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Guides through decision to have laser surgery to correct nearsightedness. Covers benefits and risks. Discusses who is a good candidate for surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.
PRK (photorefractive keratectomy), LASEK (laser epithelial keratomileusis), and epi-LASIK (epithelial laser in-situ keratomileusis) use a laser to reshape the cornea. By reshaping the cornea, these surgeries allow light to focus on the retina and thereby correct a person's vision. With PRK, the top layer on the...