According to FDA warning, the agency found that the following five provides were not providing sufficient information about the associated risks of Lasik surgery in their promotional tools and advertisements.
Furthermore, the agency reported that the above five providers were also lacking proper information about adverse events and warnings. According to the press release, the agency also warned these eye care providers about legal proceedings. The FDA might take legal actions like injunction, seizure and civil money penalties, if these providers do not make required changes in their advertisement and promotions.
You need to know that:Lasik surgery can provide some serious effects to your eyes including dry eye syndrome, temporary loss of vision and symptoms of debilitating visual like starbursts, double vision, glare and halo.
Lasik surgery is irreversible and the outcome of this surgery may not always achieve the optimum results.
The agency also recommends that patients who want take the Lasik surgery must consult with a proficient eye care specialist about their expectations, associated risks and possible side effects of the surgery.
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Dr Samir Melki MD PhD of this group is one of renowned eye surgeons in USA and UK. He is currently working at Harvard Medical School as a clinical faculty. In addition, he has a professional experience of conducting thousands of procedures on laser eye surgery. Lasik Boston (the Boston Eye Group) and Dr. Samir Melki is among the first eye care providers in New England to offer Femtosecond laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery.