Two New Independent Studies Each Demonstrate Superiority of Wavefront Guided Over Wavefront Optimized Laser Vision Correction Two new influential, prospective, bilateral random eye studies each re-affirm that VISX Customvue Wavefront Guided laser vision correction (the only technology used at Dell Laser Consultants) produces better contrast sensitivity and visual acuities than Wavefront Optimized laser vision correction... read more
Biologists at Tufts University were able to make tadpoles grow eyes on their backs and tails by genetically manipulating the membrane voltage of cells in frog embryos. This new mechanism could have great potential in the formation of complex organs for transplantation and regenerative medicine applications.
Dell LASIK and Cataract AUSTIN News – Macular Degeneration, A Serious Threat To You And The Pocket Book
In a recent Duke University study, it was found that diagnosis of neovascular (wet) Age Related Macular Degeneration patients have doubled in just over a decade (1994-2006). The cost of treatment to the medical system also doubled. http://www.ajo.com/article/S0002-9394(11)00410-7/abstract This underscores the importance of early routine eye exams and the use of sunglasses after LASIK eye... read more
Asian Americans may be at greater risk for glaucoma compared to other races in the United States, according to a study published online Feb. 10 in Ophthalmology. This underscores the importance of routine eye examinations because glaucoma is often undetectable by the patient until the severe stages of the disease.
LASIK AUSTIN News - Prolensa Effective for Treatment of Pain and Inflammation After Cataract Surgery
Although cataract surgery is generally painless and well tolerated by patients, continued drug advancements have served to ensure a pleasant experience for the vast majority of patients. Both Dr. Dell and Dr. Cunningham have served as advisors in the development of this new medication.
The Implantable Miniature Telescope is indicated for monocular implantation to improve vision in patients aged 75 years and older who have stable severe to profound visual impairment (BCVA 20/160-20/800) caused by bilateral central scotomas (loss of vision) associated with end-stage AMD. In an outpatient surgical procedure, the miniature telescope is implanted in one eye, in... read more
Open enrollment for FSA accounts is coming up for many of you! Did you know that you can use your FSA or HSA accounts to pay for LASIK? Get in touch with your HR to learn more!
The ACOS Summer Symposium brings together an all-star cast of physician thought-leaders and innovators from industry in a unique forum. Dr. Dell (President-elect of the American College of Ophthamic Surgery) will be chairing the Sumer Symposium of the ACOS. Dr. Dell is hounored to be leading the information exchange of the top refractive surgeons in the... read more
Dr. Cunningham lectures at National Athletic Trainers Association Annual Meeting. This meeting consists of over 10,000 of the top athletic trainers in the United States. Dr. Cunningham spoke of maximizing vision in athletes and visual performance. Often elite athletes seek out Dell Laser Consultants for their advanced vision correction technology and expertise in demanding visual... read more
Dr. Dell’s pioneering LASER cataract surgery was featured in the cover story for Review of Optometry this month. Review of Optometry is the most widely read journal in optometry.This historic event has been met with incredible anticipation by surgeons around the country. The biggest buzz at the academic meetings for eye surgeons this year had... read more