Advantages of PRK
PRK is a laser vision correction procedure in which the cornea is reshaped to allow for optimal light refraction. With PRK, Plano eye surgeon Dr. Dain Brooks can permanently correct mild to severe refractive errors, restoring crystal clear vision and helping provide freedom from prescription eyewear.
Advantages PRK enjoys over other forms of laser vision correction include:
- Greater preservation of corneal integrity
- Less invasive laser depth
- No risks of complications from flap creation
With PRK, the outer layer of the cornea is removed to expose the treatment area. This may slightly increase recovery time, but it also eliminates the biggest risk of LASIK surgery, flap complications. Irregular healing of the LASIK flap is responsible for most postsurgical complications and can necessitate a second procedure for correction. PRK eliminates this risk, which may help produce better results and greatly reduce the need for secondary procedures. This can be discussed in greater detail during your initial consultation with Dr. Brooks.
If you are considering laser vision correction in Plano or surrounding areas of Texas, please contact Brooks Eye Associates today to schedule your consultation at our conveniently located Dallas office.