News

Corneal Cross-Linking Specifics

Friday, September 24th, 2010

  We have been overwhelmed with inquiries by the medical community and public with regards to this study.  We would like to address concerns on an individual basis, but here is some basics that can help everyone out.  1. The study will enrol patients 12 years of age and older 2. A diagnosis of keratoconus...  read more

DLC to start enrolling patients in Corneal Collagen Cross-linking study(CXL).

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Corneal collagen cross-linking strengthens the cornea by allowing it to re-form new cross-links between the collagen fibers. These new cross-links help strengthen the cornea which stops the thinning process and further loss of vision.  This procedure can be used to slow or stop the progression of degenerative corneal conditions such as keratoconus and ectasia.  A...  read more

Dr. Cunningham to Testify to The Senate Committee on Health and Human Services

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

On Wednesday Sept 8th, Dr. Cunningham will testify in front of The Senate Committee on Health and Human Services and Joint Committee on Oversight of Health and Human Services Eligibility System. His main goal is to increase patient access to eye doctors.Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness in the working age population.Early and regular eye exams could...  read more

Dr. Dell becomes the second surgeon in the United States to perform LASER cataract surgery.

Wednesday, September 1st, 2010

Laser Cataract SurgeryDr. Dell used the same laser technology (femtosecond) that we use for LASIK eye surgery to perform a pioneering cataract surgery. The femtosecond laser that he is using is capable of creating corneal incisions, precise anterior capsulotomy, and lens fragmentation. These are considered the most critical steps of cataracts surgery. This is the...  read more

Estimates of Global Cost of Vision Loss at $3 Trillion

Thursday, June 24th, 2010

Global visual loss costs nearly $3 trillion for the 733 million people living with low vision and blindness worldwide in 2010, according to a report from the AMD Alliance International (AMDAI). A key recommendation of the expert panel was frequent screenings for people with diabetes and the elderly.   Read more at www.amdalliance.org/en/

Femtosecond Laser shows ability to reverse age induced cataracts.

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

The same laser that we use to created an incision in the cornea during LASIK surgery is now being studied as a tool to reverse the natural aging color change of the human lens known as cataracts.  Researchers in Denmark have used the femtosecond laser to bleach the yellowing change that occurs with cataract development. ...  read more

Dr. Dell featured on the cover of Nside magazine.

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

NSIDE magazine was extremely interested in Dr. Dell’s accomplishments and approached us about profiling him on the cover of their magazine.  They were “very excited to be able to include a world famous doctor in their local publication”.  We feel honored to have them take such interest in Dr. Dell. To read the article click...  read more

Enrollment continues for post-LASIK corneal sensitivity study

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

We will continue to enroll patients for the corneal sensitivity study for a minimum of 2 months.  Qualifying patients will have a significant portion of their LASIK fee subsidized as well as being reimbursed for every office visit.  This study is trying to determine the nerve regeneration effects of a commonly used dry eye therapy. ...  read more

Premier Surgeon Magazine Recognizes Dr. Dell

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010

The publishers and editors of Premier Surgeon  Magazine name Dr. Dell one of the 250 top innovators in premium IOL implant surgery.  

New national publication titled Advanced Ocular Care launches in the U.S.

Friday, April 2nd, 2010

New national publication titled Advanced Ocular Care launches in the U.S.  This is a unique journal that is tailored for both optometrists and ophthalmologists.] Dr. Dell was fortunate enough to be offered the position of Chief Medical Editor.  This will be the largest circulated journal in eyecare and possibly the most influential.We are proud to...  read more