Heidi Wagner

Professor-Clinical

Contact Information

Postal address: 
338 W. 10th AVe. Room 329A Fry Hall Columbus, OH 43210

Biographical narrative

Heidi Wagner received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Ohio State University and her Master of Public Health degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She is a Professor of Clinical Optometry at the Ohio State University where she serves as the Director of Extern Programs. Previously, she was a Professor of Optometry at Nova Southeastern University where she served the College as Department Chair from 2001 – 2011. Dr. Wagner is a Diplomate in the Cornea, Contact Lenses & Refractive Technologies Section of the American Academy of Optometry as well as a Distinguished Practitioner and Fellow in the National Academies of Practice. She was the principal investigator for the Nova Southeastern University CLEK (Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of Keratoconus) Clinic, a multi-center observational study funded by the National Eye Institute. She currently serves as Co-chair of the Contact Lens Assessment in Youth (CLAY) study group.

Degrees

  • 2004, M.Public Hlth., University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • 2002, None Indicated, George Washington University School of Public Health
  • 1986, O.D., Ohio State University, The
  • 1984, B.S., Ohio State University, The

Journal articles

  • Chalmers RL, Wagner H, Kinoshita B, Sorbara L, Mitchell GL, Lam D, Richdale K, Zimmerman A. "Is purchasing lenses from the prescriber associated with better habits among soft contact lens wearers?." Contact Lens & Anterior Eye. Vol. ., (December 2016.): .-.
  • Sorbara L, Zimmerman AB, Mitchell GL, Richdale K, Lam DY, Kinoshita BT, Chalmers RL, Wagner H. "Multicenter Testing of a Risk Assessment Survey for Soft Contact Lens Wearers With Adverse Events: A Contact Lens Assessment in Youth Study." Eye & Contact Lens. Vol. ., (August 2016.): .-.
  • Richdale,Kathryn; Lam,Dawn,Y; Wagner,Heidi; Zimmerman,Aaron,B; Kinoshita,Beth,T; Chalmers,Robin; Sorbara,Luigina; Szczotka-Flynn,Loretta; Govindarajulu,Usha; Mitchell,G,Lynn. "Case-Control Pilot Study of Soft Contact Lens Wearers With Corneal Infiltrative Events and Healthy Controls.." Investigative ophthalmology & visual science. Vol. 57, no. 1. (January 2016.): 47-55.
  • Cope,Jennifer,R; Collier,Sarah,A; Rao,Maya,M; Chalmers,Robin; Mitchell,G,Lynn; Richdale,Kathryn; Wagner,Heidi; Kinoshita,Beth,T; Lam,Dawn,Y; Sorbara,Luigina; Zimmerman,Aaron; Yoder,Jonathan,S; Beach,Michael,J. "Contact Lens Wearer Demographics and Risk Behaviors for Contact Lens-Related Eye Infections - United States, 2014." MMWR-MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY WEEKLY REPORT. Vol. 64, no. 32. (August 2015.): 865-870.
