We use specially-designed contacts with children and teens to limit the growth rate of the eye and thus help prevent further progression of myopia. There are two primary lens types that have been proven effective in this area, bifocal soft contacts and specially designed ridged lenses that are worn overnight (see below).
New lens technology is now available that can eliminate the need for any type of vision correction for near-sightedness (myopia) during the day, and still provide clear vision. These specially designed rigid lenses are worn overnight and gently reshape the front of the eye (cornea). The lenses are taken off in the morning and the… [MORE]