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Is it safe for an 18 year old to have laser eye surgery to improve vision?
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Dr. Jack Sipperley
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Probably not
The surgery is safe in 18 year old patients but the myopia is not usually considered stable until the mid 20's.
The patient should check with a reputable keratorefractive surgeon for that opinion.

In brief: Probably not
The surgery is safe in 18 year old patients but the myopia is not usually considered stable until the mid 20's.
The patient should check with a reputable keratorefractive surgeon for that opinion.
Dr. Jack Sipperley
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