Elmer Y Tu

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Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Recent outbreaks of atypical contact lens-related keratitis: what have we learned?
    Elmer Y Tu
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago, 60612, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 150:602-608.e2. 2010
  2. pmc Successful treatment of chronic stromal acanthamoeba keratitis with oral voriconazole monotherapy
    Elmer Y Tu
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
    Cornea 29:1066-8. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Effect of low concentrations of benzalkonium chloride on acanthamoebal survival and its potential impact on empirical therapy of infectious keratitis
    Elmer Y Tu
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    JAMA Ophthalmol 131:595-600. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Topical linezolid 0.2% for the treatment of vancomycin-resistant or vancomycin-intolerant gram-positive bacterial keratitis
    Elmer Yuchen Tu
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 155:1095-1098.e1. 2013
  5. pmc Microsporidia and Acanthamoeba: the role of emerging corneal pathogens
    E Y Tu
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Eye (Lond) 26:222-7. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Alternaria keratitis: clinical presentation and resolution with topical fluconazole or intrastromal voriconazole and topical caspofungin
    Elmer Y Tu
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Cornea 28:116-9. 2009
  7. pmc Polymicrobial keratitis: Acanthamoeba and infectious crystalline keratopathy
    Elmer Y Tu
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 148:13-9.e2. 2009
  8. doi request reprint The relative value of confocal microscopy and superficial corneal scrapings in the diagnosis of Acanthamoeba keratitis
    Elmer Y Tu
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Cornea 27:764-72. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of resistant ocular fusariosis with posaconazole (SCH-56592)
    Elmer Y Tu
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 143:222-227. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Recalcitrant Beauveria bassiana keratitis: confocal microscopy findings and treatment with posaconazole (Noxafil)
    Elmer Y Tu
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Cornea 26:1008-10. 2007

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  1. pmc Recent outbreaks of atypical contact lens-related keratitis: what have we learned?
    Elmer Y Tu
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago, 60612, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 150:602-608.e2. 2010
    ..To examine the public health implications of 2 recent outbreaks of atypical contact lens-related infectious keratitis...
  2. pmc Successful treatment of chronic stromal acanthamoeba keratitis with oral voriconazole monotherapy
    Elmer Y Tu
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, 60612, USA
    Cornea 29:1066-8. 2010
    ..To describe the treatment of chronic stromal Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) with oral voriconazole monotherapy...
  3. doi request reprint Effect of low concentrations of benzalkonium chloride on acanthamoebal survival and its potential impact on empirical therapy of infectious keratitis
    Elmer Y Tu
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    JAMA Ophthalmol 131:595-600. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Topical linezolid 0.2% for the treatment of vancomycin-resistant or vancomycin-intolerant gram-positive bacterial keratitis
    Elmer Yuchen Tu
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 155:1095-1098.e1. 2013
    ..To report the successful use of topical linezolid 0.2% in the treatment of gram-positive bacterial keratitis...
  5. pmc Microsporidia and Acanthamoeba: the role of emerging corneal pathogens
    E Y Tu
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Eye (Lond) 26:222-7. 2012
    ..Further understanding of the incidence and interaction of these organisms with current therapeutic regimens and more commonly recognized pathogens should significantly improve diagnosis and alter clinical outcomes...
  6. doi request reprint Alternaria keratitis: clinical presentation and resolution with topical fluconazole or intrastromal voriconazole and topical caspofungin
    Elmer Y Tu
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Cornea 28:116-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the clinical presentation of 3 cases of Alternaria keratitis and their response to medical therapy...
  7. pmc Polymicrobial keratitis: Acanthamoeba and infectious crystalline keratopathy
    Elmer Y Tu
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 148:13-9.e2. 2009
    ..To report the early presentation, cause, and successful medical management of combined Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) and infectious crystalline keratopathy (ICK)...
  8. doi request reprint The relative value of confocal microscopy and superficial corneal scrapings in the diagnosis of Acanthamoeba keratitis
    Elmer Y Tu
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Cornea 27:764-72. 2008
    ..To compare the relative diagnostic value of confocal microscopy and superficial corneal cultures in the diagnosis of Acanthamoeba keratitis by using clinical and microbiologic definitions of disease...
  9. ncbi request reprint Successful treatment of resistant ocular fusariosis with posaconazole (SCH-56592)
    Elmer Y Tu
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 143:222-227. 2007
    ..To describe the successful treatment with systemic posaconazole of a series of Fusarium ocular infections refractory to other antifungal agents...
  10. ncbi request reprint Recalcitrant Beauveria bassiana keratitis: confocal microscopy findings and treatment with posaconazole (Noxafil)
    Elmer Y Tu
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Cornea 26:1008-10. 2007
    ..To report the clinical, confocal microscopic, and histologic appearance of a case of Beauveria bassiana keratitis and response to medical therapy...
