Contact Lens Spectrum

June 2007

Document #139




(p. 17) Contact Lens Materials: Fitting a Challenging Case with a Custom Silicone Hydrogel, By Lyndon Jones, PhD, FCOptom, FAAO, Kathy Dumbleton, MSc, MCOptom, FAAO, & Jill Woods, BSc, MCOptom


Jones L, Dumbleton K, Woods J: Fitting and Evaluating a custom silicone hydrogel lens. Contact Lens Spectrum 2007; 22;4: 19.




(p. 22) Slowing Myopia Progression with Lenses, By Jeffrey J. Walline, OD, PhD


Katz J, Schein OD, Levy B, Cruiscullo T, Saw SM, Rajan U, Chan TK, Yew Khoo

C, Chew SJ (2003) A randomized trial of rigid gas permeable contact lenses to

reduce progression of children's myopia. Am J Ophthalmol 136:82-90


Walline JJ, Jones LA, Mutti DO, Zadnik K (2004) A randomized trial of the

effects of rigid contact lenses on myopia progression. Arch Ophthalmol





(p. 28) Lab Consultants Can Boost Your Success, by Mary Coupe Bekker


1. Schein, O. Ophthalmology, Dec. 2005; vol 112: pp 2172-2179.




(p. 41) Improving Underwater Vision, By Brian Chou, OD, Jerome A. Legerton, OD, & Jim Schwiegerling, PhD


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(p. 49) Treament Plan: Treating Infiltrative Keratitis in Contact Lens Wearers, By William L. Miller, OD, PhD, FAAO


Efron N, Morgan PB, Hill EA, et al.

The size, location, and clinical severity of corneal

infiltrative events associated with contact lens wear.

Optom Vis Sci 82(6):519-527, 2005


Morgan PB, Efron N, Brennan NA, et al.

Risk factors for the development of infiltrative

 events associated with contact lens wear.

Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 46(9):3136-3143, 2005