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?


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


Igros Moshe 2-66

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