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No More Glasses! No More Contacts!

Get ready to throw away your glasses!

Ortho-K Overnight Vision Correction has been shown to slow the progression of children’s nearsightedness.

Custom-fitted, gentle vision shaping contact lenses are worn while your child sleeps to temporarily reshape the cornea to improve vision during the day. Your child will be able to see clearly without the need for eyeglasses or contact lenses.

Studies show that the progression of myopia is also slowed with Orthokeratology therapy.

Slowing the progression of Myopia in Children May Save Their Vision!

Children with medium to high myopia are at greatly increased risk for serious eye diseases that can cause vision loss or even blindness later in life. In fact high myopia is the 3rd most common cause for vision loss (see the study). People with high myopia are 126 times more likely to have myopic maculopathy, 44 times more likely to have retinal detachments, 5.5 times more likely to have cataracts and 3.3 times more likely to have glaucoma.

80% of learning is visual. Give your child the best chances for success!

No More Eyewear! No Surgery!

With Ortho-K your child can enjoy all of the activities they love
without having to worry about eyewear. No more broken or
lost glasses, no more contact lens care and no surgery.
No kidding!

Ortho-K is safe for children and adults. To see if Orthokeratology is right for you, you will need to schedule an Ortho-K evaluation with your Algonquin optometrist.

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Ortho-K: CRT and VST

Do You Dream of Waking Up to Perfect Vision? With Ortho-K Overnight Sight Correction, (also known as Corneal Reshaping Therapy or Vision Shaping Therapy) you can see naturally and clearly without glasses or contacts all day long.

Little boy in Algonquin IL

Nearsightedness, or the technical name Myopia is more and more prevalent in this digital day and age. Ortho-K can slow the progression and give your child the chance to see clearly without the need for glasses or contacts all day long.

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Ortho-K & Sports

Are your glasses getting in the way of the game? With Ortho-K, you can get on the field, court or pool without worrying about your vision. See clearly and safely during your sport without the need for glasses or contacts.

Dr E Atkinson

Our eye doctors are passionate about myopia control as a means of preventing vision loss in the future. When they realized that myopia in children was growing at such an alarming rate, they decided to offer advanced myopia control techniques such as orthokeratology.

“We consider it our duty as optometrists to educate the public about the dangers of high myopia in children. We have made considerable investments in time and money to bring the most effective methods of myopia control. It is always great to see the smiles on our patients faces when they realize they have great vision without needing glasses or contact lenses during the day”

In addition to orthok, our optometrists’ are also well versed in Scleral Lenses so you can be sure your family is getting the correct treatment.

Dr W Atkinson

Seeing is Vital to the Quality of your Life

Eyes are important indicators of overall health, and comprehensive eye care goes beyond a prescription for glasses or contact lenses. At Atkinson Eye Care in Algonquin, IL, we take the time to get to know you, your eye care history, and all of your vision needs. Our optometrists provide the expert care, advice, options, and the follow up you need whether you are a new patient or an existing one. Contact us, today!