  • Kinoshita,Beth,T; Chalmers,Robin,L; Mitchell,G,Lynn; Richdale,Kathryn; Lam,Dawn,Y; Sorbara,Luigina; Jansen,Meredith,E; Wagner,Heidi. "Rate of change and predictive factors for increasing minus contact lens powers in young myopes." CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL OPTOMETRY. Vol. 98, no. 4. (July 2015.): 323-329.
  • Wagner,Heidi; Richdale,Kathryn; Mitchell,G,Lynn; Lam,Dawn,Y; Jansen,Meredith,E; Kinoshita,Beth,T; Sorbara,Luigina; Chalmers,Robin,L. "Age, Behavior, Environment, and Health Factors in the Soft Contact Lens Risk Survey." OPTOMETRY AND VISION SCIENCE. Vol. 91, no. 3. (March 2014.): 252-261.
  • Richdale,Kathryn; Lam,Dawn,Y; Mitchell,G,Lynn; Chalmers,Robin,L; Jansen,Meredith,E; Kinoshita,Beth,T; Sorbara,Luigina; Wagner,Heidi. "Geographic and temporal risk factors for interruptions to soft contact lens wear in young wearers." CONTACT LENS & ANTERIOR EYE. Vol. 36, no. 5. (October 2013.): 253-258.
  • Jansen,Meredith,E; Chalmers,Robin; Mitchell,G,Lynn; Kinoshita,Beth,T; Lam,Dawn,Y; Mcmahon,Timothy,T; Richdale,Kathryn; Sorbara,Luigina; Wagner,Heidi. "Characterization of patients who report compliant and non-compliant overnight wear of soft contact lenses." CONTACT LENS & ANTERIOR EYE. Vol. 34, no. 5. (October 2011.): 229-235.
  • Wagner,Heidi; Chalmers,Robin,L; Mitchell,G,Lynn; Jansen,Meredith,E; Kinoshita,Beth,T; Lam,Dawn,Y; Mcmahon,Timothy,T; Richdale,Kathryn; Sorbara,Luigina. "Risk Factors for Interruption to Soft Contact Lens Wear in Children and Young Adults." OPTOMETRY AND VISION SCIENCE. Vol. 88, no. 8. (August 2011.): 973-980.
  • Chalmers,Robin,L; Wagner,Heidi; Mitchell,G,Lynn; Lam,Dawn,Y; Kinoshita,Beth,T; Jansen,Meredith,E; Richdale,Kathryn; Sorbara,Luigina; Mcmahon,Timothy,T. "Age and Other Risk Factors for Corneal Infiltrative and Inflammatory Events in Young Soft Contact Lens Wearers from the Contact Lens Assessment in Youth (CLAY) Study." INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE. Vol. 52, no. 9. (August 2011.): 6690-6696.
  • Lam,Dawn,Y; Kinoshita,Beth,T; Jansen,Meredith,E; Mitchell,G,Lynn; Chalmers,Robin,L; Mcmahon,Timothy,T; Richdale,Kathryn; Sorbara,Luigina; Wagner,Heidi. "Contact Lens Assessment in Youth: Methods and Baseline Findings." OPTOMETRY AND VISION SCIENCE. Vol. 88, no. 6. (June 2011.): 708-715.
  • Fink,Barbara,A; Sinnott,Loraine,T; Wagner,Heidi; Friedman,Chad; Zadnik,Karla. "The Influence of Gender and Hormone Status on the Severity and Progression of Keratoconus." CORNEA. Vol. 29, no. 1. (January 2010.): 65-72.
