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When does laser eye surgery not work? Can I get a re-treatment?

Fortunately re-treatments are for a minimal amount of patients, less than 2% of the time. So you can always have a re-treatment as long as your eye looks healthy and it’s worth doing. So if it was too small a number, like the lowest numbers units possible, like minus 0.25, there might not be any great point of doing a laser re-treatment, but if it was worth doing and your eye looks healthy, we would always do it for you.

To see if you a good candidate to benefit from our laser surgery, I’d encourage you to book an appointment now. You can book it online or call the number below, and we’ll book you in to have a free assessment to see if you are suitable to have our laser surgery. This is the best way to make the first step in seeing if you can benefit from our laser surgery and free yourself from the burden of glasses and contact lenses. Book now.

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Dr Anton van Heerden, MBCHB; FRANZCO
Ophthalmologist & Laser Eye Surgeon

Based in Melbourne, but with a reputation that transcends borders, Dr Van Heerden sets the highest bar for laser vision correction surgery in Australia. While his skills and experience are second to none, it is his fun, caring and down to earth nature that truly set’s him apart from the rest. You can sit back and enjoy the journey knowing every detail has been carefully considered.