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... to burn calculated amount of tissues, difference is lasik goes deeper for that, under flap so it is better for higher prescriptins and faster recovery, while in prk laser ablates on surface of cornea. ... (25 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)
... and have been told that PRK takes longer to heal from and regain visibility. ... (0 replies)

... I'm so glad I finally heard from someone! I have been going NUTS after my surgery on March 24th. I was not quite prepared (I was supposed to have LASIK, but the Dr. saw something on one of my eye pictures and she recommended PRK (day of surgery)). My vision sucks. With and without the band-aid lenses. I went in for a follow-up exam the Thursday after the procedure and they... (30 replies)
Anyone have PRK??
Jun 13, 2006
... you to you all for reassuring me that what I am going through right now is normal. I just had PRK done at the Valley Eye Care Center 1 week ago tomorrow... ... (30 replies)
... that. That was no problem. That issue did not even come up when she informed me that the PRK was a better procedure for me. ... (30 replies)
... I had PRK on Feb.15 on my right eye and March 1st on my left eye. It will take awhile to heal. ... (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)
Prk
Jun 4, 2007
... Did you PRK eye improve after 1 month? ... (3 replies)
... You are really going through a lot. I'm sorry it's not going well. I don't know why they did both eyes at once, because with PRK and the extended healing time involved, most doctors recommend getting one eye done at a time. ... (30 replies)
... 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)
Prk
Mar 24, 2005
... I was unaware that the results would take so long with PRK and I am hoping for the best. ... (3 replies)
... I have not felt any improvement for the past week and worried that there won't be any more. I have to wear my reading glasses almost all the time unless when I am doing nothing. ... (26 replies)
PRK/Lasik Update
Jun 21, 2007
... Had my 4 week appointment, no good news. ... (2 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)
... Hi - I'm considering PRK. I actually have an appt scheduled to do it next week. However, I can only get one additional day off of work to recover (5 days total). I've read a lot of people don't get functional vision back for a while after the surgery and I'm concerned about driving or straining my eyes on the computer. Taking additional time off of work is not an option... (5 replies)
... Thanks for letting me know your situation so that I have some reference as when to expect my farsightness to clear. I hope mine will clear up in a week too. ... (26 replies)
... Mine improve a bit the week after 1 month but then no more improvement for the last 2 weeks. ... (26 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)
... Your information was very helpful. In fact, I used your experience to ask the doctors tons of questions (I'm sure I annoyed them, but they were very patient!). Your experience helps others know what to ask. I'm sure in time, your eye will get better. My eye as of Monday (5 days post op) was 20/40. But then the took the lens off and roughed up the outer layer a bit (which is... (25 replies)




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