James Loughman:  Publications

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Peer Review Scientific Papers

 

2017

1.Siah WF, O’Brien C, Loughman J. Macular pigment is associated with glare-affected visual function and central visual field loss in glaucoma. British Journal of Ophthalmology. Online First: 05 October 2017. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2017-310215 (link)

2.Barrett, C., O'Brien, C., Butler, J. S. and Loughman, J. (2017), Barriers to glaucoma case finding as perceived by optometrists in Ireland. Clin Exp Optom. doi:10.1111/cxo.12573. (link)

3.Duggan EW, Kenny RA, Cronin H, Donoghue OA, Loughman J, Finucane C. (2017). Time to Refocus Assessment of Vision in Older Adults? Contrast Sensitivity but Not Visual Acuity is Associated with Gait in Older Adults. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci glx021. DOI: 10.1093/gerona/glx021 (link)

4.Shah K, Naidoo K, Bilotto L, Loughman J. (2017). Competency-based Assessment of Refractive Error Measurement in a Mozambique Optometry School. J Optometric Ed 42(2):27-36. (link)

2016

1.Moodley VR, Loughman J, Naidoo K. (2016). Social Accountability: Introducing a new dimension in optometric education. South African Journal of Higher Education Vol 30(1);DOI: 10.20853/30-1-560 (link)

2.Wallace D, Loughman J, Naidoo K. (2016). Framing professional programs within development projects: driving longer term recognition and integration. BMC Medical Education. 2016;16:116. doi:10.1186/s12909-016-0633-1. (link)

3.Loughman J. & Flitcroft, D. I. (2016). The acceptability and visual impact of 0.01% atropine in a Caucasian population. Br. J. Ophthalmol. 100, 1525–1529. (link)

4.Shah K, Naidoo K, Loughman J. (2016). Development of socially responsive competency frameworks for ophthalmic technicians and optometrists in Mozambique. Clin Exp Optom 2016:99(2);173-82. DOI: 10.1111/cxo.12282 (link)

5.Shah K, Naidoo K, Chagunda M, Loughman J. (2016). Evaluations of refraction competencies of ophthalmic technicians in Mozambique. J. Optom. Feb 5. pii: S1888-4296(15)00004-7. doi: 10.1016/j.optom.2015.01.003. [Epub ahead of print] (link)

2015

1.Thompson S, Naidoo K, Gonzalez-Alvarez C, Harris G, Chinanayi F, Loughman J. (2015). Barriers to utilisation of refractive services in Mozambique. Optom Vis Sci. Jan;92 (1):59-69. (link)

2.Shah K, Naidoo K, Bilotto L, Loughman J. (2015). Factors affecting the academic performance of optometry students in Mozambique. Optom Vis Sci. Jun;92(6):719-29.  (link)

3.Siah WF, Loughman J, O’Brien C. (2015) Lower Macular Pigment Optical Density in Foveal-Involved Glaucoma. Ophthalmology, 2015 Aug 3. pii: S0161-6420(15)00616-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2015.06.028. [Epub ahead of print] (link)

4.Loughman J, Nxele L, Faria C, Thompson S, Ramson P, Chinanayi FS, Naidoo K. (2015). Rapid Assessment of Refractive Error, Presbyopia and Visual impairment and associated Quality of Life in Nampula, Mozambique. Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness. May-June 2015; 109(3):199-212 (link)

5.Scanlon G, O’Connell P, Ratzlaff M, Foerg B, McCartney D, Murphy A, O’Connor K, Loughman J. (2015) .Macular pigment optical density is lower in Type 2 diabetes, compared with Type 1 diabetes and normal controls. Retina. Sep;35(9):1808-16. (link)

6.Shah K, Naidoo K, Chagunda M, Loughman J. (2015). Evaluations of refraction competencies of ophthalmic technicians in Mozambique. J. Optom. Feb 5. pii: S1888-4296(15)00004-7. doi: 10.1016/j.optom.2015.01.003. [Epub ahead of print] (link)

7.Chan V, Loughman J, Moodley VR, Bilotto L, Naidoo K. (2015). Student Educational Background, Perceptions and Expectations towards Optometry: an Emerging Eye Health Profession Mozambique. Optometric Education 40(2):104-109. (link)

8.Setti A, Loughman J, Savva GM, Kenny R. (2015) Trail Making Test performance contributes to subjective judgment of visual efficiency in older adults. PeerJ 3:e1407 doi: 10.7717/peerj.1407  (link)

