Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
Lecturer

Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay

medicine-health
School of Optometry

 

About Me:

I am a Research Fellow at the School of Optometry and Vision Science, UNSW.  I specialize in ocular microbiology, with particular interests in animals models of corneal infections, development of new therapies for keratitis, contact lens and contact lens disinfecting agents. I actively collaborate with industry to test and develop disinfectant agents, evaluate novel antimicrobial agents and study the clinical efficacy of antimicrobial agents.

Education
PhD in Optometry (University of New South Wales, 2007)
BSc in Optometry (Birla Institute of Technology, 1993)

Research Goals

  • Improving the safety and efficacy of contact lens related products such as multi-purpose disinfecting solutions and contact lens storage devices.

  • To understand the effects of contact lenses on the defence systems of the eye.

  • Research into contact lens related corneal infection and inflammations using animal models.

  • Development of novel antimicrobial therapies to help combat ocular infections and inflammation.

Professional affiliations

Member of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry

Member of the Internation Society of Contact Lens Research

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
  • Tear film biochemistry, ocular homeostasis and pathology
Phone
+61 2 9385 4503
Location
School of Optometry and Vision Science Room 3.061 Rupert Myers Building UNSW NSW 2052

Publications

  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Nakagawa M; Nakagawa R; Willcox MDP; Vijay AK, 2021, 'Effect of Hygiene Procedures on Lens Case Contamination with Povidone-Iodine or Multipurpose Disinfecting Solutions', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 98, pp. 563 - 569, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0000000000001700
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Stapleton F; Bakkar M; Carnt N; Chalmers R; Vijay AK; Marasini S; Ng A; Tan J; Wagner H; Woods C; Wolffsohn JS, 2021, 'CLEAR - Contact lens complications', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, vol. 44, pp. 330 - 367, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2021.02.010
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Shrestha GS; Vijay AK; Stapleton F; Henriquez FL; Carnt N, 2021, 'Understanding clinical and immunological features associated with Pseudomonas and Staphylococcus keratitis', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, vol. 44, pp. 3 - 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2020.11.014
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Tan J; Siddireddy JS; Wong K; Shen Q; Vijay AK; Stapleton F, 2021, 'Factors affecting microbial contamination on the back surface of worn soft contact lenses', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 98, pp. 512 - 517, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0000000000001693
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Stapleton F; Siddireddy JS; Wong K; Shen Q; Vijay AK; Tan J, 2021, 'Factors affecting microbial contamination on the back surface of worn soft contact lenses', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, vol. 44, pp. 12 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2020.12.040
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Vijay AK; Zhu H; Willcox M; Ketelson H; Stapleton F, 2020, 'Bacterial biofilm in silver-impregnated contact lens cases', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, vol. 43, pp. 408 - 412, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2019.11.004
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Siddireddy JS; Vijay AK; Tan J; Willcox M, 2020, 'Effect of Eyelid Treatments on Bacterial Load and Lipase Activity in Relation to Contact Lens Discomfort', Eye and Contact Lens, vol. 46, pp. 245 - 253, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICL.0000000000000673
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Rayamajhee B; Subedi D; Won S; Kim J; Vijay A; Tan J; Henriquez FL; Willcox M; Carnt NA, 2020, 'Investigating domestic shower settings as a risk factor for acanthamoeba keratitis', Water (Switzerland), vol. 12, pp. 1 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/w12123493
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Subedi D; Kohli GS; Vijay AK; Willcox M; Rice SA, 2019, 'Accessory genome of the multi-drug resistant ocular isolate of Pseudomonas aeruginosa PA34', PLoS ONE, vol. 14, pp. e0215038, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0215038
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Siddireddy JS; Tan J; Vijay AK; Willcox MDP, 2019, 'The Effect of Microblepharon Exfoliation on Clinical Correlates of Contact Lens Discomfort', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 96, pp. 187 - 199, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0000000000001354
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Subedi D; Vijay AK; Rice SA; Willcox M, 2019, 'Cytotoxic factor influencing acquired antimicrobial resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa', Microbiology Australia, vol. 40, pp. 161 - 164, http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/MA19048
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Siddireddy JS; Tan J; Vijay AK; Willcox M, 2018, 'Predictive Potential of Eyelids and Tear Film in Determining Symptoms in Contact Lens Wearers', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 95, pp. 1035 - 1045, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/opx.0000000000001290
