Prof Kovin S Naidoo

Prof Kovin S Naidoo

 

Person

Prof Kovin S Naidoo

 

Telephone

+27 (0)31 202 3811

Email

Naidook6@ukzn.ac.za

Campus

Westville

Research Interests

Public Health Optometry

Designation

Associate Professor

 Biosketch  

Researchgate Profile

 

List of Publications

JOURNAL ARTICLES

 

Refereed and Peer-Reviewed:

 

Year    Citation

2014   Jonas JB, George R, Asokan R, Flaxman SR, Keeffe J, Leasher J, Naidoo K, Pesudovs K, Price H, Vijaya L, White RA, Wong TY, Resnikoff S, Taylor HR, Bourne RR; on behalf of the Vision Loss Expert Group of the Global Burden of Disease Study. Prevalence and causes of vision loss in Central and South Asia: 1990-2010. British Journal of Ophthalmology.  2014 Jan 23. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2013-303998.

2014   Wong, T.Y., Zheng, Y., Jonas, J.B., Flaxman, S.R., Keefe, J., Leasher, J., Naidoo, K., Pesudovs, K. et al.  Prevalence and causes of vision loss in East Asia: 1990-2010.  British Journal of Ophthalmology. doi:10.1136/bjophthalmol-2013-304047

2014   Keefe, J. Taylor, H.R., Fotis, K., Pesudovs, K., Flaxman, S.R., Jonas, J.B., Leasher, J., Naidoo, K. et al.  Prevalence and causes of vision loss in Southeast Asia and Oceania: 1990-2010.  British Journal of Ophthalmology. doi:10.1136/bjophthalmol-2013-304050

2013   Murray, C.J.L., Aboyans, V., Abraham, J.P., Ackerman, I., Ahn, S.Y., Ali, M.K., Almazroa, M.A., Alvarado, M. et al.  GBD 2010 country results: a global public good.  The Lancet.  2013:

2013   Bourne, R.A., Stevens, G.A., White, R.A., Smith, J.L., Flaxman, S.R., Price, H., Jost, J.B., Keefe, J. et al.  Causes of vision loss worldwide, 1990-2010: a systematic analysis.  Lancet Global Health.  2013:

2013   Naidoo, K.S., Sweeney, D.B., Jaggernath, J. and Holden, B.A.  A population-based study of visual impairment in the Lower Tugela health district in KZN, SA.  South African Optometrist.  2013: 72:

2013   Naidoo, K.S. Gichuhi, S. Basáñez, M.G., Flaxman, S.R., Jonas, J.B., Keeffe, J., Leasher, J.L., Pesudovs, K. et al.  Prevalence and causes of vision loss in Sub-Saharan Africa: 1990-2010.  British Journal of Ophthalmology.  2013:

2013   Jaggernath, J., Gogate, P., Moodley, V. and Naidoo K.S.  Comparison of cataract surgical techniques: safety, efficacy and cost-effectiveness.  European Journal of Ophthalmology.  2013:

2013   Stevens, G., White, R., Flaxman, S.R., Price, H., Jonas, J.B., Keeffe, J., Leasher, J., Naidoo, K., et al.  Global Prevalence of Vision Impairment and Blindness.  Ophthalmology.  2013: 120: 2377-2384.

2013   Loughman J, Gonzalez Alvarez C, Verdon-Roe GM, Anderson R, Antonio Manuel R and Naidoo KS.  Impact of Computer Experience on the Viability and Repeatability of the Moorfields Motion Displacement Test in a Developing and Underserved African Setting.  Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology.  2013: 304. doi: 10.4172/2155-9570.1000304.

2013   Naidoo KS, Naidoo K, Maharaj Y, Ramson P, Wallace D and Dabideen R. Scaling up the delivery of refractive error services within a district health system: the KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa experience. BMC Health Services Research, 2013 13:361.

