Orthokeratology: clinical utility and patient perspectives
Sight Enhancement Center, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Abstract: Orthokeratology (ortho-k) is a special rigid contact lens worn at night to achieve myopic reduction and control. This review provides an overview on prescribing ortho-k, including clinical consideration on patient aspect and lens design; its clinical outcomes; and clinical efficacy and safety. Patient satisfaction was summarized. In order to achieve long-term healthy ortho-k treatment, it requires both patient and practitioners’ care and rapport to maintain good ocular health and lens conditions.
Keywords: orthokeratology, efficacy, patient satisfaction, myopic reduction, myopic control
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