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 Post subject: Agencies that should be accountable for refractive surgery
PostPosted: Mon Dec 26, 2005 7:13 pm 

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American Academy of Ophthalmology, P.O. Box 7424, San Francisco, CA 94120-7424; www.aao.org
The AAO works to advance the lifelong learning and professional interests of ophthalmologists to ensure that the public can obtain the best possible eye care.

Comment: the AAO is not doing a very good job with its stated goals....

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, 4000 Legato Road, Suite 850, Fairfax, VA 22033; www.ascrs.org
The ASCRS works to raise the standards and skills of anterior segment surgeons through clinical and practice management education. The Society also works with patients, government and the medical community to promote delivery of quality eye care.

International Society of Refractive Surgery, 1180 Springs Centre So. Blvd. #116, Altamonte Springs, FL; Locate The ISRS provides scientific research, knowledge and information to all individuals who are interested in refractive surgery.

National Eye Institute, 31 Center Drive MSC 2510, Bethesda, MD 20892-2510; 301-496-5248; www.nei.nih.gov
The NEI conducts and supports research on eye diseases and vision disorders, and offers free publications for the general public and patients.

Food and Drug Administration, 5600 Fishers Lane (HFE-88), Rockville, MD 20852; 1-888-463-6332; (301) 827-4420; www.fda.gov
The FDA oversees the safety of food, cosmetics, medicines, medical devices, and radiation- emitting products and provides information on contact lenses, intraocular lenses, refractive surgery, and corneal implants for myopia.

 Post subject: The AAO only cares about it's members
PostPosted: Tue Mar 07, 2006 7:51 am 
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PERIOD! Of the 5 years I've dealt with them, they've led me to believe they would investigate my doctors fully. They were about as helpful as the FDA. And the same applies to them as well. The only protection they will offer, is where it is in their best interests...THEIR DOCTORS!!!


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