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What are the cons of photorefractive keratectomy?

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Cons of the procedure include:

  • Mild discomfort, including minor eye irritation and watering, for one to three days after the procedure
  • A longer recovery time than after other procedures (one to three months)
  • A need for glasses

From: Photorefractive Keratectomy Eye Surgery WebMD Medical Reference

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