Selected publications, abstracts, presentations

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Chen JS, Copado IA, Vallejos C, Kalaw FGP, Soe P, Cai CX, Toy BC, Borkar D, Sun CQ, Shantha JG, Baxter SL.Variations in Electronic Health Record-Based Definitions of Diabetic Retinopathy Cohorts: A Literature Review and Quantitative Analysis. Ophthalmol Sci. 2024 Jul-Aug;4(4):100468. doi: 10.1016/j.xops.2024.100468. eCollection 2024 Jul-Aug. PubMed PMID: 38560278; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC10973665.

Guo Y, Copado IA, Yonamine S, Jian Ma C, McLeod S, Arnold BF, McCulloch CE, Sun CQ. The Relationship Between Health Insurance Status and Diabetic Retinopathy Progression. Ophthalmol Sci. 2024 May-Jun;4(3):100458. doi: 10.1016/j.xops.2023.100458. eCollection 2024 May-Jun. PubMed PMID: 38317868; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC10840328.

Saroya J, Lu L, Ausayakhun S, Ausayakhun S, Khunsongkiet P, Apivatthakakul A, Sun CQ, Kim TN, Lee M, Tsui E, Sutra P, Keenan JD. Comparison of Three Handheld Fundus Cameras for Assessment of the Vertical Cup-To-Disk Ratio. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2023 Sep 28; 1-4. PMID: 37771107.

Sun CQ, McSoley MJ, Lum F, Chang TC, Gedde SJ, Vanner EA. Tube Versus Trabeculectomy IRIS Registry Study: One-Year Secondary Treatment Outcomes. Am J Ophthalmol. 2023 Aug 23:S0002-9394(23)00337-9. doi: 10.1016/j.ajo.2023.08.011. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 37625509.

Guo Y, Yonamine S, Jian Ma C, Stewart JM, Acharya N, Arnold BF, McCulloch C, Sun CQ. Developing and Validating Models to Predict Progression to Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy. Ophthalmol Sci. 2023 Jun;3(2):100276. doi: 10.1016/j.xops.2023.100276. eCollection 2023 Jun. PubMed PMID: 36950087; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC10025270.

Mosenia A, Li P, Seefeldt R, Seitzman GD, Sun CQ, Kim TN. Longitudinal Use of Telehealth During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Utility of Asynchronous Testing for Subspecialty-Level Ophthalmic Care. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2023 Jan 1;141(1):56-61. doi: 10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2022.4984. PubMed PMID: 36454548; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC9716434.

Sun C, Yonanime S, Guo Y, Ma CJ. Comparison of Diagnosis Codes to Clinical Notes in Classifying Diabetic Retinopathy Patients. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science. 2023;64(8):2298-. (Abstract)

Copado IA, Guo Y, Sun C. Predicting progression to proliferative diabetic retinopathy in a public hospital population. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science. 2023;64(8):2284-. (Abstract)

Vallejos C, Chen J, Copado IA, Soe P, Cai C, Toy BC, Borkar DS, Sun C, Shantha J, Baxter S. Variations in Terminology-based Definitions of Electronic Health Record-based Cohorts for Diabetic Retinopathy. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science. 2023;64(8):2297-. (Abstract)

Collis S, Sun C, Parikh N, Padmanabhan S, Schallhorn JM, Rose-Nussbaumer J, Yang D, Bloomer M, Pasricha N, Chan MF. Optimizing Office-Based Pterygium Surgery. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science. 2023;64(8):4800-. (Abstract)

Qiu M, Shukla AG, Sun CQ. Improving Outcomes in Neovascular Glaucoma. Ophthalmol Glaucoma. 2022 Mar-Apr;5(2):125-127. doi: 10.1016/j.ogla.2021.12.001. Epub 2022 Jan 11. PubMed PMID: 35031284; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC10019522.

Qiu M, Shukla A, Sun C. Qiu M, editor. Advancing Care in Neovascular Glaucoma [Internet] Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2022//. 185-192p. Available from:

Shan J, Ma C, Sun C. Qiu M, editor. Neovascular Glaucoma in Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy [Internet] Cham: Springer International Publishing; 2022//. 37-55p. Available from:

Vanner EA, Sun CQ, McSoley MJ, et al. Tube Versus Trabeculectomy IRIS(Ⓡ) Registry 1-Year Composite Outcome Analysis with Comparisons to the Randomized Controlled Trial. Am J Ophthalmol. Jul 2021;227:87-99. doi:10.1016/j.ajo.2021.02.023

Medert CM, Sun CQ, Vanner E, Parrish RK 2nd, Wellik SR. The influence of etiology on surgical outcomes in neovascular glaucoma. BMC Ophthalmol. 2021 Dec 20;21(1):440. doi: 10.1186/s12886-021-02212-x. PubMed PMID: 34930191; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8690523.

Chen TA, Li J, Schallhorn JM, Sun CQ. Comparing a Home Vision Self-Assessment Test to Office-Based Snellen Visual Acuity. Clin Ophthalmol. 2021;15:3205-3211. doi: 10.2147/OPTH.S309727. eCollection 2021. PubMed PMID: 34349497; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC8326937.

Vanner EA, Sun CQ, McSoley MJ, Persad PJ, Feuer WJ, Lum F, Kelly SP, Parrish RK, Chang TC, Gedde SJ. The Tube Versus Trabeculectomy IRIS® Registry Study: Cohort Selection and Follow-up and Comparisons to the Randomized Controlled Trial. Am J Ophthalmol. 2021 Apr;224:43-52. doi: 10.1016/j.ajo.2020.11.014. Epub 2020 Dec 8. PubMed PMID: 33306999.

Sun CQ, Chen TA, Deiner MS, Ou Y. Clinical Outcomes of Micropulse Laser Trabeculoplasty Compared to Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty at One Year in Open-Angle Glaucoma. Clin Ophthalmol. 2021;15:243-251. doi: 10.2147/OPTH.S285136. eCollection 2021. PubMed PMID: 33519186; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7837566.

Chen SP, Chen TA, Ahmad T, Sun C, Parikh N, Ramanathan S. Resident-driven telehealth visits after cataract surgery: Minimizing exposures during COVID-19. Investigative ophthalmology & visual science. 2021;62(8):589-. (Abstract)

Baxter SL, Gali HE, Mehta MC, Rudkin SE, Bartlett J, Brandt JD, Sun CQ, Millen M, Longhurst CA. Multicenter Analysis of Electronic Health Record Use among Ophthalmologists. Ophthalmology. 2021 Jan;128(1):165-166. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2020.06.007. Epub 2020 Jun 7. PubMed PMID: 32525047; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7719588.