Nicole Carnt

Scientia Fellow and Senior Lecturer
Senior Lecturer

About Me:
I am a Scientia Fellow and Senior Lecturer at UNSW. I lead a program of research into behavioural and host immune susceptibility to eye infections at UNSW and Westmead Institute for Medical Research.

IN THE MEDIA

Australian Financial Review (online 25/9 in print 26/9 page 44-45 https://www.afr.com/lifestyle/health/mens-health/rare-contact-lens-infection-outbreak-in-the-uk-is-a-concern-for-australia-too-20180924-h15tah

UNSW Science press release: https://www.science.unsw.edu.au/news/preventing-serious-eye-infection-contact-lens-wearers

Westmead Institute for Medical Research: https://www.westmeadinstitute.org.au/news-and-events/2018/preventing-serious-eye-infection-in-contact-lens-w

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Social Media Campaign: Healthy Contact lens wear (www.moorfields.nhs.uk/landing-page/healthy-habits-healthy-eyes)

Honorary Research Appointments:
  • Westmead Institute for Medical Research; University of Sydney; University College London
TEACHING AND SUPERVISION
  • Vision science, Optometry, Microbiology, Immunology, Eye Infection and inflammation

INTERNATIONAL LINKS

(UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, UCL/Moorfields Biomedical Research Centre) Investigation of the host genetic immune response to Acanthamoeba Keratitis, diagnosis of bacterial keratitis, genetics of corneal dystrophies and patient involvement in research initiatives. 

 

Research Groups

Research Topics

  • Contact lens related infection: epidemiology, microbiology and microbial pathogenesis, resistance to antimicrobials
  • Dry eye: contact lens wear, innervation and symptoms, sex hormones
  • Ocular surface disease: allergy, biomarkers, diabetes, keratoconus, obesity and nutrition
  • Ocular therapeutics and drug delivery
  • Tear film biochemistry, ocular homeostasis and pathology

