For many patients, Ortho-K may seem too good to be true. It’s a lens correcting technology that requires absolutely no surgery. We are often asked about side effects, as well, which are quite limited in this case. Read on to learn more about Ortho-K, and what you can expect if you choose to wear these [...]
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When it comes to Ortho K, a non-surgical approach to stopping the progression of nearsightedness, we often receive questions about the cost. Unfortunately, insurance typically does not cover Ortho K. This is because it’s considered to be cosmetic, much like plastic surgery. Insurance carriers don’t deem Ortho K to be necessary when, instead, patients can [...]
Radial Keratotomy – referred to as “RK” by those of us in the medical field, is a surgery in which a scalpel is used to make radial incisions in the cornea to correct nearsightedness. Imagine an old-fashioned clock, but without the numbers and only lines. In an RK surgery, a surgeon would make incisions from [...]
For people who struggle with quality vision due to corneal disease and even botched refractive surgery, scleral lenses can be profoundly life changing. These people can regain most of their eyesight function. They can work and see the world again with so much more clarity than ever before! Scleral lenses are a very special, medically-necessary [...]
Imagine, a lens correcting technology that requires no surgery, yet you wake up every day with the ability to see clearly. And, your eyes’ progression down the path of increasing near-sightedness has dramatically slowed. That vision is a reality, thanks to Ortho K, a technology that has been around since the ‘60s. Today, this approach [...]