Ortho-k improves vision without the need for expensive eye surgery or the use of other eye wear. In addition, the treatment does not perminently change the cornea. The eye will return to its original shape after a few weeks.
This makes ortho-k an ideal alternative to surgury for people who don’t want to wear glasses or contact lenses.
Another benefit of ortho-k is that it is one of the most effective treatments for myopia. Studies have show that wearing the lenses reduces the progression of myopia in children, teenagers and young adults.
Ortho-k offers freedom from glasses and the hassle of wearing contact lenses during the day. It is also a great option anytime glasses or contact lenses become a nuisance, like when swimming, playing sport, or when working in dusty environments.
In addition, beacuse patients no longer need to wear contact lenses during the day they experience less eye irritation and dry-eye.