Select Publications

Journal articles

Afzal M; Vijay AK; Stapleton F; Willcox MDP, 2021, 'Susceptibility of ocular staphylococcus aureus to antibiotics and multipurpose disinfecting solutions', Antibiotics, vol. 10, pp. 1203 - 1203, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/antibiotics10101203

Nakagawa M; Nakagawa R; Willcox MDP; Vijay AK, 2021, 'Effect of Hygiene Procedures on Lens Case Contamination with Povidone-Iodine or Multipurpose Disinfecting Solutions', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 98, pp. 563 - 569, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0000000000001700

Tan J; Siddireddy JS; Wong K; Shen Q; Vijay AK; Stapleton F, 2021, 'Factors affecting microbial contamination on the back surface of worn soft contact lenses', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 98, pp. 512 - 517, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0000000000001693

Stapleton F; Bakkar M; Carnt N; Chalmers R; Vijay AK; Marasini S; Ng A; Tan J; Wagner H; Woods C; Wolffsohn JS, 2021, 'CLEAR - Contact lens complications', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, vol. 44, pp. 330 - 367, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2021.02.010

Shrestha GS; Vijay AK; Stapleton F; Henriquez FL; Carnt N, 2021, 'Understanding clinical and immunological features associated with Pseudomonas and Staphylococcus keratitis', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, vol. 44, pp. 3 - 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2020.11.014

Kalaiselvan P; Tummanapalli SS; Kumar Vijay A; Bahl P; MacIntyre CR; Willcox MDP, 2021, 'The ability of face masks to reduce transmission of microbes', Clinical and Experimental Optometry, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08164622.2021.1971050

Stapleton F; Siddireddy JS; Wong K; Shen Q; Vijay AK; Tan J, 2021, 'Factors affecting microbial contamination on the back surface of worn soft contact lenses', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, vol. 44, pp. 12 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2020.12.040

Rayamajhee B; Subedi D; Won S; Kim J; Vijay A; Tan J; Henriquez FL; Willcox M; Carnt NA, 2020, 'Investigating domestic shower settings as a risk factor for acanthamoeba keratitis', Water (Switzerland), vol. 12, pp. 1 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/w12123493

Vijay AK; Zhu H; Willcox M; Ketelson H; Stapleton F, 2020, 'Bacterial biofilm in silver-impregnated contact lens cases', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, vol. 43, pp. 408 - 412, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2019.11.004

Siddireddy JS; Vijay AK; Tan J; Willcox M, 2020, 'Effect of Eyelid Treatments on Bacterial Load and Lipase Activity in Relation to Contact Lens Discomfort', Eye and Contact Lens, vol. 46, pp. 245 - 253, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICL.0000000000000673

Subedi D; Kohli GS; Vijay AK; Willcox M; Rice SA, 2019, 'Accessory genome of the multi-drug resistant ocular isolate of Pseudomonas aeruginosa PA34', PLoS ONE, vol. 14, pp. e0215038, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0215038

Siddireddy JS; Tan J; Vijay AK; Willcox MDP, 2019, 'The Effect of Microblepharon Exfoliation on Clinical Correlates of Contact Lens Discomfort', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 96, pp. 187 - 199, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0000000000001354

Subedi D; Vijay AK; Rice SA; Willcox M, 2019, 'Cytotoxic factor influencing acquired antimicrobial resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa', Microbiology Australia, vol. 40, pp. 161 - 164, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MA19048

Subedi D; Kohli GS; Vijay AK; Willcox M; Rice S, 2018, 'Accessory genome contributes to the virulence and resistance of the ocular isolate of Pseudomonas aeruginosa: A complete genome analysis', , http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/497974

Subedi D; Vijay AK; Kohli GS; Rice SA; Willcox M, 2018, 'Comparative genomics of clinical strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains isolated from different geographic sites', Scientific Reports, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-34020-7

Subedi D; Vijay AK; Willcox M, 2018, 'Study of disinfectant resistance genes in ocular isolates of pseudomonas Aeruginosa', Antibiotics, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/antibiotics7040088

Vijay AK; Willcox MDP, 2018, 'Adhesion of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, Delftia acidovorans, and Achromobacter xylosoxidans to Contact Lenses', Eye & contact lens, vol. 44, pp. S120 - S126, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICL.0000000000000425

Tan J; Datta A; Wong K; Willcox MDP; Vijay AK, 2018, 'Clinical outcomes and contact lens case contamination using a povidone-iodine disinfection system', Eye and Contact Lens, vol. 44, pp. S221 - S227, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICL.0000000000000385