Publications

Book Chapters
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Hui A; Carnt N; Jalbert I, 2019, 'Management of Contact Lens-Induced Pathology', in Phillips A; Speedwell L (ed.), Contact Lenses, Elsevier, pp. 344 - 355
2019
Williams L; Stapleton F; Carnt N, 2019, 'Microbiology, lens care and maintenance', in Contact Lenses, Elsevier, pp. 65 - 96, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-7020-7168-3.00004-0
2019
Carnt N; Wu Y; Stapleton F, 2016, 'Contact lenses', in The Curated Reference Collection in Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Psychology, Elsevier, pp. 377 - 382, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-809324-5.01336-5
2016
Carnt N; Keay L; Stapleton F, 2013, 'The relationship between risk taking and contact lens use and recommendations by contact lens practitioners in Australia', in Assailly J-P (ed.), Psychology of Risk-Taking, Nova Science Publishers, Inc., pp. 139 - 150, http://site.ebrary.com/lib/gobi/docDetail.action?docID=10704254&page=1
2013
Carnt N; Wu Y; Stapleton F, 2010, 'Contact lenses', in Encyclopedia of the Eye, pp. 377 - 382, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-374203-2.00066-X
2010
Carnt N; Wu Y; Stapleton FJ, 2010, 'Contact Lenses', in Dartt D; Besharse JS; Dana R (ed.), Encyclopedia of the Eye, edn. 1, Academic Press Ltd, Elsevier, Oxford, UK, pp. 377 - 382
2010
Conference Papers
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Keay LJ; Vu QD; Palagyi A; McCluskey PJ; White AJR; Carnt N; Stapleton F; Laba T-L, 2017, 'Deciding where to access cataract surgery: a discrete choice experiment in Australia', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, Baltimore, MD, presented at Annual Meeting of the Association-for-Research-in-Vision-and-Ophthalmology (ARVO), Baltimore, MD, 07 May 2017 - 11 May 2017, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000432170304136&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2017
Carnt NA; Robaei D; Minassian D; Dart JKG, 2017, 'Acanthamoeba keratitis in 194 patients: risk factors for poor outcomes and severe inflammatory complications', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, Baltimore, MD, presented at Annual Meeting of the Association-for-Research-in-Vision-and-Ophthalmology (ARVO), Baltimore, MD, 07 May 2017 - 11 May 2017, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000432176304113&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2017
Evans C; Davidson A; Carnt N; Veli N; Tuft SJ; Hardcastle A, 2015, 'Investigation of genotype-phenotype correlation of TGFBI mutations reveals c.1868G > A; p.(Gly623Asp) is associated with a variable clinical phenotype, including epithelial basement membrane dystrophy', in ACTA OPHTHALMOLOGICA, WILEY-BLACKWELL,
2015
Evans C; Davidson A; Carnt N; Veli N; Tuft SJ; Hardcastle A, 2015, 'Investigation of genotype-phenotype correlation of TGFBI mutations reveals c.1868G > A; p.(Gly623Asp) is associated with a variable clinical phenotype, including epithelial basement membrane dystrophy', in ACTA OPHTHALMOLOGICA, WILEY-BLACKWELL, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1755-3768.2015.0560
2015
Carnt NA; Robaei D; Minassian D; Dart JKG, 2014, 'Topical steroid use prior to diagnosis exacerbates Acanthamoeba keratitis.', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000433205503223&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2014
Willcox MD; Diec I; Carnt N; Evans V; Nadvilath T; Iskandar S; Zhu H; Holden BA, 2010, 'Contact Lens Case Contamination During Daily Wear of a Silicone Hydrogel Lens', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC
2010
Stapleton F; Naduvilath T; Keay LJ; Radford CF; Dart IK; Edwards K; Carnt N; Minassian D; Holden B, 2010, 'Risk Factors for Microbial Keratitis in Daily Disposable Contact Lens Wear', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC,
2010
Willcox MD; Diec I; Carnt N; Evans V; Nadvilath T; Iskandar S; Zhu H; Holden BA, 2010, 'Contact Lens Case Contamination During Daily Wear of a Silicone Hydrogel Lens', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC,
2010
Stapleton F; Naduvilath T; Keay LJ; Radford CF; Dart IK; Edwards K; Carnt N; Minassian D; Holden B, 2010, 'Risk Factors for Microbial Keratitis in Daily Disposable Contact Lens Wear', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC
2010
Jalbert I; Carnt N; Naduvilath T; Papas EB, 2006, 'The Relationship Between Solution Toxicity, Corneal Inflammation and Ocular Comfort in Soft Contact Lens Daily Wear', in Frank R (ed.), ARVO 2006 Annual Meeting, ARVO 2006: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, pp. 2412 - 2412, presented at ARVO 2006: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
2006
Papas EB; Carnt N; Naduvilath T; Jalbert I, 2006, 'Inflammatory consequences of care product induced (toxic) corneal staining during soft contact lens daily wear', in Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, Stockton Press, Basingstoke, UK, pp. 183 - 184, presented at British Contact Lens Association Annual Clinical Conference (BCLA 2006), Birmingham, England
2006
Edwards K; Keay LJ; Naduvilath TJ; Brian G, 2005, 'Risk factors for contact lens related microbial keratitis in Australia', in Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, Stockton Press, Basingstoke, UK, pp. 447 - 455, presented at British Contact Lens Association Annual Clinical Conference (BCLA 2005), Brighton, England, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/eye.2015.250
2005
Tan ME; Back A; O Hare N; Jalbert I; Skotnitsky C; Keay LJ; Shiobara M, 2002, 'Toric soft contact lens orientation differences between the right and left eyes', in Optometry and Vision Science, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 12 - 12, presented at American Academy of Optometry (2002), San Diego, Californa, USA, 12 December 2002 - 15 December 2002
2002
O Hare N; Sweeney DF; Stern J; Willcox MD; Wong PR, 2002, 'Factors associated with unusual cases of acute infiltrative keratitis in silicone hydrogel extended wear', in Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Association of Research Vision Ophthalmology Inc, Rockville, MD, USA, pp. 3111 - 3111, presented at ARVO 2002: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
2002
O Hare N; Holden BA; Sweeney DF, 2002, 'SEALs and High Dk silicone hydrogel contact lenses', in Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, pp. 28 - 28, presented at XXIXth International Congress of Ophthalmology, Darling Harbour, Sydney
2002
Tan J; Back A; Papas EB; O Hare N; Jalbert I; Skotnitsky C; Shiobara M; Holden BA, 2002, 'Performance standards for toric soft contact lenses', in Optometry and Vision Science, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 131 - 131, presented at American Academy of Optometry (2002), San Diego, Californa, USA, 12 December 2002 - 15 December 2002
2002
O Hare N; Skotnitsky C; Sankaridurg P; Naduvilath T; Sweeney DF; Papas EB, 2002, 'Local CLPC in silicone hydrogel extended wear: symptoms and lens characteristics', in Terry Buckingham (ed.), BCLA Clinical Conference, BCLA Clinical Conference, Birmingham, England, pp. 25 - 25, presented at BCLA Clinical Conference, Birmingham, England
2002
O Hare N; McKenzie J; Abraham A; Dimond F; Holden BA, 2001, 'Low cost spectacles: Acceptance in a developing nation', in Optometry and Vision Science, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 131 - 131, presented at American Academy of Optometry (2001), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 06 December 2001 - 10 December 2001
2001
Tan J; Back A; O Hare N; Jalbert I; Skotnitsky C, 2000, 'Repeatability of soft toric lens location over time', in Optometry and Vision Science, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 216 - 216, presented at American Academy of Optometry (2000), Orlando, Florida, USA
2000
Pearce DJ; Tan ME; O Hare N; Skotnitsky C; Willcox MD, 2000, 'Surface protein profile of extended-wear hydrogel lenses from asymptomatic and adverse response subjects', in Cornea, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, pp. S113 - S113, presented at 3rd international conference on the Lacrimal Gland, tear film and dry eye syndromes, Maui, Hawaii, 15 November 2000 - 18 November 2000
2000
Holden BA; Sweeney DF; Sankaridurg P; O Hare N, 2000, 'Extended wear: Overview', in Scottish Contact Lens Society Annual Conference, Scottish Contact Lens Society Annual Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland, presented at Scottish Contact Lens Society Annual Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland
2000
Stern J; O Hare N; Sweeney DF; Wong PR; Holden BA, 2000, 'Comparison of contact lens surface characteristics and subjective comfort ratings with high Dk soft lenses used on a six and thirty night extended schedule', in Optometry and Vision Science, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 21 - 21, presented at American Academy of Optometry (2000), Orlando, Florida, USA
2000
Stern J; O Hare N; Sweeney DF; Wong PR; Holden BA, 2000, 'Comparison of contact lens surface characteristics and subjective comfort ratings with high Dk soft lenses used on a six and thirty night extended schedule', in Australian and New Zealand Journal of Ophthalmology, Blackwell Science Asia, South Carlton, Australia, pp. 111 - 111, presented at Australasian Ophthalmic and Visual Sciences Meeting 2000, Sydney
2000
O Hare N; Stapleton FJ; Naduvilath T; Jalbert I; Sweeney DF; Holden BA, 2000, 'Contact lens-ocular surface interactions in superior epithelial arcuate lesions (SEALS)', in Cornea, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, pp. S110 - S110, presented at 3rd international conference on the Lacrimal Gland, tear film and dry eye syndromes, Maui, Hawaii, 15 November 2000 - 18 November 2000
2000
O Hare N; Sweeney DF; Wong PR; Skotnitsky C; Holden BA, 2000, 'How previous lens wear history affects comfort in high Dk lens wear', in Optometry and Vision Science, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 120 - 120, presented at American Academy of Optometry (2000), Orlando, Florida, USA
2000
O Hare N; Sweeney DF; Wong PR; Skotnitsky C; Holden BA, 2000, 'Lens fitting and surface characteristics associated with comfort in high Dk EW', in Australian and New Zealand Journal of Ophthalmology, Blackwell Science Asia, South Carlton, Australia, pp. 95 - 95, presented at Australasian Ophthalmic and Visual Sciences Meeting 2000, Sydney
2000
Holden BA; Sankaridurg P; Sweeney DF; Willcox MD; O Hare N, 2000, 'Extended wear research and adverse responses', in Scottish Contact Lens Society Annual Conference, Scottish Contact Lens Society Annual Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland, presented at Scottish Contact Lens Society Annual Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland
2000
O Hare N; Keay LJ; Sweeney DF; Jalbert I; Holden BA, 1999, 'Extended wear of high Dk soft contact lenses does not cause limbal vascularisation', in Optometry and Vision Science, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 14 - 14, presented at American Academy of Optometry (1999), Seattle, Washington, USA
1999
O Hare N; Keay LJ; Sweeney DF; Jalbert I; Skotnitsky C; Stephensen A; Holden BA, 1999, 'The limbal vasculature response to high and low Dk hydrogel lenses', in 8th Scientific Meeting in Optometry, 8th Scientific Meeting in Optometry, Sydney, presented at 8th Scientific Meeting in Optometry, Sydney
1999
O Hare N, 1999, 'Evaluating the performance of soft toric lenses', in 10th International Contact Lens Conference, 10th International Contact Lens Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, presented at 10th International Contact Lens Conference, Auckland, New Zealand
1999
Conference Abstracts
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Heyworth A; Di Girolamo N; Carnt N; Keay L; Watson S, 2016, 'CLINICAL FEATURES AND DEMOGRAPHICS OF PATIENTS WITH LIMBAL STEM CELL DEFICIENCY ATTENDING CORNEAL OUTPATIENT CLINICS AT SYDNEY EYE HOSPITAL', in CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL OPHTHALMOLOGY, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Vol. 44, pp. 89 - 89, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000387788100121&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2016
Evans CJ; Davidson AE; Carnt N; Veli N; Tuft SJ; Hardcastle AJ, 2016, 'The mutational spectrum of anterior corneal dystrophies in the UK', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, Seattle, WA, Vol. 57, presented at Annual Meeting of the Association-for-Research-in-Vision-and-Ophthalmology (ARVO), Seattle, WA, 01 May 2016 - 05 May 2016, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000394210205100&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2016
Robaei D; Carnt NA; Dart JK, 2013, 'ACANTHAMOEBA KERATITIS IN THE UK - A CASE SERIES OF 196 PATIENTS', in CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL OPHTHALMOLOGY, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Vol. 41, pp. 28 - 29, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000329507100045&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2013
Carnt NA; Sweeney DF; Stern J; Willcox M; Wong R, 2002, 'Factors associated with unusual cases of acute infiltrative keratitis in silicone hydrogel extended wear', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, FT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA, Vol. 43, pp. U866 - U866, presented at Annual Meeting of the Association-for-Research-in-Vision-and-Ophthalmology, FT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA, 05 May 2002 - 10 May 2002, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000184606700263&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
2002
Stern J; Skotnitsky C; O Hare N; Tan J; Wong PR; Sweeney DF; Holden BA, 2001, 'Comparison of the incidence of Contact Lens Papillary Conjuctivitis between six and thirty night high Dk soft extended wear schedules', in Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Association of Research Vision Ophthalmology Inc, Rockville, MD, USA, Vol. 42, pp. 597 - 597, presented at ARVO 2001: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 29 April 2001 - 04 May 2001, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000168392103174&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2001
O Hare N; Naduvilath T; Sweeney DF; Holden BA, 2001, 'A clinical comparison of limbal and paralimbal superior epithelial arcuate lesions (SEALs) in high DK EW', in Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Association of Research Vision Ophthalmology Inc, Rockville, MD, USA, Vol. 42, pp. 595 - 595, presented at ARVO 2001: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 29 April 2001 - 04 May 2001, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000168392103159&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2001
Sweeney DF; O Hare N; Skotnitsky C; Stern J; Naduvilath T; Holden BA, 2001, 'Comparison of the performance of High Dk soft lens perfromance on 6 and 30 night extended wear schedules', in Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Association of Research Vision Ophthalmology Inc, Rockville, MD, USA, Vol. 42, pp. 597 - 597, presented at ARVO 2001: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 29 April 2001 - 04 May 2001, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000168392103173&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2001
