Contact Lens Spectrum


April 2019

Document #281

(p. 12) Research Review – Management of Recurrent Corneal Erosions
By S. Barry Eiden, OD

  1. Reidy JJ, Paulus MP, Gona S. Recurrent erosions of the cornea: epidemiology and treatment. Cornea. 2000 Nov;19:767-771.
  2. Ramamurthi S, Rahman MQ, Dutton GN, Ramaesh K. Pathogenesis, clinical features and management of recurrent corneal erosions. Eye (Lond). 2006 Jun;20:635-644.
  3. Garrana RM, Zieske JD, Assouline M, Gipson IK. Matrix metalloproteinases in epithelia from human recurrent corneal erosion. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1999 May;40:1266-1270.
  4. Hope-Ross MW, Chell PB, Kervick GN, McDonnell PJ. Eye (Lond). 1994;8(Pt 4):373-377.
  5. Dougherty JM, McCulley JP. Baceterial lipases and chronic blepharitis. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1986 Apr;27:486-491.
  6. Afonso AA, Sobin L, Monroy DC, Selzer M, Lokeshwar B, Pflugfelder. Tear fluid gelatinase B activity correlates with IL-1alpha concentration and fluorescein clearance in ocular rosacea. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1999 Oct;40:2506-2512.
  7. McGee HT, Fraunfelder FW. Toxicities of topical ophthalmic anesthetics. Expert Opin Drug Saf. 2007 Nov;6:637-640.
  8. Thiel B, Sarau A, Ng D. Efficacy of Topical Analgesics in Pain Control for Corneal Abrasions: A Systematic Review. Cureus. 2017 Mar;9:e1121.
  9. Mandić Z, Bednar I, Šarić D. Modern Approach inn the Treatment of Recurrent Corneal Erosion. Acta Clin Croat. 2007;46(Supp 1):25-30.
  10. Fraunfelder FW, Cabezas M. Treatment of recurrent corneal erosion by extended-wear bandage contact lens. Cornea. 2011 Feb;30:164-166.
  11. Dursun D, Kim MC, Solomon A, Pflugfelder SC. Treatment of recalcitrant corneal erosions with inhibitors of matrix metalloproteinase-9, doxyclcline and corticosteroids. Am J Ophthalmol. 2001 Jul;132:8-13.
  12. Fujikawa LS, Foster CS, Harrist TJ, Lanigan JM, Colvin RB. Fibronectin in healing rabbit corneal wounds. Lab Invest. 1981 Aug;45:120-129.
  13. Ziakas NG, Boboridis KG, Terzidou, et al. Long-term follow up of autologous serum treatment for recurrent corneal erosions. Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2010 Oct;38:683-687.
  14. Huang Y, Sheha H, Tseng S. Self-retained Amniotic Membrane for Recurrent Corneal Erosion. J Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2013 Mar;4:272.
  15. Reidy JJ, Paulus MP, Gona S. Recurrent erosions of the cornea:epidemiology and treatment. Cornea. 2000 Nov;19:767-771.
  16. McLean EN, MacRae SM, Rich LF. Recurrent erosion. Treatment by anterior stromal puncture. Ophthalmology. 1986 Jun;93:784-788.
  17. Malecha MA. Anterior stromal puncture for recurrent corneal erosion after laser in situ keratomileusis. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2004 Feb;30:496-498.
  18. Geggel HS. Successful treatment of recurrent corneal erosion with Nd:YAG anterior stromal puncture. Am J Ophthalmol. 1990 Oct 15;110:404-407.
  19. Rubenfeld RS, MacRae SM, Laibson PR. Successful treatment of recurrent corneal erosion with Nd:YAG anterior stromal puncture. Am J Ophthalmol, 1991 Feb 15;111:252-255.
  20. Oikonomakis K, Petrelli M, Petrovic A, et al. Epithelial map-guided anterior stromal micropuncture for the treatment of recurrent corneal erosion syndrome. Int Ophthalmol. 2018 Mar 19. [Epub ahead of print]
  21. Dausch D, Landesz M, Klein R, Schröder E. Phototherapeutic keractectomy in recurrent corneal epithelial erosion. Refract Corneal Surg. 1993 Nov-Dec;9:419-424.
  22. Fagerholm P, Fitzsimmons TD, Omdahl M, Ohman L, Tengroth B. Phototherapeutic keractectomy: long-term results in 166 eyes. Refract Corneal Surg, 1993 Mar-Apr;9:S76-S81.
  23. Maini R, Loughnan MS. Phototherapeutic keratectomy re-treatment for recurrent corneal erosion syndrome. Br J Ophthalmol. 2002 Mar;86:270-272.
  24. Soong HK, Farjo Q, Meyer RF, Sugar A. Diamond burr superficial keratectomy for recurrent corneal erosions. Br J Ophthalmol. 2002 Mar;86:296-298.
  25. Sridhar MS, Rapuano CJ, Cosar CB, Cohen EJ, Laibson PR. Phototherapeutic keratectomy versus diamond burr polishing of Bowman’s membrane in the treatment of recurrent corneal erosions associated with anterior basement membrane dystrophy. Ophthalmology. 2002 Apr;109:674-679.
  26. Mamikonyan VR, Trufanov SV, Tekeeva LY, Malozhen SA, Subbot AM, Fyodorov AA. [Polishing of Bowman’s membrane with diamond burr in the treatment of recurrent corneal erosion syndrome]. Vestn Oftalmol. 2018;134: 162-167.
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(p. 15) GP Insights – Toric Scleral Curves 2.0
By Karen DeLoss, OD

