How to Select the Appropriate Ortho-K Lens Materials and Designs

August 18, 2021

How to Select the Appropriate Ortho-K Lens Materials and Designs

Event Overview

Craig Norman, FCLSA, leads this discussion with Dr. Barry Eiden, OD, FAAO, on his personal practice protocols for determining what products, designs, and materials are important when managing his patients.

Learning Objectives

  • Dr. Eiden’s philosophy regarding the selection of an Ortho-K product, design, and material that coincides directly with the needs of the child, youth, or adult patient
  • While oxygen transmissibility is important in overnight Ortho-K, there are other material properties and design characteristics that that may have equal or greater importance as well
  • Improve your overall success rate with Ortho-K fits by understanding the importance of the balance of properties of materials coupled with proven lens designs for overnight Ortho-K

Disclaimer: The opinions and views of the speakers during the presentation are their own and not held by Euclid

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