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Publications by Dr George Kong

  1. Chia MA, Trang E, Agar A, Vingrys AJ, Hepschke JL, Kong YXG, Turner A. Screening for glaucomatous visual field defects in rural Australia with an iPad.  Journal of Current Glaucoma Practice. October 2021 (In press)

  2. Bedggood P, Prea SM, Kong YXG, Vingrys AJ. Scaling the size of perimetric stimuli reduces variability and returns constant thresholds across the visual field. Journal of Vision 21(11):2 October 2021

  3. Prea SM, Kong YXG, Guymer RH, Vingrys AJ. The short-term compliance and concordance to in clinic testing for tablet-based home monitoring in age-related macular degeneration. American Journal of Ophthalmology September 2021  (in press).

  4. Kong YXG, Chung IY, Ang BGS. Outcomes of XEN45 gel stent using posterior small incision sub-tenon ab interno insertion (Semi-open) technique. July 2021, Eye (London, England)

  5. Prea SM, Kong YXG, Guymer R, Vingrys AJ. Uptake, persistence, and performance of weekly home monitoring of visual field in a large cohort of patients with glaucoma.  American Journal of Ophthalmology Am J Ophthalmol. 2021 Mar;223:286-295.

  6. Kong YXG, Kerr NM, Kowalski T. How to Treat – Glaucoma.  Australian Doctors Group Publication March 2020.

  7. Yan MK, Kumar H, Kerr N, Medeiros FA, Sandhu SS, Crowston JG, Kong YXG. Transnational review of visual standards for driving: How Australia compares with the rest of the world. Clin Exp Ophthalmol.2019.

  8. LW Tao, A Atik, HJ Kwon, C Green, M Coote, YXG Kong, J Ruddle.  Comparison between surgical outcomes of glaucoma drainage implant surgery performed with and without intraluminal stent, Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2020 May;48(4):525-528.

  9. Skalicky S, Kong YXG. Novel Means of Clinical Visual Function Testing among Glaucoma Patients, Including Virtual Reality.  Journal of Current Glaucoma Practice 13(3):83-87.

  10. Zehavi-Dorin T, Heinecke E, Nadkarni S, Green C, Chen C, Kong YXG.  Bilateral consecutive Xen gel stent surgery during pregnancy for uncontrolled early-onset primary open angle glaucoma.  American Journal of Ophthalmology Case Reports 15 (2019).

  11. Kong YXG, Gibbins A, Brooks A. Glaucoma in perspective. The Medical Journal of Australia 210(4) February 2019.

  12. Osborne A, Khatib T, Songra L, Barber A, Hall K, Kong YXG, Widdowson P, Martin KR.  Neuroprotection of Retinal Ganglion Cells by a Novel Gene Therapy Construct that Achieves Sustained Enhancement of Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor/Tropomyosin-Related Kinase Receptor-B Signalling. Cell Death & Disease 2018 Sep 26;9(10):1007.

  13. Kong YXG, Visual field testing in the era of portable consumer technology, Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology 2018, 46(4):325-326.

  14. Prea SM, Kong YXG, Mehta A, He MG, Crowston JG, Gupta V, Martin KR, Vingrys AJ.  Six-month longitudinal comparison of a portable tablet perimeter with the Humphrey Field Analyser.  American Journal of Ophthalmology 2018 2018 Jun;190:9-16.

  15. Kerr NM, Kong YXG,Skalicky SE, Green C. Sight-threatening complications of cosmetic iris implants: Letter to the Editor.Clinical& Experimental Ophthalmology 2018 Nov;46(8):955-956.

  16. Chan HH, Ong DN, Kong YXG. Glaucoma Surgery and Induced Astigmatism: A Systematic Review. Eye and Vision (London) 2017 Nov 17;4:27.

  17. Goh R, Kong YXG, McAlinden C, Liu J, Crowston JG, Skalicky SE. Objective Assessment of Activity Limitation in Glaucoma by Smart Phone Virtual Reality Goggle. Translational Vision Science & Technology2018 Jan 23;7(1):10.

  18. Thapa S, Kong YXG, Robin A, Johnson CA.  Performance of an iPad application to detect moderate and advanced visual field loss in Nepal. American Journal of Ophthalmology 2017 Oct;182:147-154.

