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At Mercy Clinic Eye Specialists, we provide advanced laser vision correction while protecting your eye health. Studies have shown PRK has fewer risks than LASIK and is the safest option for preserving healthy vision.
PRK (photorefractive keratectomy) is a laser eye surgery that treats refractive errors (when your eye doesn’t bend light properly). PRK reshapes the cornea to improve light refraction and correct nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. Unlike LASIK, PRK doesn’t create a flap in the cornea, so it eliminates the risk of the flap becoming dislodged and needing corrective surgery.
At Mercy Clinic Eye Specialists, the iDesign Refractive Studio System helps our team deliver a truly personalized PRK procedure and the most effective results. The procedure involves the following steps:
PRK can be an effective treatment option for people who:
Conditions like diabetes, advanced glaucoma, corneal diseases or other vision problems may affect your ability to receive PRK. Talk with our specialists to learn more.
Discover how PRK changes the way you see your world, so you can live your best life. Schedule a consultation today.