Steven Dell, MD

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Austin Ophthalmologist
901 Mopac Expressway South, Suite 305
Austin, TX 78746
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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Dell has hospital affiliations at Seton Hospital System, Seton Northwest, Brackenridge Hospital, Brackenridge Children's Hospital.


  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Medical School:
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Baylor Transitional, Houston, TX

    Ophthalmologist, Tulane, New Orleans, LA

Treatments offered at Dell Laser Consultants

Blog Posts and Articles

Can Lens Replacement Surgery Eliminate Reading Glasses?

The answer is frequently yes. Some patients are interested in surgery to eliminate glasses for distance, intermediate and near vision. Their inability to read up close is called presbyopia. In many cases, the best way to treat this is to “prematurely” remove the lens in their eyes that will eventually become a cataract, and replace it with an intraocular lens. There are intraocular lens that have the ability to see at distance, intermediate and near without the need for glasses...

How is Cataract Surgery Performed?

Cataract surgery involves removal of the cloudy lens, and replacement with an artificial lens, which is called an intraocular lens. The cataract is typically removed using ultrasound. I have had the opportunity to perform cataract surgery using a femtosecond laser, which may ultimately prove superior. It is too early to say at this point. Cataract surgery generally takes only a few minutes, and the success rate is extremely high. For decades, the intraocular lenses we implanted after...

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