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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Ongoing and Completed Projects Supported​ by DARE and Community Health Grants


Optometry/Ophthalmology

​Completed

Antidepressant Use and the Risk of Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma
Eric Jorgenson | CH | Completed

Comparison of the Efficacy of Aflibercept and Bevacizumab in the Treatment of Neovascular Age–Related Macular Degeneration
Robert Lowe | CH | Completed

Development and implementation of an evidence-based risk calculator for diabetic retinopathy screening and population management
Dariusz Tarasewicz, Oleg Sofrygin | DSGP | Completed | View Summary

Incidence and Predictors of Remission of Childhood Uveitis in a Large Community Cohort
Ying Qian | CH | Completed

Longitudinal followup of childhood uveitis in KP Northern California
Ying Qian | CH | Completed

Neurotrophic keratopathy: Incidence, presentation, utilization, and outcomes before adoption of corneal neurotization
Catherine J. Choi, Lisa Herrinton | RAU | Completed

Optimization and Personalization of Diabetic Retinopathy Screening
Dariusz Tarasewicz, Lisa Gilliam | CH | Completed

Posterior Vitreous Detachment and Risk of Retinal Detachment
Michael Seider | CH | Completed

Rate of Endophthalmitis After Intravitreal Injection and Cataract Surgery Prior to, During, and After the COVID-19 Pandemic
Ali Reza Gohari | CH | Completed

Safety of Epithelial Debridement in FDA-Approved Epithelium-Off Corneal Cross-Linking (Epi-Off CXL)
Sivapuia Chandra | CH | Completed

The Impact of Centralization on Diabetic Retinopathy Screening
Dariusz Tarasewicz | CH | Completed

​Ongoing

Dropless Cataract Surgery
Naveen Chandra, Marilyn Kwan | RAU | Ongoing

Outcomes of telemedicine in Ophthalmology
I-Hui (Elaine) Wu, Mary Reed | RAU | Ongoing

Prone Sleep Posture, a Risk Factor for Normal Tension Glaucoma?
Xiaoyan Zhang | CH | Ongoing