Jingyun Wang, PhD




  • PhD, Indiana University School of Optometry

Role at Salus University:

Selected Representative Publications:

  •  G-ROP Study Group. (2018) Ocular complications following treatment in the Postnatal Growth and Retinopathy of Prematurity (G-ROP) Study. J AAPOS. 22(2):128-133 PMID: 29548840
  • G-ROP Study Group. (2018) Development of Modified Screening Criteria for Retinopathy of Prematurity: Primary Results From the Postnatal Growth and Retinopathy of Prematurity Study. JAMA Ophthalmol. 136(9):1034-1040, PMID: 30003216
  • G-ROP Study Group. (2018) Incidence and Early Course of Retinopathy of Prematurity: Secondary Analysis of the Postnatal Growth and Retinopathy of Prematurity (G-ROP) Study. JAMA Ophthalmol. 136(12):1383-1389, PMID: 30326046
  • G-ROP Study Group and e-ROP Group. (2017) A Tiered Approach to Retinopathy of Prematurity Screening (TARP) Using a Weight Gain Predictive Model and a Telemedicine System. JAMA Ophthalmol. PMID: 28056115
  • G-ROP Study Group. (2017) Validation of the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Retinopathy of Prematurity (CHOP ROP) Model. JAMA Ophthalmol.  135(8):871-877. PMID: 28715553
  • G-ROP Study Group. (2017) Validation of the Colorado Retinopathy of Prematurity Screening Model. JAMA Ophthalmol.  136(4):409-416. PMID: 29543944
  • Cantor AJ, Wang J, Li S, Neely DE, Plager DA (2018) Long-term efficacy of endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation in the management of glaucoma following cataract surgery in children. Journal of AAPOS 22(3):188-191 PMID: 29709535
  •  Seemiller E, Wang J, Candy TR. (2016) The sensitivity of vergence responses of 5-10 week old human infants. Journal of Vision 16(3):20 PMID: 26891827
  • Wang J, Morale SE, Ren X, Birch EE. (2016) Longitudinal Development of Refractive Error in Children with Accommodative Esotropia. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 57(4):2203-12. PMID: 27116548
  • Wang J, Neely DE, Galli J, Kovarik J, Bowsher J, Damarjian T, Schliesser J, Smith HA, Donaldson D, Haider KM, Gavin JR, Sprunger DT, Plager DA. (2016) A Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial of Liquid Crystal Intermittent Occlusion Therapy Liquid Crystal Glasses vs Traditional Patching for Treatment of Moderate Unilateral Amblyopia. Journal of AAPOS, Aug;20(4):326-31. PMID: 27418249
  • Wang J & Candy TR. (2005). Higher order monochromatic aberrations of the human infant eye. Journal of Vision, 5(6), 543-555. PubMed PMID: 16097867
  • Wang J, Candy TR, Teel DFW, Jacobs RJ. (2008). The longitudinal chromatic aberration of the human infant eye. J. Opt. Soc. Am. A, 25(9), 2263-2270 (also selected into The Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics, 3(11); http://www.opticsinfobase.org/vjbo/virtual_issue.cfm) PubMed PMID: 18758552
  • Birch EE & Wang J. (2009) Stereoacuity Outcomes Following Treatment of Infantile and Accommodative Esotropia. Optom. Vision Sci, 86(6), 647-652 PubMed PMID: 19390468
  • Candy TR, Wang J & Ravikumar S. (2009) Retinal Image Quality and Postnatal Visual Experience during Infancy. Optom. Vision Sci, 86(6), 566-571 PubMed PMID: 19417704
  • Wang J, Wyatt LM, Felius J, Stager Jr. DR, Stager Sr. DR, Birch EE, Bedell HE. (2010) Onset and Progression of With-the-Rule Astigmatism in Children with Infantile Nystagmus Syndrome. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 51(1):594-601. PubMed PMID: 20019374
  • Wang J & Candy TR. (2010) The Sensitivity of the 2-4-month-old Human Infant Accommodation System. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci, 51(6):3309-17 PubMed PMID: 20042651
  • Wang J, Hatt SR, O'Connor AR, Drover JR, Adams R, Birch EE, Holmes JM. (2010) The Final Version of the Distance Randot® Stereotest: Normative Data, Reliability, and Validity. Journal of AAPOS,14(2):142-6. PubMed PMID: 20199880
  • Birch EE, Stager, Sr. DR, Wang J, O’Connor AR. (2010) Longitudinal changes in refractive error of Children with infantile esotropia. Eye, 24 (12) 1814-1821. PubMed PMID: 20199880
  • Bharadwaj SR, Wang J, Candy TR. (2011). Pupil responses to near visual demand during human visual development. Journal of Vision, 11(4):6, 1–14, http://www.journalofvision.org/content/11/4/6, doi:10.1167/11.4.6. PubMed PMID: 21482712
  • Wang J, Spencer R, Leffler JN, Birch EE. (2012) Critical Period for Foveal Fine Structure in Children with Regressed Retinopathy of Prematurity. Retina 32(2):330-9 PubMed PMID: 21900854
  • Wang J, Spencer R, Leffler JN, Birch EE. (2012) Characteristics of peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer in preterm children. American Journal of Ophthalmology, 153(5):850-855. PubMed PMID: 22310079
  • Birch EE, Wang J, Felius J, Stager, Jr. DR, Hertle RW. (2012) Fixation Control and Eye Alignment in Children Treated for Dense Congenital or Developmental Cataracts. Journal of AAPOS 16:156-160 PubMed PMID: 22525172
  • Yanni SE, Wang J, Chan M, Carroll J, Farsiu S, Leffler JN, Spencer R, Birch EE. (2012) Foveal Avascular Zone and Foveal Pit Formation after Preterm Birth. British Journal of Ophthalmology, 96(7):961-6 PubMed PMID: 22544530
  • Yanni SE, Wang J, Patel CS, Locke KI, Wen Y, Birch DG, Birch EE. (2013) Normative Reference Ranges for the Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer, Macula, and Retinal Layer Thicknesses in Children. American Journal of Ophthalmology 155:354-60. PubMed PMID: 23127751
  • Wang J, Ren X, Shen L, Yanni SE, Leffler JN, Birch EE. Development of refractive error in individual children with regressed retinopathy of prematurity. (2013) Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 54(9): 6018-24 PubMed PMID: 23920368
  • Wang J, Smith HA, Haider KM, Donaldson DL, Roberts GJ, Sprunger DT, Neely DE, Plager DA. (2014) Macular Structural Characteristics in Children with Congenital and Developmental Cataracts. Journal of AAPOS 18(5): 417-22 PubMed PMID: 25266836
  • Wang J. (2015) Compliance and Patching and Atropine Amblyopia Treatments. Vision Research (in press) PMID: 25743080
  • Lim ME, Neely DE, Wang J, Haider KM, Smith HA, Plager DA. (2015) Comparison of Circumferential and Traditional Trabeculotomy in Pediatric Glaucoma. Journal of AAPOS 19(2):145-9. PMID: 25892042
  • O’Brien SP, Wang J, Smith HA, Donaldson DA, Haider KM, Roberts GJ, Sprunger DT, Neely DE, Plager DA. (2015) Macular Structural Characteristics in Children with Down Syndrome. Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology 253(12):2317-23 PMID: 26126584

