cataract extraction

Summary

Summary: Surgical removal of a cataractous lens. (Dorland, 28th ed)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The impact of cataract surgery on quality of life
    Ecosse L Lamoureux
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore, Singapore
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 22:19-27. 2011
  2. ncbi Metabolic syndrome components in relation to risk of cataract extraction: a prospective cohort study of women
    Birgitta Ejdervik Lindblad
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ophthalmology 115:1687-92. 2008
  3. ncbi The impact of cataract surgery on health related quality of life in Kenya, the Philippines, and Bangladesh
    Sarah Polack
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 17:387-99. 2010
  4. pmc Cataract prevalence, cataract surgical coverage and barriers to uptake of cataract surgical services in Pakistan: the Pakistan National Blindness and Visual Impairment Survey
    Z Jadoon
    Pakistan Institute of Community Ophthalmlogy, Kyber Institute of Ophthalmic Medical Sciences, Peshawar, Pakistan
    Br J Ophthalmol 91:1269-73. 2007
  5. ncbi Prevalence and vision-related outcomes of cataract surgery in Gujarat, India
    Gudlavalleti V S Murthy
    International Center for Eye Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 16:400-9. 2009
  6. ncbi Rapid assessment of avoidable blindness in Kunming, china
    Min Wu
    Red Cross Hospital, Kunming, Yunnan, China
    Ophthalmology 115:969-74. 2008
  7. ncbi The prevalence of blindness and cataract surgery in rautahat district, Nepal
    Yuddha D Sapkota
    Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh, Tripureshwor, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 17:82-9. 2010
  8. ncbi Rapid assessment of avoidable blindness and cataract surgical services in kilimanjaro region, Tanzania
    Celestin Habiyakire
    Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College, Tumaini University, Tanzania
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 17:90-4. 2010
  9. ncbi Rapid assessment of avoidable blindness in Nakuru district, Kenya
    Wanjiku Mathenge
    Rift Valley Provincial Hospital, Nakuru, Kenya
    Ophthalmology 114:599-605. 2007
  10. ncbi Postsurgical cystoid macular edema
    Anat Loewenstein
    Department of Ophthalmology, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Dev Ophthalmol 47:148-59. 2010

Research Grants

  1. Ocular Oxygen Metabolism and the Etiology of Open Angle Glaucoma
    Carla J Siegfried; Fiscal Year: 2013
  2. ROLE OF TOXINS IN ENDOPHTHALMITIS
    MEREDITH GREGORY-KSANDER; Fiscal Year: 2012
  3. The Regulation of Lens Fiber Cell Differentiation
    Melinda K Duncan; Fiscal Year: 2012
  4. FLUOROURACIL FILTERING SURGERY STUDY
    WALLACE ALWARD; Fiscal Year: 1992
  5. 5-FLUOROURACIL & GLAUCOMA FILTERING SURGERY
    Dale Heuer; Fiscal Year: 1992
  6. 5-FLUOROURACIL & GLAUCOMA FILTERING SURGERY
    Richard Parrish; Fiscal Year: 1993
  7. 5-FLUOROURACIL AND GLAUCOMA FILTERING SURGERY
    MICHAEL KASS; Fiscal Year: 1992
  8. CHRONIC ENDOPHTHALMITIS COMPLICATING CATARACT SURGERY
    Ronald Smith; Fiscal Year: 1992
  9. A STRUCTURED CRITERIA REVIEW PROCESS FOR FOUR SURGICAL P
    J Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 1991
  10. PERIOPERATIVE WOUND LEAKS AFTER TRABECULECTOMY IN FFSS
    Richard Parrish; Fiscal Year: 1999

Detail Information

Publications360 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi The impact of cataract surgery on quality of life
    Ecosse L Lamoureux
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore National Eye Centre, Singapore, Singapore
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 22:19-27. 2011
    ..This review summarizes the recent literature of the impact of cataract surgery from the patient's perspective, with a focus on second-generation patient reported outcome (PRO) measures that used Rasch analysis to explore their data...
  2. ncbi Metabolic syndrome components in relation to risk of cataract extraction: a prospective cohort study of women
    Birgitta Ejdervik Lindblad
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ophthalmology 115:1687-92. 2008
    To investigate the association between metabolic syndrome and some of its components with the incidence of cataract extraction.
  3. ncbi The impact of cataract surgery on health related quality of life in Kenya, the Philippines, and Bangladesh
    Sarah Polack
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 17:387-99. 2010
    ..To assess the impact of cataract surgery on vision related quality of life (VRQoL) and generic health related quality of life (HRQoL) in Kenya, Bangladesh and the Philippines...
  4. pmc Cataract prevalence, cataract surgical coverage and barriers to uptake of cataract surgical services in Pakistan: the Pakistan National Blindness and Visual Impairment Survey
    Z Jadoon
    Pakistan Institute of Community Ophthalmlogy, Kyber Institute of Ophthalmic Medical Sciences, Peshawar, Pakistan
    Br J Ophthalmol 91:1269-73. 2007
    ....
  5. ncbi Prevalence and vision-related outcomes of cataract surgery in Gujarat, India
    Gudlavalleti V S Murthy
    International Center for Eye Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 16:400-9. 2009
    ..Investigate the prevalence and vision-related outcomes of cataract surgery in an area of high cataract surgical rate...
  6. ncbi Rapid assessment of avoidable blindness in Kunming, china
    Min Wu
    Red Cross Hospital, Kunming, Yunnan, China
    Ophthalmology 115:969-74. 2008
    ....
  7. ncbi The prevalence of blindness and cataract surgery in rautahat district, Nepal
    Yuddha D Sapkota
    Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh, Tripureshwor, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 17:82-9. 2010
    ..This study aimed to ascertain the impact of the hospital services by estimating the prevalence of blindness, visual impairment and cataract surgical coverage among the older adult population of the Rautahat district...
  8. ncbi Rapid assessment of avoidable blindness and cataract surgical services in kilimanjaro region, Tanzania
    Celestin Habiyakire
    Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College, Tumaini University, Tanzania
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 17:90-4. 2010
    ..To estimate the prevalence and causes of avoidable blindness and visual impairment in persons 50 years of age and older, and to assess the impact of cataract surgical services...
