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Everyone, please offer congrats to Dr. Martin Diaz. He and his lovely bride, Ashley, tied the knot on Oct 1. As you can see, the staff had a wonderful time – smiling as they always do – and heartily approve of the match!
It’s been a very busy (and very warm) Fall. As I write this, we’re finishing up the 3rd major event of the past few months, today’s 9th Annual Trunk Show and Local Charity Fundraiser in support of VICCC and NRV Cares. We didn’t get to publicize it as much this year, but the enthusiasm is good and it’s always great to get the word out about these two wonderful organizations. Other events included our Myopia Control Open House in September – we CAN help slow down nearsightedness – and, Dr. Diaz’s wedding in early October. Check back to see what December will bring!!!
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We specialize in Contact Lenses, from the latest in One Day technology to complex fits involving scleral and hybrid lenses for eye disease or post surgical care, and now featuring Orthokeratolgy (OK for short, ok?). Orthokeratology is a procedure which can provide clear and comfortable, correction-free daytime vision through the use of special rigid lenses while sleeping. It may even slow down the increase in nearsightedness in children.
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Dr. Steve Jacobs Answers Your Eyecare Questions
What exactly is Orthokeratology?
Orthokeratology is a process involving the wearing of specifically designed rigid lenses while sleeping to mold and temporarily change the shape of the front of the eye.
It is an FDA approved procedure which allows appropriate individuals to go through the day seeing clearly without the need to wear glasses or contact lenses.
This can be effective for kids as well as adults and is a wonderful option for those with active lifestyles.
What really neat, though, is that research shows it can slow nearsightedness by half during the childhood years when it is most likely to develop and progress. This, in turn, may decrease the likelihood of a number of eye diseases later in life.