9.Moodley VR, Loughman J, Naidoo K. (2015). Recruitment and Selection Strategies in Optometric Education Towards Addressing Human Resource Disparities In Sub-Saharan Africa. African Education Review 12(3):429-446. (link)

10.Loughman J, Sabour-Pickett S, Nolan JM, Klein B, Klein R, et al. (2015) Visual Function and Its Relationship with Severity of Early, and Activity of Neovascular, Age-Related Macular Degeneration. J Clin Exp Ophthalmol 6: 488. doi:10.4172/2155-9570.1000488 (link)

11.Shah K, Naidoo K, Loughman J. (2015). Development of a refraction competency framework for ophthalmic technicians and optometrists in Mozambique. Clin Exp Optom. 2015 Dec 21. doi: 10.1111/cxo.12282. [Epub ahead of print]

 

2014

1.Thompson S, Naidoo K, Harris G, Ferrao J, Loughman J. (2014). The development of a public optometry system in Mozambique: a Cost Benefit Analysis. BMC Health Services Research 14:422  doi:10.1186/1472-6963-14-422. (link)

2.Sabour-Pickett S, Beatty S, Connolly E, Loughman J, Stack J, Howard A, Klein R, Klein BE, Meuer SM, Myers C, Nolan JM. (2014). Supplementation with three different macular carotenoid formulations in patients with early age-related macular degeneration. Retina 34(9):1757-1766. (link)

3.Loughman J, Ratzlaff M, Foerg B, Connell P. (2014).  Suitability and repeatability of a photostress recovery test device, the Macular Degeneration Detector (MDD-2), for diabetes and diabetic retinopathy assessment. Retina, 34(5), 1006-1013 DOI: 10.1097/IAE.0000000000000021. (link)

4.Moodley VR,  Loughman J, Naidoo K. Access to Optometric Education: Challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa. (2014). Literacy Information and Computer Education Journal (LICEJ), Volume 5, Issue 3, ISSN:2040, 2589. (link

5.Donoghue O, Ryan H, Duggan E, Finucane E, Savva G, Cronin H, Loughman J, Kenny RA. (2014).The relationship between fear of falling and mobility varies with visual function among older adults. Geriatrics & Gerontology International. Oct;14(4):827-36. (link)

2013

1.Loughman J, Gonzalez-Alvarez C, Verdon-Roe GM, Anderson RS, Manuel RA, Naidoo K. (2013). Impact of computer experience on the viability and repeatability of the Moorfields Motion Displacement Test in a developing and underserved African setting. Journal of Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology, 4:304, doi: 10.4172/2155-9570.1000304. (link)

2.Loughman J,Hewitt C, Judge C, Martin L, Moulds C, Davison PA.(2013).Clinical Applicability of the Macular Degeneration Detection Device (MDD-2); a novel photostress recovery measurement device. Clin Exp Optom, 96, 272-7. (link)

3.Sabour-Pickett S, Loughman J, Nolan JM, Stack J, Pesudovs K, Meagher K, Beatty S. (2013). Visual performance in patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration undergoing treatment with intravitreal ranibizumab. J. Ophthalmol, 268438, epub Feb 21, 2013 (link)

4.Igras E, Loughman J, Ratzlaff M, O’Brien C. (2013). Evidence of lower macular pigment optical density in chronic open angle glaucoma. Br J Ophthalmol 97(8), 94-98. (link)

 

2012

1.  Loughman J, Gonzalez-Alvarez C, Verdon-Roe GM, Anderson RS, Manuel RA, Naidoo K. (2013). Impact of computer experience on the viability and repeatability of the Moorfields Motion Displacement Test in a developing and underserved African setting. Journal of Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology, 4:304, doi: 10.4172/2155-9570.1000304 (Link)

2.  Loughman J,Hewitt C, Judge C, Martin L, Moulds C, Davison PA.(2013).Clinical Applicability of the Macular Degeneration Detection Device (MDD-2); a novel photostress recovery measurement device. Clin Exp Optom, 96, 272-7. (Link)

3.  Sabour-Pickett S, Loughman J, Nolan JM, Stack J, Pesudovs K, Meagher K, Beatty S. (2013). Visual performance in patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration undergoing treatment with intravitreal ranibizumab. J. Ophthalmol, 268438, epub Feb 21, 2013 (Link)

4.  Igras E, Loughman J, Ratzlaff M, O’Brien C. (2013). Evidence of lower macular pigment optical density in chronic open angle glaucoma. Br J Ophthalmol 97(8), 94-98.


