Pilot fish has some extra money in his medical flexible spending account at the end of the year — and he knows it's use-it-or-lose-it time.

“I was nearsighted and wore contacts most of the time,” says fish. “I figured this would be a good opportunity to get Lasik eye surgery to get rid of glasses and contacts for good.

“The appointment was made, and the corrections were done to both eyes in one procedure. I was told that my eyes would be watery and blurry for a few days. Since I had the procedure on a Friday, I figured I’d be OK to go to work on Monday, though my eyes would probably still be healing.”

Monday comes, and fish’s eyes are indeed still a little watery and slightly blurred, but he makes it in to work without problems.

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