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I have scarring on the cornea of my eye from a case of shingles I had last year. Any cure for it?
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Probably
The cornea is notoriously poor at getting rid of scar tissue.
The scarring creates opacities that disturb the vision, sometimes to a significant degree. If superficial, it can sometimes be modified by a laser treatment but most are deep enough that a corneal transplantation is the better option. Check in with your corneal specialist to have this sorted out.

In brief: Probably
The cornea is notoriously poor at getting rid of scar tissue.
The scarring creates opacities that disturb the vision, sometimes to a significant degree. If superficial, it can sometimes be modified by a laser treatment but most are deep enough that a corneal transplantation is the better option. Check in with your corneal specialist to have this sorted out.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Possibly
The cornea is notoriously poor at getting rid of scar tissue.
The scarring creates opacities that disturb the vision, sometimes to a significant degree. If superficial, it can sometimes be modified by a laser treatment but most are deep enough that a corneal transplantation is the better option. Check in with your corneal specialist to have this sorted out.

In brief: Possibly
The cornea is notoriously poor at getting rid of scar tissue.
The scarring creates opacities that disturb the vision, sometimes to a significant degree. If superficial, it can sometimes be modified by a laser treatment but most are deep enough that a corneal transplantation is the better option. Check in with your corneal specialist to have this sorted out.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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