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... I am now at 5 months post prk. I need to go back in and get checked. I have been doing so well, I have forgotten to. ... (5 replies)
... I did PRK on left, LASIK on my right eye a year ago. ... (1 replies)
... I had my PRK done on May 12th, 2012. ... (0 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)
... 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. ... (6 replies)
... known then what I know now, I would have NEVER done it. But, that's just me. I am still in the "I regret doing this" stage. The doc said it could take up to 6 months for my L eye to clear up. ... (25 replies)
... I had WFG Lasik in my left eye and WFG PRK in my right eye in May 2011. ... (17 replies)
PRK need help
Sep 1, 2017
... I wouldn't think the PRK has anything to do with the floaters. Those are "inside" the eye where the laser never goes. Most people have floaters by the age of 20 or thereabouts. ... (4 replies)
... myopia, my pupils dialated to 8.5mm and they said I had to do PRK instead of lasik. PRK hurt so much I had to take percocet, they started me on tylenol 3 but it didnt do anything. ... (2 replies)
... I know it's too late now and I just have to deal with it and whatever happens in the future but I can't help having thoughts like maybe I should have done the PRK instead? ... (3 replies)
... ago. I still need them in the AM as soon as I wake up because my eyes feel like egg shells. Anyway, for the first 5 months after my surgery, my eyes were blurry throughout most of the days. That was based on the dryness and the healing. It was annoying but, bareable. ... (6 replies)
... Ghosting is common after the surgery. I had ghosting as well as all of my friends who had the surgery around the same time. It lasted for a few months before it finally disappeared. ... (16 replies)
... I've been reading this message board for a few months before my procedure. ... (19 replies)
... Hey Sam, sorry to hear about your issues. Having LASEK instead of LASIK is nothing to worry about - they both have similar outcomes - but you should be informed beforehand. Mitomycin C is thought to prevent corneal haze, which is a small risk specific to LASEK and PRK (but not LASIK). There are a few reports linking MMC to dry eye, but I see more evidence against that... (1 replies)
... Hi, I had my left eye done about 5 weeks ago, and while I experienced blurry vision and ghosting during the first three weeks, my vision cleared up during the end of the fourth week. ... (16 replies)
... I only had PRK done in the one eye. No way in hell would I have it done in both eyes at the same time. ... (18 replies)
Survey
Aug 1, 2005
... I had an alternative procedure called PRK where instead of the creation of the cornea flap, the entire layer of ephitelium cells were scraped off. ... (8 replies)
... about a 18 months ago. ... (9 replies)
... for your near vision to be poor and to seem to be overcorrected. This starts to improve over time. If you are still at that high of an overcorrection at 2 or 4 months then its time for concern. If you are moving in the right direction then its a good chance that at 6 months or a year you will be alot better. ... (26 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)


Associated Tags: anxiety, blurry, dry, high-order aberrations, lasik, preview lens, prk, restasis, second opinion

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