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Sports Stars Ride The Lasik Wavefront To Success

It seems that quite a few sports stars are getting lasik surgery done. Theres Tikki Barber from the football world, and Tiger Woods from the Golf pros. There are probably a lot of others. Philosophically though, why is using steroids considered a crime and cheating and Lasik is not only OK, but the athletes run out and do endorsement of various Lasik clinics. They say its because steroids are not FDA approved and have serious side effects, but if you want to look like a cow, be a great baseball player (is it true what they say about Barry Bonds?) and then rapidly deteriorate into a fat slob, isnt that your own personal decision.

Even have years ago quite a few star athletes have had lasik surgery. Baseball players Gregg Maddux and Wade Boggs had the surgery. Then there are even outright testimonials to the joys of Lasik, the relief and pleasure and better competition after years of frustration wearing contact lenses and constantly having difficulties. Theres Leroy Popowski, who had his lasik surgery. He is an athlete on the US Pro Cyclist Team. He made a testimonial on how incredibly pleased he was with the Lasik surgery and to walk out the door every day to do his training, with no thought about contacts or wearing glasses. Another proud alumni of the Lasik lab is Markus Naslund, from the Vancouver Canucks Hockey team. He thanks his doctors for helping him to see the puck better. Tiger Woods went into Lasik surgery after having a losing streak and shortly thereafter won seven out of ten tournaments. This trend of athletes undergoing lasik treatment is likely to only intensify. With the new use of the Wavefront Maps of the eye to take into account higher order aberrations and natural slight non-smooth features in the eye, the rate of success of lasik surgery can only increase.

Actually, the banning of various enhancements for athletes is far from a joke. Not only are steroids banned, but it seems the World Anti-Doping

Agency (WADA) is considering banning high altitude simulation, where athletes train in tents that deliberately have low oxygen content, similar to people from high altitude location, whether the Tibetan plateau (12,000 feet), or less extreme cases like near Denver Colorado (5,000 feet). What next, will the athletic police ban a balanced diet?