Dr Jackie   Tan-Showyin
Senior Research Fellow (UNSW)

Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin

  • PhD in Optometry (University of New South Wales, 2006)
  • BOptom (Hons) (University of New South Wales, 1994)
  • Graduate Certificate in Ocular Therapeutics (University of New South Wales, 2015)
Medicine & Health
School of Optometry

Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin is a Senior Research Fellow and the Manager of the Eye Research Group at the School of Optometry and Vision Science, UNSW Sydney leading a passionate team conducting industry sponsored clinical trial research. Consistently delivering quality research and investing in building long term relationships with industry partners has resulted in collaboration with over 18 multinational industry partners. Her research focuses on dry eye, amongst wearers of both spectacles and contact lenses, and contact lens design and performance. Her research has contributed to the development and subsequent approval of several new dry eye therapies and contacts lens designs over the course of her career. She also supervises PhD students and Masters of Optometry research projects, is a Fellow of the British Contact Lens Association, and a member of the Editorial Board for the journal Eye and Contact Lens.

 

Research Groups

Research Topics

  • Ocular therapeutics and drug delivery
Phone
+61 2 9385 6551
Location
School of Optometry & Vision Science University of New South Wales Level 3, North wing, Rupert Myers Building Gate 14, Barker St UNSW Sydney NSW 2052 Australia

