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What are the disadvantages of photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) eye surgery?

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PRK surgery isn’t a walk in the park. Afterwards, you might have:

  • Mild discomfort, including minor eye irritation and watering, for 1 to 3 days after the procedure.
  • A longer recovery time. People who get LASIK notice improvements in less than a month. With PRK it can take 1 to 3 months.
  • A need to wear glasses.

From: Photorefractive Keratectomy Eye Surgery WebMD Medical Reference

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