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I just had an eye infection, can I get lasik?
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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Lasik
The infection needs to be treated and completely gone prior to lasik surgery.

In brief: Lasik
The infection needs to be treated and completely gone prior to lasik surgery.
Dr. Jay Bradley
Dr. Jay Bradley
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Dr. Emil Chynn
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Eye infection LASIK
No, you have to wait until 2 weeks after your eye infection is resolved.

In brief: Eye infection LASIK
No, you have to wait until 2 weeks after your eye infection is resolved.
Dr. Emil Chynn
Dr. Emil Chynn
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: After it is gone
Most eye infections heal with the surface going back to normal.
When that happens, if you qualify in other regards, you can get lasik. Hopefully the infection did not cause scarring or other permanent damage. Your lasik surgeon can clarify this for you.

In brief: After it is gone
Most eye infections heal with the surface going back to normal.
When that happens, if you qualify in other regards, you can get lasik. Hopefully the infection did not cause scarring or other permanent damage. Your lasik surgeon can clarify this for you.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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