Ophthalmology in China ›› 2012, Vol. 21 ›› Issue (6): 361-365.

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Reacquaint the highlight of orthokeratology

 XIE  Pei-Ying   

  1. Beijing BeiYi Optometry & Ophthalmology Center, Beijing 100027, China
  • Received:2012-09-17 Online:2012-11-25 Published:2012-11-26
  • Contact: XIE Pei-ying,(Email:x60@vip.163.com)

Abstract: 【Abstract】 In recent 10 years orthokeratology developed rapidly. Through continuous wearing highly oxygen transmissible material reverse geometric special designed ortho-K contact lenses, myopic control treatment for youth has made significant clinical effect, which got highly recognition in optometry field both in domestic and abroad. This paper covered from the exact curative effect of orthokeratology to myopia control, to orthokeratology mechanism research, to the effect of ortho-K contact lens wearing on corneal thickness and corneal endothelial cells, and the effects on biological mechanics, intraocular pressure, anterior chamber changes, to orthokeratology complications, introducing orthokeratology new developments, hoping to draw continued professional high attention. (Ophthalmol CHN, 2012, 21: 361-365)

Key words: myopia, orthokeratology, axial, corneal thickness, corneal endothelial cells