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A 46-year-old member asked:

If i get laser eye surgery at age 16, could vision possibly get worse after the procedure?

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Dr. Richard Witlin
LASIK Surgery 47 years experience
Yes: 16 is below the age that most doctors would recommend doing laser eye surgery. At 16, your eyes and your prescription will likely continue to change for a while longer. Best to wait until you are older.

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What to do if I have glaucomamy vision sucksshould i get laser eye surgery?

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Glaucoma: Is an elevated pressure in the eyes. There is a laser that can be used to lower the pressure. If lasik vision correction is what you want and there is no advanced glaucoma then lasik can be an option. Check with an ophthalmologist to see if you would be a good candidate.

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