  9. ncbi Rapid assessment of avoidable blindness in Nakuru district, Kenya
    Wanjiku Mathenge
    Rift Valley Provincial Hospital, Nakuru, Kenya
    Ophthalmology 114:599-605. 2007
    ..To estimate the prevalence of avoidable blindness in > or =50-year-olds in Nakuru district, Kenya, and to evaluate the Rapid Assessment for Avoidable Blindness (RAAB), a new methodology to measure the magnitude and causes of blindness...
  10. ncbi Postsurgical cystoid macular edema
    Anat Loewenstein
    Department of Ophthalmology, Tel Aviv Medical Center, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Dev Ophthalmol 47:148-59. 2010
    ..Antiangiogenic agents, though experimental, should be considered for nonresponsive persistent CME. Surgical options should be reserved for special indications...
  11. ncbi Pediatric cataract and surgery outcomes in Central India: a hospital based study
    Rajiv Khandekar
    BCEIO, UBC, Canada
    Indian J Med Sci 61:15-22. 2007
    ..A review of pediatric cataract cases operated between January 2003 and March 2005 in the tribal belt of central India was carried out...
  12. ncbi Variation in coronary artery bypass grafting, angioplasty, cataract surgery, and hip replacement rates among primary care groups in London: association with population and practice characteristics
    Azeem Majeed
    School of Public Policy, University College London
    J Public Health Med 24:21-6. 2002
    ..However, no studies in the United Kingdom have yet examined the variation in the use of important groups of surgical procedures among primary care groups...
  13. pmc Dry eye after cataract surgery and associated intraoperative risk factors
    Yang Kyeung Cho
    The Catholic University of Korea, St Vincent s Hospital, Suwon, Korea
    Korean J Ophthalmol 23:65-73. 2009
    ..To investigate changes in dry eye symptoms and diagnostic test values after cataract surgery and to address factors that might influence those symptoms and test results...
  14. ncbi Management and outcomes of postoperative endophthalmitis since the endophthalmitis vitrectomy study: the Endophthalmitis Population Study of Western Australia (EPSWA)'s fifth report
    Jonathon Q Ng
    School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Australia
    Ophthalmology 112:1199-206. 2005
    ..To examine if changes in the diagnosis and management of postoperative endophthalmitis have occurred since 1995, and to identify factors that might predict final visual outcome...
  15. pmc Rapid assessment of avoidable blindness and needs assessment of cataract surgical services in Satkhira District, Bangladesh
    Z Wadud
    Child Sight Foundation, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Br J Ophthalmol 90:1225-9. 2006
    ..To estimate the magnitude and causes of blindness in people aged > or =50 years in Satkhira district, Bangladesh, and to assess the availability of cataract surgical services...
  16. ncbi High-volume surgery in developing countries
    D Yorston
    Moorfields Eye Hospital, Vitreo Retinal Service, London, UK
    Eye (Lond) 19:1083-9. 2005
    ..This article reviews innovations in cataract surgery in poor countries that are intended to reverse this trend...
  17. ncbi Pseudophakic cystoid macular edema
    Yoshihiro Yonekawa
    Retina Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 23:26-32. 2012
    ..This article systematically reviews and discusses the epidemiology, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment of PCME, with a focus on advances in the past 1-2 years...
  18. ncbi Posterior capsule opacification
    I Michael Wormstone
    School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
    Exp Eye Res 88:257-69. 2009
    ..This review will describe the biological mechanisms driving PCO progression and discuss the influence of IOL design, surgical techniques and putative drug therapies in regulating the rate and severity of PCO...
  19. pmc Postcataract surgery endophthalmitis in the United States: analysis of the complete 2003 to 2004 Medicare database of cataract surgeries
    Lisa Keay
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ophthalmology 119:914-22. 2012
    ..To estimate endophthalmitis incidence after cataract surgery nationally and at the state level in 2003 and 2004 and to explore risk factors...
  20. ncbi Endophthalmitis following cataract surgery in Sweden: national prospective survey 1999-2001
    Gisela Wejde
    Department of Ophthalmology, St Erik s Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 83:7-10. 2005
    ..To investigate the epidemiology of postoperative endophthalmitis (POE) following cataract surgery in Sweden during a 3-year period, using the framework of the Swedish National Cataract Register...
  21. ncbi Cataract surgical outcome and predictors of outcome in Lumbini Zone and Chitwan District of Nepal
    Ram Prasad Kandel
    Seva Nepal, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 17:276-81. 2010
    ..To evaluate visual acuity outcome from cataract surgery based on a population-based survey among people aged 50 years and older in Lumbini Zone and Chitwan District of Nepal...
  22. ncbi Disparity in access to cataract surgical services leads to higher prevalence of blindness in women as compared with men: results of a national survey of visual impairment
    Oathokwa Nkomazana
    Botswana UPenn Partnership, Gaborone, Botswana
    Health Care Women Int 30:228-9. 2009
    ..The aim of the survey was to estimate the prevalence and determinants of visual impairment and blindness in Botswana 50 years and older and assess access to cataract surgical services...
  23. ncbi Using Rasch analysis to revisit the validity of the Cataract TyPE Spec instrument for measuring cataract surgery outcomes
    Vijaya K Gothwal
    NH and MRC Centre for Clinical Eye Research, Department of Ophthalmology, Flinders Medical Centre and Flinders University of South Australia, Bedford Park, South Australia, Australia
    J Cataract Refract Surg 35:1509-17. 2009
    ..To assess the psychometric properties of the Cataract TyPE Specification (Spec) questionnaire using the Rasch model...
  24. pmc Outcomes of cataract surgery in urban southern China: the Liwan Eye Study
    Wenyong Huang
    Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, China
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:16-20. 2011
    ..The outcomes of cataract surgery have been well reported in rural China; however, the situation in the urban population remains unclear. This study assessed the outcomes of cataract surgery in urban southern China...
  25. ncbi Prevalence and outcomes of cataract surgery in rural China the China nine-province survey
    Jialiang Zhao
    Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, and Department of Ophthalmology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, China
    Ophthalmology 117:2120-8. 2010
    ..To investigate the prevalence and visual acuity (VA) outcomes of cataract surgery in rural populations throughout China...
  26. pmc Cost-effectiveness analysis of cataract surgery: a global and regional analysis
    Rob Baltussen
    iMTA Institute for Medical Technology Assessment, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Bull World Health Organ 82:338-45. 2004
    ..To estimate the population health effects, costs and cost effectiveness of selected cataract surgery interventions in areas of the world with different epidemiological profiles...
