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BIOGRAPHICAL DATA

    Name: Barbara A. Fink
    Date of Birth: September 27, 1957
    Place of Birth: Huntington, Indiana

EDUCATION

Ph.D. (physiological optics), The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, September, 1987.
M.S. (physiological optics), The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, December 1985.
O.D. Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, May 1981.
B.S. (optometry), Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, May, 1979
Major in preprofessional and psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, September
    1975 to May 1977.

ACADEMIC ASSIGNMENTS

Associate Professor, College of Optometry, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1993 to present.
Assistant Professor, College of Optometry, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 1987-1993.
Graduate Teaching Associate, College of Optometry, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio,
         September 1984 to 1987.
Assistant Professor, School of Optometry, Inter American University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto
    Rico, August 1981 to July 1984.
Clinical Instructor, School of Optometry, Inter American University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico,
         January 1983 to July 1984.
Clinician, Eye Clinic, USAH-MEDDAC, Fort Campbell, Kentucky, October to December, 1980.
Research Assistant, Contact Lens Clinic, School of Optometry, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana,
         Autumn, 1980.
Associate Instructor and Laboratory Coordinator, School of Optometry, Indiana University, Bloomington,
         Indiana, August 1979 to May 1981.

TEACHING ASSIGNMENTS

The Ohio State University College of Optometry Courses and Laboratories:
   Vision Science 626, Ocular Physiology, 2007 – present.
   Vision Science 780.02, Ocular Physiology, 2005-2006.
   Vision Science (Physiological Optics) 804, Anatomy and Physiology of the Visual System, 2000 -
       present.
   Vision Science (Physiological Optics 624), Ocular Form and Function I, 1997- 2005.
   Vision Science (Physiological Optics 625), Ocular Form and Function II, 1998 - 2005.
   Physiological Optics 614, Ocular Physiology, 1989 to 1997.
   Vision Science (Physiological Optics 813), Advanced Physiology of the Eye, 1992 to present.
   Optometry 433, Contact Lens Ophthalmic Optics, 1992- 1996.
   Optometry 701, Applied Pathology of the Eye, 1987, 1994 - 1997.
   Optometry 682, Clinical Ocular Pharmacology, 1987-1992.
   Optometry 660, Ophthalmic Pathology, 1987-1992.
   Optometry 640, 641, 642, Clinical Practice in Optometry I, II, and III, 1993-1995.
   Physiological Optics 652, Aniseikonia and Low Vision Laboratory, 1986-87.
   Physiological Optics 501, Geometrical Optics Laboratory, 1986.
   Physiological Optics 502, Physical Optics Laboratory, 1986.

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   Physiological Optics 613, Monocular Sensory Mechanisms of Vision Laboratory, 1985-86.
   Optometry 702, Neurology of the Ocular Muscles Laboratory, 1985.
   Optometry 651, Orthoptics Laboratory, 1986.
   Optometry 433, Contact Lens Laboratory, 1985, 1992 to present.
   Physiological Optics 511, The Eye as an Optical Instrument Laboratory, 1985.
   Optometry 653, Contact Lens Laboratory, 1985.

The Ohio State University Clinic Assignments:
   Contact Lens Clinic, 1984-87, 1992 to 2002, 2009 to present
   Disease Evaluation Clinic, 1984 to 1994
   Third Year Primary Vision Care Clinic, 1985-86, 1992-93
   Downtown Clinic, 1986
   Low Vision Clinic, 1985-87
   Fourth Year Primary Vision Care Clinic, 1992.
   Electrodiagnostic and Pediatrics Clinic, 1984

Inter American University of Puerto Rico School of Optometry Courses and Laboratories:
    671, Contact Lenses I, 1982-83 (with laboratory)
    672, Contact Lenses II, 1984 (with laboratory)
    521 Disease of the Eye I, 1981-82 (with laboratory)
    522, Diseases of the Eye II, 1982-83 (with laboratory)
    632, Ocular Pharmacology, 1983
    785, Clinical Seminar I, 1983
    563, Ocular Motility, 1982
    562, Visual Function, 1981
    Physiological Optics Laboratory I and II, 1981-82

COMMITTEE AND ADMINISTRATIVE ASSIGNMENTS

The Ohio State University:
   Alternate, University Senate, 1989-1992, 1998-2001
   Senator, Member of Faculty Council, 2001-2004
   Member, Faculty Hearing Committee, 1998-2003
   Member, Faculty Compensation and Benefits Committee, 2001-2004
   Member, University Affirmative Action Council, 1988 to 1992
   Member, University Animal Resources Advisory Committee, 1996-1997

The Ohio State University College of Optometry:
   Chair, Faculty Advisory Committee, 2001-2002, 2010
   Secretary, Faculty Advisory Committee, 2000-2001, 2009-2010
   Chair, Diversity Enhancement Committee, 1999 to 2000, 2002 to present
   Member, Diversity Enhancement Committee, 2000 to 2002
   Chair, Affirmative Action Committee, 1987 to 1999
   Member, Admissions Committee, 1987-89 (alternate 1989 to present)
   Member, Search, Promotion and Tenure Committee, 1988 to present
   Member, Research Committee, 1988 to 1999
   Contributing Editor, Optometry Alumni Newsletter, 1994 to present
   Member, Continuing Education Committee, 1994 to 1999
   Associate Chief, Special Testing Service, 1994 to 1997
   Assistant Chief, Contact Lens Service, 1994 to 1997
   Third Year Class Advisor, 1993-95
   Advisor, National Optometric Student Association (NOSA), 1989-2000
   Member, Curriculum Committee, 1998 to 2008
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    Member, Research and Graduate Studies Committee, 2004 to 2010

Inter American University of Puerto Rico School of Optometry:
    Director of the Contact Lens Clinic, 1983-84
    Chairman, Curriculum Review Committee, 1983-84
    Chairman, Academic Review Committee, 1984
    Chairman, Awards Committee, 1984
    Member, Academic Review Committee, 1981-84
    Member, Library Committee, 1983-84
    Class Advisor, 1982-84

OPTOMETRY LICENSES

    Ohio: 1984 to present

AWARDS

    Diplomate, Section on Cornea and Contact Lenses, American Academy of Optometry, 1999.
    Fellowship from the Auxiliary to the American Optometric Association, 1986.
    The Ezell Fellowship, American Optometry Foundation, 1984-85.
    The Ohio Lions Eye Research Foundation Fellowship, 1984-86.
    The Bausch & Lomb SOFLENS Division Achievement Award, 1981.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

    American Optometric Association
    Ohio Optometric Association
    Central Ohio Optometry Association
    American Academy of Optometry (Fellow, 1991)
    Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
    Optometric Educators, Inc.
    Optometric Historical Society
    International Association of Contact Lens Educators
    International Society for Contact Lens Researchers

