Corneal Refractive Therapy is a sophisticated non-surgical process that temporarily reshapes the cornea while you sleep. The Paragon CRT® is a specially designed oxygen permeable therapeutic contact lens. Your wear the lenses while you sleep, remove them when you awake and are able to go throughout your day with out any other vision correction.
The idea of contact lens corneal reshaping is not a new concept. Previous corneal reshaping designs were only successful as the technology allowed. Paragon Vision Sciences has taken the recent advancements in computerized corneal mapping, computerized manufacturing, and oxygen permeable contact lens materials and produced a therapeutic contact lens design that is like no other. This has allowed Paragon CRT to become the one corneal reshaping modality that truly stands out and the first to earn FDA approval for nighttime Corneal Refractive Therapy.
CRT treats nearsightedness with or without minor astigmatism. There is no technology currently available for bifocal prescription; however, the doctors can fit you with a mono-vision CRT lens. There are no age limits on this procedure and it may be perfect for any member of the family including active adolescents. Your doctor will be able to tell you if you are a candidate for corneal refractive therapy.
Ask your doctor at your next comprehensive eye heath examination if you are a good candidate for the Paragon CRT Corneal refractive therapy.