Becker’s ASC Review is a bimonthly publication offering general business, legal and clinical news, analysis and guidance on a variety of topics relevant to ambulatory surgery centers. The publication reaches an audience of more than 25,000 key ASC-industry decision makers including surgeons, medical directors, directors of surgery, administrators and others involved in the rapidly growing... read more
On February 27th, 2011 at the Aspen Invitational Refractive Symposium, Dr. Dell was presented with the David D. Dulaney Award for outstanding contribution to the field of eye surgery. Dr. Dell is the youngest eye surgeon ever to receive this award.
Approximately 2.5 million Americans suffer eye injuries every year. Almost 75% of these injuries happen to males. Young men make up the largest sub-group. Even though millions of people are enjoying the freedom and clarity of LASIK vision correction, this highlights the importance of eye protection when indicated. Here are DLC we are aggressive advocates... read more
Glasses like these have been used for years to train elite athletes to process information faster. The glasses black out for very short periods of time forcing the brain to process information quicker and re-acquire a target faster. Advanced training techniques like this could even be used by the general population to increase things such... read more
Remember that legislation is in place that may dramatically reduce the maximum amount of money you can contribute to flex. If this is enacted, it could start next year and greatly reduce the tax savings for medical related expenses (including LASIK). Most HR departments are on top of this and instructing employees of... read more
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.
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
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
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
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