Contact Lens Spectrum

October 2006

Document #131




(p. 22) Discovering Dry Eye: Corneal Contact Lens Mechanics, By Kelly K. Nichols, OD, MPH, PhD


  1. Martin DK, Holden BA. Forces developed beneath hydrogel contact lenses due to squeeze pressure. Phys Med Biol. 1986 Jun;31(6):635-49.
  2. Martin DK, Boulos J, Gan J, Gavriel K, Harvey P. A unifying parameter to describe the clinical mechanics of hydrogel contact lenses. Optom Vis Sci. 1989 Feb;66(2):87-91.
  3. Monticelli MV, Chauhan A, Radke CJ. The effect of water hydraulic permeability on the settling of a soft contact lens on the eye. Curr Eye Res. 2005 May;30(5):329-36



(p. 23) Contact Lens Care: Manufacturer Guidelines for Current No-rub Solutions, By Susan J. Gromacki, OD, MS, FAAO


Schnider, C.  Clinical performance and effect of care regimen on surface deposition of galyfilcon A contact lenses.  Optom Vis Sci 2005; 82:  E-abstract 055102.



(p. 48) Corneal Assessment: A New Measurement Tool to Examine the Cornea, By Kristin Glavine


  1. Luce, D. A. (2005). "Determining in vivo biomechanical properties of the cornea with an ocular response analyzer." J Cataract Refract Surg 31(1): 156-62.
  2. Myers, K. (2005). Take the Next Step in Tonometry. Optometric Management. 40: 2-7.