June 08, 2010

Does the flap ever heal after Lasik surgery?

By Staff in Categories: LASIK

Question from a Reader
Comments have answers from other readers

I have not found a definitive answer about this. Some people believe when the flap is put back in place, it simply rests there (hopefully forever) but it never actually grows back together. This would kind of make sense because if it did, I'd imagine there would be scarring - and I have to think scars would not be good for high quality vision?

Can anyone provide a source with a definitive answer?

Also, feel free to share your Lasik experience, bad or good, please.

Thank you.

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