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Eye and Vision Care

Lasik

12/14/2009

Question:

Who is not a candidate for Lasik?

Answer:

Thank you for visiting NetWellness. Eligibility for lasik or refractive surgery depends on a number of different factors such as age, status of ocular and systemic health, and the refractive error (eyeglass prescription). The following list includes items which would make someone a poor candidate for Lasik or any other type of refractive surgery.

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Response by:

Julia Rae Geldis, OD, MS Julia Rae Geldis, OD, MS
Clinical Associate Professor of Optometry
College of Optometry
The Ohio State University