Is PRK Outdated Vision Correction Technology?

Laser-Assisted in Situ Keratomileusis, better known as LASIK, remains a commonly advertised alternative to eyeglasses and contact lenses. It gained United States Food and Drug Administration approval in 1999, four years later than its predecessor Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK.) Because PRK is not widely advertised and technically pre-dated LASIK, some people mistakenly believe that LASIK is [&hellip

Is LASEK Vision Correction The Same As LASIK?

In recent years, more people have selected surgical vision correction methods for nearsightedness and farsightedness. Some people mistakenly believe that all vision surgeries are one and the same because of number of similar sounding acronyms such as LASEK and LASIK. While the basic concept behind elective vision correction surgery is to reshape the cornea with [&hellip

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