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Vijay AK; Willcox MDP, 2018, 'Adhesion of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, Delftia acidovorans, and Achromobacter xylosoxidans to Contact Lenses', Eye & contact lens, vol. 44, pp. S120 - S126, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICL.0000000000000425
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Subedi D; Vijay AK; Kohli GS; Rice SA; Willcox M, 2018, 'Nucleotide sequence analysis of NPS-1 β-lactamase and a novel integron (In1427)-carrying transposon in an MDR Pseudomonas aeruginosa keratitis strain', Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, vol. 73, pp. 1724 - 1726, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jac/dky073
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Yerramothu P; Vijay AK; Willcox MDP, 2018, 'Inflammasomes, the eye and anti-inflammasome therapy', Eye (Basingstoke), vol. 32, pp. 491 - 505, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/eye.2017.241
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Subedi D; Vijay AK; Willcox M, 2018, 'Study of disinfectant resistance genes in ocular isolates of pseudomonas Aeruginosa', Antibiotics, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/antibiotics7040088
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Subedi D; Vijay AK; Kohli GS; Rice SA; Willcox M, 2018, 'Comparative genomics of clinical strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains isolated from different geographic sites', Scientific Reports, vol. 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-34020-7
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Tan J; Datta A; Wong K; Willcox MDP; Vijay AK, 2018, 'Clinical outcomes and contact lens case contamination using a povidone-iodine disinfection system', Eye and Contact Lens, vol. 44, pp. S221 - S227, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICL.0000000000000385
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Subedi D; Vijay AK; Willcox M, 2018, 'Overview of mechanisms of antibiotic resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa: an ocular perspective', Clinical and Experimental Optometry, vol. 101, pp. 162 - 171, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cxo.12621
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Siddireddy JS; Vijay AK; Tan J; Willcox M, 2018, 'The eyelids and tear film in contact lens discomfort', Contact Lens & Anterior Eye, vol. 41, pp. 144 - 153, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2017.10.004
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Siddireddy JS; Vijay AK; Tan J; Willcox M, 2018, 'The role of eyelid bacteria in contact lens discomfort: BCLA Dallos Award 2017', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, vol. 41, pp. S80 - S80, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2018.03.124
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Willcox M; Vijay A; Datta A; Tan J, 2018, 'Bacterial contamination of lens cases whilst using a povidone iodine based disinfection system', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, vol. 41, pp. S39 - S39, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2018.04.055
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Vijay AK; Fadli, Z; Lakkis, C; Coles-Brennan, C; Willcox M, 2017, 'In Vitro Compatibility of Contact Lenses With Corneal Epithelial Cells', Eye and Contact Lens: science and clinical practice, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICL.0000000000000408
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Dutta D; Vijay AJAY; Kumar NARESH; Willcox M, 2016, 'Melimine-coated Antimicrobial Contact Lenses Reduce Microbial Keratitis in an Animal Model', Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, vol. 57, pp. 5616 - 5624, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.16-19882
    Journal articles | 2015
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Vijay AK; Willcox M; Zhu H; Stapleton F, 2015, 'Contact lens storage case hygiene practice and storage case contamination', Eye and Contact Lens, vol. 41, pp. 91 - 97, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICL.0000000000000070
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Vijay AK; Bandara BM; Zhu H; Willcox MD, 2013, 'Protamine as a potential amoebicidal agent for contact lens disinfection', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 90, pp. 119 - 124, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0b013e31827cdabc
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Vijay AK; Zhu H; Ozkan J; Wu D; Masoudi S; Bandara R; Borazjani R; Willcox MD, 2012, 'Bacterial adhesion to unworn and worn silicone hydrogel lenses', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 89, pp. 1095 - 1106, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0b013e318264f4dc
    Journal articles | 2012
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Wilcox MDP; Zhu H; Vijay AK, 2012, 'Effect of a warming device on contact lens case contamination', Eye and Contact Lens, vol. 38, pp. 394 - 399, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICL.0b013e318261aa13
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Zhu H; Bandara M; Vijay A; Masoudi S; Wu DL; Willcox MD, 2011, 'Importance of rub and rinse in use of multipurpose contact lens solution', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 88, pp. 967 - 972, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0b013e31821bf976
    Journal articles | 2011
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Stapleton F; Vijay AK; Zhu H; Borazjani RN; Willcox MDP, 2011, 'The ability of various cleaning procedures to remove biofilm from contact lens storage cases', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, vol. 34, pp. S9 - S9, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s1367-0484(11)60047-7
