Sophie Deng

Sophie X. Deng, M.D., Ph.D., holds the Joan and Jerome Snyder Chair in Cornea Diseases.

Publications:

Bonnet C, González S, Deng SX. Ocular Surface Regeneration by Limbal Stem Cells Therapies: State of the Art, Challenges, and Perspectives. Stem Cells Transl Med. 2023 Nov 03; 12(11):714-719. view on PubMed

Gibson D, Tran T, Raveendran V, Bonnet C, Siu N, Vinet M, Stoddard-Bennett T, Arnold C, Deng SX, Speier W. Latent diffusion augmentation enhances deep learning analysis of neuro-morphology in limbal stem cell deficiency. Front Med (Lausanne). 2023; 10:1270570. view on PubMed

Bonnet C, González S, Deng SX, Zheng JJ. Wnt activation as a potential therapeutic approach to treat partial limbal stem cell deficiency. Sci Rep. 2023 09 21; 13(1):15670. view on PubMed

Bonnet C, Ruiz M, Gonzalez S, Tseng CH, Bourges JL, Behar-Cohen F, Deng SX. Single mRNA detection of Wnt signaling pathway in the human limbus. Exp Eye Res. 2023 04; 229:109337. view on PubMed

Lee JY, Knight RJ, Deng SX. Future regenerative therapies for corneal disease. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2023 May 01; 34(3):267-272. view on PubMed

Lyu N, Knight R, Robertson SYT, Dos Santos A, Zhang C, Ma C, Xu J, Zheng J, Deng SX. Stability and Function of Extracellular Vesicles Derived from Immortalized Human Corneal Stromal Stem Cells: A Proof of Concept Study. AAPS J. 2022 12 05; 25(1):8. view on PubMed

Le B, Bonnet C, Yung M, Deng SX. Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty in eyes with glaucoma. Taiwan J Ophthalmol. 2023 Jan-Mar; 13(1):13-20. view on PubMed

Niruthisard D, Bonnet C, Tanasugarn L, Le B, Deng SX. Autologous Serum Eye Drops in the Management of Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency Associated With Glaucoma Surgery. Eye Contact Lens. 2023 Jan 01; 49(1):19-24. view on PubMed

Dos Santos A, Lyu N, Balayan A, Knight R, Zhuo KS, Sun Y, Xu J, Funderburgh ML, Funderburgh JL, Deng SX. Generation of Functional Immortalized Human Corneal Stromal Stem Cells. Int J Mol Sci. 2022 Nov 02; 23(21). view on PubMed

Bonnet C, Tseng CH, Kruse F, Deng SX. Comment on: Long-Term Outcome After Superficial Keratectomy of the Abnormal Epithelium for Partial Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency. Am J Ophthalmol. 2022 06; 238:202-203. view on PubMed

Roberts JS, Ma C, Robertson SYT, Kang S, Han CS, Deng SX, Zheng JJ. R-etodolac is a more potent Wnt signaling inhibitor than enantiomer, S-etodolac. Biochem Biophys Rep. 2022 Jul; 30:101231. view on PubMed

Zhong Z, Wang J, Tian J, Deng X, Balayan A, Sun Y, Xiang Y, Guan J, Schimelman J, Hwang H, You S, Wu X, Ma C, Shi X, Yao E, Deng SX, Chen S. Rapid 3D bioprinting of a multicellular model recapitulating pterygium microenvironment. Biomaterials. 2022 03; 282:121391. view on PubMed

Hu Y, Baggio M, Dabironezare S, Tamminen A, Toy B, Ala-Laurinaho J, Brown E, Llombart N, Deng SX, Wallace V, Taylor ZD. 650 GHz imaging as alignment verification for millimeter wave corneal reflectometry. IEEE Trans Terahertz Sci Technol. 2022 Mar; 12(2):151-164. view on PubMed

