Contact Lens Spectrum


June 2014

Document #223

(p. 15) Prescribing for Astigmatism – High Definition Vision with Contact Lenses
By Diana Nguyen, OD, & Timothy B. Edrington, OD, MS, FAAO

    1. Sabesan R, Johns L, Tomashevskaya O, Jacobs DS, Rosenthal P, Yoon G. Wavefront-guided scleral lens prosthetic device for keratoconus. Optom Vis Sci. 2013 Apr;90:314-323.

    2. Porter J, Guirao A, Cox IG, and Williams DR. Monochromatic aberrations of the human eye in a large population. J Opt Soc Am A Opt Image Sci Vis. 2001 Aug;18:1793-1803.

(p. 17) GP Insights – GP Lens Options for Post-Graft Patients
By Nancy Chan, OD, & John Mark Jackson, OD, MS, FAAO

    1. Kanski JJ, Bowling B, Nischal K, Pearson A. Clinical ophthalmology a systematic approach. 7th ed. New York: Elsevier/Saunders; 2011.

    2. Wietharn BE, Driebe WT Jr. Fitting contact lenses for visual rehabilitation after penetrating keratoplasty. Eye Contact Lens. 2004 Jan;30:31-33.

    3. Cheng KH, Leung SL, Hoekman HW, Beekhuis WH, Mulder PG, Geerards AJ, Kijlstra A. Incidence of contact-lens-associated microbial keratitis and its related morbidity. Lancet. 1999 Jul 17;354:181-185.

    4. Szczotka LB, Lindsay RG. Contact lens fitting following corneal graft surgery. Clin Exp Optom. 2003 Jul;86:244-249.

    5. Ozkurt Y, Atakan M, Gencaga T, Akkaya S. Contact lens visual rehabilitation in keratoconus and corneal keratoplasty. J Ophthalmol. 2012;2012:832070.

    6. Severinsky B, Millodot M. Current applications and efficacy of scleral contact lenses — a retrospective study. Journal of Optometry. 2010;3:158-163.

(p. 20) Dry Eye Dx and Tx – A New Algorithm for Diagnosing Severe Dry Eye
By Katherine M. Mastrota, MS, OD, FAAO

    1. Baudouin C, Aragona P, Van Setten G, Rolando M, Irkeç M, Benítez Del Castillo J, Geerling G, Labetoulle M, Bonini S; ODISSEY European Consensus Group members.Diagnosing the severity of dry eye: a clear and practical algorithm.Br J Ophthalmol. 2014 Mar 13. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2013-304619. [Epub ahead of print]

    2. Behrens A1, Doyle JJ, Stern L, Chuck RS, McDonnell PJ, Azar DT, Dua HS, Hom M, Karpecki PM, Laibson PR, Lemp MA, Meisler DM, Del Castillo JM, O'Brien TP, Pflugfelder SC, Rolando M, Schein OD, Seitz B, Tseng SC, van Setten G, Wilson SE, Yiu SC; Dysfunctional tear syndrome study group. Dysfunctional tear syndrome: a Delphi approach to treatment recommendations. Cornea. 2006 Sep;25(8):900-7.

    3. 2007 Report of the Dry Eye WorkShop (Ocul Surf 2007;5[2]:65-204).

(p. 22) Corneal GP Lens Grand Rounds
By Ronald K. Watanabe, OD, FAAO

    1. Stapleton F, Keay L, Edwards K. The incidence of contact lens-related microbial keratitis in Australia. Ophthalmol 2008;115:1655-1662.

    2. Solomon J. Causes and treatments of peripheral corneal desiccation. Contact Lens Forum 1986; 11: 30–6.

    3. Grohe RM, Lebow KA. Vascularized limbal keratitis. Int Cont Lens Clin. 1989;16(7&8):197–209.

(p. 33) The Future of Soft Contact Lens Fitting Starts Here
By Eef van der Worp, BOptom, PhD, FAAO, FIACLE, FBCLA; Helmer Schwiezer, MBA FAAO, FBCLA, FIACLE, FEAOO; Matthew Lampa, OD, FAAO, Marco van Beusekom, BOptom, FIACLE; & Mark André, FAAO

    1. Hall LA, Hunt C, Young G, Wolffsohn J. Factors affecting corneoscleral topography. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2013 May;54(5):3691-701.

    2. Hall LA, Young G, Wolffsohn JS, Riley C. The influence of corneoscleral topography on soft contact lens fit. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 2011 Aug 29;52(9):6801-6.

