Optician and optometrist Jaume Paune is the creator of contact lenses capable of correcting hyperopia without surgery
The lens uses orthokeratology, a technique that reshapes the cornea to correct mild to moderate vision defects
If you suffer from hyperopia, more commonly known as farsightedness or longsightedness, you may be interested to know that the world's first contact lens to correct the condition has been developed. The correction, however, is temporary – a custom-made lens is worn overnight to reshape the cornea, and when the patient wakes up and removes the lens they have perfect vision for the day.
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