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Willcox MD; Hume EB; Vijay AK; Petvac R, 2010, 'Ability of silver-impregnated contact lenses to control microbial growth and colonisation', Journal of Optometry, vol. 3, pp. 143 - 148, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1888-4296(10)70020-0
    Journal articles | 2010
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Cole NA; Hume EB; Vijay AK; Sankaridurg P; Kumar N; Willcox MD, 2010, 'In vivo performance of melimine as an antimicrobial coating for contact lenses in models of CLARE and CLPU', Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, vol. 51, pp. 390 - 395, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.09-4068
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Kumar A; Sankaridurg P; Willcox MD, 2009, 'Guinea pig models of acute keratitis responses', Cornea, vol. 28, pp. 1153 - 1159
    Journal articles | 2008
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Garrett Q; Xu S; Simmons P; Vehige J; Xie RZ; Kumar A; Flanagan JL; Zhao Z; Willcox MD, 2008, 'Carboxymethyl cellulose stimulates rabbit corneal epithelial wound healing', Current Eye Research, vol. 33, pp. 567 - 573, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02713680802140213
    Journal articles | 2008
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Zhu H; Kumar A; Ozkan J; Bandara R; Ding A; Perera I; Steinberg P; Kumar N; Lao W; Griesser SS; Britcher L; Griesser HJ; Willcox MDP, 2008, 'Erratum: Fimbrolide-coated antimicrobial lenses: their in vitro and in vivo effects (Optometry and Vision Science (2008) 85 (292-300)', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 85, pp. 609, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0b013e318180df0a
    Journal articles | 2008
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Zhu H; Kumar A; Ozkan J; Bandara R; Ding A; Perera I; Steinberg PD; Kumar N; Lao W; Griesser S; Britcher L; Griesser HJ; Willcox MD, 2008, 'Fimbrolide-coated antimicrobial lenses: Their in vitro and in vivo effects', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 85, pp. 292 - 300, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0b013e31816bea0f
    Journal articles | 2007
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Cole NA; Hume EB; Jalbert I; Vijay AK; Krishnan R; Willcox MD, 2007, 'Effects of topical administration of 12-methyl tetradecanoic acid (12_MTA) on the development of corneal angiogenesis', Angiogenesis, vol. 10, pp. 47 - 54, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10456-007-9063-3
  • Conference Papers | 2021
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Shrestha G; Vijay A; Stapleton F; White AJ; Pickford R; Carnt N, 2021, 'Tear metabolites expression in bacterial keratitis: Outcomes of an untargeted approach', Virtual, presented at ARVO, Virtual
    Conference Abstracts | 2019
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Vijay AK; Yuan J; Chen L; Willcox M, 2019, 'The Antimicrobial Efficacy of Multipurpose Disinfecting Solutions Against Emerging Pathogens', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, Vancouver, CANADA, Vol. 60, presented at Annual Meeting of the Association-for-Research-in-Vision-and-Ophthalmology (ARVO), Vancouver, CANADA, 28 April 2019 - 02 May 2019, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000488800707107&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2019
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Shrestha G; Vijay A; Stapleton F; Carnt N, 2019, 'The effect of collection method on tear interleukin-6 levels in healthy individuals: A Pilot Study', Vancouver, presented at ARVO, Vancouver
    Conference Abstracts | 2019
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Shrestha GS; Vijay AK; Stapleton F; Carnt NA, 2019, 'The effect of collection method on tear interleukin-6 levels in healthy individuals: A pilot study', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, Vancouver, CANADA, Vol. 60, presented at Annual Meeting of the Association-for-Research-in-Vision-and-Ophthalmology (ARVO), Vancouver, CANADA, 28 April 2019 - 02 May 2019, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000488800704313&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2018
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Yerramothu P; Vijay AK; Willcox M, 2018, 'Macrophage polarization in bacterial keratitis: A link with NLRP3 inflammasome', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, Honolulu, HI, Vol. 59, presented at Annual Meeting of the Association-for-Research-in-Vision-and-Ophthalmology (ARVO), Honolulu, HI, 29 April 2018 - 03 May 2018, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000442932800197&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2018
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Siddireddy JS; Vijay AK; Tan J; Willcox M, 2018, 'Do the saturation and fatty acid chain length of meibum and tear lipids determine symptoms in contact lens wearers?', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, Honolulu, HI, Vol. 59, presented at Annual Meeting of the Association-for-Research-in-Vision-and-Ophthalmology (ARVO), Honolulu, HI, 29 April 2018 - 03 May 2018, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000442912505061&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2018
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Vijay AK; Tang A; Pham R; Tan J; Willcox MDP, 2018, 'Transmission of pathogenic bacteria to contact lenses from storage cases', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, Honolulu, HI, Vol. 59, presented at Annual Meeting of the Association-for-Research-in-Vision-and-Ophthalmology (ARVO), Honolulu, HI, 29 April 2018 - 03 May 2018, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000442912505105&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Presentations | 2017