  27. ncbi The outcome of the functioning filter after subsequent cataract extraction
    D Halikiopoulos
    Glaucoma Service, Wills Eye Hospital, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ophthalmic Surg Lasers 32:108-17. 2001
    ..cataract surgery with posterior intraocular lens implantation by both phacoemulsification and extracapsular cataract extraction (ECCE) techniques in glaucomatous eyes...
  28. pmc Zebularine suppresses TGF-beta-induced lens epithelial cell-myofibroblast transdifferentiation by inhibiting MeCP2
    Peng Zhou
    Department of Ophthalmology, Eye and ENT Hospital of Fudan University, Shanghai, China
    Mol Vis 17:2717-23. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine the effects of zebularine on transforming growth factor-β (TGFβ)-induced, LEC-myofibroblast transdifferentiation...
  29. ncbi Prevelence and causes of visual impairment and blindness in older adults in an area of India with a high cataract surgical rate
    Gudlavalleti V S Murthy
    International Centre for Eye Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 17:185-95. 2010
    ..This study was conducted to investigate the prevalence and causes of vision impairment/blindness among older adults in a high CSR area...
  30. ncbi Blindness prevalence and cataract surgical coverage in Lumbini Zone and Chetwan District of Nepal
    A Sherchan
    Lumbini Eye Institute, Bhairahawa, Nepal
    Br J Ophthalmol 94:161-6. 2010
    ..To determine the prevalence of blindness, visual impairment and the cataract surgical coverage for people aged 50 years and older in the Lumbini Zone and the Chitwan District (Narayani Zone) of Nepal...
  31. pmc Changing trends in barriers to cataract surgery in India
    K Vaidyanathan
    Danish Assistance to the National Programme for the Control of Blindness DANB, New Delhi, India
    Bull World Health Organ 77:104-9. 1999
    ..They now appear to be more related to case selection and service provision. These shifts are analysed and alternative strategies to increase the uptake to cataract surgery are recommended...
  32. ncbi Results of a rapid assessment of avoidable blindness (RAAB) in Eritrea
    Andreas Muller
    Fred Hollows Foundation, Australia
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 18:103-8. 2011
    ..To collect baseline data for planning of the National Blindness Prevention & Control Program and for monitoring future achievements...
  33. ncbi Optical coherence tomography and cataract surgery
    Stephen J Kim
    Department of Ophthalmology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 8808, USA
    Curr Opin Ophthalmol 20:46-51. 2009
    ..To provide an unstructured review of the recent literature on the role of optical coherence tomography (OCT) in cataract surgery with specific focus on cystoid macular edema (CME) on the basis of expert opinion of the authors...
  34. ncbi Posterior capsular opacification: a problem reduced but not yet eradicated
    Niranjan Awasthi
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey New Jersey Medical School, Newark, USA
    Arch Ophthalmol 127:555-62. 2009
    ..We also describe advances and improvements in surgical techniques, intraocular lens materials, and the designs and use of therapeutic agents leading to safe, effective, and less expensive strategies to eradicate PCO...
  35. pmc Equity, waiting times, and NHS reforms: retrospective study
    Zachary N Cooper
    Cowdray House, London School of Economics, London WC2A 2AE
    BMJ 339:b3264. 2009
    ....
  36. ncbi Partial coherence interferometry: a novel approach to biometry in cataract surgery
    W Drexler
    Institut für Medizinische Physik, Universitat Wien, Vienna, Austria
    Am J Ophthalmol 126:524-34. 1998
    ....
  37. pmc Does cataract surgery alleviate poverty? Evidence from a multi-centre intervention study conducted in Kenya, the Philippines and Bangladesh
    Hannah Kuper
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 5:e15431. 2010
    ..The objective of this study is to assess whether there is a reduction in poverty after cataract surgery among visually impaired cases...
  38. ncbi Prevalence and risk factors of lens opacities in urban and rural Chinese in Beijing
    Liang Xu
    Beijing Institute of Ophthalmology, Beijing Tongren Hospital and Capital University of Medical Science, Beijing, China
    Ophthalmology 113:747-55. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence of lens opacities in the elderly Chinese population in an urban and a rural region of Beijing...
  39. ncbi A new intraocular lens design to reduce spherical aberration of pseudophakic eyes
    Jack T Holladay
    Baylor College of Medicine, Holladay LASIK Institute, Houston, TX, USA
    J Refract Surg 18:683-91. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to design and evaluate in the laboratory a new intraocular lens (IOL) intended to provide superior ocular optical quality by reducing spherical aberration...
  40. pmc Prevalence of blindness and cataract surgery in Gandaki Zone, Nepal
    Y D Sapkota
    Nepal Netra Jyoti Sangh, PO Box 335, Tripureshwor, Kathmandu, Nepal
    Br J Ophthalmol 90:411-6. 2006
    ....
  41. ncbi Indirect costs associated with accessing eye care services as a barrier to service use in Ethiopia
    Muluken Melese
    ORBIS International, Ethiopia, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Trop Med Int Health 9:426-31. 2004
    ..The prevalence of blindness and visual impairment are high in Ethiopia and use of services is limited. Determining the barriers to use of eye care services is critical for planning strategies to prevent blindness...
  42. ncbi Epidemiology of cataract: accomplishments over 25 years and future directions
    Sheila West
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 14:173-8. 2007
    ..From a public health standpoint, research that can identify ways to delay onset or progression, or achieve the holy grail of prevention of cataract, should remain a leading priority...
  43. pmc Prevalence and causes of blindness and visual impairment in Limbe urban area, South West Province, Cameroon
    Joseph Enyegue Oye
    Sight Savers International, West Africa Regional Office, P O Box 18190 KIA, Accra, Ghana
    Br J Ophthalmol 91:1435-9. 2007
    ..To conduct a rapid assessment of cataract surgical services to estimate the prevalence and causes of blindness and visual impairment in members of the population aged >/=40 years in the Limbe urban area, Cameroon...
  44. ncbi A prospective study of the relationship between body mass index and cataract extraction among US women and men
    J M Weintraub
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:1588-95. 2002
    ..Obesity may influence several physiologic processes involved in cataract formation such as oxidative stress, glycosylation and osmotic stress...
  45. ncbi Cataract surgery and the risk of aging macula disorder: the rotterdam study
    Lintje Ho
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49:4795-800. 2008
    ..To investigate still-controversial associations between prior cataract surgery and aging macula disorder (AMD) in a general population...
