Answer: If you have had a regression of the astigmatism correcting effect of the Limbal Relaxing Incisions (LRI) it may be possible to redo them, however, it still may not produce the desired correction in a stable manner. This does happen in some instances. It may be possible to have either PRK or LASIK on this eye to correct the astigmatism and this should produce a predictable and stable astigmatic correction with a relatively low astigmatic correction. If you are in urgent need of Cataract Surgery and Lens Implantation in the other eye with a Multifocal Lens Implant, then you should discuss whether your eye is healthy enough for LASIK in the this eye in order to give you a better correction. Your Cataract Surgeon will of course need to qualify you to have LASIK in either eye based on the health, thickness and curvature of the cornea as well as the quality and quality of the tear film.
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