Contact Lens Spectrum

October 2008

Document #155





(p. 16) Letters to the Editor: Responding to “When Soft Toric Lens Wearers Become Presbyopic”, By Joe Goldberg, OD


  1. 1. Goldberg J.B.Modified Monovision: A Presbyopic Anachronism. ICLC. Vol. 26, 1999.

    Goldberg, J.B. and Lowther G.E. The Variable Near Power of Aspheric Multifocal
                                                                 Corneal Lenses: A Review, ICLC, May, 1986,



(p. 19) Letters to the Editor: Dr. Hom’s Response to Responding to “Commenting on the FDA Panel Meeting on Lens Solutions”, by Dr, Milton Hom


1.      Shih KL, Hu JC, Sibley MJ. The microbiological benefit of cleaning and rinsing contact lenses. Int Cont Lens Clin 1985;12(4):235–42.

2.      Morgan P. Contact lens compliance and reducing the risk of keratitis. Optician June 7, 2007: 20-25.

3.      Lennon and McCartney, Two Of Us, Let it Be.





(p. 25) Contact Lens Materials: Defining Hypertransmissibility of a Contact Lens Series, By William J. Benjamin, OD, MS, PhD


1. Holden BA, Mertz GW. Critical oxygen levels to avoid corneal edema for daily and extended wear contact lenses. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 1984; 25(10):1161-1167.

2. Harvitt DM, Bonanno JA. Re-evaluation of the oxygen diffusion model for predict-ing minimum contact lens Dk/t values needed to avoid corneal anoxia. Optom Vis Sci 1999; 76(10):712-719.



(p. 31) Cultivating Compliance: Taming Contact Lens Noncompliance Issues: Act 2, By Rosalynn H. Nguyen, OD, & Timothy B. Edrington, OD, MS, FAAO


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(p. 53) Treatment Plan: Managing Anterior Basement Membrane Dystrophy, By William L. Miller, OD, PhD, FAAO


Pérez-Santonja JJ, Galal A, Cardona C, Artola A, Ruíz-Moreno JM, Alió JL. Severe corneal epithelial sloughing during laser in situ keratomileusis as a presenting sign for silent epithelial basement membrane dystrophy. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2005 Oct;31(10):  1932-7.


Sridhar MS et al. Phototherapeutic keratectomy versus diamond burr polishing of Bowman's membrane in the treatment of recurrent corneal erosions associated with anterior basement membrane dystrophy. Ophthalmology. <javascript:AL_get(this,%20'jour',%20'Ophthalmology.');> 2002 Apr;109(4):674-9.