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Experiences with Laser Eye Surgery?

Preposterous Coward Re:friends say that it is OK... (1104 comments)

I believe an incident of this nature was described in Krakauer's book "Into Thin Air". My recollection (it's been years since I read it) was that someone decided to climb Everest despite advice from his opthalmolagists that it was inadvisable, and he did become effectively blind while on the mountain (may not have been permanent).

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