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HOW DOES IT WORK?

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STEP 1: EYE EXAM
STEP 2: PUT LENSES ON
STEP 3: SLEEP IN LENSES
STEP 4: CLEAR VISION ALL DAY WITHOUT LENSES! 
 
 



     Orthokeratology or Ortho-K is a non-surgical alternative to refractive surgery that corrects for astigmatism and nearsightedness. Nearsightedness or myopia is a result of the eyeball being too long for the refractive capability of the lens. Astigmatism is considered a lens aberration resulting from a corneal surface that is not spherical or symmetrical. Both are considered refractive errors.
 
     During Ortho-K treatment, a series of tight fitting contact lenses are prescribed to gently reshape the surface of the eye (cornea), therefore reducing the refractive errors associated with astigmatism and myopia. Results are rapid. A high percentage of patients will have 20/20 acuity without corrective lenses and will only have to wear a pair of retainer contact lenses while sleeping.
 
     Dr. Childress has been involved in many contact lens studies and is nationally respected and sought after practitioner in contact lens treatment.