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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [Acro] LASIK Caution



                


Thread: [Acro] LASIK Caution

Message: [Acro] LASIK Caution

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From: Brian Howard <BK at newattaero.com>

Date: Fri, 10 May 2002 23:32:01 UTC


Message:

  There have been a couple threads in the past regarding the pros and cons of 
pilots having the LASIK procedure. The following is a link to a story in 
today's Tucson paper regarding an airline captain who lost his night vision 
and therefore his job because he wasn't properly screened for the procedure:

http://www.azstarnet.com/star/today/20510lasikverdict.html


FYI.



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