Dear Dr. Holzman,
Thanks for checking in. It’s a little over a month now and I still can’t quite believe that I can actually see – and see well–without the aid of glasses or contacts. I keep catching myself thinking I need to put my contacts in or take them out before I remember that I’m not wearing them! It’s the craziest thing and sometimes I half expect to wake up one morning to find my corrected vision gone, like a dream.
I don’t know what your personal vision history is, but I think unless a person has been with extremely poor vision for years and years as I was, they can’t truly understand what a miracle it seems to be able to see 20/20 unaided. I’m sure you’ve heard this from many patients over the years (and probably from patients with vision worse than my own was), but a simple “thank you” almost doesn’t seem enough. Although in some ways I now wish I’d had this procedure done years ago, I believe I found an excellent combination in the technological advances of today and your unparalleled surgical skills. I don’t know that my results would have been quite so amazing say, 10+ years ago, with a different surgeon.
PS—one of my kindergartener’s who is just fascinated by my vials of Optive lubricating drops tells me almost every time he sees me put drops in: “That’s a pretty good doctor that he fixed your eyes and now you don’t need glasses. Yeah, that’s a pretty good doctor.” Can’t get a much better recommendation than that! 😉