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What are the contra-indications of lasik?

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Dr. Douglas Liva
Ophthalmology

In brief: Several exist

Unstable refraction, thin cornea, abnormal topography, certain autoimmune diseases, unsuitable refractive error, coexisting ocular disease, dry eye unresponsive to treatment, corneal dystrophy.

In brief: Several exist

Unstable refraction, thin cornea, abnormal topography, certain autoimmune diseases, unsuitable refractive error, coexisting ocular disease, dry eye unresponsive to treatment, corneal dystrophy.
Dr. Douglas Liva
Dr. Douglas Liva
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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology

In brief: Several

Lasik cannot work if the power of the eye needs for correction is too high like myopia over -11.
00 power. It can be difficult if the cornea is too thin. If the eyes has internal problems like uveitis, or glaucoma, then this might be a problem and should not be done during pregnancy. Dry eyes can predict dry eyes afterwards. Discuss yours eyes with a lasik surgeon.

In brief: Several

Lasik cannot work if the power of the eye needs for correction is too high like myopia over -11.
00 power. It can be difficult if the cornea is too thin. If the eyes has internal problems like uveitis, or glaucoma, then this might be a problem and should not be done during pregnancy. Dry eyes can predict dry eyes afterwards. Discuss yours eyes with a lasik surgeon.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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