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Research & Publications

Edward holds an NHS Clinical Excellence Award, and received a prestigious Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Training Fellowship and Research Grant for his work at the world renowned UCL Institute of Ophthalmology that led to his PhD.  Edward received academic scholarships from school and then at University (Brasenose College Oxford).

List of academic publications

1.     Effect of Face-Down Positioning vs Support-the-Break Positioning After Macula-Involving Retinal Detachment Repair: The PostRD Randomized Clinical Trial. Casswell EJ, Yorston D, Lee E, Heeren TFC, Harris N, Zvobgo TM, Tarafdar S, Xing W, Bourmpaki E, Bunce C, Keane P, Charteris DG. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2020 Jun 1;138(6):634-642

2.     DISTORTION RESOLUTION AFTER VITRECTOMY FOR MACULA-INVOLVING RETINAL DETACHMENT REPAIR: Post Hoc Analysis of the PostRD Trial. Casswell EJ, Yorston D, Lee E, Charteris DG. Retina. 2022 Dec 1;42(12):2315-2320

3.     Postretinal Detachment Retinal Displacement: How Best to Detect It? Casswell EJ, Heeren TFC, Lee E, Khabra K, Yorston D, Charteris DG.  Ophthalmologica. 2020;243(4):280-287. doi: 10.1159/000504713. Epub 2019 Dec 11 [Original Study]

4.     Correspondence. Casswell EJ, Lee E, Charteris DG. Retina. 2017 May;37(5):e59 [Correspondence]

5.     Rodrigues IA, Lee EJ and Williamson TH.  Measurement of retinal displacement and metamorphopsia following epiretinal membrane or macular hole surgery. Retina 2016;36(4):695-702. [Original Study]

6.     El Housseini Z, Lee E, Williamson TH.  Incidence of lens touch during pars plana vitrectomy and outcomes from subsequent cataract surgery.  Retina 2016;36(4):825-9 [Original Study]

7.     Lipinski DM, Barnard AR, Singh MS, Martin C, Lee EJ, Davies WI, MacLaren RE.CNTF Gene Therapy Confers Lifelong Neuroprotection in a Mouse Model of Human Retinitis Pigmentosa. Mol Ther. 2015 Aug;23(8):1308-19 [Original Study]

8.     Lee E, El Housseini Z, Steel DHW, Williamson TH.  An analysis of the outcomes for patients with failed primary vitrectomy for rhegmatogenous retinal detachment.  Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2014;252(11):1711-6 [Original Study]

9.     Shunmugam M, Lee E, Williamson T.   Characteristics of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment and their relationship to success rates of surgery.  Retina. 2014;34(7):1421-7 [Original Study]

10.  Williamson TH, Lee E.  Idiopathic macular hole: analysis of visual outcomes and the use of Indocyanine green or Brilliant blue for internal limiting membrane peel.  Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology. 2014;252(3):395-400.  [Original Study]

11.  Lee EJ, Williamson TH, Hysi P, Shunmugam M, Dogramaci M, Wong R, Laidlaw DAH.  Macular displacement following rhegmatogenous retinal detachment repair. Br J Ophthalmol. 2013;97:1297-302.  [Original Study]

12.  Williamson TH, Shunmugam M, Rodrigues I, Dogramaci M, Lee E.  Characteristics of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment and their relationship to visual outcome. Eye. 2013 Sep;27(9):1063-9 [Original Study]

13.  Lee EJ, Singh MS, Jones HE, Ahmed B, Andolina IM, Clements JTC, Luong V, Munro PM, Lawton MPC, Grieve KL, Aylward GW, Sillito AM, MacLaren RE. Assessment of 180 degree rotation of the choroid as a novel surgical treatment for age-related macular degeneration. IOVS. 2012; 53(6):2523-32 [Original Study]

14.  Dogramaci M, Lee EJ, Williamson TH.  The incidence and the risk factors for iatrogenic retinal breaks during pars plana vitrectomy. Eye (Lond). 2012 Feb 17. [Original Study] 

15.  Dogramaci M, Williams K, Lee EJ, Williamson TH.  Foveal light exposure is increased at the time of removal of silicone oil with the potential for phototoxicity.  Graefe’s Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology. 2013; 251(1):35-9 [Original Study]

16.  Lee EJ, Dogramaci M, Williamson TH. Does unintentional macular translocation after retinal detachment repair influence visual outcome? Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2012; 40(1):e126. [Correspondence]

17.  Lee E, Dogramaci M, Williamson TH.  Displacement of the retina. Ophthalmology. 2012; 119(1):206-206.e1 [Correspondence]

18.  Wong R, Lee E, Shunmugam M.  Comment on 'Silicone oil removal after rhegmatogenous retinal detachment: comparing techniques'  Eye (Lond). 2012; 26(9):1276. [Correspondence].

19.  Shunmugam M, Lee E, Wong R.  Novel technique for silicone oil retention suture with secondary autocapsulotomy of fibrin membrane.  Accepted for publication in Eye (Lond). 2012  [Correspondence].

