Is Suicide an Adverse Effect of LASIK Surgery?

Each year, approximately 700,000 Americans choose to undergo LASIK surgery. Nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism can all be corrected with this procedure, which utilizes a laser to reshape the cornea and improve vision, eliminating the need for contacts and glasses.

The success rate of LASIK is nevertheless very high, with a 96% patient satisfaction rate, as noted by the…