Wavefront overcorrected

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Wavefront overcorrected

Postby GeneralPatientInquiry » Wed May 31, 2006 5:34 am

Had Wavefront Lasik six weeks ago, was overcorrected, am now farsighted was nearsighted, within the next 2 wks they want to schedule an enhancement to make me nearsighted as my eyes have not changed since surgery and are stable. Is this too soon for enhancement?
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Postby LasikExpert » Wed May 31, 2006 5:34 am

One can say that it is always too soon for enhancement surgery, and its never too late.

If the eyes are stable, enhancements can be performed. I personally believe two weeks is too soon for an actual enhancement. If you can handle the poor vision, I would recommend waiting until at least three months postop, but first ask your doctor why there is such a rush. There may be an important legitimate reason why a quick enhancement is better. When in doubt, wait. You can always have an enhancement later.
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