Contact Lens Spectrum


September 2012

Document #202



(p. 16) Research Review – Is There Value in Correcting Ocular Aberrations With Lenses?

By Eric Papas, PhD, MCOptom, DipCL, FAAO


1          Xu Cheng, Arthur Bradley, Sowmya Ravikumar, and Larry N. Thibos, 'Visual Impact of Zernike and Seidel Forms of Monochromatic Aberrations', Optometry & Vision Science, 87 (2010), 300-12 10.1097/OPX.0b013e3181d95217.

2          H. H. Dietze, and M. J. Cox, 'Correcting Ocular Spherical Aberration with Soft Contact Lenses', Journal of the Optical Society of America A: Optics and Image Science, and Vision, 21 (2004), 473-85.

3          S. Efron, N. Efron, and P. B. Morgan, 'Optical and Visual Performance of Aspheric Soft Contact Lenses', Optometry and Vision Science, 85 (2008), 201-10.

4          A. Lindskoog Pettersson, L. Mårtensson, J. Salkic, P. Unsbo, and R. Brautaset, 'Spherical Aberration in Relation to Visual Performance in Contact Lens Wear', Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, 34 (2011), 12-16.

5          E. Papas, A. Dahms, N. Carnt, N. Tahhan, and K. Ehrmann, 'Power Profiles and Short-Term Visual Performance of Soft Contact Lenses', Optom Vis Sci, 86 (2009), 318-23.

6          L. Sawides, E. Gambra, D. Pascual, C. Dorronsoro, and S. Marcos, 'Visual Performance with Real-Life Tasks under Adaptive-Optics Ocular Aberration Correction', Journal of Vision, 10 (2010), 19.




(p. 21) Contact Lens Design & Materials – GP Material Properties Review

By Ronald K. Watanabe, OD, FAAO


Bennett ES, Johnson JD. Material Selection. In Bennett ES, Weissman BA, eds. Clinical Contact Lens Practice. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005: 243-254.


Benjamin WJ, Cappelli QA. Oxygen Permeability (Dk) of Thirty-seven Rigid Contact Lens Materials. Optom Vis Sci 2002; 79(2): 103-111.


Young MD, Benjamin WJ. Calibrated Oxygen Permeability of 35 Conventional Hydrogel Materials and Correlation with Water Content. Eye Contact Lens 2003; 29(2): 126-133.





(p. 24) Dry Eye Dx and Tx – Inspiration for Eyecare Diligence from an Unlikely Source

By Katherine M. Mastrota, MS, OD, FAAO


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2 Zhao YE, Wu LP, Hu L, Xu JR. Association of blepharitis with Demodex: a meta-­‐

analysis. Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2012 Apr;19(2):95-­‐102. Epub 2012 Feb 24.

3 Gao YY, Di Pascuale MA, Elizondo A, Tseng SC. Clinical treatment of ocular

demodecosis by lid scrub with tea tree oil. Cornea. 2007 Feb;26(2):136-­‐43.

4 Gutgesell VJ, Stern GA, Hood CI. Histopathology of meibomian gland dysfunction. Am J Ophthalmol. 1982 Sep;94(3):383-­‐7.

5 Liu J, Sheha, H, Tseng, SC. Pathogenic role of Demodex mites in blepharitis. Curr

Opin Allergy Clin Immunol. 2010 October; 10(5): 505–510.

6 Kheirkhah A, Casas V, Li W, Raju VK, Tseng SC. Corneal manifestations of ocular

demodex infestation. Am J Ophthalmol. 2007 May;143(5):743-­‐749. Epub 2007 Mar


7 Kim JT, Lee SH, Chun YS, Kim JC. Tear cytokines and chemokines in patients with

Demodex blepharitis. Cytokine. 2011 Jan;53(1):94-­‐9. Epub 2010 Nov 2.

8 Am J Ophthalmol. 1982 Sep;94(3):383-­‐7. High prevalence of Demodex in eyelashes with cylindrical dandruff. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2005 Sep;46(9):3089-­‐94.

9 Y-­‐Y Gao, M A Di Pascuale, W Li, A Baradaran-­‐Rafii, A Elizondo, C-­‐L Kuo, V K Raju, S

C G Tseng. In vitro and in vivo killing of ocular Demodex by tea tree oil. Br J Ophthalmol. 2005 November; 89(11): 1468–1473






(p. 25) Contact Lens Care & Compliance – Hydrogen Peroxide Contact Lens Disinfection, Part 2

By Susan J. Gromacki, OD, MS, FAAO


Gromacki SJ.  Hydrogen Peroxide Contact Lens Disinfection, Part 1.  Contact Lens Spectrum 28(5):23.


Shoff ME, Joslin CE, Tu EY, Kubatko L, Fuerst PA. Efficacy of contact lens systems against recent clinical and tap water Acanthamoeba isolates. Cornea. Jul 2008;27(6):713-719.


Hughes R, Kilvington S. Comparison of hydrogen peroxide contact lens disinfection systems and solutions against Acanthamoeba polyphaga. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2001;45:2038–2043.  Accesssed July 16, 2012.



