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

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