O Hare N; Naduvilath T; Jalbert I; Sweeney DF; Holden BA, 2000, 'Superior epithelial arcuate lesions (SEALS): a case control study', in Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Association of Research Vision Ophthalmology Inc, Rockville, MD, USA, Vol. 41, pp. S74 - S74, presented at ARVO 2000: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 30 April 2000 - 05 May 2000, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000086246700385&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
2000
Conference Posters
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Papas EB; Dahms A; Tahhan N; Carnt N, 2005, 'Power profiles and short term visual performance of soft contact lenses', United States, Vol. 86, pp. 318 - 323, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0b013e318198959e
2005
Journal articles
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Wu YTY; Ho A; Naduvilath T; Lim C; Carnt N; Keay LJ; Edwards KP; Stapleton F, 2020, 'The risk of vision loss in contact lens wear and following LASIK', Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, vol. 40, pp. 241 - 248, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/opo.12663
2020
Carnt NA; Subedi D; Connor S; Kilvington S, 2020, 'The relationship between environmental sources and the susceptibility of Acanthamoeba keratitis in the United Kingdom', PLoS ONE, vol. 15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0229681
2020
Carnt NA; Subedi D; Lim AW; Lee R; Mistry P; Badenoch PR; Kilvington S; Dutta D, 2020, 'Prevalence and seasonal variation of Acanthamoeba in domestic tap water in greater Sydney, Australia', Clinical and Experimental Optometry, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cxo.13065
2020
Garbutcheon-Singh KB; Carnt N; Pattamatta U; Samarawickrama C; White A; Calder V, 2019, 'A Review of the Cytokine IL-17 in Ocular Surface and Corneal Disease', Current Eye Research, vol. 44, pp. 1 - 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02713683.2018.1519834
2019
Arshad M; Carnt N; Tan J; Ekkeshis I; Stapleton F, 2019, 'Water Exposure and the Risk of Contact Lens-Related Disease', Cornea, vol. 38, pp. 791 - 797, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICO.0000000000001898
2019
Garbutcheon-Singh KB; Carnt N; Pattamatta U; Samarawickrama C; White A; Calder V, 2019, 'A Review of the Cytokine IL-17 in Ocular Surface and Corneal Disease', Current Eye Research, vol. 44, pp. 1 - 10,
2019
Carnt NA; Cipriani V; Stapleton FJ; Calder V; Willcox MD, 2019, 'Association study of single nucleotide polymorphisms in IL-10 and IL-17 genes with the severity of microbial keratitis', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye,
2019
Green M; Carnt N; Apel A; Stapleton F, 2019, 'Queensland Microbial Keratitis Database: 2005-2015', British Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 103, pp. 1481 - 1486, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjophthalmol-2018-312881
2019
Carnt NA; Cipriani V; Stapleton FJ; Calder V; Willcox MD, 2019, 'Association study of single nucleotide polymorphisms in IL-10 and IL-17 genes with the severity of microbial keratitis', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, vol. 42, pp. 658 - 661, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2019.06.007
2019
Do VQ; McCluskey P; Palagyi A; Stapleton FJ; White A; Carnt N; Keay L, 2018, 'Are cataract surgery referrals to public hospitals in Australia poorly targeted?', Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, vol. 46, pp. 364 - 370, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ceo.13057
2018
Carnt N; Robaei D; Minassian DC; Dart JKG, 2018, 'Acanthamoeba keratitis in 194 patients: Risk factors for bad outcomes and severe inflammatory complications', British Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 102, pp. 1431 - 1435, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjophthalmol-2017-310806
2018
Ong HS; Setterfield JF; Minassian DC; Dart JK; Booth D; Reid E; Carnt N; Gugliemetti S; Shanmuganathan V; Watson M; Saw V; Wilkins M; McCudden V; Ahmad S; Calder V; Waseem N; Scott B; Bunce C; Gage W; Gleeson M; Lund V; Sandhu G, 2018, 'Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid with Ocular Involvement: The Clinical Phenotype and Its Relationship to Direct Immunofluorescence Findings', Ophthalmology, vol. 125, pp. 496 - 504,
2018
Carnt N; Hoffman JJ; Verma S; Hau S; Radford CF; Minassian DC; Dart JKG, 2018, 'Acanthamoeba keratitis: Confirmation of the UK outbreak and a prospective case-control study identifying contributing risk factors', British Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 102, pp. 1621 - 1628, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjophthalmol-2018-312544
2018
Kim D; Pattamatta U; Kelly E; Healey PR; Carnt N; Zoellner H; White AJR, 2018, 'Inhibitory effects of angiotensin II receptor blockade on human tenon fibroblast migration and reactive oxygen species production in cell culture', Translational Vision Science and Technology, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/tvst.7.2.20
2018
Kwon MS; Carnt NA; Truong NR; Pattamatta U; White AJ; Samarawickrama C; Cunningham AL, 2018, 'Dendritic cells in the cornea during Herpes simplex viral infection and inflammation', Survey of Ophthalmology, vol. 63, pp. 565 - 578, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.survophthal.2017.11.001
2018
