Original Articles by Dr. Yee

Tomlinson A, Bron AJ, Korb DR, Amano S, Paugh JR, Pierce EI,Yee R, Yokoi N, Arita Reiko, and Dogru M. The International Workshop on Meibomian Gland Dysfunction: Report of the Diagnosis Subcommittee. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci.  52:4:2006-2049, 2011.

Dao AH, Spindle JD, Harp BA, Jacob A, Chuang AZ, Yee RW Association of dyslipidemia in moderate to severe meibomian gland dysfunction. Am J Ophthalmol. 2010 Sep;150(3):371-375.e1. Epub 2010 Jul 8.

Villamizar C, Regalado ES, Fadulu VT, Hasham SN, Gupta P, Willing MC, Kuang SQ, Guo D, Muilenburg A, Yee RW, Fan Y, Towbin J, Coselli JS, LeMaire SA, Milewicz DM Paucity of skeletal manifestations in Hispanic families with FBN1 mutations.. Eur J Med Genet. 2010 Mar-Apr;53(2):80-4. Epub 2009 Nov 23.

Hisashi Nakamura, Frank T. Li, Miles O. Foltermann, Marian Macsai, Xiaoping Ma, Xinping C Zhao, Kevin Flaherty, Richard W. Yee* (2009) Individual Phenotypic Variances in a Family with Thiel-Behnke dystrophy Cornea, in press

McMahon TT, Kim LS, Fishman GA, Stone EM CRB1 gene , Zhao XC, Yee RW, Malicki J. mutations are associated with keratoconus in patients with leber congenital amaurosis. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2009 Jul;50(7):3185-7. Epub 2009 Apr 30.

Zhao XC, Nakamura H, Subramanyam S, Stock LE, Gillette TE, Yoshikawa S, Ma X, Yee RW. Spontaneous and inheritable R555Q mutation in the TGFBI/BIGH3 gene in two unrelated families exhibiting Bowman’s layer corneal dystrophy. Ophthalmology. 2007 Nov;114(11):e39-46.

Yee RW, Sperling HG, Kattek A, Paukert MT, Dawson K, Garcia M, Hilsenbeck S. Isolation of the ocular surface to treat dysfunctional tear syndrome associated with computer use. Ocul Surf. 2007 Oct;5(4):308-15.

Sullivan LS, Baylin EB, Font R, Daiger SP, Pepose JS, Clinch TE, Nakamura H, Zhao XC, Yee RW. A novel mutation of the Keratin 12 gene responsible for a severe phenotype of Meesmann’s corneal dystrophy. Mol Vis. 2007 Jun 21;13:975-80.

Yoshikawa S, Norcom E, Nakamura H, Yee RW, Zhao XC. Transgenic analysis of the anterior eye-specific enhancers of the zebrafish gelsolin-like 1 (gsnl1) gene. Dev Dyn. 2007 Jul;236(7):1929-38.

Yee RW. The effect of drop vehicle on the efficacy and side effects of topical glaucoma therapy: a review. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2007 Mar;18(2):134-9. Review.

Lee WB, Himmel KS, Hamilton SM, Zhao XC, Yee RW, Kang SJ, Grossniklaus HE. Excimer laser exacerbation of Avellino corneal dystrophy. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2007 Jan;33(1):133-8.

Yee RW, Norcom EG, Zhao XC. Comparison of the relative toxicity of travoprost 0.004% without benzalkonium chloride and latanoprost 0.005% in an immortalized human cornea epithelial cell culture system. Adv Ther. 2006 Jul-Aug;23(4):511-9.

Zhao XC, Yee RW, Norcom E, Burgess H, Avanesov AS, Barrish JP, Malicki J. The zebrafish cornea: structure and development. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2006 Oct;47(10):4341-8.

Kleinmann G, Kim HJ, Yee RW. Scleral expansion procedure for the correction of presbyopia. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2006 Summer;46(3):1-12.

Blehm C, Vishnu S, Khattak A, Mitra S, Yee RW.  Computer vision syndrome: a review.  Surv Ophthalmol. 2005 May-Jun;50(3):253-6

Yee RW, Tepedino M, Bernstein P, Jensen H, Schiffman R, Whitcup SM;  Gatifloxacin BID/QID Study Group.  A randomized, investigator- masked clinical trial comparing the efficacy and safety of gatifloxacin 0.3% administered BID versus QID for the treatment of acute bacterial conjunctivitis.  Curr Med Res Opin. 2005 Mar;21(3):425-31.

