Contact Lens Spectrum

September 2008

Document #154





(p. 19) Dry Eye Dx and Tx: The Impact of Dry Eye on Quality of Life, By William Townsend, OD, FAAO


  1. E Thomas et al. Sjogren's syndrome: a community-based study of prevalence and impact. The British Journal of Rheumatology, 1998 Vol 37, No. 10:1069-1076.
  2. Schiffman R M et al. Utility Assessment among Patients with Dry
    Eye Disease., Ophthalmology July 2003; Vol.110, Number 7,



(p. 21) Contact Lens Care: The Bullet List of Contact Lens Care Recommendations, by Michael A. Ward, MMSc, FAAO


Recommendations for improving Contact Lens Safety. (a joint communication from) The American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists, the Cornea Society, the American Association of Cataract and Refractive Surgery


PC, R. Doyle Stulting, MD, PhD


American Optometric Association





(p. 23) Cultivating Compliance: Treating the Pathophysiology of Meibomian Gland Dysfunction, By Vishakha Thakrar, OD, FAAO


1.      Rubin M, Rao SN. Efficacy of Topical Cyclosporin 0.05% in the Treatment of Posterior Blepharitis. Journal of Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics.2006;22(1):47-53.

2.      Ayliffe W. Blepharitis and Meibomian Gland Dysfunction.In: Foster CS, Azar DT, Dohlman CH, editor. Smolin and Thoft’s The Cornea: Scientific Foundations & Clinical Practice (Fourth Edition).New York:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins,2005:647-656.

3.      Mathers WD, Sheilds WJ, Sachdev MS. Meibomian gland dysfunction in chronic blepharitis. Cornea 1991;10:277-285.

4.      McCulley JP, Shine WE. Changing concepts in the diagnosis and management of blepharitis. Cornea 2000;19:650-658.

5.      Perry HD, Doshi-Carnevale, Donnenfeld ED, Solomon R, Biser SA, Bloom AH. Efficacy of Commercially Available Topical A 0.05% in the Treatment of Meibomian Gland Dysfunction. Cornea 25(2);2006:171-175.

6.        Chiang TH, Walt JG, McMahon JP, Mansfield JE, Simonyi S. Real-World Utilization Patterns of Cyclosporine Ophthalmic Emulsion 0.05% within Managed Care.Can J. Clin Pharmacol.2007;14(2):e240-e245.

7.        Fukushima A, Ozaki A, Fukata K. Age-specific recognition, activation, and effector function of T-cells in the conjunctiva with experimental immune-mediated blepharaconjunctivitis. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci.2003;44:4366-4374.


(p. 24) Unique Applications for Silicone Hydrogel Lenses, By Beth T. Kinoshita, OD, FAAO, Matthew Lampa, OD, FAAO, & Patrick Caroline, FAAO


1. Baldone, JA. Second International Contact Lens Symposium, Mexico City, March 1970

2. Kolias CM, Mutti DO.   Closed-eye wear of plus silicone hydrogel contact lenses, Poster #113 American Academy of Optometry San Diego, CA December 14, 2002

3. Williams K, Westberg M, Popowski F, Popowski L, Bergenski P, Caroline P, Smythe J.  Some topographical changes associated with silicone hydrogel contact lenses may be due to inverted lenses, Poster presentation American Academy of Optometry Tampa FL December 2004

4. Caroline PJ, Andre MP. Topographical changes after everted silicone hydrogel wear. CL Spectrum 2005



(p. 30) Contact Lens Study Design and Analysis, By Eric R. Ritchey, OD, MS


1.         Hulley SB. Designing clinical research : an epidemiologic approach, 2nd ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2001:xv, 336.

2.         The Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS): design implications. AREDS report no. 1. Control Clin Trials 1999;20:573-600.

3.         Walline JJ, Jones LA, Mutti DO, Zadnik K. A randomized trial of the effects of rigid contact lenses on myopia progression. Arch Ophthalmol 2004;122:1760-6.

4.         CLEK Study Group. The Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of Keratoconus (CLEK) Study Archive. July 7th, 2008.

5.            Berntsen DA, Mitchell GL, Barr JT. The effect of overnight contact lens corneal reshaping on refractive error-specific quality of life. Optom Vis Sci 2006;83:354-9.

6.         Pagano M, Gauvreau K. Principles of biostatistics. Australia ; Pacific Grove, CA: Duxbury, 2000.

7.            National Library of Medicine. PubMed Overview. July 7th, 2008.




(p. 33) Solution-Induced Staining and Comfort During Lens Wear, by Gary Andrasko, OD, MS


1.      Jones L, MacDougall N, Sorbara GL. Asyptomatic corneal staining associated with the use of balafilcon silicone-hydrogel contact lenses disinfected with a polyaminopropyl biguanide-preserved care regimen. Optom Vis Sci 2002;79:753-761.