Subedi D; Vijay AK; Kohli GS; Rice SA; Willcox M, 2018, 'Nucleotide sequence analysis of NPS-1 β-lactamase and a novel integron (In1427)-carrying transposon in an MDR Pseudomonas aeruginosa keratitis strain', Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, vol. 73, pp. 1724 - 1726, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dky073

Yerramothu P; Vijay AK; Willcox MDP, 2018, 'Inflammasomes, the eye and anti-inflammasome therapy', Eye (Basingstoke), vol. 32, pp. 491 - 505, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/eye.2017.241

Subedi D; Vijay AK; Willcox M, 2018, 'Overview of mechanisms of antibiotic resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa: an ocular perspective', Clinical and Experimental Optometry, vol. 101, pp. 162 - 171, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cxo.12621

Willcox M; Vijay A; Datta A; Tan J, 2018, 'Bacterial contamination of lens cases whilst using a povidone iodine based disinfection system', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, vol. 41, pp. S39 - S39, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2018.04.055

Siddireddy JS; Tan J; Vijay AK; Willcox M, 2018, 'Predictive Potential of Eyelids and Tear Film in Determining Symptoms in Contact Lens Wearers', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 95, pp. 1035 - 1045, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/opx.0000000000001290

Siddireddy JS; Vijay AK; Tan J; Willcox M, 2018, 'The eyelids and tear film in contact lens discomfort', Contact Lens & Anterior Eye, vol. 41, pp. 144 - 153, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2017.10.004

Siddireddy JS; Vijay AK; Tan J; Willcox M, 2018, 'The role of eyelid bacteria in contact lens discomfort: BCLA Dallos Award 2017', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, vol. 41, pp. S80 - S80, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2018.03.124

Vijay AK; Fadli, Z; Lakkis, C; Coles-Brennan, C; Willcox M, 2017, 'In Vitro Compatibility of Contact Lenses With Corneal Epithelial Cells', Eye and Contact Lens: science and clinical practice, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICL.0000000000000408

Dutta D; Vijay AJAY; Kumar NARESH; Willcox M, 2016, 'Melimine-coated Antimicrobial Contact Lenses Reduce Microbial Keratitis in an Animal Model', Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, vol. 57, pp. 5616 - 5624, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.16-19882

Vijay AK; Willcox M; Zhu H; Stapleton F, 2015, 'Contact lens storage case hygiene practice and storage case contamination', Eye and Contact Lens, vol. 41, pp. 91 - 97, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICL.0000000000000070

Vijay AK; Bandara BM; Zhu H; Willcox MD, 2013, 'Protamine as a potential amoebicidal agent for contact lens disinfection', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 90, pp. 119 - 124, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0b013e31827cdabc

Vijay AK; Zhu H; Ozkan J; Wu D; Masoudi S; Bandara R; Borazjani R; Willcox MD, 2012, 'Bacterial adhesion to unworn and worn silicone hydrogel lenses', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 89, pp. 1095 - 1106, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0b013e318264f4dc

Wilcox MDP; Zhu H; Vijay AK, 2012, 'Effect of a warming device on contact lens case contamination', Eye and Contact Lens, vol. 38, pp. 394 - 399, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICL.0b013e318261aa13

Zhu H; Bandara M; Vijay A; Masoudi S; Wu DL; Willcox MD, 2011, 'Importance of rub and rinse in use of multipurpose contact lens solution', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 88, pp. 967 - 972, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0b013e31821bf976

Stapleton F; Vijay AK; Zhu H; Borazjani RN; Willcox MDP, 2011, 'The ability of various cleaning procedures to remove biofilm from contact lens storage cases', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, vol. 34, pp. S9 - S9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s1367-0484(11)60047-7

Willcox MD; Hume EB; Vijay AK; Petvac R, 2010, 'Ability of silver-impregnated contact lenses to control microbial growth and colonisation', Journal of Optometry, vol. 3, pp. 143 - 148, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1888-4296(10)70020-0

Cole NA; Hume EB; Vijay AK; Sankaridurg P; Kumar N; Willcox MD, 2010, 'In vivo performance of melimine as an antimicrobial coating for contact lenses in models of CLARE and CLPU', Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, vol. 51, pp. 390 - 395, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.09-4068

Kumar A; Sankaridurg P; Willcox MD, 2009, 'Guinea pig models of acute keratitis responses', Cornea, vol. 28, pp. 1153 - 1159