2011


1. Loughman J, Beatty S, Stack J, Nolan J. (2011). Online AMD research study for optometrists: current practice in the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom.
Optometry in Practice, 12(4), 135-44. (link)

2. Loughman, J. (2011). The Statistical Interpretation of the Coefficient of Repeatability.
British Journal of Ophthalmology,
Online eLetters (link)

3. Davison PA, Akkali M, Loughman J, Nolan J, Scanlon G, Beatty S. (2011). Macular Pigment and its Associations with Color Discrimination and Matching.
Optometry and Vision Science, 88(7), 816-22.

4. Nolan JM, Loughman J, Akkali M, Stack J, Scanlon G, Davison P, Beatty S. (2011). The impact of macular pigment augmentation on visual performance in normal subjects: COMPASS.
Vision Research, 51, 459-69. (link)

5. Charalampidou S, Loughman J, Nolan J, Stack J, Cassidy L, Pesudovs K, Beatty S. (2011). Prognostic Indicators and Outcome Measures for Surgical Removal of Symptomatic Non-Advanced Cataract.
Archives of Ophthalmology, 129(9), 1155-61. (link)

6. Charalampidou S, Nolan J, Loughman J, Stack J, Higgins G, Cassidy L, Beatty S. (2011). Psychophysical impact and optical and morphological characteristics of symptomatic non-advanced cataract.
Eye, 25(9), 1147-54.

7. Dooley, I, Charalampidou, S, Malik, A, Loughman, J, Molloy, L, Beatty, S. (2011). Estimation of effective lens position using a method independent of preoperative keratometry readings. 
Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 37(3), 506-12. (link)

8. Connolly E, Nolan JM, Loughman J, Stack J, Beatty S. (2011). Supplementation with all three macular carotenoids: response, stability and safety.
Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 52, 9207-17. (link)


2010


1. Loughman J, Akkalli M, Beatty S, Scanlon G, Davison P, O’Dwyer V, Cantwell T, Major P, Stack J, Nolan JM. (2010). The Relationship between Macular Pigment and Visual Performance. Vision Research, 50, 1249-1256. (Download available)

2. Loughman J, Davison P, Akkalli M, Nolan J, Beatty S. (2010). Macular Pigment and its contribution to visual performance and experience. Journal of Optometry. 3(2), 73 – 89. (Download available)

3. Charalampidou S, Cassidy L, Ng E, Loughman J, Nolan JM, Stack J,  Beatty, S. (2010). Effect on refractive outcomes after cataract surgery of intraocular lens constant personalization using the Haigis formula. Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 36(7), 1081 – 1089. (Download Available)

4. Connolly E, Beatty S, Thurnham DI, Loughman J, Howard AN, Stack J, Nolan JM. (2010). Augmentation of macular pigment following supplementation with all three macular carotenoids: an exploratory study. Current Eye Research, 35(4), 335-51. (Download available)

5. Nolan JM, Kenny, R, O’Regan C, Cronin H, Loughman J, Connolly E, Kearney P, Beatty S. (2010). Macular pigment optical density in an ageing Irish population: the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA). Ophthalmic Research, 44(2), 131 – 139.. (Download available)

6. Dooley, I, Charalampidou, S, Malik, A, Loughman, J, Molloy, L, Beatty, S. (2010). Changes in intraocular pressure and anterior segment morphometry after uneventful phacoemulsification cataract surgery. Eye, 24(4), 519 - 527. (Download available)

7. Dooley, I, Charalampidou, S, Malik, A, Loughman, J, Molloy, L, Beatty, S. (2010). Surgically induced astigmatism following phacoemsulsification cataract surgery with and without correction for posture-related ocular cyclotorsion: a randomised controlled study. Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 36(3), 413 – 417.  (Download available)


2009

1.  Nolan JM, O’ Reilly P, Loughman J, Stack J, Loane E, Connolly E, Beatty S.(2009) Macular pigment levels increase following blue-light filtering intraocular lens implantation. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 50, 4777-4785. (Download available)


2008


2.  Loughman, J., Davison, PA, Flitcroft, DI. (2008). Diagnostic Sensitivity/Specificity of Preattentive Vision Tests in Glaucoma. Optometry and Vision Science, 85(7), 543 - 546. (Download available)


2007


1.  Loughman, J., Davison, PA, Flitcroft, DI. (2007) Open angle glaucoma effects on preattentive visual search (PAVS) efficiency for flicker, motion displacement and orientation pop-out tasks. British Journal of Ophthalmology, 91, 1493 - 1498. (Download available)


