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Myopia Control & Ortho-K

Myopia, known as “near-sightedness,” refers to a minus (-) prescription resulting from the elongation of the eye or a steeply curved cornea. This results in vision blur that can be corrected with glasses, contacts or, in some cases, refractive surgery. However, improving vision does not address the higher risk of eye problems associated with myopia including cataracts, glaucoma and retinal detachment.

Myopia Control & Ortho-K

Risk factors include having at least one parent with myopia and insufficient time outdoors. Prolonged near work and poor lighting may also play a role.

While myopia can not be reversed, its progression can be slowed. We offer multiple methods:

1. MiSight: special contact lenses designed with multiple zones to not only correct vision, but also slow myopia.

2. Orthokeratology (Ortho-K): a non-surgical procedure using specially designed contact lenses to temporarily reshape the cornea and improve vision. These contact lenses are gas permeable lenses that are worn at night. This procedure is also used for myopia control to slow the progression of myopia and consequently reduce the risk of ocular pathologies related to high myopia.

3. Bifocal or Progressive Addition Lenses

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