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What must I think about if I have lasik?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Happy thoughts

Be grateful you live in an era when correction of the vision is possible with this technology.
Be happy you are eligible for correction eyewise and physically. The procedure itself is fairly rapid, pain free with rapid recovery. This can be a transforming experience.

In brief: Happy thoughts

Be grateful you live in an era when correction of the vision is possible with this technology.
Be happy you are eligible for correction eyewise and physically. The procedure itself is fairly rapid, pain free with rapid recovery. This can be a transforming experience.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Dr. Douglas Liva
You have to make sure you are a suitable candidate. Corneal shape, corneal thickness,refraction and age all play a role. For instance if you are 50 and a -2.00 myope bilateral lasik with a full correction will leave unable to read without glasses. A consultation should provide you with a complete understanding of the risks, benefits and alternatives of having lasik in your particular case.
Dr. Dean Dornic
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: LASIK considerations

Above all else, you must have a thorough evaluation to determine if you are a good candidate.
The best candidates have a stable refractive error, no significant dry eyes, have adequate corneal thickness, have a prescription that is within the optimum range, have an absence of contra-indicated eye diseases/medicines and have reasonable expectations. Make sure you have an understanding of risks.

In brief: LASIK considerations

Above all else, you must have a thorough evaluation to determine if you are a good candidate.
The best candidates have a stable refractive error, no significant dry eyes, have adequate corneal thickness, have a prescription that is within the optimum range, have an absence of contra-indicated eye diseases/medicines and have reasonable expectations. Make sure you have an understanding of risks.
Dr. Dean Dornic
Dr. Dean Dornic
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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: LASIK risks

The main risks of lasik are need for touchup, dry eye, glare & haloes, infection, corneal scarring, decreased vision, and possible need for glasses or contact lens.

In brief: LASIK risks

The main risks of lasik are need for touchup, dry eye, glare & haloes, infection, corneal scarring, decreased vision, and possible need for glasses or contact lens.
Dr. Jay Bradley
Dr. Jay Bradley
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