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A 17-year-old male asked:

I have eye glasses and i'm 17 but when i'm over 21, i would like to do the laser. what are the risks? because i'm afraid of getting blind after.

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Dr. Michael Kermani
Ophthalmology 24 years experience
Check if candidate: Generally, the risks are very low. Make sure you're a good candidate by following with your eye doctor to see that your vision prescription is holding steady & that your cornea has adequate thickness for the treatment. Also, get checked for any dry eye condition & treat it in advance since it's common for that to be a bit worse for a while after treatment. Best of luck!

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