Contact Lens Spectrum

February 2006

Document #123




(p. 21) GP Insights: Optimizing GP Wettability and Performance, By Edward S. Bennett, OD, MSEd



(p. 25) Discovering Dry Eye: Managing Meibomian Gland Dysfunction in Lens Wearers, By Kelly K. Nichols, OD, MPH, PhD


  1. Olson MC, Korb DR, Greiner JV. Increase in tear film lipid layer thickness following treatment with warm compresses in patients with meibomian gland dysfunction.
    Eye Contact Lens. 2003 Apr;29(2):96-9.


  1. Mori A, Shimazaki J, Shimmura S, Fujishima H, Oguchi Y, Tsubota K. Disposable eyelid-warming device for the treatment of meibomian gland dysfunction.
    Jpn J Ophthalmol. 2003 Nov-Dec;47(6):578-86.


  1. Paugh JR, Knapp LL, Martinson JR, Hom MM. Meibomian therapy in problematic contact lens wear. Optom Vis Sci. 1990 Nov;67(11):803-6.


(p. 42) No-fee CE: Corneal Assessment for Contact Lens Wear, By Susan J. Gromacki, OD, MS, FAAO


  1. Barr, JT.  Does red-eyed and whiny mean drop out?  CL Spectrum 16(4) 2001:   .
  2. Cosgrove J.  Preventing contact lens dropouts. CL Spectrum 16(3) 2001:  32-36.       
  3. Badowski L.  Contact lens follow-up.  Optometry 653, The Ohio State University, Feb. 27, 1992.
  4. Benoit D.  Examining the contact lens patient.  CL Spectrum 19(11) 2004:  35. 
  5. Fingeret M, Casser L, et al.  Corneal evaluation.  In:  Atlas of primary eyecare procedures, Appleton & Lange, Norwalk, CT, 1990:  30-35.
  6. Martonyi CL, Bahn CF, et al.  Clinical slit lamp biomicroscopy and photo slit lamp biomicrography, Time One Inc., Ltd., Ann Arbor, MI, 1985:  26.
  7. Badowski L.  Rigid contact lens complications.  Optometry 653, The Ohio State University, Feb. 28, 1992.
  8. Watanabe RW.  Ocular complications of contact lens wear.  Contact Lenses 3762, The New England College of Optometry, 1997.
  9. Gromacki SJ.  Dry eye and contact lenses.  Rev Cont Lenses 2004 (3):  31-35.
  10. Lee J.  Using instruments to improve your contact lens success.  CL Spectrum 19(11) 2004:  25-31.


(p. 49) Fitting Post-LASIK Progressive Myopes with Accelerated Ortho-k, By Bruce T. Williams, OD


  1. Alharbi, Swarbrick. The Effects of Overnight Orthokeratology Lens Wear on Corneal Thickness; Invest. Ophthalmol.Vis.Sci. 2003, 44, 2518-2523.


  1. Jianhua Wang, Desmond Fonn, Trefford L. Simpson, Luigina Sorbara, Richard Kort, and Lyndon Jones, Topographical Thickness of the Epithelium and Total Cornea after Overnight Wear of Reverse-Geometry Rigid Contact Lenses for Myopia Reduction, Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2003 44: 4742-4746.


  1. Sridharan R, Swarbrick H. Corneal Response to Short-Term Orthokeratology Lens Wear. Optometry and Vision Science 2003; 80(3):200-206.