PUBLICATIONS

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

1)       Fink BA, Hill RM, Carney LG. Corneal oxygenation: blink frequency as a variable in rigid contact
lens wear. Br J Ophthalmol 1990;74:168-171.
2)       Fink BA, Carney LG, Hill RM. Influence of palpebral aperture height on tear pump efficiency.
Optom Vis Sci 1990;67(4):287-290.
3)       Fink BA, Carney LG, Hill RM. Intra-subject variability of human corneal oxygen uptake. ICLC
1990;17:224-227.
4)       Fink BA, Hill RM, Carney LG. The influence of rigid contact lens overall and optic zone diameters
on tear pump efficiency. Optom Vis Sci 1990;67:641:644.
5)       Fink BA, Carney LG, Hill RM. Rigid contact lens design: effects of overall diameter changes on
tear pump efficiency. Optom Vis Sci 1991;68:198-203.
6)       Fink BA, Carney LG, Hill RM. Rigid lens tear pump efficiency: effects of overall diameter/base
curve combinations. Optom Vis Sci 1991;68:309-313.
7)       Fink BA, Hill RM, Carney LG. The effects of rigid contact lens edge lift changes on tear pump
efficiency. Optom Vis Sci 1991;68:409-413.
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8)       Fink BA, Carney LG, Hill RM. Responses to oxygen deprivation: variations among human
corneas, Graefe’s Arch Clin Exper Ophthalmol 1991;229:287-290.
9)       Fink BA, Carney LG, Hill RM. The effects of rigid contact lens overall diameter changes on tear
pump efficiency: a comparative study. ICLC 1991;18:95-101.
10)      Fink BA, Hill RM, Carney LG. A comparison of the effects of rigid contact lens overall diameter
and axial edge lift changes on tear pump efficiency. ICLC 1991;18:148-151.
11)      Fink BA, Hill RM, Carney LG. Influence of contact lens base curve radius on tear pump efficiency.
 Optom Vis Sci 1992;69(1):60-5
12)      Fink BA, Carney LG, Hill RM. Influence of power changes in single cut rigid contact lenses on
tear pump efficiency. Optom Vis Sci 1992;69(9):691-7.
13)      Fink BA, Carney LG, Hill RM. Influence of lens design on the tear pump efficiency associated with
plus-power rigid contact lenses: a comparison of single cut, lenticular, and minus-carrier designs. Optom
Vis Sci 1993;70(1):2-8.
14)      Szczotka LB, Fink BA, Hill RM. Effects of prism ballasting of rigid contact lenses on human
corneal oxygen uptake rates. Part I: open eye conditions. ICLC 19933;20(7-8):155-9.
15)      Fink BA, Hill Rm, Carney LG. Rigid contact lens design equivalencies of overall diameter and
axial edge lift: individual variations. Optom Vis Sci 1993;70(9):733-8.
16)      Fink BA, Hill RM, Carney LG. Using corneal oxygen demand to optimize rigid contact lens design.
 Optom Vis Sci 1993;70(10):781-4.
17)      Fink BA, Smith BJ, Barr JT, Hill RM. Oxygen shortfall associated with different
Dk values. Br J Optom Disp 1994;2(10):1-2.
18)      Fink BA, Smith BJ, Barr JT, Hill RM. Human corneal responses to high RGP transmissivities. Br
J Optom Disp 1994;2(10):364-5.
19)      Szczotka LB, Fink BA, Hill RM. Effects of prism ballasting of rigid contact lenses on human
corneal oxygen uptake rates. Part II: closed eye conditions. ICLC 1994;21(5-6):112-6.
20)      Fink BA, Smith BJ, Hill RM. DK does make a difference. Br J Optom Disp 1995;3(2):66-68.
21)      Ostrem ED, Fink BA, Hill RM. Contact Lens tansmissibility: effects on delivery of oxygen to the
cornea. Optom Vis Sci 1996:73(3):159-163.
22)      Fink BA, Smith BJ, Hill RM. RGP’s: is the “tear pump” passe? Br J Optom Disp 1996;3(1):32-33.
23)      Ostrem ED, Fink BA, Hill RM. A hypoxic response line model for the human cornea. Br J Optom
Disp 1996;4(2):53-55.
24)      Smith BJ, Fink BA, Hill RM. Corneal responses to Dk/L. J Am Optom Assoc 197;68(8):478-482.
Erratum J Am Optom Assoc 1997;68(10):621.
25)      Ostrem ED, Fink BA, Hill RM. Different responses to the same Dk/L? Part 1: Absolute rates. BR
J Optom Dispensing 1997;5(1):27-28.                                                contribution: advisor for
26)      Ostrem ED, Fink BA, Hill RM. Different responses to the same Dk/L? Part 2: Relative rates Br J
Optom Dispensing 1997;5(2):51-53.
27)      Hill RM, Fink BA, Ostrem ED. Corneal hypoxia–the last one percent. Br J Optom Dispensing
1997;5(3):65-66.
28)      Fink BA, Hill RM, Jones LA. Effects of rigid contact lens prism ballasting on oxygen access to the
cornea under static and dynamic conditions. Optom Vis Sci 1998;75:763-771.
29)      Fink BA, Smith BJ, Hill RM, Jones LA. Effects of rigid contact lens truncation on oxygen access
to the central cornea under static and dynamic conditions. ICLC 1998;25:166-169.
30)      King-Smith PE, Fink BA, Fogt N. Three interferometric methods for measuring the thickness of
layers of the tear film. Optom Vis Sci 1999;76:19-32.
31)      Brunstetter TJ, Fink BA, Hill RM. What is the oxygen environment under an encapsulated
segment bifocal RGP contact lens. Journal of the Amer Optom Assoc 1999;70(10):641-646.
32)      Galvin KE, Fink BA, Hill RM. Oxygen: how well is the closed eye being served? Optometry
2000;71(4):239-244.
33)      King-Smith PE, Fink BA, Fogt N, Nichols KK, Hill RM, Wilson GS. The thickness of the human
precorneal tear film: evidence from reflection spectra. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci
2000;41(11):334803359.
34)      Fink BA, Mitchell GL, Raasch TW, Hill RM. Enhancing RGP contact lens performance:
comparing back surface options. Optometry. 2002; 73(10):605-613.
35)      Florkey L, Fink BA, Mitchell GL, Hill RM. Tear exchange and oxygen reservoir effect in silicone
hydrogel systems. Eye and Contact Lens 2003;29(1S):S90-S92.



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36)       King-Smith PE, Fink BA, Hill RM, Koeloing KW, Tiffany JM. The thickness of the tear film.
Current Eye Research 2004;29(4-5):357-368.
37)       Gardner HP, Fink BA, Mitchell GL, Hill, RM. The effects of high-dk rigid contact lens center
thickness, material permeability, and blinking on the oxygen uptake of the human cornea. Optom Vis Sci
2005; 82(6):459-466.
38)       King-Smith PE, Fink BA, Nichols JJ, Nichols KK, Hill RM. Interferometric imaging of the full
thickness of the pre-corneal tear film. Journal of the Optical Society of America 2006;23(9):2097-.
39)       Fink BA, Mitchell GL, Hill RM. Rigid gas permeable contact lens base curve radius and
transmissibility effects on corneal oxygen uptake rates. Optom Vis Sci 2006;83(10):740-744.
40)       Chi JM, Fink BA, Hill RM. Factors influencing the measurement of oxygen shortfall of the human
cornea: sequencing of test conditions. Contact Lens and Anterior Eye 2007;30:17-21.
41)       Fink BA, Hill RM. Corneal oxygen uptake: a review of polarographic techniques, applications,
and variables. Contact Lens and Anterior Eye 2006;29(5):41-47.
42)       Florkey LN, Fink BA, Mitchell GL, Hill RM. Corneal oxygen uptake associated with piggyback
contact lens systems. Cornea 2007;26(3):324-35.
43)       Fink BA. National Coalition building institute: a symposium and series of workshops at the Ohio
State University College of Optometry 2006;31(3):96-101.
44)       Pilskalns B, Fink BA, Hill RM. Oxygen demands with hybrid contact lenses. Optom Vis Sci
2007;84(4):334-42.
45)       Wagner H, Fink BA, Zadnik K. Sex- and gender-based differences in healthy and diseased eyes.
 Optometry 2008;79(11):636-652.
46)       Fink BA, Heard C, Schafer J, Richardson Cline A, Mitchell GL, Barr JT. The effect of keratoconus
severity on the accuracy of clinicians to rank contact lenses in order of base curve radius based on
fluorescein patterns. Optom Vis Sci 2008, 85(10):939-946.
47)       King-Smith PE, Fink BA, Nichols JJ, Nichols KK, Braun RJ, McFadden GB. The contribution of
lipid layer movement to tear film thinning and breakup. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2009;50(6):2747-56.
48)       Fink BA, Sinnott LT, Wagner H, Friedman C, Zadnik K. The influence of gender and hormone
status on the severity and progression of keratoconus. Cornea 2010;29(1):65-72.

