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Dr. Dell becomes the second surgeon in the United States to perform LASER cataract surgery.

September 1, 2010

Laser Cataract SurgeryDr. Dell used the same laser technology (femtosecond) that we use for LASIK eye surgery to perform a pioneering cataract surgery. The femtosecond laser that he is using is capable of creating corneal incisions, precise anterior capsulotomy, and lens fragmentation. These are considered the most critical steps of cataracts surgery. This is the...  read more


Estimates of Global Cost of Vision Loss at $3 Trillion

June 24, 2010

Global visual loss costs nearly $3 trillion for the 733 million people living with low vision and blindness worldwide in 2010, according to a report from the AMD Alliance International (AMDAI). A key recommendation of the expert panel was frequent screenings for people with diabetes and the elderly.   Read more at www.amdalliance.org/en/


Femtosecond Laser shows ability to reverse age induced cataracts.

June 22, 2010

The same laser that we use to created an incision in the cornea during LASIK surgery is now being studied as a tool to reverse the natural aging color change of the human lens known as cataracts.  Researchers in Denmark have used the femtosecond laser to bleach the yellowing change that occurs with cataract development. ...  read more


Dr. Dell featured on the cover of Nside magazine.

May 6, 2010

NSIDE magazine was extremely interested in Dr. Dell’s accomplishments and approached us about profiling him on the cover of their magazine.  They were “very excited to be able to include a world famous doctor in their local publication”.  We feel honored to have them take such interest in Dr. Dell. To read the article click...  read more


Enrollment continues for post-LASIK corneal sensitivity study

May 3, 2010

We will continue to enroll patients for the corneal sensitivity study for a minimum of 2 months.  Qualifying patients will have a significant portion of their LASIK fee subsidized as well as being reimbursed for every office visit.  This study is trying to determine the nerve regeneration effects of a commonly used dry eye therapy. ...  read more


Premier Surgeon Magazine Recognizes Dr. Dell

April 20, 2010

The publishers and editors of Premier Surgeon  Magazine name Dr. Dell one of the 250 top innovators in premium IOL implant surgery.  


New national publication titled Advanced Ocular Care launches in the U.S.

April 2, 2010

New national publication titled Advanced Ocular Care launches in the U.S.  This is a unique journal that is tailored for both optometrists and ophthalmologists.] Dr. Dell was fortunate enough to be offered the position of Chief Medical Editor.  This will be the largest circulated journal in eyecare and possibly the most influential.We are proud to...  read more


The Most Powerful Optical Instrument in the World

December 30, 2009

At Dell Laser Consultants we have the highest commitment not only to bring you the best technology in the world, but also continue to serve as experts in this technology.  We often look outside ophthalmology to gain a comprehensive understanding of these technologies.  This perspective allows us to be leaders in surgical innovations.    Here...  read more


New LASIK study at Dell Laser Consultants in Austin, Texas

December 17, 2009

Dell Laser Consultants begins study on corneal nerve regeneration after LASIK surgery.  DLC will be part of a large multi-center randomized double blind study to assess the effect of Restasis ophthalmic solution on corneal nerve regeneration.  This study may have implications far beyond LASIK including corneal disease treatments and other surgeries.    Restasis is commonly...  read more


Nearsightedness on the Increase - Look closely Austin

More Americans have myopia now than in the ’70s, study finds TUESDAY, Dec. 15 (HealthDay News) — Myopia (nearsightedness) is more common in the United States than it was more than 30 years ago, a National Eye Institute study shows. Researchers compared National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data from 4,436 black and white participants...  read more