Contact Lens Spectrum


October 2014

Document #227

(p. 14) Prescribing for Astigmatism – Tips and Tricks for 360º of Scleral Lens Fitting Success
By Tiffany Gates, OD; Heidi G. Miller, OD; & Timothy B. Edrington, OD, MS, FAAO

    1. Eef van der Worp. A Guide to Scleral Lens Fitting. [monograph online]. Scleral Lens Education Society; 2010. Available at: (accessed July 2014).

    2. Barnett M, Messer B. Putting Scleral Lenses Front and Center. Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses. May 15, 2014.

    3. DeNaeyer, G. Today’s Scleral Lens. [CE lesson]. Review of Optometry. June 2012. Available at (access September 4, 2014).

    4. Visser ES, Visser R, van Lier HJ. Advantages of Toric Scleral Lenses. Optom Vis Sci. 2006;83:233-236.

    5. Visser ES, Visser R, van Lier HJ, Otten HM. Modern scleral lenses part II: patient satisfaction. Eye Contact Lens. 2007;33:21-25.

(p. 17) Contact Lens Design & Materials – GP Lenses in the United States: What Do We Need to Rethink?
By Neil Pence, OD, FAAO

    1. Nichols JJ. Contact Lenses 2013. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2014 Jan;29:22-28.

    2. Nichols JJ. Contact Lenses 2012. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2013 Jan;28:24-29. 52.

    3. Nichols JJ. Contact Lenses 2011. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2012 Jan;27:20-25.

    4. Nichols JJ. Contact Lenses 2010. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2011 Jan;26:20-27.

    5. Morgan P, et al. International Contact Lens Prescribing in 2013. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2014 Jan;29:30-35.

    6. Morgan P, et al. International Contact Lens Prescribing in 2012. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2013 Jan;28:31-38, 44.

    7. Morgan P, et al. International Contact Lens Prescribing in 2011. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2012 Jan;27:26-32.

    8. Morgan P, et al. International Contact Lens Prescribing in 2010. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2011 Jan;26:30-35.

(p. 19) Contact Lens Care & Compliance – Oily Contamination on GPs
By Michael A. Ward, MMSC, FAAO

    1. Ward, MA. Contact Lenses and Makeup Contamination. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2013 Feb;28:23.

    2. Ward, MA GP Contact Lens Care Pearls. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2012 Oct;28:23.

(p. 20) GP Annual Report 2014
By Edward S. Bennett, OD, MSEd, FAAO

    1. Nichols J. Contact Lenses 2013. Contact Lens Spectrum 2014 Jan;29:22-28.

    2. Morgan P, Woods C, Jones D, et al. International contact lens prescribing in 2013. Contact Lens Spectrum 2014 Jan;29:30-35.

    3. Dinardo A, Lotoczky J, Spalding A, Middleton A, Rosen C, Norman CW. Introducing a Scleral Fit Assessment Guide Based on Tear Film Thickness. Poster, Global Specialty Lens Symposium, Jan 2014, Las Vegas, NV.

    4. Choi HJ, Lee SM, Lee JY, Lee SY, Kim MK, Wee WR. Measurement of anterior scleral curvature using anterior segment OCT. Optom Vis Sci. 2014;91:793-802.

    5. Caroline PJ, Andre MP. Scleral lenses do not center. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2014 Aug;29:56.

    6. Kauffman MJ, Gilmartin CA, Bennett ES, Bassi CJ. A comparison of the short-term settling of three scleral lens designs. Optom Vis Sci. In Press.

    7. Michaud L. Variation of clearance with mini-scleral lenses. Presented at the Global Specialty Lens Symposium, Jan. 2014, Las Vegas, NV.

    8. Caroline PJ, Andre MP. Scleral lens settling. Contact Lens Spectrum 2012 Apr;27:56.

    9. Bennett ES, Nichols J, van der Worp E, et al. Highlights from the 2014 GSLS meeting. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2014 Apr;29:22-23, 25-29, 63.

    10. Woo S. Scleral lenses to the rescue. Review of Cornea and Contact Lenses. June 15, 2014. Accessed at

    11. Yang B, Liang B, Liu L, et al. Contrast sensitivity function after correcting residual wavefront aberrations during RGP lens wear. Optom Vis Sci. 2014 April 24 [Epub ahead of print].

    12. Pradhan ZS, Mittal R, Jacob P. Rigid gas-permeable contact lenses for visual rehabilitation of traumatized eyes in children. Cornea. 2014;33:486-489.

    13. Phan VA, Kim YH, Yang C, Weissman BA. Bitoric rigid gas permeable contact lenses in the optical management of penetrating keratoplasty. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2014;37:16-19.

    14. Hashemi H, Shaygan N, Asgari S, et al. ClearKone-SynergEyes of rigid gas permeable contact lens in keratoconic patients: A clinical decision. Eye Contact Lens. 2014;40:95-98.

    15. Lipson MJ. Overnight corneal reshaping in 2014 and beyond. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2014 May;29:24-25, 27-28, 34.

    16. Bullimore MA, Sinnott T, Jones-Jordan LA. The risk of microbial keratitis with overnight corneal reshaping lenses. Optom Vis Sci. 2013;90:937-944.

    17. Cheung SW, Lam C, Cho P. Parents' knowledge and perspective of optical methods for myopia control in children. Optom Vis Sci. 2014;91:634-641.

    18. Maseedupally V, Gifford P, Lum E, Swarbrick H. Central and paracentral corneal curvature changes during orthokeratology. Optom Vis Sci. 2013;90:1248-1258.

    19. Wang Y, Qian X, Zhang X, et al. Plasma surface modification of rigid contact lenses decreases bacterial adhesion. Eye Contact Lens. 2013;39:376-380.

