FDA OKs New Eye Surgery Device

04/18/2002 | CNN

Refractec says the FDA has approved its equipment, which is used for a new form of corrective eye surgery. The procedure, known as "conductive keratoplasty," or CK, is similar to LASIK surgery, but uses radiofrequency waves instead of a laser to reshape the cornea, which Refractec says is less invasive and causes less side effects.

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