Dr. Columbus uses the most technologically advanced equipment available to diagnose and perform Lasik eye surgery for people who want to improve their looks and get rid of eyeglasses and contact lenses.
He has a long history of success because he always uses the most advanced tools in the Lasik industry. He helps patients who suffer from a variety of eye conditions including astigmatism, nearsightedness, farsightedness, and other visual disorders. Dr. Columbus has performed many procedures since he was first approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1996.
Nidek EC 5000 Excimer Laser
This laser is specially designed to reduce the need for eyeglasses and contacts in patients with good eye health and those that suffer headaches or allergies from wearing eyeglasses. A qualified Lasik eye surgeon can explain the benefits of using this type of laser for corrective eye surgery and Lasik procedures.
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Allegretto Wavelight Excimer Laser
The Allegretto Wavelight Optimized Excimer Laser is used to treat patients who suffer from nearsightedness or farsightedness. People who have astigmatism can also be treated. This laser allows for very minute corrections and provides each patient a faster recovery time.
Dr. Columbus is the only physician in the tri-state region who offers this type of corrective eye surgery. One has better visual outcomes and less complications with this technology. One machine is used to perform the entire surgical process instead of several instruments that other Lasik eye surgeries require.
Pentacam topography is one of the newest technologies in the field of Lasik eye surgery. This equipment helps Lasik surgeons map the eye in several dimensions with a higher degree of accuracy than previously created Lasik technologies. They have superior control over the laser.