How long will PRK results last?

Dr. Matthew Russell explains how long PRK results last

PRK results tend to last a very long time. Once the vision has stabilised at two to three months after surgery, it is a likely in most cases that their vision will remain stable.7

There can be very small changes in vision as the eye changes with age and on average that’s about half a diopter per decade after the age of 50.8

There is a small portion of people who experience changes in the refraction in the first 3 to 12 months after surgery and drift off the target that we were aiming for. In those cases, about 2 to 3% of people with low refractive errors, will need some additional laser to fine-tune the result and get people where they want to be, which is 20/20 vision without glasses.9

If you would like to learn more about laser vision correction and understand which treatment is going to be most appropriate for you to free you from glasses and contact lenses, then please go to our website and book online for a free laser vision assessment.

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