Bonnet C, Chauhan T, Encampira Luna E, Le Q, Tseng CH, Deng SX. Cell Morphology as an In Vivo Parameter for the Diagnosis of Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency. Cornea. 2022 Aug 01; 41(8):995-1001. view on PubMed

Le Q, Chauhan T, Cordova D, Tseng CH, Deng SX. Biomarkers of in vivo limbal stem cell function. Ocul Surf. 2022 01; 23:123-130. view on PubMed

Robertson SYT, Roberts JS, Deng SX. Regulation of Limbal Epithelial Stem Cells: Importance of the Niche. Int J Mol Sci. 2021 Nov 05; 22(21). view on PubMed

Liang Q, Le Q, Wang L, Cordova D, Baclagon E, Garrido SG, Levin M, Jin Y, Tseng CH, Rao J, Deng SX. Cytokeratin 13 Is a New Biomarker for the Diagnosis of Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency. Cornea. 2022 Jul 01; 41(7):867-873. view on PubMed

Bonnet C, Lee A, Shibayama VP, Tseng CH, Deng SX. Clinical outcomes and complications of fluid-filled scleral lens devices for the management of limbal stem cell deficiency. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2023 02; 46(1):101528. view on PubMed

Bonnet C, Oh D, Mei H, Robertson S, Chang D, Bourges JL, Behar-Cohen F, Zheng JJ, Deng SX. Wnt6 plays a complex role in maintaining human limbal stem/progenitor cells. Sci Rep. 2021 10 22; 11(1):20948. view on PubMed

Gupta K, Unhale R, Garner OB, Deng SX, M Fung SS. Infectious Keratitis Isolates and Susceptibility in Southern California. Cornea. 2022 Sep 01; 41(9):1094-1102. view on PubMed

Bonnet C, Vazirnia P, Deng SX, Aldave AJ, Miller KM. Sutured Custom Foldable Silicone Artificial Iris Implantation Combined With Intraocular Lens Implantation and Penetrating Keratoplasty: Safety and Efficacy Outcomes. Cornea. 2021 Oct 01; 40(10):1236-1247. view on PubMed

Zhong Z, Balayan A, Tian J, Xiang Y, Hwang HH, Wu X, Deng X, Schimelman J, Sun Y, Ma C, Dos Santos A, You S, Tang M, Yao E, Shi X, Steinmetz NF, Deng SX, Chen S. Bioprinting of dual ECM scaffolds encapsulating limbal stem/progenitor cells in active and quiescent statuses. Biofabrication. 2021 08 13; 13(4). view on PubMed

Bonnet C, Brahmbhatt A, Deng SX, Zheng JJ. Wnt signaling activation: targets and therapeutic opportunities for stem cell therapy and regenerative medicine. RSC Chem Biol. 2021 Aug 05; 2(4):1144-1157. view on PubMed

Bonnet C, González S, Roberts JS, Robertson SYT, Ruiz M, Zheng J, Deng SX. Human limbal epithelial stem cell regulation, bioengineering and function. Prog Retin Eye Res. 2021 11; 85:100956. view on PubMed

Bonnet C, Roberts JS, Deng SX. Limbal stem cell diseases. Exp Eye Res. 2021 04; 205:108437. view on PubMed

Deng SX, Dos Santos A, Gee S. Therapeutic Potential of Extracellular Vesicles for the Treatment of Corneal Injuries and Scars. Transl Vis Sci Technol. 2020 11; 9(12):1. view on PubMed

Lee Lenis T, Zhang W, Shibayama V, Al-Hashimi S, Aldave AJ, Deng SX, Fung SSM. Mulitmodal Corneal Imaging of Genetically Confirmed Keratitis-Ichthyosis-Deafness Syndrome. Cornea. 2020 Nov; 39(11):1446-1449. view on PubMed

Deng SX, Kruse F, Gomes JAP, Chan CC, Daya S, Dana R, Figueiredo FC, Kinoshita S, Rama P, Sangwan V, Slomovic AR, Tan D, and the International Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency Working Group. Global Consensus on the Management of Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency. Cornea. 2020 Oct; 39(10):1291-1302. view on PubMed