 Peer-Reviewed Papers Associated with the Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of Keratoconus
 (CLEK) Multi-Center Study

1)       Zadnik K, Barr JT, Gordon MO, Edrington TB, and the CLEK Study Group. Biomicroscopic signs
and disease severity in keratoconus. Cornea 1996;15(2):139-146.
2)       Gundel RE, Libassi DP, Zadnik K, Barr JT, Davis L, McMahon TT, Edrington TB, Gordon MO.
Feasibility of fitting contact lenses with apical clearance in keratoconus. Optom Vis Sci 1996;73(12):729-
3)       Barr JT, Gordon MO, Zadnik K, Pellican K, Edrington TB, CLEK Study Group.
Photodocumentation of corneal scarring. J Refractive Surgery 1995;12492-500.
4)       Edrington TB, Barr JT, Zadnik K, Davis LJ, Gundel RE, Libassi DP, McMahon TT, Gordon MO. A
standardized rigid contact lens fitting protocol for keratoconus. Optom Vis Sci 1996;73:369-375.
5)       Gordon MO, Schechtman KB, Davis LJ, McMahon TT, Schormack J, Zadnik K. Collaborative
Longitudinal Evaluation of Keratoconus (CLEK) Study Group. Visual acuity repeatability in keratoconus:
impact of sample size. Optom Vis Sci 1998;75:249-257.
6)       Edrington TB, Szczotka LB, Begley CG, Burger DS, Wilson BS, Barr JT, Zadnik K, Gordon MO,
CLEK Study Group. Repeatability and agreement of two corneal curvature assessments in keratoconus:
keratometry and first definite apical clearance lens (FDACL.) Cornea 1998;17:267-277.
7)       Zadnik K, Barr JT, Edrington TM, Everett DF, Jameson M, McMahon TT, Sterling JL, Wagner H,
Gordon MO, the CLEK Study Group. Baseline findings in the Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of
Keratoconus (CLEK) Study. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 1998;39:2537-2546.
8)       Davis LJ, Schechtman KB, Begley CG, Shin JA, Zadnik K, the CLEK Study Group. Repeatability
of refraction and corrected visual acuity in keratoconus. Optom Vis Sci 1998;75:887-896
9)       Barr JT, Schechtman KB, Fink BA, Pierce GE, Pensyl CD, Zadnik K, Gordon MO, and the CLEK
Study Group. Corneal scarring in the Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of keratoconus (CLEK) Study:
baseline prevalence and repeatability of detection. Cornea 1999;18:34-46.
10)      Edrington TB, Szczotka LB, Barr JT, Achtenberg JF, Burger DS, Janoff AM, Olafsson HE, Chun
MW, Boyle JW, Gordon MO, Zadnik K, and the CLEK Study Group. Rigid contact lens fitting relationships



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in keratoconus. Optom Vis Sci 1999;76:692-699.
11)      Barr JT, Zadnik K, Wilson BS, Edrington TB, Everett DR, Fink BA, Shovlin JP, Weissman BA,
Siegmund K, Gordon MO, The CLEK Study Group. Factors associated with corneal scarring in the
Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of Keratoconus (CLEK) Study. Cornea 2000;19:501-507.
12)      Zadnik K, Barr JT, Edrington TB, Nichols JJ, Wilson BS, Siegmund K, Gordon MO, the CLEK
Study Group. Corneal scarring and vision in keratoconus: a baseline report from the Collaborative
Longitudinal Evaluation of Keratoconus (CLEK) Study. Cornea 2000;19:804-812.
13)      McMahon TT, Enderson RJ, Joslin CE, Rosas GA, and the CLEK Topography Analysis Group.
Precision of three topography instruments in keratoconus subjects. Optom Vis Sci 2001;78:599-604.
4)       Raasch TW, Schechtman KB, Davis LJ, Zadnik K, the CLEK Study Group. Repeatability of
subjective refraction in myopic and keratoconic subjects: results of vector analysis. Ophthalmic and
Physiological Optics 2000;in press.
15)      Fink BA, Barr JT, Edrington TB, Pierce GE, Schechtman KB, Rah MJ, Flom R, Zadnik K, the
CLEK Study Group. A comparison of two methods of evaluating cornea-to-contact lens base curve
fluorescein patterns in keratoconus. Optom Vis Sci 2001;78(8):589-598.
16)      Szczotka LB, Barr JT, Zadnik K, the CLEK Study Group. A summary of the findings from the
Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of Keratoconus (LEK) Study. Optometry, Journal of the American
Optometric Association 2001;72:574-587.17)        Edrington TB, the CLEK Study Gropu. What the CLEK
Study means to you. Review of Optometry 2002;139:61-64.
18)      Shen JF, McMahon TT, Cheng EL, Sugar J, Yue BYJT, Anderson RJ, Begley C. Zhou J, the
CLEK Study Group. Lysosomal hydrolase staining of conjunctival impression cytology specimens in
keratoconus. Cornea 2002;21:447-452.
19)      Zadnik K, Steger-May K, Fink BA, Joslin CE, Nichols JJ, Rosenstiel CE, Yu JA, Raasch TW,
Schechtman KB, the CLEK Study Group. Between-eye asymmetry in keratoconus. Cornea
2002;21(7):671-679.
20)      Nichols JJ, Steger-May K, Edrington TB, ZadnikK. The relation between disease asymmetry and
severity in keratoconus. Br J Ophthalmol 2004.
21)      Edrington TB, Gundel RE, Libassi DP, Wagner H, Pierce GE, Walline JT, Olafsson HE, Steger-
May K, Achtenberg J, Wilson BS, Gordon MO, Zadnik K, the CLEK Study Group. Variables affecting rigid
contact lens comfort in the Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of Keratoconus (CLEK) Study. Optom
Vis Sci 2004.
22)Kymes SM, Walline JJ, Zadnik K, Gordon MO, Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of Keratoconus (CLEK)
Study Group. Quality of life in keratoconus. American Journal of Ophthalmology 2004;138:527-535.
23)      McMahon, TT, Anderson RJ, Roberts C, Mahmoud AM, Szczotka LB, Raasch TW, Friedman NE, Davis
LJ, and the CLEK Study Group. Repeatability of corneal topography measurement in keratoconus with the TMS-1.
Optometry and Vision Science. In press.
24)      Fink BA, Wagner H, Steer-May K, Rosenstiel C. Roediger T, McMahon TT, Gordon MO, Zadnik
K, CLEK Study Group. Differences in keratoconus as a function of gender. Amer J Ophthalmol
2005;140:459-468.
25)      Barr JT, Wilson, BS, Gordon MO, Rah, MJ, Riley C, Kollbaum PS, Zadnik K, CLEK Study Group.
Estimation of the incidence and factors predictive of corneal scarring in the Collaborative Longitudinal
Evaluation of Keratoconus (CLEK) Study. Cornea 2006;25(1):16-25.
27)      David LJ, Schechtman KB, Wilson BS, Rosenstiel CE, Riley CH, Libassi DP, Gundel RE,
Rosenberg L, Gordon MO, Zadnik K, CLEK Study Group. Longitudinal changes in visual acuity in
keratoconus. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2006;47(2):489-500.
28)      Gordon MO, Steger-May K, Szczotka-Flynn L, Riley C, Joslin CE, Weissman BA, Fink BA,
Edrington TB, Olafsson HE, Zadnik K, The CLEK Study Group. Baseline factors predictive of incident
penetrating keratoplasty in keratoconus. Am J Ophthalmol 2006;142:923-30.
29)      Szczotka-Flynn L, Slaughter M, McMahon T, Barr J, Edrington T, Fink B, Lass J, Belin M, Iyengar
SK, CLEK Study Group. Disease severity and family history in keratoconus. Br J Ophthalmol
2008;92(8):1108-11.
30)      Wagner H, Fink BA, Zadnik K. Sex- and gender-based differences in healthy and diseased eyes.
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Editor-Reviewed Journal Articles

