Contact Lens Spectrum


April 2018

Document #269

(p. 12) Research Review – Is There True Unilateral Keratoconus?
By S. Barry Eiden, OD, & Milana Matz, OD

  1. Gomes JA, Tan D, Rapuano CJ, et. al; Group of Panelists for the Global Delphi Panel of Keratoconus and Ectatic Diseases. Global consensus on keratoconus and ectatic diseases. Cornea. 2015 Apr;34:359-369.
  2. Asimellis G, Kaufman EJ. Keratoconus. StatPearls (Internet). 2007 Dec. 17. Available at . Accessed on Feb. 27, 2018.
  3. Kennedy RH, Bourne WM, Dyer JA. A 48-year clinical and epidemiologic study of keratoconus. Am J Ophthalmol. 1986 March 15;101:267-273.
  4. Belin MW, Khachikian SS, Ambrósio R, Salomão M. Keratoconus / Ectasia Detection with the Oculus Pentacam. Highlights of Ophthalmology. 2007;35(6):5-12.
  5. Galletti JD, Ruiseñor Vázquez PR, Minguez N, et al. Corneal Asymmetry Analysis by Pentacam Scheimpflug Tomography for keratoconus diagnosis. J Refract Surg. 2015 Feb;31:116-123.
  6. Li Y, Tan O, Brass R, Weiss JL, Huang D. Corneal epithelial thickness mapping by Fourier-domain optical coherence tomography in normal and keratoconic eyes. Ophthalmology. 2012 Dec;119:2425-2433.
  7. Reinstein DZ, Archer TJ, Urs R, Gobbe M, RoyChoudhury A, Silverman RH. Detection Of Keratoconus in Clinically and Algorithmically Topographically Normal Fellow Eyes Using Epithelial Thickness Analysis. J Refract Surg. 2015 Nov;31:736-744.
  8. Wojic KA, Blasiak J., Szaflik J, Szaflik JP. Role of biomechanical factors in pathogenesis of keratoconus. Acta Biochim Pol. 2014;61(1):55-62.
  9. Tian L, Huang YF, Wang L!, et al. Corneal Biomechanical Assessment Using Corneal Visualization Scheimpflug Technology in Keratoconic and Normal Eyes. J Ophthalmol. 2014;2014; 147516.
  10. Ambrósi R Jr., Lopes BT, Faria-Correia F, et al. Integration of Scheimpflug-Based Corneal Tomography and Biomechanical Assessments for Enhancing Ectasia Detection. J Refract Surg. 2017 Jul 1;33:434-443.
  11. De Bonis P, Laborante A, Pizzicoli C. Mutational screening of VSX1, SPARC, SOD1, LOX, and TIMP3 in keratoconus. Mol Vis. 2011;17:2482-2494.

(p. 15) Prescribing for Presbyopia – Two Posters on Multifocal Lenses from the 2018 GSLS
By Matthew Lampa, OD

  1. Ramdass S, Norman CW, McCorkle L, Lampa M. Objective & Subjective Visual Response to Decentered Multifocal Optics. Poster presented at the 2018 Global Specialty Lens Symposium, Las Vegas. 2018 Jan.
  2. Gidosh N. Topography guided empirical contact lens fitting in correcting presbyopia after LASIK. Poster presented at the 2018 Global Specialty Lens Symposium, Las Vegas. 2018 Jan.

