Eileen Birch

Summary

Affiliation: Jaeb Center for Health Research
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Intraobserver reliability of contact pachymetry in children
    Katherine K Weise
    University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry, Birmingham, Alabama Electronic address
    J AAPOS 17:144-8. 2013
  2. pmc Effect of ocular alignment on emmetropization in children <10 years with amblyopia
    Marjean T Kulp
    The Ohio State University, College of Optometry, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 154:297-302.e1. 2012
  3. pmc Comparison of Tono-Pen and Goldmann applanation tonometers for measurement of intraocular pressure in healthy children
    Yasmin S Bradfield
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J AAPOS 16:242-8. 2012
  4. pmc Stereoacuity in children with anisometropic amblyopia
    David K Wallace
    Duke University Eye Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J AAPOS 15:455-61. 2011
  5. pmc Optical treatment of strabismic and combined strabismic-anisometropic amblyopia
    Susan A Cotter
    Southern California College of Optometry, Fullerton, California, USA
    Ophthalmology 119:150-8. 2012
  6. pmc Repeat probing for treatment of persistent nasolacrimal duct obstruction
    - Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group
    Jaeb Center for Health Research, Tampa, Florida33647, USA
    J AAPOS 13:306-7. 2009
  7. pmc The relationship between preoperative alignment stability and postoperative motor outcomes in children with esotropia
    Stephen P Christiansen
    Jaeb Center for Health Research, Tampa, Florida 33647, USA
    J AAPOS 13:335-8. 2009
  8. pmc Laterality of amblyopia
    Michael Repka
    Zanvyl Krieger Children s Eye Care Center, The Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 150:270-4. 2010
  9. pmc Evaluating the burden of amblyopia treatment from the parent and child's perspective
    Joost Felius
    Retina Foundation of the Southwest, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J AAPOS 14:389-95. 2010
  10. pmc Classifying stability of misalignment in children with esotropia using simulations
    B Michele Melia
    Jaeb Center for Health Research, Tampa, FL 33647, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 128:1555-60. 2010

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  1. pmc Intraobserver reliability of contact pachymetry in children
    Katherine K Weise
    University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry, Birmingham, Alabama Electronic address
    J AAPOS 17:144-8. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the reliability of CCT measurement with the use of handheld contact pachymetry in children...
  2. pmc Effect of ocular alignment on emmetropization in children <10 years with amblyopia
    Marjean T Kulp
    The Ohio State University, College of Optometry, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 154:297-302.e1. 2012
    ..To determine whether change in refractive error is associated with ocular alignment in 105 children 3 to <7 years of age who previously participated in a randomized trial comparing atropine and patching for moderate amblyopia...
  3. pmc Comparison of Tono-Pen and Goldmann applanation tonometers for measurement of intraocular pressure in healthy children
    Yasmin S Bradfield
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J AAPOS 16:242-8. 2012
    ..To assess the agreement of intraocular pressure (IOP) measured with the Tono-Pen and the Goldmann applanation tonometer (GAT) in normal children and adolescents...
  4. pmc Stereoacuity in children with anisometropic amblyopia
    David K Wallace
    Duke University Eye Center, Durham, NC, USA
    J AAPOS 15:455-61. 2011
    ..To determine factors associated with pretreatment and posttreatment stereoacuity in subjects with moderate anisometropic amblyopia...
  5. pmc Optical treatment of strabismic and combined strabismic-anisometropic amblyopia
    Susan A Cotter
    Southern California College of Optometry, Fullerton, California, USA
    Ophthalmology 119:150-8. 2012
    ..To determine visual acuity improvement in children with strabismic and combined strabismic-anisometropic (combined-mechanism) amblyopia treated with optical correction alone and to explore factors associated with improvement...
  6. pmc Repeat probing for treatment of persistent nasolacrimal duct obstruction
    - Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group
    Jaeb Center for Health Research, Tampa, Florida33647, USA
    J AAPOS 13:306-7. 2009
    ..Treatment success was defined as the absence of all three clinical signs of nasolacrimal duct obstruction-epiphora, increased tear lake, and mucous discharge. Repeat probing was successful in 56%(95% CI, 33%-76%) of cases...