1)       Fink BA. Clinical Ocular Physiology: An Introductory Text, by N.H. Victor. (Book Review. Editor-
reviewed). Optom Vis Sci 1997;74(12:981.
2)       Fink BA, Hill RM, Smith BJ, Szczotka LB, Barr JT. RGP materials that reduce hypoxic stress: part
II. Fluorex 500. Contact Lens Spectrum 1992;7(4):20-1.
3)       Fink BA, Szczotka LB, Smith BJ, Barr JT, Hill RM. RGP materials that reduce hypoxic stress: part
III. Fluoroperm 30. Contact lens Spectrum 1992;7(5):20-1.
4)       Fink BA, Hill RM, Smith BJ, Szczotka LB, Barr JT. RGP materials that reduce hypoxic stress: part
IV. Fluoperm 92. Contact Lens Spectrum 1992;7(6):16-17.
5)       Fink BA, Hill RM, Smith BJ, Szczotka LB, Barr JT. RGP materials that reduce hypoxic stress: part
V. Boston Equalens. Contact Lens Spectrum 1992;7(12):22-3.
6)       Fink BA, Hill RM, Smith B, Szczotka L, Barr JT. Should RGP thickness be left to the lab? Contact
Lens Spectrum 1994;9(10):45-6.
7)       Fink BA, Hill RM, Smith BJ, Barr JT. Maximizing the oxygen. Contact Lens Spectrum
1994;9(10):49-50.
8)       Fink BA, Smith BJ, Hill RM, Szczotka LB, Barr JT. Hypoxic relief: a mere fraction away. Contact
Lens Spectrum 1995;10(1):19-20.
9)       Fink BA, Smith BJ, Hill RM, Barr JT. High Dk lowers risk of thickness. Contact Lens Spectrum
1995;10(1):23-24.
10)      Smith BJ, Fink BA, Hill RM. Dk/L: into the ultra-high zone. Contact Lens Spectrum 1999;14:31-
34.

Reviews and Abstracts

                1)      Fink BA, Hill RM, Carney LG. Rigid contact lens tear pump efficiencies,
                        quantified polarographically. Optom Vis Sci 1986;63(10):4P.
                2)      Fink BA, Hill RM, Carney LG. Design equivalencies: base-curves and bulkflow.
                        Optom Vis Sci 1987; 64(10):6P.
                3)      Fink,BA, Hill RM, Carney LG. The influence of diameter on post-lens tear
                        exchange. Optom Vis Sci 1988;65(10):76P.
                4)      Fink BA, Carney LG, Hill RM. Oxygen demand of human cornea following
                        hypoxic stress. Optom Vis Sci 1989;66(10s):57.
                5)      Fink BA, Carney LG, Hill RM. Rigid contact lens overall diameter and tear bulk
                        flow. Optom. Vis Sci 2990;67(12s):198.
                6)      Fink BA, Carney LG, Hill RM. Individual variation in corneal thickness and
                        oxygen uptake. Optom Vis Sci 1990;67(12s):198.
                7)      Fink BA, Carney LG, Hill RM. Human corneal thickness: predictions of oxygen
                        demand under normoxic and hypoxic conditions [ARVO Abstract]. Invest
                        Ophthalmol Vis Sci 1991;32(4):1074.
                8)      Fink BA, Carney LG, Hill RM. Influence of power changes in single cut rigid
                        contact lenses on tear pump efficiency. Optom Vis Sci 1991;68(12s):100.
                9)      Fink BA, Hill Rm. Carney LG. Rigid contact lens design equivalencies of overall
                        diameter and axial edge lift: individual variations. Optom Vis Sci
                        1991;68(12s):101.
                10)     Szczotka LB, Fink BA, Hill RM. Effects of prism ballasting of rigid contact lenses
                        on human corneal oxygen uptake rates. Optom Vis Sci 1991;68(12s):104.
                11)     Szczotka LB, Fink BA, Hill RM. Effects of prism ballasting of rigid contact lenses
                        on human corneal oxygen uptake rates. Optom Vis Sci 1992;69(12s):70.
                12)     Fink BA, Hill RM. Effects of rigid contact lens prism ballasting and material on
                        tear pump efficiency. Optom Vis Sci 1992;69(12s):150.
                13)     Fink BA, Smith BJ, Hill RM. Effects of rigid lens truncation on corneal physiology.
                         Optom Vis Sci 1993;70(12s):
                14)     Fink BA, Smith BJ, Hill RM. The use of hypoxic stress units as indicators of
                        corneal response to lens transmisivity and tear exchange. Optom Vis Sci
                        1993;70(12s):