2006


1.  Davison PA, Loughman J. (2006) Effect of retinal image degradation on preattentive visual search (PAVS) efficiency for flicker, movement and orientation stimuli. Ophthalmic & Physiological Optics, 26(5), 456-463. (Download available)

 

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Commissioned Articles


Loughman, J., Davison, PA, Nolan, J & Beatty, S. 2007. Impact of macular pigment on visual performance. Optician, Aug 24: 23-28. (Download available)

Loughman, J. 2014. Lower macular pigment optical density in chronic open angle glaucoma.
Optician, Jan 23: 35


Books


Loughman, J. Preattentive Visual Search. A Clinical Tool for Glaucoma? LAP Publishing, Germany. 2010. ISBN 978-3-8383-3915-3 (Abstract Download available)

 
Scientific Abstracts

Loughman J, Siah WF, O’Brien C. (2014). The relationship between macular pigment and visual function among glaucoma subjects: A baseline evaluation of the Macular Pigment and Glaucoma Trial. ARVO e-Abstract 3489, Orlando, May 2014.

Siah WF, Loughman J, O’Brien C. (2014). The relationship between macular pigment and glaucoma-related structural parameters: A baseline evaluation of the Macular Pigment and Glaucoma Trial. ARVO e-Abstract 3490, Orlando, May 2014.

Barrett C, O’Brien C, Loughman J. (2014). An Analysis of Optometry Referrals to Ophthalmology for Glaucoma Suspects. ARVO e-Abstract 5567, Orlando, May 2014

Barrett C, O’Brien C, Loughman J. (2014). The viability of glaucoma referral refinement in an Irish context. European Academy of Optometry and Optics, Warsaw, May 2014 (Best Overall Contribution Award)

Gonzalez-Alvarez C, Naidoo K, Antonio Manuel R, Loughman J. (2014). Repeatability study of the Moorfields Motion Displacement test. World Council of Optometry, Maputo, Mozambique, June 2014

Gonzalez-Alvarez C, Thompson S, Nxele L, Chinanayi F, Naidoo K & Loughman J. (2014). Patient barriers to refractive services in Nampula, Mozambique: Considerations for blindness prevention programmes. European Academy of Optometry and Optics, Warsaw, May 2014

Moodley V, Loughman J & Naidoo K (2014). Addressing equity in access to optometric education in sub-Saharan Africa. The Role of Optometry in the Provision of Eyecare; World Council for Optometry Conference, Maputo, Mozambique, June 2014

 Moodley V, Loughman J & Naidoo K. (2014). Integrating social accountability into optometric education. European Academy of Optometry and Optics Warsaw, Poland, May 2014 

Shah K, Naidoo K, Loughman J. (2014). Development of a refraction competency framework for Ophthalmic Technicians and Optometrists in Mozambique. World Council of Optometry, Maputo, Mozambique, June 2014

Shah K, Naidoo K, Loughman J. (2014). Development of a refraction competency framework for ophthalmic technicians and optometrists in Mozambique. European Academy of Optometry and Optics Warsaw, Poland, May 2014

Thompson S, Naidoo K, Loughman J. (2014). Can investment in a formal optometry programme and services offer a good rate of return in Mozambique? A cost-benefit analysis. The role of optometry in the provision of eyecare. World Council of Optometry Conference, Maputo, Mozambique, June 2014

Thompson S, Naidoo K, Loughman J. (2014). Willingness to pay for optometry services in Mozambique. European Academy of Optometry and Optics Warsaw, Poland, May 2014 

Thompson S & Loughman J. (2014). Lessons learnt and approaches to data collection. Institute of Development Studies Professional Development Seminar

Wallace D, Naidoo K & Loughman J (2014) Structural and student-centred factors impacting the successful delivery of quality pedagogy in a new undergraduate optometry training program in Mozambique European Academy of Optometry and Optics Warsaw, Poland

Siah WF, Igras E, O’Brien C, Loughman J. (2014). Study of macular pigments in glaucoma. European Journal of Ophthalmology, 23(4), 612-3

Loughman J. The role of carotenoids in the eye for visual performance. (2014). European Journal of Ophthalmology, 23(4), 606-6.

Siah WF, Igras E, O’Brien C, Loughman J. (2013). Study of macular pigments in glaucoma. European Journal of Ophthalmology, 23(4), 612-3

Loughman J. (2013) The role of carotenoids in the eye for visual performance. European Journal of Ophthalmology, 23(4), 606-6.

