Contact Lens Spectrum


January 2013

Document #206

(p. 14) Research Review – Daily Disposable Contact Lenses: The King in Waiting?

By Eric Papas, PhD, MCOptom, DipCL, FAAO

1. Efron N, Morgan PB, Woods CA. An international survey of daily disposable contact lens prescribing. Clinical and Experimental Optometry. 2012.

2. Chalmers RL, Keay L, McNally J, Kern J. Multicenter case-control study of the role of lens materials and care products on the development of corneal infiltrates. Optometry Vision Sci. 2012;89(3):316-25.

3. Ozkan J, Willcox MDP, de la Jara PL, Mandathara PS, Rathi VM, Thomas V, et al. The effect of daily lens replacement during overnight wear on ocular adverse events. Optometry Vision Sci. 2012;89(12):1672-9.

4. Dart JK, Radford CF, Minassian D, Verma S, Stapleton F. Risk factors for microbial keratitis with contemporary contact lenses: a case-control study. Ophthalmology. 2008;115(10):1647-54. Epub 2008/07/04.

5. Stapleton F, Keay L, Edwards K, Naduvilath T, Dart JK, Brian G, et al. The incidence of contact lens-related microbial keratitis in Australia. Ophthalmology. 2008;115(10):1655-62. Epub 2008/06/10.

6. Stapleton F, Carnt N. Contact lens-related microbial keratitis: How have epidemiology and genetics helped us with pathogenesis and prophylaxis. Eye. 2012;26(2):185-93.

(p. 21) Dry Eye Dx and Tx – Enhancing Patient Adherence to Dry Eye Therapy, Part 1

By William Townsend, OD, FAAO

(p. 23) Contact Lens Care & Compliance - FDA Forging New Guidance

By Susan J. Gromacki, OD, MS, FAAO

1. Green JA, Phillips KS, Hitchins VM, Lucas AD, Shoff ME, Hutter JC, Rorer EM, Eydelman MB. Material Properties That Predict Preservative Uptake for Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lenses. Eye Contact Lens. 2012 Nov;38(6):350-357.

2. Eydelman MB, Tarver ME, Kiang T, Alexander KY, Hutter JC. The Food and Drug Administration's Role in Establishing and Maintaining Safeguards for Contact Lenses and Contact Lens Care Products. Eye Contact Lens. 2012 Nov;38(6):346-9. Published ahead of print.

3. Eydelman MB, Kiang T, Tarver ME, Alexander KY, Hutter JC. Preclinical Research to Aid in the Development of Test Methods for Contact Lenses and Their Care Products. Eye Contact Lens. 2012 Nov;38(6):385-7. Published ahead of print.

(p. 24) Contact Lenses 2012

By Jason J. Nichols, OD, MPH, PhD, FAAO

(p. 40) Improving Underwater Vision: Part 2

By Jim Schwiegerling, PhD; Jerome A. Legerton, OD, MS, MBA, FAAO; Brian Chou, OD, FAAO; Robert J. Joyce, OD, & William Meyers, PhD


2) Chou B, Legerton JA, Schwiegerling J. Improving underwater vision. Contact Lens Spectrum. June 2007:41-44.

3) Kilvington S, Gray T, Dart J, et al. Acanthamoeba keratitis: the role of domestic tap water contamination in the United Kingdon. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2004 Jan;45(1):165-9.

4) Boost M, Cho P, Lai S, et al. Detection of acathamoeba in tap water and contact lens cases using polymerase chain reaction. Optom Vis Sci. 2008;85(7)526-30.

5) Lindsay RG, Watters G, Johnson R, et al. Acanthamoeba keratitis and contact lens wear. Clin Exp Optom. 2007 Sep;90(5)351-60.

6) Chou B. FDA-reported adverse events by lens type: learn what 12 years of data tells us about hydrogels, silicone hydrogels, GPs and decorative contact lenses. Contact Lens Spectrum, 2006 December:34-40.

7) Rosenthal, RA, et al. Review of Standard for Evaluating the Effectiveness of Contact Lens Disinfectants. PDA Journal of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology 2002;56(1)37-50.

8) Legerton, JA It’s time to rethink mini-scleral lenses. Review of Optometry, 2010 April:

9) DeNaeyer, GW Modern Scleral Contact Lens Fitting. Contact Lens Spectrum 2010 June:

(p. 51) Treatment Plan – Evaluating and Treating Conjunctival Lacerations

By William L. Miller, OD, PhD, FAAO

Bord SP and Linden J. Trauma to the globe and orbit. Emerg Med Clin of North America. 26:97-128, 2008.

(p. 56) Contact Lens Case Reports - Ortho-k and Larger Pupils

By Patrick J. Caroline, FAAO, & Mark P. André, FAAO

Chen, Zhi*; Niu, Lingling; Xue, Feng*; Qu, Xiaomei*; Zhou, Zimei*; Zhou, Xingtao*; Chu, Renyuan* Impact of Pupil Diameter on Axial Growth in Orthokeratology. Optometry and Vision Science November 2012 - Volume 89 - Issue 11 - p 1636–1640.

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