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15)   Fink BA, Hill RM, Schoessler JP. An optical technique to predict corneal hypoxic
      response [ARVO Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 1994;35(4):1776.
16)   Fink BA, Smith BJ, Barr JT, Hill RM. Oxygen shortfall units: relationship to rigid
      gas permeable Dk values. Optom Vis Sci 1994;71(12s):91.
17)   Ostrem ED, Fink BA, Hill RM. The effects of contact lens materials of various
      transmissibilities on tear pump efficiency. Optom Vis Sci 1994;712(12s):91.
18)   Fink BA, Smith BJ, Hill RM. Oxygen depletion characteristics of in vivo human
      cornea [ARVO Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 1995;36(4):S310.
19)   Heilman KE, Fink BA, Hill RM. The effects of the closed eye environment on the
      corneal oxygen shortfall associated with the wear of rigid gas permeable lenses.
      Optom Vis Sci 1995;72(12s):226.
20)   Ostrem ED, Fink BA, Hill RM. Hypoxic relief: what is the tear pump’s share as
      rigid gas permeable lens transmissibility rises? Optom Vis Sci 1995;72(12s):226.
21)   Fink BA, Ostrem ED, Hill RM. What is the highest practical rigid gas permeable
      transmissibility (Dk/L)? [ARVO Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci
      1996;37(3):S72.
22)   Hogan SL, Driggs V, Fink BA, Hill RM. Measurement of the human optic nerve
      cup-to-disc ratio with the GlaucomaScope and four clinical method [ARVO
      Abstract]. Invest. Ophthalmol Vis Sci 1996;37(3):S1091.
23)   Fink BA, Hill RM, Pappas C. The effects of aspheric back surface rigid gas
      permeable contact lenses on tear pump efficiency. Optom Vis Sci
      1996;73(12s):229.
24)   Fink BA, Hill RM, Ostrem ED. RGP’s: Exploring the M/Dk ratio. Optom Vis Sci
      1996;73(12s):228.
25)   Hogan S, Driggs VL, Fink BA. Characteristics of the normal human optic nerve
      cup-to-disc ration as measured by the Glaucoma-Scope. Optom Vis Sci
      1996;73(12s):186.
26)   Osborn KE, Fiorenza L, Fink B. The effect of excimer laser PTK on
      Acanthamoeba castellani in vitro. Optom Vis Sci 1996;73(12s):177.
27)   Smith BJ, Fink BA, Hill RM. How well does Dk/L predict corneal response?
      Optom Vis Sci 1996;73(12s):105.
28)   Fink BA, Smith BJ, Hill RM. Human corneal responses to transmissibility (Dk/L)
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      of 1.2 to 189 x 10 [ARVO Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 1997;38(4):S137.
29)   Fink BA, Ostrem ED, Hill RM. Different corneal responses to the same Dk/L?
      Optom Vis Sci 1997;74(12s):103.
30)   Brunstetter TJ, Fink BA, Hill RM. The oxygen environment under an
      encapsulated segment bifocal RGP contact lens under static conditions. Optom
      Vis Sci 1997;74(12s):94.
31)   Fink BA, Smith BJ, Hill RM. Hypoxia: human corneal recovery [ARVO Abstract].
      Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 1998;39(4):S335. Abstract #1554.
32)   Osborn KE, Fink BA, Willkie DA. Barr JT. Application of isofilcon soft contact
      lenses contaminated with Acanthamoeba. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci
      1998;39(4):S147. Abstract #689.
33)   King-Smith PE, Fogt N, Fink BA, Kinney KA, Hill RM. A tear layer of thickness
      1.6 to 7.3 um determined from reflectance spectra [ARVO Abstract]. Invest
      Opthalmol Vis Sci 1998;39(4):S533. Abstract #2446.
34)   Hill RM, Fink BA, Smith BJ, Brunstetter TJ. Physiological correlates of Dk/L: a
      developing model and its applications. Optom Vis Sci 1998;75(12s):156.
35)   King-Smith PE, Fink BA, Fogt N, Kinney KA, Hill RM. The thickness of the tears,
      the corneal epithelium and Bowman’s layer derived from reflection spectra.
      Optom Vis Sci 1998;75(12s):236.
36)   King-Smith PE, Fink BA, Fogt N, Kinney KA, Hill RM. Is the thickness of the tear
      film about 40 um or about 3 um? [ARVO Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci
      1999;49(4):S544. Abstract #2876.
37)   Hill RM, Brunstetter TJ, Fink BA. Complex oxygen pathways: multi-layered
      contact lens systems and their transmissibilities [ARVO Abstract]. Invest



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      Ophthalmol Vis Sci 1999;40(4):S905. Abstract #4773.
38)   Galvin KE, Fink BA, Hill RM. Closed eye responses of human cornea to 7
      oxygen environments [ARVO Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci
      1999;40(4):S906.
39)   Fink BA, Hill RM, Pappas C. Dk/L: effect on the post-lens reservoir [ARVO
      Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 1999;40(4):S906. Abstract #4775.
40)   Smith BJ, Fink BA, Hill RM. The human cornea’s ‘rapid response’ to hypoxia.
      Optom Vis Sci 1999;76(12s):225.
41)   Patterson HA, Fink BA, Hill RM. The effects of rigid contacts lens center
      thickness, material transimissibility, blinking on the oxygen shortfall of the human
      cornea. Optom Vis Sci 1999;76(12s):232.
42)   Fink BA, Hill RM. Freedom of design associated with high Dk. Optom Vis Sci
      1999;76(12s):232.
43)   Fink BA, Galvin KE, Hill RM. Equivalent (matched) contact lens transmissibilities
      in the open and closed eye [ARVO Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci
      2000;41(4):S75. Abstract #395.
44)   King-Smith PE, Fink A, Fogt N, Nichols KK, Hill RM. Further evidence that the
      thickness of the normal human tear film is about 3 um [ARVO Abstract]. Invest
      Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2000;41(4):S65. Abstract #337.
45)   Pierce GE, Fink BA, Barr JT, Edrington TB, Schechtman KB, Jeandervin M, Flom
      R, Zadnik K, and the CLEK Study Group. A comparison of two methods of
      evaluating cornea-to-contact lens base curve fluorescein patterns in keratoconus
      [ARVO Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2000;41(4):S72. Abstract #378.
46)   Fink BA, Hill RM, Brunstetter TJ. Hypoxic stress of the human cornea associated
      with the wear of Menicon SF-P and Menicon Z rigid contact lenses. Program
      Book, Sixth International Meeting of the American Academy of Optometry 2000,
      page 16, poster # 10.
47)   Barber A, Fink BA, Hill RM. Human corneal: its rapid response to anoxia—the
      first 540 seconds. Optom Vis Sci 2000;77(12s):170.
48)   Galvin KE, Fink BA, Hill RM. Closed eye hypoxic loads: empirical observations
      and a predictive model. Optom Vis Sci 2000;77(12s):171.
49)   Chi JM, Fink BA, Hill RM. The effects of rigid gas permeable contact lens
      thickness sequencing on the measurement of oxygen shortfall of the human
      cornea. Optom Vis Sci 2000;77(12s):171.
50)   Patterson Gardner HA, Brunstetter TJ, Fink BA, Hill RM. The effect of examiner
      on the measurement of corneal oxygen shortfall associated with the wear of rigid
      gas permeable contact lenses. Optom Vis Sci 2000;77(12s):172.
51)   Pierce GE, Barr JT, Edrington TB, Gordon MO, Jeandervin M, Flom RE, Fink BA,
      Zadnik K, the CLEK Study Group. A technique to improve the agreement
      between two methods of evaluating cornea-to-contact lens base curve fluorescein
      patterns in the CLEK Study. Optom Vis Sci 2000;77(12s):249.
52)   King-Smith E, Fink BA, Nichols J, Nichols K, Hill R. Noninvasive measurement of
      the thickness of the human corneal endothelium and Descemet’s membrane.
      Optom Vis Sci 2001;78(12s):25.
53)   Sup A, Barr J, Fink B. Digital imaging of contact lens fluorescein patterns in
      keratoconus. Optom Vis Sci 2001;78(12s):27.
54)   Fink B, Mitchell GL, Raasch T, Hill R. Post-lens tear exchange: influence of rigid
      lens back surface design. Optom Vis Sci 2001;78(12s):50.
55)   Fink A, Pilskalns B, Mitchell GL, Hill R. Effect of corneal location on the oxygen
      uptake of the human cornea under open and closed eye conditions. Optom Vis
      Sci 2001;78(12s):304.
56)   Florkey L, Fink B, Mitchell GL, Hill R. Corneal response to combination contact
      lens systems. Optom Vis Sci 2001;78(12s):304.
57)   King-Smith P, Fink BA, Nichols JJ, Nichols KK, Hill RM, Markakis GA. In vivo
      measurement of the thickness of human corneal endothelium and Descemet’s
      membrane using interferometry. [ARVO Abstract] Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci



