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Can Ortho K improve myopia?

Ortho K is a mechanism to reduce myopia by wearing tight-fitting contact lenses overnight. Whatever the change, remember that you will need to wear the retaining lenses indefinitely to sustain the change, and there are risks involved with this technique. Wearing contact lenses overnight can be uncomfortable and may lead to infection, scarring, or other changes that might harm your cornea and leave you with decreased vision.

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