Trauzettel-Klosinski Lab

Vision Rehabilitation Research Unit


  1. Kuester-Gruber S, Kabisch P, Cordey A, Karnath H-O, Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2020) Training of vertical versus horizontal reading in patients with hemianopia – a randomized and controlled study. Graefe`s Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol, free download:
  2. Neumayr L, Gschaidmeier A, Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Pieper T, Kudernatsch M, Hofer W, Bajer C, Staudt M (2020) Sacrificing one visual hemifield during pediatric epilepsy surgery: effects on visual search. European Journal of Paediatric Neurology,
  3. Kortuem C, Marx T, Altpeter-Ott EK, Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Kuester-Gruber S (2020) Comparing reading speeds for reading standardized single sentences and paragraphs in patients with maculopathy. Ophthalmic Research, free download:
  4. Wertli J, Schötzau A, Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Palmowski-Wolfe (2019) Feasibility of Eye Movement Recordings with the SMI Tracking bar in 10-11 year old children performing a reading task. Klin Monbl Augenheilkd. 2020 Apr;237(4):510-516. doi: 10.1055/a-1101-9204. Epub 2020 Apr 24. PMID: 32330981 English
  5. Pihl-Jensen G, Ivanov IV, Hinze D, Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Frederiksen J (2019) Sensitive assessment of acute optic neuritis by a new, digital flicker test. Ophthalmic Research, DOI: 10.1159/000503304
  6. Neumayr L, Pieper T, Kudernatsch M, Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Staudt M.(2019)  Uncovering visual field defects in candidates for pediatric epilepsy surgery. European Journal of Paediatric Neurology.
  7. Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2019) Aktuelle Möglichkeiten der visuellen Rehabilitation. Spektrum der Augenheilkunde 33(4), 89-104. DOI.10.1007/s00717-019-0432-2
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  8. Gleni A, Ktistakis E, Tsilimbaris MK, Panagiotis Simos P, Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Plainis S (2019) Assessing Variability in Reading Performance with the New Greek Standardized Reading Speed Texts (IReST). Optom Vis Sci 96:761–767. doi:10.1097/OPX.0000000000001434
  9. Kaltenegger K, Kuester S, Altpeter E, Eschweiler GW , Cordey A , Gehrlich C, Ivanov IV, Martus P, Knipp C, Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2019) . Effects of home reading training on reading speed and depression in AMD -A randomized and controlled study. Graefe`s Archive Exp Clin Ophthalmol 257:  1499–1512
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  10. Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2018) Aktuelle Möglichkeiten der visuellen Rehabilitation. Der Ophthalmologe, 115(10), 895-910DOI10.1007/s00347-018-0767-0
  11. Ivanov IV, Kuester S, MacKeben M, Krumm A, Haaga M, Staudt M, Cordey A, Gehrlich C, Martus P,  Trauzettel Klosinski S (2018) Effects of visual search training in children with hemianopia. PLoS One 13(7): e0197285. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0197285.
  12. Haaga, M., Trauzettel-Klosinski, S., Krumm, A, Küster S., Ivanov I., Cordey C, Gehrlich C., Staudt, M. (2018) Homonymous hemianopia in Children and Adolescents: An MRI study. Neuropediatrics. 2018 Apr;49(2):142-149. doi: 10.1055/s-0037-1618569.
