Transepithelial PRK or Advanced surface ablation is laser correction performed on the surface of the cornea. It is a bladeless, touchless laser wherein the excimer laser first removes the epithelium and then sculpts the underlying tissue to corrects the patients refractive error.
Visual Outcomes with ‘No Touch‘ PRK are extremely predictable, accurate and very comparable to LASIK. However, vision improvement is more gradual and the final result can take a few weeks to be achieved.
No Touch PRK offers distinctive benefits for certain patients. As the correction is directly on the surface, PRK provides more tissue available for treatment. This is of benefit for patients with thinner cornea or those with higher glass power. The absence of the corneal flap is also appealing to the more conservative patients or those who participate in extremely physical activities such as combat sports. Recruiters for vocations such as law enforcement, military and firefighting generally recommend ‘No Touch‘ PRK. While PRK offers premium safety and visual outcomes, due to the longer vision recovery and short-term discomfort, those who choose PRK do need to exercise more patience during the healing process
M.S. (Ophth), D.O.M.S (Bom), M.BPresident of Bombay Ophthalmic Association (2012-2013)
DNB(Ophthalmology) M.B.B.S. FICO (London, UK) FAEH (Cornea)
MBBS, MS, DNB ( Ophthal ), FICO, FCRS Cornea and Cataract Specialist
MBBS, DNB (Ophthalmology), FCRS ( Sankara)
It is been a wonderful experience to know you all and also to be treated by such a friendly and excellent team of professionals. What you all have done for me is just inexplicable all can say is "Thank you so much" for doing this wonder on my eyes. It really feels great to have an aid less vision. May God bless all of you all health and happiness and wish you all the very best for your work!
ARDMORD FLGHT SCHOOL, NEW ZEALAND
It's been a month since the LASIK surgery and i feel quite relieved not having to bother with contact lenses, glasses and not being able to see. Now, I feel good coz I can see clearly with no hassles, and relieved from glasses after 10 years.
Reshma C Menghani
Khar West, Mumbai
With the growing age and multiple times facing the problems of blurred vision, the need of doing an eye check up did arouse. I visited Ojas Eye hospital for the tests and soon I was diagnosed with the eye disease called Cataract. My mind was baffled with questions. Friendly approach of Dr.Dedhia, in Pre and post operations, was truly supporting. The advanced eye correction equipment did ensure the rest. My cataract operation is successful and at present I am blessed with clear vision.
She was suffering from a squint but the highly trained and welcoming team of the hospital made this tough times a comfortable one. The medical process was explained in depth which gave us a green signal with the sense of security and decided to go ahead with the surgery. I once again thank the entire team at Ojas for gifting my daughter the gift of a better sight.
From Nairobi - Kenya
Dream come true to watch the world with naked eyes with ease and Ojas has played a key role to make it happen. It has been excellent experience with Ojas. In terms of professionalism and skills, I consider Ojas one of the best eye care hospital.Especially Dr. Yatin was very helpful and made sure that I face no issues. Thanks
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