The majority of patients who have had vision correction surgery recommend it to others. Of all those who have had vision correction surgery, 87.8% recommended having vision correction surgery to at least one other person. Almost a quarter, 24.8%, recommended the procedure to more than 10 people. 36.3% recommended having vision correction surgery to 5 to 10 people, and 26.7% recommended having vision correction surgery to less than 5 people. Only 12.2% of those who have had vision correction surgery did not recommend it to anybody.

Source: Jobson/VCA's VisionWatch
Total Annual VisionWatch Sample Size: 100,000 consumer respondents per year
Refractive surgery data is for the 6ME (months ending) March 2007