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A 24-year-old male asked:

Can smoking pot help my corneal transplant heal faster?

3 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Theodore Wu
Ophthalmology 23 years experience
Pot: No. Pot does not promote wound healing...
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Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
No: Smoking marijuana will only transiently lower the pressure in the eye. It will not affect healing in any way.
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 51 years experience
No: The vasoconstictive effects may transiently impede healing. Smoking anything is not a good idea post operative lay, or any time.
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