Vision is the art of seeing what is invisible to others - Jonathan Swift
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This year, I decided to treat myself to good vision and get LASIK! If you follow me on Instagram you probably already know my initial thoughts but today I wanted to share my experience with the entire procedure in case any of you have ever given thought to laser vision correction. Spoiler alert… I can see without glasses or contacts and it is glorious!!
To give a little back story, I have been contemplating LASIK for many years. I have always been envious of those with perfect vision (thank you, genetics) and dreamed of what it would be like to wake up and be able to see. I’m sure some of y’all can relate! I started wearing glasses in 6th grade and that lasted a whole year before…
To give a little back story, I have been contemplating LASIK for many years. I have always been envious of those with perfect vision (thank you, genetics) and dreamed of what it would be like to wake up and be able to see.
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