Can laser eye surgery correct myopic near sightedness?

Yes. Yes. Most myopic patients do well with laser eye surgery. Although the laser are approved off higher correction, i generally treat up to -10 d (as long as everything else is normal.

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Is there laser eye surgery available for myopic astigmatism?

Yes. See an ophthalmologist / lasik specialist to see if you are a candidate based on amount of correction, corneal thickness, and corneal topography (shape of your cornea). Read more...

How is laser eye surgery to correct nearsightedness?

Do you mean . Recovery or cost? Results are very good. Lasik is not however for everyone, there are some who are not good candidates, they don't meet the treatment criteria. Talk with and make an appointment with an ophthalmologist to get the details. Read more...

Is it safe to get laser eye surgery to correct nearsightedness?

Almost always. Nearsightedness is the most common thing treated with lasik. Your lasik surgeon will determine if you qualify and if so, it is safe and effective. Read more...

Tell me more about laser eye surgery for nearsightedness?

It works. It is a good option for people who want to reduce their need for glasses or contacts. It is well-established, readily available and reasonably priced. What's holding you up? Read more...

I have astigmatism & im far sighted (l eye: -7.25 r eye: -7.50). Can I get laser eye surgery to correct it? I'm 16 & my eyesight gets worse every year

Not yet age stabilit. Myopia and astigmatism can be corrected with laser. Minimum approved age is 18. (Are you 16 or 22?) In addition to your prescription testing for stability, other very important tests and a dilated exam will be done by your ophthalmologist to see if you are a candidate then. There are other treatments that can correct your vision as well if your are not a good laser candidate. Read more...

Is there any way to correct near-sightedness in albinos? What about laser eye surgery?

Yes. Contact lenses, glasses and laser vision correction can all be done. It is important that the person has steady eyes with good corrected vision. Some albino patients have nystagmus (shaky eyes) and can't have surgery. Read more...