Steven Dell, MD

Steven Dell, MD

Austin Ophthalmologist
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(512) 347-0255
901 Mopac Expressway South, Suite 305
Austin, TX 78746
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About Steven Dell, MD

Show More Steven Dell, MD practices in Austin at Dell Laser Consultants as an Ophthalmologist, board certified by American Board of Ophthalmology. Dr. Dell began participating on RealSelf in 2009, and has achieved "Participating Doctor " status. Dr. Dell has hospital affiliations at Seton Hospital System, Seton Northwest, Brackenridge Hospital, Brackenridge Children's Hospital.

Treatments offered at Dell Laser Consultants

Education / Training

Medical School:
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Baylor Transitional, Houston, TX

Ophthalmologist, Tulane, New Orleans, LA

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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