Publications by authors named "Akbar Fotouhi"

100Publications

Predicted 10-year risk of cardiovascular disease in the Islamic Republic of Iran and the body mass index paradox.

East Mediterr Health J 2020 Dec 9;26(12):1465-1472. Epub 2020 Dec 9.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran.

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December 2020

Dynamic corneal biomechanics in different cell layers: in keratoconus and normal eyes.

Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 2020 Nov 25. Epub 2020 Nov 25.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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November 2020

Detection of influenza epidemics using hidden Markov and Serfling approaches.

Transbound Emerg Dis 2020 Nov 5. Epub 2020 Nov 5.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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November 2020

Fuel type use and risk of respiratory symptoms: A cohort study of infants in the Northern region of Ghana.

Sci Total Environ 2021 Feb 25;755(Pt 1):142501. Epub 2020 Sep 25.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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February 2021

Corneal Scheimpflug Densitometry in Photorefractive Keratectomy Candidates.

Cornea 2020 Nov;39(11):1381-1388

*Noor Ophthalmology Research Center, Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran; †Translational Ophthalmology Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; ‡Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; §Ophthalmic Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; ¶Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; and ‖Noor Research Center for Ophthalmic Epidemiology, Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran.

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November 2020

Validity of a Serological Diagnostic Kit for SARS-CoV-2 Available in Iran.

Arch Iran Med 2020 09 1;23(9):629-632. Epub 2020 Sep 1.

Department of Environmental Health Engineering, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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September 2020

A spatio-temporal analysis of influenza-like illness in Iran from 2011 to 2016.

Med J Islam Repub Iran 2020 22;34:65. Epub 2020 Jun 22.

Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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June 2020

Agreement of Central Corneal Thickness Measurements between Scheimpflug Photography and Optical Low-Coherence Reflectometry in Children.

Semin Ophthalmol 2020 May 26;35(4):252-256. Epub 2020 Aug 26.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences , Tehran, Iran.

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May 2020

The Distribution of Vertical Cup-to-Disc Ratio and its Determinants in the Iranian Adult Population.

J Curr Ophthalmol 2020 Jul-Sep;32(3):226-231. Epub 2020 Jul 4.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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July 2020

Association of adverse birth outcomes with exposure to fuel type use: A prospective cohort study in the northern region of Ghana.

Heliyon 2020 Jun 8;6(6):e04169. Epub 2020 Jun 8.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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June 2020

Association of physical activity, body mass index and reproductive history with breast cancer by menopausal status in Iranian women.

Cancer Epidemiol 2020 08 5;67:101738. Epub 2020 Jun 5.

Cancer Research Center, Cancer Institute of Iran, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Breast Disease Research Center, Cancer Institute of Iran, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Cancer Biology Research Center, Cancer Institute of Iran, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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August 2020

The Effect of Cyclopentolate on Ocular Biometric Components.

Optom Vis Sci 2020 Jun;97(6):440-447

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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June 2020

Mapping the corneal thickness and volume in patients with Down syndrome: a comparative population-based study.

Arq Bras Oftalmol 2020 06 29;83(3):196-201. Epub 2020 May 29.

Noor Ophthalmology Research Center, Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran.

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June 2020

Predictors of Orthostatic Hypotension in the Elderly: Results from the Amirkola Health and Ageing Project (AHAP) Study.

J Tehran Heart Cent 2019 Oct;14(4):165-170

Children's Non-Communicable Diseases Research Center, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran.

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October 2019

Sex Differences in 28-Day Mortality of Ischemic Stroke in Iran and Its Associated Factors: A Prospective Cohort Study.

J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2020 Aug 13;29(8):104896. Epub 2020 May 13.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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August 2020

The profile of astigmatism in 6-12-year-old children in Iran.

J Optom 2021 Jan - Mar;14(1):58-68. Epub 2020 Apr 25.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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April 2020

Post-LASIK Ectasia Versus Keratoconus: An In Vivo Confocal Microscopy Study.

Cornea 2020 Aug;39(8):1006-1012

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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August 2020

Anterior chamber dimensions, angles and pupil diameter in patients with Down syndrome: A comparative population-based study.

Indian J Ophthalmol 2020 05;68(5):793-797

ASCEND Center for Biomedical Research, Morgan State University, Baltimore, MD, USA.

