ORTHOKERATOLOGY

 
Orthokeratology (Ortho-K)

Want to see clearly without wearing glasses?

Orthokeratology (also known as Ortho-K) is a non-invasive treatment where custom contact lenses that are worn overnight to correct your vision. The custom contact lens works by temporarily altering the shape of the cornea enough to produce clear, lasting vision throughout the day without wearing glasses.

How do I know if I am suitable for Ortho-K?

Orthokeratology works best for short-sighted (myopic) people but may also provide correction for those with small degrees of astigmatism.

Do you:

  • Play any kind of sport, especially water sports such as swimming or surfing  

  • Work in dusty environments, for example coal mines or building and construction  

  • Enjoy going to the beach  

  • Experience dry eyes in air-conditioned office environments  

  • Feel concerned about the risks of laser surgery (LASIK, PRK etc)  

  • Feel concerned that your myopia (short-sightedness) is progressing  

  • Dislike wearing your glasses 

If you answered yes to any of the above, Ortho-K may be the non-invasive treatment for you. 

Does Ortho-K help with myopia progression?

Studies have shown that Ortho-K is an effective way to slow down myopia (short sightedness) progression in children, teenagers and young adults. If you or your child is short sighted and you are worried about worsening vision then Ortho-K may be an effective treatment option.

For more information about Ortho-K or to see if you are suitable for the treatment please book an appointment.

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