TITLE

Global review finds 95.4% satisfaction rate for LASIK outcomes

AUTHOR(S)
Hasson, Matt; Master, Joseph
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News Europe/Asia-Pacific Edition;Apr2008, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the high satisfaction rate for Laser Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) outcomes. According to the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS), a preliminary review of worldwide patient satisfaction literature found that 95.4% of LASIK patients appear satisfied with their visual outcomes. The results of the review were reportedly released after a newspaper article cited suicide as a possible complication of LASIK, which ASCRS denies.
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31655524

 

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