There are MANY factors that need to be evaluated to determine if a patient is a candidate for LASIK.
Some general guidelines for CustomVue LASIK:
- Up to -10.00 diopters of nearsightness
- Up to +3.00 of farsightedness
- Up to -3.50 diopters of astigmatism
- A stable prescription
- Minimum 21 years of age.
- Sufficient Corneal Thickness.
For Standard LASIK the prescription range is broader:
- +6.00 to -14.00 diopters
- up to 4 diopters of astigmatism