Liang Q, Tseng CH, Deng SX. Reply to Comment on: Corneal Epithelial Thickness Measured Using AS-OCT as a Diagnostic Parameter for Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency. Am J Ophthalmol. 2020 12; 220:218-219. view on PubMed

Hernáez-Moya R, González S, Urkaregi A, Pijoan JI, Deng SX, Andollo N. Expansion of Human Limbal Epithelial Stem/Progenitor Cells Using Different Human Sera: A Multivariate Statistical Analysis. Int J Mol Sci. 2020 Aug 25; 21(17). view on PubMed

González S, Halabi M, Ju D, Tsai M, Deng SX. Role of Jagged1-mediated Notch Signaling Activation in the Differentiation and Stratification of the Human Limbal Epithelium. Cells. 2020 08 22; 9(9). view on PubMed

Bonnet C, Ghaffari R, Alkadi T, Law SK, Caprioli J, Yu F, Deng SX. Long-Term Outcomes of Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty in Eyes with Prior Glaucoma Surgery. Am J Ophthalmol. 2020 10; 218:288-295. view on PubMed

Gupta K, Deng SX. Corneal Endothelial Decompensation. Klin Monbl Augenheilkd. 2020 Jun; 237(6):745-753. view on PubMed

Shen JF, Deng S, Hammersmith KM, Kuo AN, Li JY, Weikert MP, Shtein RM. Intraocular Lens Implantation in the Absence of Zonular Support: An Outcomes and Safety Update: A Report by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Ophthalmology. 2020 09; 127(9):1234-1258. view on PubMed

Le Q, Chauhan T, Yung M, Tseng CH, Deng SX. Outcomes of Limbal Stem Cell Transplant: A Meta-analysis. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2020 06 01; 138(6):660-670. view on PubMed

Sun Y, Yung M, Huang L, Tseng C, Deng SX. Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency After Glaucoma Surgery. Cornea. 2020 May; 39(5):566-572. view on PubMed

Zhang C, Mei H, Robertson SYT, Lee HJ, Deng SX, Zheng JJ. A Small-Molecule Wnt Mimic Improves Human Limbal Stem Cell Ex Vivo Expansion. iScience. 2020 May 22; 23(5):101075. view on PubMed

Liang Q, Le Q, Cordova DW, Tseng CH, Deng SX. Corneal Epithelial Thickness Measured Using Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography as a Diagnostic Parameter for Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency. Am J Ophthalmol. 2020 08; 216:132-139. view on PubMed

Sun Y, Dos Santos A, Balayan A, Deng SX. Evaluation of Cryopreservation Media for the Preservation of Human Corneal Stromal Stem Cells. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2020 01; 26(1):37-43. view on PubMed

Deng SX, Borderie V, Chan CC, Dana R, Figueiredo FC, Gomes JAP, Pellegrini G, Shimmura S, Kruse FE. Reply. Cornea. 2019 12; 38(12):e56-e57. view on PubMed

Pflugfelder SC, Massaro-Giordano M, Perez VL, Hamrah P, Deng SX, Espandar L, Foster CS, Affeldt J, Seedor JA, Afshari NA, Chao W, Allegretti M, Mantelli F, Dana R. Topical Recombinant Human Nerve Growth Factor (Cenegermin) for Neurotrophic Keratopathy: A Multicenter Randomized Vehicle-Controlled Pivotal Trial. Ophthalmology. 2020 01; 127(1):14-26. view on PubMed

González S, Uhm H, Deng SX. Notch Inhibition Prevents Differentiation of Human Limbal Stem/Progenitor Cells in vitro. Sci Rep. 2019 07 17; 9(1):10373. view on PubMed

