Contact Lens Spectrum
(p. 12) 25th Anniversary Perspective: Soft Contact Lens Solutions Over the Last 25 Years, By William J. Gleason, OD
Food and Drug Administration. Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff: Contact Lens Care Product Labeling. Issued on August 15, 2010.
(p. 15) Research Review: Hand Washing and Contact Lens Contamination, By Loretta B. Szczotka-Flynn, OD, PhD, MS, FAAO
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Tabbara, El-Sheikh, Aabed. Extended Wear Contact Lens Related Bacterial Keratitis. BJO. 2000; 84:327-328.
Catalanotti, Lanza, et al. Slime producing Staphylococcus epidermidis and S. Aureus in acute bacterial conjunctivitis in soft contact lens wearers. New Microbiol. 2005; 28(4): 345-54.
Kampf and Kramer. Epidemiologic Background of Hand Hygeine and Evaluation of the Most Important Agents for Scrubs and Rubs. Clinical Microbiology Reviews. 2004. 863-893.
Lark, Vanderhyde et al. An outbreak of coagulase-negative staphylococci surgical site infections following aortic valve replacement. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 22:618-623.
Larson, Leyden et al. Physiologic and microbiologic changes in skin related to frequent handwashing. Infect. Control 7:59-63.
Larson, Gomez-Duarte, et al. Microbial Flora of hands of homemakers. Am J Infect Control 2002 31:72-79.
Meers and Yeo. Shedding of bacteria and skin squames after handwashing. J Hyg (London); 81;99-105.
Mowry-McKee, Sampson, Proskin. Microbial Contamination of Hydrophilic Contact Lenses: Part II: Quantitation of Microbes After Patient Handling and After Aseptic Removal from the Eye. CLAO J. 1992. 18(4); 240-244.
Fuls, Rodegers, et al. Alternative Hand Contamination Technique to Compare the Activities of Antimicrobail and Nonantimicrobial soaps under different Test Conditions. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 2008. 3739-3744.
(p. 17) Prescribing for Presbyopia: Presbyopes: Worth the Trouble, By Jason R. Miller, OD, MBA, FAAO
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2. Studebaker J. “Soft Multifocals: Practice Growth Opportunity” Contact Lens Spectrum June, 2009.
(p. 21) Contact Lens Design & Materials, By Neil Pence, OD, FAAO
Kislan TP, Hom MM. “Corneal infiltrates with multipurpose solutions and contact lens combinations”, poster abstract 3424/D1041, ARVO 2010.
(p. 22) Dry Eye Dx and Tx: Progress in Unraveling Meibomian Gland Dysfunction, By Katherine M. Mastrota, MS, OD, FAAO; Kelly K. Nichols, OD, MPH, PHD; & Gary Foulks, MD
Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science (Special Issue 2011, Vol. 52, No. 4)
(p. 27) Contact Lens Care & Compliance: Advice for Symptomatic Lens Wearers During Allergy Season, By Michael A. Ward, MMSc, FAAO
(p. 28) Contact Lens Options for Irregular Corneas, By Marsha M. Malooley, OD, FAAO, & Charles A. Faron, OD
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(p. 35) Compliance and Contact Lenses, By Douglas P. Benoit, OD, FAAO
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(p. 49) Treatment Plan: The Spectrum of Toxoplasmosis, By Leo Semes, OD, FAAO
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Prevalence, clinical characteristics, and causes of vision loss in patients with ocular toxoplasmosis. Eur J Ophthalmol. 2011 Mar 1. pii: 20823729-99CA-4278-9FEE-0C29616BA9ED. [Epub ahead of print]
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(p. 50) Reader and Industry Forum, By Claudine Courey & Etty Bitton, OD, MSc, FAAO
1. Cardona G, Llovet I. Compliance amongst contact lens wearers: comprehension skills and reinforcement with written instructions. Cont Lens Anterior Eye 2004 (27); 75-81
2. Szczotka-Flynn LB, Pearlman E et al. Microbial contamination of contact lenses, lens care solutions, and their accessories: a literature review. Eye & Contact lens 2010; 36(2):116-129
3. Wu Y et al. Contact lens user profile, attitudes and level of compliance to lens care. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2010;33(4):183:188
4. Dumbleton K, Richter D et al. Compliance with contact lens replacement in Canada and the United States. Optometry and vision science 2010;87(2):131-139
5. Dumbleton K, Woods C et al. Comfort and vision with silicone hydrogel lenses: effect of compliance. Optometry and vision science 2010;87(6):421-425
6. Steinemann T, Fletcher M et al. Over-the-counter decorative contact lenses: cosmetic or medical device? A case series. Eye & contact lens 2005 31(5);194-200
7. Steinemann T, Pinninti U et al. Ocular complications associated with the use of cosmetic contact lenses from unlicensed vendors. Eye & contact lens 2003;29: 196-200
8. Foulks G. Prolonging contact lens wear and making contact lens wear safer. American journal of ophthalmology 2006;141(2):369-373
9. Yung A, Boost M et al. The effect of compliance enhancement strategy (self-review) on the level of lens care compliance and contamination of contact lenses and lens care accessories. Clinical and experimental optometry 2007; 90(3):190-202
11. Willcox M, Carnt N et al. Contact lens case contamination during daily wear of silicone hydrogels. Optometry and Vision Science 2010;87(7):456-464
12. Wu YT, Zhu H, Willcox M, Stapleton F. Impact of air-drying lens cases in various locations and positions. Optometry and Vision Science. 2010;87(7):465-468
(p. 56) Contact Lens Case Reports: Aspheric Lenses for Keratoconus, By Patrick J. Caroline, FAAO, & Mark P. André, FAAO