Prescription + PRK

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Why is there a difference in residual stromal bed for PRK and LASIK?

I have recently been considering eye surgery to correct my myopia. My glasses prescription is -6.5 with -0.5 astigmatism in both eyes. My corneal... READ MORE

Need to Predict Final PRK Result for GLASSES I Am Getting NOW?

9 years ago I had LASIK on my -4.75 eye 5 weeks ago, that eye was -0.75, so I had a PRK enhancement. The Rx is now: Sphere +0.50 Cyl -0.25 Axis 040... READ MORE

Is Custom PRK a good choice if my prescription is low to begin with?

My prescription is: Right eye -1.50 + 1.00 X 175 Left eye -1.75 + 1.25 X 160 Astigmatisms right eye is 1.00. Left eye is 1.25. Is it worth the risks... READ MORE

Is the healing time of PRK faster if you have a lower prescription?

I have a low prescription to help with seeing anything far away from me. I wondering if the healing time of prk is better for people who do not have... 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

With a high prescription (-8.75) would PRK help me to be able to see 20/20?

Or would I still need to wear glasses even after surgery? I was told I am not a LASIK candidate because my cornea is thin READ MORE

Since i have high myopia and astigmatism, am I qualified for PRK or ICL?

My vision on my right eye is -8.75 Sphere and -4.25 Cylinder; left eye is -9.25 Sphere and -4.00 Cylinder. Is prescription too high to get PRK or ICL?... READ MORE

Should I get PRK or ICL?

Have been to 3 consultations. One said that I could do PRK, but recommended ICL more. The ICL surgeon did not approve me for PRK, but did for ICL. I... READ MORE

Follow-up: If I were to wait longer to ensure my prescription was stable, would I be a better candidate for PRK than ICL?

If I were to wait until I was older and/or waited longer to ensure my prescription was absolutely stable, would I then be a better candidate for PRK... READ MORE

Is PRK surgery with higher prescriptions safe?

I went to two Eye Care Centers for PRK surgery. I was told by one that my prescription (mid 7's) was too high to safely perform the surgery - but I'm... READ MORE

Usage of FML eye drops after PRK? Will using wrong dosage cause any problems?

I had PTK on 16/8/2016 my doctor prescribed me to use FML eye drops four times per day for a week followed by a 3 times a week,2 times a week and 1... READ MORE

Is 480, 490 microns cornea thickness safe for PRK?

Hi, my prescriptions are -7.00 left, -5.75 right. I've gone to 2 Lasik consultations, and I've been told that my cornea thickness are 490 microns... READ MORE

Is it normal to have Trans PRK for a low strength prescription?

Hi, I am looking at getting TransPRK performed in just over a week from now. In all my research I haven't found anyone getting it done with... READ MORE

I got my PRK surgery done last Thursday its been 6 days. Still can't function normally. Is this normal?

I had a high prescription about-11 in both my eyes.My eyes are not suffering from any kind of pain.But my vision is still not good.It's better from... READ MORE

I am planning on PRK, the next day do I continue to wear my prescribed glasses?

Next day after PRK will I be able to see without glasses or do I continue to wear them? READ MORE

I had PRK surgery 7 weeks ago. On my check-up yesterday, I still had a mild prescription. Should this be reason for concern?

I'm experiencing dry eyes, but even with eye drops I experience some blurry distance vision. I am still squinting to see things such as the TV or... READ MORE

Is a high prescription of (-11.5) risky for PRK.

Hello, I have a high prescription of -11.5. My cornea thickness is about 550 per eye. During my consultations I was told that I was a candidate for... READ MORE

Would PRK benefit me and would I need glasses to drive/read at a -1 prescription?

My doctor did not tell me my corneal thickness but said I could do Prk and leave me with 400 microns. This would not give me 20/20 vision but rather a... READ MORE

Am I a candidate for PRK surgery?

My prescription for my contacts are (R) -2.00,-1.75,180 (L) -2.00,-1.25,180. I wear readers over my contacts +2.00. I am I a canidate for PRK surgery. READ MORE

I am concerned that I'm not an ideal candidate for PRK because my left eye has a prescription of -7.00D.

I was told by my doctor I am a good candidate for either LASIK or PRK. I have opted for PRK. My right eye is -6.00. How likely is haze and to what... READ MORE

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