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Laser Refractive Surgery Eligibility Evaluation

Patients who are nearsighted, farsighted, astigmatic, or have aging eyes may benefit from laser refractive surgery to correct or improve their vision, possibly eliminating the need to wear glasses or contact lenses.  There are a variety of surgical procedures the correct the eyes' ability to focus through reshaping the cornea of the eye or implant a lens in the eye.  To determine if you are a good candidate for laser refractive surgery and which procedure would be best for you, it is important to consult with your optometrist.  Dr. Taylor will provide you with a thorough examination to assess your eligibility for laser procedures to correct your vision.

How do I know if I am a good candidate for laser refractive surgery?

  • Have an appropriate refractive error

  • Want to decrease my dependence on glasses or contact lenses

  • Am free of eye disease

  • Understand that I may still need glasses or contact lenses for my best vision

  • Will have Dr. Taylor assess my eligibility for surgery