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How do I prepare for a photorefractive keratectomy?

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First, you’ll meet with an eye surgeon or a coordinator to talk about what you should expect during and after surgery. He or she will discuss your medical history and check your eyes. Likely tests include:

After that, your surgeon will answer any questions you have. Then you’ll schedule your surgery.

  • Corneal thickness measure
  • Refraction
  • Corneal mapping
  • Eye pressure check

From: Photorefractive Keratectomy Eye Surgery WebMD Medical Reference

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Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on February 3, 2018

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EyeMDLink.com.

Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky on February 3, 2018

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