Orthokeratology: Does it Live Up to Expectations?

Overnight orthokeratology is a technique for correcting myopia and is more recently proposed for the prevention of myopic progression. It is potentially an alternative to laser in situ keratomileusis and may be offered to parents whose children are not candidates for refractive surgery and who are searching for an intervention that may lessen or ameliorate developing myopia. In this issue of the Journal, Koffler and Sears present a comprehensive review of overnight orthokeratology. Clinical and theoretical issues remain, however, and this editorial will attempt to add perspective.

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