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      2002;Abstract # 157.
58)   Fink BA, Barr JT, Pierce G, Mitchell G, Nichols JJ, Sup A, Badowski LM, Nixon G.
       The evaluation of cornea-to-contact lens base curve relationships in keratoconus
      through fluorescein pattern analysis [ARVO Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci
      2002;Abstract # 3226.
59)   Hill RM, Fink BA, Brunstetter TJ, Mitchell GL. Hypoxic stress with contact lenses:
       response to differences to the limiting case of Dk/t=0. [ARVO Abstract]. Invest
      Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2002;Abstract #3081.
60)   Florkey LN, Fink BA, Mitchell LM, Hill RM. Examination of Dk/t in combination
      contact lens systems involving PMMA. [ARVO Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis
      Sci 2002;Abtract # 3085.
61)   Fink B, Barr JT, Pierce GE, Mitchell GL, Nichols JJ, Badowski LM, Nixon G.
      Repeatability of fluorescein pattern assessment in keratoconus. Optom Vis Sci
      2002;79(12s):133.
62)   Florkey L, Fink B, Hill R, Mitchell GL. Silicone-hydrogels: evidence for oxygen
      reservoir and tear exchange effects. Optom Vis Sci 2002;79(12s):261.
63)   Florkey LN, Fink BA, Mitchell GL, Hill RM. Hypoxic Responses to RGP and
      Silicone-Hydrogel (SH) Combination Contact Lens Systems. [ARVO Abstract].
      Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2003;Abstract # 3674.
64)   Fink BA, Barber A, Mitchell GL, Hill RM. Effect of rigid gas permeable contact
      lens transmissibility and wearing duration on corneal oxygen uptake. [ARVO
      Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2003; Abstract # 3677.
65)   Fink B, Mitchell GL, Hill R. The effects of rigid gas permeable contact lens
      permeability and thickness on the extent and time course of corneal oxygen
      uptake elevation. Optom Vis Sci 2003;80(12s):98.              Poster # 7.
66)   Florkey L, Fink BA, Mitchell L, Hill RM. Dk/t “equivalencies” over a thickness
      range of 5/1. Optom Vis Sci 2003;80(12s):97. Poster # 6.
67)   Fink BA, Florkey L, Mitchell G, Hill RM. Combination contact lens systems: their
      hypoxic stress levels, apparent reservoir effects, and physiologically effective
      transmissibilities [ARVO Abstract] Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2004; Abstratct #
      1532.
68)   Williams R, Twa M, Mitchell GL, Fink BA, King-Smith PE. Accuracy and reliability
      of thickness measurements by optical coherence tomography. Optom Vis Sci
      2004;81(12s):251, Poster #34.
69)   Florkey L, Fink B, Mitchell GL, Hill RM. Silicon-hydrogel combination lens
      systems: what does the blink add? Optom Vis Sci 2004;31(12s):294,
      Presentation.
70)   Fink BA, Florkey LN, Mitchell G, Hill RM. Does the blink alter the apparent
      physiologically effective transmissibility (peKd/t) of silicone hydrogel (SH)
      combination (“Piggyback”) contact lens systems? [ARVO Abstract]. Invest
      Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2005; Abstract # 905.
71)   King-Smith PE, Fink BA, Hill RM, Nichols JJ, Nichols KK. Human tear film
      breakup studied by a new imaging interferometer: preliminary observations
      [ARVO Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2005; Abstract # 4400.
72)   Fink BA, Pilskalns B, Hill RM. Oxygen demands in keratoconus of the central
      and peripheral cornea associated with the wear of hybrid contact lenses. Optom
      Vis Sci 2005;32(12s):055085.
73)   Fink BA, Patterson Gardner H, Mitchell GL, Hill RM. A physiological index of
      post-lens tear exchange over a GP Dk/t range of 46 to 126. Optom Vis Sci
      2005;32(12s):055084.
74)   Williams R, King-Smith E, Fink BA. Comparison of day to day repeatability of five
      instruments used for corneal thickness measurements. Optom Vis Sci
      2005;32(12s):055013.
75)   King-Smith PE, Williams RK, Fink BA. Corneal thickness measurements:
      correction for contribution from tear film thickness. Optom Vis Sci
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76)   King-Smith PE, Fink BA, Nichols JJ. Tear film thinning and breakup:
      contributions from evaporation and tear film flow. Optom Vis Sci
      2005;(12s):055063.
77)   Fink BA, Patterson-Gardner H, Mitchell GL, Hill RM. A physiological index of
      post-lens tear exchange over a GP Dk/t range of 80 to 208 [ARVO Abstract].
      Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2006; Abstract # 98.
78)   King-Smith PE, Fink BA, Nichols JJ. Contributions of evaporation and tear flow to
      tear film thinning and breakup [ARVO Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci
      2006;Abstract #1950.
79)   Fink BA, Noakes N, Mitchell GL, Hill RM. Hybrid contact lenses: oxygen uptake
      rates along a reference hemi-meridian. Optom Vis Sci 2006;12s:156.
80)   Cline A, Fink BA, Heard C, Schafer J, Mitchell GL. The effect of keratoconus
      severity on the accuracy of clinicians to rank contact lenses in order of base curve
      radius based on fluorescein patterns. Optom Vis Sci 2006;12s:159.
81)   Williams R, Fink BA, King-Smith PE. Agreement of central cornel thickness
      measures produced by an ultrasonic pachymeter versus four optical instruments.
       Optom Vis Sci 2006;12s:47.
82)   Fink BA, Cline A, Heard C, Schafer J, Mitchell GL. The effect of keratoconus
      severity on the accuracy of clinicians to rank contact lenses in order of base curve
      radius based on fluroescein patterns. Global Keratoconus Congress, January 28,
      2007.
83)   Fink BA, Fisher A, Mitchell GL, Hill RM. Thickness maps: site-referenced
      comparisons of normal and keratoconic corneas [ARVO Abstract]. Invest
      Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2007; Abstract # 1835.
84)   Fink BA, Johnston T, Mitchell L, Hill RM. Reservoir effects of the post-lens tear
      pool in rigid contact lens design. Optom Vis Sci 2007;Program Number 075138.
85)   Fink BA, Stehulak J, Mitchell GL. Contributions of silicone hydrogel len thickness,
      permeability, and tear exchange to corneal oxygen supply. Optom Vis Sci 2007;
      Program Number 075151.
86)   Fink BA, Fisher A, Mitchell G, Hill R. The aqueous-oxygen pathway in normal
      and keratoconic corneas [ARVO Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2008;
      Abstract #4316.
87)   Fink BA, White C, Mitchell GL. Evaluation of cornea-to-conact lesn base curve
      relationships in keratoconus through fluorescein patterns and photography.
      Optom Vis Sci 2008.
88)   Fink BA, Stehulak J, Mitchell GL, Hill RM. A silicone-hydrogel of modulus 1.1
      mPa: oxygen-relatibed observations. Optom Vis Sci 2008
89)   Fink BA, Stehulak J, Mitchell G, Hill RM. Corneal oxygen uptake rates: a low
      (0.4 mPa) modulus contact lens example [ARVO Abstract] Invest Ophthalmol Vis
      Sci 2009. Abstract #905.
90)   White C, Mitchell BL. Evaluation of cornea-to-contact lens base curve
      relationships in keratoconus through fluorescein patterns and photography.
      Optom Vis Sic 2008:85082.
91)   Wendel T, Fink B, Mitchell G, Hill R. Oxygen demand of the central and
      peripheral cornea associated with the wear of hybrid contact lenses under static
      and dynamic conditions [ARVO Abstract] Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2009:
      5637/D946.
92)   Harp LM, Fink B, Mitchell GL, Hill RM. Contributions of silicone hydrogel
      transmissibility and tear exchange to corneal oxygen supply [ARVO Abstract]
      Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2009:4274/D877.
93)   Fink BA, Stehulak J, Mitchell GL, Hill RM. Corneal oxygenation: a low (0.4MP)
      modulus contact lens example. American Academy of Optometry 2009, Program
      Number 95462.
94)   Pierce GE, White C, Mitchell GL, Fink BA. Evalution of contact lens fluorescein
      patterns in keratoconus using 35 mm slides and digital images. American
      Academy of Optometry 2009, Program Number 90619.



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95)    Fink BA, Johnson A, Mitchell GL, Hill RM. The effect of keratoconus on the
       oxygen uptake of central and peripheral cornea. American Academy of
       Optometry 2009. Program Number 90634.

