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    Eye surgery?

    Help out there. Been sooooo slow here recently.

    Anyways I'm getting LASIK surgery tomorrow. It'll take a few days recovery before I can really get back shooting.

    Anyone here ever have corrective surgery like LASIK before?
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    Yikes! I know they do millions of procedures every month but that stuff scares me. I am lucly enough to have 20/20 for now anyways
    Hope all goes well. Well I hope all went well.
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    It should, I'm not worried bit its not until tomorrow afternoon so we'll see.
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    Good luck buddy and get some rest afterwards
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    yeah, the main recovery part is pretty quick, like a day or so and its mostly just sleeping off the pre-surgery med
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    Right.
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    Well it went pretty well. Still recovering, but its already a pretty good improvement.
    -Justin

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    Hey buddy how you feeling? Still got that sand in your eyes? Well keep us up to date on your new vision. Do you think this will change how you view your photography?
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    doing better, just got back from my 24 hour post op checkup and everything looks great, it still feels like its healing, but I'm at 20/15 vision after less than a day (which is better than 20/20). it can still fluctuate a little as things heal but I should stay at 20/20 or better.

    my photography shouldn't change, I always shot with my contacts in so I was seeing correctly anyways, I may need to re-calibrate the viewfinder diopter slightly (since my contacts were't perfect, they didn't correct for astigmatism, which the surgery did) but we'll see, I'll probably not go out shooting for a week or so, I'm supposed to be real careful with things near my eye especially for the first week as things are healing.
    -Justin

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    Sweet, super excited for ya buddy. Glad you got good vision now. How weird is it to see clear without contacts
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