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... there Brown Eyes! Don't worry too much about getting PRK. Better to be safe than sorry. My corneas were thick enough but my astigmatism is what forced the PRK. PRK is actaully a safer procedure because they do no cutting of a flap. There is not risk of flap errors or tearing corneas. ... (25 replies)
... I'm so glad I finally heard from someone! I have been going NUTS after my surgery on March 24th. ... (30 replies)
... a lot of astigmatism prior to LASIK. I was assured by five separate opthalmologists that I was a good candidate for LASIK due to my pupil size, lack of problem with distance vision and astigmatism. ... (9 replies)

... I really like these forums. They've been helpful in informing me about laser eye surgery. ... (9 replies)
... Hello fauzool, and sorry to hear about your situation. I had LASIK in one eye and PRK in the other four years ago. One month isn't a long time... ... (6 replies)
Lasik vs PRK
Sep 27, 2009
... In October I will be getting refractive eye surgery done. I'm in the US Army and my eye doctor has advised me that I am a candidate for either, my choice, but he recommends PRK. ... (2 replies)
... or so in the left eye. They miscalculated the prescription. This is why I highly recommend getting a very good optometrist to spend some time and provide you with an accurate prescription. ... (26 replies)
... Maybe they ought to dilate your eye again and really get a good picture of what's going on in there? ... (25 replies)
... escription change over time or you don't break them during some sport or something. But then if your prescription isn't stable, there is no point in going though surgery cause your prescription will then continue to change but from zero. ... (25 replies)
... refers to the way the optical properties of the eye are modeled mathematically with Zernike polynomials. If you look up this term you will see it pictured like a pyramid. ... (17 replies)
... I'm so sorry to hear of your problems. I dont' have any great advice for you, but I will share what I know. I had lasik, not PRK, but I have had dry eye complications for the last 7 months from it. ... (4 replies)
... xx on both eyes and have been for a while. I went to a very reputable place in newport beach with a very reputable doctor that people I personally known have gone to. ... (7 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)
Anyone have PRK??
Apr 25, 2006
... because I had PRK perfomred on March 24 too. I stumbled upon the Healthboards website and your posts whil surfing the web looking for others that have had PRK done. ... (30 replies)
... I am in the situation where I'm going to have a surgery next week and I am still allowed to choose between Lasik and PRK because they are both offered at the same price. ... (0 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)
Cremebrulee
Aug 9, 2005
... ek is a procedure where the doctor removes the flap, performs the laser correction and then returns the flap. It is supposed to speed up recovery time. I spoke with my doctor about the procedure. He did not recommend it because the epithelium cells are among the fastest to regenerate. ... (15 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)
... but I'm gonna try to be patient and wait a couple more weeks. If it's not any better in a few weeks, say by Feb 6, as the surgery was Jan 6, then I'll go in and have the check done. I may anyhew just to be absolutly sure. The second opinion may be an option too. ... (4 replies)
... ty, and I ain't feeling ok with my situation, this procedure could really be the end of me, cause of guilt and thinking how stupid and naive i could be to gamble with eyesight, instead I should be grateful to have been able to see at all. ... (17 replies)




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