N/S Not making this up... Winston gets LASIK to repair vision. (1 Viewer)

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Besides the obvious...how is his vision gonna be any different than when he wore contacts (which I assume he wore.)
 

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I have worn glasses and contacts since i was in the 3rd grade, so for over 35 yrs now.. For a long time, I couldn’t wear contacts because i have an astigmatism, and the only available option were hard plastic lenses, which hurt like hell to wear.. i hated, hated my glasses, so when LASIK became a thing circa 20 yrs ago, i thought seriously about getting it.. but over the years, though most people i know who’ve had it say it’s the best money theyve ever spent- I’ve also met a few who had their eyes seriously messed up.. I’ve even read about people who committed suicide b/c LASIK made their lives a painful miserable hell (Google it).. So now that i’m able to wear contacts, I’m going to stick with them b/c while the odds are that LASIK will be a success, i dont want to be part of the minority of people where it goes wrong.. Just a personal choice, your mileage may vary.
 

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I have worn glasses and contacts since i was in the 3rd grade, so for over 35 yrs now.. For a long time, I couldn’t wear contacts because i have an astigmatism, and the only available option were hard plastic lenses, which hurt like hell to wear.. i hated, hated my glasses, so when LASIK became a thing circa 20 yrs ago, i thought seriously about getting it.. but over the years, though most people i know who’ve had it say it’s the best money theyve ever spent- I’ve also met a few who had their eyes seriously messed up.. I’ve even read about people who committed suicide b/c LASIK made their lives a painful miserable hell (Google it).. So now that i’m able to wear contacts, I’m going to stick with them b/c while the odds are that LASIK will be a success, i dont want to be part of the minority of people where it goes wrong.. Just a personal choice, your mileage may vary.
Ive heard stories of where people cant drive at night anymore. lights just blind them. Its like a spectrum of colors blasting your eyes....that scares me. That one reason I don't even care to get it anymore. soft contacts are fine for me...
 

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As much of you joke, my eyesight wasn't very bad, but still needed glasses and I could play sports fairly decent. I played sports without glasses.

After LASIK, what a difference I saw in my vision. Colors stood out the most as well as sharper images. My vision also improved to 20/10 which they only guaranteed me 20/15 vision. For sports, I play tennis and baseball and I could focus a lot more on the balls and hit a lot better. I'm sure for football, it can make a slight improvement, but it still depends on his arm in the long run.

It made a big difference for me so I'm sure it may help him as well.
 

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Does LASIK help with color blindness? He's always throwing to the wrong color jersey.
 

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I was told my astigmatism was so bad before I couldn't get it. it may have changed I don't know....I really don't care anymore though. I wanted it when I was younger, 47 now...
It's really cheap now compared to what it used to be so you may want to look into it if you want to have normal eyes.
 

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Wins a Heisman and a nat’l title in college ball with bad eyes, but can’t avoid umpteen picks in the NFL without Lasik. Something doesn’t add up :)

I had Lasik 16 years ago and my vision improved mightily, but I’m not trying to play QB in the NFL, though.
I would be terrified to have that surgery.
The only way I can use eye drops is by putting them in the corner of my eye haha.
 

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