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Opticians don't explain risks of laser eye surgery

26th March 2009

A study carried out by Which? has found the majority of high street opticians do not adequately inform their patients about the risks of laser eye surgery.

Six out of ten opticians gave patients "unsatisfactory" information about the procedure. Every one of the four Optical Express shops in the survey gave poor advice. The company's clinical director Dr Steve Schallhorn said: "I find the claims to be misleading and very poorly researched."

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Article Information

Title: Opticians don't explain risks of laser eye surgery
Author: Jess Laurence
Article Id: 10742
Date Added: 26th Mar 2009


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