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I have contracted allergies and i have a giant papillary conjuctivitis. i want to get lasik. should i?

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Dr. Jay Bradley
LASIK Surgery 18 years experience
GPC: Gpc due to soft contact lenses is a common reason patients choose to undergo lasik surgery.
Dr. Matthew Rauen
Ophthalmology 15 years experience
Great: Contact lenses can add to allergies. It is important that your surgeon determine you are still a good candidate. You may need to rest out if the lenses for a period if time so thing's quiet down.
Dr. Rajesh Khanna
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Treat Allergies: It is best if first the allergies are treated before going on with the procedure.

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