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Originally Posted by Mr. Polonia View Post
anyone ever went thru this...? at first a couple of yrs ago i didnt want to risk it, since it was new technology, but after 10 yrs or so im contemplating it.

Any experiences with this ??
Go to an optometrist who isn't affiliated with the laser center. Ask him to measure your dark pupil diameter - it's the biggest contraindication for the surgery. Ask him his opinion and his experience with folks who have had the surgery.

Surgery on folks with large dark pupil diameters lead to the halo around lights at night, and in extreme cases render you totally unable to drive at night. Do your homework then make a decision.

If you ask the guy at the laser place for his opinion, he's always going to tell you you're a candidate even if you've had both your eyes gouged out in a North Korean prison - he stands to make money afterall.

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