FDA Says 5 Eye Care Providers’ Lasik Ads Mask Risks

Law360, Chicago (December 18, 2012, 5:53 PM EST) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday it had warned five eye care providers to stop their allegedly misleading promotion of refractive lasers used in Lasik surgeries, saying the companies failed to provide adequate warnings about risks and could face penalties if they don't shape up.

Singling out the businesses after issuing multiple industrywide warnings in recent years, the agency said it sent warning letters to 20/20 Institute Indianapolis LASIK in Indianapolis; Scott Hyver Visioncare Inc. in Daly City, Calif.; Rand Eye Institute in Deerfield...
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