Why You and Everybody Else Wants Laser Eye Surgery

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I never knew why Brian Lam wanted lasik so badly. He just called it "Godzilla protection." [b3ta via The Daily What]

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I'm on the fence. I read the old "prk" method where they actually cut the eye flap and then do the work, and then restore the eye flap takes like 2 weeks to heal, but delivers better results. While the "lasik" method just beams a straight shot into your eye, burning a small hole into the flap. This is a quicker (4hr recovery) method, but results its slightly less quality of vision and "dry-eye" for the rest of your life since the eyeflap has a permanent hole in it. I'm still waiting for the perfection