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How Old Should I Be To Get Lasik Eye Surgery Done
18 yrs of age: Usually lasik is performed on individuals 18 yrs or older with a stable refraction for at least 1 yr. If your vision is still changing, then you are not a good candidate for lasik and should wait until your prescription has stablized and remained so for at least 1 yr. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Lasek is a modified version of prk, where dilute alcohol is used to loosen the epithelium. The epithelium is slid to the side, and an excimer laser is used to reshape the cornea to eliminate myopia, hyperopia, and/or astigmatism. Then - the epithelial layer is repositioned over the cornea, and a bandage contact lens is placed. The epithelium will typical heal over ...Read more
How old do you have to be to get lasik eye surgery? B/c I have bad vision and would some day love to not have to wear contacts/glasses!
How high does your number have to be to get lasik eye surgery? Im near sighted and my number is about 1.5, is that too low?
I want to get lasik eye surgery I am turning 18 I have had bad eyes for awhile... I tried glasses, and can't afford contacts. I would like to know the procedure of the surgery, how much it costs, and what are long term problems that can occur, can I the t
Most Importantly!: Lasik is a wonderful, "life altering" surgical procedure that changes the focus of your eyes. (every word in this sentence is important!) so reseting your focus does not treat any disease.. It just resets your focus, which may change, but likely will not if your vision is stable. Surgery (like everything in life) has risks. If you can accept the small risks for the vision benefits, then go for it! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Astigmitism and corrective procedures? I am near-sighted, and have worn glasses since high-school. I feel like my eyes are gradually getting worse. I really want to get lasik-eye surgery. However, i've been told that since i haveastigmitism, this procedur
I am afraid of getting lasik eye surgery done. What are the biggest risks of getting this procedure done? Should i be worried?
Effective treatment: Lasik has been through millions of satisfied patients and the technique currently is terrific. At 18 you would not be eligible as your natural power will continue to change over the next 5 or so years. 23 is the usual breakpoint in most regions. The risks are minimal but include not quite enough power and eyedryness. Discuss this with your ophthalmologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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