In the last 40 years, myopia (nearsightedness) is increasing in frequency all over the world. It is at epidemic levels as high as 80-90% in Asia, and dramatically rising in Canada and the United States. Higher levels of myopia carry a significantly increased risk of potentially blinding retinal complications, glaucoma, and not just a problem about thick glasses.
Dr. Kwong specializes in helping prevent at risk kids and young adults from having to suffer those complications by halting or dramatically slowing down their myopic progression. He is a member in good standing of the THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ORTHOKERATOLOGY AND MYOPIA CONTROL. We utilize the latest technologies and techniques, such as orthokeratology, atropine therapy, and multifocal soft contacts, and specialty eyeglasses to achieve dramatic and impressive results. Time is of the essence as the earlier treatment begins, the better the outcome. Remember, there is no going back. The treatments can help ensure the myopia is best controlled, but they will not reverse it. There are no guarantees that any specific treatment will work for an individual person but the lack of early care prevents any potential benefit from starting early.
Dr Kwong has fit over 1750 WAVE contact lens since 2005. Click the link to learn more about WAVE
Am I considered a good candidate for myopia control?
Were distance glasses needed before the age of 10?
Do you experience changes in your prescription every year?
Do you have parents or siblings with a prescription of -4 or above?
Are you concerned about the effects of technology on your eye?
If you answered yes to any of these questions ortho k and OK lens may be an option for you!
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