2013   Kumah DB, Ebri A, Abdul-Kabir M, Sadik A,  Koomson Y, Aikins S, Aikins A, Amedo A, Lartey S, Naidoo KS. Refractive Error and Visual Impairment in Private School Children in Ghana. Optometry and Vision Science.  2013: 90(12): 1456-1461.

2013   Naidoo KS, Jaggernath J, Martin C, Govender P, Chinanayi FS, Chan VF and Ramson P. Prevalence of Presbyopia and Spectacle Coverage in an African Population in Durban, South Africa. Optometry and Vision Science. 2013: 90(12):  1424-1429.

2013   VF Chan, Mebrahtu G, Ramson P, Wepo M, and Naidoo KS.  Prevalence of Refractive Error and Spectacle Coverage in Zoba Ma’ekel Eritrea: A Rapid Assessment of Refractive Error. Ophthalmic Epidemiology, 2013. 20(3); 131-137.

2013   Bourne, R et al. New Systematic Review Methodology for Visual Impairment and Blindness for the 2010 Global Burden of Disease Study.  Ophthalmic Epidemiology.  2013: 20(1): 33–39.

2012   Vos T et al.  Years lived with disability (YLDs) for 1160 sequelae of 289 diseases and injuries 1990–2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010.  The Lancet.  2012 380:2163-2196.

 

2012   Murray CJL et al. Disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for 291 diseases and injuries in 21 regions, 1990–2010: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010.  The Lancet.  2012 380:2197-2223.

2012  

Taylor HR, Jonas JB, Keeffe J, Leasher J, Naidoo KS, Pesudovs K, Resnikoff S.  Disability weights for vision disorders in Global Burden of Disease study.  Correspondence: The Lancet.  2012 381:23.

2012   Fricke TR, Holden BA, Wilson DA, Schlenther G, Naidoo KS, Resnikoff S and Frick KD.  Global cost of correcting vision impairment from uncorrected refractive error.  Bulletin of the World Health Organisation.   2012 90:728-738.

2012   Naidoo KS and Jaggernath J.  Uncorrected refractive error.  Indian Journal of Ophthalmology.   2012 60(5):432-437.

2012   He M, Abdou A, Naidoo KS, Sapkota YD, Thulasiraj RD, Varma R, Zhao J, Ellwein LB.  Prevalence and correction of near vision impairment at seven sites in China, India, Nepal, Niger, South Africa, and the United States.  American Journal of Ophthalmology.   2012 154(1):107-116.

2011   Naidoo KS, Jaggernath, Maharaj Y. Eye safety in the work environment and the role of the optometrist. Occupational Health in Southern Africa.  2011 17(3).

2011   Inderjeet Y, Naidoo KS, Dabideen R and Ramson P. The KwaZulu-Natal Child Eye Care Programme: Delivering refractive error services to primary school learners. South African Optometrist.  2011 70(2): 61-68.

2011   Govender P, Hansraj R, Naidoo KS and Visser L.  Ocular manifestations of HIV/AIDS: A literature review (Part 2).  South African Optometrist.  2011 70(2): 81-88.

2011   Wajuihian SO and Naidoo KS. A comparison of the visual status of dyslexic and non-dyslexic schoolchildren in Durban, South Africa. South African Optometrist.  2011 70(1): 29-43.

2011   Naidoo K.S, Wajuihian S: Dyslexia:  An overview.  South African Optometrist.  2011 70(2): 89-98.

2010   Naidoo, K.S., Wallace, D., Holden, B., Minto, H., Faal, H. and Dube, P.  The uncorrected refractive error challenge driving the agenda of the Durban Declaration on Refractive Error and Service Development.  Clinical & Experimental Optometry.   2010: 93: 131-136.

2010   Govender P, Hansraj R, Naidoo KS and Visser L.  Ocular manifestations of HIV/AIDS: A literature review (Part 1).  South African optometrist.   2010 69(4): 193-199.

