Ron Link (patient advocate)

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Ron Link[1] is a former firefighter[2] and actor[3] who founded Surgical Eyes[4][5] in 1999 to help patients with complications from LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) and other types of refractive eye surgery.[6] Surgical Eyes was featured in media outlets worldwide [7][8][9][10][11] [12] [13] [14] [15] [16] heightening awareness of post-refractive surgery issues as well as possible solutions.[17][18][19][20] Ron Link first spoke in front of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Ophthalmic Devices Panel about the need to address LASIK complications on July 22, 1999 [21] and again on August 1, 2002.[22]