Contact Lens Spectrum


October 2019

Document #287

(p. 12) Research Review – Ocular Surface Disease/Dry Eye and Contact Lens Wear
By S. Barry Eiden, OD, & Milana Matz, OD

  1. Alghamdi WM, Markoulli M, Holden BA, Papas EB. Impact of duration of contact lens wear on the structure and function of the meibomian glands. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt. 2016 Mar;36:120-131.
  2. Arita R, Itoh K, Inoue K, Kuchiba A, Yamaguchi T, Amano S. Contact lens wear is associated with decrease of meibomian glands. Ophthalmology. 2009 Mar;116:379-384.
  3. Machalińska A, Zakrzewska A, Adamek B, et al. Comparison of morphological and functional meibomian gland characteristics between daily contact lens wearers and nonwearers. Cornea. 2015 Sep;34:1098-1104.
  4. Hagedorn S, Drolle E, Lorentz H, Srinivasan S, Leonenko Z, Jones L. Atomic force microscopy and Langmuir‐Blodgett monolayer technique to assess contact lens deposits and human meibum extracts. J Optom. 2015 Jul-Sep;8:187-199.
  5. Efron N, Jones L, Bron AJ, et al. The TFOS International Workshop on Contact Lens Discomfort: report of the contact lens interactions with the ocular surface and adnexa subcommittee. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2013 Oct;54:TFOS98-TFOS122.
  6. Downie LE, Craig JP. Tear film evaluation and management in soft contact lens wear: a systemic approach. Clin Exp Optom. 2017 Sep;100:438-458.
  7. Young G. Why one million contact lens wearers dropped out. Contact Lens Anterior Eye. 2004 Jun;27:83-85.
  8. Craig JP, Willcox MD, Argueso P, et al. The TFOS International Workshop on Contact Lens Discomfort: report of the contact lens interactions with the tear film subcommittee. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2013 Oct;54:TFOS123-TFOS156.
  9. Chen Q, Wang J, Tao A, Shen M, Jiao S, Lu F. Ultrahigh‐resolution measurement by optical coherence tomography of dynamic tear film changes on contact lenses. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2010 Apr;51:1988-1993.
  10. Markoulli M, Kolanu S. Contact lens wear and dry eyes: challenges and solutions. Clin Optom (Auckl). 2017 Feb 15;9:41-48.

(p. 17) GP Insights – The Art of Change
By Karen DeLoss, OD

  1. Sindt C. Find the finest fit for keratoconus. Rev Optom. 2015 Dec 15. Available at . Accessed Aug 26, 2019.
  2. GP Lens Institute. GP Lens Management Guide—8. Available at . Accessed Aug. 26, 2019.
  3. Chang C, DeLoss K. Contact Lenses After Corneal Transplantation. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2018 Jul;33:36-41, 51. Available at . Accessed Aug. 26, 2019.
  4. Szczotka LB, Lindsay RG. Contact lens fitting following corneal graft surgery. Clin Exp Optom. 2003 Jul;86:244-249.
  5. Bennett E, Scheid, T, Moran B. Gas-permeable lens problem solving. In: Clinical Manual of Contact Lenses, Fourth Edition, Bennett ES, Henry VA, eds. Lippincott. 2013 Aug 20:206-207.

(p. 19) Hybrid How-To – Life at the Junction
By Stephanie Ramdass, OD, MS, MBA

  1. Doan T, Koozhvari E, Hernandez R, Lee R. Tensile Tests of SynergEyes Hybrid Duette Contact Lens to Assess Junction Strength. Poster presented at American Optometric Association Meeting. 2016 Jun-Jul.
  2. Ramdass S, Norman CW. Water Under the Bridge – An Evaluation of Junction Clearance in Hybrid Contact Lenses. Poster presented at the Global Specialty Lens Symposium, Las Vegas. 2015 Jan.

(p. 48) Pediatric and Teen CL Care – Management of Pediatric Neurotrophic Keratitis
By Melanie Frogozo, OD

  1. Bonini S, Rama P, Olzi D, Lambiase A. Neurotrophic keratitis. Eye (Lond). 2003 Nov;17:989-995.
  2. Mantelli F, Nardella C, Tiberi E, Sacchetti M, Bruscolini A, Lambiase A. Congenital Corneal Anesthesia and Neurotrophic Keratitis: Diagnosis and Management. Biomed Res Int. 2015;2015:805876.
  3. Dimit R, Gire A, Pflugfelder SC, Bergmanson JP. Patient ocular conditions and clinical outcomes using a PROSE scleral device. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2013 Aug;36:159-163.
  4. van der Worp E, Bornman D, Ferreira DL, Faria-Ribeiro M, Garcia-Porta N, González-Meijome JM. Modern scleral contact lenses: A review. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2014 Aug;37:240-250.
  5. Romero-Rangel T, Stavrou P, Cotter J, Rosenthal P, Baltatzis S, Foster CS. Gas-permeable scleral contact lens therapy in ocular surface disease. Am J Ophthalmol. 2000 Jul;130:25-32.
  6. Pullum K, Buckley R. Therapeutic and ocular surface indications for scleral contact lenses. Ocul Surf. 2007 Jan;5:40-48.