Do VQ; McCluskey P; Palagyi A; White A; Stapleton FJ; Carnt N; Keay L, 2018, 'Patient perspectives of cataract surgery: protocol and baseline findings of a cohort study', Clinical and Experimental Optometry, vol. 101, pp. 732 - 739, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cxo.12686
2018
Ong HS; Setterfield JF; Minassian DC; Dart JK; Booth D; Reid E; Carnt N; Gugliemetti S; Shanmuganathan V; Watson M; Saw V; Wilkins M; McCudden V; Ahmad S; Calder V; Waseem N; Scott B; Bunce C; Gage W; Gleeson M; Lund V; Sandhu G, 2018, 'Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid with Ocular Involvement: The Clinical Phenotype and Its Relationship to Direct Immunofluorescence Findings', Ophthalmology, vol. 125, pp. 496 - 504, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ophtha.2017.10.004
2018
Carnt N, 2017, 'The TFOS 8th International Conference on the Tear Film & Ocular Surface: Basic Science and Clinical Relevance (Montpellier, France, September 7–10, 2016). Highlights from the Platform Sessions', Ocular Surface, vol. 15, pp. 257 - 263, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtos.2017.01.002
2017
Samarawickrama C; Li Y; Carnt N; Willcox M; Dutta D; Watson S, 2017, 'Reducing oral contamination during corneal scrapes.', Bmj open ophthalmology, vol. 1, pp. e000044 - e000044, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjophth-2016-000044
2017
Ung L; Pattamatta U; Carnt N; Wilkinson-Berka JL; Liew G; White AJR, 2017, 'Oxidative stress and reactive oxygen species: A review of their role in ocular disease', Clinical Science, vol. 131, pp. 2865 - 2883, http://dx.doi.org/10.1042/CS20171246
2017
Carnt N; Samarawickrama C; White A; Stapleton F, 2017, 'The diagnosis and management of contact lens-related microbial keratitis', Clinical and Experimental Optometry, vol. 100, pp. 482 - 493, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cxo.12581
2017
Stapleton F; Naduvilath T; Keay L; Radford C; Dart J; Edwards K; Carnt N; Minassian D; Holden B, 2017, 'Risk factors and causative organisms in microbial keratitis in daily disposable contact lens wear', PLoS ONE, vol. 12, pp. e0181343, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0181343
2017
Sadik CD; Bischof J; van Beek N; Dieterich A; Benoit S; Sárdy M; Worm M; Meller S; Gläser R; Zillikens D; Homey B; Setterfield J; Minassian D; Schmidt E; Dart J; Ibrahim SM; Booth D; Reid E; Carnt N; Gugliemetti S; Shanmuganathan V; Watson M; Saw V; Wilkins M; McCudden V; Ahmad S; Bunce C; Günther C; Hadaschik E; Pföhler C; Schmieder A; Steinbrink K; Sticherling M, 2017, 'Genomewide association study identifies GALC as susceptibility gene for mucous membrane pemphigoid', Experimental Dermatology, vol. 26, pp. 1214 - 1220, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/exd.13464
2017
Carnt N; Montanez VM; Galatowicz G; Veli N; Calder V, 2017, 'Tear cytokine levels in contact lens wearers with acanthamoeba keratitis', Cornea, vol. 36, pp. 791 - 798, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICO.0000000000001238
2017
Robaei D; Carnt N; Watson S, 2016, 'Established and emerging ancillary techniques in management of microbial keratitis: A review', British Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 100, pp. 1163 - 1170, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjophthalmol-2015-307371
2016
Carnt N; Robaei D; Watson SL; Minassian DC; Dart JKG, 2016, 'The Impact of Topical Corticosteroids Used in Conjunction with Antiamoebic Therapy on the Outcome of Acanthamoeba Keratitis', Ophthalmology, vol. 123, pp. 984 - 990, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ophtha.2016.01.020
2016
Kaye S; Sueke H; Romano V; Chen JY; Carnt N; Tuft S; Neal T, 2016, 'Impression membrane for the diagnosis of microbial keratitis', British Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 100, pp. 607 - 610, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjophthalmol-2015-307091
2016
Carnt N; Stapleton F, 2016, 'Strategies for the prevention of contact lens-related Acanthamoeba keratitis: A review', Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/opo.12271
2016
Liskova P; Evans CJ; Davidson AE; Zaliova M; Dudakova L; Trkova M; Stranecky V; Carnt N; Plagnol V; Vincent AL; Tuft SJ; Hardcastle AJ, 2016, 'Heterozygous deletions at the ZEB1 locus verify haploinsufficiency as the mechanism of disease for posterior polymorphous corneal dystrophy type 3', European Journal of Human Genetics, vol. 24, pp. 985 - 991, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ejhg.2015.232
2016
Evans CJ; Davidson AE; Carnt N; Rojas Lòpez KE; Veli N; Thaung CM; Tuft SJ; Hardcastle AJ, 2016, 'Genotype-phenotype correlation for TGFBI corneal dystrophies identifies p.(G623D) as a novel cause of epithelial basement membrane dystrophy', Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, vol. 57, pp. 5407 - 5414, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.16-19818
2016
Chidambaram JD; Prajna NV; Larke NL; Palepu S; Lanjewar S; Shah M; Elakkiya S; Lalitha P; Carnt N; Vesaluoma MH; Mason M; Hau S; Burton MJ, 2016, 'Prospective Study of the Diagnostic Accuracy of the In Vivo Laser Scanning Confocal Microscope for Severe Microbial Keratitis', Ophthalmology, vol. 123, pp. 2285 - 2293, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ophtha.2016.07.009
