Contact Lens Spectrum


December 2017

Document #265

(p. 12) International Perspectives – Down Under: Research Versus Reality
By Eef van der Worp, BOptom, PhD, & Craig A. Woods, PhD

  1. Morgan PB, Woods CA, Tranoudis IG, et al. International Contact Lens Prescribing in 2016. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2017 Jan;32:30-35.
  2. Morgan PB, Woods CA, Tranoudis, et al. International Contact Lens Prescribing in 2015. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2016 Jan;31:24-29.
  3. Morgan PB, Woods CA, Tranoudis IG. International Contact Lens Prescribing in 2014. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2015 Jan;30:38-33.

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(p. 17) Contact Lens Design & Materials – Ultraviolet-Protective Contact Lenses
By Andrew D. Pucker, OD, PhD

  1. Chandler H. Ultraviolet absorption by contact lenses and the significance on the ocular anterior segment. Eye Contact Lens. 2011 Jul;37:259-266.
  2. Rahmani S, Mohammadi Nia M, Akbarzadeh Baghban A, Nazari MR, Ghassemi-Broumand M. Spectral transmittance of UV-blocking soft contact lenses: a comparative study. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2014 Dec;37:451-454.
  3. Artigas JM, Navea A, Garcia-Domene MC, Gené A, Artigas C. Light transmission and ultraviolet protection of contact lenses under artificial illumination. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2016 Apr;39:141-147.
  4. Osuagwu UL, Ogbuehi KC. UV-vis light transmittance through tinted contact lenses and the effect of color on values. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2014 Jun;37:136-143.
  5. Lira M, Dos Santos Castanheira EM, Santos L, Azeredo J, Yebra-Pimentel E. Changes in UV-visible transmittance of silicone-hydrogel contact lenses induced by wear. Optom Vis Sci. 2009 Apr;86:332-339.

(p. 18) Dry Eye Dx and Tx – Demodex Can Make Your Patients’ Skin Crawl
By Katherine M. Mastrota, MS, OD

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  3. Kupperman HS, Blatt MH, Wiesbader H, Filler W. Comparative clinical evaluation of estrogenic preparations by the menopausal and amenorrheal indices. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 1953 Jun;13:688-703.
  4. Hauser GA, Huber IC, Keller PJ, Lauritzen C, Schneider HP. [Evaluation of climacteric symptoms (Menopause Rating Scale)][article in German]. Zentralbl Gynakol. 1994;116(1):16-23.
  5. Freudenmann RW, Lepping P. Delusional Infestation. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2009 Oct;22:690-732.
  6. Mehmood M, Khasawneh FA. Specimen Sign. BMJ Case Reports. 2014 May 28.

(p. 19) Custom Soft Corner – Let’s Talk Pupils: Acquiring Accurate Measurements
By Stephanie Ramdass, OD, MS

  1. Rosen ES, Gore CL, Taylor D, Chitkara D, Howes F, Kowalewski E. Use of a digital infrared pupillometer to assess patient suitability for refractive surgery. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2002 Aug;28:1433-1438.

(p. 48) The Business of Contact Lenses – I’ll Bet You Didn’t Know That
By Clarke D. Newman, OD

  1. Korb DR, Greiner JV, Herman JP, Hebert E, Finnemore VM, Exford JM, Glonek T, Olson MC. Lid-wiper epitheliopathy and dry-eye symptoms in contact lens wearers. CLAO J. 2002 Oct;28:211-216.
  2. Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society. International Dry Eye Workshop II. Available at . Accessed on Nov. 6, 2017.

(p. 49) Pediatric and Teen CL Care – Refractive Correction of High Myopia with GP Lenses
By Melanie Frogozo, OD

  1. Holden BA, Fricke TR, Wilson DA, et al. Global Prevalence of Myopia and High Myopia and Temporal Trends from 2000 through 2050. Ophthalmology. 2016 May;123:1036-1042.
  2. Vincent S J. The use of contact lenses in low vision rehabilitation: optical and therapeutic applications. Clin Exp Optom. 2017 Sep;100: 513-521.
  3. Walline JJ, Jones LA, Sinnott K, et al. Randomized trial of the effect of contact lens wear on self-perception in children. Optom Vis Sci. 2009 March;86:222-232.
  4. Sindt CW. Pediatric Contact Lens Fitting. In Hom M, Bruce A. Manual of Contact Lens Prescribing and Fitting, 3rd Edition. 37. Butterworth-Heinemann. 2006 Jan 13.
  5. Key JE 2nd. Are hard lenses superior to soft? Arguments in favor of hard lenses. Cornea. 1990;9 Suppl 1:S9-S11; discussion S15.
  6. Keay L, Edwards K, Naduvilath T, Forde K, Stapleton F. Factors affecting the morbidity of contact lens-related microbial keratitis: a population study. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2006 Oct;47:4302-4308.

(p. 50) Prescribing for Astigmatism – Spectacle Rx Considerations for Irregular Astigmatism
By Annie C. Lee, OD; Andrew M. Vo, OD; & Timothy B. Edrington, OD, MS

  1. Efron, N. Corneal Stroma: Corneal Warpage. In Contact Lens Complications, 3rd edition. Saunders 2012:259-263.

(p. 51) Reader and Industry Forum – Multifocals Are Not Just for Presbyopes Anymore
by Douglas P. Benoit, OD

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  2. Smith EL 3rd. Prentice Award Lecture 2010: A case for peripheral optical treatment strategies for myopia. Optom Vis Sci. 2011 Sep;88:1029-1044.
  3. Walline JJ. Myopia Control: A Review. Eye Contact Lens. 2016 Jan;42:3-8.
  4. Si JK, Tang K, Bi HS, Guo DD, Guo JG, Wang XR. Orthokeratology for Myopia Control: A Meta-Analysis. Optom Vis Sci. 2015 Mar;92:252-257.