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J Cataract Refract Surg. 2005 Aug;31(8):1664-5.

Traumatic flap dislocation 4 years after laser in situ keratomileusis.

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Laser and Corneal Surgery Associates and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, New York 10003, USA. mreza04@yahoo.com

Abstract

We present a case of late traumatic flap dislocation 47 months after laser in situ keratomileusis (LASIK). This is the latest reported case of traumatic LASIK flap dislocation to date. The patient was examined 5 days after being struck in the face and found to have a flap dislocation. The flap was repositioned surgically, and postoperatively the patient had 20/20 visual acuity and no visual complaints.

PMID:
16129310
DOI:
10.1016/j.jcrs.2005.01.022
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