  • Wells,Kenney,H; Wagner,Heidi; Reich,Lewis,N; Hardigan,Patrick,C. "Military Readiness: An Exploration of the Relationship Between Marksmanship and Visual Acuity." MILITARY MEDICINE. Vol. 174, no. 4. (April 2009.): 398-402.
  • Moehnke,Terry; Wagner,Heidi. "Descemet's membrane detachment attributed to the mechanical forces of airbag deployment.." Contact lens & anterior eye. Vol. 32, no. 1. (February 2009.): 27-30.
  • Moehnke,Terry; Wagner,Heidi. "Descemet's membrane detachment attributed to the mechanical forces of airbag deployment." CONTACT LENS & ANTERIOR EYE. Vol. 32, no. 1. (February 2009.): 27-30.
  • Wagner,Heidi; Fink,Barbara,A; Zadnik,Karla. "Sex- and gender-based differences in healthy and diseased eyes.." Optometry (St. Louis, Mo.). Vol. 79, no. 11. (November 2008.): 636-652.
  • Sanders,Elizabeth; Wagner,Heidi; Reich,Lewis,N. "Visual acuity and "Balanced Progressive" simultaneous vision multifocal contact lenses." EYE & CONTACT LENS-SCIENCE AND CLINICAL PRACTICE. Vol. 34, no. 5. (September 2008.): 293-296.
  • Wagner,Heidi; Pizzimenti,Joseph,J; Daniel,Karen; Pandya,Naushira; Hardigan,Patrick,C. "Eye on diabetes - A multidisciplinary patient education intervention." DIABETES EDUCATOR. Vol. 34, no. 1. (January 2008.): 84-89.
  • Wagner,H; Barr,J,T; Zadnik,K. "Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of Keratoconus (CLEK) Study: methods and findings to date.." Contact lens & anterior eye. Vol. 30, no. 4. (September 2007.): 223-232.
  • Burns-LeGros,Denise; Wagner,Heidi. "Paragon corneal refractive therapy lens prescribed for daily wear in a post-radial keratometry patient.." Eye & contact lens. Vol. 33, no. 1. (January 2007.): 50-53.
  • Fink,B,A; Wagner,H; Steger-May,K; Rosenstiel,C; Roedigerbs,T; McMahon,T,T; Gordon,M,O; Zadnik,K. "Differences in keratoconus as a function of gender." AMERICAN JOURNAL OF OPHTHALMOLOGY. Vol. 140, no. 3. (September 2005.): 459-468.
  • Edrington,T,B; Gundel,R,E; Libassi,D,P; Wagner,H; Pierce,G,E; Walline,J,J; Barr,J,T; Olafsson,H,E; Steger-May,K; Achtenberg,J; Wilson,B,S; Gordon,M,O; Zadnik,K. "Variables affecting rigid contact lens comfort in the collaborative longitudinal evaluation of keratoconus (CLEK) study." OPTOMETRY AND VISION SCIENCE. Vol. 81, no. 3. (March 2004.): 182-188.
  • Zadnik,K; Barr,J,R; Edrington,T,B; Everett,D,F; Jameson,M; McMahon,T,T; Shin,J,A; Sterling,J,L; Wagner,H; Gordon,M,O. "Baseline findings in the collaborative longitudinal evaluation of keratoconus (CLEK) study." INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE. Vol. 39, no. 13. (December 1998.): 2537-2546.
  • Pomella K, Wagner H.. "Case report: unilateral Peters’ anomaly complicated by a corneal tattoo." Optometry and Vision Science. Vol. 75, (September 1998.): 635-9.

