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About Ortho-K


What is Ortho-K?

A Safe, Revolutionary Method of Vision Correction
Orthokeratology (Ortho-K) is a non-surgical vision improvement therapy that controls nearsightedness and astigmatism through the use of specially designed gas permeable contact lenses (RGP) that are specially to gently reshape the curvature of the eye to improve vision.


What are the benefits of Ortho-K?

Safe Alternative to LASIK
Patients seeking a safe alternative to LASIK vision correction surgery, or those who have worn 30-day continuous wear soft contacts who wish they didn’t have to wear contacts throughout the day, may be candidates for this revolutionary alternative.

One of many benefits of Vision Shaping Treatment™ over LASIK is that Vision Shaping Treatment™ is reversible. You have not surgically changed the surface of the cornea and if the lenses are no longer worn, your vision will return to the way it was before you used VST.


Who is a good candidate?

People with Active Lifestyles
MiracLens effectively treats nearsightedness and astigmatism and is perfect for athletes and other people with lifestyles where glasses and contact lenses can be problematic. MiracLens is also perfect for people whose profession requires hassle-free visual freedom, such as pilots and firefighters.

Ideal for Kids
With Bausch & Lomb VST™ method, there’s no more broken glasses. And because children wear their shaping lenses at home, it’s easier to supervise proper care and cleaning to make sure your child’s eyes stay healthy. It fits kids’ active lives, especially those who play sports. Because this method is reversible, it gives you the freedom to help your child’s vision now and the freedom to choose another option in the future.

Those Not Ready for LASIK Surgery
The MiracLens method is safe and completely reversible, it is also an excellent option for people who are not ready for, or who are not candidates for LASIK surgery.

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