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Certainly Better Than Contacts - California

I got Lasik done over a year ago at the age of 25...

I got Lasik done over a year ago at the age of 25.

I went back recently for a checkup, and one thing I learned is that the symptoms I am experiencing are from dry eyes. My eyes were already dry prior to the surgery which is why I could no longer wear contacts, so it is recommended with people with severe dry eyes to not consider this surgery. When using the computer for long periods I have to take breaks and I blink alot if I don't put drops in, and my eyes get tired as if they are being overworked. Also when I switch from focusing very near to very far my eyes take a second to adjust which they never had to before, but then again I couldn't see far at all without glasses.

So I still think it is a good deal and worth every penny because I hated the way I looked in glasses, and I love playing sports so this was a great change in my life to see far and near without assistance. My eyes were better than 20/20 coming out of surgery but they are slightly less now.

I used the wavefront technology, so I was hoping I would retain the best eyesight and that my eyes would function like a regular persons 20/20 vision but it just doesn't work that way. I sometimes see glares it is very rare but it does happen for a split second and it is annoying.

The surgery was very scary, I was scared about not keeping my eyeball straight when it was getting cut open, and I was scared that I would blink or move etc and then 45 seconds later one eye was done.

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4 out of 5 stars Overall rating
3 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
5 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
4 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
5 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
5 out of 5 stars Wait tmes
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Thank you for posting your experience, urbandesignr. I've been looking into Lasik myself, so any bits of advice you can offer are much appreciated! :)

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