tool for open-angle glaucoma (OAG) in an older population...
  59. doi request reprint The contribution of family history to hearing loss in an older population
    Catherine M McMahon
    Centre for Language Sciences, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Ear Hear 29:578-84. 2008
    ....
  60. doi request reprint Retinal and optic disc findings in adolescence: a population-based OCT study
    Son C Huynh
    Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, Centre for Vision Research, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49:4328-35. 2008
    ..To examine the distribution of macular and peripapillary nerve fiber layer (NFL) thickness and optic disc parameters in early-adolescence Australian children and to compare these with previously reported findings in younger children...
  61. doi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for visual impairment in preschool children the sydney paediatric eye disease study
    Amy Shih I Pai
    Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Millennium Institute Westmead Hospital, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ophthalmology 118:1495-500. 2011
    ..To assess the prevalence and associations of visual impairment (VI) in preschool children...
  62. doi request reprint Birth weight and optic nerve head parameters
    Chameen Samarawickrama
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Ophthalmology 116:1112-8. 2009
    ..To assess the relationship of birth weight, birth length, and head circumference as proxy markers of intrauterine growth, cup/disc ratio, and other optic disc parameters measured using optical coherence tomography (OCT)...
  63. doi request reprint Macular thickness, retinal thickness, and optic disk parameters in dominant compared with nondominant eyes
    Chameen Samarawickrama
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    J AAPOS 13:142-7. 2009
    ....
  64. doi request reprint Sunlight-related factors and the 10-year incidence of age-related maculopathy
    Thuan Quoc Pham
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 16:136-41. 2009
    ..To examine the associations among iris, skin, or hair color, and skin sun sensitivity and the 10-year incidence of age-related maculopathy (ARM)...
  65. doi request reprint Association between age-related hearing loss and stroke in an older population
    Bamini Gopinath
    Department of Ophthalmology, Westmead Millennium Institute and Australian Health Policy Institute, Centre for Vision Research, University of Sydney, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, NSW, Australia
    Stroke 40:1496-8. 2009
    ..Further, we looked at the association between severity of hearing loss and risk of stroke in older persons, acknowledged as a limitation by the authors of the Stroke report...
  66. doi request reprint Smaller birth size is associated with narrower retinal arterioles in early adolescence
    Bamini Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Microcirculation 17:660-8. 2010
    ..In the current study, we aimed to examine the associations of low birth weight with retinal vascular caliber and vascular fractal dimension during early adolescence...
  67. 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...
  68. 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...
  69. pmc Genetic analysis of the clusterin gene in pseudoexfoliation syndrome
    Kathryn P Burdon
    Department of Ophthalmology, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia
    Mol Vis 14:1727-36. 2008
    ..We investigated the association of genetic variants across CLU in pseudoexfoliation syndrome and analyzed molecular characteristics of the encoded protein in ocular tissues...
  70. 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...
  71. 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...
  72. 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...
  73. 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...
  74. 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...
  75. 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...
  76. ncbi request reprint Effects of refraction and axial length on childhood optic disk parameters measured by optical coherence tomography
    Chameen Samarawickrama
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney, Westmead Millennium Institute, Westmead Hospital, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Ophthalmol 144:459-61. 2007
    ..To assess the effects of refraction and axial length on optical coherence tomography (OCT) measures of childhood optic disk parameters...
  77. 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...
  78. ncbi request reprint Dietary antioxidant intake and incidence of early age-related maculopathy: the Blue Mountains Eye Study
    Victoria Flood
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Westmead Hospital, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ophthalmology 109:2272-8. 2002
    ..To investigate associations between dietary intake, including modest supplement intake, of antioxidant vitamins and zinc at baseline and the 5-year incidence of early age-related maculopathy (ARM)...
  79. doi request reprint Impact of ethnicity on the correlation of retinal parameters with axial length
    Yasser M Tariq
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 51:4977-82. 2010
    ..To examine whether the relationship of axial length (AL) to retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) and macular parameters measured by optical coherence tomography (OCT) differs according to ethnicity...
  80. ncbi request reprint Effect of stature and other anthropometric parameters on eye size and refraction in a population-based study of Australian children
    Elvis Ojaimi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Hospital, New South Wales, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 46:4424-9. 2005
    ..To determine the effect of anthropometric parameters on refraction and ocular biometry...
  81. ncbi request reprint Causes and associations of amblyopia in a population-based sample of 6-year-old Australian children
    Dana Robaei
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Westmead Hospital, New South Wales, Australia
    Arch Ophthalmol 124:878-84. 2006
    ..To describe the prevalence of amblyopia and associated factors in a representative sample of 6-year-old Australian children...
  82. doi request reprint Incidence, persistence, and progression of tinnitus symptoms in older adults: the Blue Mountains Hearing Study
    Bamini Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Ear Hear 31:407-12. 2010
    ..Temporal population-based data on tinnitus are lacking. We used a representative older population-based cohort to establish 5-yr incidence, persistence, and progression of tinnitus symptoms...
