Kenneth J Ciuffreda

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Affiliation: State University of New York
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Central and near peripheral retinal contributions to the depth-of-focus using naturalistic stimulation
    Kenneth J Ciuffreda
    Department of Vision Sciences, SUNY State College of Optometry, 33 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Vision Res 45:2650-8. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint The scientific basis for and efficacy of optometric vision therapy in nonstrabismic accommodative and vergence disorders
    Kenneth J Ciuffreda
    State University of New York, State College of Optometry, Department of Vision Sciences, New York, New York 10036, USA
    Optometry 73:735-62. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Effect of nearwork-induced transient myopia on distance retinal defocus patterns
    Kenneth J Ciuffreda
    Department of Vision Sciences, State University of New York State College of Optometry, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Optometry 81:153-6. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Effect of binasal occlusion (BNO) on the visual-evoked potential (VEP) in mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI)
    Kenneth J Ciuffreda
    Department of Biological and Vision Sciences, SUNY State College of Optometry, New York City, NY, USA
    Brain Inj 27:41-7. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Distance perception in mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI)
    Kenneth J Ciuffreda
    SUNY State College of Optometry, Departments of Vision Sciences and Clinical Sciences, 33 West 42nd Street, New York City, NY 10036, USA
    Optometry 83:127-36. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Vision therapy for oculomotor dysfunctions in acquired brain injury: a retrospective analysis
    Kenneth J Ciuffreda
    State University of New York State College of Optometry, Raymond J Greenwald Rehabilitation Center, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Optometry 79:18-22. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Oculomotor rehabilitation for reading in acquired brain injury
    Kenneth J Ciuffreda
    SUNY State College of Optometry, and Department of Clinical Sciences, Raymond J Greenwald Rehabilitation Center, New York, NY 10036, USA
    NeuroRehabilitation 21:9-21. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Depth-of-focus: control system implications
    Kenneth J Ciuffreda
    Vision Science, SUNY State College of Optometry, 33rd West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Comput Biol Med 37:919-23. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Conceptual model of human blur perception
    Kenneth J Ciuffreda
    SUNY State College of Optometry, Department of Vision Sciences, 33 West, 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Vision Res 47:1245-52. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Nearwork-induced transient myopia (NITM) and permanent myopia--is there a link?
    Kenneth J Ciuffreda
    Department of Vision Sciences, SUNY State College of Optometry, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 28:103-14. 2008

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Publications55

  1. ncbi request reprint Central and near peripheral retinal contributions to the depth-of-focus using naturalistic stimulation
    Kenneth J Ciuffreda
    Department of Vision Sciences, SUNY State College of Optometry, 33 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Vision Res 45:2650-8. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint The scientific basis for and efficacy of optometric vision therapy in nonstrabismic accommodative and vergence disorders
    Kenneth J Ciuffreda
    State University of New York, State College of Optometry, Department of Vision Sciences, New York, New York 10036, USA
    Optometry 73:735-62. 2002
    ..For nearly 75 years, optometric vision therapy has been an important mode of therapy for both children and adults who manifested a range of nonstrabismic accommodative and vergence disorders...
  3. doi request reprint Effect of nearwork-induced transient myopia on distance retinal defocus patterns
    Kenneth J Ciuffreda
    Department of Vision Sciences, State University of New York State College of Optometry, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Optometry 81:153-6. 2010
    ..In contrast, with the addition of NITM producing increased myopic retinal defocus only, there is an imbalance of retinal defocus that may be myopigenic, especially in the context of foveal and peripheral retinal interactions...
  4. doi request reprint Effect of binasal occlusion (BNO) on the visual-evoked potential (VEP) in mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI)
    Kenneth J Ciuffreda
    Department of Biological and Vision Sciences, SUNY State College of Optometry, New York City, NY, USA
    Brain Inj 27:41-7. 2013
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Distance perception in mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI)
    Kenneth J Ciuffreda
    SUNY State College of Optometry, Departments of Vision Sciences and Clinical Sciences, 33 West 42nd Street, New York City, NY 10036, USA
    Optometry 83:127-36. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess monocular and binocular distance perception, and stereoacuity, in individuals with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) who reported the symptom of "poor depth perception";..
