lasik: yea or nay?

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  1. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    i should wear eyeglasses but i choose not to because i hate wearing them. so i'm contemplating getting lasik surgery instead.

    anyone here have it? like/love it? dislike/hate it? would you do it again? any horror stories? :cool:
     
  2. Just Peachy

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    My mom's had it and couldn't be happier with the results.

    I'm still somewhat scared to try it. I'm so afraid something will go wrong. I value my vision so much.
     
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    I didn't have it done because I'm too much of a pussy.
     
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    I had it done 5 plus years ago and I am happy with it. But fuck me I am getting old and now I need reading glasses for close up shit. :facepalm:

    I did have some complications though as well as dry eyes for a while. It got worked out.
     
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    my dad did it. he enjoys not having to take his glasses everywhere.
     
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    I would do it again cuz I can't imagine anything more soothing than lasers shooting at my eyeballs
     
  8. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    that's kind of my take on it. 95%+ of people who have it report being satisfied with the results, but i worry i'd be in that 5% range that would get my eyes fucked up somehow.
     
  9. Harry Gibbs

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    what kind of complications? were they pretty terrible? any idea why -- like, is there something weird about your eyes or was it just one of those things?
     
  10. Harry Gibbs

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    :cheer: nice.

    to be fair, they don't really shoot at your eyeballs. it's more of a steady beam of lasers that cuts open the eyeball.
     
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    I have cataracts forming and was told that Lasik could get rid of them. I'm sceptical because the long term effects are unknown and because Kathy Griffin is a rich famous person who could afford anything and had eye damage from a Lasik procedure.
     
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    Worked fantastic for my nearsightedness, only negative is that on the rare occasion when I'm in a confined space and working on something really close(like less than 10" from my face) it's blurry, where before I had no issue on focusing on things that close up. Annoying, but thankfully occasions when I need ultra close vision are pretty rare.
     
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    When I see Kathy Griffin, I want lasers shot into my eyeballs.
     
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    Isn't Dink 21 or something?
     
  16. Harry Gibbs

    Harry Gibbs the boss of all men

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    almost 10 yrs ulder than that buudy.
     
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    She looka lika a man.
     
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    On another note, the prince albert piercing? anyone here have it? like/love it? dislike/hate it? would you do it again? any horror stories?
     
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    Holy 1997, Batman!
     
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    My sister in law had it doen a couple of years ago. She's happy. She looked at it from a financial view. She saves money by not having to buy glasses or contacts.

    I think a chick looks cute in glasses. jmo