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In order to post comments, please make sure JavaScript and Cookies are enabled, and reload the page. Also, go over the FAA documen-tation requirements beforehand and make certain that the surgeon is willing to jump through those hoops, or it will all have been in vain as far as keeping you in the air is concerned. In that case, most private insurers will also grant a waiver. As we age, cloudiness often appears and then becomes greater and greater.

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Had Lasik done on a Thursday, drove 4 hours home the next day. Check out the discord channel! He looked them over after the consultation and he told me he’d fill it out after the next post-op check in one month. Tell him or her you need a printed report of the examina-tion results. I will let her know that they will be checking things like her cataracts or her dynamic range to make her less scared.


First post op was on Monday in the morning, and I was cleared to work that afternoon. Congrats on being able to see! Refrain from posting anything that does not pertain to pilots, students, instructors or other aviation professionals. The brochure says to send this form directly to the Aerospace Medical Certification Division.

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When you walk back into a darkened area, the iris quickly opens up but it takes time for the signal from the optic nerve to reach maximum again. To those of you who have done this, do you hear anything back from the FAA after you send in the forms? Cite sources when appropriate. We have to get the same form sent fax to be able to faaa again and my LASIK doc sent it in after my five day post op with no issues.

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These requirements are not difficult to meet with a little help from your optometrist. My doc has never seen afa form, he’s not an AME.


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Had lasik performed on both eyes about two weeks ago. I brought it to my medical and the doctor looked it over and did whatever he needed to do on his end, but it was no big deal. She is nervous because she is not sure what will be entailed in the test.


Certain questions, such as “how do I become a pilot” and the like have been asked repeatedly in the past. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. After LASIK, we get a probationary medical clearance for two years and then after that they just treat your eyes as anyone else without glasses.

Finally, in a small amount of these cases, you are told your flying days are over. Submit a new text post. Why is it taking your doc that long?

This includes requests for donations. The human eye has a property called Dynamic Range. Like the scene in the movie Airplane, where Captain Rex Kramer whips off one pair of aviator glasses only to reveal another pair. In essence, the FAA has determined that the risk of you conking out in the cockpit is too great.

A good friend of mine was talking about her nerves for an upcoming aviation medical exam she may take. To fix the situation, the cloudy lens is removed surgically and a new lens is inserted into the eye.

Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet. A win means the referee the AME signs you off, after going down the checklist of bad things. At least for controllers, the answer is yes.