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Am I a Candidate for Refractive or Laser Eye Surgery?

Refractive or laser eye surgery is not right for everyone. The qualifications of a good candidate for refractive or laser eye surgery generally include:

A good candidate also is one who, despite expecting improved vision, will still be OK with the idea of having to wear glasses under certain situations, such as when driving at night.

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Children and Contact Lenses

At first glance, the words "contacts" and "children" may not seem to belong in the same sentence. In fact, kids and contact lenses may be a good match depending on the maturity of the child or, more likely, teenager.

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Reviewed by Brian S. Boxer Wachler, MD on November 05, 2013

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