  11. pmc The association of contact lens solution use and Acanthamoeba keratitis
    Charlotte E Joslin
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 144:169-180. 2007
    ..To investigate Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) risk factors. Diagnosis of AK, a rare but serious corneal infection, has recently increased significantly at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Cornea Service...
  12. doi request reprint Prognostic factors affecting visual outcome in Acanthamoeba keratitis
    Elmer Y Tu
    University of Illinois at Chicago, Department of Ophthalmology, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ophthalmology 115:1998-2003. 2008
    ..To identify clinical and demographic factors associated with a worse visual outcome in Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK)...
  13. doi request reprint Early results of Descemet-stripping and automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) in patients with glaucoma drainage devices
    Kamran M Riaz
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Cornea 28:959-62. 2009
    ..To evaluate the outcome of Descemet-stripping and automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) in patients with glaucoma tube shunts in the anterior chamber...
  14. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological characteristics of a Chicago-area Acanthamoeba keratitis outbreak
    Charlotte E Joslin
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 142:212-7. 2006
    ..To characterize Acanthamoeba keratitis (AK) cases and analyze the geographical distribution within the Chicago-Gary-Kenosha metropolitan area, Chicago, Illinois, USA...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effect of temperature on the antimicrobial activity of Optisol-GS
    Rashmi Kapur
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Cornea 25:319-24. 2006
    ..To determine the survival of different bacteria inoculated in Optisol-GS at refrigerated storage temperature (6 degrees C) and after subsequent warming to room temperature (19-22 degrees C)...
  16. doi request reprint Stromal rejection following deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty: implications for postoperative care
    Evan A Olson
    Department of Ophthalmology, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Cornea 31:969-73. 2012
    ..To better characterize stromal rejection in the context of deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK) to improve early diagnosis and proper management...
  17. doi request reprint Corneal pathology in microphthalmia with linear skin defects syndrome
    Rashmi Kapur
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Cornea 27:734-8. 2008
    ..To describe the histopathology of the cornea in microphthalmia with linear streaks (MLS) syndrome...
  18. doi request reprint Clinical and histopathologic features of failed descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty grafts
    Janet A Lee
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Cornea 28:530-5. 2009
    ..To study the histopathologic features of Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK) grafts removed after graft failure and to correlate with relevant clinical features...
  19. ncbi request reprint Gemella haemolysans infectious crystalline keratopathy
    Mohammed K Elmallah
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago Eye and Ear Infirmary, Chicago, IL, USA
    Cornea 25:1245-7. 2006
    ..To report a case of infectious crystalline keratopathy caused by Gemella haemolysans...
  20. doi request reprint Use of infliximab in the treatment of peripheral ulcerative keratitis in Crohn disease
    Mary Pham
    Illinois Eye and Ear Infirmary, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 152:183-188.e2. 2011
    ..To report the effectiveness of infliximab in the treatment of peripheral ulcerative keratitis (PUK) associated with Crohn disease...
  21. pmc Practice patterns and opinions in the treatment of acanthamoeba keratitis
    Catherine E Oldenburg
    F I Proctor Foundation, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0944, USA
    Cornea 30:1363-8. 2011
    ..Management of acanthamoeba keratitis remains challenging for ophthalmologists. We conducted a survey of members of The Cornea Society to elicit expert opinions on the diagnosis and treatment of acanthamoeba keratitis...
  22. ncbi request reprint Corneal melt associated with idiopathic dacryoadenitis
    Manishi A Desai
    Oculoplastics and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 23:60-2. 2007
    ..To our knowledge, this is the only reported case of orbital inflammatory syndrome associated with a corneal epithelial defect and thinning...
  23. doi request reprint Septo-optic dysplasia with bilateral congenital corneal anesthesia
    Clement C Chow
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    J AAPOS 13:494-5. 2009
    ..The purpose of this report is to make pediatric ophthalmologists aware of a potential association since the diagnosis of congenital corneal anesthesia is often difficult and delayed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Contact lens overrefraction variability in corneal power estimation after refractive surgery
    Charlotte E Joslin
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Cataract Refract Surg 31:2287-92. 2005
    ..To evaluate the accuracy and precision of the contact lens overrefraction (CLO) method in determining corneal refractive power in post-refractive-surgery eyes...
  25. pmc Surgical technique for excisional bleb revision using a rotational conjunctival flap for a large conjunctival defect
    Kara L Schultz
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol 20:98-101. 2013
    ..Two subconjunctival 5-fluorouracil injections were given to improve bleb function. Eight months post-operatively, the intraocular pressure is well controlled on two agents, and the patient has had resolution of dysesthesia...
  26. doi request reprint Efficacy of contact lens systems against recent clinical and tap water Acanthamoeba isolates
    Megan E Shoff
    Department of Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Cornea 27:713-9. 2008
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Update on refractive surgery
    Elmer Y Tu
    Manag Care 11:21-3; discussion 24-7. 2002