A 41-year-old member asked:
can people with nystagmus be helped by laser eye correction?
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Dr. Rebecca Dale answered
20 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Laser vision correction can be though of as a substitute for glasses or contacts, a fix for the refractive error of the eye. Laser vision can't correct other problems in the visual system, though, such as retinal problems, optic nerve problems, nystagmus, misalignment of the eyes, etc.
Answered on Jul 2, 2013
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