William Mathers

Professor

  • 3500 Citations
  • 35 h-Index
1979 …2019
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Research Output 1979 2019

  • 3500 Citations
  • 35 h-Index
  • 97 Article
  • 1 Chapter
  • 1 Comment/debate
2019
Open Access
Ophthalmology
Pharmaceutical Preparations
corrigendum
Therapeutics
2014
18 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acanthamoeba Keratitis
Infection
Corneal Transplantation
Odds Ratio
Contact Lenses
2013
32 Citations (Scopus)
Acanthamoeba Keratitis
compound A 12
Hydrophilic Contact Lens
Confocal Microscopy
Penetrating Keratoplasty
2012
53 Citations (Scopus)

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 2012, In : Ophthalmic Epidemiology. 19, 4, p. 221-225 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acanthamoeba Keratitis
Disease Outbreaks
Contact Lens Solutions
Acanthamoeba
Contact Lenses
40 Citations (Scopus)

The role of medications in causing dry eye

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polypharmacy
Eye Diseases
Mouth
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Pharmacology
2011
56 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of femtosecond laser-assisted keratoplasty versus conventional penetrating keratoplasty

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Penetrating Keratoplasty
Corneal Transplantation
Astigmatism
Lasers
Visual Acuity
9 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Penetrating Keratoplasty
Corneal Transplantation
Lasers
Visual Acuity
Astigmatism
2009
7 Citations (Scopus)

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

McGee, H. T. & Mathers, W., Nov 2009, In : Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. 35, 11, p. 1860-1867 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laser In Situ Keratomileusis
Decision Support Techniques
Contact Lenses
Lenses
Pathologic Dilatations
2008

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

McGee, H. T. & Mathers, W., Apr 2008, In : Archives of Ophthalmology. 126, 4, p. 580 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Incidence
2007
76 Citations (Scopus)

Development and validation of a short global dry eye symptom index

Schaumberg, D. A., Gulati, A., Mathers, W., 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

Symptom Assessment
Dry Eye Syndromes
Visual Analog Scale
Surveys and Questionnaires
Population

In reply [5]

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2006
6 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genome
Nucleic Acid Regulatory Sequences
Genes
Databases
Genetic Code
10 Citations (Scopus)

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., Ronick, M. B., Gould, R. R., Mathers, W. & Rosenbaum, J. J., Oct 26 2006, In : Molecular Vision. 12, p. 1302-1305 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Scleritis
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Lasers
Leukocytes
Eye Diseases
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

Wertheim, M. S., Mathers, W., Lim, L., Watkins, A. S., Mackensen, F., O'Malley, J. P. & Rosenbaum, J. J., Jul 1 2006, In : Ocular Immunology and Inflammation. 14, 4, p. 203-206 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Conjunctiva
Giant Cells
Sarcoidosis
Confocal Microscopy
Inflammation
7 Citations (Scopus)

Risk of lasik surgery vs contact lenses [9]

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laser In Situ Keratomileusis
Refractive Errors
Contact Lenses
3 Citations (Scopus)

The incidence and risk factors for developing dry eye after myopic LASIK procedure

Mathers, W., Mar 2006, In : American Journal of Ophthalmology. 141, 3, p. 542 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dry Eye Syndromes
Laser In Situ Keratomileusis
Myopia
Cornea
Incidence
35 Citations (Scopus)

Use of higher medication concentrations in the treatment of acanthamoeba keratitis

Mathers, W., 2006, In : Archives of Ophthalmology. 124, 6, p. 923 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acanthamoeba Keratitis
Biguanides
Local Anti-Infective Agents
Chlorhexidine
2005
14 Citations (Scopus)
Lacrimal Apparatus
Gene Expression
Genes
Cornea
Silver Nitrate
11 Citations (Scopus)
Conjunctival Diseases
Giant Cells
Sarcoidosis
Confocal Microscopy
Biopsy
2004
25 Citations (Scopus)

Acanthamoeba: A Difficult Pathogen to Evaluate and Treat

Mathers, W., May 2004, In : Cornea. 23, 4, p. 325 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acanthamoeba Keratitis
Acanthamoeba
25 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Blepharitis
Meibomian Glands
Eye Diseases
Cluster Analysis
Tears
116 Citations (Scopus)

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

Lipids
Lacrimal Apparatus
Eye Diseases
Contact Lenses
Tears
9 Citations (Scopus)

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., Mathers, W. & Rosenbaum, J. J., Oct 2004, In : Cornea. 23, 7, p. 695-700 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Contact Lenses
Confocal Microscopy
Permeability
Leukocytes
Oxygen
44 Citations (Scopus)