  19. Anderson AJ, Bedggood PA, Martin KR, Kong YXG, Vingrys AJ. Can home monitoring allow earlier detection of rapid visual field progression in glaucoma? Ophthalmology 2017 Dec;124(12):1735-1742.

  20. Nesaratnam N, Thomas P, Kirollos R, Vingrys AJ, Kong YXG, Martin KR. Tablets at the Bedside: iPad-based Visual Field Test used in the diagnosis of Intrasellar Haemangiopericytoma. BMC Ophthalmology 2017 Apr 24;17(1):53.

  21. Kwon HJ, Kong YXG, Tao LW, Lim LL, Martin KR, Green C, Ruddle J, Crowston JG. Surgical Outcomes of Trabeculectomy and Glaucoma Drainage Implant for Uveitic Glaucoma and Relationship with Uveitis Activity. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2017 Jul;45(5):472-480.

  22. Kong YXG, He MG, Crowston JG, Vingrys AJ. A comparison of perimetric results from a tablet perimeter and Humphrey Field Analyzer in glaucoma patients. Translational Vision Science & Technology 2016 Nov 3;5(6):2. eCollection 2016.

  23. Kong YXG, O’Neill E, Pandav S, Crowston JG, Coote M. Understanding Glaucoma Optic Nerve Assessment through Systemic Observation: The GONE (glaucomatous optic neuropathy evaluation) project.  South African Journal of Ophthalmology Nov 2016.

  24. Zamir E, Kong YXG, Kowalski T, Coote M, Ang GS. A novel method of quantitative anterior chamber depth estimation using temporal perpendicular digital photography. Translational vision science & technology Jul 29;5(4):10. eCollection 2016.

  25. Vingrys AJ, Healey JK, Liew S, Saharinen V, Tran M, Wu W, Kong YXG. Clinical validation of a tablet perimeter. Translational vision science & technology 2016 Jul; 5(4): 3.

  26. Goh RL, Kong YXG, Chauhan D, Brooks AMV. Herpes simplex uveitis as a cause of persistent high intraocular pressure after cataract surgery.Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. Mar 2016.

  27. Sheales MPH, Chan E, Ang GS, Kong YXG. Elevated Intraocular Pressure after Descemet Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty in Patients with a Trabeculectomy: A Case Series. J Curr Glaucoma Pract. 2015 Sep-Dec;9(3):100-3.

  28. Kong YXG, Fan Gaskin JC, Ang GS. Issues with intraocular pressure measurement in post-LASIK corneal interface fluid syndrome.Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2015 Sep;43(7):688-9.

  29. Crowston JG, Kong YXG, Trounce IA, Dang TM, Fahy ET, Bui BV, Morrison JC, Chrysostomou V. An acute intraocular pressure challenge to assess retinal ganglion cell injury and recovery in the mouse. Experimental Eye Research. 2015 Dec;141:3-8.

  30. Kong YXG, Henderson RH, Sandhu SS, Essex RW, Allen PJ, Campbell WG. Wound-related complications and clinical outcomes following open globe injury repair. Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology 2015 Aug;43(6):508-13.

  31. Chan HH, Ong DN, Kong YXG, O'Neill EC, Pandav SS, Coote MA, Crowston JG. Glaucomatous Optic Neuropathy Evaluation (GONE) Project: The Effect of MonoscopicVersus Stereoscopic Viewing Conditions on Optic Nerve Evaluation. Am J Ophthalmol. 2014 May;157(5):936-944.

  32. O'Neill EC, Gurria LU, Pandav SS, Kong YXG, Brennan JF, Xie J, Coote MA, Crowston JG. Glaucomatous Optic Neuropathy Evaluation Project: Factors Associated With Underestimation of Glaucoma Likelihood.  JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014.

  33. Kong YXG, Kam J.  Using Mobile Tethering for sharing data across devices: application in rural eye screening. Journal of Mobile Technology in Medicine 1:3:40-45, 2012.

  34. Kong YXG, van Bergen N, Bui BV, Chrysostomou V, Vingrys AJ, Trounce IA, Crowston JG. Impact of aging and diet restriction on retinal function during and after acute intraocular pressure injury.Neurobiol Aging. 2012 Jun;33(6):1126.e15-25.

