Writtle University College and ARU have merged. Writtle’s full range of college, degree, postgraduate and short courses will still be delivered on the Writtle campus. See our guide to finding Writtle information on this site.

Affiliated publications

Browse research publications released by academics affiliated to the Vision and Eye Research Institute.

Roberts, H. W., Davidson, M., Thaung, C., Myerscough, J., 2022. Early Endothelialization of Ab Interno Stromal Tectonic Patch in the Management of Corneal Perforation Secondary to Bacterial Keratitis. Cornea, 41(6), pp. 802-805. doi: 10.1097/ICO.0000000000002966

Charlesworth, E., Alderson, A. J., Fylan, F., Armstrong, R. A., Chandra, A., Elliott, D. B., 2022. Investigating target refraction advice provided to cataract surgery patients by UK optometrists and ophthalmologists. Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics. doi: 10.1111/opo.12957

Olusanya, B. O., Davis, A. C., 2022. Global investment to reduce the burden of hearing loss. The Lancet Global Health, 10(1), pp. e4-e5. doi: 10.1016/S2214-109X(21)00508-8

Read more about 2021.

Latham, K., Mann, D. L., Dolan, R., Myint, J., Timmis, M. A., Ryu, D., Frisson, S., Allen, P. M., 2021. Do visual fields need to be considered in classification criteria within visually impaired shooting? Journal of Sports Sciences, 39 (sup1), pp. 150-158. doi: 10.1080/02640414.2021.1911425

Leung, T., Li, R. W., Kee, C., 2021. Meridional anisotropy of foveal and peripheral resolution acuity in adults with emmetropia, myopia, and astigmatism. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 62(10). doi: 10.1167/IOVS.62.10.11

Lievens, C. W., Norgett, Y., Briggs, N., Allen, P. M., Vianya-Estopa, M., 2021. Optimal methodology for lid wiper epitheliopathy identification. Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, 44(3). doi: 10.1016/j.clae.2020.04.016

Maguire, R., Timmis, M. A., Wilkins, L., Mann, D. L., Beukes, E., Parekh, H., Johnstone, J. A., Adie, J. M., Arnold, D., Allen, P. M., 2021. Is the pink ball still under review? Cricket umpires’ perceptions of the pink ball for day/night matches. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 24(11), pp. 1166-1172. doi: 10.1016/j.jsams.2021.03.011

Meyer, P. A. R., Brealey, E., Buckley, R., Marshall, J., Snead, M., 2021. Malcolm Kerr Muir, FRCS, FRCOphth, FRCP. The British Journal of Ophthalmology, 105(8), pp. 1184-1186. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2020-318706

Roberts, H. W., Gunasekera, C. D., Law, E. M., Seifelnasr, M., Giannaccare, G., Busin, M., Myerscough, J., 2021. Sutureless Tectonic Mini-Descemet's Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (“mini-DSAEK”) for the management of corneal perforations. European Journal of Ophthalmology. doi: 10.1177/11206721211050034

Timmis, M. A., Ferrandino, M., Morrison, A., Allen, P. M., Latham, K., 2021. How Is Jump Performance Affected in Male Athletes when Completed with a Visual Impairment? Optometry and Vision Science, 98(7), pp. 846-853. doi: 10.1097/OPX.0000000000001720

Beukes, E. W., Manchaiah, V., Allen, P. M., Andersson, G., Baguley, D. M., 2021. Exploring tinnitus heterogeneity: Prog. Brain Res. 260 doi: 110.1016/bs.pbr.2020.05.022

Maguire, R., Timmis, M. A., Wilkins, L., Mann, D. L., Beukes, E., Homer, A., Johnstone, J. A., Adie, J. M., Arnold, D., Allen, P. M., 2021. Cricketers are not tickled pink by the new coloured ball. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 24(2), pp. 183-188. doi: 10.1016/j.jsams.2020.08.006

