A 48-year-old member asked:
Is it safe to have lasik/lasek eye surgery for astigmatism?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jay Bradleyanswered
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 20 years experience
Yes: Most patients with astigmatism can have laser eye surgery as long as they are good candidates otherwise.
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Dr. William Goldsteinanswered
Ophthalmology 33 years experience
Yes: Lasik for astigmatism is just as safe as for any other refractive error such as nearsightedness or farsightedness.
5.5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated May 12, 2014
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