A GUIDE TO LASER VISION CORRECTION

Dr. Robert Maloney believes that a well-informed patient is key to successful vision correction surgery. He wants to be sure that you fully understand what you can expect from your procedure you choose. He wants to help you care for and preserve your eyesight in the best way possible. Here, you can find the information that you need to help you make informed choices about health care for your eyes.

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PRK

HISTORY OF PRK

As mentioned earlier in this book, PRK was introduced in 1987 and was approved by the U.S. FDA in 1995. Instead of a microkeratome being used to create a corneal flap, with PRK the surgeon uses the laser to accurately sculpt the cornea one microscopic layer at a time. As awareness of LASIK grew, PRK became less popular, because of the increased comfort and more rapid recovery of vision that LASIK offered.

In the last decade, a newer generation of excimer lasers, along with refined techniques, have minimized the risks of PRK. And patients today have an easier recovery. As a result, PRK has become a viable option for a variety of patients whose needs are not met by LASIK.

Who Is A Candidate For PRK?

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