A 37-year-old member asked:
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is it possible for you to get laser eye surgery if you have astigmatism and nastagmuss?

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Dr. Dan Hollis
47 years experience LASIK Surgery
Lasik: Astigmatism is easy, that means the eye is shaped like a football and not a basketball.. Nystagmus, if is mild can be tracked by the eye tracker on the laser. For more severe nystagmus, I have stabilized the eye with a forcep and tracked the eye without the tracker. The results were good. Nystagmus is a intermittent or continuous swinging of the eyes.
Answered on Dec 27, 2013

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