MWC Semi-Finalist

What Do You See When You Close Your Eyes?

The unexpected results of laser eye surgery

Illustration by Anna Ismagilova. Purchased and licensed via Shutterstock

I don’t recall ever having perfect vision or anything close to it. I’ve needed glasses since I was a child. Not that I wore them. Glasses don’t mix well with roundabouts and swings. And when I grew up, they most certainly weren’t suited to kissing boys. There are far…