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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'm so glad I finally heard from someone! I have been going NUTS after my surgery on March 24th. ... (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)

... 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)
Cremebrulee
Aug 14, 2005
... contacts have a way of temporarily flattening cornea and slightly correcting your vision. ... (15 replies)
Lasek
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)
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)
... 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)
... 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)
... I had LASEK done instead of PRK or LASIK. ... (0 replies)
... 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)
... 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)
... I had PRK done in October 2012. ... (2 replies)
Did PRK in OCT
Jun 14, 2007
... Jake, I just read your post in another thread and I don't think an enhancement is out of the question. I had very thin corneas. That's why the epi followed by PRK enhancement. Your PRK eye has had very little tissue removed and they can do more. ... (8 replies)
... B. prk is ur option. Even with that you are really close to 320 in the end. ... (2 replies)
... ll. His eyes were much worse than mine, though. He couldn't see anything without his glasses and he couldn't handle contacts. I am a candidate for LASIK but I have a genetic predisposition to develop Keratonconus so the doctor suggested PRK since he says it will eliminate that risk. ... (5 replies)
... Hey cooler kid. I thought the same thing when I read these. Statistically very few have issues after the first few months. Those who do are miserable and sometimes severely impacted. ... (4 replies)
... first, most of the people that come to a message board like this are here because they had some kind of problems. ... (40 replies)
... The doctors are advertised as being "experts", and maybe they are, but you have to remember that the best doctors do not need to offer discounts. ... (19 replies)




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