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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)
... up exam the Thursday after the procedure and they removed the lenses. Vision was horrible. ... (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 did the monovision thing with my contact lenses and loved it. I could see distance and read up close with no problems. It's not for everyone but it worked great for me. ... (13 replies)
... on old lasers on old methods on standard lasik, withouth new methods like custom guided, or wavefront opimized etc. And also depends how do they make your flap with cheaper mecchanical microkeratome or with expensive intralaase or femtosecond laser. ... (25 replies)
... Corrective" is an extremely vague term. You need to find out for sure what procedure the doctor is talking about. ... (17 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)
... PRK can treat the refractive error with ease. ... (3 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)
... 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)
Cremebrulee
Aug 9, 2005
... If I remember correctly, Lasek 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. ... (15 replies)
Cremebrulee
Aug 14, 2005
... corrected, your doctor did not remove enough tissue. with your high degree of nearsightedness it must be difficult to get it accurately. ... (15 replies)
... You are going to get PRK not LASIK. You are in the Marines so PRK is the only option available to you. ... (1 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)
... You had PRK done on your left eye, with good results and no problems? ... (4 replies)
Help and advice
Jun 5, 2012
... yet I cannot function normally after lasik, because when my pupil gets bigger i no longer see clear and with ease as before. So what everything perfectly, it depens on the amount of this problems, some don't see it as much, other are crippled because of it. ... (22 replies)
... Dr. R.M. was the guy who did the procedure on "Extreme makeover". ... (19 replies)
... PRK. The halos and starbursts have not improved in 5 months. I have made an appointment with another ophthalmologist for a second opinion about my problems. ... (6 replies)
... I had LASEK done instead of PRK or LASIK. ... (0 replies)


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