PRK

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PRK

GOST 7.67 Latin three-letter geocode for North Korea. The code is used for transactions to and from North Korean bank accounts and for international shipping to North Korea. As with all GOST 7.67 codes, it is used primarily in Cyrillic alphabets.
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Efforts to correct this problem with laser technologies, such as photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) or LASIK, were fraught with complications and were often unsuccessful.
Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) -- a refractive laser surgical procedure that is often done (and covered) for a patient that suffers from recurrent corneal erosion (e.
On February 7, 2001 LaserSight received a response to its pending PMA Supplement for the LSX to treat astigmatism utilizing photorefractive keratectomy, and will be preparing its response to the FDA.
In April 2005, Inspire began enrolling patients in a Phase 2 pilot clinical trial designed to evaluate the efficacy of diquafosol tetrasodium ophthalmic solution 2% versus placebo in improving corneal wound healing following photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) surgery.
In the United States, the Company's LaserScan LSX excimer laser system has been approved for treatment of low to moderate myopia (nearsightedness) by photorefractive keratectomy.