How many times can you have LASIK eye surgery?

Hi, it’s Matt Russell from VSON Laser Vision Specialists. Some people wonder how many times you can have LASIK eye surgery. In this video, I’ll tell you.

LASIK is a permanent surgical procedure that alters the shape of your cornea to help you see more clearly without glasses or contact lenses. In some cases, you may need a secondary or enhancement surgery after an initial LASIK procedure. In general, there is no limit on how many LASIK procedures you can get in your lifetime.

Several factors affect whether or not you are a good candidate for enhancement surgery. The thickness of the cornea is one of the main determinations regarding the safety of multiple LASIK surgeries.

Other health considerations and personal factors will need to be assessed as well. For example, as you age, your eyes will change, which can cause the prescription and correction made by an initial LASIK surgery to be altered. This can impact vision clarity and may be a factor in considering a secondary LASIK surgery to correct it.

There are risks with multiple surgical procedures, and it may not be the best option for everyone. Your ophthalmologist can help you to determine whether or not LASIK enhancement is safe and optimal for you.
To learn more about LASIK and know which treatment is best for you to free yourself from the hassle of glasses and contact lenses, please book online for a free laser vision assessment on our website today.

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Dr. Matthew Russell

MBChB, FRANZCO

Laser eye surgery and cataract surgery specialist

With over 15 years of experience, I enjoy the privilege of helping patients of all ages reclaim clear vision or preserve it for as long as possible.

Vision correction and high-precision cataract surgery hinge on the expertise and skill set of the provider who also has access to the most precise tools for the job. Ophthalmologists like me know how to make treatment safe, comfortable and positive for the patient. They know how to minimise the risk of complications and maximise successful outcomes.

I understand that medical and surgical eye care is a serious undertaking. I take the time to address whatever questions and concerns you might have. I believe everyone’s eyes are unique and require a customised solution tailored to your needs and goals.

My combination of education, training and experience positions me to provide optimal results for patients of all ages. I have a passion for helping my patients enjoy the clear, high-definition vision they need to live rich and active lives. Now, I have hand-picked a team of professionals that share my passion and commitment to exceptional care.

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