  13. Barraza-Bernal MJ, Ivanov IV, Nill S, Rifai K, Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Wahl S (2017) Can positions in the visual field with high attentional capabilities be good candidates for a new preferred retinal locus? Vision Res 140: 1-12
  14. Horton JC, Fahle M, Mulder T, Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2017). Adaptation, perceptual learning, and plasticity of brain functions Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 255:435–447, DOI 10.1007/s00417-016-3580-y
  15. Ivanov IV, Mackeben M, Vollmer A, Martus P, Nguyen NX, Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2016) Eye Movement Training and Suggested Gaze Strategies in Tunnel Vision - A Randomized and Controlled Pilot Study.PLOS ONE | DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0157825 June 28, 2016
  16. Altpeter EK, Marx T, Nguyen NX, Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2016) Reply to the letter to the editor: "Incorrect use and presentation of Radner reading charts: comment on measurement of reading speed with standardized texts: a comparison of single sentences and paragraphs". Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 254(4): 817-8
  17. Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2015) Visuelle Rehabilitation bei Menschen mit Diabetes. Der Diabetologe 11(8), 657-670. DOI 10.1007/s11428-015-0039-4
  18. Altpeter EK°, Marx T°, Nguyen NX, Naumann A, Trauzettel-Klosinski S* (2015) Measurement of reading speed with standardized texts: a comparison of single sentences and paragraphs. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. DOI 10.1007/s00417-015-3065-4
  19. Reinhard J, Damm I, Ivanov IV, Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2014) Eye movements during saccadic and fixation tasks in patients with hemianopia. J Neuroophthalmol Dec; 34(4):354-361
  20. Altpeter EK, Blanke BR, Leo-Kottler B, Nguyen NX, Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2013) Evaluation of Fixation Pattern and Reading Ability in Patients With Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy. J Neuro-Ophthalmol 2013; 33: 344-348
  21. Mielke A, Wirkus K, Niebler R, Eschweiler G, Nyugen NX, Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2013) Der Einfluss visueller Rehabilitation auf sekundäre  depressive Störungen bei altersabhängiger Makuladegeneration - Eine randomisierte kontrollierte Pilotstudie. Ophthalmologe 110(5): 433-440 / DOI 10.1007/s00347-012-2715-8
  22. Cordey A, Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2012) Exploratives Sakkadentraining – Kompensation von homonymen Gesichtsfelddefekten. Orthoptik - Pleoptik 35: 19-28 
  23. Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Dietz K and the IReST Study Group (2012) Standardized Assessment of Reading Performance: The new International Standardized Reading Texts IReST.  IOVS 53:5452-5461
  24. Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2012) Visuelles Rehabilitationstraining bei homonymen Gesichtsfeldausfällen. Ophthalmologe, 109:496 - 500 / DOI 10.1007/s00347-012-2571-6
  25. Mielke A, Wirkus K, Niebler R, Eschweiler G, Nyugen NX, Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2012) Ophthalmol. News, WOC edition, page 11
  26. Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2011) Zeitgemäße Möglichkeiten visueller Rehabilitation - Up-to date Options for Visual Rehabilitation. Dtsch Aerztebl 108, 51/52, 871-878
  27. Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2011) Unabhängigkeit bewahren und Lebensqualität steigern – 20 Jahre Sehbehindertenambulanz an der Universitätsaugenklinik Tübingen. Ophthalmol. Nachr. 12:  22
  28. Pflugshaupt T, Suchan J, Mandler A, Sokolov A, Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Karnath HO (2011) Do patients with pure alexia suffer from a specific word form processing deficit? Evidence from 'wrods with trasnpsoed letetrs' Neuropsychologia 49: 1294-1301
  29. Nguyen NX, Stockum A, Hahn GA, Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2011) Training to improve Reading Speed in Patients with juvenile macular dystrophy: A Randomized Study comparing two training methods. Acta Ophthalmol. 2011 Feb;89(1):e82-88. doi: 10.1111/j.1755-3768.2010.02081.x.(online)
  30. Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2010) Rehabilitation for Visual Disorders. J Neuro-Ophthalmol 30: 73-84
  31. Dürrwächter U, Sokolov AN, Reinhard J, Klosinski G, Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2010) Word length and word frequency affect eye movements in dyslexic children reading in a regular (German) orthography. Annals of Dyslexia 60: 86-101
  32. Reinhard J, Kanis MJ, Berendschot TTJM, Schön C, Gelisken F, Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Bartz-Schmidt KU, Zrenner E. (2010) Macula pigment and fixation after macular translocation surgery. Br J Ophthalmol; 94:190-196
  33. Braun C, Stingl K, Hofmann C, Wolf J, Wildgruber D, Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2009) Learning a New Script: an MEG Study in Dyslexics and Normal Readers. International Journal of Bioelectromagnetism 11(3):135-138
  34. Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2009) Rehabilitation bei Sehbahnschäden. Klin Monatsbl Augenheilk 226: 897-907
  35. Roth T, Sokolov A, Messias A, Roth P, Weller M, Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2009) Sakkadentraining verbessert visuelle Exploration bei Hemianopsie – Eine randomisierte kontrollierte Studie. Zeitschrift prakt Augenheilk 30:403-410
  36. Nguyen NX, Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2009) Effectiveness of low vision aids on reading ability in patients with age-related macular degeneration. Neuro-Ophthalmology 33 (3): 115-119
  37. Nguyen NX, Weismann M, Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2009). Improvement of reading speed after providing of low vision aids in patients with age-related macular degeneration. Acta Ophthalmol. 87: 849-853
  38. Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Koitzsch M, Dürrwächter U, Sokolov AN, Reinhard J, Klosinski G. (2010) Eye movements in German-speaking children with and without dyslexia when reading aloud. Acta Ophthalmol 88: 681-691
  39. Roth T, Sokolov AN, Messias A, Roth P, Weller M, Trauzettel-Klosinski S. (2009) Comparing explorative saccade and flicker training in hemianopia: a randomized controlled study. Neurology 72(4): 324-331.
