Advantages and Disadvantages

Patients’ biggest contributors to reported disadvantages is associated with cost and adjustment period. And this is mainly due to a longer fitting process. During this process, patients may experience glare and distortion during the adaptation period and peripheral defocus as centration can sometimes interfere. 


However, the advantages outweigh the disadvantages to ortho-k wearers. It allows them the freedom from contact lenses during activities and throughout the day.