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A 23-year-old male asked:

I had lasik eye surgery 6 years back. now my eye sight again become weak. is it possible to cure my eye sight again with lasik eye surgery

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 54 years experience
Often: You no doubt have had an increase in myopia since the procedure which we call regression. Further lasik can be done ( termed enhancement) provided your cornea is thick enough. You should if possible go back to the original surgeon who did your eyes and discuss this.
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Dr. Richard Witlin
LASIK Surgery 48 years experience
Maybe: If you had your original lasik when you were only 18, that is very young to have had lasik surgery. Your eye prescription may well have changed over time. Depending on several factors such as how thick your corneas remain and your prescription, additional surgery might be possible. You need a careful consult with an experienced surgeon to find out.
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Last updated Jul 18, 2013


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