2010   Naidoo KS Why care about Vision Wear: UV our Nations Wear (Online Journal: http://www.preventblindness.net/site/DocServer/UVinsights_v09_web.pdf?docID=2341).

2010   Mashige KP and Naidoo KS.  Optometric Practices and Practitioners in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.  South African optometrist  2010 68(2): 77-85

2010   Naidoo KS and Wallace D.  A Perspective on the Evolution and Management of Myopia.  Points de Vue.  Autumn 2010.  No. 63. 

2010   Naidoo KS, Wallace D, Holden B, Minto H, Faal H and Dube P.  The uncorrected refractive error challenge driving the agenda of the Durban Declaration on Refractive Error and Service Development.  Clinical & Experimental Optometry.  2010 93(3): 131–136.

2009   Smith TST, Frick KD, Holden BA, Fricke TR and Naidoo KS.  Potential Lost Productivity Resulting from Global Burden of Uncorrected Refractive Error.

Bulletin of the World Health Organisation.  2009 87:431-437.

2008   Gilbert CE, Ellwein LB; Pokharel GP, Zhao J, Maul E, Dandona L, Murthy GV, Naidoo KS, He M, Goh PP.  Prevalence and causes of functional low vision in school-age children: results from standardized population surveys in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.  Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science.  2008 49(3):877-881.

2008   Holden BA, Fricke TR, Ho SM, Wong R, Schlenther G, Cronjé S, Burnett A, Papas E, Naidoo KS and Frick KD.  Global vision impairment due to uncorrected presbyopia. Archives of Ophthalmology. 2008 126(12):1731-1739.

2007   Naidoo KS.  Poverty and Blindness in Africa.  Clinical and Experimental Optometry.  2007 90(6): 415-421.

2005   Naidoo K.S.  & Govender P. A comparison of non-cycloplegic and cycloplegic autorefraction of African children aged 5-15 years in KwaZulu-Natal.   South African Optometrist.  2005 64(1): 11-17. 

2004   Di Stefano, A.F., Chappell, R., Smith, D., Wallis, N., Lawless, T., Penisten, D., Norwood, B. and Naidoo, K.S.  The globalisation of optometry: challenges and opportunities in the new millennium: Part 1.  Journal of the American Optometric Association.  2004:

2004   Inderjeet Y and Naidoo KS.  Ocular Allergy: Pathogenesis and Treatment.  Vision Magazine.  2004 13:6-9. 

2003   Naidoo KS, Raghunandan A, Mashige KP, Govender P, Holden B, Pokharel G and Ellwein LB.  Refractive error and visual impairment in African children in South Africa.  Investigative ophthalmology and Visual Science. 2003 44 (9): 3764-3770.

2002   Naidoo KS and Govender P.  Pupil Evaluation: Part 2. Vision Magazine.  2002 11(2):14-17.

2002   Naidoo KS and Govender P. Pupillary Evaluation: Part 1. Vision Magazine.  2002 11(3): 6-9. 

2002   Naidoo KS and Govender P.  Case Finding in the clinic: Refractive Errors. Journal of Community Health.  2002 15 (43): 39-40.

2000   Hansraj R, Naidoo KS and Ferreira JT.  Eye Care: Private Sector versus Public Sector in KZN.  South African Optometric Association.  2000 59(1). 

2000   Naidoo KS.  Public Health Challenges Confronting World Optometry.  South African Optometric Association.   2000 59(1). 

2000   Hansraj R, Naidoo KS and Ferreira JT.  Optometry and the use of diagnostic and therapeutic pharmaceutical agents.  South African Optometric Association.  2000 59(2). 

2000   Naidoo KS.  Towards a new model in training and delivery of optometric

Education.  Optometric Education.  2000 25(2):59-61. 

1998   Naidoo KS.  Sport Related Ocular Injuries An Epidemiological and clinical challenge.  South African Optometric Association.  1998 57(1).