Am I the right candidate for prk PROCEDURE?
STEP BY STEP PROCEDURE
Eyes numbed with eye drops.
Thin cell layer mechanically removed from the corneal surface.
Shape of the cornea corrected using excimer laser.
Contact lens placed to reduce irritation during healing.
DO'S AND DONT'S
Stop wearing soft lenses 1 week before surgery
Stop wearing rigid gas permeable lenses 2/3 weeks before surgery
Do's After Surgery
Use eye drops Clean your eye lid margins Plenty of rest Watch TV & read books 1 day after Consume Healthy food
Dont's After Surgery
Don't expose your eyes to dust/smoke Don't keep eyes open for too long Don't swim till your doctor approves No touching/ rubbing eyes No strenuous activity Don't drive on the day of surgery