Honors

  • Lester E. Janoff Memorial Award, 2015
  • College of Optometry Professor of the Year, 2012 - 2013
  • Golden Apple Award, 2006
  • Diplomate, Cornea, Contact Lens and Refractive Technologies Section, 1999
  • Fellow, 1994

Abstracts

  • Zimmerman AG, Mitchell GL, Kinoshita B, Wagner H, Lam DY, Sorbara L, Richdale. "Contact Lens Risk Survey Meta-Analysis of Individuals Ages 12 to 70 Years." .. (November 2016.): -.
  • Zimmerman AB, Richdale K, Mitchell GL, Kinoshita BT, Lam Dy, Wagner H, Sorbara L, Chalmers R, Collier S, Cope J, MacGurn A, Rao MM, Beach M, Yoder J. "Contact lens wear and water exposures." .. (October 2015.): -.
  • Chalmers RL, Wagner H, Sorbara L, Mitchell GL, Kinoshita BT, Lam DY, Richdale K, Zimmerman A, Collier S, Cope J, MacGurn MM, Rao M, Beach M, Yoder J. "Is purchasing lenses from the prescriber associated with better soft lens wearer habits?." .. (October 2015.): -.
  • Collier CM, Berke-Silva S, Wagner H, Najman P, Bittner A, Janoff A, Patrick A, Schinas Z. "Clearance associated visual acuity (CAVA) study: does central clearance of scleral contact lenses impact vision in subjects with normal corneas?." #155677. (October 2015.): -.
  • Richdale K, Lam D, Wagner H, Zimmerman A, Kinoshita B, Chalmers R, Sorbara L, Mitchell GL. "Contact Lens Assessment in Youth (CLAY) Case-control pilot study of patients with symptomatic corneal inflammatory events." .. (November 2014.): -.
  • Sorbara L, Chalmers R, Wagner H, Lam D, Kinoshita B, Mitchell GL, Zimmerman A, Richdale K. "Contact lens assessment in youth: multi-center testing of a risk assessment survey for soft contact wearers with adverse events." .. (November 2014.): -.
  • Richdale K, Kinoshita BT, Jansen ME, Lam DY, Chalmers R, Mitchell GL, Sorbara L, Wagner H. "Contact lens wear and care behaviors in a non-clinical population of subjects age 12 to 21 years." .. (December 2013.): -.
  • Lam D, Richdale K, Chalmers RL, Mitchell GL, Kinoshita BT, Jansen ME, Sorbara L, Wagner H. "Repeatability of the contact lens risk survey." .. (October 2013.): -.
  • Jansen ME, Wagner H, Kinoshita BT, Mitchell GL, Chalmers RL, Richdale K, Lam DY. "Survey of perviously established risk behaviors in young soft contact lens wearers." .. (December 2012.): -.
  • Chalmers RL, Mitchell GL, Kinoshita BT, Wagner H, Jansen NE, Lam DY, Richdale K. "Survey of the relationship between age, environmental exposures and general health status in young soft contact lens wearers." .. (December 2012.): -.
  • Richdale K, Mitchell GL, Wagner H, Sorbara L, Lam DY, Kinoshita BT, Jansen ME, Chalmers RL. "Development of a soft contact lens risk assessment survey." .. (October 2012.): -.
  • Wagner H, Jansen ME, Mitchel GL, Kinoshita BT, Lam DY, Richdale K, Chalmers RL. "Age-related differences in behavior, environmental factors and general health status." .. (October 2012.): -.
  • Kinoshita BT, Chalmers RL, Mitchell GL, Jansesn ME, Lam DY, McMahon TT, Richdale K, Sorbara L, Wagner H. "Minus soft contact lens power progression in young myopes: a retrospective chart review." .. (May 2012.): -.
  • Kinoshita BT, Chalmers RL, Mitchell GL, Lam DY, Sorbara L, Jansen ME, McMahon TT. "Unique characteristics of neophyte soft contact lens wearers in the contact lens assessment in youth (CLAY) study." .. (December 2011.): -.
  • Lam DY, Chalmers RL, Mitchell GL, Kinoshita BT, Jansen Me, Wagner H. "Gender differences in soft contact lens prescribing, wearing habits and patient retention in the CLAY Study." .. (December 2011.): -.
  • Chalmers RL, Keay L, Kem J, Jansen M, Lam D, Kinoshita B, Wagner H, Sorbara G, Bullimore M, Shovlin J, Sczcotka-Flynn. "Characterizing corneal infiltrates from a 2010 case control study of soft contact lens wearers." #110796. (October 2011.): -.
