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... Hi! Just wanted to wish you the best and let you know you are in my prayers. Everything will be alright...I have faith. People who have had PRK have had great results.... ... (5 replies)
... weeks ago. PRK is Photorefractive Lasik. It's Lasik for those who have had prior eye trauma. They do not make the corneal flap as they do with regular Lasik. They go right through the cornea. ... (4 replies)
May 26, 2006
... Hi I am scheduled to have Lasek on Wednesday. I have talked to all my friends who have had Lasik and PRK but I was wondering if some people who have had Lasek would share their experiences. ... (3 replies)

... Thanks to all - I feel much more relaxed after having heard from people who have had the surgery; i thought my vision was incredibly bad but it's not nearly as bad a some of the people's I've read about here - I am 20/300 in my left eye and about 20/80 in my right eye (I think). I was worried that my lasek might turn out to be a PRK, but now I see it really isn't a big deal... (6 replies)
... Thanks for the input but I've talked to a lot of people with high prescriptions who have had the surgery and they all had good outcomes. I'm going to proceed with it. ... (6 replies)
... I'm so glad I finally heard from someone! I have been going NUTS after my surgery on March 24th. ... (30 replies)
Anyone have PRK??
May 26, 2006
... Hi, Lisa. I have to say I wish I was you. I didn't know I was going to have the PRK until a few hours before my procedure. I didn't know ANYTHING about the procedure or the healing process. ... (30 replies)
... I have to have PRK because of thin corneas. The doctor suggested I wait at least 2 weeks apart before getting the second eye done so that I'll have at least one good eye while the other heals. ... (25 replies)
... B. prk is ur option. Even with that you are really close to 320 in the end. ... (2 replies)
... first, most of the people that come to a message board like this are here because they had some kind of problems. The ones that had absolutely no issues don't post here, so reading these boards can give you a very negative impression. ... (40 replies)
Aug 14, 2005
... how long were you out of your contacts before you had the surgery? ... (15 replies)
... Thanks for the words. Unfortunately, the majority of people posting online have had negative effects with LASIK. People who've had positive effects don't bother coming in and commenting again. ... (6 replies)
Did PRK in OCT
Aug 31, 2007
... I haven't followed the boards lately since I have nothing new to report, but thought I'd give it one last post. No improvement in my vision. All ranges of vision are blurry. ... (8 replies)
... I had LASEK done instead of PRK or LASIK. ... (0 replies)
... Is your current vision unsatisfactory due to starburst or glare problems? I've heard that some people who were used to wearing glasses with anti-glare coating had night vision problems after Lasik, but that it may have been due to their having no anti-glare glasses on? (17 replies)
... Most people I know who have had LASIK or PRK are very happy with the results. I am also aware of a few very bad outcomes. ... (9 replies)
... After the experiences I have had, I think the whole racket is after the money. At over 5K a wack, they are rakeing it in! They usually take do the surgeries in groups of 5 or 6 people. ... (13 replies)
... There are and there was clinics who offered very cheap lasik per eye, on old lasers on old methods on standard lasik, withouth new methods like custom guided, or wavefront opimized etc. ... (25 replies)
... I didn't have any issues with "bluriness" at distances. ... (18 replies)
... there Brown Eyes! Don't worry too much about getting PRK. Better to be safe than sorry. My corneas were thick enough but my astigmatism is what forced the PRK. PRK is actaully a safer procedure because they do no cutting of a flap. There is not risk of flap errors or tearing corneas. ... (25 replies)

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