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    • mickeymouse303
    • By mickeymouse303 20th Sep 16, 11:38 AM
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    Laser eye surgery
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    • 20th Sep 16, 11:38 AM
    Laser eye surgery 20th Sep 16 at 11:38 AM
    Has anyone had laser eye surgery? I've been considering and asking around and I want as much info from people as possible. Is it worth the cost? How much of an improvement is it on glasses?
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    • mickeymouse303
    • By mickeymouse303 6th Dec 16, 11:27 AM
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    I had consultation with Optimax and it went great. They were really friendly & informative about the options available to me. They explained the payment options which I really liked.
    • Wendy.taylor
    • By Wendy.taylor 27th May 17, 10:12 PM
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    Can anyone help
    After having a consultation for laser eye surgery with Optical express I was told that because of my age over 53 and being over 40, my Rehumatoid Arthritis that I take a medication that stops things from healing and reduces my amune system that these things were going against me and also suffering with dry eye which is a big contender of laser eye surgery and that it does not go away.the way I was told I thought that I was been refused treatment but I was wrong I need my GPS concent I was told to go away and think about it but having been witnessed my signature of consent before seeing this consultant and actually paying £500 deposit and £3631 pound for the the rest of the treatment which has gone from my credit card I have decided it is to much of a risk as other things were pointed out I rang to cancel but the person I spoke to said she had been told this before she had her treatment, she then went on to persuad me to attend the appointment I came of the phone feeling more worried about having the procured so I rang again and was told I would only get a part refund and would only get a full refund when they received a doctors note has anyone had the same experience.
    • squirrelchops
    • By squirrelchops 28th May 17, 12:02 AM
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    I had LASIK in 2013 with Ultralase Cardiff. Best thing I have done.

    I was so nervous I cried on the day but honestly if I can do it anyone. It didn't hurt just a little uncomfortable for a few seconds from the suction cup. Also no one forewarned me you smell burning.

    The most uncomfortable bit was about 4 hours post op when eyes would not stop streaming. Was a relief to go to bed. Again no one told me that....people focus on the op. Just make sure you apply the eye drops religiously. I had no complications.

    Also I did research the surgeon which one should do.
    • C_Mababejive
    • By C_Mababejive 29th May 17, 10:15 AM
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    Good to hear you had a positive experience squirrelchops. Do you happen to know your prescription/refractive error prior to surgery?
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    • squirrelchops
    • By squirrelchops 10th Jun 17, 6:33 PM
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    [QUOTE=C_Mababejive;72617740]Good to hear you had a positive experience squirrelchops. Do you happen to know your prescription/refractive error prior to surgery?[/QUOTE

    Apologies for delay - only just logged onto this thread again.

    My contact lens prescription was -5.25 and -4.75. I also had astigmatism is 1 eye.
    • Lukoind
    • By Lukoind 13th Jun 17, 4:12 PM
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    I'm planning to do one, but afraid of dry eyes. With contact lenses eyes become dry, no matter, how many brands I tried..
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