LASIK: 2020 Hindsight on GlobalTV 5/28/11
Investigators go undercover to expose the lies that LASIK clinic staff tell prospective patients. Former FDA chief, turned whistleblower, Morris Waxler, PhD, exposes the dirty secrets of LASIK clinical trials and the egregious FDA approval of LASIK devices. Young mother talks about suffering from painful, chronic dry eyes after LASIK. Son of police officer who took his own life due to LASIK complications speaks publicly for the first time.
CNN 9/28/2010: Lasik Safety in Question
Former FDA official spars with LASIK surgeon, Stephen Slade, on CNN over LASIK. Read article
Dr. Stephen Slade: "As ophthalmologists these are all our patients that have had problems with LASIK... We can treat the cornea with medications when it has ectasia..."
Editor's note: Dr. Slade said he is committed to helping patients with bad outcomes from LASIK. So, we can't help but wonder why Dr. Slade hires himself out as a defense expert witness against patients who are victims of LASIK malpractice.
The FDA is currently issuing warning letters to LASIK clinics for hiding LASIK complications by not reporting them as required by law. More »
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ABC World News 9/22/2010: LASIK Hindsight 20/20
Dr. Morris Waxler, former FDA regulator, featured on ABC World News. Waxler says the FDA should take steps to stop what he calls the "epidemic of permanent vision problems" caused by LASIK. Link to story Watch video:
Class-Action LASIK Eye Surgery Lawsuit Filed Against TLC LASIK Centers - WYFF News 4 3/18/2010
Former FDA Regulator Says LASIK Side Effects Weren't Taken Seriously - ABC Good Morning America 2/25/2010
LASIK surgeon, Michael Mockovak of "Clearly LASIK", charged with murder-for-hire plot - November, 2009
Eye doctor has stopped performing LASIK due to long-term concerns - KDKA 2 CBS report
Eye doctor tells patients that LASIK is a "terrible idea", and warns "don't go near it". CBS News 4/25/2008
ABC News - Is LASIK causing injuries? Interview with LASIK patient Abby Ellin
NBC's Robert Bazell interviews LASIK patient Matt Kotsovolos - April 24, 2008
NBC News with Robert Bazell: FDA public hearing on LASIK surgery - April 25, 2008
Interview with Dr. David Hartzok - LASIK problems are not being reported to the FDA
LASIK patients Roger Davis, Ph.D., Michael Patterson, Ph.D., and Dean Kantis interviewed by CBS News
LASIK patient Joseph Cauthen
LASIK undercover investigation and patient Scott Tolchin: CBS 2 New York
Hidden Camera Investigation: ABC Primetime Investigates Vikas Jain - 7/2/2001 (Part 1)
Hidden Camera Investigation: ABC Primetime Investigates Vikas Jain - 7/2/2001 (Part 2)
Stay tuned to LasikTube on LASIKComplications.com for more videos of patients with bad outcomes from LASIK, and news reports of widespread problems of LASIK...