I have albinism and I have -14.00 which is my degree of nearsightedness. Is this degree too high/low to corrected with LASIK?
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Yes, this is too high to do lasik. It would thin your cornea too much. However there are other surgical alternatives to high myopia that you could explore with a refractive surgeon.
-14 is a very high degree of Myopia/nearsightedness.
Several other factors will determine if you can have a laser vision correction procedure, most likely NOT LASIK but a non-flap, surface procedure such as PRK: corneal thickness, corneal curvature, topography, and more.
Other options may be available such as ICL - intraocular collagen/contact lens implant, and clear leans extraction and replacement with IOL.
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