Global review finds 95.4% satisfaction rate for LASIK outcomes

Hasson, Matt; Master, Joseph
April 2008
Ocular Surgery News Europe/Asia-Pacific Edition;Apr2008, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p3
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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