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Comment: An Answer To Your Question (Score 0) 550

by NoSalt (#47534137) Attached to: Laser Eye Surgery, Revisited 10 Years Later

What is holding everyone else back from freeing themselves from contacts and glasses?

I cannot stand to have anything in or around my eyes. I [literally] had to get drunk in order to get the Glaucoma "puff of air in the eye" test done. Were you completely drugged up during the procedure? If I could be knocked out completely for the exam and the procedure, I would definitely consider lasik; because, damn, I really hate wearing glasses.

Comment: Re:Too Many Women Die from "All in your head." (Score 0) 47

by NoSalt (#47275123) Attached to: 'Selfie' Helps Doctors Diagnose Mini-Stroke
It is a woman thing because it is incredibly difficult to diagnose any heart conditions in women from symptoms alone. Many women get told it is only anxiety or indigestion when it is actually a serious heart condition. They are told to go home and take it easy, then they die. This is not so with men. When we have heart issues, it is fairly easy to detect it from symptoms alone.

It's not an optical illusion, it just looks like one. -- Phil White