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- Dr. Babur Lateef Lasik surgeon and Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at George Washington University
- Jonathan Rockoff Health, Science and Medicine Policy Correspondent, The Baltimore Sun
- Barbara Berney President, Vision Surgery Rehab Network
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