Maryann Redford

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OBJECTIVE To describe effects of ranibizumab and bevacizumab when administered monthly or as needed for 2 years and to describe the impact of switching to as-needed treatment after 1 year of monthly treatment. DESIGN Multicenter, randomized clinical trial. PARTICIPANTS Patients (n = 1107) who were followed up during year 2 among 1185 patients with(More)
PURPOSE To compare 11 preschool vision screening tests administered by licensed eye care professionals (LEPs; optometrists and pediatric ophthalmologists). DESIGN Multicenter, cross-sectional study. PARTICIPANTS A sample (N = 2588) of 3- to 5-year-old children enrolled in Head Start was selected to over-represent children with vision problems. METHODS(More)
The association of xerostomia and salivary gland hypofunction with HIV infection has been established for men but not for women. We investigated the prevalence of these conditions in a national cohort (n = 733) of HIV-positive and at-risk HIV-negative women. Participants in this prospective cross-sectional study were recruited from the Women's Interagency(More)
PURPOSE To present visual acuity (VA) and related findings from patients enrolled in one of the Submacular Surgery Trials (SST) evaluating surgical removal versus observation of subfoveal choroidal neovascularization secondary to age-related macular degeneration (SST Group N Trial). DESIGN Randomized clinical trial. PARTICIPANTS Eligible patients had(More)
For persons without all or some of their natural teeth in one or both arches, the use of a complete or partial denture and the quality of the denture used are important aspects of their oral health and functioning. This report of prosthodontic findings from the first three years of the 1988-94 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES(More)
OBJECTIVE To investigate the use of liquid oral dietary supplements among nursing home residents who were eating poorly and losing weight. DESIGN A prospective, descriptive, anthropological study. SETTING Two proprietary nursing homes with 105 and 138 beds. PARTICIPANTS Purposive sampling was used to select 40 residents from among the 100 residents(More)
The compromised functional status, physical confinement, medical conditions, and cognitive impairments of significant numbers of women have important implications for oral health risk and dental treatments. In addition, there are a variety of economic, social, psychological, and behavioral factors which are operative in placing women at high risk for(More)
OBJECTIVES This study described baseline sociodemographic and oral health characteristics of a subset of HIV sero-positive and sero-negative women who participated in the oral health component of the Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS). METHODS In 1995-96, 584 HIV sero-positive and 151 sero-negative women from five WIHS core sites were enrolled in the(More)