Am I a LASIK Candidate?

LASIK Candidates  in Lexington KentuckyIf you are considering LASIK laser vision correction, there are some basic candidacy requirements listed below. Generally, if all of the following apply to you, you may be a good candidate for LASIK:

  • Are 21 years of age or older
  • Have healthy eyes
  • Have a stable glasses' prescription for one year or more
  • Have a prescription from -11.00 diopters of nearsightedness up to +5.00 of farsightedness, or astigmatism of up to 5.00 diopters.
  • Not satisfied with wearing glasses and contact lenses become uncomfortable or an inconvenience.

To ensure that you are a candidate, you will need to have a comprehensive evaluation at the Kentucky Eye Institute.  We will determine your candidacy and review all the options and details of the LASIK procedure, including financing options. If you have been told in the past that you are not a candidate for LASIK, this may no longer be the case!  Advancements in technology allow the surgeons at Kentucky Eye Institute to treat a wider range of diopters.

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Kentucky Eye Institute is comprised of both ophthalmologists and primary care optometrists. We invite you to read about our doctors on this website and explore the vast experience we possess as one of the region’s premier eye care providers. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us.


Are you a candidate for LASIK eye surgery in Lexington or the surrounding Areas? Take our test and hear from our LASIK eye surgery consultants. Get started today on your path to visual freedom!


Would you like to have LASIK refractive surgery but are concerned about finances? Kentucky Eye Institute has multiple financing options available to make LASIK affordable for almost everyone. There is a page on this website dedicated to discussing LASIK financing options. You can even fill out an online application to see if you qualify. Kentucky Eye Institute offers 0% financing, with approved credit, with low fixed monthly payments, no down payment and no pre-payment penalties.


Learn all about cataract surgery. We have the latest Premium Lens Implant Technology available for patients wishing to see better after cataract surgery. Patients now have the option to see better at all distances including near, far and intermediate. If you are seeking Cataract Surgery in Kentucky please feel free to contact us.


You will find easy access to all our office locations. You don't have to travel long distances for eye care; we have offices in Central, Eastern, Southern, and Northern Kentucky.