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Orthokeratology, also known as Ortho-K, s the use of specially designed and fitted contact lenses to temporarily reshape the cornea to improve vision. Ortho-K helps to stop or slow Myopia from worsening.
The American Academy of Ophthalmology describes contact lenses as thin, transparent discs that float on your tear film. The purpose of these lenses is to cover your cornea and improve refractive issues. Specialty contact lenses correct corneal abnormalities. Understanding these lenses and how to select the right fit can help you maximize their use. Here are some additional details on types of contact lenses, and how to find the right fit for you.