Wednesday, February 15th, 2012
To coincide with national eye safety month, Dr. Cunningham of Dell Laser Consultants in Austin, TX will be featured on the national radio show Healthy Vision with Dr. Val Jones. Dr. Cunningham will provide information on eye injuries and prevention strategies. Discussion will include eye protection after LASIK eye surgery. Airing dates will be... read more
Friday, February 10th, 2012
WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Avedro, Inc. announced today that the Company’s proprietary Lasik Xtra procedure has received Canadian Approval. Lasik Xtra is a two minute procedure used in conjunction with standard Lasik to restore biomechanical integrity and strength to the cornea after a standard Lasik procedure. The procedure combines riboflavin ophthalmic solution with Avedro’s KXL™ System... read more
Monday, January 30th, 2012
The eyes are the window into the soul – or at least the mind, according to a new paper published in Perspectives on Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Measuring the diameter of the pupil, the part of the eye that changes size to let in more light, can show what... read more
Thursday, January 26th, 2012
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
Tuesday, January 24th, 2012
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
Monday, January 16th, 2012
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
Monday, January 9th, 2012
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
Thursday, January 5th, 2012
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.
Monday, December 19th, 2011
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
Monday, September 12th, 2011
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!