Contact Lens Spectrum


August 2013

Document #213

(p. 14) Refractive Focus – Correcting Common Aberrations in Highly Aberrated Eyes
By Jason Marsack, PhD

  1. Marsack JD. Incorporating Wavefront Error Correction in Contact Lenses. Contact Lens Spectrum. Sept, 2012:26-29.
  2. López-Gil N, Castejón-Mochón JF, Benito A, Marín JM, Lo-a-Foe G, Marin G, Fermigier B, Renard D, Joyeux D, Château N, Artal P. Aberration Generation by Contact Lenses With Apsheric and Asymmetric Surfaces. Journal of Refractive Surgery.2002;18:S603-S609.
  3. Tylers Quarterly, Tylers Quarterly Inc, 5901 H Street, Little Rock, AR 72205. March 2013;
  4. 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. Ophthalmology. 2007;114:2013-21.
  5. Katsoulos C, Karageorgiadis L, Vasileiou N, Mousafeiropoulos T, Asimellis G. Customized hydrogel contact lenses for keratoconus incorporating correction for vertical coma aberration. Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics. 2009;29:321-9.
  6. Marsack JD, Rozema JJ, Koppen C, Tassignon MJ, Applegate RA. Template-based correction of high-order aberration in keratoconus. Optometry and Vision Science. 2013;90:324-34.

(p. 17) Prescribing for Astigmatism – Astigmatism in Early Presbyopia
By Thomas G. Quinn, OD, MS, FAAO

  1. Bayer and Young, Fitting low astigmats with toric soft contact lenses-what are the benefits and how easily it is achieved?, Am. Academy of Optom. Scientific Poster, December 2005
  2. Garcia P, Dorronsoro C, Marin G, Hernández M, Marcos S. Visual acuity under combined astigmatism and coma: Optical and neural adaptation effects. J Vision, 2011 Feb;11(2):5, 1-11.
  3. Richdale, K. et al. Visual Acuity with Spherical and Toric Soft Contact Lenses in Low- to Moderate-Astigmatic Eyes, Optometry & Vision Science. October 2007 - Volume 84(10):969-975
  4. Singh A, Pesala V, Garg P, Bharadwaj SR, Relation between uncorrected astigmatism and visual acuity in pseudophakia. Optom Vis Sci. 2013 Apr;90(4):378-84.
  5. Watanabe K, Negishi K, Dogru M, Yamaguchi T, Torii H, Tsubota K, Effect of pupil size on uncorrected visual acuity in pseudophakic eyes with astigmatism. J Refract Surg. 2013 Jan;29(1):25-9.

(p. 19) Contact Lens Design & Materials – Whatís New in Silicone Hydrogel Lenses?
By Neil Pence, OD, FAAO

  1. Pence N. Novel Water Gradient Lens Material. Contact Lens Spectrum 2013;28(13):11.

(p. 21) Dry Eye Dx and Tx – When Dry Eye Isnít Just Dry Eye, Part 1
By Amber Gaume Giannoni, OD, FAAO

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(p. 23) Contact Lens Care & Compliance – No Lens Care, Period
By Michael A. Ward, MMSc, FAAO

  1. Morgan PB et al International Contact Lens Prescribing in 2012. Contact Lens Spectrum January, 2013
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  3. Chalmers RL, Hickson-Curran S, Keay L, et al Struggle with Soft Contact Lens Wear Addressed by Refitting with Daily Disposable Lenses. ARVO meeting 2013
  4. British Contact Lens Association WebConnect
  5. Nixon, GJ My Contact Lens Resolution CL Spectrum January 2011
  6. Stapleton F, Keay L, Edwards K, et al. The incidence of contact lens related microbial keratitis in Australia. Ophthalmology. 2008 Oct; 115(10): 1655-62
  7. RCCL Staff. Daily Disposables dated 9/6/2012
  8. Saks A, Carpe Diem: Why the Time is Right for Daily Disposables. Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses. Mar 14, 2013

(p. 24) Custom Soft Contact Lenses: Prescribing and Practice
By David Kading, OD, & Mile Brujic, OD

  1. Caroline P, André M. The effect of corneal diameter on soft lens fitting, part 1. Contact Lens Spectrum 2002;17(4)56.
  2. Quinn TG. Soft toric advances and fitting trends. Contact Lens Spectrum 2009;24(3).
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  5. Eiden SB, DeNaeyer G. Keratoconus fitting with specialty soft lenses. Contact Lens Spectrum 2012;27(1). educational
  6. Kinoshita B, Lampa M, Caroline P. Unique applications for Silicone Hydrogel lenses. Contact Lens Spectrum 2008;23(9).

