Contact Lens Spectrum


July 2019

Document #284

(p. 11) Research Review – Treating Dry Eye with Scleral Lenses
By Andrew D. Pucker, OD, PhD

  1. Pucker AD, Ng SM, Nichols JJ, Over the counter (OTC) artificial tear drops for dry eye syndrome. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2016 Feb 23;2:CD009729.
  2. Kok JH, Visser R. Treatment of ocular surface disorders and dry eyes with high gas-permeable scleral lenses. Cornea. 1992 Nov;11:518-522.
  3. Alipour F, Kheirkhah A, Jabarvand Behrouz M. Use of mini scleral contact lenses in moderate to severe dry eye. Cont Lens Anterior Eye. 2012 Dec;35:272-276.
  4. 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;130:25-32.
  5. Segal O, Barkana Y, Hourovitz D, et al. Scleral contact lenses may help where other modalities fail. Cornea. 2003 May;22:308-310.
  6. Jacobs DS, Rosenthal P. Boston scleral lens prosthetic device for treatment of severe dry eye in chronic graft-versus-host disease. Cornea. 2007 Dec;26:1195-1199.
  7. Visser ES, Visser R, van Lier HJ, Otten HM. Modern scleral lenses part I: clinical features. Eye Contact Lens. 2007 Jan;33:13-20.
  8. Nguyen MTB, Thakrar V, Chan CC. EyePrintPRO therapeutic scleral contact lens: indications and outcomes. Can J Ophthalmol. 2018 Feb;53:66-70.
  9. Sonsino J, Mathe DS. Central vault in dry eye patients successfully wearing scleral lens. Optom Vis Sci. 2013 Sep;90:e248-e251; discussion 1030.
  10. Carracedo G, Blanco MS, Martin-Gil A, Zicheng W, Alvarez JC, Pintor J. Short-term Effect of Scleral Lens on the Dry Eye Biomarkers in Keratoconus. Optom Vis Sci. 2016 Feb;93:150-157.
  11. Bavinger JC, DeLoss K, Mian SI. Scleral lens use in dry eye syndrome. Curr Opin Ophthalmol. 2015 Jul;26:319-224.
  12. Ezekie, D. Gas permeable haptic lenses. Journal of The British Contact Lens Association. 1983 Oct;6:158, 160-161.

(p. 19) Dry Eye Dx and Tx – Conjunctivochalasis and Dry Eye Revisited
By William Townsend, OD

  1. Hughes WL. Conjunctivochalasis. Am J Ophthalmol. 1942;25:48-51.
  2. Gumus K, Pflugfedler SC. Increasing prevalence and severity of conjunctivochalasis with aging detected by anterior segment optical coherence tomography. Am J Ophthalmol. 2013;155:238-242.
  3. Xiang M Zhang W, Wen H, Mo L, Zhao Y, Zhan Y. Comparative transcriptome analysis of human conjunctiva between normal T and conjunctivochalasis persons by RNA sequencing. Exp Eye Res. 2019 Apr;184:38-47.
  4. Chhadva P, Alexander A, McClellan AL, McManus KT, Seiden B, Galor A. The impact of conjunctivochalasis on dry eye symptoms and signs. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2015 May;56:2867-2871.
  5. Marmalidou A, Palioura S, Dana R, Khweirkah. Medical and surgical management of conjunctivochalasis. Ocul Surf. 2019 Apr 19. [Epub ahead of print]
  6. Meller D, Maskin SL, Pires R, Tseng S. Amniotic Membrane Transplantation for Symptomatic Conjunctivochalasis Refractory to Medical Treatments. Cornea. 2000 Nov;19:796-803.

(p. 21) Contact Lens Care & Compliance – Hydrogen Peroxide and the Ocular Surface
By Melissa Barnett, OD

