S K West

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sunlight exposure and risk of lens opacities in a population-based study: the Salisbury Eye Evaluation project
    S K West
    Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    JAMA 280:714-8. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and diabetic retinopathy in a Mexican-American population: Proyecto VER
    S K West
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 24:1204-9. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of glaucoma in a population-based study of Hispanic subjects: Proyecto VER
    H A Quigley
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Institute, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 119:1819-26. 2001
  4. ncbi request reprint The association of multiple visual impairments with self-reported visual disability: SEE project
    G S Rubin
    Lions Vision Center, Department of Biostatistics, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 42:64-72. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of the different types of age-related cataract in an African population
    N Congdon
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 42:2478-82. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for trachoma: 6-year follow-up of children aged 1 and 2 years
    Y H Hsieh
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 152:204-11. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Causes of blindness and visual impairment in a population of older Americans: The Salisbury Eye Evaluation Study
    B Munoz
    Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University, 600 N Wolfe St, Room 116, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 118:819-25. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Trichiasis and disability in a trachoma-endemic area of Tanzania
    K D Frick
    The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Health Services Research and Development Center, 624 N Broadway, Room 606, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 119:1839-44. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric status and cataract: the Salisbury Eye Evaluation project
    L E Caulfield
    Center for Human Nutrition, The Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:237-42. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the 25-item NEI-VFQ in a Hispanic population: Proyecto VER
    A T Broman
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 N. Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 42:606-13. 2001

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Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Sunlight exposure and risk of lens opacities in a population-based study: the Salisbury Eye Evaluation project
    S K West
    Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    JAMA 280:714-8. 1998
    ..Exposure to UV-B radiation in sunlight has been shown to increase the risk of cataract formation in high-risk occupational groups, but risk to the population has not been quantified...
  2. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and diabetic retinopathy in a Mexican-American population: Proyecto VER
    S K West
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 24:1204-9. 2001
    ..The purpose of the study is to determine the prevalence rates of diabetes and diabetic retinopathy in a population-based study of Hispanics aged > or = 40 years...
  3. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of glaucoma in a population-based study of Hispanic subjects: Proyecto VER
    H A Quigley
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Institute, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 119:1819-26. 2001
    ..To determine the prevalence of glaucoma in a population-based sample of Hispanic adults older than 40 years...
  4. ncbi request reprint The association of multiple visual impairments with self-reported visual disability: SEE project
    G S Rubin
    Lions Vision Center, Department of Biostatistics, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 42:64-72. 2001
    ..This report examines the relationship between psychophysical measures of visual impairment and self-reported difficulty with everyday visual tasks in a population-based sample of individuals 65 years of age and older...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of the different types of age-related cataract in an African population
    N Congdon
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 42:2478-82. 2001
    ..To describe the prevalence of different types of cataract and their association with visual acuity in a Tanzanian population aged 40 years and older...
  6. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for trachoma: 6-year follow-up of children aged 1 and 2 years
    Y H Hsieh
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 152:204-11. 2000
    ..75, 95% CI: 1.09, 12.98). The results suggest that risk factor reduction could diminish persistent disease...
  7. ncbi request reprint Causes of blindness and visual impairment in a population of older Americans: The Salisbury Eye Evaluation Study
    B Munoz
    Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University, 600 N Wolfe St, Room 116, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 118:819-25. 2000
    ..To determine the causes of blindness and visual impairment in a population-based sample of older Americans...
  8. ncbi request reprint Trichiasis and disability in a trachoma-endemic area of Tanzania
    K D Frick
    The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Health Services Research and Development Center, 624 N Broadway, Room 606, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 119:1839-44. 2001
    ..To measure limitations in the daily activities of village life associated with having trichiasis for individuals with and without visual acuity loss...
  9. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric status and cataract: the Salisbury Eye Evaluation project
    L E Caulfield
    Center for Human Nutrition, The Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:237-42. 1999
    ..Weight or body mass index (BMI; in kg/m2) is frequently identified as a risk factor for cataract, but the nature of the association is unclear...
