Original Research
1. Tan J, Weschler F, Watson S. Long-term adhesion of cyanoacrylate on human cornea. Clin Experiement Ophthalmol. 2014. Accepted
2. Samarawickrama AS, Ioannidis AS, Weschler AW, Watson SL. Bilateral corneal infections associated with topical steroid therapy prophylaxis for cytarabine arabinoside-induced keratoconjunctivitis. Leukaemia. 2013: doi:10.1038/leu.2013.237
3. Watson SL, Geerling G, Dart JKG. Clinical study of therapeutic ocular surface medium for persistent epithelial defect. Ophthalmic Res 2014;51:82-87 (DOI: 10.1159/000355065)
4. Menghini M, Knecht PB, Kaufmann C, Kovacs R, Watson SL, Landau K, Bosch M. Treatment of traumatic corneal abrasions: A three arm, prospective randomised study. Ophthalmic Research. 2013;50(1):13-8. doi: 10.1159/000347125. Epub 2013 May 3
5. Watson S, Sarris M, Kuishek M, McKelvie P, Figueria E, McCluskey P, Coroneo M, Wakefield D. Limbal dermoid epithelium shares phenotypic characteristics common to both hair epidermal and limbal epithelial stem cells. Curr Eye Res. 2013 Aug;38(8):835-42. doi: 10.3109/02713683.2013.780625
6. Karsten E, Watson SL, Foster JR. Diversity of microbial species implicated in keratitis. Open J Ophthalmol. 2012;6:110-24. Doi: 10.2174/1874364101206010110. Epub 2012 Nov 30
7. Harkin DG, Apel A, Di Girolamo N, Watson S, Brown K, Daniell MD, McGhee J, McGhee C. Current status and future prospects for cultured limbal tissue transplants in Australia and New Zealand. Clin Exp Ophthalmology. 2013;41(3):272-81. Doi: 10.1111/j.1442-9071.2012.02877.x. [Epub ahead of print]
8. Watson SL, Lee H; Barker NH. Recurrent corneal erosion. Interventions for recurrent corneal erosion. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2012, Sep 12, 9: CD001861. Doi10.1002/14651858.CD001861.pub3.
9. Foster J, Thomas K, Marcel H, Shabazi J, Watson S, Wakefield D. Surgilux: A novel thin film, laser activated bioadhesive for corneal repair. Advanced Materials Research. 2012:506:7-10
10. Echevarria T, Chow S, Watson S, Wakefield D, Di Girolamo N. Vitronectin: A Matrix Support Factor for Human Limbal Epithelial Progenitor Cells. Invest Ophthal Vis Sci. 2011 Oct 17;52(11):8138-47
11. Sanli E, Bhardwaj G, Figueira EC, Watson S, Francis I. Tunnel vision and night blindness in a working Australian father. Medical J Aust. 2011; 5th Sept 195(5):287-8
12. Shahbazi J, Marcal H, Watson S, Wakefield D, Sarris M, Foster J. Sutureless sealing of penetrating corneal wounds using a laser-activated thin film adhesive. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. 2011 Aug, Volume 43(6): 490–498
13. Foster L, Thomson K, Marcal H, Butt J, Watson S, Wakefield D. A chitosan-vancomysin composite biomaterial as a laser activated surgical adhesive with regional antimicrobial activity. Biomacromolecules. 2010 Dec 13;11(12):3563-70. Epub 2010 Nov 16
14. Knecht, PB, Kaufmann, C, Menke, MN, Watson, SL, Bosch, MM. Use of Intraoperative Fourier-Domain Anterior Segment Optical Coherence Tomography during Descemet Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty. American Journal of Ophthalmology. 2010. 150 (3): 360-365. Epub 2010 Jun 29
15. Watson SL, Daniels, JT, Geerling G, Dart JK. Clinical trials of Therapeutic Ocular Surface Medium for moderate to severe dry eye. Cornea. 2010 Nov;29(11):1241-6
16. DiGirolamo N, Watson SL. Aniridia – to be or not to be? Transplantation. 89(4):483-484, February 27, 2010.
17. DiGirolamo N, Watson SL. Contact lens-based expansion and transplantation of autologous epithelial progenitors for ocular surface reconstruction: Crossover Control Trial. Transplantation. Transplantation. 89(4):484, February 27, 2010.
