Melissa Bailey

Associate Professor

Contact Information

Postal address: 
338 W 10th Ave Room 468 Fry Hall Columbus, OH 43210

Biographical narrative

Melissa D Bailey, OD, PhD is an associate professor at The Ohio State University (OSU) College of Optometry. She received her optometry degree and PhD in vision science from The Ohio State University. Dr. Bailey’s research career is devoted to developing new technologies for use in eye care as well as her research on the role of the ciliary muscle in the development of myopia and accommodative function in children.

In 2015, Dr. Bailey was selected as the Early Career Innovator of the Year at The Ohio State University for her work in developing patented methods for measuring the ciliary muscle. In addition, she has teamed up with the local startup company, Sight4All, Inc., to develop new, patent-pending ways to estimate a patient’s glasses prescription and also measure eye alignment with a smart phone. Sight4All, Inc. and Dr. Bailey secured a grant from Ohio Third Frontier to finalize the software for these new technologies and take them to market.

Dr. Bailey's myopia research has been funded through the Ohio Lions Eye Research Foundation and the Ohio State University Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences (CCTS) as a KL2 scholar. Her KL2 grant funded research investigating the role of the ciliary muscle in myopia development. Data collection for many of Dr. Bailey’s research endeavors are collected in a unique research setting, thanks to a collaboration with a local science museum, the Center of Science and Industry (COSI), where she is the director of research in the Eye Pod at COSI's Labs in Life.

Dr. Bailey teaches students in the optometry curriculum at OSU, Contact Lenses I, as well as graduate seminar courses. She holds a national service appointment as the Secretary-Treasurer of the Board of Directors for the American Academy of Optometry Foundation.

Degrees

  • 2004, Ph.D., Ohio State University, The
  • 2001, O.D., Ohio State University, The
  • 2001, M.S., Ohio State University, The
  • 1997, B.S., Muskingum University

