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  • Simultaneous Interpenetrating Polymer Network of Collagen and Hyaluronic Acid as an In Situ-Forming Corneal Defect Filler CHEMISTRY OF MATERIALS Chen, F., Le, P., Lai, K., Fernandes-Cunha, G. M., Myung, D. 2020; 32 (12): 5208–16
  • Optimization of an in situ-forming interpenetrating polymer network of collagen and hyaluronic acid hydrogel independently and simultaneously crosslinked by click chemistries Le, P., Chen, F., Cunha, G., Lai, K., Myung, D. ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC. 2020
  • Assessment of Eye Disease and Visual Impairment in the Nursing Home Population Using Mobile Health Technology OPHTHALMIC SURGERY LASERS & IMAGING RETINA Lai, K. Y., Pathipati, M. P., Blumenkranz, M. S., Leung, L., Moshfeghi, D. M., Toy, B. C., Myung, D. 2020; 51 (5): 262–70


    To characterize the burden of eye disease and the utility of teleophthalmology in nursing home patients, a population with ophthalmic needs not commensurate with care received.Informed consent was obtained from 78 California Bay Area skilled nursing facility patients. Near visual acuity (VA) and anterior/posterior segment photographs were taken with a smartphone-based VA app and ophthalmic camera system. The Nursing Home Vision-Targeted Health-Related Quality of Life questionnaire was also administered. Risk factors for visual impairment were assessed. Institutional review board approval was obtained from Stanford University.Cataracts (51%), diabetic retinopathy (DR) (12%), optic neuropathy (12%), and age-related macular degeneration (AMD) (10%) were common findings; 11.7% had other referral-warranted findings. AMD and DR correlated with a higher risk of poor VA, with adjusted odds ratios of 22 (P = .01) and 43 (P = .004).This study demonstrated a high prevalence of poor VA and ophthalmic disease in the nursing home population impacting quality of life. Smartphone-based teleophthalmology platforms have the potential to increase access to eye care for nursing home patients. [Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging Retina. 2020;51:262-270.].

    View details for DOI 10.3928/23258160-20200501-03

    View details for Web of Science ID 000539315500003

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  • Biophysical characterization of a simultaneous interpenetrating polymer network composed of crosslinked collagen and hyaluronic acid Lai, K., Lee, H., Hull, S., Fernandes-Cunha, G., Myung, D. ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC. 2019