Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 5

Traumatic Flap Dislocation and Management After 17 Years of Lasik Surgery

Arun Muppliyath Raghavan*

1Optometrist, Department of Ophthalmology, Mediclinic Airport Road Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE
2Optometrist, Department of Ophthalmology, Mediclinic Airport Road Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE
3Optometrist, Department of Ophthalmology, Mediclinic Airport Road Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE
4Optometrist, Department of Ophthalmology, Mediclinic Airport Road Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

*Corresponding Author: Arun Muppliyath Raghavan, Optometrist, Department of Ophthalmology, Mediclinic Airport Road Hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Received: November 09, 2021; Published: March , 2021

Abstract

LASIK flap dislocation due to trauma is an uncommon uncomplication that can occur at any time after surgery, with a potential of being visually debilitating. In this case report, we describe the occurrence and subsequent management of a traumatic flap dislocation 17 years after surgery.

Keywords: LASIK; PRK; Corneal Flap Complications; Late Corneal Flap Dislocation; Femtosecond-assisted LASIK

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Citation

Citation: Arun Muppliyath Raghavan., et al. “Traumatic Flap Dislocation and Management After 17 Years of Lasik Surgery".Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 5.5 (2022): .

Copyright

Copyright: © 2022 Arun Muppliyath Raghavan., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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Acceptance rate35%
Acceptance to publication20-30 days
ISI- IF1.042
JCR- IF0.24

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