Austin Ophthalmologist
901 Mopac Expressway South, Suite 305
Austin, Texas 78746 US
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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.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

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

    Internship:
    Baylor Transitional, Houston, TX

    Residency:
    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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Can You Have LASIK Twice?

IF your distance vision has began to become blurry, a second procedure may be possible. This is routinely done if the patients cornea is healthy and... READ MORE

How Much Does LASIK Eye Surgery Cost?

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Where Can I Find the Best Lasik Eye Center?

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Lasik Doctor Consultation

You want to find a board certified ophthalmologist who is experienced in LASIK. It helps to find someone with at least a few thousand cases under... READ MORE

What Are Good Lasik Eye Surgery Alternatives?

Glasses and contacts work well. Advanced Surface Ablation (ASA) is a form of laser treatment that can be used in place of LASIK for medical reasons or... READ MORE

What's the Catch with Lasik for $599/eye?

You already know it's too good to be true, but here's the scoop. Discount laser centers typically use older technology that is much less... READ MORE

Which is Better Treatment Option for Me...ICL or LASIK?

They are both excellent options. I would recommend that you get examined by a machine called the pentacam to fully asses if you are a candidate for... READ MORE

Will I Have Hazy Vision After Lasik?

Your vision will be slightly foggy for the remainder of the day after you have LASIK surgery. By the time you wake up the next morning, you should... READ MORE

Lasik Side Effects

Most LASIK side effects are rare and not serious. Like any surgery, there are inherent risks, but LASIK is generally regarded as one or the safest... READ MORE

Unsatisfactory PRK Results

Healing times vary greatly with PRK surgery. They can range from weeks to months. Some of the healing time will vary based on your age, how much... READ MORE

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