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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is Paragon
Paragon CRT is a specially designed oxygen permeable therapeutic
device used in Corneal Refractive Therapy (CRT).
What is CRT?
Corneal Refractive Therapy is a technologically advanced, non-invasive,
non-surgical process that reshapes the cornea while you sleep. You remove
the device when you awake and are able to go throughout the day without
any other correction.
Is Paragon CRT
corneal reshaping is not a new concept, Paragon CRT is the one corneal
reshaping modality with proven safety and efficacy and the first to
earn FDA approval for nighttime Corneal Refractive Therapy.
Is CRT permanent?
No. It's temporary. If you stop wearing the device, your vision
will return to its original state in as little as 72 hours.
wear Paragon CRT?
Noo, not everyone. This device is designed for individuals with
low to moderate myopia (nearsightedness up to -6.00 diopters) without
astigmatism (up to -1.75 diopters). There are no age restrictions for
Paragon CRT, which makes it a great option for everyone in the family.
However, since there are variations in patient physiology and visual
needs, the decision for CRT, at any age, can only be made after a thorough
eye exam and the recommendations of the eye care professional.
How long does
it take to reach and maintain good vision throughout waking hours?
have rapid improvement in the first few days of treatment and achieve
nearly their optimum vision in 7 to 14 days.
What do I do
to see adequately in the period of time between when I start CRT and
when I achieve full treatment?
During this transitional period, you may insert your Paragon CRT
device for part of the day or use temporary soft lenses. Your eye care
practitioner will discuss your best option with you.
Are there any
risks involved with wearing Paragon CRT?
There is a small risk involved when any such device is worn, but
there were no adverse events observed in the Paragon CRT FDA clinical
Can I see
with my Paragon CRT device in?
Yes. One of the great features of Paragon CRT is you will be able to
see clearly with your device on and off!
How often will
I have to replace my Paragon CRT?
Generally speaking the Paragon CRT device will have to be replaced yearly.
How do I care
for my Paragon CRT?
Your device should be disinfected after every use. Your eye care practitioner
will instruct you about which care system is best for you.