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Can any one have prk surgery done?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ilan Cohen
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Most people are good candidates from some kind of laser refractive surgery like prk or lasik but there are many who are not.
See your eye doctor to determine whether you are a good candidate.

In brief: No

Most people are good candidates from some kind of laser refractive surgery like prk or lasik but there are many who are not.
See your eye doctor to determine whether you are a good candidate.
Dr. Ilan Cohen
Dr. Ilan Cohen
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends

Prk is a form of refractive surgery with the laser in which the correction is applied directly to the cornea without the use of a flap.
It is a bit more painful than lasik and can be used in some patients with thinner corneas. The long term results are the same as lasik.

In brief: Depends

Prk is a form of refractive surgery with the laser in which the correction is applied directly to the cornea without the use of a flap.
It is a bit more painful than lasik and can be used in some patients with thinner corneas. The long term results are the same as lasik.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology

In brief: Candidate

There are various exams/diagnostic test that need to be done in order to determine if you will be a good candidate for prk.

In brief: Candidate

There are various exams/diagnostic test that need to be done in order to determine if you will be a good candidate for prk.
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
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