Contact Lens Spectrum


December 2018

Document #277

(p. 12) International Perspective – Maximize the Opportunity for Part-Time Contact Lens Wear
By Deborah Jones, BSc(Hons), FCOptom, & Jill Woods, BSc(Hons), MCOptom

  1. Morgan P, Woods CA, Tranoudis IG, et al. International contact lens prescribing in 2017. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2018 Jan;33:28-33.
  2. Chalmers RL, Hunt C, Hickson-Curran S, Young G. Struggle with hydrogel CL wear increases with age in young adults. Contact Lens Anterior Eye. 2009 Jun;32:113-119.
  3. Dumbleton K, Woods CA, Jones LW, Fonn D. The impact of contemporary contact lenses on contact lens discontinuation. Eye Contact Lens. 2013 Jan;39:93-99.
  4. Sulley A, Young G, Hunt C, McCready S, Targett MT, Craven R. Retention rates in new contact lens wearers. Eye Contact Lens. 2018 Sep;44(Suppl 1):S273-S282.

(p. 15) GP Insights – Praise for Piggyback Contact Lenses
By Roxanna T. Potter, OD

  1. Romero-Jimenez M, Santodomingo-Rubido J, González-Meijóme JM, Flores-Rodriguez P, Villa-Collar C. Which soft contact lens power is better for piggyback fitting in keratoconus? Part II. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2015 Feb;38:48-53.
  2. Romero-Jimenez M, Santodomingo-Rubido J, Flores-Rodríguez P, González-Méijome JM. Which soft contact lens power is better for piggyback fitting in keratoconus? Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2013 Feb;36:45-48.
  3. Michaud L, Brazeau D, Corbeil ME, Forcier P, Bernard PJ. Contribution of soft lenses of various powers to the optics of a piggyback system on regular corneas. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2013 Dec;36:318-323.

(p. 17) Contact Lens Design & Materials – Selecting GP Contact Lenses
By Andrew D. Pucker, OD, PhD

  1. Segal O, Barkana Y, Hourovitz D, et al. Scleral contact lenses may help where other modalities fail. Cornea. 2003 May;22:308-310.
  2. Gill FR, Murphy PJ, Purslow C. A survey of UK practitioner attitudes to the fitting of rigid gas permeable lenses. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt. 2010 Nov;30:731-739.
  3. Scleral lens Education Society. Scleral Lens Nomenclature. 2013. Available at . Accessed on Sept.r 30, 2018.
  4. van der Worp E. A Guide to Scleral Lens Fitting, Version 2.0 [monograph online]. Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR, 2015. Available at . Accessed on Sept. 30, 2018.
  5. Gill FR, Murphy PJ, Purslow C. Topical anaesthetic use prior to rigid gas permeable contact lens fitting. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2017 Dec;40:424-431.
  6. Fadel D. Modern scleral lenses: Mini versus large. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2017 Aug;40:200-207.

(p. 18) Dry Eye Dx and Tx – A Look at Alagille Syndrome
By Katherine M. Mastrota, MS, OD

  1. National Organization for Rare Diseases. Alagille Syndrome. Available at . Accessed on Sept. 24, 2018.
  2. Neiberg M, Lee R. Ocular expression of Alagille syndrome. 2012:125403. Available at . Accessed on Oct. 20, 2018.
  3. U.S. Naitonal Library of Medicine. Alagille Syndrome. Available at . Accessed on Oct. 20, 2018.
  4. Kamath BM, Loomes KM, Oakey RJ, et al. Facial Features in Alagille Syndrome: Specific or Cholestasis Facies? Am J Med Genet. 2002 Oct 1;112:163-170.
  5. Nischal KK, Hingorani M, Bentley CR. Ocular Ultrasound in Alagille syndrome: a new sign. Opthalmology. 1997 Jan;104:79-85.
  6. Brodsky MC, Cunniff C. Ocular anomalies in the alagille syndrome (arteriohepatic dysplasia). Ophthalmology. 1993 Dec;100:1767-1774.

(p. 19) Custom Soft Corner – When the Cookie Cutter Formula Fails
By Stephanie Ramdass, OD, MS

  1. Young G. Ocular sagittal height and soft contact lens fit. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 1992;15(1):45-49.