Shojaati G, Khandaker I, Funderburgh ML, Mann MM, Basu R, Stolz DB, Geary ML, Dos Santos A, Deng SX, Funderburgh JL. Mesenchymal Stem Cells Reduce Corneal Fibrosis and Inflammation via Extracellular Vesicle-Mediated Delivery of miRNA. Stem Cells Transl Med. 2019 11; 8(11):1192-1201. view on PubMed

Le Q, Chauhan T, Deng SX. Diagnostic criteria for limbal stem cell deficiency before surgical intervention-A systematic literature review and analysis. Surv Ophthalmol. 2020 Jan - Feb; 65(1):32-40. view on PubMed

Dos Santos A, Balayan A, Funderburgh ML, Ngo J, Funderburgh JL, Deng SX. Differentiation Capacity of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells into Keratocyte Lineage. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2019 07 01; 60(8):3013-3023. view on PubMed

Lin SR, Prapaipanich P, Yu F, Law SK, Caprioli J, Aldave AJ, Deng SX. Comparison of Endothelial Keratoplasty Techniques in Patients With Prior Glaucoma Surgery: A Case-Matched Study. Am J Ophthalmol. 2019 10; 206:94-101. view on PubMed

Deng SX, Borderie V, Chan CC, Dana R, Figueiredo FC, Gomes JAP, Pellegrini G, Shimmura S, Kruse FE, and The International Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency Working Group. Global Consensus on Definition, Classification, Diagnosis, and Staging of Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency. Cornea. 2019 Mar; 38(3):364-375. view on PubMed

Le Q, Deng SX. The application of human amniotic membrane in the surgical management of limbal stem cell deficiency. Ocul Surf. 2019 04; 17(2):221-229. view on PubMed

González S, Oh D, Baclagon ER, Zheng JJ, Deng SX. Wnt Signaling Is Required for the Maintenance of Human Limbal Stem/Progenitor Cells In Vitro. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2019 01 02; 60(1):107-112. view on PubMed

Aravena C, Bozkurt K, Chuephanich P, Supiyaphun C, Yu F, Deng SX. Classification of Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency Using Clinical and Confocal Grading. Cornea. 2019 Jan; 38(1):1-7. view on PubMed

Le Q, Cordova D, Xu J, Deng SX. In Vivo Evaluation of the Limbus Using Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography. Transl Vis Sci Technol. 2018 Jul; 7(4):12. view on PubMed

Le Q, Samson CM, Deng SX. A Case of Corneal Neovascularization Misdiagnosed as Total Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency. Cornea. 2018 Aug; 37(8):1067-1070. view on PubMed

Sung S, Selvin S, Bajwa N, Chantra S, Nowroozi B, Garritano J, Goell J, Li A, Deng SX, Brown E, Grundfest WS, Taylor ZD. THz imaging system for in vivo human cornea. IEEE Trans Terahertz Sci Technol. 2018 Jan; 8(1):27-37. view on PubMed

Sung S, Dabironezare S, Llombart N, Selvin S, Bajwa N, Chantra S, Nowroozi B, Garritano J, Goell J, Li A, Deng SX, Brown E, Grundfest WS, Taylor ZD. Optical System Design for Noncontact, Normal Incidence, THz Imaging of in vivo Human Cornea. IEEE Trans Terahertz Sci Technol. 2018 Jan; 8(1):1-12. view on PubMed

Le Q, Xu J, Deng SX. The diagnosis of limbal stem cell deficiency. Ocul Surf. 2018 01; 16(1):58-69. view on PubMed

Mei H, González S, Nakatsu MN, Baclagon ER, Chen FV, Deng SX. Human adipose-derived stem cells support the growth of limbal stem/progenitor cells. PLoS One. 2017; 12(10):e0186238. view on PubMed

Deng SX, Lee WB, Hammersmith KM, Kuo AN, Li JY, Shen JF, Weikert MP, Shtein RM. Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty: Safety and Outcomes: A Report by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Ophthalmology. 2018 02; 125(2):295-310. view on PubMed

