Dr. Steven J. Dell is the Medical Director of Dell Laser Consultants in Austin, Texas. Dr. Dell was the Founding Chief Medical Editor of the medical journal Advanced Ocular Care, the Chief Medical Editor of the medical journal Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today, and the Founding President and current Chairman of the Board of The American-European Congress of Ophthalmic Surgery.
He serves as a member of the Refractive Surgery Clinical Committee of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and he is a Clinical Instructor in Ophthalmology at Tulane University in New Orleans. Dr. Dell is a diplomate of The American Board of Ophthalmology, a Fellow of The American Academy of Ophthalmology, and a Fellow of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He has been the recipient of numerous awards, honors, and invited lectures.
Dr. Dell was the second eye surgeon in the United States to perform laser cataract surgery using a femtosecond laser, and he has been twice elected as one of the Top 50 Opinion Leaders in Cataract and Refractive Surgery by his peers. Other awards he has received include; VISX® Star Surgeon Award, given to the top 5% of US refractive surgeons, Super Doctor by Texas Monthly magazine many years in a row, America's Top Ophthalmologists by the Consumers' Research Council of America, Austin's Best Doctors by Austin Monthly magazine many years in a row.
Dr. Dell has developed and patented numerous surgical instruments and devices used by hundreds of surgeons around the world, including the Dell Astigmatism Marker™, the Dell-Donnenfeld Astigmatism Marker™, the Dell Fixation Ring™, the Dell PlumeSafe Ophthalmic Evacuation System™, and the Dell PlumeSafe Handpiece™.