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... I am 6 months post-op on my wavefront Lasik/PRK. The halos and starbursts have not improved in 5 months. I have made an appointment with another ophthalmologist for a second opinion about my problems. Here are some questions I want to ask regarding statements made by the surgeon who performed the procedure. If anyone could answer them or suggest additional questions to... (6 replies)
Anyone have PRK??
Apr 13, 2006
... I got a new pair of Rx lenses so I could function while my eyes heal. He told me they won't heal as fast if I keep the lenses in. Again, I have to have them so I can drive and work. So he told me to take them out at night. ... (30 replies)
... I was not at all prepared for this, as we were all expecting LASIK. The PRK was sprung on me that day just a few hours before the procedure. I had absolutely no information on it at all. ... (30 replies)

... I didn't post here because the first responders seemed more interested in picking a fight over my After further discussions with the surgeon, we decided to do IntraLASIK instead of PRK. The surgery was performed on 2/22 and I'm now 9 days post-op. The surgery itself hurt like hell. I really thought it would not hurt as much as it did, but it was agony. If I didn't know... (6 replies)
... your eyes will often feel sore, likey they are tired. The wetting drops will help because the soreness is from dry eye. You will have a lot of this if you work with computers. ... (30 replies)
... having some problems. I didn't have PRK, but I did have lasik surgery. My surgery was almost nine months ago and I still have problems. Most of my issues are dry eye related though. ... (30 replies)
... how are your eyes in the morning when you first open them? ... (5 replies)
... lasik rather than traditional lasik. It has a lower risk profile for dry eyes, halos, etc. IT TAKES LONGER TO HEAL so be aware of that but the final result is statistically better because there is no flap, etc. ... (11 replies)
... Yes, it is definitely on the higher side, but it is a normal rate for the best doctors and well worth it when you consider that it is your eyes that are being operated on. ... (19 replies)
... t's a legit question. It would be bad if that wasn't what you were expecting, but maybe that's why it's taking so much longer. I can't believe they would do both eyes at the same time. Several docs out here recommend against that, but then again, it all depends on how much you need your eyes for about a week or two. ... (13 replies)
... I had dry eyes before my surgery....so my eyes don't feel any different, but I do see better when I use the Systane drops. I am 6 weeks post op and not sure what to think yet. I don't go back for 3 months....so it's just wait and "see"... ... (7 replies)
... I have had very dry eyes, so they did temp duct plugs which seemed to help, but not with the vision. It might take some extra time. Who knows. ... (3 replies)
... from dry eye. I am sure I have told you but, my surgery was January 19, 2005. I only just stopped having to use my eye drops every 4 hours 2 weeks ago. ... (6 replies)
... I had PRK done in October 2012. ... (2 replies)
Cremebrulee
Aug 9, 2005
... ropped some alcohol solution down the tube and left it there for 45 seconds. Everything went blurry. He then used a mini scapel and scraped the top layer of my eyes away. Everything got clearer. He then used the laser to correct my vision. It is the exact same laser for lasik patients. ... (15 replies)
... There are a few reports linking MMC to dry eye, but I see more evidence against that idea than for it. ... (1 replies)
... days away... Thursday morning is my surgery appointment. I have been reading that Vitamin C taken a week before and up to 2 weeks after surgery can help with post op side effects like hazing, starbursts and halos etc. ... (1 replies)


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