    20. Bennett ES, Parker K. The case against back-toric lenses in 2014. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2014 Jan;29:15.

(p. 47) Benefits of OCT When Fitting Specialty Lenses
By Randy Kojima, FAAO; Patrick Caroline, FAAO; Maria Walker, OD; Beth Kinoshita, OD, FAAO; Mark André, FAAO; & Matthew Lampa, OD, FAAO

    1. Mandell RB. A guide to videokeratography. ICLC. 1996;23:205-228.

    2. Mountford J, Ruston D, Dave T. Orthokeratology Principles and Practice. Buttierworth-Heinemann. 2004, Chapter 2.

    3. Wang, M. Corneal Topography in the Wavefront Era: A Guide for Clinical Application. Slack Incorporated. 2012, Chapter 4-5.

    4. Van der Worp E. A Guide to Scleral Lens Fitting [monograph online]; 2010. Available at

    5. Sorbara L, Maram J, Fonn D, Woods C, Simpson T. Metrics of the normal cornea: anterior segment imaging with the Visante OCT. Clin Exp Optom. 2010;93:150-156.

    6. Kojima R, Caroline P, Graff T, et al. Eye Shape and Scleral Lenses. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2013 April;28:38-43.

    7. Hall L, Hunt C, Young G, Wolffsohn J. Factors Affecting Corneoscleral Topography. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2013;54:3691-3701.

    8. Sorbara L, Maram J, Mueller K. Use of the Visante OCT to measure sagittal depth and scleral shape of keratoconus compared to normal corneae: Pilot Study. J Optom. 2013;06:141-146.

    9. Michaud L, van der Worp E, Brazeau D, Warde R, Glasson CJ. Predicting estimates of oxygen transmissibility for scleral lenses. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2012;35:266-271.

    10. Caroline P, André M. Scleral Lens Settling. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2012 May;27:56.

    11. Kaufmann, M et al. A Comparison of the Rates of Short-Term Settling of Three Scleral Lens Designs. Program Number 130185. AAO 2013 Annual Meeting.

    12. Yeung D, Sorbara L. Scleral Lens Clearance Assessment by Biomicroscopy. Poster presented at the Global Specialty Lens Symposium, Las Vegas. 2014. Available at

(p. 58) Pediatric and Teen CL Care – GP Contact Lenses for Kids
By Jeffrey J. Walline, OD, PhD, FAAO

    1. Walline JJ, Jones LA, Mutti DO, Zadnik K. Use of a run-in period to decrease loss to follow-up in the Contact Lens and Myopia Progression (CLAMP) study. Control Clin Trials. 2003;24:711-718.

    2. Polse KA, Graham AD, Fusaro RE, et al. Predicting RGP daily wear success. Clao J. 1999;25:152-158.

    3. Katz J, Schein OD, Levy B, et al. A randomized trial of rigid gas permeable contact lenses to reduce progression of children’s myopia. Am J Ophthalmol. 2003;136:82-90.

    4. Walline JJ, Jones LA, Mutti DO, Zadnik K. A randomized trial of the effects of rigid contact lenses on myopia progression. Arch Ophthalmol. 2004;122:1760-1766.

    5. Walline JJ, Lorenz KO, Nichols JJ. Long-term contact lens wear of children and teens. Eye Contact Lens. 2013;39:283-289.

    6. Russell B, Ward MA, Lynn M, et al. The infant aphakia treatment study contact lens experience: one-year outcomes. Eye Contact Lens. 2012;38:234-239.

    7. Carrigan AK, DuBois LG, Becker ER, et al. Cost of intraocular lens versus contact lens treatment after unilateral congenital cataract surgery: retrospective analysis at age 1 year. Ophthalmology. 2013;120:14-19.

    8. Cho P, Cheung SW, Edwards M. The longitudinal orthokeratology research in children (LORIC) in Hong Kong: a pilot study on refractive changes and myopic control. Curr Eye Res. 2005;30:71-80.

    9. Santodomingo-Rubido J, Villa-Collar C, Gilmartin B, Gutierrez-Ortega R. Myopia control with orthokeratology contact lenses in Spain: refractive and biometric changes. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2012;53:5060-5065.

    10. Walline JJ, Jones LA, Sinnott LT. Corneal reshaping and myopia progression. Br J Ophthalmol. 2009;93:1181-1185.

    11. Chen C, Cheung SW, Cho P. Myopia control using toric orthokeratology (TO-SEE study). Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2013;54:6510-6517.

    12. Charm J, Cho P. High myopia-partial reduction ortho-k: A 2-year randomized study. Optom Vis Sci. 2013;90:530-539.

    13. Cho P, Cheung SW. Retardation of myopia in Orthokeratology (ROMIO) study: A 2-year randomized clinical trial. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2012;53:7077-7085.

    14. Fan L, Jun J, Jia Q, Wangging J, Xinjie, Yi S. Clinical study of orthokeratology in young myopic adolescents. Int Contact Lens Clin. 1999;26:113-116.

    15. Walline JJ, Rah MJ, Jones LA. The Children’s Overnight Orthokeratology Investigation (COOKI) pilot study. Optom Vis Sci. 2004;81:407-413.

(p. 59) Treatment Plan – Managing a Patient After Cataract Extraction
By Leo Semes, OD, FAAO

    1. Doshi M, Edward DP. Osmanovic S. Clinical course of bimatoprost-induced periocular skin changes in Caucasians. Ophthalmology. 2006 Nov;113:1961-1967.

    2. Denis P, Covert D, Realini A. Travoprost in the management of open-angle glaucoma and ocular hypertension. Clin Ophthalmol. 2007 Mar;1:11-24.