With all that is positive about Ortho-K and their high percentage rates of slowing down the rate of increase Myopia (Nearsightedness), there are side effects that you have to look out for.
Ortho-keratology or Ortho-K is the usage of a specially designed gas permeable contact lens. It is a lens that gently reshapes the cornea or the front surface of the eyeball to reduce or control myopia. Myopia is referred as Shortsightedness or "Rabun jauh". Some people refer to it as Hard Lens or OK lenses. You wear these lens overnight and you can see clearly when you wake up. After you remove them of course.
Basically, there are three major advantages of NXT® material which are stated below:
It is unbreakable and definitely flexible with an excellent memory effect. No matter how you twist or bend it, it will return to its original shape as soon as you release it. Nevertheless, it does not react to UV rays, skin oil, sweat as well as cosmetics. Therefore, it does not become old or deteriorate over time.
2) Chemical resistance
Second, it is highly resistant to chemical and does not release chemical substance that is harmful to the human skin. So, it is said to be absolutely biocompatible.
Frames made in NXT® enhance facial features, thanks to its transparency and brilliance. It provides uniqueness as well as shiny property as it does not cover the face of the person or the features of the face.
Brands that use NXT® material are:
-Lotto Rarex collection
The focus of the frame design stated above is on quality, light weight and comfort. It is absolutely free of stress. For those who need something that is long-lasting, frames with NXT® are good choices for them. Wish to get a new frame with NXT® material? Just drop by at Malaya Optical @Damansara Uptown or Subang SS15 to have a try on the frames. We have qualified optometrists who can check for your eye condition as well.