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

Hasson, Matt
March 2011
Ocular Surgery News;3/25/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p1
Academic Journal
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.


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