Until recently there was some skepticism of the effectiveness of laser eye surgery which led to anyone applying to sign up being instantly rejected.
However, there is now over 20 years of history available on this eye surgery - enough to reassure those in charge that it is no longer a reason to exclude a person from forging a career in the military.
Here’s the current situation in regards to laser eye surgery for each of our armed forces:
Each case will still be considered individually at the time of application, but at least it’s not an immediate rejection.
If you are already in the military but would like laser eye surgery it is recommended that you consult your medical officer.
For further information about laser eye surgery click here.
To arrange a consultation and assessment please get in touch.
All eye surgical procedures carry a level of risk including not obtaining the desired outcome, through to varying levels of visual loss. Your eye surgeon will discuss the risks and benefits, including ones specific to your circumstances, at the time of your pre-operative consultation.