Alternatively, you may call FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 to report by telephone, download the paper form and either fax it to 1-800-FDA-0178 or mail it to the address shown at the bottom of page 3, or download the Med Watcher Mobile App for reporting LASIK problems to the FDA using a smart phone or tablet.Read a sample of LASIK injury reports currently on file with the FDA.
Since there were no cataractous changes, the patient was advised regular follow-up. METHODS: Retrospective chart review of patients who underwent cataract extraction between September 2013 and March 2015 at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.
Do not delay, as medical records may be destroyed after five years in some states.
Read more about the importance of the K-card below. Request your LASIK medical records from the surgeon (alternatively, you can print this form (K-card), and have it completed by your LASIK surgeon) and take them with you to the cataract surgeon.
Although LASIK surgeons routinely fail to provide patients with a K-card, LASIK surgeon professional organizations stress its importance.
On its website, the International Society of Refractive Surgery (ISRS) tells patients, "It's crucial to keep a record of pre- and post-operation information that may be needed for future eye surgery, such as cataract surgery.