I have participated in a couple of the "Crappy Eyesight" threads in the PT forum before as I have....crappy eyesight! I have seen a few threads about laser-surgery, but the last was dated in 2006, so jnp forgive me.
After thinking about it for a few years, fucking around with contacts and glasses and researching it out, I have decided to look into LASIK. Part of the reason I am looking into LASIK is I am fucking sick and tired of my damn glasses. I have tried daily wear, disposable, long term wear and sleep-in contacts but after a short time, the contacts stick to my eyelids and float up into my eye.
I had an appointment yesterday with a group of doctors in Las Vegas that specialize in LASIK and PRK, during which my eyes were tortured with several kinds of drops and tests and ended being dilated to the size of half-dollars.
During the examination and questioning, I was asked about physical activities and exercising it came out that I lift and train. I was told essentially:
~before the actual procedure, I can't lift for a few days before and a couple of weeks after.....which isn't a problem
~after the procedure, if I play soccer, no headshots....which isn't a problem
~no getting struck in the head or face.....so essentially, I will be left to my devices at LARPing
During my research, to be honest, I never really noticed anything about "don't get hit in the head"...even though NOW it is pretty rational advice. However during my research I am conducting now, it is pretty obvious: don't box or kickbox or get thrown on your head after LASIK.
Are there any posters who have undergone LASIK or a similar laser eye surgery and if so, what are your experiences?