The Oregon Eye Surgery Center, adjacent to our office in the Oregon
Eye Institute, is one of the most modern and complete eye care facilities
in the nation. It has three operating suites with state-of-the-art equipment
and experienced anesthesiology and nursing staff. Click
here for maps and directions.
Advantages to Patients Include:
- Pleasant non-hospital environment
- Rapid registration, admission, and discharge
- The comfort of our own staff at surgery
Related Information About PRK Refractive Surgery:
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Commonly Asked Questions:
How soon after surgery will I see well?
Each patient is different. Most patients experience an improvement immediately.
Vision gets better over the following weeks.
Will refractive surgery hurt?
During the procedure, a strong topical anesthetic is used to numb the
eye. Generally, only pressure is felt during the procedure.
Will I still need my glasses or contacts?
The goal of refractive surgery is to reduce your dependence on glasses
and/or contact lenses, but PRK patients still may benefit from reading
glasses or distance glasses when they desire perfect near or distance
Will my insurance cover PRK Refractive?
Most health care coverage considers PRK Refractive surgery an elective
surgical procedure and does not cover it..