Contact Lens Spectrum


January 2019

Document #278

(p. 12) Research Review – Meibomian Gland Atrophy in Contact Lens Wearers
By Andrew D. Pucker, OD, PhD

  1. Wise RJ, Sobel RK, Allen RC. Meibography: A review of techniques and technologies. Saudi J Ophthalmol. 2012 Oct;26:349-356.
  2. Arita R, Itoh K, Inoue K, Amano S. Noncontact infrared meibography to document age-related changes of the meibomian glands in a normal population. Ophthalmology. 2008 May;115:911-915.
  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. Pucker AD, Jones-Jordan LA, Li W, et al. Associations with Meibomian Gland Atrophy in Daily Contact Lens Wearers. Optom Vis Sci. 2015 Sep;92:e206-e213.
  5. McMonnies CW. Improving contact lens compliance by explaining the benefits of compliant procedures. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2011 Oct;34:249-252.
  6. Qiao J, Yan X. Emerging treatment options for meibomian gland dysfunction. Clin Ophthalmol. 2013;7:1797-1803.
  7. Arita R, Itoh K, Maeda S, Maeda K, Tomidokoro A, Amano S. Association of contact lens-related allergic conjunctivitis with changes in the morphology of meibomian glands. Jpn J Ophthalmol. 2012 Jan;56:14-19.
  8. Pult H, Riede-Pult BH, Nichols JJ. Relation between upper and lower lids' meibomian gland morphology, tear film, and dry eye. Optom Vis Sci. 2012 Mar;89:E310-E315.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. Pucker AD, Jones-Jordan LA, Srinivasan S, et al. Is Compliance and Ocular Surface Factors Associated with Contact Lens Dropout? Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2018 Jul:E-abstract 3933.
  12. Marx S, Kwan JT, Jones-Jordan LA, et al. Degree of Meibomian Gland Tortuosity in Successful Soft Contact Lens Wearers and Dropouts. Optom Vis Sci. 2018;Poster 147.
  13. Finis D, Konig C, Hayajneh J, Borrelli M, Schrader S, Geerling G. Six-month effects of a thermodynamic treatment for MGD and implications of meibomian gland atrophy. Cornea. 2014 Dec;33:1265-1270.
  14. Srinivasan S, Menzies K, Sorbara L, Jones L. Infrared imaging of meibomian gland structure using a novel keratograph. Optom Vis Sci. 2012 May;89:788-794.
  15. Pritchard N, Fonn D, Brazeau D. Discontinuation of contact lens wear: a survey. Int Contact Lens Clin. 1999 Nov;26:157-162.

(p. 14) Prescribing for Presbyopia – Presenting the Daily Disposable Option
By Thomas G. Quinn, OD, MS

  1. Dumbleton K, Woods C, Jones L, Fonn D, Sarwer DB. Patient and practitioner compliance with silicone hydrogel and daily disposable lens replacement in the United States. Eye Contact Lens. 2009 July;35:164-171.
  2. Lazon de la Jara P, Papas E, Diec J, et al. Effect of lens care systems on the clinical performance of a contact lens. Optom Vis Sci. 2013 Apr;90:344-350.
  3. Chalmers RL, Keay L, McNally J, Kern J. Multicenter case-control study of the role of lens materials and care products on the development of corneal infiltrates. Optom Vis Sci. 2012 Mar;89:316-325.

(p. 15) GP Insights – When Is the Time to Switch the Scleral Periphery?
By Karen DeLoss, OD

  1. Consejo A, Llorens-Quintana C, Bartuzel MM, Iskander DR, Rozema JJ. Rotation asymmetry of the human sclera. Acta Ophthalmol. 2018 Aug 26. [Epub ahead of print]
  2. van der Worp E, Graf T, Caroline P. Exploring beyond the corneal borders. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2010 Jun;25:26-32.
  3. Visser ES, Visser R, Van Lier HJ. Advantages of toric scleral lenses. Optom Vis Sci. 2006 Apr;83:233-236.
  4. Visser ES, Van der Linden BJ, Otten HM, Van der Lelij A, Visser R. Medical applications and outcomes of bitangential scleral lenses. Optom Vis Sci. 2013 Oct;90:1078-1085.

