In the course of its inquiry, it found that most people who went for laser eye surgery did almost no research into the procedure or the expertise of the person carrying it out.
Doing some research before having lasers fired into your eyes sounds like common sense, but what influenced people's decision where to have their eyes lasered was advertising, low prices - and how close the clinic was to their home.
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The problem, he says, is that on the High Street, laser eye surgery has become the victim of 'an unhappy marriage between big business and medicine', with the hard-sell tactics 'terribly unprofessional and serving only to trivialise the surgery'.
A major concern, says Professor Gartry, is just who is doing the surgery - the very least that people should be doing is finding out who the surgeon is and their qualifications.
In the fall of 1964, on a visit to the World’s Fair, in Queens, Lewis Altfest, a twenty-five-year-old accountant, came upon an open-air display called the Parker Pen Pavilion, where a giant computer clicked and whirred at the job of selecting foreign pen pals for curious pavilion visitors. Within a year, more than five thousand subscribers had signed on. It would invite dozens of matched couples to singles parties, knowing that people might be more comfortable in a group setting. They wound up in the pages of the New York subscriber.
That's what we say, at least, as a defense -- because we’re defenseless when faced with an incredibly beautiful woman.If you’re like a lot of guys, it can be hard to ignore a guy paying unwanted attention to your female companion.And depending on the character of this guy, things can escalate. Guys with sterling self-esteem, maybe this doesn’t apply to you.There’s something irksome about knowing that basically everywhere she goes, guys will be coming up with excuses to talk to her.Sometimes you might even be in the vicinity of one such attempt on the part of another man.