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... d alphagen with some success but can't deal with the drowsiness that occurs especially when I am driving. if anything the alphagen only masks temporarily on how bad my nighttime vision is without it. ... (3 replies)
... There are some other alternatives such as PRK, which does not involve making a flap, but any kind of eye surgery carries its own risks. Just keep 2 important things in mind -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... (40 replies)
... Hi Jeff, welcome to HB. Monovision isn't for everyone. If they said that the brain can't tell the difference from the get go, then they are not telling the truth. If you had lived all your life using two eyes together for fine binocular vision, out of the blue, you have to do differently, how is it possible that you can't tell the difference? For most people, it takes... (1 replies)

... I went to a Lasik consultation today and was told I would need to have PRK due to a think cornea and I would still need glasses for reading all the time. ... (1 replies)
... Sorry to hear about your troubles. I had custom (wavefront) bladeless (intralase) Lasik with a VisX laser at TLC Eye Center yesterday 1/24/2011. I was freaking out going into it because of all the negative reviews here. But like you, everyone I talked to said overwhelmingly positive things about their experiences. My parents had it done 10 years ago and are still 20/20 in... (10 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)
... I had PRK done on May 1st 2009 and I'm using Thera Tears, give them a try they are not bad. ... (8 replies)
... on does not change. She also examined my retinas and had minor concerns and suggested a retina exam by a specialist to be thorough. Her suggestion was possibly PRK because it works on th esurface without a flap. ... (22 replies)
Questioning Lasik
Dec 17, 2006
... Everyone I've talked to that has had Lasik or PRK done, says it's the best money they've ever spent. BUT these long term effects scare the heck out of me. ... (2 replies)
... that starburts and halos both can be a side effect of the surgery but it seems I ended up with the opposite! I didn't realize until I had the surgery, just how bad my night vision was before! ... (3 replies)
... You definately had a bad experience. Most don't have those kinds of problems. Make sure that your doctor keeps in close touch with you. ... (8 replies)
... vision in both eyes with a bad astigmatism. I have wanted this for so long but I am worried because I am a mechanic and I am worried about the dust and infection. ... (5 replies)
Why can't I?
Jan 9, 2006
... I wasn't a candidate for lasik. a lasik center that offers 20/20 or free guarantee turned me away and said that they cannot guarantee that i would have 20/20 vision. my vision was -10.25 in both eyes. i had thin corneas so i wouldn't be able to get an enhancement. i had very large pupils so i would have problems with night vision. i had astigmatism. i'm sure there were a... (3 replies)
... g on other patients. it sounded like muffled machine guns. the anticipation is worst than the actual procedure. even the speculum wasn't that bad. i even had prk where the doctor gels up the cells and scrapes it away with a mini scapel. no big deal at all. ... (11 replies)
... I talked to someone who was -9 that contemplented lasik but she said her opthomalogist said she would still need glasses. I am guessing her corneas werent thick enough for the full correction. PRK and surface ablation can only safely remove -6 diopters or the risks of haze becomes too great. So either way she would only get partial correction and need thinner glasses. She told... (6 replies)
... per eye last March. I had LASIK in the right eye, but the procedure was changed to PRK in the left eye because the epithelium was fragile and there was a slight flap tear. ... (7 replies)


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