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CRT Questions: How Comfortable? How Long? Lasik?

img 3113Is Corneal Reshaping Therapy comfortable?

Some people do have some discomfort when wearing the specialty lenses, but since corneal reshaping therapy GP lenses are worn while you sleep, comfort and lens awareness are not usually a problem.

How long does Corneal Reshaping Therapy take?

The amount of time it takes to begin experiencing a change of vision with CRT varies from person to person. Some people may have great vision after a day or two of wearing CRT lenses while they sleep. Others, especially those that require a stronger prescription, may take up to a few weeks to obtain the full benefit. During your transition time, vision may not be as clear as it was with glasses or contacts, and many people notice some glare and halos around lights. Some people use temporary eyeglasses for certain tasks, like driving at night until vision is fully corrected by the corneal reshaping lenses.

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Since the effects of CRT lenses are reinforced only if worn every night, if wear is discontinued, your eyes return to their original shape. Given that it is fully reversible in a very short amount of time, those who use CRT lenses are fully able to have LASIK corrective surgery in the future if they choose.