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Sterling, VA
A 20-year-old female asked:

If i have hypothyroidism or hashimotos can i still get lasik? i don't know which kind of thyroid problem i have but it's one of them.

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 32 years experience
If stable: If stable, you should be fine. Exopthalmous can occur with some thyroid disorders (overactive), but should not preclude you from getting Lasik. Check with your Ophthalmologist who would be highly educated in this arena and would be able to answer all the risks and benefits of the surgery. Good luck.
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