(p. 26) Incorporating Wavefront Error in Contact Lenses

By Jason Marsack, PhD


Elliott DB, Yang KC, Whitaker D. Visual acuity changes throughout adulthood in normal, healthy eyes: Seeing beyond 6/6. Optom Vis Sci 1995;72(3):186-191.


Howland HC, Howland BA subjective method for the measurement of monochromatic aberrations of the eye. J Opt Soc Am 1977;67(11):1508-1518.


Kosaki R, Maeda N, Bessho K, Hori Y, Nishida K, Suzaki A et al. Magnitude and orientation of Zernike terms in patients with keratoconus. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2007;48(7):3062-8.


Marsack JD, Parker KE, Pesudovs K, Donnelly WJ 3rd, Applegate RA. Uncorrected wavefront error and visual performance during RGP wear in keratoconus. Optom Vis Sci 2007;84(6):463-70.


Marsack JD, Parker KE, Applegate RA. Performance of wavefront-guided soft lenses in three keratoconus subjects. Optom Vis Sci 2008;85(12):1172-8.


Negishi K, Kumanomido T, Utsumi Y, Tsubota K. Effect of higher-order aberrations on visual function in keratoconic eyes with a rigid gas permeable contact lens. Am J Ophthalmol.2007;144(6):924-9.


Pantanelli S, Macrae S, Jeong TM, Yoon G. Characterizing the wave aberration in eyes with keratoconus or penetrating keratoplasty using a high-dynamic range wavefront sensor. Ophthalmol 2007 Nov;114(11):2013-21.


Porter J, Guirao A, Cox IG, Williams DR. Monochromatic aberrations of the human eye in a large population. J Opt Soc Am A Opt Image Sci Vis 2001;18(8):1793-803.


Sabesan R, Jeong TM, Carvalho L, Cox IG, Williams DR, Yoon G. Vision improvement by correcting higher-order aberrations with customized soft contact lenses in keratoconic eyes. Opt Lett 2007;15;32(8):1000-2.


Yoon GY, Johns LK, Tomashevskaya O, Ducharme C, Sabesan R, Le HG, Jacobs D, Rosenthal P. Wavefront-guided customized scleral lens to correct higher order aberrations in keratoconus. Optom Vis Sci 2011; 88:E-abstract 110155.


Zadnik K, Barr JT, Edrington TB, Everett DF, Jameson M, McMahon TT, Shin JA, Sterling JL, Wagner H, Gordon MO. Baseline findings in the Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of Keratoconus (CLEK) study. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 1998;39(13):2537-46.



(p. 30) Complications When You Least Expect Them

By Alex Hui, OD


Evans, B. J. W. Orthoptic indications for contact lens wear. Contact Lens And Anterior Eye 2006;29(4):175-181.

Ferrara, D. C., D. Calucci, et al.. Proposed physiopathological mechanisms and potential therapeutic targets for central serous chorioretinopathy. Expert Rev Ophthalmol 2008;3(5):553-565.

Godts, D., M. J. Tassignon, et al. Binocular vision impairment after refractive surgery. J Cat Refract Surg 2004;30(1):101-109.

Jones, D., S. Livesey, et al. Hard contact lens migration into the upper lid: An unexpected lid lump. Brit J Ophthalmol 1987;71(5):368-370.

Martin, J. A. and A. Roorda. Predicting and assessing visual performance with multizone bifocal contact lenses. Optom Vis Sci 2003;80(12): 812-819.

Perera, L., S. Izadi, et al. Bilateral upper lid encysted contact lenses. Acta Ophthalmologica 2008;86(6): 701.

Pollard, Z. F., M. F. Greenberg, et al. Strabismus precipitated by monovision. Am J Ophthalmol 2011;152(3):479-482.

Shams, P. N., A. B. Beckingsale, et al. An unusual eyelid lump: Unsuspected embedded contact lens for up to 40 years. Two cases and literature review. Eye 2011;25(10):1371-1373.

Tarabishy, A. B., E. Ahn, et al. Central serous retinopathy.  Arthritis Care and Research 2011;63(8):1075-1082.

Zola, E., I. J. E. Van Der Meulen, et al. A conjunctival mass in the deep superior fornix after a long retained hard contact lens in a patient with keloids. Cornea 2008;27(10):1204-1206.



(p. 34) FDA Clinical Trials and the Regulatory Process

By Richard E. Lippman, OD, FAAO




(p. 45) Treatment Plan – Delousing the Eyelids

By William L. Miller, OD, PhD, FAAO


Feldmeier H. Pediculosis capitis: new insights into epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment.
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Phthiriasis palpebrarum: a common culprit with uncommon presentation.
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(p. 46) Reader and Industry Forum – Scleral Lens Classification: a Different Approach

By Peter E. Wilcox, OD, FOAA


(p. 50) Reader and Industry Forum – Limitations of Instrstromal Corneal Rings in Keratoconus

By Bezalel Schendowich, OD, FIACLE


Dalton, Kristin and Sorbara, Luigina, “Case Report:  Fitting an MSD (Mini Scleral Design) rigid contact lens in advanced keratoconus with Intacs”, Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, 34 (2011), pp.274-81.


Bastos, Lucino, "Fitting Keratoconus after Intracorneal Ring Implants”, Contact Lens Spectrum, 26:11 (2011), pp. 40-42.



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