18. Watson SL, Marcal H, Sarris M, Coroneo MT, Wakefield D. The effect of mesenchymal stem cell conditioned media on corneal stromal fibroblast wound healing activities. Br J Ophthalmol. 2010;94(8):1067-73. Epub 2009 Dec 3.
19. Di Girolamo N, Bosch M, Zamora K, Coroneo MT, Wakefield D, Watson SL. A contact-lens based technique for expansion and transplantation of autologous epithelial progenitors for ocular surface reconstruction. Transplantation. 2009, 87(10):1571-1578.
20. Liu L, Tiffany J, Dang Z, Dart J, Watson S, Geerling G. Nourish and Nurture – Development of a Nutrient Ocular Lubricant. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2009, 50: 2932-2939.
21. Borovick A, Bosch M, Watson SL. Clozapine-related ocular findings. Medical J Aust. 2009, Feb 190(4): 210-211.
22. Watson SL, Secker GA, Daniels JT. The effect of therapeutic human serum drops on
corneal stromal wound-healing activity. Curr Eye Res. 2008, Aug 33(8):641-52.
23. Watson SL, Barker N. Interventions for recurrent corneal erosion. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2007, Oct 17;(4):CD001861. Review.
24. Hollick EJ, Watson SL, Dart JKG, Allan BD. Legeais BioKpro III keratoprosthesis implantation: results in seven patients. Br J Ophthalmol. 2006, 90:1146-51.
25. Watson SL, Tuft S, Dart JK. Patterns of rejection following deep lamellar keratoplasty. Ophthalmology. 2006, 113:556-60.
26. Watson SL, Abiad G, Coroneo MT. Spontaneous resolution of corneal oedema following Descemet’s detachment. Clin Exp Ophthalmology 2006, 34:797-9.
27. Kehdi EE, Watson SL, Francis IC, Chong R, Bank A, Coroneo MT, Dart JK. The Spectrum of Clear Corneal Incision Cataract Wound Infection. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2005, 31:1702-6.
28. Watson SL, Rauz S, Dart JK. Limbal sparing lamellar keratoplasty. Video report. Br J Ophthalmol. 2005, Feb (
29. Watson SL, Bunce C, Allan BD. Improved safety in contemporary LASIK. Ophthalmology. 2005, 112:1375-80.
30. Versace P, Watson SL. Cornea-sparing laser in situ keratomileusis: ablation on the flap. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2005, 31:88-96.
31. Watson SL, Hollingsworth J, Tullo AB, Coroneo MT. Confocal Microscopy of Thygeson’s superficial punctate keratitis. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 2005, 33:111-2.
32. Watson SL, Ramsay A, Dart JK, Bunce C, Craig E. Comparison of deep lamellar keratoplasty and penetrating keratoplasty in patients with keratoconus. Ophthalmology, 2004, 111:1676-1682.
33. Akpek EK, Dart JK, Watson S, Christen W, Dursun D, Yoo S, O’Brien TP, Schein OD, Gottsch JD. A randomized trial of topical pithelializ 0.05% in topical steroid-resistant atopic keratoconjunctivitis. Ophthalmology 2004, 111:476-82.
34. Watson SL, Hollingsworth J, Tullo AB. Confocal Microscopy of Thygeson’s superficial punctate keratopathy. Cornea 2003, 22:294-9.
35. Verma S, Watson SL, Dart J. Mycobacterial keratitis following LASIK. J Refract Surg 2003, 19:379-80.
36. Watson SL, Coroneo MT. Corneal valance – a useful sign in epithelial basement membrane dystrophy. Eye 2003, 17(5): 660-66.
37. McKelvie PA, Francis I, Watson SL, Nuovo G. Multifocal Chorioretinal Atrophy associated with Herpes Zoster Ophthalmicus. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 2001, 29:429-32.
38. Watson SL, Tullo AB, Carley F. Treatment of superior limbic keratoconjunctivitis with a unilateral bandage contact lens. Br J Ophthalmol 2002, 86:485-6.
39. Watson SL, Francis I, Coroneo MT. Pituitary apoplexy presenting with an orbital bruit. A case report and literature review. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 2002, 30:305-7
40. Watson SL, Westland K, Pollard JD. An Electrophysiological and Histological
Study of Trypsin Induced Demyelination. J Neurol Sci 1994, 126: 116-125.

