Tag Archives: myopia control

Orthokeratology Obstacles And How To Meet Them

ortho-k lenses and obstacles

Now that we’ve dispelled the myths surrounding orthokeratology, we need to discuss the present obstacles the modality faces, and there are plenty. Over ortho-k’s short lifespan in our industry, we’ve ironed out the big concepts and techniques needed for adequate treatment. But there is still a lot of nuance to …

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Myopia Control – Everything You Need to Know

Listen to this article instead of reading it: Intro to Myopia Control There are no shortage of theories on the mechanisms of myopia development and progression. Genetics, near work, time indoors, artificial lighting, diet; all these factors have been investigated as potential causes of/correlates to myopia. The fact of the …

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Here’s How I Approach Myopia Control

The incidence and prevalence of myopia are increasing at an alarming rate all over the world. Let’s say you have a 6 year old patient in your chair, and after cycloplegic refraction you come to the conclusion that this child, who was slightly hyperopic a year ago, is now a …

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