Jones L, Downie LE, Korb D, Benitez-Del-Castillo JM, Dana R, Deng SX, Dong PN, Geerling G, Hida RY, Liu Y, Seo KY, Tauber J, Wakamatsu TH, Xu J, Wolffsohn JS, Craig JP. TFOS DEWS II Management and Therapy Report. Ocul Surf. 2017 07; 15(3):575-628. view on PubMed

Kulkarni M, Leszczynska A, Wei G, Winkler MA, Tang J, Funari VA, Deng N, Liu Z, Punj V, Deng SX, Ljubimov AV, Saghizadeh M. Genome-wide analysis suggests a differential microRNA signature associated with normal and diabetic human corneal limbus. Sci Rep. 2017 06 14; 7(1):3448. view on PubMed

González S, Chen L, Deng SX. Comparative Study of Xenobiotic-Free Media for the Cultivation of Human Limbal Epithelial Stem/Progenitor Cells. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2017 04; 23(4):219-227. view on PubMed

Chuephanich P, Supiyaphun C, Aravena C, Bozkurt TK, Yu F, Deng SX. Characterization of the Corneal Subbasal Nerve Plexus in Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency. Cornea. 2017 Mar; 36(3):347-352. view on PubMed

Aravena C, Yu F, Deng SX. Outcomes of Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty in Patients With Previous Glaucoma Surgery. Cornea. 2017 Mar; 36(3):284-289. view on PubMed

Chan E, Le Q, Codriansky A, Hong J, Xu J, Deng SX. Existence of Normal Limbal Epithelium in Eyes With Clinical Signs of Total Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency. Cornea. 2016 Nov; 35(11):1483-1487. view on PubMed

Le Q, Yang Y, Deng SX, Xu J. Correlation between the existence of the palisades of Vogt and limbal epithelial thickness in limbal stem cell deficiency. Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2017 Apr; 45(3):224-231. view on PubMed

Lee WB, Kaufman SC, Deng SX, Shtein RM, Rosenblatt MI. Reply. Ophthalmology. 2016 07; 123(7):e42-3. view on PubMed

Wang L, González S, Dai W, Deng S, Lu L. Effect of Hypoxia-regulated Polo-like Kinase 3 (Plk3) on Human Limbal Stem Cell Differentiation. J Biol Chem. 2016 08 05; 291(32):16519-29. view on PubMed

Pellegrini G, Lambiase A, Macaluso C, Pocobelli A, Deng S, Cavallini GM, Esteki R, Rama P. From discovery to approval of an advanced therapy medicinal product-containing stem cells, in the EU. Regen Med. 2016 06; 11(4):407-20. view on PubMed

González S, Mei H, Nakatsu MN, Baclagon ER, Deng SX. A 3D culture system enhances the ability of human bone marrow stromal cells to support the growth of limbal stem/progenitor cells. Stem Cell Res. 2016 Mar; 16(2):358-64. view on PubMed

Chen JL, Lin BR, Gee KM, Gee JA, Chung DW, Frausto RF, Deng SX, Aldave AJ. Identification of presumed pathogenic KRT3 and KRT12 gene mutations associated with Meesmann corneal dystrophy. Mol Vis. 2015; 21:1378-86. view on PubMed

Tannan A, Vo RC, Chen JL, Yu F, Deng SX, Aldave AJ. Comparison of ACIOL Retention With IOL Exchange in Patients Undergoing Descemet Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty. Cornea. 2015 Sep; 34(9):1030-4. view on PubMed

Chan EH, Chen L, Yu F, Deng SX. Epithelial Thinning in Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency. Am J Ophthalmol. 2015 Oct; 160(4):669-77.e4. view on PubMed

Chan EH, Chen L, Rao JY, Yu F, Deng SX. Limbal Basal Cell Density Decreases in Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency. Am J Ophthalmol. 2015 Oct; 160(4):678-84.e4. view on PubMed

