• Characteristics and Utility of Fundus Autofluorescence in Congenital Aniridia Using Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscopy 

      Landsend, Erlend Christoffer Sommer; Pedersen, Hilde Røgeberg; Utheim, Øygunn Aass; Rueegg, Corina Silvia; Baraas, Rigmor C.; Lagali, Neil; Bragadottir, Ragnheidur; Moe, Morten Carsten; Utheim, Tor Paaske (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Purpose: To investigate fundus autofluorescence (FAF) and other fundus manifestations in congenital aniridia. Methods: Fourteen patients with congenital aniridia and 14 age- and sex-matched healthy controls were examined. ...
    • Data Descriptor: Wide-field corneal subbasal nerve plexus mosaics in age-controlled healthy and type 2 diabetes populations 

      Lagali, Neil; Allgeier, Stephan; Guimarães, Pedro; Badian, Reza; Ruggeri, Alfredo; Köhler, Bernd; Utheim, Tor Paaske; Peebo, Beatrice; Peterson, Magnus; Dahlin, Lars B.; Rolandsson, Olov (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      A dense nerve plexus in the clear outer window of the eye, the cornea, can be imaged in vivo to enable non-invasive monitoring of peripheral nerve degeneration in diabetes. However, a limited field of view of corneal nerves, ...
    • Dendritic cell maturation in the corneal epithelium with onset of type 2 diabetes is associated with tumor necrosis factor receptor superfamily member 9 

      Lagali, Neil; Badian, Reza; Liu, Xu; Feldreich, Tobias R.; Ärnlöv, Johan; Utheim, Tor Paaske; Dahlin, Lars B.; Rolandsson, Olov (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Type 2 diabetes mellitus is characterized by a low-grade inflammation; however, mechanisms leading to this inflammation in specific tissues are not well understood. The eye can be affected by diabetes; thus, we hypothesized ...
    • Diagnostic Test Efficacy of Meibomian Gland Morphology and Function 

      Xiao, Jiaxin; Adil, Muhammed Yasin; Olafsson, Jonatan; Chen, Xiangjun; Utheim, Øygunn Aass; Ræder, Sten; Lagali, Neil; Dartt, Darlene Ann; Utheim, Tor Paaske (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) is the leading cause of dry eye and proposed treatments are based on disease severity. Our purpose was to establish reliable morphologic measurements of meibomian glands for evaluating MGD ...
    • Meibomian gland dysfunction and keratopathy are associated with dry eye disease in aniridia 

      Landsend, Erlend Christoffer Sommer; Pedersen, Hilde Røgeberg; Utheim, Øygunn Aass; Xiao, Jiaxin; Adil, Muhammed Yasin; Tashbayev, Behzod; Lagali, Neil; Dartt, Darlene Ann; Baraas, Rigmor C.; Utheim, Tor Paaske (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Aims To investigate the aetiology and characteristics of dry eye disease (DED) in a Nordic cohort of patients with congenital aniridia. Methods Thirty-four Norwegian and one Danish subject with congenital aniridia and 21 ...
    • Meibomian Gland Morphology is a Sensitive Early Indicator of Meibomian Gland Dysfunction 

      Adil, Muhammed Yasin; Xiao, J; Olaffson, J.S.; Chen, Xiangjun; Lagali, Neil; Ræder, Sten; Utheim, Øygunn Aass; Dartt, Darlene A.; Utheim, Tor Paaske (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Purpose To investigate the relationship between meibomian gland (MG) morphology and clinical dry eye tests in patients with meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD). Design Cross-sectional study. Subjects Total 538 MGD patients ...
    • The level of inflammatory tear cytokines is elevated in congenital Aniridia and associated with meibomian gland dysfunction 

      Landsend, Erlend Christoffer Sommer; Utheim, Øygunn Aass; Pedersen, Hilde Røgeberg; Aass, Hans Christian Dalsbotten; Lagali, Neil; Dartt, Darlene Ann; Baraas, Rigmor C.; Utheim, Tor Paaske (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2018)
      Purpose: To investigate the tear cytokine profile in congenital aniridia, and correlate cytokine levels with ophthalmologic findings. Methods: We examined 35 patients with aniridia and 21 healthy controls. Tear fluid ...