Some forums can only be seen by registered members.After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.The Australian Defence Force (ADF) recognises the benefits of eye surgery and offers funding for refractive surgery to certain personnel.They approve and recognise the following procedures performed by LASERSIGHT Australia: The strong team of world-renowned surgeons at LASERSIGHT, headed by founding director Dr Peter Stewart have been providing Laser procedures to ADF personnel for the past 8 years. Since then the group has performed over 66,000 successful procedures.At the tortured time of seventh grade–just when my pimples were at their zenith, braces adorned my teeth, and my self-confidence was abysmal–my eyesight began to deteriorate. I might’ve tried to tough it out were it not becoming increasingly obvious that I ran the risk of bringing middle school shame on myself by tripping over large, stationary objects I could no longer clearly discern.Admitting ocular defeat was self-preservation at its finest.As I lay on the operating table with a laser moving towards my eyeball, I knew I’d made the right decision.Ok, maybe I didn’t know it in that precise moment of mingled excitement and low grade terror, but I certainly knew it about an hour later when I could see without glasses or contacts for the first time in 16 years.
But seriously, it’s up there with noteworthy life events.
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And so, I surrendered myself to the fact that I needed glasses.
For unknown reasons, I selected odd little round glasses with gold frames, which for all the world looked like something an 80-year-old librarian would wear. In high school I upgraded to contact lenses, which were a vast improvement over the aforementioned tragic glasses, but, I struggled with them daily.