The Flapless Alternative to LASIK Vision Correction.
PRK eye surgery may be an excellent option for patients who are not eligible for LASIK surgery because of thin corneas, or because their prescriptions require greater reshaping of the cornea. PRK may also prove to be a desirable alternative to LASIK for patients who may be at a higher risk of eye injuries such as boxers, firefighters, police officers, and military personnel.
Brief information about PRK surgery:
If your corneal thickness is not suitable for the LASIK , you may be a suitable candidate for PRK surgery.
Myopia and astigmatism 4 diopter or below can be treated with PRK.
Recovery time is usually 4 to 5 days. This period is necessary for the healing of the epithelium removed during the surgery. Clear vision usually occurs within 2-3 weeks.
It is a very safe method when the general rules are followed and applied correctly.
Wave-front technology allows unprecedented customization and accuracy, making it possible for the actual laser treatment to be fully customized to the unique characteristics of each of your eyes.
This precise level of measurement and treatment can enable you to achieve the full potential of your personal best vision.
Wavefront technology can be used in PRK surgery likewise LASIK.