Sorour HM, Yee SB, Peterson NJ, Li FT, Macsai MS, Zhao XC, Yee RW.  Recurrence of chromosome 10 Thiel-Behnke corneal dystrophy (CDB2) after excimer laser phototherapeutic keratectomy or penetrating keratoplasty.  Cornea. 2005 Jan;24(1):45-50.

Lin N, Yee SB, Mitra S, Chuang AZ, Yee RW.  Prediction of corneal haze using an ablation depth/corneal thickness ratio after laser epithelial keratomileusis.  J Refract Surg. 2004 Nov-Dec;20(6):797-802.

Yee RW, Yee SB.  Update on laser subepithelial keratectomy (LASEK).Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2004 Aug;15(4):333-41. Review.

Thomas JW, Mitra S, Chuang AZ, Yee RW.  Electron microscopy of surface smoothness of porcine corneas and acrylic plates with four brands of excimer laser.J Refract Surg. 2003 Nov-Dec;19(6):623-8.

Sullivan LS, Zhao X, Bowne SJ, Xu X, Daiger SP, Yee SB, Yee RW.  Exclusion of the human collagen type XVII (COL17A1) gene as the cause of Thiel-Behnke corneal dystrophy (CDB2) on chromosome 10q23-q25.  Curr Eye Res. 2003 Oct;27(4):223

Espana EM, Grueterich M, Mateo A, Romano AC, Yee SB, Yee RW, Tseng SC. Cleavage of corneal basement membrane components by ethanol exposure in laser-assisted subepithelial keratectomy. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2003 Jun;29(6):1192-7.

Rouweyha RM, Chuang AZ, Mitra S, Phillips CB, Yee RW.  Laser epithelial keratomileusis for myopia with the autonomous laser.  J Refract Surg. 2002 May-Jun;18(3):217-24.

Yee, RW, Yee, SB: Update on Laser Subepithelial Keratectomy (LASEK), Current Opinion in Ophthalmology 2004, 15 331-341.

Yee, RW, Yee, SB, Zhao, XP, Sullivan LS, Bowne, SJ, Xu X, Daiger, SP: Exclusion of the Human Collagen Typoe XVII (COL17A1) Gene as the Cause of Thiel-Behnke Corneal Dystrophy (CDB@) on Chromosome 10q23-25 Current Eye Research vol 27, issue 4 p, 223-226 Sept 2003.

Sy, WH, Yee, RW: LASEK, SOSA Sports Ophthalmology Society of America, Vol 1 #1,  3, May 2003.

Phillips C, Yee, RW: LASIK v. LASEK, Contemporary Ophthalmology, Vol 1 #24 :1-6 December 1, 2002.

Yee SB, Patel G, Chuang AZ, Yee RW: LASIK Flap/Bed Quality in RK Corneas, Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today, June 2002 Supplement.

Yee, R.W.M.D.; Phillips, C B, M.D.: Management of Epithelial Ingrowth, Review of Refractive Surgery, November 2001, 26-28.

Bob Kronemyer Correspondent, R.W. Yee M.D.: “Study: LADARVision offers better outcomes than Visx Star S2” , Ocular Surgery News, Euro/Asia-Pacific Edition Vol 12, No. 9 September 2001, pg 13-14.

Stokes, John P., Yee, Richard W.:  Lasik Complications of Epithelial Defect, KLK, Striae Journal of Catact and Refractive Surgery, German edition. July, 2001.

Herpetic Eye Disease Study Group: “Predictors of Recurrent Herpes Simplex Virus Keratitis, Cornea 20 (2): 123-128, 2001.

El-Harzi, Sherif., Chuang, Alice Z., Yee, Richard W.: Assessment of anterior chamber flare and cells after laser in situ keratomeusis, Journal of Cararacts and Refractive Surgery May 2001, 693-696.

Lass, Jonathan H., Eriksson, Gina L., Osterling, Lisa, Simpson, Catherine: Latanoprost Corneal Effects Study Group (RW Yee): Comparison of the Corneal Effects of Latanoprost, Fixed Combination Latanoprost-Timolol and Timolol, Ophthalmology Vol 108, Number 2 Febuary 2001, 264-271.

Patel GM, Chuang AZ, Kiang E, Ramesh N, Mitra S, Yee RW: Epithelial healing rates with ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin and ofloxiacin with artificial tears after photorefractive keratectomy, J Cataract Refractive Surgery 2000 May; 25 (5):690-4.

Miyashiro M.J., Yee R.W., Patel G., Ruiz R.S.:  Lyme disease, associated with unilateral interstital keratitis.  Cornea.  Jan;18(1):115-6, 1999.

