Talk to the expert directly Learn about Dr. Melki


All Lasik   Before Lasik   During Lasik   After Lasik  



Can you correct Astigmatism?

Yes, all lasers today are able to correct astigmatism. When the lasers were first approved in the 1990’s, astigmatism could not be corrected. This has changed few years later and now most people with astigmatism can have their eyes corrected. If the astigmatism is too high or assymeytric, you may not be a good candidate. This is typically checked at the time of your preoprtaive evaluation.

go back


Related Questions
Is it painful ?
Laser vision correction is mostly pain free but this does not mean you will not feel... read more »
Can I Blink during the procedure ?
There is no problem gently blinking during lasik. We do place a small device to keep... read more »
What if i don’t look at the light during the procedure ?
Relax…we have great technology today that allows the lasers to track your eye even if... read more »
Which is the best laser in the market ?
I get asked this question quite often. As you may imagine, each laser company wants to... read more »
Should i do both eyes together or one at a time ?
Most people elect to do both eyes the same day. It is theoretically safer to do them... read more »