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All About Ortho-K Lenses

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Orthokeratology, or ortho-k, is quickly gaining traction as an alternative to traditional vision correction methods. This innovative technology involves using specially designed contact lenses to reshape your cornea overnight, which can provide clear vision during the day without the need for corrective lenses.  Ortho-k lenses can be used to treat myopia (nearsightedness) for people of […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Myopia Control

What is Myopia? Myopia is a progressive condition that causes difficulty focusing on objects that are at a distance. Categorized as a “refractive error,” myopia occurs when light does not bend properly as it enters the eye.  Typically, light refracts onto the retina, which creates a clear image to be sent to the brain. When […]

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The Experts Answer Your Top Ortho-K Questions

What is Orthokeratology? Orthokeratology, or ortho-k, is a non-surgical way to correct vision problems while you sleep. The ortho-k lenses reshape your cornea, similar to how braces work for your teeth. Because ortho-k is surgery-free, it’s an option for people who: Can’t have or don’t want laser eye surgery Don’t want to wear glasses or […]

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