Tag Archives: myopia control

Orthokeratology Contact Lenses for Myopia Control

Inna Lazar OD

Utilizing orthokeratology contact lenses for myopia control has become increasingly more common. However getting patients to try specialty contact lenses isn’t easy, nor is it easy for optometrists to master fitting and getting comfortable with these lenses. Prescribing orthokeratology lenses for patients whether it is for the purpose of myopia …

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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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