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Drs. Fine, Hoffman & Sims Opthalmologists in Eugene Oregon

PRK REFRACTIVE SURGERY — SURGERY CENTER

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

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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 vision.

Will my insurance cover PRK Refractive?
Most health care coverage considers PRK Refractive surgery an elective surgical procedure and does not cover it..