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May 2020

Duration of topical steroid application after photorefractive keratectomy with mitomycin C.

J Cataract Refract Surg 2020 04;46(4):622-632

From the Noor Ophthalmology Research Center, Noor Eye Hospital (Pakbin), and Translational Ophthalmology Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences (Pakbin), and Department of Psychiatric Nursing and Management, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences (Khabazkhoob), and Ophthalmic Research Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences (Pakravan), and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences (Fotouhi), and Department of Optometry, School of Rehabilitation Science, Iran University of Medical Sciences (Jafarzadehpour), and Translational Ophthalmology Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences (Aghamirsalim), and Noor Research Center for Ophthalmic Epidemiology, Noor Eye Hospital (Seyedian), and Translational Ophthalmology Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences (Hashemi), and Noor Ophthalmology Research Center, Noor Eye Hospital (Hashemi), Tehran, Iran.

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April 2020

Early diagnosis of subclinical keratoconus by wavefront parameters using Scheimpflug, Placido and Hartmann-Shack based devices.

Int Ophthalmol 2020 Jul 27;40(7):1659-1671. Epub 2020 Mar 27.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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July 2020

Individualizing the dosage of Methylphenidate in children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

BMC Med Res Methodol 2020 03 11;20(1):56. Epub 2020 Mar 11.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of public health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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March 2020

A framework for participatory selection of the school dean: Report of an experience.

J Educ Health Promot 2020 30;9:19. Epub 2020 Jan 30.

Department of General Surgery, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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January 2020

Determining the Prevalence of and the Factors Associated with Antihypertensive Medication Non-Adherence in the Gaza Strip.

Korean J Fam Med 2020 03 2. Epub 2020 Mar 2.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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March 2020

Ocular biometrics as a function of age, gender, height, weight, and its association with spherical equivalent in children.

Eur J Ophthalmol 2020 Feb 27:1120672120908722. Epub 2020 Feb 27.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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February 2020

Trend and Projection of Premature Mortality in Iran through 2030: A Modeling Study.

Arch Iran Med 2020 02 1;23(2):69-74. Epub 2020 Feb 1.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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February 2020

Socioeconomic inequality in smoking and its determinants in the Islamic Republic of Iran.

East Mediterr Health J 2020 Jan 30;26(1):29-38. Epub 2020 Jan 30.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran.

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January 2020

Comparison of the accuracy of three diagnostic criteria and estimating the prevalence of metabolic syndrome: A latent class analysis.

J Res Med Sci 2019 23;24:108. Epub 2019 Dec 23.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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December 2019

Horizontal inequity in the utilization of cataract surgery in Iran: Shahroud Eye Cohort Study, 2009-2014.

Med J Islam Repub Iran 2019 30;33:116. Epub 2019 Oct 30.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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October 2019

Obesity is the Most Important Factor for Gender Inequality in Type 2 Diabetes Incidence in an Iranian Population.

Int J Prev Med 2019 10;10:215. Epub 2019 Dec 10.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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December 2019

Keratoconus after 40 years of age: a longitudinal comparative population-based study.

Int Ophthalmol 2020 Mar 7;40(3):583-589. Epub 2019 Nov 7.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, PO Box: 14155-6446, Tehran, Iran.

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March 2020

Relationship between lifestyle pattern and blood pressure - Iranian national survey.

Sci Rep 2019 10 23;9(1):15194. Epub 2019 Oct 23.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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October 2019

Total corneal refractive power and shape in Down syndrome.

Eur J Ophthalmol 2019 Oct 21:1120672119883594. Epub 2019 Oct 21.

Noor Research Center for Ophthalmic Epidemiology, Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran.

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October 2019

National and sub-national exposure to ambient fine particulate matter (PM) and its attributable burden of disease in Iran from 1990 to 2016.

Environ Pollut 2019 Dec 4;255(Pt 1):113173. Epub 2019 Sep 4.

Non-Communicable Diseases Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Population Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Endocrinology and Metabolism Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinical Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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December 2019

Distribution of Different Corneal Topography Patterns in Iranian Schoolchildren: The Shahroud Schoolchildren Eye Cohort Study.

