Abstracts

Candidate Gene Analysis of Chromosome 10-linked Thiel-Behnke Corneal Dystrophy (CDB2) R.W. Yee, W.Dai, X. Zhao.  May 2006  ARVO Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Gene Expression Profiling of the Cornea and Identification of Cornea-Specific Genes in Zebrafish.  C. Zhao1, E.Norcom1, W.Dai1, S.Yoshikawa1, G.Wistow2, R.W. Yee.  ARVO May 2006, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Promoter/Enhancer Analysis of the Zebrafish gelsolin-like 1 (gsnl1) Gene for the Cornea Specific Expression. S.Yoshikawa, E.G. Norcom, R.W. Yee, X.C. Zhao.  ARVO May 2006, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Fine-Mapping and Candidate Gene Analysis of Chromosome 10-Linked Thiel-Behnke Corneal Dystrophy (CDB2).  R.W. Yee. ARVO April 2005, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Effectiveness of  Periocular Hyperhumidity and Isolation Techniques (Microenvironment Glasses) in the Treatment of Ocular Surface Abnormalities Associated with Com[puter Use.  RW Yee1, HG. Sperling1, A Kattech, M Paukert, K Dawson, MGarcia, S Hilsenbeck.  American Academy of Optometry Dec 2005 San Diego, CA

Non-Contact Confocal Microscopy of the Tear Film and Ocular Surface of Normal and Dry Eye Patients M.K. Smolek1, R.W. Yee2, A.Khattak2, K.Dawson2, L.Winsett1.  ARVO April 2005, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Zebrafish Cornea: Structure, Early Development, and Comparison of Wild Type and Mutants X.C. Zhao1, R.W. Yee1, H.Burgess1, A.S. Avanesov2, J.Malicki1. ARVO April 2005, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Effects of Fourth-Generation Fluoroquinolones in Epi-LASIK Flap Wound Healing  .G. Blehm, R.W. Yee.  ARVO April 2005, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Comparison of Epithelial Healing Rates With Topical Moxifloxacin and Gatifloxacin After Bilateral Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK) P.Setabutr, M.S. Sami, M.O. Folterman, A.Z. Chuang, R.W. Yee.  ARVO April 2005, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

RW Yee, HM Sorour, SB Yee, AZ Chuang, X Zhao: Comparison of Relative Toxicity of Four Ophthalmic Antibiotics Using The Human Cornea Epithelial Cell Culture System, ARVO 2004 Ft Lauderdale, FL

TJ Gan, K Dawson, AZ Chuang, RW Yee: Comparing Periocular Humidity Between Types of Eyewear, ARVO 2004 Ft Lauderdale, FL

CG Blehm, S Vishnu, K Dawson, A Chuang, RW Yee: Ocular Surface Analysis and Treatment on Computer Vision Syndrome, ARVO 2004, Ft Lauderdale, Fl

Sy WH, Wittenberg SE, Yee SB, Yee RW: Effect of eyelid stimulation on tear film in meibomian gland dysfunction, ARVO 2003, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Zhao XC, Yee RW: Corneal Expression of Candidate Genes for chromosome 10-linked Thiel-Behnke Corneal Dystrophy (CDB2), ARVO 2003, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Li FT, Yee SB, Chuang AZ, Macsai MS, Zhao XC, Yee RW: Phenotypic Variation in Thiel-Behnke Dystrophy, ARVO 2003, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Peterson NJ, Yee SB, Sorour H, Li FT, Chuang AZ, Macsai MS, Zhao XC, Yee RW: Recurrence of Thiel-Behnke Dystrophy after Excimer Laser Phototherapeutic Keratectomy or Penetrating Keratoplasty, ARVO 2003, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Yee SB, Lin N, Chuang AZ, Yee RW: Evaluation of the Efficacy of Autologous Serum Solution in the Reduction of Corneal Haze in Post-Laser Epithelial Keratectomy (LASEK) Patients, ARVO 2003, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Lin N, Mitra S, Yee S, Yee RW: Ablation Depth and AD/CT Ratio in The Predection of Corneal Haze in Post – LASEK Patients, ARVO 2002, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Yee SB, Nguyen L, Chuang AZ, Yee RW: Comparisons of Corneal Flap Characteristics of Conventional SKBM Blades and Spring-Loaded SKBM Blades, ASCRS Symposium on  Cataract, IOL, and Refractive Surgery 2002, Philadephia, PA