Miyashiro M.J., Yee R.W., Patel G., Karas Y., Grene R.B.: Lasso procedure to revise overcorrection with radial keratotomy.  Am J Ophthalmology.  Dec;126(6):825-7, 1998.

Kiang E, Tesavibul, N, Yee, RW, Kellaway, J and Przepiorka, D.:  Topical cyclosporine A (CsA) for ocular surface abnormalities in graft versus host disease.  Bone Marrow Transplantation.  (22)147-151, 1998.

Applegate RA, Howland HC, Sharp RP, Cottingham AJ and Yee RW:  Corneal Aberrations, Visual Performance and Refractive Surgery.  J Cataract Refrac Surg: July-Aug(4):  397-407, 1998.

Yee RW:  Analgesic Efficacy Safety of Non-Preserved Ketorolac Thromethamine Ophthalmic Solution Following Radial Keratometry.  Ketorolac Radial Keratotomy Study Group.  Am J Ophthalmol.  April, 125(4): 472-80, 1998.

Yee, R.W., Sullivan, L.S., Lai, H.T., Stock, E.L., Lu, Y., Khan, M.N., Blanton, S.H., and Daiger, S.P.:  Linkage mapping of Thiel-Behnke Corneal Dystrophy (CDB2) to Chromosome 10q23-q24.  Genomics.  46:152-154, 1997.

Peacock LW, Slade SG, Martiz J, Chuang A, Yee RW:  Ocular integrity after refractive procedures.  Ophthalmology.  1997.  July; 104(7):1079-83.

Manning CA, Kloess PM, Diaz MD, Yee RW:  Intraoperative mitomycin in primary pterygium excision.  A prospective, randomized trial.  Ophthalmology.  May;104(5): 844-8, 1997.

The Herpetic Eye Disease Study Group:  A Controlled Trial of Oral Acyclovir for the Prevention of Stromal Keratitis or Iritis in Patients With Herpes Simplex Virus Epithelial Keratitis.  Arch of Ophthalmol.  June, 115(9):1196, 1997.

The Herpetic Eye Disease Study Group:  A Controlled Trial of Oral Acyclovir for Iridocyclitis Caused by Herpes Simplex Virus.  Arch of Ophthalmol.  1997  July 30, 339(5):300-6.

Yee, R.W., Cheng, C.W., Meenakshi, S., Ludden, T.M., Wallace, J.E., and Rinaldi, M.G.:  Ocular penetration and pharmacokinetics of topical fluconazole.  Cornea.  16(1):64-71, 1997.

Small K.W., Mullen L., Barletta J., Graham K., Glasgow B., Stern G., Yee R.W.: Mapping of Reis-Bücklers’ corneal dystrophy to chromosome 5q.    Am. J. Ophthalmol.  Apr;121(4):384-90, 1996

Yee, R.W., Meenakshi, S., Yu, H.S., Wallace, G.A., and Kozielec, G.:  Effects of acetylcholine and carbachol on bovine corneal endothelial cells in vitro.  J Cataract Refract Surg.  June;22(5):591-6, 1996.

Castillo, N., Hilsenbech, S., and Yee, R.W.:  Corneal endothelial protection by sodium hyaluronate and chondroitin sulfate alone or in combination (VISCOAT) In-Vitro or In-Vivo.  Folia Ophthalmologica Japonica.  183-188, 1996.

Caster, J.C., Shetlar, D.J., Pappolla, M.A., and Yee, R.W.:  Microscopic polyangitis with ocular involvement.  Arch Ophthalmol.  114:346-348.  March, 1996.

Cather, J.C., Yee, R.W., and Kilimanjaro-Davis, H.:  Chemical keratoconjunctivitis from a “foam party.”  N Engl J Med.  pp 474.  February 15,1996.

Martinez, A.J., Mills, M.B., Jaceldo, K.B., and Tio, F.O., Aigbivbalu, I.B., and Yee, R.W.:  Standardization of conjunctival impression cytology.  Cornea.  14(5):515-522, 1995.

Starck, T., Hopp, L., Story Held, K., Marouf, L.M., and Yee, R.W.:  Low-dose intraocular tissue plasminogen activator treatment for traumatic total hyphema, postcataract, and penetrating keratoplasty fibrinous membranes.  J. Cataract Refract. Surg.  21:219-224.  March, 1995.

Friedberg, D.N., Didier, E.S., and Yee, R.W.:  Microsporidal keratoconjunctivitis (letter to editor).  Am. J. Ophthalmol.  116(3):380-381, 1993.

