Alcoholism and liver disease after quitting drinking ...?

My uncle was an alcoholic for almost 20 years and recently quit drinking. The doctors seem to think his liver disease is pretty bad, but he seems healthy and normal now. I was wondering if many people who quit drinking permanently go on to have healthy lives. I've heard the liver has an amazing ability to... show more My uncle was an alcoholic for almost 20 years and recently quit drinking. The doctors seem to think his liver disease is pretty bad, but he seems healthy and normal now.
I was wondering if many people who quit drinking permanently go on to have healthy lives. I've heard the liver has an amazing ability to repair itself if you can stay sober.
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