R Varma

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Vision assessment using the NIH Toolbox
    Rohit Varma
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Neurology 80:S37-40. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Improved vision-related function after ranibizumab for macular edema after retinal vein occlusion: results from the BRAVO and CRUISE trials
    Rohit Varma
    Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ophthalmology 119:2108-18. 2012
  3. pmc Four-year incidence of open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Rohit Varma
    Doheny Eye Institute and the Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 154:315-325.e1. 2012
  4. pmc Variation in genetic admixture and population structure among Latinos: the Los Angeles Latino eye study (LALES)
    Corina J Shtir
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Division of Biostatistics, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    BMC Genet 10:71. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of lens opacities in Latinos: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Rohit Varma
    Doheny Eye Institute and Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 90033, USA
    Ophthalmology 111:1449-56. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Concentration of latanoprost ophthalmic solution after 4 to 6 weeks' use in an eye clinic setting
    Rohit Varma
    Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, University of Southern California, California 90033, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:222-5. 2006
  7. doi request reprint Using diurnal intraocular pressure fluctuation to assess the efficacy of fixed-combination latanoprost/timolol versus latanoprost or timolol monotherapy
    R Varma
    Doheny Eye Institute and the Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1450 San Pablo Street, DEI 4900, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 94:80-4. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Assessing the efficacy of latanoprost vs timolol using an alternate efficacy parameter: the intervisit intraocular pressure range
    Rohit Varma
    Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 148:221-6. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint The multi-ethnic pediatric eye disease study: design and methods
    Rohit Varma
    Doheny Eye Institute and the Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033 9224, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 13:253-62. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of severity and bilaterality of visual impairment on health-related quality of life
    Rohit Varma
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ophthalmology 113:1846-53. 2006

Research Grants

  1. COLLABORATIVE INITIAL GLAUCOMA TREATMENT STUDY
    Rohit Varma; Fiscal Year: 2003
  2. Multiethnic Pediatric Eye Disease Study (MEPEDS)
    Rohit Varma; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. LOS ANGELES LATINO EYE STUDY
    Rohit Varma; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications86

  1. pmc Vision assessment using the NIH Toolbox
    Rohit Varma
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Neurology 80:S37-40. 2013
    ..Reliability and validity of the Toolbox visual acuity test were very good. A 53-item vision-targeted, health-related quality of life survey was also developed...
  2. doi request reprint Improved vision-related function after ranibizumab for macular edema after retinal vein occlusion: results from the BRAVO and CRUISE trials
    Rohit Varma
    Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ophthalmology 119:2108-18. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Four-year incidence of open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Rohit Varma
    Doheny Eye Institute and the Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 154:315-325.e1. 2012
    ..To estimate the 4-year incidence of open-angle glaucoma (OAG) and ocular hypertension (OHT) among adult Latinos 40 years of age and older...
  4. pmc Variation in genetic admixture and population structure among Latinos: the Los Angeles Latino eye study (LALES)
    Corina J Shtir
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Division of Biostatistics, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    BMC Genet 10:71. 2009
    ..Sensitivity of ancestry estimates to relative sample size was considered...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of lens opacities in Latinos: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Rohit Varma
    Doheny Eye Institute and Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 90033, USA
    Ophthalmology 111:1449-56. 2004
    ..To estimate the age- and gender-specific prevalence of posterior subcapsular (PSC), nuclear, cortical, and mixed lens opacities in a population-based sample of Latinos 40 years and older...
  6. ncbi request reprint Concentration of latanoprost ophthalmic solution after 4 to 6 weeks' use in an eye clinic setting
    Rohit Varma
    Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, University of Southern California, California 90033, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:222-5. 2006
    ..To determine the concentration of latanoprost in bottles of latanoprost ophthalmic solution 0.005% after 4 or 6 weeks of use in patients in an eye clinic setting...