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Subedi D; Vijay A; Rice S; Willcox M, 2017, 'Association between pathogenic factors and antibiotic resistance in Pseudomonas aeruginosa', Vol. 13, presented at BacPath 14, Adelaide, 25 September 2017 - 28 September 2017, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0204936
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Vijay AK; de Jesus NG; Ong J; Willcox MDP, 2017, 'Bacterial transmission to contact lenses following storage case disinfection', 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:000432176300071&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2017
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Yerramothu P; Vijay AK; Willcox M, 2017, 'Role of NLRP3 inflammasome in bacterial keratitis', 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:000432176306193&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Dutta D; Vijay A; Kumar N; Willcox MD, 2016, 'Melimine-coated Antimicrobial Contact Lenses Reduce Microbial Keratitis in an Animal Model.', in Melimine-coated Antimicrobial Contact Lenses Reduce Microbial Keratitis in an Animal Model., American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim, USA, presented at American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim, USA, 09 November 2016 - 12 November 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.16-19882
    Conference Abstracts | 2016
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Dutta D; Vijay A; Tong J; Luu W; Zhao T; Cheah KB; Willcox MD, 2016, 'Performance of cationic peptide Mel4 as an antimicrobial agent and contact lens coating.', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, Seattle, USA, Vol. 57, presented at Performance of cationic peptide Mel4 as an antimicrobial agent and contact lens coating. Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Seattle, USA, 01 May 2016 - 05 May 2016, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000394174003281&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Vijay AK; Liu L; Tran CNL; Lam C; Dang JF; Willcox MDP, 2016, 'Efficacy a novel Povidone Iodine based contact lens disinfection system against bacterial biofilm', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, Seattle, WA, 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:000394174003282&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2015
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Vijay AK; Tan J; Ho L; Penesyan A; Paulsen I; Willcox MDP, 2015, 'Microbiome of contact lens cases following corneal infiltrative events', in Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, Denver, CO, Vol. 56, presented at Annual Meeting of the Association-for-Research-in-Vision-and-Ophthalmology (ARVO), Denver, CO, 03 May 2015 - 07 May 2015, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000362891102267&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Vijay AK; Willcox M, 2013, 'Adhesion of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia, Delftia acidovorans and Achromobacter xylosoxidans to contact lenses', in Formation of biofilms of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia on contact lenses and lens cases, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, Manchester, presented at British Contact Lens Association, Manchester, 06 June 2013 - 09 June 2013, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2013.08.139
    Conference Papers | 2011
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Zhu H; Vijay A; Ozkan J; Wu D; Masoudi S; Borazjani R; Willcox M, 2011, 'The influence of lens wear on bacterial adhesion to Silicone Hydrogel Lenses', Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, presented at Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA, 01 May 2011 - 05 May 2011
    Conference Papers | 2010
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Willcox M; Zhu H; Vijay A; Ozkan J; Wu D; Masoudi S; Borazjani R, 2010, 'Bacterial adhesion to silicone hydrogel lenses', Birmingham, England, presented at British Contact Lens Association, Birmingham, England, 27 May 2010 - 30 May 2010
    Conference Abstracts | 2006
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Hume EB; Cole N; Vijay AK; Willcox M, 2006, 'Effects of topical administration of 12-methyl tetra decanoic acid (12-MTA) during neovascularisation after sodium hydroxide insult to the cornea', in Effects of topical administration of 12-methyl tetra decanoic acid (12-MTA) during neovascularisation after sodium hydroxide insult to the cornea, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Conference, Fort Lauderdale, USA, presented at The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Conference, Fort Lauderdale, USA, 30 April 2006 - 04 May 2006
    Conference Papers | 2005
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Vijay AK; Sankaridurg P; Willcox MD; Sweeney DF, 2005, 'Ocular responses to contact lens wear on an extended wear schedule in a guinea pig model for lens wear', in Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Association of Research Vision Ophthalmology Inc, Rockville, MD, USA, presented at ARVO 2005: Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000227980402187&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Conference Presentations | 2005
    Dr Ajay Kumar Vijay
    Vijay AK; Sankaridurg P; Willcox M; Sweeney D, 2005, 'An animal model for contact lens induced acute red eye', presented at 13th Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Contact Lens Research (ISCLR), Coolum, Australia, 14 August 2005 - 19 August 2005

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