LASIK can be very successful when performed on the right patients, but it is not for everyone. This test can help you determine if you’re a good candidate. Here’s how it works:

– Answer 10-12 questions about your eyes and health.

– A personalized report is generated in your browser window.

– It’s completely anonymous and no contact information is required.

– By proceeding, you agree to the terms stated below.

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TERMS: This screening test is based on general guidelines and practices. You should consult an eye care professional for advice related to your specific condition and particular needs. This test does not constitute medical advice, and AllAboutVision.com does not warrant the accuracy of information presented

Are you a Candidate for LASIK

How old are you?

Under 18
18 to 39
40 to 64
65 or older

Select your gender:

Male
Female

Which of the following statements best reflects your primary reason for seeking LASIK surgery? (Please select only one.)

I would like to get LASIK for career reasons.
I would like to get LASIK for lifestyle reasons (for example, sports, leisure activities, etc.)
I think I look better without glasses and do not like contact lenses.
I would like to reduce my dependence on glasses and/or contact lenses.
I would like to completely eliminate my need for glasses and/or contact lenses.

Like all surgical procedures, LASIK has the risk of complications, and even complication-free procedures can result in less than 20/20 vision. Are you willing to educate yourself about those risks, accept a reasonable risk if you are an appropriate candidate, and comply with a schedule of post-surgery medications and follow-up exams?

Yes
No

Are you a Candidate for LASIK

Do you have any of the following conditions? (Please select all that apply.)

Diabetes
Autoimmune disease (for example, AIDS, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, or myasthenia gravis)
Immunocompromised for any reason
Collagen vascular disease
To the best of my knowledge, I have none of these conditions

Are you currently taking medications, such as steroids or immunosuppressants, which can slow or prevent healing?

Yes
No

Are you a Candidate for LASIK

Do you have any of the following conditions? (Please select all that apply.)

Keratoconus or other corneal thinning disorder
Corneal scarring
Glaucoma
Cataracts
Ocular herpes diagnosed in past year
Retinal disease
Dry Eye
To the best of my knowledge, I have none of these conditions

What type of refractive error do you have?

Nearsightedness (myopia) — you have trouble seeing distance
Farsightedness (hyperopia) — you have trouble seeing up close
Don’t Know

Are you a Candidate for LASIK

Do you have astigmatism?

Yes
No
Don’t Know

What level of nearsightedness (myopia) do you have?

Low (less than -3 D)
Moderate (-3 to -6 D)
High (greater than -6 D up to -9 D)
Very high (greater than -9 D)
Don’t know

Has your vision correction — that is, your glasses or contact lens prescription — changed over the past year or two?

Yes
No

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