Fry, L.L., and Yee, R.W.:  Healon GV in extracapsular cataract extraction and intra- ocular lens implantation.  J. Cataract and Refract Surg.  19:409-412, 1993.

Kloess, P.M., Yee, R.W., and Hopp, L.M.:  Mitomycin C after pterygium excision (letter to editor).  Ophthalmology.  100(3):292-293, 1993.

Taboada, J., Poirier, R.H., Yee, R.W., and Tio, F.O.:  Intrastromal photorefractive keratectomy with a new optically coupled laser probe.  Refract Corneal Surg.  8(5):399-402, 1992.

Yee, R.W., Kocurek, D., Lam, C., Yu, H.S.,, and Smith, G.:  Effects of flurbiprofen and suprofen on the miotic activity of 1% acetylcholine and 0.01% carbachol.  Ophthalmic Surg.  23(8):528-532, 1992.

Yee, R.W.:  Radial keratotomy in the 90’s.  Curr. Surg.  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 agents.  J. Cataract and Refract. Surg.  18:7-13, 1992.

Kerwick, G.N., Pflugfelder, S.C., Haimovici, R., Brown, H., Tozman, E., and Yee, R.W.:  Paracentral rheumatoid corneal ulceration.  Ophthalmology.  99(l):80-88, 1992.

Snyder, R.W., Brenner, M.B., Wiley, L., Yee, R.W., Gradus, M.S., and Mackman, G.S.:  Microbial keratitis associated with pIano tinted contact lenses.  CLAO J.  17(4):252-5, 1991.

Nassir, M., Yee, R.W., Tio, F., Reasner, C.A., and Piest, K.L.:  Multiple endocrine neoplasia type III:  a case study and literature review.  Cornea.  10(5)454-459, 1991.

Yee, R.W., Sigler, S.C., Lawton, A.W., and Alderson, G.L., et. al.:  Apparent cytomegalovirus epithelial keratitis in a cardiac transplant recipient.  Transplantation.  51(5):1040-3, May, 1991.

Didier, E.S., Didier, P.J., Friedberg, D.N., Stenson, S.M., Orenstein, J.M., and Yee, R.W., et al.:  Isolation and characterization of a new human microsporidian, Encephelitozoon hellem.  J.  Infect. Disease.  163(3):617-21, March, 1991.

Yee, R.W., Tio, F.O., Martinez, A., Held, K.S., Shadduck, J.A., and Didier, E.S.:  Resolution of microsporidial epithelial keratopathy in a patient with AIDS.  Ophthalmology.  98(2):196-201, 1991.

Yu, H.S., Yee, R.W., Howes, K.A., and Reiter, R.J.:  Diumal rhythms of immunoreactive melatonin in the aqueous humor and serum of male pigmented rabbits.  Neurosci. Lett.  116:309-314, 1990.

Liegner, J.T., Yee, R.W., and Wild, J.H.:  Topical cyclosporine therapy for ulcerative keratitis associated with rheumatoid arthritis.  Am. J. Ophthalmol.  109(5):610-612, 1990.

Reasner, C.A., Ghiatas, A.A., Sirinek, K.R., and Yee, R.W.:  Multiple endocrine neoplasia type IIB identified by magnetic resonance imaging.  Southern Med. J.  83(3):343-345, 1990.

Yu, H.S., Pastor, S.A., Lam, K.W., and Yee, R.W.:  Ascorbate-enhanced copper toxicity on bovine corneal endothelial cells in vitro.  Curr. Eye Res.  9(2):177-182, 1990.

Applegate, R.A., Harvey, J.L., Cottingham, A.J., Sharp, R.P., and Yee, R.W.:  Optical discontinuity between central and peripheral corneal optics following radial keratotomy.  Technical Digest Noninvasive Assessment of the Visual System 1990 Technical Digest Series. Vol 3, February, 1990.

Yee, R.W., Martinez, A., Tio, F., and Held, K.:  Microsporidian keratoconjunctivitis in patients with AIDs.  MMWR.  39:188-189, 1990.

Yu, H.S., Sigler, S., and Yee, R.W.:  Zinc reduces the inhibitory effect of cadmium on the proliferation of bovine corneal endothelial cells in vitro.  J. Toxicol. Cut. Oc. Tox.  9:29-36, 1990.

Applegate, R.A., Johnson, C.A., Howland, H.C., and Yee, R.W.:  Monochromatic wave front aberrations following radial keratotomy (RK).  Noninvasive Assessment Of The Visual System-1989 Technical Digest Series.  Vol. 7.  February, 1989.

