CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 14, 1984
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REPORTER: Dan Rather
(Atlanta, Georgia) Controversial surgery technique to cure nearsightedness examined; Greg Hudson's experience described. [HUDSON - praises outcome of surgery.] Criticism of technique, radial keratotomy, discussed. [Dr. Walter STARK - notes long-term risks of procedure are unknown.] Cause of nearsightedness and surgery's effect explained, illustrated on screen. Findings of government study of procedure reported [Dr. Leo BORES - cautions against some patients considering procedure.] Bores recalled inventing technique.
REPORTER: Lem Tucker
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