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LASIK Surgeons in Ohio and Our LASIK and Cataract Eye Surgeons

Ohio LASIK Eye Surgeon, Dr. Brian Stahl founded Laser Vision Correction of Dayton and Stahl Vision LASIK Eye Surgery Center. He was the first doctor in the region to do laser eye surgery: LASIK plus PRK, and is one of the top 50 LASIK surgeons nationwide. Dr. Stahl is also a cataract eye surgeon, and specializes in advanced cataract surgery, and Advanced Lifestyle Bifocal Implant Lenses that help restore more youthful vision. For more than 20 years our best eye surgeons have been helping people in Dayton and all of Ohio see better without their glasses or contacts.

Ohio Eye Surgeon, Dr. James Knowles joined Stahl Vision LASIK and Eye Center after leaving Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton Ohio where he served as Chief of Ophthalmology and was the base's most experienced LASIK eye surgeon. Dr. Knowles is a LASIK eye surgeon, advanced cataract eye surgeon, and sees patients for glaucoma, and diabetic eye problems.

Together, Dr. Brian Stahl and Dr. James Knowles form the most experienced LASIK eye surgeons in the Miami Valley, and our top rated Ohio eye surgeons are some of the best State-wide.

Our regional eye center combines all three facilities under one roof:

Stahl Vision LASIK and Eye Center in Dayton Ohio
Eye Surgeons: Dr. Brian Stahl & Dr. James Knowles
Eye Doctors: Dr. Kelley Basinger, Dr. Tony Fenton, Dr. Ashley Moser

Laser Vision Correction of Dayton Ohio
LASIK Eye Surgeons: Dr. Brian Stahl & Dr. James Knowles

Eye Laser and Surgery Center, for Cataracts in Dayton Ohio
Cataract Eye Surgeons: Dr. Brian Stahl & Dr. James Knowles

Our surgeons offer the very best laser technology, the most experienced doctors, and a friendly caring staff. Our experience, and reputation for outstanding results has patients from all over the Miami Valley, the state of Ohio, and the country coming to see us for laser eye surgery.

Ohio laser eye surgeon Dr. Brian Stahl.Ohio LASIK Surgeon and Cataract Eye Surgeon
Brian Stahl, M.D., O.D.

Dr. Stahl is a Board-Certified Ophthalmologist and surgeon specializing in LASIK surgery and cataract eye surgery and has been practicing in Dayton for over 22 years. Dr. Stahl is the area's best-known surgeon for providing LASIK and Custom LASIK to patients from Dayton and throughout the Miami Valley. He has been selected as the leading LASIK surgeon in Dayton and the overwhelming choice of fellow doctors by a Wright State University study. Dr. Stahl pioneered Laser Eye Surgery including LASIK, PRK, and CustomVision LASIK Eye Surgery in Dayton. He was the first to do laser eye surgery for a Dayton patient, first to do Laser Eye Surgery for farsightedness and first to offer Wavefront Guided Custom LASIK treatments such as Custom LASIK, CustomCornea® & CustomVision™. Dr. Stahl is also an experienced cataract surgeon, and is one of the area’s leading eye surgeons specializing in advanced cataract surgery with Advanced Lifestyle Lenses.

Dr. Stahl received his Medical Degree at the Ohio State University College of Medicine and completed his Residency in Ophthalmology and training in eye surgery at the Ohio State University Medical Center. He continues to hold the academic title of Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the Ohio State University Department of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Stahl is a member of numerous academic groups including the International Society of Refractive Surgery, American Medical Association, American Academy of Ophthalmology Fellow, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, Ohio State Medical Association, Ohio Ophthalmological Association, and Dayton Area Society of Ophthalmologists.

Ohio laser eye surgeon James Knowles, M.D., M.P.H.
Ohio Lasik Eye Surgeon and Cataract Eye Surgeon
James Knowles, M.D., M.P.H.

James R. Knowles, M.P.H., M.D. is a LASIK surgeon and cataract eye surgeon and is Board Certified in both Ophthalmology and Aerospace Medicine. Dr. Knowles received his Medical Degree at Mayo Medical School and completed a Residency in Ophthalmology and surgery training at Wilford Hall Medical Center as well as a Residency in Aerospace Medicine at the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine. Prior to joining Stahl Vision, Dr. Knowles served as the Chief of Ophthalmology and Refractive Surgery at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio where he and other surgeons provided laser eye surgery as part of the Warfighter Laser Eye Center sponsored by the Department of Defense. He served as a commander and eye surgeon at a major trauma hospital in Iraq, receiving the Bronze Star. Dr. Knowles holds a position as associate clinical professor for the department of surgery at the Wright State University School of Medicine and is a very accomplished LASIK surgeon and cataract eye surgeon.

Dr. Knowles is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Dr. Knowles is a welcome addition to the Stahl Vision team, together with Dr. Stahl they are some of the best LASIK surgeons in the Ohio Valley, as well as being some of the most experienced cataract eye surgeons in Ohio.

Our doctors and surgeons are some of the highest rated docs in Dayton.  But don't take our word for it, check them out for yourself.!

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Stahl Vision LASIK and Cataract Eye Surgeons in Dayton Ohio is conveniently located for patients interested in LASIK surgery or cataract surgery from Sidney Ohio, Springfield Ohio, Urbana Ohio, Dayton Ohio, Cincinnati Ohio, West Chester Ohio, Eaton Ohio, Xenia Ohio, Jamestown Ohio, Franklin Ohio, Springboro Ohio, Waynesville Ohio, Lebanon Ohio, Mason Ohio, Oxford Ohio, and Middletown Ohio.


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