Contact Lens Spectrum

August 2006

Document #129




(p. 17) Toric Torque, By Timothy B. Edrington, OD, MS, FAAO, and Long D. Tran, OD


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(p. 23) Contact Lens Care: Fusarium: Facts and Figures to Share with Patients, By Susan J. Gromacki, OD, MS, FAAO


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    Fungal keratitis at the new york eye and ear infirmary.

Ritterband DC, Seedor JA, Shah MK, Koplin RS, McCormick SA


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The changing spectrum of fungal keratitis in south Florida.

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    Spectrum of fungal keratitis at Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Tanure MA, Cohen EJ, Sudesh S, Rapuano CJ, Laibson PR.


(p. 33) Is Your Practice Ready for a Corneal Topographer, By Dianne M. Anderson, OD


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      Rev CL 2004; Nov/Dec:16-24.

2.      Shovlin JP. Do I See Keratoconus or PMD? Rev Optom 2005; 124(4):91.

3.      Bergenske PD. Lies That My Keratometer Tells Me. CL Spectrum 2004;June:17.

4.      Chui WS, Cho P. A Comparative Study of the Performance of Different

      Topographers on Children with Respect to Orthokeratology Practice.

              Optom Vis Sci 2005; 82 (5) 420-27.

5.      Herzberg CM. A Road Map to Treatment Options. Rev Optom 2004; 141(4):76-88.

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Rev of Cornea & CL 2005; May: 10.


7.      Pinto J. Approaching Your Next Equipment Purchase Sensibly. Optom Mgmt

2005; 40(7): 28S-34S.

8.      Gerber G. Choosing  a Corneal Topography Reimbursement Strategy. CL               

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(p. 46) Corneal Assessment: Culturing the Cornea, By Marjorie J. Rah, OD, PhD


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Waring GO, eds. Corneal Disorders Clinical Diagnosis and Management. Second ed. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Company; 1998:613-643.


(p. 49) Treatmetn Plan: Blepharitis: Scourge of Many, By Leo Semes, OD, FAAO


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