Keratoconus refers to an eye disease in which the cornea bulges and ends up shaped like a cone. It is a result of the cornea’s abnormal thinning due to weakening protein fibers that support its shape. While there is no exact cause of keratoconus, certain risk factors include heredity, constant eye rubbing and poorly fitted […]
Eyeglasses and contact lenses are often prescribed by eye doctors to correct one’s vision problem. However, there is one treatment option that can do the same thing, but, at the same time, minimizes the need for corrective eyewear. It is called orthokeratology, also known as Ortho-k .
Another successful Orthokeratology patient, Bethany! We love improving our patient’s lives through improving their vision! Patient Testimony: “What first got you/your child interested in Orthokeratology?” Testimony from Dr. Lam and other patients “How was the fitting process?” Easy. The staff was really nice. “How has Orthokeratology made your child’s vision (and lifestyle) better? […]
We have all heard of the term concussion before and how it can affect our cognitive abilities, but have you ever stopped to wonder how it can affect your vision as well? The brain rests inside the skull and is cushioned by spinal fluid. When a violent external force comes into contact with one’s head, […]
Annual. Monthly. Biweekly. Daily. Soft. Hard. Hybrid. Customized. Today there are ample contact lens designs made to fit the different lifestyles of the 40.9 million contact lens wearers in the United States. Contacts are proven to be a safe and effective when used as designed, but what happens when the wearer wears a contact lens […]