July 1, 2022
Ortho-k is can be used to correct near-sightedness (myopia) or long-sightedness (hyperopia). This visual problems can also usually be corrected by eye glasses, regular contact lenses or laser eye surgery however, Orthokeratology is a surgery-free way for some people to leave their glasses behind and not have to wear contact lenses all the time.
Ortho-k is sometimes recommended to correct children’s vision. As vision can continue to change for some children into adulthood, Orthokeratology may help with myopia progression.