am i a candidate for lasik?
Millions Are Good Candidates For lasik laser eye surgery
The majority of people who meet the age and general health requirements are in fact good candidates for a lasik or other laser eye surgery procedure. There are some conditions that exclude certain patients, but whether you have nearsightedness, farsightedness or an astigmatism, there's a good chance you can still have a lasik procedure. Unfortunately, many of the people have an incomplete understanding of lasik and an old-fashioned view of what makes someone a candidate.
Over the years vast improvements have been made to laser vision correction procedures and technology. There are now various procedures preformed to accommodate each patients needs, such as Custom Wave Front lasik and PRK procedure. A Crown Laser Center representative will help you determine which laser vision correction procedure is right for you.
At Crown Laser Center, our approach is very conservative, our standards are high and we only perform laser surgery procedures on patients who fall within our rigorous medical guidelines. We care about our patients’ eyes and will never recommend the procedure if there is any question about a candidate’s suitability.
The choice to have lasik laser eye surgery at Crown Laser Center is a personal one and should not be taken lightly. Here are some guidelines to follow to see if you might be a candidate:
- Must be at least 18 years of age
- Must have stable eyewear prescription for at least one year
- Candidate is generally in good health with no eye diseases
- Candidate has healthy corneas with no visible scarring
- Must possess desire to eliminate the need of eyeglasses or contacts
- Cannot be pregnant or nursing
- Must understand the risks of lasik laser eye surgery
- It is important to note that some employers and jobs prohibit refractive procedures
The best way to know if you are a good candidate for lasik laser eye surgery is to visit Crown Laser Center for a FREE No Obligation Consultation. Our doctor will determine if you are a good candidate by performing a comprehensive evaluation and complete eye exam.
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