Contact Lens Spectrum



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Research Review – Research About the Ocular Surface and Contact Lens Wear

By S. Barry Eiden, OD, FAAO

1. International Dry Eye WorkShop. Report of the International Dry Eye WorkShop (2007). Ocul Surf 2007;5(2):65-204.

2. International Workshop on Meibomian Gland Dysfunction. Special Issue. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011 Mar;52(4):1917-2085.

3. Nichols JJ, et al. The TFOS International Workshop on Contact Lens Discomfort: Executive summary. Invest Ophthal Vis Sci 2013;54(11):TFOS7-TFOS13.

4. Bron AJ , Tomlinson A, Foulks GN et al. Rethinking dry eye disease: a perspective on clinical implications. Ocul Surf. 2014;12(2 Suppl):S1-31.

5. Baudouin C , Aragona P, Van Setten G, et al. ODISSEY European Consensus Group members . Diagnosing the severity of dry eye: a clear and practical algorithm. Br J Ophthalmol. E-pub ahead of print; March 13, 2014.

6. Zeev MS , Miller DD, Latkany R. Diagnosis of dry eye disease and emerging technologies.Clin Ophthalmol. 2014;8:581-590.

7. Feng Y , Gao Z,Feng K,Qu H, Hong J. Meibomian gland dropout in patients with dry eye disease in China. Curr Eye Res. E-pub ahead of print; July 22, 2014.

8. Arita R,Itoh K,Inoue K,Kuchiba A,Yamaguchi T, Amano S. Contact lens wear is associated with decrease of meibomian glands. Ophthalmology. 2009;116(3):379-384.

9. Young G,Chalmers R,Napier L,Kern J,Hunt C, Dumbleton K. Soft contact lens-related dryness with and without clinical signs. Optom Vis Sci. 2012;89(8):1125-1132.

10. Schornack MM,Pyle J, Patel SV. Scleral lenses in the management of ocular surface disease. Ophthalmology. 2014;121(7):1398-1405.

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Refractive Focus – The Impact of Dry Eye on Visual Performance

By Katherine M. Bickle, OD, MS & David Berntsen, OD, PhD, FAAO

1. McCarty CA, Bansal AK, Livingston PM, Stanislavsky YL, Taylor HR. The epidemiology of dry eye in Melbourne, Australia. Ophthalmology. 1998; 105(6): 1114-9.

2. Lin PY, Tsai SY, Cheng CY, Liu JH, Chou P, Hsu WM. Prevalence of dry eye among an elderly Chinese population in Taiwan: the Shihpai Eye Study. Ophthalmology. 2003; 110(6): 1096-101.

3. Tutt R, Bradley A, Begley C, Thibos LN. Optical and visual impact of tear break-up in human eyes. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2000; 41(13): 4117-23.

4. Montes-Mico R, Caliz A, Alio JL. Wavefront analysis of higher order aberrations in dry eye patients. J Refract Surg. 2004; 20(3):243-7.

5. Begley CG, Himebaugh N, Renner D, Liu H, Chalmers R, Simpson T, Varikooty J. Tear breakup dynamics: a technique for quantifying tear film instability. Optom Vis Sci. 2006; 83(1): 15-21.

6. Huang FC, Tseng SH, Shih MH, Chen FK. Effect of artificial tears on corneal surface regularity, contrast sensitivity, and glare disability in dry eyes. Ophthalmology. 2002; 109(10): 1934-40.

7. Nichols KK, Nichols JJ, Mitchell GL. The lack of association between signs and symptoms in patients with dry eye disease. Cornea. 2004; 23(8): 762-70.

8. Uchino M, Uchino Y, Dogru M, et al. Dry eye disease and work productivity loss in visual display users: The Osaka Study. Am J Ophthalmol. 2014; 157(2): 294-300.

9. Deschamps N, Ricaud X, Rabut G, Labbé A, Baudouin C, Denoyer A. The impact of dry eye disease on visual performance while driving. Am J Ophthalmol. 2013; 156(1): 184-9.

10. Ridder WH 3rd, Zhang Y, Huang J-F. Evaluation of reading speed and contrast sensitivity in dry eye disease. Optom Vis Sci. 2013; 90(1): 37-44.

11. Miljanovic B, Dana R, Sullivan DA, Schaumberg DA. Impact of dry eye syndrome on vision-related quality of life. Am J Ophthalmol. 2007; 143(3): 409-15.

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Prescribing for Presbyopia – Patient Characteristics Affect Multifocal Lens Performance

By Thomas G Quinn, OD, MS, FAAO

Plainis S, Atchison DA, Charman WN. Power profiles of multifocal contact lenses and their interpretation. Optom Vis Sci. 2013 Oct;90:1066-1077.

