What is Photorefractive keratectomy?

Category: Surgeries

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Photorefractive keratectomy, or PRK, is a type of laser eye surgery used to correct mild to moderate nearsightedness , farsightedness and/or astigmatism. It involves largely the same process as LASIK surgery, but unlike LASIK surgery, the skin on the eye's cornea is removed.

Duration

Stopped having Photorefractive keratectomy

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
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