Photorefractive keratectomy, also known as PRK surgery, is a type of laser eye surgery used to help correct refractive errors. The main difference between LASIK surgery and PRK surgery is instead of creating a flap as in LASIK, the epithelium is removed and the laser is directed at the anterior stromal layers. After the surgery, the epithelium grows back gradually over three to five days.
This procedure is a great alternative for patients who have thin corneas, or if they have an active lifestyle where there is a risk of dislodging the LASIK flap. If you are interested in having PRK surgery, please schedule an assessment to see if you are a candidate for the procedure.
PRK is a type of refractive eye surgery that helps treat some very common eye condition including:
If you have already been cleared by your optometrist to have PRK and they have filled out our referral document, the next step is to contact us about requesting an assessment.
We look forward to helping you achieve clear vision and healthy eyes.
Our office is located on the South side of North Hill Mall in the professional building. Please note there is no entrance to our clinic from the mall.
We offer plenty of free 3-hour parking right outside our clinic, and we are easily accessible from Lion’s Park Station located on 14th Ave. NW.