Journal articles

  • Rueff,Erin,M; Varghese,Robin,Joy; Brack,Taylor,M; Downard,Danica,E; Bailey,Melissa,D. "A Survey of Presbyopic Contact Lens Wearers in a University Setting." OPTOMETRY AND VISION SCIENCE. Vol. 93, no. 8. (August 2016.): 848-854.
  • Rueff, Erin M.; King-Smith, P. Ewen; Bailey, Melissa D.. "Can Binocular Vision Disorders Contribute to Contact Lens Discomfort?." Optometry and Vision Science. Vol. 92, no. 9. (September 2015.): 214-21.
  • Kuchem,Mallory,K; Sinnott,Loraine,T; Kao,Chiu-Yen; Bailey,Melissa,D. "Ciliary Muscle Thickness in Anisometropia." OPTOMETRY AND VISION SCIENCE. Vol. 90, no. 11. (November 2013.): 1312-1320.
  • King-Smith,P,Ewen; Bailey,Melissa,D; Braun,Richard,J. "Four Characteristics and a Model of an Effective Tear Film Lipid Layer (TFLL).." ocular surface. Vol. 11, no. 4. (October 2013.): 236-245.
  • Pucker,Andrew,D; Sinnott,Loraine,T; Kao,Chiu-Yen; Bailey,Melissa,D. "Region-specific Relationships Between Refractive Error and Ciliary Muscle Thickness in Children." INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE. Vol. 54, no. 7. (July 2013.): 4710-4716.
  • Richdale, K; Bailey, MD; Sinnott, LT; Kao, CY; Zadnik, K; Bullimore, MA. "The effect of phenylephrine on the ciliary muscle and accommodation." Optometry and Vision Science. Vol. 89, no. 10. (October 2012.): 1507-11.
  • Richdale,Kathryn; Bailey,Melissa,D; Sinnott,Loraine,T; Kao,Chiu-Yen; Zadnik,Karla; Bullimore,Mark,A. "The Effect of Phenylephrine on the Ciliary Muscle and Accommodation." OPTOMETRY AND VISION SCIENCE. Vol. 89, no. 10. (October 2012.): 1507-1511.
  • Lossing,Laura,Ashley; Sinnott,Loraine,T; Kao,Chiu-Yen; Richdale,Kathryn; Bailey,Melissa,D. "Measuring Changes in Ciliary Muscle Thickness with Accommodation in Young Adults." Optometry and Vision Science. Vol. 89, no. 5. (May 2012.): 719-726.
  • Lewis,Helen,Annie; Kao,Chiu-Yen; Sinnott,Loraine,T; Bailey,Melissa,D. "Changes in ciliary muscle thickness during accommodation in children." Optometry and Vision Science. Vol. 89, no. 5. (May 2012.): 727-737.
  • Mutti,Donald,O; Cooper,Margaret,E; Dragan,Ecaterina; Jones-Jordan,Lisa,A; Bailey,Melissa,D; Marazita,Mary,L; Murray,Jeffrey,C; Zadnik,Karla. "Vitamin D Receptor (VDR) and Group-Specific Component (GC, Vitamin D-Binding Protein) Polymorphisms in Myopia." INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE. Vol. 52, no. 6. (May 2011.): 3818-3824.
  • Bailey,Melissa,D. "How should we measure the ciliary muscle?." INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE. Vol. 52, no. 3. (March 2011.): 1817-1818.
  • Kao,Chiu-Yen; Richdale,Kathryn; Sinnott,Loraine,T; Grillott,Lauren,E; Bailey,Melissa,D. "Semiautomatic extraction algorithm for images of the ciliary muscle." Optometry and Vision Science. Vol. 88, no. 2. (February 2011.): 275-289.
  • Bailey, MD. "The ciliary body and refractive error." Review of Optometry. Vol. 21, (February 2010.): 55-.
  • Schultz,Kristin,E; Sinnott,Loraine,T; Mutti,Donald,O; Bailey,Melissa,D. "Accommodative Fluctuations, Lens Tension, and Ciliary Body Thickness in Children." Optometry and Vision Science. Vol. 86, no. 6. (June 2009.): 677-684.
  • Lehman,Bret,M; Berntsen,David,A; Bailey,Melissa,D; Zadnik,Karla. "Validation of Optical Coherence Tomography-Based Crystalline Lens Thickness Measurements in Children." Optometry and Vision Science. Vol. 86, no. 3. (March 2009.): 181-187.
  • Lehman, BM; Berntsen, DA; Bailey, MD; Zadnik, K. "Validation of optical coherence tomography-based crystalline lens thickness measurements in children." Optometry and Vision Science. Vol. 86, no. 3. (January 2009.): 181-187.
