Can I have LASIK surgery if I have glaucoma?

Can I have LASIK surgery if I have glaucoma?

Yes, a person with glaucoma can have Lasik surgery in some instances. However, many glaucoma patients should not have Lasik, or should consider the risks very carefully. A glaucoma patient should consult with the ophthalmologist who is managing the glaucoma about whether Lasik is advisable.

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