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Is It True That Lasik Healing Can Take Many Years?

I was advised by my laser surgeon that corneal healing after lasik takes a number of years, any interruption in this process ie drug induced dryness can slow down this process. Is this true or is he lying to me to pacify me. I took some herbal remedy which caused dry eyes and possible corneal erosions.

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Dry Eyes Affecting Corneal Healing After LASIK

The corneal flap probably never heals, although most patients have no symptoms after the first six months to one year after LASIK. People rarely have long-term dry eyes after LASIK surgery.

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