Will neovascularization (contact lenses) in white part of eye heal? Am I able to do LASIK?
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Doctor Answers 1
LASIK, Neovascularization, cornea
The simple answer is that what you call blood vessels on the white of the eye will most likely not interfere with laser vision correction. However, I am concerned that those engorged blood vessels may have a different etiology, cause, such as episcleritis. And I said laser vision correction because of those engorged blood vessels making it difficult to create the suction needed for the flap creation with or without a blade. Besides PRK is overall a SAFER procedure .
Liviu Saimovici MD
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