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Thin Corneas, High Prescription....PRK?

Hi, Just looking for some thoughts on this.... I've gone to 4 different offices for consultations, looking to see if I'm a candidate. My eyes... READ MORE

PRK and Monovision on High Prescription with Astigmatism?

Hi, I am at the age of 42 but have not experienced presbyopia yet. My eyes are: OD/OS: -7.25/-7.75(sphere) -0.75/-1.75(cylinder) x45/x85(axis) 7.1/7... READ MORE

Does the Presence of a Few Small Papillae and a Mild Allergy Response Automatically Rule Me out of PRK Eye Surgery?

I developed GPC in september 2011 and ceased wearing contacts. I was set to have PRK surgery in November 2011 but my surgeon suggested that i wait... READ MORE

I Have a Contact Lens Rx of -6.5 and -7.0. My Cornea Thickness is 470 and 460 Microns. PRK?

Am I a good candidate for PRK? I have one opinion of yes but even though I'm a candidate I don't know if I'm comfortable with just making the cut to... READ MORE

Is PRK Recovery Longer for Those with Nystagmus?

I've been approved for PRK surgery, my doctor sent me to the eye center for additional testing to make sure the laser could track my eyes because... READ MORE

Am I Eligible for Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)?

I am 21, have a prescription of -10 (Right) and -8 (Left) and corneal thickness of 485 for one eye and 500 for other, I went to one clinic and they... READ MORE

Am I Eligible for PRK?

I am 23, have a prescription of -6.5 (Right) and -7 (Left) and corneal thickness of 495 for each. Now my question is am I eligible for PRK ? Or only... READ MORE

Cornea Thickness 470 ...myopia -3.5?

I have a -3.5 d in both eyes and 1 d cylindrical in right eye My corneal thickness is 470 in both eyes .am I good candidate for prk. thanks READ MORE

To What Extent and for What Reasons Should GPC Be Resolved Before Transepithelial PRK Surgery Can Occur?

I am scheduled to have Trans PRK next Monday and am anxious that I still have some lingering GPC that i contracted 8 months ago. I have been off all... READ MORE

I Am 23 and Have a Prescription of -6.75 and 7.25 and Central Cornea Thickness of 495 in Both Eyes?

I am 23 and have a prescription of -6.75 and -7.25 and central cornea thickness of 495 in both eyes which is thin for LASIK.Whether i should go for... READ MORE

Corneal Thickness is 460 microns. PRK prefered or not? Is any side affects if I go for PRK?

I have examined my eyes thoroughly from specialist doctor. My eye side weak is left (-2) and right (-2). After my examination the only problem for me... READ MORE

Am I a candidate for PRk surgery? (Photo)

My age is 25.. and my cornea thickness is 450 and 452.. i hate wearing spects can i go for prk.. doctor suggested me to wear spects for next 6months..... READ MORE

My eyes are -2.75, and -3, corneal thickness of 445. Should I go for PRK?

Hi, Just looking for some thoughts on this.... . My eyes are -2.75, and -3, corneal thickness of 445. Should I am a eligible candidate for PRK ?? I... READ MORE

My doctor stated that though I am a candidate for both types of surgery, he thinks the PRK is best. I have -2.75 in both eyes.

I have - 2. 75 in both eyes. I wonder why he chose PRK then. Any ideas? It's not because of the thickness of the cornea, of that I'm sure. READ MORE

Very strong prescription and thin corneas. Am I a good candidate for PRK?

My prescription is -9.00 in each eye, and corneas are 487 and 488 in thickness. I am 25 years old and have no eye diseases and no dry eyes. Am I a... READ MORE

Which is safer: PRK or INTRALASE LASIK? I am a candidate for both.

So we in 2014 .and I feel like PRK is safer surgery than INTRALASE LASIK.please advise . I am candidate for both . Thank you for your time . Ps. And... READ MORE

PRK vs. ICL with minor astigmatism, which will achieve the best results?

I went to two consultations. The first told me that my corneas were too thin for Lasik and PRK. ICL was the only option. I have -6.0 and a slight... READ MORE


Hi I went to check my eyes with three clinics. Two of them gave my corneal thickness data. My corneal thickness is 526 in one eye and 528 microns in... READ MORE

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