Matsou, A., Pujari, R., Sarwar, H., Rana, M., Myerscough, J., Thomson, S. M., Nandakumar, G., Zhang, J., Rajan, M. S., 2021. Microthin Descemet Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty Versus Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty: A Randomized Clinical Trial. Cornea, 40(9), pp. 1117-1125. doi: 10.1097/ICO.0000000000002601

Myerscough, J., Roberts, H. W., Yu, A. C., Mimouni, M., Furiosi, L., Mandrioli, M., Giannaccare, G., Busin, M., 2021. Factors predictive of cystoid macular oedema following endothelial keratoplasty: A single-centre review of 2233 cases. British Journal of Ophthalmology. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2020-318076

Nagra, M., Allen, P. M., Norgett, Y., Beukes, E., Bowen, M., Vianya-Estopa, M., 2021. The effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on working practices of UK primary care optometrists. Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics. doi: 10.1111/opo.12786

Nagra, M., Akhtar, A., Huntjens, B., Campbell, P., 2021. Open versus closed view autorefraction in young adults. Journal of Optometry, 14(1), pp. 86-91. doi: 10.1016/j.optom.2020.06.007

Nagra, M., Rodriguez-Carmona, M., Blane, S., Huntjens, B., 2021. Intra- and Inter-Model Variability of Light Detection Using a Commercially Available Light Sensor. Journal of Medical Systems, 45(4). doi: 10.1007/s10916-020-01694-4

Pujari, R., Deshmukh, R., Sheth, C., Rajan, M. S., 2021. Maternal finger-prick allogenic blood for persistent corneal epithelial defects. BMJ Case Reports, 14(4). doi: 110.1136/bcr-2020-241138

Runswick, O. R., Ravensbergen, R. H. J. C., Allen, P. M., Mann, D. L., 2021. Expert opinion on classification for footballers with vision impairment: Towards evidence-based minimum impairment criteria. Journal of Sports Sciences. doi: 10.1080/02640414.2021.1881301

Seifelnasr, M., Roberts, H. W., Moledina, M., Myerscough, J., 2021. Tectonic Mini-DSAEK Facilitates Closure of Corneal Perforation in Eyes With Healthy Endothelium. Cornea, 40(6), pp. 790-793. doi: 10.1097/ICO.0000000000002712

Wolffsohn, J. S., Dumbleton, K., Huntjens, B., Kandel, H., Koh, S., Kunnen, C. M. E., Nagra, M., Pult, H., Sulley, A. L., Vianya-Estopa, M., Walsh, K., Wong, S., Stapleton, F., 2021. CLEAR - Evidence-based contact lens practice. Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, 44(2), pp. 368-397. doi: 10.1016/j.clae.2021.02.008

Wolffsohn, J. S., Ghorbani-Mojarrad, N., Vianya-Estopa, M., Nagra, M., Huntjens, B., Terry, L., Sweeney, L. E., Dutta, D., Joshi, M. R., Wright, D., Bruce, H., Hallam, E., Jolly, L., Chung, Y. B., En Tsen, J. R., Bishop, A., Davison, R., Maldonado-Codina, C. and members of the British and Irish University and College Contact Lens Educators (BUCCLE) group, 2021. Fast versus gradual adaptation of soft monthly contact lenses in neophyte wearers. Contact Lens and Anterior Eye. doi: 10.1016/j.clae.2021.101469

Read more about 2021.

Allen, P. M., Dolan, R., Croxall, H., Ravensbergen, R. H. J. C., Brooks, A., Zenk, F., Mann, D. L., 2020. Evidence-based Classification in Track Athletics for Athletes with a Vision Impairment: A Delphi Study. Optometry and Vision Science: Official publication of the American Academy of Optometry, 97(11), pp. 984-994. doi: 10.1097/OPX.0000000000001600

Allen, P. M., Mann, D. L., van der Linde, I., Beukes, E. W., 2020. Perspectives of a new sport-specific Para Shooting classification system for athletes with vision impairment. Journal of Sports Sciences. doi: 10.1080/02640414.2020.1851923

