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Guide to Myopia Management

  • What is Myopia Management?

    Myopia management has shown to decrease myopia progression by up to 78%. Myopia management is a treatment program to keep the level of myopia as low as possible, and reduce your risk of developing a serious sight-threatening eye disease. Myopia management can involve the use of eyeglasses, contact lenses, and eye drops— all scientifically proven to aid in the control of myopia progression....
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  • Why Do Adults Choose Ortho-K?

    If you have been thinking about ways to improve your vision without the need for corrective eyewear, ortho-k may be the solution you have been searching for...
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  • Are Ortho-K Lenses Safe?

    Ortho-k lenses are designed to reshape your cornea while you sleep, so you can benefit from clear vision during the day— without the need for glasses or contact lenses. These specialized lenses are prescribed to control the rate of myopia progression in children, as well as for vision correction without the need for daytime eyewear. The question is, are they safe?...
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  • MiSight Lenses for Myopia Management

    MiSight contact lenses are daily disposable, soft contact lenses designed to control myopia progression in children ages 8 to 15 years. Although FDA approval is for children up to age 12, recent research has found that teens up to age 15 can also benefit from these lenses....
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  • Can Your Child Benefit from Myopia Management?

    According to studies, myopia management has shown to reduce myopia progression by up to 78%. Myopia management is a treatment program that involves multifocal glasses or contact lenses, overnight ortho-k lenses, MiSight lenses, or specialized eye drops— all scientifically proven to reduce the rate of myopia progression and the risk of future eye diseases associated with myopia....
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  • Ortho-K: Top 10 FAQs

    Orthokeratology (ortho-k) is quickly becoming the gold standard for myopia management in children. Here are the top 10 most frequently asked questions about ortho-k to help you decide if this myopia management technique is right for you....
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  • How Does Ortho-K Work?

    Ortho-k lenses are designed to float on top of the eye’s tear film and apply gentle water-based (hydraulic) pressure to the front layer of the cornea, called the epithelium. The hydraulic pressure causes the cells of the epithelium to move from the center of the cornea to the periphery. This migration of corneal cells leads to a temporary reshaping of the cornea and correction of the refractive error....
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  • Myopia Management: MiSight Lenses

    The global prevalence of myopia is expected to rise from 2 billion people in 2010 to nearly 5 billion people in 2050. Myopia occurs when...
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  • Does Myopia Progression Affect Adults?

    Recent research has shown that over 20% of adults experience increasing myopia. Although three-quarters of adults with myopia have stable vision by age 18, almost...
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