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A 38-year-old member asked:

Is it possible for you to get lasik eye surgery if you are blind in one eye?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Yale Kanter
Ophthalmology 62 years experience
Lasik surgery: This presents added risk to a monocular vision individual and if a normally acceptable complication should occur you could come out handicapped.
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Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 years experience
Lasik: It is possible but should be considered with caution. You should discuss this during an evaluation with your eye surgeon.
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A 43-year-old member asked:

I am going to get a lasik eye surgery. What should I expect?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Ilan Cohen
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Quick recovery: The surgery will take about 15-20 minutes total. There will be little or no pain or discomfort. The eyes will be a little blurry that day but should be very clear by the next day.
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