  • Wagner H, Chalmers RL, Mitchell GL, Jansen ME, Kinoshita BT, Lam DY, McMahon TT, Richdale K, Sorbara L, CLAY Study Group. "Gaps in the contact lens case history: identifying items for a soft contact lens risk questionnaire." .. (May 2011.): -.
  • Sorbara L, Mitchell GL, Jansesn ME, Kinoshita BT, Lam DY, Richdale KL. "The relationship between corneal fluorescein staining and corneal infiltrates with a change in care system in North American soft CL wearers." .. (December 2010.): -.
  • Chalmers RL, Mitchel GL, Janses ME, Kinoshita BT, Richdale KL. "Age and other risk factors for serious and significant events with contact lens wear in youth." .. (December 2010.): -.
  • Jansen ME, Chalmers RL, Mitchell GL, Richdale K, Sorbara L, Lam DY. "Characterization of patients wearing contact lenses on an extended wear (EW) basis, both in and out of US FDA EW indication." .. (December 2010.): -.
  • Richdale K, Mitchell GL, Jansen ME, Kinoshita BT, Sorbara L, Wagner H. "Geographical and temporal aspects of contact lens complications in the CLAY study." .. (December 2010.): -.
  • Wagner H, Mitchell RL, Chalmers RL, Jansen ME, Kinoshita BT, Lam DY, Richdale KR, Sorbara L. "Characteristics of and risk factors for multiple ocular events that interrupt soft contact lens (SCL) wear in youth." .. (November 2010.): -.
  • Kinoshita BT, Mitchell GL, Lam DY, Chalmers RL, Wagner H, Jansen MR, Richdale KL, Sorbara L. "Prescribing patterns of soft contact lens wear in North America." .. (November 2010.): -.
  • Chalmers RL, Wagner H, Mitchell GL, Kinoshita BT, Jansen ME, Lam DY, Richdale KR. "The role of overnight wear in corneal inflammatory events from the contact lens assessment in youth (CLAY) study." .. (November 2010.): -.
  • Wagner H, Chalmers RL, Mitchell GL, Jansen JB, Kinoshita BT, Lam D, Richdale KL, Sorbara L, CLAY Study Group. "Age and events that interrupt contact lens wear in youth." .. (May 2010.): -.
  • Kinoshita BT, Lam D, Mitchell GL, Wagner H, Chalmers RL, Jansen ME, Richdale KL, Sorbara L, CLAY Study Group. "Distribution of baseline soft contact lens power by age in the contact lens assessment in youth (CLAY) study." .. (May 2010.): -.
  • Chalmers RL, Wagner H, Mitchell GL, Jansen ME, Kinoshita BT, Lam D, Richdale K, Sorbara L, CLAY Study Group. "Age and other risk factors for serious & significant events with contact lens wear in youth." .. (May 2010.): -.
  • Lam DY, Kinoshita B, Jansen ME, Mitchell GL, Chalmers RL, Richdale K, Sorbara L, Wagner H, CLAY Study Group. "Contact Lens Assessment In Youth (CLAY) study design and baseline data." .. (May 2010.): -.
  • Wagner H, Saint-Louis M, Alcinor M, Blanc S. "Many eyes of diabetes: creating culturally competent educational materials for underserved populations." #95927. (September 2009.): -.
  • Blanks G, Wagner H. "Acuity and aberrations in Rose K lenses for keratoconus." #80084. (October 2008.): -.
  • Sanders E, Wagner H, Reich LN. "Binocular distance visual acuity in "balanced progressive" simultaneous vision bifocal contact lenses." #075165. (October 2007.): -.
  • Hunerdosse JK, Wagner H, Janoff H. "Hands-on experience affects student attitudes about prescribing Nike Maxsight grey/green sport-tinted contact lenses." 78. (June 2007.): -.
  • Hunerdosse JK, Wagner H, Janoff H. "Evaluation of structured practicums designed to address core competencies in an optometric externship curriculum." .. (January 2007.): -.
  • Burns-LeGros D, Wagner H. "Paragon CT --> lens prescribed for daily wear in a post RK patient." 77. (November 2006.): -.
  • Wagner H, Pizzimenti J, Daniel K, Pandya N. "Eye on diabetes: a multidisciplinary patient education intervention." #060039. (November 2006.): -.
  • Businger U, Reich L, Wagner H. "Contact lens induced dry eye and the use of homeopathic eye drops." 82. (December 2005.): -.
  • Burns-LeGos D, Wagner H, Reich L. "Refitting patients from hema-based lenses to silicone hydrogels does not alter ocular parameters." 82. (December 2005.): -.
