Lasik surgery has allowed millions of Americans to throw away their glasses and contact lenses and see the world anew. But some Lasik patients say the surgery actually hurt their vision, and they’re pushing doctors to issue more explicit warnings about the risks involved. Join Kojo as we discuss Lasik surgery and its safety record.


  • 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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