Contact Lens Spectrum

February 2011

Document #183





(p. 12) 25th Anniversary Perspective: The changing Face of Contact Lens Wearers Over 25 Years, By Jeffrey J. Walline, OD, PhD, FAAO, & Nathan Efron, BScOptom, PhD, DSc, FBCLA, FCCLSA, FIACLE, FACO, FAAO (DipCCLRT)


1.         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.

2.         Perrigin J, Perrigin D, Quintero S, Grosvenor T. Silicone-acrylate contact lenses for myopia control: 3-year results. Optom Vis Sci. 1990;67(10):764-769.

3.         Walline JJ, Jones LA, Mutti DO, Zadnik K. A randomized trial of the effects of rigid contact lenses on myopia progression. Arch Ophthalmol. Dec 2004;122(12):1760-1766.

4.         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.

5.         Fan L, Jun J, Jia Q, Wangqing J, Xinjie M, Yi S. Clinical study of orthokeratology in young myopic adolescents. Int Contact Lens Clin. Sep 1999;26(5):113-116.

6.         Walline JJ, Jones LA, Sinnott LT. Corneal reshaping and myopia progression. Br J Ophthalmol. Sep 2009;93(9):1181-1185.

7.         Walline JJ, Rah MJ, Jones LA. The Children's Overnight Orthokeratology Investigation (COOKI) pilot study. Optom Vis Sci. Jun 2004;81(6):407-413.

8.         Horner DG, Soni PS, Salmon TO, Swartz TS. Myopia progression in adolescent wearers of soft contact lenses and spectacles. Optom Vis Sci. 1999;76(7):474-479.

9.         Walline JJ, Gaume A, Jones LA, et al. Benefits of Contact Lens Wear for Children and Teens. Eye Contact Lens. Nov 2007;33(6, Part 1 of 2):317-321.

10.       Walline JJ, Jones LA, Sinnott L, et al. Randomized trial of the effect of contact lens wear on self-perception in children. Optom Vis Sci. Mar 2009;86(3):222-232.

11.       Walline JJ, Jones LA, Rah MJ, et al. Contact Lenses in Pediatrics (CLIP) Study: chair time and ocular health. Optom Vis Sci. Sep 2007;84(9):896-902.

12.       Walline JJ, Jones LA, Sinnott L, et al. A randomized trial of the effect of soft contact lenses on myopia progression in children. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. Nov 2008;49(11):4702-4706.

13.       Aller TA. Controlling myopia progression - why not try something that works for a change? Optom Vis Sci. 2009;86(1):55.

14.       Aller TA, Wildsoet C. Bifocal soft contact lenses as a possible myopia control treatment: a case report involving identical twins. Clin Exp Optom. Jul 2008;91(4):394-399.

15.       World population ageing 2009 (Document ESA/P/WP/212, 2009) New York: United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs/Population Division; 2009 [cited 2010 June 30]. Available from:

16.       Meyler P. Presbyopia. In: Efron N, ed. Contact lens practice, 2nd ed. Oxford: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2010. p 252-265.

17.       Rajagopalan AS, Bennett ES, Lakshminarayanan V. Visual performance of subjects wearing presbyopic contact lenses. Optom Vis Sci 2006; 83: 611-5.

18.       Ezekiel DF. A ‘genuinely’ new bifocal lens design. Optom Today 2002; 17: 34–35.

19.       Evans BJ. Monovision: a review. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 2007; 27: 417-39.

20.       Chapman GJ, Vale A, Buckley J, Scally AJ, Elliott DB. Adaptive gait changes in long-term wearers of contact lens monovision correction. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 2010; 30: 281-8.

21.       Sweeney DF, Sansey N, Lycho T, Wong R, Holden BA. Contact lens practice in Australia 1988-1989. Clin Exp Optom 1991; 74: 54-62.

22.       Morgan PB, Efron N, Woods CA, The International Contact Lens Prescribing Survey Consortium. An international survey of contact lens prescribing for presbyopia. Clin Exp Optom (in press).

23.       2000-2001 Contact lenses. Supplement to Australian Optometry 2000; October: 19.

24.       2009 Contact lenses. Supplement to Australian Optometry 2009; October: 32-33.

25.     Morgan PB, Efron N, Woods CA, The International Contact Lens Prescribing Survey Consortium. An international survey of contact lens prescribing for presbyopia. Clin Exp Optom 2011; 94(1): 87-92.




(p. 15) Prescribing for Astigmatism: It Takes One to Know One: Reasons to Fit More Toric Lenses, By Jason R. Miller, OD, MBA


1.      Contact Lens Council. New Survey Finds More Education on Contact Lenses and Lens Care Will Help Consumers See 20/20. PR Newswire. August 15, 2007.




(p. 16) GP Insights: Obituary for GPs Premature, By Edward S. Bennett, OD, MSEd, FAAO


1.  Efron N. Obituary – Rigid contact lenses. Contact Lens Ant Eye


2.  Nichols J. Contact lenses 2008. Contact Lens Spectrum 2009;24(1).

3.  Nichols J. Contact lenses 2009. Contact Lens Spectrum 2010;25(1).

4.  Bennett ES. GP annual report 2010.  Contact Lens Spectrum  2010;25(10).




(p. 21) Contact Lens Care & Compliance: An Update on Regulatory Changes for Lens Care Systems, By Susan J. Gromacki, OD, MS, FAAO


1.  Nichols JJ. 2010 Top Ten List of Lens-Related Topics.  CL Spectrum 2010;24(9).

2.  Accessed December 14, 2010.



(p. 24) Advanced Technology in Contact Lens Practice, By Robert Davis, OD, FAAO, & S. Barry Eiden, OD, FAAO


1. Wang J, Aquavella J, Palakuru J, Chung S, Feng C. Relationships between central tear film thickness and tear menisci of the upper and lower eyelids. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.2006;47:4349-4355.