  35. Lee S, Sheck L, Crowston JG, Van Bergen NJ, O'Neill EC, O'Hare F, Kong YXG, Chrysostomou V, Vincent AL, Trounce IA. Impaired complex-I-linked respiration and ATP synthesis in primary open-angle glaucoma patient lymphoblasts. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2012 Apr 30;53(4):2431-7.

  36. Niyadurupola N, Tan G, Wong C, Kong YXG, Crowston JG, Luu C. The scotopic threshold response (STR) and photopic negative response (PhNR) in glaucoma patients and normals.  Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology. 2011 Nov; 39:46-46.

  37. Kong YXG, Van Bergen N, Trounce IA, Bui BV, Chrysostomou V, Waugh H, Vingrys A, Crowston JG. Increase in mitochondrial DNA mutations impairs retinal function and renders the retina vulnerable to injury.  Aging Cell. 2011 Aug;10(4):572-83.

  38. Lee SJ, Van Bergen NJ, Kong YXG, Chrysostomou V, Waugh HS, O’Neill E, Crowston JG, Trounce IA.  Mitochondrial dysfunction in glaucoma and emerging bioenergetic therapies, Exp Eye Res. 2011 Aug;93(2):204-12.

  39. O'Neill EC, Kong YXG, Connell PP, Ong DN, Haymes SA, Coote MA, Crowston JG. Gaze behavior among experts and trainees during optic disc examination: does how we look affect what we see? Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011 Jun 7;52(7):3976-83.

  40. Kong YXG, Coote MA, O'Neill EC, Gurria LU, Xie J, Garway-Heath D, Medeiros FA, Crowston JG.  Glaucomatous Optic Neuropathy Evaluation (GONE) Project: A Standardised Internet System for Assessing Skills in Optic Disc ExaminationClin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2011 May-Jun;39(4):308-17.

  41. Keating C, Kong YXG, Tay V, Wright GM. VATS thymectomy for nonthymomatous myasthenia gravis: standardized outcome assessment using the myasthenia gravis foundation of America clinical classification. Innovations Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery. 2011 Mar; 6(2):104-9.

  42. O'Neill EC, Danesh-Meyer HV, Kong YXG, Hewitt AW, Coote MA, Mackey DA, Crowston JG; Optic Nerve Study Group. Optic disc evaluation in optic neuropathies: The Optic Disc Assessment Project Ophthalmology. 2011 May;118(5):964-70.

  43. Croagh CMN, Bell SJ, Slavin J, Kong YXG, Chen RY, Locarnini S, Desmond PV.  Increasing Hepatitis B viral load is associated with risk of significant liver fibrosis in HBeAg negative but not HBeAg positive chronic hepatitis B, Liver International, Feb 2010.

  44. Kong YXG,Crowston JG, Vingrys AJ, Trounce IA, Bui BV. Functional Changes in the Retina during and Following Acute Intraocular Pressure Elevation in Mice, Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2009 Dec; 50(12): 5732-5740.

  45. Kong YXG, Trounce IA, Van Bergen NJ, Crowston JG. Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Glaucoma, J Glaucoma. 2009 Feb;18(2):93-100.

  46. Elahi MM, Kong YXG, Matata BM. Oxidative stress as a mediator of the cardiovascular disease process: An analysis of current understanding, Oxidative Medicine & Cellular Longevity, Dec 2009.

  47. Gupta V, Randhir J, Aparna R, Kong YXG, Ramanjit S, The effect of different doses of intracameralbevacizumab on surgical outcomes of trabeculectomy for neovascular glaucoma, European Journal of Ophthalmology 2009; 19(3):435-441.

  48. Kong YXG, Rudiger HA, Ek ET, Morrison WA, Choong PF. Reconstruction after external hemipelvectomy using tibia-hindfootrotationplasty with calcaneo-sacral fixation.Int Semin Surg Oncol. 2008 Jan 21;5:1.

  49. Keating CP, Kong YXG, Tay V, Kinght SR, Clarke CP, Wright GM. VATS Thymectomy for Myasthenia Gravis via a Right Side Approach: Long-term Follow-up. Innovations. 2008; 3(2): 62-3.

  50. Kong YXG, Wright G, Pesudovs K, O’Day J, Wainer Z, Weisinger H, Horner Syndrome, Clin Exp Optom 2007.


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