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In our experience, the first thing people do once they have laser eye surgery is tell their friends about it – and tell anyone who will listen just how much its changed their life. But getting people to take that first step and actually get it done is a huge hurdle to overcome.
And that’s because some people are fearful.
After nervously counting down the magic time to my laser eye surgery, it had come.
I have some crazy exciting news to share with you all. I’ve been chosen by Optical Express to take part in their Team 21 campaign.
They’ve picked 20 bloggers and journalists plus one competition winner for laser eye surgery and to blog their experience.
I have astigmatism with a prescription of around -1.5, which isn’t the most awful of prescriptions but it’s still enough that I can’t read or see that much far ahead of me.
The laser eye consultation is pretty much the same process as going to the opticians to have your eyes tested. Before recommending treatment you need to be assessed, and like every medical procedure the treatment is tailored uniquely to your problem.
Let’s start at the end. The whole experience is so surreally simple that you don’t actually believe you’ve had it done. You have to keep reminding yourself that this is forever and that you no longer need glasses…