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... It helps to understand that lasik and prk are a form of controlled trauma to the eye. This triggers the cornea's wound healing response, which can take some time. This is the reason for the 3 to 6 month waiting period to assess results. ... (3 replies)
... I had PRK in one eye, which is very similar to PTK, except that PRK is specifically for vision correction. I had terrible visual disturbances initially, which improved over three weeks. ... (5 replies)
... prior to the surgery, i go back in again for a wavefront scan to make sure my eyes were ok. As i get home, the doctor calls me and advises me that he recommends PRK due to the asymmetry of my eyes. ... (7 replies)

... i had lasik done on one eye and prk done 2 weeks and 3 days ago. Things are going well and 4 days ago i had a followup and everything looked good....the prk eye is still somewhat blurry, but the doctor says it is healing faster than a lot of people. ... (2 replies)
... If you wanna partially scrap of your eyes go for it. I'm sorry to be so direct but that's the reason why too many people are suffering of dry eye problem (i do). When they say that, after healing, your eyes are solid same as before they're lying. After lasik surgery if you're hit hard on your eye the flap could be dislocated then you'll have to go to the emergency, replace it... (20 replies)
... If you think so go with a surgery without creating flap like PRK others kind of surgery... ... (6 replies)
... no haze, no halos, no glare. My night vision is exactly the same as my day vision. Unfortunately, the next surgery will be PRK since you can't have epilasik twice. PRK has a higher rate of those types of complications so naturally I'm concerned. ... (13 replies)
... jkm, Forgive me because I have the worst memory of anyone I know. I think it has to do with my minor insomnia and night terrors but, I would guess that that is another board entirely. Anyway, as I have such a poor memory and am feeling too lazy this AM to go look it up, do I remember correctly that you had PRK? Or did you have regular Lasik? Anyway, if you had PRK, I... (6 replies)
... hing as it heals. As with binoculars, there will be ghosting until you find the right adjustment. Problem is, with the eyes, you are never sure if they are done healing or not. ... (3 replies)
... I am getting PRK done tomorrow on one eye. Believe me, I have done a ton of homework on this. ... (10 replies)
... if needed. The second company told me that I do not have enough tissue and thus is not a candidate for lasik. But I am a candidate for PRK. They told me that PRK can get better result than lasik except it is a painful process and requires long time for healing. ... (2 replies)
Cremebrulee
Aug 14, 2005
... Cremebrulee, i've had PRK as well, 9 days ago. I still have blurry vision, but it's tolerable as long as I know it'll clear up. Can you tell me how it was with you those first few weeks? ... (15 replies)
... I was told by one lady that has had PRK and works at a reputable eye surgery firm here in Va. ... (2 replies)
... month healing period real? ... (3 replies)
... Hi, I had PRK surgery on 10/23/06. As of now, just one week ago. I went in and had the bandage contacts removed yesterday and they said I am at about 20/40 in both eyes. I was happy!! I know it will only get better....I hope. I have been nearsighted all my life - don't remember when I wasn't wearing glasses. To have 20/40 is really cool. But, my eyes now are very dry... (2 replies)
... ointment. At least one study showed that vitamin A did not improve healing after PRK. ... (1 replies)
... I had PRK done but very similar. Your Dr is right. It takes time. Things are still healing. You're eyes will be dry. ... (4 replies)
... I had PRK done but very similar. Your Dr is right. It takes time. Things are still healing. You're eyes will be dry. ... (4 replies)
... 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. Prk takes longer for healing and swelling to go away. ... (26 replies)
... In my 2nd week visit to the doctor he said my weak distant vision and astigmatism is temporary as my eyes are still in the healing process and due to dry eyes , he perscribed I use the eye solutions more often. ... (5 replies)


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