TransPRK

How TransPRK is Done?

TransPRK is a revolutionary laser vision correction that is safe and minimally-invasive as it is surface-based. Here’s a simple step-by-step explanation of how TransPRK procedure is done:

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Patient lies down and simply looks ahead at a blinking fixation green light. No suction ring nor surgical instrument touches the eye.

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Epithelium cells are removed with the Schwind Amaris 1050RS laser.

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Laser goes on to reshape the cornea curvature to correct the refractive power
in one step seamlessly.

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A transparent, high-oxygen permeability content soft contact lens is then placed over the cornea to act as an artificial cornea flap to protect the treated surface while the epithelium cells regenerate.

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The epithelium cells then take 3 to 5 days to regenerate and heal. It is important to use the eye drops medications prescribed and stay away from strong sunlight for good healing. The high-oxygen permeability contact lens is removed after 5 days.