Publications

  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin
    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 Jackie Tan-Showyin
    Craig JP; Muntz A; Wang MTM; Luensmann D; Tan J; Trave Huarte S; Xue AL; Jones L; Willcox MDP; Wolffsohn JS, 2021, 'Developing evidence-based guidance for the treatment of dry eye disease with artificial tear supplements: A six-month multicentre, double-masked randomised controlled trial', Ocular Surface, vol. 20, pp. 62 - 69, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtos.2020.12.006
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin
    Arshad M; Carnt N; Tan J; Stapleton F, 2021, 'Compliance behaviour change in contact lens wearers: a randomised controlled trial', Eye (Basingstoke), vol. 35, pp. 988 - 995, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41433-020-1015-9
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin
    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 Jackie Tan-Showyin
    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 | 2020
    Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin
    Jerkins G; Greiner JV; Tong L; Tan J; Tauber J; Mearza A; Srinivasan S, 2020, 'A comparison of efficacy and safety of two lipid-based lubricant eye drops for the management of evaporative dry eye disease', Clinical Ophthalmology, vol. 14, pp. 1665 - 1673, http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/OPTH.S256351
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin
    Downie LE; Hom MM; Berdy GJ; El-Harazi S; Verachtert A; Tan J; Liu H; Carlisle-Wilcox C; Simmons P; Vehige J, 2020, 'An artificial tear containing flaxseed oil for treating dry eye disease: A randomized controlled trial', Ocular Surface, vol. 18, pp. 148 - 157, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jtos.2019.11.004
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin
    Aragona P; Benítez-Del-castillo JM; Coroneo MT; Mukherji S; Tan J; Vandewalle E; Vingrys A; Liu H; Carlisle-Wilcox C; Vehige J; Simmons PA, 2020, 'Safety and efficacy of a preservative-free artificial tear containing carboxymethylcellulose and hyaluronic acid for dry eye disease: A randomized, controlled, multicenter 3-month study', Clinical Ophthalmology, vol. 14, pp. 2951 - 2963, http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/OPTH.S256480
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin
    Tan J; Jia T; Liao R; Stapleton F, 2020, 'Effect of a formulated eye drop with Leptospermum spp honey on tear film properties', British Journal of Ophthalmology, vol. 104, pp. 1373 - 1377, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bjophthalmol-2019-315160
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin
    Wong K; Flanagan J; Jalbert I; Tan J, 2019, 'The effect of Blephadex™ Eyelid Wipes on Demodex mites, ocular microbiota, bacterial lipase and comfort: a pilot study', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, vol. 42, pp. 652 - 657, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2019.06.001
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin
    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 Jackie Tan-Showyin
    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
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin
    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 Jackie Tan-Showyin
    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 Jackie Tan-Showyin
    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 Jackie Tan-Showyin
    Markoulli M; Sobbizadeh A; Tan J; Briggs N; Coroneo M, 2018, 'The Effect of Optive and Optive Advanced Artificial Tears on the Healthy Tear Film', Current Eye Research, vol. 43, pp. 588 - 594, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02713683.2018.1433860
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin
    Asbell P; Vingrys AJ; Tan J; Ogundele A; Downie LE; Jerkins G; Shettle L, 2018, 'Clinical Outcomes of Fixed Versus As-Needed Use of Artificial Tears in Dry Eye Disease: A 6-Week, Observer-Masked Phase 4 Clinical Trial', Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, vol. 59, pp. 2275 - 2280, http://dx.doi.org/10.1167/iovs.17-23733
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin
    Tan J; Ho L; Wong K; La A; Lee S; Park S; Tran L; Stapleton F, 2018, 'The effects of a hydrating mask compared to traditional warm compresses on tear film properties in meibomian gland dysfunction', Contact Lens & Anterior Eye, vol. 41, pp. 83 - 87, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.clae.2017.09.006
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin
    Stapleton F; Wong K; Willcox M; Tan J, 2018, 'The repeatability of tear film measurements in subjects with dry eye', Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, vol. 59
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin
    Stapleton F; Tan J, 2017, 'Impact of Contact Lens Material, Design, and Fitting on Discomfort', Eye & Contact Lens-Science and Clinical Practice, vol. 43, pp. 32 - 39, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/icl.0000000000000318
    Journal articles | 2013
    Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin
    Jansen ME; Kollbaum PS; Tan J; Meyer DM; Rickert ME, 2013, 'Vision performance with a contact lens designed to slow myopia progression', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 90, pp. 205 - 214, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/OPX.0b013e3182812205
    Journal articles | 2009
    Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin
    Papas EB; Decenzo-Verbeten T; Fonn D; Holden BA; Kollbaum PS; Situ P; Tan J; Woods C, 2009, 'Utility of Short-Term Evaluation of Presbyopic Contact Lens Performance', Eye & Contact Lens-Science and Clinical Practice, vol. 35, pp. 144 - 148, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ICL.0b013e3181a20361
    Journal articles | 2007
    Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin
    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
    Journal articles | 2003
    Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin
    Tan J; Keay L; Jalbert I; Naduvilath TJ; Sweeney DF; Holden BA, 2003, 'Mucin balls with wear of conventional and silicone hydrogel contact lenses', Optometry and Vision Science, vol. 80, pp. 291 - 297, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00006324-200304000-00006
    Journal articles | 2000
    Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin
    Tan J; Keay LJ; Sweeney DF, 2000, 'Mucin balls and high Dk soft contact lenses', Contact Lens Spectrum, pp. 42 - 44
  • Conference Abstracts | 2018
    Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin
    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 Abstracts | 2018
    Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin
    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 Papers | 2017
    Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin
    Asbell PA; Vingrys AJ; Tan J; Shettle PL; McLaurin EB; Ogundele A; Downie LE; Jenkins G, 2017, 'Fixed versus pro-re-nata dosing of polyethylene glycol/propylene glycol-based artificial tears: A randomized clinical trial', 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) - Imaging in the Eye, Baltimore, MD, 06 May 2017 - 11 May 2017, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000432170306405&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin
    Coroneo MT; Aragona P; Benitez-del-Castillo J; Tan J; Vandewalle E; Vingrys AJ; Liu H; Simmons PA; Vehige JG; Chen R, 2015, 'A Controlled 3-Month Clinical Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of an Investigational Eye Drop Formulation in Subjects with Dry Eye Disease', in INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE, ASSOC RESEARCH VISION OPHTHALMOLOGY INC, Denver, CO, 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:000362891103241&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Abstracts | 2015
    Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin
    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 | 2002
    Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin
    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
    Conference Papers | 2002
    Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin
    Lum E; Tan J, 2002, 'Comparison of toric soft lens design', in Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, Blackwell Publishing Asia, Carlton, Victoria, Australia, pp. 21 - 21, presented at XXIXth International Congress of Ophthalmology, Darling Harbour, Sydney
    Conference Papers | 2001
    Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin
    Tan J; Back A; Naduvilath T, 2001, 'Comparison of empirical versus diagnostic fitting of disposable soft toric lenses', in Optometry and Vision Science, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA, pp. 48 - 48, presented at American Academy of Optometry (2001), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 06 December 2001 - 10 December 2001
    Conference Abstracts | 2001
    Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin
    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
    Conference Papers | 2000
    Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin
    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
    Conference Papers | 2000
    Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin
    Tan J; Keay LJ; Jalbert I; Sweeney DF; Holden BA, 2000, 'Mucin balls with high Dk lenses', in Australian and New Zealand Journal of Ophthalmology, Blackwell Science Asia, South Carlton, Australia, pp. 117 - 117, presented at Australasian Ophthalmic and Visual Sciences Meeting 2000, Sydney
    Conference Papers | 2000
    Dr Jackie Tan-Showyin
    Sweeney DF; Tan J; Keay LJ; Jalbert I; Holden BA, 2000, 'Tear microsphere (TMS) with high Dk lenses', in Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, Stockton Press, Basingstoke, UK, pp. 56 - 56, presented at British Contact Lens Association Annual Clinical Conference (BCLA 2000), Birmingham, England

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