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Orthokeratology: A Gentle Process to Improve Vision Without Corrective Eyewear

Do you need corrective eyewear but don't want to wear it? Orthokeratology may be for you. Ortho-K is the process of using specially-designed contact lenses to gently reshape the curvature of your cornea while you sleep. This results in improved vision during the day without the need for corrective eyewear! Ortho-K can improve your quality of life and independence by allowing you to avoid wearing glasses or contacts all day long, even when working out at the gym or playing sports outside.

All you have to do is wear the custom contact lenses overnight. The gentle reshaping of your cornea will last until you take them out upon waking. This process has been found to result in clear, comfortable vision between 20/20 and even better than 20/20!

Safe Process

Though Orthokeratology is a safe process that does not cause any eye damage, it does require regular follow-up visits with an optometrist. Upon receiving your custom contact lenses, you'll be asked to come back for two checkups before full treatment can begin. During these visits, your doctor will make sure the contact lenses are the right fit for your eyes - which is important because if they're too loose or don't cover enough of your corneal surface, they may not provide the solution you are looking for. After your checkups are complete, you will be prescribed your custom contact lenses and given detailed instructions on how to use them.

Cornea Gradually Returns To Original Shape

The lenses should be cleaned daily with a special solution. Once you are finished cleaning them, return them to their storage case and ensure that they are tightly closed before storing them immediately back at their regular place. The lenses should be worn nightly for a minimum of the eight-hour period; This painless vision control method allows glasses & contact-free daytime activities possible once again!

Once you stop wearing your Orthokeratology lenses, your corneas will gradually return to their original shape over time. However, using them regularly can help you maintain clear vision. 

Clear, Crisp Vision In Moments

Orthokeratology, or Ortho-K for short, is a process of using specially-designed contact lenses to gently reshape the curvature of your cornea while you sleep. With Ortho-K, you can wake up to clear vision without corrective eyewear! Because the lenses are only worn at night and removed upon waking, there is no adjustment period needed.

There Is No Daily Inconvenience

The best part about this improvement in vision is that it does not require any extra time during the day. This means you won't have to deal with another piece of required equipment getting in your way--it's all done behind closed eyelids! It also means that you will not need to spend another moment thinking about your vision inconvenience.

Impactful, Long-Term Results

Due to the gentle nature of Orthokeratology, it is a very safe process. With this comes significant benefits over time, including myopia control in children and enhanced overall appearance. Because you will never need to wear glasses or contacts during waking hours anymore, all clothing options are open! The lenses themselves are also comfortable enough to sleep in!  The results of Ortho-K are impactful and long-term, and there is no effect on other corrective devices if you decide to discontinue the use of the Ortho-K lenses.

No Effect On Other Corrective Devices

Another reason why this process works so well is that it does not interfere with other corrective lenses like contact lenses or glasses. You can still wear whichever devices suit you best, but there is no need to do so. This makes Ortho-k a great option for those who only want the best for their vision!

Low Cost

The costs of Ortho-K are relatively low compared to other corrective options. In addition, the lenses themselves will last up to a year.  

Orthokeratology's gentle nature provides a number of benefits over traditional corrective eyewear including crisp and clear vision during waking hours as well as enhanced appearance!

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