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What is Bausch & Lomb Vision Shaping Treatment (VST)?
Bausch & Lomb Vision Shaping Treatment is the Latest innovation in the field of overnight orthokeratology. It is a consumer friendly term for an overnight orthokeratology product that employs the use of the Boston Equalens II material technology and the use of multiple, high performance shaping lens designs.

What differentiates Bausch & Lomb Vision Shaping Treatment from other orthokeratology products?
The Boston Equalens II material technology platform sets Bausch & Lomb Vision Shaping Treatment apart from other orthokeratology products. The Boston Equalens II material was selected because it is safe, time proven and highly oxygen permeable. Practitioners around the globe have been fitting gas permeable lenses made of this material for both extended wear and overnight orthokeratology for many years. Boston Equalens II material has excellent physical characteristics, stability, and wettability.

In addition, Bausch & Lomb Vision Shaping Tratment is unique in that it encompasses multiple proprietary designs, providing eye care practitioners with fitting choices.

How should I select a design for my practice?
Bausch & Lomb Vision Shaping Tratment represents a commercial umbrella, under which ortho-k shaping lenses can be fit using topography-based, diagnostic or empirical fitting. Select the design or system that best suits your practice.

Do shaping lenses come in all tints?
No. Shaping lenses made in Boston Equalens II material come in red and yellow tints only. These unique tints were developed to easily distinguish the right eye (Red) and the left eye (YeLLow). These are the only recommended tints for Bausch & Lomb Vision Shaping Treatment. Your Authorized Boston Manufactured is required to use these tints for all VST approved designs.

What kind of lens care products should be recommended for patient prescribed Bausch & Lomb Vision Shaping Tratment?
Since Bausch & Lomb Vision Shaping Tratment employs the use of gas permeable lenses, Boston lens care products are recommended. Boston Simplus Multi-Action Solution is an ideal product for orthokeratology patients because it is covenient to use and it is proven effective in protein and lipid removal. When used as directed, Boston Simplus Multi-Action Solution should alleviate the need for a separate daily cleaner and -/or weekly enzymatic cleaner.
The Boston Advanced Ortho-K Care System was designed specifically for orthokeratology patients, and includes Boston Simplus Multi-Action Solution, Boston Rewetting Drops, a DMV lens remover, Boston lens case and travel pouch. It is available to prctitioners from the network of Authorized Boston Manufactures.

Is there a market for Bausch & Lomb Vision Shaping Treatment?
Consumers find the concept of overnight orthokeratology to be extremely compelling. In fact, research has shown that 70% of consumers who are vision corrected, when exposed to the product concept, expressed a positive purchase intent

Where can I order shaping lenses, as part of the Bausch & Lomb Vision Shaping Treatment?
Selected Authorized Boston Manufacturers will manufacture and sell shaping lenses, as part of the Bausch & Lomb Vision Shaping Treatment. A list of current Authorized Boston Manufacturers who will manufacture and distribute shaping lenses under the VST umbrella, can be accessed via

How will Bausch & Lomb Vision Shaping Treatment be communicated to patients?
Beginning in the fall of 2004, extremely impactful point of sale materials will be made available to eye care professionals who are certified to prescribe Bausch & Lomb VST. Counter cards and brochures can be ordered through your Authorized Boston Manufacturer.

How will the eye care practitioner benefit from offering Bausch & Lomb Vision Shaping Treatment?
Offering Bausch & Lomb Vision Shaping Treatment will expand your scope of practice, allowing you to provide patients with a broader spectrum of vision correction alternatives. Strong partnerships will be forged with VST patients, as ongoing monitoring of these patients is critical to patient satisfaction and success Ultimately, offering Bausch & Lomb Vision Shaping Treatment should contribute to patient loyalty and retention.

Since multiple laboratories may produce shaping lenses for Bausch & Lomb Vison Shaping Treatment, how do I know that my patients will receive consistent; reproducible, high quality lenses?
Quality assurance and ongoing evaluation of member laboratories, will ensure product consistency, reproducibility, and high quality among Authorized Boston Manufacturers.

Explain some of the key performance indicators of Bausch & Lomb Vision Shaping Treatment:
Boston Equalens II High Dk Material: Clinical results demostrated that this material, when coupled with a high performance reverse geometry lens, was proven safe and effective for overnight orthokeratology, offering patients a healthy, stable, biocompatible material choice and contributing to success in this modality.

Mvopia Reduction Accuracy; Exceptional clinical results were reported at nine months, with 80% of core study eyes achieving myopia reduction within 0.50D of target and 93% of core study eyes achieving myopia reduction within 1.00D of target.

Best Corrected Visual Acuity: Outstanding best corrected visual acuity was reported, with 95% of study patients achieving best corrected visual acuity equal to or better than 20/40.

To which patients should I recommend Bausch & Lomb Vision Shaping Treatment?
Bausch & Lomb Vision Shaping Treatmet is designed to correct nearsighted ness up to -5.00D of myopia and astigmatism up -1.50D. Bausch & Lomb Vision Shaping Treatment is appropriate for most myopic patients who require vision correction, however there are some patients who may be better candidates than others.

Bausch & Lomb Vision Shaping Treatments especially well suited for active young patients, patients who are dissatisfied with their existing contact lenses or spectacles, patients who are not ready (physiologically or psychologically) to undergo laser eye surgery, and patients whose lifestyles or vocations demand lens-free vision during waking hours.

Have clinical studies proven Bausch & Lomb Vision Shaping Treatments be safe and effective?
PDA approval for overnight orthokeratology was based on clinical studies that showed that the Boston Equalens II material, coupled with high performance reverse geometry lens designs, is safe and effective.

Is Bausch & Lomb Vision Shaping Treatment recommended for use with only gas permeable lenses? Or can soft lenses be used as part of this treatment as well?
The properties of gas permeable lens materials lend themselves uniquely to the application of overnight orthokeratology. Bausch & Lomb Vision Shaping Treatments indicated for use with only the Boston Equalens II material and is not indicated for use with any soft lens materials or designs.

Is prescribing Bausch & Lomb Vision Shaping treatment difficult? How can I learn how to fit?
Fitting shaping lenses for VST is different than fitting conventional gas permeables lenses. Skill in fitting conventional gas permeable lenses does not necessarily translate into skill in fitting overnight orthokeratology shaping lenses, however it is extremely valuable. Certification of fundamental knowledge related to overnight orthokeratology is required prior to fitting patients and can be accessed at Several tools are available to you, to assist in building a working knowledge of overnight orthokeratology, including the Guide to Overnight Orthokeratology and Overnight Orthokeratology Interactive Education Program. These tools can be ordered through your Authorized Boston Manufactured.

Is any special equipment required in fitting patients with shaping lenses as part of the Bausch & Lomb Vision Shaping Treatment?
The use of topography is critical for monitoring overnight ortho-k patients throughout treatment. Topography may or may not be used in selecting the initial shaping lenses for VST (i.e. if diagnostic or empirical fitting is used), however topography is essential in evaluating the fit and follow up.

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