(p. 17) Contact Lens Care & Compliance – The Importance of Hand Hygiene
By Melissa Barnett, OD

  1. Borchgrevink CP, Cha J, Kim S. Hand washing practices in a college town environment. J Environ Health. 2013 Apr;75:18-24.
  2. Fonn D, Jones L. Hand hygiene is linked to microbial keratitis and corneal inflammatory events. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2018 Nov 7. [Epub ahead of print]
  3. Contzen N, De Pasquale S, Mosler HJ. Over-Reporting in Handwashing Self-Reports: Potential Explanatory Factors and Alternative Measurements. PLoS One. 2015 Aug 24;10:e0136445.
  4. Fonn D, Jones L. Hand hygiene is linked to microbial keratitis and corneal inflammatory events. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2018 Nov 7. [Epub ahead of print]
  5. Radford CF, Minassian D, Dart JK, Stapleton F, Verma S. Risk factors for nonulcerative contact lens complications in an ophthalmic accident and emergency department: a case-control study. Ophthalmology. 2009 Mar;116:385-392.
  6. Stapleton F, Naduvilath T, Keay L, et al. Risk factors and causative organisms in microbial keratitis in daily disposable contact lens wear. PLoS One. 2017 Aug 16;12:e0181343.
  7. Carnt N, Hoffman JJ, Verma S, et al. Acanthamoeba keratitis: confirmation of the UK outbreak and a prospective case-control study identifying contributing risk factors. Br J Ophthalmol. 2018 Dec;102:1621-1628.
  8. Taher EE, Méabed EMH, Abdallah I, Abdel Wahed WY. Acanthamoeba keratitis in noncompliant soft contact lenses users: Genotyping and risk factors, a study from Cairo, Egypt. J Infect Public Health. 2018 May - Jun;11:377-383.
  9. Szczotka-Flynn LB, Pearlman E, Ghannoum M. Microbial contamination of contact lenses, lens care solutions, and their accessories: a literature review. Eye Contact Lens. 2010 Mar;36:116-129.
  10. Wu YT, Willcox MD, Stapleton F. The effect of contact lens hygiene behavior on lens case contamination. Optom Vis Sci. 2015 Feb;92:167-174.
  11. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Healthy Contact Lens Wear and Care – Water & Contact Lenses. 2013 Jun. Available at . Accessed on Dec. 20, 2018.
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(p. 45) Contact Lens Practice Pearls – What’s Your 2019 Change Plan?
By Jason R. Miller, OD, MBA

  1. Studebaker J. Soft Multifocals: Practice Growth Opportunity. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2009 Jun;24:40-43.

(p. 46) Orthokeratology Today – Resolution for Upgrade
By Michael J. Lipson, OD

  1. Liu YM, Xie P. The Safety of Orthokeratology—A Systematic Review. Eye Contact Lens. 2016 Jan;42:35-42.
  2. Lipson MJ, Sugar A, Musch DC. Overnight corneal reshaping versus soft disposable contact lenses: Vision-related quality-of-life differences from a randomized clinical trial. Optom Vis Sci. 2005 Oct;82:886-891.
  3. Hiraoka T, Okamoto C, Ishii Y, et al. Patient satisfaction and clinical outcomes after overnight orthokeratology. Optom Vis Sci. 2009 Jul;86:875-882.
  4. Queiros A, Villa-Collar C, Gutiérrez AR, et al. Quality of life of myopic subjects with different methods of visual correction using the NEI RQL-42 questionnaire. Eye Contact Lens. 2012 Mar;38:116-121.
  5. Santodomingo-Rubido J, Villa-Collar C, Gilmartin B, Gutiérrez-Ortega R. Myopia control with orthokeratology contact lenses in Spain: A comparison of vision-related quality-of-life measures between orthokeratology contact lenses and single-vision spectacles. Eye Contact Lens. 2013 Mar;39:153-157.
  6. Holden BA, Jong M, Davis S, Wilson D, Fricke T, Resnikoff S. Nearly 1 billion myopes at risk of myopia-related sight-threatening conditions by 2050—Time to act now. Clin Exp Optom. 2015 Nov;98:491-493.
  7. Wen D, Huang J, Chen H, et al. Efficacy and Acceptability of Orthokeratology for Slowing Myopic Progression in Children: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Ophthalmology. 2015;2015;360806.
  8. 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.
  9. Flitcroft DI. The complex interactions of retinal, optical and environmental factors in myopia aetiology. Prog Retin Eye Res. 2012 Nov;31:622-660.
  10. Cho BJ, Shin JY, Yu HG. Complications of Pathologic Myopia. Eye Contact Lens. 2016 Jan;42:9-15.

(p. 47) The Scleral Lens Vault – The Acanthamoeba Scare
By Gregory W. DeNaeyer, OD

  1. Schornack M, Harthan J, Barr JT, Shorter E, Nau A, Nau CB. Complications of Scleral Lens Wear. Poster presented at ARVO 2016. Abstract 1467.
  2. Farhat B, Sutphin JE. Deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty for Acanthamoeba keratitis complicating the use of Boston Scleral Lens. Eye Contact Lens. 2014 Jan;40:e5-e7.
  3. Verani JR, Lorick SA, Yoder JS, Beach MJ. Et al. National Outbreak of Acanthamoeba Keratitis Associated with Use of a Contact Lens Solution, United States. Emerg Infect Dis. 2009 Aug;15:1236-1242.
  4. Sticca MP, Carrijo-Carvalho LC, Silva I M.B., Vieira LA, et al. Acanthamoeba keratitis wearing scleral contact lenses. Contact Lens and Anterior Eye. 2018 Jun;41:307-310.