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Question:
Is it safe to do a laser or LASIK surgery if I have a scratched cornea?

Answer:
As long as the scratch has healed, you should be a candidate for either LASIK or PRK (or photorefractive keratectomy, another type of refractive surgery).

Answered by: Jeffrey Whitman, MDDr. Jeffrey Whitman

Categories: Eye Injuries, Eye Surgery, Vision Correction

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Answered: Aug 15, 2014

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