A Northeast Family Tradition of Vision Innovation

Dr. Dello Russo's journey began with a commitment to redefine the possibilities of vision correction, breaking down industry standards to provide laser vision correction to all who need it. Inspired by a deep-seated desire to improve lives through clearer sight, he embarked on a mission to provide cutting-edge solutions that would liberate individuals from the constraints of glasses and contact lenses.

Our Philosophy & History at Dello Russo Laser Vision


Pioneering Excellence in Refractive Surgery

Established over three decades ago, Dello Russo Laser Vision has been a trailblazer in refractive surgery. Dr. Dello Russo's commitment to innovation has led the clinic to embrace state-of-the-art technologies, such as LASIK and PRK, revolutionizing how individuals achieve and experience clear vision.

The clinic's legacy is not merely in the advanced procedures performed but in the countless stories of transformation, where individuals have reclaimed their vision and the freedom to see the world unaided. Driven by a passion for precision and excellence, Dello Russo Laser Vision continues to shape the future of vision correction, honoring its founder's vision and making clear sight a reality for all.

Dr. Joseph Dello Russo was one of a selected group of doctors here in the United States who helped bring modern laser and LASIK eye surgery techniques to the forefront of ophthalmology. His extensive experience and contributions to the LASIK field make Dello Russo Laser Vision a top choice for LASIK eye surgery. Under Dr. Dello Russo’s expert direction, Dello Russo Laser Vision’s state-of-the-art facilities and world-class LASIK surgeons offer advanced vision correction.

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Meet Dr. Joseph Dello Russo, Our Founder

Meet Dr. Joseph Dello Russo, a distinguished name in the world of refractive surgery and the visionary founder of Dello Russo Laser Vision. With a career spanning several decades, Dr. Dello Russo has been at the forefront of pioneering advancements in eye care. Renowned for his expertise in LASIK and PRK procedures, he has dedicated his life to helping individuals break free from the constraints of glasses and contact lenses. Dr. Dello Russo's commitment to precision, innovation, and patient-centric care has not only earned him accolades but has also transformed the lives of countless individuals seeking clarity in their vision. As a leading authority in the field, Dr. Dello Russo continues to shape the landscape of refractive surgery, leaving an indelible mark on the industry and, more importantly, on the lives of those he has helped see the world with newfound clarity.

Dr. Joseph Dello RussoLASIK Expert and Pioneer

The Dello Russo story begins long before the first LASIK eye surgeries were done in the 90s. In 1980, Dr. Joseph Dello Russo purchased a research laser from a new company called VISX. Shortly thereafter, the FDA selected him to do exclusive research on refractive vision correction, testing the laser with patients. This research would eventually lead to the FDA approving LASIK in 1996.

Throughout the 1990s, Dr. Dello Russo’s input was crucial for establishing LASIK as the common and widespread procedure it is today—radio host Howard Stern even dubbed him the “godfather” of laser vision surgery. Many of the LASIK procedures and safety guidelines in place now are the direct result of Dr. Dello Russo’s early research.

Sharing His Findings With the Community

Since 1990, Dr. Dello Russo has generously shared his ophthalmologic knowledge and extensive experience with other LASIK surgeons and practitioners. He has offered lectures at national and international conferences and has authored several academic papers based on his surgical practice. Dr. Joseph Dello Russo also focused on training other surgeons in his specialty. He has offered open-access seminars in his practice where hundreds of other LASIK surgeons were trained by himself and his son, Dr. Jeffrey Dello Russo.

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Dr. Joseph Dello Russo’s Outstanding Career and Legacy in Ophthalmology

Before Dr. Joseph Dello Russo focused primarily on his LASIK eye surgery career, he was one of the leading cataract surgeons in the country. Many significant developments in laser cataract treatments in the 70s and 80s are thanks to Dr. Dello Russo’s work at the New Jersey Eye Center. Dr. Dello Russo founded the New Jersey Eye Center in 1967, and the facility continues to provide multi-specialty eye care today under the direction of his other son, Dr. James Dello Russo. Apart from performing some of the first implant surgeries for cataracts, Dr. Joseph Dello Russo introduced and prompted the widespread use of the Yag laser. He was also responsible for the first ambulatory surgical center (ASG) for the eyes in the Northeast, making Dr. Dello Russo a pioneer not just in ophthalmology but also in the medical profession as well.

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Over 190,000 Surgeries Performed

Over the course of his career, Dr. Dello Russo has committed to staying current with the latest vision correction techniques and technology. Having performed more than 190,000 laser and LASIK eye surgeries at Dello Russo Laser Vision over more than 30 years, Dr. Dello Russo is one of the country's top three most productive eye surgeons. With such a wealth of experience, it’s safe to say that any patient was in exceptional hands when they saw Dr. Dello Russo.


Embark on a Journey to Clear Vision

Step into a realm of unparalleled vision care at Dello Russo Laser Vision. Our state-of-the-art facilities are more than just clinics; they are sanctuaries of advanced eye care where innovation and compassion converge. Led by the pioneering spirit of Dr. Joseph Dello Russo, our centers provide a haven for those seeking freedom from glasses and contact lenses. From the moment you enter, our expert team, steeped in Dr. Dello Russo's legacy of precision and patient-centric care, will guide you through a personalized journey to visual freedom. Advanced technologies, combined with decades of experience, define the essence of our practice. Discover the difference at Dello Russo Laser Vision, where clarity is not just a vision but a promise fulfilled. Your path to a life of clear vision begins here.

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