William Mathers

Professor

  • 3620 Citations
  • 35 h-Index
1979 …2019

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Research Output

2019
Open Access
2014

Clinical characteristics of acanthamoeba keratitis infections in 28 states, 2008 to 2011

Ross, J., Roy, S. L., Mathers, W. D., Ritterband, D. C., Yoder, J. S., Ayers, T., Shah, R. D., Samper, M. E., Shih, C. Y., Schmitz, A. & Brown, A. C., Feb 1 2014, In : Cornea. 33, 2, p. 161-168 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

20 Scopus citations
2013
36 Scopus citations
2012

Acanthamoeba keratitis: The persistence of cases following a multistate outbreak

Yoder, J. S., Verani, J., Heidman, N., Hoppe-Bauer, J., Alfonso, E. C., Miller, D., Jones, D. B., Bruckner, D., Langston, R., Jeng, B. H., Joslin, C. E., Tu, E., Colby, K., Vetter, E., Ritterband, D., Mathers, W., Kowalski, R. P., Acharya, N. R., Limaye, A. P., Leiter, C. & 4 others, Roy, S., Lorick, S., Roberts, J. & Beach, M. J., Aug 1 2012, In : Ophthalmic Epidemiology. 19, 4, p. 221-225 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Scopus citations

The role of medications in causing dry eye

Fraunfelder, F. T., Sciubba, J. J. & Mathers, W. D., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of Ophthalmology. 2012, 285851.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

45 Scopus citations
2011

Comparison of femtosecond laser-assisted keratoplasty versus conventional penetrating keratoplasty

Chamberlain, W. D., Rush, S. W., Mathers, W. D., Cabezas, M. & Fraunfelder, F. W., Mar 1 2011, In : Ophthalmology. 118, 3, p. 486-491 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

63 Scopus citations

Femtosecond laser-assisted keratoplasty in failed penetrating keratoplasty and globe trauma

Rush, S. W., Fraunfelder, F. W., Mathers, W. D. & Chamberlain, W. D., Dec 1 2011, In : Cornea. 30, 12, p. 1358-1362 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2009

Laser in situ keratomileusis versus long-term contact lens wear: Decision analysis

McGee, H. T. & Mathers, W. D., Nov 1 2009, In : Journal of cataract and refractive surgery. 35, 11, p. 1860-1867 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
2008

Accurate calculation of longer-term incidences from short-term incidence values: Reply

McGee, H. T. & Mathers, W. D., Apr 1 2008, In : Archives of ophthalmology. 126, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2007

Development and validation of a short global dry eye symptom index

Schaumberg, D. A., Gulati, A., Mathers, W. D., Clinch, T., Lemp, M. A., Nelson, J. D., Foulks, G. N. & Dana, R., Jan 2007, In : Ocular Surface. 5, 1, p. 50-57 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

84 Scopus citations

In reply [5]

Mathers, W. D., Jun 1 2007, In : Archives of ophthalmology. 125, 6, p. 854-855 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

2006

Condition-specific coregulation with cis-regulatory motifs and modules in the mouse genome

Choi, D., Fang, Y. & Mathers, W. D., Apr 1 2006, In : Genomics. 87, 4, p. 500-508 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Intravital microscopy of leukocyte-endothelial dynamics using the Heidelberg confocal laser microscope in scleritis and allergic conjunctivitis

Lim, L. L., Hoang, L., Wong, T., Planck, S. R., Ronick, M. B., Gould, R. R., Mathers, W. D. & Rosenbaum, J. T., Oct 26 2006, In : Molecular vision. 12, p. 1302-1305 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Non-invasive detection of multinucleated giant cells in the conjunctiva of patients with sarcoidosis by in-vivo confocal microscopy

Wertheim, M. S., Mathers, W. D., Lim, L., Watkins, A. S., Mackensen, F., O'Malley, J. P. & Rosenbaum, J. T., Jul 1 2006, In : Ocular Immunology and Inflammation. 14, 4, p. 203-206 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Risk of lasik surgery vs contact lenses [9]

Mathers, W. D., Fraunfelder, F. W. & Rich, L. F., Jan 1 2006, In : Archives of ophthalmology. 124, 10, p. 1510-1511 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

