Corneal thickness is an important factor in determining candidacy for laser vision correction. During your examination we will conduct tests which allow us to identify the physiological characteristics of your cornea. Based on information gathered with specialized Wavescan technology, we will determine the vision correction solution that is best suited to your needs.

Complications – In addition to the list above , certain conditions are considered too risky and can keep a person from being an ideal candidate

Pregnancy – You are pregnant or attempting to become pregnant

Severe heart problems – Particularly if you must wear a pacemaker

Certain diseases – Auto-immune diseases (rheumatoid arthritis, lupus), vascular disease, eye diseases (severe glaucoma, cataracts, ocular herpes simplex), severe diabetes

Certain drugs – Acutane (acne), Imitrex (migraines), immune-system medications

Kerataconus – Condition characterized by a thinning of the cornea

It is very important that you meet the requirements for an ideal candidate. Otherwise, you greatly increase the chance for complications or poor results.