Contact Lens Spectrum

February 2007

Document #135




(p. 21) GP Insights: Seven Myths About GP Multifocals, By Edward S. Bennett, OD, MSEd


1.  Kirschen et al. Comparison of suppression, stereoacuity, and interocular differences in visual acuity in monovision and acuvue bifocal contact lenses. Optom Vis Sci. 1999 Dec;76(12):832-7.


2.  Rajagopalan et al. Visual performance of subjects wearing presbyopic contact lenses. Optom Vis Sci. 2006 Aug;83(8):611-5.



(p. 23) Contact Lens Materials: Introducing a Made-to-Order Silicone Hydrogel Lens, By Lyndon Jones, PhD, FCOptom, FAAO, Kathy Dumbleton, MSc, MCOptom, FAAO, & Jill Woods, BSc, MCOptom


Jones L, Dumbleton K: Soft lens extended wear and complications. in Manual of Contact Lens Prescribing and Fitting, M.M. Hom and A. Bruce, Editors. Oxford, Butterworth-Heinemann,2006, pp  393 - 441.

2.         Dumbleton K, et al.: Objective and subjective responses in patients refitted to daily-wear silicone hydrogel contact lenses. Optom Vis Sci 2006  83;10: 758-68.

3.         Dumbleton KA, et al.: Vascular response to extended wear of hydrogel lenses with high and low oxygen permeability. Optom Vis Sci 2001  78;3: 147 - 151.

4.         Dumbleton KA, et al.: Changes in myopic refractive error with nine months' extended wear of hydrogel lenses with high and low oxygen permeability. Optom Vis Sci 1999  76;12: 845 - 849.

5.         Stapleton F, et al.: Silicone hydrogel contact lenses and the ocular surface. Ocul Surf 2006  4;1: 24-43.

6.         Fonn D, et al.: Corneal oxygen deficiency. Eye Contact Lens 2005  31;1: 23-7.

7.         Sweeney D, et al.: Clinical performance of silicone hydrogel lenses. in Silicone hydrogels: Continuous wear contact lenses, D. Sweeney, Editor. Oxford, Butterworth-Heinemann,2004, pp  164 - 216.

8.         Sweeney DF: Clinical signs of hypoxia with high-Dk soft lens extended wear: is the cornea convinced? Eye Contact Lens 2003  29;1 Suppl: S22-25.

9.         Keay L, et al.: Microcysts: clinical significance and differential diagnosis. Optometry 2001  72;7: 452-60.

10.       Covey M, et al.: Hypoxic effects on the anterior eye of high-Dk soft contact lens wearers are negligible. Optom Vis Sci 2001  78;2: 95-99.

11.       Keay L, et al.: Microcyst response to high Dk/t silicone hydrogel contact lenses. Optom Vis Sci 2000  77;11: 582 - 585.

12.       Nicolson PC: Continuous wear contact lens surface chemistry and wearability. Eye Contact Lens 2003  29;1 Suppl: S30-2; discussion S57-9, S192-4.

13.       Gonzalez-Meijome JM, et al.: Microscopic observation of unworn siloxane-hydrogel soft contact lenses by atomic force microscopy. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 2006  76;2: 412-8.

14.       Lopez-Alemany A, Compan V, Refojo MF: Porous structure of Purevision versus Focus Night & Day and conventional hydrogel contact lenses. J Biomed Mater Res (Appl Biomat) 2002  63; 319 - 325.




(p. 28) Repairing Contact Lens Care, by Brian Chou, OD, FAAO


  1. Carr, A., Compliance wit Medical Advice, British Journal of General Practice, 40 (338), 358-360 (1990)


  1. Goldberg, A.I., Cohen, G. and Ruben, A. H., Physician Assessment of Patient Compliance with Medical Treatment, Soc. Sci. Med 40 (11) 1873-6 (1998)


  1. Murri, R., Ammassari, A., Trotta, M.P. et al., Patient-Reported and Physician-Estimated Adherence to HAART: social and clinical center-related factors are associated with discordance, J. Gen. Intern. Med 2004, 19 (11): 1104-10


  1. Castellano, C.F., 10 Steps to Improving Contact Lens Compliance, Contact Lens Spectrum, March 2004


  1. Claydon, B.E., and Efron, N., Non-compliance in contact lens wear, Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics 14(4) 356-64 (1994)


  1. Collins, M., and Carney, L., Compliance with Care and Maintenance Procedures Amongst Contact Lens Wearers, Clinical and Experimental Optometry 69, 174-177 (1986)


  1. Mowrey-McKee, M., Monnat, K., Sampson, H., Smith, C., Davies, G., Mandt, L., and Proskin, H., Microbial Contamination of Hydrophilic Contact Lenses. Part I: Quantitation of Microbes on Patient Worn-and-Handled Lenses, CLAO Journal 18(2) 87-91 (1992)


  1. Mowrey-McKee, M., Sampson, H., and Proskin, H., Microbial Contamination of Hydrophilic Contact Lenses. Part II: Quantitation of Microbes After Handling and Aseptic Removal from the Eye, CLAO Journal 18(4) 240-244


  1. Hart, D., Reindel, W., Proskin, H., Mowrey-Mckee, M., Microbial Contamination of Hydrophilic Contact Lenses: Quantitation and Identification of Microorganisms Associated with Contact Lenses while on the Eye, Optometry and Vision Science 70(3) 185-191 (1993)


  1. Chang, C., Grant, G., O’Donnell, K., Wannnwmucher K., Noble-Wang, J., Rao, C., Jacobson, L., Crowell, C., Sneed, R., Lewis, F., Schaffzin, J., Kainer, M., Gesenese, C., Alfonso, E., Jones, D., Srinivasan, A., Fridkin, S., Park.B., Multistate Outbreak of Fusarium keratitis Associated with use of a Contact Lens Solution, JAMA 296(8), 953-963 (2006)


  1. Jones, L/, Senchyna, M.., Glasier, M.A., et al., Lysozyme and Lipid deposition on silicone hydrogel contact lenses, Eye and Contact Lens 2003:29 ( 1 supplement).


