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Old 09-26-2012, 05:34 PM   #28
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Originally Posted by Mick View Post
my corneas weren't thick enough, so they performed PRK. Later on, under the microscope another eye doctor told me, there's no sign that anything was done to my eyes, unlike Lasik.
Yes, Mick, PRK is great too, only the post-op care is much more painful for about two weeks or so. Some patients don't like to deal with that discomfort. LASIK post-op is pretty much pain-free. But if you have thin corneas, of course, you have no choice. Also, contact sports athletes, pilots etc have to have PRK so they wouldn't risk moving their flap.
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