Marcet MM, Shtein RM, Bradley EA, Deng SX, Meyer DR, Bilyk JR, Yen MT, Lee WB, Mawn LA. Safety and Efficacy of Lacrimal Drainage System Plugs for Dry Eye Syndrome: A Report by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Ophthalmology. 2015 Aug; 122(8):1681-7. view on PubMed

Sy ME, Kovoor TA, Tannan A, Choi D, Deng SX, Danesh J, Hamilton DR. Combined astigmatic keratotomy and conductive keratoplasty to correct high corneal astigmatism. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2015 May; 41(5):1050-6. view on PubMed

Lee WB, Shtein RM, Kaufman SC, Deng SX, Rosenblatt MI. Boston Keratoprosthesis: Outcomes and Complications: A Report by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Ophthalmology. 2015 Jul; 122(7):1504-11. view on PubMed

Taylor ZD, Garritano J, Sung S, Bajwa N, Bennett DB, Nowroozi B, Tewari P, Sayre J, Hubschman JP, Deng S, Brown ER, Grundfest WS. THz and mm-Wave Sensing of Corneal Tissue Water Content: Electromagnetic Modeling and Analysis. IEEE Trans Terahertz Sci Technol. 2015 Mar; 5(2):170-183. view on PubMed

Taylor ZD, Garritano J, Sung S, Bajwa N, Bennett DB, Nowroozi B, Tewari P, Sayre JW, Hubschman JP, Deng SX, Brown ER, Grundfest WS. THz and mm-Wave Sensing of Corneal Tissue Water Content: In Vivo Sensing and Imaging Results. IEEE Trans Terahertz Sci Technol. 2015 Mar; 5(2):184-196. view on PubMed

Sung S, Garritano J, Bajwa N, Deng S, Hubschman JP, Grundfest WS, Taylor ZD. Preliminary results of non-contact THz imaging of cornea. Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng. 2015 Feb 07; 9362. view on PubMed

Deng SX, Sanchez PJ, Chen L. Clinical outcomes of Descemet membrane endothelial keratoplasty using eye bank-prepared tissues. Am J Ophthalmol. 2015 Mar; 159(3):590-6. view on PubMed

Hong J, Le Q, Deng SX, Cao W, Xu J. Pseudomonas aeruginosa keratitis misdiagnosed as fungal keratitis by in vivo confocal microscopy: a case report. BMC Res Notes. 2014 Dec 13; 7:907. view on PubMed

Cui X, Hong J, Wang F, Deng SX, Yang Y, Zhu X, Wu D, Zhao Y, Xu J. Assessment of corneal epithelial thickness in dry eye patients. Optom Vis Sci. 2014 Dec; 91(12):1446-54. view on PubMed

Hong J, Qian T, Yang Y, Jiang C, Liu Z, Sun X, Deng SX, Xu J. Corneal epithelial thickness map in long-term soft contact lenses wearers. Optom Vis Sci. 2014 Dec; 91(12):1455-61. view on PubMed

Schlötzer-Schrehardt U, Bachmann BO, Tourtas T, Torricelli AA, Singh A, González S, Mei H, Deng SX, Wilson SE, Kruse FE. Ultrastructure of the posterior corneal stroma. Ophthalmology. 2015 Apr; 122(4):693-9. view on PubMed

Nakatsu MN, González S, Mei H, Deng SX. Human limbal mesenchymal cells support the growth of human corneal epithelial stem/progenitor cells. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 Oct 02; 55(10):6953-9. view on PubMed

Zarei-Ghanavati S, Alizadeh R, Deng SX. Topical interferon alpha-2b for treatment of noninvasive ocular surface squamous neoplasia with 360° limbal involvement. J Ophthalmic Vis Res. 2014 Oct-Dec; 9(4):423-6. view on PubMed

