"OK" Contact Lenses Work by Flattening Front of Cornea, Not the Entire Cornea, University of New South Wales Study

Published: Mar 05, 2013

A contact lens technique called overnight orthokeratology (OK) brings rapid improvement in vision for nearsighted patients. Now a new study shows that OK treatment works mainly by flattening the front of the cornea, reports a recent study, "Posterior Corneal Shape Changes in Myopic Overnight Orthokeratology," appearing in the March issue of Optometry and Vision Science.

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