A large percentage of the world’s population, more than 20% to be exact, suffer from myopia or nearsightedness. Fortunately, eye doctors have pioneered a wide range of treatments to slow the progression of myopia. One of the most recent ones to become available on the market is orthokeratology or ortho-k, a form of corneal reshaping therapy. Unfortunately, due to several myths, a lot of patients are still reluctant about taking advantage of it.
To help you make an informed decision about your vision health, the Institute for Control of Eye Myopia in Children debunks some of these myths below: