Associate Professor Samantha Fraser-Bell

Associate Professor
Clinical Ophthalmology & Eye Health, Sydney Adventist Hospital Clinical School


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Selected grants

2010

  • Clinical trial of intravitreal injections of dexamethasone vs bevacizumab in diabetic foveal oedema resistant to laser; Gillies M, Kaines A, Fraser-Bell S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

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Journals

  • Vaze, A., Fraser-Bell, S., Gillies, M. (2014). Reasons for discontinuation of intravitreal vascular endothelial growth factor inhibitors in neovascular age-related macular degeneration. Retina, 34(9), 1774-1778. [More Information]
  • Liew, G., Quin, G., Gillies, M., Fraser-Bell, S. (2013). Central serous chorioretinopathy: a review of epidemiology and pathophysiology. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 41(2), 201-214. [More Information]
  • Quin, G., Liew, G., Ho, I., Gillies, M., Fraser-Bell, S. (2013). Diagnosis and interventions for central serous chorioretinopathy: review and update. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 41(2), 187-200. [More Information]
  • Karim, R., Sykakis, E., Lightman, S., Fraser-Bell, S. (2013). Interventions for the treatment of uveitic macular edema: a systematic review and meta analysis. Clinical Ophthalmology, 7, 1109-1144. [More Information]
  • Rajendram, R., Fraser-Bell, S., Kaines, A., Michaelides, M., Hamilton, R., Esposti, S., Peto, T., Egan, C., Bunce, C., Leslie, R., et al (2012). A 2-Year Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial of Intravitreal Bevacizumab or Laser Therapy (BOLT) in the Management of Diabetic Macular Edema: 24-Month Data: Report 3. Archives of Ophthalmology, 130(8), 972-979. [More Information]
  • Salem, W., Fraser-Bell, S., Gillies, M. (2012). Clinical development of new treatments for diabetic macular oedema. Clinical & Experimental Optometry, 95(3), 297-305. [More Information]
  • Fung, A., Azar, D., Fraser-Bell, S., McCluskey, P., Grigg, J. (2011). Ockham's razor revisited: decreased visual acuity secondary to keratoconus in a patient with intracranial hypertension. BMJ Case Reports, 2011, bcr0520103030-bcr0520103030. [More Information]
  • Fung, A., Azar, D., Fraser-Bell, S., McCluskey, P., Grigg, J. (2011). Ockham's razor revisited: Decreased visual acuity secondary to keratoconus in a patient with intracranial hypertension. BMJ Case Reports, 2011 (17 February 2011). [More Information]
  • Atan, D., Fraser-Bell, S., Plskova, J., Kuffova, L., Hogan, A., Tufail, A., Kilmartin, D., Forrester, J., Bidwell, J., Dick, A., et al (2011). Punctate inner choroidopathy and multifocal choroiditis with panuveitis share haplotypic associations with IL10 and TNF loci. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 52(6), 3573-3581. [More Information]
  • Fraser-Bell, S., Gillies, M. (2011). Retinal conditions - Part 1. Australian Doctor, 22, 27-32.
  • Fraser-Bell, S., Gillies, M. (2011). Retinal conditions - Part 2. Australian Doctor, 29, 25-32.
  • Michaelides, M., Kaines, A., Hamilton, R., Fraser-Bell, S., Rajendram, R., Quhill, F., Boos, C., Xing, W., Egan, C., Peto, T., et al (2010). A prospective randomized trial of intravitreal bevacizumab or laser therapy in the management of diabetic macular edema (BOLT study) 12-month data: report 2. Ophthalmology, 117(6), 1078-1086. [More Information]
  • Atan, D., Fraser-Bell, S., Plskova, J., Kuffova, L., Hogan, A., Tufail, A., Kilmartin, D., Forrester, J., Bidwell, J., Dick, A., et al (2010). Cytokine polymorphism in noninfectious uveitis. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 51(8), 4133-4142. [More Information]
  • Michaelides, M., Fraser-Bell, S., Hamilton, R., Kaines, A., Egan, C., Bunce, C., Peto, T. (2010). Macular perfusion determined by fundus fluorescein angiography at the 4-month time point in a prospective randomized trial of intravitreal bevacizumab or laser therapy in the management of diabetic macular edema (Bolt Study): Report 1. Retina: the Journal of Retinal and Vitreous Diseases, 30(5), 781-786. [More Information]
