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Highly Myopic
May 12, 2005
... and never knew anyone who was that myopic and had Lasik. ... (4 replies)
Highly Myopic
May 13, 2005
... I think one of the most difficult things for them to correct is astigmatism. That seems to be the only thing that they struggle with. So, if your main problem is your degree of nearsightedness, you should be fine. But, go see a Lasik specialist to find out for sure. And, if it helps, I was told over and over again that I would not be a good candidate (by my regular eye... (4 replies)
Highly Myopic
Jun 2, 2005
... Hi there! I had -8.75 vision in both eyes before my Lasik procedure in April of 2000. I have had 20/15 vision ever since. I went had mine done at a TLC Laser Eye Center, which is where Tiger Woods had his done also. I did not have astigmatism (or if so, very minor), but my surgeon was initially concerned about the size of my pupils and whether I'd have blurry night vision... (4 replies)

Highly Myopic
May 14, 2005
... Thank you so much for your replies -- it does give me a bit more confidence! (4 replies)
Highly Myopic
May 13, 2005
... I think that higher levels of myopia put you at a greater risk of having complications or needing an enhancement procedure later on to fine-tune your vision. That said, your prescription alone wouldn't necesarily rule you out as a candidate. In fact, Tiger Woods was -11.0 before he had Lasik and now he has 20/15 vision. It sounds like your interested, so I'd say see if some... (4 replies)
... australian dollars. It was done with a highly reputable surgeon but while this is a must have, you will never be prepared for the the myriad of things that COULD go wrong in the aftermath. ... (2 replies)
... So I did my research on choosing a doctor and picked one that was highly recommended. He is not just a LASIK surgeon, but does other kinds of cornea and cataract surgeries. ... (2 replies)

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