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.
- Q What discomfort can I expect after Lasik surgery?
- Q What are the benefits of using wavefront technology?
- Q Why is a trial lens recommended before LASIK monovision surgery?
- Q What are the restrictions after LASIK surgery?
- Q Can LASIK correct refractive errors?
- Q Will I be conscious during Lasik surgery?