Abstracts associated with the Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of
       Keratoconus (CLEK) Multi-Center Study

1)     Zadnik K, Barr JT, Gordon MO. Multi-center survey results: trends in
       keratoconus. Am J Optom Physiol Optics (Suppl) 1989;66:56P.
2)     Zadnik K, Barr JT, Gordon MO, and the CLEK Study Group. Contact lens fitting
       trends in keratoconus: results from the CLEK (contact lens evaluation in
       keratoconus) screening study. Optom Vis Sci 1990;67(12s):46.
3)     Edrington TB, Zadnik K, Barr JT, Gordon MO, and the CLEK Study group.
       Scarring and contact lens fit in keratoconus: results from the CLEK (contact lens
       evaluation in keratoconus) screening study [ARVO]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci
       1991;32(4):738.
4)     Barr JT, Gordon MO, Zadnik K, Edrington TB. Method for standardizing
       photographic evaluation of corneal scarring [ARVO Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol
       Vis Sci 1991;32(4):1221.
5)     Zadnik K. Gordon MO, Barr JT, Edrington TB, and the CLEK Study Group.
       Profile of keratoconus patients undergoing penetrating keratoplasty. Optom Vis
       Sci 1991;68(12s):33.
6)      Barr JT, Gordon MO, Zadnik K, Edrington TB, and the CLEK Study Group.
       Corneal photography and grading of corneal scarring photographs. Optom Vis
       Sci 1991;68(12s):34.
7)     Edrington TB, Barr JT, Zadnik K, Gordon MO, and the CLEK Study Group. A
       standardized rigid contact lens protocol for keratoconus. Optpm Vis Sci
       1991;68(12s):105.
8)     Gordon MO. Zadnik K, Morgan D, Barr JT, Edrington TB, and the CLEK Study
       Group. Improving the estimates of sample yield in clinical trials. Proceedings of
       the Biopharmaceutical Section of the American Statistical Association, 1991;118-
       123.
9)     Gordon MO, Zadnik K, Barr JT, Edrington TB, and the CLEK Study Group. A low
       cost screening survey to assess sample yield and refine study entry criteria.
       Proceedings of the Soc Clin Trials 1991.
10)    Barr JT, Gordon MO, Zadnik K, Edrington TB, and the CLEK Study Group. A
       standardized procedure for corneal photography and grading of corneal scarring
       in keratoconus [ARVO Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 1992;33(4):771.
11)    Burger DS, Gordon MO, Zadnik K, Barr JT, and the CLEK Study Group. A low
       cost screening survey to assess sample yield and refine study entry criteria
       [ARVO Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 1992;33(4):863.
12)    Edrington TB, Gordon MO, Barr JT, Zadnik K, and the CLEK Study Group. A
       standardized method to photodocument and interpret contact lens fluorescein
       patterns applied to keratoconus [ARVO Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci
       1992;33(4):1295.
13)    Edrington TB, Barr JT, Zadnik K, Gordon MO, and the CLEK Study Group. You
       can fit steep and we can prove it: a standardized keratoconus fitting and
       documentation method. Optom Vis Sci 1992;69(12s):153.
14)    Barr JT, Zadnik K, Edrington TB, Gordon MO, and the CLEK Study Group.
       Corneal photodocumentation and photograph reading method for the contact lens
       evaluation in keratoconus (CLEK) Q 150 eye study. Optom Vis Sci
       1992;69(12s):70.
15)    Zadnik K, Barr JT, Edrington TB, Gordon MO, and the CLEK Study Group.
       Feasibility of randomizing keratoconus patients to flat versus steep contact
       lenses. Optom Vis Sci (Suppl) 69:137 (errata).
16)    Edrington TB, Barr JT, Zadnik K, Gordon MO, and the CLEK study Group. You



