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Discussion in 'Pre-Dental' started by IvyRuss, May 10, 2007.

  1. IvyRuss

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    I am having Lasik surgery in a couple of weeks. How important are good eyes in dentistry?
     
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  3. PChemGrad

    PChemGrad I am a banana.
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    Be prepared to get it again after dental school. Your eye site goes down hill durring dental school with all the reading you do. Good eye site is important but you can wear glasses.
     
  4. jeninny44

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    :laugh:
     
  5. laundry

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    I have a sudden urge to flood.


    :banana:
     
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    would you want a blind dentist working on you?
     
  7. INFNITE

    INFNITE mmm....doughnut
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    glasses, contacts, loupes

    you don't need perfect eyesight to become a dentist.
     
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    UPenn recently graduated their first blind dentist. Here is a video where he is interviewed: http://youtube.com/watch?v=rlCJwwPSHI8
     
  9. Cymbidium

    Cymbidium Awesome.
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    I got Lasik about a month ago- worth every penny!
     
  10. lemoncurry

    lemoncurry tequila mockingbird
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    why do i get the feeling you just wanted to tell us you were getting LASIK and made up a weak excuse to post a thread?


    i had LASIK about 8 years ago.
     
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    GOOD eyes are important for EVERY career/job not just dentistry...lol...
     
  12. IvyRuss

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    was just curious how badly doing dental surgery hit your eyesight
    and hell yeah I am excited to get Lasik.
     
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    of course... its been my boyhood dream since I grew pubic hairs
     
  14. laundry

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    what's the correlation between pubic hair and blind dentists? this questions deserves a separate thread
     
  15. laundry

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    and how come my signature doesn't show up half the time???!!!!!!
     
  16. koochooloo

    koochooloo SugarNaCl's bestest bud!
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    haha just shows up under your first post of the thread
     
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    WHAT!?!?!?
    HOW COULD YOU NOT KNOW THE CORRELATION !?!?!?!?!
     
  18. tooth decay

    tooth decay science officer
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    How about things like: working on the correct tooth or even the correct patient for that matter? On the business side, don't you want to make sure that your billing is correct?
     
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    i strongly agree. :D
     
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