can i ride a roller coaster after sbk lasik surgery?
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Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Prob ok: Hi is likely ok. Double check with your surgeon though.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
How old do you have to be to get lasik surgery?
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Travel Medicine 35 years experience
18: Lasik eye surgery is fda approved for people who are at least 18. In addition your eye glass prescription should be stable for 2 years prior to considering lasik. Some eye conditions make lasik not a good option. Your eye doctor is best able to help you decide when and if you are candidtate for lasik.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Are there any long-term effects of lasik surgery?
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
Yes: Yes! good vision! it appears for the most part, if you are a good candidate for lasik prior to the surgery, long lasting side effects are rare. The most common complaints are dry eyes and occasionally glare at night. If very rare instances, corneal instability could result, but fortunately this condition is not seen frequently.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
How should I prepare myself for lasik surgery?
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Specializes in Ophthalmology
Surgeon advice: Follow the advice of your refractive surgeon. Make sure all appropriate measurements are performed in advance. Use pre-operative antibiotics as directed.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
What should I do before my lasik surgery next month?
4 doctor answers • 11 doctors weighed in
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Speak to your doctor: Congratulations on your upcoming lasik procedure! it should be a life-changing event! when you signed up, you should have been given instructions on how to prepare for surgery (stopping contact lens wear, what to wear and what not to do the day of the procedure, etc.). If you are unsure what exactly you need to prepare, call your lasik doctor - he/she should be eager to answer all your questions.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Is it true there is a burning during lasik surgery?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Ophthalmology 50 years experience
No: The procedure should be painless except for some mild pressure during the creation of the flap. Afterwards, the eye may burn, water, and be light sensitive for a few hours.
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Last updated Jun 7, 2015
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