Zhu H; Kumar A; Ozkan J; Bandara R; Ding A; Perera I; Steinberg P; Kumar N; Lao W; Griesser SS; Britcher L; Griesser HJ; Willcox MDP, 2008, 'Erratum: Fimbrolide-coated antimicrobial lenses: their in vitro and in vivo effects (Optometry and Vision Science (2008) 85 (292-300)', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 85, pp. 609, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0b013e318180df0a

Garrett Q; Xu S; Simmons P; Vehige J; Xie RZ; Kumar A; Flanagan JL; Zhao Z; Willcox MD, 2008, 'Carboxymethyl cellulose stimulates rabbit corneal epithelial wound healing', Current Eye Research, vol. 33, pp. 567 - 573, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02713680802140213

Zhu H; Kumar A; Ozkan J; Bandara R; Ding A; Perera I; Steinberg PD; Kumar N; Lao W; Griesser S; Britcher L; Griesser HJ; Willcox MD, 2008, 'Fimbrolide-coated antimicrobial lenses: Their in vitro and in vivo effects', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 85, pp. 292 - 300, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0b013e31816bea0f

Cole NA; Hume EB; Jalbert I; Vijay AK; Krishnan R; Willcox MD, 2007, 'Effects of topical administration of 12-methyl tetradecanoic acid (12_MTA) on the development of corneal angiogenesis', Angiogenesis, vol. 10, pp. 47 - 54, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10456-007-9063-3

Conference Papers

Afzal M; Vijay A; Stapleton F; Willcox M, 2021, 'Antimicrobial susceptibility of Staphylococcus aureus from different ocular conditions', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000690760500403&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Shrestha G; Vijay A; Stapleton F; Carnt N, 2019, 'The effect of collection method on tear interleukin-6 levels in healthy individuals: A Pilot Study', Vancouver, presented at ARVO, Vancouver

Vijay AK; de Jesus NG; Ong J; Willcox MDP, 2017, 'Bacterial transmission to contact lenses following storage case disinfection', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, Baltimore, MD, presented at Annual Meeting of the Association-for-Research-in-Vision-and-Ophthalmology (ARVO), Baltimore, MD, 07 May 2017 - 11 May 2017, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000432176300071&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Yerramothu P; Vijay AK; Willcox M, 2017, 'Role of NLRP3 inflammasome in bacterial keratitis', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, Baltimore, MD, presented at Annual Meeting of the Association-for-Research-in-Vision-and-Ophthalmology (ARVO), Baltimore, MD, 07 May 2017 - 11 May 2017, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000432176306193&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Dutta D; Vijay A; Kumar N; Willcox MD, 2016, 'Melimine-coated Antimicrobial Contact Lenses Reduce Microbial Keratitis in an Animal Model.', in Melimine-coated Antimicrobial Contact Lenses Reduce Microbial Keratitis in an Animal Model., American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim, USA, presented at American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim, USA, 09 November 2016 - 12 November 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.16-19882

Vijay AK; Liu L; Tran CNL; Lam C; Dang JF; Willcox MDP, 2016, 'Efficacy a novel Povidone Iodine based contact lens disinfection system against bacterial biofilm', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, Seattle, WA, presented at Annual Meeting of the Association-for-Research-in-Vision-and-Ophthalmology (ARVO), Seattle, WA, 01 May 2016 - 05 May 2016, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000394174003282&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

Vijay AK; Willcox M, 2013, 'Adhesion of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, Delftia acidovorans and Achromobacter xylosoxidans to contact lenses', in Formation of biofilms of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia on contact lenses and lens cases, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, Manchester, presented at British Contact Lens Association, Manchester, 06 June 2013 - 09 June 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2013.08.139

Zhu H; Vijay A; Ozkan J; Wu D; Masoudi S; Borazjani R; Willcox M, 2011, 'The influence of lens wear on bacterial adhesion to Silicone Hydrogel Lenses', Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, presented at Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, 01 May 2011 - 05 May 2011

Willcox M; Zhu H; Vijay A; Ozkan J; Wu D; Masoudi S; Borazjani R, 2010, 'Bacterial adhesion to silicone hydrogel lenses', Birmingham, England, presented at British Contact Lens Association, Birmingham, England, 27 May 2010 - 30 May 2010

Vijay AK; Sankaridurg P; Willcox MD; Sweeney DF, 2005, 'Ocular responses to contact lens wear on an extended wear schedule in a guinea pig model for lens wear', in Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Association of Research Vision Ophthalmology Inc, Rockville, MD, USA, presented at ARVO 2005: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000227980402187&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a


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