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post #5 of (permalink) Old 02-27-2012, 09:16 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by LuckyRVA View Post
Incidentally, I also ride with glasses and it's a pretty big pain in the ass. I'm paranoid about getting lasik though. The thought of someone touching my eye with a laser freaks me out.
I'm the one sort of pushing her to get it done. I rode with glasses for about 15 years, used contacts for a while but they started bugging me. Wish I had done the surgery earlier, it's one of the best things I've ever done!

She keeps getting nervous about it, and I tell her that the surgery itself takes about 10 minutes from start to finish. Each actual procedure under the laser is less than 60 seconds. Not sure if it's a tax write off in the states, but here she'll get about $900 back from her taxes, and another $750 paid from our combined benefits. So out of pocket only about $1000-$1200 and that's for the option with the lifetime warranty. I know it sounds weird buying a warranty for your eyes.

DO IT! lol
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