Refractive Surgery

Distance-Only PRK Surface Ablation for Myopia

Distance-Only PRK Surface Ablation for Myopia With Cylinder < 3 D (N = 135)

2019

WFO = wavefront optimized

ᵃPercentages are cumulative
ᵇResults reflect both 20/10 and 20/12
ᶜResults reflect both 20/15 and 20/16

Following PRK to treat all levels of myopia, 100% of eyes treated with WaveLight/Contoura, 85% treated with WaveLight/WFO, and 72% treated with VISX achieved UCVA of 20/20 or better, and 100%, 92%, and 89% respectively, achieved 20/25 or better. An exceptional visual result of 20/16 or better was achieved in 100%, 58%, and 34%, respectively, of eyes, and 57%, 7%, and 0%, respectively, achieved UCVA of 20/12 or better.