  1. Hong, B-S, Stauffer, P., Meadows, D., Keith, D., Assessment of Cleaning Efficacy of Contact Lens Multi-Purpose Disinfecting Solution by an in-vitro Lysozyme Deposition Model,  ARVO poster 2005.


  1. Houlsby, R.D., Ghajar, M., and Chavez, G., Microbiological Evaluation of Soft Contact Lens Disinfecting Solutions, Journal of the AOA 55(3), 205-211(1984)


  1. Rosenthal, R., Henry, H., Buck, S., Bell, W., Stone, R., Schlech, B., Extreme Testing Of Contact Lens Disinfecting Products Contact Lens Spectrum July 2002.


  1. Rosenthal, R., Dassassanayke, N., Schlitzer, R., Schlech, B., Meadows, D, and Stone., R., Biocide Uptake in Contact Lenses and Loss of Fungicidal Activity during Storage of Contact Lenses,  Eye and Contact Lens, 32(6): 262-266, 2006


  1. Papas, E., Abstracts of BCLA Annual Meeting, Presented May 20, 2006, Bigmingham, UK.


  1. Andrasko, G., Ryen, K.A., Garafalo, R, and Lemp, J, Compatibility of Silicone Hydrogel Lenses with Multi-Purpose Solutions, ARVO Poster 2392-B44, May 2, 2006


  1. Butler, C., Rollnick, S., Stott, N., The Practitioner, the patient and resistance to change: recent ideas on change, CMAJ 1996 May 1; 154 (9): 1357-1362



(p. 41) No-fee CE: Intraocular Lens Update, By Paul White, OD



Azar Dimitri T et al, editors. Intraocular Lenses in Cataract and Refractive Surgery. W.B. Saunders; 2001.


Fine Howard I et al, editors. Refractive Lens Surgery. Springer; 2005.


Ford Jerry G et al, editors. Cataract Surgery and Intraocular Lenses – A 21st Century Perspective. American Academy of Ophthalmology; 2001.


Hardten, David R et al, editors. Phakic Intraocular Lenses – Principles and Practice. Slack; 2004.


Werner, Liliana et al, editors. Complications of Aphakic and Refractive Intraocular Lenses. Lippincott Williams & Wilkinsl; 2001.



Bethke Walter. How to Master Phakic IOLs. Review of Ophthalmology, November 2004.


Bethke, Walter. What to Expect from Toric Phakic Lenses. Review of Ophthalmology, October 2005.


Bethke, Walter. What’s New in Intraocular Lenses. Review of Ophthalmology, January 2005.


Bethke, Walter. Surgeons Warm Up to New IOLs. Reviw of Ophthalmology, January 2006.


Bethke, Walter. Talking to Patients about Presbyopic IOLs. Review of Ophthalmology, February 2006.


Blecher, Mark. Cataract: A Continuing Push for Quality of Vision. Review of Ophthalmology, May 2006.


Blecher, Mark. Better Vision, Safer Surgery Mark Cataract Focus at ARVO. Review of Ophthalmology, May 2005.


Hilton, Lisette. IOLs Emerge. Review of Refractive Surgery, February 2005.


Kent, Christopher. High-Tech Measurement for Phakic IOLs. Review of Ophthalmology, October 2005.


Sabbagh, Leslie. It’s a Whole New Ballgame – Phakic IOLs to the Fore. Review of Refractive Surgery, October 2004.


Samalonis, Lisa. The Impacts of Lens Design on Outcomes. Review of Ophthalmology, January 2006.


Samalonis, Lisa. Phakic IOL Complications and Considerations. Review of Ophthalmology, November 2004.


Smick, Kirk. Advances in Cataract Surgery and IOLs. Review of Optometry, April 15, 2005.


Solomon, Kerry. Making the Case for Toric Intraocular Lenses. Review of Ophthalmology, March 2005.


Stephenson, Michelle. Master the Complications of Phakic IOLs. Review of Ophthalmology, October 2005.


Stephenson, Michelle. Patient Selection for Aspheric IOLs. Review of Ophthalmology, January 2006.




(p. 51) Treatment Plan: Treating PMD with Contact Lenses, By William L. Miller, OD, PhD, FAAO


1. Liu J, Leach NE, Bergmanson JPG. Reverse gas permeable lens design for

pellucid marginal degeneration. Eye and Contact Lens 2005; 31(3):127-129


2. Raizada K and Sridhar MS Nomogram for spherical RGP contact lens fitting

in patients with pellucid marginal degeneration (PMCD). Eye and Contact Lens

2003; 29(3):168-172


3. Tzelikis PF, Cohen EJ, CJ Rapuano. Management of pellucid marginal

corneal degeneration. Cornea 2005;24(5):555-560.