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Category: PRK

What Is the Recovery Timeline after PRK?

Recovery is a common consideration when evaluating refractive surgery options, and there are some distinct differences between the LASIK recovery and PRK recovery. In this post, Dr. Ernest Kornmehl, a sought-after eye surgeon in Boston, discusses the PRK recovery in more detail and provides a general timeline. LASIK Recovery vs. PRK Recovery Both LASIK and PRK are refractive surgery procedures that… Read the full article

Key Differences between LASIK and PRK

Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) may be the original surgery for refractive errors, but laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK) has surpassed it in terms of popularity. Currently both procedures are extremely safe and effective ways to reduce or eliminate dependence on glasses or contact lenses. If you would like to understand how the procedures differ, read about the key distinctions,… Read the full article

Other Vision-Correction Procedures (Pt. 2)

Lens Surgery (Cataract Surgery) For patients with significant cataracts who are looking to correct their nearsightedness or farsightedness, cataract surgery presents the best option. A  cataract is a haziness of the natural lens inside the eye that impairs vision. After removing the cataract, Dr. Kornmehl can implant a lens that will reduce or eliminate nearsightedness and farsightedness and… Read the full article