TransPRK - Transepithelial PhotoRefractive Keratectomy

Is TransPRK for Me?

TransPRK is often a great option for patients who are not candidates for traditional LASIK, such as patients who have extremely thin or irregularly shaped corneas.

Due to its all-laser, no-touch, and no blade characteristics, TransPRK does suit a wider range of candidates as compared to other refractive surgeries such as LASIK and Epi-LASIK. The all-laser and no blade property allows for higher accuracy and consistency of results, whereas the no-touch property calms people who are worried about instruments entering their eye, or about flap creation. Hence, TransPRK seems like a good choice for refractive surgery, especially in comparison to Epi-LASIK, which have the same disadvantages but less advantages than TransPRK.

TransPRK is most effective when:

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