Limitations

Those above 40 years of age need to be aware of the need for reading glasses (plus powers) that come with aging. The eyes needs to be free from any pathologies such as keratoconus, retinal pathologies etc.

Limitations

The LASIK or laser eye treatment should not be performed and the doctor informed if you suffer from any of the following :-

  • Uncontrolled vascular disease or with autoimmune disease
  • Are immune-compromised or on immunity-suppressing drugs or have a previous history of keloid formation
  • Pregnancy, nursing, expecting to become pregnant within six months following the LASIK procedure or on hormone therapy for gynaecological dysfunction
  • Have residual, recurrent, or active eye disease(s) or abnormality except for myopia [or hyperopia] in either eye
  • Have any active or residual systemic disease(s) likely to affect wound healing capability
  • Had herpes infection of the eye in the past
  • Have unstable or uncontrolled diabetes
  • Have progressive myopia or hyperopia [unstable spectacle power]
  • Amblyopia (lazy eye); glaucoma; severe dry eye

 

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