Plainis S, Atchison DA, Charman WN. Through-focus performance with multifocal contact lenses: effect of binocularity, pupil diameter and inherent ocular aberrations: Opthalmic Physiol Opt. 2013 Jan;33:42-50.

Vasudevan B, Flores M, Gaib S. Objective and subjective visual performance of multifocal contact lenses: Pilot study. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2014 Jun;37:168-174.

Schor C, Landsman L, Erickson P. Ocular dominance and the interocular suppression of blur in monovision. Am J Optom Physiol Opt. 1987 Oct;64:723-730.

Robboy MW, Cox IG, Erickson P. Effects of sighting and sensory dominance on monovsion high and low contrast visual acuity. CLAO J. 1990 Oct-Dec;16:299-301.

Collins MJ, Goode A. Interocular blur suppression and monovision. Acta Ophthalmol (Copenh). 1994 June;72:376-380.

Handa T, Shimizu K, Mukuno K, Kawamorita T, Uozato H. Effects of ocular dominance on binocular summation after monocular reading adds. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2005 Aug;31:1588-1592.

Fernandes PR, Neves HI, Lopes-Ferreira DP, Jorge JM, González-Meijome JM. Adaptation to multifocal and monovision contact lens correction. Otpom Vis Sci. 2013 Mar;90:228-235.

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GP Insights – Using Peroxide With GP Lenses

By Edward S. Bennett, OD, MSED, FAAO

Bausch + Lomb Launches PeroxiClear™, the Most-Advanced Peroxide-Based Cleaning and Disinfecting Lens Solution in Almost a Decade. Available at:; last accessed March 27, 2014.

Gromacki SJ. Hydrogen peroxide contact lens disinfection, Part 1. Contact Lens Spectrum 2012;27(5):23. Available at:; last accessed March 27, 2014.

Gromacki SJ, Ward MA. Understanding contemporary contact lens products. Contact Lens Spectrum 2013;28(6):20-25. Available at:; last accessed March 27, 2014.

Henry VA, Do OK. Soft lens care and patient education. In: Bennett ES, Henry VA. Clinical Manual of Contact Lenses, 4th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;2014:287-312.

Hughes R, Kilvington S. Comparison of hydrogen peroxide contact lens disinfection systems and solutions against Acanthamoeba polyphaga. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2001;45(7):2038-2043.

Mowrey-McKee M, George M. Contact lens solution efficacy against Acanthamoeba castellani. Eye Contact Lens 2007;33(5):211-215.

Nichols JJ, Gromacki SM. Quick Poll. CL Today, April 28, 2013. Available at:; last accessed March 27, 2014.

Van der Worp E. Scleral Lens Solution Survey. I-Site, December 2010.

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Dry Eye Dx & Tx – Ocular Surface and Tear Film in Contact Lens Discomfort

By Katherine M. Mastrota, MS, OD, FAAO

Nichols JJ, Willcox MD, Bron AJ, et al; members of the TFOS International Workshop on Contact Lens Discomfort. The TFOS International Workshop on Contact Lens Discomfort: Executive Summary. 2013;54(11): TFOS7-TFOS13.

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Contact Lens Care & Compliance – New Option for Peroxide Disinfection


Bausch + Lomb Patent EP0969812A1. Ophthalmic compositions including glycerin and propylene glycol. Published January 12, 2000.

Millard et al. Evaluation of Platinum Modulating Compounds to Delay the Neutralization of Hydrogen Peroxide in One-Step Disinfecting Systems. Abstract presented at the Global Specialty Lens Symposium, GSLS, Las Vegas NV. 2014.

Ward, MA. Revisiting Hydrogen Peroxide Disinfection.Contact Lens Spectrum. 2006 May;21.

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CL Practice Pearls – The Contact Lens Conversation

By Jason R. Miller, OD, MBA, FAAO

1. Rumpakis J. New data on contact lens dropouts: an international perspective. Rev Optom. 2010;147(1):37-42.

2. Nichols JJ, Ziegler C, Mitchell GL, Nichols KK. Self-reported dry eye disease across refractive modalities. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2005;46(6):1911-1914.

3. Guillon M, Maissa C. Dry eye symptomatology of soft contact lens wearers and nonwearers. Optom Vis Sci 2005;82(9):829-834.

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Treatment plan – Learnings from the Contact Lens Discomfort Workshop

By William L. Miller, OD, MS, PhD, FAAO

Papas EB , Ciolino JB,Jacobs D,Miller WS,Pult H,Sahin A,Srinivasan S,Tauber J,Wolffsohn JS, Nelson JD; members of the TFOS International Workshop on Contact Lens Discomfort . The TFOS International Workshop on Contact Lens Discomfort: report of the management and therapy subcommittee. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2013;54:TFOS183–TFOS203. DOI:10.1167/iovs.13-13166