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Docophobia!!!

i have no idea whether the word “DOCOPHOBIA” is a real word or not.But it is all i could think of when i saw Hariharan(my classmate)react when Karthika(another classmate) and me were talking about eye checkup.Sure,he is a good friend,an excellent orator(yea…rite 😛 ) but to be afraid of an eye checkup??!!
It all started when a few of my friends and me were talking about the department newsletter when he called me.Thinking that he called me for some important reason i went.He asked me what my eye power was and i answered.And he saw through my spec’s lenses and remarked how small the letters were and we tested his eye sight.And the topic came to dilation where i told him that the assistant would put a few drops of “eye drops” to dilate the retina and that was when his eyes bulged!He was afraid! 🙂
We spoke that it would not even hurt but it all fell on deaf ears.He then commented that he will not take an eye checkup ever!

Seriously dude,it doesn’t hurt!

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14 Responses

  1. manny says:

    Hari afraid of an eye check up ?!! 😛
    If im right he’s been postponing an eye check up fr a long time now :).
    — Go for it dude ! It doesn’t hurt 🙂 —

  2. Vivek says:

    you must have seen his expression when i said they dilate the retina! LOL

    even though we said that it doesn’t hurt,he still wont believe us!hari must have thought it was permanent!

  3. Beckhsrules says:

    Hi vivek i want to contact u … plz mail me at ssn.karthik@gmail.com

  4. Vivek says:

    @Beckh(am)rules…do i know u?? 😮

  5. Hari says:

    Ha, I won’t go for that eye checkup after joel’s word today morning. He couldn’t see properly for 3 days after having that fluid on his retinae. No sir! I wouldn’t want my eyes playing tricks on me (pun intended)

  6. Vivek says:

    the effect varies for a person,i think…
    for me,i was alright the next morning…

  7. Kavin says:

    lolz… I guess it is not comfortable when they pour the eye drops…

  8. Vivek says:

    you just feel cool….hehe

    u wont even get an irritation sensation…

  9. Joel Ronald says:

    Vivek don’t tell stories 😀 , the eye drops ‘irritates’ the eyes for a long time .

  10. Vivek says:

    maybe for you red….not for me….they are not meant to irritate the eyes!

  11. Hariharan says:

    I wont I wont I wont

  12. Vivek says:

    it wont hurt….go and ask an optician if u can….hear it from him/her!! 😀

  13. Kavin says:

    maybe it depends on how relaxed u r… if u feel restless when they give u eye drops, it might cause irritation… just a guess… 😀

  14. Vivek says:

    i do not know but it has never hurt my eye…i must have had ti for…um…many a times….all i got was tears…no pain or anything of that sense

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