It’s been nearly 4 years since I had LASIK at the Shinjuku branch of the Kobe Kanagawa Eye Clinic Japan. You can read more about my experience with LASIK here: www.travel67.com/lasik/
I was chatting with friends the other day about how positive my experience had been. Here are 10 ways my life changed! (These don’t include non-Lasik related changes such as getting married, buying a house…)
Saving money No need to buy contact lenses, or solutions, or glasses.
Saving time Don’t have to spend a few minutes in the morning and before going to bed dealing with contact lenses.
No struggling with contact lenses at 4AM before a dawn photo session!
No emergency glasses days I’d wear contacts almost every day, but if I had sore eyes I’d have to wear glasses. I’d then have awkward conversations with friends or workmates explaining why I was wearing glasses.
No foggy glasses No problems going from cool air-conditioned buildings to the humid outdoors.
Smaller wash kit No extra bag of solutions, cleaning products, spare lenses, and spare glasses. Much easier for travel.
No lost lenses while diving!
No lost lenses No worries with water sports. When swimming, snorkeling or scuba diving, no chance of losing a contact lens.
Easier flights Long flights from Japan to the UK are made easier when I don’t have to choose between contact lenses or glasses.
View from the London Eye ferris wheel overlooking the Thames River and Houses of Parliament, London, England.
Night vision Being able to glance over and see the alarm clock clearly without glasses.
Outdoor living Camping is easier when you don’t have to deal with contact lenses. Especially if there are no places to wash your hands.
Peace of mind If there is a natural disaster I won’t be searching for glasses in the middle of the night. If I’m stranded somewhere I don’t need to worry about how many hours I’ve been wearing contact lenses.
Read more about my experience with LASIK here: www.travel67.com/lasik/
And finally the Shinjuku branch of the Kobe Kanagawa Eye Clinic Japan is just a couple of blocks from the Robot Restaurant. Awesome 🙂