Are you a good candidate for LASIK eye surgery?
Millions of people dream of better vision without the hassle of wearing glasses or contacts. If you are one of those who would like to see the world clearly without reaching for your glasses, you could be a candidate for LASIK eye surgery. In order to determine the possibilities of corrective surgery, there are some specific tests that must be performed during a comprehensive eye exam.
How do doctors distinguish a good candidate
Laser Eye Surgery is Not Always Recommended
Lasik Surgery Isn't For Everyone
Lasik surgery is generally not recommended for patients presenting with non correctable vision problems. Non correctable vision problems may include any condition where the vision cannot be corrected to a useful degree with either glasses, contacts, or refractive surgery (Lasik/PRK). Lasik is usually not recommended for patients that have abnormally thin, extremely warped, or extremely damaged corneas (clear window at the front of the eye). Lasik is also not