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Question:
My cornea is too thin to perform LASIK. So is there a way to thicken the cornea or is there another way around it to perform this procedure?

Answer:
No. However there are alternative procedures such as photorefractive keratectomy (PRK), a surface laser treatment with the same laser used in LASIK, or ICL (implantable contact lens), which is an intraocular lens implant that treats your myopia without removing any tissue.

Answered by: Jeffrey Whitman, MDDr. Jeffrey Whitman

Categories: Eye Surgery, Vision Correction

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Answered: Dec 03, 2013

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