Duggan E, Finucane C, Cronin H, O’Regan C, Savva G, Loughman J, Kenny RA,. (2013). Vision, falls and fear of falling in an older population. Findings from the longitudinal study on ageing (TILDA). Age and Ageing, 42, 21-21.

Setti A, Loughman J, Shanahan W, O'Toole M, Kenny RA. (2013). The Impact of Visual and Hearing Deficits on Cognition: Task-specific or General? Irish Journal of Medical Science Volume 182 Supplement 6 DOI 10.1007/s11845-013-0985-z

Duggan E, Cronin H, Donoghue O, Savva G, Loughman J, Kenny RA, Finucane C. (2013). Low Spatial Frequency Contrast Sensitivity but not Visual Acuity is Associated with Spatial Gait Parameters in Older Adults. Irish Journal of Medical Science Volume 182 Supplement 6 DOI 10.1007/s11845-013-0985-z

Gonzalez C, Manuel RA, Loughman J. 2013. Feasibility of the Moorfields Motion Displacement Test (MMDT) for community glaucoma screening. Association for Research in vision and Ophthalmology, Seattle 2013.

Nolan JM, Sabour-Pickett S, Stack J, Loughman J, Howard A, Beatty S. 2013. The relationship between visual performance and AMD severity in subjects with early age-related macular degeneration. Association for Research in vision and Ophthalmology, Seattle 2013.

Phelan A, O’Donoghue L, Saunders K, Naidoo K, Loughman J. 2013. Considerations in the design of a child eye health programme in Nampula, Mozambique. European Academy of Optometry and Optics, Malaga, Spain April 2013

Shah K, Naidoo K, Loughman J. 2013. Evaluation of clinical exit competencies of optometry students in Mozambique. European Academy of Optometry and Optics, Malaga, Spain April 2013

Siah WF, O’Brien C, Loughman J. 2013. Macular pigment and glaucoma. European Journal of Ophthalmology, Proceedings of the Macular Carotenoids Meeting, Downing College, Cambridge, July 2013.

Duggan E, Finucane C, Cronin H, O’Regan H, Savva G, Loughman J, Kenny RA. (2012). Vision, Falls and Fear of Falling in an Older Irish Population: Findings from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA). Irish Geriatric Society Annual meeting, September 13, 2012.

Loughman J, Beatty S, Howard A, Connolly E, Nolan JM. (2012). Effect Of Carotenoid Supplementation On Macular Pigment Optical Density And Visual Performance In Normal Observers: The Most Vision Trial. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, E-abstract 3376

Nolan JM, Sabour-Pickett S, Connolly E, Loughman J, Howard A, Beatty S. (2012). Macular Pigment response to Three Different Macular carotenoid Formulations in Patients with Early Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, E-abstract 3368

Beatty S, Feeney J, Kenny RA, Cronin H, O’Regan C, Savva G, Loughman J, Finucane C, Nolan JM. (2012). Education is positively associated with macular pigment: the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA). Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, E-abstract 3369 

Sabour Pickett S, Loughman J, Nolan JM, Pesudovs K, Beatty S. (2012). Prognostic Indicators And Outcome Measures For Patients With Neovascular Age-related Macular Degeneration Undergoing Treatment With Intravitreal Ranibizumab. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, E-abstract 4397  

Igras E, Ratzlaff M, Loughman J, O’Brien C. (2012). Macular Pigment Optical Density and Glaucoma. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, E-abstract 2217

Meagher K, Nolan JM, Thurnham DI, Cummins W, Beatty S, Loughman J. (2012). Comparison of serum response to supplements containing the macular carotenoids in normals and in patients with AMD. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, E-abstract 3366

Ratzlaff M, Murphy A, O’Connor K, O’Brien C, Loughman J, O’Connell P. (2012). Macular Pigment Optical Density Measured by Heterochromatic Flicker Photometry in Diabetic and NonDiabetic Patients: A Comparative Study. EASDEC, Ireland, May 2012.

Shah K, Loughman J. 2012. Evaluation of refraction skills of Ophthalmic Technicians in Mozambique. European Academy of Optometry and Optics, Dublin 2012.  

Shah K, Loughman J. 2012. Evaluation of student optometrists in Mozambique. European Academy of Optometry and Optics, Dublin 2012.  

Sabour-Pickett, S, Loughman J, Nolan JM, Stack J, Beatty S. 2012. Prognostic indicators and outcome measures for patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration undergoing treatment with intravitreal ranibizumab. European Academy of Optometry and Optics, Dublin 2012.

