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Can a pregnant woman undergo LASIK surgery?

Q: Can a 2-month pregnant woman undergo LASIK surgery? She is 30 years old and her eyesight is +7 in one eye and +9 in the other. Will she have to wait after lactation, because she cannot wear spectacles, as her in-laws do not allow her to do so? It is advisable to go for LASIK? Will it affect the baby?

A:Pregnancy is a relative contra indication for LASIK; undergo surgery after lactation stops, since hormones can alter the corneal curvature.

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