  1. Rao SB, Simpson TL. Influence of Vision on Ocular Comfort Ratings. Optom Vis Sci. 2016 Aug;93:793-800.
  2. Pritchard N, Fonn D, Brazeau D. Discontinuation of contact lens wear: a survey. Int Contact Lens Clin. 1999 Nov;26:157-162.
  3. Young G, Veys J, Pritchard N, Coleman S. A multi-centre study of lapsed contact lens wearers. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt. 2002 Nov;22:516-527.
  4. Richdale K, Sinnott LT, Skadahl E, Nichols JJ. Frequency of and factors associated with contact lens dissatisfaction and discontinuation. Cornea. 2007 Feb;26:168-174.
  5. Rumpakis J. New data on contact lens dropouts: an international perspective. Rev Optom. 2010 Jan 15. Available at . Accessed April 24, 2019.
  6. Nichols JJ, Willcox MB, Bron AJ et al. The TFOS International Workshop on Contact Lens Discomfort: executive summary. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2013 Oct 18;54:TFOS7-TFOS13.
  7. Nichols JJ, Chalmers RL, Dumbleton K, et al. The Case for Using Hydrogen Peroxide Contact Lens Care Solutions: A Review. Eye Contact Lens. 2019 Mar;45:69-82.
  8. Lowe, R, Brennan N. Hydrogen peroxide disinfection of hydrogel contact lenses. An overview. Clin Exp Optom 1987 Nov;70:190-197.
  9. Sindt CW. Contact lens solutions 101. Rev Cornea Contact Lenses. 2013 Oct 15;150:7. Available at . Accessed May 21, 2019.
  10. Chalmers RL, McNally J. Ocular detection threshold for hydrogen peroxide: Drops vs. lenses. Int Contact Lens Clin. 1988;15:351-357.
  11. Chalmers RL. Hydrogen peroxide in anterior segment physiology: A literature review. Optom Vis Sci. 1989 Nov;66:796-803.
  12. Chalmers RL. A review of the metabolism of hydrogen peroxide by external ocular structures. Int Contact Lens Clin. 1995 Jul-Aug;22:143-147.11.
  13. Lazon de la Jara P, Papas E, Diec J, Naduvilath T, Willcox MD, Holden BA. Effect of lens care systems on the clinical performance of a contact lens. Optom Vis Sci. 2013 Apr;90:344-350.
  14. Andrasko G. Solution-induced staining and comfort during lens wear. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2008 Sept;23:33-35.
  15. Andrasko GJ, Ryen KA. A series of evaluations of MPS and silicone hydrogel lens combinations. Rev Cornea Contact Lenses. 2007 Mar;143:36-42.
  16. Jones L, MacDougall N, Sorbara LG. Asymptomatic corneal staining associated with the use of balafilcon silicone-hydrogel contact lenses disinfected with a polyaminopropyl biguanide-preserved care regimen. Optom Vis Sci. 2002 Dec;79:753-761.
  17. Andrasko GJ, Ryen KA. Corneal staining and comfort observed with traditional and silicone hydrogel lenses and multipurpose solution combinations. Optometry. 2008 Aug;79:444-454.
  18. Carnt N, Evans V, Holden B, et al. IER matrix update: Adding another silicone hydrogel. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2008 Mar;23:28-35.
  19. Carnt N, Willcox M, Evans V, et al. Corneal staining: The IER matrix study. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2007 Sep;22:38-43.
  20. Diec J, Evans VE, Tilia D, Naduvilath T, Holden BA, Lazon de la Jara P. Comparison of ocular comfort, vision, and SICS during silicone hydrogel contact lens daily wear. Eye Contact Lens. 2012 Jan;38:2-6.
  21. Gorbet M, Peterson R, McCanna D, Woods C, Jones L, Fonn D. Human corneal epithelial cell shedding and fluorescein staining in response to silicone hydrogel lenses and contact lens disinfecting solutions. Curr Eye Res. 2014 Mar;39:245-256.
  22. Begley CG, Edrington TB, Chalmers RL. Effect of lens care systems on corneal fluorescein staining and subjective comfort in hydrogel lens wearers. Cont Lens Anterior Eye 1994;21:7-13.
  23. Gorbet M, Peterson R, McCanna D, Woods C, Jones L, Fonn D. Human corneal epithelial cell shedding and fluorescein staining in response to silicon hydrogel lenses and contact lens disinfecting solutions. Curr Eye Res. 2014 Mar;39:245-256.
  24. Carnt NA, Evans VE, Naduvilath TJ, et al. Contact lens-related adverse events and the silicone hydrogel lenses and daily wear care system used. Arch Ophthalmol. 2009 Dec;127:1616-1623.
  25. Chalmers RL, Wagner H, Mitchell GL, et al. Age and other risk factors for corneal infiltrative and inflammatory events in young soft contact lens wearers from the Contact Lens Assessment in Youth (CLAY) study. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011 Aug 24;52:6690-6696.
  26. Woods J, Jones L. Lens Care Compliance. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2019 Apr;34:36-40.
  27. Guthrie S, Dumbleton K, Jones L. Contact lens compliance: Is there a relationship between care system and compliance? Contact Lens Spectrum. 2016 Apr;31:40-43.
  28. Nichols JJ. Contact lenses 2016. Contact Lens Spectrum. 2017 Jan;32:22-25, 27, 29, 55.

(p. 41) Orthokeratology Today – Dry Eye: Another Case for Orthokeratology
By Michael J. Lipson, OD

  1. García-Porta N, Rico-del-Viejo L, Martin-Gil A, Carracedo G, Pintor J, González-Méijome JM. Differences in Dry Eye Questionnaire Symptoms in Two Different Modalities of Contact Lens Wear: Silicone-Hydrogel in Daily Wear Basis and Overnight Orthokeratology. Biomed Res Int. 2016;2016:1242845.
  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. Queirós A, Villa-Collar C, Gutiérrez AR, Jorge J, González-Méijome JM. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Berntsen DA, Mitchell GL, Barr JT. The effect of overnight contact lens corneal reshaping on refractive error-specific quality of life. Optom Vis Sci. 2006 Jun;83:354-359.
  6. Santolaria E, Cerviño A, Queirós A, Brautaset R, González-Méijome JM. Subjective satisfaction in long-term orthokeratology patients. Eye Cont Lens. 2013 Nov;39:388-393.
  7. Carracedo G, Martin-Gil A, Fonseca B, Pintor J. Effect of overnight orthokeratology on conjunctival goblet cells. Cont Lens Ant Eye. 2016;39:266-269.
  8. Xie W, Zhang X, Xu Y, Yao YF. Assessment of Tear Film and Bulbar Redness by Keratograph 5M in Pediatric Patients After Orthokeratology. Eye Contact Lens. 2018 Nov;44 Suppl 2:S382-S386.
  9. Nieto-Bona A, Nombela-Palomo M, Felipe-Márquez G, Teus MA. Tear Film Osmolarity in Response to Long-Term Orthokeratology Treatment. Eye Contact Lens. 2018 Mar;44:85-90.
  10. Xiu W, Jing L, Rui Z, et al. The Influence of Overnight Orthokeratology on Ocular Surface and Meibomian Gland Dysfunction in Teenagers with Myopia. J Ophthalmol;2019 Jan 21;2019:5142628.

(p. 42) The Scleral Lens Vault – Ocular Surface Disease: Scleral Lens Key Points
By Gregory W. DeNaeyer, OD

  1. Sonsino J, Mathe DS. Central vault in dry eye patients successfully wearing scleral lenses. Optom Vis Sci. 2013 Sep;90:e248-251.