Lasik Surgery Sales Tactics Raise Eyebrows n’Patient Counselors’ Earn Bonuses for Each Customer n ……..Special Report……… n Lasik Surgery nE-Mail This Article nBy Marc BorbelynSpecial to The Washington PostnTuesday, September 4, 2001; Page A01 nOne of the largest national chains of laser eye surgery clinics pays sales commissions to at least some of its “patient counselors

“” who seek to collect nonrefundable deposits from customers before they have been briefed on all possible risks of the procedure

according to former employees

customers and company documents. nThe Tysons Corner branch of Laser Vision Institute (LVI)

a 19-center chain