RESHAPING TORIC CORNEAS WITH ORTHOKERATOLOGY A CASE STUDY
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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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