Copyright 2012 Complete Eyecare
423 Hawthorn Road
South Caulfield, Vic 3124
Complete Eyecare - Contact Lens and Orthokeratology Centre
The cornea makes up about two-thirds of the eye's total power to focus
light precisely on the retina (receiving screen) which is located at the
back of the eye.
By slight modifications in the shape of the cornea, clear functional vision
may be restored for a period of time. This improvement is temporary,
therefore lens wear must be continued on a prescribed wearing schedule
to maintain the therapeutic effect of the myopia reduction.
This flattening is accomplished by shifting the outer layer of the central
cornea - the epithelium - more peripherally, thus flattening it. The
amount of flattening or shift is approximately 6 microns per diopter of
myopia. A micron is one millionth of a meter.
Overnight corneal moulding lenses
Ortho-k lenses have been prescribed for nearly 40 years but until
recently have been very difficult to prescribe. Modern technological
breakthroughs have given us the ability to correct short sightedness up
to rather high powers. Please email for more information and a
No glasses or contact lenses needed during the day.
May help to prevent the yearly increase in prescription.
The process can be discontinued at any time.
Extent of the treatment - now for hyperopia!
We have treated up to -7.50. On average, between -1.00 to -6.00 is a
realistic treatment range. This differs from person to person so a one on
one consultation is necessary to establish your personal suitablitiy. We
are now treating hyperopia (long sightedness) and have treated powers
from +0.50 to +3.00 quite comfortably. Excellent if you want to go
without your reading glasses and for children who wear thick plus
Benefits of Orthokeratology