Lin N, Chuang A, Mitra S, Yee SB, Chuang AZ,  Yee RW:  AD/CT Ratio in the Prediction of Corneal Haze in Post-LASEK Patients, ASCRS Symposium on Cataract, IOL, and Refractive Surgery 2002, Philadephia, PA

Yee RW, Sullivan LS, Xu X, Daiger SP: Mutational Screening in Families with Inherited Anterior Basement Membrane Corneal Dystrophies, ARVO April 2001, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Rouweyha RM, Chuang AZ, Yee RW: Laser Assisted Epithelial In Stiu Keratomileusis (LASEK) – Outcomes in High Myopia, ARVO April 2001, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Blehm CG, Rouweyha R, Chuang A, Mitra S, Yee RW: Comparison of Corneal Flap Smoothness in the Carrazo Barraquer, Hansatome and Summit Krumeich-Barraquer Microkeratomes, ARVO April 2001, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Schaubach BM, Yee RW, Kellems RE: Identification of csi regulatory elements in the 5′ untranslated region of the big-h3 gene, ARVO April 2000, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Mitra S, El-Harazi SM, Chuang AZ, Yee RW: Pretreatment with Topical Nonpreserved Ketorolac Tromethamine 0.5% (Acular PR) to Reduce Anterior Chamber Inflammation Following Laser in situ Keratomileusis (LASIK), ARVO April 2000, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Yee RW, Sullivan LS, Baylin EB, Font R, Pepose JS, Clinch T, Xu X, Daiger SP: A Novel Mutation of the Keratin 12 Gene Responsible for a Sever Phenotype of Meesmanns Corneal Dystrophy, ARVO April 2000, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

El-Harazi SM, Chuang AZ, Yee RW: Pretreatment with Topical Nonpreserved Ketorolac Ttomethamine 0.5% to Reduce Anterior Chamber Inflammation Following Laser in Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) , ASCRS April 2000, Boston, MA

Yee RW, Thomas J, Chuang AZ: Comparison of Surface Smoothness of Porcine Cornea and LASIK Calibration Plastic by Electron Microscopy After Laser Ablation, ASCRS, April 2000, Boston, MA

Yee RW, Sullivan LS, Daiger SP:  Exclusion of collagen Type XVII, alpha-1 polypeptide.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  40/4:S331,1999.

El-Harazi, Yee RW, Patel G, Chuang AZ:  Assessment of the Anterior Chamber Flare and cells following Laser in situ Keratomileusis (LASIK).  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  40/4:S895,1999.

Sullivan LS, Monteiro MP, Daiger SP, Yee RW:  Refined Linkage Mapping And Candidate Gene Screening For Theil-Behnke Corneal Dystrophy (CDB2) On 10q23-q24.  Human Genetics

Yee RW, Sullivan LS, Monteiro MP, Daiger SP:  Refined Linkage Mapping And Candidate Gene Screening For Theil-Behnke Corneal Dystrophy (CDB2) On 10q23-q24. . Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  39/4:S739, 1998.

Yang GS, Yee RW, Chuang AZ, Ruiz RS:  Scleral Expansion:  One-Year Follow-Up Of A Pilot Study. . Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  39/4:S753, 1998.

Gira JP, Yee RW, Ruiz RS, Chuang A: Temperatures During Phacoemulsification In Porcine Eyes With Varying Levels of Irrigation And A Viscoelastic. . Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  39/4:S63, 1998.

Krasner G, Yee RW, DeGryse R, Cheetham J, Reis B, Rosenthal A:  Ketorolac Analgesia Following RK-  The Effect On The Corneal Endothelium. . Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  39/4:S66, 1998.

