Question:

Is it permissible to undergo surgery to correct one’s vision, where the sole purpose of the surgery is to alleviate the need of glasses or contact lenses?

Answer:

It is permitted, because it is not considered dangerous. This is even though there are other options, and the person can manage without it.

Sources:

Igros Moshe 2-66

Tags: surgery

Share The Knowledge

Not what you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged Caring for body and soul surgery or ask your own question.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *