T Y Wong

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cataract extraction rates among Chinese, Malays, and Indians in Singapore: a population-based analysis
    T Y Wong
    Department of Ophthalmology, National University of Singapore, 10 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 119260
    Arch Ophthalmol 119:727-32. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Retinal microvascular abnormalities and their relationship with hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and mortality
    T Y Wong
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53705 2397, USA
    Surv Ophthalmol 46:59-80. 2001
  3. pmc Is the pulse rate useful in assessing risk of diabetic retinopathy and macular oedema? The Wisconsin Epidemiological Study of Diabetic Retinopathy
    T Y Wong
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin 53705 2397, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 85:925-7. 2001
  4. pmc Relation of ocular trauma to cortical, nuclear, and posterior subcapsular cataracts: the Beaver Dam Eye Study
    T Y Wong
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 86:152-5. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and 5-year incidence of ocular trauma. The Beaver Dam Eye Study
    T Y Wong
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
    Ophthalmology 107:2196-202. 2000
  6. pmc Rates of hospital admissions for primary angle closure glaucoma among Chinese, Malays, and Indians in Singapore
    T Y Wong
    Singapore National Eye Center, Singapore
    Br J Ophthalmol 84:990-2. 2000
  7. ncbi request reprint Review of key findings from the Singapore Malay Eye Study (SiMES-1)
    M Rosman
    Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore, Singapore
    Singapore Med J 53:82-7. 2012
  8. pmc Prevalence and risk factors for refractive errors and ocular biometry parameters in an elderly Asian population: the Singapore Longitudinal Aging Study (SLAS)
    C S H Tan
    Department of Ophthalmology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, National Healthcare Group Eye Institute, Singapore
    Eye (Lond) 25:1294-301. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Refractive errors and incident cataracts: the Beaver Dam Eye Study
    T Y Wong
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53705 2397, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 42:1449-54. 2001
  10. pmc Influence of diabetes on macular thickness measured using optical coherence tomography: the Singapore Indian Eye Study
    C C A Sng
    Singapore Eye Research Institute and Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore, Singapore
    Eye (Lond) 26:690-8. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint Cataract extraction rates among Chinese, Malays, and Indians in Singapore: a population-based analysis
    T Y Wong
    Department of Ophthalmology, National University of Singapore, 10 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 119260
    Arch Ophthalmol 119:727-32. 2001
    ..To describe the rates of cataract extraction among Chinese, Malays, and Indians in an urban population in Asia...
  2. ncbi request reprint Retinal microvascular abnormalities and their relationship with hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and mortality
    T Y Wong
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53705 2397, USA
    Surv Ophthalmol 46:59-80. 2001
    ..When reliably quantified, retinal microvascular abnormalities may be useful as risk indicators for cerebrovascular diseases...
  3. pmc Is the pulse rate useful in assessing risk of diabetic retinopathy and macular oedema? The Wisconsin Epidemiological Study of Diabetic Retinopathy
    T Y Wong
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin 53705 2397, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 85:925-7. 2001
    ..To describe the relation between pulse rate and incident diabetic retinopathy...
  4. pmc Relation of ocular trauma to cortical, nuclear, and posterior subcapsular cataracts: the Beaver Dam Eye Study
    T Y Wong
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 86:152-5. 2002
    ..The consequences of minor ocular trauma in the general population are unclear. The relation of self reported ocular trauma to cortical, nuclear, and posterior subcapsular cataracts is described in a defined population...
  5. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and 5-year incidence of ocular trauma. The Beaver Dam Eye Study
    T Y Wong
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA
    Ophthalmology 107:2196-202. 2000
    ..To describe the cumulative lifetime prevalence and 5-year incidence of ocular trauma and their relation to risk factors in a defined white adult population living in a small town...
  6. pmc Rates of hospital admissions for primary angle closure glaucoma among Chinese, Malays, and Indians in Singapore
    T Y Wong
    Singapore National Eye Center, Singapore
    Br J Ophthalmol 84:990-2. 2000
    ..To estimate the rates of hospital admissions for primary angle closure glaucoma (PACG) in Chinese, Malays, and Indians in Singapore..
  7. ncbi request reprint Review of key findings from the Singapore Malay Eye Study (SiMES-1)
    M Rosman
    Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore, Singapore
    Singapore Med J 53:82-7. 2012
    ..This study highlights the key epidemiological findings from the Singapore Malay Eye Study (SiMES-1)...
  8. pmc Prevalence and risk factors for refractive errors and ocular biometry parameters in an elderly Asian population: the Singapore Longitudinal Aging Study (SLAS)
    C S H Tan
    Department of Ophthalmology, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, National Healthcare Group Eye Institute, Singapore
    Eye (Lond) 25:1294-301. 2011
    ..To determine the prevalence rates of refractive errors and pattern of ocular biometry in a multi-ethnic elderly Asian population...
  9. ncbi request reprint Refractive errors and incident cataracts: the Beaver Dam Eye Study
    T Y Wong
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53705 2397, USA
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 42:1449-54. 2001
    ..To describe the relation between refractive errors and incident age-related cataracts in a predominantly white US population...