  7. pmc The relationship between preoperative alignment stability and postoperative motor outcomes in children with esotropia
    Stephen P Christiansen
    Jaeb Center for Health Research, Tampa, Florida 33647, USA
    J AAPOS 13:335-8. 2009
    ..To examine the effect of preoperative alignment stability on postoperative motor outcomes in children who underwent surgery for esotropia...
  8. pmc Laterality of amblyopia
    Michael Repka
    Zanvyl Krieger Children s Eye Care Center, The Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 150:270-4. 2010
    ..To determine the frequency of unilateral amblyopia in right versus left eyes among children younger than 18 years...
  9. pmc Evaluating the burden of amblyopia treatment from the parent and child's perspective
    Joost Felius
    Retina Foundation of the Southwest, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J AAPOS 14:389-95. 2010
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  10. pmc Classifying stability of misalignment in children with esotropia using simulations
    B Michele Melia
    Jaeb Center for Health Research, Tampa, FL 33647, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 128:1555-60. 2010
    ..To determine the sensitivity and specificity of several classification rules for stability and instability of angle in childhood esotropia...
  11. pmc Visual acuity through Bangerter filters in nonamblyopic eyes
    Robert P Rutstein
    School of Optometry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J AAPOS 15:131-4. 2011
    ..To describe the amount of visual acuity degradation induced by Bangerter filters in the better seeing eye and to evaluate its stability over time in children with moderate amblyopia...
  12. pmc Effect of age on response to amblyopia treatment in children
    Jonathan M Holmes
    Department of Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 129:1451-7. 2011
    ..To determine whether age at initiation of treatment for amblyopia influences the response among children 3 to less than 13 years of age with unilateral amblyopia who have 20/40 to 20/400 amblyopic eye visual acuity...
  13. pmc Central corneal thickness in children
    Yasmin S Bradfield
    Jaeb Center for Health Research, Tampa, FL 33647, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 129:1132-8. 2011
    ..To determine the central corneal thickness (CCT) in healthy white, African American, and Hispanic children from birth to 17 years of age and to determine whether CCT varies by age, race, or ethnicity...
  14. pmc Treatment of severe amblyopia with weekend atropine: results from 2 randomized clinical trials
    Michael X Repka
    Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J AAPOS 13:258-63. 2009
    ..To determine the effectiveness of weekend atropine for severe amblyopia from strabismus, anisometropia, or both combined among children 3 to 12 years of age...
  15. pmc Balloon catheter dilation and nasolacrimal duct intubation for treatment of nasolacrimal duct obstruction after failed probing
    Michael X Repka
    Jaeb Center for Health Research, Tampa, FL 33647, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 127:633-9. 2009
    ..To compare the outcomes of balloon catheter dilation and nasolacrimal intubation as treatment for congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction after failed probing in children younger than 4 years...
  16. doi request reprint Retinal nerve fiber layer thickness in amblyopic eyes
    Michael X Repka
    Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 148:143-7. 2009
    ..To compare the peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness of amblyopic and fellow eyes. We hypothesized that the RNFL of the amblyopic eye may be thinner...
  17. pmc Treatment of anisometropic amblyopia in children with refractive correction
    Susan A Cotter
    Jaeb Center for Health Research, 15310 Amberly Drive, Suite 350, Tampa, FL 33647, USA
    Ophthalmology 113:895-903. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of refractive correction alone for the treatment of untreated anisometropic amblyopia in children 3 to <7 years old...
  18. pmc A randomized trial to evaluate 2 hours of daily patching for strabismic and anisometropic amblyopia in children
    David K Wallace
    Jaeb Center for Health Research, 15310 Amberly Drive, Suite 350, Tampa, FL 33647, USA
    Ophthalmology 113:904-12. 2006
    ..To compare 2 hours of daily patching (combined with 1 hour of concurrent near visual activities) with a control group of spectacle wear alone (if needed) for treatment of moderate to severe amblyopia in children 3 to 7 years old...