(p. 40) Is This the New Norm? – Corneal Cross-Linking for Keratoconus
By Mile Brujic, OD, & David L. Kading, OD

  1. Davidson AE, Hayes S, Hardcastle AJ, Tuft SJ. The pathogenesis of keratoconus. Eye (Lond). 2014 Feb;28:189-195.
  2. Godefrooij DA, Gans R, Imhof Sm, Wisse RP. Nationwide reduction in the number of corneal transplantation for keratoconus following the implementation of cross-linking. Acta Ophthalmol. 2016 Nov;94:675-678.

(p. 41) Contact Lens Practice Pearls – Are You Missing the Boat with Presbyopes?
By Jason R. Miller, OD, MBA

  1. Rueff EM, Bailey MD. Presbyopic and non-presbyopic contact lens opinions and vision correction preferences. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2017 Oct;40:323-328.
  2. Sulley A, Young G, Hunt C. Factors in the success of new contact lens wearers. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2017 Feb;40:15-24.

(p. 44) Pediatric and Teen CL Care – Managing Marfan Syndrome
By Melanie Frogozo, OD

  1. Nemet AY, Assia EI, Apple DJ, Barequet IS, Current concepts of ocular manifestations in Marfan syndrome. Surv Ophthalmol. 2006 Nov-Dec;51:561-575.
  2. Yeung KK, Weissman BA. Contact lens correction of patients with Marfan syndrome. J Am Optom Assoc. 1997 Jun;367-372.
  3. Lindsay RG, Leung R, Herbert B. An oblique bitoric rigid contact lens fitting for the management of lens subluxation in Marfan syndrome. Clin Exp Optom. 2017 Sep;100:537-540.
  4. Neely DE, Plager DA. Management of ectopia lentis in children. Ophthalmol Clin North Am. 2001 Sep;14:493-499.

(p. 45) Prescribing for Astigmatism – Oxygen Considerations for Soft Toric Lenses
By Manveen Bedi, OD; Jocelyn Ou, OD, & Timothy B. Edrington, OD, MS

  1. Maldonado-Codina, C, Morgan PB, Schnider CM, Efron N. Short-term physiologic response in neophyte subjects fitted with hydrogel and silicone hydrogel contact lenses. Optom Vis Sci. 2004 Dec;81:911-921.
  2. Eghbali F, Hsui EH, Eghbali K, Weissman BA. Oxygen transmissibility at various locations in hydrogel toric prism-ballasted contact lenses. Optom Vis Sci. 1996 Mar;73:164-168.
  3. Holden BA, Mertz GW, McNally JJ. Corneal swelling response to contact lenses worn under extended wear conditions. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1983 Feb;24:218-226.
  4. Forister JF, Chao J, Khy K, Forister E, Weissman BA. Predicted tear layer oxygen tensions under two designs of silicone hydrogel toric lenses. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2008 Oct;31:228-241.
  5. Hough T, Humphry M, Langley K, Russell J, Rose L, The influence of lens design and power on the zonal oxygen transmissibility of silicone hydrogel soft toric contact lenses. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2015 Feb;38(Supl1):e17-e18.

(p. 46) Reader and Industry Forum – Scleral Asymmetry: Also in Diameters
By Daddi Fadel, DOptom

  1. Bier N, Lowther GE. Preformed haptic lenses. in: Bier N, Lowther GE, eds. Contact Lens Correction. Butterworths, London, 1977, pp. 131-204.
  2. van der Worp E, Graf T, Caroline PJ. Exploring Beyond the Corneal Borders. Contact Lens Spectrum 2010 June;25:26-32.
  3. van der Worp E. A Guide to Scleral Lens Fitting [monograph online]. Pacific University Common Knowledge: Books and Monographs. 2010. Available at . Accessed on June 15, 2017.
  4. Ritzmann M, Morrison S, Caroline P, Kinoshita B, Lampa M, Kojima R. Scleral shape and asymmetry as measured by OCT in 78 normal eyes. Poster presented at the Global Specialty Lens Symposium, Las Vegas, 2016 Jan.
  5. Fadel D. The influence of limbal and scleral shape on scleral lens design. Contact Lens Anterior Eye, 2018 Feb;41:321-328.
  6. Fadel D. Modern scleral lenses: Mini versus large. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2017 Aug;40:200-207.
  7. Fadel D. Lenti sclerali: Considerations on the total diameter. Lecture at Campus MedLac, Florence, 2017 May.
  8. Fadel D. Short Term Effect on Comfort Changing Landing Zone Width of Scleral Lenses. Presented at 45th International Society of Contact Lens Specialists Congress, Edinburgh, 2017 June.