Contact Lens Spectrum

May 2007

Document #138




(p. 14) Letter to the Editor: Response to “Staining Study Methodologies, By Milton M. Hom, OD, FAAO


  1. Garofalo RJ Corneal staining and subjective symptoms with multipurpose solutions as a function of time. Eye Contact Lens. 2005 Jul;31(4):166-74.


  1. Fleiszig SMJ. The pathogenesis of contact lens-related keratitis.  OVS 2006;83(12):866-873.



(p. 16) GP Insights: The Effect of Lens Wear on Higher-order Aberrations, By Marjorie J. Rah, OD, PhD


  1. Berntsen, D. A., J. T. Barr, et al. (2005). "The effect of overnight contact lens corneal reshaping on higher-order aberrations and best-corrected visual acuity." Optom Vis Sci 82(6): 490-7.


  1. Choi, J., W. R. Wee, et al. (2007). "Changes of ocular higher order aberration in on- and off-eye of rigid gas permeable contact lenses." Optom Vis Sci 84(1): 42-51.


  1. Hiraoka, T., C. Okamoto, et al. (2007). "Contrast sensitivity function and ocular higher-order aberrations following overnight orthokeratology." Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48(2): 550-6.


  1. Roberts, B., G. Athappilly, et al. (2006). "Higher order aberrations induced by soft contact lenses in normal eyes with myopia." Eye Contact Lens 32(3): 138-42.



(p. 18) Dry Eye Dx and Tx: Systemic Medications for Inflammatory Dry Eye, by William Townsend, OD


  1. Papas AS, Sherrer YS, Charney M, Golden HE, Medsger TA, Walsh DO, Trivedi M, Goldlust B, Gallagher SC: Successful treatment of dry mouth and dry eye symptoms in Sjogren’s syndrome patients with oral pilocarpine. J Clin Rheumatol 2004; 10:169–177.


  1. P Aragona, R Di Pietro, R Spinella and M Mobrici. Conjunctival epithelium improvement after systemic pilocarpine in patients with Sjögren’s syndrome British Journal of Ophthalmology 2006;90:166-170.


  1. Petrone D, Condemi JJ, Fife R, Gluck O, Cohen S, Dalgin P. A double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study of cevimeline in Sjogren's syndrome patients with xerostomia and keratoconjunctivitis sicca. Arthritis Rheum. 2002 Mar;46(3):748-54.



(p. 25) No-fee CE: Applications for Tinted Contact Lenses, By Kelly Kingsbury, OD


  1. Efron N. “Tinted Lenses.” In Efron, Nathan: Contact Lens Practice. Butterworth-Heinemann, 2002, 253-261.


  1. Shovlin J et al. “Tinted Contact Lenses: Cosmetic and Prosthetic Application.” In Bennett, Edward and Weissman, Barry: Clinical Contact Lens Practice. Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 1998.


  1. Bruce A. “Colored Lenses.” In Hom, Milton: Contact Lens Prescribing and Fitting. Butterworth-Heinemann, 1997, 687-699.


  1. Stein H and Meshel L. “Tinted Contact Lenses.” In Stein, Harold: Fitting Guide for Rigid and Soft Contact Lenses. Mosby, 2002, 143-151.



(p. 33) Multipurpose Solution Use with Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lenses, By Marian B. Miller, BS, & Sally M. Dillehay, OD, EdD


1.  Morgan P, Efron N, Woods C, et al. International contact lens prescribing in 2005. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2006;21(1):35-39.

2.  Jones L. Understanding incompatibilities. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2004;July (suppl):4-8.

3.  Amos C. Performance of a new multipurpose solution used with silicone hydrogels. Optician. 2004;227(5945):18-22.

4.  Amos C: A clinical comparison of two soft lens care systems used with silicone hydrogel contact lenses. Optician. 2004;227(5933):16-20.

5.  Jalbert I, Carnt N, Naduvilath T, et al. The relationship between solution toxicity, corneal inflammation and ocular comfort in soft contact lens daily wear. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2006;47:E-abstract 2412.

6.  Kendig S. The effects of lens care products on the dehydration of hydrogel contact lenses measured by dynamic vapour sorption.  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2004;45:E-abstract 1545.

7.  Sweeney DF. Silicone hydrogels continuous-wear contact lenses. 2nd ed. Edinburgh: Butterworth Heinemann; 2004.

8.  Holden B, Brian G, Sweeney D, et al. Continuous care, continuous wear. April, 2003. Available at:  Accessed October 2, 2006.

9.   Y.Zhang, M.Mowrey-McKee, L.D. Hazlett. Rat silicone hydrogel contact lens model: analysis of lens care solution effects on host cytokines in cornea.  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2006;47:E-Abstract 103.



(p. 56) Contact Lens Case Reports: Kids and Orthokeratology, By Patrick J. Caroline, FAAO, & Mark P. André, FAAO


1.  Pauline Cho et al. The Longitudinal Orthokeratology Research in Children (LORIC) in Hong Kong: A Pilot Study on Refractive Changes and Myopic Control. Current Eye Research, 30:71–80, 2005


2.  Jeffrey Walline, The CRAYON Study, one year results (presented at the AOCLE Conference in Montreal Canada in June 2006).