(p. 16) GP Insights – GP Lenses at the 2018 GSLS: Improving Quality of Life
By Edward S. Bennett, OD, MSEd

  1. Nau C, Harthan J, Nau A, Fogt J, Schornack M, Shorter E. Scleral Lens Experience in Patients with Keratoconus (SCOPE Study). Poster presented at the 2018 Global Specialty Lens Symposium, Las Vegas. 2018 Jan.
  2. Schornack M, Nau C, Fogt JS, Nau A, Harthan J, Shorter E. Patient Experience with Scleral Lenses: Wearing Schedule and Care Regimen. Poster presented at the 2018 Global Specialty Lens Symposium, Las Vegas. 2018 Jan.
  3. Macedo-de-Araújo, RJ, van der Worp E, Amorim-de-Sousa A, González-Méijome JM. Practitioner Learning Curve in Fitting Mini-scleral Contact Lenses in Irregular and Regular Corneas using a Fitting Trial. Poster presented at the 2018 Global Specialty Lens Symposium, Las Vegas. 2018 Jan.
  4. Ramdass S, Norman CW. Effect of Orthokeratology in Patients with ≥ –4.00D of Myopia. Poster presented at the 2018 Global Specialty Lens Symposium, Las Vegas. 2018 Jan.
  5. Kojima R, Turpin S, Caroline P, Kinoshita B, Lampa M, André M. Orthokeratology Treatment Zone Size and its Relationship to High Order Aberrations. Poster presented at the 2018 Global Specialty Lens Symposium, Las Vegas. 2018 Jan.

(p. 17) Contact Lens Design & Materials – Contact Lens Material Properties: Worth a Review?
By Ronald K. Watanabe, OD

  1. Gleason WJ, Doane MG. Contact angle vs in vivo lens wetting evaluation. J Brit Contact Lens Assoc. 1987;10 Suppl:51-52.
  2. Vidal-Rohr M, Wolffsohn JS, Davies LN, Cerviño A. Effect of contact lens surface properties on comfort, tear stability and ocular physiology. Contact Lens Anterior Eye. 2018 Feb;41:117-121.

(p. 18) Dry Eye Dx and Tx – The Disconnect Between Signs and Symptoms
By William Townsend, OD

  1. Nichols KK, Nichols JJ, Mitchel GL. The lack of association between signs and symptoms in patients with dry eye disease. Cornea. 2004 Nov;23:762-770.
  2. Lemp MA. Report of the National Eye Institute/Industry Workshop on Clinical Trials in Dry Eyes. CLAO J. 1995 Oct;21:221-232.
  3. Schein OD, Tielsch JM, Munõz B, Bandeen-Roche K, West S. Relation between Signs and Symptoms of Dry Eye in the Elderly. Ophthalmology. 1997 Sep;104:1395-1401.
  4. Rentka A, Nagy A, Harsfalvi J, et al. Association between objective signs and subjective symptoms of dry eye disease in patients with systemic sclerosis. Rheumatol Int. 2017 Nov;37:1835-1845.

  5. Bron AJ, Tomlinson A, Foulks GN, et al. Rethinking dry eye disease: a perspective on clinical implications. Ocul Surf. 2014 Apr;12:S1-S31.
  6. Cruzat A, Qazi Y, Hamrah P. In Vivo Confocal Microscopy of Corneal Nerves in Health and Disease. Ocul Surf. 2017 Jan;15:15-47.
  7. Sullivan BD, Crews LA, Messmer EM, et al. Correlations between commonly used objective signs and symptoms for the diagnosis of dry eye disease: clinical implications. Acta Ophthalmol. 2014 Mar;92:161-166.
  8. Shah S, Jani H. Prevalence and associated factors of dry eye: Our experience in patients above 40 years of age at a Tertiary Care Center. Oman J Ophthalmol. 2015 Sep-Dec;8:151-156.

(p. 44) Is This the New Norm? – Is Redefining Dry Eye the New Norm?
By Mile Brujic, OD, & David L. Kading, OD

  1. Craig JP, Nichols KK, Akpek EK, et al. TFOS DEWS II Definition and Classification Report. Ocul Surf. 2017 Jul;15:276-283.
  2. Bron AJ, de Paiva CS, Chauhan SK, et al. TFOS DEWS II pathophysiology report. Ocul Surf. 2017 Jul;15:438-510.