  • Wagner H, Gonzalez M, Reich LN. "Evaluation of contract lens-related comfort with silicone hydrogel lenses." 80. (December 2004.): -.
  • Fink B, Wagner H, Zadnik K, Nugent P. "Gender differences in healthy and diseased eyes." 81. (December 2004.): -.
  • Wagner H, Wilson B, Fink B, Zadnik K. "Gender differences in the collaborative longitudinal evaluation of kernatoconus (CLEK) study." 80. (December 2003.): -.
  • Patel P, Wagner H, Najman P, Janoff A. "Innovative uses of traditional technology for reversible correction of presbyopia and hyperopia." 80. (December 2003.): -.
  • Wagner H, Reich L. "Visual satisfaction with Ciba Focus Progressives contact lenses." 78. (December 2001.): -.
  • Edrington TB, Gundel RE, Libassi DP, Wagner H, Pierce GE, Walline JJ, Barr JT, Olafsson HE, Achtenberg J, Wilson BS. "Variables affecting rigid contact lens comfort in the collaborative longitudinal evaluation of keratoconus (CLEK) study." 78. (December 2001.): -.
  • Wagner H, Reich L. "A comparison of mesopic and photopic monocular visual acuity in bifocal contact lenses." S596. (May 2001.): -.
  • Hershom JM, Reich LN, Wagner H, Vincent CA. "Monocular distance visual acuity versus add power in bifocal contact lenses." 77. (December 2000.): -.
  • Tam C, Wagner H, Woodruff C, Byrnes SP. "Contact lens fitting considerations in pellucid marginal degeneration." 77. (December 2000.): -.
  • Wagner H, Oliver P, Coulter R. "Credentialing and privileging for optometric educators in specialty clinical services." 76. (December 1999.): -.
  • Edrington T, Gundel R, Libassi D, Wagner H, Pierce G, Walline J, Barr JT, Wilson BS, Gordon MO, CLEK Study Group. "The effect of rigid contact lens peripheral clearance on patient comfort in the Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of Keratoconus (CLEK) Study." 76. (December 1999.): -.
  • Canavan K, Wagner H, Espejo AM. "Refractive and therapeutic management considerations in Salzmann's nodular degeneration." 76. (December 1999.): -.
  • Merchea M, Barr JT, Davis LJ, Szczotka L, Wagner H. "Multi center study of the feasibility of fitting keratoconus patients with piggyback contact lenses. Ancillary study of the Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of Keratoconus Study." 76. (December 1999.): -.
  • Wagner H, Woodruff C, Rumsey JM, Rumsey KE, Byrnes SP. "Self-assessment via the World Wide Web." 74. (December 1997.): -.
  • Zadnik K, Gordon MO, Wagner H, Sterling JL, Shin JA, Jameson M, Everett DF, CLEK Study Group. "Baseline patient-reported findings from the Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of Keratoconus (CLEK) Study." 74. (December 1997.): -.
  • Pomella K, Wagner H, Woodruff C. "Peters' anomaly as an example of anterior segment dysgenesis." 73. (December 1996.): -.
  • Coulter R, Wagner H. "Recommendations and parents' perceptions: the role of parent education and compliance in pediatric eye care." 72. (December 1995.): -.
  • Wagner H, Coulter R. "Recommendations and parents' perceptions: the role of patient education and compliance in the pediatric eye care." S85. (November 1995.): -.
  • Coulter R, Wagner H. "Multidisciplinary vision screening: adapting to a multicultural population." 71. (December 1994.): -.
  • Coulter R, Wagner H. "A model for pediatric vision care in a multidisciplinary setting." S84. (November 1994.): -.

Chapters

  • Bennett ES, Wagner H.. "Rigid Lens Care and Patient Education." In Clinical Manual of Contact Lenses. 4th Edition ed. Edited by Bennett ES and Henry VA. -. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, September 2013.
  • Wagner H, Pizzimenti JJ. "Diabetic retinopathy in multicultural populations." In Diabetes in Black America: Solutions to a Public Health Crisis. Edited by Jack L.. -. Munster: Hilton Publishing Company, June 2010.