Wanted to go for Lasik Surgery. Doctor suggested PRK. What is the difference? - Online Doctor Chats
Hi Good Morning Doctor
Please proceed with your query
sry Good Afternoon
I wanted to go for Lasik Surgery... I went to Sankara Hospital in Bangalore for initial investigation...
Doctor there has suggested PRK
how is this different from usual Lasik?
he told something like power is less and we dont normally go for Lasik...PRK is better
i want to know which is better
PRK is Photorefractive Keratotomy
It is done for milder case as your doctor said
The decision will depend on your problem and can be decided upon by the operating eye surgeon
is it safe?
Yes, it is safe
i have seen a video in youtube for PRK and it is quite disturbing...
For a specific response, you may post the same query to an Ophthalmologist on the website
Would you like assistance on the same?
i have seen a video on PRK in youtube and it is quite disturbing... they are doing it with blade i think...
ok i will post it...
Do you want the customer care team to assist you on this?
We could help you on that
how advantageous is this wen compared to blade Lasik?
Please confirm your contact number so that we can guide you further
My contact No : 0000... please call me on this number
We shall call u soon
ok thanks...what kind of assistance can i expect from your team?
They will call you soon
They will help you to post a query to the ophthalmologist
is it in the ask a specialist window?
ok i have done that earlier... will do it myself thanks...
That is good then
You may do that
Thank you too
ok then thanks doctor for your time... bye for now..
you have a gud day
And take care
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