Contact Lens Spectrum


March 2019

Document #280

(p. 13) GP Insights – GP Lenses for Nystagmus
By Roxanna T. Potter, OD

  1. Bagheri A, Abbasi H, Tavakoli M, Sheibanizadeh A, Kheiri B, Yazdani S. Effect of Rigid Gas Permeable Contact Lenses on Nystagmus and Visual Function in Hyperopic Patients with Infantile Nystagmus Syndrome. Strabismus. 2017 Mar;25:17-22.
  2. Jayaramachandran P, Proudlock FA, Odedra N, Gottlob I, McLean RJ. A randomized controlled trial comparing soft contact lens and rigid gas-permeable lens wearing in infantile nystagmus. Ophthalmology. 2014 Sept;121:1827-1836.
  3. Biousse V, Tusa RJ, Russell B, et al. The use of contact lenses to treat visually symptomatic congenital nystagmus. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry. 2004 Feb;75:314-316.

(p. 16) Dry Eye Dx and Tx – The Conjunctiva Needs Love Too
By Katherine M. Mastrota, MS, OD

  1. Rolando M, Cantera E, Mencucci R, Rubino P, Aragona P. The correct diagnosis and therapeutic management of tear dysfunction: recommendations of the P.I.C.A.S.S.O. board. Int Ophthalmol. 2018 Apr;38:875-895.
  2. Gipson IK. Goblet cells of the conjunctiva: A review of recent findings. Prog Retin Eye Res. 2016 Sep;54:49-63.
  3. Baudouin C, Rolando M, Benitez Del Castillo JM, et al. Reconsidering the central role of mucins in dry eye and ocular surface diseases. Prog Retin Eye Res. 2018 Nov 22. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Moniaux N, Escande F, Porchert N, Aubert JP, Batra SK. Structural organization and classification of the human mucin genes. Front Biosci. 2001 Oct;6:D1192-D1206.
  5. Kessing SV. Mucous gland system of the conjiunctiva. A quantitative normal anatomical study. Acta Ophthalmol (Copenh). 1968:Suppl 95:1+.
  6. Knop E. Knop N, Zhivov A, et al. The lid wiper and muco-cutaneous junction anatomy of the human eyelid margins: an in vivo confocal and histological study. J Anat. 2011 Apr;218:449-461.
  7. Knop N, Korb DR, Blackie CA, Knop E. The lid wiper contains goblet cells and goblet crypts for ocular surface lubrication during the blink. Cornea. 2012 Jun;31:668-679.
  8. Hori Y. Secreted Mucins on the Ocular Surface. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2018 Nov 1;59:DES151-DES156.
  9. [No authors listed]. The definition and classification of dry eye disease: report of the Definition and Classification Subcommittee of the International Dry Eye WorkShop (2007). Ocul Surf. 2007 Apr;5:75-92.

(p. 17) Contact Lens Care & Compliance – New Kid on the Block
By Melissa Barnett, OD

  1. Choy CK, Cho P, Boost MV. Cytotoxicity of rigid gas-permeable lens care solutions. Clin Exp Optom. 2013 Sep;96:467-471.
  2. 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.

  3. Harthan J, Nau CB, Barr J, et al. Scleral Lens Prescription and Management Practices: The SCOPE Study. Eye Contact Lens. 2018 Sep;44 Suppl 1:S228-S232.
  4. Nau CB, Harthan J, Shorter E, et al. Demographic Characteristics and Prescribing Patterns of Scleral Lens Fitters: The SCOPE Study. Eye Contact Lens. 2018 Sep;44 Suppl 1:S265-S272.
  5. Han, SK. Innovations and Advances in Wound Healing, Edition 2. Springer. 2016:51-54
  6. Gurwood AS, Myers MD. Povidone iodine: useful for more than preoperative antisepsis. Primary Care Optometry News. February 2004. Available at . Accessed on Jan. 21, 2019.
  7. World Health Organization. WHO Model Formulary 2008. Pp. 321-323. ISBN 9789241547659. Archived (PDF) from the original on 13 December 2016.
  8. Nesvadbova M, Crosera M, Maina G, Larese Filon F. Povidone iodine skin absorption: an ex-vivo study. Toxicol Lett. 2015 Jun 15;235:155-160.
  9. Musumeci R, Bandello F, Martinelli M, Calaresu E, Cocuzza CE. In vitro bactericidal activity of 0.6% povidone-iodine eye drops formulation. Eur J Ophthalmol. 2018 Oct 7:1120672118802541. [Epub ahead of print]
  10. Cho P, Reyes S, Boost MV. Microbiocidal characterization of a novel povidone-iodine based rigid contact lens disinfecting solution. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2018 Dec;41:542-546.
  11. Martín-Navarro CM, Lorenzo-Morales J, López-Arencibia A, Valladares B, Piñero JE. Acanthamoeba spp.: efficacy of Bioclen FR one step, a povidone-iodine based system for the disinfection of contact lenses. Exp Parasitol. 2010 Sep;126:109-112.

(p. 47) Orthokeratology Today – A New Perspective on Orthokeratology
By Michael J. Lipson, OD, & Brittany A. Boland, OD

  1. Nichols J. Contact Lenses 2017. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2018 Jan;33:20-25, 42.
  2. Bullimore MA, Sinnott LT, Jones-Jordan LA. The risk of microbial keratitis with overnight corneal reshaping lenses. Optom Vis Sci. 2013 Sep;90:937-944.
  3. Holden BA, Fricke TR, Wilson DA, et al. Global Prevalence of Myopia and High Myopia and Temporal Trends from 2000 through 2050. Ophthalmology. 2016 May;123:1036-1042.