  6. ncbi request reprint Vision therapy for oculomotor dysfunctions in acquired brain injury: a retrospective analysis
    Kenneth J Ciuffreda
    State University of New York State College of Optometry, Raymond J Greenwald Rehabilitation Center, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Optometry 79:18-22. 2008
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Oculomotor rehabilitation for reading in acquired brain injury
    Kenneth J Ciuffreda
    SUNY State College of Optometry, and Department of Clinical Sciences, Raymond J Greenwald Rehabilitation Center, New York, NY 10036, USA
    NeuroRehabilitation 21:9-21. 2006
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  8. ncbi request reprint Depth-of-focus: control system implications
    Kenneth J Ciuffreda
    Vision Science, SUNY State College of Optometry, 33rd West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Comput Biol Med 37:919-23. 2007
    ..Thus, the blur control derived from the combined fovea and near retinal periphery should be incorporated into future models of accommodation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Conceptual model of human blur perception
    Kenneth J Ciuffreda
    SUNY State College of Optometry, Department of Vision Sciences, 33 West, 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Vision Res 47:1245-52. 2007
    ..This model has implications with respect to accommodative control, depth perception, and refractive error development and progression...
  10. doi request reprint Nearwork-induced transient myopia (NITM) and permanent myopia--is there a link?
    Kenneth J Ciuffreda
    Department of Vision Sciences, SUNY State College of Optometry, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 28:103-14. 2008
    ..However, based on recent converging evidence from clinical, laboratory and modelling studies, a five-fold argument will be advanced for a possible link between PM and NITM...
  11. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of oculomotor dysfunctions in acquired brain injury: a retrospective analysis
    Kenneth J Ciuffreda
    Department of Vision Sciences, State University of New York State College of Optometry, Raymond J Greenwald Rehabilitation Center, New York, New York 10036, USA
    Optometry 78:155-61. 2007
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  12. ncbi request reprint Differential refractive susceptibility to sustained nearwork
    Kenneth J Ciuffreda
    Department of Vision Sciences, State College of Optometry, State University of New York, New York 10036, USA
    Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 22:372-9. 2002
    ..In the current study, this was extended to encompass a much longer period of nearwork under more naturalistic conditions...
  13. ncbi request reprint "Bothersome blur": a functional unit of blur perception
    Kenneth J Ciuffreda
    SUNY State College of Optometry, Department of Vision Sciences, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Vision Res 46:895-901. 2006
    ..These findings have important implications with respect to tolerances for optical lens design and refractive surgery outcomes, as well as provide insight into basic aspects of human blur perception...
  14. doi request reprint The effect of retinal defocus on golf putting
    Ryan C Bulson
    Department of Vision Sciences, State University of New York, State College of Optometry, New York, USA
    Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 28:334-44. 2008
    ..For a fixed putting distance, factors other than quality of the retinal image, such as blur adaptation and motor learning, appeared to be sufficient to maintain a high level of motor performance...
  15. ncbi request reprint Vergence in mild traumatic brain injury: a pilot study
    Dora Szymanowicz
    Departments of Biological and Vision Sciences, State University of New York College of Optometry, New York, NY 10036, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 49:1083-100. 2012
    ..With respect to static parameters, reduced near point of convergence and restricted near vergence ranges were found in those with mTBI. The present results provide evidence for the substantial adverse effect of mTBI on vergence function...
  16. doi request reprint Accommodative training to reduce nearwork-induced transient myopia
    Balamurali Vasudevan
    Department of Vision Sciences, SUNY State College of Optometry, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 86:1287-94. 2009
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  17. ncbi request reprint Dynamic interactions of eye and head movements when reading with single-vision and progressive lenses in a simulated computer-based environment
    Ying Han
    Institute for Vision Research Manhattan Vision Associates, New York, New York 10022, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:1534-45. 2003
    ..To assess dynamic interactions of eye and head movements during return-sweep saccades (RSS) when reading with single-vision (SVL) versus progressive-addition (PAL) lenses in a simulated computer-based business environment...
