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... I myself is looking forward for my eyesight to return, my surgeon told me that PRK was not needed in my case which I hope is good thing. ... (5 replies)
... B. prk is ur option. Even with that you are really close to 320 in the end. ... (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)

... You had PRK done on your left eye, with good results and no problems? ... (4 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)
Implantable Lenses
Jan 14, 2012
... Phakic IOLs have a number of advantages over LASIK, PRK and other corneal laser vision correction procedures. ... (0 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)
... using my eye drops. My regular eye doc told me about the cells under my flap, suggested I use different drops, and just explained all of the potential problems I could face with the cells under my flap but, also told me what to look for, and that it wasn't likely that I would have a problem based on what he saw. ... (6 replies)
... I just had PRK done on both eyes. My right eye is my dominant eye and my left eye is my reading eye. ... (8 replies)
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)
... Finally, the surgeon suggested that my problems could be neurological, i.e., having to do with how the brain processes the raw 'data' from the retina into the images I perceive. ... (6 replies)
Help and advice
Jun 5, 2012
... aybe procedure actualyl treated all your optical zone the rght way, so no interfereing light scatter at night in your eyeballs. It oesn't matter lasik epi lasik prk or whatever, n the end laser needs to ablate your cornea tissue and that whole zone, so when pupil expands you get corrected light coming in. ... (22 replies)
... I was talking to my boss who had it about this board and all the dry eyes. She said she had it for about 2 weeks and then has not had a problems since then. She said the only 'problem' was she was worried about getting soap in her eyes when she showered. No big problems. ... (14 replies)
... that your doctor keeps in close touch with you. He or she should if you are experiencing those type of problems. They should be very concerned. Most of the time, PRK and lasik goes very well. Every now and then, stuff like this happens. ... (8 replies)
Why can't I?
Jan 9, 2006
... 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 few other problems with my eyes. ... (3 replies)
... in both eyes, which improved following surgery. I still have problems though. The vast majority of improvement occurred in the 3 weeks following surgery and has been slow ever since, but everyone's physiology is different. ... (4 replies)
... I had LASEK done instead of PRK or LASIK. ... (0 replies)
... first few months. Those who do are miserable and sometimes severely impacted. One of the things I noticed on this forum is that a lot of people post about their problems then never post again. Some don't even reply to the people who repond to their own thread. ... (4 replies)
Help and advice
Jun 6, 2012
... The obvious options are spectacles and contact lenses, which will usually give perfectly good results without any risk of permanent problems - anything goes wrong you can just remove them again. (Barring the tiny risk of a nasty eye infection, I suppose.) If you want lens-free vision, there are the laser variants (LASIK/Epi-LASIK/LASEK), the pre-laser variants (PRK/RK?) and... (22 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)

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