  46. ncbi Pathogenesis of macular edema with branch retinal vein occlusion and intraocular levels of vascular endothelial growth factor and interleukin-6
    Hidetaka Noma
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Hiroshima University, Hiroshima, Japan
    Am J Ophthalmol 140:256-61. 2005
    ..To determine whether correlations between vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) or interleukin-6 (IL-6) contribute to the pathogenesis of macular edema in eyes of patients with branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO)...
  47. ncbi Angle widening and alteration of ciliary process configuration after cataract surgery for primary angle closure
    Atsushi Nonaka
    Department of Ophthalmology, Kobe City General Hospital, Kobe, Japan
    Ophthalmology 113:437-41. 2006
    ..To evaluate quantitatively, by means of ultrasound biomicroscopy (UBM), changes in the anterior segment configuration, including the ciliary processes, induced by cataract surgery in eyes with primary angle closure...
  48. ncbi Cataract surgery in uveitis
    Ajit Hazari
    L V Prasad Eye Institute, L V Prasad Marg, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad 500 034, India
    Indian J Ophthalmol 50:103-7. 2002
    ..To study the visual outcome of cataract surgery in eyes with uveitis...
  49. ncbi In a randomized controlled trial, cataract surgery in both eyes increased benefits compared to surgery in one eye only
    Xavier Castells
    Evaluation and Clinical Epidemiology Department, Institut Municipal d Assistència Sanitària IMAS, Passeig Maritim 25 29, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:201-7. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the benefits of cataract surgery in both eyes with those of surgery in one eye only...
  50. ncbi Implantation of scleral-fixated posterior chamber intraocular lenses in adults
    Ole Kjeka
    Department of Ophthalmology, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Acta Ophthalmol 86:537-42. 2008
    ..To report the results of transscleral fixation of posterior chamber intraocular lenses in adults...
  51. ncbi Visual functional outcomes of cataract surgery in the United States, Canada, Denmark, and Spain: report of the International Cataract Surgery Outcomes Study
    Jens Christian Norregaard
    University Eye Clinic, Frederiksberg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Cataract Refract Surg 29:2135-42. 2003
    ..To compare functional outcomes after cataract surgery performed at 4 sites in 4 countries that have been described as having significant differences in the organization of care and patterns of clinical practice...
  52. ncbi Pediatric cataract surgery in Nepal
    Jaya Thakur
    Tilganga Eye Center, Kathmandu, Nepal
    J Cataract Refract Surg 30:1629-35. 2004
    ..To describe the first pediatric cataract surgery case series report from Nepal...
  53. ncbi TGF-beta2-induced matrix modification and cell transdifferentiation in the human lens capsular bag
    I Michael Wormstone
    School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 43:2301-8. 2002
    ....
  54. ncbi Dexamethasone posterior-segment drug delivery system in the treatment of macular edema resulting from uveitis or Irvine-Gass syndrome
    George A Williams
    Beaumont Eye Institute, Royal Oak, Michigan, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 147:1048-54, 1054.e1-2. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effects of a dexamethasone intravitreous drug delivery system (dexamethasone DDS) in patients with persistent macular edema (ME) resulting from uveitis or Irvine-Gass syndrome...
  55. ncbi Barriers to up take cataract surgery in Gandaki Zone, Nepal
    Y D Sapkota
    Gandaki Western Regional Hospital, Pokhara, Nepal
    Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ) 2:103-12. 2004
    ....
  56. ncbi Acute-onset nosocomial endophthalmitis after cataract surgery: incidence, clinical features, causative organisms, and visual outcomes
    Hani S Al-Mezaine
    Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Cataract Refract Surg 35:643-9. 2009
    ..To estimate the incidence of acute-onset endophthalmitis after cataract surgery and to report its clinical features, microbiology, and final visual outcomes...
  57. ncbi Cataract in central Sri Lanka: cataract surgical coverage and self-reported barriers to cataract surgery
    Paul A Athanasiov
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Adelaide and South Australian Institute of Ophthalmology, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 37:780-4. 2009
    ..To determine the cataract surgical coverage and investigate the barriers to cataract surgery in the Kandy District of central Sri Lanka...
  58. ncbi Activities of Daily Vision Scale: what do the subscales measure?
    Vijaya K Gothwal
    NH and MRC National Health and Medical Research Council Centre for Clinical Eye Research, Department of Optometry and Vision Science, Flinders Medical Centre and Flinders University of South Australia, South Australia, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 51:694-700. 2010
    ..This study was designed to examine these properties...
  59. ncbi A two-site, population-based study of barriers to cataract surgery in rural china
    Qiuxia Yin
    State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, China
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 50:1069-75. 2009
    ..China has among the lowest cataract surgical rates in Asia. This study was conducted to identify barriers to cataract surgery in rural China...
  60. pmc Visual acuity and quality of life outcomes in cataract surgery patients in Hong Kong
    Joseph Lau
    Centre for Clinical Trials and Epidemiological Research, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Br J Ophthalmol 86:12-7. 2002
    ..Visual acuity, visual functioning, and vision related quality of life outcomes after cataract surgery were assessed in a population based study in a suburban area of Hong Kong...
  61. pmc A prospective study of the rate of falls before and after cataract surgery
    S Brannan
    Department of Ophthalmology, Birmingham and Midlands Eye Center, City Hospital, Dudley Road, Birmingham B18 7QU, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 87:560-2. 2003
    ..The primary objective was to ascertain whether cataract surgery reduced the risk of falls in elderly patients with age related cataract...
  62. ncbi alpha(1)-Adrenergic receptor antagonists and the iris: new mechanistic insights into floppy iris syndrome
    Debra A Schwinn
    Department of Anesthesiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Surv Ophthalmol 51:501-12. 2006
    ....
  63. ncbi 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.
  64. ncbi Phacoemulsification versus manual small-incision cataract surgery for white cataract
    Rengaraj Venkatesh
    Aravind Eye Hospital, Pondicherry, India
    J Cataract Refract Surg 36:1849-54. 2010
    ..To compare the safety and efficacy of phacoemulsification and manual small-incision cataract surgery (SICS) to treat white cataracts in southern India...
  65. pmc Floppy iris behaviour during cataract surgery: associations and variations
    V Chadha
    Princess Alexandra Eye Pavilion, Chalmers Street, Edinburgh EH3 9HA, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 91:40-2. 2007
    ..To assess the association of floppy iris behaviour during cataract surgery with use of alpha-1-antagonists and diabetes mellitus...
