Laser eye surgery exclusion criteria

Certain conditions make PRK or LASIK inadvisable:

- Age less than 18 years old.

- If you are pregnant or breast feeding.

- Certain medical conditions such as autoimmune diseases (eg. lupus, rheumatoid arthritis), immunodeficiency states (eg. HIV) and diabetes may prevent proper healing after a refractive procedure.

- Systemic medications likely to affect wound healing such as retinoic acid and steroids.

- Keratoconus or other active eye disease.

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