2013

What is it like to see the world as an animal

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Ever wondered how your cat or dog sees the world? Now you can look through their eyes with the first 3D game that recreates the vision of different species based on scientific evidence. The online simulation, created by the French 3D design company Dassault Systèmes, with the guidance of veterinary ophthalmologist Didier Schmidt-Morand, mimics the vision of five...  read more

Swallowing Nasal Sprays, Eye Drops Can Harm Kids, FDA Warns - Dell LASIK Austin News

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Over-the-counter eye drops or nasal decongestant sprays can pose a serious health threat to children who swallow them and should be kept out of the reach of kids at all times, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warns. These products — sold under brand names such as Visine, Dristan and Mucinex, as well as generic...  read more

Bausch + Lomb Receives FDA Approval for the TRULIGN™ Toric Posterior Chamber Intraocular Lens

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

Bausch + Lomb, the global eye health company, today announced that it is has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the TRULIGN™ Toric posterior chamber intraocular lens (IOL).  The TRULIGN Toric intraocular lens is the first toric IOL that corrects for astigmatism and, unlike other standard toric lenses, has the...  read more

Austinites Looking at LASIK Want To Know: Which Laser Technology is Best?

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

AUSTIN, TX–One of Austin’s top laser eye clinics, Dell Laser Consultants, www.dellvision.com, offers patients the most advanced and widest selection of LASIK technologies available in the Austin area including the only pupillometer — designed to help ensure quality vision post LASIK — in the city.   “My research for the FDA has helped bring new laser...  read more

LASIK: Right and Wrong Things To Worry About

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

Are you considering LASIK, but worried about it?  It’s understandable, but you may not be worried about the right things.   We all know that worry can be a pointless exercise.  When we worry about the wrong things – that’s a waste of energy.  But when we worry about the right things, it can be...  read more

Can you eat your way to healthy vision?

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

Today, our Dr. Cunningham appeared on “Good Day Austin” to discuss foods with known eye health benefits (http://www.myfoxaustin.com/category/236454/good-day ) and it brought up an interesting idea: Can you correct your vision by improving your diet?   The short answer is no.  If you are wearing glasses or contacts to correct the vision you were born...  read more

Cedar Fever and Your Vision

Saturday, February 2nd, 2013

For many Austinites, there’s an impending sense of doom about the pollen in the air as Cedar Fever hits.  Allergies to our beloved Mountain Cedar (which, for the arborists among you, is actually from the Juniper family) are pretty common – otherwise we wouldn’t hear about it so much this time of year.  There is...  read more

What’s a “Clinical Study” – and What Does It Mean to You?

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

If you’re thinking about LASIK – or if you’ve taken the next step and started researching the procedure in earnest – you’ve probably come across “clinical studies” reporting that LASIK is safe and effective.  But what are those studies?  How are they conducted?  What do they really mean for you?   If you watch the...  read more