Why we must stop using ‘Ortho-K’ with patients
Scott Brown, Optometrist | Scotlens Clinical Director & Lens Designer
Orthokeratology, or the various abbreviations or brand names of it, are a fundamental barrier to patient understanding of what it is. “Ortho-k” is even becoming a too generic and inappropriate word for us to use in the industry. I believe it is time to drop “Ortho-k” as our common term, as it confuses patients and is actively holding back what many patients feel to be a truly life changing correction.
The term “Night lenses” does the opposite to “Ortho-K”. It helps communication, grows awareness and …
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