Latest Orthokeratology Research
Does it really control myopia?
The effect of orthokeratology on axial length elongation in children with myopia: Contralateral comparison study (2018)
This unique study has controls for environmental and genetic factors. It suggests that Orthokeratology provides excellent myopia control over 12-24 months.
Effectiveness of Toric Orthokeratology in the Treatment of Patients with Combined Myopia and Astigmatism. (2017)
This study suggests that Orthokeratology is also safe and effective for patients with both myopia and astigmatism.
Effect of Orthokeratology on myopia progression: twelve-year results of a retrospective cohort study (2017)
One of the first studies over a period of more than 3 years, showing that Orthokeratology is a safe and effective method of myopia control.
Retardation of Myopia in Orthokeratology (ROMIO) Study: a 2-year randomized clinical trial. (2012)
Randomised clinical trial showing the efficacy of Orthokeratology in helping slow down the rates of myopia progression.
Is it safe?
Safety and efficacy following 10-years of overnight orthokeratology for myopia control. (2018)
First study to compare safety of Orthokeratology to soft contact lenses over a period of 10 years. No significant differences were found between both groups and concluded that Orthokeratology is safe for long term use.
Does a two-year period of orthokeratology lead to changes in the endothelial morphology of children? (2017)
Study shows that Orthokeratology lenses are safe to use and should not change the posterior cornea any more than normal aging changes.
The Safety of Orthokeratology—A Systematic Review (2016)
This study shows that long term success of Orthokeratology depends on proper fitting of the lenses, compliance to lens use and cleanin, routine follow ups and appropriate treatments to complications.