  7. doi request reprint Using diurnal intraocular pressure fluctuation to assess the efficacy of fixed-combination latanoprost/timolol versus latanoprost or timolol monotherapy
    R Varma
    Doheny Eye Institute and the Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1450 San Pablo Street, DEI 4900, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 94:80-4. 2010
    ..To evaluate differences in diurnal intraocular pressure (IOP) fluctuation in glaucoma/ocular hypertension patients treated with once-daily fixed-combination latanoprost/timolol, once-daily latanoprost or twice-daily timolol...
  8. doi request reprint Assessing the efficacy of latanoprost vs timolol using an alternate efficacy parameter: the intervisit intraocular pressure range
    Rohit Varma
    Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 148:221-6. 2009
    ..To compare latanoprost and timolol with regard to changes in the intervisit intraocular pressure (IOP) range, a measure of long-term IOP fluctuation...
  9. ncbi request reprint The multi-ethnic pediatric eye disease study: design and methods
    Rohit Varma
    Doheny Eye Institute and the Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033 9224, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 13:253-62. 2006
    ..The examination includes fixation preference testing, visual acuity, stereoacuity, axial length measurement, cycloplegic refraction, keratometry, eye alignment, and anterior and posterior segment examination...
  10. ncbi request reprint Impact of severity and bilaterality of visual impairment on health-related quality of life
    Rohit Varma
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ophthalmology 113:1846-53. 2006
    ..To assess the impact of unilateral and bilateral visual impairment (VI) and its severity on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in Latinos 40 years and older...
  11. doi request reprint Inter-visit intraocular pressure range: an alternative parameter for assessing intraocular pressure control in clinical trials
    Rohit Varma
    Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1450 San Pablo Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 145:336-42. 2008
    ..To evaluate whether inter-visit intraocular pressure (IOP) range, which reflects extreme and potentially damaging IOP fluctuations, provides additional information on IOP control compared to mean IOP...
  12. pmc The prevalence and risk indicators of uncorrected refractive error and unmet refractive need in Latinos: the Los AngelesLatino Eye Study
    Rohit Varma
    Doheny Eye Institute and the Department of Ophthalmology, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49:5264-73. 2008
    ..To determine the age- and sex-specific prevalence and risk indicators of uncorrected refractive error and unmet refractive need among a population-based sample of Latino adults...
  13. doi request reprint Burden and predictors of undetected eye disease in Mexican-Americans: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Rohit Varma
    Doheny Eye Institute, Suite 4900, 1450 San Pablo Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Med Care 46:497-506. 2008
    ..Although little is known about the prevalence and risk of undetected eye disease (UED) in this population, it is known that Latinos encounter disproportionate barriers in accessing health care, which may influence the burden of UED...
  14. doi request reprint Testability of the Retinomax autorefractor and IOLMaster in preschool children: the Multi-ethnic Pediatric Eye Disease Study
    Mark Borchert
    Doheny Eye Institute and Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033 9224, USA
    Ophthalmology 115:1422-5, 1425.e1. 2008
    ..To determine the testability of Retinomax and IOLMaster ocular biometry in preschool children...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension in Latinos: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Rohit Varma
    Doheny Eye Institute and Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 90033, USA
    Ophthalmology 111:1439-48. 2004
    ..To estimate age- and gender-specific prevalences of ocular hypertension and open-angle glaucoma (OAG) in adult Latinos...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of diabetic retinopathy in adult Latinos: the Los Angeles Latino eye study
    Rohit Varma
    Doheny Eye Institute and Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Ophthalmology 111:1298-306. 2004
    ..To estimate age- and gender-specific prevalence of diabetic retinopathy (DR) and to determine the association of type, duration, and treatment of diabetes with the prevalence of DR in adult Latinos...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of age-related macular degeneration in Latinos: the Los Angeles Latino eye study
    Rohit Varma
    Doheny Eye Institute and Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Ophthalmology 111:1288-97. 2004
    ..To estimate the age- and gender-specific prevalence of early age-related macular degeneration (AMD; drusen and retinal pigmentary abnormalities) and advanced AMD (exudative AMD and geographic atrophy) in Latinos...
  18. pmc Four-year incidence and progression of age-related macular degeneration: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Rohit Varma
    Doheny Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 149:741-51. 2010
    ..To estimate 4-year incidence and progression of early and advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD)...
