LASIK Complaint on Violative Ads Seeks Woodcock Action

Copyright Dickinson FDA Webview at Republished with permission. 03/31/2021 The leader of a Facebook group involving patients injured by LASIK eye correction procedures is urging FDA acting commissioner Janet Woodcock to crack down on false and misleading advertising by LASIK providers. Paula Cofer, who founded the 7,400-member LASIK Complications Facebook Group in 2014 to […]

Modern laser in situ keratomileusis outcomes – A review.

The LASIK industry has a long history of manipulating data and publishing junk science to protect the public perception of LASIK. In 2009, leading LASIK surgeons published a literature review titled LASIK world literature review: quality of life and patient satisfaction1 which concluded that “95.4% of patients were satisfied with their outcome after LASIK surgery“. […]

FDA Meets with Patients Advocating LASIK Ban

NEWS RELEASE September 7, 2018 Contact: Morris Waxler, PhD, 608-219-7947, Mark your calendar for a news conference with a group advocating a ban on LASIK eye surgery. The news conference will take place on September 13, 2018 from 1:00 to 2:00 PM, in the Maple Room at the Sheraton Hotel, 8777 Georgia Ave., Silver […]

Dr. Quentin Franklin and LasikPlus Sued for LASIK Malpractice

02-14-2010 PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Laurie Shrieves v. Quentin Franklin, M.D., and LCA-Vision, Inc. d/b/a LASIKPlusVirginia Circuit Court for the City of Chesapeake Case No. CL 10000278-00 DR. QUENTIN FRANKLIN AND LASIKPLUS SUED FOR LASIK MALPRACTICE – On February 5, 2010, plaintiff, Laurie Shrieves, filed suit against Quentin Franklin, M.D., and LCA-Vision, Inc., […]

FDA Issues Warning Letters to LASIK Facilities

For Immediate Release: Oct. 15, 2009 Media Inquiries: Peper Long, 301-796-4671, Consumer Inquiries: 1-888-INFO-FDA FDA Announces Plans for LASIK Quality of Life Project Agency also Announces Warning Letters Issued to LASIK Facilities The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced the launch of a collaborative study with the National Eye Institute and the U.S. […]