There are specialty contacts called orthokeratology, also known as Ortho K, which can be used as an alternative to laser eye surgery. Instead of going through irreversible surgery, you can wear these special contacts at nighttime and then remove them in the morning and enjoy clear vision for the rest of the day.
Ortho-K is a unique non-surgical alternative to improve vision. It involves a two-stage process:
Provided that a person is a viable candidate, this non-invasive therapeutic option may be of interest to many patients, since it will eliminate (except for periodic maintenance with retainer lenses) the need for glasses/contacts during the day.
Today the many available options for vision correction include:
There are several reasons why someone would prefer Ortho-K over Lasik (or other forms of corrective surgery) or contacts.
Temporary: The results are not permanent. If you decide that the treatment is not for you, simply stop using the lenses and your eyes will gradually return to their original condition.
There are several stages in choosing Ortho-K treatment for vision correction:
Speak with an optometrist to find out more about this unique, non-surgical treatment to improve eyesight with minimal risk of complications. Many customers are satisfied with the results and the newfound freedom of obtaining fully-corrected daytime vision without laser surgery. Schedule an exam today to find out more about this exciting alternative, and to see if it is right for you. To schedule an eye exam with our eye doctor, you can reach out to your nearest Amplify EyeCare practice either via a call or in-person visit. Our team of eye care professionals is ready and equipped to provide you with the care you need.