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... I am no doctor, but after eye surgery it is very common to get a cataract, which will blur your vision. I would see my eye doctor. ... (2 replies)
... I had PTK laser eye surgery on my right eye September 2nd to treat a recurrent corneal erosion. The pain and blurriness was pretty bad at first, but after 2 weeks or so everything seemed to have settled down. after about 4 weeks I considered myself completely "recovered". ... (2 replies)
... One thing the doctor told me was that the tendency was for people to become initially nearsighted after the PRK. ... (55 replies)

Oct 25, 2006
... I haven't heard of vision getting cloudy after PTK. ... (143 replies)
PTK and recovery
May 10, 2008
... days as bad as an erosion. In my mind, the pain of the surgery was nowhere close to a bad RCE. If anything, the pain was more of a throbbing pain than the stabbing pain of RCE. ... (9 replies)
Dec 10, 2006
... It's been 3 years since I've visited this board. Sorry to see some people still haven't found relief. I'd thought I'd share my experience with PTK since the recents posts dealt with that. ... (143 replies)
... I have a post above detailing my struggles with recovery from PTK and my vision can be fairly bad one day and completely blurred the next. This has been going on for four weeks this upcoming Thursday. ... (1 replies)
... After writing in the RCE posts for the last year, I decided on the PTK to address the RCE with PRK correction for my astigmatism and farsightedness. ... (55 replies)
... I had PTK for recurrent corneal erosions about 4 years ago. ... (3 replies)
PTK and recovery
May 15, 2008
... both, but my situation was complicated by getting sick from one and then missing doses. I had both percocet and vicodin. Unfortunately the pain was already too bad when I could finally get the dosages down and they were no longer that much help. ... (9 replies)
... Friedi, I had a bad ER experience too. 5 days later when I went to my eye doctor, he asked why I didn't come right away. I told him it was after hours and he said I could've called and he would have come in. I would have much preferred that. ... (125 replies)
... m guessing, for the first couple months after surgery. ... (125 replies)
... I am a UK citizen and have had RCE for nearly 5 years now and have been watching this thread for some time. I recently had PTK and have now decided to tell my story to you all. ... (125 replies)
... glad you're having good results with the bandage lens. I've had mixed results with bandage lenses. Back in January I had one in for two days. When it was removed after two days, my eye felt just as bad as before it went in. Perhaps, in retrospect, it should have stayed in longer. ... (129 replies)
... That was a first! My vision is steadily improving. ... (129 replies)
... e every few months, this past year it is every 1 to 2 weeks, sometimes a mild one followed by a more intense one the next night. Moderate to severe pain, blurry vision that can last for days, and not get back to what is normal for me some time longer, only to have another erosion before that. ... (125 replies)
Jun 17, 2006
... the same as yours usually after about 3 to 4 hours sleep. When I am going through a bad period, I have often had 3 or 4 episodes in one night. My problem was actually caused by laser surgery twelve years ago to correct my vision. ... (143 replies)
Jun 18, 2006
... I am a 28 year old female with moderate to severe RCE in my right eye. I got this 2 months after I scratched my cornea with my fingernail last December. It got so bad at one point that I was really depressed about it. My eye was sore all the time. ... (143 replies)
Corneal Erosion
Feb 2, 2006
... Should I use artificial tears during the day just to keep my eyes lubricated or do you only suggest the muro ointment. I did notice a difference after I warmed the ointment. It went in more as a blob instead of a little snake of goo. ... (56 replies)

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