(p. 30) Contact Lenses in Drug Delivery
By Jason Marsack, PhD

  2. Yeaw J, Benner JS, Walt JG, Sian S, Smith DB. Comparing adherence and persistence across 6 chronic medication classes. J Manag Care Pharm. 2009;15:728-40.
  3. Rees G, Leong O, Crowston JG, Lamoureux EL. Intentional and unintentional nonadherence to ocular hypotensive treatment in patients with glaucoma. Ophthalmology. 2010;117:903-8.
  4. Waterman H, Evans JR, Gray TA, Henson D, Harper R. Interventions for improving adherence to ocular hypotensive therapy. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013 Apr 30;4
  5. Beckers HJ, Webers CA, Busch MJ, Brink HM, Colen TP, Schouten JS. Adherence improvement in Dutch glaucoma patients: a randomized controlled trial. Acta Ophthalmol. 2012 Oct 1.
  6. Karlgard CC, Wong NS, Jones LW, Moresoli C. In vitro uptake and release studies of ocular pharmaceutical agents by silicon-containing and p-HEMA hydrogel contact lens materials. Int J Pharm. 2003;257:141-51.
  7. White CJ, Byrne ME. Molecularly imprinted therapeutic contact lenses. Expert Opin. Drug Deliv. 2010; 7:765-780.
  8. Tieppo A, White CJ, Paine AC, Voyles ML, McBride MK, Byrne ME. Sustained in vivo release from imprinted therapeutic contact lenses. J Control Release. 2012;157:391-7.
  9. Kapoor Y, Thomas JC, Tan G, John VT., Chauhan A. Surfactant-laden soft contact lenses for extended delivery of Ophthalmic drugs. Biomaterials 2009;30:867-878.
  10. Bengani L, Chauhan A. Extended delivery of an anionic drug by contact lens loaded with a cationic surfactant. Biomaterials. 2013;34:2814-21.
  11. Guzman-Aranguez A, Colligris B, Pintor J. Contact lenses: promising devices for ocular drug delivery. J Ocul Pharmacol Ther. 2013;29:189-99.
  12. Gulsen D, Chauhan A. Ophthalmic drug delivery through contact lenses. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2004;45:2342-7.
  13. Jung HJ, Abou-Jaoude M, Carbia BE, Plummer C, Chauhan A. Glaucoma therapy by extended release of timolol from nanoparticle loaded silicone-hydrogel contact lenses. J Control Release. 2013;165:82-9.
  14. Bengani L, Chauhan A. Are contact lenses the solution for effective ophthalmic drug delivery? Future Med Chem. 2012;4:2141-3.
  15. Sheardown H, Critical role for drug delivery in the development of new ophthalmic treatments. Future Med. Chem. 2012;4:2123-2125.

(p. 34) Spectacle Wearers Need to Know More About Contact Lenses
By Charles W. McMonnies, MSc

  1. Edwards K, Keay L, Naduvilath T, Stapleton F. A population survey of the penetrance of contact lens wear in Australia: rationale, methodology and results. Ophthalmic Epidemiol 2009; 16(5): 275-280.
  2. Holden BA. Blindness and poverty: a tragic combination. Clin Exp Optom 2007; 90 (6): 401-403.
  3. Long RJ. Compensation in Canada: strategy, practice and issues. Toronto: ITP Nelson; 1998: 124.
  4. McMonnies CW. Improving patient education and attitudes toward compliance with instructions for contact lens use. Cont Lens Ant Eye 2011; 34 (5): 241-248.
  5. Mitchell TR. Organisational behaviour: expectancy theory. Ann Rev Psych 1979; 30: 253-258
  6. Morgan PB, Woods CA, Tranoudis IG, Helland M, Efron N, Grupcheva CN, Jones D, Pesinova A, et al. International contact lens prescribing in 2011. Cont Lens Spect 2012; 27: 26-31.
  7. Norton TT, Manny R, O'Leary DJ. Myopia-global problem, global research. Optom Vis Sci 2005; 82 (4): 223-225.
  8. Rose K, Smith W, Morgan I, Mitchell P. The increasing prevalence of myopia: implications for Australia. Clin Exp Ophthalmol 2001; 29 (3): 116-120.
  9. Sherrow V. For appearance's sake: the historical encyclopedia of good looks, beauty and grooming. Santa Barbara CA: Greenwood Publishing Group; 2001: 109.
  10. Wensor M, McCarty CA, Taylor HR. Prevalence and risk factors of myopia in Victoria, Australia. Arch Ophthalmol 1999; 117 (5): 658-663.
  11. Woo GCd, Woo SY. The need for full scope primary eye care in every country. Clin Exp Optom 2013; 96 (1): 1-3.

