Contact Lens Spectrum


April 2012

Document #197



(p. 14) Refractive Focus – The Latest on PALs and Myopia Control

By David A. Berntsen, OD, PhD, FAAO


Berntsen, D. A., L. T. Sinnott, et al. (2011a). "Accommodative lag and juvenile-onset myopia progression in children wearing refractive correction." Vision Res 51(9): 1039-1046.

Berntsen, D. A., L. T. Sinnott, et al. (2011b). "A Randomized Trial using Progressive Addition Lenses to Evaluate Theories of Myopia Progression in Children with a High Lag of Accommodation." Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci: Dec 28 [Epub ahead of print].

Cheng, D., K. L. Schmid, et al. (2010). "Randomized trial of effect of bifocal and prismatic bifocal spectacles on myopic progression: Two-year results." Arch Ophthalmol 128(1): 12-19.

Correction of Myopia Evaluation Trial 2 Study Group for the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (2011). "Progressive-addition lenses versus single-vision lenses for slowing progression of myopia in children with high accommodative lag and near esophoria." Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52(5): 2749-2757.

Edwards, M. H., R. W. Li, et al. (2002). "The Hong Kong progressive lens myopia control study: study design and main findings." Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 43(9): 2852-2858.

Gwiazda, J., L. Hyman, et al. (2003). "A randomized clinical trial of progressive addition lenses versus single vision lenses on the progression of myopia in children." Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 44(4): 1492-1500.

Gwiazda, J. E., L. Hyman, et al. (2004). "Accommodation and related risk factors associated with myopia progression and their interaction with treatment in COMET children." Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 45(7): 2143-2151.

Hasebe, S., H. Ohtsuki, et al. (2008). "Effect of progressive addition lenses on myopia progression in Japanese children: a prospective, randomized, double-masked, crossover trial." Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 49(7): 2781-2789.

Sankaridurg, P., B. Holden, et al. (2011). "Decrease in Rate of Myopia Progression with a Contact Lens Designed to Reduce Relative Peripheral Hyperopia: One-Year Results." Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci.

Smith, E. L., 3rd (2011). "Prentice Award Lecture 2010: A case for peripheral optical treatment strategies for myopia." Optom Vis Sci 88(9): 1029-1044.

Weizhong, L., Y. Zhikuan, et al. (2008). "A longitudinal study on the relationship between myopia development and near accommodation lag in myopic children." Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 28(1): 57-61.




(p. 20) Contact Lens Design & Materials – Controlling Myopia: Here Yet?

By Neil Pence, OD, FAAO


Jones-Jordan LA, Mitchell GL, Cotter SA, Kleinstein RN, Manny RE, Mutti DO, Twelker JD, Sims JR, Zadnik K; CLEERE Study Group.  Visual activity before and after the onset of juvenile myopia.  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011 Mar 29;52(3):1841-50.


Kakita T, Hiraoka T, Oshika T. Influence of Overnight Orthokeratology on Axial Elongation in Childhood Myopia.  Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci., April 2011 52:2170-2174.

Mutti DO, Cooper ME, Dragan E, Jones-Jordan LA, Bailey MD, Marazita ML, Murray JC, Zadnik K; CLEERE Study Group.  Vitamin D receptor (VDR) and group-specific component (GC, vitamin D-binding protein) polymorphisms in myopia.  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011 Jun 1;52(6):3818-24.

Sankaridurg P, Holden B, Smith E, et al. Decrease in rate of myopia progression with a contact lens designed to reduce relative peripheral hyperopia: one-year results. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. December 9, 2011 vol. 52 no. 13 9362-9367.

Smith EL 3rd, Hung LF, Huang J.  Relative peripheral hyperopic defocus alters central refractive development in infant monkeys. Vision Res. 2009 Sep;49(19):2386-92.




(p. 21) Dry Eye Dx and Tx – Nowhere to Hide From Formaldehyde

By Katherine M. Mastrota, MS, OD, FAAO


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(p. 23) Contact Lens Care & Compliance – Protein on Contact Lenses Isn’t Necessarily a Bad Thing

By Michael A. Ward, MMSc, FAAO


Yongki Choi, Issa S. Moody, Patrick C. Sims, Steven R. Hunt, Brad L. Corso, Israel Perez, Gregory A. Weiss, and Philip G. Collins Single-Molecule Lysozyme Dynamics Monitored by an Electronic Circuit.  Science 20 January 2012: 319-324. [DOI:10.1126/science.1214824],0,1217057.story

Dobson, CB, et al. Effect of Contact Lens Solutions on the structural and functional integrity of lens bound proteins. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2011; 52: E-Abstract 6536.