2016
Robaei D; Carnt N; Minassian DC; Dart JKG, 2015, 'Therapeutic and optical keratoplasty in the management of Acanthamoeba keratitis: Risk factors, outcomes, and summary of the literature', Ophthalmology, vol. 122, pp. 17 - 24, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ophtha.2014.07.052
2015
Dart JKG; Robaei D; Carnt N; Minassian DC, 2014, 'The Impact of Topical Corticosteroid Use before Diagnosis on the Outcome of Acanthamoeba Keratitis', Ophthalmology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ophtha.2014.01.031
2014
Robaei D; Carnt N; Minassian DC; Dart JKG, 2014, 'The impact of topical corticosteroid use before diagnosis on the outcome of Acanthamoeba keratitis', Ophthalmology, vol. 121, pp. 1383 - 1388, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ophtha.2014.01.031
2014
Davidson AE; Cheong SS; Hysi PG; Venturini C; Plagnol V; Ruddle JB; Ali H; Carnt N; Gardner JC; Hassan H; Gade E; Kearns L; Jelsig AM; Restori M; Webb TR; Laws D; Cosgrove M; Hertz JM; Russell-Eggitt I; Pilz DT; Hammond CJ; Tuft SJ; Hardcastle AJ, 2014, 'Association of CHRDL1 mutations and variants with X-linked megalocornea, Neuhäuser syndrome and central corneal thickness', PLoS ONE, vol. 9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0104163
2014
Iovieno A; Gore DM; Carnt N; Dart JK, 2014, 'Acanthamoeba sclerokeratitis: Epidemiology, clinical features, and treatment outcomes', Ophthalmology, vol. 121, pp. 2340 - 2347, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ophtha.2014.06.033
2014
Carnt N; Stapleton FJ, 2013, 'Silicone hydrogel lens-solution interaction and inflammation', Eye and Contact Lens, vol. 39, pp. 37 - 41, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICL.0b013e31827d4ba1
2013
Shovlin JP; Argüeso P; Carnt N; Chalmers RL; Efron N; Fleiszig SMJ; Nichols JJ; Polse KA; Stapleton F; Wiley L; Willcox M; Bright FV; Jones LW; Keir N; Peterson RC, 2013, '3. Ocular surface health with contact lens wear', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, vol. 36, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1367-0484(13)60005-3
2013
Carnt N; Willcox MD; Hua S; Garthwaite LL; Evans VE; Dart JK; Chakrabarti S; Stapleton FJ, 2012, 'Association of single nucleotide polymorphisms of Interleukins 1â, 6 and 12B with contact lens keratitis susceptibility and severity', Ophthalmology, vol. 119, pp. 1320 - 1327, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ophtha.2012.01.031
2012
Stapleton FJ; Carnt N, 2012, 'Some pressing questions for tomorrow', Review of Cornea & Contact Lenses, vol. November, pp. 27 - 30
2012
Carnt N; Willcox MD; Hua S; Keay LJ; Dart JK; Chakrabarti S; Stapleton FJ, 2012, 'Immune defense single nucleotide polymorphisms and recruitment strategies associated with contact lens keratitis', Ophthalmology, vol. 119, pp. 1997 - 2002, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ophtha.2012.05.020
2012
Stapleton FJ; Carnt N, 2012, 'Contact lens-related microbial keratitis: How have epidemiology and genetics helped us with pathogenesis and prophylaxis', Eye, vol. 26, pp. 185 - 193, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/eye.2011.288
2012
Carnt N; Keay LJ; Willcox MD; Flanagan JL; Stapleton FJ, 2011, 'Pathogenesis of contact lens related microbial keratitis', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 87, pp. 612 - 613
2011
Stapleton FJ; Kealy L; Szczotka-Flynn L; Carnt N; Lindsley K; Schein O, 2011, 'Silicone hydrogel contact lenses versus hydrogel daily wear contact lenses for the correction of simple refractive error (Protocol)', The Cochrane Library, vol. 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD009320.pub2
2011
Carnt N; Keay L; Willcox MDP; Evans V; Stapleton F, 2011, 'Pilot study of contact lens practitioner risk-taking propensity', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 88, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0b013e31821ddd9c
2011
Carnt N; Keay LJ; Willcox MD; Evans VE; Stapleton FJ, 2011, 'Pilot study of optometrist risk-taking propensity and contact lens prescribing behaviour in Australia', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 88, pp. e981 - e987, http://journals.lww.com/optvissci/Abstract/2011/08000/Pilot_Study_of_Contact_Lens_Practitioner.13.aspx
2011
Carnt N; Keay LJ; Willcox MD; Evans VE; Stapleton FJ, 2011, 'Higher risk taking propensity of contact lens wearers is associated with less compliance', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, vol. 34, pp. 202 - 206, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2010.10.004
2011
Markoulli M; Francis I; Yong J; Jalbert I; O Hare N; Cole NA; Papas EB, 2011, 'A histopathological study of bulbar conjunctival flaps occurring in 2 contact lens wearers', Cornea, vol. 30, pp. 1037 - 1041, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICO.0b013e318207ec82
2011
Wu Y; Carnt N; Stapleton FJ, 2010, 'Contact lens user profile, attitudes adn level of compliance to lens care', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, vol. 33, pp. 183 - 188, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2010.02.002
2010
