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

June 5, 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

May 21, 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?

March 27, 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

March 5, 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?

February 13, 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

February 2, 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?

January 16, 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


Am I A Good Candidate For LASIK?

November 28, 2012

It’s one of the best questions to ask when considering LASIK.  In fact, approximately 10 percent of my patients are not eligible for LASIK.   Your first step in determining if you’re a candidate for LASIK is completing a thorough, diagnostic evaluation of your eyes.  You can expect an exam to take typically 1-2 hours...  read more


What Formula 1 Racing Tells Us About LASIK

November 15, 2012

Formula 1 – the elite international level of automobile racing – is coming to Austin, TX this weekend.   It’s a big deal.  Formula 1 hasn’t raced on U.S. soil since 2007.  And its real glory days in the U.S. were decades ago.  But worldwide, Formula 1 has the biggest viewership of any sport –...  read more


Make Your Photography Hassle-Free With LASIK

November 7, 2012

LASIK can transform the way you see the world.  So can photography.  And the two together can be a perfect marriage.   LASIK has been a tremendous benefit to many photographers, whether they’re professionals, dedicated amateurs, or simply parents trying to snap every moment of family life.  By eliminating the hassle of glasses or contacts,...  read more