Some may see better with Lasik alternatives
Lasik alternatives have virtually no advertising and attract far fewer patients. Tragic testimony before the Food and Drug Administration reinforced warnings that Lasik does come with risks--lost vision, painful dry eye, glare and other night-vision problems. Aggressive marketing makes patients falsely believe clear sight is guaranteed, complained Jayne Weiss, MD, of Detroit's Kresge Eye Institute.
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