Thoughts on LASIK, complications and the FDA study of the procedure

Lindstrom, Richard L.
March 2011
Ocular Surgery News;3/25/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p3
Academic Journal
The author discusses aspects of LASIK or eye surgery, complications and the study by U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on its procedure. He argues that LASIK is the best quality surgical procedure in regards to efficacy, safety, risk-benefit ratio, patient satisfaction, and transformative impact. He mentions that the FDA study is mainly done for political reasons. He adds that LASIK surgeons attempt to improve the procedure.


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