October, 2010

First patient in Austin to receive corneal cross-linking

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

  The first patient to ever recieive corneal cross-linking in Austin, Texas underwent their procedure at Dell Laser Consultants today.  This is a revolutionary treatmemt and may eventually help hundreds of Texans from blindness or corneal transplants.

New study shows that low levels of exposure to tobacco smoke affects the lungs

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

A single cigarette produces enough smoke to alter genes in the lungs according to a study in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.  This could have consequences for your vision as well.  We know that smokers are more prone to cataracts and macular degeneration.  Considering the amount of people that are exposed...  read more