  66. ncbi Metabolic syndrome, its components and risk of age-related cataract extraction: a case-control study in Italy
    Carlotta Galeone
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan, Italy
    Ann Epidemiol 20:380-4. 2010
    We sought to explore the relationship between age-related cataract extraction and the metabolic syndrome or its various components separately and in various combinations in an Italian case-control study.
  67. ncbi Estimating incidence of vision-reducing cataract in Africa: a new model with implications for program targets
    Susan Lewallen
    Kilimanjaro Centre for Community Ophthalmology, Tumaini University, Moshi, Tanzania
    Arch Ophthalmol 128:1584-9. 2010
    ..To estimate the incidence of vision-reducing cataract in sub-Saharan Africa and use these data to calculate cataract surgical rates (CSR) needed to eliminate blindness and visual impairment due to cataract...
  68. ncbi Long-term visual acuity and its predictors after surgery for congenital cataract: findings of the British congenital cataract study
    Melanie Chak
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology, Institute of Child Health, London, United Kingdom
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:4262-9. 2006
    ..To report long-term postoperative visual acuity in a nationally representative group of children with congenital/infantile cataract and to investigate the factors associated with poor vision...
  69. ncbi Pupil dilation using a pledget sponge: a randomized controlled trial
    Austin McCormick
    Department of Ophthalmology, Arrowe Park Hospital, Wirral, Merseyside, UK
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 34:545-9. 2006
    ..To show that a pledget soaked in mydriatics and placed in the lower conjunctival fornix is as effective as drops in providing mydriasis for cataract surgery...
  70. ncbi Cataracts in children
    Charlotta Zetterström
    St Erik s Eye Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Cataract Refract Surg 31:824-40. 2005
    ..Secondary glaucoma is the most sight-threatening complication and is common if surgery is performed early. Life-long follow-up is essential in these cases...
  71. ncbi Clinical experience with intraoperative floppy-iris syndrome. Results of the 2008 ASCRS member survey
    David F Chang
    J Cataract Refract Surg 34:1201-9. 2008
    ..If they themselves had mildly symptomatic cataracts, 64% of respondents would avoid taking tamsulosin or would have their cataract removed first...
  72. ncbi Influence of intraocular lens material on the development of acute endophthalmitis after cataract surgery?
    L Kodjikian
    Department of Ophthalmology, Croix Rousse Hospital, University of Lyon I Claude Bernard, Lyon, France
    Eye (Lond) 22:184-93. 2008
    ..To investigate the causal relationship between acute postoperative endophthalmitis (POE) after cataract surgery and the biomaterial properties of the intraocular lens (IOLs) implanted...
  73. pmc Ketorolac therapy for the prevention of acute pseudophakic cystoid macular edema: a systematic review
    T Yilmaz
    Department of Ophthalmology, Stony Brook University, NY 11733, USA
    Eye (Lond) 26:252-8. 2012
    ..These results, however, should be interpreted with caution considering the paucity of large randomized clinical trials in the literature...
  74. pmc MMP inhibition prevents human lens epithelial cell migration and contraction of the lens capsule
    T T L Wong
    Department of Pathology, Institute of Ophthalmology, 11 43 Bath Street, London EC1V 9EL, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 88:868-72. 2004
    ..The authors investigated whether inhibiting MMP activity can reduce lens epithelial cell migration and as a result, lead to a reduction in cell mediated capsule contraction...
  75. ncbi Coverage of hospital-based cataract surgery and barriers to the uptake of surgery among cataract blind persons in nigeria: the Nigeria National Blindness and Visual Impairment Survey
    Tafida Abubakar
    Ministry of Health, Dutse, Jigawa state, Nigeria
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 19:58-66. 2012
    ..To determine cataract surgical coverage, and barriers to modern cataract surgery in Nigeria...
  76. ncbi The value of routine preoperative medical testing before cataract surgery. Study of Medical Testing for Cataract Surgery
    O D Schein
    Dana Center for Preventive Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    N Engl J Med 342:168-75. 2000
    ..We performed a study to determine whether routine testing helps reduce the incidence of intraoperative and postoperative medical complications...
  77. ncbi Delayed presentation of cataracts in children: are they worth operating upon?
    Parikshit Gogate
    HV Desai Eye Hospital, Pune, India
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 17:25-33. 2010
    ..The study aimed to investigate the outcome of surgery in cataracts with delayed presentation which had been operated upon as new pediatric ophthalmology centers were set up in India...
  78. ncbi Clinical outcome following cataract surgery in very elderly patients
    P P Syam
    Sussex Eye Hospital Brighton, UK
    Eye (Lond) 18:59-62. 2004
    ..The number of very elderly patients waiting for cataract surgery is predicted to increase. The aim of our study was to determine the clinical outcome following cataract surgery in this age group...
  79. ncbi Visual disability assessment: valid measurement of activity limitation and mobility in cataract patients
    Konrad Pesudovs
    Department of Optometry and Vision Science, NH and MRC Centre for Clinical Eye Research, Flinders University of South Australia, Bedford Park, South Australia, Australia
    Br J Ophthalmol 94:777-81. 2010
    ..Since this approach is limited, our aim was to further investigate the psychometric properties of the VDA using Rasch analysis...
  80. pmc Cataract blindness and barriers to uptake of cataract surgery in a rural community of northern Nigeria
    M M Rabiu
    The National Eye Centre Kaduna, Nigeria
    Br J Ophthalmol 85:776-80. 2001
    ..A population based cross sectional survey was conducted to determine the magnitude of cataract blindness and the barriers to uptake of cataract services in a rural community of northern Nigeria...
  81. ncbi Prevalence of cataract surgery and postoperative visual outcome in Greater Beijing: the Beijing Eye Study
    Bin Liu
    Beijing Institute of Ophthalmology, Beijing Tongren Hospital, Capital University of Medical Science, Beijing, China
    Ophthalmology 116:1322-31. 2009
    ..To determine the prevalence of cataract surgery and the postoperative visual outcome in the adult Chinese population living in rural and urban regions of Greater Beijing...
  82. pmc Using HSV-TK/GCV suicide gene therapy to inhibit lens epithelial cell proliferation for treatment of posterior capsular opacification
    Yong Xiang Jiang
    Department of Ophthalmology, Eye and ENT Hospital, Fudan University, 83 Fenyang Road, Shanghai, China
    Mol Vis 17:291-9. 2011
    ....
