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Dr. Rick, Board Certified MD
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Experience:  Ophthalmology since 1994 with Retina sub-specialty interest
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I'm thinking about getting LASIK. What are your thoughts on

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I'm thinking about getting LASIK. What are your thoughts on it?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Eye
Expert:  Dr. Rick replied 2 years ago.
Hi. I'm Dr. Rick and I have two decades of ophthalmology experience. I'm online and happy to answer your question today.
It is a good and stable procedure that has been done for decades now.
Of course, like any surgery, it is not without risks and complications.....but, as long as you understand these, then I'd say:
Go for it.
Of course, you will need reading glasses sometime after age 40 unless you go for monovision.
It is also important to keep your lasik records, including your pre-op reading and post op data, so that they are available in a few decades when you might need cataract surgery.
I would have LASIK myself if I needed it (I do not wear glasses)
Does this make sense to you?
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Dr. Rick MD FACS