Treatment of abnormal eyes by PRK method.

  • Treatment of abnormal eyes by PRK method.

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    Treatment of abnormal eyes by PRK method.

    • It's a safe and popular eye treatment before LASIK.
    • Because it takes longer to heal wounds There is more irritation after doing it, making it as popular as LASIK. However, the advantage of PRK method is that there is no risk of corneal separating. This is one step in treating eyesight with LASIK. and maintains the strength of the cornea found dryness after less It is also suitable for Those who are in need of certain professions such as pilots, etc.

    PRK (Photorefractive Keratectomy) ?

    • is the basic method and the easiest way to treat refractive problems (short-sightedness, innate farsightedness, and astigmatism) with Excimer Laser by peeling off the outermost layer of the cornea (Epithelium) before using the laser to adjust the outer corneal tissue to achieve the desired curvature. for clear vision It is a permanent treatment for eyesight.

    Person who is suitable to do PRK.

    • People with eye problems such as nearsightedness, long sightedness and astigmatism, etc.
    • PRK is an alternative for those who are not suitable for LASIK procedures. Due to physical problems of the eye such as thin cornea, cornea abrasions, dry eye symptoms than usual. Corneal curvature is not suitable for corneal stratification. People with a history of glaucoma Some of which have been considered by glaucoma specialists to be able to receive permanent vision treatment.

    Examination before PRK

    • The doctor will perform a detailed eye measurement, including a visual measurement in the condition that the iris is dilated. with eye drops.
    • Measure corneal curvature and corneal thickness with modern medical equipment.
    • The doctor will examine the eye condition in detail. including corneal and retinal health examinations to bring all the information to be diagnosed and give advice to patients who receive treatment.
    • Patients who wear contact lenses should remove soft contact lenses for at least 3 days, for hard contact lenses for at least 7 days.
    • The doctor first removes the outer eyelid, then uses Excimer Laser. Ladprao provides a laser treatment that can analyze the wavefront analysis, ultraviolet short wavelength laser, and cold laser light, only the contact surface does not spread sideways or penetrate inside the eyeball.However, the hospital has state-of-the-art tools used to adjust the curvature of the cornea to the desired curvature, followed by wearing contacts to cover the wound. To reduce post-traumatic stress disorder, the contact lens also helps the wound heal faster. In the treatment process, it usually takes about 20 minutes for the wound to completely close in about 4-7 days, depending on the individual. When the wound is closed, the doctor removes the contact lens.

    Advantages of doing PRK

    • It's a way to maintain strength. and completeness of the cornea as before.
    • There is no fissure of the cornea layer. Helps increase career opportunities.
    • The procedure is not complicated. It is also a standard choice for some people whose eyes are not suitable for LASIK.
    • It's a permanent cure for vision.
    • No anesthesia, just no anesthesia, and no stitches.
    • Less problems with dry eyes after LASIK.
    • You can go home immediately after the surgery.

    PRK and the improvement of quality of life.

    • Open up the freedom of vision, reduce reliance on glasses and contact lenses.
    • For some career opportunities such as air hostess pilots, soldiers, police, etc.
    • Enhance personality.
    • Increase comfort in life Don't worry about glasses contact lens.

    Inquiries can be made at.

    • Eye Center, Ladprao Saha Clinic Medical Center Building 2 floortele : 02-530-2556 continue 2440,2441