  19. pmc Four-year incidence and progression of visual impairment in Latinos: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Rohit Varma
    Doheny Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033 9224, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 149:713-27. 2010
    ..To determine the 4-year incidence of visual impairment (VI) and blindness and worsening of visual acuity in adult Latinos and Hispanics aged 40 years and older...
  20. pmc Four-year incidence and progression of lens opacities: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Rohit Varma
    Doheny Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 149:728-34.e1-2. 2010
    ..To estimate the 4-year incidence and progression of lens opacities...
  21. pmc Four-year incidence and progression of diabetic retinopathy and macular edema: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Rohit Varma
    Doheny Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 149:752-61.e1-3. 2010
    ..To estimate the 4-year incidence and progression of diabetic retinopathy, macular edema (ME) and clinically significant macular edema (CSME) among adult Latinos with diabetes mellitus...
  22. ncbi request reprint The Los Angeles Latino Eye Study: design, methods, and baseline data
    Rohit Varma
    Doheny Eye Institute and the Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ophthalmology 111:1121-31. 2004
    ....
  23. pmc An assessment of the health and economic burdens of glaucoma
    Rohit Varma
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 152:515-22. 2011
    ..To bring together information concerning the epidemiology and the economic and individual burdens of glaucoma...
  24. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk indicators of visual impairment and blindness in Latinos: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Rohit Varma
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ophthalmology 111:1132-40. 2004
    ..To determine the age- and gender-specific prevalence and risk indicators of visual impairment and blindness in urban Latinos 40 years and older...
  25. ncbi request reprint Causes of low vision and blindness in adult Latinos: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Susan A Cotter
    Doheny Eye Institute and Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033 9224, USA
    Ophthalmology 113:1574-82. 2006
    ..To describe the causes of low vision and blindness in a population-based sample of adult Latinos...
  26. ncbi request reprint Impact of visual field loss on health-related quality of life in glaucoma: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Roberta McKean-Cowdin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ophthalmology 115:941-948.e1. 2008
    ..To examine the association between health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and visual field (VF) loss in participants with open-angle glaucoma (OAG) in the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study (LALES)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Type 2 diabetes mellitus and the risk of open-angle glaucoma the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Vikas Chopra
    Doheny Eye Institute and Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ophthalmology 115:227-232.e1. 2008
    ..To examine the relationship between type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and the risk of having open-angle glaucoma (OAG) in an adult Latino population...
  28. pmc Combining nerve fiber layer parameters to optimize glaucoma diagnosis with optical coherence tomography
    Ake Tzu Hui Lu
    Doheny Eye Institute and Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ophthalmology 115:1352-7, 1357.e1-2. 2008
    ..To identify the best combination of Stratus optical coherence tomography (OCT) retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness parameters for the detection of glaucoma...
  29. pmc Mapping of macular substructures with optical coherence tomography for glaucoma diagnosis
    Ou Tan
    Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Ophthalmology 115:949-56. 2008
    ..To use optical coherence tomography (OCT) to identify the specific retinal layers and macular regions damaged in glaucoma...
  30. pmc Ocular risk factors for age-related macular degeneration: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Samantha Fraser-Bell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 149:735-40. 2010
    ..To assess the association between ocular factors and age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in Latinos...
  31. pmc Prevalence of visually significant cataract and factors associated with unmet need for cataract surgery: Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Grace M Richter
    Doheny Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Ophthalmology 116:2327-35. 2009
    ..To estimate the prevalence of visually significant cataract in a US Latino population and to report predisposing, enabling, need, and health behavior characteristics associated with the unmet need for cataract surgery (UNCS)...
  32. pmc Associations with intraocular pressure in Latinos: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Farnaz Memarzadeh
    Doheny Eye Institute and the Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1450 San Pablo Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 146:69-76. 2008
    ..To evaluate the association of biologic factors with intraocular pressure (IOP) in a Latino population...
  33. pmc Severity of visual field loss and health-related quality of life
    Roberta McKean-Cowdin
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 143:1013-23. 2007
    ..To examine the association between severity of visual field loss (VFL) and self-reported health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in a population-based sample...
