LASIK: Quality of Life Project, Warning Letters to Facilities
MedSun: Newsletter #43, December 2009

FDA Consumer Update website

On Oct. 15, 2009, the FDA made two announcements related to LASIK: The launch of a collaborative study to examine the potential impact on individuals' quality of life from LASIK surgery, and the issuance of warning letters to 17 LASIK ambulatory surgical centers-those that perform surgery and release patients the same day—after inspections revealed inadequate systems for reporting unexpected side effects (adverse events).

Additional Information:

FDA Consumer Update website. LASIK: Quality of Life Project, Warning Letters to Facilities. October 20, 2009.
http://www.fda.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm187351.htm


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