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    Old 09-25-2006, 06:09 AM   #1
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    Requirement for stable eyesight prescription

    Is it always essential to have a stable eyesight prescription over, say, a 12 month period before having Lasik surgery ? Do all clinics insist on this ?

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    Old 09-25-2006, 06:55 AM   #2
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    Re: Requirement for stable eyesight prescription

    I think I remember my doc wanting a stable prescription for at least 2 years but, by stable, they mean minimally stable. If your prescription changed just a little bit over the past 2 years, that is not big deal. You might still be a good candidate. But, the bigger leaps in prescription differences are more worrisome. I can't tell you what numbers they prefer. So, the best I can suggest is that you go see your regular eye doc and have your records ready when you have your exam with your lasik doc.

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