PRK SURGERY - HOW IT WORKS, POSTOPERATIVE AND COMPLICATIONS - OPHTHALMOLOGY

How PRK surgery is done and its risks



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PRK surgery is a type of refractive eye surgery that helps to definitely correct the degree of vision problems such as myopia, farsightedness or astigmatism. It works by changing the shape of the cornea using a laser that corrects the curvature of the cornea, helping to improve vision. This surgery has many similarities with Lasik surgery, however, some steps of the procedure are different in each technique, and although this surgery appeared before Lasik surgery and has a longer postoperative period, it is still used in many cases, especially in people with thin corneas