These are some of the famous names who have had LASIK
Want LASIK? You're not alone. In fact, here’s a list of some of the most recognizable faces who have had LASIK over the years. Some of the names you’ll see are indeed patients of LASIK MD, too!
As someone who wore glasses and contact lenses for many years, Olympian figure skater Joannie Rochette was thrilled by her decision to get LASIK. It proved to be helpful both on the ice and off. "It’s great to be able to have 100% confidence in my vision," said Joannie.
Luca “Lazylegz” Patuelli
Getting LASIK was something that Luca "Lazylegz" Patuelli—a dancer, choreographer, and motivational speaker—long wanted to do. But finding the time to do the procedure got in the way. Until recently. Once Luca got LASIK, he loved how much freedom it brought. It helped him take his dancing to a whole new level!
Kim Kardashian famously got LASIK surgery in 2009 to correct her vision. She even documented the procedure on her show, "Keeping Up with the Kardashians."
Max Parrot—an Olympian snowboarder still young in his career—wanted to be free from the restriction of wearing glasses and contacts. After LASIK, he says clear vision helped him pull of tricks he couldn’t before. “[Eyesight] is really important in snowboarding. There’s never a jump that’s the same distance or height, so you need to see what you’re up against,” says Max. But with improved eyesight, Max can keep his eye on what matters most: the prize.
LeBron James (nicknamed King James) is no doubt one of the best basketball players to ever hit the court. LASIK helped him see the basketball clearly, so he could score even more points proving that this procedure is fit for a king.
As a competitive mogul skier, Alexandre Bilodeau felt that great vision was an important part of the sport. He said being able to see the moguls—down to the detail—helped him spot his landing. After LASIK, he no longer needed to worry about losing a lens. Though since retired from the sport, Alexandre continues to rely on his 20/20 vision.
Tyler Seguin visited LASIK MD back in 2011 to get a vision correction procedure. This has made aiming for the top corner a whole lot easier. Playing on the road also meant bringing around extra contact lens solution—taking up precious room in his hockey bag. he doesn’t have to worry about that.
Fun fact: Drew Carey’s famous thick-rimmed glasses are fake! Yup, the host of The Price is Right actually had LASIK.
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