  • Fraser-Bell, S., Choudhury, F., Klein, R., Azen, S., Varma, R. (2010). Ocular Risk Factors for Age-Related Macular Degeneration: The Los Angeles Latino Eye Study. American Journal of Ophthalmology, 149(5), 735-740. [More Information]
  • Essex, R., Wong, J., Fraser-Bell, S., Sandbach, J., Tufail, A., Bird, A., Dowler, J. (2010). Punctate inner choroidopathy: Clinical Features and outcomes. Archives of Ophthalmology, 128(8), 982-987. [More Information]
  • Hooper, C., Lamoureux, E., Lim, L., Fraser-Bell, S., Yeoh, J., Harper, C., Keeffe, J., Guymer, R. (2009). Cataract surgery in high-risk age-related macular degeneration: A randomized controlled trial. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 37(6), 570-576. [More Information]
  • Fraser-Bell, S., Pavesio, C. (2008). Advances in the treatment of intermediate and posterior uveitis. Expert Review of Ophthalmology, 3(4), 449-456. [More Information]
  • Fraser-Bell, S., Wu, J., Klein, R., Azen, S., Hooper, C., Foong, A., Varma, R. (2008). Cardiovascular risk factors and age-related macular degeneration: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study. American Journal of Ophthalmology, 145(2), 308-316. [More Information]
  • Fraser-Bell, S., Kaines, A., Hykin, P. (2008). Update on treatments for diabetic macular edema. Current Opinion in Ophthalmology, 19(3), 185-189. [More Information]
  • Fung, A., Fraser-Bell, S., Ojaimi, E., Sutton, G. (2007). In vivo confocal microscopy and polarizing microscopy of the cornea in a patient with nephropathic cystinosis. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 35, 292-293. [More Information]
  • Hooper, C., Fraser-Bell, S., Farinelli, A., Grigg, J. (2006). Complicated hyphaema: think sickle. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 34(4), 377-378.
  • Fraser-Bell, S., Wu, J., Klein, R., Azen, S., Varma, R., Latino Eye Study Group, L. (2006). Smoking, Alcohol Intake, Estrogen Use, and Age-related Macular Degeneration in Latinos: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study. American Journal of Ophthalmology, 141(1), 79-87. [More Information]
  • De Moura, C., Fraser-Bell, S., Stout, A., Labree, L., Nilfors, M., Varma, R. (2005). Experience with the Baerveldt glaucoma implant in the management of pediatric glaucoma. American Journal of Ophthalmology, 139(5), 847-854. [More Information]
  • Shufelt, C., Fraser-Bell, S., Ying-Lai, M., Torres, M., Varma, R., Los Angeles Latino Eye Study Group, -. (2005). Refractive error, ocular biometry, and lens opalescence in an adult population: The Los Angeles Latino Eye Study. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 46(12), 4450-4460. [More Information]
  • Fraser-Bell, S., Donofrio, J., Wu, J., Klein, R., Azen, S., Varma, R., Los Angeles Latino Eye Study Group, -. (2005). Sociodemographic factors and age-related macular degeneration in Latinos: The Los Angeles Latino Eye Study. American Journal of Ophthalmology, 139(1), 30-38. [More Information]
  • Fraser-Bell, S., Ying-Lai, M., Klein, R., Varma, R., Los Angeles Latino Eye Study Group, -. (2004). Prevalence and Associations of Epiretinal Membranes in Latinos: The Los Angeles Latino Eye Study. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 45(6), 1732-1736. [More Information]
  • Varma, R., Fraser-Bell, S., Tan, S., Klein, R., Azen, S., Los Angeles Latino Eye Study Group, -. (2004). Prevalence of age-related macular degeneration in Latinos: The Los Angeles Latino eye study. Ophthalmology, 111(7), 1288-1297. [More Information]
  • Guzowski, M., Fraser-Bell, S., Rochtchina, E., Wang, J., Mitchell, P. (2003). Asymmetric refraction in an older population: the Blue Mountains Eye Study. American Journal of Ophthalmology, 136(3), 551-553.
  • Fraser-Bell, S., Varma, R. (2003). Eye Disease in Latinos. International Ophthalmology Clinics, 43(4), 79-89.
  • Fraser-Bell, S., Guzowski, M., Rochtchina, E., Wang, J., Mitchell, P. (2003). Five-year cumulative incidence and progression of epiretinal membranes. Ophthalmology, 110(1), 34-40.