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      can fit steep and we can prove it: a standardized keratocnous fitting and
      documentation method. Optom Vis Sci (Suppl) 1992;69:153.
17)   Edrington TB, Gordon MO, Zadnik K, Barr JT, and the CLEK Study Group.
      Achieving and maintaining a comfortable apical clearance RGP contact lens fit in
      keratoconus [ARVO Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 1993;34(4):1005.
18)   Barr JT, Gordon MO, Zadnik K, Edrington TB, and the CLEK Study Group.
      Corneal findings in the contact lens evaluation in keratoconus screening study
      [ARVO Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 1993;34(4):980.
19)   Barr JT, Van Otteren D, Edrington TB, Zadnik K, Gordon MO, the CLEK Study
      Group. Prescriber and reader agreement using a standard method to
      photodocument contact lens fluorescein patterns in keratoconus. Optom Vis Sci
      (Suppl) 1993;70:21-22.
20)   Zadnik K, Barr JT, Edrington TB, Gordon MO, and the CLEK Study Group.
      Scarring and visual acuity in keratoconus. Optom Vis Sci 1993;70(12s):
21)   Edrington TB, Barr JT, Zadnik K, Gordon MO, and the CLEK Study Group.
      Selection of initial trial fitting RGP contact lens base curve radius in keratoconus.
      Optom Vis Sci 1993;70(12s):
22)   Barr JT, Gordon MO, Zadnik K, Edrington TB, and the CLEK Study Group. Thirty
      keratoconus patients randomized to two contact lens treatment methods [ARVO
      Abstract]. Invest Opthalmol Vis Sci 1994;35(4):2164.
23)   Edrington TB, Zadnik K, Gordon MO, Barr JT, and the CLEK Study Group.
      Fellow eyes of corneal grafts are at risk for keratoconus disease progression
      [ARVO Abstract]. Invest Opthalmol Vis Sci 1994;35(4):1359.
24)   Barr JT, Zadnik K, Gordon M, Edrington TB, and the CLEK Study Group. The
      collaborative longitudinal evaluation of keratoconus study: historical data and
      study design. Optom Vis Sci 1994;71(12s):33.
25)   Barr JT, Gordon MO, Zadnik K, Edrington TB, and the CLEK Study Group.
      Quality of life in keratoconus patients [ARVO Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci
      1995;36(4):S75.
26)   Zadnik K, Barr JT, Gordon MO, Edrington TB, and the CLEK Study Group.
      Standardization of clinical techniques. Optom Vis Sci 1995;72(12s):15.
27)   Zadnik K, Bullimore MA, Barr JT, Gordon MO, Edrington TB, and the CLEK Study
      Group. Recruitment for a large-scale clinical study via the world wide web and
      the Internet [ARVO Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 1996;37(3):S305.
28)   Edrington TB, Barr JT, Zadnik K, Gordon MO, and the CLEK Study Group. A
      new measure of disease severity in keratoconus [ARVO Abstract]. Invest
      Opthalmol Vis Sci 1996;37(3):S557.
29)   Zadnik K, Bullimore MA, Barr JT, Gordon MO, Edrington TB, and the CLEK Study
      Group. Recruitment for large-scale clinical study via the Word Wide Web and the
      Internet. Controlled Clinical Trials 1996;17-45S.
30)   Gordon MO, Everett DF, Zadnik K, Barr K, Edrington T, and the CLEK Study
      Group. Procedures for handling criticism and comments from study investigators.
       Controlled Clinical trials 1996;17:76S.
31)   Zadnik K, Davis LJ, McMahon TT, Schornack JA, Gordon MO, the CLEK Study
      Group. Repeatability of visual acuity measurement in keratoconus. Optom Vis
      Sci (Suppl) 1996;73:230.
32)   Barr JT, Zadnik K, Edrington TB, Gordon M, CLEK Study Group. Agreement
      between clinicians and photograph readers in the Collaborative Longitudinal
      Evaluation of Keratoconus (CLEK) Study. Optom Vis Sci 1996;73(12s):230.
33)   Zadnik K, Gordon MO, Schechtman K, Davis LJ, McMahon TT< Schornack JA,
      and the CLEK Study Group. Visual acuity repeatability in keratoconus. Invest
      Ophthalmol Vis Sci (Suppl) 1997;38:S845.
34)   Davis L, Barr J, Pierce G, CLEK Study Group. Development of a grading protocol
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      to identify Vogt’s striae and Fleischer’s ring in keratoconus. Optom Vis Sci
      1996;73(12s):94.
35)   Szczotka LB, Friedman NE, Davis LJ, McMahon TT< Schornack JA, and the
      CLEK Study Group. Visual acuity repeatability in keratoconus. Invest
      Ophthalmol Vis Sci (Suppl) 1997;38:S845.
36)   Zadnik K, Barr J, Edrington T, Gordon M, CLEK Study Group. Late visit reports
      to ensure patient retention. Controlled Clinical Trials 1997;18:102S.
37)   Bullimore MA, Zadnik K, Barr JT, Gordon MO, Edrington TB, CLEK Study group.
      Recruitment for a large-scale clinical study via the Internet. Optom Vis Sci
      1996;73(12s):92.
38)   Barr JT, Pierce GE, Edrington TB, Zadnik K, Gordon MO, and the CLEK Study
      Group. Baseline test-retest findings of corneal scarring in the CLEK Study
      [ARVO Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 1997;38(4):S132.
39)   Edrington TB, Szczotka LB, Begley CG, Burger DS, Wilson BS, Zadnik K, Gordon
      MA, CLEK Study Group. Repeatability of two corneal curvature assessments in
      keratoconus: keratometry and the first definite apical clearance lens. Optom. Vis
      Sci 1997;74(12s):149.
40)   Raasch TW, Szczotka LB, McMahon TT, Friedman NE, Davis LJ, CLEK Study
      Group. Quantitative features of corneal topography in keratoconus. Optom Vis
      Sci 1997;74(12s):148.
41)   Zadnik K, Gordon MO, Wagner H, Sterling JL, Shin JA, Jameson M, Everett DF,
      CLEK Study Group. Baseline patient-reported findings from the collaborative
      longitudinal evaluation of keratoconus. Optom Vis Sci 1997;74(12s):148.
42)   Davis LG, Schechtman K, Shin JA, Begley CG, Gordon MO, Zadnik K, CLEK
      Study Group. Repeatability of manifest refraction and contact lens over-refraction
      in keratoconus. Optom Vis Sci 1997;74(12s):147.
43)   Gordon MO, Achtenberg J, Schornack JA, Pensyl D, Barnhart LA, McMahon TT,
      Roediger TA, Zadnik K, CLEK Study Group. Collaborative longitudinal evaluation
      of keratoconus (CLEK) study: quality of life. Optom Vis Sci 1997;74(12s):94.
44)   Barr JT, Edrington TB, Zadnik K, Gordon MO, the CLEK Study Group.
      Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of Keratoconus (CLEK) Study: baseline
      demographics and clinic characteristics. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 1998;39:S67.
45)   Davis L, Barr JT, Pierce GE, Gordon MO, and the CLEK Study Group. Test-
      retest reliability of grading the presence of Vogt’s striae and Fleischer’s ring by
      photography [ARVO Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 1998;39(4):S67.
      Abstract #305.
46)   Edrington TB, Szczotka LB, Burger DS, Chun MW, Janoff AM, Olafsson HE,
      Wilson BS, Gordon MO, and the CLEK Study Group. Collaborative longitudinal
      evaluation of keratoconus (CLEK) study: rigid contact lens fitting relationships
      [ARVO Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 1998;39(4)”S343. Abstract #1591.
47)   Raasch TW, McMahon TT, Szczotka LB, Friedman NE, Anderson RJ, Davis LJ,
      and the CLEK Study Group. Fundamental component differences in topography
      between keratoconic and normal corneas [ARVO Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol
      Vis Sci 1998;39(4):S635. Abstract #2966.
48)   Walline JJ, Gordon MO, Edrington TB, Barr JR, Zadnik K, and the CLEK Study
      Group. Quality of life in keratoconus [ARVO Abstract]. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci
      1998;39(4):S668. Abstract #3081.
49)   Zadnik K, Barr JT, Edrington TB, Wilson BD, Nichols JJ, Gordon MO, the CLEK
      Study Group. Impact of scarring in keratoconus. Optom Vis Sci
      1998;75(12s):20.
50)   Barr JT, Zadnik K, Gordon MO, Edrington TB, McMahon TT, the CLEK Study
      Group. Correlates of corneal scarring in the Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation
      of Keratoconus (CLEK) Study. Optom Vis Sci 1998;75(12s):20.
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51)   Edrington TB, Barr JT, Schechtman KB, Fink BA, Pierce GE, Pensyl CD, Zadnik
      K, Gordon MO, the CLEK Study Group. Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of
      Keratoconus (CLEK) Study: corneal scarring at baseline and repeatability of
      detection. Optom Vis Sci 1998;75(12s):21.
52)   Walline JJ, Edrington TB, Barr JT, Zadnik K, Gordon MO, the CLEK Study Group.
       Health related quality of life in keratoconus. Optom Vis Sci 1998;75(12s):21.
53)   McMahon TT, Anderson RJ, Szczotka LB, Davis LJ, Friedman NE, Raasch TW.
      Readability of EyeSys topography measurement in keratoconus. Optom Vis Sci
      1998;75(12s):22.
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CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS

1)   CLEK (Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation in Keratoconus)
2)   Genetics of Keratoconus
3)   Studies of the Ocular Surface and Tears
4)   Measurement of Tear Thickness
5)   Oxygen Shortfall Unit Studies
6)   Corneal Thickness and Oxygen Demand
7)   Intraocular Oxygen Distribution

RECENT GRANTS

NIH, CLEK (Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of Keratoconus), 1995 to 2004.

American Optometric Foundation 2005-2006 Vistakon Research Grant, “Contributions of Silicone
Hydrogel Lens Thickness, Lens Permeability, and Tear Exchange to Corneal Oxygen Supply,” $10,000.

GRADUATE STUDENTS

Name                                Degrees             Years      Current Location

Lisa Harp                           M.S.                2010       Florida, Private Practice
Cassie White                        M.S.                2009       West Virginia, Private Practice
John Stehulak                       M.S.                2007       U.S. Army (Germany)
Ravaughn Williams                   M.S.                2006       Fort Worth, Texas, Alcon Labs
Ben Pilskalns                       M.S.                2005       South Hill, Virginia, Private Practice
Lindsay Florkey                     M.S.                2003       Dayton, Ohio, Private Practice
Hope Patterson Gardner              M.S.                2000       Sunbury, Ohio, Private Practice
Tyson Brunstetter                   M.S.                1997       Naval Aerospace Medical Research
Kathy Osborn                        M.S.                1997       Vistakon, Jacksonville, FL
Bradley James Smith                 M.S.                1996       Wooster, Ohio, Private Practice
Karen Heilman                       M.S.                1995       Pitman, NY, Private Practice
Sherry Hogan                        M.S.                1994       Athens, Ohio, Private Practice
Eric Ostrem                         M.S.                1994       Columbus, Ohio, Private Practice
Loretta Szczotka                    M.S.                1992       Case Western Reserve, Cleveland
Yvonne Johnson                      M.S.                1992       Ciba Vision Care, Atlanta, GA




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