Contact Lens Spectrum Special 13th Edition for 2016

Sponsored by Bausch + Lomb
Published October 2016

(p. 6) Research Review – Current Research on Contact Lens Comfort
By S. Barry Eiden, OD, FAAO

    1. Argiles M, Cardona G, Perez-Cabre E, Rodriguez M. Blink rate and incomplete blinks in six different controlled hard-copy and electronic reading conditions. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2015;56(11):6679-6685.

    2. Chu CA, Rosenfield M, Portello JK. Blink patterns: reading from a computer screen versus hard copy. Optom Vis Sci. 2014;91(3):297-302.

    3. Hirota M, Uozato H, Kawamorita T, Shibata Y, Yamamoto S. Effect of incomplete blinking on tear film stability. Optom Vis Sci. 2013;90(7):650-657.

    4. Jansen ME, Begley CG, Himebaugh NH, Port NL. Effect of contact lens wear and a near task on tear film break-up. Optom Vis Sci. 2010;87(5):350-357.

    5. Montes-Mico R. Role of the tear film in the optical quality of the human eye. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2007;33(9):1631-1635.

    6. Montes-Mico R, Alio JL, Munoz G, Perez-Santonja JJ, Charman WN. Postblink changes in total and corneal aberrations. Ophthalmology. 2004; 111(4):758-767.

    7. Montes-Mico R, Alio JL, Munoz G, Charman WN. Temporal changes in optical quality of air-tear film interface at anterior cornea after blink. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2004;45(6):1752-1757.

    8. Kojima T, Ibrahim OM, Wakamatsu T, et al. The impact of contact lens wear and visual display terminal work on ocular surface and tear functions in office workers. Am J Ophthalmol. 2011;152(6):933-940.

    9. Tauste A, Ronda E, Molina MJ, Seguí M. Effect of contact lens use on Computer Vision Syndrome. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt. 2016;36(2):112-119.

(p. 11) Contact Lens Design & Materials – Novel Wetting Agents Maximize Moisture Retention
By Gregory J. Nixon, OD, FAAO

    Multi-sponsor Surveys, Inc. 2015 Gallup Study of the U.S. Consumer Contact Lens Market. October 2015; Princeton, NJ. Data on file. Bausch + Lomb.

(p. 12) Dry Eye Dx & Tx – The Realities of Digital Eyestrain
By Amber Gaume Ginnoni, OD, FAAO

    1. The Vision Council. Hindsight is 20/20/20: Protect Your Eyes from Digital Devices. 2015 Digital Eye Strain Report. Available at:; accessed Oct. 4, 2016.

    2. Fenga C, Aragona P, Cacciola A, et al. Meibomian gland dysfunction and ocular discomfort in video display terminal workers. Eye. 2008;22(1):91-95.

    3. Hathan J, Kwan JT, Opitz DL, Hom MM. Meibomian gland dysfunction in pre- and post-menopausal women. Poster presented at the 2015 annual meeting of the American Academy of Optometry; New Orleans.

(p. 54) Pediatric & Teen CL Care – Lifelong Wearers from the Start
By Melanie Frogozo, OD, FAAO

    1. Soni OS, Horner DG, Jimenez L, Ross J, Rounds J. Will young children comply and follow instructions to successfully wear soft contact lenses? CLAO J. 1995;21(2):86-92.

    2. Walline JJ, Rah M, Sindt, C. Patient selection in children and contact lenses. In: Bennett ES, Henry VA, eds. Clinical Manual of Contact Lenses. 4th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2014 (pages 499-501).

    3. Rueff EM, Varghese RJ, Brack TM, Downard DE, Bailey MD. A survey of presbyopic contact lens wearers in a university setting. Optom Vis Sci. 2016;93(8):848-854.

    4. Dillehay SM. Does the level of available oxygen impact comfort in contact lens wear?: A review of the literature. Eye Contact Lens. 2007;33(3):148-155.

    5. Carnt N, Stapleton F. Strategies for the prevention of contact lens-related Acanthamoeba keratitis: a review. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt. 2016;36(2):77-92.

    6. Donshik PC, Porazinski AD. Giant papillary conjunctivitis in frequent-replacement contact lens wearers: a retrospective study. Trans Am Ophthalmol Soc. 1999;97:205-216;discussion 216-220.

    7. Richdale K, Berntsen DA, Mack CJ, Merchea MM, Barr JT. Visual acuity with spherical and toric soft contact lenses in low- to moderate-astigmatic eyes. Optom Vis Sci. 2007;84(10):969-975.

    8. Woods J, Woods CA, Fonn D. Early symptomatic presbyopes--what correction modality works best? Eye Contact Lens. 2009;35(5):221-226.

    9. Best N, Drury L, Wolffsohn JS. Predicting success with silicone-hydrogel contact lenses in new wearers. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2013;36(5):232-237.