A 36-year-old male asked:
Can lasik surgery help for degenerative myopia in a 23year old male?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Pediatrics 25 years experience
No: Degenerative Myopia is an progressively worsening disorder that can lead to blindness. Lasik surgery is used primarily for stable forms of vision problems. It is contraindicated in disorders where the eye will continue to change over time, especially if cataracts are a risk, like in DM. Other treatments include Scleral Buckling, 7-methylxanthine, use of Contact lenses, and atropine eye drops.
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Last updated May 26, 2020
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