September, 2010

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