PRK Benefits

Dr. Byron Biscoe and Dr. Keri Biscoe perform advanced surface ablation techniques, including conventional and custom PRK, at the Laser Vision Institute of the Virgin Islands. These procedures involve few risks and have proven results, allowing patients to achieve freedom from glasses and contacts. We will take all the time needed to answer your questions, assess you candidacy, and explain the benefits of PRK during a consultation at our St. Croix or St. Thomas, USVI, offices.

Better Vision through Advanced Technology

Our advanced technology makes it possible to experience clearer vision through PRK, LASIK, and cataract surgery.

Custom PRK: Vision for the Active Lifestyle

The U.S. Virgin Islands and the Caribbean as a whole are considered by many to be paradise on Earth, with a beautiful, tropical climate and many recreational opportunities on glistening turquoise waves and soft white sand. Residents of and visitors to our region enjoy spectacular scuba diving, sailing, skiing, swimming, snorkeling, bicycling, and a host of other water sports and beach activities. However, individuals who wear glasses or contacts may feel unable to fully participate in and enjoy these activities. Many of our past patients became tired of the choice they had to make between the inconveniences of wearing contacts or eyeglasses or, worse yet, the inconvenience of not being able to see. Conventional PRK and custom PRK at our practice helps those from the U.S. and British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, St. Martin, Anguilla, and other areas across the Caribbean, achieve freedom from glasses and content lenses while simultaneously enjoying the natural surroundings. 

Whether you desire independence from glasses as you explore the depths of the ocean, or you simply wish to enjoy the beauty of the islands without the hassle of contact lenses, our practice can help by providing state-of-the-art treatment. 

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Safe, Proven Results

Both conventional and custom PRK have proven to be safe and effective procedures. They offer vision correction results that are equal to LASIK, without the risks and complications associated with creating a corneal incision. 

In addition, conventional and custom PRK can be used to treat many patients who have thin corneas or large pupils, and therefore may not be good candidates for LASIK. If you are considering refractive surgery, our experienced surgeon and staff serving those from the U.S. and British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and other location around the Caribbean and the world, can help you determine which refractive surgery procedure is best for you.

Contact Our Refractive Surgeon 

Both Dr. Byron and Dr. Keri Biscoe are committed to offering their patients what they consider the safest and most reliable procedures for laser vision correction. They have chosen to perform advanced surface ablation techniques, including conventional and custom PRK, based on their record of safety and success. If you would like to explore refractive surgery options at our practice, contact the Laser Vision Institute of the Virgin Islands today.

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8000 Nisky Center
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