  34. pmc Determinants of normal retinal nerve fiber layer thickness measured by Stratus OCT
    Donald L Budenz
    Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Ophthalmology 114:1046-52. 2007
    ..To determine the effects of age, optic disc area, ethnicity, eye, gender, and axial length on the retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) in the normal human eye as measured by Stratus OCT (optical coherence tomography)...
  35. pmc Prevalence and risk factors for cerebrovascular disease in community-dwelling Latinos
    Nerses Sanossian
    Stroke Center and Department of Neurology, University of Southern California, 1200N State Street, 5640, Los Angeles, CA 90033, United States
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 110:985-7. 2008
    ..We sought to assess the prevalence of self-reported stroke in a population-based sample of community-dwelling Latinos in Los Angeles...
  36. ncbi request reprint The impact of visual impairment on self-reported visual functioning in Latinos: The Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Denise R Globe
    Department of Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy, School of Pharmacy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ophthalmology 111:1141-9. 2004
    ..To assess the association between presenting binocular visual acuity (VA) and self-reported visual function as measured by the 25-item National Eye Institute Visual Function Questionnaire (NEI-VFQ-25)...
  37. doi request reprint Glaucoma in Latinos/Hispanics
    Elma Kim
    Doheny Eye Institute and Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 21:100-5. 2010
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Refractive error, ocular biometry, and lens opalescence in an adult population: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Chrisandra Shufelt
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 46:4450-60. 2005
    ..To characterize age- and gender-related differences in refractive error, ocular biometry, and lens opalescence (NOP) in a population-based sample of adult Latinos. Also assessed were the determinants of age-related refractive differences...
  39. pmc Anisometropia in Hispanic and african american infants and young children the multi-ethnic pediatric eye disease study
    Mark Borchert
    Doheny Eye Institute and the Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033 922, USA
    Ophthalmology 117:148-153.e1. 2010
    ..To determine anisometropia prevalence and associated risk factors in Hispanic and African American preschoolers...
  40. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic, family history, and lifestyle risk factors for open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension. The Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Vatsal Doshi
    Doheny Eye Institute and Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033 9224, USA
    Ophthalmology 115:639-647.e2. 2008
    ..To evaluate the relationship between sociodemographic, family history, and lifestyle risk factors and open-angle glaucoma (OAG) and ocular hypertension (OHT) in Latinos...
  41. pmc Assessing the relationship between central corneal thickness and retinal nerve fiber layer thickness in healthy subjects
    Tarkan Mumcuoglu
    UPMC Eye Center, Ophthalmology and Visual Science Research Center, Eye and Ear Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 146:561-6. 2008
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Binocular visual acuity summation and inhibition in an ocular epidemiological study: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Stanley P Azen
    Departments of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 43:1742-8. 2002
    ..To characterize binocular visual acuity summation and inhibition in participants of a population-based ocular epidemiologic study...
  43. pmc Prevalence and associations of asymptomatic retinal emboli in Latinos: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study (LALES)
    Susan Liu Hoki
    Doheny Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 145:143-8. 2008
    ..To study the prevalence and associations of asymptomatic retinal emboli in a cohort of Latinos and to compare these findings with those of previous population studies...
  44. pmc Ocular biometry and open-angle glaucoma: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Aaron A Kuzin
    Doheny Eye Institute and the Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ophthalmology 117:1713-9. 2010
    ..To examine the associations among myopic refractive error (MRE), corneal power (CP), axial length (AL), and the prevalence of open-angle glaucoma (OAG) in an adult Latino population...
  45. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with variability in retinal nerve fiber layer thickness measurements obtained by optical coherence tomography
    Ziqiang Wu
    Doheny Image Reading Center, Doheny Eye Institute, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Ophthalmology 114:1505-12. 2007
    ..To identify factors associated with variability in retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness measurements obtained by optical coherence tomography (OCT)...
  46. pmc Intraocular pressure, central corneal thickness, and prevalence of open-angle glaucoma: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Brian A Francis
    Doheny Eye Institute, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 146:741-6. 2008
    ..To examine the relationship between the prevalence of open-angle glaucoma (OAG) and intraocular pressure (IOP) and the impact of central corneal thickness (CCT) on this relationship...