  18. ncbi request reprint Foveal blur discrimination of the human eye
    Bin Wang
    SUNY State College of Optometry, Department of Vision Sciences, 33 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 25:45-51. 2005
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  19. ncbi request reprint Accommodation in mild traumatic brain injury
    Wesley Green
    Department of Vision Sciences, The State University of New York, State College of Optometry, New York, NY 10036, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 47:183-99. 2010
    ..These findings suggest that a range of accommodative tests should be included in the comprehensive vision examination of individuals with mTBI...
  20. ncbi request reprint Reading-related oculomotor testing and training protocols for acquired brain injury in humans
    Ying Han
    Department of Vision Sciences, Raymond J Greenwald Rehabilitation Center, SUNY State College of Optometry, 33 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Brain Res Brain Res Protoc 14:1-12. 2004
    ..Furthermore, the training protocol results in the rapid remediation of the eye movement deficits, which appear to transfer to activities of daily living...
  21. doi request reprint Objective assessment of the human visual attentional state
    Kevin T Willeford
    Department of Biological and Vision Sciences, SUNY State College of Optometry, 33 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Doc Ophthalmol 126:29-44. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop an objective way to assess human visual attention using the alpha-band component of the visual-evoked potential (VEP)...
  22. doi request reprint The frequency of occurrence, types, and characteristics of visual field defects in acquired brain injury: a retrospective analysis
    Irwin B Suchoff
    State University of New York, State College of Optometry, Raymond J Greenwald Rehabilitation Center, New York, New York, USA
    Optometry 79:259-65. 2008
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Depth-of-focus of the human eye in the near retinal periphery
    Bin Wang
    Department of Vision Sciences, SUNY State College of Optometry, 33 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Vision Res 44:1115-25. 2004
    ..17 D). We speculate that the reduced detection and sensitivity to blur in the near periphery may be attributed to retinal topography, sharpness overconstancy, optical aberrations, and visual attention in peripheral vision...
  24. ncbi request reprint Objective blur thresholds in free space for different refractive groups
    Balamurali Vasudevan
    Department of Vision Sciences, SUNY State College of Optometry, New York, New York 10036, USA
    Curr Eye Res 31:111-8. 2006
    ..In agreement with earlier clinical and computer simulation studies, hyperopes demonstrate a relative resistance to increased retinal defocus...
  25. ncbi request reprint Oculomotor rehabilitation in acquired brain injury: a case series
    Neera Kapoor
    Department of Clinical Science, SUNY State College of Optometry, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:1667-78. 2004
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  26. doi request reprint Elevated coherent motion thresholds in mild traumatic brain injury
    Reena Patel
    State University of New York State College of Optometry, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Optometry 82:284-9. 2011
    ..Thus, the purpose of this study was to assess the coherent motion threshold (CMT) in subjects with mTBI and reported visual motion sensitivity...
  27. ncbi request reprint Static aspects of eye and head movements during reading in a simulated computer-based environment with single-vision and progressive lenses
    Ying Han
    Institute for Vision Research Manhattan Vision Associates, 160 East 56th Street, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:145-53. 2003
    ..Reading with two different intermediate progressive lens designs was investigated regarding eye and head movement patterns and compared with movement patterns with a conventional single vision lens in a computer-based work environment...
  28. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of ocular disease in traumatic brain injury in a selected sample: a retrospective analysis
    Daniella Rutner
    Department of Clinical Sciences, SUNY State College of Optometry, Raymond J Greenwald Rehabilitation Center, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Brain Inj 20:1079-86. 2006
    ..cerebrovascular accident (CVA; n=60), with all initially presenting at the clinic with symptoms and/or signs of vision dysfunction...
  29. ncbi request reprint Equiblur zones at the fovea and near retinal periphery
    Bin Wang
    SUNY State College of Optometry, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Vision Res 46:3690-8. 2006
    ..Possible mechanisms are proposed for the decreased blur sensitivity in the near retinal periphery, as well as for the difference between the blur detection and blur discrimination thresholds...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effect of blur adaptation on blur sensitivity in myopes
    Bin Wang
    SUNY State College of Optometry, Department of Vision Sciences, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Vision Res 46:3634-41. 2006
    ..Differences found in the blur thresholds for the two targets may be related to a variety of neuroperceptual phenomena, in particular lateral masking...