(p. 47) Pediatric and Teen CL Care – Contact Lenses and Detecting Glaucoma
By Melanie Frogozo, OD

  1. Moore BD. Optometric management of congenital cataracts. J Am Optom Assoc. 1994 Oct;65:719-724.
  2. Wiesel TN, Hubel TH. Effects of visual deprivation on morphology and physiology of cells in the cat’s lateral geniculate body. J Neurophysiol. 1963 Nov;26:978-993.
  3. Birch EE, Stager DR. Prevalence of good visual acuity following surgery for congenital unilateral cataract. Arch Ophthalmol. 1988 Jan;106:40-43.
  4. Birch EE, Swanson WH, Stager DR, Woody M, Everett M. Outcome after very early treatment of dense unilateral cataract. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1993 Dec;34:3687-3699.
  5. Birch EE, Stager D, Leffler J, Weakley D. Early treatment of congenital unilateral cataract minimizes unequal competition. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1998 Aug;39:1560-1566.
  6. Lundvall A, Kugelberg U. Outcome after treatment of congenital bilateral cataract. Acta Ophthalmologica Scand. 2002 Dec;80:593-597.
  7. Lloyd IC, Ashworth J, Biswas S, Abadi RV. Advances in the management of congenital and infantile cataract. Eye (Lond). 2007 Oct;21:1301-1309.
  8. Lindsay RG, Chi JT. Contact lens management of infantile aphakia. Clin Exp Optom. 2010 Jan;93:3-14.
  9. Egbert JE, Christiansen SP, Wright MM, Young TL, Summers CG. The natural history of glaucoma and ocular hypertension after pediatric cataract surgery. J AAPOS. 2006 Feb;10:54-57.
  10. Rabiah PK. Frequency and predictors of glaucoma after pediatric cataract surgery. Am J Ophthalmol. 2004 Jan;137:30-37.
  11. Watts P, Abdolell M, Levin AV. Complications in infants undergoing surgery for congenital cataract in the first 12 weeks of life: is early surgery better? J AAPOS. 2003 Apr;7:81-85.
  12. Vishwanath M, Cheong-Leen R, Taylor D, Russell-Eggitt I, Rahi J. Is early surgery for congenital cataract a risk for glaucoma? Br J Ophthalmol. 2004 Jul;88:905-910.
  13. Lundvall A, Zetterström C. Complications after early surgery for congenital cataracts. Acta Ophthalmol Scand. 1999 Dec;77:677-680.
  14. Trivedi RH, Wilson ME Jr, Golub RL. Incidence and risk factors for glaucoma after pediatric cataract surgery with and without intraocular lens implantation. J AAPOS. 2006 Apr;10:117-123.
  15. Cassidy L, Rahi J, Nischal K, Russell-Eggitt I, Taylor D. Outcome of lens aspiration and intraocular lens implantation in children aged 5 years and under. Br J Ophthalmol. 2001 May;85:540-542.
  16. Swamy BN, Billson F, Martin F, et al. Secondary glaucoma after paediatric cataract surgery. Br J Ophthalmol. 2007 Dec;91:1627-1630.

(p. 48) Prescribing for Astigmatism – Contact Lens Anatomy: The Prism Ballast
By Andrew M. Vo, OD; Annie C. Lee, OD; & Timothy B. Edrington, OD, MS

  1. Mandell RB. (1988). Contact lens practice, 4th Ed. Springfield, IL: C.C. Thomas.
  2. Edrington TB. A literature review: The impact of rotational stabilization methods on toric soft contact lens performance. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2011 Jun;34:104-110.
  3. Synder C. A review and discussion of cross cylinder effects and over-refractions with toric soft contact lenses. ICLC. 1989 Apr;16:113-118.

(p. 52) Contact Lens Case Reports – Long-Lasting Effects of Pepper Spray Over-Exposure
By Patrick J. Caroline & Mark P. André

  1. Hua LV, Hughes J. Feeling the burn. Rev Optom. 2013 April 15: 34, 37-38, 40.