According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), infants should have their first comprehensive eye exam at 6 months of age. Early identification of a child's vision problem can be crucial to avoid interference with their visual development and learning.
Orthokeratology (ortho-k) is the fitting of specially designed gas permeable lenses that you wear overnight. While you are asleep, the lenses gently reshape the front surface of the eye (cornea) so you can see clearly the following day after you remove the lenses when you wake up.
It is a very safe therapy and has benefited many children in controlling Myopia.*
Patient's eye health is of utmost importance for us. Only after proper assessment and evaluation we recommend our patients refractive surgery. If you are a good candidate, as determined by a thorough evaluation, we recommend the best surgeons. Every measure is taken to fully prepare your eyes for surgery to ensure maximum results and minimize any chance of post-surgical complications or irritations.