Patel GM, Yee RW, Chuang A, Kiang E, Riche DL, Ramesh N:  Epithelial Healing With Topical Ciprofloxacin, Ofloxacin and Ofloxacin With Refresh Plus After Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK). . Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  39/4:S351, 1998.

Kiang E, Yee RW, Huang B, Lai HT, Kellaway J:  Study of the T Cell Receptor Repertoire Diverstiy and Clinical Correlation In The Graft Versus Host Disease. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  39/4:S361, 1998.

Yang GS, Yee RW, Cross WD, Chuang AZ, and Ruiz, RS:  Scleral Expansion:  A New Surgical Technique to Correct Presbyopia.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  38/4:S497, 1997.

Ramesh N, Yee RW, Chuang AZ, Sos MA, Small KW:  Clinical Features of Two Families with Reis-Bucklers’ Corneal Dystrophy which map on Different Loci.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  38/4:S961, 1997.

Lai H, Yee RW, Sullivan L, Sos MA, Lu Y, Daiger,S:  Genome Wide Search for Linkage of Families with Reis-Bucklers’ and Meesmans’ Corneal Dystrophy.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  38/4:S1086, 1997.

Graham K, Mullen L, Barletta J, Glasgow B, Stern G, Yee RW, and Small, KW:  Reis- Buckler’/Thiel-Behnke corneal dystrophy maps to chromosome 5q.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  37/3:S313, 1996.

Tesavibul, N., and Yee, R.W.:  Topical cyclosporine A (CsA) for ocular surface abnormalities in graft versus host disease (GVHD) patients.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  37/3:S1026. 1996.

Kilimanjaro-Davis, H.A., Yee, R.W., Tesavibul, N., Reveille, J., and Chuang, A.Z.:  Dry eye in diffuse infiltrating lymphocytosis syndrome (DILS).  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  37/3:S1040, 1996.

Martiz, J.R.. Yee, R.W., Slade, S.G., Chuang, A.Z., and Mancuso, W.:  Comparison of corneal endothelial image analysis by konan robo non-contact and keeler konan contact specular microscopy after prk and lasik.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  37/3:S702, 1996.

Yee, R.W., Daiger, S.P., Sullivan, L.S., and Small, K.W.:  Reis Buckler’s corneal dystrophy (RBCD) maps to chromosome 5q.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  37/3:S1016, 1996.

Kilimanjaro-Davis, H.A., Martiz, J.R., Meenakshi, S., Chuang, A.Z., and Yee, R.W.:  In vivo corneal endothelial protection by viscoat or the individual components sodium hyaluronate or chondroitin sulfate.  ASCRS.  1996.

Tesavibul, N., and Yee, R.W.:  Topical cyclosporine A (CsA) for ocular surface abnormalities in graft versus host disease (GVHD) patients.  OMIC, 1995.

Peacock, L.W., Slade, S.G., Updegraff, S.A., Martiz, J.R., Chuang, A.Z., and Yee, R.W.:  Ocular integrity after refractive procedures.  American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting 150:156, 1995.

Castillo, N.M., Hilsenbeck, S., Meenakshi, S., and Yee, R.W.:  In vitro corneal endothelial protection by sodium hyaluronate or chondroitin sulfate alone, and in combination.  American Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery ASCRS/ASOA 86, 1995.

Graham, K., Yee, R.W., Barletta, J., Mullen, L., and Small, K.:  Linkage studies of Reis-Buckler corneal dystrophy.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  36/4:698-606, 1995.

Martiz, J.R., Yee, R.W., Chuang, A.Z., Meenakshi, S., Paetznick, V., and Anaisse, E.:  Fungal recovery is injection volume dependent in keratitis models.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  36/4:811-719, 1995.

Applegate, R.A., Howland, H.C., Buettner, J., Cottingham, Jr., A.J., Sharp, R.P., and Yee, R.W.:  Radial keratotomy (RK), corneal aberrations and visual performance.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  36/4:1437-385, 1995.

Alcala, A., Aparicio, A., Duran, A.F., Yee, R.W., and Lozano, D.:  Evolution of diabetic retinopathy in hypertensive patients treated with ace inhibitors.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  36/4:2237-204, 1995.