  47. ncbi request reprint Myopic refractive error in adult Latinos: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Kristina Tarczy-Hornoch
    Doheny Eye Institute, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:1845-52. 2006
    ..To estimate gender- and age-specific prevalence of myopia and identify risk indicators for myopia in a population-based sample of Latino adults aged 40 years and older in La Puente, California...
  48. ncbi request reprint Self-reported comorbidities and visual function in a population-based study: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Denise R Globe
    Department of Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy, School of Pharmacy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 123:815-21. 2005
    ..To assess the association of self-reported systemic and ocular comorbid disease and visual function in Latino subjects...
  49. pmc Self-reported use of eye care among Latinos: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Leo S Morales
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
    Ophthalmology 117:207-15.e1. 2010
    ..To identify the prevalence and determinants of self-reported eye care use in Latinos...
  50. pmc Cardiovascular risk factors and age-related macular degeneration: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Samantha Fraser-Bell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 145:308-16. 2008
    ..To assess the association of cardiovascular risk factors and ocular perfusion pressure with early and advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in Latinos...
  51. pmc Blood pressure, perfusion pressure, and open-angle glaucoma: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Farnaz Memarzadeh
    Department of Ophthalmology, Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 51:2872-7. 2010
    ..To examine the cross-sectional relationship between blood pressure, perfusion pressure, and prevalence of open angle glaucoma (OAG) in an adult Latino population...
  52. ncbi request reprint Relationship between self-reported depression and self-reported visual function in Latinos
    Sylvia H Paz
    Doheny Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology and Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90033 9224, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 121:1021-7. 2003
    ..To validate and assess the relationship between self-reported depression as measured by a single item on the Medical Outcomes Study Short-Form 12 (SF-12) and self-reported visual function...
  53. pmc Visual acuity testability in African-American and Hispanic children: the multi-ethnic pediatric eye disease study
    Susan A Cotter
    Doheny Eye Institute and Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 144:663-7. 2007
    ..To compare the age- and gender-specific testability rates for the Amblyopia Treatment Study (ATS) HOTV visual acuity testing protocol using the electronic visual acuity (EVA) tester in African-American and Hispanic preschool children...
  54. ncbi request reprint Noncompliance with vision care guidelines in Latinos with type 2 diabetes mellitus: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Sylvia H Paz
    Doheny Eye Institute and Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033 9224, USA
    Ophthalmology 113:1372-7. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence of and personal factors associated with noncompliance with American Diabetes Association (ADA) guidelines for vision care in a population-based sample of adult Latinos with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)...
  55. ncbi request reprint Category fluency in a latino sample: associations with age, education, gender, and language
    Wendy J Mack
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    J Clin Exp Neuropsychol 27:591-8. 2005
    ....
  56. pmc Detection of macular ganglion cell loss in glaucoma by Fourier-domain optical coherence tomography
    Ou Tan
    Doheny Eye Institute and Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Ophthalmology 116:2305-14.e1-2. 2009
    ..To map ganglion cell complex (GCC) thickness with high-speed Fourier-domain optical coherence tomography (FD-OCT) and compute novel macular parameters for glaucoma diagnosis...
  57. pmc Central and peripheral visual impairment and the risk of falls and falls with injury
    Cecilia M Patino
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Ophthalmology 117:199-206.e1. 2010
    ..To evaluate whether central (CVI) and peripheral visual impairment (PVI) are independent risk factors for falls and falls with injury 4 years later...
  58. pmc Visual acuity norms in pre-school children: the Multi-Ethnic Pediatric Eye Disease Study
    Ying Pan
    Department of Ophthalmology, MPH Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 86:607-12. 2009
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic factors and age-related macular degeneration in Latinos: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Samantha Fraser-Bell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 139:30-8. 2005
    ..To assess the association of various sociodemographic factors and early and advanced (geographic atrophy, exudative) age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in Latinos...
