Exclusive: Former FDA Regulator Says LASIK Side Effects Weren't Taken Seriously Enough

LASIK eye surgery has provided the promise of a quick vision fix for millions of Americans, but now one of the Food and Drug Administration regulators who approved the procedure in the 1990s is publicly expressing concerns about its safety. Some 700,000 people a year in the U.S. get LASIK surgery to correct their vision, and in the years since the procedure was approved, the majority of patients have been happy with the results. But while the FDA was aware of negative side effects that would...Full Story
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