Other peer reviewed publications
41. Watson SL, Lee H. Interventions for recurrent corneal erosion. Eye. (30 August 2013) doi:10.1038/eye.2013.191
42. Menghini, M; Watson SL, Bosch, M. Corneal melting two weeks after pterygium excision with topical Mitomycin C: Successfully treated with lamellar keratoplasty and amnion membrane transplantation. Case Rep Ophthalmol 2012;3:24-29
43. Watson SL, Coroneo M. Advances in the management of dry eye. Modern Medicine South Africa. 2009, July:28-35
44. Watson SL, Coroneo M. Advances in the management of dry eye. Med Today. 2008,
45. Watson SL, Coroneo MT. Ocular Rosacea: an approach to management.
Med Today. 2007, 8:25-31
46. Watson SL. Common corneal conditions. Med Today, 2005;6:22-32
47. Watson SL. Common corneal conditions. Modern Medicine Middle East. 2005,
22: 18-27
48. Watson SL. The Dry Eye. Current Medical Literature. 2003; 13:83-91
49. Watson SL, Coroneo MT. Steroids and the Eye. Modern Medicine Middle Eastern Edition. 2002;19:66-72
50. Watson SL, Coroneo MT. Steroids and the Eye. Med Today 2001;2:79-85

Books, Chapters
51. Watson SL, Dart JKG. Acanthamoeba keratitis. In: Johnson GJ, Minassian DC, Weale RA, West SK, eds. The Epidemiology of Eye Disease, 3rd Edition, London: Arnold Publisher. 2012; Chapter 13, Section d
52. Watson SL. Therapeutic Ocular Surface Medium: Clinical and in vitro studies. PhD Thesis. The University of New South Wales, 2006.
53. Watson SL. The Role of Inflammatory Mediators in the Pathogenesis of Peripheral Nervous System Demyelination. Bsc (Med) Thesis. The University of Sydney, 1991
54. Watson SL. Suppurative keratitis. In: Wormald R, Smith L, Henshaw K, eds. Evidence-based Ophthalmology. London: BMJ books, Chapter 23
55. Watson SL, Dart JKG. Acanthamoeba keratitis. In: Johnson GJ, Minassian DC, Weale RA, West SK, eds. The Epidemiology of Eye Disease, 2nd Edition, London: Arnold Publishers, 2003; Chapter 13, Section d
56. Watson SL. Laboratory Investigation in Ophthalmology. Ocular Therapeutics Course, City University, London 2003

