LASIK surgery is one of the safest treatments in the world, which many people are comfortable with using continuous glasses and medical lenses. In fact, LASIK is used to reduce or eliminate eye refractive errors such as camera, proximity, and astigmatism. In practice, LASIK aims to modify the shape of the cornea of the eye. In this operation, a thin layer of the cornea is first cut and then another laser is designed to correct the refractive errors of the eye. Usually, both eyes can be treated in one day.
In general, it can be said that LASIK is a safe method for adulthood. But it should be noted that one of the most important conditions for performing LASIK is the fixation of the person’s eye number. This means that at an early age, because of the change in the number of eyes, it is not possible to perform the LASIK operation, and if the action is performed with a very high probability, the result of the action will be reversible.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) publishes that you need to be at least 18 years old in order to qualify for LASIK. In general, the average age at which people undergo a LASIK procedure is between the ages of 20 and 40
There is no specific age that is considered too old for the surgery, but certain considerations need to be explored in the older population. It is important to ensure that your eyes are healthy, stable, and other conditions are met to ensure you eligible for corrective refractive eye surgery.
In order to ensure that it is the right time for you to get LASIK, you can use the following set of guidelines:
Speak with your ophthalmologist to determine your candidacy for LASIK surgery and when the ideal time for you and your eyes might be.