2014

  • Vaze, A., Fraser-Bell, S., Gillies, M. (2014). Reasons for discontinuation of intravitreal vascular endothelial growth factor inhibitors in neovascular age-related macular degeneration. Retina, 34(9), 1774-1778. [More Information]

2013

  • Liew, G., Quin, G., Gillies, M., Fraser-Bell, S. (2013). Central serous chorioretinopathy: a review of epidemiology and pathophysiology. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 41(2), 201-214. [More Information]
  • Quin, G., Liew, G., Ho, I., Gillies, M., Fraser-Bell, S. (2013). Diagnosis and interventions for central serous chorioretinopathy: review and update. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 41(2), 187-200. [More Information]
  • Karim, R., Sykakis, E., Lightman, S., Fraser-Bell, S. (2013). Interventions for the treatment of uveitic macular edema: a systematic review and meta analysis. Clinical Ophthalmology, 7, 1109-1144. [More Information]

2012

  • Rajendram, R., Fraser-Bell, S., Kaines, A., Michaelides, M., Hamilton, R., Esposti, S., Peto, T., Egan, C., Bunce, C., Leslie, R., et al (2012). A 2-Year Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial of Intravitreal Bevacizumab or Laser Therapy (BOLT) in the Management of Diabetic Macular Edema: 24-Month Data: Report 3. Archives of Ophthalmology, 130(8), 972-979. [More Information]
  • Salem, W., Fraser-Bell, S., Gillies, M. (2012). Clinical development of new treatments for diabetic macular oedema. Clinical & Experimental Optometry, 95(3), 297-305. [More Information]

2011

  • Fung, A., Azar, D., Fraser-Bell, S., McCluskey, P., Grigg, J. (2011). Ockham's razor revisited: decreased visual acuity secondary to keratoconus in a patient with intracranial hypertension. BMJ Case Reports, 2011, bcr0520103030-bcr0520103030. [More Information]
  • Fung, A., Azar, D., Fraser-Bell, S., McCluskey, P., Grigg, J. (2011). Ockham's razor revisited: Decreased visual acuity secondary to keratoconus in a patient with intracranial hypertension. BMJ Case Reports, 2011 (17 February 2011). [More Information]
  • Atan, D., Fraser-Bell, S., Plskova, J., Kuffova, L., Hogan, A., Tufail, A., Kilmartin, D., Forrester, J., Bidwell, J., Dick, A., et al (2011). Punctate inner choroidopathy and multifocal choroiditis with panuveitis share haplotypic associations with IL10 and TNF loci. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 52(6), 3573-3581. [More Information]
  • Fraser-Bell, S., Gillies, M. (2011). Retinal conditions - Part 1. Australian Doctor, 22, 27-32.
  • Fraser-Bell, S., Gillies, M. (2011). Retinal conditions - Part 2. Australian Doctor, 29, 25-32.

2010

  • Michaelides, M., Kaines, A., Hamilton, R., Fraser-Bell, S., Rajendram, R., Quhill, F., Boos, C., Xing, W., Egan, C., Peto, T., et al (2010). A prospective randomized trial of intravitreal bevacizumab or laser therapy in the management of diabetic macular edema (BOLT study) 12-month data: report 2. Ophthalmology, 117(6), 1078-1086. [More Information]
  • Atan, D., Fraser-Bell, S., Plskova, J., Kuffova, L., Hogan, A., Tufail, A., Kilmartin, D., Forrester, J., Bidwell, J., Dick, A., et al (2010). Cytokine polymorphism in noninfectious uveitis. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 51(8), 4133-4142. [More Information]
  • Michaelides, M., Fraser-Bell, S., Hamilton, R., Kaines, A., Egan, C., Bunce, C., Peto, T. (2010). Macular perfusion determined by fundus fluorescein angiography at the 4-month time point in a prospective randomized trial of intravitreal bevacizumab or laser therapy in the management of diabetic macular edema (Bolt Study): Report 1. Retina: the Journal of Retinal and Vitreous Diseases, 30(5), 781-786. [More Information]
  • Fraser-Bell, S., Choudhury, F., Klein, R., Azen, S., Varma, R. (2010). Ocular Risk Factors for Age-Related Macular Degeneration: The Los Angeles Latino Eye Study. American Journal of Ophthalmology, 149(5), 735-740. [More Information]
  • Essex, R., Wong, J., Fraser-Bell, S., Sandbach, J., Tufail, A., Bird, A., Dowler, J. (2010). Punctate inner choroidopathy: Clinical Features and outcomes. Archives of Ophthalmology, 128(8), 982-987. [More Information]