  83. ncbi Early experience with the AcrySof toric IOL for the correction of astigmatism in cataract surgery
    Albena Dardzhikova
    Gimbel Eye Centre, Calgary, Alta, Canada
    Can J Ophthalmol 44:269-73. 2009
    ..The purpose of this paper is to report the early experience of the acrylic AcrySof tIOL...
  84. pmc The relationship of cataract and cataract extraction to age-related macular degeneration: the Beaver Dam Eye Study
    Barbara E K Klein
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Ophthalmology 119:1628-33. 2012
    ..To examine the associations of cataract and cataract surgery with early and late age-related macular degeneration (AMD) over a 20-year interval...
  85. ncbi Alterations in human vitreous humour following cataract extraction
    R E Neal
    National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health, 7 Memorial Drive, MSC 0703, Bethesda, MD 20892 0703, USA
    Exp Eye Res 80:337-47. 2005
    b>Cataract extraction is associated with the risk of posterior vitreous detachment, macular edema and retinal detachment possibly as a result of a disturbance to the vitreous body during surgery...
  86. ncbi Complications of cataract surgery
    Elsie Chan
    Ophthalmology, St Thomas Hospital, London, UK
    Clin Exp Optom 93:379-89. 2010
    ..In these patients, various pre- or intra-operative management steps can be taken in addition to routine phacoemulsification to optimise their visual outcome...
  87. ncbi Cataract surgical coverage and outcome in Goro District, Central Ethiopia
    Abebe Bejiga
    Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, A A U
    Ethiop Med J 46:205-10. 2008
    ..To assess cataract surgical coverage and outcome in Goro District, Central Ethiopia...
  88. ncbi Visual acuity outcomes after cataract extraction in adult latinos. The Los Angeles Latino Eye Study
    Anne E Barañano
    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...
  89. pmc Outcomes of cataract surgery in Pakistan: results from The Pakistan National Blindness and Visual Impairment Survey
    Rupert Bourne
    Department of Ophthalmology, Hinchingbrooke Hospital, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England
    Br J Ophthalmol 91:420-6. 2007
    ..To evaluate the outcomes of cataract surgery in Pakistan...
  90. ncbi Comparison of articaine and bupivacaine/lidocaine for sub-Tenon's anaesthesia in cataract extraction
    P Gouws
    West of England Eye Unit, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Barrack Road, Exeter EX2 5DW, UK
    Br J Anaesth 92:228-30. 2004
    ..A blunt cannula is used in this technique, thus greatly reducing the risk of globe perforation, intrathecal injection and sight-threatening periocular haemorrhage...
  91. ncbi New triple procedure: Descemet's stripping and automated endothelial keratoplasty combined with phacoemulsification and intraocular lens implantation
    Douglas J Covert
    Eye Institute, Medical College of Wisconsin and Froedtert Hospital, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
    Ophthalmology 114:1272-7. 2007
    ....
  92. ncbi Couching in Nigeria: prevalence, risk factors and visual acuity outcomes
    Clare E Gilbert
    International Centre for Eye Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, England
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 17:269-75. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe risk factors for couching and visual acuity outcomes in a nationally representative sample of adults aged 40 years and above in Nigeria...
  93. ncbi Is there overutilisation of cataract surgery in England?
    N Black
    Health Services Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT, UK
    Br J Ophthalmol 93:13-7. 2009
    ..The objective was to measure the impact of surgery on a representative sample of patients so as to determine whether or not overutilisation of surgery is occurring...
  94. pmc Long-term efficacy and rotational stability of AcrySof toric intraocular lens implantation in cataract surgery
    Myung Hun Kim
    Department of Ophthalmology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Korean J Ophthalmol 24:207-12. 2010
    ..To evaluate the long-term efficacy and rotational stability of the AcrySof toric intraocular lens (IOL) in correcting preoperative astigmatism in cataract patients...
  95. ncbi Comparison of a bupivacaine 0.5% and lidocaine 2% mixture with levobupivacaine 0.75% and ropivacaine 1% in peribulbar anaesthesia for cataract surgery with phacoemulsification
    Mehmet Borazan
    Department of Ophthalmology, Baskent University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 85:844-7. 2007
    ..To compare a bupivacaine and lidocaine mixture with levobupivacaine and ropivacaine in terms of safety, efficacy and blocking quality in peribulbar anaesthesia for phacoemulsification...
  96. ncbi Cataract surgery rates in latin america: a four-year longitudinal study of 19 countries
    Van C Lansingh
    Fundacion Vision, Asuncion, Paraguay, Fundacion Hugo Nano, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness VISION 2020 LA office, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Ophthalmic Epidemiol 17:75-81. 2010
    ..To collect cataract surgery rates data in 19 Latin American countries over a 4-year period as data published to date have been limited...
  97. ncbi Bilateral acetazolamide-induced choroidal effusion following cataract surgery
    S Parthasarathi
    Eye (Lond) 21:870-2. 2007
  98. ncbi Outcomes of bilateral cataract surgery in Tanzanian children
    Richard J C Bowman
    Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation for Tanzania Disability Hospital, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Ophthalmology 114:2287-92. 2007
    ..To investigate outcomes of bilateral pediatric cataract surgery in east Africa...
  99. ncbi The efficacy of a nurse-led preoperative cataract assessment and postoperative care clinic
    Bradley J Kirkwood
    Department of Ophthalmology, NHMRC Centre for Clinical Eye Research, Flinders Medical Centre and Flinders University, Adelaide, SA
    Med J Aust 184:278-81. 2006
    ..To describe the implementation of a nurse-led preoperative cataract assessment and postoperative care clinic and to assess the safety, efficacy and outcomes...
  100. pmc Application of ultrasound biomicroscopy in the planning of cataract surgery in anterior megalophthalmos
    Mohammad Ali Zare
    Eye Research Center, Farabi Eye Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
    Indian J Ophthalmol 59:400-2. 2011
    ..We suggest that in cases of anterior megalophthalmos without phacodonesis, UBM could measure the actual size of the capsular bag and obviate the need for further procedures...
  101. pmc Risk of advanced age-related macular degeneration after cataract surgery in the Age-Related Eye Disease Study: AREDS report 25
    Emily Y Chew
    National Eye Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Ophthalmology 116:297-303. 2009
    ..To assess the risk of advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD) developing after cataract surgery...

