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Hi Tupac TransPRK works like any other 'surface ablation' procedure, including PRK, 'epiLASIK', and LASEK (alcohol assisted PRK). At completion of laser treatment in the above surgeries, there is a 'raw area' or 'abrasion' in the central ~8mm diameter circular zone of the cornea. With LASIK, this...
31 Jul 2018
Any refractive surgery procedure thins the cornea in order to correct your refractive error. A thinner cornea makes the measurement of the eye pressure less reliable because a thinner cornea produces a falsely low eye pressure. This means that if your eye pressure was truly high (...
8 Aug 2018
As with any surgical procedure, infection is an important complication to watch out for. That is why all patients are advised to stop wearing contact lenses at least three days before coming for the procedure and to take at least four days of rest after the op to rest and recuperate...
30 Jul 2018
Hi moneyplant To begin with, it is worth noting that TransPRK is technically the simplest possible laser refractive procedure, that any refractive surgeon can do. LASIK, on the other hand, requires skill and experience with the femtosecond laser (and in the past, the microkeratome) in order to safe...
6 Nov 2018
No, myopia will not come back after a TransPRK treatment. After TransPRK, your cornea is reshaped by a laser called the Excimer laser to change the way light bends into your eye, enabling you to see clearly again. Here's how the laser works: The laser goes on the trea...
30 Jul 2018
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