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    I talked to a recruiter a couple of years ago about joining active duty as an 18x. I have had lasik eye surgery and that it is not waiverable for special forces. Only PRK is. Now that I have graduated college, I was wondering if there might be some kind of waiver for Lasik if I went through the National Guard.

    Thanks for any responses.

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    Re: lasik eye surgery

    Originally posted by barne734 View Post
    I talked to a recruiter a couple of years ago about joining active duty as an 18x. I have had lasik eye surgery and that it is not waiverable for special forces. Only PRK is. Now that I have graduated college, I was wondering if there might be some kind of waiver for Lasik if I went through the National Guard.

    Thanks for any responses.
    The medical standards are the same. If you had Laser-Assisted in situ Keratomileusis (LASIK), then you would not be eligible for Special Forces. The only eye surgery that is considered is PRK and Laser Epithelial Keratomileusis (commonly known as LASEK),
    Last edited by SF Hunter; March 14th, 2014, 03:11 PM.

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