  10. pmc Influence of diabetes on macular thickness measured using optical coherence tomography: the Singapore Indian Eye Study
    C C A Sng
    Singapore Eye Research Institute and Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore, Singapore
    Eye (Lond) 26:690-8. 2012
    ..To determine the influence of diabetes, diabetic retinopathy (DR), and other factors on macular thickness, measured using optical coherence tomography (OCT), in a population-based sample...
  11. doi request reprint How does hypertension affect your eyes?
    M Bhargava
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    J Hum Hypertens 26:71-83. 2012
    ..In management of patients with hypertension, physicians should be aware of the full spectrum of the relationship of blood pressure and the eye...
  12. ncbi request reprint Retinal microvascular abnormalities and incident stroke: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    T Y Wong
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53705 2397, USA
    Lancet 358:1134-40. 2001
    ..Retinal microvascular abnormalities reflect damage from hypertension and other vascular processes. We examined the relation of such abnormalities to incident stroke...
  13. doi request reprint Associations between complications and health-related quality of life in individuals with diabetes
    K Venkataraman
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore City, Singapore
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 78:865-73. 2013
    ..We examined associations between retinopathy, nephropathy, peripheral neuropathy (microvascular), coronary heart disease, stroke and peripheral arterial disease (macrovascular) in diabetes and HRQoL...
  14. pmc Retinal microvascular abnormalities and blood pressure in older people: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    T Y Wong
    Department of Ophthalmology, National University of Singapore and Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore
    Br J Ophthalmol 86:1007-13. 2002
    ..To examine the relation between blood pressure and retinal microvascular abnormalities in older people...
  15. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of ocular injury in a major US automobile corporation
    T Y Wong
    Singapore National Eye Center, Singapore
    Eye (Lond) 12:870-4. 1998
    ..Although occupational eye injuries account for a large proportion of ocular injuries, few industry-specific data have been published. To address this problem, we examined the epidemiology of eye injuries in a large automobile corporation...
  16. doi request reprint Prevalence and causes of decreased visual acuity in Singaporean Chinese preschoolers
    M Dirani
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore, Singapore
    Br J Ophthalmol 94:1561-5. 2010
    ..To describe the prevalence and causes of decreased visual acuity (VA) in Singaporean Chinese children...
  17. pmc Variation associated with measurement of retinal vessel diameters at different points in the pulse cycle
    M D Knudtson
    UW Madison Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin, 610 N Walnut Street, 4th Floor WARF, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Br J Ophthalmol 88:57-61. 2004
    ..To assess the variability in retinal vessel measurements at different points in the pulse cycle...
  18. doi request reprint Knowledge and beliefs associated with refractive errors and undercorrection: the Singapore Malay Eye Study
    M Rosman
    Singapore National Eye Center, Singapore
    Br J Ophthalmol 93:4-10. 2009
    ..The knowledge and beliefs of refractive errors and possible impact of undercorrection in a population-based study in Singapore are described...
  19. doi request reprint Cycloplegic refraction in preschool children: comparisons between the hand-held autorefractor, table-mounted autorefractor and retinoscopy
    S Prabakaran
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore, Singapore
    Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 29:422-6. 2009
    ..Therefore, we compared cycloplegic refraction measurements using three objective methods in a large cohort of children...
  20. doi request reprint Impact of symptomatic dry eye on vision-related daily activities: the Singapore Malay Eye Study
    L Tong
    Department of Ophthalmology, Singapore National Eye Center, Singapore, Singapore
    Eye (Lond) 24:1486-91. 2010
    ..To examine the impact of symptomatic dry eye on vision-related daily activities...
  21. doi request reprint Relationship between glycated haemoglobin and microvascular complications: is there a natural cut-off point for the diagnosis of diabetes?
    C Sabanayagam
    Department of Ophthalmology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    Diabetologia 52:1279-89. 2009
    ..This study was designed to determine whether the relationship of glycated haemoglobin to diabetic microvascular complications shows any natural thresholds that could be useful in diagnosing diabetes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Racial difference in the incidence of retinal detachment in Singapore
    T Y Wong
    Singapore National Eye Center and Singapore Eye Research Institute and the Department of Ophthalmology, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Arch Ophthalmol 117:379-83. 1999
    ..To determine the incidence of retinal detachment (RD) operations in a multiracial Southeast Asian population...
  23. doi request reprint Replication of 13 obesity loci among Singaporean Chinese, Malay and Asian-Indian populations
    R Dorajoo
    Genome Institute of Singapore, Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore, Singapore
    Int J Obes (Lond) 36:159-63. 2012
    ..Recent genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified 38 obesity-associated loci among European populations. However, their contribution to obesity in other ethnicities is largely unknown...
  24. pmc Risk factors of acute endophthalmitis after cataract extraction: a case-control study in Asian eyes
    T Y Wong
    Department of Ophthalmology, National University of Singapore, 10 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 119260, Republic of Singapore
    Br J Ophthalmol 88:29-31. 2004
    ..To describe risk factors of acute endophthalmitis after cataract extraction in an Asian population...