Eye Contact Lens 2020 May;46(3):154-159

Noor Research Center for Ophthalmic Epidemiology (H.H.), Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran; Noor Ophthalmology Research Center (R.P.), Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran; Department of Medical Surgical Nursing (M.K.), School of Nursing and Midwifery, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Refractive Errors Research Center (A.Y.), Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran; Ophthalmic Epidemiology Research Center (M.H.E.), Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Shahroud, Iran; and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (A.F.), School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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May 2020

Obesity and underweight: Serious health problems in Iranian primary school children.

Pediatr Int 2019 Oct;61(10):1030-1035

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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October 2019

The reduction of horizontal inequity in unmet refractive error: The Shahroud Eye Cohort Study, 2009-2014.

J Curr Ophthalmol 2019 Jun 27;31(2):188-194. Epub 2018 Dec 27.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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June 2019

Distribution of Keratoconus Indices in Normal Children 6 to 12 Years of Age.

Eye Contact Lens 2020 May;46(3):160-165

Noor Research Center for Ophthalmic Epidemiology (H.H.), Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran; Department of Rehabilitation Sciences (S.H.), School of Allied Medical Sciences, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran; Department of Medical Surgical Nursing (M.K.), School of Nursing and Midwifery, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Ophthalmic Epidemiology Research Center (M.H.E.), Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Shahroud, Iran; Department of Optometry (A.Y.), School of Paramedical Sciences, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran; and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (A.F.), School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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May 2020

Low light visual function after accelerated corneal Cross-Linking Protocols: 18 mW/cm2 vs. 9 mW/cm2.

Rom J Ophthalmol 2018 Oct-Dec;62(4):270-276

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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April 2019

Keratometry in children: Comparison between auto-refractokeratometer, rotating scheimpflug imaging, and biograph.

J Optom 2019 Apr - Jun;12(2):99-110. Epub 2019 Mar 14.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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April 2019

Does high-dose vitamin D supplementation impact insulin resistance and risk of development of diabetes in patients with pre-diabetes? A double-blind randomized clinical trial.

Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2019 Feb 21;148:1-9. Epub 2018 Dec 21.

Obesity Research Center, Research Institute for Endocrine Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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February 2019

Cohort Profile: Shahroud Schoolchildren Eye Cohort Study (SSCECS).

Int J Epidemiol 2019 02;48(1):27-27f

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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February 2019

Prevalence of Induced Abortion in Iran: A Comparison of Two Indirect Estimation Techniques.

Int Perspect Sex Reprod Health 2018 06 1;44(2):73-79. Epub 2018 Jun 1.

Tehran University of Medical Sciences.

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June 2018

Do patients know that physicians should be confidential? study on patients' awareness of privacy and confidentiality.

J Med Ethics Hist Med 2018 13;11. Epub 2018 Feb 13.

Assistant Professor, Department of English Language, Faculty of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran.

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February 2018

Five-Year Changes of Anterior Corneal Indices in Diabetics versus Non-Diabetics: The Shahroud Eye Cohort Study.

Curr Eye Res 2019 01 19;44(1):30-33. Epub 2018 Sep 19.

e Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health , Tehran University of Medical Sciences , Tehran , Iran.

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January 2019

Multipoint assessment of demarcation line depth after standard and accelerated cross-linking in central and inferior keratoconus.

J Curr Ophthalmol 2018 Sep 14;30(3):223-227. Epub 2018 Feb 14.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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September 2018

Lifestyle patterns in the Iranian population: Self- organizing map application.

Caspian J Intern Med 2018 ;9(3):268-275

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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January 2018

Transition in tobacco use stages and its related factors in a longitudinal study.

Environ Health Prev Med 2018 Aug 18;23(1):39. Epub 2018 Aug 18.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, PO Box: 14155-6446, Tehran, Iran.

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August 2018

Predictors of Incidence of Fall in Elderly Women; A Six-Month Cohort Study.

Bull Emerg Trauma 2018 Jul;6(3):226-232

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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July 2018

Assessment of Horizontal Inequity in Eye Care Utilization in the Iranian Middle-aged Population.

J Ophthalmic Vis Res 2018 Jul-Sep;13(3):284-292

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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August 2018

Pre-hypertension and the risk of diabetes mellitus incidence using a marginal structural model in an Iranian prospective cohort study.

Epidemiol Health 2018 23;40:e2018026. Epub 2018 Jun 23.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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August 2018

Prevalence and risk factors of glaucoma in an adult population from Shahroud, Iran.

