Ortho-K (Orthokeratology) temporary reduction of myopia is achieved by the programmed application of specially designed GP contact lenses to reshape the cornea. Using this technique and after stabilization of wearing, selected patients may not need to wear correction lenses and can enjoy excellent visual acuity throughout the day.
Ortho-K benefits, police officers, military personnel and those with safety concerns such as professional athletes, parents of small children, lifeguards and many others.
After all, if you just don't want to be bothered with wearing glasses or contact lenses during a variety of activities such as hiking, swimming, skiing, biking, snorkeling, scuba and more, Ortho-K is for you.
Hong Kong Polytechnic University research report points out that Orthokeratology can help to slow down myopia progression in children and adults. A long term benefit is the reduction of eye health problems such as floaters and retinal degeneration due to high myopia.
OCUVIQ® dK Ortho-K lenses are specially designed gas permeable (GP) contact lenses for wear during sleep. OCUVIQ® Ortho-K lenses gradually change the curvature of the cornea to reduce corneal refractive power, resulting in the images being focused on the retina again. Vision is hence temporarily improved and there is so no need to wear glasses during the day. They are designed specially according to the parameters of Asian corneas. Therefore provides another excellent choice for most corneas.
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