FDA To Look At Efficacy Of LASIK Surgery

Law360, New York (March 18, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reportedly intends to take a harder look at LASIK surgery in the wake of concerns about the popular operation that aims to correct poor vision.

On Monday, Dr. Daniel Schultz, the director of the FDA's center for devices and radiological health, revealed the agency's plan to hold a public meeting to discuss the issues surrounding laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis, or LASIK, Reuters reported.

"Obviously, it's a technology that has caught on and is used very, very widely,” Schultz said. “And...
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