  40. Hahn GA, Messias A, MacKeben M, Dietz K, Horwath K, Hyvärinen L, Leinonen M, Trauzettel-Klosinski S. (2009) Parafoveal letter recognition at reduced contrast in normal aging and in patients with risk factors for AMD. Graefe`s Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 247(1): 43-51.
  41. Messias A, Cruz A, Schallenmüller S, Trauzettel-Klosinski S. (2008) Textos padronizados em portugues (BR) para medida de velocidade de leitura - comparacao com outros idiomas europeus. [New standardized texts in Brazilian Portuguese to assess reading speed--comparison with four European languages] Arq Bras Oftalmol 71(4): 553-558.
  42. Nguyen NX, Weismann M, Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2008) Ophthalmologische und soziale Rehabilitation sehbehinderter Patienten: Eine retrospektive Analyse an der Tübinger Sehbehindertenambulanz im Zeitraum von 1999 bis 2005. Ophthalmologe 2008; 105: 563-569
  43. Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Nguyen NX (2008) Steigender Bedarf an ophthalmologischer Rehabilitation. Augenspiegel 1; 32-35.
  44. Nguyen NX, Besch D, Bartz-Schmid KU, Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2007) Reading performance with low-vision aids and visual-related quality of life after macular translocation surgery in patients with age-related macular degeneration. Acta Ophthalmol Scand 2007, 85:877-82.
  45. Messias A, Reinhard J, Cruz A, Dietz K, MacKeben M, *Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2007) Eccentric fixation in Stargardt´s disease - assessed by Tuebingen Perimetry. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48, No 12: 5815-5822
  46. Reinhard J, Messias A, Dietz K, MacKeben M, Lackmann R, Scholl HPN, Apfelstedt-Sylla E, Weber BHF, Seeliger M, Zrenner E, Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2007) Quantifying fixation in patients with Stargardt disease, Vision Research 47: 2076–2085
  47. Schreiber A, Vonthein R, Reinhard J, Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Connert C, Schiefer U (2006) Effect of visual restitution training on absolute homonymous scotomas. Neurology 67: 143 – 145
  48. Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Dürrwächter U, Klosinski G, Braun C (2006) Cortical activation during word reading and picture naming in dyslexic and non-reading-impaired children. Clinical Neurophysiol 117: 1085-1097
  49. Hahn GA, Penka D Gehrlich C, Messias A, Weismann M, Hyvärinen L, Leinonen M, Feely M, Rubin G, Dauxerre C, Vital-Durand F, , Featherston S, Dietz K, Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2006) New standardised texts for assessing reading performance in four European languages. Brit J Ophthalmol 90: 480-484
  50. Pilz K, Braun C, Altpeter E, MacKeben M, *Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2006) Modulation of visual stimulus discrimination by sustained focal attention: an MEG study. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47 (3): 1225-1229
  51. Trobe JD, Sabel BA, Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2005) Point counter point: Improving in a patient with homonymous hemianopia. J Neuro-Ophthalmol 25: 143-149
  52. Hahn G, Weismann M, Trauzettel-Klosinski (2004) Sehschärfemessung bei hochgradig Sehbehinderten. Klin Monatsbl Augenheilk 221 (12): 1063-1069
  53. Reinhard J, Schreiber A, Schiefer U, Sabel BA, Kasten E, Kenkel S, Vonthein R, Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2005) Does visual restitution training change absolute homonymous scotoma? British Journal of Ophthalmology 89: 30-35
  54. Isbert M, Hahn G, Besch D, Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2004) Tipps und Tricks zur Anpassung von Lupen und Lupenbrillen. Orthoptik-Pleoptik 28: 17-23
  55. Reinhard J, Schreiber A, Vonthein R, Schiefer U, Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2004) Visuelles Restitutionstraining bei homonymer Hemianopsie. Z prakt Augenheilk 25: 305-312
  56. Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2004). Der Lesevorgang bei Legasthenie. Zeitschrift für Legasthenie und Dyskalkulie, 1: 10-13
  57. Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2004) Rehabilitation bei homonymer Hemianopsie - ein Überblick. Z prakt Augenheilk 25: 298-304
  58. Mackeben M, Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Reinhard J, Dürrwächter U, Adler M, Klosinski G. (2004) Eye movement control during single-word reading in dyslexics. Journal of Vision 4: 388-402
  59. Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Dieling C, Pietsch-Breitfeld B. (2003) The influence of visual field defects and other clinical parameters on reading performance. Visual Impairment Research, 5 (2): 83-100
