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Old 11-11-2014, 03:31 PM   #1
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Lasik Plus as low as 250/eye

http://www.lasikplus.com/ways-to-pay

Any fellow RVrs ever been to a Lasik Plus procedure/clinic?

I was thinking how wonderful it would be to be glasses less....

Be able to see the tv in a recliner without my bi-focals messing things up

Be able to see myself shaving

Be able to put on any old pair of sunglasses

What a delightful treat that would be.

Anyone have any input on this from experience?

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Didn't have the lasik, but had the lens put in. Now enjoy all those things you mention, except seeing myself in the mirror for the first time in ten yrs. What a scare.
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Old 11-11-2014, 03:53 PM   #3
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Like Fletch460 I did not have lasik but due to severe cataracts I had both eye lens implanted. After 35 years of glasses ending in tri focals I now only need cheaters in low light. Biggest thrill after initial shock of being able to see again was to walk into K
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Old 11-11-2014, 06:51 PM   #4
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Wow. DW and I paid 10X that when we both got it done in 2006.

We went even farther and had our eyes done in "monovision". One eye is for reading and the other for distance viewing. The brain figures out which one to utilize. Amazing but true, so we don't even need cheaters to read.

I will say that both of us are noticing the focus slipping a bit on both eyes after eight years of aging has taken its toll. We haven't decided yet if we'll get a "tune up" or just learn to live with it. At prices like these though, I wouldn't hesitate.

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I had LASIK done about 20+ years ago at $800 per eye. They did tell me even back then that "You will need readers..... It's an AGE thing (emphasis on the age part but I am only 59 now). I can go to any store and buy the cheap reading glasses. It sure is nice to come in out of the cold and be able to see!
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Wow. DW and I paid 10X that when we both got it done in 2006.

We went even farther and had our eyes done in "monovision". One eye is for reading and the other for distance viewing. The brain figures out which one to utilize. Amazing but true, so we don't even need cheaters to read.
I did the monovision thing many years ago with my contacts, and it does work. About 5 years ago I had new lenses implanted in both eyes. did have 20/10 vision, now I think it's 20/15. Do have to use cheaters to do any close work though.
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I had LASIK done about 20+ years ago at $800 per eye. They did tell me even back then that "You will need readers..... It's an AGE thing (emphasis on the age part but I am only 59 now). I can go to any store and buy the cheap reading glasses. It sure is nice to come in out of the cold and be able to see!
X2, only it was 14 years ago, and I was about 50 at the time. It was absolutely the best money I've ever spent on myself.

I would do it again in a heartbeat, especially at those prices.

Maybe worth mentioning, is that during the original office visit, they tried to sell a more advanced process for almost twice what I paid. When pushed for specifics, I smelled BS and went for the "poor man's" process. Never regretted it.
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Brother had lasik done several years ago. Still needs readers.

My FIL, 86 yo, recently had cataract surgery and really like his view these days. Clearer and much more colorful.


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I had Lasik done in 1998 and have not worn glasses since, for anything. The disapointment however was I never knew that having the lasik done meant that they also caused wrinkles that I did not have before.
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Had it done in 1997 for $2000 per eye. I would have and still would have it done again. I now have to use reading glasses, but I was told it wont save me from getting old.
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<<<The disapointment however was I never knew that having the lasik done meant that they also caused wrinkles that I did not have before.>>>

Some truth to that too!

Regarding the reading glasses, I use them, but I don't really HAVE to? They let me read more quickly, and with less light. In any case, reading glasses are such a cheap price to pay for seeing normally when not reading. I keep several pairs scattered around the house, wherever I might need them.

I've thanked myself for having this done a countless number of times.
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I had my eyes done about 8 years ago.....what was amazing for me was how vivid the colors were after the surgery....I also figured that I've save triple the price of the procedure in prescription glasses....
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I had my eyes done about 5 months ago. Still have to ware the reading glasses but it's helped with everything else. I would definitely recommend it. Life without glasses is awesome.
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The cataract surgery was about $7000 for both eyes, luckily our insurance paid it all.
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