Although LASIK may get the majority of the attention from the press and public, PRK has been every bit as effective in helping patients who are nearsighted or farsighted, with or without astigmatism, to reduce or eliminate their dependence on glasses and contact lenses. Indeed, while PRK is often recommended as an alternative to LASIK
PRK, or photorefractive keratectomy, is a form of laser eye surgery that offers the same excellent results as LASIK but is often better suited to patients who are not good candidates for the latter procedure. This is because, unlike LASIK, PRK does not require the creation of a flap in the outermost layer of the
Ideally, patients should have the eyes examined at least once every two years. This is a good way for patients to keep track of eye health and have any developing eye problems diagnosed so that early treatment can be sought. For patients who have vision problems or are at risk of other eye conditions, a
At the Advanced Laser Center of Oklahoma, we offer comprehensive vision correction with a focus on helping patients see clearly and have healthy eyes. One great option for treatment is PRK (photorefractive keratectomy), a refractive surgery option and LASIK alternative. PRK involves the removal of the outermost layer of the cornea, which is known
At Advanced Laser & Cataract Center Oklahoma, it is our mission to provide exceptional eye care services to our patients regardless of their needs. From basic eye care to advanced laser vision correction, our highly skilled team of experts performs a full range of procedures designed to promote optimal vision and ocular health.
The team at Advanced Laser Center of Oklahoma agrees: great vision means more than just laser eye surgery. While LASIK and corrective lenses are good fixes for refractive errors, the keys to good eye care are experienced vision specialists and smart lifestyle choices.
With the latter in mind, we would like to consider how your
By now, the general effects of smoking on health are well known. Did you know, however, that smoking can have a profoundly negative effect on your vision, as well?
At Advanced Laser & Cataract Center Oklahoma, our state-of-the-art eye care center, we believe that our patients need to understand all of the facts about how
There is new hope when it comes to night vision problems, which can occur naturally or be a side effect of vision correction surgery. Studies show that custom LASIK, a more precise and advanced form of traditional LASIK, can reverse night vision problems.
In fact, a Food and Drug Administration trial found that the
Do you suffer from blurry vision that is caused by nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism? These common vision conditions affect millions of patients in the United States. While most of these patients rely on eyeglasses and contact lenses for clear vision, an increasing number of people have turned to LASIK eye surgery to correct their vision.
LASIK is one of the safest and most effective surgical procedures in the world. Patients who experience blurry vision as a result of nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism can undergo traditional LASIK, custom LASIK (which involves the use of wavefront mapping to correct higher order aberrations), or bladeless LASIK (which involves the use of a femtosecond