  25. ncbi request reprint Military laser weapons: current controversies
    B Seet
    Military Medicine Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 8:215-26. 2001
    ..The ophthalmic community can play a greater role in highlighting ocular morbidity from military lasers, and in preventing their further proliferation...
  26. pmc Education, socioeconomic status, and ocular dimensions in Chinese adults: the Tanjong Pagar Survey
    T Y Wong
    Department of Ophthalmology, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Br J Ophthalmol 86:963-8. 2002
    ..To relate indices of education, occupation, and socioeconomic status to ocular dimensions and refraction in an adult population...
  27. ncbi request reprint Risk factors and clinical outcomes between fungal and bacterial keratitis: a comparative study
    T Y Wong
    Singapore National Eye Center, Singapore
    CLAO J 23:275-81. 1997
    ..We conducted a hospital-based retrospective study to evaluate fungal and bacterial keratitis using a case-control design to compare risk factors and clinical outcomes...
  28. pmc Comparison of measurements of time outdoors and light levels as risk factors for myopia in young Singapore children
    R Dharani
    Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore
    Eye (Lond) 26:911-8. 2012
    ..To compare methods to measure time outdoor and light levels, two possible predictors of myopia, in Singapore children...
  29. ncbi request reprint Is it possible to slow the progression of myopia?
    S M Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 33:4-6. 2004
  30. ncbi request reprint Eye injuries in twentieth century warfare: a historical perspective
    T Y Wong
    Singapore National Eye Center, Singapore
    Surv Ophthalmol 41:433-59. 1997
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  31. ncbi request reprint Migraine and retinal microvascular abnormalities: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    K M Rose
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Neurology 68:1694-700. 2007
    ..This study examined the association between vascular headaches and retinal microvascular disease...
  32. pmc Risk factors for nuclear, cortical and posterior subcapsular cataracts in the Chinese population of Singapore: the Tanjong Pagar Survey
    P J Foster
    Singapore National Eye Centre and Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore
    Br J Ophthalmol 87:1112-20. 2003
    ..To describe risk factors for nuclear, cortical, and posterior subcapsular (PSC) cataracts in Chinese Singaporeans...
  33. ncbi request reprint Variations in ocular biometry in an adult Chinese population in Singapore: the Tanjong Pagar Survey
    T Y Wong
    Singapore National Eye Centre and Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 42:73-80. 2001
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  34. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and risk factors for pterygium in an adult Chinese population in Singapore: the Tanjong Pagar survey
    T Y Wong
    Singapore National Eye Centre and Eye Research Institute, 11 Third Hospital Ave, Singapore 168751, Singapore
    Am J Ophthalmol 131:176-83. 2001
    ..Independent associations with increasing age, male sex, and occupations linked to outdoor work and other exposures suggest a multifactorial cause of this condition...
  35. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of ocular trauma in Singapore: perspective from the emergency service of a large tertiary hospital
    L W Voon
    Singapore National Eye Center and Eye Research Institute, Singapore
    Eye 15:75-81. 2001
    ..The low prevalence of EPD use reinforces the need for a review of the design and implementation of occupational eye safety programmes, especially among non-resident workers...
  36. ncbi request reprint The relationship between ocular dimensions and refraction with adult stature: the Tanjong Pagar Survey
    T Y Wong
    Singapore National Eye Centre and the Singapore Eye Research Institute, 11 Third Hospital Avenue, Singapore 168751
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 42:1237-42. 2001
    ..Conversely, weight is independently related to refraction, although the exact biometric component responsible for this association is not apparent...
  37. ncbi request reprint Persistence of physical symptoms in and abnormal laboratory findings for survivors of severe acute respiratory syndrome
    Eugene Y K Tso
    Clin Infect Dis 38:1338. 2004
  38. doi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors of retinal vein occlusion in an Asian population
    L L Lim
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Br J Ophthalmol 92:1316-9. 2008
    ..To describe the prevalence and risk factors of retinal vein occlusion (RVO) in an Asian population...
  39. doi request reprint Education, socio-economic status and age-related macular degeneration in Asians: the Singapore Malay Eye Study
    P Cackett
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore
    Br J Ophthalmol 92:1312-5. 2008
    ..The present study aimed to assess the association between socio-economic status and the prevalence of AMD...
  40. pmc The epidemiology of age related eye diseases in Asia
    T Y Wong
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, 32 Gisborne Street, Victoria 3002, Australia
    Br J Ophthalmol 90:506-11. 2006
    ..In contrast, there are few well conducted population based studies on diabetic retinopathy and age related macular degeneration in Asia, two conditions that are likely to be important causes of blindness in the future...
  41. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and its effects on retinal vessel diameter in 6-year-old children
    B Taylor
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Westmead Millennium Institute, Westmead Hospital, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales 2145, Australia
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:1527-33. 2007
    ..To examine the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and other anthropometric measures with retinal vessel diameter in children...
  42. ncbi request reprint Retinal microvascular changes and MRI signs of cerebral atrophy in healthy, middle-aged people
    T Y Wong
    Singapore National Eye Center and National University of Singapore
    Neurology 61:806-11. 2003
    ..To examine the relation of retinal microvascular abnormalities and MRI signs of cerebral atrophy in healthy middle-aged people...