RESHAPING TORIC CORNEAS WITH ORTHOKERATOLOGY A CASE STUDY

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Fakhruddin Barodawala

Abstract

The use of specially designed reverse geometry lenses, known as orthokeratology (ortho-K) lenses, has gained popularity recently. There are various names to this technique: corneal reshaping therapy, corneal refractive therapy, overnight corneal reshaping, corneal molding system, Vision Shaping Treatment, and many more. The advantage of applying this technique is that it results in a temporary reduction of the refractive error by flattening the central cornea with overnight wear of the specially designed lens. Ortho-K lenses are also widely used as a modality for slowing myopia progression in children. With advances in technology and lens design, high refractive errors and astigmatism are now possible to correct. This case presentation summarizes a successful fitting of toric ortho-K lenses to reshape a toric cornea with high
myopia and astigmatism.

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Barodawala F. RESHAPING TORIC CORNEAS WITH ORTHOKERATOLOGY : A CASE STUDY. JCLRS [Internet]. 2022Mar.14 [cited 2022Sep.28];6(1):e1-e8. Available from: http://jclrs.org/index.php/JCLRS/article/view/49
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Fakhruddin Barodawala, SEGi University, Jalan Teknologi, Kota Damansara, Selangor, Malaysia

Faculty of Optometry and Vision Sciences, SEGi University, Jalan Teknologi, Kota Damansara, Selangor, Malaysia

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