  60. ncbi request reprint Biologic risk factors associated with diabetic retinopathy: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Rohit Varma
    Doheny Eye Institute and Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Ophthalmology 114:1332-40. 2007
    ..To identify biologic risk factors associated with having diabetic retinopathy (DR) in Latinos with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)...
  61. ncbi request reprint Smoking, alcohol intake, estrogen use, and age-related macular degeneration in Latinos: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Samantha Fraser-Bell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1450 San Pablo Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 141:79-87. 2006
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Retinopathy in persons without diabetes: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Jennifer R Chao
    Doheny Eye Institute and the Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48:4019-25. 2007
    ..To assess the prevalence of retinopathy and its relationship to sociodemographic and clinical characteristics in a population-based cohort of adult Latinos without diabetes mellitus...
  63. pmc Factors influencing driving status in an older Latino population
    Freddi Segal-Gidan
    Department of Neurology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Aging Health 22:332-47. 2010
    ..The study aims at examining factors associated with driving status and self-reported driving difficulty, with particular attention to vision and cognitive impairment...
  64. ncbi request reprint Optical tomography-measured retinal nerve fiber layer thickness in normal latinos
    Rohit Varma
    Doheny Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:3369-73. 2003
    ..To measure retinal nerve fiber layer (RNFL) thickness in normal Latinos using optical coherence tomography (OCT)...
  65. ncbi request reprint Disease progression and the need for neuroprotection in glaucoma management
    Rohit Varma
    University of Southern California, 1450 San Pablo St, Room 4900, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Manag Care 14:S15-9. 2008
    ..Neuroprotectant therapy outcomes should include functional and structural effects of disease progression and neuroprotectant therapies, as well as patient functioning and economic impact...
  66. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and associations of epiretinal membranes in latinos: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Samantha Fraser-Bell
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 45:1732-6. 2004
    ..To determine age- and gender-specific prevalence and associations of epiretinal membranes (ERMs) in adult Latinos...
  67. ncbi request reprint Migration of intraocular silicone oil into the subconjunctival space and orbit through an Ahmed glaucoma valve
    P P Nazemi
    Doheny Eye Institute, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1450 San Pablo Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 132:929-31. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Silicone oil migration through an Ahmed valve may be observed after retinal detachment repair with intraocular silicone oil. An Ahmed valve may be contraindicated in eyes of patients with intraocular silicone oil...
  68. pmc Scan quality effect on glaucoma discrimination by glaucoma imaging devices
    K R Sung
    UPMC Eye Center, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 203 Lothrop Street, Eye and Ear Institute, Suite 816, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 93:1580-4. 2009
    ..To evaluate, within ocular imaging scans of acceptable quality as determined by manufacturers' guidelines, the effects of image quality on glaucoma discrimination capabilities...
  69. ncbi request reprint Diabetic retinopathy: challenges and future directions
    Rohit Varma
    Am J Ophthalmol 141:539-41. 2006
  70. ncbi request reprint Effects of corneal thickness, corneal curvature, and intraocular pressure level on Goldmann applanation tonometry and dynamic contour tonometry
    Brian A Francis
    Doheny Eye Institute, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Ophthalmology 114:20-6. 2007
    ....
  71. ncbi request reprint Using focus groups to develop a culturally sensitive methodology for epidemiological surveys in a Latino population: findings from the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study (LALES)
    Denise R Globe
    School of Pharmacy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:259-66. 2002
    ..Many standardized survey instruments are initially developed in English-speaking populations. These instruments may not be culturally appropriate for other ethnic groups, such as Latinos...
  72. ncbi request reprint Intraocular pressure control and complications with two-stage insertion of the Baerveldt implant
    Ly Tong
    Doheny Eye Institute and the Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1450 San Pablo Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Ophthalmology 110:353-8. 2003
    ..To evaluate intraocular pressure (IOP) control and the prevalence of complications associated with the two-stage insertion of the Baerveldt implant...
  73. ncbi request reprint Psychometric performance of the NEI VFQ-25 in visually normal Latinos: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Denise Globe
    Department of Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy, School of Pharmacy, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:1470-8. 2003
    ..To characterize the psychometric performance of the National Eye Institute 25-item Visual Function Questionnaire (NEI VFQ-25) in visually normal Latinos (Mexican Americans)...
