Contact Lens Spectrum

September 2007

Document #142




(p. 17) GP Insights: Determining Factors in a Young Patientís Ortho-k Response, By Kristin Glavine


1. Carkeet, N. L., J. A. Mountford, et al. (1995). "Predicting success with orthokeratology lens wear: a retrospective analysis of ocular characteristics." Optom Vis Sci 72(12): 892-8.



(p. 21) Dry Eye Dx and Tx: Alternate Omega-3 Sources, By William Townsend, OD


  1. Miljanović B. et alRelation between dietary n-3 and n-6 fatty acids and clinically diagnosed dry eye syndrome in women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2005 Oct;82(4):887-93.


  1. Simopoulos AP Human requirement for N-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids Poultry Science, 2000;Vol 79, Issue 7, 961-970.


  1. SanGiovanni JP, Chew EY. The role of omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids in health and disease of the retina. Prog Retin Eye Res. 2005 Jan;24(1):87-138.


  1. Creuzot C. et al Improvement of dry eye symptoms with polyunsaturated fatty acids. J Fr Ophtalmol. 2006 Oct;29(8):868-73.


  1. McCulley JP, Shine WE. Meibomian gland function and the tear lipid layer.
    Ocul Surf. 2003


  1. 20 Foulks GN, Bron AJ. Meibomian gland dysfunction: a clinical scheme for description, diagnosis, classification, and grading. Ocul Surf. 2003 Jul;1(3):107-26 03 Jul;1(3):97-106.



(p. 24) Coding Irregular Cornea Contact Lens Fits, by Mark A. Ventocilla, OD, FAAO, & Christine W. Sindt, OD, FAAO


1.       Chung CW, Santim R, Heng WJ, Cohen EJ, Use of SoftPerm contact Lenses when rigid gas-permeable lenses fail.CLAO J2001;27:202-208

2.       Smythe JL, Hybrids for Regular Astigmats, Contact Lens Spectrum2006 21(10):17-19




(p. 30) A Primer on Providing Sports Vision, By Steven A. Hitzeman, OD


1. Beckerman S, Hitzeman SA.Sports vision testing of selected athletic participants in the 1997 and 1998 AAU Junior Olympic Games. J Am Optom Assoc2003; 74(8): pages 502-516

2. Dr. Joan N. Vickers, Golf Digest .com, January 2004.



(p. 38) Corneal Staining: The IER Matrix Study, By Nicole Carnt, BOptom (Hons) et al


1.†††††††† 1. Andrasko GJ, Kelly MS, Ryan A, Garfolo RJ, Lemp, JM. Ocular response observed with silicone hydrogel and multi-purpose solution combinations; AAO, 2006. Updated on 27th May, 2007


2. Carnt N, Jalbert I, Stretton S, Naduvilath T, Papas E. Solution Toxicity in soft contact lens daily wear is associated with corneal inflammation Optom Vis Sci, 2007, 84, 4, 309-315


3. Tilia D,.Jalbert I,.Carnt N, Keay L, Naduvilath T, Willcox MDP, Papas E,Holden BA Evaluation of solution toxicity associated with lens care products during silicone hydrogel lens wear ; AAO 2006


4. Szczotka-Flynn L, Debanne S, Cheruvu VK, Long B, Dillehay S, Barr J, Bergenske P, Donshik P, Secor G, Yoakum J. Predictive factors for corneal infiltrates with continuous wear of silicone hydrogel contact lenses; Arch Ophthalmol, 2007 Vol 125,488-492



(p. 44) A History of Contact Lens Innovation, By Lee Rigel, OD, FAAO





(P. 50) Treatment Plan: Intriguing Questions from a Corneal Patientís Treatment, by Leo Semes, OD, FAAO


  1. Sahu SK, Murthy SI, Sangwan VS, Thomas R. Effect of the fourth-generation fluoroquinolones on corneal reepithelialization after penetrating keratoplasty. Cornea. 2006 Oct;25(9):1130; author reply 1130-1. No abstract available.
  2. Donnenfeld RS, Perry HD, Solomon R, Jensen HG, Stein J, Snyder RW, Wittpenn JR, Donnenfeld ED. A comparison of gatifloxacin to ciprofloxacin in the prophylaxis of Streptococcus pneumoniae in rabbits in a LASIK model. Eye Contact Lens. 2006 Jan;32(1):46-50.
  3. Moshirfar M, Marx DP, Kumar R.  The effect of the fourth-generation fluoroquinolones on corneal reepithelialization after penetrating keratoplasty. Cornea. 2005 Oct;24(7):833-6.
  4. Burka JM, Bower KS, Vanroekel RC, Stutzman RD, Kuzmowych CP, Howard RS. The effect of fourth-generation fluoroquinolones gatifloxacin and moxifloxacin on epithelial healing following photorefractive keratectomy.
    Am J Ophthalmol. 2005 Jul;140(1):83-7.