Phelan A, Naidoo K, Saunders K, O’Donoghue L, Loughman J. 2012.Primary school vision screening involving teachers in Nampula Mozambique. European Academy of Optometry and Optics, Dublin 2012.

Phelan A, Naidoo K, Saunders K, O’Donoghue L, Loughman J. 2012.The Mozambique Eyecare Project – addressing uncorrected refractive error in Lusophone Africa through optometric education. European Academy of Optometry and Optics, Dublin 2012.

Thompson S, Naidoo K, Bilotto L, Ramson P, Harris G, Loughman J.A cost benefit analysis of an optometric higher education programme in Mozambique. European Academy of Optometry and Optics, Dublin 2012.  

Shah K, Loughman J. 2011. Evaluation of refraction skills of Ophthalmic Technicians in Mozambique. American Academy of Optometry, USA, October 2011.

Phelan A, Naidoo K, Saunders K, O’Donoghue L, Loughman J. 2011. Primary school vision screening involving teachers in Nampula Mozambique. American Academy of Optometry, USA, October 2011.

Thompson S, Naidoo K, Harris G, Loughman J. 2011. Addressing the burden of uncorrected refractive error in Mozambique. American Academy of Optometry, USA, October 2011.

Loughman J, Nolan JM, Davison PA, Beatty S. 2011.The Relationship between Macular Pigment, S-Cone Sensitivity and Photostress Recovery. Macular Carotenoids Conference, Downing College, Cambridge, UK. July 12-16, 2011.

Loughman J, Scanlon G, Nolan JM, Beatty S. 2011. A Case Study in Human Macular Pigment Deprivation. Macular Carotenoids Conference, Downing College, Cambridge, UK. July 12-16, 2011.

Loughman J, Beatty S, Stack J, Connolly E, Nolan JM. 2011. Comparison Of Macular Pigment Optical Density Measurements Using Customised Heterochromatic Flicker Photometry Versus Reflectance. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Conference, Fort Lauderdale, USA. Poster 3623/A615. May 3, 2011.

Nolan JM, Coffey L, Loskutova K, Stack J, Loughman J, Beatty S. 2011. High Serum Concentrations Of Lutein Are Associated With Elevated 8-oxo-dg In Serum Of Normal Subjects Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Conference, Fort Lauderdale, USA. Poster 3624/A616. May 3, 2011.

Thompson S, Loughman J, Harris G, Naidoo K. 2011. Addressing the Burden of uncorrected Refractive Error through Optometric Higher Education in Mozambique. American Academy of Optometry Annual Meeting, Boston, USA. Poster 115919.October 13, 2011.

Phelan A, Saunders K, O’Donoghue L, Naidoo K, Loughman J. 2011. Primary School Vision Screening Involving Teachers in Nampula, Mozambique. American Academy of Optometry Annual Meeting, Boston, USA. Poster 115806. October 13, 2011.

Connolly E, Nolan JM, Loughman J, Howard AN, Beatty S. 2011. Meso-Zeaxanthin Ocular Supplementation Trial in Normals (MOST-N). Macular Carotenoids Conference, Downing College, Cambridge, UK. July 12-16, 2011.

Pickett S, Loughman J, Nolan JM, Beatty S. 2011. A review of the evidence germane to the putative protective role of the macular carotenoids for age-related macular degeneration Macular Carotenoids Conference, Downing College, Cambridge, UK. July 12-16, 2011.

Connolly E, Nolan JM, Loughman J, Stack J, Beatty S. 2011. Online AMD Research Study for Optometrists: Current Practice in the Republic of Ireland and the United Kingdom. Macular Carotenoids Conference, Downing College, Cambridge, UK. July 12-16, 2011.

O’Regan S, O’Regan G, Loughman J, Nolan JM, Beatty S. 2011. Update on Modifiable Risk Factors for Age-Related Macular Degeneration. Macular Carotenoids Conference, Downing College, Cambridge, UK. July 12-16, 2011.

Meagher K, Thurnham DI, Loughman J, Howard AN, Beatty S, Nolan JM. 2011. Comparison of Serum Response to Supplements containing the Macular Carotenoids in Normals and in Patients with AMD. Macular Carotenoids Conference, Downing College, Cambridge, UK. July 12-16, 2011.

Connolly E, Beatty S, Loughman J, Howard AN, Nolan JM. 2011. Supplementation with all Three Macular Carotenoids: Response, Stability and Safety. Macular Carotenoids Conference, Downing College, Cambridge, UK. July 12-16, 2011.

