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I Had Laser Eye Surgery

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    Very Beneficial Technology

    I had Laser eye surgery approx. 5 years ago. Best thing ever ! I wore glasses for 40 years and was sick & tired of scratches, bent frames and  dirty lenses . Had a fling with contacts in the late 70's but after a year ,my eyes would no longer accept...
    Primotee Primotee 51-55, M 2 Responses May 23, 2010

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    My Experience With PRK! Video Included!

    I had a really positive experience with my laser eye treatement! it cost me just shy of 2000 dollars but was totally worth it. My recovery time was quick, no more discomfort within 3 days, and was back to work at day 6! If you want to hear about the specifics of the whole process...
    cloudedjourney cloudedjourney 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 22, 2013

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    Just Had Ilasik Done A Week Ago!

    The results are outstanding! I opted for the more expensive WaveFront eye mapping procedure, but it is totally worth the money! I actually got about $500 off for paying up front in cash. I had two appointments to check and measure my eyes, then had my operation. The only part...
    love2phose love2phose 31-35, M Dec 23, 2010

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    I Had It Done But I Hated It.

      I got it done as well but my vision is still slightly blurry.  The op was a nightmare, painful, and I had a panic attack and was in tears after for ages. When I have the check ups it's really annoying, coz the optician tells me what I should think, rather than what...
    emmasharn emmasharn 31-35, F 2 Responses May 13, 2009

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    The Best Thing I Have Ever Done

    I am 23 and had laser eye surgery when I was 21. My prescription had been stable for 3 years and my cornea was sufficiently thick so I was able to go ahead with it. Two years on and I am absolutely over the moon to be free from glasses! I sound just like a cheesy informercial I...
    curiouscat86 curiouscat86 22-25, F 5 Responses Jun 6, 2010

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    I've had this too 3 times one when I was a day old the 2nd when I was 4 and the last when I was 6 and I almost died I actually did die on the table and was in a coma for a year and...
    Sharkbite31 Sharkbite31 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    slizzer slizzer 16-17, F Jul 18

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    The truth is I support people getting plastic surgery, and even breast augmentation, but when it comes to breast reduction surgery I am completely against that. I personally know...
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    raedavis raedavis 31-35, F 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    Just happened today. Major surgery in a few days with people who have requested their vacation in order to come help...yikes. I want to get this surgery over with....tell or don...
    Mirandaluvslife Mirandaluvslife 36-40, F Jul 2

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    I believe that everyone is beautiful in their own way but if a small plastic surgery makes you happier with yourself isn't it only a good thing. I have always hated my big&ugly...
    LiNdA922 LiNdA922 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 6

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    My surgery date is 8/16/14... I have 17 days left before I start my pre-op liquid diet. Ready to change my life. CW/HW: 270
    ilauren18 ilauren18 26-30, F Jul 20

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    Do you desire plastic surgery? Are you planning on attending your High School Reunion? Tell me about it!!!
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    I was 15 and it was the day after I went to the Junior prom with my boyfriend at the time. I thought I had a bad case of the flu, but my mom took me to the hospital and through...
    raedavis raedavis 31-35, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I have never been afraid of the Dentist, I had a wisdom tooth that was coming up and I was really hurting so I went to the dentist he did an x-ray and told me that I needed surgery...
    ForeverShades ForeverShades 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    msjackson10 msjackson10 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    flowerpie flowerpie 13-15, F Jul 15

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    overcomer24 overcomer24 22-25, F Jul 13

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