Maskin, S.L., Heitman, K.F., Lawton, A.W., and Yee, R.W.:  Diagnostic impression cytology for external eye disease.  Cornea.  8(4):270-273, 1989.

Yu, H.S.,, and Yee, R.W.:  Effects of cadmium on bovine corneal endothelial cells in vitro.  Cut. Oc. Tox.  Vol. 8(2), 183-190, 1989.

Heitman, K.F., Lam, K.W., Maskin, S.L., Yee, R.W., and Lawton, A.W.:  Elevated tear lgG and conjunctival plasma cell infiltrate in a graft vs. host disease patient.  Cornea.  7(1):57-62, 1988.

Maskin, S.L., Heitman, K.F., and Yee, R.W.:  Use of impression cytology in neonatal chlamydial conjunctivitis.  Arch. Ophthalmol.  105:1626, 1987.

Yee, R.W., Edeihauser, H.F., and Stern, M.E.:  Specular microscopy of vertebrate corneal endothelium:  a comparative study.  Exp. Eye Res.  44:703-714, 1987.

Yee, R.W., and Edelhauser, H.F.:  Comparison of intraocular acetylcholine and carbachol.  J. Cataract Refract. Surg.  12:18-22, 1986.

Koenig, S.B., and Yee, R.W.:  Thorton fixation ring in penetrating keratoplasty.  Cornea.  5:127, 1986.

Yee, R.W., and Edelhauser, H.F.:  Specular microscopy of the endothelium in elasmobranchs, teleosts and bullfrog.  Mt. Desert Island Biological Laboratory Bulletin.

Schultz, R.O., Glasser, D.B., Matsuda, M., Yee, R.W., and Edelhauser, H.F.:  Response of the corneal endothelium to cataract surgery.  Arch. Ophthalmol.  104:1164-1169, 1986.

Matsuda, M., Yee, R.W., Geroski, D.H., Glasser, D.B., and Edelhauser, H.F.:  Specular microscopic evaluation of donor corneal endothelium.  Arch. Ophthalmol.  104:259-262, 1986.

Yee R.W. and Edelhauser, H.F:  Comparison of intraocular acetylcholine and carbachol.  J Cataract Refract Surg.  Jan;12(1):18-22, 1986.

Schultz, R.O., Matsuda, M., Yee, R.W., Glasser, D.B., Sabin, S.M., and Edelhauser, H.F.:  Long-term survival of cryopreserved corneal endothelium.  Ophthalmology.  92:1663-1 667, 1985.

Koenig, S.B., and Yee, R.W.:  Polack corneal punch with modified teflon base plug.  Cornea.  4(4):266-267, 1985-1986.

Matsuda, M., Yee, R.W., and Edelhauser, H.F.:  Comparison of the corneal endothelium in an American and a Japanese population.  Arch. Ophthalmol.  103:68-70, 1985.

Yee, R.W., Geroski, D.H., Matsuda, M., Champeau, E., Meyer, L.A., and Edelhauser, H.F.:  Correlation or corneal endothelial pump site density, barrier and morphology in wound repair.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci.  26:1191-201, 1985.

Yee, R.W., Matsuda, M., Engerman, R.L., Kern, T.S., and Edelhauser, H.F.:  Corneal endothelial changes in diabetic dogs.  Curr. Eye Res.  4:759-766, 1985.

Yee, R.W., Matsuda, M., and Edelhauser, H.F.:  Changes in the normal corneal endothelial cellular pattern as a function of age.  Curr. Eye. Res.  4:671-678, 1985.

Geroski, D.H., Matsuda, M., Yee, R.W., and Edelhauser, H.F.:  Pump function of the human corneal endothelium:  effects of age and guttata.  Ophthalmology.  92:759-763, 1985.

Yee, R.W., Matsuda, M., and Edelhauser, H.F.:  Wide-field endothelial counting panels.  Am. J. Ophthalmol.  99:596-597, 1985.

MacRae, S.M., Matsuda, M., and Yee, R.W.:  The effect of long-term hard contact lens on the corneal endothelium.  CLAO. J.  11:322-326, 1985.

Schultz, R.O., Matsuda, M., Yee, R.W., and Edelhauser, H.F.:  Corneal endothelial changes in type I and type II diabetes mellitus.  Am. J. Ophthalmol.  98:401-410, 1984.

Lam, K.W., Liu, K.M., Yee, R.W., and Lee, P.:  Detection of uric acid in aqueous humor by high pressure liquid chromatography.  Curr. Eye Res.  2:645-649, 1982-1983.

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