Allen, P. M., Smith, L., 2020. SARS-CoV-2 self-isolation: recommendations for people with a vision impairment. Eye (Basingstoke), 34(7), pp. 1183-1184. doi: 10.1038/s41433-020-0917-x

Ang, G. S., Fenwick, E. K., Constantinou, M., Gan, A. T. L., Man, R. E. K., Casson, R. J., Finkelstein, E. A., Goldberg, I., Healey, P. R., Pesudovs, K., Sanmugasundram, S., Xie, J., Mcintosh, R., Jackson, J., Wells, A. P., White, A., Martin, K., Walland, M. J., Crowston, J. G., Lamoureux, E. L., 2020. Selective laser trabeculoplasty versus topical medication as initial glaucoma treatment: The glaucoma initial treatment study randomised clinical trial. British Journal of Ophthalmology, 104(6), pp. 813-821. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2018-313396

Azuara-Blanco, A., Logan, N., Strang, N., Saunders, K., Allen, P. M., Weir, R., Doherty, P., Adams, C., Gardner, E., Hogg, R., McFarland, M., Preston, J., Verghis, R., Loughman, J. J., Flitcroft, I., MacKey, D. A., Lee, S. S.., Hammond, C., Congdon, N., Clarke, M., 2020. Low-dose (0.01%) atropine eye-drops to reduce progression of myopia in children: A multicentre placebo-controlled randomised trial in the UK (CHAMP-UK) - Study protocol. British Journal of Ophthalmology, 104(7), pp. 950-955. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2019-314819

Bright, P., van der Linde, I., 2020. Comparison of methods for estimating premorbid intelligence. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 30(1), pp. 1-14. doi: 10.1080/09602011.2018.1445650

Boutin, T. S., Charteris, D. G., Chandra, A., Campbell, S., Hayward, C., Campbell, A. et al., 2020. Insights into the genetic basis of retinal detachment. Human Molecular Genetics, 29(4), pp. 689-702. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddz294

Burns, D. H., Allen, P. M., Edgar, D. F., Evans, B. J. W., 2020. Sources of error in clinical measurement of the amplitude of accommodation. Journal of Optometry, 13(1), pp. 3-14. doi: 10.1016/j.optom.2019.05.002

Fenwick, E. K., Barnard, J., Gan, A., Loe, B. S., Khadka, J., Pesudovs, K., Man, R., Lee, S. Y., Tan, G., Wong, T. Y., Lamoureux, E. L., 2020. Computerized adaptive tests: Efficient and precise assessment of the patient-centered impact of diabetic retinopathy. Translational Vision Science and Technology, 9(7). doi: 10.1167/tvst.9.7.3

Lievens, C. W., Norgett, Y., Briggs, N., Allen, P. M., Vianya-Estopa, M., 2020a. Impact of improper approach to identify lid wiper epitheliopathy (Lwe). Clinical Ophthalmology, 14, pp. 3039-3047. doi: 10.2147/OPTH.S273524

Lievens, C. W., Norgett, Y., Briggs, N., Allen, P. M., Vianya-Estopa, M., 2020b. Optimal methodology for lid wiper epitheliopathy identification. Contact Lens and Anterior Eye. doi: 10.1016/j.clae.2020.04.016

Ludlow, A. K., Giannadou, A., Franklin, A., Allen, P. M., Simmons, D.R., Wilkins, A. J., 2020. The possible use of precision tinted lenses to improve social cognition in children with autism spectrum disorders. Vision Research, 170, pp. 53-59. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2020.03.007

Myerscough, J., Roberts, H., Yu, A. C., Elkadim, M., Bovone, C., Busin, M., 2020. Five-year Outcomes of Converted Mushroom Keratoplasty from Intended Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (DALK) Mandate 9-mm Diameter DALK as the Optimal Approach to Keratoconus. American Journal of Ophthalmology, 220, pp. 9-18. doi: 10.1016/j.ajo.2020.07.009