  60. Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Biermann P, Hahn GA, Weismann M. (2003) Assessment of parafoveal function in maculopathy: a comparison between the Macular Mapping Test and kinetic manual perimetry. Graefe`s Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology 241: 988-995
  61. Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2003) Legasthenie: ein visuelles Defizit? Z prakt Augenheilk 24: 260-266
  62. Reinhard J, Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2003) Nasotemporal overlap of retinal ganglion cells in humans: a functional study. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44, No 4: 1568-1572
  63. Trauzettel-Klosinski S. (2002) Reading disorders due to visual field defects - a neuroophthalmological view. Neuro-Ophthalmology 27, No 1-3: 79-90
  64. Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Schäfer WD, Klosinski G (2002). Legasthenie: Physiologie des Lesevorgangs, Lese-Rechtschreibschwäche, okuläre Lesestörung. Ophthalmologe 99: 208-229
  65. Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Mackeben M, Reinhard J, Feucht A, Dürrwächter U, Klosinski G (2002). Pictogram naming in dyslexic and normally reading children assessed by SLO. Vision Research 42: 789-799
  66. Weckerle P, Kamin G, *Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Zrenner E (2001) Task performance with the Low Vision Enhancement System (LVES). Vision Impairment Research 2: 155-162
  67. Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Reinhard J, Mackeben M, Dürrwächter U, Klosinski G (2000) Preliminary report: Fixation behavior and reading strategies in dyslexic and normally reading children as assessed by the scanning laser ophthalmoscope. Strabismus 8: 123-125
  68. Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Laubengaier C, Sadowski B, Pietsch-Breitfeld B (2000) Lesefähigkeit bei Sehbehinderung: Die Bedeutung von Visus und Vergrößerungsbedarf. Z prakt Augenheilk 21: 529-533
  69. Altpeter E, Mackeben M, *Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2000) The importance of sustained attention for patients with maculopathies.  Vision Research 40: 1539-1547
  70. Sadowski B, Grueb A, Trauzettel-Klosinski S (2000) Lesefähigkeit und Hilfsmittelbedarf, Unterversorgung in einer Altenheimpopulation. Klin Monatsbl Augenheilk 217: 278-283
  71. Friedburg C, Serey L, Sharpe L, Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Zrenner E (1999). Evaluation of the Night Vision Spectacles (NiViS) on patients with impaired night vision. Ophthalmology Digest 6: 26-29
  72. Friedburg C, Serey L, Sharpe L, Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Zrenner E (1999) Evaluation of the Night Vision Spectacles (NiViS) on patients with impaired night vision. Graefe`s Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 237: 125-136
  73. Trauzettel - Klosinski S, Reinhard J (1998) The vertical field border in human hemianopia and its significance for fixation behavior and reading. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 39. 2177-2186
  74. Trauzettel - Klosinski S, Brendler K (1998): Eye movements in reading with hemianopic field defects: the significance of clinical parameters. Graefe`s Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 236: 91-102
  75. Krastel H, Eggers I, Wetzel C, Nimsgern C, Auffahrt G, Sadowski B, Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Rüther K (1997): Richtlinien zur Anpassung von Kantenfiltern. Augenarzt 31,5: 155-159
  76. Trauzettel - Klosinski S (1997): Untersuchungsmethoden bei Simulation und psychogener Sehstörung. Klin Mbl Augenheilk 211: 73-83
  77. Trauzettel - Klosinski S (1997): Eccentric fixation in hemianopic field defects - a valuable strategy to improve reading ability and an indication for cortical plasticity. Neuro - Ophthalmol 18: 117-131
  78. Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Tornow RP ( 1996) Fixation behavior and reading ablity in macular scotoma - assessed by Tuebingen manual perimetry and Scanning laser ophthalmoscopy. Neuro-ophthalmol 16: 241-253
  79. Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Diener H-C, Dietz K, Zrenner E (1996) The effect of oral Prednisolone on VEP-latencies in acute optic neuritis- monitored in a prospective, randomized and controlled study. Doc Ophthalmol 91: 165-179
  80. Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Teschner C, Tornow RP, Zrenner, E (1994) Die Bedeutung des zentralen Gesichtsfeldes für die Lesefähigkeit und Rehabilitation Sehbehinderter. Spektrum Augenheilk 8/3: 128-134.
