LASIK and other forms of vision corrective surgery have potentially adverse effects that could be incompatible with flying duties. These include:
The FAA expects that a pilot will not resume piloting aircraft until his or her own treating health care professional determines:
If these determinations are favorable and if otherwise qualified, the pilot may immediately resume piloting but must ensure that:
The airman may continue flight duties unless informed otherwise by the FAA or another disqualifying condition occurs.
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