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Could lasik correct astigmatism in a farsighted eye?

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Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 19 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.
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Dr. William Trattler
LASIK Surgery 30 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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