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OrthoK For Adults: A Lasik Alternative

Are You Looking For A Lasik Alternative?
Diamond Vision Provides Ortho K For Adults In Nassau County

Are you interested in being glasses and contact lens free, but are nervous about lasik eye surgery? Perhaps you have heard that you may not be a candidate or that the surgery does not leave every patient glasses free? With Ortho K contacts worn while you sleep, leaving you glasses and contact lens free for the next 1-3 days.


ORTHO K FOR ADULTS

HOW DOES ORTHO K CONTACTS WORK?


Ortho K contacts are specially designed contact lenses built to match the detailed map of your eye. And just like a retainer or orthodontics which gently shape your teeth, Ortho K contacts gently shape your eyes while you sleep. For most patients this leaves them with 20/20 vision from when they wake up until they go to sleep, without using glasses or contact lenses. In many cases the Ortho K contacts will achieve their desired level of correction within the first two weeks of wearing them. Many of our patients say they only need to wear the contacts once every 2 or 3 days to achieve perfect vision during the day.

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WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF ORTHO K CONTACTS?


There are many benefits associated with Ortho K contacts such as:

  • They are around half the price of Lasik.
  • Ortho K is not permanent.
  • 74% of adults using Ortho K achieved 2020 vision
  • Lasik surgery has many associated risks such as:
    • Dry eyes
    • Vision becoming worse or partially corrected
    • Severe eye conditions such as double vision, problems with night vision and contrast, and glare/halos.

WHO IS THE IDEAL CANDIDATE


While most adults are eligible for Orthokeratology, there are certain people who are more suitable. As a general rule, adult candidates for Ortho K should have nearsightedness under 6.0 or Astigmatism under 1.5.

  • Working in emergency services where glasses and contacts can get in the way.
  • Work environments that are dusty such as construction, which can be difficult for contact lens wearers.
  • People who need their best vision, such as professional athletes and military.
  • Patients who are not candidates for Lasik eye surgery.

ABOUT OUR PRACTICE

WE FOCUS


Our eye doctor and eye care team focus on providing cutting edge eye care and eye wear to residents of Nassau County Long Island. Our eye doctor places a strong emphasis on being up to date on the latest methods of eye care, and takes his time with every patient to explain every option in detail.

WE VALUE


Our practice values cutting edge eye care that provides real benefit to our patients. For our patients who come from across Nassau County, Ortho K has provided both young and old patients a leading option in vision correction. Ortho K is safe, effective, easy, and cost effective when compared to eye surgery.

WE PUT OUR PATIENTS FIRST


A lot of eye care practices pay lip service to the idea of putting your patients first. Our practice is 100% committed to giving our patients the very best eye care experience whether they are visiting for a basic eye exam or Ortho K. Our patients love what we are doing and that is why we are so fortunate to have over 100 glowing reviews on Google.

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What Are The Benefits Of Ortho K?

Ask any one using Orthokeratology, and they will tell you their own personal reasons for taking this life altering step. For many of our patients, they started Ortho K when they were younger and continued Ortho K as adults. Here are some benefits of Ortho K:

  • Ortho K leaves the patient glasses and contact lens free during the day.
  • Ortho K is very fast, in most cases within 1-2 weeks.
  • Ortho K is half the price of Lasik.
  • Ortho K is non surgical and fully reversible.
  • Ortho K is for a wide range of age groups.
  • Ortho K is perfect for people who are afraid of the associated risks of Lasik.
  • Pain free and low effort, barely noticeable since only worn while sleeping.

Ortho K In The News

Now it’s your turn to see what

OUR PATIENTS ARE SAYING ABOUT US

Our doctors would like a chance

TO SAY HELLO 😉

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Dr. Shane Galan OD.

Dr. Galan has been practicing optometry for over 20 years. He has established his practice as a leader in Orthokeratology, hard to fit contact lenses, and color vision testing and lenses. He is also experienced in treating patients with particularly challenging vision issues that regular lenses will not correct. What Dr. Galan appreciates most about Ortho K for adult patients is the fact that it is a solution that has no side effects, is fast and effective. If you are considering Ortho K in Nassau County, we would love to have you join us as a new patient.

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