Professional Vision Introduces Corneal Refractive Therapy as a Treatment for the Progression of Myopia!

The Professional Vision team is excited to introduce Corneal Refractive Therapy as a treatment for the progression of myopia. Dr. Richard Barnstein is trained and certified to fit Paragon CRT. (An FDA requirement) With no age restrictions, Paragon CRT represents a unique opportunity for adolescents & adults to experience the freedom from daytime contacts and glasses with this great alternative to traditional vision correction. Paragon CRT is a specially designed contact lens that gently and temporarily reshapes the cornea at night.

Dr. Richard Barnstein states that, “I’m really excited to offer this modality of treatment for the progression of myopia. This give our patients options in addition to the many choices we offer patients at Professional Vision.”

Paragon CRT temporarily corrects nearsightedness (myopia) with or without moderate astigmatism. Paragon CRT has been proven both safe and effective for patients of all ages when worn during sleeping hours, earning this therapy the first and only FDA approval for overnight use. The result is no more torn lenses, no more broken frames and no more discomfort from daily wear contact lens-induced dry eyes.

Whether the patient plays sports, spends time in a dusty or windy environment, or is simply applying make-up, with Corneal Refractive Therapy nothing gets in the way of their vision. Since there is no permanent change to the eye, the patient has the ultimate control and flexibility in their vision correction.

For more information, contact our office at 410-252-7414. You can also visit for more information about Paragon CRT. Here’s another great website for more information:

About Eyedrbarnstein

Dr. Richard Barnstein is an optometrist / partner with Professional Vision in the Baltimore area. ( Timonium and Carney ) Professional Vision is a boutique eyecare practice, with fashionable designer frames and sunglasses. We have an eye doctor available for eye appointments for contacts, comprehensive eye exams, and treatment of eye emergencies 6 days a week, at Timonium & Carney. Dr. Richard Barnstein, a Baltimore native, graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry (now Salus University) in 1994. He attended James Madison University (1987-90) where he was accepted early into optometry school. Dr. Barnstein is therapeutically licensed to treat eye disease, and diagnoses and manages glaucoma. He also specializes in difficult contact lens fittings, dry eye disease, and LASIK co-management. Dr. Richard Barnstein is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Maryland Optometric Association. Dr. Richard Barnstein enjoys spending time with his wife, 2 children, and puppy goldendoodle. He's an avid Ravens, Terps, and Orioles fan, and loves live music. Profession Vision on Twitter Dr. Richard Barnstein on Twitter Check out Dr. Barnstein's Live Music and Sports Blog, Farmerstanproductions!
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