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Last Post 21 May 2010 02:17 PM by Gears. 4 Replies.
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19 May 2010 05:35 PM
    I know that the military will cover the costs of laser eye surgery for its active members, especially those going into jobs requiring perfect or near-perfect eyesight. Since I doubt they cover it completely, does the Reserve, specifically the Coast Guard Reserve, have any discount program for Reservists for LASIK or PRK surgery?
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    19 May 2010 05:39 PM
    My gut instinct would be that they don't, but I don't know for sure. I had the LASIK done in November of 2008 at the Navy hospital in Jacksonville, FL. There were a few factors involved, but it came down to active duty people, and there was a priority system involved. The priority level revolved around how deployable you were, because scheduling would be more time sensitive. One way to find out for sure would be to contact a Naval hospital's opthomology department and ask.


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    21 May 2010 11:39 AM
    FWIW,

    After Cooch had Lasik done at the NAVAL Hospital, he grew a third eye on his forehead. The good news is he has 20/20/20 vision now.


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    21 May 2010 11:53 AM
    Thrid eye, yes. 20/20 vision, no. I have to have a follow up procedure to get it fine-tuned.


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    21 May 2010 02:17 PM
    Your sixth chakra is out of alignment, huh? I know a great acupunturist who might be able to help you.


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