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What does RK stand for?

RK stands for Radial Keratotomy

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It's treated with concave glasses (or lenses), by radial keratotomy or by laser treatment.
Implants would serve as a less permanent alternative to corrective surgical techniques such as radial keratotomy or photorefractive keratectomy.
Approved procedures include radial keratotomy (RK), photorefractive keratectomy (PRK), laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK) and more recently, intra-corneal rings.
It differs from excimer laser procedures such as Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK), Laser-Assisted Instrastromal In Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK), and traditional incisional surgeries such as Radial Keratotomy (RK) because no incisions or laser ablations are used to cut or irretrievably remove corneal tissue; and from Intra Corneal Ring (ICR) and Intraocular Lens (IOL) procedures because nothing is inserted into the eye.
Radial Keratotomy (RK), Astigmatic Keratotomy (AK), and Automated Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK), are commonly performed procedures selected by people who want to be less dependent on glasses or contact lenses for the correction or improvement of myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), and astigmatism.
Learn how radial keratotomy [RK], a proven 10-minute surgical procedure may correct your vision and eliminate your need for glasses or contacts.