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I have mild cataracts. Can I get LASIK while having cataracts?

LASIK complicates the calculation of the power for the replacement intraocular lens used for cataract surgery. Therefore, it may be advisable to avoid LASIK if one has a cataract.

Answered by: David F. Chang, MD Dr. David F. Chang

Categories: Cataracts, Eye Surgery, Vision Correction

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Answered: May 17, 2013