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    • Agreement in dry eye management between optometrists and general practitioners in primary health care in the Netherlands 

      Van Tilborg, Mirjam M.; Murphy, Paul J.; Evans, Katharine S.E. (Elsevier, 2015-04-18)
      Purpose: To investigate the agreement in dry eye care management between general practitioners (GPs) and optometrists in the Netherlands. Methods: A web-based survey was used to investigate the agreement in symptoms ...
    • Application of a new grading scale for tear ferning in non-dry eye and dry eye subjects 

      Masmali, Ali M.; AL-Qhtani, Sultan; Al-Gasham, Talha M.; El-Hiti, Gamal A.; Purslow, Christine; Murphy, Paul J. (Elsevier, 2014-09-14)
      Purpose: To apply the Masmali tear ferning (TF) grading scale on non-dry eye (NDE) and dry eye (DE) subjects to test the validity of the grading scale in practice, and to describe the grading scale range for NDE and DE. ...
    • Atomic force microscopy analysis of the effect of plasma treatment on gas permeable contact lens surface topography 

      Gill, Felicity; Purslow, Christine; Murphy, Paul J. (Elsevier, 2019-02-23)
      Purpose: Using atomic force microscopy (AFM) to investigate anterior surface topography (AST) in worn and unworn, plasma surface-treated (PST) and untreated (UT) gas permeable (GP) lenses, and influence of surface topography ...
    • Comparison of a new portable digital meniscometer and optical coherence tomography in tear meniscus radius measurement 

      Bandlitz, Stefan; Purslow, Christine; Murphy, Paul J.; Pult, Heiko (Wiley, 2013-10-07)
      Purpose: Non-invasive measurement of tear meniscus radius (TMR) is useful in the assessment of tear volume for dry eye diagnosis. This study investigates the agreement between a new, portable, slit-lamp mounted, digital ...
    • Comparison of meibomian gland dropout using two infrared imaging devices 

      Wong, Stephanie; Srinivasan, Sruthi; Murphy, Paul J.; Jones, Lyndon W. (Elsevier, 2018-11-07)
      Purpose To measure the degree of meibomian gland (MG) dropout in the lower eyelid determined by analysis of images obtained from the LipiView II (LVII) and the Keratograph 5M (K5M). Methods The inferior eyelid of each ...
    • Corneal sensitivity after ocular surgery 

      Lum, Edward; Murphy, Paul J.; Corbett, Melanie (Wolters Kluwer, 2019-07-01)
      The cornea is densely innervated with free nerve endings to provide a high level of sensitivity to foreign bodies or noxious substances. They also provide trophic support to the tissues of the cornea and facilitate their ...
    • Development of a new grading scale for tear ferning 

      Masmali, Ali M.; Murphy, Paul J.; Purslow, Christine (Elsevier, 2013-10-25)
      Purpose: This paper reports on the development of a new tear ferning (TF) subjective grading scale, and compares it with the Rolando scale. Method: TF patterns obtained from tear film samples collected from normal and dry ...
    • Effect of ambient humidity on the Cochet-Bonnet aesthesiometer 

      Lum, Edward; Murphy, Paul J. (Springer Nature, 2018-06-19)
      Purpose: The Cochet–Bonnet (COBO) aesthesiometer is the current standard in corneal sensitivity assessment. This study investigates the influence of ambient room humidity levels on the stimulus force exerted by the ...
    • Influence of Conjunctival Folds on Calculated Tear Meniscus Volume Along the Lower Eyelid 

      Bandlitz, Stefan; Purslow, Christine; Murphy, Paul J.; Pult, Heiko (Elsevier, 2016-05-03)
      Purpose: In calculating tear meniscus volume (TMV), tear meniscus height (TMH), radius (TMR) and cross-sectional area (TMA) are usually measured at the center of the lower lid margin, but lid-parallel conjunctival folds ...
    • A New Portable Digital Meniscometer 

      Bandlitz, Stefan; Purslow, Christine; Murphy, Paul J.; Pult, Heiko; Bron, Anthony J. (Wolters Kluwer, 2014-01)
      Purpose: The aims of this study were (i) to develop a new portable slit-lamp mounted digital meniscometer (PDM) and (ii) to test its accuracy and repeatability compared to the existing Yokoi et al. videomeniscometer ...
    • Ocular impression-taking - which material is best? 

      Turner, Jennifer; Purslow, Christine; Murphy, Paul J. (Wolters Kluwer, 2019-01)
      Objectives: To assess the efficacy and effect on clinical signs of a polyvinylsiloxane (Tresident; Shütz Dental Group GmbH, Germany) compared with an irreversible hydrocolloid (Orthoprint; Zhermack SpA, Badia Polesine, ...
    • Relationship between Corneal Sensation, Blinking, and Tear Film Quality 

      Nosch, Daniela Sonja; Pult, Heiko; Albon, Julie; Purslow, Christine; Murphy, Paul J. (Wolters Kluwer, 2016-05-01)
      Purpose: To examine the possible role of corneal sensitivity and tear film quality in triggering a blink by investigating the relationship between blink rate, central corneal sensitivity threshold (CST), ocular surface ...
    • The Relationship between Tear Meniscus Regularity and Conjunctival Folds 

      Bandlitz, Stefan; Purslow, Christine; Murphy, Paul J.; Pult, Heiko (Wolters Kluwer, 2014-09-01)
      Purpose: To investigate the capability of a new portable digital meniscometer (PDM) to measure tear meniscus radius (TMR) and tear meniscus height (TMH) at different locations along the lower lid and to evaluate relationships ...
    • Repeatability and Diurnal Variation of Tear Ferning Test 

      Masmali, Ali M.; Al-Bahlal, Jarallah M.; El-Hiti, Gamal A.; Akhtar, Saeed; Purslow, Christine; Murphy, Paul J.; Almubrad, Turki (Wolters Kluwer, 2015-09-01)
      Objectives: To investigate tear ferning (TF) test repeatability between sessions by observing changes in the tear fern pattern during the day. Methods: Twenty-three healthy young adults (15 men and 8 women), ranging in age ...
    • Tear evaporation rates: What does the literature tell us? 

      Wong, Stephanie; Murphy, Paul J.; Jones, Lyndon W. (Elsevier, 2017-12-24)
      Purpose A previous literature review reported tear evaporation rates (TERs) from studies conducted on rabbits and humans between 1941 and 2003. Closer examination of the presented data revealed inaccuracies in the reporting ...
    • The tear ferning test: a simple clinical technique to evaluate the ocular tear film 

      Masmali, Ali M.; Purslow, Christine; Murphy, Paul J. (Wiley, 2014-08-20)
      A healthy tear film is very important for many major functions of the ocular surface. Dry eye disease is a significant clinical problem that needs to be solved but the poor correlation between clinical signs and reported ...
    • Topical anaesthetic use prior to rigid gas permeable contact lens fitting 

      Gill, Felicity; Murphy, Paul J.; Purslow, Christine (Elsevier, 2017-07-11)
      Purpose To investigate effect of topical anaesthetic (TA) during gas permeable (GP) contact lens (CL) fitting on subjective and objective measures of patient anxiety. Methods 47 subjects (mean ± sd age = 26.9 ± 4.9 ...


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