It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Lasik Eye Surgery Message Board

  • Steroid and antibiotic drop question after PRk surgery

  • Post New Thread   Reply Reply
    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Old 06-01-2018, 06:03 AM   #1
    FlatFootTeacher
    Junior Member
    (female)
     
    Join Date: Dec 2016
    Location: Colorado
    Posts: 30
    FlatFootTeacher HB User
    Steroid and antibiotic drop question after PRk surgery

    Hi Everyone! I have a question. I had a Superficial keratectomy 2 days ago on my left eye. It is basically like the PRK surgery only not using the laser. I have Epithelial basement membrane dystrophy and had a Salzmannís Nodule removed. Anyway, I also suffer from dry eye, so before the surgery my doctor gave me punctual plugs in both the upper and lower lid. Those plugs are keeping my eye very moist - so much so that the regular tearing with the surgery coupled with the plugs, I constantly have tears running down my face. My question is, is when I put in my steriod and antibiotic drops, my eye immediately tears and drops run down my cheek. Does that mean I am getting any actual medicine in my eye or are they just getting washed out? I will call my doc when they open today, but I was just wondering if anyone here has any insight. Thanks!

     
    Reply With Quote
    Sponsors Lightbulb
       
    Reply Reply




    Thread Tools Search this Thread
    Search this Thread:

    Advanced Search

    Posting Rules
    You may not post new threads
    You may not post replies
    You may not post attachments
    You may not edit your posts

    BB code is On
    Smilies are On
    [IMG] code is Off
    HTML code is Off
    Trackbacks are Off
    Pingbacks are Off
    Refbacks are Off




    Sign Up Today!

    Ask our community of thousands of members your health questions, and learn from others experiences. Join the conversation!

    I want my free account

    All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:46 PM.





    © 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved.
    Do not copy or redistribute in any form!