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Lasik eye surgery for Kelly

Kelly had eye surgery today and he's under doctor's orders to take a nice, long nap to let his eyes start healing. His vision has been terrible and he's wanted to have this surgery forever. So today was the day! Happy 22nd anniversary, Honey! The surgery that he had will take a few days or even a couple weeks to have his eyes adjust to how they'll be permanently. I had booked a fun getaway at the relatively new Lost Pines Hyatt near Bastrop, but Thursday is the only day that they schedule surgeries, so I canceled our celebration. His doctor, Dr. Steven Dell, brother of the famous Michael Dell, has treated tens of thousands of patients, so we're hoping his expertise and experience did the trick. Maybe we'll go out to dinner tonight if Kelly's up for it. I'm really excited for Kelly because his contacts have been bothering him really badly and he's been wearing his glasses for the past two months and they are such a pain, not to mention, I miss seeing his pretty green eyes without coke-bottle lenses hiding them. Swimming will be much better for Kelly too. Cross your fingers--so far, it must have worked well because he can now see how many fingers I hold up across the room, and before surgery, that was impossible.

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Lisa said…
I wish him a speedy recovery - and both of you a happy anniversary! Let me know how happy he is with the result. JL has been wanting to have this done for years, so I'd be interested in seeing this Dr.
Robin said…
Happy Anniversary! I know what you mean...I prefer seeing my husband's pretty (blue) eyes au natural, too. I used to (a long time ago) actually hide his glasses so he couldn't wear them. Then he got some more stylish ones but I still prefer him without glasses.
Cassie said…
How exciting! I want my husband to get it done too, I know what you mean about contacts and them wearing glasses. Hope the recovery goes well!
The Roberts said…
Tom still talks of his surgery like a miracle 4 years later!
Happy The Man said…
Did it in 2003 and it was the greatest thing ever. It was well worth the money (and temporary discomfort).
Lonna said…
Oh I know that James will be interested in the outcome of the surgery as well, he too has been talking about getting his eyes fixed for awhile.

I hope that you have a wonderful anniversary. Congrats on the 22 years. You have such a wonderful family and relationship with them to show for it.
Julie said…
How exciting for Kelly! I hear good things about that surgery so I'm sure he'll be very pleased with the results!

And HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!!! Hopefully you'll get to enjoy a nice dinner out tonight but if not, I'm sure you'll just be happy to be together! You'll definitely have to go to Lost Pines another weekend...some of our friends went recently and raved about how relaxing it was!
Callisto said…
I'm so jealous. I can't wait to get LASIK someday. Maybe when I'm older... >_< Wish Uncle Kelly an easy recovery.
Bobbi said…
I hope the surgery works out well--many I know who have had it are very happy with it. I went in for an evaluation a month ago--and I am too far-sighted for it. But, he found cataracts and needs to remove them and that surgery accomplishes the same results as LASIK, plus my insurance will pay for it! I get one eye done next month--can't wait!
Dustin had Dr. Dell do his eyes 7 years ago! No problems for Dustin! He would totally do lasik all over again if he had to - he loves not having to wear contacts or glasses anymore! We hope Kelly is recovering perfectly!

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