David S. Friedman
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
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#1Jian-Yu E (Johns Hopkins University)H-Index: 5
#2Aleksandra Mihailovic (Johns Hopkins University)H-Index: 9
Last. Pradeep Y. Ramulu (Johns Hopkins University)H-Index: 29
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Abstract null null Background null Visually impaired older adults have a greater risk of falling, making them particularly susceptible to fall-related health consequences and restricted physical activity. Unclear however, is the relationship between having falls and longitudinal changes in daily patterns of objectively measured physical activity in older adults with visual impairments. null null null Methods null We created a three-year prospective cohort study (Falls in Glaucoma Study) of older...
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Last. David S. Friedman (MEE: Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary)H-Index: 93
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Community-based screening programs have had limited success in preventing vision loss from glaucoma due to overall low prevalence of glaucoma, screening limitations, and barriers to follow-up appointments. This editorial highlights lessons learned from 2 large prospective trials: the Philadelphia Telemedicine Glaucoma Detection and Follow-up Study and the Screening To Prevent Glaucoma Study. While some lessons are specific to ophthalmology, many lessons are applicable to screening for asymptomat...
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#1Kanza Aziz (JHUSOM: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine)H-Index: 4
#2Jade Y Moon (MEE: Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary)
Last. Grayson W. Armstrong (MEE: Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary)H-Index: 9
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Importance null Telemedicine has been shown to have had reduced uptake among historically marginalized populations within multiple medical specialties during the COVID-19 pandemic. An evaluation of health disparities among patients receiving ophthalmic telemedical care during the pandemic is needed. null Objective null To evaluate disparities in the delivery of ophthalmic telemedicine at Massachusetts Eye and Ear (MEE) during the COVID-19 pandemic. null Design, setting, and participants null Thi...
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#1Amanda Neitzel (Johns Hopkins University)H-Index: 2
#2Betsy Wolf (ED: United States Department of Education)
Last. Megan E. Collins (JHUSOM: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine)H-Index: 4
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Importance Uncorrected refractive error in school-aged children may affect learning. Objective To assess the effect of a school-based vision program on academic achievement among students in grades 3 to 7. Design, Setting, and Participants This cluster randomized clinical trial was conducted in Baltimore City Public Schools during school years from 2016 to 2019 among 2304 students in grades 3 to 7 who received eye examinations and eyeglasses. Intervention Participating schools were randomized 1:...
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#1Nur Cardakli (JHUSOM: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine)H-Index: 1
#2David S. Friedman (MEE: Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary)H-Index: 93
Last. Michael V. Boland (JHUSOM: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine)H-Index: 32
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PURPOSE To determine the unplanned return to OR rate within 180 days and at any time postoperatively after valved and non-valved tube shunt surgery DESIGN: : Retrospective case-control study METHODS: : Review of 357 eyes that underwent tube shunt surgery (151 valved, 206 non-valved) at an academic glaucoma service between 01/2014-12/2016. A control eye was time-matched for each eye that underwent reoperation. RESULTS The reoperation rate within 180 days was 10.6% (16/151) for valved and 12.1% (2...
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#1Mani Baskaran (NUS: National University of Singapore)H-Index: 52
#2Rajesh S. Kumar (Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine)H-Index: 1
Last. Paul J. Foster (Moorfields Eye Hospital)H-Index: 82
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Purpose null To examine the efficacy of laser peripheral iridotomy (LPI) in patients who received a diagnosis of primary angle-closure suspect (PACS). null null null Design null Prospective, randomized controlled trial. null null null Participants null This multicenter, randomized controlled trial ( ClinicalTrials.gov null identifier, null NCT00347178 ) enrolled 480 patients older than 50 years from glaucoma clinics in Singapore with bilateral asymptomatic PACS (defined as having ≥2 quadrants of...
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#1Megan E. CollinsH-Index: 4
#2Amanda NeitzelH-Index: 2
Last. Michael X. RepkaH-Index: 67
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#1Xinxing GuoH-Index: 14
#2David S. FriedmanH-Index: 93
Last. Megan E. CollinsH-Index: 4
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#2David S. FriedmanH-Index: 93
Last. Megan E. CollinsH-Index: 4
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#1Srinivas MarmamulaH-Index: 23
#2Navya Rekha Barrenkala (LVPEI: L V Prasad Eye Institute)H-Index: 2
Last. David S. Friedman (MEE: Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary)H-Index: 93
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Background/objective To report on the prevalence and risk factors for near vision impairment (NVI) among the elderly in residential care in Telangana State in India. Methods Individuals aged ≥60 years were recruited from 41 'home for the aged' centres in Hyderabad, India. All participants had complete eye examinations including presenting and best-corrected visual acuity assessment for distance and near. NVI was defined as binocular presenting near vision worse than N8 (6/15) among those who had...
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