Nagra, M., Vianya-Estopa, M., Wolffsohn, J. S., 2020. Could telehealth help eye care practitioners adapt contact lens services during the COVID-19 pandemic? Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, 43(3), pp. 204-207. doi: 10.1016/j.clae.2020.04.002

Roberts, H. W., Akram, H., Myerscough, J., 2020. Negative polymerase chain reaction for SARS-CoV-2 in aqueous sample of patient with confirmed SARS-CoV-2 and recurrence of herpetic stromal keratitis. Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 46(12), e61-e63. doi: 10.1097/j.jcrs.0000000000000462

Wilkins, L., Sweeney, J., Zaborski, Z., Nelson, C., Tweddle, S., Beukes, E.Allen, P., 2020. Elite academy soccer players’ perceptions towards cognitive behavioral therapy. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology, 14(1), pp. 55-67. doi: 10.1123/jcsp.2018-0026

Read more about 2020.

Allen, P. M., Latham, K., Ravensbergen, H. J. C. R., Myint, J., Mann, D. L., 2019. Rifle shooting for athletes with vision impairment: Does one class fit all? Frontiers in Psychology, 10. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01727

Beukes, E. W., Manchaiah, V., Allen, P. M., Baguley, D. M., Andersson, G., 2019. Internet-Based Interventions for Adults With Hearing Loss, Tinnitus, and Vestibular Disorders: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Trends in Hearing, 23. doi: 10.1177/2331216519851749

Fotis, K., Alexander, P., Sax, J., Reddie, I., Kang, C. Y., Chandra, A., 2019. Macular Detachment for the Treatment of Persistent Full-Thickness Macular Holes. Retina, 39, S104-S107. doi: 10.1097/IAE.0000000000002370

Gothwal, V. K., Muthineni, V. V., Khadka, J., Lamoureux, E. L., Pesudovs, K., 2019. Psychometric Properties of an Indian Translation of the Vision-related Activity Limitation Item Bank in Cataract. Optometry and Vision Science, 96(12), pp. 910-919. doi: 10.1097/OPX.0000000000001459

Patra, H. K., Azharuddin, M., Islam, M. M., Papapavlou, G., Deb, S., Osterrieth, J., Zhu, G. H., Romu, T., Dhara, A. K., Jafari, M. J., Ghaderi, A., Hinkula, J., Rajan, M. S., Slater, N. K. H., 2019. Rational Nanotoolbox with Theranostic Potential for Medicated Pro-Regenerative Corneal Implants. Advanced Functional Materials, 29(38). doi: 10.1002/adfm.201903760

Srinivasan, K., Gilchrist, J. M., Krishnan, G., Wilkins, A., Allen, P.M., 2019. Clinical Use of the Kannada and English Rate of Reading Tests. Frontiers in Psychology, 10. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.02116

Wilkins, L., Mann, D., Dain, S., Hayward, T., Allen, P., 2019. Out with the old, in with the new: how changes in cricket helmet regulations affect the vision of batters. Journal of Sports Sciences, 37(1), pp. 13-19. doi: 10.1080/02640414.2018.1479944

Read more about 2019.

Allen, P. M., Ravensbergen, R. H. J. C., Latham, K., Rose, A., Myint, J., Mann, D. L., 2018. Contrast sensitivity is a significant predictor of performance in rifle shooting for athletes with vision impairment. Frontiers in Psychology, 9. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00950

Beukes, E. W., Allen, P. M., Baguley, D. M., Manchaiah, V., Andersson, G., 2018. Long-term efficacy of audiologist-guided internet-based cognitive behavior therapy for tinnitus. American Journal of Audiology, 27(3), pp. 431-447. doi: 10.1044/2018_AJA-IMIA3-18-0004

