Orthokeratology

What Is Orthokeratology?

Orthokeratology (Ortho-K) is another successful method of myopia control. Ortho-K is a hard lens designed to change the shape of the cornea and correct the near-sightedness while a patient sleeps. The patient then does not require glasses or contact lenses during the day.
The cornea re-shaping changes the way light focuses in the back of the eye and greatly slows Myopia progression in a large group of patients. There is no age minimum for treatment.

Learn more about orthokeratology:

The American Academy of Orthokeratology and Myopia Control is a non-profit organization of practitioners and academics devoted to the science and education of orthokeratology and myopia control. For more information visit www.orthokacademy.com

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