2.      Begley CG, Edrington TB, Chalmers R. Effect of lens care systems on corneal fluorescein staining and subjective comfort in hydrogel lens wearers. Int Contact lens Clin 1994;21:7-13.

3.      Prichard N Young G, Coleman S. Subjective and objective measures of corneal staining related to multipurpose care systems. Contact Lens Ant Eye 2003;26:3-9.

4.      Lebow KA, Schachet JL. Evaluation of corneal staining and patient preference with use of three multi-purpose solutions and two brands of soft contact lenses. Eye Contact Lens 2003;29:213-220.

5.      Jones L, Jones D, Houlford M. Clinical Comparison of Three polyhexanide-preserved disinfecting solutions. Contact Lens Ant. Eye 1997;20:23-30.

6.       Caroline P, Campbell R. Multipurpose Non-Keratitis. Contact Lens Spectrum 1997;3:2002-2003.

7.      Epstein AB. SPK with Daily Wear of Silicone Hydrogel Lenses and MPS. Contact Lens Spectrum 2002;17(11):30.

8.       Garofalo R, Dassanayake D, Carey C, Stein J, Stone R, David R. Corneal Staining and Subjective Symptoms with Multipurpose Solutions as a Function of Time. Eye & Contact Lens 2005;31(4):166-174.

9.      Andrasko G, Ryen K. A Series of Evaluations of MPS and Silicone Hydrogel Lens Combinations. Review of Cornea & Contact Lenses 2007;3:36-42.

10.  Andrasko G, Ryen K.  Evaluation of Corneal Staining Over Time with a Silicone Hydrogel Lens and Marketed Multi-Purpose Solutions. BCLA poster, 2007.



(p. 38) Comparing Two Silicone Hydrogel Toric Lenses, By Jeffrey Sonsino, OD, FAAO


  1. Russell GE. Clinical aspects of toric silicone hydrogel lenses: Material and fitting considerations. Rev Optom. 2006;15(9):6-11.
  2. Fonn D, Simpson T, Woods J, Woods C. New technologies to assess lens-mediated effects of the cornea. Eye Contact Lens. 2007;33(6 Pt 2):364-370; discussion 382.
  3. Tyler’s quarterly soft contact lens parameter guide. 2008;25(2):9.



(p. 47) Pediatric and Teen CL Care: Contact Lenses and Myopia Progression, by Jeffrey J. Walline, OD, PhD, & Marjorie J. Rah, OD, PhD


1.          Dumbleton KA, Chalmers RL, Richter DB, Fonn D. Changes in myopic

refractive error with nine months' extended wear of hydrogel lenses with high

and low oxygen permeability. Optom Vis Sci. Dec 1999;76(12):845-849.

2.          Horner DG, Soni PS, Salmon TO, Swartz TS. Myopia progression in

adolescent wearers of soft contact lenses and spectacles. Optom Vis Sci.


3.          Walline J, Jones L, Sinnott L, et al. A Randomized Trial of the

Effect of Soft Contact Lenses on Myopia Progression in Children. Invest.

Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 2008:in press.

4.       Katz J, Schein OD, Levy B, et al. A randomized trial of rigid gas

permeable contact lenses to reduce progression of children's myopia. Am J

Ophthalmol. Jul 2003;136(1):82-90.

5.          Walline JJ, Jones LA, Mutti DO, Zadnik K. A randomized trial of the

effects of rigid contact lenses on myopia progression. Arch Ophthalmol. Dec


6.          Perrigin J, Perrigin D, Quintero S, Grosvenor T. Silicone-acrylate

contact lenses for myopia control: 3-year results. Optom Vis Sci.


7.       Khoo CY, Chong J, Rajan U. A 3-year study on the effect of RGP

contact lenses on myopic children. Singapore Med J. 1999;40(4):230-237.

8.       Stone J. The possible influence of contact lenses on myopia. British

Journal of Physiological Optics. 1976;31(3):89-114.

9.       Reim TR, Lund M, Wu R. Orthokeratology and adolescent myopia control.

Contact Lens Spectrum. 2003;18(3):40-42.

10.          Cheung SW, Cho P, Fan D. Asymmetrical increase in axial length in the

two eyes of a monocular orthokeratology patient. Optom Vis Sci. Sep


11.     Cho P, Cheung SW, Edwards M. The longitudinal orthokeratology

research in children (LORIC) in Hong Kong: a pilot study on refractive

changes and myopic control. Curr Eye Res. Jan 2005;30(1):71-80.




(p. 50) Readers’ Forum: Stability: the New Paradigm in Toric Contact Lenses, by Allan S. Tocker, OD


  1. Zikos GA, Kang SS, Ciuffreda KJ, et al. Rotational stability of toric soft contact lenses during natural viewing conditions. Optom Vis Sci 2007;84(11):1039-45.



(p. 56) Contact Lens Case Reports: Dry Eyes and Overnight Corneal Reshaping, by Patrick J. Caroline, FAAO, & Mark P. André, FAAO


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