  1. van der Worp E. A Guide to Scleral Lens Fitting. Version 2.0. Available at: . Accessed Feb. 25, 2019.
  2. Fadel D, Barnett M. Scleral lenses: Prepare for Landing. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2017 Aug;32:42,43,55. Available at . Accessed on Feb. 25, 2019.

(p. 16) Dry Eye Dx and Tx – Sleep Disorders and Dry Eye: What’s the Connection?
By William Townsend, OD

  1. Smith JA. Albeitz J, Begley J, et al. The epidemiology of dry eye disease: report of the Epidemiology Subcommittee of the International Dry Eye WorkShop (2007). Ocul Surf. 2007 Apr;5:93-107.
  2. Thorpy MJ. Classification of sleep disorders. Neurotherapeutics. 2012 Oct;9:687-701.
  3. Wickwire EM, Tom SE, Scharf SM, Vadlamani A, Bulatao IG, Albrecht JS. Untreated Insomnia Increases All-Cause Health Care Utilization and Costs among Medicare Beneficiaries. Sleep. 2019 Jan 12. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. Ayaki M, Kawashima M, Negishi K, Tsubota K. High prevalence of sleep and mood disorders dry eye patients: survey of 1,000 eye clinic visitors. Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat. 2015 Mar 31;11:889-894.
  5. Galor A, Seiden BE, Park JJ, et al. The Association of Dry Eye Symptom Severity and Comorbid Insomnia in US Veterans. Eye Contact Lens. 2018 Sep;44 Suppl 1:S118-S114.

(p. 17) Custom Soft Corner – Is Soft Contact Lens Fitting by Sag Necessary?
By Stephanie Ramdass, OD, MS, MBA

  1. Caroline P, Ramdass S, van der Worp E, Lampa M. Soft Specialty Lenses – A Panel Discussion. Presented at the Global Specialty Lens Symposium, Las Vegas, January 2019.
  2. Roseman MJ, Frost A, Lawley ME. Effects of base curve on the fit of thin, mid-water contact lenses. International Contact Lens Clinic. 1993 May-June;20:95-101.
  3. Young G, Hall L, Sulley A, Osborn-Lorenz K, Wolffsohn JS. Inter-relationship of Soft Contact Lens Diameter, Base Curve Radius, and Fit. Optom Vis Sci. 2017 Apr;94:458-465.

(p. 45) Pediatric and Teen CL Care – Contact Lenses for Myopia Management in Children
By Melanie Frogozo, OD

  1. 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.
  2. Flitcroft DI. The complex interactions of retinal, optical and environmental factors in myopia aetiology. Prog Retin Eye Res. 2012;31:622-660.
  3. Charm J, Cho P. High myopia-partial reduction ortho-k: a 2-year randomized study. Optom Vis Sci. 2013 Jun;90:530-539.
  4. Chen C, Cheung SW, Cho P. Myopia control using toric orthokeratology (TO-SEE study). Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2013 Oct 3;54:6510-6517.
  5. Cho P, Cheung SW. Retardation of myopia in Orthokeratology (ROMIO) study: a 2-year randomized clinical trial. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2012 Oct 11;537077-537085.
  6. Lam CS, Tang WC, Tse DY, Tang YY, To CH. Defocus Incorporated Soft Contact (DISC) lens slows myopia progression in Hong Kong Chinese schoolchildren: a 2-year randomised clinical trial. Br J Ophthalmol. 2014 Jan;98:40-45.
  7. Walline JJ, Greiner KL, McVey ME, Jones-Jordan LA. Multifocal contact lens myopia control. Optom Vis Sci. 2013 Nov;90:1207-1214.
  8. Ticak A, Walline JJ. Peripheral optics with bifocal soft and corneal reshaping contact lenses. Optom Vis Sci. 2013 Jan;90:3-8.
  9. Liu M. Myopia Control Clinic at UC Berkeley Eye Center. Presented at the Vision By Design 2017 Annual Meeting. The American Academy of Orthokeratology and Myopia Control. Dallas, April 2017.