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Re: [at-l] Lasik

Research laser surgery well.  FWIW, I know four people who are all extremely 
satisfied with the results.  They all agonized over the decision whether or 
not to have the surgery because they were well informed about the possible 
problems.  One ended up having one Lasik and one PRK (doctor caught the eye 
with one thin cornea).  For all, it was a change in lifestyle - no reaching 
for glasses (or contacts) first thing in the morning - and throughout the 

For people who lead very active lifestyles, I think it's worth looking into. 
  Check into the doctor, the clinic, etc. and make an informed decision.

I have no personal experience with lasik.  I just see how much more carefree 
some of my friends are.

Stitches, GAME99

>From: "KC" <wareagle@ioa.com>
>To: "At-l" <at-l@backcountry.net>, "ejbaker" <ejbaker@sover.net>
>Subject: [at-l] Lasik
>Date: Tue, 7 Mar 2000 00:10:48 -0800
>Be very very careful with this. My ex had Lasik surgery and it went wrong!
>She was blind for 2 months,,,she could not see well enough to work or drive
>etc for over 7 months! She still has problems and has permanent damage. The
>doctors don't tell you the truth on those statistics. KC
> > just a thought for anyone who might have been pondering this:
> > look into Lasik surgery if you're very nearsighted (or 
> > FDA approved procedure now, my dad was part of the experimental group 
> > he's gone from needing bifocals and an extra pair to nothing at all) and
> > you travel a lot or are becoming disillusioned with contacts (and you're 
> > bit adventurous).
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