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    • Frequently Asked Questions about Corneal Refractive Therapy

      Frequently Asked Questions about Corneal Refractive Therapy

      How new is Corneal Refractive Therapy?Contact lens corneal reshaping is not a new concept. Previous corneal reshaping designs were only as successful as technology allowed. These days there are many advancements in technology available to help design the contact lenses required for orthokeratology. These include computerized corneal mapping, computerized manufacturing, and oxygen permeable contact lens materials that help to produce a therapeutic contact lens design like no other. Is Corneal Refractive Therapy permanent?No. It is temporary. If...Read More

    • What is Corneal Refractive Therapy?

      What is Corneal Refractive Therapy?

      Corneal Refractive Therapy or CRT is a non-surgical procedure involving wearing specialized contact lenses while sleeping.  The contact lenses reshape the cornea so that the patient sees well without contact lenses or glasses during the day.  It is intended mainly for mild to moderately nearsighted patients who may also have small amounts of astigmatism. Corneal refractive therapy is a procedure principally used to help control nearsightedness (myopia) and certain amounts of astigmatism. In myopia and astigmatism,...Read More

    • What To Expect With Corneal Refractive Therapy

      What To Expect With Corneal Refractive Therapy

      Dr. Meg Brya, our Corneal Refractive Therapy specialist, will determine a patient's eligibility for the procedure during a consultation. Some levels of nearsightedness and astigmatism are too great to achieve successful results with corneal refractive therapy and there may be other indications or conditions that would prevent a patient from achieving clear vision with these specialized contact lenses. The following steps/considerations are involved in a Corneal Refractive Therapy consultation: The patient's prescription has to fall within...Read More