LASIK Update: Almost One Year Later

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It’s been almost one year since I ditched the lenses and took the LASIK plunge – a decision I have never ever regretted!  While there are still brief moments when I groggily try to reach for my glasses upon half-waking up, it takes less than a split second to realize I can, indeed, see perfectly fine, unassisted.

The freedom I’ve experienced in the last year has been amazing, and I couldn’t be happier.  Truthfully, I lied to y’all in my first sentence.  I do have one regret about LASIK: that I didn’t do it sooner.  For years, I lived with the hassle of glasses and contacts, with dry lenses during allergy season (which is a substantial amount of time for me!), praying my goggles would hold while swimming – or brave swimming sans contacts, and the sheer amount of planning involved in bringing your glasses and/or contacts with you.

The only side effect I’ve had in almost a year is my night vision seems more sensitive to light, which I notice particularly when I drive.  Granted, I don’t drive too much at night, but when I do, lights tend to be a titch more blurry/haloed than before.  It’s a minor effect, and really just something I notice, rather than something truly bothersome.  To me, it’s worth it in the long run, considering the payoff.

How great would it be to enjoy summer activities without the hassles of eyeglasses or contact lenses? Experience the freedom of LASIK! Our highly experienced LASIK team is offering $1,000 off LASIK through May 31, 2014. Click here to take your LASIK self-evaluation test or call 855.ATL.LASIK to schedule a FREE consultation.  Also, make sure you “Like” Thomas Eye Group on Facebook, so you can stay abreast of their latest deals, for when you are ready to take the plunge.

lasik update - Thomas Eye Group

If you’re not quite ready to experience LASIK, or if you don’t qualify, check out this great deal from Coastal Contacts.  Get your first pair of glasses FREE from Coastal Contacts (shipping averages about $13.00). Use code: FIRSTPAIRFREE (includes standard lenses) to get the deal.  Try them on at home and if it the frames don’t fit, return shipping is free!  This is available for first time glasses customers only.  Shipping charges up to $20 apply.  Lenses upgrades and coatings are available at additional cost.

Keep on saving!  :o)
--Barbara

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Beach, Car Repairs, & a LASIK Giveaway ($4990 value!!!)

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LASIK giveaway, beach, and lemons posing as vans.  Yep, this is what I’ve been up to the last few weeks! We spent the last week at the beach – on vacation.  It was a much-needed getaway for all of us.  First, we visited hubs’ parents for a few days.  It was golf carts and dips in the pool galore!  Luckily, Florida’s weather faired better -um- dryer than Georgia’s did!

 Golf Carts RULE

 

Then, we all hopped in the car, and headed to the beach for a few days. This was each of my children’s second time at the beach.  But really first time for my son, who just slept in the tent on the beach last year.  (Oh, the life of an infant.)  They each had an absolute BLAST!  From my son toddling after seagulls (“birdie WAIT!”), to my daughter’s ever-growing seashell collection, to just digging my toes in the sand (even for just a fleeting moment, before bouncing off to chase an active and curious toddler), to just -getting away.  We were LONG overdue, and made the most of absolutely every moment!  (Did I mention how free I felt, sans glasses and contacts??)

 

Unfortuantely, we have also been experiencing some less-than-pleasant issues with our lemon of a van.  Boo.  Let’s just say, I’ve spent more time and money with Honda than I ever care to do again!

I digress.  Now for the REAL news: a LASIK giveaway!

Y’all may know by now Thomas Eye Group recently helped me ditch my glasses when I had LASIK.  Now you can have a chance to experience the freedom I’ve felt these last few weeks.  They’ve launched a “Summer LASIK Giveaway” contest. Facebook users desiring a LASIK procedure are asked to submit an essay explaining why you or a loved one deserves LASIK. The essay with the most votes as of 12:00 p.m. on August 1 wins a free LASIK procedure valued at $4,990.

 LASIK giveaway

To be eligible to win, participants are asked to “like” the Thomas Eye Group Facebook page, fill out the entry form, and draft an essay of up to 500 words. The Grand Prize Winner, based on Facebook votes, will be announced on August 2. All entrants in the contest will receive a gift certificate good for $600 off LASIK – so it’s truly a win-win for everyone!

Keep on saving!  :o)
--Barbara

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