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See Clearly Today With Ortho-K

Why Choose Ortho-K?

There are several reasons why myopia control, and particularly orthokeratology, have become popular among nearsighted children and their parents.  As nearsightedness becomes more widespread and more severe among the children, more and more parents are looking for an answer to prevent their children’s eyesight from worsening.

Orthokeratology has proven to be effective in slowing, or even stopping, the development of nearsightedness. This can also have potential health benefits for the child in the future, as they will have a lower risk for a variety of ocular conditions that tend to effect those who are very nearsighted.

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Is Orthokeratology Safe?

Absolutely! Ortho-K is very safe; in fact, over a million nearsighted people around the world have eliminated eyeglasses or contact lenses during the daytime.

Orthokeratology lenses have over double the oxygen transmissibility than soft regular contact lenses and the lenses are only worn for a fraction of the time.  These two factors make Ortho-K a very safe option.

Am I Candidate for Ortho-K?

Most people with mild to moderate myopia (nearsightedness) are good candidates for orthokeratology.

Children and young adults who want to be glasses-free but are too young for LASIK or are not good candidates for refractive surgery for other reasons are often good candidates for Ortho-K. People who participate in contact sports, work in a dusty environment, or simply want to go without glasses are also great candidates!

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NO DAYTIME GLASSES/CONTACTS

Are daytime glasses or contacts interfering with your child’s life?

Benefits of Ortho-K

NO AGE RESTRICTION

Children and adults alike can benefit from convenient, comfortable and reversible orthokeratology contact lenses.

NO SURGERY NECESSARY

Unlike refractive surgery, the effect is temporary and can be adjusted to reflect changes in your eyesight.

Use the form below to request an appointment.

 

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COVID-19 Update

To Our Valued Patients:

Innovative Vision Care will be gradually reopening with a tentative date of Monday, May 4th!

We'll have slightly reduced hours and will be prioritizing care for patients with medical eye conditions, and those with urgent needs for glasses and/or contact lenses so they can get back to work safely, with clear vision.

To schedule an exam text or call 816-331-9590, or email [email protected]  

Rest assured, we will continue to focus on our patients, their safety and the quality care we've always provided. Our priority is a CLEAN (COVID-19 free) facility. To do so, we are meeting or exceeding all safety recommendations by the Center for Disease Control, the Missouri Department of Health and Cass County Department of Health for the type of care we provide.

​We're so excited to see our patients again and have missed you all greatly! We never take for granted the trust you’ve shown in our care, and we will keep you updated as much as possible.

Stay healthy!

The Innovative Vision Care team