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Considering lasik, but i have astigmatism. is this still possible?

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 34 years experience
Yes: Laser vision correction can fix the majority of people's eyes who have astigmatism.
Dr. Richard Witlin
LASIK Surgery 46 years experience
Yes: Lasik can be done to treat astigmatism. Assuming your corneas are otherwise healthy, most cases of astigmatism can be treated. Custom lasik tends to be very efffective.

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