PRK surgery information and locations
PRK was the first type of laser surgery and is the predecessor to the LASIK procedure. It works
for myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism, and though it takes more recovery time, it has the
advantage to treat patients with thinner corneas. This is a same day procedure.
Surgeons give the patient medication to numb the eye, and then the surgeon gently removes the
outer layer of the cornea, epithelium as it’s called. Afterward, an ultraviolet beam of light
is used on the surface of the cornea to re-shape it. The epithelium will grow back after
Contact any of the top specialists for PRK eye surgery and get excellent medical care!
High success rates
It is a simple surgery
Suitable for patients with a thin cornea
No more glasses
Procedure: 15 min. per eye
Hospital recovery: 1:00 hr.
Home recovery: 1-2 week
Total: 6 months
Note: Time may vary according to the specific patient procedure. All cases and treatments are different. For
diagnosis and information contact one of our top clinics.
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PRK surgery frequent questions
Get answers to our most frequently asked questions and what to expect after the surgery.
Disclaimer: This information does not reflect the medical advice from our clinics. All cases are different and this
treatment may not suit you. Always refer to a medical professional with the certification and experience. All of our
physicians are fully qualified to perform these procedures. For more information and diagnosis contact one of our
top specialized clinics.