9 Scopus citations
4 Scopus citations

Use of higher medication concentrations in the treatment of acanthamoeba keratitis

Mathers, W., Jun 19 2006, In : Archives of ophthalmology. 124, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

36 Scopus citations
2005
14 Scopus citations
12 Scopus citations
2004

Acanthamoeba: A Difficult Pathogen to Evaluate and Treat

Mathers, W. D., May 1 2004, In : Cornea. 23, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

25 Scopus citations

Cluster analysis of patients with ocular surface disease, blepharitis, and dry eye

Mathers, W. D. & Choi, D., Nov 1 2004, In : Archives of ophthalmology. 122, 11, p. 1700-1704 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Evaporation from the ocular surface

Mathers, W., Mar 2004, In : Experimental Eye Research. 78, 3, p. 389-394 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

121 Scopus citations

In vivo confocal microscopy: Increased conjunctival or episcleral leukocyte adhesion in patients who wear contact lenses with lower oxygen permeability (Dk) values

Nguyen, T. H., Dudek, L. T., Krisciunas, T. C., Matiaco, P., Planck, S. R., Mathers, W. D. & Rosenbaum, J. T., Oct 1 2004, In : Cornea. 23, 7, p. 695-700 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

In vivo confocal microscopy of keratic precipitates

Wertheim, M. S., Mathers, W. D., Planck, S. J., Martin, T. M., Suhler, E. B., Smith, J. R. & Rosenbaum, J. T., Dec 1 2004, In : Archives of ophthalmology. 122, 12, p. 1773-1781 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Scopus citations

Meibomian gland disease

Mathers, W. D., Jan 1 2004, Dry Eye and Ocular Surface Disorders. CRC Press, p. 247-267 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

6 Scopus citations
2002

The effect of hormone replacement therapy on the symptoms and physiologic parameters of dry eye

Mathers, W. D., Dolney, A. M. & Kraemer, D., Jan 1 2002, In : Advances in experimental medicine and biology. 506 B, p. 1017-1022 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
2000

Confirmation of confocal microscopy diagnosis of Acanthamoeba keratitis using polymerase chain reaction analysis

Mathers, W. D., Nelson, S. E., Lane, J. L., Wilson, M. E., Allen, R. C. & Folberg, R., Feb 2000, In : Archives of ophthalmology. 118, 2, p. 178-183 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
126 Scopus citations

Measurement of the tear film: A review

Mathers, W. D., Jan 1 2000, In : Contactologia. 22, 3-4, p. 109-113 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Why the eye becomes dry: A cornea and lacrimal gland feedback model

Mathers, W. D., Jul 1 2000, In : CLAO Journal. 26, 3, p. 159-165 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

105 Scopus citations
1999

Cytologic changes in the conjunctiva mimicking malignancy after topical mitomycin C chemotherapy

Salomão, D. R., Mathers, W. D., Sutphin, J. E., Cuevas, K. & Folberg, R., Sep 1 1999, In : Ophthalmology. 106, 9, p. 1756-1761 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Scopus citations

Exclusion of AR-CHED from the chromosome 20 region containing the PPMD and AD-CHED loci

Kanis, A. B., Al-Rajhi, A. A., Taylor, C. M., Mathers, W. D., Folberg, R., Nishimura, D. Y., Sheffield, V. C. & Stone, E. M., Jan 1 1999, In : Ophthalmic Genetics. 20, 4, p. 243-249 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

New technique for the cytologic identification of presumed Acanthamoeba from corneal epithelial scrapings

Gardner, L. M., Mathers, W. D. & Folberg, R., Feb 1999, In : American journal of ophthalmology. 127, 2, p. 207-209 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
1998

An epidemic of presumed Acanthamoeba keratitis that followed regional flooding: Results of a case-control investigation

Meier, P. A., Mathers, W. D., Sutphin, J. E., Folberg, R., Hwang, T. & Wenzel, R. P., Aug 1998, In : Archives of ophthalmology. 116, 8, p. 1090-1094 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
39 Scopus citations

Corneal thickness in Fuchs' dystrophy with and without epithelial oedema

Oh, K. T., Weil, L. J., Oh, D. M. & Mathers, W. D., Apr 1998, In : Eye. 12, 2, p. 282-284 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
5 Scopus citations

