A 41-year-old member asked:
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Can laser eye surgery really cure eye disorders?

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Dr. Azhar Salahuddin
21 years experience in Ophthalmology
Yes: There are certain disorders that affect the front surface of the cornea and a laser can ablate (remove) that surface. Disorders include superficial corneal scars, anterior stromal dystrophies and recurrent erosions.
Answered on Jan 28, 2019
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