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Could lasik correct astigmatism in a farsighted eye?

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Dr. Jay Bradley
LASIK Surgery 18 years experience
Usually: Most patients with hyperopic astigmatism can have their prescription corrected with lasik. Some patients have issues which make them poor lasik candidates so you should see your eye doctor.
Dr. William Trattler
LASIK Surgery 29 years experience
Yes: Lasik can correct astigmatism in eyes that are near-sighted - or as asked - far-sighted.

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Last updated Dec 7, 2012

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