Contact Lens Spectrum


October 2012

Document #203

(p. 16) Refractive Focus – Soft Bifocals: The Next Step in Slowing Myopia Progression?

By David A. Berntsen, OD, PhD, FAAO

Kang P, Swarbrick H. Peripheral refraction in myopic children wearing orthokeratology and gas-permeable lenses. Optom Vis Sci. 2011 Apr;88(4):476-82.

Walline JJ, Jones LA, Sinnott L, Manny RE, Gaume A, Rah MJ, Chitkara M, Lyons S; ACHIEVE Study Group. A randomized trial of the effect of soft contact lenses on myopia progression in children. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2008 Nov;49(11):4702-6. Epub 2008 Jun 19.

Walline JJ, Jones LA, Rah MJ, Manny RE, Berntsen DA, Chitkara M, Gaume A, Kim A, Quinn N; CLIP STUDY GROUP. Contact Lenses in Pediatrics (CLIP) Study: chair time and ocular health. Optom Vis Sci. 2007 Sep;84(9):896-902.

Smith EL 3rd. Prentice Award Lecture 2010: A case for peripheral optical treatment strategies for myopia.Optom Vis Sci. 2011 Sep;88(9):1029-44.

Liu Y, Wildsoet C. The effective add inherent in 2-zone negative lenses inhibits eye growth in myopic young chicks.Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2012 Jul 31;53(8):5085-93.

Kwok E, Patel B, Backhouse S, Phillips JR. Peripheral refraction in high myopia with spherical soft contact lenses.Optom Vis Sci. 2012 Mar;89(3):263-70.

Kang P, Fan Y, Oh K, Trac K, Zhang F, Swarbrick H. Effect of single vision soft contact lenses on peripheral refraction.Optom Vis Sci. 2012 Jul;89(7):1014-21.

Shen J, Clark CA, Soni PS, Thibos LN. Peripheral refraction with and without contact lens correction. Optom Vis Sci. 2010 Sep;87(9):642-55.

Aller TA, Laure A, Wildsoet C. Results of a one-year prospective clinical trial (CONTROL) of the use of bifocal soft contact lenses to control myopia progression. Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics 2006;26(Suppl 1):8-9.

Walline JJ, Jones-Jordan L, Greiner KL, McVey M. The effects of soft bifocal contact lenses on myopia progression in children. Optom Vis Sci. 2011; 88, E-abstract: 110642.

Brien A. Holden, Padmaja R. Sankaridurg, Percy Lazon De La Jara, Thomas Naduvilath, Arthur Ho, Deborah F. Sweeney, Maria Markoulli, Earl L. Smith, III, Jian Ge and Vision CRC Myopia Clinical Study Group. Decreasing Peripheral Hyperopia With Distance-centre Relatively-plus Powered Periphery Contact Lenses Reduced The Rate Of Progress Of Myopia: A 5 Year Vision Crc Study. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2012;53: E-Abstract 6300.

Anstice NS, Phillips JR. Effect of dual-focus soft contact lens wear on axial myopia progression in children. Ophthalmology. 2011 Jun;118(6):1152-61. Epub 2011 Jan 26.

Sankaridurg P, Holden B, Smith E 3rd, Naduvilath T, Chen X, de la Jara PL, Martinez A, Kwan J, Ho A, Frick K, Ge J. Decrease in rate of myopia progression with a contact lens designed to reduce relative peripheral hyperopia: one-year results. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011 Dec 9;52(13):9362-7

(p. 21) Contact Lens Design & Materials – Scleral GPs: More Indications?

By Neil Pence, OD, FAAO

Eef van der Worp. A Guide to Scleral Lens Fitting, available at Http://, page 3.

(p. 22) Dry Eye Dx and Tx – Managing Neurotrophic Ulcers

By Richard B. Mangan, OD, FAAO

Wells JR, Michelson MA. Diagnosing and treating neurotrophic keratopathy; Eyenet Magazine July / Aug 2008.

Smith VA, Cook SD. Doxycycline-a role in ocular surface repair. Br J Ophthalmol. 2004 May;88(5):619-25.

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 Phan TM, Foster CS, Boruchoff SA, et al. Topical fibronectin in the treatment ofpersistent corneal epithelial defects and trophic ulcers. Am J Ophthalmol 1987;104:494-501.

 Ubels J, Loley K, Rismondo V. Retinol secretion by the lacrimal gland. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 1986;27:1261-9.

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(p. 26) GP Annual Report 2012

By Edward S. Bennett, OD, MSEd, FAAO