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How can photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) help with treating myopia?

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Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) is a kind of surgery that uses a laser to change the shape of the middle layer of your cornea. It flattens the cornea’s curve and lets light rays focus closer to or on your retina.

From: What Is Myopia (Nearsightedness)? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Yanoff, M; Duker, J.  , Mosby, 2008. Ophthalmology

National Eye Institute: "Facts About Refractive Errors," "Facts About Myopia."

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on October 04, 2017

SOURCES:

Yanoff, M; Duker, J.  , Mosby, 2008. Ophthalmology

National Eye Institute: "Facts About Refractive Errors," "Facts About Myopia."

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on October 04, 2017

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