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QUOTED. Sept. 21, 2018. Paula Cofer.

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A patient advocacy group recently met with US FDA officials to ask for new safety measures, if not a total ban, around LASIK eye surgery. See what the group's coleader, Paula Cofer, said about the dangers of LASIK here.

"Unfortunately, most people aren’t aware that bad outcomes from LASIK should be reported to the FDA, so most LASIK injuries are never counted. But the larger problem is, the FDA ignores the thousands of reports that have been filed." –Paula Cofer, patient advocate

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