2009

  • Hooper, C., Lamoureux, E., Lim, L., Fraser-Bell, S., Yeoh, J., Harper, C., Keeffe, J., Guymer, R. (2009). Cataract surgery in high-risk age-related macular degeneration: A randomized controlled trial. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 37(6), 570-576. [More Information]

2008

  • Fraser-Bell, S., Pavesio, C. (2008). Advances in the treatment of intermediate and posterior uveitis. Expert Review of Ophthalmology, 3(4), 449-456. [More Information]
  • Fraser-Bell, S., Wu, J., Klein, R., Azen, S., Hooper, C., Foong, A., Varma, R. (2008). Cardiovascular risk factors and age-related macular degeneration: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study. American Journal of Ophthalmology, 145(2), 308-316. [More Information]
  • Fraser-Bell, S., Kaines, A., Hykin, P. (2008). Update on treatments for diabetic macular edema. Current Opinion in Ophthalmology, 19(3), 185-189. [More Information]

2007

  • Fung, A., Fraser-Bell, S., Ojaimi, E., Sutton, G. (2007). In vivo confocal microscopy and polarizing microscopy of the cornea in a patient with nephropathic cystinosis. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 35, 292-293. [More Information]

2006

  • Hooper, C., Fraser-Bell, S., Farinelli, A., Grigg, J. (2006). Complicated hyphaema: think sickle. Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, 34(4), 377-378.
  • Fraser-Bell, S., Wu, J., Klein, R., Azen, S., Varma, R., Latino Eye Study Group, L. (2006). Smoking, Alcohol Intake, Estrogen Use, and Age-related Macular Degeneration in Latinos: the Los Angeles Latino Eye Study. American Journal of Ophthalmology, 141(1), 79-87. [More Information]

2005

  • De Moura, C., Fraser-Bell, S., Stout, A., Labree, L., Nilfors, M., Varma, R. (2005). Experience with the Baerveldt glaucoma implant in the management of pediatric glaucoma. American Journal of Ophthalmology, 139(5), 847-854. [More Information]
  • Shufelt, C., Fraser-Bell, S., Ying-Lai, M., Torres, M., Varma, R., Los Angeles Latino Eye Study Group, -. (2005). Refractive error, ocular biometry, and lens opalescence in an adult population: The Los Angeles Latino Eye Study. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 46(12), 4450-4460. [More Information]
  • Fraser-Bell, S., Donofrio, J., Wu, J., Klein, R., Azen, S., Varma, R., Los Angeles Latino Eye Study Group, -. (2005). Sociodemographic factors and age-related macular degeneration in Latinos: The Los Angeles Latino Eye Study. American Journal of Ophthalmology, 139(1), 30-38. [More Information]

2004

  • Fraser-Bell, S., Ying-Lai, M., Klein, R., Varma, R., Los Angeles Latino Eye Study Group, -. (2004). Prevalence and Associations of Epiretinal Membranes in Latinos: The Los Angeles Latino Eye Study. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 45(6), 1732-1736. [More Information]
  • Varma, R., Fraser-Bell, S., Tan, S., Klein, R., Azen, S., Los Angeles Latino Eye Study Group, -. (2004). Prevalence of age-related macular degeneration in Latinos: The Los Angeles Latino eye study. Ophthalmology, 111(7), 1288-1297. [More Information]

2003

  • Guzowski, M., Fraser-Bell, S., Rochtchina, E., Wang, J., Mitchell, P. (2003). Asymmetric refraction in an older population: the Blue Mountains Eye Study. American Journal of Ophthalmology, 136(3), 551-553.
  • Fraser-Bell, S., Varma, R. (2003). Eye Disease in Latinos. International Ophthalmology Clinics, 43(4), 79-89.
  • Fraser-Bell, S., Guzowski, M., Rochtchina, E., Wang, J., Mitchell, P. (2003). Five-year cumulative incidence and progression of epiretinal membranes. Ophthalmology, 110(1), 34-40.

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