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How Old Do I Have To Be To Qualify For LASIK?

Dr. Rothman of LASIK of Nevada explains how old you have to be to qualify for the LASIK procedure.

I’m often asked, “How old do you have to be to have the LASIK procedure?” Well, in my practice, the age range is 18 to 81.

In fact, just this morning I had a phone call from a father who asked me about his daughter who’s 14-years-old, and the explanation I gave him is that at 14, the eye is still growing, so the prescription can still change. So I advised him to wait until his daughter was age 18 to have the procedure done, which will get a better result.

And just last week I had the privilege of treating my second 81-year-old patient, who was a delightful lady, who got a great result, and her life was changed forever as a result of the LASIK procedure. And we don’t discriminate based on age.