Research Grants62

  1. Ocular Oxygen Metabolism and the Etiology of Open Angle Glaucoma
    Carla J Siegfried; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..for a longitudinal study in older Rhesus macaques that will sequentially undergo vitrectomy surgery and cataract extraction. We will map pO2 levels and measure aqueous humor antioxidants and outflow facility at each stage...
  2. ROLE OF TOXINS IN ENDOPHTHALMITIS
    MEREDITH GREGORY-KSANDER; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..approaches and preventive strategies to be developed, preserving vision for many patients undergoing cataract extraction or other ocular surgery...
  3. The Regulation of Lens Fiber Cell Differentiation
    Melinda K Duncan; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..fiber cell differentiation and the transcriptional response of lens cells to injury, especially following cataract extraction. Specific aim one seeks to determine the molecular mechanisms that allow Prox1 to function as both a ..
  4. FLUOROURACIL FILTERING SURGERY STUDY
    WALLACE ALWARD; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Patients with medically uncontrolled glaucoma after previous cataract extraction or unsuccessful filtering surgery, or both, were randomized to a trabeculectomy alone (standard treatment), ..
  5. 5-FLUOROURACIL & GLAUCOMA FILTERING SURGERY
    Dale Heuer; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Patients with medically uncontrolled glaucoma after previous cataract extraction or unsuccessful filtering surgery, or both, were randomized to a trabeculectomy alone (standard treatment), ..
  6. 5-FLUOROURACIL & GLAUCOMA FILTERING SURGERY
    Richard Parrish; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Patients with medically uncontrolled glaucoma after previous cataract extraction or unsuccessful filtering surgery, or both, were randomized to undergo trabeculectomy alone (standard ..
  7. 5-FLUOROURACIL AND GLAUCOMA FILTERING SURGERY
    MICHAEL KASS; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Patients with medically uncontrolled glaucoma after previous cataract extraction or unsuccessful filtering surgery, or both, were randomized to a trabeculectomy alone (standard treatment), ..
  8. CHRONIC ENDOPHTHALMITIS COMPLICATING CATARACT SURGERY
    Ronald Smith; Fiscal Year: 1992
    Propionibacterium acnes-related chronic inflammation after cataract extraction and intraocular lens implantation is emerging as a significant clinical problem in this country...
  9. A STRUCTURED CRITERIA REVIEW PROCESS FOR FOUR SURGICAL P
    J Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..appropriateness criteria for coronary artery bypass graft surgery, abdominal aortic aneurysm resection, cataract extraction and carotid endarterectomy...
  10. PERIOPERATIVE WOUND LEAKS AFTER TRABECULECTOMY IN FFSS
    Richard Parrish; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..injections of 5-fluorouracil (5-FU), in patients with poor prognoses, specifically patients with previous cataract extraction or phakic patients with previously failed filtering surgery...
  11. IN VIVO ANALYSIS OF CORNEAL ENDOTHELIAL WOUND HEALING
    W Petroll; Fiscal Year: 1991
    b>Cataract extraction with intraocular lens placement has the potential to injure the endothelium of more than 1 million patients annually in the U.S...
  12. UNITED KINGDOM PROSPECTIVE DIABETES STUDY
    Rury Holman; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..Already 244 patients have had photocoagulation. 147 patients have had cataract extraction and 90 patients have been registered blind...
  13. ENDOCAPSULAR VORTEX EMULSIFICATION CATARACT REMOVAL
    SOHEILA MIRHASHEMI; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..placed on developing a biopolymer material, which could be injected into the natural lens capsule following cataract extraction. In order to fill the natural lens capsule with such a biopolymer lens substitute, the diseased cataract ..
  14. Exploiting Nutrition on Delay Cataract
    Allen Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..b>Cataract extraction is the most frequently performed surgery and costs for cataract-related problems account for the largest ..
  15. VARIATIONS IN CATARACT MGMT: PATIENT & ECONOMIC OUTCOMES
    EARL STEINBERG; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..more than one million cataract extractions are performed on Medicare beneficiaries annually, making cataract extraction the most common surgical procedure performed on Medicare beneficiaries...
  16. VARIATIONS IN CATARACT MGMT: PATIENT & ECONOMIC OUTCOMES
    EARL STEINBERG; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..more than one million cataract extractions are performed on Medicare beneficiaries annually, making cataract extraction the most common surgical procedure performed on Medicare beneficiaries...
  17. ELLIPTICAL ACCOMMODATIVE INTRAOCULAR LENS
    FAEZEH SARFARAZI; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..S. patent 5,275,623, for implantation in a human eye after cataract extraction. Conventional lenses for this purpose are almost always of fixed optical power for distance, and no ..
  18. Continuous Intraocular Pressure Sensing System
    ROBERT KLINE SCHODER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..to demonstrate the feasibility of a continuous intraocular pressure sensor in glaucoma patients who require cataract extraction. The innovation proposed is a pressure sensor that consists of a sensitive displacement transducer ..
  19. Norms and Performance Comparisons for 5 Health indexes
    Dennis Fryback; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..different aspects of HRQOL newly referred congestive heart failure, hip replacement for osteoarthritis, and cataract extraction. This project will establish characteristics of the measures for longitudinal follow-up of patients with ..
  20. CORNEAL HYDRATION CONTROL IN NORMAL AND DISEASED CORNEAS
    KENNETH POLSE; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..g., penetrating keratoplasty and cataract extraction) as opposed to only a cataract extraction, (2) identify patients at high risk for corneal decompensation, ..
  21. Test of Elliptical Accommodative Intra-Ocular Lens
    FAEZEH SARFARAZI; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Thisis a patented technology. The lens is designed for implantation in a human eye after cataract extraction. Conventional lenses used now are almost always of fixed optical power for distance and no commercially ..
  22. Will Cytoskeletal Drugs Prevent PCO?
    Baohe Tian; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..and migration of residual lens epithelial dells (LECs), is the most frequent complication of extracapsular cataract extraction and IOL implantation...
  23. LONG TERM STABLE BIOINDICATOR FOR RADIATION EXPOSURE
    Basil Worgul; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The lens MN test imposes little burden on individuals in populations being surveyed since cataract extraction is a necessary, and extremely common surgical procedure...
  24. QUALITY OF WELL-BEING (QWB) SCALE REVISION PROJECT
    Robert Kaplan; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Two hundred fifty patients undergoing their first eye cataract extraction will be recruited into the study. Participants must be older than 35 years of age...
