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Kornmehl Laser Eye Associates

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Category: General Eye Care

An Overview of Laser Vision Correction – Part 3

LASIK and Myopic Correction As explained earlier, patients who are nearsighted have corneas with too much curvature in proportion to the length of their eyes. Once the corneal flap is made and lifted back, the excimer laser reshapes the underlying stroma to achieve a flatter cornea. The surgeon’s carful, precise measurements, which are programmed into… Read the full article

An Overview of Laser Vision Correction – Part 2

Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK) The procedure that originally made wide use of the excimer laser was photorefractive keratectomy (PRK), first performed in 1987. Instead of using a microkeratome to remove the corneal disc, PRK uses the laser to accurately sculpt the cornea one microscopic layer at a time. PRK has seen vast improvements since those early days. PRK sculpts… Read the full article