Carnt N; Evans V; Willcox MD; Papas EB; Frick K; Holden BA; Naduvilath T, 2010, 'Contact lens-related adverse events and the silicone hydrogel lenses and daily wear care sytem used', Archives of Ophthalmology, vol. 127, pp. 1616 - 1623, http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/archophthalmol.2009.313
2010
Wu Y; Carnt N; Willcox MD; Stapleton FJ, 2010, 'Contact lens and lens storage case cleaning instructions: whose advice should we follow?', Eye and Contact Lens, vol. 36, pp. 68 - 72, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICL.0b013e3181cf8aff
2010
Willcox MD; Carnt N; Diec J; Naduvilath T; Evans VE; Stapleton FJ; Iskander S; Harmis N; de La Jara PL; Holden BA, 2010, 'Contact lens case contamination during daily wear of silicone hydrogels', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 87, pp. 456 - 464, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0b013e3181e19eda
2010
Carnt N; Willcox MD; Keay LJ; Flanagan JL; Stapleton FJ, 2010, 'Pathogenesis of contact lens-associated microbial keratitis', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 87, pp. 612 - 613, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0b013e3181eedde2
2010
Zhao Z; Naduvilath T; Flanagan JL; Carnt N; Wei X; Diec J; Evans VE; Willcox MD, 2010, 'Contact lens deposits, adverse responses, and clinical ocular surface parameters', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 87, pp. 669 - 674, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0b013e3181ea1848
2010
Papas EB; Dahms A; Carnt N; Tahhan N; Ehrmann K, 2009, 'Power profiles and short-term visual performance of soft contact lenses', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 86, pp. 318 - 323, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0b013e318198959e
2009
Zhao Z; Carnt N; Aliwarga Y; Wei XM; Naduvilath T; Garrett Q; Korth J; Willcox MD, 2009, 'Care regimen and lens material influence on silicone hydrogel contact lens deposition', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 86, pp. 251 - 259, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0b013e318196a74b
2009
Diec J; Carnt N; Tilia D; Evans VE; Rao V; Ozkan J; Holden BA, 2009, 'Prompt diagnosis and treatment of microbial keratitis in a daily wear lens', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 86, pp. E904 - E907, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0b013e3181ae0084
2009
Carnt N; Evans VE; Naduvilath T; Willcox MD; Papas EB; Frick K; Holden BA, 2009, 'Contact lens-related adverse event rates vary with the combination of silicone hydrogel lens and daily wear care system used.', Archives of Ophthalmology, vol. 127, pp. 1616 - 1623
2009
Zhao ZJ; Willcox MD; Aliwarga Y; Carnt N; Garrett Q; wei X, 2008, 'Proteomic analysis of protein deposits on worn daily wear silicone hydrogel contact lenses.', Molecular Vision, vol. 14, pp. 2016 - 2024
2008
Carnt N; Jalbert I; Stretton S; Naduvilath T; Papas EB, 2007, 'Solution toxicity in soft contact lens daily wear is associated with corneal inflammation', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 84, pp. 309 - 315, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0b013e318046551b
2007
Tan J; Papas E; Carnt N; Jalbert I; Skotnitsky C; Shiobara M; Lum E; Holden B, 2007, 'Performance standards for toric soft contact lenses', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 84, pp. 422 - 428, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0b013e318059063b
2007
Papas EB; Carnt N; Willcox MD; Holden BA, 2007, 'Complications associated with care product use during silicone daily wear of hydrogel contact lens', Eye and Contact Lens, vol. 33, pp. 392 - 393, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICL.0b013e318157e542
2007
Holden BA; Sweeney DF; Sankaridurg P; Carnt N; Edwards CP; Stapleton FJ; Stretton S, 2003, 'Microbial Keratitis and Vision Loss with Contact Lenses', Eye and Contact Lens, vol. 29, pp. 131 - 134
2003
Skotnitsky C; O Hare N; Sweeney DF; Holden BA, 2002, 'Case reports for three atypical keratitis events with high Dk soft contact lens wear', Cornea, vol. 21, pp. 318 - 324, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00003226-200204000-00017
2002
O Hare N, 2002, 'Practitioner attitudes to extended and continuous wer of silicone hydrogels', Silicone Hydrogel Web Site, vol. October, pp. 1 - 5
2002
Sweeney DF; Keay LJ; O Hare N; Holden BA, 2002, 'Practitioner guidelines for continuous wear high Dk silicone hydrogel lenses', Clinical and Experimental Optometry, vol. 85, pp. 161 - 167, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1444-0938.2002.tb03029.x
2002
O Hare N; Stapleton FJ; Naduvilath T; Jalbert I; Sweeney DF; Holden BA, 2002, 'Interaction between the contact lens and the ocular surface in superior epithelial arcuate lesions', Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology, vol. 506, pp. 973 - 980
2002
Holden BA; Stephensen A; Stretton S; Sankaridurg P; O Hare N; Jalbert I; Sweeney DF, 2001, 'Superior epithelial arcuate lesions with soft contact lens wear', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 78, pp. 9 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00006324-200101010-00008
2001
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