A 37-year-old member asked:
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when is it safe and practical to get laser eye surgery?

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Dr. Richard Witlin
45 years experience LASIK Surgery
Stable prescription: most people can consider laser eye surgery when their distance prescription has become stable for at least 12-18 months, generally when they around 21 years of age or so. Other factors also come into play, so a consult is required to make sure your eyes are otherwise suitable for surgery.
Answered on Jan 13, 2015
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Yes: In general its very safe but you should have a complete eye exam for any unknown issues with your eyes.

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