Hong J, Yu Z, Cui X, Qian T, Le Q, Wei A, Liu Z, Sun X, Deng SX, Xu J. Meibomian Gland Alteration in Patients with Primary Chronic Dacryocystitis: An In vivo Confocal Microscopy Study. Curr Eye Res. 2015; 40(8):772-9. view on PubMed

Gangalum RK, Jing Z, Bhat AM, Lee J, Nagaoka Y, Deng SX, Jiang M, Bhat SP. Expression of the HSF4 DNA binding domain-EGFP hybrid gene recreates early childhood lamellar cataract in transgenic mice. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 Aug 28; 55(11):7227-40. view on PubMed

Hong J, Yang Y, Wei A, Deng SX, Kong X, Chen J, Girard MJ, Mari JM, Xu J, Sun X. Schlemm's canal expands after trabeculectomy in patients with primary angle-closure glaucoma. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 Aug 12; 55(9):5637-42. view on PubMed

Vo RC, Stafeeva K, Aldave AJ, Stulting RD, Moore Q, Pflugfelder SC, Chungfat NC, Holsclaw DS, Margolis TP, Deng SX. Complications related to a cosmetic eye-whitening procedure. Am J Ophthalmol. 2014 Nov; 158(5):967-73. view on PubMed

Yang Y, Hong J, Deng SX, Xu J. Age-related changes in human corneal epithelial thickness measured with anterior segment optical coherence tomography. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 Jul 22; 55(8):5032-8. view on PubMed

Mei H, Nakatsu MN, Baclagon ER, Deng SX. Frizzled 7 maintains the undifferentiated state of human limbal stem/progenitor cells. Stem Cells. 2014 Apr; 32(4):938-45. view on PubMed

Aldave AJ, Chen JL, Zaman AS, Deng SX, Yu F. Outcomes after DSEK in 101 eyes with previous trabeculectomy and tube shunt implantation. Cornea. 2014 Mar; 33(3):223-9. view on PubMed

Mei H, González S, Nakatsu MN, Baclagon ER, Lopes VS, Williams DS, Deng SX. A three-dimensional culture method to expand limbal stem/progenitor cells. Tissue Eng Part C Methods. 2014 May; 20(5):393-400. view on PubMed

Kaufman SC, Jacobs DS, Lee WB, Deng SX, Rosenblatt MI, Shtein RM. Author reply: To PMID 23062647. Ophthalmology. 2013 Oct; 120(10):e70-1. view on PubMed

González S, Deng SX. Presence of native limbal stromal cells increases the expansion efficiency of limbal stem/progenitor cells in culture. Exp Eye Res. 2013 Nov; 116:169-76. view on PubMed

Kaufman SC, Jacobs DS, Lee WB, Deng SX, Rosenblatt MI, Shtein RM. Author reply: To PMID 23062647. Ophthalmology. 2013 Sep; 120(9):e60-1. view on PubMed

Hong J, Deng SX, Sun X, Xu J. Oral acyclovir for herpes simplex blepharoconjunctivitis in children. Ophthalmology. 2013 Jun; 120(6):e28. view on PubMed

Nakatsu MN, Vartanyan L, Vu DM, Ng MY, Li X, Deng SX. Preferential biological processes in the human limbus by differential gene profiling. PLoS One. 2013; 8(4):e61833. view on PubMed

Hong J, Xu J, Wei A, Deng SX, Cui X, Yu X, Sun X. A new tonometer--the Corvis ST tonometer: clinical comparison with noncontact and Goldmann applanation tonometers. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2013 Jan 23; 54(1):659-65. view on PubMed

Nakatsu MN, Deng SX. Enrichment of human corneal epithelial stem/progenitor cells by magnetic bead sorting using SSEA4 as a negative marker. Methods Mol Biol. 2013; 1014:71-7. view on PubMed

Sejpal K, Bakhtiari P, Deng SX. Presentation, diagnosis and management of limbal stem cell deficiency. Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol. 2013 Jan-Mar; 20(1):5-10. view on PubMed

