Surface Laser Treatment PRK (Photo Refractive Keratectomy)
PRK is a laser ablation on the corneal surface. PRK is used to correct lower amounts of myopia and hypermetropia with associated astigmatism and can be a safe alternative for patients who are unsuitable for LASIK Eye Surgery. A ‘bandage’ contact lens will be in place until the corneal surface heals.
With the SCHWIND AMARIS 750S laser system, it is possible to carry out no-touch, all-laser surface ablations. The TransPRK is the only surface treatment where the eye doesn’t require contact with an instrument.
Furthermore, the epithelium is removed more precisely and more easily than through manual abrasion. Because the wound surface is smaller than, for example, with manual PRK, the healing process is shorter. Additionally, both the ephitelium and the stroma are ablated in a single procedure. This shortens the overall treatment time significantly and minimises the risk of corneal dehydration.
Hunter Laser Vision is proud to announce the new “No-touch PRK” also known as Transepithelial Photorefractive Keratectomy.