  31. doi request reprint Static and dynamic aspects of accommodation in mild traumatic brain injury: a review
    Wesley Green
    State University of New York State College of Optometry, SUNY Brain Injury Clinical Research Group, 33 W 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Optometry 81:129-36. 2010
    ..In this report, we review the earlier literature on accommodation in mTBI and then present several new findings from our clinical research unit, along with their clinical implications...
  32. ncbi request reprint An objective technique to measure the depth-of-focus in free space
    Balamurali Vasudevan
    Department of Vision Sciences, SUNY State College of Optometry, 33 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 244:930-7. 2006
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  33. ncbi request reprint Assessing visual performance with progressive addition lenses
    Arkady Selenow
    Manhattan Vision Associates, Institute for Vision Research, New York, New York 10022, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 79:502-5. 2002
    ..To assess whether this limitation results in diminished visual performance, PAL's were compared with single-vision lenses in four different types of reading tasks in a computer workplace environment...
  34. ncbi request reprint Blur discrimination of the human eye in the near retinal periphery
    Bin Wang
    Department of Vision Sciences, SUNY State College of Optometry, New York, New York 10036, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 82:52-8. 2005
    ..Although blur discrimination in the foveal region has been investigated, knowledge regarding the effect of retinal eccentricity is limited...
  35. ncbi request reprint Nearwork-induced changes in topography, aberrations, and thickness of the human cornea after interrupted reading
    Balamurali Vasudevan
    SUNY State College of Optometry, New York, NY, USA
    Cornea 26:917-23. 2007
    ..Recent experiments have suggested transient changes in corneal optics after short durations of reading. This study investigated an interrupted 1-hour period of reading on corneal topography in a sample of young myopic and emmetropic adults...
  36. doi request reprint Effect of different stimulus configurations on the visual evoked potential (VEP)
    Naveen K Yadav
    Department of Biological and Vision Sciences, SUNY State College of Optometry, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Doc Ophthalmol 124:177-96. 2012
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  37. doi request reprint Medications prescribed to brain injury patients: a retrospective analysis
    M H Esther Han
    State University of New York State College of Optometry, New York, New York 10036, USA
    Optometry 79:252-8. 2008
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  38. ncbi request reprint Rotational stability of toric soft contact lenses during natural viewing conditions
    George A Zikos
    Manhattan Vision Associates Institute for Vision Research, New York, New York, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 84:1039-45. 2007
    ..To compare objectively the rotational stability of two differently designed toric soft contact lenses over a range of natural viewing conditions using a novel infrared, video-based technique...
  39. ncbi request reprint Complex regional pain syndrome type I: associated visual sensorimotor case findings
    Neera Kapoor
    Department of Clinical Sciences, State College of Optometry, State University of New York, New York 10036, USA
    Clin J Pain 18:93-8. 2002
    ..The objective was to present new visual sensorimotor findings in a patient with complex regional pain syndrome type I, formerly known as reflex sympathetic dystrophy...
  40. ncbi request reprint The effect of apparent depth in pictorial images on accommodation
    Alan Busby
    Department of Vision Sciences, SUNY State College of Optometry, 33 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 25:320-7. 2005
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  41. doi request reprint Additivity of near work-induced transient myopia and its decay characteristics in different refractive groups
    Balamurali Vasudevan
    State University of New York State College of Optometry, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49:836-41. 2008
    ..To determine the additive effect, if any, of NITM after 1 and 2 hours of reading in different refractive groups...
  42. doi request reprint Foveal versus eccentric retinal critical flicker frequency in mild traumatic brain injury
    Laura E Schrupp
    State University of New York State College of Optometry, New York, New York 10036, USA
    Optometry 80:642-50. 2009
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  43. doi request reprint Visual fatigue and accommodative dynamics in asymptomatic individuals
    Preethi Thiagarajan
    Department of Biological and Vision Sciences, SUNY State College of Optometry, New York, New York 10036, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 90:57-65. 2013
    ..To evaluate accommodative dynamics immediately before and after visual fatigue-inducing tasks with congruent (C) and noncongruent (NC) visual stimuli...
