There are various types of technologies out there. Some procedures don't even require you to get your ''eye sliced''. If you're scared of that part, look into some ''toucheless'' methods.
Yeah, there's some newer methods out there that are well received.
My ex had it done, but needed to go in for a free touch-up after a year. Nothing horrible, just that things were getting a tad out of focus.
Even with the need for a second round of it, she was very pleased.
I'm considering it myself, but I'm holding out for my health plan to cover some of it.