Beukes, E. W., Andersson, G., Allen, P. M., Manchaiah, V., Baguley, D. M., 2018. Effectiveness of Guided Internet-Based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy vs Face-to-Face Clinical Care for Treatment of Tinnitus: A Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 144(12), pp. 1126-1133. doi: 10.1001/jamaoto.2018.2238

Beukes, E. W., Baguley, D. M., Allen, P. M., Manchaiah, V., Andersson, G., 2018. Audiologist-Guided Internet-Based Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Adults With Tinnitus in the United Kingdom: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Ear and Hearing, 39(3), pp. 423-433. doi: 10.1097/AUD.0000000000000505

Beukes, E. W., Manchaiah, V., Andersson, G., Allen, P. M., Terlizzi, P. M., Baguley, D. M., 2018. Situationally influenced tinnitus coping strategies: a mixed methods approach. Disability and rehabilitation, 40(24), pp. 2884-2894. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2017.1362708

Beukes, E. W., Manchaiah, V., Baguley, D. M., Allen, P. M., Andersson, G., 2018. Internet-based interventions for adults with hearing loss, tinnitus and vestibular disorders: A protocol for a systematic review. Systematic Reviews, 7(1). doi: 10.1186/s13643-018-0880-9

Beukes, E. W., Manchaiah, V., Baguley, D. M., Allen, P. M., Andersson, G., 2018. Process evaluation of Internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy for adults with tinnitus in the context of a randomised control trial. International Journal of Audiology, 57(2), pp. 98-109. doi: 10.1080/14992027.2017.1384858

Beukes, E. W., Manchaiah, V., Davies, A. S. A., Allen, P. M., Baguley, D. M., Andersson, G., 2018. Participants’ experiences of an Internet-based cognitive behavioural therapy intervention for tinnitus. International Journal of Audiology, 57(12), pp. 947-954. doi: 10.1080/14992027.2018.1514538

Beukes, E. W., Manchaiah, V., Valien, T. E., Baguley, D. M., Allen, P. M., Andersson, G., 2018. Positive experiences related to living with tinnitus: A cross-sectional survey. Clinical Otolaryngology, 43(2), pp. 489-495. doi: 10.1111/coa.13002

Bowes, O. M. B., Shah, P., Rana, M., Farrell, S., Rajan, M. S., 2018. Quality indicators in a community optometrist led cataract shared care scheme. Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, 38(2), pp. 183-192. doi: 10.1111/opo.12444

Burns, D. H., Allen, P. M., Edgar, D. F., Evans, B. J. W., 2018. A review of depth of focus in measurement of the amplitude of accommodation. Vision (Switzerland), 2(3). doi: 10.3390/vision2030037

Evans, B. J. W., Allen, P. M., 2018. Coloured filters and visual stress. Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, 38(2), pp. 203-204. doi: 10.1111/opo.12432

Hussaindeen, J. R., Anand, M., Sivaraman, V., Ramani, K. K., Allen, P. M., 2018. Variant myopia: A new presentation? Indian Journal of Ophthalmology, 66(6), pp. 799-805. doi: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_1115_17

Latham, K., 2018. Benefits of low vision aids to reading accessibility. Vision Research, 153, pp. 47-52. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2018.09.009

Manchaiah, V., Beukes, E. W., Granberg, S., Durisala, N., Baguley, D. M., Allen, P. M., Andersson, G., 2018. Problems and life effects experienced by tinnitus research study volunteers: An exploratory study using the ICF classification. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 29(10), pp. 936-947. doi: 10.3766/jaaa.17094

Robertson, P. J., Callan, M., Nevison, C., Timmis, M. A., 2018. Is visual search strategy different between level of judo coach when acquiring visual information from the preparation phase of judo contests? International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 13(2), pp. 186-200. doi: 10.1177/1747954117737275

Srinivasan, K., Krishnan, G., Wilkins, A., Allen, P., 2018. Reliability and validity of a Kannada rate of reading test. Indian journal of ophthalmology, 66(5), pp. 630-633. doi: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_807_17

Van Der Linde, I.Bright, P., 2018. A genetic algorithm to find optimal reading test word subsets for estimating full-scale IQ. PLoS ONE, 13(10). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0205754

Read more about 2018.

