Contact Lens Spectrum


June 2017

Document #259

(p. 14) International Perspectives – The Great Wall of China 中国的角膜接触镜长城
By Eef van der Worp, BOptom, PhD, & Zhi Chen, MD, PhD

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(p. 19) Contact Lens Design & Materials – Maximizing Corneal Oxygen with Scleral Lens Use
By Andrew D. Pucker, OD, PhD

  1. Compañ V, Oliveira C, Aguilella-Arzo M, Molla S, Peixoto-de-Matos SC, Gonzalez-Meijome JM. Oxygen diffusion and edema with modern scleral rigid gas permeable contact lenses. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 Sep 4;55:6421-6429.
  2. Giasson CJ, Morency J, Melillo M, Michaud L. Oxygen Tension Beneath Scleral Lenses of Different Clearances. Optom Vis Sci. 2017 Apr;94:466-475.
  3. Michaud L, van der Worp E, Brazeau D, Warde R, Giasson CJ. Predicting estimates of oxygen transmissibility for scleral lenses. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2012 Dec;35:266-271.
  4. Papas EB. The significance of oxygen during contact lens wear. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2014 Dec;37:394-404.
  5. Nixon AD, Barr JT, VanNasdale DA. Corneal epithelial bullae after short-term wear of small diameter scleral lenses. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2017 Apr;40:116-126.
  6. Compañ V, Aguilella-Arzo M, Edrington TB, Weissman BA. Modeling Corneal Oxygen with Scleral Gas Permeable Lens Wear. Optom Vis Sci. 2016 Nov;93:1339-1348.
  7. Jaynes JM, Edrington TB, Weissman BA. Predicting scleral GP lens entrapped tear layer oxygen tensions. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2015 Feb;38:44-47.

(p. 20) Dry Eye Dx and Tx – Identifying Hidrandenitis Suppurativa
By Katherine M. Mastrota, MS, OD

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(p. 48) The Business of Contact Lenses – Please Stop Saying That
By Clarke D. Newman, OD


(p. 50) Pediatric and Teen CL Care – Contact Lens Management of Congenital Cataracts
By Melanie Frogozo, OD

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  8. VanderVeen DK, Nizam A, Lynn MJ, Bothrun ED, McClatchey SK, Weakley DR, DuBois LG, Lambert SR; Infant Aphakia Treatment Study Group. Predictability of intraocular lens calculation and early refractive status: the Infant Aphakia Treatment Study. Arch Ophthalmol. 2012 Mar;130:293-299.
  9. Chen YC, Hu AC, Rosenbaum A, Spooner S, Weissman BA. Long-term results of early contact lens use in pediatric unilateral aphakia. Eye Contact Lens. 2010 Jan; 36> 19-25

(p. 56) Contact Lens Case Reports – Extended/Continuous Wear of Scleral Lenses
By Patrick J. Caroline & Mark P. André

  1. Nefedov P, Morrison S, Caroline P, Kinoshita B, Lampa M, Kojima R. Do Scleral Lenses Provide Adequate Oxygen Permeability for Overnight Lens Wear? Poster presented at the Global Specialty Lens Symposium, Jan. 2016, Las Vegas.