20.  Lee E, MacLaren RE. Sources of RPE for replacement therapy. Br J Ophthalmol. 2011; 95(4):445-9. [Review]

21.   Lipinski D, Yusuf M, Barnard A, Damant C, Charbel Issa P, Singh M, Lee E, Davies W, Volpi E, MacLaren R. Characterization of a dominant cone degeneration in a GFP-reporter mouse with disruption of loci associated with human dominant retinal dystrophy.  IOVS 2011;52(9):6617-23. [Original Study]

22.  Shan H, Ji D, Barnard AR, Lipinski DM, You Q, Lee EJ, Kamalden TT, Sun X, Maclaren RE. AAV-Mediated Gene Transfer of Human X-Linked Inhibitor of Apoptosis Protects Against Oxidative Cell Death in Human RPE Cells.  IOVS 2011; 20;52(13):9591-7.  [Original Study]

23.  Lee EJK, Wong R, Laidlaw DA.  Late onset cystoid macula edema associated with small-incision cataract surgery and inadvertent entry of chloramphenicol ointment into the anterior chamber.  Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 2010; 9:1-3 [Case Report]

24.  Jones C, Lee E, Sparrow J, Harrad R. Levator Function Revisited; A two phase assessment of lid movement to better identify levator - superior rectus synkinesis. Br J Ophthalmol. 2009 Aug 18  [Original Study]

25.  Lee EJ, Khandwala M, Jones CA. A randomised controlled trial to compare patient satisfaction with two different types of local anaesthesia in ptosis surgery. Orbit. 2009;28(6):388-91. [Original Study]

26.  Comyn O, Lee E, Maclaren RE. Induced pluripotent stem cell therapies for retinal disease. Curr Opin Neurol. 2009 Nov 25. [Review]

27.  Lee E, Doyle E, Jenkins C. Trabeculectomy Surgery Augmented with Intra-tenon injection of mitomycin-C.  Acta Ophthalmologica 2008; 86(8):866-70.  [Original Study]

28.  Turner SJ, Lee EJ, Hu V, Hollick EJ. Scheimpflug imaging to determine intraocular lens power in vivo.  J Cataract Refract Surg. 2007 Jun;33(6):1041-4.  [Original Study]

29.  Lee E, Ong G, Rajak S, Casswell A. Changes in chromatic and achromatic contrast sensitivities following tropicamide administration. Eye 2007; 21(2): 187-190  [Original Study]

30.  Lee EJK, Robinson F. Furuncular myiasis of the face caused by larva of the Tumbu fly (Cordylobia anthropophaga). Eye 2007; 21(2):268-269. [Case Report]

31.  Lee E and Hollick E. Circumferential epithelial defect at flap margins in patient with adenoviral conjunctivitis and previous LASIK. Eye 2007; 21(6):853-5.  [Case Report] 

32.  Lee, Edward J; Scawn, Richard; Oworu, Olugbemisola; Jones, Carole A.  A new instrument to aid the lateral tarsal sling procedure.  Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery 2007; 23(5):423-425.  [Original Study]

33.  Mavrikakis I, Beckingsale P, Lee E, Riaz Y, Brittain P.  Changes in corneal topography with upper eyelid gold weight implants. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2006; 22(5); 331-334. [Original Study] 

34.  Lee EJK, Mavrikakis I, Fong K, Casswell A.  Primary peripapillary membrane in an 8 year old boy. Eye 2006; 20(3):379-380.  [Case Report]

35.  Lee EJK, Mavrikakis I, Paul B, Liu C.  Intra-lamellar Haemorrhage 44 years following Lamellar Keratoplasty. Eye 2006; 20(8):967-968. [Case Report] 

36.  Doyle E, Mavrikakis I, Lee EJ, Emerson R, Rainey AJ, Brittain GP. Type IV hypersensitivity reactions to upper lid gold weight implants-is patch testing necessary? Orbit. 2005;24(3):205-10. [Case Report]

37.  Lee EJ, Membrey WL Vickers S. Light-Near Dissociation of Pupil reactions as a presenting feature of von Hippel-Lindau disease. Eye 2005; 19(7): 812-813.  [Case Report]

38.  Kashani S, Barclay D, Lee E, Hollick E. A case of transient myopia in a patient with multiple myeloma secondary to levomepromazine.  Palliat Med. 2005 Apr;19(3):261-2. [Case Report]

39.  Liu C, Paul B, Tandon R, Lee E et al. The Osteo-odonto-keratoprosthesis (OOKP) Seminars in Ophthalmology 2005; 20:113-128 [Review]

40.  Lee EJK.  Use of Nitrous Oxide Causing Severe Visual Loss 37 days after Retinal Surgery. BJA 2004; 93(3): 464-6.  [Case Report]

41.  Lee E, Vote B, Casswell A..Decompression retinopathy following trabeculectomy with 5-fluorouracil in angle closure glaucoma. CME Journal Ophthalmology 2004; 8(1). [Case Report]

42.  Lee E, Mavrikakis I, Doyle E, Brittain P. Bilateral Calcified Pingueculae in Dysthryoid Eye Disease. CME Journal Ophthalmology 2004; 7(3):79-80. [Case Report]

43.  WB Campbell, EJKLee, van de Sijpe K, Gooding J and Cooper MJ.  A 25-year Study of Emergency Surgical Admissions. Ann R Coll Surg Engl 2002;84:273-277 [Original Study]

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