There are many things to look for in a LASIK Surgeon as Well as their LASIK center if you are from the ares of Philadelphia, Harrisburg, Wilkes Barre regions that have all different types of centers & surgeons in those areas. Here is a list of what you should look for to get The BEST outcomes in your Vision with LASIK vision correction:
A HIGHLY trained Surgeon!
Choosing a surgeon to do your LASIK procedure is by the most far MOST important decision in having LASIK amoung all the many different physicians in the Wilkes-Barre, Philadelphia, and Harrisburg PA areas! You should call their office and ask many questions as you can. Things to ask for is if they ever did a cornea fellowship in Opthtalmogy learning LASIK Vision correction. Our Surgeon stand out from the rest of other LASIK surgeons as he did his cornea fellowship at prestigious hospital Cornell Medical Center where he was trained by one of the BEST LASIK surgeons, Sandra Belmont M.D., in the United States who performed LASIK on many celebrities and famous people such as Jimmy Fallon from the TONIGHT SHOW as well AS Regis Philbin from the Regis & Kelly Show. Having this credentials and experience as a Cornea fellowship Trained LASIK Surgeon give Dr. Columbus the BEST Skills as a surgeon to make ALL his patients from Philadelphia, Wilkes-Barre PA get the BEST possible outcomes possible and the BEST experience they ever had with a surgeon!
Doctor Columbus was also the VERY First Doctor in his Eye Residency Training to perform LASIK! He was taught by the MOST BEST LASIK surgeon in Long Island NY Alexander Hatsis M.D. After working with Dr. Dr Hatsis, Dr. Columbus had ALL the Experience and Knowledge to start his practices in Philadelphia, Harrisburg, and Wilkes Barre PA regions serving thousands of patients sine 2000!
A commitment to quality care!
other LASIK Centers may fly in their LASIK surgeons, or have different surgeons working on your eyes with First & second treatments, and do not do post-operative care especially post-operative day 1 exam which is the most important exam to look for complications with your LASIK procedure! They also sometimes have inexperienced follow up optometrists taking care of you post-operatively that have NO TRAINING IN LASIK CARE 7 ARE LERNING ON YOUR EYES almost as if you were a guinea pig patient to them. At Columbus LASIK our surgeon Dr. Columbus is YOUR ONE & ONLY SURGEON YOU WILL see performing your LASIK procedue. Many of our patients from Harrisburg, Wilkes-Barre, & Philadelphia regions chose Dr Columbus because he is the only surgeon who is operatating on yor eyes! We also have Dr. Columbus SEE ALL POST-OPERATIVE day 1 EXAM Which is the MOST CRITICAL EXAM to monitor for any complications. If he sees any complications at that time, he is prompt and swift to best treat it right away so it resolves quickly and you get the best vision without any visual threatening side effects. Finally at our Center, we provide excellent optometrists to do your consultation as well as yor follow-up care to ensure Best results. Unlike other centers with doctors learning on the job, ALL our optometrists have OVER 15 YEARS EXPERIENCE in managing & taking care of of LASIK patients! at Columbus Lasik Vision Centers we provide the BEST IN QUALITY and CARE unlike some other LASIK centers in the Philadelphia, Wilkes-Barre, Harrisburg Regions!
Experience, experience, exerience!
You should look to see how many surgeries the doctor has done! TheMORE THE BETTER WITH BEST EXPERIENCE & OUTCOMES AS WELLBE THE BEST ABLE TO TREAT COMPLICATIONS reducing them to a minimum! Our Surgeon Has done OVER 20,0000 SUCCESSFUL LASIK procedures to THOUSANDS of his patients from Harrisburg, Philadelphia, Wilkes-Barre areas of his established practice since 2000 in these areas! With our surgeon’s MANY YEARS OF EXPERIENCE he is the LEADING PROVIDER WITH THE LARGEST LASIK CENTER IN EASTERN PA serving mostly patients at his Philadelphia, Wilkes-Barre, Harrisburg PA Offices. He does monthly VERY HIGH VOLUME LASIK SURGERIES unlike other centers that only do a minimal 10 LASIK surgeries per month. His successful practice has been his THOUSANDS of patients from the Wilkes-Barre, Harrisburg, Philadelphia PA region spreading his name & reputation to many of their friend & collegues! Dr. Columbus appreciates and thanks ALL his happy patients with their newly found clear vision in referring their family and friends for his services since 2000!
State of the art technology!
Our surgeon offers the LATEST & NEWEST TECHNOLOGIES TO GET BEST VISIONS for ALL his patients from Harrisburg, Wilkes-Barre, and Philadelphia PA patients he serves in these communities! He offers the NIDEK EC-5000 laser for Traditional LASIK & the Allegretto Wavelight laser for all his Custom & Wavefront LASIK procedures. These are the two MOST ADVANCED LASER SYTEMS in the LASIK market for his Philadelphia, Wilkes-Barre, Harrisburg PA patients with Traditional having the patented scanning slit laser beam and the Allegretto having flying spot technology. Most of our Philadelphia, Harrisburg, and Wilkes-Barre PA patients get an AMAZING 20/20 to 20/15 VISIONS with one treatment! Dr. Columbus will provide the best technology in the future when it becomes available and start working and performing in his Harrisburg, Philadelphia, and Wilkes-Barre office locations to serve these communities.
Experinced staff and technicians!
All our offices in our Philadelphia, Harrisburg, and Wilkes barre PA offices are staffed with hard working and deicated to Dr. Columbus and LASIK vsion correction. From our secretaries with their friendly advise to you and answering your questions for you to our Highly trained LASIK vision technicians maintaining and calibrating the lasers for accuracy and BEST OUTCOME, your experience at Columbus Lasik Vision Experience will be a GREAT & REWARDING ONE! You can ask our secretaries, LASIK vision co-ordinaators, and laser technicians about their LASIK vision experience and happiness with their new eyes with their LASIK procedure performed by their Boss Dr. Columbus for their surgeries. His staff entrusted their vision like so many Thousands of Dr Columbus’s patients in the Philadelphia, Harrisburg, and Wilkes-Barre areas.
If you would like to meet our experienced surgeon D.r Columbus with a consultation, feel free to call our office at 1-866-600-3937 to schedule an appointment online. Its that EASY!
EXperienced staff and technicians!

About Dr. Columbus

Dr. Bill, as he is affectionately known, is the founder and surgical director at Columbus LASIK Vision. He received his Bachelor’s Degree at Scranton University and his medical degree at Penn State University Medical Center where he also performed his internal medicine internship. He then spent three years at Nassau County Medical Center training in Ophthalmology. Shortly after finishing at Nassau county, he began his cornea and refractive fellowship at the prestigious Cornell Medical Center in Manhattan. Dr. Columbus has demonstrated his commitment to excellence with over 25,000 corrective eye procedures.