Laser Eye Surgery

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  1. muzzadj

    muzzadj POW!

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    Anyone had it and can shed any light at all on it? How did it go? How do your eyes feel for it now?

    Going to check if i can have it done on the 25th, well excited!
     
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    DJ NUERA 5HEAD

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    Bear in mind that it only lasts 10 years, then you'll have to have them re-done. Expensive if you get it done at a young age and intend to keep it up your whole life!
     
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    muzzadj POW!

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    ah that's a fine point, news to me.

    Can always go back to glasses i guess though if it comes to it. Unless it gives you some form of savage eye rabies after 10 years!!
     
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    Forau CONCUSSION RECS

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    My dad had it done so he could wear his lid properly on his bike. It seems to have switched his eyes around, now he can see great at distances, but his close up vision is shit now :/.


    Ive considered getting it, but think i'll stick with lens' for the next few years.
     
  5. Teddy

    Teddy 60% Staff Member

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    I know lots of people that have had it done and they all swear by it!
    One dude who had really bad eye sight before, he still has to wear glasses for driving coz they couldn't get it quite 20 20 but he's still a fan of the vast improvement!

    So I thought fuck it I'm go head and get zapped!
    Then someone spoiled it by saying "google laser eye surgery gone wrong"

    Now putting in contacts once a month and billing them to my works health plan doesn't seem so bad!
     
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    so basically what your saying is dont google laser eye surgery gone wrong?!
     
  7. jmzmaloney

    jmzmaloney ENTHUSED WITH ETHNOGRAPHIC PLUNDERPHONICS Staff Member

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    I'm paranoid about my eyes enough as it is after having 2 operations on my eyes when I was 8 for detached retinas, nearly blind in one eye, the good one is a -3.5, took me nearly 6 months to be able to put a contact lense into my eye, was gunna go for lazer but for the ammount that it costs and the fact that even if you have it it may not even work didnt seem to be a good enough option for me.
     
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    Teddy 60% Staff Member

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    Pretty much muzza!
    Sure it will be fine but u only get the one set!
     
  9. ONSLAUGHT88

    ONSLAUGHT88 I sees ya I do I sees ya

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    All about spectacles man, analogue all the way.

    Google images yielded this so I'd be careful

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  10. Agent Smith

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    know loads of people who've had it done. mixed views.

    mate of mine has just come back to work after getting his eye surgery done Saturday, both his eyes are mad bloodshot, but reckons he can see alright.

    The same thing that always gets said about things like this is allegedly the smell of the laser burning your eyes. Thats what put me off tbh.

    And dont watch laser eye surgery gone wrong if you plan to get it done. :D
     
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    So your not anesthetized whilst the surgery happens?! Jeez, this is starting to sound like a bad idea! Will have to fire question after question at my optician
     
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    T:M Dusty Techno Workout

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    I don't think it's a good idea. I get on fine with my glasses anyways. Something about paying to be shot in the eye with a laser doesn't sound very appealing at all
     
  13. Salvus

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    Its not just the laser though I don't think. Apparently they take a very sharp blade to the surface of your eye, remove the top layer and the use the laser to flatten / adjust the curvature of something. Then bang the bit they removed back on.

    Just ask loads of questions muzza. My mother is an optician, and I know she wouldn't be happy about me having it done. Eye stuff scares the shit out of me.
     
  14. hazdaman100

    hazdaman100 Bum 'n Face

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    If anyone has seen Final destination 5, then that should be enough to put off lazer eye surgery for a little bit!
     
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    my mum had it and has had problems dont know if i would recomend it
     
  16. Scatcat

    Scatcat It don't mean shit

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    ij;'d sajuy goooo friok ikt mny weyseightn hasn nemver beenaw betrter
     
  17. hazdaman100

    hazdaman100 Bum 'n Face

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    dyslexic twat!! :)
    either that or an amputee with stumps for figers
     
  18. Mish Mash

    Mish Mash Well-Known Member

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    ...or someone who was being sarcastic...
     
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  19. robhicks1

    robhicks1 Nuts about Zoo

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    I would sugest spending £300 on some designer glasses. Its far cheaper, easier no risk and looks quality...
     
  20. ScottyEightSix

    ScottyEightSix HUGE EARS > COMEDY CHIN

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    I think he was taking the piss as well