Lasik surgery to correct poor eyesight is incredibly popular. More than 700,000 Americans have it every year.i
But chances are, most of them don’t know that it has never been rigorously tested.
That’s because, unlike new drugs, medical procedures don’t require large-scale clinical studies before they can be used.
And of the few studies that tested Lasik, many were authored by doctors or laser manufacturers with a financial interest in the outcome.… Read More