Excimer Laser PRK Ask A Doctor Questions and Answers on LocateADoc.com

Jul
2014

Q&A: Can anything be done for severe starbursts from my 1996 LASIK surgery?

Emil Chynn, MD, FACS, MBA Picture - LocateADoc.com I had lasik in 1996. It left me with severe starbursts. I also had PRK then tried scleral lenses. None of it stopped the starbursts. Can anything be done for these vision problems? View full question & answer >>
Mar
2002

Q&A: Is a cornea thickness of 475 to 495 adequate for LASIK eye surgery?

David Cano, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com Is a corneal thickness of 475 to 495 ok for LASIK - my vision is 20-400 View full question & answer >>
Jan
2002

Q&A: Can I have LASIK after having RK?

Ernest Kornmehl, MD Picture - LocateADoc.com i have a corneal transplant on my right eye as a result of a botched radial keritonomy, i had 20 cuts in each eye as the result of RK in 1993 i am having trouble with the fit of a gas permeable contact ... View full question & answer >>
Oct
2001

Q&A: Am I candidate for LASIK if I have thin corneas?

David Cano, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com After my first appointment, I was told everything looks good for the Lasik procedure, but I may not be a canadate for enhancements because my cornias were to thin. Is this a cause for concern for the ... View full question & answer >>
Jun
2001

Q&A: What experience should an Ophthalmologist have in order to perform Excimer Laser surgery and what can I expect to pay for both eyes?

David Cano, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com REF: Excimer Laser What experience should an ophtalmology have with this procedure regarding the number of surgeries done? What price am I looking for both eyes? What are the positives ? What are the ... View full question & answer >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: What can I do to avoid wearing glasses if my distance sight to becoming worse and I had RK eye surgery previously done?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com I had RK surgery done in February of 1993. Now my vision is starting to change. I know it will not correct my vision for reading, but my distance vision is getting worse. Is there anything that can be ... View full question & answer >>
Nov
2000

Q&A: I had RK surgery 10 years ago. My nearsightedness seems to be returning now. Is lasik surgery an option for me?

Byron Stratas, M.D., F.A.C.S. Picture - LocateADoc.com I had RK surgery 10 years ago. My nearsightedness seems to be returning now. Is lasik surgery an option for me? View full question & answer >>
Sep
1999

Q&A: Is one laser eye surgery type better than another for avoiding night vision issues as result of the surgery?

John D. Zdral, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com I have read about potential night vision problems after laser surgery. I drive a lot at night. Is one laser procedure better than others in this regard? Thank you. View full question & answer >>
Jul
1999

Q&A: How long do I need to wait before having LASIK eye surgery if my doctor found my flap was too thin?

John D. Zdral, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com During a Lasik surgery procedure on my left eye my doctor found that my "flap" was too thin and aborted the procedure with out using the laser. How long do I have to wait before I can go back ... View full question & answer >>
Apr
1999

Q&A: What should I do if after PRK Excimer laser eye surgery I still have a hazy view and my doctor wants to scrape my eye?

Alexandra Chebil, MD, FRCSC Picture - LocateADoc.com I had PRK surgery done on my right eye a week and a half ago. I have hypermetropia (this is how it is called in Spanish). I chose this procedure over lasik because my ophthalmologist said it was safer ... View full question & answer >>