  81. Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Teschner C, Tornow RP, Zrenner E (1994) Reading strategies in normal subjects and in patients with macular scotoma - assessed by two new methods of registration. Neuro- ophthalmol 14: 15-30.
  82. Trauzettel-Klosinski S (1994) Neue Erkenntnisse zur Diagnostik und Therapie der Neuritis nervi optici. Habilitationsschrift, Medizinische Fakultät Tübingen
  83. Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Axmann D, Diener, HC (1993) The Tübingen study on optic neuritis treatment - a prospective, randomized and controlled trial. Clin Vis Sci 8: 385-394.
  84. Wilhelm H, Kommerell G, Trauzettel -Klosinski S (1992) Orale Steroide bei Opticusneuritis obsolet. Z prakt Augenheilk 13: 551-553.
  85. Trauzettel-Klosinski S (1992) The Aulhorn Flicker test: Possibilities and limits. Its use in optic neuritis for diagnosis, differential diagnosis, monitoring the course of the disease and assessing the effect of oral prednisolone. German J Ophthalmol 1: 415- 423.
  86. +) H, Ochsner H, Kopyczok E, Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Schiefer U, Zrenner E (1992) Pharmacologic testing and etiology of Horner`s Syndrome: A retrospective study in 90 patients. German J Ophthalmol 1: 96-102.
  87. Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Aulhorn E, Diener HC, Minder C, Pfluger D (1991) Der Einfluss von Prednisolon auf den Verlauf der Neuritis nervi optici. Ergebnisse einer Doppelblindstudie. Fortschr Ophthalmol 88: 490-501.
  88. Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Diener HC, Fahle M (1990) Vergleich des Flimmertests nach Aulhorn mit den visuell evozierten Potentialen in der Diagnostik der Neuritis nervi optici. Fortschr Ophthalmol 87: 171-177.
  89. Steuhl HP, Trauzettel-Klosinski S (1989) Die Periphlebitis retinae ("Rucker") - ein Symptom der Encephalomyelitis disseminata. Klin Mbl Augenheilk 194: 22-25.
  90. Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Schüpbach M, Aulhorn E (1989) Standardization of the Tübingen Flicker Test. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol 227: 221-229.
  91. Trauzettel-Klosinski S (1989) Various stages of optic neuritis assessed by subjective brightness of flicker. Arch Ophthalmol 107: 63-68.
  92. Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Aulhorn E (1988) Die Bedeutung des Tübinger Flimmertests in der Differentialdiagnose der Neuritis nervi optici. Fortschr Ophthalmol 85: 557-561.
  93. Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Aulhorn E (1987) Measurement of brightness sensation caused by flickering light. A simple and highly specific test for assessing the florid stage of optic neuritis. Clin Vis Sci 2: 63-82.
  94. Trauzettel-Klosinski S (1986) Die Bedeutung des Flimmertests für die Verlaufskontrolle und Prognose bei der Neuritis nervi optici. Klin Mbl Augenheilk 188: 13-19. DOI: 10.1055/s-2008-1050565  
  95. Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Honegger J (1984) Helligkeitsempfindung für Flimmerlicht bei Patienten mit Neuritis nervi optici. Klin Mbl Augenheilk (Suppl) 98: 79-86.
  96. Aulhorn E, Trauzettel-Klosinski S (1983) Der Flimmertest - Ein neues einfaches Verfahren zur Diagnostik der Neuritis nervi optici. Fortschr Ophthalmol 80: 398-400.
  97. Trauzettel-Klosinski S, Sundmacher R, Wigand R (1980) Die Wirkung von Steroiden bei Keratoconjunctivitis epidemica. Ergebnisse einer kontrollierten prospektiven Studie. Klin Mbl Augenheilk 178: 899-906. DOI: 10.1055/s-2008-1057579
  98. Wigand R, Bruch P, Trauzettel S, Sundmacher R (1979) Virologische Diagnose der epidemischen Keratokonjunktivitis. Zbl  Bakt  Hyg, I. Abt  Orig  A 245: 395-408.
  99. Mackensen G, Sundmacher R, Trauzettel S (1977) Keratoplastik im Kindesalter. Klin Mbl  Augenheilk 171: 199-209.
  100. Trauzettel S (1974)  Akustische und elektroakustische Intervalle des intrakardialen Phonokardiogramms bei Kindern mit kongenitalen Angiokardiopathien mit Linksherzbelastung. Inaugural-Dissertation , Tübingen.