Manning, C.A., Kloess, P.M., Diaz, M.D., and Yee, R.W.:  Conjunctival autograft vs. mitomycin therapy in primary pterygium excision.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci.Supp.  36/4:2237-204, 1995.

Meenakshi, S., Martiz, J.R., Chuang, A.Z., and Yee, R.W.:  Corneal sensitivity after automated lamellar keratoplasty (ALK).  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  36/4:2237-204. 1995.

Applegate, R.A., Howland, H.C., Buettner, J., Cottingham, A.J., Sharp, R.P.. and Yee, R.W.:  Changes in the aberration structure of the rk cornea from videokeratographic measurements.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  35/4:1740, 1994.

Castillo, N.M., Kosrirukvongs, P., Gritz, D.C., Goosey, J.D., Folkens, A.T., and Yee, R.W.:  Quantitative ocular microbial flora of dry eye patients pre and post punctal occlusion.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  35/4:1691, 1994.

Gritz, D.C., Castillo, N.M., Goosey, J.D., Folkens, A.T., and Yee, R.W.:  Quantitative ocular microbial flora of dry eye patients pre- and post-punctual occlusion.  OMIG.  1994.

Yee, R.W., Lu, Y. and Hilsenbeck, S.G.:  Morphological differences in central and peripheral corneal endothelia in tissue culture.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  34/4:770, 1993.

Jaceldo, K.B., Yee, R.W., Zhao, M.. and Hilsenbeck, S.G.:  Comparison of the toxicity of 5% natamycin and 0.3% amphotericin B on corneal epithelial wounds.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  34/4:890, 1993.

Hopp, L.M., Deneke, S.M., Yee, R.W., Hilsenbeck, S.G., and McDonald, J:  Diurnal variation of glutathione in corneal epithelium and aqueous humour.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  34/4:1402, 1993.

Jaceldo, K.B., Yee, R.W., Co, S.T., and Hilsenbeck, S.G.:  The comparison of central and peripheral cat corneal endothelial wound healing rate in organ culture.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  33/4:890, 1992.

Pickard, D.J., Yee, R.W., and Hilsenbeck, S.G.:  Topical 2% cyclosporine A in the treatment of alkali-burned rabbit corneas.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  33/4:774, 1992.

Mills, M.B., Silva, R., Yee, R.W., Jaceldo, K.B., and Hilsenbeck, S.G.:  Standardizing the pressures used in conjunctival impression cytology.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  33/4:1240, 1992.

Vives, T., Yee, R.W., Jaceldo, K.B., Rinaldi, M., and Hilsenbeck, S.G.:  Topical 0.2% fluconazole in rabbit fungal-induced keratitis.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  33/4:776, 1992.

Nguyen, L.K., Yee, R.W., Sigler, S.C., and Yu, H.S.:  The use of in vitro models of bovine corneal endothelial cells to determine the relative toxicity of viscoelastics.  J. Cataract and Refract. Surg.  18:7-13, 1992.

Didier, E.S., Davis, R., Friedberg, D., Lembach, R., Meisler, D., Orenstein, J., Yee, R.W., and Shadduck, J.A.:  DOT-ELISA and western blot immunoassay in ocular microsporidiosis.  FASEB, 1991.

Liegner, J.T., Jorgensen, J.H., and Yee, R.W.:  Cyclosporine as an antibacterial agent in vitro.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  32/4:1172, 1991.

Martinez, J.A., Yee, R.W., and Tio, F.O.:  Improving the standardization of conjunctival impression cytology.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  32/4:734, 1991.

Cheng, C.J., Yee, R.W., Ludden, T.M., Rinaldi, M.G., and Wallace, J.E.:  Ocular penetration and pharmacokinetics of topical fluconazole.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  32/4:1169, 1991.

Yee, R.W., Silva, R., and Stern, M.E.:  Standardized in vivo endothelial wound healing model with intraocular diathermy.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  32/4:1164, 1991.

