May 14, 2008

Lasik Patients Tell FDA Panel About Injuries

Although public comments presented to the Ophthalmic Devices Panel of FDAs Medical Devices Advisory Committee 4/25 included ample reference to physical side effects and complications associated with Lasik eye surgery, the session was dominated by patient anecdotes and professional dispute over reports of severe depression and suicidal thoughts and actions attributed to adverse or sub-optimal surgical outcomes. Common physical complaints by patient advocates and patients claiming to have suffered adverse effects from Lasik surgery included persistent pain and stinging...
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