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Can I get lasik if I have a corneal scar?

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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery

In brief: Maybe

A small peripheral scar usually does not affect your candidacy for lasik.
Larger more central scars which limit vision may disqualify you. Some scars do not limit best corrected vision but make lasik a poor choice. In some cases, surface laser or prk is preferable.

In brief: Maybe

A small peripheral scar usually does not affect your candidacy for lasik.
Larger more central scars which limit vision may disqualify you. Some scars do not limit best corrected vision but make lasik a poor choice. In some cases, surface laser or prk is preferable.
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Dr. William Goldstein
Ophthalmology

In brief: Sometimes!

It depends where the scar is located, and how much it affects your vision.
If the scar is not near the center of the vision, it is probably ok to have surgery. Go for an initial consultation with a surgeon so that doctor can take a look. More info: lasik surgery detroit.

In brief: Sometimes!

It depends where the scar is located, and how much it affects your vision.
If the scar is not near the center of the vision, it is probably ok to have surgery. Go for an initial consultation with a surgeon so that doctor can take a look. More info: lasik surgery detroit.
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