  44. ncbi request reprint Depth-of-focus of the human eye: theory and clinical implications
    Bin Wang
    Department of Vision Sciences, SUNY State College of Optometry, 33West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036, USA
    Surv Ophthalmol 51:75-85. 2006
    ..Two areas will be considered: 1) basic definitions of and factors affecting the depth-of-focus, and 2) its contemporary clinical implications...
  45. doi request reprint Sympathetic inhibition of accommodation after sustained nearwork in subjects with myopia and emmetropia
    Balamurali Vasudevan
    State University of New York, State College of Optometry, New York, New York 10036, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 50:114-20. 2009
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  46. doi request reprint Vergence dysfunction in mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI): a review
    Preethi Thiagarajan
    SUNY State College of Optometry, Department of Vision Sciences, New York, USA
    Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 31:456-68. 2011
    ..Implications related to brain imaging and human neuroplasticity are also considered...
  47. ncbi request reprint A primer for the optometric management of unilateral spatial inattention
    Irwin B Suchoff
    State University of New York, State College of Optometry, New York, New York
    Optometry 75:305-18. 2004
    ..The major consequence of USI is that the patient is unaware of one side of the body, and/or one side of visual space. Current literature expresses this as USI in the individual's personal, peri-personal, and extra-personal spaces...
  48. doi request reprint Effect of test duration on the visual-evoked potential (VEP) and alpha-wave responses
    Kevin T Willeford
    Department of Biological and Vision Sciences, SUNY State College of Optometry, 33 West 42nd Street, New York City, NY 10036, USA
    Doc Ophthalmol 126:105-15. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of test duration on the visual-evoked potential (VEP) and related alpha power spectrum measures...
  49. doi request reprint Nearwork-induced transient myopia (NITM) following marked and sustained, but interrupted, accommodation at near
    Mathangi Arunthavaraja
    Department of Vision Sciences, SUNY College of Optometry, NY, USA
    Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 30:766-75. 2010
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  50. ncbi request reprint Short-term adaptation to vertical yoked prisms
    Michael A Huang
    SUNY State College of Optometry, Department of Vision Sciences, New York, New York 10010, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 83:242-8. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate short-term adaptation to vertical yoked prisms in visually normal subjects as well as to develop normative data for future comparative purposes in patients with acquired brain injury...
  51. ncbi request reprint Dynamic aspects of accommodation: age and presbyopia
    John A Mordi
    School of Optometry, Inter American University, Hato Rey, Puerto Rico 00918, USA
    Vision Res 44:591-601. 2004
    ..The results are consistent with the Hess-Gullstrand theory of presbyopia...
  52. ncbi request reprint A 13-year followup of a case of Wallenberg's syndrome: first-person account and ocular motor abnormalities
    Maria Clavero
    Escuela Universitaria de Optics y Optometria, Universidad de Valladolid, Instituto Universitario de Oftalmobiologia Aplicada, Valladolid, Spain
    Optometry 73:694-9. 2002
    ..We present a 13-year followup of a case of Wallenberg's syndrome, including a first-person account and ocular motor abnormalities...
  53. ncbi request reprint Vergence transient component: an index to oculomotor learning modification
    Tara L Alvarez
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ 07102, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 2007:4850-3. 2007
    ..Results show the magnitude of the transient component is an indicator for the amount of dynamic change observed during the modification phase, R = 0.88...
  54. ncbi request reprint Incremental retinal-defocus theory of myopia development--schematic analysis and computer simulation
    George K Hung
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Comput Biol Med 37:930-46. 2007
    ..Thus, this unifying theory forms the basis for understanding the underlying retinal and scleral mechanisms of myopia development...
  55. ncbi request reprint The transient component of disparity vergence maybe an indication of progressive lens acceptability
    Carlos A Castillo
    New Jersey Institute of Technology, Depart of Biomedical Engineering, Newark, NJ, USA
    Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:5687-90. 2006
    ..Furthermore, the transient component of vergence is hypothesized to be an index of how flexible the vergence system is in adapting to new environments...

Research Grants1

  1. Short-term Training Students-Health Professional Schools
    KENNETH CIUFFREDA; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Trainees will consist of optometry students who have just completed either their first or second professional years, and have done well academically (3.5 gpa or better). All will have an undergraduate degree, generally in the sciences. ..