Definition of orthokeratology in English:
The temporary reshaping of the cornea (usually overnight) with specially made rigid contact lenses, in order to correct myopia.
- The practice of reshaping the cornea with rigid contact lenses is called orthokeratology.
- The idea is known as orthokeratology; the lenses press on the cornea and temporarily flatten it, thus redirecting light rays closer to the retina.
- Orthokeratology is a non surgical treatment that uses precise specially shaped contact lenses to temporarily reshape the cornea in order to eliminate nearsightedness or myopia.
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