(p. 24) An Update on Specialty Contact Lens Research

By Gretchyn M. Bailey, NCLC, FAAO


Parental history of myopia, sports and outdoor activities, and future myopia. Jones LA, Sinnott LT, Mutti DO, Mitchell GL, Moeschberger ML, Zadnik K. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2007 Aug;48(8):3524-32.


Outdoor activity and myopia in Singapore teenage children. Dirani M, Tong L, Gazzard G, Zhang X, Chia A, Young TL, Rose KA, Mitchell P, Saw SM. Br J Ophthalmol. 2009 Aug;93(8):997-1000.


Outdoor activity reduces the prevalence of myopia in children. Rose KA, Morgan IG, Ip J, Kifley A, Huynh S, Smith W, Mitchell P. Ophthalmology. 2008 Aug;115(8):1279-85.


Blood levels of vitamin D in teens and young adults with myopia. Mutti DO, Marks AR. Optom Vis Sci. 2011 Mar;88(3):377-82.


The incidence of contact lens-related microbial keratitis in Australia. Stapleton F, Keay L, Edwards K, Naduvilath T, Dart JK, Brian G, Holden BA. Ophthalmology. 2008 Oct;115(10):1655-62.





(p. 30) Managing Irregular Cornea Patients

By Gregory W. DeNaeyer, OD, FAAO


  1. Negishi K, Kumanomido T, Utsumi Y, Tsubota K. Effect of higher-order aberrations on Ophthalmol 2007 144(6):924-929.
  2. Nakagawa T, Maeda N, Kosaki R, et al. Higher order aberrations due to the posterior corneal surface in patients with keratoconus. Invest Ophthalml Vis Sci 2009 50(6):2660-5.
  3. Sabesan R, Jeong TM, Carvalho L. et al. Vision improvement by correcting higher-order aberrations with customized soft contact lenses in keratoconic eyes. Opt Lett 2007 15;32(8):1000-2.
  4. Marsack JD, Parker KE, Niu Y, et al. On-eye performance of custom wavefront-guided soft contact lenses in a habitual soft lens-wearing keratoconic patient. J. Refract Surg 2007 Nov;23(9):960-4.
  5. Katsoulos C, Karageorgiadis L, Vassileiou N, et al. Customized hydrogel contact lenses for keratoconus incorporating correction for vertical coma aberration.  Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 2009 May;29(3):321-9.
  6. Marsack JD, Parker KE, Pesudovs K. et al. Uncorrected wavefront error and visual performance during RGP wear in keratoconus. Optom Vis Sci 2007 June;84(6):463-70.
  7. de Brabander J, Chateau N, Marin G, et al. Simulated optical performance of custom wavefront soft contact lenses for keratoconus. Optom Vis Sci 2003 80(9):637-43.
  8. Sabesan R, Yoon G. Neural compensation for long-term asymmetric optical blur to improve visual performance in keratoconic eyes. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2010 51(7):3835-9.
  9. Sabesan R, Yoon G. Visual performance after correcting higher order aberrations in keratoconic eyes. J Vis 2009 13;9(5):1-10.
  10. Artal P, Chen L, Fernandez EJ, et al. Neural compensation for the eye’s optical aberrations. J Vis 2004 16;4(4):281-7.




(p. 42) Contact Lens Practice Pearls  - New Options in Specialty Lenses

By Jason R. Miller, OD, MBA, FAAO


1. Choi, Charles Q. Innovation News Daily Contributor.  Virtual Reality Contact Lenses May Exist By 2014”. 02/02/2012 Innovation News Daily, accessed online February, 2012 at



(p. 48) Treatment Plan – What a Long Way We’ve Come With Glaucoma Management

By Leo Semes, OD, FAAO


1.      Skaat A, Chetrit A, Belkin M, Kinori M, Kalter-Leibovici O. Time trends in the incidence and causes of blindness in Israel. Am J Ophthalmol. 2012 Feb;153(2):214-221.


2.      Hahn SR. Patient-centered communication to assess and enhance patient adherence to glaucoma medication. Ophthalmology. 2009 Nov;116(11 Suppl):S37-42. Review.


3.      Hayreh SS, Podhajsky P, Zimmerman MB. Beta-blocker eyedrops and nocturnal arterial hypotension. Am J Ophthalmol. 1999 Sep;128(3):301-9.


4.      Hayreh SS, Podhajsky P, Zimmerman MB. Role of nocturnal arterial hypotension in optic nerve head ischemic disorders. Ophthalmologica. 1999;213(2):76-96.


5.      Stein JD, Talwar N, Laverne AM, Nan B, Lichter PR. Trends in Use of Ancillary Glaucoma Tests for Patients with Open-Angle Glaucoma from 2001 to 2009. Ophthalmology. 2012 Jan 3. [Epub ahead of print]



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