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A Day in the Life: Cold Calls and Eye Floaters

The other day was a busy research and telephone day. Researching specialist contact lens fitters for a patient in Louisville, KY, I found several optometrists’ websites that looked promising. I read as much about each as I could, and then, … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: LASIK Toast (part 9)

Now that you know exactly what you’re dealing with, you can put it away for a while. There’s no chance of any surgical fix, since you don’t have much corneal tissue left, but you also don’t have ectasia, a surprise … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: LASIK Toast (part 8)

Right on time, 9:00am, you show up at the doctor’s office. He did tell you to expect to spend the whole day, but you can’t imagine any reason that might be necessary. You’re off work all day, so it really … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: LASIK Toast (part 7)

September rolls around and it’s time for the board meeting of the non-profit you and your doctor pal are about to take over. You are still trying to figure out how a resounding NO became a yes, but you suspect … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: LASIK Toast (part 6)

Even when you can’t see very well, life goes on. You spend way too much time on the non-profit organization’s bulletin board, answering questions and posting comments. Your objectivity is more than just a bit unusual in that setting. Many … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: LASIK Toast (part 5)

You’ve been searching for answers to your visual trash for months, lurking on Internet sites and seeing the local co-managing optometrist regularly. While your vision has settled down to what you’re going to have to live with, you are not … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: LASIK Toast (part 2)

So, yeah, burning cornea smells just like burning hair. You know this from all those times you singed your long locks in the flame on the gas stove when you were growing up. Cooking does not come without risks. Doogie … Continue reading

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