Who is a Candidate for LASIK? - Tri-State News, Weather & Sports

Who is a Candidate for LASIK?

You must be:

  • Nearsighted and Farsighted with or without astigmatism
  • Free from chronic eye disease (diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration)
  • Cannot be pregnant or nursing
  • Cannot have a pacemaker

Procedural Steps

  • Soft contacts removed 3 days prior to evaluation and surgery
  • Hard contacts removed 3 weeks prior to evaluation and surgery
  • Evaluation
  • Surgery
  • Follow-up examinations
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