  10. ncbi request reprint Psychometric properties of the 25-item NEI-VFQ in a Hispanic population: Proyecto VER
    A T Broman
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 600 N. Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 42:606-13. 2001
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  11. ncbi request reprint Monocular versus binocular visual acuity as measures of vision impairment and predictors of visual disability
    G S Rubin
    Lions Vision Center, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 41:3327-34. 2000
    ..To examine the relationship between monocular and binocular visual acuities as predictors of visual disability in a population-based sample of individuals 65 years of age and older...
  12. ncbi request reprint Determinants of trachoma endemicity using Chlamydia trachomatis ompA DNA sequencing
    Y H Hsieh
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 720 Rutland Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Microbes Infect 3:447-58. 2001
    ..In conclusion, high ompA polymorphism and the inability of some hosts to clear infection with the same ompA genotype suggest two distinct but converging mechanisms of endemic severe trachoma...
  13. ncbi request reprint Hormone replacement therapy and lens opacities: the Salisbury Eye Evaluation project
    E E Freeman
    Wilmer Eye Institute, Room 129, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21210, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 119:1687-92. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: A protective association between the use of HRT and nuclear and posterior subcapsular opacities is reported, which should be confirmed in prospective studies...
  14. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of ocular chlamydial infection in a trachoma-hyperendemic area
    S K West
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Institute and School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Infect Dis 163:752-6. 1991
    ..The data are compatible with a model of less frequent episodes of reinfection as children become older...
  15. ncbi request reprint Assessment of ocular exposure to ultraviolet-B for population studies. Salisbury Eye Evaluation Project Team
    D D Duncan
    Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory 20723 6099, USA
    Photochem Photobiol 66:701-9. 1997
    ..The model should permit determination of a dose-response relationship with eye disease, even to the lower dose ranges...
  16. pmc Prevalence and risk factors for trachoma and ocular Chlamydia trachomatis infection in Niger
    A Abdou
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Room 129, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 91:13-7. 2007
    ..To determine the association of personal and household risk factors for trachoma and ocular Chlamydia trachomatis infection in Niger...
  17. ncbi request reprint Looking forward to 20/20: a focus on the epidemiology of eye diseases
    S K West
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287 9019, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 22:64-70. 2000
    ..Future epidemiologic research will continue to require a concerted, sustained, and multidisciplinary effort in order to contribute to the vision research agenda in the next century...
  18. ncbi request reprint Progression of active trachoma to scarring in a cohort of Tanzanian children
    S K West
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Balimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 8:137-44. 2001
    ..Reducing exposure to infection in the community through antibiotics and changes in hygiene practices is still the most promising control strategy...
  19. pmc Cataract surgery and subtype in a defined, older population: the SEECAT Project
    A Lewis
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins University Schools of Medicine and Public Health, Wilmer 120, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 88:1512-7. 2004
    ..To describe the distribution of cataract subtypes present before surgery among a defined population of older, bilaterally pseudophakic individuals...
  20. pmc Long term results of glaucoma surgery among participants in an east African population survey
    H A Quigley
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 84:860-4. 2000
    ..To evaluate the long term results of glaucoma surgery among people in East Africa...
  21. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of age-related macular degeneration
    B S Hawkins
    The Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute, Baltimore, MD 21205 2010, USA
    Mol Vis 5:26. 1999
    ..The preponderance of evidence has not supported other factors to the same degree. Presently, racial and ethnic factors are high priorities for further research...
  22. ncbi request reprint The SAFE strategy for trachoma control: planning a cost-effectiveness analysis of the antibiotic component and beyond
    K D Frick
    Department of Health Policy and Management, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 8:205-14. 2001
    ..This can be useful in policy making and increase our understanding of reasons for less than universal participation...
  23. ncbi request reprint Retinal detachment risk in cytomegalovirus retinitis related to the acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
    J H Kempen
    Department of Ophthalmology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 119:33-40. 2001
    ....
  24. pmc Blindness and visual impairment in the Americas and the Caribbean
    B Munoz
    Dana Center, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 86:498-504. 2002
    ..To summarise available data on the prevalence and causes of visual impairment and blindness in the Americas and the Caribbean...
  25. pmc The association between epilation and corneal opacity among eyes with trachomatous trichiasis
    E S West
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, 116 Wilmer Building, 600 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 90:171-4. 2006
    ..To examine the association between epilation and corneal opacity (CO) among trichiasis patients presenting for surgery...