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Am I a Good Candidate for PRK?

Published on March 29, 2016 by

PRK is a time-tested surgical method for permanently correcting refractive errors such as myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism. If you are tired of relying on glasses or contact lenses to see, you may be the perfect PRK candidate. The best way to find out is by calling board-certified NYC ophthalmologist Dr. Basil Pakeman at and scheduling […]

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What is PRK?

Published on February 22, 2016 by

PRK is a type of laser vision correction surgery. Predating LASIK, PRK is a safe and effective option for patients who may not be good LASIK candidates due to corneal thickness. However, this option is often attractive even to those who could undergo LASIK due to its elimination of flap complication risks. For LASIK, a […]

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