I am returning 4 days post -op to reopen and rinse out my flap due to debris under the flap. Is this the same as DLK?
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Lifting Lasik Flap for Rinse-out
Debris under the flap is not the same as DLK, however debris under the flap may cause DLK so if the flap is lifted, both conditions can be dealt with at the same time. In general the recovery should be close to the same. There may be reduced light sensitivity the second time if a femtosecond laser was used to make the flap for the original lasik procedure.
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