David garcia

How does the cornea flap heal? Are stitches needed?

02/14/2015

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  • Barbara Mellon

    The superficial circular cornea flap will self-adhere itself naturally within a few minutes. Within 24 hours, the cornea surface epithelium cells begin to migrate in to seal the edges of the flap. Stitches are therefore not necessary.
    02/14/2015
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