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!

18 - 21. The fda says 18 for nearsighted and 21 for farsighted and astigmatism. More importantly is to wait until youreyes are stable, not changing from year to year.
You are old enough. But still would need proper screening to make sure you are a candidate.

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