  83. doi request reprint Fractal analysis of retinal microvasculature and coronary heart disease mortality
    Gerald Liew
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Eur Heart J 32:422-9. 2011
    ..Fractal analysis provides a global assessment of vascular network architecture. We examined the relationship of retinal vascular fractal dimension (D(f)) with coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality...
  84. ncbi request reprint Retinal vascular caliber, diabetes, and retinopathy
    Annette Kifley
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney, Australia
    Am J Ophthalmol 143:1024-6. 2007
    ..To assess the relationship of retinal vessel caliber with diabetes and diabetic retinopathy (DR)...
  85. pmc Candidate gene study to investigate the genetic determinants of normal variation in central corneal thickness
    David P Dimasi
    Department of Ophthalmology, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Mol Vis 16:562-9. 2010
    ..As CCT is an identified risk factor for open-angle glaucoma, understanding the genes involved in CCT determination could improve our understanding of the mechanisms involved in this association...
  86. 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...
  87. 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...
  88. doi request reprint Myopia, lifestyle, and schooling in students of Chinese ethnicity in Singapore and Sydney
    Kathryn A Rose
    Discipline of Applied Vision Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Lidcombe, Australia
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:527-30. 2008
    ..To compare the prevalence and risk factors for myopia in 6- and 7-year-old children of Chinese ethnicity in Sydney and Singapore...
  89. doi request reprint Consumption of polyunsaturated fatty acids, fish, and nuts and risk of inflammatory disease mortality
    Bamini Gopinath
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:1073-9. 2011
    ..n-3 (omega-3) Polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), fish, and nuts can regulate inflammatory processes and responses...
  90. doi request reprint Lens opacity and refractive influences on the measurement of retinal vascular fractal dimension
    Haitao Li
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Acta Ophthalmol 88:e234-40. 2010
    ..To examine the influence of lens opacity and refraction on the measurement of retinal vascular fractal dimension (Df)...
  91. ncbi request reprint Accuracy of the Lang II stereotest in screening for binocular disorders in 6-year-old children
    Son C Huynh
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Hawkesbury Road, Westmead, NSW 2145, Australia
    Am J Ophthalmol 140:1130-2. 2005
    ..To assess the accuracy of the Lang II stereotest in screening for strabismus, amblyopia, and anisometropia in 6-year-old children...
  92. ncbi request reprint Accommodative facility in eyes with and without myopia
    Ashok Pandian
    Vision Co operative Research Centre, Level 4 Rupert Myers Building, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:4725-31. 2006
    ..To compare accommodative facility in eyes with myopia to that in eyes with emmetropia or hyperopia and to determine whether accommodative facility can be used to predict an association with myopia...
  93. ncbi request reprint Five-year refractive changes in an older population: the Blue Mountains Eye Study
    Magdalena Guzowski
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Hospital, Hawkesbury Road, Westmead NSW 2145, Sydney, Australia
    Ophthalmology 110:1364-70. 2003
    ..To examine 5-year changes in refractive error and astigmatism in an older population...
  94. ncbi request reprint Refractive findings in children with astigmatic parents: the Sydney Myopia Study
    Jenny M Ip
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Hospital, The Westmead Millennium Institute, and the Vision Co operative Research Centre, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Ophthalmol 144:304-6. 2007
    ..To examine the impact of parental astigmatism on astigmatic error and ocular biometric parameters in children...
  95. ncbi request reprint Nuclear cataract and myopic shift in refraction
    Chameen Samarawickrama
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Ophthalmol 144:457-9. 2007
    ..Nuclear cataract is thought to cause a myopic shift in refraction in older persons. The authors tested this hypothesis by assessing the correlation of nuclear opacity with spherical equivalent refraction (SER) in an older population...
  96. doi request reprint Retinal thickness in the offspring of diabetic pregnancies
    Yasser M Tariq
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Ophthalmol 150:883-7. 2010
    ..To compare macular and peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness in children from diabetic compared with nondiabetic pregnancy...
  97. 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...
  98. ncbi request reprint Astigmatism and its components in 6-year-old children
    Son C Huynh
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, and the Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:55-64. 2006
    ....
  99. ncbi request reprint Correctable visual impairment in an older population: the blue mountains eye study
    Suriya Foran
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Sydney Center for Vision Research, Westmead Hospital and the Westmead Millennium and Save Sight Institutes, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Ophthalmol 134:712-9. 2002
    ..To describe temporal changes in the characteristics of older persons with visual impairment in their better eye correctable by refraction...
  100. ncbi request reprint Visual acuity and the causes of visual loss in a population-based sample of 6-year-old Australian children
    Dana Robaei
    Department of Ophthalmology, Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Hospital, Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Ophthalmology 112:1275-82. 2005
    ..To describe the distribution of visual acuity and causes of visual loss in a representative sample of Australian schoolchildren...
  101. ncbi request reprint Increase in cataract surgery prevalence from 1992-1994 to 1997-2000: analysis of two population cross-sections
    Ava Grace Tan
    University of Sydney Department of Ophthalmology Centre for Vision Research, Westmead Millennium Institute, Westmead Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 32:284-8. 2004
    ..The aim of this report was to compare the prevalence of cataract surgery in two population cross-sections of the Blue Mountains Eye Study (BMES), over an interval of around 6 years...