  19. pmc Stability of visual acuity improvement following discontinuation of amblyopia treatment in children aged 7 to 12 years
    Richard W Hertle
    Jaeb Center for Health Research, 15310 Amberly Drive, Tampa, FL 33647, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 125:655-9. 2007
    ..To assess the stability of visual acuity improvement during the first year after cessation of amblyopia treatment other than spectacle wear in children aged 7 to 12 years...
  20. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of treatment of amblyopia in children aged 7 to 17 years
    Mitchell M Scheiman
    Jaeb Center for Health Research, Tampa, FL 33647, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 123:437-47. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of treatment of amblyopia in children aged 7 to 17 years...
  21. pmc Treatment of strabismic amblyopia with refractive correction
    Susan A Cotter
    Jaeb Center for Health Research, 15310 Amberly Drive, Suite 350, Tampa, FL 33647, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 143:1060-3. 2007
    ..To report data on the response of previously untreated strabismic amblyopia to spectacle correction...
  22. pmc Treatment of bilateral refractive amblyopia in children three to less than 10 years of age
    David K Wallace
    Jaeb Center for Health Research, 15310 Amberly Drive, Suite 350, Tampa, FL 33647, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 144:487-96. 2007
    ..To determine the amount and time course of binocular visual acuity improvement during treatment of bilateral refractive amblyopia in children three to less than 10 years of age...
  23. ncbi request reprint Two-year follow-up of a 6-month randomized trial of atropine vs patching for treatment of moderate amblyopia in children
    Michael X Repka
    Jaeb Center for Health Research, Tampa, FL 33647, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 123:149-57. 2005
    ..To compare patching and atropine sulfate as treatments for moderate amblyopia in children 18 months after completion of a 6-month randomized trial...
  24. pmc Further validation of the Amblyopia Treatment Index parental questionnaire
    Jonathan M Holmes
    Department of Ophthalmology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    J AAPOS 12:581-4. 2008
    ..We pooled data across studies to further evaluate the validity of the ATI, to further assess the presence or absence of factors (subscales)...
  25. pmc Patching vs atropine to treat amblyopia in children aged 7 to 12 years: a randomized trial
    Mitchell M Scheiman
    Jaeb Center for Health Research, Tampa, FL 33647, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 126:1634-42. 2008
    ..To compare patching with atropine eyedrops in the treatment of moderate amblyopia (visual acuity, 20/40-20/100) in children aged 7 to 12 years...
  26. ncbi request reprint A randomized pilot study of near activities versus non-near activities during patching therapy for amblyopia
    Jonathan M Holmes
    Jaeb Center for Health Research, 15310 Amberly Drive, Tampa, FL 33647, USA
    J AAPOS 9:129-36. 2005
    ..A secondary aim was to obtain a preliminary estimate of the effect of near versus non-near activities on amblyopic eye visual acuity, when combined with 2 hours of daily patching...
  27. pmc Instability of ocular alignment in childhood esotropia
    Stephen P Christiansen
    Jaeb Center for Health Research, 15310 Amberly Drive, Suite 350, Tampa, FL 33647, USA
    Ophthalmology 115:2266-2274.e4. 2008
    ..The authors investigated the stability of ocular alignment over 18 weeks in children with infantile esotropia (IET), acquired nonaccommodative esotropia (ANAET), or acquired partially accommodative esotropia (APAET)...
  28. doi request reprint Trends in surgical correction of strabismus: a 20-year experience, 1990-2009
    Erika M P Dabes
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Ophthalmology, Dallas, Texas 75390 9057, USA
    J AAPOS 15:219-23. 2011
    ..Recent reports and anecdotal observations suggest that strabismus surgery, particularly for infantile esotropia, may be in decline, although a recent population-based study found the incidence to be stable...
  29. pmc Randot Preschool Stereoacuity Test: normative data and validity
    Eileen Birch
    Retina Foundation of the Southwest, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J AAPOS 12:23-6. 2008
    ..Here we report extensive normative and validity data for the final version of the test. In addition, we report normative data for a new, fourth book that adds finer disparities...
  30. ncbi request reprint The association between myopic shift and visual acuity outcome in pediatric aphakia
    David R Weakley
    Department of Ophthalmology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center of Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA
    J AAPOS 7:86-90. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if a correlation exists between the rate of refractive growth (RRG) and visual acuity outcome in pediatric aphakia...