Am I the right candidate for prk PROCEDURE?
Step By Step Procedure
Eyes numbed with eye drops.
Thin cell layer mechanically removed from the corneal surface.
Shape of the cornea corrected using excimer laser.
Contact lens placed to reduce irritation during healing.
Do's and Dont's
Do's After Surgery
Dont's After Surgery
Pros of PRK
Takes only 5min/ eye
Safer and more accurate than blade lasik
Frequently Asked Questions
In the initial 3 days, there will be a bandage contact lens over the eye and a feeling of slight irritation, watering and swelling is expected.
Visual recovery may take a few weeks to stabilise.
No splashing water into the eyes, No rubbing the eye, no eye makeup.
Wear UV protected sunglasses outdoors for 1 year after the PRK treatment to reduce the risk of haze.
You will have to use eye drops for about 3 months after the treatment.
Yes, It is the safest Laser procedure as it leaves behind good corneal thickness. It is preferred in corneas with borderline thickness because of its safety profile.
Do I require eye patch after the PRK treatment?