J Curr Ophthalmol 2019 Dec 6;31(4):366-372. Epub 2018 Jun 6.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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December 2019

Healthy lifestyle behaviors and control of hypertension among adult hypertensive patients.

Sci Rep 2018 05 31;8(1):8508. Epub 2018 May 31.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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May 2018

Prevalence of prehypertension and hypertension and its risk factors in Iranian school children: a population-based study.

J Hypertens 2018 09;36(9):1816-1824

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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September 2018

Near Point of Convergence in Iranian Schoolchildren: Normative Values and Associated Factors.

Strabismus 2018 09 18;26(3):126-132. Epub 2018 May 18.

g Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health , Tehran University of Medical Sciences , Tehran , Iran.

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September 2018

Distribution of keratometry and its determinants in a general population of 6- to 12-year-old children.

Eur J Ophthalmol 2019 Jan 27;29(1):3-8. Epub 2018 Mar 27.

6 Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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January 2019

Global and regional estimates of prevalence of refractive errors: Systematic review and meta-analysis.

J Curr Ophthalmol 2018 Mar 27;30(1):3-22. Epub 2017 Sep 27.

Department of Medical Surgical Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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March 2018

Socioeconomic inequality in health domains in Tehran: a population-based cross-sectional study.

BMJ Open 2018 02 28;8(2):e018298. Epub 2018 Feb 28.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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February 2018

Overestimation of hyperopia with autorefraction compared with retinoscopy under cycloplegia in school-age children.

Br J Ophthalmol 2018 12 13;102(12):1717-1722. Epub 2018 Feb 13.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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December 2018

Economic Inequality in Presenting Vision in Shahroud, Iran: Two Decomposition Methods.

Int J Health Policy Manag 2018 01 1;7(1):59-69. Epub 2018 Jan 1.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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January 2018

Distribution of corneal thickness and its determinants in 6-12-year-old children in an Iranian general population.

J Curr Ophthalmol 2019 Jun 23;31(2):150-156. Epub 2017 Dec 23.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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June 2019

Lens power in Iranian schoolchildren: a population-based study.

Br J Ophthalmol 2018 06 31;102(6):779-783. Epub 2017 Aug 31.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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June 2018

Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity in the Middle-age Population: A Priority for the Health System.

Iran J Public Health 2017 Jun;46(6):827-834

Dept. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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June 2017

Scotopic contrast sensitivity and glare after accelerated corneal cross-linking.

Clin Exp Optom 2018 Jan 31;101(1):52-56. Epub 2017 Jul 31.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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January 2018

Does Hofstetter's equation predict the real amplitude of accommodation in children?

Clin Exp Optom 2018 Jan 17;101(1):123-128. Epub 2017 May 17.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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January 2018

Cigarette and Water-Pipe Use in Iran: Geographical Distribution and Time Trends among the Adult Population; A Pooled Analysis of National STEPS Surveys, 2006-2009.

Arch Iran Med 2017 May;20(5):295-301

Cancer Research Center, Cancer Institute of Iran, Tehran University Medical of Sciences, Tehran, I. R. of Iran, Cancer Biology Research Center, Cancer Institute of Iran, Tehran University Medical of Sciences, I. R. of Iran.

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May 2017

Meibomian gland dysfunction and its determinants in Iranian adults: A population-based study.

Cont Lens Anterior Eye 2017 Aug 10;40(4):213-216. Epub 2017 May 10.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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August 2017

Obesity and its socioeconomic determinants in Iran.

Econ Hum Biol 2017 08 31;26:144-150. Epub 2017 Mar 31.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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August 2017

Conjunctivochalasis and Related Factors in an Adult Population of Iran.

Eye Contact Lens 2018 Sep;44 Suppl 1:S206-S209

Noor Ophthalmology Research Center (H.H.), Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran; Department of Epidemiology and Biostatics (H.R., A.F.), School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; and Center for Health Related Social and Behavioral Sciences Research (M.H.E.), Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Shahroud, Iran.

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September 2018

The Distribution of Macular Thickness and Its Determinants in a Healthy Population.

Ophthalmic Epidemiol 2017 10 23;24(5):323-331. Epub 2017 Mar 23.

f Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health , Tehran University of Medical Sciences , Tehran , Iran.

