myopia-control with orthokeratologyOne of the ideal situations for Ortho-K is for the child or teenager with early myopia.

Not only does it have all the advantages outlined in our previous ortho-k posts, but multiple scientific studies performed in the USA, Asia and even here in Australia have all shown very similar trends in myopia control, supporting what optometrists have been witnessing in their patients for many years; a definite slowing in the progression of myopia.

Ortho-K is currently considered the number one clinical option for myopia control

– the Brien Holden Vision Institute, one of the worlds leading research facilities on myopia and contact lenses.