Phelan, A, Doyle, E, Bilotto, L, Wepo, M, Thompson, S, Wallace, D, Anderson, R, Ferrao, J, Naidoo, K, Loughman, J. 2010. The Mozambique Eyecare Programme – A Partnership which addresses avoidable blindness in Lusophone Africa. Irish Forum for Global Health, November 2010. (Download available at http://arrow.dit.ie/scschphycon/2/)

Chaitanya, AM, Loughman, J, Nolan, J et al. 2010. The relationship between macular pigment and visual performance.  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2010;51: E-Abstract 1286. Download available at http://arrow.dit.ie/scschphycon/5/)

Connolly, E, Beatty, S, Loughman, J, Nolan, JM. 2010. Meso-Zeaxanthin Ocular Supplementation Trial in Normals (MOST-N). Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2010;51: E-Abstract 514 (Download available at http://arrow.dit.ie/scschphycon/4/).

Nolan JM, O'Reilly P,  Loughman J, Loane E, Connolly E, Stack J, Beatty S. 2009. Macular Pigment Levels Increase Following Blue-Light Filtering Intraocular Lens Implantation; Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2009;50: E-Abstract 1721. (Download available at http://arrow.dit.ie/scschphycon/7/)

Chaitanya, AM, Loughman, J, Nolan, J et al. 2009. Macular Pigment and its Contribution to Spatial Vision. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2009;50: E-Abstract 1701 (Download available at http://arrow.dit.ie/scschphycon/6/)

Chaitanya, AM, Loughman, J, Nolan, J et al. 2009. Macular Pigment and its contribution to spatial vision. Acta Ophthalmologica, 86, s243.

Davison, PA, Loughman, J, Scanlon, G, Nolan, J & Beatty, S. 2009. Macular pigment and its correlation with colour vision and short wavelength automated perimetry (SWAP). Acta Ophthalmologica, 86, s243. (Download available at http://arrow.dit.ie/scschphycon/8/)

Nolan, J, Loane, E, Loughman J, & Beatty, S. 2009. Lutein supplementation- the rationale. Acta Ophthalmologica, 86, s243

Dolan, E, Brophy, T, Loughman, J & McGann, J. 2008. Car driver vision and pedestrian cyclist visibility. College Awareness of Road Safety Initiative, April 2008.

Loughman, J. 2004. Effect of early primary open angle glaucoma on preattentive visual search performance. 3rd Aegean Summer School in Visual Optics, University of Crete, Greece, June 2004

Loughman, J., Davison, PA. (2002). Effects of retinal image degradation and perceptual learning on preattentive visual search efficiency for flicker, movement and orientation stimuli. Spatial Vision, 15(2), 248.

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Peer Review Oral Presentations

Gonzalez C, Naidoo K, Anderson RS, Verdon-Roe GM, Loughman J. 2013. Impact of education level and computer experience on repeatability of the Moorfields Motion Displacement Test (MMDT). European Academy of Optometry and Optics, Malaga 2013.

Phelan A, Naidoo K, Bilotto L, Loughman J. 2013. Successes of the Mozambique Eyecare Project: an international collaboration developing Mozambique’s capacity to deliver eye care. European Academy of Optometry and Optics, Malaga 2013.

Thompson S, Naidoo K, Harris G Bilotto L, Loughman J. 2013. The development of a public optometry system in Mozambique: a cost-benefit analysis. European Academy of Optometry and Optics, Malaga 2013.

Moodley V, Loughman J, Naidoo K. 2013. Institutional accreditation: a tool for quality assurance and capacity development in optometric education. European Academy of Optometry and Optics, Malaga 2013.

Wallace, D, Naidoo K, Loughman J. 2012. Faculty Requirement for a Portuguese Language Optometry Program: Experience and Challenges of the Mozambique Eye Care Project. European Academy of Optometry and Optics, Dublin 2012.

Barrett, C, Loughman J. 2012. Integrating optometry into primary healthcare. European Academy of Optometry and Optics, Dublin 2012.

Thompson S, Loughman J, Harris G, Naidoo K. 2012. Addressing uncorrected refractive error through human resource development: the current situation in Mozambique compared to VISION 2020 targets. European Academy of Optometry and Optics, Dublin 2012.

Loughman J. 2012. Macular pigment – focus on vision. European Academy of Optometry and Optics, Dublin 2012.

Loughman J. 2011. Trials of Macular Carotenoids in Patients with and without AMD. Macular Carotenoids Conference, Downing College, Cambridge, UK. July 12, 2011.

