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Verisyse 2 weeks

When I was a little girl, I used to take my glasses off on the way to my grandparent’s house and stare out the window of our car. I’d put them on again and take them off again, and then put them on. The yellow lights of the city glittered ...

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Verisyse day 6

I got one suture out yesterday. My vision in that eye has improved a decent amount with the removal. I will probably get two out on Tuesday. Everything is going very well.   “No vigorous activity” is driving me nuts! Vigorous activity of several varieties is how I cope with everyday stresses ...

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Verisyse Experience: pre-op & days 1-3

“When I was a kid, this was science fiction,” I said, sitting in a darkened room, staring at an orange dot while the computer measured various parts of my cornea and iris. “It’s pretty awesome stuff,” replied the assistant. I felt comfortable here, and not just because the staff and ...

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Can’t wait to be a cyborg

Resistance was futile from the day my first grade teacher insisted I must wear my glasses. I was an active kid, and I broke a lot of glasses, but we couldn’t always replace them. So I often wore taped up glasses. By sixth grade they were really thick, too. Thicker ...

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