  74. ncbi request reprint Central corneal thickness in Latinos
    Sora Hahn
    Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90089, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44:1508-12. 2003
    ..To characterize central corneal thickness (CCT) in Latinos aged 40 or more years...
  75. doi request reprint Stereoacuity testability in African-American and Hispanic pre-school children
    Kristina Tarczy-Hornoch
    Doheny Eye Institute, and the Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Optom Vis Sci 85:158-63. 2008
    ..To determine testability using the Randot Pre-school Stereoacuity Test in black and Hispanic children 30 to 72 months of age...
  76. 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
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint Eye disease in Latinos
    Samantha Fraser-Bell
    Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Int Ophthalmol Clin 43:79-89. 2003
  78. ncbi request reprint Visual acuity outcomes after cataract extraction in adult latinos. The Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Anne E BaraƱano
    Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ophthalmology 115:815-21. 2008
    ..To determine prevalence, primary causes, and risk indicators of visual impairment in cataract-operated eyes...
  79. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of obesity and associated co-morbid conditions in a population-based sample of primarily urban Mexican Americans
    Mina Torres
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1450 San Pablo Street, DEI 4900, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:362-9. 2006
    ..To estimate the prevalence and risk factors of obesity in a sample of primarily urban Mexican Americans (the fastest growing segment of the US population), and to examine the association between obesity and co-morbid conditions...
  80. ncbi request reprint Compliance with recommendations for follow-up care in Latinos: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Miguel Unzueta
    Department of Ophthalmology, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:285-91. 2004
    ..To determine rates of follow-up eye and health care in the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study (LALES), a population-based sample of Latinos...
  81. ncbi request reprint Intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide and secondary ocular hypertension
    Jost Jonas
    Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Clinical Medicine Mannheim, Ruprecht Karls University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    J Glaucoma 14:168-71. 2005
  82. ncbi request reprint Experience with the baerveldt glaucoma implant in the management of pediatric glaucoma
    Christiane Rolim de Moura
    Department of Ophthalmology, Federal University of Sao Paulo Paulista School of Medicine, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Am J Ophthalmol 139:847-54. 2005
    ..To report the clinical outcome in 48 eyes of 48 children who received a Baerveldt glaucoma implant (BGI) for the management of pediatric glaucoma...
  83. pmc Estimating the rate of progressive visual field damage in those with open-angle glaucoma, from cross-sectional data
    Aimee Teo Broman
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology and the Glaucoma Service, Wilmer Ophthalmological Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49:66-76. 2008
    ..To estimate the rate of visual field progression in open-angle glaucoma (OAG) subjects, by using data from population-based cross-sectional studies...
  84. ncbi request reprint Population-based study of early age-related macular degeneration: role of the complement factor H Y402H polymorphism in bilateral but not unilateral disease
    Nicole Tedeschi-Blok
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Ophthalmology 114:99-103. 2007
    ..We utilized a population-based case-control study design of early AMD among Latinos/Hispanics to evaluate the CFH Tyr402His polymorphism for an association with early AMD phenotypes...
  85. pmc Automated detection of clinically significant macular edema by grid scanning optical coherence tomography
    Srinivas R Sadda
    Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Ophthalmology 113:1187.e1-12. 2006
    ..To compare the detection of clinically significant diabetic macular edema (DME) by an optical coherence tomography (OCT) grid scanning protocol and biomicroscopic examination...

Research Grants9

  1. COLLABORATIVE INITIAL GLAUCOMA TREATMENT STUDY
    Rohit Varma; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  2. Multiethnic Pediatric Eye Disease Study (MEPEDS)
    Rohit Varma; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..MEPEDS will also be studying selected demographic, biological and behavioral risk factors associated with these diseases and the consequences of these diseases from a health related quality of life perspective. ..
  3. LOS ANGELES LATINO EYE STUDY
    Rohit Varma; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The data will help predict the eye care needs of and will aid in developing prevention and intervention programs for this largest and fastest growing minority in the United States. ..