Eye Care


Surgical Co-Management

PRK and LASIK use lasers or tiny blades to modify the cornea of your eye to either resolve myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), or astigmatism (irregular eye shape). 




A small incision is made allowing an opening into the epithelium. Then an excimer laser is used to reshape the cornea.

Pros: Quick Recovery, no stitches, fewer follow up appointments or medications, high rate of success

Cons: Not viable for people with high risk of eye injury, greater chance of dry eye, greater risk of poor night vision


A part of the top layer of the cornea is removed called the epithelium. then an excimer laser is used to reshape the cornea. 

Pros: Long history of success, small chance of long term complications, High success rate

Cons: Long recovery time (30 days), requires bandages, more discomfort (lasts several weeks)


Both procedures cost around $2500-$5000 however PRK may be more overall than LASIK due to more post-op check ups

Contact us 

Tel: +1 236-427-8797  

Email: Frontdesk@doctoryeung.com

Fax: +1 604-800-0658

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