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  • The prevalence of myopia in the world is growing at high rates. Scientists are researching the reasons and treatment methods all over the world. Find here a list of recent relevant studies concerning myopia management.
  • The research behind orthokeratology for Myopia Management.
  • How much do scleral contacts cost, does vision or medical insurance cover the cost of scleral lenses, what is the process of a scleral lens fitting...
  • Scleral lenses are specialized contact lenses that are often prescribed for patients with keratoconus or extremely sensitive eyes.  After a short training and practice in caring for your scleral lenses, you’ll find it easy!
  • Young patients with rapidly deteriorating keratoconus should consider corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL). This minimally invasive procedure halts keratoconus progression and can stabilize vision. Read on to learn more about CXL and the role of your optometrist in the treatment.
  • A comprehensive explanation of the mechanics of ortho-k.
  • Eyeglasses and standard contact lenses help children and teens with myopia (nearsightedness) see better, but do nothing to slow myopia’s progression. In contrast, orthokeratology (ortho-k) slows down myopia using custom-fitted gas-permeable contact lenses designed to be worn overnight.