The decision to have LASIK is an important one that, ultimately, only you can make. It is important that you have realistic expectations and that your decision is based on facts, not hopes or misconceptions. The goal of LASIK is to reduce your dependence on corrective lenses. Lasik does not always create 20/20 or even 20/40 vision. It cannot correct a condition known as presbyopia, or aging of the eye. This normally occurs around age 40 and may require the use of reading glasses. In fact, people over 40 who have their distance vision improved with LASIK may find they need reading glasses after the procedure. You doctor will provide you with additional information that will allow you to make an informed decision.
The First Step
Finding out more about the health of your eyes and your refractive error is your first step toward being closer to living your best life with your personal best vision.