The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is the federal agency
responsible for the approval of medications and medical devices.
The FDA does not approve medical procedures, just the devices and
The FDA has approved many medical devices used for conventional
RLE, and other
refractive surgery procedures. The FDA website carries a wealth
of information, but is not always easy to find. To help locate
relevant information, visit the
FDA - Main Lasik Web Page
If you are ready to choose a doctor to be evaluated for conventional
RLE, or any
refractive surgery procedure, we highly recommend you consider
a doctor who has been evaluated and certified by the USAEyes nonprofit organization.
Locate a USAEyes Evaluated & Certified
Lasik Laser Eye Surgery Doctor.
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