(p. 31) Prescribing Multifocal Contact Lenses, By Clarke D. Newman, OD, FAAO


[1] Ackerman, D, Contact Lens Spectrum Supplement, March 2010

[1] Demographic Trends in the 20th Century,

[1] Ackerman, D, Contact Lens Spectrum Supplement, March 2010

[1] ibid

[1] ibid

[1] ibid

[1] Multi-Sponsor Survey’s 2008 Gallup Study of the Consumer Contact Lens Market. 2008.



(p. 37) Advances in Corneal Transplant Surgery, By Carrie Lembach, DO, & Greg DeNaeyer, OD, FAAO


  1. Armitage, WJ. Tullo, AB. Larkin, DFP. The first full-thickness corneal transplant: a commentary on Eduard Zirm’s landmark paper of 1906 Br J Ophthalmol 2006;90:1222-1223.
  2. Troutman, RC. Lawless, MA. Penetrating keratoplasty for keratoconus Cornea 1987;6:298-305.
  3. Sangwan, VS. Ramamurthy, B. et al. Outcome of corneal transplant rejection: a 10 year study Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2005;33(6):623-7.
  4. Triqui, A. Smaoui, M. et al. Corneal graft rejection: donor and receiver implication J Fr Ophthalmol 2005;28(6):631-4.
  5. Taylor, AW. Ocular immune privilege Eye 2009;23(10):1885-9.
  6. Streilein, JW. J Leukoc Biol 2003;74(2):179-85.
  7. Kaufman, H. Barron, B. McDonald, M. The Cornea 2nd Ed. Butterworth-Heinemann 1998.
  8. Phillips, PM., Terry, MA. Shamie, N. et al. Descemet’s stripping automated endothelial keratoplasy (DSAEK) using corneal donor tissue not acceptable for use in penetrating keratoplasty as a result of anterior stromal scars, pterygia, and previous corneal refractive surgical procedures Cornea 2009;28(8):871-6.
  9. Shamie, N. Modern-Day “Selective” corneal transplantation: Options and indications Advanced Ocular Care 2010;1(6):35.
  10.  Bahar, I. Kaiserman, I. Levinger, E. et al. Retrospective contralateral study comparing descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty with penetrating keratoplasty Cornea;28(5):485-8.
  11.  Yamaguchi, T. Negishi, K. Yamaguchi, K. et al. Comparison of anterior and posterior corneal surface irregularity in Descemet Stripping automated Edothelial Keratoplasty and Penetrating Keratoplasty. Cornea 2010 June 18. [Epub ahead of print].
  12.  Zhang, Q. Randleman, JB. Stulting, RD. et al. Clinicopathologic findings in failed descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty Arch Ophthalmol 2010;128(8):973-80.
  13.  Scorcia, V. Matteoni, S. Scorcia, GB. et al. Pentacam assessment of posterior lamellar grafts to explain hyperopization after Descemet’s stripping automated endothelial keratoplasyt Ophthalmol 2009;116(9):1651-5.
  14. Price, MO. Giebel, AW. Farichild, KM. Price, FW Jr. Descemet’s membrane endothelial keratoplasty: prospective multicenter study of visual and refractive outcomes and endothelial survival Ophthalmoy 2009;116(12):2361-8.
  15.  McCauley, MB. Price, FW Jr. Price, MO. Descemet membrane automated endothelial keratoplasty: hybrid technique combing DSAEK stability with DMEK visual results J Cataract Refract Surg 2009 Oct;35(10):1659-64.
  16. Han, DC. Mehta, JS. Por, Ym. et al. Comparison of outcomes of lamellar keratoplasty and penetrating keratoplasty in keratoconus Am J Ophthalmol 2009;148(5):744-751.
  17. Sarnicola, V. Toro, P. Gentile, D. Hannush, SB. Descemetic DALK and predescemetic DALK: outcomes in 236 cases of keratoconus Cornea 2010;29(1):53-9.
  18. Javadi, MA. Feizi, S. Yazdani, S. Mirbabaee, F. Deep Anterior Keratoplasty Versus Penetrating Keratoplasty for Keratoconus: A Clinical Trial Cornea 2010 Feb 17 [Epub ahead of print].
  19. AlphaCor   Visited September 16, 2010.
  20. University of Iowa Ophthalmology Visited September 16,2010.
  21. Universtiy of Illinois at Chicago
  22. Bentley, E. Murphy, CJ. Fengfu, L. et al. Biosynthetic corneal substitute implantation in dogs Cornea;29(8):910-916.            




(p. 50) Treatment Plan: Managing Ocular GVHD, By William L. Miller, OD, PhD, FAAO


1.     Ferrara JLM, Levine JE, Reddy P and Holler E. Graft-versus-Host Disease. Lancet 373(9674):1550-1561, 2009

2.     Schornack MM, Baratz KH, Patel SV and Maquire LJ. Eye and Contact Lens 34(6):302-305, 2008

3.     Jacobs DS and Rosenthal P. Cornea 26(10):1195-1199, 2007

4.     Takahide K, Parker PM, Wu M, Hwang WY et al. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 13(9):1016-1021, 2007