Allsop, J. E., Lawrence, G. P., Gray, R., Khan, M. A., 2017. The interaction between practice and performance pressure on the planning and control of fast target directed movement. Psychological Research, 81(5), pp. 1004-1019. doi: 10.1007/s00426-016-0791-0

Allsop, J., Gray, R., Bülthoff, H. H., Chuang, L., eds. 2017. Proceedings of the 2nd Workshop on Eye Tracking and Visualization, ETVIS 2016.

Beukes, E. W., Allen, P. M., Manchaiah, V., Baguley, D. M., Andersson, G., 2017. Internet-based intervention for tinnitus: Outcome of a single-group open trial. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 28(4), pp. 340-351. doi: 10.3766/jaaa.16055

Beukes, E. W., Baguley, D. M., Allen, P. M., Manchaiah, V., Andersson, G., 2017. Guided Internet-based versus face-to-face clinical care in the management of tinnitus: Study protocol for a multi-centre randomised controlled trial. Trials, 18(1). doi: 10.1186/s13063-017-1931-6

Bron, A. J., de Paiva, C. S., Chauhan, S. K., Bonini, S., Gabison, E. E., Jain, S., Knop, E., Markoulli, M., Ogawa, Y., Perez, V., Uchino, Y., Yokoi, N., Zoukhri, D., Sullivan, D. A., 2017. TFOS DEWS II pathophysiology report. Ocular Surface, 15(3), pp. 438-510. doi: 10.1016/j.jtos.2017.05.011

Craig, J. P., Nelson, J. D., Azar, D. T., Belmonte, C., Bron, A. J., Chauhan, S. K., de Paiva, C. S., Gomes, J. A. P., Hammitt, K. M., Jones, L., Nichols, J. J., Nichols, K. K., Novack, G. D., Stapleton, F. J., Willcox, M. D. P., Wolffsohn, J. S., Sullivan, D. A., 2017. TFOS DEWS II Report Executive Summary. Ocular Surface, 15(4), pp. 802-812. doi: 10.1016/j.jtos.2017.08.003

Evans, B. J. W., Allen, P. M., 2017. Reply to Letter to the Editor by Griffiths et al. commenting on Evans & Allen. Journal of Optometry, 10(3), pp. 200-202. doi: 10.1016/j.optom.2017.05.001

Evans, B. J. W., Allen, P. M., Wilkins, A. J., 2017. A Delphi study to develop practical diagnostic guidelines for visual stress (pattern-related visual stress). Journal of Optometry, 10(3), pp. 161-168. doi: 10.1016/j.optom.2016.08.002

McAlinden, C., Gao, R., Wang, Q., Zhu, S., Yang, J., Yu, A., Bron, A. J., Huang, J., 2017. Rasch analysis of three dry eye questionnaires and correlates with objective clinical tests. Ocular Surface, 15(2), pp. 202-210. doi: 10.1016/j.jtos.2017.01.005

Nelson, J. D., Craig, J. P., Akpek, E. K., Azar, D. T., Belmonte, C., Bron, A. J. et al., 2017. TFOS DEWS II Introduction. Ocular Surface, 15(3), pp. 269-275. doi: 10.1016/j.jtos.2017.05.005

Smith, C. P., Allsop, J. E., Mistry, M., Reynolds, R. F., 2017. Co-ordination of the upper and lower limbs for vestibular control of balance. Journal of Physiology, 595(21), pp. 6771-6782. doi: 10.1113/JP274272

Weber, I. P., Rana, M., Thomas, P. B. M., Dimov, I. B., Franze, K., Rajan, M.S., 2017. Effect of vital dyes on human corneal endothelium and elasticity of Descemet’s membrane. PLoS ONE, 12(9). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0184375

Read more about 2017.