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Done Lasik and DLK. Scar in cornea, starbursts, halo, blurred vision. How long to heal?

Hi. I had lasik a month ago and had DLK on my right eye after. The DLK is now healed but left a scar at the center of my cornea that hinders me from having a good vision (I m having starbursts, halos, ghost images, blurred vision , etc.) How long does a scar in the center of our cornea heal? What food or vitamins should I take? I m now having predforte 4x/day and vigamox 2x a day. Thanks.
Asked On : Thu, 11 Oct 2012
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The symptoms which you have mentioned like halo, blurred vision, starbursts are commonly seen following lasik and DLK. Corneal haze or corneal scarring is not common following Lasik, but it is seen commonly following Photorefractive keratectomy or DLK.
The treatment is mainly by steroid eye drops and lubricating tears, which you have been using. Most of the corneal haze or scars will resolve over 3 to 6 months.
You can continue the treatment as advised and do attend follow up with your ophthalmologist as per the schedule, if it wont resolve even after 3 - 6 months you can go for other options of treatment.
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