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Steps of the PRK Procedure

Last updated 6 years ago

Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK) was the first FDA-approved laser eye surgery. For patients with dry eyes or unusual curvature of the cornea, PRK offers a good laser surgery option. In this video you can learn step-by-step how PRK laser eye surgery is performed.

First, the outside of the cornea is lifted away, providing room for the excimer laser to reshape the corneal tissue beneath. Once the cornea has been effectively altered, a contact lens is inserted to facilitate healing.

Are you interested in knowing more about PRK laser eye surgery? Contact the friendly and knowledgeable staff of Clear Advantage by calling (603) 379-6817. Conveniently located in Portsmouth, NH, Clear Advantage has several laser eye surgery options to meet your vision correction needs. 



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