In vivo confocal microscopy of keratic precipitates

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Uveitis
Confocal Microscopy
Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus
Ocular Toxoplasmosis
Uveomeningoencephalitic Syndrome
6 Citations (Scopus)

Meibomian gland disease

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

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Meibomian Glands
Tears
Eye Diseases
Anatomy
Inflammation
2002
16 Citations (Scopus)
Premenopause
Dry Eye Syndromes
Estrogen Replacement Therapy
Hormone Replacement Therapy
Statistical Models
2000
121 Citations (Scopus)

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

Mathers, W., 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

Acanthamoeba Keratitis
Acanthamoeba
Confocal Microscopy
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Contact Lenses

Measurement of the tear film: A review

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tears
Contact Lenses
104 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lacrimal Apparatus
Cornea
Blepharitis
Refractive Surgical Procedures
Contact Lenses
1999
38 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Conjunctiva
Mitomycin
Epithelium
Biopsy
Drug Therapy
12 Citations (Scopus)

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., Folberg, R., Nishimura, D. Y., Sheffield, V. C. & Stone, E. M., 1999, In : Ophthalmic Genetics. 20, 4, p. 243-249 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chromosomes, Human, Pair 20
Pedigree
Genotype
Corneal Endothelium
Penetrance
4 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acanthamoeba
Fixatives
Corneal Epithelium
Centrifugation
Cell Biology
1998
38 Citations (Scopus)

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

Meier, P. A., Mathers, W., 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

Acanthamoeba Keratitis
Disease Outbreaks
Odds Ratio
Case-Control Studies
Keratitis
5 Citations (Scopus)

Corneal thickness in Fuchs' dystrophy with and without epithelial oedema

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Edema
Corneal Pachymetry
Corneal Dystrophy, Fuchs Endothelial, 1
Cornea
21 Citations (Scopus)

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

Mathers, W., 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

Amoeba
Keratitis
Water
Groundwater
Climate
125 Citations (Scopus)

Meibomian gland lipids, evaporation, and tear film stability

Mathers, W. & Lane, J. A., 1998, In : Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. 438, p. 349-360 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Eyelid Diseases
Blepharitis
Meibomian Glands
Volatilization
Tears
138 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gonadal Steroid Hormones
Menopause
Tears
Prolactin
Testosterone
1997
34 Citations (Scopus)

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., Bonanno, J. A. & Kennedy, R. H., Jan 1997, In : CLAO Journal. 23, 1, p. 63-68 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Contact Lenses
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Lenses
Epithelial Cells
Rabbits
22 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of the tear film with tandem scanning confocal microscopy

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tears
Confocal Microscopy
Meibomian Glands
Lipids
38 Citations (Scopus)

Coexistent Acanthamoeba keratitis and herpetic keratitis

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acanthamoeba Keratitis
Herpetic Keratitis
Acanthamoeba
Simplexvirus
Biopsy
84 Citations (Scopus)

Diagnosis of Aspergillus keratitis in vivo with confocal microscopy

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Keratitis
Aspergillus
Confocal Microscopy
Cornea
Hyphae
36 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Keratitis
Confocal Microscopy
Corneal Stroma
Cefazolin
Penetrating Keratoplasty
2 Citations (Scopus)

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

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Menopause
Tears
Prolactin
Testosterone
Hormones
3 Citations (Scopus)

Variation in cases per month of acanthamoeba, a waterborne pathogen

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acanthamoeba Keratitis
Acanthamoeba
Parasite Load
Water Supply
Incidence
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., Feb 15 1996, In : Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 37, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acanthamoeba Keratitis
Epidemiology
Confocal Microscopy
Acanthamoeba
Therapeutics
4 Citations (Scopus)

A study of aqueous humor dynamics in keratoconus

Goodman, W. T., Mathers, W., Munden, P. M., Ossoinig, K. C. & Daley, T. E., Jan 1996, In : Experimental Eye Research. 62, 1, p. 95-99 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Keratoconus
Aqueous Humor
Intraocular Pressure
Manometry
Fluorophotometry
82 Citations (Scopus)

Model for ocular tear film function

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tears
Meibomian Glands
Blepharitis
Osmolar Concentration
Lipids
3 Citations (Scopus)

Observation of the retina using the tandem scanning confocal microscope

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

retina
Microscopes
microscopes
Scanning
scanning
123 Citations (Scopus)

Outbreak of keratitis presumed to be caused by Acanthamoeba

Mathers, W., 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

Acanthamoeba
Keratitis
Disease Outbreaks
Herpetic Keratitis
Acanthamoeba Keratitis
169 Citations (Scopus)

Tear film changes associated with normal aging

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tears
Osmolar Concentration
Fluorophotometry
Meibomian Glands
Lipids