What If I Don’t Qualify For LASIK Or PRK?
LASIK is usually what comes to mind when considering laser vision correction surgery. However, there are alternatives to LASIK, and they get relied upon more than you may think. PRK, for example, is typically used for people whose corneas are too thin for LASIK. In some circumstances, PRK may not be the right choice for… Read More
Should I Get LASIK Or PRK?
LASIK is one of the most common eye surgeries available and often gets most of the attention when it comes to the topic. The problem with this is if you are not a LASIK candidate. There are other lesser known options for vision correction. Like all procedures, there are different advantages and disadvantages to consider…. Read More
PRK: How Effective Is It and What Are the Success Rates?
Here at Atlantic Laser Vision Center, we’re proud to offer different eye care solutions to meet the needs of patients. This versatility and focus on the patient is what makes us one of the leading eye care centers in Monmouth County. For instance, in addition to offering state-of-the-art LASIK surgery, we also offer PRK (photorefractive… Read More
PRK vs. LASIK: Which Refractive Surgery Is Better?
The team at Atlantic Laser Vision Center has helped countless patients throughout the Monmouth County area see clearly again. We offer the latest in refractive surgery procedures, including PRK (photorefractive keratectomy)and LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis). A number of prospective patients have asked us how PRK compares to LASIK. Let’s take a moment to look… Read More
What Is PRK Recovery Like?
For patients who aren’t good candidates for LASIK or who wish to avoid the risk of flap complications associated with that procedure, PRK offers a potentially ideal alternative. The actual procedure differs from LASIK only in how the stromal layer of the cornea – the corneal tissue that is reshaped by the excimer laser –… Read More
Candidates for PRK Surgery
PRK is a low-risk surgery with a high success rate. The FDA approved excimer lasers, which are used to reshape the cornea, for use in PRK surgery in 1995. Since then, millions of patients have undergone laser vision correction procedures such as PRK. If you suffer from blurry vision due to nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism,… Read More