Oftentimes when LASIK isn’t a good option for someone, PRK is a suitable alternative. Developed in the mid-1980s, PRK carries many of the benefits as other laser eye surgeries. Photorefractive kerectomy (PRK) remains a common eye surgery today, especially for people who have thin or irregular corneas or who have additional conditions that reduce their candidacy […]
Like LASIK, Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK) is a proven laser eye surgery procedure to correct nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. PRK offers an excellent success rate and an ideal alternative for patients who may not be a good candidate for LASIK surgery. While PRK and LASIK are similar in many ways, the recovery process for each procedure is a […]
Careful research, along with an evaluation by a LASIK eye doctor, can help you to determine if you are a candidate for LASIK surgery, and if so, which LASIK procedure is right for you and your unique eyes.
Are you considering LASIK eye surgery, but wondering when’s a good time to have the procedure? Consider your schedule, and the commitments you’ve made, over the next 6 months to a year. For many people, an advantageous time is typically planned around events, activities, travel or even a particular season of the year. For instance, […]
PRK eye surgery has been one of the most commonly performed laser eye surgery procedures and a popular option for people whose job, recreational activities, or eye structure aren’t an ideal fit for LASIK. PRK and LASIK procedures rely on very similar technology, but there are some key differences between the procedures. PRK 101: Understanding the […]
LASIK is the most well-known laser vision correction procedure, but there are other types of laser eye surgery too. Photo Refractive Keratectomy (PRK) is another type of laser eye surgery procedure. For some people, eye structure can make PRK a more desired option, and may be your doctor’s recommendation if your corneas are too thin […]