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Photorefractive Keratectomy

Involves sculpting the surface of the cornea to a new curvature with a special cold laser (eximer) by vaporizing the surface layer through a series of precise laser pulses under computer control. PRK in the United States has been approved by the FDA for the correction of myopia an hyperopia. Dr Salz has performed PRK on thousands of eyes since 1990.

Chart Showing the PRK Process

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