Tag Archives: orthokeratology

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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4 Myths of Orthokeratology: Fiction and Fact

4 Myths of Orthokeratology Fiction and Fact

This is the first installment in a series on orthokeratology (ortho-k). The goal is to dispel some of the myths surrounding it as a vision correction technique. Part two will cover some of the obstacles ortho-k needs to overcome to get itself to the next level in the US market. …

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This is How You Can Try to Stop the Progression of Myopia

As an optometrist, it is likely you are asked about myopia progression from concerned parents every day. Is there anything we can do to stop his eyes from getting worse? According to a study conducted in the United States between 1999-2004, one-third of the population is affected by myopia. In Eastern Asian countries, it …

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