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Dr. L. Stephen Kwok

HCF Eyecare, Australia


Email: kwokdoc@hotmail.com


Qualifications

1986  Ph.D., Corneal Biophysics and Physiology, University of New South Wales

1980  Bachelor of Optometry with Honours (BOptom),  University of New South Wales

1976  Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering (BE), University of New South Wales


Publications (Selected)

  1. Kwok, L.S. Reactions to the Hwang scandal. Science 2006; 311 :606-608.
  2. Kwok, L.S., Pierscionek, B.K., Bullimore, M., et al. Orthokeratology for myopic children: wolf in sheep’s clothing? Clinical Exp. Ophthalmol. 2005; 33: 343-347.
  3. Kwok, L.S. The White Bull effect: Abusive co-authorship and publication parasitism. J. Med. Ethics 2005; 31: 554-556.
  4. Kwok, L.S., Daszynski, D.C., Kuznetsov, V.A., Pham, T., Ho, A. et al. Peripheral light focusing as a potential mechanism for phakic dysphotopsia and lens phototoxicity. Ophthalmic Physiol. Opt. 2004; 24: 119-129.
  5. Coroneo, M.T. Pham, T. .and Kwok, L.S. Off-axis edge glare in pseudophakic dysphotopsia. J. Cataract Ref. Surg. 2003; 29: 1969-1973.
  6. Kwok, L.S., Kuznetsov V.A., Pham T., Ho A., et al. Prevention of the adverse photic effects of peripheral light focusing using UV-blocking contact lenses. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2003;44:1501-1507.
  7. Kwok, L.S. et al. Temporal and spatial growth patterns in the normal and cataractous human lens. Exp. Eye Res. 2000; 71: 317-322.
  8. Kwok, L.S. and Klyce, S.D. Physiological effects of tert-butyl hydroperoxide on the rabbit corneal epithelium. CLAO J. 1992; 18: 97-100.
  9. Kwok, L.S. Kinematics of epithelial wound healing in the rabbit cornea. Doc. Ophthalmol. 1991; 77: 1-38.
  10. Kwok, L.S. Application of catastrophe theory to corneal swelling. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 1990; 242: 141-147.
  11. Kwok, L.S. and Klyce, S.D. Theoretical basis for an anomalous temperature coefficient in swelling pressure of rabbit corneal stroma. Biophys. J. 1990; 57: 657-662.
  12. Kwok, L.S. and Madigan, M. A new analysis of wound closure kinematics in the cat and rabbit corneal epithelium. Clin. Exp. Optom. 1986; 69: 4-12.
  13. Kwok, L.S. Oxygen flux into the aberrant cornea. Am. J. Optom. Physiol. Opt. 1986; 63: 300-302.
  14. Madigan, M.C., Holden, B.A. and Kwok, L.S. Extended wear of contact lenses can compromise corneal epithelial adhesion. Curr. Eye Res. 1987; 6: 1257-1260.
  15. Kwok, L.S. Calculation and application of the anterior surface area of a model human cornea. J. Theor. Biol. 1984; 108: 295-313.


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