As someone who's been nearsighted since I was a kid, I'm loving the new developments in intraocular lenses. There's a new procedure gaining popularity that could give me super vision, without the irreversibility of LASIK.
LASIK's been around a while, and somehow it was only a matter of time before designer vision, corneas custom-tailored to lifestyle and career, started to turn common. Could laser eye surgery become the new graduation boob job?
The nurse applied a series of numbing drops to my eyeball, each stronger than the previous. The doctor clamped my lids back with a metal tool. I felt a bracket hold my eye down and someone in the operating room gave the order, "Suction." A whirring sound commenced and my eyeball felt like it was being sucked up and…