Shah K, Loughman J. 2011. Evaluation of Ophthalmic Technicians, the only Refractive Service Providers in Mozambique. American Academy of Optometry Annual Meeting, Boston, USA. October 12, 2011.

Loughman J, Davison P. 2010. The Significance of Preattentive Visual Search (PAVS) in Glaucoma. United Kingdom and Eire Glaucoma Society, London, Dec 4, 2010. Download available at http://arrow.dit.ie/scschphycon/1)

Loughman, J. 2010. Risk Analysis and Preventative Health: A Novel Approach to Age Related Macular Degeneration. South African Optometric Association CPD Event, World Congress on Refractive Error, Durban, SA. Sep 22, 2010.

Loughman, J. 2010. Programme of Strategic Cooperation between Irish Aid and Higher Education, Research And Non-Governmental Organisations. World Congress on Refractive Error, Durban, SA. Sep 22, 2010 ( Download available at http://arrow.dit.ie/scschphycon/9/)

Phelan, A, Loughman, J. 2010. The Mozambique Eyecare Programme: How a Cross institutional Collaboration Can Develop, Implement and Research and Educational Model Which Addresses Uncorrected Refractive Error in Lusophone Africa. World Congress on Refractive Error, Durban, SA. Sep 20-22, 2010. Download available at http://arrow.dit.ie/scschphycon/3/)

Shah, K, Naidoo, K, Loughman, J. 2010. Evaluation of A Vision 2020 Programme to Develop Optometry Technicians in Mozambique. World Congress on Refractive Error, Durban, SA. Sep 20-22, 2010

Thompson, S, Wallace, D, Naidoo, K, Loughman, J. 2010. The Mozambique Eyecare Project – The Necessity, Current Status, and Challenges of Implementing an Educational Model that Addresses Uncorrected Refractive Error in Lusophone Africa. World Congress on Refractive Error, Durban, SA. Sep 20-22, 2010.

Dooley IJ, Charalampidou SS, Nolan J, Loughman J, Molloy L, Beatty S. 2010. Prediction of effective lens position using a method independent of preoperative keratometry readings. Irish College of Ophthalmologists Annual Meeting, RCSI, May 2010.

Charalampidou S, Cassidy L, Nolan J, Loughman J, Stack J, Beatty S. 2010. The impact of cataract on visual performance and experience is related to lens optical density. Irish College of Ophthalmologists Annual Meeting, RCSI, May 2010.

Charalampidou S, Cassidy L, Nolan J, Loughman J, Stack J, Beatty S. 2010. Preoperative optical and psychophysical predictors of patient satisfaction following cataract surgery. Irish College of Ophthalmologists Annual Meeting, RCSI, May 2010.

Loughman, J. 2001. Investigation and development of a new psychophysical test of preattentive visual search (PAVS) as a means to diagnose early glaucoma. 5th Applied Vision Association (AVA) Meeting, Dec 2001



Non Peer Review Oral Presentations


Loughman J. 2011. Visual Performance and Macular Pigment. Institute of Vision Research, Waterford, Ireland. June 11, 2011.

Loughman, J. 2010. Impact of Nutritional Influences and Short Wavelength Light on the Progression of Age Related Macular Degeneration. Royal Society of Medicine, London, Nov 21, 2010.

Loughman J. 2010. Macular Pigment: Clinical importance to optometric practise. Northern Ireland Optometric Society Lecture, University of Ulster, Belfast, February 2010.

Loughman, J, Nolan, J & Beatty, S. 2008 Update on macular pigment research- the AMD-prevention and visual function hypothesis. Congress of Czech Vitreo-Retinal Society, Prague

Loughman, J. 2008. Risk Analysis and preventative health: a novel approach to AMD, Dublin Institute of Technology CET event, June 16, 2008

Loughman, J. 2007. Volk lens fundoscopy & mydriasis. Association of Optometrists Ireland lecture, Dublin Institute of Technology CET event, September 9, 2007

Loughman, J. 2005. Optical coherence tomography, scanning laser ophthalmoscopy and scanning laser polarimetry:  Not quite Star Wars but laser technologies leading the battle against glaucoma.  Association of Optometrists Ireland lecture, 23 May 2005.

Loughman, J. 2003. Glaucoma Uncovered. Has psychophysics unlocked its secrets?
Association of Optometrists Convention CET, May 2003

Loughman, J. 2003. Effects of retinal image degradation, perceptual learning and age on preattentive visual search performance for flicker, motion and orientation stimuli.Vision Sciences Research Ireland Conference, January 2003

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