TITLE

FDA poised to re-examine LASIK safety, postop patient satisfaction

AUTHOR(S)
Hasson, Matt
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Ocular Surgery News;3/25/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plan to re-examine LASIK or eye surgery safety and post-operative quality of life. "Ocular Surgery News" Cornea/External Disease board member Eric D. Donnenfeld says that eye surgery has been a successful procedure. It mentions that the review focuses on safety and results gained on a public hearing held by Ophthalmic Devices. It mentions the LASIK Quality of Life Collaboration Project, a quality-of-life study conducted by the FDA.
ACCESSION #
86439070

 

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