FDA Letter to Eye Care Professionals
MedSun: Newsletter #38, July 2009

FDA website

FDA has received information, comments, and complaints from interested persons regarding the promotion and advertising of LASIK procedures and the FDA-approved lasers used in LASIK procedures. The FDA believes that eliminating deceptive or misleading health-related advertising claims is an important part of protecting the public health. The FDA LASIK website can also be used as a resource for eye care professionals.

Additional Information:

FDA Letter to Eye Care Professionals. FDA LASIK website. May 22, 2009.
http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/ProductsandMedicalProcedures/SurgeryandLifeSupport/LASIK/ucm154882.htm

Latest on FDA's LASIK Program. FDA LASIK website. May 22, 2009.
http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/ProductsandMedicalProcedures/SurgeryandLifeSupport/LASIK/ucm061421.htm


MedSun Newsletters are available at www.fda.gov/cdrh/medsun