3985 HWY 7 East, Unit 104
Markham, ON L3R2A2

OrthoK and Myopia Control

Dr. Tran doing computerized eye exam

Myopia (or near-sightedness) is very common eye problem, so what?

Besides changing prescription eyeglasses or contacts every year, high amounts of myopia increases the risk of serious eye conditions like retinal detachment, glaucoma, and cataracts. The earlier the onset of myopia, the faster progression, the higher the myopia!!

What can be done??

Myopia control encompasses the treatment options to slow or progression of myopia in children.

Our Markham Myopia Control Centre is fully integrated with our optometric clinic to offer the most effective treatment options:

OrthoK-Orthokeratology-OK lens therapy

OrthoK / Orthokeratology / OK lens therapy

Contact lenses are only worn while sleeping to reshape the eye. This temporary reshaping allows for clear vision during the daytime without glasses or contacts. In addition, OrthoK reduces eye elongation to reduce myopia progression.

In our office, we use the latest and most effective lens designs: BeFree Advanced and the MoonLens, both highly customizable for superior fit to ensure successful myopia control.

Soft multifocal contact lenses

Soft multifocal contact lenses

Contact lenses are worn throughout the day to provide optimal vision. But the other benefit is they also reduce eye elongation and slow the progression of myopia.

MiSight 1 day – is the world’s first one-day soft contact lens shown to slow the progression of myopia in children.

Special design Spectacle lenses

Special design spectacle lenses such as the Zeiss Myovision Pro, Zeiss Myokids, and Essilor Myopilux can slow down myopia progression using peripheral defocus principles.

How do we choose?

Low-dose Atropine eye drops

Atropine eye drops given at night are effective and have shown to slow myopia progression.

How do we choose?

We use the next generation in corneal topography to accurately map out the front surface of the eye (cornea). Combining this data with eye exam results and individual factors, we can determine a customized plan for your child.

Testimonials from our successful OrthoK patients:

“The best part is simply not having to deal with glasses. My range of vision and clarity are now improved greatly.” -EW, age 12

“I can see as clear as I used to with glasses. Very easy to take care of and handle. It’s like a cheaper version of lazer eye surgery” -BC, age 12


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