  • Bailey,Melissa,D; Sinnott,Loraine,T; Mutti,Donald,O. "Ciliary body thickness and refractive error in children." INVESTIGATIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE. Vol. 49, no. 10. (October 2008.): 4353-4360.
  • Bailey,Melissa,D; Zadnik,Karla. "Outcomes of LASIK for myopia with FDA-approved lasers." Cornea. Vol. 26, no. 3. (April 2007.): 246-254.
  • Bailey, MD; Zadnik, K. "Outcomes of LASIK for myopia with FDA-approved lasers.." Cornea. Vol. 26, no. 3. (January 2007.): 246-254.
  • Bailey,M,D; Twa,M,D; Mitchell,G,L; Dhaliwal,D,K; Jones,L,A; McMahon,T,T. "Repeatability of autorefraction and axial length measurements after laser in situ keratomileusis." Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Vol. 31, no. 5. (May 2005.): 1025-1034.
  • Twa,M; Bailey,M; Bullimore,M; Hayes,J. "Duration of pupillary constriction in response to a photographic flash - Reply." Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Vol. 31, no. 3. (March 2005.): 456-457.
  • Bailey, MD; Twa, MD; Mitchell, GL; Dhaliwal, DK; Jones, LA; McMahon, TT. "Repeatability of autorefraction and axial length measurements after laser in situ keratomileusis.." Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Vol. 31, no. 5. (January 2005.): 1025-1034.
  • Bailey,M,D; Mitchell,G,L; Dhaliwal,D,K; Wachler,B,SB; Olson,M,D; Shovlin,J,P; Pascucci,S,E; Zadnik,K. "Reasons patients recommend laser in situ keratomileusis." Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Vol. 30, no. 9. (September 2004.): 1861-1866.
  • Bailey,M,D; Olson,M,D; Bullimore,M,A; Jones,L; Maloney,R,K. "The effect of LASIK on best-corrected high- and low-contrast visual acuity." Optometry and Vision Science. Vol. 81, no. 5. (May 2004.): 362-368.
  • Twa,M,D; Bailey,M,D; Hayes,J; Bullimore,M. "Estimation of pupil size by digital photography." Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Vol. 30, no. 2. (February 2004.): 381-389.
  • Bailey, MD; Mitchell, GL; Dhaliwal, DK; Boxer-Wachler, BS; Olson, MD; Shovlin, JP; Pascucci, SE; Zadnik, K. "Reasons patients recommend laser in situ keratomileusis." Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Vol. 30, no. 9. (January 2004.): 1861-1866.
  • Bailey,M,D; Mitchell,G,L; Dhaliwal,D,K; Wachler,B,SB; Zadnik,K. "Patient satisfaction and visual symptoms after laser in situ keratomileusis." Ophthalmology. Vol. 110, no. 7. (July 2003.): 1371-1378.
  • Bailey, MD; Mitchell, GL; Dhaliwal, DK; Boxer-Wachler, BS; Zadnik, K. "Patient satisfaction and visual symptoms after laser in situ keratomileusis." Ophthalmology. Vol. 110, no. 7. (January 2003.): 1371-1378.
  • Rah,M,J; Jackson,J,M; Jones,L,A; Marsden,H,J; Bailey,M,D; Barr,J,T. "Overnight orthokeratology: Preliminary results of the lenses and overnight orthokeratology (LOOK) study." Optometry and Vision Science. Vol. 79, no. 9. (September 2002.): 598-605.
  • Rah,Marjorie,J; Barr,Joseph,T; Bailey,Melissa,D. "Corneal pigmentation in overnight orthokeratology: a case series.." Optometry (St. Louis, Mo.). Vol. 73, no. 7. (July 2002.): 425-434.
  • Bailey,M,D; Walline,J,J; Mitchell,G,L; Zadnik,K. "Visual acuity in contact lens wearers." Optometry and Vision Science. Vol. 78, no. 10. (October 2001.): 726-731.
  • Walline,J,J; Bailey,M,D; Zadnik,K. "Vision-specific quality of life and modes of refractive error correction." Optometry and Vision Science. Vol. 77, no. 12. (December 2000.): 648-652.
  • Rueff, Erin M, Bailey, Melissa D. "Presbyopic and non-presbyopic contact lens opinions and vision correction preferences." Contact Lens and Anterior Eye. -.
  • Kuchem, MK; Sinnott, LT; Kao, CY; Bailey, MD. "Ciliary muscle thickness in anisometropia." Optometry and Vision Science. -.

