Am I a good candidate for LASIK or PRK?

Only my right eye has a very bad astigmatism and far sighted. (-4.25) So my right eye ball is shaped like a football. I was wondering if I am a good candidate for Lasik or PRK ? Which one (LASIK OR PRK) is better for my type of eye? Is it too risky or not going to have a great result? If not, are there better alternatives? Thank you so much!

Doctor Answers 1

Lasik or PRK for astigmatism

Lasik can't treat as high astigmatidm

prk hurts and often scars

i would advise lasek + MMC as you might need an enhancement for residual astigmatism after your primary oricedure

make sure you don't have KC before you proceedĀ 


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Lasik or PRK for astigmatism

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Lasik can't treat as high astigmatidm

prk hurts and often scars

i would advise lasek + MMC as you might need an enhancement for residual astigmatism after your primary oricedure

make sure you don't have KC before you proceedĀ 


New York Ophthalmologist

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