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How often can you need a touch up or enhancement after laser eye surgery?

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Dr. Andrew Shatz
Ophthalmology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Depends on your eyes

The corrective effects of laser vision correction are usually permanent.
Occasionally, there can be a small healing response or rarely a thinning of the cornea that causes its shape to change and the prescription to shift. As well, as one approaches the 50s and beyond, changes in the natural lens of the eye cause prescription changes despite how effective lasik was.

In brief: Depends on your eyes

The corrective effects of laser vision correction are usually permanent.
Occasionally, there can be a small healing response or rarely a thinning of the cornea that causes its shape to change and the prescription to shift. As well, as one approaches the 50s and beyond, changes in the natural lens of the eye cause prescription changes despite how effective lasik was.
Dr. Andrew Shatz
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Dr. Daniel Bustos
Ophthalmology

In brief: As needed

Most people don't end up needing any significant enhancements but the answer to your question is as much as needed.
Hopefully that's never, but for those who do, usually once is all it takes.

In brief: As needed

Most people don't end up needing any significant enhancements but the answer to your question is as much as needed.
Hopefully that's never, but for those who do, usually once is all it takes.
Dr. Daniel Bustos
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