Corneal Reshaping Therapy CRT/Ortho-K


For active near-sighted individuals, we are excited to have Dr. Gdowski fitting Paragon CRT® contact lenses as an alternative to lasik corrective surgery.


What is CRT®?

CRT stands for “corneal reshaping therapy,” and since approved by the FDA in June 2002, these therapeutic contact lenses temporarily correct nearsightedness up to -6.00 diopters, and mild amounts of astigmatism. Referred to as “Orthokeratology,” CRT Contact Lenses are a non-surgical alternative and a non-invasive procedure.


How Does CRT® Work?

These contact lenses are worn overnight, while sleeping, and gently reshape the front surface of the eye to your specific correction. This is a temporary type of correction, and it frees the patient from having to wear glasses or contact lenses during the day.

In the FDA trials for Paragon CRT® Contact Lenses, more than 65% of patients were able to achieve 20/20 vision after wearing the reshaping lenses overnight and more than 90% were able to see 20/40 or better (the legal vision requirement for driving without glasses in most states).


Benefits of Paragon CRT®

Wearing Paragon CRT® Contact Lenses while sleeping gives you freedom from wearing daytime contacts or glasses. No more dry, itchy and uncomfortable contact lenses. No hassles and interference of wearing glasses either – just great vision. You, or your child, no longer have to worry about torn lenses, broken frames or contact lens-induced dry eye. Your teen will have confidence knowing they look their best and have great vision throughout school and activities.

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597 Baldwin St, Suite 1
Jenison, MI 49428
Phone: 616-457-0760
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