Professional Activities/Recognition/Awards:

  • Professional Memberships
    • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) (2002-present)
    • American Academy of Optometry (AAO) (2004-2007)
    • American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS) (2013-present)
    • Member on the Research Committee of the AAPOS (2013-present) International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) (2013- present)
  • Journal Reviewer (22 journals)
    • BioMed Research International
    • British Journal of Ophthalmology
    • Clinical Ophthalmology
    • Current Eye Research
    • Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
    • Investigative Ophthalmology & Vision Science (IOVS) (ranked as “Exceptionally Good Review”)
    • Japanese Journal of Ophthalmology
    • Journal of AAPOS (Journal of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus)
    • Journal of International Medical Research
    • Journal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
    • International Journal of Ophthalmology
    • Ophthalmology
    • Ophthalmologica
    • Ophthalmic Epidemiology
    • Optometry and Vision Science
    • Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics
    • Austin Journal of Clinical Ophthalmology
    • World Journal of Pediatrics
    • Clinical and Experimental Optometry
    • Journal of Clinical Ophthalmology and Research
    • JSM Ophthalmology
    • Journal of Ophthalmology
  • Editorial Board Member for:
    • Austin Journal of Clinical Ophthalmology
    • Journal of Clinical Ophthalmology and Research
    • International Journal of Ophthalmic Research
    • Journal of Ophthalmology and Visual Science