Dr. Selinda Van Dell directs the Dry Eye Center at EyeSymmetry Vision Center, in addition to providing comprehensive eye care. A deep interest in dry eyes, led her to seek training with two of the top dry eye specialists in the world, Dr. Amy Nau and Dr. Donald Korb (the researcher and clinical who published the first paper on the reason why dry eyes develop). Dr. Van Dell brought the ideas, techniques, and treatments of the top researchers in the field to Nashville. She studied Pharmaceutical Product Development at West Chester University in Pennsylvania.
Upon graduation, Dr. Van Dell worked as an optician before attending Optometry school at Salus University in Philadelphia. While studying at Salus University, Dr. Van Dell gained clinical experience at the Veterans Hospital in Philadelphia and the low vision clinic at The Eye Institute. Dr. Van Dell consults with companies who treat dry eyes.
Outside of the office, she enjoys hiking, cooking, traveling and keeping up with her two small children.