Mental health linked to vision correction surgery

Vision correction surgery can positively impact mental health, says study

New research published by Optical Express has highlighted a positive correlation between vision correction surgery and improved mental health.

The study found that nearly two thirds (65%) of people who had vision correction surgery went on to lead a more active lifestyle that improved their health and mental wellbeing.

Stephen Hannan, clinical services director at Optical Express, said: ‘Often, the first thing patients want to do after surgery is an outdoor pursuit they didn’t feel able to do while their vision was impaired.

‘We know how important exercise is, not just for your physical health but also for your mental wellbeing.’

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