Correlation between surface water contamination with amoeba and the onset of symptoms and diagnosis of amoeba-like keratitis

Mathers, W. D., Sutphin, J. E., Lane, J. A. & Folberg, R., 1998, In : British Journal of Ophthalmology. 82, 10, p. 1143-1146 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
26 Scopus citations

Meibomian gland lipids, evaporation, and tear film stability

Mathers, W. D. & Lane, J. A., Jul 14 1998, In : Advances in experimental medicine and biology. 438, p. 349-360 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

129 Scopus citations

Menopause and tear function: The influence of prolactin and sex hormones on human tear production

Mathers, W. D., Stovall, D., Lane, J. A., Zimmerman, M. B. & Johnson, S., Jul 15 1998, In : Cornea. 17, 4, p. 353-358 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

141 Scopus citations
1997

Adherence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa to shed rabbit corneal epithelial cells after overnight wear of contact lenses

Ren, H., Petroll, W. M., Jester, J. V., Cavanagh, H. D., Mathers, W. D., Bonanno, J. A. & Kennedy, R. H., Jan 1 1997, In : CLAO Journal. 23, 1, p. 63-68 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

Assessment of the tear film with tandem scanning confocal microscopy

Mathers, W. D., Lane, J. A. & Zimmerman, M. B., Mar 1 1997, In : Cornea. 16, 2, p. 162-168 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Coexistent Acanthamoeba keratitis and herpetic keratitis

Keratitis, C. A., Mathers, H. K. W. D., Goldberg, M. A., Sutphin, J. E., Dithqff, J. W. & Folberg, R., Jul 14 1997, In : Archives of ophthalmology. 115, 6, p. 714-718 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations

Diagnosis of Aspergillus keratitis in vivo with confocal microscopy

Winchester, K., Mathers, W. D. & Sutphin, J. E., Jan 1 1997, In : Cornea. 16, 1, p. 27-31 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

84 Scopus citations

Evaluation of infectious crystalline keratitis with confocal microscopy in a case series

Sutphin, J. E., Kantor, A. L., Mathers, W. D. & Mehaffey, M. G., Jan 1997, In : Cornea. 16, 1, p. 21-26 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

36 Scopus citations

Hormone influence on tear function: The role of prolactin, testosterone, estrooen and FSH after menopause

Mathers, W. D., Lane, J. A., Zimmerman, B., Stoval, D. & Sutphin, J. E., Dec 1 1997, In : Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 38, 4, p. S213

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Variation in cases per month of acanthamoeba, a waterborne pathogen

Lane, J. A., Mathers, W. D., Sutphin, J. E. & Folberg, R., Dec 1 1997, In : Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 38, 4, p. S424

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
1996

Acanthamoeba keratitis: Epidemiology, detection and treatment results of a large series

Kantor, A. L., Sutphin, J. E., Stone, E. M., Folberg, R. & Mathers, W. D., Feb 15 1996, In : Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 37, 3, p. S703

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A study of aqueous humor dynamics in keratoconus

Goodman, W. T., Mathers, W. D., Munden, P. M., Ossoinig, K. C. & Daley, T. E., Jan 1996, In : Experimental Eye Research. 62, 1, p. 95-100 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Model for ocular tear film function

Mathers, W. D., Lane, J. A., Sutphin, J. E. & Zimmerman, M. B., Mar 4 1996, In : Cornea. 15, 2, p. 110-119 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

82 Scopus citations

Observation of the retina using the tandem scanning confocal microscope

Mathers, W., Littlefield, T., Lakes, R., Lane, J. A. & Daley, T. E., Dec 1 1996, In : Scanning. 18, 5, p. 362-366 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Outbreak of keratitis presumed to be caused by Acanthamoeba

Mathers, W. D., Sutphin, J. E., Folberg, R., Meier, P. A., Wenzel, R. P. & Elgin, R. G., 1996, In : American journal of ophthalmology. 121, 2, p. 129-142 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

124 Scopus citations

Tear film changes associated with normal aging

Mathers, W. D., Lane, J. A. & Bridget Zimmerman, M., Apr 29 1996, In : Cornea. 15, 3, p. 229-234 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

173 Scopus citations