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A 18-year-old female asked:

I have a lazy eye and at the same i have very bad astigmatism in the same eye. can i get lasik eye surgery on it ?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Walter Husar
Neurology 33 years experience
Probably not: Need to check with your eye doctor, but usually people with severe astigmatism don't don't do very well with the lasik procedure.
Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Yes, but: Lasik can only do what glasses or a contact lens can do. If you are happy with the vision with these choices, then lasik may provide similar vision without them. Discuss your options with an ophthalmologist.

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