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Am I too young or too old for Lasik ?

In general lasik is not fda-approved for anybody younger than 18 years old. In exceptional circumstances, i have performed lasik on teenagers. These are situations where there was a large prescription difference between the 2 eyes and the person could not tolerate a contact lens. There is no upper age limit for lasik. I have performed lasik on people in their eightys and they were delighted ! As long as the eye is healthy without other conditions (such as cataracts, glaucoma ….), lasik is a possibility.

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