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October 2017

Photopic, Mesopic, and Scotopic Visual Acuity After 18 mW/cm2 Accelerated Corneal Cross-Linking.

Eye Contact Lens 2018 Sep;44 Suppl 1:S185-S189

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (S.A., A.F.), School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; Noor Ophthalmology Research Center (H.H., M.M., S.S.), Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran; Noor Research Center for Ophthalmic Epidemiology (E.J.), Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran; and Stein Eye Institute (S.M.), University of California, Los Angeles, CA.

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September 2018

Causal Effects of Intensive Lifestyle and Metformin Interventions on Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Pre-Diabetic People: An Application of G-Estimation.

Arch Iran Med 2017 Jan;20(1):55-59

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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January 2017

Fee Splitting among General Practitioners: A Cross-Sectional Study in Iran.

Arch Iran Med 2016 Dec;19(12):861-865

Department of Health Information Management, Faculty of Allied Medicine, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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December 2016

Five-Year Incidence of Visual Impairment in Middle-Aged Iranians: The Shahroud Eye Cohort Study.

Ophthalmic Epidemiol 2017 02 14;24(1):11-16. Epub 2016 Dec 14.

c Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health , Tehran University of Medical Sciences , Tehran , Iran.

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February 2017

Assets as a Socioeconomic Status Index: Categorical Principal Components Analysis vs. Latent Class Analysis.

Arch Iran Med 2016 Nov;19(11):791-796

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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November 2016

Prevalence of Hookah Smoking and Its Related Factors Among Students of Tehran University of Medical Sciences, 2012 - 2013.

Iran J Psychiatry Behav Sci 2016 Jun 9;10(2):e4551. Epub 2016 May 9.

School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran.

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June 2016

Retinal nerve fibre layer thickness in a general population in Iran.

Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2017 Apr 8;45(3):261-269. Epub 2016 Nov 8.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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April 2017

Distribution of intraocular pressure and its determinants in an Iranian adult population.

Int J Ophthalmol 2016 18;9(8):1207-14. Epub 2016 Aug 18.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 1417613181, Iran.

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September 2016

The prevalence of ptosis in an Iranian adult population.

J Curr Ophthalmol 2016 Sep 11;28(3):142-5. Epub 2016 Jun 11.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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September 2016

Subgrouping of risky behaviors among Iranian college students: a latent class analysis.

Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 2016 22;12:1809-16. Epub 2016 Jul 22.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran.

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August 2016

Assessing the Prevalence of Publication Misconduct among Iranian Authors Using a Double List Experiment.

Iran J Public Health 2016 Jul;45(7):897-904

Dept. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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July 2016

High Incidence of Diabetes Mellitus Among a Middle-Aged Population in Iran: A Longitudinal Study.

Can J Diabetes 2016 Dec 28;40(6):570-575. Epub 2016 Jul 28.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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December 2016

Floppy Eyelid Syndrome and Its Determinants in Iranian Adults: A Population-Based Study.

Eye Contact Lens 2017 Nov;43(6):406-410

Noor Ophthalmology Research Center (H.H.), Noor Eye Hospital, Tehran, Iran; Department of Epidemiology and Biostatics (H.R., A.F.), School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran; and Center for Health Related Social and Behavioral Sciences Research (M.H.E.), Shahroud University of Medical Sciences, Shahroud, Iran.

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November 2017

Five year changes in central and peripheral corneal thickness: The Shahroud Eye Cohort Study.

Cont Lens Anterior Eye 2016 Oct 11;39(5):331-5. Epub 2016 Jun 11.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, P.O. Box 14155-6446, Tehran, Iran. Electronic address:

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October 2016

The Prevalence of Exfoliation Syndrome in an Iranian Population Aged 45-69 Years.

Ophthalmic Epidemiol 2016 10 2;23(5):303-8. Epub 2016 Jun 2.

d Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics , School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences , Tehran , Iran.

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October 2016

Higher order aberrations in a normal adult population.

J Curr Ophthalmol 2015 Sep-Dec;27(3-4):115-24. Epub 2016 Jan 5.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

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May 2016

Corneal elevation and keratoconus indices in a 40- to 64-year-old population, Shahroud Eye Study.

J Curr Ophthalmol 2015 Sep-Dec;27(3-4):92-8. Epub 2016 Jan 5.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Postal Box: 14155-6446, Tehran, Iran.

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May 2016