Deborah Orel-Bixler
OD, OD - Doctor of Optometry PhD, PhD - Doctor of Philosophy FAAO FAAO - Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry

Title

Professor of Clinical Optometry and Vision Science

Deborah Orel-Bixler
OD, OD - Doctor of Optometry PhD, PhD - Doctor of Philosophy FAAO FAAO - Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry

Title

Professor of Clinical Optometry and Vision Science

Additional Job Duties

Chief, Infant Toddler Clinic
Chief, SVACH Clinic

Selected Publications

Orel-Bixler DA and Norcia AM: Differential growth of acuity for steady-state pattern reversal and transient pattern onset-offset VEPs. Clin Vision Sci 2: 1-9, 1987.

Day SH, Orel-Bixler DA and Norcia AM: Abnormal acuity development in infantile esotropia. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 29: 327-329, 1988.

Orel-Bixler DA. Subjective and Visual Evoked Potential measures of acuity in normal and amblyopic adults and children. Dissertation. University of California at Berkeley, 1989

Orel-Bixler DA, Haegerstrom-Portnoy G and Hall AP: Visual assessment of the multiply handicapped. Optometry Vis Sci 66:530-536, 1989.

Hall AJ, Orel-Bixler DA and Haegerstrom-Portnoy G: Special visual assessment techniques for the multihandicapped. J. Vis. Impairm. Blindn, Jan: 23, 1991.

Norcia AM, Garcia H, Humphrey R, Holmes A, Hamer RD and Orel-Bixler D: Anomalous motion VEPs in infants and in infantile esotropia. Invest Ophthal Vis Sci 32: 436-39, 1991

Hamer RD, Norcia AM, Orel-Bixler D, and Hoyt CS. Motion VEPs in late-onset esotropia. Clin Vision Sci 8: 55-62, 1993.

Orel-Bixler D, Haegerstrom-Portnoy G. Acuity development in autosomal recessive achromatopsia, in Vision Science and its Applications, 1994 Technical Digest Series, Vol 2 (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC, 1994), pp. 348-351.

Norcia AM, Hamer RD, Jampolsky A, Orel-Bixler D. Plasticity of motion processing mechanisms following surgery for infantile esotropia. Vision Res 35: 3279-96; 1995.

Orel-Bixler D. Vision Assessment for infants (birth to 2 years) with severe and multiple disabilities. In Chen D (ed.) Effective Practices in Early Intervention: Infants whose multiple disabilities include both vision and hearing loss. Manual. Cal State Northridge, 1997, pp 83-116.

Chen D, Orel-Bixler DA. Vision Tests for Infants (Video and booklet) New York: American Foundation for the Blind Press, 1997.

Ciner EB, Schmidt PP, Orel-Bixler D, et al. Vision Screening of Preschool Children: Evaluating the Past, Looking Toward the Future. Optom & Vis Sci 75: 571-584; 1998.

Ciner EB, Dobson V, Schmidt PP, … Orel-Bixler D and Schultz J. A survey of vision screening policy of preschool children in the United States. Surv Ophthalmology 43:445-457; 1999.

Vision in Preschoolers (VIP) Study Group. Visual acuity results in school-aged children and adults: Lea symbols chart versus Bailey-Lovie chart. Optom Vis Sci 2003;80:650-4.

Vision in Preschoolers (VIP) Study Group. Threshold visual acuity testing of preschool children using the crowded HOTV acuity test and the Lea symbols acuity test. J AAPOS 2003;7:396-399.

Schmidt PP for the Vision in Preschoolers Study Group. Testability of preschoolers on stereotests used to screen vision disorders. Optom Vis Sci. 2003:80:753-757.

Vision in Preschoolers (VIP) Study Group. Comparison of preschool vision screening tests as administered by licensed eyecare professionals in the Vision in Preschoolers (VIP) study. Ophthalmology2004;111:637-650.

Vision in Preschoolers (VIP) Study Group. Preschool visual acuity screening with HOTV and Lea symbols: testability and between-test agreement. Optom Vis Sci 2004; 81:678-83.

Vision in Preschoolers (VIP) Study Group. The electronic visual acuity tester: Testability in preschool children. Optom Vis Sci2004;81:238-244.

Chapters in Books

Orel-Bixler D. Electrodiagnostics, Ultrasound, Neuroimaging and Photoscreening. In Moore B (ed). Eye Care of the Infant and Young Child. Butterworth-Heinemann, Newton, MA; 1997, pp 89-122.

Orel-Bixler, D. Clinical Vision Assessments for Infants. In Chen D. Essential Elements in Early Intervention: Visual Impairment and Multiple Disabilities. American Foundation for the Blind Press: New York, New York; 1999, pp. 107-156.

Orel-Bixler, D. Postnatal Human Visual Development. In Norton T, Corliss D, Bailey J (eds.) The Psychophysical Measurement of Visual Function. Butterworth-Heinemann. Woburn, MA; 2002, pp.289-308.

Orel-Bixler, D. Vision Problems: Impairment to Blindness. In Rudolph CD, Rudolph AM (eds.) Rudolph’s Pediatrics 21st edition. McGraw Hill: New York, New York; 2002, pp. 489-498.