  25. EYE GROWTH DURING INFANCY
    Scott Lambert; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..In addition, by understanding the mechanisms retarding ocular growth, it may be possible to modulate the excessive ocular growth which occurs in certain pathological conditions such as retinopathy of prematurity. ..
  26. Development and Maintenance of Binocular Vision (EY005236)
    EILEEN ELIZABETH BIRCH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  27. Eye Disease in a Trial of Selenium and Vitamin E
    William Christen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  28. Dietary Factors in Eye Disease
    William Christen; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Thus, the proposed analyses represent an extremely cost-effective opportunity to compare directly the predictive ability of several potentially modifiable risk factors for ARM and cataract in women and men. ..
  29. RANDOMIZED TRIALS OF VITAMIN SUPPLEMENTS AND EYE DISEASE
    William Christen; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  30. OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS IN NORMAL VISUAL DEVELOPMENT
    Eileen Birch; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..By relating long-term outcomes to visual cortical function during infancy, we will directly evaluate the predictive of early visual tests for long-term cognitive outcomes. ..
  31. PREVALENCE AND IMPACT OF GLAUCOMA AMONG THE VERY ELDERLY
    David Friedman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Finally, the interactions between comorbidities (including cognitive deficits) and visual field loss will be explored. ..
  32. Family Clustering of Incidence & Progression of Cataract
    Barbara Klein; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We currently have no funds to support the proposed analyses. We believe this project offers the possibility of examining important hypotheses in a large group of families in a population-based framework. ..
  33. PROGRESSION OF NUCLEAR DENSITY OVER A 10-YEAR INTERVAL
    Barbara Klein; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  34. Linkage Studies of Quantitative Ocular Traits
    Barbara Klein; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Subsequent follow-up with fine mapping of areas of interest in the genome is planned. ..
  35. OCULAR HYPERTENSION TREATMENT STUDY (OHTS)
    Allen Beck; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This application includes information on Dr. Brown and his two co-investigators who will follow patients screened for enrollment and randomization to treatment in the OHTS clinical trial." ..
  36. Impact of adolescent pregnancy on nutritional status
    Joanne Katz; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Measures of nutritional status at birth include weight, length, head, chest and mid upper arm circumference. Growth of these infants through 6 months of age will also be examined, as will hemoglobin and serum retinol at 3 months of age. ..
  37. MEIBOMIAN KERATOCONJUNCTIVITIS
    James McCulley; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Methods include non-destructive HPLC as well as GC-MS to analyze patient meibum, and standard lipid mixtures based on the composition of patient meibum for physical measurements. ..
  38. Dendrimer aminosaccharide drug to modulate inflammatory responses in shigellosis
    Sunil Shaunak; Fiscal Year: 2008
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  39. MEDICAID MGD CARE FOR CHILDREN WITH SPEC HLTH CARE NEEDS
    JEAN MITCHELL; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  40. Image Stabilization in the Retinal Periphery
    ELISABETH FINE; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Once validated, this technique will allow us to test hypotheses regarding the specific area of PRL in patients with ARMD. ..
  41. Who drives safely? Visual/cognitive predictors in Elders
    Sheila West; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This study will provide critical data on the interactive role of vision, visual attention, and cognition in changing older persons driving behaviors, and the resulting effect on driver errors and risk of crashes. ..
  42. NEUROTROPHIC FACTOR MODULATION OF CORNEAL ENDOTHELIUM
    Shay Whey Koh; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  43. The Northwest Tribal Vision Project
    Steven Mansberger; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This project will then lead to a larger, more comprehensive survey of the prevalence and causes of visual impairment in AI/AN. ..
  44. INTERVENTIONS FOR VISUAL LOSS IN NURSING HOME RESIDENTS
    Sheila West; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This trial will answer timely questions of the impact on the functional status of the most frail elderly of modest, potentially sustainable inputs into improving the appropriate utilization of eye care services. ..
  45. WISCONSIN EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDY OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEAS
    Ronald Klein; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  46. RETINAL ARTERIOLAR ABNORMALITIES AND CV MORTALITY
    Ronald Klein; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Data from this study will improve the understanding of the association between microvascular characteristics and cardiovascular mortality. ..
  47. Planning a Clinical Trial on Low Vision Rehabilitation
    Cynthia Owsley; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  48. AMD AND RISK FACTORS IN A HISPANIC POPULATION
    Sheila West; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Such data will advance our understanding of the magnitude of AMD in this ethnic group, and the way in which risk factors relate to AMD in different populations. ..
  49. Retinal Microvascular Characteristics/Vascular Disorders
    Ronald Klein; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  50. COLLABORATIVE INITIAL GLAUCOMA TREATMENT STUDY
    Robert Ritch; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  51. Neglect, Adherence and Depression in Asthmatic Children
    Marianne Celano; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  52. Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis-Eye Study
    Ronald Klein; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..insights into the relative contribution of microvascular disease to the pathophysiology and natural history of subclinical and clinical cardiovascular disease, in representative populations of men and women of diverse ethnicities ..
  53. Effect of Estrogen on Radiation-induced Cataractogenesis
    JOSEPH DYNLACHT; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  54. Microvascular - Macrovascular Disease in Type 2 Diabetes
    Ronald Klein; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  55. Analysis of CIGTS Visual Field Data
    David Musch; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..3. Determine the relative impact of factors other than IOP control and race on progressive VF loss. Address age, sex, family history, comorbidities, smoking, alcohol ingestion, refractive error, and baseline VF damage. ..
  56. Clinical Vision Research Unit at UAB
    Cynthia Owsley; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Furthermore, UAB has already established many community relations and research infrastructure contacts with these subpopulations that will immediately facilitate our research efforts. ..
  57. EXPERIMENTAL PATHOGENESIS & THERAPY OF OCULAR ADENOVIRUS
    Y Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Furthermore, a better understanding of antiviral resistance and the innate immune host defenses will enable us to optimize our therapeutic options against this significant ocular pathogen. ..
  58. Pulsed Electron Avalanche Knife: Intraocular Microsurg.
    Daniel Palanker; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The low cost and small size of this system combined with high precision, reliability and versatility should allow for a widespread acceptance into operating practice. ..
  59. Cataract: Health Disparity for Older African-Americans
    Sheila West; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These data will advance the goal of reducing health disparity in visual disability from cataract among older African Americans. ..
  60. Novel Risk Factors for Chronic Kidney Disease
    Ronald Klein; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The new data may provide insights into the relative protective value of low levels of these markers on the incidence CKD in an aging population. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..