Posts tagged “LASIK surgery”

Young Adults Encouraged to have Laser Eye Treatment in the USA

August 14th, 2014
Young Adults Encouraged to have Laser Eye Treatment in the USA

In a world where technology is becoming more and more advanced, many people are opting for laser eye surgery in order to improve their eyesight. Choosing laser eye surgery is not as straightforward as many think. Unlike cosmetic surgery, there are a number of factors which must be taken into account before a surgeon carries […]

How Safe Is LASIK Surgery?

April 14th, 2014
How Safe Is LASIK Surgery?

LASIK, or laser eye surgery, has been around for many years now. However, for most people it is still a novel idea, and like all novel ideas can create a sense of fear or trepidation. So, how safe is LASIK surgery?According to researchers, laser eye treatment, in particular LASIK therapy, is completely safe. What’s more, […]

New England Ophthalmologist Now Using New Technique

January 23rd, 2013
New England Ophthalmologist Now Using New Technique

Laser eye surgery has been around for several years now. The normal technology in use by eye surgeons and others is LASIK surgery. However an American ophthalmologist based in New England is offering his patients a different kind of surgery. This is also aimed at patients with cataracts. In fact the practitioner is apparently the […]

Warning About Advertising

December 21st, 2012
Warning About Advertising

The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning over misleading adverts promoting laser eye surgery. It seems the FDA feels that promotional material issued relating to LASIK surgery is insufficient in giving consumers information about potential risks. While LASIK surgery is generally safe, it is known not to be suitable for everyone. […]

FDA Cracking Down on Eye Care Professionals

October 5th, 2011
FDA Cracking Down on Eye Care Professionals

The growth in LASIK technology to improve the eyesight of customers has fired up officials at the US Federal Drug Administration. It seems the latter has decided to crack down on eye care specialists, who may be miss-selling the technology and / or making false safety claims. The FDA recently sent out a letter warning […]

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