Honors

  • Early Career Innovator of the Year, 2015
  • Big Ideas for Health Competition Winner, 2014 - 2014
  • Irvin M and Beatrice Borish Outstanding Young Researcher Award, 2012 - 2012
  • Graduate Student Leadership Award, 2004

Abstracts

  • Ransdell A, Bailey MD. "Ciliary Muscle and Sustained Accommodation." Vol. 92, New Orleans. (October 2015.): E-Abstract 150110.
  • Pettey D, Bailey M. "Stimulus Phoria versus Response Phoria with a Modified Autorefractor in a Prepresbyopic Population." Vol. 92, New Orleans. (October 2015.): E-Abstract 155013.
  • Owusu E, Mitchell GL, Shasteen N, Bailey MD, Kao CY, Kulp K. "Ciliary Muscle Thickness in Accommodative Insufficiency." Vol. 92, New Orleans. (October 2015.): E-Absract 150020.
  • Rueff E, Bailey MD. "A Survey of Presbyopic Contact Lens Wearers." Vol. 92, New Orleans. (October 2015.): E-Abstract 155260.
  • Willig A, Kao CY, Bailey MD. "Ciliary muscle thickness changes are associated with age." Vol. 92, New Orleans. (October 2015.): E-Abstract 155089.
  • Rueff EM, Bailey MD. "Contact lens induced dry eye and binocular vision disorders: A study of similar symptoms." Vol. 91, Denver, CO, US|USA. (November 2014.): E-Abstract 145210.
  • Bailey MD, Kao CY, Satiani N, Sinnott LT. "Two patterns of ciliary muscle growth in myopia." Orlando, FL, US|USA. (May 2014.): Abstract 3643-.
  • Rueff EM, Sinnott LT, Bailey MD, King-Smith PE. "The similarity between symptoms of binocular vision disorders and dry eye." Orlando, FL, US|USA. (May 2014.): Abstract 1990-.
  • Pham T, Sinnott LT, Kao CY, Bailey MD. "Accommodation of the Ciliary Muscle After Extended Reading." Vol. 90, Seattle, OH, US|USA. (October 2013.): E-Abstract 130368.
  • Bailey MD, Kao CY, Sinnott LT. "Academic Achievement and Ciliary Muscle Thickness." Vol. 90, Seattle, WA, US|USA. (October 2013.): E-Abstract 135296.
  • Bailey MD, Sinnott LT. "Crystalline Lens Thinning and Overall Eye Growth." Vol. 90, Seattle, OH, US|USA. (October 2013.): E-Abstract 130300.
  • Bailey MD, Kao CY, Sinnott LT. "Academic achievement and ciliary muscle thickness." Seattle, WA, US|USA. (May 2013.): Abstract P5-.
  • Bailey MD, Satiani N, Sinnott LT. "Longitudinal anterior globe width growth depends on refractive error." Seattle, WA, US|USA. (May 2013.): Abstract 5715-.
  • Pham T, Sinnott LT, Kao CY, Bailey MD. "Forward and inward movement of the ciliary muscle apex with accommodation in adults." Vol. 89, Phoenix. (October 2012.): E-Abstract 120629.
  • Bailey MD, Kao CY, Kuchem MK, Pucker A, Sinnott LT. "Apical ciliary muscle thickness increases in hyperopia." Vol. 89, Phoenix. (October 2012.): E-Abstract 120615.
  • Bailey MD, Weibel KA, Sinnott LT. "The relationship between refractive error and globe width is dependent upon axial length." Fort Lauderdale. (May 2012.): Abstract 138-.
  • Kuchem MK, Sinnott LT, Kao CY, Bailey MD. "Ciliary muscle thickness and accommodative lag in adults." Vol. 88, Boston. (October 2011.): E-Abstract 110338.
  • Bailey MD, Kao CY, Sinnott LT. "Abnormal AC/A values are associated with a thinner muscle." Vol. 88, Boston. (October 2011.): E-Abstract 115606.
  • Bailey MD, Sinnott LT, Kao CY. "Longitudinal Ciliary Muscle Growth Is Not Correlated With Overall Eye Growth." Fort Lauderdale. (May 2011.): Abstract 2838-.
  • Bullimore MA, Richdale K, Kao CY, Bailey MD. "The effect of phenylephrine on accommodation and the ciliary muscle." Vol. 87, San Francisco. (November 2010.): E-Abstract 100060.
  • Kuchem MK, Sinnott LT, Kao CY, Bailey MD. "Ciliary muscle thickness and refractive error in adult anisometropia." Vol. 87, San Francisco. (November 2010.): E-Abstract 105095.
  • Lossing LA, Richdale K, Sinnott LT, Kao CY, Bailey MD. "The repeatability of measuring accommodative changes in the ciliary muscle." Vol. 87, San Francisco. (November 2010.): E-Abstract 105180.
  • Bailey MD, Sinnott LT. "The relationship between refractive error and globe dimensions." Fort Lauderdale. (May 2010.): Abstract 2008-.
  • Ernst LE, Sinnott LT, Bailey MD. "Comparison of nasal and temporal ciliary body thickness." Vol. 86, Orlando. (November 2009.): E-Abstract 95904.
  • Lossing LA, Richdale K, Sinnott LT, Bailey MD. "Changes in ciliary body thickness with accommodation." Vol. 86, Orlando. (November 2009.): E-Abstract 95815.
  • Bailey MD, Sinnott LT, Mutti DO. "A comparison of the globe asymmetry ratio to relative peripheral refraction and relative peripheral axial length." Vol. 86, Orlando. (November 2009.): E-Abstract 90923.
  • Bailey MD, Mutti DO. "Myopia, ciliary body thickness, and globe shape." Vol. 86, Caines, AU|AUS. (July 2009.): E72-.
  • Ernst LE, Sinnott LT, Bailey MD. "Ciliary body thickness and the chance of becoming myopic." Fort Lauderdale. (May 2009.): Abstract 3953-.
  • Bailey MD. "Myopia, ciliary muscle thickness, and globe shape." . (April 2009.): 89-.
  • Bailey MD, Richdale K, Sinnott LT, Kao CY. "Automated measurements of ciliary body dimensions using Matlab." Vol. 85, Anaheim. (October 2008.): E-Abstract 85253.
  • Ernst LE, Sinnott LT, Bailey MD. "Ciliary body thickness and accommodative lag in adults." Vol. 85, Anaheim. (October 2008.): E-Abstract 80001.
  • Bailey MD, Sinnott LT, Mutti DO. "Changes in crystalline lens tension with age in children." Fort Lauderdale. (May 2008.): Abstract 3579-.
  • Ernst LE, Sinnott LT, Bailey MD. "Ciliary body thickness, refractive error, and axial length in adults." Fort Lauderdale. (May 2008.): Abstract 3580-.
  • Bailey MD, Sinnott LT, Mutti DO. "School-age refractive error and ciliary body thickness." Vol. 84, Tampa. (December 2007.): E-Abstract 070048.
  • Bailey MD, Sinnott LT, Mutti DO. "The relationship between ciliary body thickness and age in school-age children." Fort Lauderdale. (May 2007.): Abstract 1219-.
  • Bailey MD, Sinnott L, Mutti DO. "Crystalline lens tension and refractive error in children.." Vol. 83, Denver. (December 2006.): E-Abstract 065420.
  • Schultz KE, Bailey MD, Mutti DO. "Resting crystalline lens tension and accommodative microfluctuations." Vol. 83, Denver. (December 2006.): E-abstract 065397.
  • Bailey MD, Sinnott L, Mutti DO. "Oscillations of the crystalline lens following saccadic eye movements." Fort Lauderdale. (May 2006.): Abstract 5854-.
  • Omodio J, Bailey MD, Mutti DO. "Comparison of two methods for measureing accommodative lag.." Vol. 82, San Diego. (December 2005.): E-Abstract 050038.
  • Bailey MD, Mitchell GL, Sinnott L, Berntsen D, Zadnik K.. "Evaluation of multiple conditions for measuring visual acuity.." Vol. 82, San Diego. (December 2005.): E-Abstract 050026.
  • Bailey MD, Hayes J, Zadnik K. "The clinical performance of quality of life questionnaires in LASIK patients.." Vol. 81, Tampa. (December 2004.): s155-.
  • Bailey MD, Zadnik K.. "Trends in outcomes for LASIK for myopia in FDA approved lasers." Fort Lauderdale. (May 2004.): Abstract 219-.
  • Miller S, Bailey MD, Mitchell GL, Zadnik K. "Differences between habitual and best-corrected visual acuity that lead to patient complaints of blur." Vol. 80, Dallas. (December 2003.): s115-.
  • Bailey MD, Mitchel GL, Zadnik K.. "The repeatability and agreement of autorefraction measurements in patients after laser in situ keratomileusis.." Vol. 80, Dallas. (December 2003.): s113-.
  • Bailey MD, Mitchel GL, Twa MD, Zadnik K.. "Performance of the NEI-RQL-42 in a population of patients seeking laser in situ keratomileusis." Fort Lauderdale. (May 2003.): Abstract 2569-.
  • Jackson JM, Rah MJ, Jones LA, Bailey MD, Barr JT.. "Baseline corneal eccentricity as a predictor for refractive error change in overnight orthokeratology: Results from the LOOK Study." Fort Lauderdale. (May 2003.): Abstract 3289-.
  • Twa M, Bailey MD, Hayes JR, Bullimore M.. "Pupil size estimation using digital photography.." Vol. 79, San Diego. (December 2002.): s285-.
  • Bailey MD, Mitchell GL, Zadnik K. "Reasons for recommending laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK)." Vol. 79, San Diego. (December 2002.): s10-.
  • Rah MJ, Bailey MD, Jones LA, Jackson JM, Marsden HJ, Barr JT.. "Changes in high and low-contrast logMAR visual acuity with overnight orthokeratology." Fort Lauderdale. (May 2002.): Abstract 3095-.
  • Bailey MD, Mitchell GL, Zadnik K. "Risk factors for subjective visual symptoms after laser in situ keratomileusis." Fort Lauderdale. (May 2002.): Abstract 4144-.
  • Jackson J, Rah M, Jones L, Bailey M, Barr J. "Analysis of refractive error changes in overnight orthokeratology using power vectors." Vol. 78, Philadelphia. (December 2001.): s60-.
  • Bailey MD, Mitchell GL, Zadnik K.. "Corneal factors affecting subjective visual outcomes of laser in situ keratomileusis.." Vol. 78, Philadelphia. (December 2001.): s230-.
  • Jackson JM, Rah MJ, Jones LA, Bailey M, Barr JT. "The lenses and overnight orthokeratology (LOOK) study: Three month data." Vol. 42, Fort Lauderdale. (May 2001.): s592-.
  • Walline JJ, Bailey MD, Zadnik K. "Vision-specific quality of life and modes of correction." Vol. 40, Fort Lauderdale. (May 1999.): s430-.
  • Bailey MD, Walline JJ, Zadnik K. "Visual acuity in contact lens wearers." Vol. 75, San Francisco. (December 1998.): s188-.
  • Normansell L, Holmes M, Kennedy A, Eastek S.. "Sex steroid effects on social behavior in chicks.." Washington D.C.. (November 1996.): Abstracts 22: 1135-.

Chapters

  • Coral-Ghanem C, Bailey MD.. "Maintenance and handling of contact lenses.." In Contact Lenses in Ophthalmic Practice. Edited by Mannis M, Zadnik K. -. New York: Springer-Verlag, January 2004.
  • de Oliveira PR, Bailey MD. "Therapeutic contact lenses.." In Contact Lenses in Ophthalmic Practice.. Edited by Mannis M, Zadnik K. -. New York: Springer-Verlag, January 2004.

Patents

  • Bailey MD, Kao CY. Co-inventor. "Detection and measurement of tissue images." Issued 2015, (patent granted), and Patent No. 9,060,717