I just went to the lasik institution...they said my corneas were too thin for lasik and prk...is this poosible?

Too thin of cornea to have anything done?

Doctor Answers 2

Corneas too thin

Yes, it is definitely possible for your corneas to be too thin to have LASIK or PRK.  This is common if you naturally have thinner than average corneas and have a high prescription.


San Francisco Ophthalmologist
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Too thin corneas for Lasik or PRK

It is possible to have corneas that are too thin for Lasik and PRK. This is especially true if yoy have a very high correction needed.

Andrew Caster, MD
Los Angeles Ophthalmologist
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