A 41-year-old member asked:
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could someone get laser eye surgery if you have astigmatism and nastagmus?

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Dr. William Cappaert
58 years experience Ophthalmology
Not with nystagmus: Laser can correct astigmatism but with nystagmus the eye may move and create problems with the cornea. Stay away from Lasek and other laser procedures.
Answered on May 25, 2014

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