PRK (Photorefractive Keratectomy) 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 >>
May
2014

Q&A: Is there a Lasek Surgery with Glaucoma?

William Goldstein, MD Picture - LocateADoc.com I am near-sighted, have an astigmatism, am down to 20% vision in each eye from Glaucoma, and had a catarat removed and replaced with a lens in my right eye.I have heard that any surgery to correct vision ... 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: What are epithelial inclusions and why not consider PRK in stead of LASEK or LASIK eye surgery?

Ernest Kornmehl, MD Picture - LocateADoc.com i am not sure what epithelial inclusions are. also i have not been able to get to the file on lasek from my computer. do you have some info on lasek. also why no prk. thanks audrey 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 >>
Oct
2001

Q&A: What is the range of thickness a cornea must fall between in order for an eye to qualify for LASIK as opposed to PRK?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com What is the range of thickness a cornea must fall between in order for an eye to qualify for Lasik as opposed to PRK? (I recently had my eyes examined to see if I qualified for Lasik but was told my cornea ... View full question & answer >>
Sep
2001

Q&A: Can LASEK eye surgery cause cataracts?

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com Dear Dr., I had Lasek surgery less than a year ago. I would like to know if Lasek surgery can cause cataracts? I am 55 years old. Any information or direction would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. View full question & answer >>
Sep
2001

Q&A: Has anyone heard of LASEK? I had this procedure done March of this year and it is wonderful.

Andrew Caster, MD, FACS Picture - LocateADoc.com Has anyone heard of LASEK? I had this procedure done March of this year. I was wearing -7's (contacts) in both my eyes and standard LASIK was not a good option for me. I had very thin corneas. Dr. ... View full question & answer >>
Sep
2001

Q&A: Has anyone heard of LASEK? I had this procedure done March of this year.

David Cano, M.D. Picture - LocateADoc.com Has anyone heard of LASEK? I had this procedure done March of this year. I was wearing -7's (contacts) in both my eyes and standard LASIK was not a good option for me. I had very thin corneas. Dr. ... View full question & answer >>