Published abstracts
57. Ooi K G-J, Wakefield D, Billson F, Watson SL. Topical atorvastatin for the treatment of dry eye associated blepharitis. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2013;41 (Suppl 1):35
58. Tan J, Watson SL, Foster J. Efficacy of corneal gluing procedures. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2013;41 (Suppl 1):34
59. Samarawickrama C, Ioannidis AS, Wechsler AW, Watson SL. Bilateral corneal infections from steroid prophylaxis against cytarabine keratoconjunctivitis. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2013;41 (Suppl 1):36
60. Chiu C-C M, Garside L, Watson SL. Vitamin A deficiency in Australian children. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2013;41 (Suppl 1):95
61. Leahy K, Sarris M, Di Girolamo N, Watson S, McCluskey P, White A. Immunofluorescent investigation of corneal endothelial changes associated with selective laser trabeculoplasty. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2013;41 (Suppl 1):15
62. Watson S, Ooi K, Billson F, Wakefield D. Topical atorvastatin for the treatment of dry eye associated with blepharitis. Invest Ophthalmol Vis. 2013;54:6004
63. Brown T, Tan T, Cheng J, Taylor P, Watson S. The diagnostic value of PCR in acanthamoeba keratitis. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 2012;40(S1): 29
64. Lee H, Barker N, Watson S. What is the best treatment for recurrent corneal erosions? A Cochrane review update? Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2012;40 (Supp 1):33
65. Watson S. Evidence for the management of meibomian gland disease. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2012;40 (Suppl 1): 74
66. Bosch M, Kaufmann C, Menke MN, Watson SL, Knecht PB. Use of Intraoperative Fourier-Domain Anterior Segment OCT During DSAEK. Invest Ophthalmol Vis. 2010;51: E-Abstract 766.
67. Watson SL, Barker NH. Interventions for Recurrent Corneal Erosion. Clin Experiment Ophthalmol. 2008, 36: A704
68. Watson SL, Sandhu S, Wakefield D, Sarris M. Wnt signalling in the human corneal limbus. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2008, 49: E-Abstract 6076
69. Secker G, Watson SL, Shortt AJ, Grotendorst GR, Schultz GS, Khaw PT, Daniels JT. The Effects of CTGF on HCE Cell Re–epithelialization and Migration. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2005, 46: E-Abstract 2139.
70. Watson SL, Geerling G, Dart JKG. Therapeutic Ocular Surface Medium: A Novel Therapy for Moderate to Severe Dry Eye. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2005,
46: E-Abstract 2023.
71. Watson S, Hollick EJ, Dart JKG, Allan BD. BioKpro III results at Moorfields Eye Hospital. Ophthalmic Research 2004, 36: Supplement 1; 120
72. Watson SL, Secker GA, Dart JKG, Daniels JT. The effect of human serum on human corneal fibroblast wound healing activities. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2004,
45: E-Abstract 4861
73. Watson SL, Tuft S, Dart JK. Rejection Following Deep Lamellar Keratoplasty Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2003, 44: E-Abstract 4683
74. Gottsch JD, Akpek EK, Dart JK, Watson S, Christen W, Dursun D, Yoo S, O’Brien TP, Schein OD. A Randomized, Multi-Center Trial of Topical Cyclosporin 0.05% in Steroid-Resistant Atopic Keratoconjunctivitis. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2003,
44: E-Abstract 672
75. Watson SL, Dart J, Ramsay A. Comparison of Deep Lamellar Keratoplasty and Penetrating Keratoplasty in Patients with Keratoconus. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2002, 43: E-Abstract 4174

Other articles
76. Samarawickrama C, Watson SL, McCluskey PM. Rheumatoid arthritis and the eye. M
77. Stuart A interview of Holland EJ, Watson S. Cornea. Stem cells: Anterior segment advances. Eyenet, Dec 2012;25-7
78. Watson SL. Ocular therapeutic case Studies. Differential diagnosis and management of microbial keratitis. Case Studies. Optometry Today. 2002, May 3: 26-32
79. Watson SL, Dart JKG. Infection and the red eye. CE Optometry 2002,4:92-96

80. Watson SL, Daniels J, Geerling G, Dart J Pharmaceutical preparations for and treatment of ocular surface and other disorders. International Patent Application No PCT/GB2005/000806 published on 15 September 2005, publication number WO 2005/084635. US Patent Application No. 10/590,859.
81. Ooi K, Watson SL. Improvements in Tear Film Stability. Sydnovate, The University of Sydney and NewSouth Innovations Pty Limited. Publication number WO2013113067, publication date 8th August 2013, Application number PCT/AU2013/000087

Referred journal article with acknowledgement
82. Agar, A., Yip, S.S., Hill, M.A., and Coroneo, M.T. Pressure Related Apoptosis in Neuronal Cell Lines. Journal of Neuroscience Research, 60: 495-503 (2000)

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