Chen Y, Huang K, Nakatsu MN, Xue Z, Deng SX, Fan G. Identification of novel molecular markers through transcriptomic analysis in human fetal and adult corneal endothelial cells. Hum Mol Genet. 2013 Apr 01; 22(7):1271-9. view on PubMed

Mei H, Gonzalez S, Deng SX. Extracellular Matrix is an Important Component of Limbal Stem Cell Niche. J Funct Biomater. 2012 Dec 10; 3(4):879-94. view on PubMed

Hong J, Deng SX, Xu J. Enzymatic vitreolysis with ocriplasmin for vitreomacular traction and macular holes. N Engl J Med. 2012 11 22; 367(21):2053; author reply 2054. view on PubMed

Kaufman SC, Jacobs DS, Lee WB, Deng SX, Rosenblatt MI, Shtein RM. Options and adjuvants in surgery for pterygium: a report by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Ophthalmology. 2013 Jan; 120(1):201-8. view on PubMed

Kurbanyan K, Sejpal KD, Aldave AJ, Deng SX. In vivo confocal microscopic findings in Lisch corneal dystrophy. Cornea. 2012 Apr; 31(4):437-41. view on PubMed

Wang L, Deng SX, Lu L. Role of CTCF in EGF-induced migration of immortalized human corneal epithelial cells. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2012 Feb; 53(2):946-51. view on PubMed

Deng SX, Sejpal KD, Tang Q, Aldave AJ, Lee OL, Yu F. Characterization of limbal stem cell deficiency by in vivo laser scanning confocal microscopy: a microstructural approach. Arch Ophthalmol. 2012 Apr; 130(4):440-5. view on PubMed

Zarei-Ghanavati S, Ramirez-Miranda A, Deng SX. Limbal lacuna: a novel limbal structure detected by in vivo laser scanning confocal microscopy. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 2011 Dec 08; 42 Online:e129-31. view on PubMed

Wiaux C, Baghdasaryan E, Lee OL, Bourges JL, Deng SX, Yu F, Aldave AJ. Outcomes after Descemet stripping endothelial keratoplasty in glaucoma patients with previous trabeculectomy and tube shunt implantation. Cornea. 2011 Dec; 30(12):1304-11. view on PubMed

Truong TT, Huynh K, Nakatsu MN, Deng SX. SSEA4 is a potential negative marker for the enrichment of human corneal epithelial stem/progenitor cells. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011 Aug 11; 52(9):6315-20. view on PubMed

Nakatsu MN, Ding Z, Ng MY, Truong TT, Yu F, Deng SX. Wnt/β-catenin signaling regulates proliferation of human cornea epithelial stem/progenitor cells. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011 Jul 01; 52(7):4734-41. view on PubMed

Ramirez-Miranda A, Nakatsu MN, Zarei-Ghanavati S, Nguyen CV, Deng SX. Keratin 13 is a more specific marker of conjunctival epithelium than keratin 19. Mol Vis. 2011; 17:1652-61. view on PubMed

Zarei-Ghanavati S, Baghdasaryan E, Ramirez-Miranda A, Nguyen M, Yu F, Lee GJ, Deng SX. Elevated intraocular pressure is a common complication during active microbial keratitis. Am J Ophthalmol. 2011 Oct; 152(4):575-581.e1. view on PubMed

Hong J, Zheng T, Xu J, Deng SX, Chen L, Sun X, Le Q, Li Y. Assessment of limbus and central cornea in patients with keratolimbal allograft transplantation using in vivo laser scanning confocal microscopy: an observational study. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2011 May; 249(5):701-8. view on PubMed

Tsui I, Uslan DZ, Hubschman JP, Deng SX. Nocardia farcinica Infection of a Baerveldt implant and endophthalmitis in a patient with a Boston type I keratoprosthesis. J Glaucoma. 2010 Jun-Jul; 19(5):339-40. view on PubMed

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