Deerfield, IL – ( NewMediaWire ) – October 06, 2020 – The idea of seeing clearly without corrective lenses is nearly inconceivable for some, but LASIK makes it possible for many. And while most people with poor unaided vision are great candidates for LASIK, not everyone is. Dr. Gerald Horn, as Medical Co-Director of Lasik Plus Chicago, is sharing what makes someone a good candidate for a LASIK procedure.
First and foremost, to be considered for LASIK, one’s eyes need to be fully developed. In order for LASIK to be performed safely, it’s required that patients be at least 18 years of age, with a stable prescription.
Good candidates for LASIK are in addition in general good health or have stabilized medical conditions. Those dealing with ongoing health conditions that aren’t well controlled may not be considered for a LASIK procedure, according to Dr. Gerald Horn. This is especially