For Immediate Release
Contact: Jennifer Heinly, J&J Consulting
PROFESSIONAL HOLLYWOOD STUNT MEN FACE THEIR FEAR OF LASIK SURGERY
Newport Beach, Calif., May 18, 2011 – The number one reason people put off having LASIK surgery is FEAR. Hollywood has perpetuated these fears by the recent release of a trailer for the horror film, “Final Destination 5” (in theaters this summer), which features a fictional laser eye surgery gone horribly wrong.
However, professional father and son Hollywood stunt men Randy Johnson and Brandon Johnson have a different “reality” and faced their own fears recently by undergoing LASIK surgery with Dr. Tom Tooma, Medical Director at NVISION Laser Eye Centers. The father and son duo are now featured in an NVISION “Face Your Fear” social media campaign.
“You can light me on fire, toss me off a building or make me move from one car to another going 70 mph, but I still feared the unknown of LASIK surgery,” said the younger stuntman Brandon Johnson. “But, once I walked into the NVISION offices, the staff and Dr. Tooma made me feel totally at ease.”
“I tell people don’t wait. It will be the best thing you’ve ever done for yourself,” says Randy Johnson, who has been a stunt man in Hollywood for over 30 years.
”The video is designed to help people see the humorous side of their fears,” says Sandra Sellani, VP of Marketing for NVISION Laser Eye Centers. “We’ve seen even the toughest people — fireman, policemen, and stuntmen– who risk their lives every day get a little apprehensive about LASIK. “
“But, once they face their fears and have the procedure, they realize that LASIK is quick and painless, and the fear they have is imagined,” continued Sellani. ”Afterwards, most people say, ‘Was that it? That was easy!’ Randy and Brandon were the perfect people to convey this message.”
About NVISION Laser Eye Centers
NVISION Laser Eye Centers has nine locations throughout California from San Diego to Camarillo. With more than 1,300 eye doctors who refer their patients and trust their own eyes to NVISION surgeons, NVISION Laser Eye Centers is the Eye Doctors #1 Choice, and serves the counties of San Diego, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Ventura and San Bernardino.
For more information, visit www.NVISIONCenters.com or call 1-877-91NVISION (1-877-916-8474).