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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

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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.
San Diego Ophthalmologist
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