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For Tom, he feels like contact lenses are “very annoying” and his busy travel schedule makes managing them difficult. “I just want to get up in the morning and feel like I’m good to go,” he says. “When you can’t see as well, you feel like your world is smaller. I’m just looking forward to expanding my world.”
The Doctors sent Tom to ophthalmologist and Lasik surgeon Brian S. Boxer Wachler, who says that the reality star is great candidate for the surgery.
After the surgery, Tom and Dr. Boxer Wachler join the panel where he tells ER physician Dr. Travis Stork that while at first he might have been nervous to have the surgery, he’s now “very happy” with the results.
Dr. Boxer Wachler also debunks some of the common myths and concearns regarding Lasik surgery.
- Does it hurt? – Tom shares that he didn’t feel anything during the procedure
- Wait until you get older? – If you are a good candidate at 20, you should get it then and not wait
- Can you go blind from the procedure? – Dr. Boxer Wachler explains that he’s never had a patient go blind and that it’s a proven procedure with a 25-year history
Catch Tom on “Vanderpump Rules” Mondays at 9/8 C on Bravo.