Yu, H.S., Yee, R.W., Sigler, S.C., and Nguyen, L.K.:  In vitro models of bovine corneal endothelial cells:  bioassays for growth factors and cytotoxcity test for ophthalmic products.  In Vitro.  26:27A, 1990.

Nguyen, L.K., Yee, R.W., Sigler, S.C., and Yu, H.S.:  The use of in vitro models of bovine corneal endothelial cells to determine the relative toxicity of viscoelastics.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  31/4:146, 1990.

Garrigós, S.A., Yee, R.W., and Yu, H.S.:  Morphometric analyses on peripheral and central cells of bovine, rabbit and cat corneal endothelia.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  31/4:145, 1990.

Davis, R.M., Lembach, R.G., Yee, R.W., Font, R.L., Lowder, C.Y., and Meisler, D.M.:  Microsporidia infection of the cornea.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  31/4:571, 1990.

Yee, R.W., Yu, H.S., Nguyen, L.K., and Sigler, S.C.:  Relative toxicity of viscoelastics to corneal endothelial cells.  ASCRS.  Los Angeles, California.  March, 1990.

Yee, R.W., Stark, W.J., and Crandall, A.S., et al.:  Endothelial cell protection during cataract surgery:  a comparison between provisc and healon.  ASCRS.  Los Angeles, California.  March, 1990.

Taboda, J., Poirier, R.E., Yee, R.W., and Bonney, C.:  Novel optically-coupled laser probe and method for refractive surgery.  ISRK.  New Orleans, Louisiana.  October, 1989.

Smith, S.G., Lam, C., Yu, H.S., and Yee, R.W.:  The pupillary effects of 1% acetylcholine and 0.01% carbachol on rabbit eyes pre-treated with 0.03% flurbiprofen and 0.25% suprofen.  ASCRS.Washington, D.C.  May ,1989.

Yee, R.W.:  Miochol and miostat:  toxicity on cultured endothelial cells.  ASCRS.  Washington, D.C.  May, 1989.

Yu, H.S., and Yee, R.W.:  Enhanced proliferation of bovine corneal endothelial cells in a bicarbonate-buffered medium.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  30:334,1989.

Smith, S.G., Yu, H.S., and Yee, R.W.:  Effects of ascorbate and urate on the proliferation of bovine corneal endothelial cells in vitro.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  30/3:259, 1989.

Yee, R.W., Wallace, G.W., and Yu, H.S.:  Effects of the components of miochol and miostat on bovine corneal endothelial cells in vitro.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  30/3:335, 1989.

Pastor, S.A., Yu, H.S., Lam, K.W., and Yee, R.W.:  Urate abolishes ascorbate-induced potentiation of copper toxicity on bovine corneal endothelial cells in vitro.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  30/3:404, 1989.

Kian, K., Smith, S.G., Rinaldi, M.G., Yu, H.S., and Yee, R.W.:  Topical fluconazole in the treatment of aspergillus keratitis in rabbits.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  30/3:423, 1989.

Lawton, A.W., Yee, R.W., and Sigler, S:  Cytomegalovirus epithelial keratopathy.  AAOP and ISOP.  New Orleans, Louisiana.  October, 1989.

Ream, J.C., Shields, C.K., Yee, R.W., and Lam, K.W.:  Increased aqueous humor urate in diabetics and corneal endothelial morphologic changes.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  29:256, 1988.

Shepherd, A.M.M., Yee, R.W., Yang, Y., Rico-Penny, L., Brodir, C.L., and Comeau, P.:  Conjunctival arterioles; a model for human cardiovascular research.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  29:286, 1988.

Maskin, S.L., Yee, R.W., and Lawton, A.W.:  Impression cytology in the diagnosis of external eye diseases.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  25/3:160, 1987.

Geroski, D.H., Matsuda, M., Yee, R.W., and Edelhauser, H.F.:  Quantitation of Na/K atpase pump site density in the human corneal endothelium.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. Supp.  25/3:238, 1984.

van Heuven, W.A.J., Yee, R.W., and Lam, R.W.:  Significance of acid phosphatase in human subretinal fluid.  Invest. Ophthalmol.  Vis. Sci. Supp.  25/3:208,1984.

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