William F. Columbus M.D.
Dr. William F. Columbus has performed over 20,000 procedures in his career since FDA approval in 1996 at his Manhattan, Philadelphia, Harrisburg, & Wilkes-Barre PA offices. He was the first doctor in his training residency to perform LASIK in 1996! He is distinguished with multiple recognitions including the patients choice award, metropoliton whos’s who among physicians, and the most compassionate doctors award. He has professional affiliations with the American Academy of Ophthalmology, International Society of Refractive Surgery, and American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery.
He has performed LASIK on over 20 of his family members from Manhattan, Philadelphia, Harrisburg, & Wilkes-Barre PA areas. Thousands of patients have been referred to him by other patients for his expertise and precision in laser vision correction. He has served the Tri-State area including Wilkes-Barre, Philadelphia, and Harrisburg PA as well as the New Jersey and Delaware States. His compassion toward patients is far outstanding. He has a family practice without the corporate feeling. His emphasis on making every single eye clear with perfect 20/20 vision is his goal for all his patients.
Dr. Columbus started his career in eye residency at Nassau County Medical Center Long Island NY. He then pursued a cornea fellowship at prestigious Cornell Medical Center specializing in laser vision correction. He opened his own practice in 2000 at Philadelphia and over the years extended to other offices in Harrisburg and Wilkes-Barre PA due to his strong word of mouth with many happy satisfied patients.
Dr. Columbus is laser certified with multiple lasers including Summit Apex Plus, Nidek EC 5000, VISX Staar S4, and Allegretto Wavelight excimer lasers. He is also the only surgeon in the Tri-State performing Lahayesik which provides better outcomes and lesser complications than conventional LASIK. He is always evolving with the latest technology for the best outcomes for all his Manhattan, Philadelphia, Harrisburg, & Wilkes-Barre PA patients!