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Ortho-K: Taking Control of Your Child's Myopia

Ortho-K is particularly effective in reducing or even eliminating myopia (nearsightedness). By reshaping the cornea to correctly focus light on the retina, it can provide clear distance vision without needing daytime eyeglasses or contact lenses.

Your Vision Matters

Don't Let Heavy Glasses Hold Your Child Back from Sports and Fun

Are you a parent who wants your child to have an active lifestyle? Do your kids love playing sports like basketball, soccer, volleyball, or running, but find it challenging due to the burden of wearing heavy glasses? I get it; as parents, we want the best for our children. While Ortho-K can’t completely eliminate their myopia, it can make a significant difference in their daily lives.

With Ortho-K, your child can enjoy a normal daytime routine, just like their friends. Yes, there are more permanent solutions like LASIK and other myopia surgeries, but these are typically not recommended for children and teenagers under 18. So, if you’re looking for a safe and effective way to enhance your child’s active life, Ortho-K is the way to go.

Uses of Ortho-K

Ortho-K is a versatile vision correction option that can address various visual issues, including:

Control Myopia (Nearsightedness)

Ortho-K is particularly effective in reducing or even eliminating myopia (nearsightedness). By reshaping the cornea to focus light properly on the retina, it can provide clear distance vision without the need for daytime eyeglasses or contact lenses.

Correct Astigmatism

Individuals with astigmatism can also benefit from Ortho-K. The lenses can correct the irregular shape of the cornea, improving both distance and near vision.

Reduced Dependence on Eyeglasses or Contact Lenses

One of the primary advantages of Ortho-K is its potential to reduce your dependence on traditional eyeglasses or daytime contact lenses. This can be especially appealing for those who are active or have difficulty wearing glasses or regular contacts.

Best Ortho-K Brands

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Our optometrists

European Eye Clinic Optometrist Linh Au

Linh Au

Linh and Phuong earned their Bachelor of Optometry from the University of Medicine Pham Ngoc Thach. Phuong has been working with us for over 3 years and Linh has recently joined after working at Nhi Dong Hospital for kids.

European Eye Clinic Optometrist Phuong Tran

Phuong Tran

Linh and Phuong earned their Bachelor of Optometry from the University of Medicine Pham Ngoc Thach. Phuong has been working with us for over 3 years and Linh has recently joined after working at Nhi Dong Hospital for kids.

Ortho-K Package at European Eye Center

What's included in the Ortho-K package?

Package advantages include:

  • A transparent warranty and exchange policy
  • A straightforward refund policy
  • Complimentary trial fitting following the standard intake consultation
  • Multiple fitting sessions with lens exchanges until you achieve the perfect fit

Frequently Asked Questions

Ortho-K is generally considered safe when performed by a qualified eye care professional. However, like any contact lens, there are some risks, and it’s essential to follow your eye doctor’s instructions carefully.

Some potential side effects of Ortho-K include dry eyes, discomfort, and temporary changes in vision. Serious complications are rare but can occur, so it’s essential to discuss any concerns with your eye care provider.

The effects of Ortho-K typically last throughout the day, allowing for clear vision without the need for glasses or contacts. However, regular wear is necessary to maintain these results.

If you experience discomfort with Ortho-K lenses, remove them immediately and consult your eye care provider. Discomfort may indicate an ill-fitting lens or another issue that needs to be addressed.

Ortho-K offers the advantage of providing clear vision without the need for daytime glasses or contacts. It can also slow down myopia progression in some cases. However, it requires nightly wear and may not be suitable for everyone.

Yes, proper care and maintenance are essential for Ortho-K lenses. Follow your eye care provider’s instructions for cleaning and storing the lenses, and attend regular follow-up appointments to ensure optimal results.

Ortho-K lenses are specialized and require custom fitting by an eye care professional. They are not typically available for purchase from retail stores or online shops. Schedule a consultation with an eye doctor to discuss whether Ortho-K is right for you.