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Friday, December 13, 2013
Eye and Vision Care
Lasik Eye Surgery
If a .75" piece of hair is left underneath the flap of the cornea after surgery and subsequently removed 1 day after surgery with a tweezers by lifting the flap of the cornea and pulling the hair out, is there a real possibility of doing damage to the eye?
All surgical procedures (including LASIK) have a certain level of risk involved. Your surgeon can give you the best estimate of the level of risk involved in your particular situation.
Andrew J Toole, OD, PhD, FAAO
Clinical Assistant Professor of Optometry
College of Optometry
The Ohio State University