Vision by Pacific Cataract and Laser Institute

Range of Correction

LASIK is able to correct a wide range of focusing problems:

  • Nearsightedness up to 16 diopters
  • Farsightedness up to 3 diopters
  • Astigmatism up to 6 diopters

The primary limiting factor is the thickness of the cornea, since only so much can be safely removed.