A 48-year-old member asked:
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how much does astigmatic keratotomy cost?

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Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
24 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends!: Depends on your surgeon and method. Using the diamond blade, most would charge about $1, 000!?! for femtosecond laser ak.... It is too new, $2, 000!?! i not a big believer of aks. I would rather use a more precise method like prk!
Answered on Oct 4, 2016

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