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Lasik age elligibility
My age is 19 years old and my power is stable from last one year . Does i elligible for lasik .77 percentage of mens power stabilize at the age of 18 years
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Age and stable refraction are only one of the few more criterias for patient selection for any corneal refractive surgery like lasik. Get a full workup done for the same.
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You can wait for another one year .
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Hi..after 18 , if power is stable..you can go ahead . In case you want to be little conservative and sometimes in men, the growth can continue little longer , you can wait some more. Wait for 3 consecutive refraction to be stable, done.6 months apart.
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Get a complete lasik work up done by an ophthalmologist .Your power,cornea,pupil,retina examination will help decide best time & type of lasik for you .
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You can use contact lenses as an alternative ,if you want to avoid glasses for sometime
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