LASIK Activists Seek Hill Hearings on FDA Inaction

Reprinted with permission from 03/30/2010 The organizers of two Internet-based LASIK patients’ protest groups wrote 14 Capitol Hill lawmakers 3/29 asking for a hearing on FDA’s “egregious” approval of the laser devices used in this booming eye-surgery retail industry. Stressing the elective, cosmetic nature of the procedure, Fort Lauderdale, FL-based Dean Kantis and Paula […]

TLC LASIK Centers hit with class action lawsuit

Reprinted with permission from As FDA Awaits LASIK Study, Lawsuit Hits Big Player 03/18/2010 As FDA continues to await the results of a nationwide collaborative study on after-effects of LASIK eye surgery, due in 2012, injured patients have begun filing lawsuits based on their discontent with those after-effects — chronic and painful dry eyes, […]