(p. 40) Customized Lens Fitting in Microcornea
By Rajni Rajan, MPhil, & Rajeswari Mahadevan, PhD

  1. Florian Rüfer et al.,White-to-White Corneal Diameter Normal Values in Healthy Humans Obtained With the Orbscan II Topography System: Cornea 2005, 24:259–261
  2. E.Stefiniak et al., An unusual pedigree with microcornea- cataract syndrome: J. Med. Genetics, 1995, 32: 813-815
  3. Alrun Gronemeyer et al.,Microcornea-Cataract syndrome: Orphanet Encyclopedia. September 2002
  4. Rabah M. Shawky et al., Abnormal presentation of Peters' anomaly in a family with microcornea cataract syndrome: Egypt. J. Med. Hum. Genet. Vol. 10, No. 1, May, 2009
  5. D V Batra et al., Microcornea with myopia: BJO, 1967, 51, 57
  6. Prashant Naithani et al., Inherited partial aniridia, microcornea with high myopia and Bergmeister's papilla: A new phenotypic expression: Indian J Ophthalmol. 2008 Mar-Apr; 56(2): 145–146.
  7. Stella J. Hornby et al Requirements for optical services in children with microphthalmas, coloboma and microcornea in Southern India:., Eye (2000) 14, 219-224
  8. Ribhi Hazin et al., Isolated microcornea: Case report and relation to other 'small eye' phenotypes: Middle East Journal of Ophthalmogy, Vol 15,No. 2, April – June 2008
  9. Robert L. Davis et al., Techniques for improved soft lens fitting: CL Spectrum, Jan 2005
  10. Patrick J. Caroline et al., Effects of corneal eccentricity: CL spectrum, November 2010
  11. John Mark Jackson ., A case for custom soft lenses: CL spectrum, Sep 2012
  12. Patrick J. Caroline et al., The Effect of Corneal Diameter on Soft Lens Fitting, Part 1: CL spectrum, April 2002
  13. Patrick J. Caroline et al., The Effect of Corneal Diameter on Soft Lens Fitting, Part 2: CL spectrum, May 2002
  14. William Douthwaite et al., Initial selection of soft contact lenses based on corneal characteristics: The CLAO Journal 28(4): 202–205, 2002
  15. Douglas Becherer et al., A personalized Contact lens prescription: CL spectrum, Jan 2007
  16. Mark Andre et al., A new approach to fitting soft contact lenses: Eye witness, CLSA, Second quarter, 2001.
  17. Dr.Barry Eiden et al.,Using Advanced Technologies for Contact Lens Fitting: CL spectrum, Volume: 27 , Issue: August 2012, page(s): 24 – 29

(p. 46) Pediatric and Teen CL Care – Determining Power When You Have No Refractive Information
By Christine W. Sindt, OD, FAAO

  1. Silbert M, Gurwood, A. Persistent hyperplastic vitreous. Clinical Eye and Vision Care December 2000:12(3-4):131-137.
  2. Shastry B. Persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous: congenital malformation of the eye. Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology December 2009;37(9):884-890.
  3. Hoffer KJ. The Hoffer Q formula: a comparison of theoretic and regression formulas. 1993 Nov.;19(6):700-12.
  4. Straub L. SRK/T Formula: A Review, a combination of linear regression method with a theoretical eye model. Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today May 2012;
  5. Sindt C. Getting Started With GP Fitting. Contact Lens Spectrum Nov. 2011;26(11):47.
  6. Sindt C. Tips for Pediatric Dispensing. Contact Lens Spectrum Sept. 2011;26(9):48.

(p. 48) Treatment Plan – Recent Developments in IOP-Lowering Medications
By Leo Semes, OD, FAAO

  1. Katz G, et al. Three-Month Randomized Trial of Fixed-Combination Brinzolamide 1%/Brimonidine 0.2%. JAMA Oph. 2013.
  2. Nguyen QH, et al. Phase 3 Randomized 3-Month Trial With an Ongoing 3-Month Safety Extension of Fixed-Combination Brinzolamide 1%/Brimonidine 0.2%. J Ocul Pharmacol Ther. 2013;29:290-7.
  3. Tsuruma K, Tanaka Y, Shimazawa M, Mashima Y, Hara H. Unoprostone reduces oxidative stress- and light-induced retinal cell death, and phagocytotic dysfunction, by activating BK channels Molecular Vision 2011; 17:3556-3565.
  4. Kimura I, Shinoda K, Tanino T, Ohtake Y, Mashima Y. Effect of Topical Unoprostone Isopropyl on Optic Nerve Head Circulation in Controls and in Normal-Tension Glaucoma Patients. Jpn J Ophthalmol 2005;49:287–293.

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