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A 61-year-old female asked:

If i have scarring on my cornea from contact lens use but my vision is 20/20 with squinting--is this serious?

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Dr. Mark Sibley
LASIK Surgery 47 years experience
Corneal Scarring: The front clear layer of the eye is the cornea. It must be clear to let a clear image into the eye. If the retina receives a clear image & everything is normal then the brain should see the image/picture clearly, such as 20/20 vision. Damage anywhere along the way from the cornea to the brain can prevent us from seeing clearly. Scarring on the side is "ok" but in the center will block your vision
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Last updated Aug 27, 2015


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