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I have had RK on both eyes 2 times when I was 18. Now my corneas

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I have had RK on both eyes 2 times when I was 18. Now my cornea's are unstable to the point of feeling bumpy when I blink and I also have veins growing into the areas where my cornea's were sliced. Is there anything I can do to make this go away or get better ?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 5 years ago.

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Hi. I will be happy to help you today.

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How is your vision?

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Are you available to chat?

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The most extreme treatment would consist of a corneal transplant. Depending upon your corneal roughness, blood vessel ingrowth, corneal thickness and visual acuity phototherapeutic keratectomy may be an option.

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Your best bet for treatment options is to have a complete examination by a fellowship trained cornea specialist.

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Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 5 years ago.
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Yes I can chat

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Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 5 years ago.
As I said above, there are options but the only way to really know which ones are best for your specific condition is to see a cornea specialist.

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Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 5 years ago.
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