    3. Van der Worp E, Graf, T, Caroline P. Exploring Beyond the Corneal Borders. Contact Lens Spectrum 2010 June;25(6):26-32

    4. Matsuda LM, Woldorff CL, Kame RT, Hayashida JK. Clinical comparison of corneal diameter and curvature in Asian eyes with those of Caucasian eyes. Optom Vis Sci. 1992; 69: 51-54

    5. Lam CSY, Loran DFC. Designing contact lenses for Oriental eyes. J Br Contact Lens Assoc1991;14:109–114.

    6. Andre M, Davis J, Caroline P. A New approach to fitting soft contact lenses. Eyewitness 2001;2:1-4

    7. Wolffsohn JS, Hunt OA, Basra AK. Simplified recording of soft contact lens fit. Cont Lens Anterior Eye 2009 Feb;32(1):37-42

    8. Truong TN, Graham AD, Lin MC. Factors in contact lens symptoms: evidence from a multistudy database. Optom Vis Sci. 2014 Feb;91(2):133-141

    9. Young G. Ocular sagittal height and soft contact lens fit. J BCLA 1992;15:45-49.

    10. Gundel R, Cohen H, DiVergilio D. Peripheral keratometry and soft lens fitting. Int Eyecare 1986;2:611-3

    11. Fonn D (Ed.). Spherical soft contact lens fitting and the effects of parameter changes. In: The IACLE Contact Lens Course 1st ed., Lecture 3.2. IACLE, Sydney Australia; 1997. Available on-line at:

    12. Van der Worp. Using Overall Ocular Sagittal Height in Soft Lens Fitting. Presentation, Global Specialty Lens Symposium, Las Vegas, Jan. 24, 2014.

(p. 45) Contact Lens Practice Pearls – The Daily Disposable Multifocal Lens Opportunity
By Jason R. Miller, OD, MBA, FAAO

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

(p. 46) Is This the New Norm? – Are Daily Disposables the New Norm for Standard Lens Fits?
By Mile Brujic, OD, & David L. Kading, OD, FAAO

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

(p. 50) Pediatric and Teen CL Care – Swimming and Contact Lenses
By Jeffrey J. Walline, OD, PhD, FAAO

    1. Choo J, Vuu K, Bergenske P, et al. Bacterial populations on silicone hydrogel and hydrogel contact lenses after swimming in a chlorinated pool. Optom Vis Sci 2005 Feb;82(2):134-7.

    2. Rabinovitch J, Cohen EJ, Genvert GI, et al. Seasonal variation in contact lens-associated corneal ulcers. Can J Ophthalmol 1987 Apr;22(3):155-6.

    3. Kaji Y, Hu B, Kawana K, et al. Swimming with soft contact lenses: danger of acanthamoeba keratitis. Lancet Infect Dis 2005 Jun;5(6):392.

    4. Radford CF, Minassian DC, Dart JK. Acanthamoeba keratitis in England and Wales: incidence, outcome, and risk factors. Br J Ophthalmol 2002 May;86(5):536-42.

    5. Kaiserman I, Bahar I, McAllum P, et al. Prognostic factors in Acanthamoeba keratitis. Can J Ophthalmol 2012 Jun;47(3):312-7.

    6. Radford CF, Lehmann OJ, Dart JK. Acanthamoeba keratitis: multicentre survey in England 1992-6. National Acanthamoeba Keratitis Study Group. Br J Ophthalmol 1998 Dec;82(12):1387-92.

    7. Stapleton F, Ozkan J, Jalbert I, et al. Contact lens-related acanthamoeba keratitis. Optom Vis Sci 2009 Oct;86(10):E1196-201.

    8. Stehr-Green JK, Bailey TM, Brandt FH, et al. Acanthamoeba keratitis in soft contact lens wearers. A case-control study. JAMA 1987 Jul;258(1):57-60.

    9. Zeri F, Livi S, Maffioletti S. Attitudes towards visual correction in sport: What coaches, physical education teachers and sports physicians think. Cont Lens Anterior Eye 2011 Apr;34(2):71-6.

    10. Wu YT, Tran J, Truong M, et al. Do swimming goggles limit microbial contamination of contact lenses? Optom Vis Sci 2011 Apr;88(4):456-60.

(p. 52) Treatment Plan – Beward of the Cumulative Effects of Poor Habits
By Leo Semes, OD, FAAO

    1. Klein R, Lee KE, Gangnon RE, Klein BEK. Relation of Smoking, Drinking, and Physical Activity to Changes in Vision over a 20-Year Period. Ophthalmology 2014. Feb 27 EPub ahead of print.

    2. Malhotra A. Saturated fat is not the major issue. Let’s bust the myth of its role in heart disease. BMJ. 2013;347:f6340

    3. Chew EY, Clemons TE, Agrón E, et al. Ten-Year Follow-up of Age-Related Macular Degeneration in the Age-Related Eye Disease Study AREDS Report No. 36 JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132:272-277.

    4. The Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2) Research Group. Lutein + Zeaxanthin and Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Age-Related Macular Degeneration The Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2) Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2013;309:2005-2015.